Tim Kirby is an independent journalist, TV and radio host.
When looked at from the standpoint of military logic, these “attacks” seem baffling as Iran could have just destroyed the boats or directly tried to terrorize them to make a statement.
The “good guy vs. bad guy” racist narrative that Russia is on the bad end is propping up an ultimately artificial conflict with the US. It is time to acknowledge the reality that there are numerous cultures on Earth that want to be powerful and prosperous.
The European Parliament elections are not a moment of triumph for today’s winners who want a self-respecting, powerful and dignified Europe to make its return, but this victory is at least an opportunity to make further strides towards that end.
If abortion is a right then why does timing matter? Should freedom of speech go away at night? Should the army be allowed to quarter troops in your home so long as it is during working hours? From a logical standpoint, this is nuts.
There is absolutely no doubt that building and popularizing an OS is a herculean feat, but if you haven’t noticed Huawei and today’s China are pretty darn strong and may just be up to the task.
So far the Trump resume is not one of murderous interventionist but of a man who is forced to go along with the status quo doing the bare minimum that he needs to “not get fired”.
If the same video were done with a drop of humility and respect to the intelligence and cultural differentness of the Venezuelans, then this video could achieve its intended results. As it stands now this video “A new Venezuela” is Youtube fuel for anti-Americanism.
Poland’s vision for Europe should be one where Poland matters, where it is at the heart of something important and not just on the borderlands between great powers.
Russia needs to get as good at informational war as it is as traditional war to save the memory of their ancestors who gave everything to spare Russians (other Slavs, Jews, etc.) from total extermination.
One bizarre irony in our strange postmodern times is that if the Yellow Vests were actually being shot at by real guns and being killed they would be far closer to achieving some sort of systemic change.