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America’s “Chattering Class”

fake news 740While a world largely dominated by American arms and culture careens from one disaster to the next, its propagandists are obsessed with trivia: whether a governor whose college year-book exhibits a photo of a black-face standing next to a hooded clansman thirty-five years ago should resign, how many hours a day the President spends watching television, or what…

Warsaw Conference – Is the US Coalition Pre-staging War with Iran?

WS56436221As we approach the start of the Warsaw conference it is time to read the teas on what to expect. I had to wait a day or two later than I wanted to write this because so much of the Foreign minister attendee list was still up in the air when that was needed to gauge the initial…

France and Italy Set at Odds by Failed EU Elites

FSM3242In news from Paris today, the French have warned Italy’s Deputy Premier, Luigi Di Maio, to stop “interfering” in France’s political process. The caution came after a meeting Di Maio had with after he met a senior figure in France’s Gilets Jaunes, ‘yellow vest’ movement. As tensions…

Yemen: US "Accidentally" Arming Al Qaeda (Again)

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US weapons are once again falling into the hands of militants fighting in one of Washington’s many proxy wars – this time in Yemen – the militants being fighters of local Al Qaeda affiliates. CNN in its article, “Sold to an ally, lost to an enemy,” would admit: Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have transferred American-made weapons to al…

Two Rounds of US-China Talks are Behind Us. What’s Next?

7433An important event for international policy in 2019 has been held; two rounds of talks (between 7 and 9 January in Beijing, and between 30 and 31 January in Washington) dealt with the major challenge currently affecting relations between the two leading world powers, which is…

Will the Queen of England be Evacuated to Saudi Arabia or Iran?

2 740These days controversy has become the earmark of modern geopolitics. Yet, there’s things most anybody would agree with, regardless of his or her alignment. For instance, there’s no arguing that when you’re navigating troubled waters the last person you want to see at the helm…

Trump Re-Sets the Sail for U.S. Nuclear Supremacy

6911While for many the scrapping of INF at the hands of Donald Trump is a symbolic revival of cold war geo-politics, there are many important differences, which strongly indicate there is much more to it than meets the eye. This isn’t just a second coming of cold war; rather at the heart…

Saudi Arabia and the US – a Partnership between the Hedgehog and the Snake

SAU563422Saudi Arabia at the beginning of this year is experiencing a number of fairly serious crises, above all in the political, economic and financial areas. There is the ongoing fallout from the scandalous, and still unresolved, murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

Has Trump Broken with Israel, the Senate Says “Yes”

3545234232President Donald Trump suffered a stinging defeat at the hands of the United States Senate when that organization passed a non-binding resolution demanding an end to his policy of disengagement in Syria and Afghanistan. It was Donald Trump that moved America’s embassy in Israel…

Results of the First Round of Talks Between the USA and the Taliban

24f72a69767d4c178aeba91e8512b64e_18January 2019 saw the conclusion of the first round of talks between the USA and the Taliban, which took place in Qatar. The Afghan Taliban and the official representatives of the USA reached preliminary agreement on three key issues: the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan…

China-Russia Rapprochement is Still Firing on all Cylinders

PXCR45435222It’s curious that references to a major Asian power can be found in Bible prophecies that foretell in Revelation 16:12 that “the kings of the east” must come. Basically, this means that China is going to play a major role in the end of time event that quite possibly will be…


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