Daily Archive: August 8, 2017

20 Years After the East Asian Crash – Is History Repeating Itself?

Twenty years ago, a run on the Thai currency triggered a financial crisis that quickly devastated the economy of the entire region, sinking the currencies of Thailand, Indonesia, and South Korea and ultimately spreading as far as Russia and Brazil. Far from ‘lessons being learned’, history looks worryingly set to repeat itself. On July 22, 1997, Thailand’s Prime Minister Chavalit...

“Continued and Systematic (US) Massacre” of Civilians in Syria

The so-called international coalition in Syria against ISIS supports the scourge it pretends to oppose. It’s largely a US operation, begun in September 2014, with minimal help from so-called coalition partners, mainly Britain and France, others mostly in name only. It has nothing to do with combating terrorism, everything to do with wanting Assad ousted, Syria transformed into a US...