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Nuclear Negotiations: An Iranian Perspective

It is unlikely that Iranians will be bullied into giving up their rights under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty by the threat of harsh sanctions.…

Canada’s Bizarre Foreign/Domestic Policies Entaglement

What is Canada up to with its recent vote in the UN? Probably no good. Canada is trying to juggle multiple conflicting and entangled ideas.…

Ferguson: The Safety of Citizens is Lost with The Unaccountability of Police

Ferguson: The Safety of Citizens is Lost with The Unaccountability of Police

The militarized police can now murder with impunity as their numerous murders of citizens are given a pass.…

What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day

What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving became a national holiday with the completion of the Reconstruction of the South after the War of Northern Aggression and the extermination of the Plains Indians by the Union…

Discussing Democracy in the USA

If one is looking to criticize the American implementation of democracy, the reasons are not too hard to find. …

Blaming Qatar for the Middle East’s ISIL Woes is Hypocritical and Counterproductive

For the West to blame Qatar for the Middle East’s turmoil and the emergence of ISIL is unwarranted and hypocritical. …

The United States Punishing Cuba

Here is how the annual vote in the UN General Assembly calling for an end to the US's embargo against Cuba has gone.…

Russia invades Ukraine. Again. And again. And yet again … using Saddam’s WMD

The Ukrainian and US governments have been feeding us these scare stories for eight months now, without clear visual or other evidence.…

Torturer on the Ballot

Before he ran for office, Jerry Cannon ran the U.S. death camp at Guantanamo and, according to a witness, was personally responsible for ordering torture.…

Talk of a Third Intifada: Where to from Here, Palestine?

Talk of a Third Intifada: Where to from Here, Palestine?

When a journalist like Thomas Friedman of the New York Times tries to do a historian’s job, the outcome can be quite interesting.…

Will Obama Snatch Defeat from the Jaws of Victory with the Islamic State?

As the Obama administration gradually escalates the U.S. involvement in solving the IS problem, the risks associated with this involvement also escalate. …

Living with Insanity: Harper, Abbott, and Cameron at the Brisbane G-20

Living with Insanity: Harper, Abbott, and Cameron at the Brisbane G-20

Before Stephen Harper, Canada enjoyed for many decades a reputation for fairness and decency and intelligence in international affairs.…

A Global House Of Cards

A Global House Of Cards

Washington’s ability to rig markets has allowed it to keep its economic house of cards standing.…

Dirty Entanglements: Corruption, Crime, and Terrorism – Book Review

Dirty Entanglements has many truths disguised with many omissions.…

What We Truly Learned from the Great War and the Absurdity of Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is not really about loss of life because the only way to hold those or any lives sacred is not to send them off to war in the…

The ISIS Strategy

The ISIS Strategy

ISIS was formed as part of a dialectical strategy of “controlled opposition” to create instability in hitherto stable and prosperous states.…

The U.S. Government’s Diminishing Commitment to the Security of Its Own Citizens

It’s time for the US government to recommit itself to the rule of law and the protection of the rights and liberties of American citizens.…

‘Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover’ – Book Review

Party of One is a necessary read for all interested in political affairs in Canada and its relationship with the world around it. …

Why You Should Not Vote

Why You Should Not Vote

By not voting, I am dissenting not to an issue or topic or war but to the system and mechanisms that have institutionalized corruption and oligarchy.…

Political Bunraku

For the 95% of humanity living outside the United States, no one in America’s government ever gives them a moment’s thought, unless they step out of line.…

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