Left out of the frame of U.S. military strategists is the certainty of mass human suffering, a reality forgotten since the days of the Vietnam War, wrote former U.S. intelligence analyst Elizabeth Murray back in Aug. 2012.
Jeremy Corbyn lost the U.K. election but progressive Mexican leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has been in power for one year. He is carrying out the plans described in his 2018 book “New Hope for Mexico,” writes Rick Sterling.
Rather than saying the defense of property is the State’s goal, it’s said the State’s goal is to maintain order, which becomes an association of democratic practices with hooliganism and criminality, says Vijay Prashad.
There is little that divides Modi’s fascistic Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and his Vishwa Hindu Parishad from the piety movements of Tablighi Jamaat (with its millions of Muslim followers) and these neo-Pentecostal formations in Latin America, says Vijay Prashad.
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