http://youtu.be/4EpbTLHnojAEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on Press TV to discuss US policy in Syria and whether it has shifted. Draitser expplains that the US has sought regime change from the very beginning and, though they methods might vary month to month, the ultimate goal of the policy remains unchanged. He points out that US foreign policy is predicated on “crisis management”, the ability to create a crisis and then manage it to the desired outcome. He notes that, given Saudi arming of the terrorists and the continued flow of money, the situation in Syria is not likely to end any time soon.
http://youtu.be/cH7PiiGf-ZQEric Draitser of StopImperialism.com appears on RT to provide his analysis of the latest developments in Ukraine. Draitser explains that the nominal leaders of the opposition have no real power as they do not control the violent fascist groups on the ground. He outlines how the situation has deteriorated, the importance of the timing of developments, and what can be expected moving forward.
Over the last decade, America has quietly expanded its military presence throughout Africa in an attempt to counter Chinese and other emerging nations’ influence, while consolidating control over critical strategic resources and trade routes.
The United States, like its allies Britain and France, has long maintained influence and indirect control in Africa through financial institutions such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and African Development Bank. It has exerted political influence using aid organizations such as USAID and NGOs like the National Endowment for Democracy, Freedom House and others.
However, recent years have seen an unprecedented military expansion which has gone almost entirely unnoticed by the US public. (Read entire article)
Eric Draitser appears on Voice of the Cape Radio (South Africa) on January 31, 2014 to discuss the situation in Ukraine. He explains the dramatic economic and cultural differences between the West and East of the country, noting how geography and history continue to shape the politics. Draitser also examines the political character of the opposition, nothing that it is not what the West portrays it to be.