19 years of “war without end” President George W. Bush decided to radically transform the Pentagon’s missions, as Colonel Ralph Peters explained in the Army magazine Parameters on September 13, 2001. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld appointed Admiral Arthur Cebrowski to train future officers. Cebrowski spent three years touring military universities so that today all general officers … Continue reading WHICH TARGET AFTER SYRIA?


Pomegranate extract provides a natural way to boost athletic performance, increasing the time to exhaustion by more than 1.5 minutes among a group of amateur cyclists. Could pomegranate give you a similar athletic improvement? Pomegranate, the “jewel of winter,” is one fruit you should have on your radar if you’re interested in boosting your physical … Continue reading POMEGRANATE'S PERFORMANCE-BOOSTING POTENTIAL CONFIRMED

Myanmar a perfect fit on China’s Belt and Road

Four priority BRI projects in Myanmar promise to make China a balance-of-power tilting Indian Ocean force by Bertil Lintner If the four most important of 33 agreements Xi signed with his Myanmar hosts during his tour are actually implemented – a big if considering BRI’s spotty follow through on ballyhooed projects – they would have … Continue reading Myanmar a perfect fit on China’s Belt and Road


GREATER ALBANIA PROJECT IS ACCELERATING AS KOSOVO’S STATEHOOD IS IN QUESTION Clear indications have been made that there is a project for a Greater Albania and it is progressing ahead, especially as the world’s attention is focussed on and distracted by the coronavirus, Libya and Syria’s Idlib province. The ultimate goal of Albania was to … Continue reading GREATER ALBANIA PROJECT

India is now the world’s 5th largest economy

Data from the IMF shows India has risen to become the world’s fifth largest economy, when ranked by nominal GDP.India, in this ranking, has leapfrogged France and the UK.Despite its growth, challenges remain, from sustainability to infrastructure. India became the world’s fifth largest economy last year, according to data from the IMF’s October World Economic … Continue reading India is now the world’s 5th largest economy