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A Fake Populist with Zero Understanding of International Trade: More Trump Oversimplifications

19.07.2018 USA By Alexander Azadgan When it comes to articulation of thoughts, manifested through words and phrases, President Trump is of course off the charts as usual. During his latest trip to Europe, his statement regarding international trade and tariffs imposition was as follows: “EU is as bad as China.” My, the sun has risen!\[…]

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Euro-Priced Iranian Oil Gives US Pretext It Used to Attack Iraq, Libya – Interview for Sputnik News

By Alexander Azadgan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pledged to introduce the toughest sanctions “in history” against Iran, which he promised would force Tehran to fight to “keep its economy alive.” Speaking to Sputnik, geopolitical analyst Alexander Azadgan outlined what he believes is the true message of Pompeo’s speech, and its real target[…]

The Unmaking of Libya & NATO’s Unabashed Hubris

SECURITY AND CONFLICTS ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION 16.02.2018 Lybia Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan Western politicians and of course the deceitful, manipulative, mainstream media have been shamelessly calling Libya a “failed state”. A FAILED STATE?! Who made it a “failed state”? Can we have some academic and historical integrity here or is that too much to ask[…]

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Two Koreas and beyond

SECURITY AND CONFLICTS PACIFIC 14.06.2017 South Korea By Alexander Azadgan South Korea’s New President, DPRK’s Military Deterrence, Fall of the US Dollar, and Trump’s Hegemonic Hubris The legendary 1960s-1970s British rock band, The Who, once wrote a very socio-politically potent song called, “We Won’t Get Fooled Again”. It’s hard to single out any one line[…]

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Has Noam Chomsky Been a Controlled Opposition?

POLITICS NORTH AMERICA 20.04.2017 USA Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan Back when I was a young anti-war, anti-establishment activist, I used to hold the utmost respect and admiration for Professor Noam Chomsky of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). To me, he was a firm pillar and one of the brightest minds out there: ever wise,[…]

A Scathing Geopolitical Review of President Trump’s First 100 Days in Office

By Michael Vadon (Own work) CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons 17.04.2017 USA Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan Historically-speaking, other than their utterly barbaric treatment of their indigenous population, Australia is not a typical nation that comes to mind when it comes to profound hypocrisy as for example Trump’s erratic behavior is now clearly becoming[…]

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A Critique of President Obama’s Farewell Speech

12.01.2017 USA Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan Before I commence, I would like to emphatically and categorically state that the critique that I am about to give is not a personal attack on Mr. Obama’s personality whatsoever. I think he is a gentle, loving, family man and a very intelligent academician as well as a[…]

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Mainstream Media is at the Beck and Call of the Military Industrial Complex & the Washington Warmonger

31.10.2016 USA Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan The mainstream media in the US was very instrumental in selling Washington’s invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the subsequent occupation. They are using the same media tactics [in Syria] as they did in Iraq, except that this time it is very dangerous [in terms of a wider[…]

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Edging Closer to World War III or Washington’s Desperate Rabble Rousing?

NETWARS GLOBAL ATLANTICISM 19.10.2016 USA Russia Syria Alexander Azadgan By Alexander Azadgan American professor/ Sr. Geopolitical Analyst During the past several months, there has been consistent reporting on a possible global conflict between Washington and its allies in the West, and Russia and its allies in the East. The dispute on the South China Sea[…]

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NATO is now ISIS’s Air Force

GEOPOLITICS 26.09.2016 Syria Alexander Azadgan American Professor/ Sr. Geopolitical Analyst – By Alexander Azadgan As the saying goes, “In conflict, truth is the first casualty.” We have once again witnessed some dangerous geopolitical events taking place in the most engulfed part of the Middle East called Syria. I would like to start with the bombing of[…]