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31/01/2017 Article

Trump and Putin: Is Presumed Empathy Enough?

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Alastair Crooke, (republished on Consortium News as ‘Deep State vs. Donald Trump’), 28 January 2017 President Putin has said it often: the door to co-operation

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31/01/2017 Article

What is this ‘Crisis’ of Modernity?

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Alastair Crooke, The Automatic Earth blog, 21 January 2017 We have an economic crisis – centred on the persistent elusiveness of real growth, rather than

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31/01/2017 Article

Syria: In the Geo-Political Waiting Room

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Alastair Crooke, Valdai Discussion Club, 25 January 2017 The mood in West Aleppo was decidedly upbeat in the wake of the Syrian Army’s recovery of

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19/01/2017 Article

Where we are, (at least for now… )

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Alastair Crooke, Comment, Conflicts Forum, 6 January 2017 Professor Peter Mair, not so long ago, wrote a book entitled Ruling the Void. The void was the empty

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19/01/2017 Article

The March of the Businessmen Dealmakers …

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Alastair Crooke, Comment, Conflicts Forum, 23 Dec 2016 Seemingly long ago, (as far back as 2000), when Mr Tump first toyed with running for President,

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19/01/2017 Article

Politicized Intelligence Kneecapping Trump

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 16 Dec 2016 https://consortiumnews.com/2016/12/16/politicized-intelligence-kneecapping-trump/ It is not difficult to understand the dynamics of the recent US Presidential election. These same dynamics

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