U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on April 7, 2017. © Robert S. Price / Courtesy U.S. Navy / Reuters

Trump‘s Red Line

President Donald Trump ignored important intelligence reports when he decided to attack Syria after he saw pictures of dying children. Seymour M. Hersh investigated the case of the alleged Sarin gas attack. On April 6, United States President Donald Trump authorized an early morning Tomahawk missile strike on Shayrat Air Base in central Syria in …

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The «World’s Policeman» Retires on Disability

Ever since the end of World War II, the United States, rightly or wrongly, but most of the time, wrongly, has fancied itself as the «world’s policeman». Even a disastrous and costly military intervention in Southeast Asia did not deter the United States from acting as the chief arbiter of what governments were «in» and …

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Middle East at Point of No Return as Saudi-Qatar Rift Deepens

Saudi King Salman’s decision to appoint his son Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS) as the new crown prince did not come as a surprise. For months, the power struggle between former crown prince Mohammed Bin Nayef (MBN) and MBS happened in plain sight, and a confrontation was imminent. However, King Salman made his own calculations and …

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US Deploys ISIS to Central Asia

America created and supports ISIS, al-Qaeda and other well-known terrorist groups – using their fighters to advance its imperium. In December 1991, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) was formed, Russia its leading member, along with eight other nations and two associate ones – all former Soviet republics. According to CIS Anti-Terrorist Center (ATC) head …

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Bombs in the Air – Then Boots on the Ground

Forget diplomacy. Where’s the destruction, misery, and death in that? Shock and awe is where it’s at. Ask practically any US Senator or Representative. The United States of America has more aggressive chicken-hawk warmongers in their government than any nation on earth. Oddly enough, few of these crazed militarists have ever served in the military, …

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China’s Maritime Strategic Realignment

Introduction China has begun construction of the first Type 075 Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) at the Shanghai based Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding Company. Construction most likely started in January or February of this year, with some satellite imagery and digital photos appearing online of at least one pre-fabricated hull cell. The Type 075 will be the …

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