Ukraine: A Pawn in a Game of World Chess
Are we watching a rematch of Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in the Cold War confrontational chess game of the Twentieth Century? Is it a remake of the Cuban Missile Crisis with John Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev in a “to the death” struggle of brinkmanship?Actions Have Consequences
All actions, words and messaging can have serious consequences. A political commentary.Meet the Amorites and the Man Numbered As 666
The mystery that has defeated the world for 2,000 years was intended to be resolved at the end of a period called the day. It involves history, crime, conspiracy, fraud, intrigue and gullibility on the part of the victims sucked into believing in it.The Last NATO President?
Is NATO prepared to fight in defense of its Eastern members against Russia? If not, Obama may be the last NATO president.I’ve Got Money, Let’s Just Get Along
Money is the great equalizer. Making a case for globalization and the interweaving of national economies.Assess the Effectiveness of Anti-Natal Policies in Less Developed Countries
Many poorer countries have the problem of overpopulation. This is my take on some of the birth-control policies these countries have used to combat this problem in particular.From Subic Bay To Sevastopol
The U.S. peacefully handed over its most important foreign naval base. It is an example Vladimir Putin has no intention of following.The Risks Posed by Al Qaeda in Hong Kong
What should attract attention of officials in both Beijing and in Hong Kong, is that Al Qaeda has co-opted other groups with previously limited influence and turned them into “franchises” of the mother Al Qaeda organization. This has happened in North Africa, Iraq, and to a lesser degree in Asia. There are ten million Muslims in Xinjiang and some twenty million in China as a whole. What is Al Qaeda doing today to seek greater influence within these populations? Hong Kong leaders cannot afford, as some American leaders seem to have done, to ignore future threats from Al Qaeda both on the mainland and perhaps even in the economic dynamo that is Hong Kong, areas where there are many “soft targets.”Substance Abuse And Our Global Society
Substance abuse has become the nemesis of the global society. The symbiotic relationship between “producer” and “consumer” countries, continues to support an ever growing and powerful illicit drug industry. Today, drug abuse within each country, presents several internal dynamics for each nation. The industry influences the local economy, trafficking becomes the obvious progression. Back in the days of alcohol prohibition, organized criminals fought for territories, involving neighborhoods, communities and other states. Currently the battle for control of various substances, and their distribution, plays out on an international stage, daily. For decades the USA has been the primary consumer of illicit substances. The world’s illicit drug map is evolving, and several “economically sound” countries’ hunger for drugs are on an uptick.The State of Mankind – For Whom the Bell Tolls
Taking recent and historical events into account, many pundits and theorists have concluded that the end of the world is at hand, as people believed at the world war two Armageddon battle and the state of affairs relating to it. This article deals with this threatening and impending crisis in the present time and it asks some challenging question which, when answered, may shock many people.