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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

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

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

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?

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

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

Al-Qai’da Jihad:Is It Not A Model Of Military Strategic Excellence But Not An Overall Strategic Execellence (Making Strategy: Mixing Political Strategy Is The Key To Total Victory)


Every time I analyze Al-Qa’ida strategic behaviour I am left just amazed and at time with a true admiration, as a defence-security analyst, in recognition of how the group’s military strategy is, and has been, without a doubt an absolute model of a military excellence. However, when also examined one thing that comes out fairly … Continue reading

The Most Dangerous Blowback: How The Muslims came to OPENLY Embrace with A Sense Of Pride The Contemporary Mujahidins (Al-Qai’da & Affiliates)


The most serious and critical, perhaps the lesser covered aspect or merely unappreciated as yet, of the present Islamic blow-back, is the loss of [a] ”hearts and minds” of Muslims and [b] previous effectiveness power of the ”fear-tactics” based on constant surveillance and arrests by the western states at home and abroad of the Muslims. … Continue reading

Muslim Brotherhood, Turkey-NATO on Syria & PRI/Mexico (The World Connected)


So, Al-Qai’da continues to reap political successes in the Middle East with so-called ‘Islamist’ parties winning every elections, now the question is what happens next? Look to the Great Baathist Revolutions of 1970s in the same region for the answers, but don’t be surprised with disappointments as this time around the west still control the … Continue reading

[My New Research Paper] A Case Against Counter-Terrorism: A Worst Policy Scenario For Democracies (Dershowitz Interesting Chapter & Headlines)


The Link to my paper is below: counter-terror_CWI Here is an interesting chapter from Alan M. Dershowitz (fictional not much of an actual scholarly work), from his book ‘Why Terrorism Works’, Chapter Three: How an Amoral Society Could Fight Terrorism pp. 105-130. The interesting thing about this work is exactly what I state in my … Continue reading