Posts Tagged ‘gambit’

The Military’s Africa Gambit

The Military’s Africa Gambit Above photo: US Africa Command. Faux Intellectuals and Their False Assumptions Strike Again. When does neo-imperialist subtext tip over to overt imperialism? Well, when it comes to America’s Africa policy, apparently it’s when Foreign Affairs indulges the published fantasies of a multigenerational military trio of facsimile David Petraeuses peddling un-ironic Rudyard Kipling reprises. In the […]

The rabbis’ gambit: A brief history of Jews and chess

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The Queen’s Gambit: Chess star betting on a Netflix series to help close sport’s giant gender gap

Never have so many men and women playing arguably the most intellectual of all games. A double shockwave, triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic and by the success of the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit, is fuelling the biggest chess frenzy worldwide since the Cold War. Hungary’s Judit Polgár, the strongest female player in the history […]

The Queen’s Gambit: Why there has never been a female chess world champion

The success of Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit has renewed interest for chess and rekindled the debate over why so few women make it into the upper echelons of the intellectual sport. The show, released earlier this month, has become the streaming giant’s “biggest scripted limited series to date”, having been watched by 62 million households […]

Episode #218 – ‘The Eurasian Gambit’ with guests Mark Sleboda, Dilyana Gaytandzhieva

Episode #218 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on Jan 21st 2017 as host Patrick Henningsen brings you a very special LIVE broadcast on the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR) – covering all the top news stories worldwide… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE AT THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULED SHOW TIMES: 5pm-8pm UK Time | 12pm-3pm ET (US) […]

The Yasukuni Gambit

Fresh off his election victory, Japanese Prime Minister Kobe as well as several of his cabinet members and top party officials, visited the Yasukuni Shrine outside Tokyo. As usual, reaction across Asia was hostile to the PM’s visit to a shrine that honored Class A war criminals that had been part of an Imperial Japanese […]

Demand to stop prisoner payments is Israeli gambit to avoid peace talks — PA commission

Bethlehem, occupied West Bank — The Palestinian public is in an uproar over demands made by the United States and Israel to cut payments to Palestinian political prisoners and former prisoners of Israel as a condition of renewed peace talks. Thousands of Palestinian prisoners and ex-prisoners receive money from the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Palestinian […]

Theresa May’s Snap Election Gambit Looking Ill-Conceived



When I was a little boy, I used to wonder what those beautiful streaks in the sky were. Why would some of them dissipate immediately, and others stayed in the sky all day? Wikipedia defines contrails as “condensation trails or vapor trails, which are line-shaped clouds sometimes produced by aircraft engine exhaust…composed mainly of water, […]

The Ankara Blast: A Casus Belli Posing as a Terror Attack

Can Erimtan (NEO) : Terror attacks have now become a recurring reality in Turkey. The recent deadly blast in Ankara took place against a backdrop of heightened military activity, on the domestic front as well as across the border in Syria. The rationale behind the Justice and Development Party (or AKP) annulling the June elections and […]

Biometric system to be implemented in US airports by 2018

     A biometric exit system will begin to be implemented at airports across the United States by 2018, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said during a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC. “For years Congress and others have urged us to develop a system of biometric exit,” Johnson stated on Thursday. “I […]

Interview with Saudi Princess Janan Harb [MUST SEE]

Saudi Princess Janan Harb with Prince Fahd at her Al Sharafya Palace before her banishment in 1970   Editors Note: Very interesting interview with my cousin Janan Harb. This is a must see Video!! Janan Harb, wife of the late King Fahd, interviewed on Going Underground with Afshin Rattansi on RT News. […]

These Fifteen American Cities Are Destroying Homeless Camps Just Days Before Christmas

 Christmas is normally known as the time of year when Americans try to be a little more giving, more compassionate, and more altruistic than during the other 11 1/2 months of the year. But in cities across the US, many are simply fighting for the right to exist in hastily-constructed homeless camps. The National Alliance […]

Syrian Quagmire Baffles Democrats. “No New Ideas for Peace other than More War”

Democrats have no new ideas for peace other than more war.  None of the Democratic candidates in the October 13 debate had anything very useful to say about ending the carnage in Syria and the rest of the Middle East. The most belligerent was Hillary Clinton, wanting to stand up to Vladimir Putin’s “bullying” and […]

9/11: The Clarke/Tenet Deception Gambit

“FALL GUY” GEORGE TENET BEING MEASURED FOR THE NOOSE   By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor Last week, conspiracy buffs were given a magic revelation regarding 9/11.  Richard Clarke pointed the finger at former CIA director, George Tenet, declaring the CIA “allowed” the 9/11 hijackers to operate freely.  The rationale?  Tenet and the CIA had plans to use “them” […]

Syria: Desperate Lies for a Collapsing Gambit

TIME claims to “sneak” into Syria, still bases entire report on “witness” accounts. Tony Cartalucci August 12, 2011 Claiming to be written in Hama, Syria, TIME’s latest article “Exclusive: A Visit to Hama, the Rebel Syrian City that Refused to Die” attempts to reestablish the US State Department’s sagging narrative regarding unrest they themselves […]

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