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Solar would be Cheaper: US Pentagon has spent $8 Trillion to Guard Gulf Oil

By Juan Cole Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was in the Gulf on Friday at a conference of defense ministers from the region, including the Gulf Cooperation Council and Iran. Hagel…

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Korean Unification: Do Not Be Surprised If It Comes Soon

The most significant geopolitical events of the past half century have been unanticipated. Not that we did not expect them, but they were supposed to happen in the distant future,…

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Are Syria and Pakistan Pieces of the Puzzle for a Mega Gas Pipeline to China?

If the Iran-Iraq-Syria Pipeline and Iran-Pakistan Pipeline are connected and end up supplying China, it will amount to a major blow against the primacy of the United States. The conflict…

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Iran Considers “Annexing” Azerbaijan

A group of Iranian lawmakers has begun drafting a bill on reattaching Azerbaijan to Iran by updating the terms and conditions of a 19th century treaty that ceded part of…

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Globalists’ Pakistan War Plan

Destabilization and invasion long planned   In a 2007 article from the London Guardian titled, “Bush handed blueprint to seize Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal,” it is stated that fears of destabilization…

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Iran to build naval base near Pakistan

  Iran is to build a new naval base on its coast of the Gulf of Oman. The location is Pasabandar, near Iran’s border with Pakistan. The Iranian Navy is establishing…

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China Quietly Sinks New Delhi’s Influence in the Indian Ocean

A quiet Chinese challenge to India’s pre-eminence in South Asia through diplomatic and aid effort has now been extended to small island nations dotting the Indian Ocean. While China, Japan,…

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Preventing the Coming U.S. Disaster in the Caucasus

The United States is risking a disastrous renewal of war in the Caucasus between Armenians and Azeris over the breakaway Armenian-populated Republic of Mountainous Karabagh (RMK, or Artsakh in ancient Armenian). A new…

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Historic Reordering of Power and Control

Chutes and Ladders is a very popular board game.  It has deep historical roots, and was originally developed in India.  One of the early names by which it was called…

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Greater Kurdistan: a New Actor on Middle East Map?

A new non-Arab important actor may soon appear on the Middle East volatile map as the recent events testify. Only this month Kurdistan was visited by Ukrainian (headed by Foreign…

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BRICS: The World’s New Banker?

The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) bloc has begun planning its own development bank and a new bailout fund which would be created by pooling together an estimated…

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AIPAC, decapitators inside US government: Intelligence analyst

Seventy hours ago, at this writing, while on Air Force One, President Barack Obama issued a press release that has been utterly ignored by the Western Press. The president has…

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China: Menace, Accomplice or Boogeyman?

by James Corbett With the confrontation between Japan, Taiwan and China over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea showing no signs of abating, all eyes in the Asia-Pacific…

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Grand Chessboard Pivot: US wants to join Indian Ocean group

The US has shown interest in becoming a dialogue partner in the Indian Ocean grouping, the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC). The US request is being considered…

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China, Japan and the Senkaku Islands: The Roots of Conflict Go Back to 1274

Sensitivity to domination, aggression and loss of face run deep in East Asia. Longtime correspondent Cheryl A. asked me to comment on the dispute between China and Japan over the…