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The Fear Driving US Nuclear Strategy

By Robert J. Burrowes The United States Department of Defense released its latest ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’ (NPR) on 2 February, updating the last one issued in 2010 during the previous administration. See ‘Nuclear Posture Review 2018’. The Executive Summary … Continue reading

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The End of Empire

The brutality abroad is matched by a growing brutality at home. By Chris Hedges Source: CommonDreams The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion … Continue reading

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Demise Of The Petrodollar Has The Potential To Reshape The Geopolitical World

By James ONeill Source: New Eastern Outlook In the early 1970s President Richard Nixon instigated two changes that had profound effects. The first of these was taking United States off the gold standard; i.e. henceforth US dollars would no longer … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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Assumption of US Dominance Has ended; Imperial Decline is Looming

By Danielle Ryan Source: Covert Geopolitics Iran, China, and Russia are challenging the US in the seas and skies. It’s a symptom of America’s declining global influence. In his new book about the decline of US global power, historian Alfred … Continue reading

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US Seeks to Monopolize Cyberwarfare

By Ulson Gunnar Source: New Eastern Outlook The use of information to enhance martial power goes back to the beginning of human civilization itself, where propaganda and psychological warfare went hand-in-hand with slings, arrows, swords and shields. The most recent … Continue reading

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Wall Street Primitivism: Nicaragua, China, The Middle East & Charlottesville

By Caleb Maupin Source: New Eastern Outlook Wall Street, London, and the Bretton Woods institutions like the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund claim to support development and the eradication of poverty around the world. They also claim to support … Continue reading

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US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

By James ONeill Source:  New Eastern Outlook On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill , and its level of support in … Continue reading

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