East vs. West: Two Approaches to Dealing with Extremism

East vs. West: Two Approaches to Dealing with Extremism

The New York Times in its September 3, 2021 article, “New Zealand Police Kill ‘Extremist’ Who Stabbed 6 in ISIS-Inspired Attack,” would report that a Sri Lankan national injured 6 people before being shot to death by police.  The article revealed that the suspect arrived in New Zealand in 2011 and has been “known to…

It’s Raining Scarlet Letters

It’s Raining Scarlet Letters

Beijing has resolved that subjugation (opium or gaming addiction) will never be allowed to happen again, Alastair Crooke writes. The Scarlet Letter is the tale of Hester Prynne in Puritan 17th century America. The story begins after Hester gives birth to a child out of wedlock and refuses to name the father. As a result,…

The Persian Gulf is Once Again at the Center of Western Provocations

The Persian Gulf is Once Again at the Center of Western Provocations

As part of a concerted effort to pressurize Iran ahead of the expected resumption of nuclear talks in Vienna, Washington and its European allies appear to be using a mysterious and not entirely understandable attack on an oil tanker operated by Israel to extract additional concessions from Tehran.   In doing so, says the well-informed Iranian…

Is the Western Hemisphere Hurling Towards a ‘Covid Civil War’?

Is the Western Hemisphere Hurling Towards a ‘Covid Civil War’?

Vaccine passports in major cities will be viewed as an abuse of political power for ulterior motives, Robert Bridge writes. Apartheid conditions are being created in Western countries between the vaccinated and ‘anti-vaxxers.’ And with the introduction of vaccine passports, which could theoretically deny the unvaccinated the most basic and essential services, things could get…