USA -- So-called US political debates are largely pre-scripted exercises in self-promotion theater without meaningful substance.
The December 3-4 summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in London resembles a family reunion after the acrimony over the issue of military spending by America's European allies.
American shoppers continued to embarrass themselves in the eyes of the world during this year's brawl shopping extravaganza.
No Thanksgiving joy -- America's privileged class never had things better throughout the year.
From the moment that the U.S. re-imposed sanctions in earnest on Iran late last year, Pakistan has been looking at ways to resuscitate a deal that had been agreed in principle before the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of
Ever since the end of the Cold War, it has been the mission of the U.S. national-security establishment to re-institute the relationship of hate, hostility, and fear that existed between the Soviet Union, especially Russia, and the United States duri
Death rates from suicide, drug overdoses, liver disease and dozens of other causes have been rising over the past decade for young and middle-aged adults, driving down overall life expectancy in the United States for three consecutive years, accordin
Reflecting on the Intercept/New York Times Release of Leaked Iranian Intel Documents on Influence in Iraq.
"I was not involved in the September 11 attacks in the United States nor did I have knowledge of the attacks. There exists a government within a government within the United States. The United States should try to trace the perpetrators of these at
Editor Of China's Global Times Taunts US Farmers: "Wait For A Trade Deal Before Getting Bigger Tractors"
The Trump administration informed Congress on Tuesday that it has deployed 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East to help combat the growing threat posed by Iran.
The latest incident to incessantly occupy the attention of the media is President Trump's temporary withholding of U.S. military aid to Ukraine. But no matter what media outlet you consult, there is one question that is never asked.
This once great country of America has gone through many changes, and these changes, while implemented by the design of its true rulers, are not understood by the huddled masses that have been taught to accept mediocrity as desired normalcy
Roger Stone -- GOP-connected political strategist Stone's connection to Trump was his undoing.
Not long ago I read that a US Assistant Secretary of State, or perhaps it was a member of the National Security Council, said that now that Washington had reestablished control over Ecuador, it would not be long before the governments of Bolivia, Ven
Having endured a deadly, drawn-out civil war which is gradually drawing to a close, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is facing the daunting task of reuniting and reconstructing a devastated nation, filling in the power vacuum in newly-liberated parts
The US-Australia-Japan alternative to Belt and Road helps explain why the US sent a junior delegation to Thailand and why India opted out of RCEP...
USA -- What the US needs most of all is peace, equity and justice leadership, serving all Americans, not just its privileged few the way both right wings of the one-party state run things.
The United States Military is calling on its technological partners to develop an automated artificially intelligent system capable of scanning the entire internet to locate and censor content that it considers to be so called "fake news". The De
Contrary to our expectations, the slaying of nine members of a Mormon community living in Northern Mexico at the hands of Mexican cartel gunmen seems to have already dropped out of the news cycle, perhaps because it's already become clear that neithe
Detective Rustin Cohle would have had a field day with the trade negotiations. Like Cohle's catchphrase from Season One of "True Detective" goes: "Time is a flat circle - everything we have done or will do we will do over and over and over again, for
Marine corps pilots took photos and read books while flying, according to a US military investigation
Lo and behold - there has been another delay to the "phase one" US-China trade deal! It didn't happen in October. It won't happen in November. Now it might happen in December. Or it might not. Bloomberg "market pricing" odds are curren
USA -- All wars are based on and sustained by disinformation, Big Lies, and mass deception -- supported by press agent media.
Federal spending and federal taxation in the United States set new records in 2019. And the federal budget deficit swelled to more than a trillion dollars. Europe is in the middle of an enormous spending binge. But apparently hard-core laissez-faire
One day after there was relatively little "trade deal optimism", overnight futures surged to new all time highs when just after 2am ET, China's commerce ministry said - in what may well have been a trial balloon to test the White House's public resp
IAEA -- Established in July 1957, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is mandated to work with UN member states "and multiple partners worldwide to promote the safe, secure and peaceful use of nuclear technologies."
With many beginning to doubt the prospects for even a partial trade deal with Washington, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived at China's second annual International Import Export Expo knowing that he needed to convince the world that Beijing intends
I compared apartment prices as determined by the Rent Cafe to shelter indexes in the CPI. On October 19, I noted the National Average Rent Declined for the First Time in Two Years.
During the course of my life I have watched the Western World abandon all of the values that made it successful. Despite all its crimes, and they are many, the Western World succeeded. Everyone wanted to be part of it, and it will be the demise of th