USA in the World

Interference, if it Only Were Russia

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What happened in America during the last presidential election and, to an extent, during the recent mid-term elections, is now…

The Case for Increasing US Military Spending ...

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Despite being the world’s biggest military power, spending a lot more than the combined defence budgets of China, Russia, Saudi…

RIP George H. W. Bush and the Rest

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The death of former President George H. W. Bush last month has spurred many an analyst to take up their swords…

Smartphone Wars: Yandex & Huawei Challen...

YA34234211The arrest of Chinese telecommunications CFO Meng Wanzhou has sent shockwaves through the global markets. The context of the smartphone industry and the challenges facing big monopolies from Russia and China is vital background information for anyone who wants to understand…

Proof the Mainstream Media is the Enemy of th...

786324You can’t make this stuff up: When the president of the most powerful nation in the world, nuclear armed to the teeth, announces that he will save the world from obliteration by partnering with the heads of the two nuclear countries that America sees as enemies, the media…

Beware, Income Disparity is among the Leading...

674533It’s hardly a secret that there was an abrupt increase in income disparity pretty much all across the globe in the period from 1980 to 2017, as it has been recently confirmed by a report released by World Inequality Lab (WIL). Pretty much the same conclusion was voiced by a group of…

Who is Peter Comey and Why it Matters

On December 7 after weeks of legal resistance, former FBI Director James Comey was forced to appear at a closed-door hearing convened by Republicans in the House of Representatives. The hearing was called to investigate political bias by Comey and other officials against then-candidate…

G20 Summit More a Farce: How Many Bottles Wil...

UNS564222The G20 Summit in Argentina was, like the rest, a farce. Throughout history, people of influence have developed alternative structures to find ways round things. The G20 is yet another attempt by world leaders to subvert democratic control of their actions by saying that, if WE…

The “Punishing Truth” About Donald Trump’s Po...

TR454363232Before long the world will act typically numb when President Donald Trump announces a “hit” on a prominent public figure via his Twitter account. The American administrations of the past few decades have already made an art out of the mafia-like military and economic sanctions on…

Why is “Intelligence” the Mother of All Stupi...

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When listening to political leaders in the West, particularly when describing Syria or “Palestinian terrorists” or the threat from Russia and China, for those with critical thinking ability the statements heard are puzzling. One can’t help but ask, “How do humans get this stupid? One might also ask, “How do they get elected to public office in supposedly ‘freedom loving democracies’…

Americans Salute Bush Forty-One

BF564522The father of former president George Bush, former President George H.W. Bush, lived to the ripe old age of ninety-four, and is eulogized as an (untypical) gentleman, a beloved father and grandfather and a sterling patriot, who was a pilot in World War II and headed the CIA before…

Mueller and FBI versus Trump – Who Will Win?

RBM6456222It is time for the reclusive Mr. Mueller to begin revealing where the focus of his investigation is going. This week, sentencing hearings begin for those who have cooperated with the government in the hopes of a lighter sentence. The FBI has to provide sentencing recommendations…


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