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26/10/2016 Article

‘End of Growth’ Sparks Wide Discontent

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The global elites’ false promise that neoliberal economics would cure all ills through the elixir of endless growth helps explain the angry nationalist movements ripping apart the

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30/09/2016 Article

How the US Armed-up Syrian Jihadists

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The West blames Russia for the bloody mess in Syria, but U.S. Special Forces saw close up how the chaotic U.S. policy of aiding Syrian jihadists enabled Al

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28/09/2016 Article

New Cold War Spins Out of Control

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 26 September 2016 U.S. enthusiasts for the New Cold War with Russia appear to be ignoring less-belligerent orders from President Obama and

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28/09/2016 Article

Washington’s Hawks Push New Cold War

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Alastair Crooke, Consortium News, 20 Sept 2016 As a fragile and partial cease-fire in Syria totters, the back story is the political warfare in Washington

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13/09/2016 Article

‘Xi’s G20’ and a World on the Brink of Radical Change

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Alastair Crooke, Valdai Discussion Club, 13 Sept 2016 [Hyperlinks below added by Conflicts Forum] This time the G20 was different. Intentionally so. The Chinese had prepared

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08/09/2016 Article

Geo-Strategic Change: Syria, Ukraine and the G20

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Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment, 2 September 2016 So often, it is something – seemingly quite minor in itself – which presages major change. The weight

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