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The wreckage of an Israeli F-16 shot down over Syria

The proxy regime change war against Syria was launched 7 years ago with the clear intention of overthrowing the Assad government and turning Syria into a Western client state to act as a buffer against expanding Iranian influence and thereby secure US control of the region a little longer. Read More →

Harassment1The short video below is the latest of many dozens of interviews that Jordan Peterson has given over the last year, yet it stands out as one of the very few that were conducted by a reporter that was either hostile towards, or largely clueless about, Peterson’s agenda. In their short write-up on their website, Vice News describes Peterson’s book, 12 Rules for Life, as “a mix of pop psychology and self-help” which, for anyone familiar with the book or Peterson’s work, tells you all you need to know about Vice News. Read More →

A couple of weeks ago, the latest in the sequence of apparently interminable ‘social justice furors’ erupted on social media, this time over the design on an item of clothing sold by South African branches of Swedish multi-national clothing-retail company H&M. Read More →

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Leveraging core competencies, one jihadist at a time: US troops somewhere in northeastern Syria, July 2017.

When the US govt./deep state first decided that ‘regime change’ was necessary in Syria (circa 2006) – primarily as a way to hem in Iran – it decided (along with its Gulf allies and Israel) to use a proxy force of tens of thousands of jihadist mercenaries along with Kurdish factions to do the fighting with US-supplied weapons and training. The goal was to destroy the Syrian military, overthrow the democratically-elected Assad government and install a vassal administration. Cover for this imperial conquest was provided by initiating a ‘color revolution’ in 2011 that had little support among the Syrian people – Western media propaganda notwithstanding – and from there launch their proxy war. Read More →

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I sincerely hope that this is the very last time that I (or anyone else) will have to write about this topic. But here we go again. Read More →

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Daniel Shaver, Laney Sweet and family

On January 18, 2016, Arizona police officer Philip Brailsford killed Daniel Shaver at a La Quinta Inns & Suites hotel in Mesa, Arizona, where Shaver was staying. Both men were 26 years old. Shaver, a resident of Granbury, Texas, was a married father of two children, and a pest-control worker who owned two air rifles that he used for his job. Read More →

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‘Brexit’ just took an interesting turn. After all-night talks between Irish, British and EU leaders, a deal was reached Friday morning, after which British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a press conference in Brussels that there will be “no hard border” between the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom, along the Northern Irish border.

Ireland’s Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar hailed the agreement as “politically bulletproof” after Britain promised to “maintain full alignment with those rules of the internal market and the customs union which, now or in the future, support north-south cooperation, the all-island economy and the protection of the 1998 [Good Friday] agreement“.

For those who are (understandably) a little confused about this ‘Brexit’ business, today’s agreement was merely a hurdle that had to be passed in order for real negotiations on the actual details of the UK leaving the EU (trade, the jurisdiction of courts, citizenship, immigration etc.) to begin – sometime in the new year. At the same time, the details of today’s agreement will likely have a significant impact on those negotiations. Read More →

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USA: ‘No Russians allowed because the world is OURS!

According to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) most recent results (2014), the leading sports doping offenders are as follows: Russia (148), Italy (123), India (96), Belgium (91), France (91), Turkey (73), Australia (49), China (49), Brazil (46) and South Korea (43). Read More →

An aide displays examples of “Russian-linked” Facebook pages as tech executives testify about Russian election interference on Capitol Hill on November 1, 2017

After more than a year of nothing but spurious allegations that the Russia government or Russian trolls or just “Russia” (like the entire country) ‘hacked’ the US presidential election and secured victory for Trump, we now have the hard evidence to back up those claims. Read More →

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It’s all too easy for Western governments, their media and ‘NGOs’ to jerk the emotional chains of Western populations. A humanitarian crisis can be ongoing for years, but if Western governments have nothing to gain from it (or are partly responsible for it), the Western media says little about it and the populations of Western nations remain oblivious. If, on the other hand, Western governments decide that some beleaguered group of people should become the next humanitarian cause célèbre in service to some geopolitical intrigue, the Western press is activated and suddenly everyone is ‘up in arms’ with calls to ‘do something’ to help the poor [insert name of ethnic or religious group in specific geopolitical hotspot]. You could call it ‘humanitarian imperialism’. Read More →