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The New Great Game Round-Up: May 25, 2014

Major Terrorist Attack Spoils Gas Deal Celebrations, Trouble on Both Sides of the Tajik-Afghan Border & 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, [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: May 18, 2014

Xinjiang- Terrorist Videos & Online Separatism,   Moscow’s Reshuffle in the North Caucasus & 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, [...]

The EyeOpener Report- The Real Roots of Xinjiang Terror

Uyghur disenfranchisement is played upon to foment Islamic radicalism and political separatist sentiment. The East Turkestan Islamic movement seeking to wrest Xinjiang from China’s control offers a number of parallels to the shadowy “Al Qaeda” terror organization, including a mysterious leader living in a secret mountain base in Pakistan’s lawless border region and, as FBI [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Another Fraudulent Jobs Report

The US unemployment figures are as deceptive as the employment figures The March payroll jobs report released April 4 claims 192,000 new private sector jobs.Here is what John Williams has to say about the claim: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment) data so that the numbers [...]

How Much War Does Washington Want?

The Propaganda That the West Represents the Hope of the World is a Great Lie “America does not at the moment have a functioning democracy.” -Former US President Jimmy Carter I doubt that the Ukraine crisis precipitated by Washington’s overthrow of the democratic government is over. Washington has won the propaganda war everywhere outside of [...]

US and EU Are Paying Ukrainian Rioters & Protesters

Washington’s drive to exploit every opportunity to establish its hegemony over the world A number of confirmations have come in from readers that Washington is fueling the violent protests in Ukraine with our taxpayer dollars. Washington has no money for food stamps or to prevent home foreclosures, but it has plenty of money with which [...]

Washington Drives the World Toward War

Washington has had the US at war for 12 years: Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, and almost Syria, which could still happen, with Iran waiting in the wings. These wars have been expensive in terms of money, prestige, and deaths and injuries of both US soldiers and the attacked civilian populations. None of these [...]

Iran-US Interim Agreement: Historic Breakthrough or Historic Sellout?

The recent interim accord between the six world powers and Iran has been hailed as an “historic breakthrough”, a “significant accomplishment” by most leading politicians, editorialists and columnists (Financial Times, (FT) 11/26/13, p. 2), the exceptions being notably Israeli leaders and the Zionist power brokers in North America and Western Europe (FT 11/26/13, p. 3). [...]

Defeated by the Taliban, Washington Decides to Take on Russia & China

The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, and tasered by Ukrainian police. Unlike in Egypt, Palestine, and Bahrain, Ukrainian protesters have not been fired upon with [...]

What Is The Real Agenda Of The American Police State?

“The police operate according to Obama’s presidential kill power: murder first then create a case against the victim.” In my last column I emphasized that it was important for American citizens to demand to know what the real agendas are behind the wars of choice by the Bush and Obama regimes. These are major long [...]

How America Was Lost

National Security is Where the Executive Branch Hides its Crimes Against Law “No legal issue arises when the United States responds to a challenge to its power, position, and prestige.” –Dean Acheson, 1962, speaking to the American Society of International Law Dean Acheson declared 51 years ago that power, position, and prestige are the ingredients [...]