Very Powerful People in the U.S. Government Want War – This is Their Sales Pitch

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment. By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons and … Continue reading Very Powerful People in the U.S. Government Want War – This is Their Sales Pitch

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Jerusalem Post: There will be a War, a Big War

“Does the Arab world view Russian ambassador’s assassination as a trigger to a 3rd world war?" The Dec 20 issue of the Jerusalem Post quotes with open enthusiasm Al Jazeera’s Faisal al-Qaseem: “If you thought that the assassination of the Russian ambassador was a dangerous event, then just wait for something ten-fold more dangerous to … Continue reading Jerusalem Post: There will be a War, a Big War

An A-10C Thunderbolt II at Moody Air Force Base. Flickr/U.S. Air Force

5 Places World War III Could Start in 2017

The Trump administration enters office in an unsettled time. For a variety of reasons (some directly connected to Trump’s rhetoric), the great powers face more uncertainty than at any time in recent memory.  In the first few months of Trump’s presidency (indeed, perhaps even before his presidency begins) the United States will have to navigate … Continue reading 5 Places World War III Could Start in 2017

Media Silent as US House Passes Resolution for Syrian No-Fly Zone — Provoking War with Russia

Hillary Clinton’s loss was a shock to the purveyors of U.S. military hegemony, who saw in her an easier path to keep the Syria conflict going. Secretary of State Clinton was instrumental in the early days of Syria intervention, in 2010 making a series of demands for Syria to get in line behind the U.S. vision for … Continue reading Media Silent as US House Passes Resolution for Syrian No-Fly Zone — Provoking War with Russia

WW3 Military Buildup: Will Putin’s Druzhba-Dosti Diplomacy Work in the Indo-Pacific Rim?

The squabble in the sub-continent between India and Pakistan is enlarging the shadow of war in South Asia as both nuclear neighbors are threatening each other with full scale war. Both countries have already fought three wars in just 69 years of their division since British rule. Western scheme to “divide and conquer” are still … Continue reading WW3 Military Buildup: Will Putin’s Druzhba-Dosti Diplomacy Work in the Indo-Pacific Rim?

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton © Carlos Barria / Reuters

Why Hillary Won’t Unleash WWIII

The record shows Hillary “We Came, We Saw, He Died” Clinton is the ‘Queen of War’. She is fully supported by virtually the whole US establishment; a bipartisan, neocon/neoliberalcon, regime change/”humanitarian” imperialist axis. On the opposite side, for all his personal pathology problems and incoherent twitter-mouth ramblings, Donald Trump seemed to be on the money … Continue reading Why Hillary Won’t Unleash WWIII

FACT CHECK: Trump is Right that Clinton Might Cause WW3

Trump claims that Clinton’s policy on Syria would lead to World War 3. Let’s fact check … The Washington Post points out that a vote for Clinton is a vote for escalating military confrontation in Syria and elsewhere: In the rarefied world of the Washington foreign policy establishment, President Obama’s departure from the White House — and the possible … Continue reading FACT CHECK: Trump is Right that Clinton Might Cause WW3