Tag: CIA

White Lama & ‘Tibet Land’

ORIENTAL REVIEW continues to reveal unknown facts about the American involvement in Tibet and the British role in achieving it. We published the previous chapter of the research titled ‘Arms and the Elephant‘ on August 12, 2013. IN 1947, Arthur Hopkinson was India’s political officer in Sikkim. He was a […]

Familiar twaddle precedes US military assault on Syria

Dangerous, yet very familiar “Iraq-esque” twaddle has dominated the headlines ahead of a clearly premeditated military attack against Syria: “The Obama administration believes that US intelligence has established…” “…could intervene to stop Syria using such weapons, following a suspected attack last week which is being investigated by the United Nations…” […]

Obama’s «Asia Pivot»: The Himalayan Angle

The Obama administration’s «Asia Pivot» is playing out in earnest in joint U.S.-Indian-Israeli intelligence operations in the Himalayan region. The actions by the three cooperative nations’ intelligence agencies are aimed at limiting Chinese influence here. The strategy in the mountainous area of the Sino-Indian border complements other U.S. strategies now […]

American Liberty in Need of Renovation

On U.S. Independence Day on July 4 the symbol of American democracy, the Statue of Liberty, was reopened to visitors. If it had not been a gift from France to the American people, then the sculpture, which was designed by a French architect, cast from Russian copper and placed on […]

US Withdrawal from Afghanistan and the Reality

With the year 2014 –scheduled for US’ withdrawal from Afghanistan – approaching nearer, the confusion regarding the form and even quantum, as also the ‘after-effects’ of US’ withdrawal, is increasing in the media reports. There are now the reported lurking doubts that US may not fulfill its commitment to withdraw […]

Syria crisis and America’s funeral

America, at least publicly, seems destined to put its military might against Syria, notwithstanding the fact that America will have to arm and train terrorists it has been fighting for a decade, notwithstanding America will be risking a world war and notwithstanding the simple fact that every authority advises against […]

Syria: Looming Sunni-Shia Crisis

The government forces are gaining ground almost everywhere in Syria. Their advance has become an important international game changer. The anti-government camp has become vibrant applying efforts to rescue the giant international project, which has already consumed so much time and effort. President Obama has approved arming Syrian rebels. The […]

Obama, Morsi, Plunge Middle East Into Chaos

This week, President Obama announced that US “intelligence estimates” conclusively prove Syria has been using chemical weapons. The US will now supply weapons and ammunition to Syrian rebels, the Washington Post says are, not just al-Qaeda “affiliates” but working to destabilize and “Balkanize” Iraq as well, “In an audio message […]

CIA Troublemaking in Caucasus

It is clear that Russia’s arrest and expulsion of two CIA agents who were trying to recruit members of the Russian intelligence service fighting against Salafist separatists in the Caucasus is part of a Russian mopping-up operation directed at the CIA’s decades-long covert support for terrorists operating in the Northern […]