The Venezuela Phase of US Global Demise


FINIAN CUNNINGHAM | 06.02.2019 | SECURITY / WAR AND CONFLICT| WORLD / AMERICAS “The end of America’s unchallenged global economic dominance has arrived sooner than expected,” wrote US political economist Michael Hudson in a recent cogent essay. Hudson goes on to point out with copious irony how the “end of US monetary imperialism” has been accelerated by a rightwing former real estate magnate, President …

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US Empire On A Collapse Continuum


Placing the USA on a collapse continuum The Saker with Dmitry Orlov [This analysis was written for the Unz Review] The West is rotting! Yes, maybe, but what a nice smell… Old Soviet joke The word ‘catastrophe‘ has several meanings, but in its original meaning in Greek the word means a “sudden downturn” (in Greek katastrophē ‘overturning, sudden …

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BRICS-T And More To Come? Reflections by Pepe Escobar


So what will The Sanctioned supergroup do? 4529 ViewsAugust 20, 2018 12 Comments by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) Trump’s solo act can’t compete with the hard rock presidents from the electric east Those were the days, during the Cold War 1960s and 1970s, when the earth was actually ruled by …

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2018 – Ein Jahr voller historisch bedeutsamer Bezüge – ein weltgeschichtliches Wendejahr?  von Irene Eckert

America FIrst?

  Ein Jahrhundert US-imperialer Vorherrschaft neigt sich dem Ende entgegen Mit der Niederlage der US-gesponserten Söldner-Terrorbanden in Syrien wurde nicht nur der US-Imperialismus in seine Schranken verwiesen, es mehren sich die Zeichen für ein nahendes Ende der US-Hegemonie über die Geschicke der Welt.1 Das Motto „America First“, das Trump zu seinem Wahlsieg verholfen hatte, ist …

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Pfingstbotschaft: Wider Ratlosigkeit und Pessimismus I. Eckert

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Vorwort zum AKF-Sommer-Rundbrief 2018   Weder Pessimismus noch Ratlosigkeit angesagt   Angesichts der aktuellen, zugespitzten politischen Weltlage sind weder Ratlosigkeit noch Pessimismus angebracht. Wer genau hinschaut, die ganze Welt nüchtern und vorurteilsfrei im Blick hat, der sieht schon inmitten der Trümmer des Niedergangs die letztlich konstruktiven Veränderungsprozesse am Werk.   Die Persönlichkeit des gegenwärtigen US-Präsidenten …

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The Western-Eurasian Seismic Shift; the March 2018 Factors by Ghassan Kadi for the Saker blog

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by Ghassan Kadi for the Saker blog March 2018 seems to continue to be full of surprises, and when we speak about the imminent and inevitable collapse of the Empire, and the consequential demise of global Western influence, we often forget who is the biggest loser, or rather victim, of this forthcoming event. Without a speck …

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The US is Executing a Global War Plan FINIAN CUNNINGHAM |

global us warefare

FINIAN CUNNINGHAM | 18.02.2018 | SECURITY /  WAR AND CONFLICT Washington is moving inevitably on a global war plan. That’s the grim conclusion one has to draw from three unfolding war scenarios. Ultimately, it’s about American imperialism trying to assert hegemony over the international order for the benefit of US capitalism. Russia and China are prime targets for this …

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A Dangerous Turn in US Foreign Policy Conn HALLINAN

US Agression

EDITOR’S CHOICE | 15.02.2018 A Dangerous Turn in US Foreign Policy Conn HALLINAN The Trump administration’s new National Defense Strategy is being touted as a sea change in U.S. foreign policy, a shift from the “war on terrorism” to “great power competition,” a line that would not be out of place in the years leading up …

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