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OPINION: The Treatment of Edward Snowden Puts American Totalitarianism on Show

The case of Edward Snowden has recently become international news. Snowden, a 30-year old American technical contractor and CIA employee is accused of treason for leaking details of classified NSA mass surveillance programs to the media, and has become one of many in a laundry list of individuals who have been targeted by the American […]

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One continent: Europe’s future goes through Eurasia

This article was contributed by Thierry Vanroy.  Recently, Russian Prime Minister Putin made some interesting comments on American geopolitical ambitions. The U.S. “wants to control everything” and takes decisions unilaterally on key questions, Putin said on a campaign stop yesterday in the Siberian city of Tomsk, 3,100 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow. “Sometimes I […]

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An Interview With a Former Falun Gong Member

The following is an interview with a 24-year old female student who was a member of the Falun Gong (Falun Dafa) group.  Falun Gong, which can be translated as “Law Wheel Practice”, is considered by its followers to be a spiritual discipline.  It was first introduced in China in 1992.  Western academics have described Falun […]

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Reflections on a visit to the Middle Kingdom

During the past few months, I have had the opportunity to travel to several countries and speak to many audiences in an various settings. These travels have been most enlightening, because the attitudes I received have been markedly different.  In Europe, I was greeted mainly with suspicion and disdain: this was the 21st century, not the 19th, […]

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