Ulson Gunnar

The US and the Global Artificial Intelligence...

AI342342344Artificial intelligence (AI) is already widely used by tech firms worldwide for everything from search engines to social media. It is also increasingly being developed for other applications including monitoring systems and decision making. Experimental platforms…

Lebanon Next in US War on Middle East

56342422US politicians, policymakers and commentators insist that the United States military’s involvement in Syria and Iraq is solely aimed at defeating militants from the self-titled Islamic State (IS). However, it is abundantly clear that before the Russian intervention in Syria in 2015…

West’s “Kurdistan” Policy N...

64553223On one hand, the United States is demanding that Iranian-backed militias “leave” Iraq, claiming the fight against the self-titled “Islamic State” (IS) is over. On the other hand, the US and its European partners are still funneling…

US Mercenaries, Iraqi Highways and the Myster...

4513213123While the US and European media provided little explanation as to how militants from the self-titled Islamic State (IS) managed to appear, expand and then fight for years against the combined military power of Iraq, Syria…

US Missile Machinations Undoes Non-Proliferat...

1020587779When it comes to nuclear weapons upon the international stage, the general consensus is certainly not “the more the merrier.” Attempts to limit the number and variety of nuclear weapons and to take measures to avoid the use of those…

US Seeks to Monopolize Cyberwarfare

7112 Journal NEO CollageThe use of information to enhance martial power goes back to the beginning of human civilization itself, where propaganda and psychological warfare went hand-in-hand with slings, arrows, swords and shields. The most recent iteration of…

Defending Against the Next Generation of Biow...

a28321ba8f3530fc856783a3123dd44c_LChemical and biological weapons conjure in the mind terror and have been repeatedly cited as a pretext for both acts of military aggression and even entire wars. Scenes of soldiers and civilians choking on toxic chemicals or…

Blackwater Founder Seeks Privatization of Afg...

754352324Recent murmurs across the US media have indicated increased interest in “outsourcing” the war in Afghanistan to private military contractors. National Public Radio (NPR) interviewed Erik Prince, founder of controversial military…

Russian Sanctions Latest Betrayal of Post-Col...

654234234234While the US claims recent sanctions targeting Russia are based on alleged Russian interference in last year’s US elections, a careful examination of US policy post-Cold War reveals a systematic…

NATO’s New Libya Still Burning

879553In 2011, US and European policy think tanks, which both create and promote policy serving the collective interests of the corporations that sponsor them, promoted NATO military intervention in Libya. Under the guise of a humanitarian…

Saudi Arabia: What’s Really Behind Trum...

896544US President Donald Trump’s support came in no small part from those Americans who believe terrorism, and more specifically, “Islamic” terrorism pose an existential threat to the United States and the wider Western World. It…

Terror in Europe – Why Terrorists Are A...

6523423The London Bridge terror attack saw a repeat of a now familiar narrative in which every suspect involved had been long-known to both British security and intelligence agencies. The London Telegraph in an article titled, “Khuram…


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