Stephen Gowans

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Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

From European Colony to US Power Projection Platform

One US military leader has called Israel “the intelligence equivalent of five CIAs.” An Israeli cabinet minister likens his country to “the equivalent of a dozen US aircraft … 252 View

Patriots, Traitors and Empires

The Story of Korea's Struggle for Freedom

“In the night of our ignorance, North Korea confirms all stereotypes.”—Bruce Cumings Patriots, Traitors and Empires is an account of modern Korean history, written from the … 272 View
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The Killer’s Henchman

Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster

Summer 2021, the novel coronavirus is scything through populations worldwide. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announces the Covid-19 pandemic will end “when the world … 280 View

Washington’s Long War on Syria

When President Barack Obama demanded formally in the summer of 2011 that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down, it was not the first time Washington had sought regime change in Damascus. The … 280 View
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Introduction

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

From 1963 onward, Syrian governments in which Ba’ath Arab Socialist Party members Hafez al-Assad and his son Bashar played principal roles, were committed to the Arab nationalist values of … 28 $2.80 Add
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Introduction

From: Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

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One Country—Two States

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

The introduction, One Country-Two States explains how as a nation, Korea has existed for over a thousand years within clearly delineated and recognized borders; however, Korean have had the great … 9 $0.90 Add
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Preface

From: The Killer's Henchman

The author explores the global reaction to and handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. 7 $0.70 Add
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Anti-Semitism

From: Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

Chapter One examines the history of anti-semitism as a tool of the political Right. The chapter explores how the roots of anti-semitism go much farther back than Hitler, but trace their roots … 14 $1.40 Add
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Chapter 1: The Killer

From: The Killer's Henchman

The author discusses Covid-19 and its science, the measures put in place to stop it, some pandemic history and science, pandemic risks, globalization, lab-manipulated viruses (PPP research) and … 29 $2.90 Add
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The Den of Arabism

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

The constitution of the Ba’ath Party made a proclamation in its very first line which Washington could have only regarded with deep hostility: “The Arabs are one nation which has its … 55 $5.50 Add
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The Empire of Japan

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

Chapter One The Empire of Japan/i> focuses on the rise of Japanese imperialism and colonialism in Korea. As an emerging industrial power, Japan required access to vital raw materials necessary … 23 $2.30 Add
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Chapter 2: The Response

From: The Killer's Henchman

The author discusses the response to Covid-19 with particularly attention to the United States and China. Topics include vaccines, public health and social measures, the approaches of countries … 36 $3.60 Add
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Imperialism

From: Patriots, Traitors and Empires

Chapter two, Imperialism focuses on defining imperialism and how it relates to both the history of Korea and its present day geopolitics. Imperialism is the activity, enterprise and methodology … 17 $1.70 Add
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Regime Change

From: Washington's Long War on Syria

Two forces sought to topple the secular Arab nationalists of Ba’athist Syria, each for its own, and separate reasons. Both forces were equally determined to end the influence of secular … 31 $3.10 Add
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Zionism

From: Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

Chapter Two focuses on the roots of political Zionism. Since its creation by Theodor Herzl, Zionism has envisaged a return to an imagined glorious past. The distinguishing feature of political … 11 $1.10 Add