Russia, China, Iran: Geopolitical Alignments vs. The Empire-Sponsored Fundamentalism

This article does a great job of describing not only the geopolitical alliances between Russia, China and Iran but also its allies. The Shia religious movement has the potential to bring peace, cutting across not only Iran, but Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Meanwhile the role of the U.S. empire is to stir up chaos with its support of Islamic fundamentalism in Saudi Arabia and Turkey as well as by supporting fundamentalism in Israel and India.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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