Category: International

Welcome to the Age of Multipolarity

Under cover of darkness the Russian Federation has invaded Ukraine. Airstrikes as far west as Lviv have culled the Ukrainian Air Force, and Russian propaganda outlets suggest Russia has overrun the borders and is en route to Kiev. As with...

/ 24/02/2022

Ukraine: Whoever Wins Washington Must Lose

The disputed deaths of five Ukrainian soldiers alongside the escalation of fighting between Kiev and the breakaway republics of the Donbass heralds a new chapter in the post-Euromaidan conflict. Allegedly part of a reconnaissance group that violated Russian territory, the...

/ 22/02/2022

Why is Ireland Pushing for Regime Change in Ethiopia?

Our Boys in the Tigray The expulsion of four of our diplomatic staff from the war weary nation of Ethiopia last November was met with bafflement by the general Irish population Experiencing a year-long civil war pitting northern Tigrayan rebels...

/ 03/02/2022

Gunboats Off Valentia: Irish Media Bangs War Drum Against Russia

Oh, the Russians are on the sea, says the Shan Van Vocht and Ireland must entrench itself in more NATO warmongering. Irish tabloids took up the unusual cause of defending our neutrality this week amid anxiety over Russian naval exercises...

/ 27/01/2022

Richard O’Halloran : An Actual Case for Foreign Intervention

The Irish Government and its quango-class loves berating foreign countries over their human rights abuses - whether it be threatening the Taliban to allow free flow of migrants into the West to supporting CIA-inspired colour revolutionaries in Belarus, or any...

/ 24/01/2022

Hunger Strikers’ American Legacy

This article was originally syndicated in the recently launched Gaelic American and is syndicated with permission. Almost overlooked, in this 40th anniversary year, is the historic American legacy which the 1981 Hunger Strikers inspired. British officials who plotted to undercut...

/ 24/01/2022

Zemmour: The French Republic’s Last Safety Valve

You don’t have to read the historical tea leaves much to comprehend we are in the final days of the French Fifth Republic.  Vacillating between republican decadence and military strongmen the past quarter of a millenium, the present Élysée regime...

/ 10/01/2022

Kazakhstan: Colour Revolution Underway in Eurasia?

In a country virtually unknown to most in the West beyond Borat, what is on paper an internal political flare-up looks like it may quickly become one of the most significant power struggles in Eurasia. Kazakhstan as it stands Protests...

/ 07/01/2022

Ireland and Ukraine: Avoiding Another Great War

In early 2014 I watched the events in Ukraine with equanimity. I could appreciate the national desire of a people to determine their own destiny away from the impulse and aggression of an imperialist, colonial-power.  I can also appreciate Russia’s...

/ 23/12/2021

Bab al-Hawa: How Ireland Assists Ethnic Cleansing in Syria

A vital aid corridor in north-western Syria, Bab al-Hawa is a rebel-held Syrian border checkpoint adjacent to Turkey. One of the initial areas to fall to anti-Assad forces in 2012, the border crossing, while protected by a recent UN Resolution,...

/ 10/12/2021