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Debating, Deflecting or Directing?

I’ve been avoiding the elections because I know they are akin to pro-wrestling for the educated, and the NBC pre-debate warm-up comparing it to a sporting match demonstrates this is a common enough perception. 344 more words

Kensho Homestead

Trump Won Putin’s Focus Group

A record number of Americans tuned to watch the debate on Monday night, but someone else was watching, too: the Kremlin media machine. It was the middle of the night in Russia, but the tweets kept coming, making it clear, as always, whose side the Kremlin is on in this election. 878 more words

Russia

How the Pentagon Sank the US-Russia Deal in Syria – and the Ceasefire, by Gareth Porter

The US military refuses to regard Russia as anything other than an adversary, even in their joint war against terrorism. From Gareth Porter at antiwar.com: 490 more words

Foreign Policy

US-Turkey Lurch to World War in Syria, by Finian Cunningham

SLL said in “The Quagmire to End All Quagmires” that World War III would begin in Syria. Now, it may have officially begun. From Finian Cunningham at strategic-culture.org: 558 more words

Foreign Policy

IST's US Troops Report

I try to keep my readers up to date on the happenings with our troops deployed overseas…..I feel that since most blogs ignore them it was the least I could do. 548 more words

International Situations

Tech companies tax profile to come under scrutiny in Thailand

Thailand’s revenue department plans to increase its tax collections and its working committee is looking into blocking tax loopholes that are exploited by tech firms. 140 more words

Strategy

Majority of UK CEOs to either move their HQ or their operations out of Britain

EU business associations and companies agree that the only way Britain can continue to benefit from EU’s single market if it were to continue to follow its rules. 397 more words

Strategy