Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 87

Stoking the Civil War in Syria So now we are witnessing the hysterical war hawks of the Obama Administration & Co. calling for military strikes in Syria. What is the real reason for this? Why now? Many commentators have criticized Obama for opposing Assad, yet stopping short of deposing Assad. Why grant verbal support to […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 86

Syria and the Geopolitics of Empire Syria is complex. It’s an uprising against a tyrant, a civil war between the regime and violent rebel groups, a regional war between Iran and Saudi Arabia, a wider proxy war between the West (especially the US) and Iran (allied with Russia), it’s a counter-revolution to the Arab Spring […]

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 […]