The Most Revolutionary Act

Uncensored Updates on World Events, Economics, the Environment and Medicine

Korangate 3: An Ingenious Taliban Psy-ops?

| March 5, 2012

A bizarre random thought occurred to me last night. What if the alleged February 21st Koran burning at Bagram prison in Afghanistan never actually happened? Or if it happened, but without the involvement of any US troops? What if the whole thing was an ingenious Taliban psy-ops (psychological operation)? It’s not as implausible as it […]

America’s Proxy Energy Wars

| July 20, 2011

My last blog suggested that the current US wars in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia are really proxy wars with China over oil and gas resources. I continue the discussion by outlining the crucial Chinese and US alliances in the region. China‘s Strategic Alliance with Pakistan Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s recent threats […]

Afghanistan and the Road Runner

| November 28, 2010

I spent yesterday trying to get my head around what’s really happening in Afghanistan. I would strongly discourage other people from trying this. Mainstream coverage of the NATO occupation is full of the type of paradoxical and contradictory messages that are known to cause insanity. In fact the whole thing reminds me of a Road […]

Iran, China and the Gwadar Port

| September 26, 2010

The Gwadar Port in Balochistan (one of Pakistan’s tribal regions) has been headline news in Pakistan, India and China this month. Interesting that I can’t find one mention of it in the western media – not even in on-line publications. Since many Pakistani commentators trace the US shift in military focus from Iraq to Afghanistan […]

Afghanistan: Is It All Smoke and Mirrors?

| September 12, 2010

After the July Time magazine cover of the noseless Afghan woman was exposed as a fake (it turns out that the woman’s nose wasn’t removed by the Taliban, as Time reported, but by her husband three years earlier – see http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abdulhadi-hairan/times-aisha-story-is-fake_b_692123.html), I decided it was impossible to get an accurate view of the war in […]