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Brian Joseph Thomas Berletic (A.K.A. Tony Cartalucci) is a Bangkok-based geopolitical researcher and writer. Tony is a American industrial designer living in Bangkok, Thailand since he left the United States Marine Corps and the US altogether in 2004.
Since he began writing about politics he has used pen names to conceal his identity for a variety of very common reasons many journalists, commentators, and pundits use pen names for.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, October 21, 2020 China's High-Speed Rail Reaches into Southeast Asia
There is a significant reason why political unrest fueled by US interference is flaring up across Southeast Asia - an attempt at derailing Beijing's ambitious One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, September 4, 2020 The Biggest Lie About China's Xinjiang "Internment Camps"
For years now Western media and governments have maintained an almost ceaseless barrage against China over what they claim are networks of "internment camps" built and used in China's western Xinjiang region to persecute the Uyghur ethnic minority.
SHARE Thursday, July 9, 2020 "Woke" America is More Asleep to Injustice Than Ever
Your Mars Inc. Chocolate Comes from Slave Labor
If you enjoy chocolate snacks like 3 Musketeers, Snickers, Mars, and Milky Way bars, the chocolate you ate most likely came from a developing nation with dismal working conditions and in many cases, child and slave labor.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, June 7, 2020 To America, Black Lives Only Sometimes Matter
The US is a nation that encourages its people to hate entire groups of people abroad to help justify otherwise unjust wars. Arabs, Chinese people, Russians - are all vilified with bigotry and hatred sanctioned by mainstream American culture. It isn't hard to see why in a nation like this, hatred for other groups is easily justified in the minds of racists and the unjust.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, May 31, 2020 China Building Rather than Bombing
China is using economic progress to rise upon the global stage. It makes things. It builds things. It creates infrastructure to bring these things to others around the globe who need or want them, and enables other nations to make, build, and send things to China.
SHARE Sunday, November 17, 2019 US is the Source of, Not "Solution" to Syrian War
The Guardian in its piece, "US plans to send tanks to Syria oil fields, reversing Trump troop withdrawal - reports," illustrates a voluntary dereliction of due diligence in investigating or questioning Western actions in Syria.
SHARE Saturday, October 12, 2019 Egyptian Protests: A US-Fuelled "Arab Spring" Reboot
When the West's leading media organizations attempt to convince audiences they know nothing about where Mohammed Aly a Spanish-based Egyptian protest leader came from, the first thing one can be sure of is they are being lied to.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Drone Attack on Saudi Oil---Who Benefits?
"it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them."
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, September 5, 2019 West's "Humanitarian" Claims Struggle as Syrian War Nears Endgame
So often however has the US and its allies falsely invoked "humanitarian concern" that these headlines fall on informed and discerning ears who not only reject it, but have cemented in their minds a familiarity with this ploy that will make it all but impossible to use it again on whatever battlefield the US shifts its foreign policy to next.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 7, 2019 US-backed Opposition Prime Suspects in Thai Bombings
Western media deliberately feigning confusion over motives and possible suspects while attempting to depict the capital as "in chaos" and the current Thai government "humiliated" its image "tarnished" US-backed opposition groups are the prime suspects, their motives including growing desperation.
(2 comments) SHARE Friday, August 2, 2019 WIll Shake Up at IAEA Impact Iran?
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano's passing has stirred up suspicion and further tensions amid US-Iranian tensions.
Amano was 72 years old and as of mid July 2019 had already begun preparing to step down due to poor health.
SHARE Friday, July 26, 2019 Destabilizing Pakistan: Bookending Washington's China Policy
Recent protests in Hong Kong together with a US-led propaganda campaign aimed at Beijing's attempts to quell a growing terrorist threat in Xinjiang are aimed at pressuring the nation to fall back into line within Washington's enduring unipolar international order.
(7 comments) SHARE Friday, November 27, 2015 Why the West Won't Hit ISIS Where it Hurts
The west has no intention of eradicating ISIS. ISIS is not only destined to divide and destroy Syria and Iraq. If the West has its way, the terrorist organization is destined to move into Iran, the Caucasus region of southern Russia, and Central Asia next. It is a proxy army built atop of what the United States and Saudi Arabia accomplished with Al Qaeda starting in the 1980's. The US is waging a war of, not against terror.