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SOUTH CHINA SEA FACE OFF: Does this make ANY sense?

by Joe Scarry I pick up a Chinese language newspaper at the corner store in my Berkeley neighborhood every day, and almost every day there is an article about: (a) US Navy activities challenging Chinese positions in the South China … Continue reading

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Economic Blowback? Kuwait to Buy LNG From Iran

The big Russia-China energy deal has been getting a lot of press lately, but it’s not the only sign that the world is withdrawing its purchasing power from a meddlesome United States and an expansionist NATO/European Union. Now Kuwait, once one of the … Continue reading

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The United States Should Stay Out of Syria

The happenings are Syria are more than meets the eye and are precisely why the United States should not get involved. By Robert Dreyfuss at the Nation: Let’s be clear what is and what is not happening in Syria. Lined … Continue reading

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Path of Cooperation Over Confrontation

An article in the China Daily USA ponders many American’s obsession with the possibility of a military conflict with China: Long-time US Congressman Barney Frank has dismissed the idea that China might block the South China Sea by saying that … Continue reading

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Pentagon to Cut Thousands of Troops, but Does It Mean a Smaller Military?

The Washington Post has this bit of news regarding President Barack Obama’s announcement of a new leaner approach towards militarism: The Obama administration on Thursday unveiled a new military strategy that shifts the Pentagon’s focus towards Asia and says the … Continue reading

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The One Condition Needed for Peace: the Full Withdrawal of US Troops

[Today we have several picks from CHA director, Kevin Zeese. The first for #AfghanistanTuesday. –Angela, CHA] Peace talks in Afghanistan will never materialize until the United States gives up on its ambitions for long-term military bases in the country. The … Continue reading

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Is the Empire Losing?

Checkmate In The Great Game by Nicolas J.S. Davies The June 15-16 summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana, Kazakhstan completed the negotiations for a historic expansion. India and Pakistan are preparing to join China, Russia, and the … Continue reading

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