spy vs spy
E is for espionage /2
March 21, 2017, 1 Comment

WikiLeaks While deep state has different meanings to different people, AlterNet’s Jefferson Morley offers a good desc ...

U.S. and the world
Trump administration: U.S. Foreign Policy
March 19, 2017, 1 Comment

Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead? B ...

Bospherus Bridge
Turkey 2016 – 2017
March 15, 2017, 1 Comment

Dutch elections: Turkish drama The lead-up to today’s election has been overshadowed by a diplomatic crisis. Authoriti ...

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Wednesday Night #1826
March 8, 2017, No Comments

It has been precisely 100 years since Nicholas II, czar of all the Russias, abdicated from the throne One hundred years ...

Syria map
Syria 2017
March 8, 2017, No Comments

See Syria 2016 Bashar al-Assad’s Faustian bargain. The Syrian dictator’s army is winning against the rebels and Isla ...

March 8, 2017, 1 Comment

WikiLeaks Has Joined the Trump Administration The anti-American group has become the preferred intelligence service for ...

Earth Hour Planet Earth
Space: the final frontier
February 25, 2017, No Comments

See also NASA European Space Agency (ESA) Rosetta Overview Mars ; space.com (Quartz)  Scientists have discovered nearly ...

Trump Administration & National Security
February 22, 2017, No Comments

McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team Once Again (NYT) Just days after arriving at the White House, Mr. ...

Corruption Economist illustration
February 1, 2017, 2 Comments

Transparency International The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Corruption in all its facets thrive ...

U.S.: Environment & energy
January 4, 2017, No Comments

4 January Making Waves: A new study in the journal Science Advances confirms that the world’s oceans have steadily war ...