Americans have become soft and impractical. Americans are consumer robots that are mesmerized by ‘image over substance’. That is exactly where America’s marketing geniuses have brought us. Some Americans are waking up to a world known by their grand parents and great grand parents. Frugal is no longer a ‘quaint concept’. Gas prices and their effect on food and necessities is the slap in the face we need to come out of the hypnosis we have been enjoying. […]
Iran moving into the big league Kaveh L Afrasiabi
Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad’s three-nation tour of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India and the welter of agreements and understandings reached between Tehran and these governments serve notice beyond the mere issue of energy security and Iran’s expanding role in the sub-continent’s […]
LONDON (Reuters) – China has dealt a blow to Western efforts to increase diplomatic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program by dropping out of a meeting to discuss tougher sanctions against Tehran.
Russia, which like China opposes further U.N. sanctions against Iran, added fuel to the fire by announcing on Friday that […]
Russia: Arctic Bomber Exercises
Twelve Russian strategic bombers are taking part in military exercises above the Arctic involving the launching of tactical cruise missiles.
David Blair: Putin’s Bear is not a frightening beast In pictures: President Putin reveals even more
The Russian air force spokesman did not specify the exact location […]
China’s military build-up could threaten security: US
PHNOM PENH: The region’s top US military commander on Tuesday expressed concern over China’s rapid military build-up, just days after an unprecedented display of Beijing’s firepower during war games with Russia.
“China professes to be advocating a peaceful rise”, said Admiral Timothy J Keating, […]