Most people think that World War I started as a result of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Its an easily digestible narrative, and one that can be summed up in a thirty second talking point. But students of history understand that neither the assassination of Ferdinand or Pearl Harbor were the underlying reasons behind the wars that subsequently ravaged our planet. These were mere flash points catalysts for a broader expansion of wars that were already in progress. The conflicts had been building for years, even decades, before these events took place.
Both World War I and II were the result not of singular events, but rather, of economic policies and regional expansion that pitted one group against another often with various groups of like minded conglomerates all over the world involved.
The point is, that these great wars, which were ultimately responsible for the deaths of tens of millions of people, werent one-off events that came out of nowhere.
The chess pieces were being moved long before the official start of the conflicts archived in our history books.
Right now, today, the grand chess game is in full swing yet again (in fact, the game never stopped). And though we are led to believe that we live in a world of relative peace here in the West, there are regional wars actively being fought all over the world. Hundreds of thousands of soldiers, if not millions, are actively engaged in the fight.
Here in America, we watch conflict play out from the comfort of our couches. Somewhere in the middle east, however, is an 8-year old with an AK-47 fighting a real life war that kids in America experience only as entertainment on their Xbox or Playstation.
Were comfortable today. But despite our seemingly peaceful lifestyle, there is a great conflict brewing on the periphary.
One day soon, well have a catalyzing event, much like Ferdinands assassination, Hitlers invasion of Poland, or Pearl Harbor. And then the reality of the situation will come clearly into view.
It wont be on television anymore, but rather, right outside of our front doors.
Cant happen in America, right? Whats going on across our oceans is nothing to worry about its way over there.
"Multiculturalism Is A Moral Duty For Germany" 2015-05-05 21:53
According to the head of the Jewish Council, Josef Schuster it's a moral duty for Germany to take in immigrants from the third world. This because of the "barbaric" history of Germany.
It was during the 70 year commemoration of the liberation of Dachau that Josef Schuster proclaimed his harsh âsentenceâ against the Germans.
He said to the German newspaper Junge Freiheit ...
The rape of Berlin 2015-05-05 18:25
The USSR's role in the defeat of Nazi Germany World War Two 70 years ago is seen as the nation's most glorious moment. But there is another story - of mass rapes by Soviet soldiers of German women in the dying days of the war.
Some readers may find this story disturbing.
Dusk is falling in Treptower Park on the outskirts of ...
Where the Islamic State Gets Its Weapons 2015-05-04 21:26
Early one morning in late February, a European investigator working in Kobani, the northern Syrian city that for months had been a battleground between Kurdish fighters and militants from the Islamic State, stepped outside the building where he was staying and saw something unusual. A Kurd on the street was carrying a long black assault rifle that the investigator thought ...
Garland Shooter Elton Simpson 'Handled' By Paid FBI Informant 2015-05-05 4:49 In our story released late last night, we posed this question to our readers:
âWere these supposed âdead gunmenâ part of the drill, or were they patsies handled by a counter-terrorism federal âinformantâ?â
We didnât know it at the time, but it turns out that we were right.
Image: âGarland Gunmanâ Elton Simpson, adjusting his CCTV camera at his apartment in Phoenix, AZ.
What is Sacred to Americans? 2015-05-05 4:32 The free speech fest in Texas that resulted in the police shooting of two apparent terrorists at the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland marks growing prominence and qualified support for the movement for free speech for anti-Muslim satire, led by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, a well-financed New York group.
No similar type of organization in America dares to test ...