Phil Butler

The Hidden Purpose of ISIL: A New King of Libya


A few weeks back NEO ran an article that revealed the doublespeak of western conflict resolution. A telling look at an NGO known as the International Crisis Group showed clearly the tangled web of control…

The Kurds: Turkey-NATO Genocide?


The Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq has called the Turkish military operation against Kurds on the border in with Turkey genocide. Meanwhile, a growing number of world states are viewing Turkey as a rogue state, a NATO member growing…

Key Crisis Point: Is Saudi Arabia Running Out of Gas?


Saudi Arabia’s ever increasingly hostile stance toward neighbors may not be as secular as some have suggested. Given the nature of the country’s oil reserves, and almost unlimited production for decades…

On a Progressive Iran: The Iranian Way, Not Washington’s


1823Wishful thinking, manipulation, blatant propaganda, the western mainstream press holds no real surprises any more. News from American and British newspapers concerning Iran’s elections depicts a fantasy liberalized Iran today. Reading…

The Turkey Deconstruct May Be Academic


Did we suddenly wake up in the midst of a shadowy nightmare? Is Reuters reporting to prompt NATO into action in alliance with Turkey and Saudi Arabia against Russia? This is the reality this morning, as the UN Security Council (UNSCDahJTkfw, is now…

Armor Piercing, Toxic Shocking – the US’s Ongoing Depleted Uranium Manifesto


February 28th, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the end of Operation Desert Storm, the combat phase of the Gulf War, the first war with Iraq. This conflict was a turning point in US and…

A Yugoslavian Fantasy: 24th versus 149th Place


In an alternative universe, what if Yugoslavia still existed? NATO’s expansion, the Cold War still being waged, the so-called democratic western nations destroying freedoms in the name of democracy, we’re already living World War III. At this crucial…

2016: The Year We Realized It’s 1984


The state of most media today is sad, pitiful, and hopelessly unbelievable. From BBC to the New York Times, any semblance of believability is gone. What makes matters worse though, are what amount to popularity factions in social media. The information…

The Italian Connection and “Girlfriends” of World Chaos


An analyst colleague of mine told me the other day; “World War III is already underway Phil.” His assertion only confirmed my own conclusions. 24 months of my research has uncovered untold warlike initiatives. Many agree now, we’re caught…

Liquid Freedom Reaches Europe – Citizens Beware!


The other day a lone tanker ship carrying a cargo of US shale oil dropped anchor in the French port of Fos. Laden with oil destined for refining by a company called Vitol Group at a facility in Switzerland, the fruit of US President…

Understanding Chaos and the Wheels of Democracy’s Spread


People interested in understanding world events today, they need to be able to read between the lines of news – and expertly. Recalling how foreign policy rhetoric appeared just two years ago, today’s news reveals a paradigm shift…

Extra! Extra! Putin Rigged Sport, Not Us!


It’s Putin again… Or, is that just an echo from up yonder? This time athletes doping to win Olympic medals is all because of the arch villain, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. Yep, expect to read soon how the Russian president owns stock in a growth…

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