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    FTAC: 9/11 – Sixteen Years of Accelerating, Expanding Conflict Between Archaic Worlds and the Modern One
    Sep11

    FTAC: 9/11 – Sixteen Years of Accelerating, Expanding Conflict Between Archaic Worlds and the Modern One

    The medieval worldview and its marriage to financial and political power may be archaic in the modern world. Faith in God and religion may be good things, but as demonstrated by the Islamists, by the Saudi Royals and their spreading of Wahhabi madrasas, and by related clerical wealth dependent on subscription plus political repression, too much...

    FTAC: Middle East Conflict – Moscow’s Project – Abbas’s End
    Aug26

    FTAC: Middle East Conflict – Moscow’s Project – Abbas’s End

    Abba — Arafat’s known and others may be suspect — bend to Moscow (the KGB record never goes away), and as Moscow has nowhere to go that wouldn’t be trapped in a century-and-one-half old imperial time bubble, neither has Abbas, who has not been able to do more for the Palestinians than enrich his own network through corruption....

    Module: Moscow and the Middle East Conflict
    Jul18

    Module: Moscow and the Middle East Conflict

    The story begins in the feudal mode with medieval anti-Semitism. Excerpt – 1920s – The Spread of Hate – Russia -> Germany | An Excerpt from Laqueur FTAC – Tip to the KGB’s Amplification of Middle Eastern Anti-Semitism Palestinian KGB https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_measures...

    Also in Media: In Translation: “Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Parts I, II, and III: Interviews with Dissident Igor Sharapov” | Alina Nychyk, Editor and Translator | Hold the Trend | Series from April 14 to July 9, 2017 
    Jul11

    Also in Media: In Translation: “Russia’s thorny road to democracy – Parts I, II, and III: Interviews with Dissident Igor Sharapov” | Alina Nychyk, Editor and Translator | Hold the Trend | Series from April 14 to July 9, 2017 

    Sharapov was imprisoned for 10 years when Vladimir Putin came to power. Prior to this, in 1993, President Yeltsin confessed to him and his teacher, Vladimir Gomelskyi, that he cannot remove communists even around him in the Kremlin. Sharapov was an assistant to the deputy of the Commission the Legislative Assembly of the city, where Putin comes...

    The Quiet Assault – A Glance at Interdicted Tech Smuggling to Russia and China
    Jun18

    The Quiet Assault – A Glance at Interdicted Tech Smuggling to Russia and China

    Set aside Anna and her ring. Last week’s short wee-hour’s shutdown of a portion of Charleston’s port set off by a potentially disinformed conspiracy blogger and webcaster signaled popular American concern and sensitivity to the defense of the homeland, never mind the capabilities and sensitivities of the nation’s capacious...

    Also in Media: “The Kremlin’s Newest Hybrid Warfare Asset: Gangsters” | Foreign Policy | June 12, 2017
    Jun14

    Also in Media: “The Kremlin’s Newest Hybrid Warfare Asset: Gangsters” | Foreign Policy | June 12, 2017

    . . . as they look to prosecute their “political war” against the West, the Russians are emerging as the most enthusiastic users of gangsters’ services. Given that their intelligence services are now up to Cold War levels, it seems ironic that they would even need such amateur auxiliaries. However, so ambitious and numerous are their...

    Ukraine – Westbound and Down . . . .
    May31

    Ukraine – Westbound and Down . . . .

    The “war news” — not so good: Confirmed reportage: http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm/reports Breaking: https://www.unian.info/war/1951929-russian-artillery-systems-in-donbas-start-to-shell-at-longer-distance.html –33–Filed under: 21st Century Feudal, Conflict – Culture – Language – Psychology, Ukraine Tagged: business, freedom,...

    Ukraine – The American March, Washington, D.C., May 20, 2017
    May22

    Ukraine – The American March, Washington, D.C., May 20, 2017

    Saturday, May 20, 2017 Over there? BackChannels readers have enjoyed a glimpse of the relationship between Moscow and terrorism. Reflexive Control Process: “Allahu Akbar Terrorism” -> New Nationalism –> Neo-Feudalism The same have witnessed the destruction of Syria by Bashar al-Assad as flanked by Vladimir Putin and Ali Khamenei and how the...

    Moscow’s Nuclear Blackmail – Five Links
    May21

    Moscow’s Nuclear Blackmail – Five Links

    Today: http://uaposition.com/latest-news/russia-deploys-nuclear-warheads-crimea/ – 5/21/2017 Within the past year: June 2016: http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/russia-threatens-deploy-nuclear-weapons-crimea-13013 April 29, 2017: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/russia-weighs-heavily-in-americas-nuclear-plans/article/2621340 May 1, 2017:...

    Ukraine – War Every Day
    May18

    Ukraine – War Every Day

    The above were posted today, May 17, 2017, on YouTube. The “feed” from Ukraine’s war with Russia is continuous, but all seems to quiet at the desktop as the drama becomes familiar and outside anger dissipates into other breaking news....

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