The documentary Strategic Trust – The Making of Nuclear-Free Palau.
Thirty years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of the world’s first nuclear-free state Palau, was assassinated. Investigative journalist Ed Rampell asks serious questions about a mysterious reign of terror in the Micronesian nation.
Analysis – By Ed Rampell
Last December, as Jeb Bush prepared for his presidential bid, reports about his financial dealings revealed that, according to the Los Angeles Times: “Bush and his partners also set up two other funds. BH Logistics raised $26 million and invested it in Dorian LPG Ltd., a shipping company incorporated last year in the Marshall Islands to transport propane gas.”
While Politico noted that BH Logistics is involved in the shale oil industry, a more intriguing point is: Why has Jeb Bush been connected to the remote Republic of the Marshall Islands, site of numerous postwar US hydrogen and atomic bomb tests?
In fact, Bush dynasty involvement in Micronesia – those Western Pacific Islands roughly stretching between Hawai’i and the Philippines – dates back to World War II’s Pacific Theatre campaign. Read more »