India’s NATO Missile Shield Tech Will Heat Up the South Asian Arms Race

India plans to purchase around $1 billion of US anti-missile technology of the sort presently deployed in several NATO states. Sputnik reported that the Indian Defence Ministry approved a deal to buy America’s National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) in order to protect the capital of New Delhi from any possible Pakistani or Chinese …

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Afghanistan: The Taliban Have Fought the U.S. to the Negotiating Table

“Attempting to control rural areas in Afghanistan always eventually ends up boiling down to personal survival.” – Evan McAllister, former Marine staff sergeant, New York Times, July 28, 2018 It genuinely doesn’t matter how the security boffins within the Pentagon frame it: the Taliban have fought the United States, through sheer will of force and mania, to …

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July was Mark by a Number of Important Events in World Politics

We have already commented on the large number of significant events in the first half of July – events which clearly demonstrated the special nature of the radical changes that the post-Cold War world order has undergone in the last few months. The end of July has brought several equally important events, including the BRICS and …

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America’s Billionaires Battle Each Other for Political Control over Europe

A contest for political control of Europe is gearing up between two American teams, one headed by the long-established George Soros, and the other now being set up by the upstart Steve Bannon, US President Donald Trump’s former campaign-manager. Soros has long led America’s liberal billionaires in controlling Europe, and Bannon is now organizing a team of America’s conservative billionaires to wrest that control from the liberal ones. Whereas …

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Pro-American Armenia Carried Out a Regime Change Against the CSTO

The newly installed “velvet” government in Armenia just arrested the head of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on the supposed pretense that he played a role in successfully quashing the failed 2008 Color Revolution attempt that ultimately led to the imprisonment of the country’s current Prime Minister, with the Yerevan authorities passively-aggressively hiding …

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Big Pharma and the Rise of Gangster Capitalism

Thanks to decades of gangster films, we all know how gangster capitalism works: the cost of “protection” goes up whenever the gangster wants to increase revenues, any competition is snuffed out, and “customer demand” is jacked up by any means available– addiction, for example. This perfectly describes the pharmaceutical industry and every other cartel in America. You might have …

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