Tag: United States

American “Progressives” Support Civil Liberties as The Rope Supports The Hanging Man

In the year 2001, what ought to be called the most controversial legislation in the history of the United States was rapidly passed through Congress with few objections. The Patriot Act was an almost entirely unconstitutional expansion of American governmental power, all of which could be and subsequently has been […]

America’s Anti-Iran Conference in Poland Has More to do With Germany And France Than Iran

When Donald Trump announced America’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 JCPOA (aka Iran nuclear deal) and the subsequent re-imposition of ‘mega sanctions’ on Iran, the major leaders of Europe were incredibly vocal in their condemnation of Trump’s move. They likewise insisted that Germany, France, Britain and the EU as a […]

German Officials Hesitant to Join US War on Huawei

The United States government continues to try and coerce its traditional European partners into to banning the Chinese tech firm Huawei from building European 5G mobile networks. In an attempt to stifle free market competition and consumer choice through scare tactics involving alleged but unsubstantiated security issues, Washington hopes to develop […]

Is America’s “Deep State” Divided Over The Taliban Peace Talks?

Not everyone in America’s permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies (“deep state”) is on the same page regarding the ongoing Taliban peace talks, especially when it comes to the official role of increasingly irrelevant Kabul in this process. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan at […]

Who is More Legitimate: Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela or Ashraf Ghani in Afghanistan?

Objective legitimacy Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro controls all of his country’s legally defined territory in spite of political protests from the opposition (many of which are being funded from abroad) –At present, the Kabul “administration” of Ashraf Ghani is thought to control less than 50% of all Afghan territory whilst by […]