I can only think of one person in Washington DC who disregards diplomacy enough to task the CIA with a military style raid on a foreign embassy in a third country… Read More Who Ordered The CIA To Assault North Korea’s Embassy In Spain?
The extortion scheme is likely to be a perfect own goal.… Read More Trump Asks Germany, Japan To Pay For Being Occupied
Desperate men do desperate things… Read More Trump and Netanyahu Scandals Could Create Very Dangerous Scenario
The fact that Italy’s public debt has a lower credit rating than private debt is a reflection not of public debt’s intrinsic inferiority but of a political choice made by European leaders. And, by bolstering an authoritarian politician, that choice is now blowing back on them.… Read More Europe’s Leaders Are Aiding Italy’s Populists
Industrialized countries advanced by means that have been impermissible to the developing world… Read More Kicking Away the Ladder
“What is explicitly quite clear, from our point of view, is that we need a peaceful political and democratic and Venezuelan-owned resolution of this crisis,” said an EU spokesperson. “This obviously excludes the use of force.”… Read More ‘Not Every Option Is on the Table’: EU Leaders Reject Idea of US-Led Military Intervention in Venezuela
What the U.S. faces with China is not a new Cold War but a contest unlike any it has known before… Read More Will the Trade War Lead to Real War with China?
News of IMF maneuvering comes amidst fresh reports the US is amassing aircraft, troops and armored vehicles on the Venezuelan border under the pretext of getting humanitarian aid into the country… Read More IMF Discreetly Preps Massive Aid Package For “Day After” Maduro’s Fall
This “U.S. coup manual,” recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, serves as a reminder that the so-called “independence” of such financial institutions as The World Bank and IMF is an illusion and that they are among the many “financial weapons” regularly used by the U.S. government to bend countries to its will.… Read More Leaked Wikileaks Doc Reveals US Military Use of IMF, World Bank as “Unconventional” Weapons
We are all so used to regime change happening far away, in the Middle East, in Africa or South America, that we have been tempted to imagine it couldn’t happen here. But it could… Read More Regime Change. Part One – How It’s Done.
New troops, weapons and equipment are arriving every day… Read More Syria Sitrep – Trump Says U.S. Will Leave But Pentagon Keeps Adding Forces
While China and Russia solidify their economic and political alliance, the U.S. is missing an historic chance to join a multilateral world, clinging instead to military empire… Read More MAGA Misses the Eurasia Train