By Nafeez Ahmed Friday 3 April 2015 Yemen is the latest casualty of a neoconservative strategy commissioned by the US Army to ‘capitalise on Sunni-Shia conflict’ in the Middle East – the goal is nothing short of ‘Western dominance’ Yemen is on the brink of “total collapse” according to the UN high commissioner for human rights. Saudi […]Read more "The Pentagon plan to ‘divide and rule’ the Muslim world"
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"
Securing US Control over Socotra Island and the Gulf of Aden By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, April 04, 2015 This article was first published by GR more than five years ago sheds light on America’s unspoken military agenda: the control over strategic waterways (GR Ed. M. Ch) “Whoever attains maritime supremacy in the Indian Ocean […]Read more "Yemen and The Militarization of Strategic Waterways"
By Paul Craig Roberts March 30, 2015 “ICH” – Foundations and corporations do not support truth-tellers. American foundations underwrite war and US imperialism. Foundations support subversion of countries that are not Washington’s puppet states. Your website has no foundation support, no corporate support; it only has your support. I have been around for a long […]Read more "A Middle East Holocaust"
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"
By Gulam Asgar MITHA (Canada) Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale; It makes no difference who Americans vote for- the two parties (property parties) are really one party representing four percent of the people – quotes from (late) Gore Vidal. The planning for conquest of the Middle East started with the […]Read more "The Great War For The Middle East"
By Zaid Jilani / AlterNet March 29, 2015 As Iran talks appear to be coming to a close with a successful agreement that would both lead to the lifting of international sanctions and restrictions that would prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons, most in the international community are relieved. Yet Republicans have teamed up with […]Read more "McCain Suggests Israel “Go Rogue,” Blow Up Iran Negotiations By Starting War"
A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. BY SEYMOUR M. HERSH There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American […]Read more "The Scene of the Crime"
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain has called it a “gimmick,” and Democrats complain that larding up the separate war funding bill with extra spending amounts to an “abusive loophole.” Yet so far, the massive increase is likely to remain in this year’s budget. Another major […]Read more "“Overseas Contingency Operations Account” – Washington’s Crony Capitalist War Slush Fund"
Ever since the Monroe Doctrine of 1823 the United States has claimed territorial rights to the Western Hemisphere, essentially warning the rest of the world to back off from USA’s backyard. The American way of proclaiming itself the big cheese of the New World manifested by quickly ousting colonial competitor Spain from Florida and the […]Read more "Why Latin America Rejects US Military Presence"
Saudi Arabia will not rule out building or acquiring nuclear weapons, the country’s ambassador to the United States has indicated. Asked whether Saudi Arabia would ever build nuclear weapons in an interview with US news channel CNN, Adel Al-Jubeir said the subject was “not something we would discuss publicly”. Pressed later on the subject he […]Read more "Saudi Arabia says it won’t rule out building nuclear weapons"
‘The warplanes of the Saudi-led alliance have attacked a popular market in the northwestern Yemeni city of Sa’ada, killing or injuring at least 15 people, according to Yemen’s al-Massira TV. The attack occurred as Saudi-led warplanes have pounded the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a for the second consecutive day. The airstrikes against Sana’a resumed during […]Read more "Saudi-led warplanes attack popular market in Sa’ada"