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Joaquin Flores

Educated in the field of IR and IPE at California State University Los Angeles; previously served as a business agent and organizer for the SEIU labor union; has published internationally on subjects of geopolitics, war, and diplomacy; serves as the director of the Belgrade-based Center for Syncretic Studies, and is Chief Editor at Fort Russ News.

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September 20, 2021
AUKUS Expedites the Coming EU Army & NATO’s Irrelevance

While AUKUS formally exists to counter China, it does so on the basis of shared history and spheres of influence. That means that the logic of containing China within such a framework also contains AUKUS.

August 27, 2021
NATO’s Obsolescence: Ukraine, Turkey, Brazil and now Afghanistan

We should expect to see the U.S. continue to downsize its commitments outside of the Americas, and we expect to see the U.S. increase its efforts to reintroduce a Monroe Doctrine 2.0 inside the Americas, Joaquin Flores writes.

August 20, 2021
Smart Cities & the End of the Era of Man

Changes in the productive forces such as any sort of 4th Industrial Revolution must come with vigorous public debate and referendums on planning for a post labor economy, Joaquin Flores writes.

August 5, 2021
A Dream Deferred? Manila Renews the Visiting Forces Agreement With the U.S. – BRI vs. B3W

The renewed VFA may be among the last that the Philippines signs, because the U.S. may not desire to sustain a presence as a part of its regional policy, Joaquin Flores writes.

July 29, 2021
The Problem Is Evil: Of Cyberterrorism, Great Resets, and Political Prisoners

The present elite in the west is governed by a misanthropic principle, which views the exercise of power as something measured by the degree to which it can be exercised in the most painful way.

July 24, 2021
Polls Show ‘No Confidence’, ‘Stolen Elections’: Provocations in Post-Republic America

Election fraud effects all Americans, but what’s often not considered is the particularly negative impact it has on the historically disenfranchised black community, Joaquin Flores writes.

July 19, 2021
Klaus Schwab the Humanist versus Klaus Schwab the Terrorist

The rising technocratic dystopia may appear to carry forward the legacy of social-democracy, though perversely, and therefore the utilization of Green parties and social-democratic parties in Europe to implement these is both predicted and rational.

July 14, 2021
Cuba and Color Revolution: A Cautionary Tale of the Next Phase of Forever-War

Today, we are seeing only the start of a fresh wave of global destabilization efforts, never-ending wars, Joaquin Flores writes.

July 2, 2021
Oriental Despotism Versus Freedom: Which 4IR?

There is no running from the 4th Industrial Revolution, but the IMF’s version of it can be stopped, Joaquin Flores writes.

June 28, 2021
The Deficiencies of Sinophobia, Bannon & the End of Geopolitics

Globalization is being wound down so that western elites can reinforce control over their current zone of hegemony, Joaquin Flores writes.

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