US Cyber Spy Scandal: Why Did Pompeo Blame Russia But Trump China?
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US Cyber Spy Scandal: Why Did Pompeo Blame Russia But Trump China?

The contradictory claims from Secretary of State Pompeo and President Trump blaming Russia and China respectively for carrying out what’s been described by many as one of the most intrusive cyber espionage operations against America in history are confusing for most observers but can be better understood if they accept that Pompeo might have some…

Irony and SolarWinds
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Irony and SolarWinds

We live in an age of irony. Even the ironies have ironies. Take Donald Trump. After four years, there’s not the slightest doubt that the man is an ultra-rightist with pronounced authoritarian tendencies. This is why 81.2 million Americans voted against him: because Joe Biden couldn’t help but be better despite his obvious shortcomings. But…

Emmanuel Macron’s Cynical Crusade
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Emmanuel Macron’s Cynical Crusade

For four years, French prosecutors strained every sinew to prove that a multinational jihadist conspiracy was behind the attacks on the newspaper Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket in Paris. A total of 17 were killed in gun attacks that spread across three days and stunned the nation. This was France’s biggest terrorist trial and yet, despite…

The Revenge Agenda
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The Revenge Agenda

The upcoming year should be interesting. The Establishment “Deep State” has won a major victory in the United States with the election of Joe Biden as president. What remains to be seen is whether or not there will be significant bloodletting as a consequence, revenge for the presumed misdeeds that constituted the core legacy of…

U.S. Plans to Build a Nuclear Plant on the Moon Is a Major Challenge to Other Great Powers
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U.S. Plans to Build a Nuclear Plant on the Moon Is a Major Challenge to Other Great Powers

The U.S., via its Space Policy Directive-6 (SPD-6), announced plans to set up a nuclear power plant on the Moon by 2027. The SPD-6 states that the Moon will be installed with a fission power system that will have a power range of 40 kilowatt-electric (kWe) and higher so that the celestial body can support a sustained…