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"
We seem to have finally arrived at some sort of moment of truth regarding Greece and their inclusion in the EU. The speculation is they will be out of money by April 9th, this Thursday, unable to make a less than 500 million euro payment. Please keep in mind they have already been raiding the country’s pension plans […]Read more "Greeced Lightning! Will Greece Default? Will Athens Cut a Financial Deal with Moscow and Beijing?"
By Anthony Bellchambers Global Research, April 03, 2015 As Binyamin Netanyahu tries to impose his will upon the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council: the U.S., UK, Russia, China, France plus Germany – will no one rid us of the opinions of this meddlesome, Middle East maverick with his undeclared nuclear arsenal? Just over […]Read more "The EU Commission should impose Sanctions on Israel until it Dismantles Settlements and Ratifies the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty"
by Tyler Durden On Thursday morning, we took an in-depth look at what the progression of events is likely to be in the event a cash-strapped, negotiation-weary Greece finally, for lack of will or for lack of options, fails to scrape together enough cash to pay its creditors. As BofAML notes, a missed IMF payment […]Read more "Greece Said To Prepare “Grexit”, Drachma, Bank Nationalization Plans"
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has warned about the alarming impact of the ongoing Saudi attacks on the civilian population in Yemen. “The impact on the civilian population, in particular on children, of the ongoing fighting between different militias, bombardments and disruption of essential services is reaching alarming proportions,” Mogherini and the EU humanitarian […]Read more "EU warns of Saudi attacks’ alarming impact on civilians"
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?"
There is so much political pressure over the MH17 crash in Ukraine that investigators would rather conclude that no one really knows what happened than make several powerful people look foolish, believes Robert Parry, editor of Consortium News. More than eight months since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down above war-torn eastern Ukraine, speculation […]Read more "MH17 investigation going off in ‘wrong direction’ could embarrass ‘many powerful people"