Tarik Cyril Amar

Tarik Cyril Amar

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The insanity of war: Is the avoidable conflict driving Ukraine out of its mind?

In a recent post on X, Aleksey Arestovich – the former consigliere of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky and now his sworn enemy (and would-be...

14.02.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Birth of a myth: By replacing his top general, Zelensky has laid a trap for himself

In his masterpiece, the pre-World War II ‘Le fil de l’épée,’ a young Charles de Gaulle observes that soldiers and politicians usually can’t...

12.02.2024 30

Tarik Cyril Amar

Make no mistake, a new Civil War is a very real prospect for the US

Let’s sketch a big country in three broad strokes: First, its population is over 333 million. These citizens privately own about (or at least) 339...

06.02.2024 90

Tarik Cyril Amar

How NATO brainwashes Western society with its anti-Russia wargames

NATO has launched its largest exercise since the Cold War ended. Steadfast Defender 2024 will last several months and involve about 90,000 troops,...

01.02.2024 40

Tarik Cyril Amar

Elon Musk Goes to Auschwitz: How a technically smart man keeps missing the key lesson of the Holocaust

The world’s richest man has visited one of the world’s darkest places. Elon Musk has gone to Auschwitz – to be precise, to the museum that...

30.01.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Here’s why the ICJ ruling on genocide is a crushing defeat for Israel

The United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled on the case that South Africa had brought against Israel. Those who mistake...

28.01.2024 40

Tarik Cyril Amar

Plan B? Zelensky makes a dangerous move in his faltering fight against Russia

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky has caused a stir. But this time not by haranguing the West on how much it owes Ukraine (in short: everything...

26.01.2024 20

Tarik Cyril Amar

The German establishment wants to ban a popular right-wing party. Here’s how it could backfire

With really bad ideas, you can often ask two pertinent questions. First, why will it not work? Second, why would it be harmful if it did? That rule...

23.01.2024 20

Tarik Cyril Amar

A ‘pro-Russian monster’ or a force for common sense? A new party is reshaping the German political landscape

Germany is in severe crisis. Between a tanking economy and an increasingly unpopular government, the country has begun to show just how much stress it...

20.01.2024 30

Tarik Cyril Amar

Gonzalo Lira: The US government has allowed Ukraine to kill an American journalist who criticised ‘dictator’ Zelensky

So, Gonzalo Lira is dead. As he warned in his last video message before being disappeared (this time, as it turned out, forever) by the Ukrainian...

14.01.2024 100

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Corruption, disinformation, warnings about assassinations: What to make of the latest claims about the Bidens’ Ukraine links

At first it feels like a blast from the past but it's really about the present and future: Journalist Simona Mangiante Papadopoulos has released a...

12.01.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

X, drugs, politics: What’s behind the latest attack on Elon Musk?

Billionaire tech entrepreneur, space visionary, and the richest man in the world Elon Musk may be wrong about any number of things, but he and many...

11.01.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

‘Plan B’ for Ukraine: Calls for concessions to Russia are growng in both Kiev and the West, but are they realistic?

We are hearing more and more suggestions that Kiev should get ready for a compromise peace. In particular, there are mountings calls to cede territory...

08.01.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Russophrenia: The West keeps painting the country as evil, but can’t decide whether it’s weak or dangerous

Here’s a little experiment that you can replicate at home: Type ‘Russia Danger’ into Google (or Bing, or whatever search engine you like, but...

05.01.2024 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

How a Jewish Kremlin critic was almost canceled in Germany for speaking out against Israel

The well-known Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen – author of bestselling books and a staff writer at the New Yorker magazine – has become...

27.12.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

The knives are out in Kiev: Once Ukraine loses the war, its elites will eat each other alive

The long-simmering conflict between Ukraine’s two most important figures – that is, President Vladimir Zelensky, and its military...

22.12.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Why can’t the US ever say no to Israel?

December 8, 2023, is a day that will live in infamy. The United States made history of the worst kind by using its permanent seat on the UN Security...

12.12.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

What’s really behind Biden’s threat to send Americans to fight Russia

The president of the United States has caused a stir. Speaking to Congress, Joe Biden brought up the possibility of “American troops fighting...

08.12.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Endgame: How will Ukraine look after its defeat?

Toward the end of World War II (in Europe), Germans often shared a dark joke, reflecting their well-deserved dread at the prospect of defeat: “Enjoy...

04.12.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

The Jews and Boris Johnson: Zelensky’s top political ally looks for scapegoats as Ukrainian elites begin to accept the war is lost

A few days ago, President Vladimir Zelensky's most important political ally David Arakhamia gave a long interview to TV presenter Natalya Moseichuk....

28.11.2023 20

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A hard truth about the Russia-Ukraine conflict is finally dawning on the West

On November 16, the Wall Street Journal, one of the most prestigious and influential American media outlets, published an essay under the title...

24.11.2023 8

Tarik Cyril Amar

Joe Biden’s Washington Post op-ed shows the US never learns its lessons

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, has recently published an op-ed. Appropriately released through the Washington Post, it is, of...

20.11.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

The US is the worst problem of global stability, but it pretends to be the solution

Israel’s assault on Gaza, as well as the escalation of violence by Israeli settlers in the long-occupied West Bank, is, or should be, a wake-up...

17.11.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

How the Israel-Hamas war poisons US politics

On November 7, the US House of Representatives voted to censure one of its members, Rashida Tlaib, a Congresswoman from Michigan, first elected to her...

14.11.2023 20

Tarik Cyril Amar

Weaponizing the enemy’s children: Dehumanization of Palestinians has gone mainstream

The Economist has published a piece pretending to answer why Israel is killing so many Palestinian children, or, as the British journal puts it, why...

08.11.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar

Why is Western media treating Ukraine’s top general like a movie star despite his failures?

General Valery Zaluzhny, Ukraine’s commander-in-chief, has given an important interview to The Economist, a major platform for Western bellicism....

06.11.2023 10

Tarik Cyril Amar