Since Nancy Pelosi’s purposeless diplomatic visit to Taipei on August 2, cross-strait tensions have soared between China and Taiwan. Pelosi’s envoy has effectively lowered US-China relations to its most dismal point since at least 1995–when diplomatic efforts between Washington and Taipei instigated a tit-for-tat military standoff between
In this week's episode, I invited Prof. CJ of the Dangerous History Podcast on to talk about Part I of his current podcast series. In Part I, Prof. CJ explores the "massive British propaganda operation in the US that ran from 1914-1917 (during the period of American 'neutrality'), which was
By professing to respect the one-China policy while treating Taiwan as an independent state, Washington's strategy is more properly titled “feigned ambiguity.”
Since at least February 2018, a German-born anthropologist named Adrian Zenz has alleged that China is persecuting the Uyghurs, a Turkic Muslim minority that inhabits Xinjiang, China’s westernmost autonomous region. Zenz is a Senior Fellow at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC). His work has been published at
Back on December 5, I invited 9/11 researcher Adam Fitzgerald on to the show for an expansive discussion about psychological operations. The discussion was one of my many favorite interviews, and it was a very popular episode. Even though our December episode was already long, clocking in at 2.
In this week's episode, I take the audience on an even deeper dive into my most recent piece for the Libertarian Institute. We explore these questions, and more: 1. What is the true extent of US involvement in Afghanistan before the Soviet invasion of 1979? 2. What is the source
In 1998, Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor Zbiegnew Brzezinski told Le Nouvel Observateur that the CIA "knowingly increased the probability" that the Russians would invade Afghanistan by covertly supporting the Mujahideen before the Soviet invasion. Later in the interview, Brzezinski claimed that this covert intervention caused the end of the