The KGB connection to the oligarchs and Putin’s reign is essential for understanding the truth about the prospects of internal regime change. It is unlikely to come soon because the oligarchs are part of the structure that was created in the final death agonies of the Soviet Union to preserve the KGB’s power. They are all in this together.
A Bloody New Europe is Being Born in Ukraine
In his recent Asia Times op-ed, Brandon J. Weichert warns, “When fear, honor, blood, interest and ambition are on the line, do not expect reason to win the day.”
The Eurasian Steel Trap is Closing
Writing in Real Clear World, Brandon J. Weichert argues that, “rapidly over the whole of Eurasia as the Americans flee from Afghanistan, are a steel trap. They will ensnare all peoples unfortunate enough to find themselves living within reach of the ideological fangs of these Eurasian autocrats. With the disastrous end of America’s quixotic mission to turn Afghanistan into Arizona, China and Russia are now using Afghanistan as a highway to expand their power beyond their territories—just as these powers did until 600 years ago, when China’s Silk Road was the primary trading route linking Asia with the Middle East and Europe.”
Since You’ve Been Gone: America’s Collapse
The American collapse in Afghanistan is not an isolated event under President Joe Biden’s leadership. We are in the terminal decline phase of the end of empire, or in America’s case, superpower. What comes next will be horrific for America.
US cannot afford a world war with Russia
Brandon J. Weichert’s newest op-ed at The Asia Times shows how bad the US policy toward Russia and Eastern Ukraine really is.
As Eurasia Rises, America Declines
Brandon J. Weichert’s latest Asia Times op-ed: A Eurasian superstate would have the resources, manpower, technological capabilities, and political will to make war upon the American superstate. It is unlikely that the United States could either survive or thrive in such a world.
The Rise of Eurasia IN SPACE
Brandon J. Weichert joined his friends, Gordon G. Chang and John Batchelor on the new John Batchelor Show to discuss his recent Real Clear Politics op-ed about the new space alliance between China and Russia.
Europe Joins China
The EU has chosen sides in the budding Cold War 2.0: they are with China, clearly.
China’s Maneuver Into Iran is Desperate But Dangerous for US
By taking over control of Iran’s oil-rich islands, China is effectively removing American military action off-the-table for Iran.
Putin and Xi Are Not Embracing Each Other (Yet)
“Despite appearances to the contrary, the Sino-Russian alliance is not solidified. Moscow and Beijing just want a better deal from Washington.”