Posted in Global Concerns

How Drugs Made American Warfare

By STEVEN COHEN * From alcohol to amphetamines, a new book shows intimate links between the policing of substances and the waging of war. In 1971,…

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Posted in Space

SPACE TECHNOLOGIES TO BOOST VIRUS FIGHT

A new drive has been launched by the UK Space Agency to fund space-enabled technology and services that can strengthen the NHS response to coronavirus….

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Posted in Latin America

How Political Science Explains Countries’ Reactions to COVID-19

A comparison between Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico shows the decisive role of institutions. Why did Argentina, Brazil and Mexico react so differently to COVID-19? Responses…

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Posted in Latin America

Inside Mauricio Macri’s Delicate Campaign to Rebuild Argentina’s Military

BY ANDREI SERBIN PONT The former president tried to bring the armed forces out of the shadow of the last dictatorship. Will his successor reverse course?…

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Posted in Latin America

Who the Oil Price Collapse Hurts Most in Latin America

BY FRANCISCO MONALDI From Argentina to Mexico, oil producing countries will suffer, but some may face disaster. Collapsing oil prices amid the COVID-19 crisis are reshaping…

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Posted in Middle East

The smarter strategy for the Middle East in a post-coronavirus world

The United States has paid a dear price for its involvement in the Middle East since 9/11. In Afghanistan, in Iraq, in Syria, and conflicts…

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Posted in Poles

Paratroopers jump at 10,000 meters over Russian Arctic base

Nobody has jumped from such heights so far north. “First time in world history,” said Russian Deputy Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, about…

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Posted in Europe

Russian sub hunters worry air traffic controllers. Norway scrambled F-16s and F-35s

British Air Traffic Control says Russia’s long-range military aviation, flying south outside Norway towards the North Sea, is posing a hazard to civilian air traffic….

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Posted in Asia - Pacific

Henry Jackson Society Calls for Indo-Pacific NATO To Prepare for War against China

April 18, 2020 (EIRNS)—The British intelligence-directed Henry Jackson Society in London, which has been issuing lies and slanders against China and Russia for years, issued…

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Posted in Asia - Pacific

Indonesia: Perennial Issue Of Terrorist Recidivism – Analysis

Amidst the worsening COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia, concerns over a fresh uptick in terrorist recidivism have emerged. The imminent release of a large number of…

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Posted in Europe

Far-Left Antifa Arrested for Plotting Armed Attack on French Police

French police arrested two far-left Antifa extremists who were armed with firearms and plotting an attack on police officers. The two individuals were arrested simultaneously…

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