Tag: Edward Snowden

Future of Internet after the Snowden affair

Edward Snowden’s recent revelations about American intelligence agencies’ wiretapping of European leaders, as well as their collection of the personal data of European citizens, will apparently have far-reaching implications which go far beyond a simple diplomatic scandal. This was demonstrated by the EU summit which was held October 24-25, 2013. […]

BBC abandoning a pretence of journalism

British Broadcasting Corporation, a beacon of international journalism, has proposed us this week two exemplary masterpieces on how to discredit legitimate public queries on high-profile issues. Richard Galpin, a BBC World Affairs correspondent who warns on his Twitter that “views expressed are mine, not BBC’s” abused this brand by releasing […]

Geopolitics and Islam

The geopolitical changes that have taken place at the beginning of the 21st century within the nations of the Islamic world, and which would appear to be the culmination of many spontaneous factors, are, in fact, a manifestation of a very complex qualitative shift in the global balance of power.  […]

End of Great American Myth

Human beingsare bestowed by nature with the faculties of intellect and wisdom so that they would not get lost in the sea of lies and aberrations.  The imminent aspiration of people to know the truth has become kind of a remote control mine  which has exploded and put an end […]

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 […]

Cyberspace and Future: Issue Coming to Fore

The Snowden affair, as expected, is snowballing, gathering more and more new details and revelations. This has already led to several international scandals (including the egregious example of what happened with Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane) and most likely will lead to more. However, this entire situation poses another, more […]

Watergate & Snowdengate

40 years of walking in desert in search of democracy It happened 40 years ago – in 1973. There was a break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington D.C. to install tapping devices so that Republican President Richard Nixon could monitor communications of […]

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 […]