The man behind the Barcelona attacks was on the police radar for years. How did they let it happen?… Read More The Road to Las Ramblas
It’s easier to bury uncomfortable facts than to confront them… Read More CIA and Saudi Arabia Conspired to Keep 9/11 Details Secret, New Book Says
The Trump administration’s falling out with Turkey stems from many factors – US support for the Kurds amid the war in Syria, its backing for the ‘coup-plotter’ Gulen, plus Turkey’s ‘pivot to the East’ and embrace of Iran, so there are no easy answers… Read More The Bleak House of the US-Turkey Alliance
Unless they end in disaster, most missions remain in the shadows, unknown to all but a few Americans… Read More Commandos Sans Frontières: The Global Growth Of U.S. Special Operations Forces
How Donald Trump’s Trade Wars could lead to a Great Depression… Read More Imperial President or Emperor With No Clothes?
The U.S. military is already setting the stage for an eventual confrontation with China… Read More Is a War With China on the Horizon?
It’s impossible to overstate the importance of the EU’s reaction to US demands to wind down all business in Iran in the next three to six months… Read More The Fate of the World Is in the EU’s Hands (God Help Us All)
U.S. credibility has been further damaged. Its soft power is gone. Its hard power has shown to be inadequate… Read More Trump Ends The Nuclear Deal With Iran – What’s Next?
As the U.S. moves closer toward all out war in Syria, a lot of what our government seems to base its intelligence on, especially claims of chemical weapon use by they Syrian government, is an impartial humanitarian group called the White Helmets. But whose interests do they actually serve? Follow the money. … Read More Reality Check: Who’s Funding the White Helmets?
The world which Chinese Premier Xi Jinping envisions is wholly incompatible with Washington’s priorities. Xi is not only more powerful than any predecessor other than Mao, he knows it, and intends to make his mark on world history… Read More “The Biggest Player in the History of the World”
Washington’s recent trade actions are aimed foursquare at China, not at the EU or other trade partners. However, the aim is not to reduce China exports to the US. It has a whole other agenda… Read More Trump China Trade War Has Deeper Agenda
Tech Bubble Part II has arrived in America but China will probably navigate around it thanks to a culture of innovation… Read More Facebook, Uber and the end of the Great American Tech Delusion