Dear Readers

Dear Readers, Some of you responded to my report that June 2017’s quarterly request for your support was not as successful as in June 2016. This website, along with others that endeavor to tell you the truth—something that is impossible to get from the presstitute media—has been under attack. PropOrNot, a shadowy organization perhaps created by the CIA, Mossad, the…

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Central Bank Intervention Serves The One Percent

Central Bank Intervention Serves The One Percent Paul Craig Roberts The crooks who run the Western financial system set up the gold market in a way that lets them control the price. Gold is not priced in the physical gold market where bullion is bought and sold. Gold is priced in a futures market where uncovered contracts that are settled…

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The World Is Going Down With Trump

The World Is Going Down With Trump Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. On June 21 the editorial board of the Washington Post, long a propaganda instrument believed to be in cahoots with the CIA and the deep state, called for more sanctions and more pressure on Russia. One second’s thought is sufficient to realize how bad…

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The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice

This is your site. Support it. The US Criminal “Justice System” is Devoid of Justice Paul Craig Roberts In 1992 Fran and Dan Keller were convicted despite the absence of any evidence of raping a 3-year old, a crime that never occurred. Among the absurd charges was the transport of children to Mexico to be raped by military officials. The…

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Support Your Website

Dear Friends: This website exists because of you. You called me out of retirement. We made a deal that you would support the website. And you have. Voluntary monthly subscriptions now exceed in number the responses to my quarterly call for donations. Part of this is due to growth in the signups for monthly donations. But part is due to…

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Another Step Toward Devastating War

Another Step Toward Devastating War Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. An idiot American pilot shot down a Syrian fighter that was attacking ISIS, thus confirming that Washington is not fighting ISIS, as Washington claims, but is protecting ISIS, its agent sent to Syria by Obama and Hillary to overthrow the Syrian government. General Michael Flynn revealed…

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Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule

Democracy Is A Front For Central Bank Rule Paul Craig Roberts Several years ago when the Federal Reserve had its Fed funds rate at zero to 25 basis points (one-quarter of one percent—0.25%), there was a great deal of talk, somehow presented as urgent, whether the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates. RT asked me if the Fed was going…

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“Global Order” Is An Euphemism for Washington’s Hegemony

“Global Order” Is An Euphamism for Washington’s Hegemony Paul Craig Roberts This is your site. Support it. Colonel Andrew Bacevich, a professor at Boston University, served in Vietnam. His son was killed serving in Afghanistan. He comes from a military family. I know him. He is among the best that our country has produced. As has occurred before, he has…

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Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World

Vladimir Putin: The Most Powerful Person In The World Paul Craig Roberts Dear Friends, current problems with the website’s functionality, which are being addressed, are affecting the newsletter and email and, based on the light response to my quarterly call for donations, possibly donations as well. In order to keep the content section functioning, the webmaster has turned off some…

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Without Glass-Steagall America Will Fail

This is your website. Support it. Without Glass-Steagall America Will Fail Paul Craig Roberts For 66 years the Glass-Steagall act reduced the risks in the banking system. Eight years after the act was repealed, the banking system blew up threatening the international economy. US taxpayers were forced to come up with $750 billion dollars, a sum much larger than the…

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The American Catastrophe

The American Catastrophe Paul Craig Roberts This is my quarterly call for your financial support. Remember, this is your website. This website was launched 5 years and 4 months ago on New Year’s Eve, 2011. Here is the inaugural column: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2011/12/31/the-outlook-for-the-new-year/ The inaugural column remains an accurate description of the American Catastrophe. According to AWeber, the service that sends out…

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Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling

Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling Paul Craig Roberts The military/security complex spent seven decades building its empire. The complex assassinated one American president (JFK) who threatened the empire and drove another (Richard Nixon) out of office. The complex does not tolerate the election of politicians in Europe who might not follow Washington’s line on foreign and economic policy. Suddenly, according…

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Shifting The Blame For Terrorism

Shifting The Blame For Terrorism Paul Craig Roberts Brzezinski’s death is being used to shift blame for terrorism from Bush/Blair/Neocons/Israel to Brzezinski. See for example, http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-real-story-of-zbigniew-brzezinski-that-the-media-isnt-telling/5593085 and http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-geopolitical-grand-chessmaster-the-legacy-of-zbigniew-brzezinski/5593298 The main effect of these articles is to create another hate figure. The Western world, like Big Brother’s world in Orwell’s book, 1984, cannot do without hate figures. In my account of…

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Zbigniew Brzezinski — Paul Craig Roberts

Zbigniew Brzezinski Paul Craig Roberts Brzezinski’s death at 89 years of age has generated a load of propaganda and disinformation, all of which serves one interest group or another or the myths that people find satisfying. I am not an expert on Brzezinski, and this is not an apology for him. He was a Cold Warrior, as essentially was everyone…

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Israel’s Slaughter of US Sailors

Israel’s Slaughter of US Sailors Paul Craig Roberts When Washington launched its wars of aggression in the Middle East, Washington used the slogan, “Support the Troops,” to silence critics of its war crimes. How does Washington “support the troops”? By conspiring with Israel in covering up the murderous Israeli attack on the USS Liberty. When I investigated and wrote about…

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Is Bitcoin Standing In For Gold?

Is Bitcoin Standing In For Gold? Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler In a series of articles posted on www.paulcraigroberts.org, we have proven to our satisfaction that the prices of gold and silver are manipulated by the bullion banks acting as agents for the Federal Reserve. The bullion prices are manipulated down in order to protect the value of the…

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Van Cliburn: America’s Greatest Diplomat

Van Cliburn: America’s Greatest Diplomat Paul Craig Roberts The Cold War could have ended in 1958 when Van Cliburn won the Piano Competition in Moscow. Van Cliburn was overwhelmed with Russian applause and his stage with the profusion of flowers. The judges asked Khrushchev if they were permitted to award the prize to the American. Khrushchev asked, “was he the…

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THE COLLAPSE OF FRANCE — Paul Craig Roberts

THE COLLAPSE OF FRANCE Paul Craig Roberts The brainwashed and insouciant French electorate has voted to abolish the French nation. In five years France will exist only as a geographical location, a province in “Europe,” itself a province in global capitalism. The French had a last chance to save their nation, but they could not do it because the French…

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Cover Stories Are Used To Control Explanations

Cover Stories Are Used To Control Explanations Paul Craig Roberts Years ago James Jesus Angleton left me with the impression that when an intelligence agency, such as the CIA, pulls off an assassination, bombing, or any event with which the agency does not wish to be associated, the agency uses the media to control the explanation by quickly putting into…

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JFK at 100 — Paul Craig Roberts

JFK at 100 Paul Craig Roberts This Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017, is the 100th birthday of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963, as he approached the end of his third year in office. Researchers who spent years studying the evidence have concluded that President Kennedy was assassinated…

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Truth Has Become Un-American

Those of us who have exited The Matrix are concerned that there are no checks on Washington’s use of nuclear weapons in the interest of US hegemony over the world. Washington and Israel are the threats to peace. Washington demands world hegemony, and Israel demands hegemony in the Middle East. There are two countries that stand in the way of…

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The Assault on Trump

The Assault on Trump Paul Craig Roberts We are witnessing an assault by the national security state and its liberal media on a President of the United States that is unprecedented. Wild and unsupported accusations of treasonous or illegal Russian connections have been the mainstay of the news since Trump’s campaign for president. These accusations have reached the point that…

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Does Bush Have Afterthoughts?

Does Bush Have Afterthoughts? Paul Craig Roberts Recently I learned from a feature article in a print magazine that George W. Bush, as Jimmy Carter and Winston Churchill did, has taken up painting. Among Bush’s subjects are 98 war veterans from Bush’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq who suffered traumatic injuries. Some of the portraits were reproduced in the magazine,…

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The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

The Exponential Growth of Insecurity Paul Craig Roberts There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been used in attacks (at time of writing) on 150 countries, shutting down elements of the…

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Here is The Saker’s take on human extinction at the hands of the Satanic Neoconservatives:

Here is The Saker’s take on human extinction at the hands of the Satanic Neoconservatives: Conclusion 3: the real danger to our common future The real danger to our planet comes not from a sudden technological breakthrough which would make nuclear war safe, but from the demented filled minds of the US Neocons who believe that they can bring Russia…

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Are You Ready to Die?

Are You Ready to Die? Paul Craig Roberts “Fifty years ago, the streets of Leningrad taught me one thing: If a fight is inevitable, you must strike first.” Vladimir Putin In George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel, 1984, information that no longer is consistent with Big Brother’s explanations is chucked down the Memory Hole. In the real American dystopia in which…

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French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace

French Election A Catastrophe For World Peace Paul Craig Roberts Marine Le Pen’s defeat, if the vote count was honest, indicates that the French are even more insouciant than Americans. The week before the election the Russian high command announced that Washington had convinced the Russian military that Washington intended a preemptive nuclear first strike against Russia. No European leader…

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How Information Is Controlled by Washington, Israel, and Trolls, Leading to Our Destruction

How Information Is Controlled by Washington, Israel, and Trolls, Leading to Our Destruction Paul Craig Roberts Dear Readers: I very much appreciate the support you show for me in your emails. I seldom receive a rude email from you, and when I do it is usually something off subject, such as a reader angry with Israel and unloading on me…

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Sauron Rules in Washington

Sauron Rules in Washington Paul Craig Roberts “The problem is that the world has listened to Americans for far too bloody long.”  — Dr. Julian Osborne, from the 2000 film version of Nevil Shute’s 1957 book, On the Beach  A reader asked why neoconservatives push toward nuclear war when there can be no winners. If all die, what is the…

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What the N. Korean “Crisis” Is Really About

What the N. Korean “Crisis” Is Really About Paul Craig Roberts The North Korean “crisis” is a Washington orchestration. North Korea was last at war 1950-53. N. Korea has not attacked or invaded anyone in 64 years. N. Korea lacks the military strength to attack any country, such as South Korea and Japan, that is protected by the US. Moreover,…

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American Democracy: A Dead Man Walking

American Democracy: A Dead Man Walking Paul Craig Roberts Trump’s “sell-out,” as it is called, coming on top of Obama’s eight-year “sell-out,” is instructive. We have now had a Democratic president who sold out the people who elected him and a Republican president who has done the same thing. This is a very interesting point, the meaning of which most…

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Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China

Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China Paul Craig Roberts Not everyone likes to hear about the threat of nuclear war. Some find refuge in denial and say that nuclear war is impossible because it makes no sense. Unfortunately, humankind has a long record of doing things that make no sense. In previous posts in recent years I have pointed…

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Marine Le Pen Update

Marine Le Pen Update Paul Craig Roberts That Marine Le Pen has gained sufficient electoral support to have pushed aside the two traditional French political parties and is one of two candidates for President of France on May 7 has Washington, the EU, and the French elite determined that she be defeated at all costs. Washington has called out into…

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Only Marine Le Pen Represents France

Only Marine Le Pen Represents France Paul Craig Roberts Marine Le Pen is the only candidate for the French presidency who represents France. All the rest represent Washington and the EU. Why are the French people so slow to see the obvious facts? France died with Charles de Gaulle. He was the last French president. Washington, of course, hated De…

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Trump Now a Captive of the Deep State

Trump Now A Captive Of The Deep State Paul Craig Roberts When the gullible and insouciant American public and the presstitutes who participate in the deceptions permitted the Deep State to get away with the fairy tale that a few Saudi Arabians under the direction of Osama bin Laden, but without the support of any government or intelligence agency, were…

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The Looting Machine Called Capitalism

The Looting Machine Called Capitalism Paul Craig Roberts I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities on outside parties and on the environment. In other words, capitalists make profits because their costs are externalized and born by others. In the US, society and…

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9/11 Destroyed America

9/11 Destroyed America Paul Craig Roberts The events on September 11, 2001, changed the world. It was the excuse for the US government to launch military attacks on seven Middle Eastern countries, causing civilian casualties in the millions and sending waves of Muslim refugees into the Western world. The US government wasted trillions of dollars destroying countries and murdering women…

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If This Is Freedom and Democracy, What Is Tyranny?

If This Is Freedom and Democracy, What Is Tyranny? Paul Craig Roberts John Whitehead “Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is the numbers of people all over the world who have obeyed the dictates of the leaders of their government and have gone to war, and millions have been killed because of this obedience… Our problem is that people…

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President Trump’s Disappearance

President Trump’s Disappearance Paul Craig Roberts In my long experience in Washington, vice presidents did not make major foreign policy announcements or threaten other countries with war. Not even Dick Cheney stole this role from the weak president George W. Bush. But yesterday the world witnessed VP Pence threaten North Korea with war. “The sword stands ready,” said Pence as…

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The Oklahoma City Bombing After 22 Years

The Oklahoma City Bombing After 22 Years Paul Craig Roberts Today, April 19, 2017, is the 22nd anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing. The bombing of the federal Murrah office building was blamed by federal authorities on a bomb made from fertilizer inside a truck parked in front of the building by Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. There are many…

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The Destruction of Inlet Beach

The Destruction of Inlet Beach Paul Craig Roberts Inlet Beach is an old Florida community in Walton County on the Gulf Coast of the panhandle of Florida. The community circa 1950 originated in federal land dispensed via a lottery to WW II veterans. Winners of the lottery received 1.25 acres in exchange for a $50 filing fee and agreement to…

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Dr. Dao Was Brutalized By Deregulation

Dr. Dao Was Brutalized By Deregulation Paul Craig Roberts A couple of readers asked why I did not include in my column, “A Government of Morons,” the violence used against the medical doctor Dao removed from his confirmed seat on a United Flight as a result of airline overbooking. The 69-year old was beat senseless by goons. A few days…

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The Boston Marathon Bombing After Four Years

The Boston Marathon Bombing After Four Years Paul Craig Roberts Today, April 15, 2017, is the fourth anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, a hoax event performed by crisis actors and tell-tale bright red Hollywood blood. Sheila Casey has done a good job of exposing the hoax just by using the time line and photos of the event. https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2013/05/08/false-flag-theatre-boston-bombing-involves-clearly-staged-carnage/ A…

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A Government of Morons

A Government of Morons Paul Craig Roberts It has become embarrassing to be an American. Our country has had four war criminal presidents in succession. Clinton twice launched military attacks on Serbia, ordering NATO to bomb the former Yugoslavia twice, both in 1995 and in 1999, so that gives Bill two war crimes. George W. Bush invaded Afghanistan and Iraq…

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Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon?

Is That Armageddon Over The Horizon? Paul Craig Roberts The insouciance of the Western world is extraordinary. It is not only Americans who permit themselves to be brainwashed by CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the New York Times and Washington Post, but also their counterparts in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, who rely on the war propaganda machine that poses as a…

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Washington’s Deception Is Aimed at Russia

Washington’s Deception Is Aimed at Russia Paul Craig Roberts According to a report on RT, Secretary of State Tillerson has on CBS backed away from his previously reported aggressive rhetoric reported by the presstitutes against Russia and Syria. https://www.rt.com/usa/384142-tillerson-syria-regime-change-isis/ According to the RT report, Tillerson said that Washington’s plan is to defeat ISIS, not to bring regime change to Syria.…

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More Fake News From Washington

More Fake News From Washington this time it is about employment Paul Craig Roberts The US government continues to lie about everything, not just Russia, Syria, Iran, and China. The US government is incapable of telling the truth about something as straightforward as employment. According to the government, March produced only 98,000 new payroll jobs, an insufficient amount to reduce…

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Washington Has Crossed Russia’s Red Line

Washington Has Crossed Russia’s Red Line Paul Craig Roberts Washington’s military attack on Syria is unambigiously a war crime. It occurred without any UN authorization or even the fake cover of a “coalition of the willing.” Washington’s attack on Syria occurred in advance of an investigation of the alleged event that Washington is trying to use as its justification. Indeed,…

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Trump Has Surrendered. Will Putin Be The Next To Surrender?

Trump Has Surrendered Will Putin Be The Next To Surrender? Paul Craig Roberts Update: Washington has reopened the conflict with a Tomahawk missile attack on Syrian Air Force Bases. The Russian/Syrian air defense systems did not prevent the attack. The Washington Establishment has reasserted control. First Flynn and now Bannon. All that are left in the Trump administration are the…

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Germany RIP

Germany RIP Paul Craig Roberts Who would have imagined that the once great German nation would be ruled by Washington? It is extraordinary, but that is what has happened. Merkel, Washington’s whore, has agreed to fill up Germany with the refugees from Washington’s 16 years of illegal wars against Muslims in North Africa and the Middle East. These are wars…

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