Tag Archives: geopolitics

Tom Engelhardt | Mapping a World from Hell: 76 Countries Are Now Involved in Washington’s War on Terror 

The Costs of War Project has produced not just a map of the war on terror, 2015-2017 (released at TomDispatch with this article), but the first map of its kind ever. It offers an astounding vision of Washington’s counterterror wars across the globe…

Ukraine on Fire | Full length video with Oliver Stone

UKRAINE ON FIRE: The Real Story. Full Documentary by Oliver Stone (Original English version)

Chris Hedges | On Contact: Decline of the American empire with Alfred McCoy

How the Chinese empire will soon overtake the U.S. empire. History, background, and current status.

Five Years On, the WikiLeaks ‘Collateral Murder’ Video Matters More than Ever

So, as Collateral Murder turns five, rather than looking at the video as a curiosity from a bygone conflict, we should watch it again and consider how the film continues to speak to us about the state of contemporary geo-politics, journalism and whistleblowing. By Christian Christensen  Common Dreams  April 4, 2015 A still image from “Collateral Murder.” […]

John J. Mearsheimer: Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault

“The United States and its European allies now face a choice on Ukraine. They can continue their current policy, which will exacerbate hostilities with Russia and devastate Ukraine in the process — a scenario in which everyone would come out a loser. Or they can switch gears and work to create a prosperous but neutral […]

David Carr: At Front Lines, Bearing Witness in Real Time

For most of recorded history, we have witnessed war in the rearview mirror. It took weeks and sometimes months for Mathew Brady’s, and his associates’, photos of  the bloody consequences of Antietam to reach the public. Dozens of bodies at the crash site of a Malaysian airliner shot down by a surface-to-air missile near the […]