Category: ROTTEN ESTABLISHMENT

How Russia Became “Our Adversary” Again

One of the many dirty little secrets of the U.S. Cold War was that anti-communism functioned as a pretext and cover for Washington’s Wall Street-fueled ambition to force open and run the entire world system in accord with its multinational corporate elite’s globalist- “Open Door” political-economic needs.  From this imperial perspective, the real Cold War enemy was not so muchContinue reading

The ‘Soft Coup’ of Russia-gate

By Robert Parry   The Times justifies its open hostility to the President as part of its duty to protect “the truth”; the Post has adopted a slogan aimed at Trump, “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” In other words, America’s two most influential political newspapers are effectively pushing for a “soft coup” under the guise of defending “democracy” and “truth.” ShareContinue reading

The Russian Hacking Fiasco

MIKE WHITNEY, COUNTERPUNCH The people and organizations that are making these uncorroborated claims have no basis for legal action, no presumption of wrongdoing, and no grounds for prosecution. They have nothing. Zilch.  Their claims, charges and accusations are like the soap bubbles we give to our children and grandchildren. The brightly-colored bubbles wobble across the sky for a minute or two and then, Poof, they vanish intoContinue reading

How the US Made Russia the World Leader in Air Defense

   Marko Marjanović acing an adversary with a vast air fleet and an inclination to level cities, the Soviets had no choice but pour enormous energies into countermeasures With most weapons on the market buying Russian means you’re getting something nearly as sophisticated as the western counterpart but at a good discount. That’s not true for air defense systems though. IfContinue reading