Operation War President

Operation War President

By John Grant Hybrid War as a Domestic Political Tool Newsflash, The New York Times, March 31, 2020: As the coronavirus pandemic brings the world to a juddering halt and anxious citizens demand action, leaders across the globe are invoking executive powers and seizing virtually dictatorial authority with scant resistance. . . . As the … Continue reading

Vulture U.S. offers Deal to Venezuela

Vulture U.S. offers Deal to Venezuela

The Imperialist GALL, right? (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday offered to begin lifting Venezuela sanctions if the opposition and members of President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialist Party form an interim government without him, marking a shift in a U.S. policy that has failed to end his grip on power. With the South American nation … Continue reading

Covid-19 Silver Linings: Let’s All Go to the Drive-IN!

Covid-19 Silver Linings: Let’s All Go to the Drive-IN!

Some drive-in movie theaters in the U.S., as well as in Europe, are seeing new business as a result of the coronavirus shuttering big cinema chains and delaying Hollywood new releases. They’re a destination, an experience, a place to bring your children and grandchildren. The concept is just still really cool . . . you … Continue reading

Italy and UK rely on help from America’s Enemies  – as US steps up brutal sanctions

Italy and UK rely on help from America’s Enemies – as US steps up brutal sanctions

While Cuba, China, and Venezuela — countries targeted by US economic warfare — are helping the world contain the coronavirus outbreak, Washington itself is working overtime to monopolize any potential treatments, so it can profit from them. By Ben Norton The sanctions that the United States has imposed on dozens of countries around the world, … Continue reading

No Respite for the Wicked, Pompeo Unleashed

No Respite for the Wicked, Pompeo Unleashed

Getting Bolton out didn’t help much. Or any of the other assholes, there’s always an equal replacement. Tom Luongo is an independent political and economic analyst March 23, 2020 There are few things in this life that make me more sick to my stomach than watching Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talking. He truly is … Continue reading

Israel’s air defense experiments with lasers and algorithms to stay a step ahead of its enemies

Israel’s air defense experiments with lasers and algorithms to stay a step ahead of its enemies

No other country in the developed world is shot at as often as Israel – making it a forge of innovation for air defense systems telegraph.co.uk The Islamic Jihad rocket streaked out of Gaza and through the night sky towards the greater Tel Aviv area.  Within seconds it had been detected by Israeli radar and … Continue reading

U.S. to ICC: We Will Break Your Legs

U.S. to ICC: We Will Break Your Legs

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded by threatening to punish family members of ICC staff. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened the family members of International Criminal Court staff, vowing that Washington will take punitive action against them if the court tries American soldiers for war crimes. Pompeo also announced an intensification of … Continue reading

COVID-19 and US International War Crime Sanctions

COVID-19 and US International War Crime Sanctions

The political reactions to the Covid-19 pandemic reveal surprising weaknesses in Western democracies: prejudice and ignorance. On the contrary, China and Cuba appear more capable of facing the future. Snip ✂️ During this crisis, we also perceive the malfunctioning of our societies. For example, the whole world is aware that the pandemic was first experienced … Continue reading