Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 104

Ukraine Stuck in the Middle

EPPThe current crisis in Ukraine is the result of a long struggle for regional hegemony between the West and Russia, which was in fact largely prompted by the European Union's aggressive negotiating strategies. With an internal coup, moves for Crimean secession, fascists in power and in the streets, growing tensions between West and East, threat of war and economic depression, Ukraine is stuck in the middle of a great power game.

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  1. avatar CuChulainn says:

    I post this here only because there is no open thread and no forum.
    Gareth Porter has an important new book out
    but look who is endorsing it; things are complicated, no?
    From GRAHAM E. FULLER, former vice-chair of the National Intelligence Council at CIA and author of A World Without Islam and Three Truths and a Lie (a memoir):
    At a time of irrational hype and often irresponsible western journalism on the subject of a “nuclear Iran”—promoting heightened confrontation and even the possibility of war—this book provides disturbing and detailed insight into the manipulation—even invention—of “facts” marshaled to achieve dubious US and Israeli policy objectives. Gareth Porter, one of our most distinguished and dogged investigative journalists and historians, provides a striking and vital corrective on the geopolitically damaging course of our last decades of manufactured confrontations with an already prickly Iran.

  2. avatar CuChulainn says:

    thanks for this; what is your source for Cheney’s recommendation to “nuke” Russia over the Georgia war?

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