Category: HISTORY

The Six-Day war half a century on: winners and losers

Today, Israel remains bogged down in both the West Bank and Gaza, and surrounded by states that are under direct threat of turning radical. The current state of accord between the state of Israel and many of the Islamic terroristREAD ON

Of Treachery, Treason, Terror, Truth, and Liberty Forsaken (An American Tale) — Part One

This is without doubt one of the darkest, most shameful days in U.S. military history, with the subsequent cover-up of one of the most treasonous executive actions ever taken by a U.S. president that took place in its aftermath compoundingREAD ON

From Truman to Trump (Extra War, Hold the Peace)

We might also posit that America’s compulsive need to have an enemy has incurred humanity’s greatest opportunity costs: In everything from security itself, to individual and collective freedom, economic prosperity, international relations, financial stability, political effectiveness, human rights, social harmonyREAD ON

Peace Accords or Political Surrender? Latin America, the Middle East and Ukraine

THE JAMES PETRAS WEBSITE In recent times, ‘peace accords’ (PAs) have become a common refrain across the world. In almost every region or country, which are in the midst of war or invasion, the prospects of negotiating ‘peace accords’ haveREAD ON

Lo’ihi Rising:  Hawaii’s History & Future

by John Rohn Hall  .. For seventy, eighty, a hundred million years, Pele has been relentless in her project.  Her route being mapped from the beginning, by a two thousand mile long fault line beneath the ocean floor.  Running northwest to southeast, the Hawai’ian hot-spotREAD ON