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The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

19. September 2016

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The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies—Groucho Marx When I was young I remember how excited many of us children would be to visit the circus when it came to town. For us the best part was the opening, the clown or the […]

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

By Mark CHAPMAN (Canada)

11. August 2016

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” – William Penn “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” – Ernesto Che Guevera I can’t claim the social conscience of a Che Guevera, but it’s absolutely true […]

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

By Andrey TSYGANKOV (USA)

8. August 2016

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

Only someone completely apathetic would not agree that the modern world order is deep in crisis. The US, the main backer of global liberalism, is witnessing the decline of its prestige. Various members of the world community are coming up with far greater numbers of claims against others. NATO allies – France, Italy, Greece and […]

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

2. August 2016

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

– In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt   1950-1978: Peace has been elusive since I came into political understanding in mid-60s. For three decades following World War 2, superpowers USA and USSR waged ideological wars in the South East Asian Theater. […]

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

28. July 2016

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

The recent book review “A Stark Nuclear Warning” by Jerry Brown, in which he has shared views on William J. Perry’s memoirs “My Journey at the Nuclear Brink”, raises a lot of questions and concerns. Jerry Brown unequivocally describes Perry, who held many important positions in the past, including the U.S. Secretary of Defense in […]

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

20. July 2016

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

Dismissed by some as a “non-event” back when it was first declared in mid-March, the self-proclaimed and Kurdish-led “Rojava – Northern Syria Democratic Federal System” is cancerously spreading across the Euphrates and linking up with YPG-occupied territory in the northwest of Syria. Unconstitutional political aspirants in that part of the country just announced that liberated […]

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Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

By Eric MARGOLIS (USA)

13. July 2016

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Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

Last week’s Chilcot report on Britain’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq was as polite and guarded as a proper English tea party. No direct accusations, no talk of war crimes by then Prime Minister Tony Blair or his guiding light, President George W. Bush. But still pretty damning. Such government reports and commissions, […]

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Brexit and the German Rise – Should Jews worry?

By Atul BHARDWAJ (India)

12. July 2016

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Brexit and the German Rise – Should Jews worry?

“The frail skiff of present-day British policy is not inspiring any hope in British people, especially since the ‘symbolic voyage’ is taking place amidst the approaching economic crisis which is also tossing the American ship of state on its menacing waves.” This was Mikhail Afonin’s conclusion in Izvestiya, 31 August 1949. The article titled “In […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

1. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (III)

(Please read Part I and Part II prior to this article) The research has thus far extrapolated on Southeast Asia’s global economic importance and the most relevant points in its recent history, which therefore set the appropriate situational backdrop for grasping ASEAN’s geostrategic significance. The region plays a critical role in facilitating China’s international trade […]

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Theory of ‘Conspiracy Theorists’

By Marcus GODWYN (UK)

28. June 2016

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Theory of ‘Conspiracy Theorists’

It seems to have become one of the most popular ways of ridiculing somebody’s argument or position, calling into question someone’s sanity or even somebody’s right to their very own existence in recent years are “You’re a conspiracy theorist!”, “That sounds like a conspiracy theory to me!”  We hear such accusations let fly in TV […]

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

17. June 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (I)

China is the only Great Power with the economic wherewithal to challenge the US all across the world, and as such, these qualities neatly complement Russia’s military capabilities in assisting both civilizational poles as they jointly forge a multipolar world order. The manifestation of their shared global vision and the framework through which they cooperate […]

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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

By Federico PIERACCINI (Italy)

8. June 2016

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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

Important personalities in alternative news, or the counter-narrative, have spilled a lot of ink recently on the imminent possibility of nuclear war between the US and Russia. Before considering the issue more closely, it is essential to clarify certain basic principles on which we should all agree as a premise for this analysis. (a) Russia […]

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