Pence’s Anti-Pakistani Declaration Could Unite The “Golden Circle”

Written by Andrew KORYBKO The American Vice President said that Trump had “put Pakistan on notice” with his recently unveiled National Security Strategy, employing the exact same language that had earlier been used against the US’ hated Iranian rival and strongly implying that Islamabad might be the next member in an expanded “Axis of Evil”, though … Continue reading Pence’s Anti-Pakistani Declaration Could Unite The “Golden Circle”

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Why the documentary must not be allowed to die

Journalist, film-maker and author, John Pilger is one of two to win British journalism’s highest award twice. For his documentary films, he has won an Emmy and a British Academy Award, a BAFTA. Among numerous other awards, he has won a Royal Television Society Best Documentary Award. His epic 1979 Cambodia Year Zero is ranked … Continue reading Why the documentary must not be allowed to die

China may once again be the leader in mankind’s technical adventure

By Tom Velk and Jade Xiao In this essay, we weave together four apparently different ideas, showing how they are, in fact, closely linked. One: China is not now, nor has it ever been, “less developed” than the West. Two: China did not have a Western-style industrial revolution, but rather had sophisticated industrial/technical skills, albeit … Continue reading China may once again be the leader in mankind’s technical adventure

An Albanian War on Drugs

Albania is uprooting cannabis at an unprecedented rate, but endemic corruption and a failure to target the kingpins behind a multi-billion-euro industry give the lie to the NATO member’s ‘war on drugs’ Elvis Nabolli BIRN Shkoder, Tirana, Bari As dusk falls, the path through the mountains becomes increasingly treacherous. Gjergji leads the way, 10 minutes … Continue reading An Albanian War on Drugs

Can’t You See War On The Horizon? — Paul Craig Roberts

According to news reports in the British press, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Russia’s industries to prepare themselves to be able to make a quick switch to war production. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/vladimir-putin-russia-business-war-production-sochi-military-talks-a8069951.html Clearly, the Russian government would not make such an announcement unless it was convinced that the prospect of war with the West was real. … Continue reading Can’t You See War On The Horizon? — Paul Craig Roberts