International relations: the calm before the storm?

International crises are on hold, pending the result of the US mid-term elections. But if Trump should lose, the war on Syria will immediately be revived by the UK

The hearing of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly

UNO: birth of the post-Western world

The world’s centre of gravity is being displaced to the East, not against the Westerners, but by their fault. Thierry Meyssan explains

Moscow, 20 September 2018 - the Chief of Staff for the Israëli Air Force, General Amikam Norkin, arrives in a hurry to present his version of events. Once these proofs were checked and compared with other recordings, it transpired that Israël was lying straight-faced.

Will London, Paris and Tel-Aviv be sanctioned by Moscow and Washington?

Not since the Cuban missile crisis has world peace been so imperilled. Will Trump support Moscow? Or will he, as we suspect, side with Paris, London and Tel Aviv?

Nominated in 2014, before the Russian military intervention against the jihadists, Staffan de Mistura is a pro-US diplomat whose job consists of working for peace in Syria in the name of the UNO. Four years later, he continues to seek loop-holes which benefit the Western powers.

Western demands on Syria

Their surrogates may be close to defeat but the Western powers haven’t given up on regime change in Syria. Now they are trying to achieve this through the U.N.

Finding a way out of the war against Syria

Although the White House and Russia have agreed to end the proxy war fought by jihadists in Syria, peace is a long time coming. Thierry Meyssan examines why

On 2 July 2012, Jeffrey Feltman, ex-assistant to Hillary Clinton, became the number 2 of the United Nations. He swore his oath on the UN Charter before the then Secretary General, the extremely corrupt Ban Ki-moon.

How the administration of the UNO is organising the war

This is Hillary Clinton’s legacy. Her former assistant, Jeffrey Feltman is now number 2 at the United Nations

Little Hala (six years old) was chosen by MI6 to announce a new chemical attack blamed on the Syrian « régime » against the civil population of Idib.

Who wants to relaunch the war in Syria?

Does the West want war with Russia while “we” still have a chance of winning? Russian armaments are superior but the US has far more weapons at its disposal

Open letter to President Trump concerning the consequences of 11 September 2001

Not only Americans suffered as a result of 9/11. Afghans, Iraqis and others also paid the price in the ensuing War on Terror. An open letter from Thierry Meyssan

Russia denounces the diarchy at the UN and the United States

Russia denounces the diarchy at the UN and the United States

Putin has stated clearly that the U.S. is governed by two powers. The first is Congress and the Presidency, the second is illegitimate, hidden and sometimes more powerful

Mike Pompeo announces the creation of the « Iran Action Group

The Trump administration and Iran

Thierry Meyssan explains why there may be more going on behind Trump’s “anti-Iran” stance than there seems

Henry Kravis at the Davos Forum. Close to John McCain, the founder of KKR is a member of the Council for Foreign Relations and the Bilderberg Group (of which his wife is an administrator). He employs General David Petraeus (ex-director of the CIA) with whom he organised the transfer of funds and weapons to Daesh. A long-term friend of Emmanuel Macron, he secretly financed his electoral campaign.

Seize the transnational corporations to rebuild Syria?

Thierry Meyssan asks whether this is desirable or even possible?

How Putin and Trump put an end to the war against Syria

Some intriguing perspectives from Thierry Meyssan who writes, little by little, Putin and the White House are putting some order into international relations.

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin during the bilateral summit in Helsinki, 16 July 2018.

The Twilight of the War

World wars do not only end with a winner and a loser. Their termination defines the contours of a new world, which is what is happening in Syria now

What is left unsaid in the Anglo-Saxon accusations against Russia

What is left unsaid in the Anglo-Saxon accusations against Russia

All it needed was for President Putin to propose that President Trump accept a mutual exchange of letters to see panic taking hold of Washington

Convened at the residence of the US ambassador in Brussels by President Trump, the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, was told off in public for his incapacity to maintain the political coherence of the Alliance.

Trump and NATO bureaucracy

Trump is reportedly in covert discussions with his Russian counterpart with a view to withdrawing both Russian and NATO troops from their front-line positions

The start of civil unrest in Deraa in March 2011. The covert involvement of Saudi Arabia, Israel and the U.S. saw protests grow increasingly violent and eventually led to a full blown armed conflict. Click to enlarge

What does the battle of Deraa symbolise?

Thierry Meyssan traces the Syrian conflict back to its beginnings in 2011 and finds evidence of U.S., Israeli and Saudi involvement

What is Donald Trump’s position?

Elected for his promises to change the paradigm, Thierry Meyssan analyses Donald Trump’s acts as compared with his pronouncements

Why is Washington pressuring Jordan?

Are recent protests in Jordan the beginning of a renewed Arab Spring? Or a means of pressuring King Abdullah II to accept US plans for the region?

Final Press conference of the Paris summit, 29 May. From left to right: Fayez Al-Sarraj (President of the Libyan Government of National Accord, designated by the UN), Emmanuel Macron (President of the French Republic), Ghassan Salame (UN official). These three men, who have no elective legitimacy in Libya, hope to decide the future of the Libyan People.

Libya according to the UN and the harsh reality

Since the ousting of Gaddafi the situation in Libya has deteriorated alarmingly. Over two-thirds of the population have fled overseas, at least temporarily.

The hidden stakes behind Venezuela’s presidential election

The funny thing about Venezuela’s economic woes is that the country is rich in natural resources. Including oil deposits which are thought to be even bigger than Saudi Arabia’s