The 3rd in a 10 part lecture series for the Global University for Sustainability, Hong Kong.
Global Financial Empire 2
The 2nd in a 3 part lecture series for the Global University for Sustainability, Hong Kong. Photo by Scott Gummerson on Unsplash
Global Financial Empire 1
A 3 part lecture series for the Global University for Sustainability, Hong Kong. Photo by Ilona Frey on Unsplash
Biden forfeits his Afghan victory by defending his Deep State advisors
President Biden put a popular flag-waving wrapping for America’s forced withdrawal from Afghanistan in his 4 PM speech on Monday. It was as if all this was following Biden’s own intentions, not a demonstration of the totally incompetent assurances by the CIA and State Department as recently as last Friday that the Taliban was over a month away from being able to enter Kabul. Instead of saying that the massive public support for the Taliban replacing the United States showed the incompetent hubris of U.S. intelligence agencies – which itself would have justified Biden’s agreement to complete the withdrawal with all haste – he doubled down on his defense of the Deep State and its mythology. The effect was to show how drastic his own misconceptions are, and how he ...