Assad Syria and China’s New Silk Road

by Matthew Ehret, published on Matthew Ehret’s Substack, December 9, 2021 Ever since Russia and China began challenging the Anglo-American scorched Earth doctrine in 2011 with their first vetoes against US intervention into Syria, the Gordian knots that have tied up the Arab world in chaos, division and ignorance for decades have finally begun to unravel. Where just one decade[…]

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Yemen could be the Arab hub of the Maritime Silk Road

By Pepe Escobar, published on The Cradle, November 21, 2021 First, coercing it into ‘structural reform.’ When that didn’t work, they instrumentalized takfiri mercenaries. They infiltrated and manipulated the Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), ISIS. They used US drones and occasional marines. And then, in 2015, they went Total Warfare: a UN-backed rogue coalition started bombing and[…]

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