On Hypocrisy and Genocide – How Gaza Has Exposed the West Like Never Before

The Israeli genocide in Gaza will be remembered as the moral collapse of the West. As soon as the Israeli war began, following the Al-Aqsa Flood Operation on October 7, every moral or legal frame of reference that Washington and its western allies supposedly held dear was suddenly dropped. Western leaders rushed to Israel, one … Continue reading “On Hypocrisy and Genocide – How Gaza Has Exposed the West Like Never Before”

NATO’s Undeniably Corrupt Ukrainian Client

When Russian forces expanded their military presence in Ukraine in February 2022, U.S. officials and most of the Western news media portrayed the development as a brazen act of aggression by a dictatorship against a peaceful democracy.  The reality was much more complex.  Ukraine had allowed itself to become NATO’s pawn in Russia’s security zone.  … Continue reading “NATO’s Undeniably Corrupt Ukrainian Client”

Patriot Games: The Ideologies of American Warmongers

Just how stupid do they think we are? The balance of evidence provided by the public statements of senior Biden administration officials would suggest, very. Take the following vignette from US undersecretary of state Victoria Nuland’s speech on February 22nd in Washington: …I visited a center in Kyiv, that the U.S. supports, which helps Ukrainian … Continue reading “Patriot Games: The Ideologies of American Warmongers”

How the West Provoked an Unprovoked War in Ukraine

“Toward the end of 2021,” The New York Times reports, “Mr. Putin was weighing whether to launch his full-scale invasion when he met with the head of one of Russia’s main spy services, who told him that the C.I.A., together with Britain’s MI6, were controlling Ukraine and turning it into a beachhead for operations against … Continue reading “How the West Provoked an Unprovoked War in Ukraine”

Netanyahu’s Last Battle Promises No Victory, Just Slaughter in Rafah

The Palestinian city of Rafah is not only older than Israel, it is also as old as civilisation itself. Rafah has existed for thousands of years. The Canaanites referred to it as Rafia, and Rafia has been almost always there, guarding the southern frontiers of Palestine, ancient and modern. As the gateway between two continents … Continue reading “Netanyahu’s Last Battle Promises No Victory, Just Slaughter in Rafah”

Washington DC: War Capital of the World

Holy Moly! Just imagine if Washington discovered Russia or China had placed 12 spy stations on the Texas border. The beltway pols already foaming at the mouth about the alleged hordes of Nigerians, Albanians, Chinamen and commie agents of Cuba and Daniel Ortega already bursting through America’s borders would be splitting a gut or even … Continue reading “Washington DC: War Capital of the World”

Desperate for Peace: From Tunisia to Gaza

Twenty-five-year-old Aaron Bushnell, an active-duty member of the United States Air Force, died on Sunday after setting himself on fire in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington DC as an act of protest against the slaughter in Gaza. Unfortunately, the act is noteworthy not because of the resulting suicide but for the underlying motivation … Continue reading “Desperate for Peace: From Tunisia to Gaza”

Japan-Russia Relationship Is US-Russia Relationship

The reason why Japan and Russia have not settled the territorial dispute is Washington’s influence over Tokyo through the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement. Northern Territorial Day February 7th is Northern Territorial Day in Japan. There has been a territorial dispute between Japan and Russia over the Northern Territories. Thus, the day has been established … Continue reading “Japan-Russia Relationship Is US-Russia Relationship”

‘Emergent’ AI Behavior and Human Destiny

Reprinted from TomDispatch: Make no mistake, artificial Intelligence (AI) has already gone into battle in a big-time way. The Israeli military is using it in Gaza on a scale previously unknown in wartime. They’ve reportedly been employing an AI target-selection platform called (all too unnervingly) “the Gospel” to choose many of their bombing sites. According … Continue reading “‘Emergent’ AI Behavior and Human Destiny”