Bangladeshi Regional Migration Could Plunge South Asia Into War

Whether part of a preplanned strategy or not, large-scale migration flows often destabilize the destination country, and India and Myanmar are bracing for the geopolitical consequences of the Bangladeshis within their borders acquiring a firmer sense of identity separateness from their hosts. Ivy League researcher Kelly M. Greenhill’s revolutionary concept about “Weapons of Mass Migration” …

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The End of Empire

The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe. It is burdened by growing deficits, along with the devastating effects of deindustrialization and global trade agreements. Our democracy has been captured and destroyed by corporations that steadily …

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A US military convoy drives on a highway from Kobane to Ain Issa on September 29, 2017. © Bulent Kilic / AFP

‘Faced with Russians & Iranians 24/7’: Israel Calls for US to be More Active in Syria

The Israeli defense minister has urged Washington to engage more in Syria, where President Bashar Assad "is winning." The official has asked for increased US involvement, saying Israel is struggling to deal with the "Russians, Iranians, and also the Turks and Hezbollah." "We hope that the United States will be more active in the Syrian …

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People raise hands and shout in Plaza Sant Jaume during a protest called by pro-independence groups for citizens to gather at noon in front of city halls throughout Catalonia, in Barcelona, Spain October 2, 2017. Photo: Reuters/Yves Herman

Revolution Returns to Europe

Political analysts are blinking in disbelief at yesterday’s events in Catalonia, trying to recognize the political phenomenon that took the world by surprise over the weekend. For the first time since the end the Second World War, a revolutionary movement has asserted its power over an important European region. The conduct of the Catalan independence …

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America Not Immune from Chaos

Over the past two months – between natural disasters and the actions of a heavily armed gunman firing from a high-rise hotel – citizens of the United States have faced the kind of havoc and violence that people in other parts of the world have been enduring routinely. Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas …

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U.S. Hegemony in the Arabian Peninsula and the Secret War Against Yemen

In March of 2015, Saudi Arabia and their allies launched an airstrike campaign along with a full-scale military intervention and occupation of Yemen with the goal of propping up the Saudi-backed puppet government of President Hadi after revolutionary forces took control of Yemen’s capital. The World’s War Against Yemen In the past 900 plus days, …

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People run from the scene of a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct. 1, 2017, in Las Vegas.

The White Privilege of the “Lone Wolf” Shooter

Last night, the United States experienced the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. At least 58 people are dead and over 500 more wounded. No, that’s not a typo: More than 500 people were injured in one single incident. As tens of thousands enjoyed a music festival on the streets of Las Vegas, 64-year-old Stephen …

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A Turkish tank maneuvers during a military exercise near the Turkish-Iraqi border in Silopi, Turkey, Sept. 26, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Turkey’s Military Options in Iraq and Syria Hinge on US and Russia

“We could arrive suddenly one night” was the common front-page headline in several Turkish newspapers Sept. 26. In a chorus, the papers were trumpeting the warning of military action that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had issued to the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) the day before over its independence referendum. The Turkish army had already …

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The Liver and Liver Stones

Each year, millions of people in the United States suffer from gallstone-related pain. However, it may surprise many of these individuals to discover they are, in fact, suffering from the presence of liver stones. Liver stones are the less publicized cousins of the gallstone, as the two are essentially the same. Ultimately, location defines the …

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