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“just Ignorant and Uninformed”

Not sure about you, but I am sleeping great again, relaxed and relieved. I had been fretting that our President was a racist. Why else would the leader of the greatest immigrant country during a bipartisan meeting in the White House repeatedly [...]
Oprah Winfrey for President in 2020?

Oprah Winfrey for President in 2020?

    By Stephen Lendman.   For undemocratic Dems, it makes as much sense as nominating Bozo the Clown. At the same time, given America’s deplorable state, why not? Qualifications for the job aren’t necessary. She and Trump [...]
Trump’s Psychosis Endangers Global Peace

Trump’s Psychosis Endangers Global Peace

By Qamar Syed Rizvi.     Never throughout the US presidential history a man has ever faced so much embarrassment and questionability regarding his suitability as the US head of state as Donald Trump (albeit a self-acclaimed genius) [...]
Why Xi has not appointed his successor

Why Xi has not appointed his successor

  By Josep Colomer.   The Congress of the Chinese Communist Party has reappointed its Secretary general, Xi Jinping, for a second five-year term, but, against some expectations, it has not nominated his successor. Some foreign observers [...]
I Now Officially Believe it Was Russians

I Now Officially Believe it Was Russians

By Marcus J. Ranum.   In various postings this year, I’ve been guarded about the Russian attribution of the DNC email hacks. As I said in [stderr]: To accurately establish attribution, you need evidence and understanding: Evidence [...]
Luther, Europe and the First Hard Brexit

Luther, Europe and the First Hard Brexit

By Julian French.    “If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write”. Martin Luther Alphen, Netherlands. 31 October.  Five hundred years ago to the day a little known academic and theologian in a small, obscure German [...]
N.A.T.O.A.I?

N.A.T.O.A.I?

By Julian French.  “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe”. H.G. Wells Yesterday, I took part in a small but great meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The purpose of the meeting [...]
Plan B for Catalonia

Plan B for Catalonia

By Josep Colomer. The outcome of the referendum for independence called by the Government of Catalonia on October 1, against the means of the Spanish government, is the “Plan B” of the two players. The Catalan government’s [...]
China Is The United States Real Target In The North Korean Dispute

China Is The United States Real Target In The North Korean Dispute

By Sebastian Sarbu. The real reason for the tensions in ASIA is the economic competition and confrontation between the Euro-Asian and the Euro-American blocks. The United States are sure to gain, economically and financially, from maintaining [...]
NATO, Canada, and the U.S. Bank of Mom and Dad

NATO, Canada, and the U.S. Bank of Mom and Dad

By Julian French.   Republished in my blog by kind permission of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, which published this piece on 25 August, 2017 as part of the NATO Series. “Is your [Canadian] plan as cunning as a fox who’s just [...]
Rohingyas’ Deportation

Rohingyas’ Deportation: India Violates In’t Law

  By Syed Qamar Rizvi.   Needless to say, Modi’s government in India has no regards about the sanctity of international norms or international law seen from New Delhi ‘s negative initiative to unjustifiably deport the Rohingya [...]
What Do We Really Want in an American President?

What Do We Really Want in an American President?

By Joseph R. Cerami.   What qualities do we want in our American president?  Do we look for style or substance, experience or potential, skills or knowledge, vision or values, or all of the above?  Some ideas from leadership studies [...]
Democrats Do Not Need a Unifying Message to Win Mid-Term Elections

Democrats Do Not Need a Unifying Message to Win Mid-Term Elections

By Rich Rubino. Delineating a national agenda and requiring each candidate to follow is not the best way for the Democrats to take control of the U.S. Congress in 2018. After a political party loses the White House, voices call for [...]
'Tweet-Thee and Tweet-Dumb'

‘Tweet-Thee and Tweet-Dumb’

By Allen Schmertzler.   Well, how is “Make America Great Again” working for you? Six long and nauseating months into Trump’s presidential circus act and all we have to show for it is insane garbled comments each more contradictory [...]
Brexit: For the Sake of Britain and Europe

Brexit: For the Sake of Britain and Europe

By Julian French.    ‘“Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together”. Edmund Burke   Nostalgia and Utopia Alphen, Netherlands. 15 June. Some time ago I wrote [...]
Middle East: A New War On The Horizon

Middle East: A New War On The Horizon

By Sebastian Sarbu. 7 Arab countries, namely Saudi Arabia (the leader), the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Libya, the Maldives, Yemen, and Bahrain have imposed a blockade against Qatar, and are accusing them of financing terrorism and association [...]
National Illusions and Global Realities

National Illusions and Global Realities

By Lawrence Wittner.   For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security. The problem with this kind of thinking is that the military power that one nation considers [...]
Did The Outcome Of The French Election Merely Postpone Le Pen?

Did The Outcome Of The French Election Merely Postpone Le Pen?

By Ivan Eland.   Monday, May 15, 2017 — France, Europe, and the world breathed a sigh of relief after the French elections gave “centrist” Emmanuel Macron a resounding thirty-percentage point victory over “populist” [...]
The Strategic Ambition of NATO and Command Structure Changes

The Strategic Ambition of NATO and Command Structure Changes

By Silviu Craescu. The evolution of the strategic situation in Europe has only the most obvious resort deficiencies and vulnerabilities that the command  structure of NATO had been present for years. For this reason,  in Warsaw,  the [...]
Risk of War in Asia

Risk of War in Asia

By Sebastian Sarbu. Washington is analyzing the military option in the case of North Korea’s nuclear program. Pentagon chief Jim Mattis declared that North Korea represents a more serious threat to the United States and the international [...]