Ignoring the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw is just the latest questionable decision by Polish authorities, eager to rewrite WWII history to better fit modern political imperatives. However, patriotism it is not.
The same establishment that just blamed the current US president for the deaths on board Flight 752 outside Tehran jumped to quibble with his spokesman for saying the Obama administration had killed the Libyan leader.
Whatever caused Flight 752 to crash just after takeoff from Tehran, the 176 people who died were quickly drafted as elements in a propaganda narrative targeting both Iran, Russia and US President Donald Trump.
For a moment there, as missiles were flying, it looked like a US-Iran war was inevitable. Then, just as suddenly, both sides walked away. What happened? The key to figuring it out might just lie in professional wrestling.
While protests in India and Hong Kong may look similar at first glance, Western reactions to them reveal fundamental differences. Dig deeper, and we hit the bedrock of hypocrisy about “human rights” and “democracy.”
For decades, the US establishment has talked about an international community, rules-based order, the importance of NATO allies, democracy and sovereignty. Then President Donald Trump had an Iranian general assassinated.
Adopting a ‘religious freedom’ law that opens the door to persecuting a particular faith would normally be seen as a horrifying breach of human rights, but when done to Orthodox Serbs in Montenegro, the West doesn’t seem to mind.
Partisan hacks in both media and entertainment have forced even the Force to become political. But after the new and woke ‘Star Wars’ films underperformed with American moviegoers, the activists blamed – who else – Russia!
The battle for Hong Kong has spilled over into virtual reality, after Western-backed protesters discovered they could use new Grand Theft Auto (GTA) features to act out their frustrations and fantasies. But two can play that game.
What connects 5G cell networks, Uighurs, and Hong Kong protesters? Apparently, they all have a role to play in a ‘Yellow Peril’ pageant this holiday season, courtesy of the mainstream media New Cold War narrative about China.