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Paul Antonopoulos

Paul Antonopoulos is a Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies. He has an MA in International Relations and is interested in Great Power Rivalry as well as the International Relations and Political Economy of the Middle East and Latin America.

Iran seeks Russia’s help to reach space, will Trump allow it?

TEHRAN – Tehran intends to ask Russia for help to have Iranian astronauts at the International Space Station (ISS). The information was published by the Mehr news agency, citing a statement by Iranian Space Agency chief Morteza Barari. “To send an astronaut [to the ISS], we must start negotiations with Russia. There are many explorers […]

India begins development of hypersonic missiles

NEW DELHI – India does not want to lag behind in the race to develop these new generation weaponry. The country’s military research organization plans to create missiles that are more than 5 times the speed of sound. India’s Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has begun a project for the production of hypersonic missiles, […]

From Brazil to Saudi Arabia: The UN Human Rights Council Is A Scam

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Brazil campaigned to prevent the country from occupying one of two vacant Latin American seats on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UN) for the period of 2020-2022. “Brazilian civil society organizations express their deep and serious concern about Brazil’s candidacy for the United Nations Human Rights Council for the three-year […]

U.S. truck convoy enters Syria to evacuate bases

QAMISHLI – A convoy of US trucks crossed the Iraqi border and entered Syria to evacuate US military bases in the north. According to the Syrian news agency SANA, a US truck convoy has entered Syria to just evacuate US military bases in the north of the country, where Turkey is conducting Operation Fountain of […]

Russia: Turkish operation in Syria increases global terrorist threat

MOSCOW – Arrests of foreign terrorists were unprotected due to the Turkish military operation in Syria. That could trigger a wave of terrorist migration to their home countries, warned Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. Turkey launched an offensive in northern Syria on 9 October to combat Kurdish militias on the Turkish border and establish a […]

The Return of the IMF’s Neoliberal Order to Ecuador Can See Moreno Ousted

QUITO – Nearly two weeks of protests against Ecuadorean President Lenín Moreno has turned Quito, the country’s capital, into a battlefield featuring fire, shooting and even people killed. The situation has become so desperate that the government announced a curfew on Saturday that curiously begins every day at three o’clock in the afternoon, rather than […]