SUNDAY MARCH 9TH, 2014
11pm UKRAINE, CRIMEA, OBAMA, PUTIN AND WORLD WAR THREE
Richard welcomes a counter-intelligence expert to discuss the situation in Ukraine and Crimea, and the increasingly tense stand-off between Russian President Vlamimir Putin and the U.S. and it's EU and NATO allies. Is this the beginning of another Cold War? Could the situation escalate into a world war?
Guest: Jeffrey Steinberg is director of counter-intelligence with Executive Intelligence Review and Co-Author of Dope Inc. Britain’s Opium War Against the World. EIR is a weekly newsmagazine founded in 1974.
by The Editors of Executive Intelligence Review
The Opium Wars of 1840-1860 were dark chapters of history. Britain went to war to force China to import thousands of tons of opium, to cripple and impoverish that nation.The Opium Wars never really ended. The U.S., like China, was too great for the London money lords to occupy by force. One way America is being brought to heel is by the drug trade.
Crime and other social problems in the U.S. and Mexico are massively influenced by drugs and drug dealing.
Illicit drugs may now account for as much as $1 trillion annually in financing for criminal activity and corruption.
Webster Griffin Tarpley is a philosopher of history who seeks to provide the programs and strategies needed to overcome the current world crisis. As an activist historian he first became widely known for his book George Bush: The Unauthorized Biography (1992), a masterpiece of research which is still a must read.
AB Princeton 1966, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa; Fulbright Scholar at University of Turin, Italy; MA in humanities from Skidmore College; and Ph.D. in early modern history from the Catholic University of America with emphasis on the role of Venice in the origins of the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648). He has addressed audiences in Italian, German, and French. A decades-long expert on international terrorism, his 1978 study commissioned by an Italian government minister and entitled “Chi ha ucciso Aldo Moro?” (Who Killed Aldo Moro?) broke open the ownership of the Red Brigades by NATO’s clandestine networks.