Geopolitics

How to Evade Sanctions

Source: The Corbett Report June 2, 2018 James Corbett “Abandon all hope ye who enter here.” That, famously, is the inscription above the gates of hell in Dante’s Inferno, and, if Uncle Sam gets his way, it will be the first thing that comes to mind for any company seeking …

Imperialism

Iran’s Real Crime: It Won’t Bow

Source: counterpunch January 9, 2018 by John Wight That Iran is not a free country is self-evident. How could it possibly be free when it exists in the crosshairs of US imperialism? In this respect, it shares the same status as Venezuela, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, Russia, and China – in other words …

Imperialism

US Sanctions Symptomatic of a Failing Empire

Source: New Eastern Outlook by James ONeill On 26 July 2017 the US Congress overwhelmingly approved a Bill providing for fresh sanctions against North Korea, Russia and Iran. The passage of this Bill , and its level of support in the US Congress, is instructive on a number of levels. …