Category: PLUTOCRATIC POWER

The U.S.-Jihadist Alliance

  Though there is a ceaseless song-and-dance by the U.S. government pretending to oppose Al Qaeda and the many other jihadist groups that are trained and sometimes also led by Al Qaeda, and though Barack Obama in his first Presidential term killed many of Al Qaeda’s top leaders, the U.S. government has been working behind-the-scenes, along with the Sauds and itsContinue reading

The Real Aim of Trump’s Trip to Saudi Arabia

And you can see why America’s disgraceful President, a man who truly falls into the regional pantheon of raving loonies – goes along with this. The fact that Isis – Trump’s mortal enemy and the strategic adversary of his defence chiefs – is a creature of the same Salafist cult as Saudi Arabia, is neither here nor there. The SunniContinue reading

Saudi America

s a European commentator noted recently, it is symbolic that the president of the most advanced democracy in the world makes his first foreign trip to the most feudal among Arab monarchies. On the other hand, US citizens at large see happening what they vaguely expected, and probably wanted when they voted for Trump. Namely, that the curtain of elitistContinue reading

Comeytose in Washington

Wherein Counterpunch’s JEFFREY ST. CLAIR provides one of the best takes on the Comey firing. Trump, who once fired people for a living on TV, bungled the termination of the director of the FBI director so badly that he also succeeded in reigniting a scandal that had started to cool to a slow simmer–and, not incidentally, may have committed the impeachable offense ofContinue reading