Something’s up & it’s ain’t good. As the American Empire teeters on the brink of collapse, this week the Council on Foreign Relations essentially ordered President Obama to replace anti-interventionists on his foreign policy team, including advisers who oppose war in Iran & refuse to put boots on the ground in Syria. Meanwhile, leaks out of MI-6 talk of deploying a fighting force to Libya— for the sake of stabilizing Libyan oil supplies to Europe, as the country collapses into a failed state. Joe Calhoun pulls back the curtain on the bitter in-fighting as US insiders confront the collapse of the U.S. Global Empire and the defeat of American hegemony, as US policy failures mount in Syria and Ukraine. In fact, the consequences in all directions could be extreme.