Suleimani and Sold Souls

In a rather confusing move from the drunken diabetic know as the US Empire, the United States designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps as a terrorist organization. In an interview, Secretary of State Pompeo equated the head of the IRGC to the head of ISIS al-Baghdadi and called him a terrorist. This is a strange move…

From al-Askari, Samarra, Iraq to al-Noor, Christchurch, New Zealand

Proximity + Diversity = Violence. In 2006 the al-Askari mosque in Samarra, Iraq was bombed. It is considered one of the holiest sites for Shia muslims. Whilst no one was injured in this attack the reprisal attacks against Sunni’s and Sunni mosques resulted in an estimated 1000 deaths. Shia militia men launched numerous attacks. These…

Walter Laqueur, Henry Kissinger, and the Death of American Historiography

By irkutyanin1 Incessantly, we hear complaints from the right about the inadequacy of even elite universities to give even the most rudimentary of a higher education. The university, of course, is a natural and necessary target, it’s sprawling departments overspecialized and teaming with ideologues well versed in programming the youth with the ideology of self-annihilation….

The Future is in the East: Empire’s Next Threats

When Osama Bin Laden was killed in Pakistan in 2011 many Americans must have assumed the War on Terror was over. The American public had endured an embarrassing, drawn out occupation of both Iraq and Afghanistan and the continual humiliation that the world’s most powerful nation couldn’t find and fix a rich Saudi. Now he…

GWOT and the Enduring Fight. Beginning of the Fall?

Imagine this: It’s dark, there is no moon. Only the glimmer of a few stars through the curtain of cloud above for light. The wind is bitingly cold and you clutch your cloak tighter around you. It is the dead of night and you have this darkest of watches. The wall you stand on is…

Who Had The Best 2018, Geopolitically?

By Greg Reynolds Time Magazine declared “The Guardians” (meaning journalists who faced persecution, arrest or murder for their reporting) as Person of The Year for 2018, and The Financial Times selected George Soros for the same honor. Yet those of us who do not worship Moloch might prefer an alternative who actually accomplished something for…