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Spengler responds to M.K. Bhadakumar: Why is Iran obsessed with Israel in the first place?

With the intellectual boldness that we have come to expect from him, Ambassador M.K. Bhadrakumar reads into a statement by Iran’s foreign minister the possibility that Iran might accept the existence of the State of Israel. That seems counter-intuitive after the chants…
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Asia Times News & Features

Reluctant travellers on China’s Silk Road

An opinion piece in the Global Times, the Chinese communist party tabloid, authored by the well-known Chinese scholar, Li Xin, Director, Department of Russian and Central Asian Studies, Shanghai Institute for International Studies, confirmed what some of us would have…
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