The US: The Century of Lost Wars

Introduction Despite having the biggest military budget in the world, five times larger than the next six countries, the largest number of military bases – over 180 – in the world and the most expensive military industrial complex, the US has failed to win a single war in the 21st century. In this paper we will enumerate …

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Strengthening Relations between China and North Korea

At the end of August 2018 various sources reported that Chinese President Xi Jinping is to visit Pyongyang on September 9 for the Day of the Foundation of the Republic, and is highly likely to attend the military parade. This will be the first visit to North Korea by a Chinese leader in 13 years. …

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The Currency War Will Escalate as China’s ‘Petro-Yuan’ Challenges the U.S. Military-Backed ‘Petro-Dollar’

One quote that always crosses my mind regarding the decline of the U.S. dollar and the state of geopolitics associated with it, is by Gerald Celente, founder of the Trends Research Institute who said that “When all else fails, they take you to war.”  As the U.S. dollar continues to lose its status as the world’s premiere reserve …

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India and the US and their First 2+2 Dialogue Summit

The talks between American and Indian foreign and defense ministers, that are loosely described as the 2+2 dialogue were held on September 6 in New Delhi. Those talks constitute yet another major step in the regional game made by the two of its major players. It is only logical to assume that all the other …

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It’s Been 17 Years Since 9/11 But There’s Still No End in Sight for the War in Afghanistan

As Americans mark the anniversary of 9/11, the war that was launched in response to those attacks shows no sign of ending. Seventeen years later, American troops are still fighting and dying, civilian casualties are at record highs, and the Taliban now controls more territory than at any point since 2001. Earlier this month, a …

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Behind the Anglo American War on Russia

Perhaps they had a chance back during the Obama days when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton proposed her amusing “Reset” in USA-Russia relations to the new Medvedew Presidency following Putin’s rotation to the seat of Prime Minister in March 2009. Had Washington been a bit more perceptive and offered serious alternatives, it is conceivable that …

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Addis Ababa’s “Flag War” Is PM Abiy’s Biggest Challenge Thus Far

The Ethiopian capital is on edge as Oromo from the surrounding region flock to Addis Ababa ahead of tomorrow’s open-air concert organized by the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), a group that was previously designated as “terrorists” by the government up until recently, with the cause of tension being that youth are provocatively hoisting and even …

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How Donald Trump Desecrates America’s Founders

George Washington’s Farewell Address — one of the most important documents of America’s Founders — warned against any and all permanent alliances; he said, on 19 September 1796: The nation which indulges towards another a habitual hatred or a habitual fondness is in some degree a slave. It is a slave to its animosity or …

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A US Army soldier conducts a post-attack reconnaissance sweep during a big sandstorm, July 14, 2005, Balad Air Base, Al Jumhuriyah al Iraqiyah, Republic of Iraq. PHOTO: TheLivingMoon.com

The Weaponization of Depleted Uranium: A Deadly Dust Crime Against Humanity

One of the defining crimes of the United States’ proxy role as a global warmonger and plague on humanity is its indiscriminate use of depleted uranium (DU) in combat zones. In weaponry, DU’s advantage is its high density, and it’s 68.4% denser than lead. Because of its penetrating and explosive characteristics, it has been deployed in military …

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