In Russia we trust: the Russian origin of the War on Terror

“Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires.” – E.M. Cioran Putin’s allegiance to the War on Terror When Al-Qaeda terrorists attacked the WTC-towers on 9/11 Vladimir Putin was the first foreign head of state to respond to the tragedy. He proclaimed Russia’s solidarity to the War on Terror. He remarked…

PRISM and the War on terror: towards perpetual war

“Arms, and the man I sing, who, forc’d by fate, And haughty Juno’s unrelenting hate, Expell’d and exil’d, left the Trojan shore.” –       Virgil, Aeneid. Is it a coincidence that the Aeneid, one of the founding texts of Western culture, the establishing myth of Rome, begins with the word ‘Arma’, or ‘arms’? Is war really…