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Ukraine: a Potemkin Village Kind of War

In his 2004 book on the 1914-18 European apocalypse, Cataclysm: the First World War as Political Tragedy, British historian David Stevenson states the war was “a cataclysm of a special kind, a man-made catastrophe produced by political acts” (from the “Introduction,” first paragraph).  Indeed, that is Stevenson’s thesis, that the Great War was a political […]
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“These are animals, not people”: Zelensky frees convicted child rapists, torturers to reinforce depleted military

Once condemned by Ukrainian officials and imprisoned for sadistic torture and the rape of minors, leaders of the notorious Tornado Battalion are free under Volodymyr Zelensky’s orders. After banning virtually his entire political opposition, publishing a blacklist of foreign journalists and academics accused of advancing “Russian propaganda,” and ramming through a law exempting 70% of Ukrainians from workplace protections, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenksy has freed from prison fascist militants convicted of some of the most heinous crimes the country has […]

Bill of Impeachment Against President Biden to Stop War with Russia!

117th Congress H.Res. XX 1st Session Impeaching Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., President of the United States For high crimes and misdemeanors _____________________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 28, 2020 Mr./Ms. Y submitted the following resolution, which was referred to the Committee on Judiciary. A RESOLUTION Impeaching Joseph Robinette Biden Jr., President of the United […]

All That I Ask Is That You Fight for Peace Today

Fuyuko Matsui (Japan), Becoming Friends with All the Children of the World, 2004. The fragility of Europe’s energy supply has once again been on display in recent months. Gas shipments through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which runs from Russia to Germany, were reduced to 40% of capacity in June, a cut that Moscow said […]
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Lessons from recent US history

For much of the period since the breakup of the Soviet Union, the US was politically, militarily and economically unchallenged. The US was now the world’s hegemon and, to remain dominant, it couldn’t allow powerful challengers to arise. This goal meant that the US viewed the relationship with nations such as Russia and China as […]
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Lessons from Vietnam for Ukraine

In April 1965, U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) explained why he was escalating US involvement in Vietnam. With an Orwellian touch, LBJ titled the speech “Peace without Conquest” as he announced the beginning of US air attacks on Vietnam. He explained that: We must fight if we are to live in a world where […]
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Iran-Turkey-Russia Meetings And The New “New World Order”

A trilateral Russia-Iran-Turkey meeting that recently took place has been turning heads the world over, after talk of a new framework for Middle East affairs became a sticking point. So, just how consequential are such meetings at this time and is the talk of a “new world order” simply propaganda? A series of meetings as Read More...

The US Boxes Itself in over Taiwan and Ukraine

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, is reportedly scheduled to visit Taipei in August 2022. The stated purpose is supporting Asian democracy. The trip has more than irked the Chinese. The trip has obviously not been approved by the one recognized government of China in Beijing. Some may downplay the speaker […]
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