Matthew Ehret: Russia Wants to be Relevant, Feels Squeezed by China and Other Popular Delusions of a Dying Technocracy

Russia Wants to be Relevant, Feels Squeezed by China and Other Popular Delusions of a Dying Technocracy Are geopolitical analysts in the west seriously delusional enough to believe that Russia and China can be undermined? It was only one month ago that the world found itself trapped on a fast track to nuclear war between …

David Lifschultz: German Reinsurance Treaty with Russia Coming

German Reinsurance Treaty with Russia Coming Compliments of the Lifschultz Organization founded in 1899 The Reinsurance Treaty was a diplomatic agreement between the German Empire and the Russian Empire that was in effect from 1887 to 1890. Only a handful of top officials in Berlin and St. Petersburg knew of its existence since it was …

Matthew Ehret: The Dynamics of Nuclear Power Diplomacy: Russia and China vs the Neo-Malthusians

The Dynamics of Nuclear Power Diplomacy: Russia and China vs the Neo-Malthusians In 1975, an influential Stanford biologist named Paul Ehrlich (author of the misanthropic 1968 Population Bomb) stated that in his view, humanity’s acquisition of fusion energy was “like giving an idiot child a machine gun”. Ehrlich’s views were shared widely among the peculiar …

DefDog: “Signature Reduction”: Inside the Military’s Secret Undercover Army

“Signature Reduction”: Inside the Military’s Secret Undercover Army The largest undercover force the world has ever known is the one created by the Pentagon over the past decade. Some 60,000 people now belong to this secret army, many working under masked identities and in low profile, all part of a broad program called “signature reduction.” …

Matthew Ehret: Biden’s Anti-Eurasian Green Delusion and America’s Race to Irrelevance

Biden’s Anti-Eurasian Green Delusion and America’s Race to Irrelevance Many people couldn’t help but laugh when Biden told the Boris Johnson on March 26 that the USA and it’s NATO allies should create “an infrastructure plan to rival the Belt and Road Initiative” post haste. What would such a program look like? How would it be funded …

Matt Ehret: Tomorrow’s Arctic: Theatre of War or Cooperation? The Real Story Behind the Alaska Purchase

Today, the Arctic has increasingly become identified as a domain of great prosperity and cooperation amongst world civilizations on the one side and a domain of confrontation and war on the other. In 2007, the Russian government first voiced its support for the construction of the Bering Strait rail tunnel connecting the Americas with the …

Matt Ehret: Will Canada Be a Bridge of Cooperation Or a Platform for War in the 21st Century

The arctic remains the world’s last frontier of human exploration. It is also a domain of great potential cooperation among great civilizations, or inversely a domain of militarism and confrontation. In recent years, Russia and China have increasingly harmonized their foreign policies around the Framework unveiled by President Xi Jinping in 2013 dubbed the Belt …

Matt Ehret: China and Russia: The New Guarantors for Justice in the Face of a Self-Cannibalizing West

China and Russia have made it absolutely clear that they recognize the sad fact that the oligarchy in firm control of the western alliance is adamantly intent on burning all possible diplomatic avenues of cooperation and dialogue as the Hindenburg of the western financial system continues to careen towards a fiery oblivion. It didn’t take …