“The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible.  … it is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world.” -- George Washington Farewell Address

Bidgear ad

 

 

The conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East have not distracted Washington from flexing its military muscles in the Asia-Pacific. Through one drill after another, the US is coercing regional countries into taking its side, further intensifying regional conflicts and transforming the Asia-Pacific into a more dangerous place.

A Russian Project 636.3 Varshavyanka diesel-electric submarine has recently arrived at the Kamchatka Peninsula where the vessel and its crew are currently reconnoitering the waters.

Sources in the Russian Ministry of Defense have explained to local media that this is but the first of several such submarines that are going to be deployed in the region soon.

The Israeli Knesset has approved legislation that allows holding Palestinians deemed security prisoners for up to 180 days without access to a lawyer. Since October 7, Israel has placed thousands of Palestinians in administrative detention.