How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet
- Ryan Gallagher
Huge volumes of private emails, phone calls, and internet chats are being intercepted by the National Security Agency with the secret cooperation of more foreign governments than previously known, according to newly disclosed documents from whistleblower ...
Washington Is Beating The War Drums
- Paul Craig Roberts
I wish I had only good news to bring to readers, or even one item of good news. Alas, goodness has ceased to be a feature of US policy and simply cannot be found in any words or deeds emanating from Washington or the capitals of its European vassal ...
Cordesman Laments, Confirms Russian "Radically Different" Views
- Moon of Alabama
The Russian Foreign Ministry held a conference for Arab military experts to explain its view on U.S. "regime change" endeavors:
On May 23, 42 Arab military and security officials attending the third annual Moscow International Security Conference ...
The geopolitics of the World Cup
- Pepe Escobar
SAO PAULO - One of the defining images of the World Cup - so far - has been the sight of the Mannschaft - aka the German team - fraternizing with Pataxo Indians a few hundred meters away from the spot where Brazil was "discovered" ...
A world war between classes, not countries
- Ismael Hossein-zadeh اسماعیل حسین زاده
Most pundits of historical developments tend to perceive another global war as large scale deployment of military means in pursuit of defeat, destruction or subjugation of contending opponents. While prospects of such an ominous scenario certainly ...
Grand Geopolitical Project: Russia’s Gazprom signs Agreement to Abandon the Dollar
- Umberto Pascali
“It’s only the tip of the iceberg. A grand geopolitical project is beginning to materialize…”
On June 6 2014, the official Russian news agency Itar Tass announced what many were expecting since at least ...
The Enemy Within: Beware of Kicking the Dragon and Bear!
- Andre Vltchek
It is not prudent and it is not safe to stick an iron rod into a dragon’s mouth. Whatever they say in the West about dragons… but here in Asia, the dragon is revered as the greatest fabled creature on Earth and in the sky. The dragon ...
Who won the war on D-Day?
- MK Bhadrakumar
The D-Day 70th anniversary celebrations in Normandy could have been a great day for the cause of world peace. But the United States’ containment strategy toward Russia spoiled it all. President Barack Obama was at his petulant best — ...
The Sino-Russian Gas Deal: Psychological Warfare in Financial Markets
- Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Махди Дариус Наземроа مهدی داریوش ناظم الرعایا
A natural gas deal between Russia and China was in the works for a long time, so why all the fuss over its unveiling?
One has to look beyond the headlines when considering world events. The ballyhoo that is made of many of these events is either newspeak ...
The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System
- George Monbiot
Published in the Guardian 28th May 2014
Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other.
Let us imagine that in 3030BC the total possessions of the people of Egypt filled one cubic metre. Let us propose that these possessions grew ...