The world's new monetary system, underpinned by a digital currency, will be backed by a basket of new foreign currencies and natural resources. And it will liberate the Global South from both western debt and IMF-induced austerity.BY Pepe Escobar Apr 14, 2022
The Arab Tribe Federation of Lebanon has grown into a powerful political force that may be poised to replace the Future Movement as Saudi Arabia’s main Sunni political ally.BY Radwan Mortada Mar 28, 2022
Why is the Lebanese military command gunning for a lone journalist in the midst of the country's biggest crisis since the civil war?BY Sharmine Narwani Nov 29, 2021
In an exclusive interview, senior Hamas official Osama Hamdan says of West Asian turmoil: "If there is going to be a decent future for the region, not just for the Palestinians, we have to get rid of Israel."
Lebanese General Security Chief Abbas Ibrahim has become a key negotiator between foreign and domestic parties in the crisis-hit country. While the Lebanese worry about the US threat of sanctions, Ibrahim tells The Cradle it is "totally unlikely" that the US will sanction Lebanon.
Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs Chas Freeman says "American and Israeli values diverged long ago. There is no interest in the United States in a war with Iran."
Turkey's former Black Sea Commander, Rear Admiral Türker Ertürk, tells us why his country's policies in Cyprus, Libya, Afghanistan and West Asia are so erratic – for one, President Erdogan's "outdated ideology" and its servile need to placate the West to the detriment of Turkish national interests.
BY Ceyda Karan
An unnamed senior Lebanese military official reveals insights about LAF General Joseph Aoun's relationship with the Americans, and discloses the real purpose of those British watchtowers.
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