Europe

On Board British Airways: Enjoy Propaganda an...

BA5345234234First of all, the British Airways is not in the league of airlines such as Singapore Airlines or Cathay Pacific. Many of its intercontinental planes are old and unkempt; monitors are only bit bigger than a pack of cigarettes, and the selection of films thoroughly pathetic for…

France Believes it’s Entitiled to its G...

FR352423123Whether or not one likes former Rothschild banker Emanuel Macron’s neo-liberal domestic policies — which most French find abhorrent — you have to give France’s youngest president credit for emulating Vladimir Putin’s way of all but forcing recalcitrant players to negotiate…

Will EU Block China Economic Silk Road?

In the clearest sign to date, EU Ambassadors to Beijing have just released a document critical of China’s vast Belt, Road Initiative or New Economic Silk Road infrastructure project. All EU ambassadors excepting Hungary signed off on the paper in a declaration…

Brexit Produces An Unlikely Saviour of Democr...

7661Those who want to prevent Brexit have been claiming a major victory. On 18th of April the House of Lords, the unelected second chamber of the British parliament, passed two measures which embarrassed Theresa May’s government. The first obliges…

Trump-Macron: Europe Is Doing a One-Eighty

3221Emanuel Macron’s visit to the US illustrates a major transformation pf the Atlantic Alliance. Since the end of World War II in 1945, Europe has been beholden to the US, due to the major role it played in defeating Nazi Germany. (Until recently, neither the European nor the American…

Putin Was There: The Day Britain’s Lights Fin...

BUK4234234Since just before the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia I’ve been a media analyst focused on the most widespread and belligerent propaganda campaign in the history of the world. Never in human history has there been more control of a singular message. Yes, the Nazis maintained such…

The Stench of Imperialism: The Statement of T...

MT565423423On April 16 the British prime minister, Theresa May made a speech to parliament setting out the “justifications” for Britain’s participation on the aggression against Syria in the dead-of-night missile attack of April 14. Throughout her speech she dramatically referred to barrel…

Australia and the Rules Based Internal Order

56234123111One of the most frequently heard phrases from Prime Minister Turnbull and Foreign Minister Bishop is their reiteration of a belief in the “rules based international order.” This phrase is usually invoked in the context of a criticism…

The Crocodile Tears of Emmanuel Macron

7765Which is worse, a French “monster,” and American fiend, or a Syrian one? Emmanuel Macron is a curious man. The French president just got off the phone with American President Donald Trump to voice France’s commitment to go to war in Syria over the latest provocation, the alleged…

Who’s the Next Expedient Target 4-the US War ...

7764As the noose of impeachment closes tighter around Donald Trump neck, he is finding that running his mouth has limitations. Like Nixon before him, he is hoping that the world can be twisted to become what he says it is. The only question is whether he is capable of realising that…

Britain and its Deadly Chemical Games

5644322There’s no arguing that recently we’ve witnessed an abrupt increase of public interest in chemical weapons and the top-secret British laboratory Porton Down due to the alleged poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the so-called Salisbury incident. Back in 2004, the Guardian would announce…

The Deepening EU-US Schism on Iran Deal

7879While the US president Donald Trump’s opposition to and his desire to scrap the Iran nuclear deal isn’t any secret, the appointment of a known hawk, John Bolton, as the president’s new national security adviser has manifold increased the prospects of the US’ withdrawal from the deal…


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