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World Crisis Radio
Brexit debacle
by Webster G. Tarpley
Brexit debacle Washington D. C. (États-Unis) | 27 June 2016
Only One Elderly Third of British Voters Want Out of Europe; Demagogues Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage Play on Fears of Tight Little Island; Chaos Ensues: World Markets Crumble; Scotland and Northern Ireland Are Set to Break Out of Moribund “United Kingdom”; Continental Copycats Demand Their Own Exit Votes, Starting with Le Pen, Wilders, and Italian Northern League; Tempted by London’s Weakness, Irredentists Eye Ulster, Gibraltar, and Malvinas/Falklands; No US Military Help for New British Adventures Under Any Circumstances; Russia’s Tragic Gloating: Don’t They Realize They Are Next?; General De Gaulle of France Was Right: UK a Trojan Horse for Wrecking Europe; British the Most Bankster-Ridden People in the World, but They Choose to Blame Only Eurogarchs; City of London Bankers Are Much Worse Than Brussels Eurocrats; Could Buyers’ Remorse Yet Secure a Reprieve Before Article 50 Kicks In?; July 1 Centennial of World War I Somme Battle Recalls One Decisive Plus of EU: No Big Wars for 70 (...)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lessons and Consequences of World War I: Back to the Future? 1 June 2014
The centennial anniversary of the First World War is a time for sober reflection and deep thought about the causes and consequences of this human tragedy. It has been quipped that hindsight is 20/20, but being so far removed from the actual event itself nowadays, it appears as though hindsight through today’s polarized polemics is nearsighted. History is being reinterpreted for short-term political points, forgetting that the British intent of the original conflict was for a long-term and farsighted transformation of the European (at the time, recognized as “global”) power arrangement. Of course, not everything turned out as intended, and dark horses emerged to offset these carefully crafted plans and/or reap undeserved dividends. No matter that one hundred years has already passed, the same geostrategic objective is the same – the seafaring powers must utilize all methods (including intrigue and massive bloodletting) to prevent the continental powers from colluding against them. The (...)