13 years on: No Boeing 757 at the Pentagon on 9/11

9/11 was the catalyst for launching ‘endless war on terror’, the NSA’s global e-gulag, legalizing torture, targeted assassinations, the suspension of due process, the massive concentration of wealth into the hands of oligarchs, the militarization of police forces and the takeover of power by psychopaths everywhere. 13 years on, the fact remains that no Boeing […]

ISIS too leads back to Western obsessions with ‘containing Russia’

The Islamic militant group ISIS, formerly known as Al-Qaeda in Iraq, and recently rebranded as the Islamic State, is the stuff of nightmares. They are ruthless, fanatical killers on a mission. That mission is ostensibly to wipe out anyone and everyone of any religion or belief system that stands in the way of the global […]

Mafia States: Israel and Ukraine’s special relationship

Israel and Ukraine are two very strange countries, both in and of themselves, and in their relationship. Many Israelis are ethnically indistinguishable from their Semitic Arab neighbors, with whom they – despite trenchant efforts by the Israeli elite to prevent it, and pretend it isn’t so – have long been integrated, genetically and culturally. Those […]