While Washington is absorbed with the financial debacle, a deepening recession and wars in the Middle East, there is a gathering crisis in Taiwan.
Under the Ma Ying-jeou (???) government’s policy of rapid economic, cultural and political integration with China, the nation could be annexed by China within the next few years through the signing [...]
Built by the Malam Missile and Space Factory of IAI, the MC4 uses state-of-the-art technology including GPS and camera sensors to scan areas where rocket launch sites may be suspected.
Once a launch is detected, the MC4 pinpoints the site and projected flight path. It also has the ability to back track launches already in [...]
Russian leaders tell us that it is no banana republic, but notice that we DO need to be reminded of that fact or we might forget.
The article below lumps Russia together with Venezuela and Iran. I’m wondering if Russia has more in common with OPEC countries than the West?
Don’t gloat over the [...]
This interesting article was written in 1993 by Samuel P. Huntington.
From the article:
WORLD POLITICS IS entering a new phase, and intellectuals have not hesitated to proliferate visions of what it will be — the end of history, the return of traditional rivalries between nation states, and the decline of the nation state from [...]
In 2006 Peter Schiff tells over 1000 mortgage brokers they are about to be out of jobs. Watch how he completely nails the coming real estate/mortgage debacle before anyone else even realized it was coming.
By Doug Casey, Chairman, Casey Research, LLC.
Everybody wants predictions. The following article does a little better than that, in that I wrote it back in November of 1997, outlining several theories of history, and pointing to a logical way of anticipating what will likely happen to the world at large over the next generation.
In Moscow, Igor Panarin’s Forecasts Are All the Rage; America ‘Disintegrates’ in 2010
For a decade, Russian academic Igor Panarin has been predicting the U.S. will fall apart in 2010. For most of that time, he admits, few took his argument — that an economic and moral collapse will trigger a civil war and the [...]
Documents marked “Top Secret, UK eyes only” which have just been de-classified by the National Archives, show the Labour government of 30 years ago was engulfed in a furious row over the inadequacy of the nation’s defences.
The papers paint a picture of a 1970s Britain that would have been virtually helpless in the face [...]
Since then, Putin and other Russian leaders, including the foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, claim that Russia “is, to some extent, a part of the Muslim world.” In an interview with Al Jazeera on Oct. 16, 2003, Putin stressed that, unlike Muslims living in Western Europe, those in Russia were indigenous, and that Islam had been [...]
Last Monday, the entire upper house of parliament voted to extend the Russian presidential term from four years to six years, a move recommended by President Dmitry Medvedev in his annual November address. But really, you didn’t think the “reform” was meant for Medvedev, did you? Or that anything occurring behind the walls of the [...]