A lecture by John J. Mearsheimer, streamed live on June 16, 2022
Professor John J. Mearsheimer will discuss the current Russian invasion on Ukraine whilst exploring the potential causes and consequences of the crisis.
Continue reading The causes and consequences of the Ukraine war
By Raffique Shah
June 13, 2022
Being both a product and an architect of the age of love, peace and happiness, and belonging to a generation that opposed war and promoted peace, that even as I became a soldier, a highly-trained killer—we actively and successfully hounded America out of Vietnam and Cambodia, transformed colonised Africa into a battleground for liberation, and we set the world in motion such that generations marched together in countries across the world chanting, “All we are saying, is give peace a chance…’
Continue reading Blame the ‘haters’
By Dr Selwyn R. Cudjoe
June 06, 2022
On the celebration of Indian Arrival Day, May 31, an Express editorial recounted: “On this day 177 years ago the Fatel Razack entered the Gulf of Paria with over 200 Indians aboard, the first of 143,939 citizens of India to be brought here under a British scheme to deal with a shortage of labour following the emancipation of enslaved Africans in 1834–38.”
Continue reading Origin of Indian indentureship in Trinidad
By Dr Selwyn R. Cudjoe
May 30, 2022
Haiti, I am sorry
We misunderstood you
One day we’ll turn our heads
And look inside you…
—David Rudder, “Haiti”
About 22 years ago I was a part of a New England delegation that travelled to Haiti to demand that Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the first democratically elected president of Haiti after years of dictatorship, be allowed to assume the office he had won fairly and squarely.
We met with the United States Ambassador to Haiti, but nothing came of it. Our pleas, like so many others, were like voices crying out desperately in a wilderness of deceit and deception.
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Streamed live on Sep 15, 2021
A conversation on Elbridge A. Colby’s book The Strategy of Denial which offers an examination of how America’s defense strategy should change in order to checkmate China’s growing power.
“Elbridge A. Colby was the lead architect of the 2018 National Defense Strategy, the most significant revision of U.S. defense strategy in a generation. Here he lays out how America’s defense must change to address China’s growing power and ambition.
Continue reading The Strategy of Denial: Goading China into War
John Mearsheimer on War in Ukraine with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Ambassador Jack Matlock, more…
Premiered Apr 7, 2022
John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago talks with American Committee for US-Russia Accord on War in Ukraine, with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, Ambassador Jack Matlock, Nicolai Petro, Marlene Laruelle and James W. Carden.
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April 08, 2022
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Faran Fronczak talk about the White House pushing politicalized intelligence on Ukraine, China’s objectives for Eurasian integration and the disbandment of NATO, Zelensky showing up to Greek Parliament with an Azov fighter, and if Will Smith’s Oscars slap was bought by Pfizer to promote their new drug. more
The U.S. is using intel to fight an info war with Russia, even when the intel isn’t rock solid
April 6, 2022 – nbcnews.com
By Ken Dilanian, Courtney Kube, Carol E. Lee and Dan De Luce
It was an attention-grabbing assertion that made headlines around the world: U.S. officials said they had indications suggesting Russia might be preparing to use chemical agents in Ukraine.
President Joe Biden later said it publicly. But three U.S. officials told NBC News this week there is no evidence Russia has brought any chemical weapons near Ukraine. They said the U.S. released the information to deter Russia from using the banned munitions.
Continue reading U.S. admits to widespread propaganda on Ukraine conflict
Fakes emerge throughout Ukraine crisis just to be debunked later
The crisis in Ukraine has prompted an unprecedented flow of fake-news allegations, with many of the stories circulated in the media over the past month ultimately being debunked. RT’s Donald Courter brings them to light.
Continue reading The truth about Bucha is out there, but perhaps too inconvenient to be discovered
By Kit Klarenberg
April 3, 2022 – thegrayzone.com
A key witness to the widely publicized incident at the Mariupol maternity hospital has punctured the official narrative of a Russian airstrike on the facility, and raised serious questions about Western media ethics. Meanwhile, news of a massacre in the city of Bucha contains suspicious elements.
On March 9th, shocking news of a deliberate Russian airstrike on a maternity hospital in Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, began spreading widely via social media and news outlets.
Continue reading New witness testimony about Mariupol maternity hospital ‘airstrike’ follows pattern of Ukrainian deceptions, media malpractice