25 Feb 2014

The New Fascism: Coopting the Nationalist Meme for Globalist Ends

Events in different parts of the globe strongly suggest that we must revisit 20th century history. We think of Fascism as a passing phenomenon that was vanquished in the Second World War, leaving us to cope with the equally dangerous threat of Communism. Alas, we must put that illusion to

22 Feb 2014

Venezuela, Syria, Ukraine: Axis of Evil or Civilization Flatlining?

 One can’t help but notice the geographic pattern formed by the three countries that are currently in the United States’ crosshairs, roughly across the middle of the globe. Beyond that fanciful note, the governments of these three countries may appear to be very different from one another, however they share

21 Feb 2014

A Time of Ignorance

Why is Islam the fastest growing religion in the world, threatening the two thousand year Christian culture of Europe? The medium is the message, and in this case it is the gesture of submission.  While Judaism and Christianity emphasize the metaphysical aspect of religion, Islam demands that humans submit to

18 Feb 2014

Hollande in Washington and Fascism’s Revenge

Who could have imagined at any moment during the last half century, that fascism would again become a major force in the world?  The image of history as a relentless forward march has blinded us to the equally powerful truth that it often repeats itself. A little-noticed reason for the

13 Feb 2014

Re the Olympics: “Do Not Trust Your Friends”

I’ve been watching Russia’s English language television channel, RT (Russia Today) for several hours a day for about a year now, and this has given me a picture of Vladimir Putin’s presidency that casual watchers miss. When you have seen dozens of interviews by American educated Russian Oxana Boyko, or

01 Feb 2014

Munich II?

The increasingly nagging thought that Europe appears to be witnessing a double deja vue becomes irresistible as heads of state gather in Germany for the 50th Annual Munich Security Conference, http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/feb/01/russia-slams-western-support-for-ukraine-oppn/ an event that is no less significant at this point for being privately organized. This year Russian Foreign Minister Sergei

31 Jan 2014

Salami Tactics Then and Now

As the Ukraine descends into armed combat between the police of a legitimate government and Neo-Nazi thugs with European backers, it’s none to soon to be talking about fascism. After defeating German, Italian and Japanese fascism that threatened American power in the mid twentieth century, Washington turned against its former

24 Jan 2014

The Enemy Never Changes

The start of the Geneva II talks on the Syrian Crisis illustrates the fact that for the Western media the only issue in the ‘war on terror’ is religion. The ideological factors involved in the American-led campaign to oust President Bashar al-Assad, as well as in demonstrations around the globe

21 Jan 2014

Sochi 2014: US vs. Russia

  Today’s news that the Russian government is hunting for four Dagestani terrorists is accompanied by the seemingly casual announcement that the U.S. is so worried about terrorist attacks during the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, the Russian Black Sea resort located on the other side of the Caucasus Mountains

11 Jan 2014

U.S.: Deus ex Machina or Sorcerer’s Apprentice?

In May of 2012, President Obama addressed graduates at the U.S. Air Force Academy in these terms: “I see an American century because no other nation seeks the role that we play in global affairs, and no other nation can play the role that we play in global affairs.” Less