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[[RE-EDITED]]ISIS & IRAQ: The Hidden Facts and Consequences for Regional and International Security


What has recent surprise operational successes in Iraq by the militant Islamic group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria/Sham taught us? One is that the organisation is without a doubt a mix of the old Baathist Special Republican Forces with excellent military knowledge and skills who somehow ‘became Islamized’ or ‘radicalised into extremist … Continue reading

Covert Action In Action: Propaganda and Political Action (Source: Mondo/Stratrisk)


Shady PR operatives, pro-Israel ties, anti-Castro money: Inside the Syrian opposition’s DC spin machine Source: Mondo During the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Syria on September 3, Secretary of State John Kerry and Senator John McCain both cited a Wall Street Journal editorial by Elizabeth O’Bagy to support their assessment of the Syrian rebels … Continue reading

Egypt, Morsi & The Muslim Brotherhood: The First Western-Regional-Allies Orchestrated Coup de Etat Against the Rise of Popularly Elected Islamist Governments


One thing is for sure, at least for those of us with [even] the limited ‘in the loop’ understanding, or the following, of international affairs [politics and security] is that, the Egyptian so propagandily-portrayed recent event as either popular revolt by the Egyptians themselves or by the Egyptian Armed Forces on behalf of the Egyptian … Continue reading

Transatlantic Treaty: Why It Will Not Work Without Provoking The World Into Armed Camps?


There is again another round of invented western self-delusional ”management concept”, in the traditions of the great ‘management consulting guru’ (or rather master conman, as the field is in general), that of transatlantic treaty or at times even so-nudged (to use another ”management conceptual tools”, mostly popular within the field of behavioural sciences) the Common … Continue reading

Iran & The New Middle East Great Game: Time For Iran To Act Like A Great Power Not A Powerless Victim!


If there is a state that benefited from contemporary Middle Eastern Chaos (from the Invasion of Iraq 2003 to so-called ‘Arab Spring’ and most importantly the Syrian War), is without a grain of doubt, is Iran. But the question now is; is Iran up for the glorious opportunities afforded (and open) to them? Strategists appreciate … Continue reading

Stephen M. Walt On FP: Top 10 warning signs of ‘liberal imperialism’


Are you a liberal imperialist? Liberal imperialists are like kinder, gentler neoconservatives: Like neocons, they believe it’s America’s responsibility to right political and humanitarian wrongs around the world, and they’re comfortable with the idea of the United States deciding who will run countries such as Libya, Syria, or Afghanistan. Unlike neocons, liberal imperialists embrace and … Continue reading

Boston Marathon Bombings: Did The Secret Government Waged an Open War of Protest on Americans (and Obama’s Administration)?


Please find my take on the recent US bombings during Boston Marathon on the attachment below. Be Warned: The paper borders almost on the conspiratorial territories by linking the 1960s ”secret government” elements (i.e. military industrial complex) secret war on the Kennedys, and today’s Open War on the Obamas caused by many frustrations as a … Continue reading

The Kaki Earthquake: Did Iran Just Tested Her Nation’s First Nuclear Bomb?


The report (The Guardian) said the earthquake struck the town of Kaki, 60 miles (96km) south-east of Bushehr on the Persian Gulf and home of Iran’s first nuclear power plant….. The question is, was the earthquake, normal indicator during nuclear bombs tests, an indicator that the Islamic Rep of Iran just tested her nation’s first … Continue reading

De-Westernization of Globalization: An Excellent Research Paper From The Respected Zurich-Based Centre For Security Studies (Highly Recommended Reading)


19 March 2013 The De-Westernisation of Globalisation Democracy and globalization Because they now see a direct correlation between economics and national security, Western leaders are trying to ‘rein in’ globalization or so Jonas Gratz claims. Whether they can do that, however, will depend on their ability to pursue coherent economic agendas and solve assorted domestic … Continue reading

Critical Question: 22nd Century & The Colonization of The West


Title: The Coming Colonization of The West Law I: The Law of Nature First comes in the Merchants with their attractive business proposals, offers and seemingly unlimited wealth. After this, or closer and parallel, comes in the diplomats and politicians for those important discussions on mutual trading interests and assurances, and then, of course in … Continue reading

Jack Straw On Iran: A Surprisingly Level-Headed British Discussion On Iran


source: The Daily Telegraph (UK newspaper) Even if Iran gets the Bomb, it won’t be worth going to war Containment is a better response than conflict in dealing with a country we have long mishandled Playing a dangerous game: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran  Photo: EPA By Jack Straw 8:18PM GMT 25 Feb 2013 … Continue reading

Are The Contemporary Islamic Fighters Dictating The ”Terror Wars”?


A simple unmissable fact: Modern Islamic Insurgencies appear to be firmly in control of the general status of the contemporary global violence, in the sphere of so-called ”global war on terror”. It does seem that, utilizing the popular guerrilla tactics and strategies and the general wisdom of military strategy, the Contemporary Islamic Insurgencies are [a] … Continue reading

Is Thailand Next After Mali?


The simple question is: Is there a pattern of strategic master-strokes of Islamic Insurgency Worldwide and their abilities to shift contemporary battlefields from Central Asia to Middle East, to Africa, Europe, to Far East Asia etc?

US-Qatar-UK On Syria Chemical Weapon ”Conspiracy”


U.S. ‘backed plan to launch chemical weapon attack on Syria and blame it on Assad’s regime’ Leaked emails from defense contractor refers to chemical weapons saying ‘the idea is approved by Washington’ Obama issued warning to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad last month that use of chemical warfare was ‘totally unacceptable’ By Louise Boyle PUBLISHED: 19:16, … Continue reading

Gordon Adams FP Article: Continental Shift


  Continental Shift Why the Pentagon should pay less attention to Africa. BY GORDON ADAMS | JANUARY 25, 2013 The U.S. military has left Iraq and will leave Afghanistan soon. One might assume that this means a lower level of U.S. military operations overseas. Not so fast. Military operations in Mali and the connected Algerian … Continue reading

Plots Thickens: 3-Articles On The New CIA Adventures in Latin America


Article One: RT & Ecuadorian Claims of ”Assassination”: Go to main page   News   Ecuadorian president warns of possible ‘CIA attack’ before elections Ecuadorian president warns of possible ‘CIA attack’ before elections Published: 6 January, 2013, 15:31 Edited: 7 January, 2013, 12:44 Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has said the CIA may try to kill … Continue reading

My New PressTV article is up: On Contemporary Geopolitics


Here is the direct link to PressTV website.

My Published Article On PressTV


Here are few of my published articles on PressTV. Second on Syria as Modern Spanish Civil War Third Submitted as Yet to be published (pdf): syria extension Fourth Submitted as Yet to be published (pdf): The Resistance

Messr. Hubert Vedrine (France’s Former Foreign Minister, 1997-2002) On FP: Western Decline Is a ‘Choice’ (Good Reading)


  Decline Is a Choice The West has nothing to fear but fear itself. BY HUBERT VÉDRINE | DECEMBER 10, 2012 The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 was supposed to mark both the “end of history” and the birth of an international community founded on the universal acceptance of Western values — a … Continue reading

FP Article: Don’t Let The Syrian Rebels Win


The article below support my ever-shouted out opinion that it would be better for the West to approach Syria a la Machiavellian strategy, make a deal which would set out to keeping Assad in position, though a forced sharing of political power with others, and this would mean naturally ”an enemy who now is a … Continue reading