Trump’s Flawed Pakistan Policy vs. Imran Khan’s Road Show

Pakistan is still in the grip of not knowing who to cheer on: Trump or their own Imran Kahn. Pakistanis still don’t quite know whether to take the cricket player seriously, but now they are taking the time to listen to him. Hopefully they will also ask why he has emerged as a political force, …

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (center) inspects the road section of the road-and-rail Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait on March 14, 2018. Photo: AFP / Yuri Kochetkov

Popular Putin Prepares for Cold War 2.0

Immediately after his official inauguration on Monday, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to announce a new government. And a bombshell is in the making. The new cabinet is bound to be a Stavka: that is, a war cabinet. In the context of the interminable Russiagate saga, increasingly harsh US sanctions, the Skripal charade (which, …

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Take Your Pick: Chinese or American Missiles in the South China Sea?

China’s reported deployment of anti-ship and cruise missiles to its reclaimed islands in the South China Sea was the inevitable action of a country that chose to act first in order to thwart its American adversary from doing the same thing at a more disadvantageous time in the future. All of Asia seems to be …

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As US Military Effectiveness and Diplomatic Efforts Fade into Irrelevance Many Countries Start Ignoring Washington

Diplomatic work continues in some of the areas with the highest geopolitical tensions in the world. In recent days there have been high-level meetings and contacts between Turkey, Iran and Russia over the situation in Syria; meetings between Modi and Xi Jinping to ease tensions between India and China; and finally, the historic meeting between Moon Jae-in …

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Morality, Truth, Facts Have Exited from the Dying West

If you don’t think we live in a crazy world, here is Netanyahu, the genocidal zionist leader of Israel, an invader which has destroyed Palestine and seized Palestine for Jews, expelling Palestinians from their homes, villages and country, accusing Abbas, the front man chosen by Washington and Israel as Palestine’s leader, of being a Holocaust …

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Palestinians Resisting Israeli Occupation Not the Same as Rebels Fighting Syrian Govt

Supporters of the armed insurgency in Syria have deployed the Western left's pro-Palestine discourse to justify overthrowing the Syrian government. This tactic has confused and fractured the Palestine solidarity movement. The colonization of Palestine, unlike the war in Syria, is a straightforward issue. Palestinians were minding their own business when Jewish settlers, with the support …

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Did John Bolton Leak Intelligence to Sabotage a Trump-Kim Deal?

The still-unscheduled Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un summit offers the opportunity for a denuclearization deal that would avoid a possible nuclear war, but that potential deal remains vulnerable to a hostile corporate media sector and political elites in the United States. At the center of this hostility is national security adviser John Bolton, who’s not just …

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Social Media Choices: Leave, Migrate, or Remain?

Social media users are essentially left with three choices following the revelations that their Facebook data was being manipulated for political purposes, with each of them having their own pros and cons but none of them embodying the “perfect solution”. The Cambridge Analytica scandal has led to an outpouring of fury from most Facebook users …

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The Baking Soda Cure for Almost Everything

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Now for the details: Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia have discovered a nerve center in a cell layer in the spleen that controls the immune response and therefore inflammation throughout …

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