Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 108

Georgia: Prelude to Ukraine? In 2008, the small Eastern European nation of Georgia invaded the breakaway province of South Ossetia, bombing Russian peacekeeping forces in the process, and prompting a Russian military invasion of Georgia itself. This war was the result of years of US and NATO moves to the east, building relations and increasing […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 13, 2014

Russia Prepares for More Unrest amid Victory in Chechnya, Turkmenistan-Where Western Pipe Dreams Meet China’s New Silk Road, Kyrgyz Opposition Does Washington’s Bidding & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 6, 2014

NATO Eyes Ex-Soviet States-Russia Eyes Iran, the Struggle for Tajikistan & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: March 30, 2014

FSB Counters Destabilization of Russia, West Protects Saakashvili from Prosecution & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China […]

How Much War Does Washington Want?

The Propaganda That the West Represents the Hope of the World is a Great Lie “America does not at the moment have a functioning democracy.” -Former US President Jimmy Carter I doubt that the Ukraine crisis precipitated by Washington’s overthrow of the democratic government is over. Washington has won the propaganda war everywhere outside of […]

Euromaidan Coup

Why the West Supported the Toppling of the Ukrainian Government The takeover of power in Kiev by the mainstream opposition is a coup that has been executed by force, which overlooks the opinions of at least half of the Ukrainian population. Yet, you would not know this from listening to such media outlets and networks […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: February 23, 2014

CIA Drones in Central Asia, Russia to Take Control of Manas Airport, China Fights Separatism & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, […]

US and EU Are Paying Ukrainian Rioters & Protesters

Washington’s drive to exploit every opportunity to establish its hegemony over the world A number of confirmations have come in from readers that Washington is fueling the violent protests in Ukraine with our taxpayer dollars. Washington has no money for food stamps or to prevent home foreclosures, but it has plenty of money with which […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: February 16, 2014

Georgia Wants NATO Membership & More War, ETIM Threatens Kyrgyzstan & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: December 22, 2013

New Silk Road: Railways, Pipelines & Terrorism, Russia’s Response to U.S. Missile Defense Shield  & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its […]

The New Great Game Round-Up: December 8, 2013

Georgia-NATO & Russian Missiles, EU-Russia Quarrel over Pipelines, Chechnya Fights “Syrian Rebels” & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, […]

Defeated by the Taliban, Washington Decides to Take on Russia & China

The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, and tasered by Ukrainian police. Unlike in Egypt, Palestine, and Bahrain, Ukrainian protesters have not been fired upon with […]

EU fails to free Ukraine’s most famous criminal

The truth about Yulia Tymoshenko As the EU summit of “Eastern Partnership” in Vilnius approaches, the European Union stepped up its pressure on the Ukrainian government. German chancellor Angela Merkel demanded once again the release of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko from prison and urged Kiev to take “credible steps” to overcome politically motivated “selective […]

The New Great Game Round Up- September 29, 2013

Ukraine: Future EU, NATO Member?!, Armenia Sticks With Russia, CSTO Addresses Terror Threats & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC […]

Time to Raise Political Asylum Quotas for Americans?

Here is Where the USA Should Top the List: the International Quota for Political Refugees I don’t know how you feel about surveys, ranking or indexes, but whether you follow them or not, you must be aware of how we’ve been falling steadily as a nation. Those of you who follow lists-surveys and global indexes, […]