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Leid Stories – 01.08.16

It’s the First ‘Free Your Mind Friday’ for the New Year!

Here we are, at the end of the first broadcast week for the new year, and already inundated with things to talk about in our “Free Your Mind Friday” open forum. Call in (888-874-4888) and share your thoughts, opinions and analysis of current events—or other significant news and issues worthy of further discussion and debate.

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Alfred W. McCoy – Grandmaster of the Great Game Obama’s Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China

In ways that have eluded Washington pundits and policymakers, President Barack Obama is deploying a subtle geopolitical strategy that, if successful, might give Washington a fighting chance to extend its global hegemony deep into the twenty-first century. After six years of silent, sometimes secret preparations, the Obama White House has recently unveiled some bold diplomatic initiatives whose sum is nothing …