Posts Tagged ‘empires’

The Graveyard of Empires Redux

America’s Ruinous Pursuit of Mission Impossible in Afghanistan A new study from Brown University’s Costs of War Project found that the U.S. “War on Terror” has killed half a million people in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. (Photo: Spc. Phillip McTaggart/Flickr/cc) On May 1st, the date Donald Trump signed onto for the withdrawal of the remaining 3,500 American troops from […]

US Joins Past Empires In Afghan Graveyard

Above photo: U.S. troops in Afghanistan. President Biden announced a removal of all U.S. troops by September 11, but he failed to include some important details. An Afghan taxi-driver in Vancouver told one of us a decade ago that this day would come. “We defeated the Persian Empire in the eighteenth century, the British in […]

U.S. Joins Past Empires in Afghan Graveyard

President Biden announced a removal of all U.S. troops by September 11, but he failed to include some important details. By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies Global Research, April 16, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop […]

Ancient Anatolian History | First Empires

What comes to the mind when one says Anatolia? Does the phrase “land of the rising sun” (as the ancient Greeks called it) appear? Or, because it technically belongs to the Middle East, do you think of an arid desert? Anatolia was arguably the most desired land of the ancient and medieval world. It saw […]

Vandana Shiva: Bill Gates Empires ‘Must Be Dismantled’

Vandana Shiva: Bill Gates Empires ‘Must Be Dismantled’ Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Aerowenn Hunter Story at-a-glance: Bill Gates is entering every field that has to do with sustaining life and, for over a decade, has undermined vitality in all its forms, in an effort to seize control over and profit from it. By […]

The Lion and the Eagle – The Interaction of the British and American Empires 1783-1972

The Lion and the Eagle – The Interaction of the British and American Empires 1783-1972. Kathleen Burk. Bloomsbury, London/New York, 2018. The 200 year historical span of Kathleen Burk’s “The Lion and the Eagle” shows the changes in the interactions between the newly formed United States and its imperial drive and the ongoing imperial drive […]

The Lion and the Eagle: The Interaction of the British and American Empires, 1783-1972 – Book Review

March 23, 2021 The Lion and the Eagle: The Interaction of the British and American Empires, 1783-1972 by Kathleen Burk. (Photo: Book Cover) By Jim Miles (The Lion and the Eagle – The Interaction of the British and American Empires 1783-1972.  Kathleen Burk.  Bloomsbury, London/New York, 2018) The 200-year historical span of Kathleen Burk’s “The Lion […]

Magadha: Mighty Kingdom that Spawned Two of India’s Most Powerful Empires

Magadha was one of the 16 Mahajanapadas, or ‘Great Kingdoms’ that existed in ancient India. This ancient kingdom was centered around southern Bihar, in the northeastern part of India. Much of the information regarding Magadha’s history is derived from written sources, which were written from a religious perspective, be it Hindu, Buddhist, or Jain. According […]

The Biden doctrine, the return of empires and the European paradox

February 01, 2021 By Fabio Reis Vianna for the Saker Blog At the end of the tragic year 2020, Jake Sullivan launched a tweet urging Europeans to act together in the face of “China’s worrying economic behavior.” Today’s National Security Advisor to the newly sworn-in Democratic administration thus gave the first signs of what the […]

Study Unravels the Mysterious Origins of Nomadic Mongolian Empires

The Xiongnu, the first nomadic empire in Asia, left no known written records to explain their origins, making this an intriguing ancient genetic mystery. But a new study has cast light on how the Xiongnu and Mongol empires and other ancient Central Asian cultures formed and interacted with each other. Researchers have taken on the […]

Must Read–Destroying Empires on Purim

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TIMELINE OF TURKIC MONGOL EMPIRES & KHAGNATES TO KHAZARIAN EMPIRE TO ASHKENAZIS OF CENTRAL EUROPE & RUSSIA

TIMELINE OF TURKIC MONGOL EMPIRES & KHAGNATES TO KHAZARIAN EMPIRE TO ASHKENAZIS OF CENTRAL EUROPE & RUSSIA 751 AD-775 AD: KHAZARS INFECTED THE EASTERN CHRISTIAN ROMAN EMPIRE WITH PAGAN IDOLS & ICONS & A EASTERN ROMAN EMPEROR LEO IV & HIS CRIMINAL KHAZAR MOTHER (WHO KILLED LEO IV) PUT IDOLS BACK INTO CATHOLIC CHURCH KHAZARS […]

HOW DID AMERICA INNOVATE ITS WAY TO GREATNESS AND HOW DID OTHER EMPIRES ALSO INNOVATE INTO GREAT NATIONS? A TIMELINE OF HUMAN INNOVATIONS

HOW DID AMERICA INNOVATE ITS WAY TO GREATNESS AND HOW DID OTHER EMPIRES ALSO INNOVATE INTO GREAT NATIONS? A TIMELINE OF HUMAN INNOVATIONS CREATIVE HUMAN INVENTIONS & TECHNOLOGIES over millennium have given us the PRODUCTS HUMANS NEED THAT ARE IDEAL FOR HUMAN LIFE. INNOVATIONS are at the heart of improving human lives on earth. INNOVATIONS […]

AFGHANISTAN: Trump Surges Into the Graveyard of Empires

By ramping up US troop levels in Afghanistan, Trump is alienating many supporters. (Photo: DoD/USAF Tech Sgt Brigitte N Brantley. Source: Wikicommons) On Monday night, US President Donald Trump made a speech in which he outlined his long-awaited new strategy for the war in Afghanistan. As predicted by 21WIRE in July, Trump will undertake a […]

Spanish Jews were brutal destroying the Inca and Mayan Empires for gold.

Spanish Jews were brutal destroying the Inca and Mayan Empires for gold. The world’s greatest genocide? Michael Turtle   |   14 Comments Lima, Peru When the Spanish first arrived in the Americas at the end of the 15th century, it’s estimated there were about 50 million people living in the New World. A few hundred years […]

Newsletter: When Empires Fall

In our last newsletter, we wrote that the United States is losing its global standing and that we are entering a multi-polar era in which no single country will dominate. As the power shifts, we need to shape our future in a positive way. The alternative future, one envisioned by those in power, places us at […]

The US Is Doubling Down On Its Endless War In Afghanistan, The ‘Grave Of Empires’

AFGHANISTAN — Afghanistan, also known as the “Grave of Empires,” has been the victim of imperial occupation and exploitation by U.S. and coalition forces for nearly two decades. An entire generation of Americans will have grown up in the fog of a seemingly endless war – and with a new administration taking over, this painful […]

DEA Allowed Criminal Cops to Build Their Own Drug Empires for Over a Decade

According to the Advocate, Chad Scott, the former leader of the task force has been fired in the midst of the investigation. It was reported that Scott and some of the officers working under him had a massive operation selling painkillers and that they would sometimes sell other drugs that they managed to steal […]

Yemen: The New Graveyard Where Empires Come to Die

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Euro 2016: 82 security staff revealed to be on French terror watch lists

     A new shocking twist in the Euro 2016 saga has emerged just days after stark warnings ISIS would make the event a target. It turns out 82 of the people hired for security posts on the football cup are on French terror watch lists. The Directorate General of Internal Security (ISB) has screened a […]

Euro 2016: 82 security staff revealed to be on French terror watch lists

     A new shocking twist in the Euro 2016 saga has emerged just days after stark warnings ISIS would make the event a target. It turns out 82 of the people hired for security posts on the football cup are on French terror watch lists. The Directorate General of Internal Security (ISB) has screened a […]

Euro 2016: 82 security staff revealed to be on French terror watch lists

     A new shocking twist in the Euro 2016 saga has emerged just days after stark warnings ISIS would make the event a target. It turns out 82 of the people hired for security posts on the football cup are on French terror watch lists. The Directorate General of Internal Security (ISB) has screened a […]

Euro 2016: 82 security staff revealed to be on French terror watch lists

     A new shocking twist in the Euro 2016 saga has emerged just days after stark warnings ISIS would make the event a target. It turns out 82 of the people hired for security posts on the football cup are on French terror watch lists. The Directorate General of Internal Security (ISB) has screened a […]

Elites ‘southern charm’ of church and state, spreading through US?

     “He was his slave.” The man was casually describing the connection between a relative and “an old black man” who worked on an extended-family tract outside the city. They rode around together in the relative’s truck doing chores, he said, and the “slave” was allowed to live in a house on the property. That […]

War with Russia? Debunking the Empire’s lies and illusions

     “What would a war between Russia and the USA look like?” This must be the question which I am most frequently asked. This is also the question to which I hear the most outlandish and ill-informed responses to. I have addressed this question in the past and those interested in this topic can consult […]

Elites ‘southern charm’ of church and state, spreading through US?

     “He was his slave.” The man was casually describing the connection between a relative and “an old black man” who worked on an extended-family tract outside the city. They rode around together in the relative’s truck doing chores, he said, and the “slave” was allowed to live in a house on the property. That […]

War with Russia? Debunking the Empire’s lies and illusions

     “What would a war between Russia and the USA look like?” This must be the question which I am most frequently asked. This is also the question to which I hear the most outlandish and ill-informed responses to. I have addressed this question in the past and those interested in this topic can consult […]

World’s Largest Coal Company Files For Bankruptcy

Print Friendly Above Photo: Traders work at the post where Peabody Energy is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) March 16, 2016. REUTERS/BRENDAN MCDERMID Note: This is part of a structural change in the economy. It is like blacksmiths going out of business with the arrival of the car, but the […]

EPA’s Deliberate Poisoning Of Flint’s Children

Print Friendly Above Photo: From BlackAgendaReport.com. “Flint, like New Orleans, has become a target of disaster capitalism.” Flint, Michigan, was declared a “sacrifice zone” because its majority Black and poor population’s “presence is no longer required and their lives are considered a hindrance to economic progress,” writes the author, who blew the whistle on EPA […]

The U.S. has become an automaton factory

     I found it incredibly hard to write about anything this week. For the first time in a long time, I found I really didn’t have that much to say. Society is going the way of all those dystopic films. Willingly. Not the ones about the police state or the panopticon; the omnipresent surveillance state […]

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