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

Terrorist Attack in Chechen Capital Spells Trouble for Russia, Azerbaijan’s Real & Not-So-Real Crackdowns and 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 [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: September 29, 2014

Training camp for “moderate Syrian rebels” in Georgia? , Central Asia Boosts Ties with Saudi Arabia- Qatar & 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 [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 123

America to the Rescue… of Dictators!! So, America has begun bombing Syria with the support of an “international coalition” made up of five Arab dictatorships, all of which have been involved in plunging Syria into civil war and in some cases, even supporting the creating of ISIS in the first place. When it comes to [...]

The Emperor’s Rage: Let Chaos Envelop the World!

Obama: A Liar of Munchausen Proportions with a Bad Case of Political Paranoia, War Hysteria & Megalomania Chaos reigns and spreads as enraged leaders in the US, Europe and their clients and allies pursue genocidal wars. Mercenary wars in Syria; Israel’s terror bombing on Gaza; proxy wars in the Ukraine, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and [...]

Foundation of the US Empire: Axes of Evil

The US Empire’s Three Regional Axes of Power in the Middle East Empires are not easy to sustain given the multiple enemies that they provoke: at the international level (imperial rivals and emerging new powers), at the national level (national resistance movements, unreliable clients and untrustworthy ‘Sepoy’ armies) and at the local level (boycotts, sabotage [...]

Obama- “Remaking the Middle East”: The American Gulag

The Scale & Scope of Political Repression in Each US Backed Police State During the beginning of his first term in office President Obama promised “to remake the Middle East into a region of prosperity and freedom”. Six years later the reality is totally the contrary: the Middle East is ruled by despotic regimes whose [...]

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 [...]

Abby Martin Grills Senator Graham on 9/11, CIA Cover Ups, Waterboarding & Much More!

The EyeOpener Report- Bandar Bush & the Syrian Subversion

It has long been acknowledged that the Saudis have been one of the key players funding, arming, training and smuggling terrorists into Syria during the conflict. But the Saudi connection to the fighting in Syria took on a new dimension in the wake of last month’s chemical attack on Ghouta. The Saudis are now being [...]

The New Great Game Round Up- September 1, 2013

Wahhabi Schools in Tajikistan, Death & Silence in Xinjiang, Bandar Bush- Doku Umarov & the Sochi Olympics & 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 [...]

Saudi Arabia, Qatar & the Struggle for Influence in Syria

The Bond Between the Monarchies is Fraying This week’s resignation of Ghassan Hitto, the so-called “Prime Minister in waiting” of the Syrian Opposition Coalition, coupled with the July 6th election of Ahmed Assi al-Jarba to head the umbrella coalition of US-supported proxy groups attempting to topple the Assad government, has revealed further cracks in the [...]

The DOJ-FBI Have it Both Ways: “Ain’t Nothing Here, but the “Nothing” is Highly Classified & Sensitive”

“Our simplicity-loving government-trusting & mainstream media-following majority has half of it right:-It is a conspiracy!” Once upon a time there lived a Saudi Clan in a city called Sarasota in the United States. The clan was visited by Mohamed Atta – the government-designated top hijacking terrorist who according to the government led the largest terrorist [...]

Stop Imperialism Podcast – Covering Syria, Russia, Balochistan, Mali & Beyond

In this episode Eric Draitser covers recent developments and their implications in several regions including: Syria & Assad’s rejection of comparison with Libya-Egypt, Russia & Putin’s statement on the West clinging to Arab influence with airstrike democracy, Iran-China trade, CIA Director’s recent meeting with Saudi King in Jeddah, Mali & how the West cleared the [...]

Podcast Show #89: Persian Gulf of Strategic Interest to NATO

The Boiling Frogs Presents Rick Rozoff Investigative journalist and NATO expert Rick Rozoff joins us to discuss the largest-ever one-time expansion of NATO membership, NATO’s invitation to the Persian Gulf kingdom to join NATO’s partnership program in the region, and its consideration of Saudi Arabia as a key player in the region. With the threat [...]

Saudi Arabia: Persian Gulf of Strategic Interest to NATO

NATO Promotes Lethal Mixture of Militarism, Monarchism & Theocracy in the Arab World On June 18 Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen met with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Nizar Madani at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The head of the Western military alliance extended an invitation to the [...]