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Remembering why empires make treaties

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Australia Day 1788 Empires and Imperialism

‘The Founding of Australia 1788’, an oil painting by Algernon Talmage. Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales “England, in what is now Britain, wanted more land overseas where it could build new communities, known as colonies. These colonies would provide England with valuable materials, like metals, wool, sugar and tobacco, which they could […]

The Graveyard Of Empires: The Top Investments As The World Order Collapses

Authored by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, “You have the watches, but we have the time.” The Taliban often referred to this old Afghan saying when discussing their fight against the Americans. Ultimately, they were proven correct. After almost two decades of conflict, an insurgent army from one of the world’s poorest nations inflicted a decisive […]

10 Formidable Monarchs Who Ruled Vast Empires in Ancient Asia

Some of humanity’s most ancient civilizations originated on the current continent of Asia. At the dawn of civilization, places like Mesopotamia, Harappa, China, and others saw various advance settlements that consisted of a large populace. Those settlements were ruled by several powerful monarchs in the succeeding centuries. In fact, the kingdoms of Ancient Asia gave rise to some of […]

Dictators Bent on Building Military Empires: The Cost of the Nation’s Endless Wars

To hear President Biden talk about the Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, you might imagine that Putin is the only dictator bent on expanding his military empire through the use of occupation, aggression and oppression. Source

When Empires Die, Life and Sex Are Both Sold Cheap

Some folks swallowed the Roman slave religion BS of one life, up or down. More people all over the world understand at least rudimentarily reincarnation, but are not real sure how it works, who they have been or where they lived in other times. A handful, a very small percentage of those alive at any […]

"Graveyard of Empires” Claims Another Victim

The war in Afghanistan is over! Long live the war in Afghanistan! Yes, in case you haven’t heard, the US Armed Forces are withdrawing from Afghanistan at the end of the month, and NATO’s “Resolute Support” mission—which took over from the NATO combat mission that ended in 2014—will wind up at the same time. And […]

Graveyard of Empires

By Eric Margolis Global Research, July 21, 2021 EricMargolis.com 19 July 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 version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** The US-led war in Afghanistan looks to be ending, and not […]

CHARACTERISTICS OF COUNTRIES THAT END UP IN THE GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES

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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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