America’s Wars: Memory Loss in the Garden of Violence

The 4th Media by John W. Dower   Some years ago, a newspaper article credited a European visitor with the wry observation that Americans are charming because they have such short memories. When it comes to the nation’s wars, however, he was not entirely on target. Americans embrace military histories of the heroic “band of… Read More America’s Wars: Memory Loss in the Garden of Violence

Roger Stone: “Trump Diplomacy Is Working… It’s Really Working”

SHTFplan by Mac Slavo   President Trump has taken a lot of flack recently, first for his direct strike on a Syrian airfield using 59 Tomahawk missiles, then for responding to North Korean rhetoric and nuclear testing by deploying a Naval Strike Fleet to the region, and finally for dropping the world’s largest non-nuclear Mother… Read More Roger Stone: “Trump Diplomacy Is Working… It’s Really Working”

How US Flooded the World with Psyops

Consortiumnews By Robert Parry   Newly declassified documents from the Reagan presidential library help explain how the U.S. government developed its sophisticated psychological operations capabilities that – over the past three decades – have created an alternative reality both for people in targeted countries and for American citizens, a structure that expanded U.S. influence abroad… Read More How US Flooded the World with Psyops

Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration and Saving ‘US World Order’

Strategic Culture by FEDERICO PIERACCINI   The preceding three parts of this series analyzed the mechanisms that drive great powers. The most in-depth understanding of the issues concerned the determination of the objectives and logic that accompany the expansion of an empire. Geopolitical theories, the concrete application of foreign-policy doctrines, and concrete actions that the United States employed… Read More Trump’s Delusion: Halting Eurasian Integration and Saving ‘US World Order’

The United States and The Race for Global Hegemony

Strategic Culture by FEDERICO PIERACCINI   The previous article focused on the definition of an international order, globalization, geopolitical theories and how this has changed the notion with which a nation exercises control over a foreign country. In this second part I intend to examine the various geopolitical theories, their translations into modern concepts, and practical actions… Read More The United States and The Race for Global Hegemony

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

AlterNet By Nicolas J.S. Davies   The U.S. is backing Ukraine’s extreme right-wing Svoboda party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another glimpse through the looking-glass of U.S. propaganda wars against fascism, drugs and terrorism. The ugly reality behind the mirror… Read More 35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists