Seth Ferris

No One Wants To Talk About It, But Lettergate...

UK678553432In a previous article I suggested that we may be at the beginning of a new scandal known as “Lettergate” which could be even greater than Watergate in the US.That particular story has died down, at least for now, as nothing more…

Saakashvili Deported But His Deeds Follow Him...

f61263b22a8a241bdc569d2c7fe40b38During Cold War times we were all very aware of the “Domino Theory”. This was the idea that the democratic states would fall like dominoes do when pushed, as the Communist states took them over one by one. Such a lesson was not lost on…

Germany Might Finally Have a Government – But...

7875European countries are complaining, quite rightly, that the Brexit talks are getting nowhere because they don’t know what the UK wants. This is hardly surprising, as it took the British cabinet over a year to even discuss what sort of Brexit they wanted, such were…

Freedom House Performs its Annual Ritual Danc...

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It’s that time of year again. Freedom House has published its Freedom in the World Report for 2017. Now we will see the annual ritual dance beloved of governments and media people, but completely ignored by everyone else. The dance always consists of the same steps. First international…

“Austerity” Big Buzz Word – But Who Really Be...

STLast week the US endured a stock market crash which wiped 1,000 points off the Dow Jones Index. Following that, the US government shut down for the second time in two monthsIf this happened anywhere else, one of two things would happen. Either the US would declare these…

Afghanistan: Why Won’t the Taliban Just...

AF46546342342Billions have been spent on the conflict in Afghanistan. First the object was to liberate the country from the Soviets, at a time no one really thought that would happen as touch upon in Charlie Wilson’s War. But at least would at least make them bleed as the Americans and French had…

Wacky Nuclear Politics About to Blow Up the U...

4431One does not need to have grown up in the age of “duck and cover” to understand that the nuclear scare that we are now experiencing could have been inspired from the script of Dr. Strangelove, written by of Stanley Kubrick as a black comedy that…

Trump Threatens Everyone To Destroy the US Be...

T534234234Donald Trump is getting quite carried away with starting fights; he is becoming the Shame of the Nation, and World for that matter. After recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel to detract attention from the defeat of ISIS and the failure of the Kurdistan project he is now trying 

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem: “Don’t-Hold-Your-...

T56345232Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has attracted a great deal of international wrath, as well as riots and official condemnations. If you laid all the learned opinion pieces on this…

Iraq’s Kurdish Problem Leaves the US No...

4221The latest developments in Iraq have put the US in another dilemma. It wants out of that country, but can’t actually leave because everything which is going on there is the product its own US foreign policy. It is affected by everything that goes on there, it can’t just walk…

You’ve Heard of the Russian Revolution ...

55rfevPeople all over the world are still fascinated by events in Russia in 1917. Even a cursory glance at this period shows they were momentous times to live in, with history unfolding in front of people seemingly under…

Lebanon: Hariri Kept in Power to Destroy His ...

3a43acac5372531fed625f02b953f400Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri was all smiles after his talks in Paris on December 8th. The same Hariri who had resigned on November 5th, saying his life was in danger , had been confirmed in post by Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, and French President…


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