Trump: Agent Of Chaos (a.k.a. “The Kraken”)
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Trump: Agent Of Chaos (a.k.a. “The Kraken”)

Most people don’t understand Trump’s domestic and international intentions, believing that he and his team are “ruining everything” because they’re “hopelessly incompetent”, though the fact of the matter is that the President is an Agent of Chaos (a.k.a. “The Kraken”) and is deliberately working to undermine, tear down, and ultimately reform or outright recreate all…

Beijing Complicates Washington’s Afghan Strategy
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Beijing Complicates Washington’s Afghan Strategy

After a meeting in Beijing on Tuesday of the China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Dialogue, a newly created trilateral format, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made a major announcement that Beijing and Islamabad will look at extending the US$57 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Afghanistan. The joint press release after the meet said the three countries “reaffirmed their…

Is the Buildup to World War I Being Repeated for WWIII?
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Is the Buildup to World War I Being Repeated for WWIII?

The great scholar of Turkish history, Taner Akçam, has described today’s geopolitics — the alliances and hostilities toward possibly another World War — as being not ideologically based like WW II, but instead greed-based (empire-grabbing) like WWI: These are wars of power, influence, and control over the use of Middle Eastern energy resources and the “security issues”…

The Quad: US Searches Edge of Asia for Allies to Contain Beijing
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The Quad: US Searches Edge of Asia for Allies to Contain Beijing

There has been a recent buzz promoted around the so-called Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) – a coalition of sorts counting the United States, India, Australia, and Japan as members. Promoted by familiar corporate-financier funded policy think thanks, the Quad is being portrayed as a step past Washington’s ill-fated “pivot to Asia” to address its waning…

Was Yemen the Most Important Story of 2017 and Why Was it Under-Reported?
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Was Yemen the Most Important Story of 2017 and Why Was it Under-Reported?

2017 was a year which was dominated by the new US President Donald Trump, a General Election in the UK and the ongoing Brexit negotiations, terror attacks in Britain, and the crisis in North Korea. But why did Yemen not get a look in, considering it is the biggest humanitarian disaster on the planet? The…