Thinking Fast and Slow: Why the West Cannot See the Rise of Russia and China
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Thinking Fast and Slow: Why the West Cannot See the Rise of Russia and China

Why do Western leaders, pundits and academics all continue to despise the remarkable progress in economic and strategic cooperation being made between Russia and China and with their neighbors? In the past six years, Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China met each other for sustained conferences on no less than 30 occasions….

Trump Boasts that His ‘Kept Promises’ Made Israel Great… What about America?
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Trump Boasts that His ‘Kept Promises’ Made Israel Great… What about America?

Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is already sounding like a victory lap, but some may find his choice list of accomplishments puzzling. What does recognizing occupied Israeli land have to do with MAGA – and what about Americans? US President Trump’s campaign refrain is one of “promises kept,” but Americans not immersed in the communal rapture…

The Road to The Apocalypse. Tanker War in the Middle East Escalated
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The Road to The Apocalypse. Tanker War in the Middle East Escalated

Iran attempted to seize a British tanker in retaliation for the arrest of an Iranian vessel from Gibraltar. The United States is collecting a coalition against Tehran. What can lead the tanker war in the Persian Gulf and why is Trump’s strategy doomed to failure? New conflict in the Persian Gulf. The incidents with attacked…

Trump’s Spiteful Tweet Against “The Squad” Made a Solid Point
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Trump’s Spiteful Tweet Against “The Squad” Made a Solid Point

Call it “misogynistic”, “racist”, and/or “xenophobic” if one wants, but Trump’s spiteful tweet against “the Squad” of new progressive Democrat congresswomen made a solid point about reversing the crippling effects of “brain drain” on “Global South” nations even if that wasn’t his intent whatsoever and he did so in his characteristically crude way. Trump tweeted…

Merger Mania: The Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids
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Merger Mania: The Military-Industrial Complex on Steroids

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin. In a good year, it now receives up to $50 billion in government…