In the days of yore, there were kings. Everybody could agree to hate the king because he was rich and well-fed, when most of his minions were not.
Just prior to a war, the majority of people in the nations that are about to become involved tend to assume that another nation is threatening theirs, whist their own leaders are doing all they can to avoid conflict. This is almost never the case.
The Akkadian Empire is often regarded as the world’s first empire, reaching its peak between the 24th and 22nd centuries BC, some 4400 years ago.
The US has reached the classic stage when it has become a reckless bully and its support structure of allies has begun to de-couple as a result.
By Jeff Thomas, Feature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation For many years, I’ve held the belief that, when World War III was brought on, it would most likely be in the Strait of Hormuz. The strait is relatively narrow, with a shipping lane of just two miles. It’s bordered on…
In ancient Rome, interregnum was the term given to the period between stable governments when anything untoward might occur, and sometimes did – civil unrest, warfare between warlords, power vacuums and, finally, succession wars.
The Madhouse – Precious Metals International, Ltd. An article by: Jeff Thomas.