Is this the end of the American century?

  by Adam Tooze London Review of Books edited by O Society April 11, 2019 On 13 October 1806, a young German philosopher, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, had an encounter with world history. En route to their annihilation of the Prussian forces 24 hours later, Napoleon and his army were marching through the East German … Continue reading Is this the end of the American century?

Has the US Lost Its Military Supremacy Over Russia?

by Ron Ridenour Counterpunch edited by O Society April 8, 2019 When I first heard of Andrei Martyanov, I was skeptical about his intentions. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, USSR, 1963, he became a naval officer and expert on Russian military and naval issues. He took part in conflicts in the Caucasus. In mid-1990s, he moved … Continue reading Has the US Lost Its Military Supremacy Over Russia?

Pentagon study declares American empire is ‘collapsing’

Report demands massive expansion of military-industrial complex to maintain global ‘access to resources’ by Nafeez Ahmed Insurge Intelligence July 17, 2017 In the first of a series, we report on stunning new evidence that the U.S. Department of Defense is waking up to the collapse of American primacy, and the rapid unraveling of the international order … Continue reading Pentagon study declares American empire is ‘collapsing’

Star Wars, The Empire, and Darth Trump’s Space Force

by KARL GROSSMAN CounterPunch Jan 22, 2019 https://youtu.be/KU_Jdts5rL0   Beginning to fill in his declaration of last year about turning space into a war zone and establishing a U.S. Space Force, President Trump was at the Pentagon last week promoting a plan titled “Missile Defense Review.” As The New York Times said in its headline on the scheme:: … Continue reading Star Wars, The Empire, and Darth Trump’s Space Force

Has the Government Legalized Secret Defense Spending?

While a noisy Supreme Court fight captivated America last fall, an obscure federal accounting body quietly approved a system of classified money-moving by MATT TAIBBI Rolling Stone Jan 16, 2019 Aerial view of the Pentagon building. Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images October 4th, 2018, was a busy news day. The fight over Brett Kavanuagh’s Supreme Court … Continue reading Has the Government Legalized Secret Defense Spending?

Is the US Planning to Wage War on Russia and China?

The structure of military alliances; the evolving situation in the Middle East; a shift in geopolitical alliances; the global military agenda; review of wars since 2001; nonconventional hybrid warfare to undermine a country's financial structure; coalition of Turkey, Russia and Iran; Pakistan and India now a part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization; US withdrawal from … Continue reading Is the US Planning to Wage War on Russia and China?