Religion and Zen Buddhism in Medieval Japan

August 4, 2015 Vulgarian 0

from fsmitha.com: After the year 1000, militarized aristocracies were taking over in rural Japan, uncontrolled by any central government. And Buddhist estates had their own armies. There were wars between expanding estates or against the

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Eyeopener Report: China’s “War on Terror”

May 14, 2014 BrocWest 0

from boilingfrogspost.com: Uyghur disenfranchisement is played upon to foment Islamic radicalism and political separatist sentiment. The East Turkestan Islamic movement seeking to wrest Xinjiang from China’s control offers a number of parallels to the shadowy


America: A Pacific Power?

April 30, 2014 BrocWest 0

By Nile Bowie | Russia Today: As Washington pursues its re-balancing strategy, Obama’s historic four-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific has subtly altered the region’s security dynamics. “The United States is a Pacific power, and we