During his 24 years as a senior foreign correspondent for The Washington Times and United Press International, Martin Sieff reported from more than 70 nations and covered 12 wars. He has specialized in US and global economic issues.
The toothless, senile old watchdogs of the U.S. Mainstream Media will remain silent and obedient on events in Ecuador. Business as usual will continue.
China’s rise in trade, business and influence in Latin America has been comparatively ignored. But it is happening. It is real.
In the famous anthem “Rule Britannia,” Britons have proudly sung for hundreds of years that they never will be slaves: But in his Nietzschian mad dreams, Boris Johnson is turning them into slapstick clowns.
The Longer Telegram reflects the intellectual, moral and emotional bankruptcy of what passes for “thought” inside the Washington Beltway, Martin Sieff writes.
U.S., British and other NATO leaders need to grow up fast: Instead, they witlessly allow themselves to be trapped in their own infantile rhetoric, Martin Sieff writes.
The U.S.-created and supported government of Afghanistan is on the brink of collapse. It has lost all credibility with its people because of its incompetence and unbelievable corruption.
“The Walking Dead” owes its success to the subconscious power of its political metaphor: It is all about liberal internationalism – a corrupt, rotting zombie version of the liberal creed that really died 50 years ago but refuses to admit it.
Biden has so far made no move whatsoever to rein in the continued bold and potentially very dangerous US military exercises with allies right up to the very borders of Russia.
For all the frantic flailing of their ministers and diplomats, the British today are irrelevant ghost-walkers in Biden’s Washington. And Boris Johnson has no one to blame for this but himself.
What nation and forces are interfering in the domestic affairs, electoral processes and democratic freedoms of Latin America? It is not Russia or China, Martin Sieff writes.