Saturday, April 13, 2024

Hong Kong is Unrelated to Taiwan’s Fate

A common theme in news cycles related to Taiwan is how China’s ruthless response to the Hong Kong protests in 2019 and 2020 demonstrated...
Polish Soldiers Raise NATO Flag

Triumphalism, pro-NATO and pro-Russian

Those of us who began chronicling the current NATO proxy war with Russia over Ukraine from the launch of the Russian SMO in February...
Myrotvorets Logo

Shifting Standards: Western Media and the Ukrainian ‘Myrotvorets’ Hit List

As war rages, Ukrainian blacklist Myrotvorets, which means “Peacemaker” in Ukrainian, continues to add to its website the names of activists, politicians, journalists, and...
Biden and Jinping

American Hegemony, the Real Obstacle to Taiwan Peace

There is a condition known in psychology as folie à deux, “a madness of two,” in which a closely related couple experiences a conjoined psychosis....
Putin and Prigozhins

What Did They Know and When Did They Know?

The US has kindly provided (dis)information on this question as to what they knew about the debacle of Prigozhin’s half-day coup attempt on June...
Matt Alford at United Nations

Why We Must Fix the Media – and Save the World

Imagine if you will… An evil dictator is on the brink of making a nuclear bomb at a secret facility carved deep inside the Zagros mountains....
Graeme MacQueen Remembrance

Remembering Graeme MacQueen: by Kevin Ryan

A short article of remembrance by Kevin Ryan. Orignally published at Dig Within. In the summer of 2006, at the newly formed Journal of 9/11 Studies, we...

Five Years On: The OPCW-Douma Deception Continues

(Also published at UK Column and OffGuardian) On 7 April 2018 reports emerged from a suburb of Damascus, Douma, claiming that a chemical weapons attack...
Jurgen Habermas Portrait

Cancelling Habermas

On Feb. 15, 2023, left-liberal newspaper Die Zeit published an op-ed by Eva Illouz with the meaningful title ‘I long for a total victory’...
Zelensky walking through rubble

Diplomatic, Economic and Military Deficits

A statement on Ukraine from the Quad (US, Australia, Japan, and India) seems to reflect India’s continuing irritation with the behavior of the western...