by Paul Craig Roberts https://www.paulcraigroberts.org (March 24 2018) I agree with Stephen Lendman (below) that the Russian government's efforts to deal with the West on the basis of evidence and law are futile. There is only one Western foreign policy and it is Washington's. Washington's "diplomacy" consists only of lies and force. It was a … Continue reading Washington Has Declared Hegemony or War
by Patrick J Buchanan buchanan.org/blog (March 27 2018) The last man standing between the US and war with Iran may be a four-star general affectionately known to his Marines as "Mad Dog". General James Mattis, the secretary of defense, appears to be the last man in the Situation Room who believes the Iran nuclear deal … Continue reading Is Trump Assembling a War Cabinet?
... and the Push to Nuclear War by Colin Todhunter CounterPunch (March 19 2018) The United States has devised on an ongoing strategy of tension towards Russia. It has initiated economic sanctions against Moscow, concocted a narrative about "Russian aggression" for public consumption and has by various means attempted to undermine and weaken the energy-dependent … Continue reading The Strategy of Tension Towards Russia …
by Paul Craig Roberts https://www.paulcraigroberts.org (March 19 2018) Two factors are driving the world to nuclear war. One is the constant stream of insults, false accusations, and broken agreements that the West has been dumping on Russia year after year. The other is Russia's response, or, perhaps more correctly, the lack thereof. Articles documenting Washington's … Continue reading Can Nuclear War Be Avoided?
... a Major War in Syria Is Imminent by Arkady Savitsky Strategic Culture Foundation (March 21 2018) On March 17, the Russian General Staff warned about an imminent attack on Syria. The statement did not elaborate. Of course, some information is classified but an independent and impartial analysis of publicly available information leads one to … Continue reading The Russian Military Warns …
But It Could be America's Last Act of Desperation by Darius Shahtahmasebi TheAntiMedia.org (March 19 2018) Zero Hedge (March 21 2018) Though some have been warning about the catastrophic potential for a third global conflict for years, it wasn't until recently that these warnings became more mainstream. The calamitous nature of the violence in Syria … Continue reading A World War Might Sound Crazy
by Paul Craig Roberts https://www.paulcraigroberts.org (March 21 2018) This morning I watched a briefing the Russian Foreign Ministry provided for the diplomatic community where international toxic substances experts presented information concerning the alleged nerve agent used in the alleged attack on Skripal and his daughter. This information has been known for some time, and none … Continue reading Has Russia Had Enough?
Perhaps a Confucian path would be the right direction toward Eurasian integration by Pepe Escobar Asia Times (March 25 2018) http://static.atimes.com/uploads/2018/03/Confucius-960x576.jpg What would Confucius do? Photo: iStock The Chinese constitutional amendment allowing Xi Jinping the possibility of further presidential terms - staying in power long enough to bring "national rejuvenation" combined with the Russian election … Continue reading Will the Putin-Xi Era Supersede the Western Liberal (dis)Order?
by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers DissidentVoice.org (March 18 2018) Zero Hedge (March 23 2018) US empire is in decline. Reports of the end of the US being the unitary power in world affairs are common, as are predictions of the end of US empire. China surpassed the United States as the world economic leader … Continue reading US Doubles Down as Empire Declines
by Federico Pieraccini Strategic Culture Foundation (March 24 2018) After a series of high-level meetings between officials from Seoul and Pyongyang, the proposal for a face-to-face meeting between the American and North Korean leaders appeared before President Trump, who without much hesitation accepted, upsetting the last fifty years of relations between the countries. Donald Trump … Continue reading Diplomacy for Peace or Preparations for War?