Daily Archives: May 18, 2015


US guns for Belize

Released on 2013-02-13 00:00 GMT Email-ID 902517 Date 2007-03-28 22:31:40 From burton@stratfor.com To kornfield@stratfor.com, scott.stewart@stratfor.com, ct@stratfor.com, nathan.hughes@stratfor.com, araceli.santos@stratfor.com Did any of the goats get visas? From: scott stewart [mailto:scott.stewart@stratfor.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 3:27 PM To: ‘Fred Burton’; ‘Daniel Kornfield’; nathan.hughes@stratfor.com Cc: ‘Araceli Santos’; ct@stratfor.com Subject: RE: US guns for Belize No, he (your buddy Nace Crawford) was off at some seedy motel with a Chinese hooker in exchange for issuing visas to Chinese illegals. —–Original Message—– From: Fred Burton [mailto:burton@stratfor.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 4:24 PM To: ‘scott stewart’; ‘Daniel Kornfield’; nathan.hughes@stratfor.com Cc: ‘Araceli Santos’; ct@stratfor.com Subject: […]


Coming to Terms With the American Empire

Originally posted on April 14, 2015 by George Friedman “Empire” is a dirty word. Considering the behavior of many empires, that is not unreasonable. But empire is also simply a description of a condition, many times unplanned and rarely intended. It is a condition that arises from a massive imbalance of power. Indeed, the empires created on purpose, such as Napoleonic France and Nazi Germany, have rarely lasted. Most empires do not plan to become one. They become one and then realize what they are. Sometimes they do not realize what they are for a long time, and that failure […]


The failures of Gang Prevention

This is an interesting report, seeing that Belize is trying to suppress gang activity and so far have been failing miserably at it. I have spoken on this before in discussions noting that the plans rolled out have done nothing more than quite things down for a short period only to make gang activity and crime return with more vengeance. Please take the time to read this report as it is vital to our strategic planning going forward, I will highlight the main points and link to the full report at the bottom of the page; hope the Government of […]