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Dr. Gary K. Busch has had a varied career-as an international trades unionist, an academic, a businessman and a political intelligence consultant. He was a professor and Head of Department at the University of Hawaii and has been a visiting professor at several universities. He was the head of research in international affairs for a major U.S. trade union and Assistant General Secretary of an international union federation. His articles have appeared in the Economist Intelligence Unit, Wall Street Journal, WPROST, Pravda and several other news journals. He is the editor and publisher of the web-based news journal of international relations www.ocnus.net.
The Turkish Crackdown On Civil Liberties And The Cypriot Question
There have been many problems created in Turkey with the removal of civil liberties and constitutional rights of Turkish citizens as a result of Erdogan and the AKP using this coup attempt to create an opportunity to purge the Turkish military, the civil service, the judges, the lawyers, the teachers and the universities
Brexit: Escaping an Abusive Polygamous Marriage
One of the great difficulties for the general public trying to make sense of the competing arguments for and against Brexit has been the constant and intense climate of Project Fear which the Remain campaign delivered at every opportunity. The prospect of leaving the embrace of the European Union to carry on an economic and political life outside that union was constantly being referred to by commentators as a divorce by Brita
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Preposterous Farce of A Second Scottish Referendum
In the wake of the British vote to leave the European Union the Scottish First Minister has engaged with the broadcast and press media to threaten to take Scotland into a referendum to allow the nation to leave the United Kingdom and join the EU. This is an empty gesture and posturing by the ruling SNP to try to turn the Scottish dissatisfaction with the Brexit vote into a greater power for the SNP.
BREXIT, Security and The European Toy Soldiers
One of the key issues raised by those who campaign to keep Britain within the European Union is that its security is enhanced by remaining in the EU. It is a false and dangerous argument to make that Brexit will leave the UK isolated (let alone Cameron's assertion of a Third World War). It will be Europe who will be isolated and insecure.
The Turkish Dilemma
The failures, deceits and temporising of Erdogan and the AKP have been exposed to the world with the recent explosions in Ankara.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015(1 comments)
Schrödinger's Cat Is Dead
Fundamentally, the Euro exists as a currency but is founded on the willing suspension of disbelief that somewhere, under the piles of excrement, there is a real pony passing nutrients through its system which constantly augments the piles. The simple fact is that reading the piles of excremental waste which surround the Euro has become a ritualised art form, like phrenology
Monday, July 13, 2015(1 comments)
Consensual Rape in Greece
It is time for democrats and Europeans of any moral worth to demonstrate their shame and embarrassment at the behaviour of their elected officials and to try and wrest control back of the European Union to allow it to follow the principles it was intended to achieve at the Treaty of Rome.