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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

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 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

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

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

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

Breaking News On Libya: New Attack on UK ( and other headlines: Russia & new ‘armed groups’; US homeland drones, Egypt ‘Free Elections’ Tampering etc)


Well, as noted before and continuing to do so, the calculations are proving wrong: http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2012/06/rpg-fire-greets-british-ambassadors-convoy-libya/53406/ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/9326099/Australian-lawyer-free-if-she-reveals-Libyas-most-wanted-man.html http://www.france24.com/en/20120611-icc-delegation-held-libyan-prison-saif-al-islam-gaddafi-international-court http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/9326099/Australian-lawyer-free-if-she-reveals-Libyas-most-wanted-man.html   and in Egypt the continuing ‘tampering’ with ‘free elections and democracy’ goes on: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303444204577460610368607718.html?mod=WSJUK_hpp_MIDDLEFourthNews In U.S. domestic drones crisis: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/11/border-agency-overextended-drone-program/ http://rt.com/usa/news/us-navy-drone-states-603/ http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/11/coast-guard-unmanned-navy-aircraft-crashes-eastern/   EU and New Federal Bank Designs: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ccb2fda0-b3cd-11e1-8b03-00144feabdc0.html http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/europe-looks-at-plans-for-poltical-union-and-budgetary-oversight-a-838142.html   Is Russia facing new … Continue reading

What Is Arab Spring?: Watch This Rather Unrelated Though Familiar Documentary Into The ‘Secrets of CIA’


Focus especially on first 9-20 mins take on ‘Iran Coup of 1953’, Indonesia etc. But all in all it is worth 01 hrs 30 mins watch (all relate to the great orchestration of contemporary ‘Arab Spring’). Direct Link (hosted at Google Videos): Secrets of CIA (no commercials) Excellent selections of headlines: Spanish banks to receive … Continue reading

Koch Brothers Exposed (Documentary & New Yorker Article): MUST MUST SEE & READ (Especially, If An American)!!!!!


See The Documentary Here (direct to Video Link hosted at FileBox): Koch Brothers Exposed what the documentary and it’s real-life events leave someone with is the fearful sense of what the ‘mob’/masses can do when pushed and pushed and pushed, or ignored or trampled upon etc, they will fight back with uncontrollable passion, occupy and … Continue reading

Ethos II: Finally The Bankers Have It, The Dream To Dominate In Entirety Europe (with a planned Federal European Banking System)


So, as stated, it appears that the banking powers are finally ready to further consolidate their greedy-nasty-tentacles into Europe with the plans for setting up an European equivalent of US Federal Bank, and probably to be ran by European-Goldman Sachs, and dominated by consortium of other powerful banks/Frankfurt Group, as Goldman has already set out … Continue reading

Contemporary Africans & Middle Easterners Tacitly Helping in Erecting New Colonialism Foundations For Their Nations & People


The point of this brief article is this: The Greater Africa and Middle East are both slowly recreating, with eager helping hand, new colonial foundations for their respective regions, nations and people, while South America & Asia is no longer susceptible to ‘colonial creep’. What is colonialism? Is the domination with tacit acceptance of the … Continue reading

Excellent Article From The Foreign Policy On The Disgraced Tony Blair


A Man With No Country – By Alex Massie | Foreign Policy   Usual Selection of Interesting Headlines: The Enigma 1,800 Miles Below Us Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era Tony Blair’s moral decline and fall is now complete News International ‘tried to blackmail select committee’ How the Mail revealed the Conservative Party’s … Continue reading

The Dictator & Sacha Baron Cohen: Telling It As it Is (The Truth about Contemporary Politics, Society and Economics). HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.


Yesterday we watched The Dictator, and I was not disappointed, the general film is the usual Cohenasque satirical silliness, but it is the essence of the story that was interesting. For example; Cohen’s Main Character: The Dictator embodied the contemporary Arab Spring targeted-ruling tyrants, with a symbolic focus on Libyan Gaddaffi as presented via Cohen’s … Continue reading

Few Recent Vindications: Facebook Bubble; Iran; Africa; Egypt; Syria; Italy


well here are few listed most recent vindications of my analyses: 1. The Facebook/Social Media IPOs & the New devastating effect on an already fragile and unstable global economy. In other words, if it persists we are all screwed, again! Facebook’s Bad Day: The End of the Social Media Bubble? Facebook bubble begins to deflate? … Continue reading

YOU SHOULD DARE TO CARE: WHY OUR WESTERN-LEADING ‘DEMOCRATIC’ NATIONS ARE [SEDUCED BY] MOVING TO TOTAL TOTALITARIAN PRACTICES?


SIMPLE SINGLE STATEMENT: WE SHOULD ALL START TO CARE DEEPLY IN OUR POLITICAL STRUCTURES AND SYSTEMS, AS WE ARE SLOWLY ERECTING A PARALLELS THAT RESEMBLE ALL BUT IN NAME TOTALITARIANISM SOCIO-POLITICAL PRACTICES; FROM CISPA, TO UK-LAWS, TO ANTI-TERROR LAWS, RENDITION, TORTURE, POLICING POWERS, CURTAILING PROTESTS (THAT FREEDOM TO ASSEMBLE AND DEBATE) TO BIG-BROTHERISM AND SO … Continue reading

Street Lamps For Public Surveillance: An Article From RT (and a list of excellent headlines links)


‘Big brother’ lamp posts can hear, see and bark ‘Obey!’ at you America welcomes a new brand of smart street lightning systems: energy-efficient, long-lasting, complete with LED screens to show ads. They can also spy on citizens in a way George Orwell would not have imagined in his worst nightmare. ­With a price tag of … Continue reading

Who Is Assassinating The Former Libyan or Gadhafi Members of ‘priviledged state secrets club’?


Someone is hard at work killing off any remaining former Gadhaffian members of state, especially the close-knit club who are priviledged to all sort of sensitivites informations, dealings and so forth. The chain of killings began with Gadhafi himself, his sons, and one remaining, I have no doubt he will be dealt with, and given … Continue reading