‘Leading from Behind’: Is Washington at War With Moscow?

Though Washington insists that it is not interested in a direct military conflict with Moscow, the latter claims that the US is, in fact, directly involved. But who is telling the truth? On September 8, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, appeared in Kyiv on an unannounced visit. He carried with him pledges of yet … Continue reading “‘Leading from Behind’: Is Washington at War With Moscow?”

Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan

If China invades Taiwan to unify it with the mainland, the United States will go to war to defend Taiwan and send U.S. troops to fight the invaders. That is the commitment made last week by President Joe Biden. Asked by CBS’s Scott Pelley on "60 Minutes" if the US would fight in defense of … Continue reading “Biden Commits US to War for Taiwan”

From ‘Special Military Operation’ to Open War

From ‘special military operation’ to open war: significance of the referendums in Donbas, Kherson and Zaporozhie The televised speech yesterday morning by Vladimir Putin and the follow-up remarks by his Minister of Defense Shoigu announcing the partial mobilization of Russia’s army reserves to add a total of 300,000 men to the military campaign in Ukraine … Continue reading “From ‘Special Military Operation’ to Open War”

Putin: Lessons From Childhood

As a child growing up in Leningrad, Vladimir Putin lived in a run-down five-story building. He and his parents shared an apartment with two other families. The yard was filled with garbage, and the garbage was filled with rats. "Putin and his friends used to chase after them with sticks, until one day a large … Continue reading “Putin: Lessons From Childhood”

What In the Hell Was Washington Thinking?

What in the hell were those bloody-minded Washington/NATO neocons thinking? At any time in the last nine months they could have had a diplomatic settlement with Russia that would have: Avoided/ended the war in Ukraine, thereby saving tens of thousands of Ukrainian lives and hundreds of billion of economic cost and destruction; Allowed the Russian … Continue reading “What In the Hell Was Washington Thinking?”

Brainwashed for War With Russia

Thanks to Establishment media, the sorcerer apprentices advising President Joe Biden – I refer to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, national security adviser Jacob Sullivan, and China specialist Kurt Campbell – will have no trouble rallying Americans for the widest war in 77 years, starting in Ukraine, and maybe spreading to China. And, shockingly, under … Continue reading “Brainwashed for War With Russia”

Pentagon’s Information Warfare Review Should Cover the Domestic Side, Too

The US Department of Defense has ordered “a sweeping audit of how it conducts clandestine information warfare,” the Washington Post reports. The apparent reason for the review is an August disclosure, by Graphika and the Stanford Internet Observatory, that Twitter and Facebook, of social media accounts opened under fake identities and used to feed disinformation … Continue reading “Pentagon’s Information Warfare Review Should Cover the Domestic Side, Too”

There’s Little More Washington Can Do To Convince China To Invade Taiwan

In the last 50 days, the executive and legislative branches in Washington have done more than in the last 50 years to convince China that America’s imperial policy is simply relentless, and must be met with force. That’s not to say it’s by any means a given that the People’s Republic of China will invade … Continue reading “There’s Little More Washington Can Do To Convince China To Invade Taiwan”