Global South



  • Thunder heard from downunder

    Our own Col .. the farmer from New Zealand testifies that there is not enough space in the commenting section for his writings and he is doing the right thing, and putting them in posts!   You are welcome Col.

    A view from the Antipodes of an existential war with monumental implications

    While I have been languishing…

  • Partial Mobilization, UNGA, Noise vs Serious

    By this time we all know that President Putin announced partial mobilization in Russia, China has put their military troops on a higher level of readiness, four areas in Ukraine will start voting to join Russia as soon as tomorrow.

    We should remember, mobilization in Russia was announced only three times in history. July 18, 1914,…

  • First SCO, now RCEP (and ASEAN)

    The regional organizations are building strength and confidence, and they are cooperating.  All of Mr Lavrov’s speeches and Mr Putin’s speeches now contain the words ‘multipolar world’ or ‘pluripolarity.   More than that, they express in all of the their public communication that a multipolar world cannot be stopped any longer.  It is a fact. …

  • More SCO: comments and the fight continues

    We cannot get away from SCO.  It was a watershed summit.  I say again, that we have an organized, developed, secure, stable, and mature organization that can challenge the rules-based international order and is militarily and economically able to do so.

    Many do not understand how this SCO Summit was structured.  It was not a question…

  • Samarkand SCO Summit Declaration

    It is clear that we have an organized, developed, secure, stable, and mature organization that can challenge the rules-based international order.   We also know that the SCO countries have military potential at least equal to that of NATO.  What The Saker called Zone B, and I call World Order Z has taken shape, they…

  • Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping at SCO Summit

    Vladimir Putin and President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Samarkand.

    September 15, 2022

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin: Comrade Xi Jinping, my dear friend,

    Chinese colleagues,

    It is a pleasure to welcome you at the meeting.

    I would like to note that the President and I met in Beijing during the Olympic Games six months ago, and many events have happened since then. The world is rapidly changing but there…

  • Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in a Changing World

    The Role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in a Changing World was discussed at the recent Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). This specific discussion is number three on this page, and you can listen to the complete session.

    On the eve of the first in-person SCO conference since the start of Covid, and Mr Xi Jinping’s first major trip…

  • Multipolarity: President Putin opens the 7th EEF (Eastern Economic Forum)

    To Participants, Organizers, and Guests of the
    7th Eastern Economic Forum

    Dear friends,

    I extend my greetings to you as the 7th Eastern Economic Forum gets under way.

    The Forum enjoys a high level of international prestige and significantly contributes to building business ties between Russia and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region. It is instrumental in attracting investment…