Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

America’s Real Adversaries Are Its European and Other Allies

by Michael Hudson, published on Naked Capitalism,  February 7, 2022 I feel like I’m in a time warp today.  I keep finding good articles, timely in the sense that they talk about the forces that govern our current situation, but they aren’t technically ‘current’.  So, take a chance and read on.  [jb] The Iron Curtain of the 1940s and ‘50s[…]

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Imran Khan rewrites Pakistan’s political history

by M.K. Bhadrakumar, published on The Cradle, July 18, 2022 It is an unsavoury proposition always, be it in India or Pakistan, when political power is usurped by fly-by-night operators who engineer defections from a ruling party, and an established government gets overthrown despite its mandate to govern. In India — so far, at least — such shenanigans leading to[…]

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U.S. Undermines Sri Lankan Sovereignty to Usurp Chinese BRI Investment

by Kiji Noh, published on Organizing Notes, July 28, 2022 Good big picture analysis by Andy Boreham [in the video above]. But the “debt trap diplomacy” trope here is not just information warfare to attack and delegitimate China. It is to ensure that any subsequent government Sri Lanka (SL) breaks or reduces ties with China. SL is very likely a[…]

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The United States Wants to Prevent a Historical Fact: Eurasian Integration

by Vijay Prashad, published by the TriContinental Institute Newsletter, July 6, 2022 If you like the featured image click the link above to view the original publication where there are many more.  [jb] Over the course of the past fifteen years, European countries have found themselves with both great opportunities to seize and complex choices to make. Unsustainable reliance on[…]

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The United States Contests the Chinese Belt and Road with a Private Corporation

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Globetrotter, July 1, 2022 At the G7 Summit in Germany, on June 26, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden made a pledge to raise $200 billion within the United States for global infrastructure spending. It was made clear that this new G7 project—the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII)—was intended to counter the Chinese Belt[…]

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