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Chris Hedges: Elites “Have No Credibility Left”

Chris Hedges and David North via TruthDig.com, On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York Times correspondent. Among Hedges’ best-known books are War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, The Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the […]

Empire-Destroying Wars Are Coming To America Under Trump – Part 2

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, WAR is a racket. It always has been.   It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in […]

Is Saudi Arabia’s Grand Strategy Shifting?

zerohedge.com / by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review / Oct 6, 2017  Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far, but the fast-moving Russian-Saudi rapprochement is likely to provoke an Iranian “zero-sum” reaction which could complicate Moscow’s multipolar efforts in […]

Is Saudi Arabia’s Grand Strategy Shifting?

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far, but the fast-moving Russian-Saudi rapprochement is likely to provoke an Iranian “zero-sum” reaction which could complicate Moscow’s multipolar efforts in managing the “New […]

“Sophisticated” Russia Memes Claimed Hillary, McCain Founded ISIS & Called For End To US Involvement In Syria

Facebook only just turned over copies of the 3,000 “Russia ads” to Congressional investigators, but company insiders have been dribbling out descriptions of the advertisements to overeager media outlets for weeks now. And while images of the ads (to our utter surprise) have somehow not yet leaked, that could soon change as top Democrats on […]

Wheels And Deals: Trouble Is Brewing In The House Of Saud

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Saudi women being allowed to drive is a smokescreen – Salafi-jihadism is alive and well inside the Kingdom. What's more, another coup may be along shortly… Suddenly, the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadism is being hailed by the West as a model of progress – because […]

A Failing Empire, Part 1: Russia & China’s Military Strategy To Contain The US

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Looking at the global political landscape over the last month, two trends are becoming more apparent. The infamous military and economic power at America’s disposal is declining, whereas in the multipolar field, an acceleration has occurred in the creation of a series of infrastructures, mechanisms and […]

Happy Birthday CIA: 7 Truly Terrible Things The Agency Has Done In 70 Years

Authored by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org, On Monday, President Trump tweeted birthday wishes to the Air Force and the CIA. Both became official organizations 70 years ago on September 18, 1947, with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947. After spending years as a wartime intelligence agency called the Office of Strategic Services, the agency was solidified […]

Is The CIA Writing Legislation For The U.S. Congress?

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Today I want to highlight a troubling bill moving through Congress that seems inspired by a thuggish, authoritarian speech given earlier this year by CIA head Mike Pompeo. I found that speech so disturbing at the time, I wrote an entire piece taking it apart. Below is […]

Has France Been Bought By A State Sponsor Of Islamic Terrorism?

Authored by Drieu Godefridi via The Gatestone Institute, It is through these tax breaks that the Qataris are buying the "jewels" of France. The U.S. is not selling its defense companies to Qatar. Thanks to its huge gas and oil reserves, Qatar has the highest per capita income in the world and huge reserves of […]