A decade before President Obama’s mother Stanley Ann Dunham arrived with young Barack in Jakarta to push for World Bank, Ford Foundation, and Central Intelligence Agency-promoted economic solutions for the massive underdeveloped island nation, the CIA had set its sights upon two U.S.-trained Indonesians to eventually replace the leftist nationalist government of President Sukarno.… Keep on reading
WMR’s Persons of the Year for 2013: Ed Snowden and Vladimir Putin
December 27-30, 2013 — WMR’s Person of the Year
It was a tough call. Who did more to change the course of history and influence news coverage in 2013 than any other person?
It’s a tie.
Because National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower might be locked up in a U.S.… Keep on reading
December 23-25, 2013 — Susan Rice’s failed state
President Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice, more than anyone else, is responsible for the creation of the Republic of South Sudan, a barely-viable country peeled away from the Republic of Sudan. For decades, mainly Christian and animist black Africans in southern Sudan waged a bitter civil war against the mainly Arab and Muslim north.… Keep on reading