Author: The Saker

The Iran Dilemma – The Tyrant Has Spoken

The Iran Dilemma – The Tyrant Has Spoken by Peter Koenig – The Saker The tyrant, of course, is Donald Trump. He launched tirade after tirade, and keeps launching them, insult after insult, lies after lies after miserable lies at...

Is Communism really dead?

Is Communism really dead? by The Saker This article was written for the Unz Review The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 did mark the end of the longest experiment in Communism in recent history. Many saw this event...

How the BBC Spreads Lies: How to read propaganda

How the BBC Spreads Lies: How to read propaganda by Eric Zuesse –The Saker Propaganda frequently masquerades as ‘news’. A ‘news’ narrative’s relevant background needs to be understood, in order for the reader or hearer to be able to understand...

EXCLUSIVE NEWS: Economic Sanctions Against Russia Flop: The first comprehensive study of anti-Russia sanctions shows they hit EU much more than Russia

EXCLUSIVE NEWS: Economic Sanctions Against Russia Flop: The first comprehensive study of anti-Russia sanctions shows they hit EU much more than Russia by Eric Zuesse – The Saker Did U.S. President Barack Obama create the anti-Russia sanctions in order to...

The UN and the Monster in the Room

The UN and the Monster in the Room by Peter Koenig – The Saker There are no words, other than Monster, not even human monster, that can describe Trump’s appearance before the UN General Assembly last Tuesday, 19 September. It’s...

Unmasked: Trump Doctrine vows carnage for new axis of evil

Unmasked: Trump Doctrine vows carnage for new axis of evil by Pepe Escobar – The Saker North Korea, Iran, Venezuela are targets in “compassionate” America’s war on the “wicked few.” It’s almost as though Washington felt its hegemony threatened This...

Listening to The Donald at the UN

Listening to The Donald at the UN by The Saker This article was written for the Unz Review Late this morning, outraged emails started pouring in.  My correspondents reported “getting sick” and having their “heart ache”.  The cause of all...

Letter to my American friends

Letter to my American friends from The Saker Introduction by the Saker: During my recent hurricane-induced evacuation from Florida, I had the pleasure to see some good friends of mine (White Russian emigrés and American Jews who now consider themselves...

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at MGIMO

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s speech at MGIMO Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to questions at a meeting with the students and faculty of MGIMO University and the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow, September 1,...

Korea, Afghanistan and the Never Ending War trap

Korea, Afghanistan and the Never Ending War trap by Pepe Escobar – The Saker While the US-backed ‘Hunger Games’ in South Korea plow on, a ‘new strategy’ for Afghanistan is really all about business. But China is already there There...

Sputnik interviews The Saker on Syria

Sputnik interviews The Saker on Syria from The Saker Below  is the original Q&A of the interview I had with Sputnik on Monday. Sputnik: What is behind Donald Trump’s decision to end the CIA covert program to arm the so-called...