The Neoconservative Threat To World Order — Paul Craig Roberts

The Neoconservative Threat To International Relations Paul Craig Roberts For the illustrated version go here: http://kingworldnews.com/paul-craig-roberts-trust-now-shattered-russia-u-s-world-annihilation-threatened/ This week I was invited to address an important conference of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Scholars from Russia and from around the world, Russian government officials, and the Russian people seek an answer as to why Washington destroyed during the past…

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Washington Has Destroyed Trust Between Nuclear Powers, Thus Raising The Specter Of War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Has Destroyed Trust Between Nuclear Powers, Thus Raising The Specter Of War Paul Craig Roberts February 25, 2015 Ambassador Jack Matlock made an important speech at the National Press Club on February 11. Matlock served as US ambassador to the Soviet Union during 1987-91. In his speech he describes how President Reagan won the trust of the Soviet leadership…

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Washington Has Resurrected The Threat Of Nuclear War — Paul Craig Roberts

Washington Has Resurrected The Threat Of Nuclear War Paul Craig Roberts Foreign Affairs is the publication of the elitist Council on Foreign Relations, a collection of former and current government officials, academics, and corporate and financial executives who regard themselves as the custodian and formulator of US foreign policy. The publication of the council carries the heavy weight of authority.…

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Whatever Became of Economists and the American economy–Paul Craig Roberts

Whatever Became of Economists and the American economy Paul Craig Roberts According to the official economic fairy tale, the US economy has been in recovery since June 2009. This fairy tale supports America’s image as the safe haven, an image that keeps the dollar up, the stock market up, and interest rates down. It is an image that causes the…

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Guest Column by Kevin Ryan — Science Died On 9/11

Guest Column by Kevin Ryan — Science Died On 9/11 Money Murdered Science Paul Craig Roberts Kevin Ryan, a science/engineering employee of the firm that certified the steel used in the construction of the World Trade Center skyscrapers, realized that the official explanation of the destruction of the three skyscrapers was false. Steel does not, and cannot, behave in the…

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Update of Minsk Peace Deal — Paul Craig Roberts

Update of Minsk Peace Deal Paul Craig Roberts In my last column I provided reasons for believing that the deal will fail. I saw a larger downside for Russia and the Donetsk and Luhansk republics because Putin and the break-away provinces will be blamed. English is the world language, and this enables Washington and its presstitutes to control the explanation.…

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The Minsk Peace Deal: Farce Or Sellout? — Paul Craig Roberts

The Minsk Peace Deal: Farce Or Sellout? Paul Craig Roberts Judging by the report on RT http://rt.com/news/231667-minsk-ceasefire-deal-breakup/ I conclude that the Ukraine peace deal worked out in Minsk by Putin, Merkel, Hollande, and Poroshenko has little chance of success. As Washington is not a partner to the Minsk peace deal, how can there be peace when Washington has made policy…

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Our House of Cards — Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

Our House of Cards Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler As John Williams (shadowstats.com) has observed, the payroll jobs reports no longer make any logical or statistical sense. Ask yourself, do you believe that retailers responded to the very disappointing Christmas season by rushing out in January to hire 46,000 more retail clerks? Perhaps those 46,000 retail jobs is the…

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Is Peace or War at Hand? — Paul Craig Roberts

Is Peace or War at Hand? Paul Craig Roberts King World News illustrates this article with photos. If you enjoy visuals, go here: http://kingworldnews.com/paul-craig-roberts-world-now-cusp-total-war/ At this time we do not know the outcome of the meeting in Moscow between Merkel, Hollande, and Putin. The meeting with Putin was initiated by Merkel and Hollande, because they are disturbed by the aggressive…

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Truth? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Truth — Paul Craig Roberts

Truth? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Truth Paul Craig Roberts In the previous posting, The Grand Manipulation, I again wrote about the false reality that government manipulation of information and control over explanations creates for Americans and others who have subordinated themselves to Washington. Consider the “war on terror.” According to a Nobel economist and a Harvard University budget expert,…

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The Grand Manipulation — Paul Craig Roberts

The Grand Manipulation Paul Craig Roberts Gerald Celente, editor of the Trends Journal, a subscription-based publication for which I write, has permitted King World News to republish my most recent article from the Trends Journal. This makes the article available to you from a free site. In place of me writing yet another expose of the non-existent jobs reported today…

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The Cowardly and Despicable American Presstitutes

The Cowardly and Despicable American Presstitutes Paul Craig Roberts February 5, 2015. There is a brouhaha underway about an American journalist who told a story about being in a helicopter in a war zone. The helicopter was hit and had to land. Which war zone and when I don’t know. The US has created so many war zones that it…

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Greece Under Attack — Pray For Yanis Varoufakis

Pray For Yanis Varoufakis Greece’s new Finance Minister is a highly intelligent person. His likes are not to be found in any Western government. As he stands in the way of those who are determined to complete their looting of Greece, the Western looters are out to get him. The BBC, as the interview in the link below demonstrates, was…

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The High Cost of Capitalism — Paul Craig Roberts

The Destructive Component in Capitalism’s ‘Creative Destruction’ Is Very High Paul Craig Roberts In my book, The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism http://www.amazon.com/The-Failure-Laissez-Faire-Capitalism/dp/0986036250/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1397093713&sr=8-2&keywords=how+america+was+lost&tag=paulcraigrobe-20 , I explain the concept of external or social costs. These are the costs associated with production that are not incurred by the producer but are inflicted on outside third parties, most often the environment, such as…

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Delusional America — Paul Craig Roberts

Delusional America Paul Craig Roberts Robert Parry is one of my favorite columnists. He is truthful, has a sense of justice, and delivers a firm punch. He used to be a “mainstream journalist,” like me, but we were too truthful for them. They kicked us out. I can’t say Parry has always been one of my favorite journalists. During the…

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The Police State Is Upon Us — Paul Craig Roberts

The Police State Is Upon Us Paul Craig Roberts Anyone paying attention knows that 9/11 has been used to create a police/warfare state. Years ago NSA official William Binney warned Americans about the universal spying by the National Security Agency, to little effect. Recently Edward Snowden proved the all-inclusive NSA spying by releasing spy documents, enough of which have been…

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The Spartan Resurrection in Greece — Paul Craig Roberts

King World News’ Picture Version of this Column Is Available Here: http://kingworldnews.com/paul-craig-roberts-new-greek-government-rebellious-spartan-300-resurrected/ The Spartan Resurrection in Greece Paul Craig Roberts Having just written that Greece needs Spartans in order to prevail over its creditors and the EU, the new Greek government is showing signs of being Spartans. Listen to these words from Greece’s new Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras: “We should…

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Is Democracy Dead In The West? — Paul Craig Roberts

For dramatic photo illustration of this article, go to: http://kingworldnews.com/paul-craig-roberts-eu-banksters-threaten-defy-us-will-destroy/ Is Democracy Dead In The West? Paul Craig Roberts We will find out the answer to the question posed in the title in the outcome of the contest between the new Greek government, formed by the political party Syriza, and the ECB and the private banks, with whose interests the…

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Russia In The Cross Hairs — Paul Craig Roberts

Russia In The Cross Hairs Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s attack on Russia has moved beyond the boundary of the absurd into the realm of insanity. The New Chief of the US Broadcasting Board of Governors, Andrew Lack, has declared the Russian news service, RT, which broadcasts in multiple languages, to be a terrorist organization equivalent to Boko Haram and the…

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It Is Time For Iran To Tell The West ‘Goodbye’ — Paul Craig Roberts

It Is Time For Iran To Tell The West ‘Goodbye’ Paul Craig Roberts From all appearances, the Obama regime’s negotiations with Iran, overseen by Russia, were on the verge of ending the contrived nuclear issue. An end to the confrontation is unacceptable to the Zionist Israeli government and to their neocon agents in America. The Republicans, a political party owned…

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Freedom, Where Are You? Not in America or Europe — PCR

Freedom, Where Are You? Not in America or Europe Paul Craig Roberts When the former Goldman Sachs executive who runs the European Central Bank (ECB) announced that he was going to print 720 billion euros annually with which to purchase bad debts from the politically connected big banks, the euro sank and the stock market and Swiss franc shot up.…

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Charlie Hebdo, A Free Press, And Social Security — Paul Craig Roberts

Charlie Hebdo, A Free Press, And Social Security Paul Craig Roberts Puzzled by the title? It will all come clear. Europeans have written to me with more information that raises questions about the Charlie Hebdo affair. Some point out the strange emptiness of the street on which the professional killers depart. Others point out the film has hallmarks of orchestration…

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Law Has Been Murdered — Paul Craig Roberts

Law Has Been Murdered Paul Craig Roberts Barrett Brown, Kathy Kelly, and Bonny Mahoney are the kind of people who are imprisoned in America. It is not the perjurers and liars, the torturers, war criminals and mass murderers. It is the good people who peacefully protest the crimes of those who control the US government and its policies. Since around…

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Martin Luther King: An American Hero — Paul Craig Roberts

Martin Luther King: An American Hero Where is his replacement? Paul Craig Roberts Today (January 19) is Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday. King was an American civil rights leader who was assassinated 47 years ago on April 4, 1968, at the age of 39. James Earl Ray was blamed for the murder. Initially, Ray admitted the murder, apparently…

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Charlie Hebdo: Report from Europe

Charlie Hebdo: Report from Europe Paul Craig Roberts Note: The first video has the most visual information. Here is a video of the execution of Amedy Coulibaly. It is a German website with the actual live French video of the police assault on the deli. There are three videos. The first one repeatedly shows Coulibaly with tied hands containing no…

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Charlie Hebdo Update — Paul Craig Roberts

Charlie Hebdo Update Paul Craig Roberts Readers, with the exception of neoconservative William Kristol, appreciated the questions I raised about the Charlie Hebdo affair. http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/01/13/charlie-hebdo-paul-craig-roberts/ Europeans sent me videos and news reports from Europe. One video compares the car in which the killers escaped with the car in which the ID of one of the accused brothers was allegedly found…

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Ruin Is Our Future — Paul Craig Roberts

Ruin Is Our Future Paul Craig Roberts Neoconservatives arrayed in their Washington offices are congratulating themselves on their success in using the Charlie Hebdo affair to reunite Europe with Washington’s foreign policy. No more French votes with the Palestinians against the Washington-Israeli position. No more growing European sympathy with the Palestinians. No more growing European opposition to launching new wars…

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Charlie Hebdo — Paul Craig Roberts

Charlie Hebdo Paul Craig Roberts The Charlie Hebdo affair has many of the characteristics of a false flag operation. The attack on the cartoonists’ office was a disciplined professional attack of the kind associated with highly trained special forces; yet the suspects who were later corralled and killed seemed bumbling and unprofessional. It is like two different sets of people.…

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The Police Threat Is Too High

The Police Threat Is Too High Paul Craig Roberts The hypocrisy of American police is beginning to bother even law and order conservatives. The New York Police Department is rivaling the black community in Ferguson in keeping alive the murders of their community members. We are constantly reminded of how dangerous it is to be a police officer. A total…

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The December 2014 Payroll Jobs Report — Paul Craig Roberts

The December 2014 Payroll Jobs Report Paul Craig Roberts January 9. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that a quarter of a million new jobs were created in December. The reported new jobs are concentrated in construction (48,000), professional and business services (52,000), health care and social assistance (43,700), and waitresses and bartenders (43,600) . The construction jobs are in…

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Charlie Hebdo and Tsarnaev’s Trial: Cui bono?

Charlie Hebdo and Tsarnaev’s Trial: Cui bono? Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: Well known writers Thierry Meyssan and Kevin Barrett see the “terrorist” attach on Charlie Hebdo as a false flag attack. See http://www.voltairenet.org/article186441.html and http://presstv.com/Detail/2015/01/10/392426/Planted-ID-card-exposes-Paris-false-flag Update: According to news reports, one of the accused in the attack on Charlie Hebdo when hearing that he was being sought for the crime…

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The Outlook for the New Year — Paul Craig Roberts

The Outlook for the New Year Dear Readers: The conflict that Washington has initiated between the West and Russia/China is reckless and irresponsible. Nuclear war could be the outcome. Indeed, Washington has been preparing for nuclear war since the George W. Bush regime. Washington has revised US war doctrine in order to initiate conflict with a first strike nuclear attack.…

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Magic Growth Numbers — Paul Craig Roberts

Magic Growth Numbers From The Government Paul Craig Roberts Everyone wants good news, so the government makes it up. The latest fiction is that US real GDP grew 4.6% in the second quarter and 5% in the third. Where did this growth come from? Not from rising real consumer incomes. Not from rising consumer credit. Not from rising real retail…

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Christmas Column

Christmas Column, December 24, 2014 Dear Readers, thank you for your support in 2014. Although you have kept me working yet another year past retirement age, I find it encouraging that there are some Americans who can think independently and who want to know. As Margaret Mead said, it only takes a few determined people to change the world. Perhaps…

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The Lawless Manipulation of Bullion Markets by Public Authorities — Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler

The Lawless Manipulation of Bullion Markets by Public Authorities Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler Note: In this article the times given are Eastern Standard Time. The software that generated the graph uses Mountain Standard Time. Therefore, read the x-axis two hours later than the axis indicates. The Federal Reserve and its bullion bank agents are actively using uncovered futures…

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Regime Change In Cuba — Paul Craig Roberts

Letter from a reader: I wish I could visit Cuba while it’s still Cuba, even though poor they have better medical care than the US. The first thing that will happen when the US starts doing business, the old cars will disappear. The streets will be one big traffic jam and the hand pulled carts gone. The Cuban food will…

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Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue?

Financial Market Manipulation Is The New Trend: Can It Continue? Financial Imperialists Attack Russia Paul Craig Roberts A dangerous new trend is the successful manipulation of the financial markets by the Federal Reserve, other central banks, private banks, and the US Treasury. The Federal Reserve reduced real interest rates on US government debt obligations first to zero and then pushed…

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How Change Is Stymied — Paul Craig Roberts

How Change Is Stymied Paul Craig Roberts The gangsters who run the US financial system have determined opponents. Among them are Elizabeth Warren, Nomi Prins, Pam and Russ Martens, Michael Hudson, and David Stockman. I have often expressed my admiration for Warren, Prins, Martens, and Hudson. In his latest column, David Stockman has earned my admiration and forgiveness. I say…

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On the Brink of War and Economic Collapse — Paul Craig Roberts

On the Brink of War and Economic Collapse Paul Craig Roberts On occasion a reader will ask if I can give readers some good news. The answer is: not unless I lie to you like “your” government and the mainstream media do. If you want faked “good news,” you need to retreat into The Matrix. In exchange for less stress…

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The CIA’s Torture Program

Dear Readers: This is my quarterly request for donations. I need to hear from you. The CIA’s Torture Program Paul Craig Roberts UPDATE: Congress fails to hold executive branch accountable for its massive violations of human rights as documented in the released summary of the CIA Torture Report, but passes sanctions on Venezuela for “human rights violations.” http://news.antiwar.com/2014/12/11/cia-chief-slams-release-of-torture-report-summary/print/ and http://news.antiwar.com/2014/12/11/congress-passes-bill-to-sanction-venezuela/…

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Another Fabricated Jobs Report — Paul Craig Roberts

Dear Friends, Everything we hear from the US government, the puppet governments of its vassal states, and the presstitute media is a lie. Truth is the declared enemy of the West. Those who try to tell the truth do so at cost to themselves. These costs can range from exclusion and slander to watch lists to prosecution and imprisonment. Brave…

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Russia Has Western Enemies, Not Partners — Paul Craig Roberts

Dear Friends: This is my quarterly request for your support. This is your site. It will continue as long as you support it. PCR Russia Has Western Enemies, Not Partners Paul Craig Roberts The US House of Representatives has joined Hillary Clinton, Obama, the neoconservatives, Washington’s vassals, and the American and European presstitutes in demonizing Russia and President Putin. The…

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Thinking Is An Expensive Occupation — Paul Craig Roberts

Thinking Is An Expensive Occupation Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers, this is my quarterly request for donations. This is your site, and it will continue as long as you support it. Raising unsettling questions and providing disturbing explanations seldom meet with accolades. For example, Guy McPherson is a University of Arizona scientist who has been studying human disruption of the…

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US Resorts to Illegality to Protect Failed Policies — Paul Craig Roberts & Dave Kranzler

US resorts to Illegality To Protect Failed Policies Paul Craig Roberts & Dave Kranzler In a blatant and massive market intervention, the price of gold was smashed on Friday. Right after the Comex opened on Friday morning 7,008 paper gold contracts representing 20 tonnes of gold were dumped in the New York Comex futures market at 8:50 a.m. EST. At…

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Ferguson Reexamined — Paul Craig Roberts

Ferguson Reexamined Paul Craig Roberts Few, if any, of the correct questions were asked in the grand jury hearing to decide whether policeman Darren Wilson would be indicted for killing Michael Brown. The most important unexamined question is whether police are trained to use force immediately as a first resort before they assess a situation or determine if they are…

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Ferguson: The Safety of Citizens is Lost with The Unaccountability of Police — Paul Craig Roberts

Ferguson: The Safety of Citizens is Lost with The Unaccountability of Police Paul Craig Roberts Events in Ferguson unfolded as most aware Americans thought they would. A white prosecutor guided a grand jury to the decision that the white policeman who shot and killed a young black male had just cause and committed no crime. The black majority but politically…

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Concern for the Poor Got Him Destroyed — Paul Craig Roberts

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Concern for the Poor Got Him Destroyed Paul Craig Roberts “The outstanding faults of the economic society in which we live are its failure to provide for full employment and its arbitrary and inequitable distribution of wealth and incomes…Not everyone will agree with the entirety of this statement. But what we have learnt over time is that unemployment…

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What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day — Paul Craig Roberts

What Americans Celebrate On Thanksgiving Day Paul Craig Roberts When Americans celebrate Thanksgiving, they don’t know what they are celebrating. In American folklore, Thanksgiving is a holiday that originated in 1621 with the Pilgrims celebrating a good harvest. Some historians say that this event is poorly documented, and others believe that the Thanksgiving tradition travelled to the New World with…

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Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means — Paul Craig Roberts

Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means Paul Craig Roberts In a few days the Swiss people will go to the polls to decide whether the Swiss central bank is to be required to hold 20% of its reserves in the form of gold. Polls show that the gold requirement is favored by the less well off and opposed by…

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Opening the Gates to World War III — Paul Craig Roberts

Opening the Gates to World War III Paul Craig Roberts “The US wants to subdue Russia, to solve US problems at Russia’s expense. No one in history ever managed to do this to Russia, and no one ever will.” Vladimir Putin, November 17, 2014. According to news reports, Washington has decided to arm Ukraine for renewed military assault on Russian…

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