Geopolitics

AFRICOM Prepares for more Conflicts in Mali, Nigeria and Somalia

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in Northern Mali is a direct threat to US national security interests according to Major General Carter F. Ham during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on March 15th, 2013.  Ham said that although there have been progress in AFRICOM’s mission; new threats have emerged this year…

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Science & Medicine, Technology

The Global Polio Eradication Initiative: “New Technology” used to Locate Children for Polio Vaccinations

  Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Bill Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were interviewed on Charlie Rose on February 28th, 2013 that mainly focused on the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and how “new approaches” to their agenda can be utilized.  Bill Gates along with Michael Bloomberg has contributed…

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Geopolitics

When “War is Peace”: “Peace Prizes” Awarded to War Criminals

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – French President François Hollande was awarded UNESCO’s Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize for “valuable contribution to peace and stability in Africa” according to the United Nations website: www.un.org.  Former Mozambique President Joaquim Chissano, chaired the Jury of the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize stated that “After analyzing the global situation, it is Africa that held…

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Geopolitics

Kosovo to get an army in June

Voice of Russia, SETimes.com – Kosovo is planning to convert its lightly-armed Kosovo Security Force into a full-fledged army.  Established in 2009, the force consists of 2,500 active and 800 reserve members and is primarily responsible for crisis response. Over the past few years, it has been intensively trained by KFOR, which reports to NATO. Based on the Kosovo Security…

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Global Economy

Investing in Silver, Moving out of the Dollar: The Roman Denarius, the American Dollar and the Return of Silver?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – If the US dollar collapses, it will have a dramatic impact on the world economy because the dollar is the standard unit of currency for commodity markets, especially gold and oil. The U.S. dollar is still the world’s reserve currency, but the reality is that it can lead the world into an economic depression. Nations…

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Education & Society, Music & Entertainment

Hip-Hop and the Politics of Social Engineering: Lupe Fiasco, Jay-Z and Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – One particular story during President Obama’s inauguration did not make headlines in the main stream media.  Rapper Lupe Fiasco was performing live at the StartUp RockOn concert to celebrate the re-election of President Barack H. Obama on January 21st at the Hamilton in Washington D.C.  Lupe Fiasco (Wasalu Muhammad Jaco) was kicked off…

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Geopolitics

From “The Battle of Algiers” to the Intervention of Mali: French Imperialism, Resistance Movements and False Flag Terrorism

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Gillo Pontecorvo’s 1966 movie ‘The Battle of Algiers’ was an award winning film based on the Algerian War (1954-1962) between the Algerian independence movement called the National Liberation Front (FLN) who launched a Guerilla War against French occupation.  Algeria eventually won its independence on July 5th, 1962.  Algerian nationals were treated as second-class citizens who were discriminated…

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Colonialism & Occupation, World History

Hawaii: 120 Years of US Occupation: Militarism and “America’s Pacific Century”

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Many tourists from the US and around the world visit Hawaii for its beautiful islands and its beaches covered with white sand.  It is known for its food and traditional luau celebrations, its native people and its culture.  When you vacation in Hawaii it offers surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, hiking and many…

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Colonialism & Occupation

Haiti’s Struggle for Freedom: US Imperialism, MINUSTAH and the Overthrow of Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – A former French colony called Saint-Domingue in the Western side of the Spanish Island of Hispaniola erupted into a Slave revolt against France. The revolt cost the lives of over 100,000 blacks and over 20,000 whites not including innocent civilians caught in the crosshairs of the revolution. The new Haitian Republic was born…

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Science & Medicine

McDonald’s serving up ‘restructured meat technology’ – you want fries with that?

J. D. Heyes, Natural News – Well, it’s that time of year again when McDonald’s rolls out  its venerable McRib sandwich. Tens of millions of Americans will purchase  one – or, judging by the nation’s ever-widening belt line, several – but most  will do so without knowing all they should know about this popular  sandwich. Besides high caloric content, there…

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Geopolitics

As Venezuela’s Struggle Continues, Chavez Government Prepares Nation for Defense in 2013

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – President Hugo Chavez has been fighting cancer since June of 2011. Back on December 11th, 2012, Chavez received his 4th cancer operation but suffered respiratory problems afterwards, but has recovered according to the Associated Press on December 18, 2012. During his ordeal, Chavez has named Nicolas Maduro, his Vice President and Minister of…

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Education & Society

Mayan Apocalypse Myth And New Age Degeneracy

Andrew McKillop, The Market Oracle – FAST BURNOUT   Wikipedia tells us that the Spanish conquest  of Yucatán and then other Mayan regions in today’s Guatemala and Belize was  above all rapid – it took at most 20 years – but was much slower than the  two-year total wipeout of the Aztec, further south in central America, through  1519-1521. The…

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Media Analysis

Julian Assange vs. the Empire

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – It has been reported that Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will deliver a Christmas speech on Thursday, December 20, according to a published Facebook page titled “Julian Assange-Christmas Speech 2012”.  Assange has been living in the Ecuador’s embassy in the United Kingdom since June 19. Ecuador has granted Assange with Asylum, a move that…

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Geopolitics

Descent Into Holy War

Patrick Cockburn, Counterpunch – Damascus. It is one of the most horrifying videos of the war in Syria. It shows two men being beheaded by Syrian rebels, one of them by a child. He hacks with a machete at the neck of a middle-aged man who has been forced to lie in the street with his head on a concrete…

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