Trump, Consummate Deal Maker, Seeks the Mother of All Deals in South Asia

Trump, Consummate Deal Maker, Seeks the Mother of All Deals in South Asia

The Indian government has divulged very little information – hardly any – regarding the visit by the United States National Security Advisor Herbert Raymond McMaster to New Delhi an April 18. The reticence is extraordinary, since Indian elites are usually exuberant when American dignitaries arrive. And McMaster happens to be the first official from the…

5 Things You Need to Know About the US Govt’s ‘Simulated Terror Attack’ on NYC

5 Things You Need to Know About the US Govt’s ‘Simulated Terror Attack’ on NYC

Operation Gotham Shield has been reported by a growing number of media outlets as this month’s reason for Americans to panic over the government’s latest plot to kill off its citizenry by conducting a mock detonation of a dummy nuclear device over the skies of New York City — nothing to see here, folks. No,…

Why Washington is Terrified of Russia, China

Why Washington is Terrified of Russia, China

The Russia-China strategic partnership, uniting the Pentagon’s avowed top two “existential” threats to America, does not come with a formal treaty signed with pomp, circumstance – and a military parade. Enveloped in layers of subtle sophistication, there’s no way to know the deeper terms Beijing and Moscow have agreed upon behind those innumerable Putin-Xi Jinping high-level meetings. Diplomats, off the…

Trump Administration All at Sea: the Bizarre Voyage of the Carl Vinson

Trump Administration All at Sea: the Bizarre Voyage of the Carl Vinson

The US’s game of deception about the movements of the Carl Vinson during the North Korean crisis has damaged the US’s credibility and earned it deserved ridicule. The saga of the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and its battle group serves as a good example of all that is wrong with the Trump administration’s conduct of…

Ukraine, Korea, Syria, Iran… Falsifying History is Uncle Sam’s Way to War

Ukraine, Korea, Syria, Iran… Falsifying History is Uncle Sam’s Way to War

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the International Arctic Forum this week on the real and present dangers from falsifying history. He said such deliberate distortion of history erodes international law and order, creating chaos and leading to further conflict. The Russian leader deplored the use of history as an «ideological weapon» to demonize others, and he said…