Maskirovka vs. Fake News: A Fake False Flag in Syria?
The world is stunned by Trump's unexpected missile assault against Syria's Shayrat airbase on what seems to the majority yet another false flag casus belli by the US. This is a contrarian take on the event and its aftermath.
Friday, November 25, 2016(18 comments)
A Passage in India, Where There be Dragons
Some days it all gets to me. The great debates about the world, the passion and fury of crossing wooden swords with fellow armchair warriors, the tilting at windmills. I want to sit back and grasp something I can knead and shape myself. This is one of those days. It is a story of India, seen through the eyes of a boy, circa 1950s. A Dickensian tale of two lands on opposite sides of the planet.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016(14 comments)
The Fear of the Underdog: Understanding the real reason for 21st century wars
There is more to the spree of global wars of the US-led West. For five centuries, the West has ruled the world one way or another. Tectonic shifts unfolding now can turn it from ruler to ruled by the turn of the present century. It is fear of this, rather than conquest and glory, that seems to underlie its quest for empire.