US-China Relations: The Pentagon vs. High Tech

The White House has been pushing for a fight with China ever since Obama announced his so-called ‘pivot to Asia’ Step by step, Washington is inexorably setting up a major provocation against China. Until now, the Obama regime tightened a military encirclement of China, expanding its armed forces agreements with Japan, the Philippines and Australia. […]

The Doctrine of ‘Superior People’: The Bond between Israel & World Zionism

The root problem is not genetic, it is collective political dementia Introduction: The single greatest feat of Israel and its overseas missions has not been material success, or the military conquest of millions of unarmed Palestinians, it has been ideological – the widespread acceptance in the US of a doctrine that claims ‘Jews are a […]

The Age of Imperial Wars

The War Epidemic Is Not Receding 2015 has become a year of living dangerously. Wars are spreading across the globe. Wars are escalating as new countries are bombed and the old are ravaged with ever greater intensity. Countries, where relatively peaceful changes had taken place through recent elections, are now on the verge of civil […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- War & Empire: The Instruments of 21st-Century Tyranny

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Abigail Hall On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Abigail Hall, a research fellow at the Independent Institute and a graduating PhD student at George Mason University. We discuss Abigail’s latest paper published in the Independent Review titled “Perfecting Tyranny: Foreign Intervention as Experimentation in State Control.” Abigail explains […]

Not All Lives are Equal-According to the Inhabitants of the Barbarically Civilized Nation

I rarely accept invitations for speaking arrangements. It is not my cup of tea. When I rarely do I insist in dividing my allocated time into 1/3 for speaking and 2/3 for Q & A. I don’t like canned speeches, but I happen to truly like lengthy Q & A sessions. Why? Because: It enables […]

The Changing Contours of US Imperial Intervention in World Conflicts

Following the Vietnam War, US imperial intervention passed through several phases: In the immediate aftermath, the US government faced a humiliating military defeat at the hands of the Vietnamese liberation forces and was under pressure from an American public sick and tired of war. Imperial military interventions, domestic espionage against opponents and usual practice of […]

Empire Building, the Debt Ceiling, the Budget Deficit & the Samson Solution

“Who are the Beneficiaries of Raising the Debt Ceiling?” U.S. and world political and economic leaders are faced with what they describe as a ‘systemic catastrophe’: the inability to pay global creditors, including domestic and foreign banks, investors and governments, who hold $16.7 trillion in US Treasury notes. There is a related crisis: the government […]

Secret US Construction in Israel

Washington & Israel Partner in Jointly Planned Imperial Wars Washington and Israel partner in jointly planned imperial wars and related activities. Walter Pincus reports on national security issues for the Washington Post. He’s been at it many years. In late December he’ll turn 80. On November 28, he headlined “US overseeing mysterious construction project in […]