Russophobia: WMD (Weapon of Mass Deception)

by Jean Ranc Strategic Culture edited by O Society April 13, 2019 Resume: Russophobia, as psycho-social-political pathology, is diagnosed as a disorder in The West since before the 1000-year-old Roman-Orthodox religious schism and most recently manifested with a vengeance in the course of the 2013-14 with Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance by the US … Continue reading Russophobia: WMD (Weapon of Mass Deception)

Pax Americana: Sketches for an Undiplomatic History

by Daniel Sargent Diplomatic History The most succinct version of my argument goes like this. Continental conquest and early industrialization combined in the mid-twentieth century with the disparate impacts of the Second World War to make the United States exceptional. Over the twentieth century’s second half, the United States became less exceptional. The modernity America once modeled … Continue reading Pax Americana: Sketches for an Undiplomatic History

Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

by O Society April 1, 2019 Wish this was an April Fool's joke, folks. But it isn't. It's all really real. There's nothing funny here. I mean what's funny? Like a clown? https://youtu.be/E84VqqCPI7w How is it funny? Does it amuse you? Today, we're going to take a trip in the WayBack Machine to 6 months … Continue reading Wild Ride in the WayBack Machine…

Is Trump Keyser Söze Or Inspector Clouseau?

Maybe he brilliantly played the media. Or maybe we just played ourselves. written by Bret Stephens NYTimes edited by O Society Mar 28, 2019 Maybe we’ve had this all wrong. Maybe Donald Trump isn’t just some two-bit con artist who lucked his way into the White House thanks to an overconfident opponent. Or a second-rate … Continue reading Is Trump Keyser Söze Or Inspector Clouseau?

Trump quietly rewrote the rules of drone warfare, which means the US will continue to kill civilians in secret

written by Sinead Baker Business Insider edited by O Society Mar 22, 2019 Donald Trump signed an executive order reducing the number of civilian deaths from drones that the government must report. Trump signed the order revoking an Obama-era requirement for the director of national intelligence to release an annual report on the number of deaths resulting … Continue reading Trump quietly rewrote the rules of drone warfare, which means the US will continue to kill civilians in secret

“Wait, Steve, are we seriously talking about having the military in a violent confrontation with the left, in this country?” Echochamber Friday

https://twitter.com/OutFrontCNN/status/1106339981797310468 Exclusive — President Donald Trump: Paul Ryan Blocked Subpoenas of Democrats AP Photo/Evan Vucci by Alexander Marlow Breitbart Mar 13, 2019 Donald Trump is not happy former House Speaker Paul Ryan blocked subpoenas of people and entities Trump thinks the House GOP should have been investigating during the first two years of his administration. Trump … Continue reading “Wait, Steve, are we seriously talking about having the military in a violent confrontation with the left, in this country?” Echochamber Friday