World Affairs

Always Attack the Wrong Country

April 1, 2016 0

There are numerous tactics available to those who aim to make problems worse while pretending to solve them, but misdirection is always a favorite. The reason to want to make problems worse is that problems […]

Government

Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Special Ops “Successes”

October 26, 2015 0

America’s elite forces deploy to a record-shattering 147 countries in 2015 by Nick Turse ‘Over the years,’ writes Turse, ‘special operators have regularly been involved in all manner of mishaps, embroiled in various scandals, and implicated […]

Government

Russia Bombs Terrorists, USA Bombs Hospitals

October 5, 2015 0

By Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey It goes against every fiber of human decency to use a tragedy involving the murder of civilians by a terrorist in an aircraft to score political points. This is about murder, not […]

Financial

Oil Price Blowback: Is Putin Creating a New World Order?

January 6, 2015 0

By Mike Whitney “If undercharging for energy products occurs deliberately, it also effects those who introduce these limitations. Problems will arise and grow, worsening the situation not only for Russia but also for our partners.” – […]

Financial

Does Oil Have A Future?

October 7, 2014 0

Source: The Automatic Earth DPC Gotham Grows Up 1913 Of course I’ve been following oil prices too, on top of all the other topics. The economics of oil has become amusing, in that it raises a lot […]

Government

US Picks Wrong Friends, Wrong Enemies, Wrong Fights

August 11, 2014 0

By The Automatic Earths Arthur Rothstein Installation of a 30,000 kilowatt generator at Cherokee Dam Jun 1942  There are presidential elections in Turkey today, and current prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks set to win. Which means […]