Peter Peverelli: von der Leyen continues to close the door to China

Peter Peverelli: von der Leyen continues to close the door to China

Peter Peverelli TFF Associate September 22, 2022 This article was originally published by Chinasquare on September 21, 2022. In her annual speech (State of the Union), the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, further sharpened the relationship between the EU and China. She noted that democracy in the EU is under threat […]

The TFF Abolish NATO Catalogue

The TFF Abolish NATO Catalogue

Abolish NATO Or Convert It To Serve Peace 30 Arguments & 100s of Inspirations Jan Oberg With TFF Associates’ contributions August 18, 2022 © TFF 2022 This report can be reproduced or quoted freely, but only when referring clearly to TFF, the author and the link Read and download as PDF at the end of […]

Ben Norton: NATO Admits It Wants ‘Ukrainians to Keep Dying’ to Bleed Russia, Not Peace

Ben Norton: NATO Admits It Wants ‘Ukrainians to Keep Dying’ to Bleed Russia, Not Peace

Ben Norton May 18, 2022 NATO sees Ukrainians as mere cannon fodder in its imperial proxy war on Russia The US-led NATO military alliance has made it clear that it is willing to fight to the last Ukrainian in order to bleed Russia and advance Western geopolitical interests. In a shockingly blunt admission, The Washington Post acknowledged […]

The NATO-Russia Conflict in Ukraine Prevents Progress at the China-EU Summit

The NATO-Russia Conflict in Ukraine Prevents Progress at the China-EU Summit

Jan Oberg March 31, 2022 The NATO-Russia Conflict in Ukraine Prevents Progress at the China-EU Summit It’s amazing how the entire NATO/EU can watch the war in Ukraine and not reflect on issues -and learn lessons – like these: • Prioritising weapons over all other security tools create neither security nor sustainable peace; they create […]

Aron Maté: By using Ukraine to fight Russia, the US provoked Putin’s war

Aron Maté: By using Ukraine to fight Russia, the US provoked Putin’s war

Aaron Maté March 18, 2022 After backing a far-right coup in 2014, the US has fueled a proxy war in Eastern Ukraine that has left 14,000 dead. Russia’s invasion is an illegal and catastrophic response. “The United States aids Ukraine and her people,” Adam Schiff declared in January 2020, “so that we can fight Russia over […]

Anatol Lieven: Ukraine – The Most Dangerous Problem in the World

Anatol Lieven: Ukraine – The Most Dangerous Problem in the World

But there’s already a solution. Anatol Lieven January 19, 2022 Amid the public storm in America over the fall of Kabul, it is important not to lose sight of other looming crises around the world – some of them potentially much more dangerous than Afghanistan. For if the US political elites were so surprised by […]

NATO Expansion: Blinken and Stoltenberg lie intentionally and the media let them

NATO Expansion: Blinken and Stoltenberg lie intentionally and the media let them

Masking the truth © Jan Oberg 2022Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO’s chief Jens Stoltenberg January 13, 2022 Jan Oberg To deceive, telling half-truths, or a complete lie is nothing new in politics, particularly security in politics. But until some 20-30 years ago, I would – perhaps naively – see it as an exception. […]

Jim Lobe: Europeans see US engaged in new cold war but want no part of it

Jim Lobe: Europeans see US engaged in new cold war but want no part of it

Artwork by Shubham Dhage Jim Lobe October 4, 2021 But there’s a prevailing view that the EU is more aligned with Washington’s military competition with China and Russia. Even as President Joe Biden insisted at the United Nations this week that he seeks cooperation with potential foreign rivals, most Europeans believe that the United States is already […]

What the West gets wrong about China

What the West gets wrong about China

Rana Mitter and Elsbeth Johnson August 23, 2021 Many people have wrongly assumed that political freedom would follow new economic freedoms in China and that its economic growth would have to be built on the same foundations as in the West. The authors suggest that those assumptions are rooted in three essentially false beliefs about modern China: […]

The East-West WWIII Tinderbox & Authoritarian-ization of America

The East-West WWIII Tinderbox & Authoritarian-ization of America

Gordon Hahn on Guadalajara Geopolitics Institute August 10, 2021  Professor Gordon Hahn is interviewed by Hrvoje Morić of Geopolitics & Empire Gordon Hahn discusses what he calls the New East-West Cold War or Russia-West Tinderbox, which can potentially escalate into a WWIII scenario. He examines the key drivers between the Russia-West divide which is primarily […]

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