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The Syrian War and the Strategic Logic of US Imperialism’s Drive to Dominate the Middle East

 By: Paul Antonopoulos and Drew Cottle 

Originally published as a Centre for Counter Hegemonic Studies Research Paper (CCHS RP 4/17) 

he war by proxy waged by the United States (US) against Syria cannot be understood in isolation and must be analysed in the greater geostrategic context of US imperialism’s quest for dominating the Middle East, for resource control and dollar security. 7,859 more words


Surgical Strike - “Another name for Tough Decision Making and Reforms”

Dear Mr Modi,

May I take this opportunity to convey my personal compliments to you on the eve of first anniversary of the greatest ‘REFORM’ that India witnessed since independence. 1,278 more words

Oil and Politics Part II: Recent geopolitical shifts and implications on oil politics

During the Syrian civil war Russia got engaged militarily in Syria on the side of the then isolated Syrian Government in Damascus and consequently gave President Assad’s government a much needed upper hand in the conflict. 867 more words


Preserving the Institution of Military

Dear Ms Sitharaman,

By now you must have received hundreds of congratulatory messages on assuming the charge of Defence Minister, all of which must have started with the words; “Please accept my/our felicitations on becoming the FIRST FULL TIME WOMAN DEFENCE MINISTER of the nation. 1,362 more words

An Indian at Berkeley: A ‘Long Shot’ by Venture Capitalists

First Nobel Prize was awarded in 1895. Physics, Chemistry, Peace, Literature, Physiology and Medicine were included in 1901. In the last eight decades, 29 Berkeley alumni have received Nobel Prize. 1,780 more words

Weapon Platform Induction in IAF

The year was 1971. War with Pakistan was a foregone conclusion. As a flight cadet in Fighter Training Wing, Air Force Station, Hakimpet one of the first thing that we were told that IAF is a 45 squadron Air Force. 627 more words