What Happened to the West I was Born In?!

Frankly, I am awed, amazed and even embarrassed. I was born in Switzerland, lived most of my life there, I also visited most of Europe, and I lived in the USA for over 20 years. Yet in my worst nightmares I could not have imagined the West sinking as low as it does now. I …

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Diplomatic Expulsions: Tit-For-Tat But No Big Deal

The tit-for-tat diplomatic expulsions between the West and Russia are correctly framed as formalizing the New Cold War, but they don’t really amount to anything of tangible significance since envoys are only useful inasmuch as both sides “want to tango”, which clearly isn’t the case any longer. A lot has been made in the Mainstream …

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Dan Gillerman, Israel’s ambassador to the UN (L), talks with John Bolton, the US ambassador to the UN, on the assembly floor during the United Nations General Assembly's 61st session on 12 September, 2006 in New York City (AFP)

Israel’s Inside Man: How John Bolton Sabotaged US Foreign Policy in Israel’s Favour

Last week, US President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton to replace HR McMaster as the new national security advisor. Bolton is a noted far-right ideologue who was favoured by former vice president Dick Cheney during the Bush administration. He served as US ambassador to the United Nations for more than a year, but was forced to abandon the post …

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Baloch Separatist Defector Exposes Europe’s Double Standards to Terrorism

Dr. Jumma Khan Marri defected from the Baloch separatists earlier this year and has since then been exposing the double-dealing treachery of these groups and their foreign supporters. The Pakistani Embassy in Moscow hosted a Pakistan Day celebration on 23 March which saw the participation of Dr. Jumma Khan Marri for the first time since …

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A Bolton From the Blue… Trump’s Scary War-Hawk Advisor is So Yesterday’s Man

Since US President Donald Trump announced John Bolton as his new top national security advisor last week, the world has been reeling from multiple predictions of wars breaking out. The following is not meant to sound complacent, but the inclusion of arch war-hawk Bolton in Trump’s inner circle may actually turn out to be a …

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Western Day of the Long Knives

In mid-1934, Hitler’s night and day of the long knives, Operation Hummingbird purge, eliminated regime enemies, executing them to solidify power, Ernst Rohm the best known victim, longtime SA leader. On March 26, Washington, 21 European nations, Canada and Australia expelled over 135 Russian diplomats as of Monday, a coordinated political conspiracy, including Britain ordering …

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Neocons Are Back with a Big War Budget and Big War Plans

On Friday, President Trump signed the omnibus spending bill for 2018. The $1.3 trillion bill was so monstrous that it would have made the biggest spender in the Obama Administration blush. The image of leading Congressional Democrats Pelosi and Schumer grinning and gloating over getting everything they wanted — and then some — will likely …

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Integrity Has Vanished From the West. “Western Democracy is a Hoax”

Among Western political leaders there is not an ounce of integrity or morality. The Western print and TV media is dishonest and corrupt beyond repair. Yet the Russian government persists in its fantasy of “working with Russia’s Western partners.” The only way Russia can work with crooks is to become a crook. Is that what …

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