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Trade wars threaten post-pandemic global economic recovery

Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst… The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop U.S. protectionism and its trade disputes with the rest of the world, especially with China and the European Union. In actual fact, it deepened the conflict. This behaviour anticipates very complicated post-pandemic international trade, which can exacerbate the protectionist tendencies of developed economies and, therefore, affect…

Is the U.S. about to move its strategic naval base from Spain to Morocco?

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst … Located near the point where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea, close to Morocco, is the Spanish Naval Station Rota that is co-tenanted with the U.S. Navy. The issue for Washington to renew its tenancy that allows the Americans to use the Andalusian military…

What should one do with fake news journalists? – a critical view

PJ Media is one of a very few truly excellent independent news and opinion outlets. Recently they ran a piece entitled “Should Journalists Go to Jail for Spreading Russia Lies?” The writer puts forward the title question in a very straightforward way with the first instinctual answer being “no.” However, the author goes on to…

USA vs China: Who wins? India

Submitted by Mitchell Feierstein… LONDON: By nature, I am an optimist and believe that the current global economic depression, the impending tsunami of defaults, and the currency and credit crises will provide a once in a lifetime opportunity for India. Recent developments mean there is an unprecedented opening for India to align itself with the United…

Where Did My World Go?

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts: I remember when there was no tamper-proof and child-proof packaging.  That was before multiculturalism and Identity Politics when we could still trust one another and parents accepted responsibility for their children without fobbing it off on a company with a liability claim. I remember also when there were no state income…

America reopens as common sense – and anger – begin to defeat COVID paranoia...

Finally, the long hell of imposed self-isolation is breaking – at least in much of the United States. America reopens now. The self-isolation period – a very unhealthy period, physically as well as psychologically – is being shown to have been a producer of the damage and death during its imposition, but even more now.…

Canadians speak out against sending troops to Latvia

Col. Eric Laforest, commander of Task Force Latvia, gave an interview to CBC News. As reportes in the article the Canadian-led NATO battle group in Latvia was the target of a pandemic-related disinformation campaign that alliance commanders say they believe originated in Russia. Reports circulated recently in some Baltic and Eastern European media outlets that…

There’s a new inquisition in the world – we’re made slaves under the pretext...

Strict supervision, censorship, totalitarianism. The struggle of Western democracies against these factors has lasted for many years. After all, what could be worse than violating our freedoms? Perhaps one thing: infringement of freedoms under the good pretext of defending democratic ideas. In February, when the world’s attention was focused on the coronavirus, U.S. Secretary of…

U.S. Military Ammo Supply Line Is Not China-Dependent

As possible geopolitical and national security ramifications of limiting ties with China post-coronavirus are weighed, it is important to point out that the U.S. military ammunition supply is not China-dependent. On March 20, 2020, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) sent a letter to the Department of Defense in which the critical role of domestic…

Will World War III deploy in space?

Modern military technology and the unfolding arms race make the militarization of space a matter of time. However, this process should not be confused with what we are used to seeing in science fiction. No one intends to build warships. Everything is much more prosaic and dangerous. In December last year, Congress approved the creation…

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