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Gearóid Ó Colmáin

Gearóid Ó Colmáin is an Irish journalist and political analyst based in Paris. His work focuses on globalisation, geopolitics and class struggle.

The West’s ‘Massacre of the Innocents’ in Syria

On the 12th of May a massacre was committed in the town of al-Zara in the southern contryside of Hama, Syria. Woman and children were slaughtered by Takfiri death squads branded by the Western media as ‘moderate rebels’. There was no mention of the massacre in the Western press. There was no need to mention it because it was of no use to them.

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Journey to the End of the Night: The Paris ‘Nuit Debout’ movement

In his novel ‘Journey to the end of the night’ Louis-Ferdinand Céline provocatively described the soldiers who had died in the First World War as ‘idiots’. The French writer was referring to the fact the soldiers had given their lives for a cause that was not their own – a futile slaughter of the poor for the benefit of the rich.

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The Panama Papers: Why Iceland?

The most unusual aspect of this week’s ‘Panama Papers’ scandal was the appearance of the Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson alongside the West’s favourite ‘bad guys’, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. 

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The French Malaise: ‘National security’, but for which nation?

Since the Belgian attacks on March 22nd, there has been much talk of Europe’s need to increase security and modernise methods of mass surveillance and control in all public transport, particularly airports and underground trains. One country in the world has received a considerable degree of publicity in this regard: Israel.

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President Vladimir Putin: An Enigma

Coercive Engineered Migration: Zionism’s War on Europe (Part 10 of an 11 Part Series) Winston Churchill once described the Soviet Union as a ‘puzzle wrapped inside an enigma’. The same could be said for Russian President Vladimir Putin today. From the intricate and sometimes unpredictable diplomatic maneuvers of his foreign policy to his contradictory and sometimes ambiguous pronouncements on the legacy of the USSR, enigmatic is perhaps one of the most apposite words to describe him.

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Barnett’s Five Flows of Globalisation

Coercive Engineered Migration: Zionism’s War on Europe (Part 3 of an 11 part series) As German independent TV station, K-TV has revealed, the current refugee crisis is most likely the brainchild of the aforementioned US military grand strategist General Thomas PM Barnett. Barnett was a strategic advisor to former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and currently works with the Israeli military consultancy firm Wikistrat.

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