Avdiivka falls, and with it, NATO’s credibility

Avdiivka has fallen, and with it, NATO’s credibility. Fortress Avdiivka Before the Ukraine war, Avdiivka was an industrial city with a population exceeding 31,000. It lies about thirteen [...]

In Ukraine, NATO hype succumbs to reality

Those who follow my writings will know that, prior to October 7 of last year, the primary focus of my analysis and reporting over the preceding eighteen months had been the war in Ukraine. In [...]

Israel, America’s ‘unsinkable aircraft carrier’, is sinking (Part 2)

(This is the second part of a two-part article on Israel’s looming defeat. Part 1 can be read here.) Israel is vulnerable to military defeat America’s unsinkable aircraft carrier is [...]

Israel, America’s ‘unsinkable aircraft carrier’, is sinking (Part 1)

From its founding in 1948, Israel has gotten away with murder. It has systematically flouted the laws of war. It has violated relentlessly the sovereignty of its neighbours, even going so far as [...]

With war looming on the Lebanon-Israel border, Western governments urge their nationals to leave Lebanon immediately

On October 21, 2023, shortly after Western governments urged their nationals to leave Lebanon immediately, I reported from Rafic Hariri International Airport in Beirut, Lebanon. I discussed the [...]

Palestinians launch devastating offensive when the U.S. can least afford it

Most of us, including yours truly, were stunned today by the speed and success of the Palestinian offensive. Hours after launching thousands of rockets at Israeli targets, hundreds of Palestinian [...]