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Battlefield Yemen – Democracies In Action NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 3 Days, 13 Hours ago
  “If there the offensive develops to be a ground invasion, the Yemenis will prove that their country is the invaders’ graveyard,” (Sayyed Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi) On Wednesday (25 Mar. 2015), Saudi Arabia announced a launch of a...
Knesset 2015: Post-Election Notes NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Week, 5 Days, 14 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Israeli voters gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a resounding victory in Tuesday’s [17th Mar. 2015] election, despite pre-election polls showing him trailing the Zionist Union. The Zionist Union won close to the total it had been predicted...
From History: “Beilin – Abu Mazen Plan” NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 6 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
  In 1993, under the direction of Yasser Arafat’s deputy, Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas) held secret negotiations with Israel’s then–Deputy Foreign Minister, Yossi Beilin. The negotiations gave birth to the “Beilin–Abu M...
The Mass Exodus of Kosovo Albanians NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
“Kosovo, alles Scheiße. Serbien, auch Scheiße. Deutschland, das ist gut. Da kann man arbeiten, fünf Euro die Stunde, egal ob schwarz oder nicht, es ist besser.” (Rexhep Kurteshi) The greatest exodus from Kosovo since the...
Russia’s Strategic Shift To East Continues: Now India NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 3 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
“The steadfast support of the people of Russia for India has been there even at difficult moments in our history. It has been a pillar of strength for India’s development, security and international relations. India, too, has always stood...
Is South Stream Pipeline Transforming Itself To “Turk Stream”? NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 3 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
“We believe that in the current conditions Russia cannot continue with the realisation of this project [South Stream].” (Vladimir Putin) Russia’s $40 billion South Stream gas pipeline project came to reach a standstill on Monday 1st...
¥uan and Waterloo of Petro$ NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
(Note: ¥uan and Waterloo of Petro$ Parts I and II combined) Ongoing western sanctions due Ukraine are pushing China and Russia to close cooperation – the great Eurasian axis is already in motion. Despite the headlines in mainstream western...
¥uan and Waterloo of Petro$ (Part 2/2) NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
U.S. sanctions due the conflict in Ukraine launched Russia’s counter-offensive with bypassing the U.S. dollar system as its spear-head. My previous article ¥uan and Waterloo of Petro$(Part ½) describes this monetary war. The gas cont...
¥uan and Waterloo of Petro$ (Part 1/2) NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 1 Day, 22 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Ongoing western sanctions due Ukraine are pushing China and Russia to close cooperation – the great Eurasian axis is already in motion. Despite the headlines in mainstream western media related to civil war in Ukraine the primary war is being f...
Some Geostrategic Aspects in Russia vs. U.S. Relationship NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
An abstract of my discourse in Helsinki 11th Oct 2014   Some Geostrategic Aspects in Russia vs.U.S. Relationship by Ari RUSILA “It is not about ideology, democracy nor respect for borders – It is about money and global power.”...
Seeking For The Ukrainian Left NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 8 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
While trying to keep myself updated about Ukraine conflict in the middle of polarized one or another side exaggerated informationflow I finally found an interview which looks to be from local grassroots, a balanced analysis based reasonable arguments...
Arms Trade: Odessa Network NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 6 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Odessa is not only Ukraine’s most important remaining port for access to the Black Sea. It has also allegedly been a key avenue for Russian companies to export, sometimes with illicit or controversial purposes, goods overseas. Russian arms to t...
Arms Trade: The Crux Of The MIC NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 34 Minutes ago
One aspect in geopolitical game is arms trade – from whom to buy and to whom to sell. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has studied for 2012-2013 to see to whom the two biggest military powers as well the two leading expo...
Jordanian Sheikh: Allah gave Israel to the Jews NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 7 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 33 Minutes ago
Jordanian Sheikh Ahmad al-Adwan adheres to his unconventional interpretation of the Koran, and is not afraid to enrage the Palestinians and their supporters. A Jordanian Quranic scholar, and former postal worker, cited the Quranic sources that affirm...
Peculiarities of Operation Protective Edge NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 8 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 15 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
In Israeli-Palestinian conflict the policy “meet quiet with quiet” turned on July 2014 to violence leading to ongoing operation Protective Edge. Again one can see usual vicious cycle like few times before: Hamas terrorizes Israeli civilia...
Passport Rank 2014: Balkans NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Free movement is one fundamental human rights not only in one’s own country but also abroad. Visa restrictions play an important role in controlling the movement of foreign nationals across borders. They reflect also the relationships between i...
Does Israeli Society explain Its Superiority Compared Its Arab Neighbours? NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 9 Months, 1 Week, 6 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
In Arab and Iranian dictators’ propaganda there is almost no problem that is not caused by the existence of Israel, the Middle East’s sole democracy. Most of the Arab and Muslim states do not recognize Israel’s right to exist. Howev...
Fatah-Hamas Accord can be more an Opportunity than an Obstacle NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 8 Hours, 1 Minute ago
President Abbas’ Fatah movement – the dominant group in the PLO and which governs parts of the West Bank – and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip announced a unity agreementon 23rd Apr. 2014. The seven-year split between Fatah and...
Reality Check Time of Mideast Peace Process NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 7 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
The Mideast peace process is now on the edge of collapse and the parties desperately are looking for a package of measures which would be the basis for extending talks beyond the original deadline at the end of April 2014. Ironically one could note t...
Transdniestria in Context of Ukraine NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 1 Year, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Prologue Transnistrian claim for independence is being met with a certain degree of sympathy and understanding by some of the western experts. As an example, a Finnish political analyst and blogger Ari Rusila can be named; he usually presents the Tra...