Category Archives: Geopolitics

Energy Technology in a Post-American World

I’ve been focusing too much on national politics lately I feel like I’m suffering from political diarrhea. This election has gotten too nasty. The crucial issues have now been reduced to lipstick and hockey stick. The presidential election of the most powerful nation in the world had turned into a slapstick. It would be funny […]

The Dark Side: War Crime Allegations Against the Bush Administration

Jane Mayer, author of The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals, is doing her mainstream media rounds promoting her book. Check out her interview with David Letterman. See also the following videos: Verdict: Interview with Jane Mayer Author of The Dark Side Terror, […]

Obamapalooza in Berlin!

watching Obama’s speech in Berlin. man, it’s like a rock concert! catch it LIVE here – discussing the Obama phenomenon in Berlin with a German online buddy. UPDATE: I can’t help but notice that Obama’s historic speech in Berlin is closely aligned to the vision of a post-American world. And rightly so. If […]

Economics = Global Market = Geopolitics

Local politics is as important as geopolitics. But when it comes to issue #1 (the Economy) the perspective shifts to world-centric. Case in point: Robert Reich compares McCainomics and Obamanomics using plain English. Reich’s conclusion: "in a global economy, bottom-up economics makes more sense." [read more] The keyword here is global. That’s why the whole […]

If this is a chess game, then Obama checkmates McCain

Bush/McCain can spin this as much as they want, but who are they kidding? As far as foreign policy is concerned, Bush/McCain = FUBAR. via SPIEGEL’s interview with Iraqi Prime Minister, al-Maliki SPIEGEL: Would you hazard a prediction as to when most of the US troops will finally leave Iraq? Maliki: As soon as possible, […]