Mali, Al Qaeda, and the US Neo-Colonial Agenda

Recent developments in Mali illustrate both the way in which the Unites States and its Western allies directly project military and political power, as well as the role of terrorism as a necessary pretext for imperialist, neo-colonial domination. Beginning with the establishment of AFRICOM (US Africa Command) in 2007, incorporating the war in Libya and […]

Stop Imperialism Podcast – Covering Syria, Russia, Balochistan, Mali & Beyond

In this episode Eric Draitser covers recent developments and their implications in several regions including: Syria & Assad’s rejection of comparison with Libya-Egypt, Russia & Putin’s statement on the West clinging to Arab influence with airstrike democracy, Iran-China trade, CIA Director’s recent meeting with Saudi King in Jeddah, Mali & how the West cleared the […]

War At Any Cost: Another Manufactured Pretext for War with Syria

The downing of a Turkish jet by the Syrian military last week was not merely a military incident making the possibility of an intervention and regional war much more likely. This episode was the most recent in a long and storied history of “international incidents” or provocations used by imperial powers as pretexts for military […]

Pakistan: An Uncertain Present & Future

Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani’s ouster this week was more than merely a significant development for national politics, it was an unequivocal message to the people of Pakistan that ineptness, subservience, and corruption will not go unpunished. Though it is fashionable to conclude that Gilani was dismissed because of his failure to investigate charges […]

Stop Imperialism Podcast – The Escalating Power Struggle in Pakistan

Eric Draitser Presents Pakistani Journalist Atif K Butt Eric discusses with Pakistani journalist Atif K Butt the latest news regarding the order by Pakistan’s Supreme Court to dismiss Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from office and the escalating power struggle that has diminished the government’s ability to address many pressing issues.  Atif K. Butt is […]

A New Front: Myanmar’s Role in the Geopolitics of Empire

Myanmar has been gripped by abhorrent ethnic violence in recent weeks – violence which has begun to cast doubt on the democratic future of the country. The sectarian and religious bloodletting between the Buddhist Rakhine people and the Muslim minority known as the Rohingya, has led to an international outcry and a swift military response […]

Podcast Show #87- The Balochistan Nexus

The Boiling Frogs Presents Eric Draitser Eric Draitser joins us to discuss Balochistan, a region rich in oil reserves and mineral deposits in Southwest Asia bordering Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and a nexus at which diametrically opposing strategic interests converge. He talks about US support for terror groups such as Jundallah and the Baloch Liberation […]

Boiling Frogs Post Welcomes New Partner Eric Draitser

“Balochistan: Crossroads of Proxy War” We are proud to announce the addition of a new partner to our team here at Boiling Frogs Post. Please welcome Eric Draitser: Eric Draitser- Partner Analyst & Producer Eric Draitser is an independent geopolitical analyst based in New York City. He is the editor and host of StopImperialism.com and […]