Why is Ethiopia Targeted for Regime Change?

In this discussion with Ethiopia’s Prime Media, Matthew Ehret was asked to give his thoughts about the Washington-controlled regime change operations behind the Tigray People’s Liberation Movement which has just launched a new project to topple Ethiopia’s current government of Abiy Ahmed. Without understanding Ethiopia’s powerful role as a driver of African progress, its friendship…

Cheikh Anta Diop’s Dream of a United Africa: The Economic Vision for an African New Silk Road

In this Rising Tide Foundation lecture, Nicholas Jones explores the strategic thinking of Africa’s great renaissance philosopher/scientist/statesman Cheikh Anta Diop and his vision for a modern, technologically advanced Africa liberated from the yoke of colonialism. Nicholas additionally lays out various elements of the evolving Belt and Road Initiative on the continent which are bringing Diop’s…

Study of the Heavens: a History of Chinese Astronomy

Transcript of a lecture given by Cynthia Chung at ‘The Universe, Creativity and You‘ Symposium. We live in a strange time. Many have forgotten the power of imagination and are instead bogged down with the reality of ‘practicality’. The reality of ‘the budget’, and the reality of ‘what is deemed useful and what is deemed…

China’s BRI Shapes a Multipolar Future for Saudi Arabia

By Matthew Ehret Xi Jinping’s visit to Saudi Arabia is heralding more tectonic changes in the rules of the Great Game in ways that few have begun to realize. While many people are quick to criticize China for having looked the other way while the atrocious Saudi-led offensive in Yemen has continued to kill hundreds…

The Chinese-Russian-Iranian Alliance Ushers in a New Hope for the Middle East

By Matthew Ehret Russia and China have accelerated the next phase of Middle East reconstruction and stabilization this week with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s March 24-30th Middle East tour resulting in the finalization of the long-awaited Five Point Initiative for Security in Southwest Asia on March 30th and $400 billion Iran deal on March 27th. These milestones were accompanied by…

John F. Kennedy, NAWAPA and China’s New Silk Road

As we solemnly remember the life and mission of the martyred President Kennedy 57 years ago today, it is worth noting that his was a life devoted to the actualization of all inherent powers of his own citizens and citizens of all nations in our common struggle for freedom, security and cooperation. Between his alliance…

Khazaria and the Forgotten Christian-Jewish-Muslim-Confucian Alliance

As part of the RTF Lecture Series “The Renaissance Principle Across the Ages“, Matthew Ehret discusses the Christian-Jewish-Muslim-Confucian Alliance of Khazaria. Today’s age of geopolitics has made it difficult for many people to appreciate the cooperative traditions in history that gave rise to the great discoveries and progress of humanity’s collective experience. From the ancient…

From Balkh to Konya: Discovering Rumi’s spiritual geopolitics

By Pepe Escobar Originally published on The Cradle KONYA – Mystic poet, Sufi, theosophist, and thinker, Jalal al-Din Rumi remains one of the most beloved historical personalities in history, east and west. A wanderer in search of the light, he famously characterized himself thus: “I am nothing more than a humble lover of God.” The era…

An African Renaissance Emerges with Multipolar Alliance

By Matthew Ehret [This is an expanded version of an article which was first published on The Cradle on August 1st] The oft-repeated neoliberal messaging proclaiming Russia’s isolation as a pariah state is wearing thin. US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s recent tour of Africa has demonstrated a desperation never before seen felt by the…