Category Archives: News and politics

Propaganda, PR or Marketing ?

Interesting topic being discussed by this RT’s Watching the Hawks episode. A billion is spent yearly on Propaganda, mainly to promote US militarism.

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Goodbye Mr Lee…

I lived in Singapore for many years, and have to admit to have developed a certain hate-love relationship with Lee Kuan Yew and his government, just like most of the people of Singapore.  For LKY was the most talked about person, and one could hear … Continue reading

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Free speech for those who agree with them only

Kchew note: Free speech is an abstract concept like freedom. In practice, there is no such thing as free speech, as one has to conform to certain standards or norms where one lives. Obviously some societies are more tolerant on … Continue reading

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You Can’t Understand ISIS If You Don’t Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

Hardly anyone knows the acronym ISIS a year ago. Today it is a prominent buzz word that is usually associated with barbarism and cruelty in Iraq. One would have thought  that humanity would have left  such cruelties into obscurity in today’s world. … Continue reading

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Experts” on Iraq: Forgetting their Role in Today’s Mess

As the sole superpower, the US is currently busy facing with a few pressing issues, besides its so-called pivot to Asia.  First, is the Ukrainian crisis which has become  increasingly violent as the Ukrainian army attempts to wipe out pro-Russian … Continue reading

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