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Israel faces Russia policy change, or perhaps political posturing, regarding Syria

Cleveland Jewish News 29 Jul 2021
Lebanese media outlets as well as Saudi Arabia’s London-based Asharq Al-Awsat have reported that Israel’s freedom of action against Iran in Syria is dwindling as Russia makes changes to its policy vis-à-vis its relationship with Israel. But this so-called reversal of policy by Russia may be manufactured news and does not necessarily reflect reality.

President Duterte’s last SONA

Manila Standard Today 29 Jul 2021
Duterte is the only President of the Philippines to openly adopt a foreign policy that is not focused or dependent on the United States ... Still on the matter of foreign policy, retired Aquino-era officials have been hitting President Duterte for the latter’s supposed ...

Another Israeli Spy Story: When Will It End?, by Philip Giraldi

The Unz Review 29 Jul 2021
Aside from their overwhelming affection for the Jewish state, politicians and talking heads in Washington have always sought to have an enemy to explain why the foreign and national security policies have been such failures ... Israel always features prominently in the annual FBI report called Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage.

Russia and China: Geopolitical rivals and competitors in Africa: interview by Kester Kenn Klomegah

B & FT Online 28 Jul 2021
Developing countries value the non-interference stance of Russia and China, so if Western countries were to affirm a less moralistic foreign policy they could shift the balance of power in their favour ... To forestall the rise of her adversaries, West leaders need to employ foreign policy strategists who actually understand ideas and history.

The biggest threat to democracy isn’t coming from China. It’s coming from within.

Vox 28 Jul 2021
“An overriding focus on countering China and Russia risks crowding out policies to address the many other factors fueling democracy’s global decline.” This misdiagnosis has real policy stakes ... do for democracy’s global future has nothing to do with China or even foreign policy.

Russia and the UAE's growing synergy in Syria

The New Arab 27 Jul 2021
With the rise of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed (MbZ), the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pursued an ambitious foreign policy ... Since that point, Abu Dhabi has conducted a foreign policy vis-à-vis Damascus that is increasingly at odds with Western states and more aligned with Russia.

Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections

The Hill 27 Jul 2021
Russia has denied interfering in U.S ... attributed to Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service ... report Biden announces veteran diplomat William Burns as nominee for CIA director Meet Biden's pick to lead the US intelligence community MORE when they delivered testimony contradicting him on foreign policy.

Biden's indirect admission highlights the steady decline of American empire

Alternet 27 Jul 2021
The Pentagon budget only heads ever more for the stratosphere as foreign policy "pivots" from the Greater Middle East to Asia (and Russia and the Arctic and, well, anywhere but those places where terror groups still roam).

Taliban paves a diplomatic path to victory

Asiatimes 25 Jul 2021
As such, some now wonder if the Taliban, with a clear eye on conducting foreign policy before it seizes Kabul, may be ... To some, the Taliban is already showing its willingness to conduct foreign policy in line with the wishes of China, Russia and other key regional stakeholders.

Belarus Plans to Open Consulate General in Hong Kong - Ambassador

Urdu Point 25 Jul 2021
Earlier in the week, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting with senior officials responsible for the country's foreign policy, saying that the Western reaction to the 2020 ...

Govt. faces major diplomatic tests - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 25 Jul 2021
The test case in this category is Russia.  ... Reinstating the modus operandi that existed over the last 6 years with Russia in Syria needs now to be a major foreign policy aim of this government – no less than improving ties with the Democratic Party or the EU -- and is a major diplomatic test this government is now facing. .

West working to create ‘belt of instability’ around Russia by turning ‘brother against brother,’ says ...

Russia Today 23 Jul 2021
A wedge is being driven between Russia and its neighbors, with the West demanding that countries across Eastern Europe and Asia turn on Moscow in order to gain acceptance, Moscow's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has claimed ... We see efforts – nearly daily – to influence our domestic and foreign policy.”.

From the Right: Biden's report card for the first six months shows failing grades

Leesburg Daily Commercial 23 Jul 2021
Grading Biden on his foreign policy successes will also not merit a passing grade ... All in all, another solid "F" for Biden's foreign policy ... Thus far in Biden's first six months he has failed in border security, foreign policy, curtailing inflation, especially gas and food prices, ...

U-Turn: Biden to Lift Sanctions on Russia’s Nordstream 2 Pipeline

The Liberty Beacon 23 Jul 2021
Biden to Lift Sanctions on Russia’s Nordstream 2 Pipeline ... The White House announced a major u-turn on its foreign policy with Russia this week ... By allowing the Russian pipeline to proceed will mean certain death for American LNG natural gas exports to Northern Europe – a policy with President Trump had pushed heavily.

US, Germany seal deal on Russian gas pipeline

Arab News 23 Jul 2021
And, they agreed to support Ukraine and Poland, both of which are bypassed by the project and fear Russia’s intentions, by funding alternative energy and development projects ... The Nord Stream 2 project has posed a major foreign policy dilemma for the Biden administration.

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