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Pipeline-Istan

  The Russian sanctions bill has got to be one of the most perverse pieces of legislation that I’ve ever seen. Since WWII the presidency has increased its power vis-a-vis congress in relation to foreign policy and the ability to … Continue reading

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The political/economy of empire

  The US is an empire, in case you hadn’t noticed. The political/economy of the US empire is the deep state. The deep state in America is largely composed of the military/industrial/complex, the oil and gas industry, and Wall Street. The … Continue reading

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The Memory Hole

  The successful Russian intervention in Syria’s civil war is causing a great hue and cry within US media and think-tanks. The latest outburst is, The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency, by Charles Lister, a visiting Fellow … Continue reading

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Failing Upwards

  Despite being the richest most powerful country in the world the US is an empire in decline. Perhaps it’s because we don’t hold our elite accountable? Empire-101 requires holding elites accountable to maintain said empire. History is replete with failed … Continue reading

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Rollback

  The US is waging a novel type of hybrid warfare in a desperate attempt to maintain its hegemony and counter the rise of a multi-polar world led by Russia and China. The war on terror is a hoax, used as a … 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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