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28/05/2018 Article

Sanctioning the World, the US Inadvertently ‘Locks & Launches’ Multipolarism

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Foundation, 28 May 2018 The commemorative medal had already been cast and published. It depicts profiles of Trump and Jong Un,

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28/05/2018 Article

The Geo-Political Poker Game: Where’s the ‘Off-Ramp’?

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Alastair Crooke, Sic Semper Tyrranis blog, 29 March 2018 At the beating heart of Trump’s Presidency lies the notion of the Art of the Deal.

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28/05/2018 Article

Geo-political ‘May madness’?

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Alastair Crooke, Comment, 24 March 2018 Ben Caspit, a doyen of Israeli political correspondents, puts Israel’s ‘dilemma’ starkly: “Should it carry out a military strike

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28/05/2018 Article

Is the North Korea Deal a Stalking Horse for Trump’s Mid-East Makeover?

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Foundation, 22 March 2018 Clearly Donald Trump’s Presidency is entering a new phase. He is feeling his oats: he now has

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28/05/2018 Article

Trump Precipitates the Post-Oslo Era

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Foundation, 16 March 2018 Prime Minister Netanyahu received a truly warm welcome this week in the White House, with AIPAC subsequently

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14/03/2018 Article

Will the War Clouds Pass Us By, Or Will the Storm Break?

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Alastair Crooke, Sic Semper Tyrannis blog, 3 March 2018 The compulsive hatred of President Putin in élite western circles has surpassed anything witnessed during the

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17/02/2018 Article

Putin’s Grand Bargain to Israel: Can Israel Digest It?

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Alastair Crooke, Strategic Culture Organisation, 17 Feb 2018 “Israel is climbing up a high horse,” Alex Fishman (the veteran Israeli Defence Correspondent) wrote in the

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