Now, the Swedish Arrest Warrant for Assange

In Sweden, prosecutors have applied to the Swedish courts to issue a warrant for Julian Assange’s arrest. There is a tremendous back story to that simple statement. The European arrest warrant must be issued from one country to another by a judicial authority. The original Swedish request for Assange’s extradition was not issued by any … Continue reading “Now, the Swedish Arrest Warrant for Assange”

Khashoggi, Erdogan, and the Truth

The Turkish account of the murder of Khashoggi given by President Erdogan is true, in every detail. Audio and video evidence exists and has been widely shared with world intelligence agencies, including the US, UK, Russia and Germany, and others which have a relationship with Turkey or are seen as influential. That is why, despite … Continue reading “Khashoggi, Erdogan, and the Truth”

Suspending the Catalan Parliament, Spain Destroys the EU’s ‘Rule of Law’ Figleaf

It takes a very special kind of chutzpah systematically to assault voters, and drag them from polling booths by their hair, and then say that a low turnout invalidates the vote. That is the shameless position being taken by the Europe wide political Establishment and its corporate media lackeys. This Guardian article illustrates a refinement … Continue reading “Suspending the Catalan Parliament, Spain Destroys the EU’s ‘Rule of Law’ Figleaf”

‘Russiagate’: The Stink Without a Secret

After six solid months of coordinated allegation from the mainstream media allied to the leadership of state security institutions, not one single scrap of solid evidence for Trump/Russia election hacking has emerged. I do not support Donald Trump. I do support truth. There is much about Trump that I dislike intensely. Neither do I support … Continue reading “‘Russiagate’: The Stink Without a Secret”

NATO – An Idea Whose Time Has Gone

In the past dozen years, the armed forces of NATO countries, whether operating under the NATO banner or in related ad-hoc coalitions, have killed many hundreds of thousands of people. Of those hundreds of thousands of people, only a few hundred at most ever had any connection to any attack on a NATO country. Whatever … Continue reading “NATO – An Idea Whose Time Has Gone”