Analysis and Policy

First The Silicon-Industrial Complex Came For The First Amendment – Now It is Waging a Very Serious Cold War Against China

Today the world knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is in fact a Silicon-Industrial Complex.  Beginning around the time of Donald Trump’s election, one which was incidentally opposed by the vast majority of oligarchs in Silicon Valley, companies including Facebook and its subsidiaries, Apple, Alphabet (the parent […]

Federal-Parliamentary Advocates in The Philippines Have Ideas – Anti-Reformists Have Only Illogical Fearmongering

After one has spent substantial time reviewing online and real life discussions about the need to transform The Philippines from its current convoluted presidential system into a straightforward Singapore style parliamentary system at a national level, with the added element of creating parliaments in new federal units of the country, […]

Pakistan is at War But its Political, Financial And Media Elite Are Asleep

When western currency speculators began exerting calculated pressure against the lira throughout 2018, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was quick to say that the west was waging “economic war” against Turkey. Erdoğan is equally straight forward when discussing the serious threats from non-state terror groups and state backed terror groups […]

The Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger Border Triangle Is The New “Syraq”

Terrorist groups in West Africa are dangerously trying to transplant the “Syraq” model of transnational destabilization to the Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger border triangle in order to turn it into a similarly lawless region like the frontier between those two aforementioned Mideast states used to be during the height of Daesh’s so-called […]