Full-spectrum chaos: US Empire in freefall as crises pile up

Remind me again, what is US policy in the Middle East Southwest Asia? Confused by the US’ contradictory ‘handling’ of Iran? The Obama administration appears to be courting Iran, while the Republican and AIPAC-dominated Congress is pushing for war. The struggle lies in the efforts of the US government to keep Iran ‘on side’ lest […]

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 […]