Brendan ONeill

Empire, Russia Clash in Caucasus


Brendan O’Neill, editor of Spiked Online, discusses the conflict between Georgia and Russia over Ossetia, including the blame due the U.S. for supporting and arming Georgia, the hypocrisy of western leaders and media for condemning Russia while they sow catastrophe in the Balkans and Iraq, Russia’s motivation, U.S. infiltration of the region under the guise of the “War on Terror,” and the bankruptcy of the American-Anglo empire’s claim of moral authority.

MP3 here. (35:02)

Brendan O’Neill is the editor of Spiked, the ’sassy, irreverent, UK-based online magazine of news and opinion’, in the words of the San Francisco Chronicle. (Read the Press Gazette’s coverage of his becoming editor here.) He started his career in journalism at spiked’s predecessor, Living Marxism, until it was forced to close in 2000 following a notorious libel action brought by ITN. His personal website is here.

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  1. Remember when the US stuck a bunch of ships out in the Pacific at a time when the largest hotspot was Germany? Sort of like the setup we have today with the ships going to Iran. New Pearl Harbor? A draft? Internment for dissenters?

    Is that what it takes to get McCain elected?

    Where was Rove on this day?
    Planning WWIII?
    And the fake liberals won’t indict him for being absent.
    We’re so in the dark. Even with all these blogs.

    Karl Rove
    Former Deputy Chief of Staff to George W. Bush and Chief Strategist for Bush’s Presidential Campaigns

    Richard Haass
    President, Council on Foreign Relations

    Tony Blair Prime
    Minister of the United Kingdom (1997-2007)

    Mikhаil Saakashvili
    President of Georgia

    Victor Pinchuk
    Founder of EastOne, Founder and Member of the Board of YES [and Soros buddy]

    Klaus Mangold
    Chairman of East–West Committee of German Industry;
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild & Cie, Frankfurt

    All together on “10-13 July, 2008”

    1 month before Georgia staged this war.

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