Geopolitics with Ryan Dawson-“North Korea: Cold War Cash Cow or Legitimate Threat?”

Ryan Dawson Presents Eric Margolis Eric Margolis joins us today to discuss his article “The Hysteria over Kim’s Nukes.” Eric Margolis is the author of “War on top of the world” as well as “American Raj.” He worked for Maninichi-Tokyo a prominent Japanese newspaper for many years, and now his work is featured in multiple […]

The EyeOpener- Land of the Setting Sun? Japan at the crossroads

Oh what a difference three decades make. Back in the 1980s, as Japanese companies began buying up prime real estate in the US, and the supremacy of Japanese cars and electronics made it seem like the country’s economic ascendancy was assured, sci-fi visions of the future imagined a United States dominated by Japanese culture, language […]

The EyeOpener- CIA & the Nuclear Black Market: A Case Study

The Business of Arming the Nation’s Enemies The AQ Khan nuclear network was first introduced to the public in early 2004, with Abdul Qadeer Khan’s dramatic televised confession to the Pakistani public that he had participated in selling nuclear technology, including bomb-making designs and equipment, to countries including Iran, North Korea, and Libya. Right from […]

Minot/Barksdale Nuclear Bent Spear Incident-Part I

An Analysis & Critique Over 36 hours on August 29-30 2007, six AGM-129_ACM Air Launched Cruise Missiles each containing one W80_(nuclear_warhead) were removed from safeguarded weapons storage facilities at the Minot AFB in North Dakota, loaded aboard a B-52 bomber and flown 1500 miles to Barksdale AFB in Louisiana. While removed from secure storage, these […]

Iran, Again: Begging for a Smell Test

…and it ain’t passing Okay, I’ve been trying very hard to ignore the latest on Iran: Roxana’s highly publicized and dubious adventure (begging for a smell test), the pre-elections predictions making their way even onto the Sunday Talk Shows (A great Smell Test Indicator), and of course now, the intense and loud coverage of the […]