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Washington Post: Scales-Ollivant & The Age of Smart Terrorist Armies


Opinions Terrorist armies fight smarter and deadlier than ever Masked Hamas supporters take part in a protest against against the Israeli offensive on Gaza strip, in the West Bank city of Nablus July 31, 2014. (Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters) By Robert H. Scales and Douglas Ollivant August 1 Robert H. Scales, a retired Army major general, … 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

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

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

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

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

President Kwame Nkrumah Must Read Paper: Understand the Politics of Neo-Colonialism and Imperialism


To understand today’s so-called liberalisation of the world by western states, from the so-called colour revolutions to ”Arab Spring”, IMF and World Bank ”Philanthropic activities” across the third world, READ this little work, just focus on chapter One. The work was written in the 1960s by Ghana’s first independent President, Mr. Kwame Nkrumah and still … Continue reading

From Washington Times Blogger: Why US fight? [”Dollar Wars”]


Looking forward to WW3: Iran, Russia and China vs. the USA Comment | Tweet | Share | | | | More | Saturday, November 17, 2012 – Politics from the Blue Collar by Mike Shortridge Mike Shortridge Ask me a question. WASHINGTON, D.C., November 18, 2012 — Now that we have picked our commander in … Continue reading

Rome Is Falling: Links to Great Articles on The ‘America In Decline Series’


Here is a selection of great reading links to some of the partially brilliant analyses on the contemporary United States, looked at home and abroad, but perhaps the most important reading-article, highly recommended, is this from Power and Policy blog at Harvard School, why America is her own enemy (”I looked at the enemy, and … Continue reading

Updated Note To Yesterday’s Post On ‘America In The Age of Decline: Not Another Revision of Nye’s Soft Power Thesis (more anti-thetical)


To: Those Who Made Further Enquiries On the Matter,   Yesterday I noted how the United States should approach contemporary international affairs within the Bismarck paradigm to international diplomacy rather than the Kaiser-ian arm-centric model, and any knowledgeable reader might be forgiven to believe that the thesis presented seemed to echo another attempt for a … Continue reading

Award-Winning Articles By Der Spiegel On Contemporary United States: Part 2, The International Affairs (Reprinted In Full)


11/05/2012 06:33 PM Divided States of America Notes on the Decline of a Great Nation By SPIEGEL Staff The United States is frittering away its role as a model for the rest of the world. The political system is plagued by an absurd level of hatred, the economy is stagnating and the infrastructure is falling … Continue reading

Award-Winning Articles By Der Spiegel On Contemporary United States: Part 1, The Domestic Affairs (Reprinted In Full)


11/05/2012 06:07 PM Destroyed by Total Capitalism America Has Already Lost Tuesday’s Election A Commentary by Jakob Augstein Germans see the US election as a battle between the good Obama and the evil Romney. But this is a mistake. Regardless of who wins the election on Tuesday, total capitalism is America’s true ruler, and it … Continue reading