Afghan “Viceroy”? Trump Mulling Blackwater Founder Erik Prince’s Plan To Privatize Longest War

Alexander the Great couldn’t do it. Genghis Khan couldn’t do it. Neither could the British Empire nor NATO and the US military machine. But Erik Prince thinks he can stabilize Afghanistan with his latest mercenary empire?  “I think it will make Erik Prince billions of dollars…

The Ongoing Decline Of British Power

Authored by Patrick Cockburn via Counterpunch.org, The British government purports to be re-establishing the UK as an independent nation state by leaving the EU, but British power and ability to decide its own policies are continuing to ebb in the real world. The latest evidence of…

“Doomsday Weapon” – How Could The West Respond To Russia’s Underwater Nuke Drone?

Mikhail Khodarenok, military commentator for Gazeta.ru, via RT.com, US and British navies could counter Russia’s nuclear-powered autonomous torpedo, Poseidon, by using undersea sensors and anti-submarine aircraft, writes Covert Shores website. But is this really a viable tactic? The development of the Poseidon unmanned underwater vehicle…

Will Britain Stand Up for Hong Kong?

Expand British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) sits with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi (L) for a meeting at 10 Downing Street in London on December 20, 2016. © 2016 CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images It’s refreshing to hear the United Kingdom take a principled stand with…

In Bombshell Interview, Trump Slams Theresa May Hours Ahead Of Meeting

In a extensive interview with with the popular Murdoch-owned British tabloid the Sun, Trump landed a double blow to embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May, criticizing her handling of Brexit and saying her plans for a “soft Brexit” would kill any hopes of a trade…

Cambridge Analytica Boss ‘Borrowed’ $8 Million Before It Collapsed, FT Reports

Shortly after former Cambridge Analytics CEO Alexander Nix learned British media was reporting on allegations about his firm’s role in the leak of Facebook data, he allegedly withdrew $8 million from the company… and investors are not happy. In a lengthy and detailed story in…

“He’s A Political Prisoner Whose Life Is In Clear And Pressing Danger”: Tommy Robinson Offered Asylum By German MP

A German member of Parliament (MP) has offered British activist Tommy Robinson political asylum following his arrest on Friday for suspicion of breaching the peace while livestreaming outside the trial of a child grooming gang.  “Tommy Robinson is a political prisoner, whose life is in…