John’s boralogue details the history of Boko Haram’s persecution of Christians in Nigeria, and how the media ignored it, but once forced to confront it, have been spinning the story into one of women’s rights, rather than how Islamic countries and extremist groups treat both women and Christians. This follows years of the U.S. State Department refusing to classify Boko Haram as a terrorist group.
As soon as the Nigerian kidnappings became an unavoidable major story, one could hear the spin machine of the media and Islamic organizations revving up to deflect connections between the atrocities and Islam. Dr. Andrew Harrod, Ph.D., from Accuracy in Media (www.aim.org) and the Lawfare Project (www.thelawfareproject.org) guests.
Then Admiral James “Ace” Lyons (USN Ret.) (www.lionllc.com) from the Citizens Committee on Benghazi provides a timeline of events leading up to the Libyan tragedy and why the U.S. State Department didn’t see this coming.
Invisible monetary wars frequently underlie the geopolitical conflicts we witness. The dollar is dying as the world’s reserve currency, but then what? James Rickards is Senior Managing Director for Market Intelligence at Omnis, Inc., and author of The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System. What exactly does “collapse” mean and how will it play out? (www.jamesrickardsproject.com) and (jimrickards.blogspot.com)