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Posted on Apr 6 2010 | 70 comments | Written by Michael

U.S. Could Very Well be in Haiti for the Oil

America answered Haiti’s call and helped the disaster-stricken country. Few can argue that America’s aid to Haiti was unjust. The only problem, America may never leave. President Bush was attacked for going into Iraq for the oil, now it is... (more...)

Posted on Feb 3 2010 | 133 comments | Written by Alexander Nobles

Another real reason for the Afghanistan/Pakistan war

In what may be an early move toward a Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India natural gas pipeline, officials in Washington are putting pressure on the Pakistan central government to allow agricultural goods to pass through Pakistan on their journey from... (more...)

Posted on Jan 14 2010 | 220 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Obama knows the US can never leave Iraq

Thinking back to the ominous firing of Barack Obama’s lead security advisor, Samantha Power, during his primary fight with Hillary Clinton the country was at that moment given a taste of what was to come. Samantha Power gave a television interview in... (more...)

Posted on Jan 10 2010 | 64 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Russia opens oil port that will supply China Japan and South Korea

Last week Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin attended the ceremonial opening of what will become Russia’s third largest oil port. The port is on the Pacific Coast of Siberian Russia, just north of South Korea and Japan. The port will serve as the... (more...)

Posted on Jan 8 2010 | 140 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Next up in Obama’s War on Terror: Africa

The Chinese receive 7% of their oil supply from Sudan. Given this fact, if the US could go into Khartoum and throw out the Sudanese President Bashir under the pretext of a human rights mission and gain control of the oil supply, they could then greatly... (more...)

Posted on Jan 7 2010 | 58 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Unconventional war on Pakistan by the Obama Administration

Taliban leadership is claiming that the recent triple agent suicide bomb attack that killed seven CIA agents was in response to over 700 dead Pakistani civilians by way of predator drones in 2009. Pakistan officials claim that out of 44 strikes in the... (more...)

Posted on Jan 6 2010 | 16 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Is Yemen the staging ground for a US/Iran proxy war?

It is public knowledge that the Houthi insurgency in Northern Yemen is accused of being backed by the Iranian government lead by President Ahmadinejad. The Houthis, whose fighters now number in the 10’s of thousands, are Shiite as is the majority of... (more...)

Posted on Jan 5 2010 | 53 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Janet Napolitano: Clueless About Home Security

When President-elect Barack Obama announced a little over a year ago that Janet Napolitano was his choice to be the head of Homeland Security, it wasn’t just conservatives who were asking, “What was he thinking?” As governor of Arizona,... (more...)

Posted on Dec 28 2009 | 224 comments | Written by Josh Painter

Iran Prepares a Pop Quiz for President Obama

Iran has insisted for years that it has only the best of intentions with its nuclear program. Skeptics have been asking for the same number of years why the nation with the world’s third largest deposits of crude oil and the second largest estimated... (more...)

Posted on Dec 16 2009 | 13 comments | Written by Josh Painter

Iran continues to consider proposal from international community

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was in Istanbul, Turkey for an Organization of The Islamic Conference, a group of 57 Muslim countries that promotes religious solidarity in national and international matters. When addressing the conference Ahmadinejad said,... (more...)

Posted on Nov 12 2009 | 526 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

What is motivating the most recent Sy Hersh sources?

Recently the New Yorker magazine ran a piece by renowned investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, which posed the question of whether or not the US military would guard Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. US officials say there is no evidence that the Taliban... (more...)

Posted on Nov 10 2009 | 55 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

The real reason Iran wants to go nuclear

Talks begin today between Iran and the world’s most powerful nations in Geneva. The talks will be the first direct talks between the US and Iran in over thirty years. The US delegation will be headed by William Burns, the under secretary of state for... (more...)

Posted on Oct 1 2009 | 25 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

Rhetoric out of Israel heats up before talks with Iran

Last week Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sparked controversy in Israel when he secretly made a visit to Moscow and had his aids lie to the Israeli press. Netanyahu could have urged Russia to stop selling anti-aircraft missiles to Iran, weapons... (more...)

Posted on Sep 15 2009 | 10 comments | Written by Shaun Booth

The Lesson for America from the Inglourious Basterds

There is a direct lesson that the American citizens can learn about what this White House has continued to call “the war on terror,” by watching Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Inglourious Basterds There is a scene at the end of the film where... (more...)

Posted on Sep 4 2009 | 23 comments | Written by Shaun Booth
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