Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield is Shielding What?

Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield is Shielding What?

Turkey, in a bid to legitimize its uninvited, illegal incursion into northern Syria, has created several media platforms specifically reporting on what it calls “Operation Euphrates Shield.” Operation Euphrates Shield, according to official Turkish government statements, aims at “securing” a buffer zone in northern Syria spanning from the Euphrates river in the east and extending…

What Trump’s International Policies Could Look Like

What Trump’s International Policies Could Look Like

In June 2011, before the 9/11 catastrophe shook the world and before President George W Bush committed his country to endless and unwinnable wars, he met with President Putin and described their conversation as «straightforward and effective». He found Mr Putin «to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue… He’s a…

Trump Won Because Clinton & Her Supporters Refused to Live in the Real World

Trump Won Because Clinton & Her Supporters Refused to Live in the Real World

The Washington establishment and its fans and defenders got their comeuppance this week, and they’re finding it very difficult to get their heads around it. Before we go any further, I should clarify that I’m no fan of Donald Trump, and like most people, I believed Clinton would win, so this isn’t an opportunity to…

Will the Powers That Be assassinate Donald Trump?

Will the Powers That Be assassinate Donald Trump?

Monisha Rajesh is not your typical person. She writes for the Guardian, the New York Times, the Financial Times, and the Sunday Times. Right after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Rajesh was busy tweeting things like this: “It’s about time for a presidential assassination.”[1] There has been at least one assassination attempt to kill…