Russia, Turkey and Iran say the US needs to leave the territory they occupy with the PKK terror pals and condemn Israel for it’s continuous attacks on Syria.Astana Talks on Syria
BY: ALFRED DE ZAYAS
Anyone who has followed the political culture in the US, Canada, UK, EU over the past twenty years must have realized that a war on epistemology, on truth, on semantics is going on. We witness the hijacking of concepts like democracy, freedom, peace, patriotism, human rights — and their instrumentalization for domestic and geopolitical purposes. We observe a process of language destruction not unlike what Orwell foresaw in his sadly visionary book 1984. “Newspeak” is not the future, it is now, hic et nunc. We recognize it in the jargon of political correctness, the language and practice of the “cancel culture”.COUNTERPUNCH: Resolution for 2022: Dare to Build Your Own Opinions and Then Defend Them!
Between the complex internal dynamics of the Taliban and the western trick of conditional aid, it is the Muslim world that must act to save AfghanistanWill the Islamic World Save Afghanistan?
Keeping troops in Iraq will achieve little but create a tripwire for further conflicts with Iraq’s Shia militias. The US troops are technically staying in Iraq to advise and train the government in its fight against ISIS remnants. But the US presence is likely more about curbing Iranian influence and supporting the US occupation of eastern Syria.
The terrible secret about Faustian deals is that they need a Mephistopheles to nurture them. That said, Goethe’s Mephisto is very different from the crude devil of medieval legend. Goethe sketches him as a cultivated, witty, and cynical exponent of materialism and nihilism who preaches a sophisticated doctrine of philosophical negation.As UAE embraces Iran, fizz goes pop for Abraham Accords
Eva Bartlett writes. I’m sure Eva is a very sincere gal. Who means well. However, I was always of the mind her association with Vanessa Beeley blinded her to what should have been OBVIOUS so long ago.Kurdish Project in ME a “new Israel”
by Rainer Shea
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Rainer Shea: Anti-Imperialist Journalist, Nov. 20, 2021
December 2, 2021
This article is Part One in a series I’m doing on American collapse, and on how this has the potential to lead to a civil war within U.S. borders.
The “imperial boomerang” effect—where the types of violence an empire commits abroad inevitably become directed at that empire’s own people—is caused by the fact that actions have consequences. When a country subjugates other peoples, this has repercussions for those within that country. A society built on exploitation and violence can’t last. Whether that society wants to face it or not, its greed comes at a cost.U.S. Doesn’t Fear “Foreign Meddling,” It Fears Internal Revolt, Part I, by Rainer Shea