The Middle East Agenda: Oil, Dollar Hegemony & Islam

Transcript – Public Lecture – Perdana Global Peace Forum 2006 Kuala Lumpur – Little has changed in the imperialist tendencies of American foreign policy since the founding of the United States of America in seventeen…

China, Saudi Arabia to Boost Cooperation

China and Saudi Arabia favored strengthening bilateral ties, including cooperation in several sectors, a stance on which Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud agreed upon.   The head of…

IRAN: The Next War on Washington’s Agenda Politics

Only the blind do not see that the US government is preparing to attack Iran. According to Professor Michel Chossudovsky, “Active war preparations directed against Iran (with the involvement of Israel and NATO) were initiated in…

IRAN: The Neocons Are At It Again

The same neocons who persuaded George W. Bush and crew to, in Ron Paul’s inimitable words, “lie their way into invading Iraq” in 2003, are beating the drums of war more loudly these days to…

The Unknown Nuclear Accident: The Second Japanese Nuclear Complex

You’ve heard about the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex. But there was another Japanese nuclear accident last year.
As I explained in March of last year: The 6 problem reactors which have gotten all of the press are located within the Fukushima Daiichi complex.
However, the same nuclear power plant operator that runs the Daiichi complex – Tepco – runs a separate nuclear complex 7 miles away, called Fukushima Daini. There are 4 reactors located at the Daini complex.
On March 12th, Tepco reported: Unit 1 – At 8:19am, there was an alarm indicating that one of the control rods
was not properly inserted, however, at 10:43am the alarm was automatically called off. Other control rods has been confirmed that they are fully inserted (reactor is in subcritical status)