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Thích Nhất Hạnh, Monk, Buddhist

Thích Nhất Hạnh – A great “Peacemaker” crosses the threshold

Our world lost an important peace activist on January 22, 2022.  Vietnamese Buddhist monk, Thích Nhất Hạnh contributed more to the spread of Buddhist teachings, the cultivation of “mindfulness” and harmonious living than any other human being in the 20th century. He grew up during three wars in his country of Vietnam.  The occupation of ...

Kazhikstan, Russia, Inflation

Russia, China and Kyrgyzstan form a Neighborhood Watch for Kazakhstan

Last week, after what appeared to be an attempted coup fueled by outside forces, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev asked for support from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). Russia and member state Kyrgyzstan immediately sent troops to bring about order and support Kazakh authorities. China also offered assistance. These three countries share a large land ...

Putin, Biden, Internation Diplomacy, Russia, Hunter, Ukraine, Russia, War

Ending 2021 as Russia readies its people for nuclear war with a weak US

December 31, 2021 -While the U.S. media has (for the most part) largely ignored the news coming out of the Russia-Ukrainian border area, things appear to be much different in the Russian Federation. The American media is so sycophantic that it ignores anything that implies that Joe Biden is less than competent. Nonetheless, his incompetence ...

Death, South Africa, Apartheid

Remembering Desmond Tutu: Advocate of racial justice and non-violence

Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s apostle of racial justice and reconciliation, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle against apartheid, has died at the age of 90. After the fall of apartheid, Archbishop Tutu chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that sought to heal the wounds of the apartheid era. The archbishop ...

Afghans in peril due to broken wartime promises

SAN DIEGO. When Joe Biden left Afghans in the hands of the merciless Taliban, he broke a series of consequential promises. Over the years, U.S. troops made promises to protect those who joined the fight against evil terror and assisted them in defeating the Taliban. Those Afghan-assisted efforts helped save a lot of lives. This ...

New Zealand, Apartheid, Covid

New Zealand – A model for induced medical tyranny and apartheid

As of December 3, New Zealand implemented aggressive, restrictive, draconian laws and mandates against her citizens, all under the guise of  “protection.” “If you want to go to bars and restaurants, get vaccinated,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. “If you want to get a haircut, get vaccinated. If you want to go to ...

Nouri, Trial, Sweden, Iran

Nouri Is On Trial in Sweden – Why Is He the Only One?

FRANCE: In the summer of 1988, a horrific event occurred in Iran that cost thousands their lives. The 1988 massacre of Iranians was meant to drive out any opposition to the regime, who orchestrated the killings.  Khomeini issued a fatwa against the PMOI/MEK, to stamp out this group that stood for freedom and the division ...

NATO, America, Russia, Ukraine, Threat, Winter WarRussia, Winter War, New-Conservatives

NATO and America are poking the Russian Bear with hints of Winter War

WASHINGTON: The anti-Russia rhetoric is ramping up again. The “why” is significant. Implied threats of a “winter war” are surfacing from NATO countries as well as the American intelligence community. Recent visits by American officials to Ukraine were ignored by most western media. However, Russia and its allies have been watching closely. They are preparing ...

The death of F.W. de Klerk and his impact on ending Apartheid in South Africa

F.W. de Klerk, who, as South Africa’s last white president, opened the door to black majority rule by releasing Nelson Mandela from prison, died Nov.11 at the age of 85. de Klerk and Mandela shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize. At the peace prize ceremony in Oslo, Mandela praised de Klerk: “He had the courage ...

Anti-Americanism, Nuclear, Iran, Terrorism, Global Terrorism, Iran national flag, Iranian Regime, Votes, Democracy, Elections

United Nations Anti-Americanism (Americophobia) emboldens Iran

FRANCE: In his anti-American speech at the annual UN General Assembly meeting on August 23, 2021, Iranian President Raisi (Iran’s Raisi says nuclear talks with major powers should be result-oriented) says: “What we see in the region today is that not only hegemony and hegemonic thinking but also the project of imposing Western identity has ...

Italy, Italians, Forza Italia-Italians, Covid, Mandates, Protests

Bravo and Viva Italia: Forza Italia-Italians fight fascism, again

The Italian people are protesting the most rigid Covid-19 restrictions in Europe. The protests have been ongoing since July 2021, with hundreds of thousands of Italians taking to the streets. Protestors blocked roads, shut down ports in Trieste and Genoa. Closing rail stations in Florence, Rome, Milan, Bergamo, the major cities and towns in Italy. ...

China, Taiwan

China sends warplanes into Taiwan’s defensive airspace: A prelude to war?

WASHINGTON: According to reports, Taiwan reports that at least 77 Chinese military aircraft passed through their air defense identification zone (ADIZ). This happening over two days in early October. The incursions, with 38 aircraft on one day and 39 on the other, serve as the largest invasion recorded by Taiwan since they’ve been publicly reporting ...

Iran, State Run Media, disinformation

State-Run Media acknowledges regime corruption as a problem in Iran

FRANCE: Corruption is rampant in Iran’s economy. People are suffering as a result of the regime’s corruption and misguided economic policies. The situation has deteriorated to the point that Iran’s state media and regime leaders recognize that they are a part of the problem. On September 19, the state-run Mardom Salarie newspaper reported, “Iran’s rising ...

Iran, Biden, Raisi

Biden ignores Iranian-Americans, does not speak out against Raisi at UN

FRANCE: The Iranian Professionals’ Ad Hoc Committee on Iran Policy addressed an open letter to President Joe Biden. The letter was a request that the American government take bold and immediate measures to show that Ebrahim Raisi does not represent the Iranian people. Raisi is an Iranian conservative Islamist, principlist politician, Muslim jurist, and the ...

Zemari Adhdmadi, Afghanistan, Kabul,. US, Milley

Milley dishonors military, kills Ahmadi family in Kabul, empowers new terror

SAN DIEGO: Is there anything Gen. Milley won’t defend about the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan? The Pentagon Joint Chief abandons a veritable war chest to America’s enemy, empowering a Taliban conglomerate of terrorists. As Americans hide in fear, the State Department gives their names and locations in Kabul to the Taliban to be more easily ...

Fighting for the Americans and allies Biden has left to die in Afghanistan

SAN DIEGO. Terrorists not only murdered over 2,900 Americans on Sept. 11, 2001, but they also sought to bring America to its knees. As America’s allies watched in shock, a seismic jarring ripped around the globe. The smoke cleared and the Taliban lay at the epicenter. A safe harbor for al Qaeda jihadists to launch ...

Shades of Benghazi in Afghanistan crisis link to betrayal, profit

SAN DIEGO: Sunday, the remains of  Lance Corporal Rylee J. McCollum came home from Afghanistan to his distraught mother Kathy McCollum. The C-17 Globemaster carried 13 sacred flag-draped silver coffins. McCollum’s grief is not unlike other moms and dads of the 13, or those killed in Benghazi. They are victims of egregious government failures. McCollum ...