Phil Butler

America’s Engine of Progress Steamrolls Western Sahara


In December of 2020, the White House announced the Israel–Morocco normalization agreement. In January USAID announced Morocco is being designated an economic hub under its Prosper Africa Initiative. According to this deal, Morocco is to get $100 million per year for five years to promote two-way trade between Morocco and the US, and to strengthen strategic…

The Real Reason behind Trump’s Frustration Over the Twitter Ban – Money, What Else?


Everybody’s talking about Jack Dorsey banning Donald Trump on Twitter. The public is being churned into crazy sour cream because the social networks have gagged the big mouth Looney Toons billionaire over allegedly inciting an insurrection at the US Capitol. But nobody, and I mean nobody seems to get…

New Research Reveals: Researchers Know Nothing About Vladimir Putin


A groundbreaking new study (chuckle) by Pew Research has revealed 14 countries with a view of Russia and Vladimir Putin that is not-so-hot. As is usually the case, the greater scope of data and knowledge reveals another actuality. This just goes to show, that narratives are usually not a chronicle of ideas to depend on…

The Plan for Cold War II


It’s a new year. It’s a time for a change. We need to look at geopolitics differently. That is if we are ever going to have peace and prosperity that is sustainable, and for all. This is why I have decided to take a new approach to political analysis.Today, we must shine the course light of reality on the shadowy agencies of propaganda and manipulation. My first subject will be the Ford Foundation…

Has the Ship of American Dreams Finally Sailed Away?


The US State Department will close all but one consulate in the biggest country in the world soon. In Washington, elected officials are considering sanctioning India because they bought the world’s best air-defense system, the Russian S-400. From Algeria to Venezuela American economic sanctions take food from billions of hungry mouths. In Iran, the people cannot even…

Still No Alternative to Abiding by International Law in Achieving Israeli–Palestinian Peace


In 1958 the novelist Leon Uris wrote a stunning novel entitled “Exodus”, about the establishment of the Jewish state in Palestine after World War II. In 1960, the legendary director Otto Preminger made the film, which starred Hollywood icon, Paul Newman. I saw Exodus when I was six years old, and the impact…

In the Haystack of Western Narratives: There’s a Needle of Good News from Russia


Many people in the world are waking up to the false narrative of the liberal order. The hate leveled at anyone standing in the way of “progress”, the unbridled Russophobia, the vilification of Vladimir Putin and other world leaders, it’s now out of place in a pandemic stricken world. Still, the forces that have propelled our past and current destruction cry on…

Farewell Incredulous Trump: All Hail Belligerent Biden


500,000 people died of hunger in our world since President Donald Trump lost the US presidential election to Joe Biden. Since Trump began his tantrum over the loss, 20,000 Americans have died of COVID-19, the “fake virus”, in ICUs across the nation. In war-torn Yemen, where Trump’s arms sold to the Saudis kill, 12 million children are at risk from malnutrition, cholera…

A Grim Outlook on the Future of US-Russia Relations


Much of the world breathed a sigh of relief when Joe Biden won the American presidency from incumbent Donald Trump. But from a realistic standpoint, we must all focus, and try hard to understand what took place in these elections. Here’s some food for thought, and a “not so fast” plea for sanity. When Joe Biden takes office next January, Russia’s President…

Why Russians Just Can’t Figure Things Out


2020 may end up being the year history puts down as a time when logic totally escaped Earth’s atmosphere. Just one look at news headlines from anywhere on the globe tells us we live on a lunatic planet. In America, half the people want a fascist who seems to hate everybody as president, while the other half picked a happy war monger puppet every sane…

The World is on the Brink Yet Again


It’s all so sensational, I am sure there is no journalists or playwright who can begin to express how messed up the world is today. In America, a president acts like a petulant adolescent. In Europe, a league of nations cannot cope with anything, at least not effectively. Even a global pandemic has not been able to galvanize humanity onto a single course of action. Instead…

Can a Joe Biden Led America Preserve Civilization for Us All?


When Joe Biden takes the oath of office in January, the world will breathe a sigh of relief. Donald Trump messed up international relations just that much. From Mexico City to Beijing and back, the last four years tested the glue that magically holds this world together. Now if we can just survive a more cultivated under the table dealer. Starting in January, an Obama…

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