The armed coup in Kiev is painfully similar to CIA operations to oust unwanted foreign leaders in Iran, Chile and Venezuela, said US filmmaker Oliver Stone after interviewing Ukraine’s ousted president for a documentary. Stone spent four hours in Moscow talking to Viktor Yanukovich, who was deposed from power during the February 2014 coup, the […]Read more "‘CIA fingerprints’ all over Kiev massacre – Oliver Stone"
Nafeez Ahmed Friday 27 March 2015 The brutal ‘Islamic State’ is a symptom of a deepening crisis of civilisation premised on fossil fuel addiction, which is undermining Western hegemony and unravelling state power across the Muslim world Debate about the origins of the Islamic State (IS) has largely oscillated between two extreme perspectives. One blames the […]Read more "Islamic State is the cancer of modern capitalism"
by Thierry Meyssan Revisiting a theme that he has already investigated, Thierry Meyssan demontrates that, over and above State strategies, the people of the Arab world are now dividing into two camps which are defined neither by class struggles, Resistance to Zionism, or even religious conflict. The confrontation which is presently being generalised, with the […]Read more "The Arab Civil War"
Ali al-Ahmed, executive director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, a human rights advocacy think tank, explains why the U.S.-supported, Saudi-led attack on Yemen is a blatant act of illegal aggression. Al-Ahmed is interviewed by Stanley Heller on Heller’s Struggle Video News, a project of the Middle East Crisis Committee. As a journalist, al-Ahmed discovered […]Read more "Saudi Scholar: ‘Yemen Has Not Shot a Single Bullet at the Saudi Government’"
Sixteenth Anniversary of the War Against Yugoslavia: Surdulica by GREGORY ELICH The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) proclaims its “commitment to maintaining international peace and security.” Mainstream media rarely, if ever, look beyond Western self-justifications and bland assurances of moral superiority, and little thought is given to what NATO’s wars of aggression might look like […]Read more "A “Good Day” for NATO?"
BY GLENN GREENWALD @ggreenwald Yesterday, the Egyptian regime announced it was prosecuting witnesses who say they saw a police officer murder an unarmed poet and activist during a demonstration, the latest in a long line of brutal human rights abuses that includes imprisoning journalists, prosecuting LGBT citizens, and mass executions of protesters. Last June, Human Rights Watch […]Read more "OBAMA PERSONALLY TELLS THE EGYPTIAN DICTATOR THAT U.S. WILL AGAIN SEND WEAPONS (AND CASH) TO HIS REGIME"
By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Global Research, March 29, 2015 The United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia became very uneasy when the Yemenese or Yemenite movement of the Houthi or Ansarallah (meaning the supporters of God in Arabic) gained control of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa/Sana, in September 2014. The US-supported Yemenite President Abd-Rabbuh Manṣour Al-Hadi was […]Read more "The Geopolitics Behind the War in Yemen: The Start of a New Front against Iran"