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The New Great Game Round-Up: May 11, 2014

U.S.- Russia Struggle for Influence in Central Asia, Georgia Joining the New Cold War, Azerbaijan Fighting NDI Activists & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between [...]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Offshore Views of US-NATO Blunders on Ukraine

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Pepe Escobar From Putin’s latest chess move to the compounded errors of the US and NATO, Pepe Escobar offers his colorful observations on Ukraine, Syria, Iran and Egypt, with biting insights into the realities that are downplayed or ignored by the US media. Escobar doubts that the major European nations [...]

The Kiev Putsch: Rebel Workers Take Power in the East

The power grab in Kiev will not result in a ‘knife pointed at the heartland of Russia’ Not since the US and EU took over Eastern Europe, including the Baltic countries, East Germany, Poland and the Balkans and converted them into military outposts of NATO and economic vassals, have the Western powers moved so aggressively [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: May 4, 2014

Xi Jinping Calls for Stability in Xinjiang- Terrorists Disagree, Tatarstan Fights Hostile NGOs & Terrorism & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, [...]

NATO’s new Cold War runs into trouble in Germany

Side Effects of Propaganda Edward Bernays once famously promoted the “conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses” through the use of propaganda, which he considered an “important element in democratic society”.[1] Today’s so-called “liberal democracies” are testament to Bernays’ assertion. The “father of public relations” demonstrated early on that [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 27, 2014

Russia’s “Fifth Column” Causes Trouble in Georgia, Ukraine Crisis Affects Central Asia & Pipelineistan, Xinjiang’s War on Terror Targets Beards *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between [...]

The West Marches East, Part 1: The U.S.-NATO Strategy to Isolate Russia

A little historical context to help elucidate the current clash of gangster states In early March of 2014, following Russia’s invasion of Crimea in Ukraine, the New York Times editorial board declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin had “stepped far outside the bounds of civilized behavior,” suggesting that Russia should be isolated politically and economically [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 20, 2014

Azerbaijan Cracks Down on Mullah Gülen Movement, Azerbaijan’s Syria-Problem, SCO Fights Color Revolutions & Drug Trafficking *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 108

Georgia: Prelude to Ukraine? In 2008, the small Eastern European nation of Georgia invaded the breakaway province of South Ossetia, bombing Russian peacekeeping forces in the process, and prompting a Russian military invasion of Georgia itself. This war was the result of years of US and NATO moves to the east, building relations and increasing [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 13, 2014

Russia Prepares for More Unrest amid Victory in Chechnya, Turkmenistan-Where Western Pipe Dreams Meet China’s New Silk Road, Kyrgyz Opposition Does Washington’s Bidding & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia [...]

Obama & Indoctrinating a New Generation

Another Symptom of the Banana-Republicization of America Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed his audience one falsehood, half-truth, blatant omission, or [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 6, 2014

NATO Eyes Ex-Soviet States-Russia Eyes Iran, the Struggle for Tajikistan & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China [...]

BFP Exclusive: Turkish Power Struggle Impedes NATO’s Campaign in Syria

Gülen Movement Determined to Topple Erdoğan at All Costs Since the end of last year, Turkey has been engulfed in a spectacular power struggle between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the shadowy network of self-described “imam, preacher, and civil society activist” Fethullah Gülen. Due to the help of his friends in Langley, like for [...]

Ukraine, Intervention, and America’s Doublethink

At what point does the hypocrisy of the United States become too much to bear? With the deployment of Russian forces into Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the US-NATO propaganda machine has kicked into high gear.  Putin has been portrayed as a tyrannical aggressor, while the Obama administration and its European allies have attempted to stake [...]

The Rape of Ukraine: Phase Two Begins

This Drama is Far from Over-Further Wars as the Prime Instrument of Policy The events in Ukraine since November 2013 are so astonishing as almost to defy belief. An legitimately-elected (said by all international monitors) Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovich, has been driven from office, forced to flee as a war criminal after more than three [...]