Blackwater Founder Wants to Boost the Afghan Air War with His Private Air Force

Erik Prince, the former CEO of the private military company known as Blackwater, wants to step up the Afghan air war with a private air force capable of intelligence collection and close-air support, according to a recent proposal submitted to the Afghan government. According to a senior Afghan military official, Prince has submitted a business proposal offering a “turn-key composite...

China’s Missile Forces Could Make US War Planners Think Twice

China’s conventional missile capabilities pose a serious challenge to US dominance in the Pacific region, RIA Novosti contributor Ilya Plekhanov noted, citing a 2017 Center for a New American Security (CNAS) report. According to the journalist, Washington has no alternative but to take this into consideration. China’s non-nuclear weapons allow the People’s Republic to defeat American and allied ballistic missile defenses...

How Mainstream US ‘News’ Media Pump Their Government’s Lies to Deceive the Public

Now that finally the US government has officially terminated its arming and training of the jihadist gangs that are fighting to overthrow and replace Syria’s government, the neoconservative mainstream US ‘news’ media are disagreeing with each other over how to communicate this fact to the American people without contradicting, or otherwise violating, the false ‘history’ they’ve all been presenting and preserving, throughout the...

Historic Shift in Geopolitical Alignments: India and Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)

On June 9, both India and Pakistan became simultaneously members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Eurasian economic, political and mutual security organization largely dominated by China and Russia.  While the SCO with headquarters in Beijing is not officially a “military alliance”, it nonetheless serves as a geopolitical and strategic “counterweight” to US-NATO and its allies. It also plays...