Tag Archives: Iran

Friends like these

  There’s an effort underway to force the US to attack Iran. The pressure is coming from the putative allies of the US in the Middle-East: Saudi Arabia and Israel. Of course this crazy idea is also supported by the … Continue reading

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Open for Business

  Neoliberalism has trumped our democratic values and institutions by substituting a cost-benefit and efficiency rational. Political discourse is framed only in entrepreneurial terms where the management of a market-economy confers a government the legitimacy to carry out domestic and … Continue reading

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Internal divisions

  The election of Donald Trump is provoking internal divisions within the deep state, leading to some very interesting disclosures. Indeed, there is a battle being waged for influence and control in the presumptive Trump administration. It might be useful to … Continue reading

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We’ve Always Been at War With Eastasia

Behind the smokescreen of American exceptionalism, the US is the dominant world-wide empire, working assiduously to prevent other countries from threatening their status. To the uninitiated US foreign policy appears to be a sea of absolute incoherence, but there is a method … Continue reading

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Epic Fail

Here’s what our efforts in Syria have amounted to. “The West is more hated than ever. A recent poll found that 80 per cent of Syrians believe we created the Islamic State — a common belief, incidentally, throughout the Middle … Continue reading

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Even a blind pig

Even a blind pig will find a nut from time to time. “But if you think Iran is the only source of trouble in the Middle East, you must have slept through 9/11, when 15 of the 19 hijackers came … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Conspiracy

With the news dominated by Syria and the Obama Administration’s strenuous efforts to go to war, it’s a good time to look at the reasons why. Of course we won’t be examining the proffered excuses put forth by the administration, … Continue reading

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