Munich Conference Reveals East-West Divide
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Munich Conference Reveals East-West Divide

Few postmodern political pantomimes have been more revealing than the hundreds of so-called “international decision-makers,” mostly Western, waxing lyrical, disgusted or nostalgic over “Westlessness” at the Munich Security Conference.  “Westlessness” sounds like one of those constipated concepts issued from a post-party bad hangover at the Rive Gauche during the 1970s. In theory (but not French…

NATO Go Home!
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NATO Go Home!

President Trump will spend the last year of his first term in office bringing the Boys home. All U.S. troops stationed in the broader Middle East and Africa are expected to withdraw. However, this withdrawal of troops will in no way mean the end of US governance in these regions of the world. Quite the…

Emerging Evidence on Continuing Allied Lies About the War in Syria
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Emerging Evidence on Continuing Allied Lies About the War in Syria

One of the clearest indicators of the legitimacy or otherwise of Western military actions is the coverage that is given to it by the western media. When evidence emerges that the given military action was at best ill-founded and more often blatantly illegal under international law, then the western media is silent as to any…

Mike Bloomberg: Trojan Horse For Clintonista Revival
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Mike Bloomberg: Trojan Horse For Clintonista Revival

It’s been obvious to me since he declared that Mike Bloomberg is not a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination. He is everything the Democratic base doesn’t want — white, billionaire, oligarch, Wall St. 0.000001%’er. Oh, and until just a couple of years ago, he was a Republican. Billionaires like Bloomberg change parties to where…

Russia Bans Most Chinese from Entry: ‘Pure Racism’ or ‘Preventive Reaction’?
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Russia Bans Most Chinese from Entry: ‘Pure Racism’ or ‘Preventive Reaction’?

Russia unexpectedly banned all Chinese except those with diplomatic, business, humanitarian, and transit visas from entering the country, but this unprecedented move was made as a preventive reaction against the spread of the coronavirus and not for racist purposes, though it’s understandable that China might be alarmed by Moscow’s decision since it could lead to…