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Stress Test of a Straining Superpower

Via Patrick J. Buchanan… How great a burden can even an unrivaled superpower carry before it buckles and breaks? We may be about to find out. Rome was the superpower of its time, ruling for centuries almost the entirety of what was then called the civilized world. Great Britain was a superpower of its day,…
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How the Cold War, Which Never Actually Stopped, Actually Started

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture This will be the first-ever credible, or “historical,” but brief, account of how the Cold War actually began, and of why it started, and of why it continues today (even though it started on the basis of lies which have long-since become exposed but — for reasons which…
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Photo: Donald Trump Kneels in Prayer at Saint John Paul II Shrine

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump knelt in prayer behind the scenes during their visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. A behind-the-scenes photo posted on Melania Trump’s Instagram showed the Trumps kneeling in prayer inside the shrine. The media were not permitted to join the…
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A cold war is heating up this summer

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Iranian oil tanker Fortune arrived in Venezuela yesterday, the first in a flotilla of five, Forest, Petunia, Faxon, and Clavel, carrying gasoline from Bandar Abbas to Puerto Cabello.  The second ship, Forest, has entered Venezuelan waters today. Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserves but must import gasoline because the refining infrastructure has…
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Holy Week: A time for silence [Video]

This is not a usual news article, and it is blatantly and unabashedly “religious.” However, one of the great things about religion is that it reminds us all of things that go far beyond our temporal chatter of the moment, with its passions and urgency. Orthodox Christianity in particular carries a powerful and deep message…
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FDR’s Anti-Colonial Vision for the Post-War World: ‘As He Saw It’ Revisited

From the Strategic Culture Foundation The 75th Anniversary of the passing of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt should give the world a chance to revisit the immortal life and courage of the man whom decades of revisionism have turned into a popular aristocratic cartoon character. The decades of intense of effort to distort the life…
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U.S. – China Cold War has officially started (Video)

The Duran’s Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss how the Covid-19 virus has turned what was a manageable trade and tariff war into a full scale propaganda Cold War between the United States and China. Support Free Speech: Subscribe to The Duran on YouTube – Find us on BitChute. The Duran Audio Podcast:Follow on Soundcloud – Subscribe on…
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Martin Luther King’s 91st Birthday: A Reminder of an Existential Choice Still Undecided

The world marches forward into the new year with a mix of hope and trepidation. The words of Martin Luther King who warned in his final days the universal truth that either we commit to “nonviolent coexistence or violent coannihilation” ring as true today as they did when they were spoken in 1968. In that speech,…
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The Lies that Are Used for Denying the Legitimacy of Crimea’s Breakaway

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Crimea’s breakaway from Ukraine and rejoining Russia is treated in the U.S.-and-allied world as being justification for the explosive re-emergence in 2014 of America’s Cold War NATO alliance as being a restored war against Russia; and, so, whether or not that ‘justification’ is truthful is the paramount geopolitical issue…
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NATO Secretary General Targets ‘Rising China’: Why Cold War Newspeak Never Went Away

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: On December 3rd, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that NATO must address the “security implications” of China’s rise as a “military power”, and in true Orwellian doublespeak, insisted that he did not want to make an adversary out of Beijing but rather was interested in analysing…
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