Zero Hedge: US Veterans Take Lead in Anti-War Movement — Mr. President, Please Get Out of the Middle East (and Africa, and Central Asia, and South America, and Taiwan) As You Promised….

What Was It All For: Veterans Have Finally Turned On America’s Endless Wars A major opinion poll’s results were released which demonstrated that fully two-thirds of post 9/11 veterans now think the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan “weren’t worth fighting.” That’s a remarkable, and distressing, statistic and one that should give America’s president, legislators, media, and people …

Evan Ellis: China Arms Sales Grow in South America

Should U.S. be worried about Chinese arms sales in the region? To some degree, Chinese weapons are capturing market share from Russian systems in states that have traditionally been anti-U.S. as well as in other parts of the region. Indeed, the electronics in some Chinese systems and the quality of Chinese support in maintenance and …

Berto Jongman: “Russian Spring” Will De-Americanize Europe as CELAC is De-Americanizing Central and South America

Cyber attack: ‘The Russian Spring’ in the hands of Putin, domination of Europe is close Submitted by CWZ on Sun, 03/16/2014 Does the name Aleksand Dugin ring you any bells? Well, he is one of the advisors of Putin and on 9 March 2014 he provided Putin a plan on how to dominate Europe. Aleksandr Dugin …

David Swanson: 31 Nations Declare Zone of Peace Across Caribbean, Central & South America

Heads of 31 Nations Declare a Zone of Peace, Commit to Uprooting Forever the Threat or Use of Force Proclamation of Latin America and Caribbean as a zone of peace (Original signed by the Heads of State and Governmenent of the Community of Latin American and Caribbeans States) The Heads of State and Government of …

SchwartzReport: South America Rising + New World Order II Meta-RECAP

The America media, like a long chain of administrations, never really seems to understand the South American psyché, in all of its national complexity, nor what is going on there. So there is very little coverage or attention, and what there is trades in stereotypes and shallow commentary. In contrast I think the nations of …

Noam Chomsky: US and Canada Virtually Expelled from South America

On Morales and Snowden, US & Canada Virtually Being Expelled from the Hemisphere On July 9, the Organization of American States held a special session to discuss the shocking behavior of the European states that had refused to allow the government plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales to enter their airspace. Morales was flying home …

South America #1, Africa #2, Asia #3 Safest Continents for Web

Africa: The 2nd Safest Continent to Surf the Web by HASH on August 23, 2010 Here’s an interesting study by AVG on internet security, asking “Where in the World are you most likely to be hit by a malicious computer attack or virus?”. Apparently, and surprisingly to me, the answer is “not Africa” or South …

Robert Steele: Hats off to the Southern Baptists, Seeking to Restore Civil Christian Discourse to the Failed American Democracy

‘What killed American public discourse?’ New report, survey examines civility and evangelicals America’s public square is a toxic place, experts say, but one evangelical Christian organization is trying to figure out how to change that. “We hate our politicians, and we hate each other,” a new report examining the state of civility in the U.S. explains. The …

Review: Partnership for the Americas – Western Hemisphere Strategy and U.S. Southern Command

James Stavridis 5.0 out of 5 stars Our Best Thinking to Date — We Can Go Much Further, December 24, 2014 This is the pre-cursor book to The Accidental Admiral: A Sailor Takes Command at NATO which I have reviewed most favorably and strongly recommend. This book — while free online as are all NDU …