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Articles by: Gulam A Mitha

Trump And His Trail of Lies

Trump And His Trail of Lies

What is poison? Anything which is more than our needs- be it power, wealth, hunger, ego, greed, ambition, hate or anything… Jalal Rumī (a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar and theologian.) I lived and studied in the USA in the 60s and 70s and witnessed its greatness. People were honest, hard working, generous, sincere and they frowned upon racism[Read More…]

The Politics Of Economic Expansions And Recessions

The Politics Of Economic Expansions And Recessions

I was reminiscing about the few things of engineering and economics that I’d learnt in university (Tennessee) some 5 decades ago, their values and applications now and the differences from those in the past. What has changed is considerably a whole lot for the worse. After I’d completed bachelor’s degree in engineering, I went on to earn a degree in[Read More…]

The US and CHINA in the Oil and Dollar Game

The US and CHINA in the Oil and Dollar Game

This cartoon depicts the poor mouse (Trump) in a trap and the question (by China) for him to rate his dining experience. Trapped, the US will be in no position to rate the experience. The cheese represents the Chinese bait, not necessarily N. Korea. This article is not about the cancelled Trump-Kim summit. It’s about oil and US dollar domination.[Read More…]

War Preparations

War Preparations

  Déjà vu? Are we correct the feeling of reliving the current geopolitical, economic and military situation being experienced today has already been experienced in the past century? Wars just don’t happen suddenly. Wars are planned. Enemies are studied- physiologically- for their strengths and weaknesses, geographical terrains are observed and enemy strengths and positions are assessed. Wars also require resources.[Read More…]

The Missing Cases Of Humanity, Compassion And Justice In Pakistan

The Missing Cases Of Humanity, Compassion And Justice In Pakistan

  This is not about justice or injustice, humanity or inhumanity, compassion or cruelty in a non-Islamic country Canada where I live where the true principles of Islam are being upheld in spirit; it is about injustice, inhumanity and cruelty in an Islamic country: Pakistan. I’ve chosen the media platform of countercurrents to publish this short article as I believe[Read More…]

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America: An Empire In Chaos

America: An Empire In Chaos

There is no denying that much of the Arab-Muslim world is in political, social and economic confusion and disarray as it strives for religious harmony in a similar manner that had divided Europe. The American Empire, however, is in chaos as it struggles with the economic, political and social home grown problems effecting and mirroring the Roman Empire2000 years ago.[Read More…]

The New American Financial Model Has Failed Main Street

The New American Financial Model Has Failed Main Street

“History shows that the United States has benefited politically and economically from wars in Europe. The huge outflow of capital from Europe following the First and Second World Wars, transformed the U.S. into a superpower … Today, faced with economic decline, the US is trying to precipitate another European war to achieve the same objective.”… Sergey Glazyev, Russian politician and[Read More…]