The United Kingdom has had 3 Prime Ministers (PM) and 4 Chancellors of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) over the past 3 months. The ruling Conservative Party (Tories) are languishing in the opinion polls as much as 30% behind the opposition Labour Party which itself is populated by politicians lacking in experience and standing to lead […]
On November 20,1922, at the Lausanne Conference, British Foreign Secretary George Curzon stipulated four conditions for his country to accept the recognition of Turkey’s independence, namely: the complete abolition of the Khilafah (Caliphate), the expulsion of the caliph outside the borders, the confiscation of his money, and the declaration of the secular state! To this […]
Headlines: • Former Foreign Secretary become New UK Prime Minister • US Allies Preparing Oil Price Cap • Bloody Clashes in Baghdad
German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Tuesday that Berlin had handed over three promised MARS-II multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine. Also, Germany, according to Lambrecht, is preparing to transfer three self-propelled artillery mounts and IRIS-T air defense systems to Ukraine in the fall.
Headlines: How was Johnson forced to resign and what happens next? US says ‘It’s Too Early’ to Consider Recognition of Taliban ECC Okays Hike in Gas Prices up to 335%
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to create a new alliance, an alternative to the EU, that could include the Baltic states as well, the Italian daily Corriere della Sera has reported citing its sources. This alliance could include, in addition to the UK and Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania […]
Headlines: • Partygate: UK Prime Minister says He will Not Resign • Pakistan: Ex-PM Imran Khan Demands New Government to Announce Elections in 6 days • Blinken says China is a Serious Long-term Challenge but the U.S. does not want a New Cold War
Question: On 7/4/2022, a Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council was formed in Saudi Arabia in place of President Hadi who handed over his full powers to this council. Previously, on 2/4/2022, the conflicting parties had agreed to a truce in Yemen for a period of two months.
The Arab news agency Al Jazeera reported today what no Western news agency considered important: “Families fearful as UN reduces food aid to northwest Syria.” A World Food Program (WFP) spokesperson was quoted as explaining that for “For northwest Syria this means, starting May 2022, the [food] basket will reduce from 1,300 to 1,170 [kilocalories] […]
Headlines: • Britain Plans to Send Migrants to Rwanda under Tougher Asylum Policy • Pakistan to Seek Deepening of ‘Important’ Ties with US • Pakistan to Name Miftah Ismail as Finance Chief before IMF Talks Britain Plans to Send Migrants to Rwanda Under Tougher Asylum Policy Britain could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers […]
Headlines: • Global Food Prices Rise to Highest Ever Levels After Russian Invasion • Ukraine War: Putin’s Spokesman Dmitry Peskov Denies War Crimes • Imran Khan: Pakistan PM on Brink as Confidence Vote Looms
Headlines: • Boris Johnson tells Tory Rebels ‘bring it on’ as He Vows to Fight for His Job • Ukraine Crisis Looms Large as China-Russia Trade Tops Record $140bn • Talks with Taliban Begin in Norway as Humanitarian Crisis Worsens in Afghanistan Boris Johnson tells Tory Rebels ‘bring it on’ as He Vows to Fight […]
Headlines: Expert Warns of Impending ‘Genocide’ of Muslims in India Pakistan Unveils First National Security Policy (NSP) Calls Grow for the British Prime Minister to Quit
Strategic Estimate is an annual report that looks at the global balance of power Download Strategic Estimate 2022 2021 will likely always be remembered for the year the global superpower was humbled in the graveyard of empires. After two decades of war the US reached the same position the British Empire and the Soviet Union […]
Over the past 2 weeks, the British parliamentary system has once again been embroiled in a series of “sleaze and corruption” scandals. In an independent investigation by Parliament’s Standards Commissioner, the Tory Member of Parliament, Owen Paterson, was found to have used his position to lobby ministers and officials on behalf of two private companies […]
It’s summit number 26! That summit, which was held on January 31, 2021, means that there were 25 other climate summits that preceded it, but it did not produce tangible results. This summit was held and the climatic emergencies continued (record floods, huge fires, global warming, the decline of the natural environment, the spread of […]
Question: What are the scopes and significance of the US military alliance with Britain and Australia? Is it directed against China? Or is it a British and American slap to France after it destroyed Britain’s influence in Tunisia, and after its followers turned against America’s agents in Guinea, and after France’s efforts to build a […]
Headlines: Biden Forms New AUKUS Alliance with Britain and Australia The West Turns to Crushing Afghanistan Economically France Recalls Ambassadors to US, Australia over Sub Deal Pakistan PM says He Has Started Dialogue with Taliban over Inclusivity China Ought to Reduce US Treasury Holdings to Allay Risks
Canadian protesters have torn down and defaced statues of Queen Victoria and Elizabeth II in anger over the historical treatment of indigenous people. Demonstrators gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba to highlight abuses under Canada’s residential schools system, which saw at least 150,000 indigenous children forced away from their families to assimilate them into Canadian society.
Between 2011-2020, the UK licensed £16.8bn of arms to countries criticised by Freedom House, a US government-funded human rights group. Of the 53 countries castigated for a poor record on political and human rights on the group’s list, the UK sold arms and military equipment to 39.
Question: On Wednesday 16/6/2021 the first summit between US President Biden and Russian President Putin was held in Geneva. What is the significance of this summit? And what is its objective? Were positive results achieved from the meeting of the two presidents in Geneva, that is, are US-Russian relations heading towards improvement after years of […]
On Friday, 11 June 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulated UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson for pledging £430 million (approximately Ksh65 billion) towards the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) campaign. The president said that Kenya is grateful to PM Boris Johnson and the UK for leading the call to fund education and for rallying world leaders […]
Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser Dominic Cummings has made a series of explosive claims about mistakes made by the government during the Covid pandemic. During a seven-hour joint session of the Commons Health, and Science and Technology committees, Mr Cummings made a number of allegations.
The Guardian published headline analysis on the 15th of April: “Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid vaccine research ‘was 97% publicly funded’.” This came in response to the boasting of the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, who said that the record-fast development of Covid-19 vaccines was “because of capitalism, because of greed!” The Guardian analysis contradicted that claim.