Author: Unz Review

Secession and Catalonia: What Is a Nation?

Secession and Catalonia: What Is a Nation? by Boyd D. Cathey – UNZ Review In recent months, especially with the accession to the presidency of Donald Trump, there has been renewed talk, serious talk, ironic talk, about secession—particularly, from zealously...

The Elites “Have No Credibility Left”

The Elites “Have No Credibility Left” DAVID NORTH AND CHRIS HEDGES – UNZ Review An interview with journalist Chris Hedges On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York...

How I Got Fired

How I Got Fired by Philip Giraldi – UNZ Review Exposing Jewish power in America has real consequences Two weeks ago, I wrote for Unz.com an article entitled “America’s Jews Are Driving America’s Wars.” It sought to make several points...

World War III with China

World War III with China How It Might Actually Be Fought – by Alfred McCoy – UNZ Review [This piece has been adapted and expanded from Alfred W. McCoy’s new book, In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and...

The Dancing Israelis

The Dancing Israelis by PHILIP GIRALDI – UNZ Review Trump was right about 9/11 but they weren’t Muslims Senator Rand Paul, supported by a number of other congressmen, has demandedthat the 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission Report that explored the Saudi...

Selling Democracy to China

Selling Democracy to China by Godfree Roberts – UNZ Democracy has only existed for about 200 years. It started with the American Declaration of Independence. The Americans got their ideas from the Europeans, mostly from the French, the Dutch and...

How the World May End

How the World May End by John Pilger – UNZ Review The US submarine captain says, “We’ve all got to die one day, some sooner and some later. The trouble always has been that you’re never ready, because you don’t...

The Tale of the Brothers Awan

The Tale of the Brothers Awan by Philip Giraldi – UNZ Review There has been surprisingly little media follow-up on the story about the July 25thDulles Airport arrest of House of Representatives’ employed Pakistani-American IT specialist Imran Awan, who was...

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now?

Is Iran in Our Gun Sights Now? by Patrick J. Buchanan – UNZ Review “Iran must be free. The dictatorship must be destroyed. Containment is appeasement and appeasement is surrender.” Thus does our Churchill, Newt Gingrich, dismiss, in dealing with...

Massacre of Mosul Revealed

Massacre of Mosul Revealed by Patrick Cockburn – UNZ Review More than 40,000 civilians were killed in the devastating battle to retake Mosul from Isis, according to intelligence reports revealed exclusively to The Independent – a death toll far higher...

The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria

The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria by Pepe Escobar – UNZ Amid the proverbial doom and gloom pervading all things Syria, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sometimes yield, well, good fortune. Take what happened this past...

Who Is the Real Enemy?

Who Is the Real Enemy? by Philip Giraldi – UNZ It is one of the great ironies that the United States, a land mass protected by two broad oceans while also benefitting from the world’s largest economy and most powerful...

The Russo-Chinese “Alliance” Explained

The Russo-Chinese “Alliance” Explained by Anderi Martyanov – UNZ It is not an easy task for someone without a background in Chinese culture, including the language and the history, to write about this country. However, this becomes necessary when looking at the...

The Great Power Shift: A Russia-China Alliance

The Great Power Shift: A Russia-China Alliance by Ray McGovern – UNZ Review Top Russian and Chinese leaders are busy comparing notes, coordinating their approach to President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Hamburg this weekend. Both sides are...

Russia vs. America in Syria

Russia vs. America in Syria by The Saker for UNZ The Internet has been buzzing with reactions to the latest Stratfor report about how a military confrontation between Russia and the United States would play out. I did not find...

Liars Lying About Nearly Everything

Liars Lying About Nearly Everything by Philip Giraldi – UNZ The United States has been using lies to go to war since 1846, when Americans who believed in manifest destiny sought to expand to the Pacific Ocean at the expense of Mexico,...