The Return of Empires (VII) By Dmitry MININ

21 March 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Why does the United States need an empire?

Historian Niall Ferguson states that the majority of modern-day academics see an entirely appropriate parallel between the “imperial rule” of the USA and the British Empire as it was 100 years ago.[1] Joseph Nye, meanwhile, believes that “not since Rome has one nation loomed so large above the others… Respected analysts on both the left and the right are beginning to refer to “American empire” approvingly as the dominant narrative of the twenty-first century.”[2]

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The Return of Empires (II) By Dmitry MININ

26 February 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

A World of Postmodernism or the Newest Middle Ages?

The process already taking shape in the world of consolidating «larger spaces», and the return of the empires of by-gone eras may not, at first glance, seem to respond to the spirit of the times. However, we are living in an age which, in view of its uncertainty in people’s minds, is indiscriminate to such an extent that it is no stranger to the most improbable policy prescriptions. 

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Unlimited Imperialism and the Threat of World War III. U.S. Militarism at the Start of the 21st Century By Francis Boyle

25 December 2012 — Global Research

The Legacy of Two World Wars

The Origins of the  First and Second World Wars currently hover like Twin  Swords  of Damocles over the heads of all humanity. It is the Unlimited Imperialists along the lines of Alexander, Rome, Napoleon and Hitler who are now in charge of conducting American foreign policy.

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PCHR_e: PCHR launches campaign ‘Palestine to the ICC’

10 December 2012 PCHR
Time: 10:15 GMT

On 10 December, 2012, on the occasion of Human Rights Day, PCHR is launching its ‘Palestine to the ICC‘ campaign. The campaign aims to encourage the relevant stakeholders, namely the State of Palestine, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the international community, to fulfil their responsibilities in ensuring justice and redress for Palestinian victims on violations of international law. Continue reading

PCHR_e: End impunity in Palestine: calling for investigation and prosecution by the International Criminal Court

10 December 2012PCHR

End impunity in Palestine: calling for investigation and prosecution by the International Criminal Court 

In January 2009, in the wake of the 2008-2009 Israeli offensive ‘Operation Cast Lead’, the Palestinian National Authority lodged a declaration accepting the exercise of jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court, pursuant to Article 12(3) of the Rome Statute. Continue reading

The Greek affair: Symbol of the crisis of the European Union or paradigm of Europe’s salvation By Gaither Stewart

23 May 2012

It is an ironic twist of history that Greece, the cradle of Western culture, today, 2500 years after the acme of Hellenic glory, appears on the stage of history in the best of cases as victim, and in the worst, as the symbol of the threat to the collapse of the West European society.
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Democracy and Debt By Michael Hudson

3 December 2011 — Michael Hudson

Has the Link been Broken?

This article appeared in the Frankfurter Algemeine Zeitung on December 5, 2011.

Book V of Aristotle’s Politics describes the eternal transition of oligarchies making themselves into hereditary aristocracies – which end up being overthrown by tyrants or develop internal rivalries as some families decide to ‘take the multitude into their camp’ and usher in democracy, within which an oligarchy emerges once again, followed by aristocracy, democracy, and so on throughout history.

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Insurrection and Invisible Powers By Gaither Stewart

20 October 2011 — Greanville Post

Italy, like Spain, is a peninsula, but she might as well be an island given the barriers separating her from the rest of the European mass and the Mediterranean cradle itself. This, and her long history, broken by frequent invasions from diverse cultures, has fostered the coalescing of an extraordinary idiosyncrasy rich in mysteries and contradictions. Now we may be seeing the rise of a political culture that imitates the United States, and a new form of proletarianism, the “Precariat”. Continue reading

Information Clearing House Newsletter October 15, 2011: Obama Sends Troops to Fight In Uganda

15 October 2011 — Information Clearing House

Obama Sends 100 Troops to Fight Ugandan Rebels
In a letter to Congress, Obama informed that in the next months further U.S. troops will be shipped out to other African countries as well, including South Sudan, the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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