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Changing Dynamics in the Af-Pak

The visit of Admiral Mike Mullen, the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff to China and later to Afghanistan towards in July have given rise to speculations about the probable coming together of the two powers to adopt an accommodative approach on various issues including Afghanistan…Though it is […]

The Ideology of the Loser

Is Not a Winning Strategy The more that we observe our fellow man, the more obvious it becomes that humanity is unable to understand the problems that it causes for itself.  If humans do not have the intellectual capacity to recognize most of their problems as being self-generated, then they […]

Covering the Somalian Famine

The experience of Somalia shows that famine in the late 20th century is not a consequence of a shortage of food. On the contrary, famines are spurred on as a result of a global oversupply of grain staples. Since the 1980s, grain markets have been deregulated under the supervision of […]

African Deadlock

The war in Libya has reached a deadlock: Libyans are being killed under NATO and coalition bombs; the money of the U.S., France, Great Britain is going nowhere; the leader of the Jamahiriya does not leave power and ‘there is no light at the end of the tunnel’, no quick […]

Washington’s Silk Road Pipe Dream

If arrogance and over-confidence had any real power or actual value, then Hillary Clinton could envision and create a New World Order all by herself (SEE:  Washington’s Silk Road Dream).  Democrat interventionists like Mrs. Clinton and her neutered husband like to daydream of ideal circumstances, way beyond the realm of […]

US Public Debt: No Solution

On Monday the US Congress has finally approved the new budget agreement allowing the government to increase the borrowing limit by 2012 on $2.4 trillion. The plan also provides for saving of $1 trillion in 10 (ten!) years. Today the US public debt is around $14.5 trillion. The budget deficit […]

Four Months of War in Libya

NATO’s military operation against Libya, conducted mainly by the armed forces of the US, France and Britain, is speeding up the formation of a new system of international relations. At the same time the war serves as a firing ground for testing the strategy of the United States Africa Command […]

The Myth of Russian Mafia in Latin America

Back in the Cold War days, the US propaganda ignited fears of Soviet expansionism and espionage in Latin America to frighten the continent’s governments into cooperating with Washington in the fight against the fictitious threat posed by the USSR and the Eastern bloc. Under the resulting arrangement, the CIA, FBI, […]