Russia-Taliban bounty scandal over information about Moscow’s collusion with the Taliban shows the political struggle in the USA, RISS expert Anna Glazova says. “The most ridiculous fake news is invented and actively spread among the American society. Such fake news may affect the further steps taken by the White House in the foreign policy arena,” she outlined.
It appears that the political career of so-called Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci is drawing to a close. The Hague-based Specialist Prosecutor’s Office (SPO) has filed a ten-count indictment with the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) charging Thaci, Kosovo politician Kadri Veseli, and others with a “range of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including murder, enforced disappearance of persons, persecution, and torture”, RISS expert Igor Pshenichnikov says.
Huge riots against racism held across the USA may lead to the spread of radical left-wing ideas not only among protesters, but also among politicians, RISS expert Ilya Kravchenko says. “Despite the fact that the Democratic Party is seeking to use these rallies to its advantage and gain support from the left-wing electorate, it cannot fully control the protest movement. Protesters in Seattle have occupied the city hall and declared autonomy,” he outlined. Kravchenko suggested that the Democratic Party had decided to win back its losses in 2016. The Democrats then abandoned their support for B.Sanders. But now they decided to act differently and claimed that it was necessary to take into account the left-wing ideas.
Polish President Duda became the first foreign leader to visit the White House since the coronavirus pandemic began. Trump-Duda meeting was an attempt to gain a pre-election windfall; this is a mutually beneficial cooperation for both Polish and American leaders, RISS expert Oksana Petrovskaya says.
The USA is currently striving to cope with a complicated economic situation that has been caused by the coronavirus pandemic, unemployment, GDP decline, as well as foreign markets difficulties, RISS expert Pavel Zakharov says.
Alliance is seeking to spread its influence in the Asia-Pacific region
There is no replacement for gold yet
Ankara has started the next stage of the military operation Claw-Eagle in order to encourage its nationalist electorate with military success, RISS expert Vladimir Fitin says. The operation is being carried out in northern Iraq against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey.
Racism remains America’s biggest problem
The European Green Deal is set to emerge new consumption and production patterns, which will boost the EU economy, RISS expert Mikhail Belyaev says. According to him, EU trillion-euro plan will make it possible to reduce CO2 emissions.