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10/08/2016 Article

Trump, the Syria Calculus and the Threat to America’s Foreign Policy

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Alastair Crooke, Conflicts Forum, 6 August 2016 (This piece was published by Consortium News on 6 August 2016 under the title: Stalling Obama’s overtures to

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10/08/2016 Article

Will Turkey Truly Pivot to Russia? What Now for Neo-Ottomanism?

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Alastair Crooke, Valdai Discussion Club, 5 August 2016 Apparently ‘the pivot’ has already begun: the first high level meeting since the downing of the Russian

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10/08/2016 Article

“God’s Gift”: The purge and counter-coup in Turkey

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Conflicts Forum Comment, 22 July 2016  (This piece was published by Consortium News on 21 July 2016 – see here). “God’s Gift”, the words used

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04/05/2016 Article

Tu quoque, Brute, fili mi! (And you too, Brutus, my son!)

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Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment, 22 April 2016 “Fall, Caesar, fall”. Caesar (Obama) has yet a few months before, finally, he ‘falls’; but the knives are unsheathed,

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04/05/2016 Article

The Foreign Policy of Monetary Policy and its Implications

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Conflicts Forum Weekly Comment, 15 April 2016  It is now fairly common currency that US conventional foreign policy is conflicted, and lacks strategic coherence. This

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04/05/2016 Article

The Russians are Preparing for a (Defensive) Big War, both Conventional and Hybrid

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Prospect of an intense hybrid war, with Russia as its target. The type of financial warfare is nothing new. Alastair Crooke, Valdai Discussion Club, 22

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