Palestine

Al-Naqba: The Palestinian Catastrophe Episode 1 (1799-1936) Al Jazeera (2013) Film Review This is the most comprehensive documentary of the Zionist movement I’ve ever watched. The cinematography is incredibly beautiful and moving and includes scarce footage of vibrant pre-World War II Palestine. I continue to be surprised by all the important events Western accounts leave […]

via Al-Naqba: Palestine’s 200-Year History of Ethnic Cleansing — The Most Revolutionary Act

Africa

Why did European countries take over of Africa? Was it inevitable? What might have been if they had agreed to establish diplomatic and trading relations with African rulers? What was Africa like then? What glimpses do we have from the first outsider? I have just finished reading a little known book by Verney Lovett Cameron, […]

via Africa – the long view — dowdenafrica.com

Tribe trumps politics in most African Countries

Southern Africa has been hit by a political earthquake. Three powerful rulers did not feel it coming: Jacob Zuma, Eduardo dos Santos and Robert Mugabe. Suddenly they are gone. The first two were removed by constitutional procedures. In South Africa Jacob Zuma failed to renew his presidency and has been booted out. He may now face corruption […]

via All Change in Southern Africa — dowdenafrica.com

US Ambassador to the UN

EXPLAIN REASONS WHY NIKKI HALEY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND INDIA IS SO FRIENDLY TOWARD ISRAEL HALEY IS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA AND HER HERITAGE IS FROM SASSOON JEWS OF INDIA. ALSO, SOUTH CAROLINA IS A DOMINATE JEWISH POLITICAL SYSTEM AS SHOW BY THIS HISTORY: South Carolina has been the capital for Ashkenazis in the south since […]

via EXPLAIN REASONS WHY NIKKI HALEY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND INDIA IS SO FRIENDLY TOWARD ISRAEL — Concise Politics — Your Time should NOT be wasted.

China is spending on its military

Written by Juliette Genevaz. China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), that analysts still qualified as a “junkyard army” at the turn of the twenty-first century, transformed into the US’ main competitor in the space of 20 years. Against the backdrop of such fast modernization, the military reform that Beijing initiated in 2016 did not come as […]

via Ideology in China’s military reform — China Policy Institute: Analysis