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Saker Analyses and Interviews

Making sense of the Paris summit: a quick analysis

The first thing we need to do is the remember what each participant wanted from this summit.  Here is a summary of what I think (not how they officially stated it) each starting position was: Zelenskii: key notion “a flexible approach” to the Minsk Agreements No direct negotiations with the

Guest Analyses

The (Real) Revolution in Military Affairs: An Interview with Andrei Martyanov by Yvonne Lorenzo

Interview by Yvonne Lorenzo for The Saker Blog I started to write these words on “Veteran’s Day” 2019, and find myself in agreement with a post on the American Conservative by Major Danny Sjurson entitled “Why We Must Reclaim ‘Armistice Day’” in which he wrote in this excerpt: Europeans dubbed

What really happened in Iran?

By Pepe Escobar – posted with permission A fuel tax hike set the country ablaze and triggered a social backlash On November 15, a wave of protests engulfed over 100 Iranian cities as the government resorted to an extremely unpopular measure: a fuel tax hike of as much as 300%,

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