In a time of renewed tension on the Korean Peninsula, one fact remains unchanged: North Korea has rationality in spades, writes Kate Crompton.
Almost like clockwork, North Korea once again has the world’s full attention. 767 more words
They say there’s nothing new under the sun, and I guess that’s true after I discovered that what I had believed to be an original thought — namely that the United States of America is a rogue state — had actually been put forth long ago by one of the world’s great thinkers, Noam Chomsky. 731 more words
Julian Assagne’s Vault 7 Wikileaks blows wide open the media’s talking point that the deep state is just a conspiracy theory as well as hammering in the final nail in the coffin of the relentless and unfounded claims that the Russians interfered in the presidential election or in some way colluded with Trump. 782 more words
‘They think we’re terrorists, have no pity’: Eastern Ukrainians to RT as conflict marks 3 years
Marches to commemorate the Maidan activists or soldiers killed in the ongoing civil conflict in Eastern Ukraine are held every year in Kiev. 73 more words
“If I were the president, I could stop terrorist attacks against the United States in a few days. Permanently. I would first apologize — very publicly and very sincerely — to all the widows and orphans, the impoverished and the tortured, and all the many millions of other victims of American imperialism. 343 more words
There appears to be something about launching bombs or missiles from afar onto cities and people that appeals to American military and political leaders. In part it has to do with a conscious desire to not risk American lives in ground combat. 1,220 more words