Thursday, 8 December 2016

Gambia: Another Manipulation


By Scott Morgan
  
​​December​ ​1st​ ​was​ ​Election​ ​Day​ ​in​ ​the​ ​West​ ​African​ ​Nation​ ​of​ ​the Gambia.​ ​Like​ ​several​ ​other​ ​nations​ ​this​ ​was​ ​to​ ​determine​ ​if​ ​a​ ​long​ ​entrenched​ ​leader​ ​would leave​ ​via​ ​the​ ​will​ ​of​ ​the​ ​electorate​ ​at​ ​the​ ​Ballot​ ​Box.​ ​More​ ​often​ ​than​ ​not​ ​the​ ​answer​ ​ends​ ​up being​ ​no.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Why DS Will Not Endorse François Fillon in 2017


Nicolas Sarkozy was defeated in his party's primaries almost a fortnight ago. This means that François Fillon will be the Presidential candidate for the Republican Party. This blog was willing to endorse Mr Sarkozy, but is it willing to endorse Mr Fillon?

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Intelligence: Egypt Empowered?


By Scott Morgan

It seems like old history when Egypt defied Saudi Arabia at the UN Security Council - a Resolution drafted by Russia regarding a ceasefire in Aleppo instead of one that was backed by Saudi Arabia. We saw the knee jerk reaction by the Saudis when they cut off the Oil Subsidy to Egypt.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Populism: a Threat or Political Justice? Feasible or Not?


“Populism is a belief in the power of regular people, and in their right to have control over their government rather than a small group of political insiders or a wealthy elite. The word populism comes from the Latin word for 'people', populus.” (source)

Populism has been marketed by the Left as being synonymous of radicalism, racism, white supremacy and other misguided accusations. In simpler words, populism – as far as the political corrupt establishment goes – equals to threat.