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Maybe 2019 could be the year to see full independence for Syria and Iraq from their long suffering at the hands of the international criminals that run some of the respective governments, who did their dirty work under cover of immunity from prosecution.
Jim W. Dean - The good news is both Columbia and Brazil have stated that their countries will not be used as a staging ground for a military intervention in Venezuela.
Does it pay ‘to be good’? Is it still possible to play by the rules in this mad world, governed by brigands?
Jim W. Dean - Andre is out in the field in Syria, getting out more than Gordon and I do. He is younger, and we have been there and done that, but it brings up all the memories of faces and places long past.
Jim W. Dean - The US coalition is in a what-next mode, and wondering about its rebound from not taking Assad and Syria down after their long proxy terror war.
Is Russia targeted by a thousand-year-old criminal conspiracy that, so very long ago, built a system of central banks and set monarch against monarch, century after century? Is this the Deep State Trump tells of, a network of “oligarch,” central banks and industrial cabals? Do they now stage terror attacks, down airliners and own the world’s press?
Washington NeoCons are in a rage over the Trump news of his reported pull out of all American troops from Syria. First we must go over what was said leading up to the surprise move to get some clues as to why Trump pulled this trigger now.
The Trump administration is threatening to roll back a slew of protections and safety precautions, and restarting the arms race, with a full nuclear modernization plan that could cost up to $1.6 trillion over 30 years.
Jim W. Dean - Until we build a defensive mechanism to be able to punish state actors for extra-judicial killings, we will see the carnage continuing to grow.
Jim W. Dean - VT readers know how much time we have spent watching Turkey with its roller coaster policy of supporting Syria.
Jim W. Dean - Could Syria end up like an occupied Germany after WWII, to be divided for decades before being made whole again?
Enduring criticism that Saudi Arabian policies suppress basic freedoms and curb its citizens’ rights to express themselves, Riyadh responds with the proverb “The dogs bark, but the Saudi caravan goes on.”
A new international port opened as a stepping stone for the Lapis Lazuli corridor (LLC). Although there are benefits to Afghanistan's economy from the LLC, we find the ports of call on the route to be of no less interest.
Unilateralism, which the US champions, is an outdated way of conducting global politics.
Reality Check: The Israeli Army is no longer what it used to be. Its failure in the 2006 war with Hezbollah made that clear.