International Electoral Observers Validate Venezuela Regional Vote as US, France Reject Results
- Lucas Koerner
Sunday’s vote was held under conditions of “total normality” and the right to a secret ballot was “guaranteed”, reports the Latin American Council of Electoral Experts.
Caracas, October 16, 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) ...
What Is Behind the Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation?
- Ramzy Baroud رمزي بارود
Egypt’s enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while ...
Bottling at the phosphate dock in El Aaiun, occupied Western Sahara
- Équipe Média Sahara Media Team ايكيب ميديا
In a few days, at the beginning of October, more than 100,000 tons of Sahrawi phosphates will have been shipped away from the colonized territory. The phosphates were extracted and sold by the occupier, Morocco, for his own benefit. In September, ...
Ottoman envoy recorded 19th century Catalan nationalism
- Yıldız Nevin Gündoğmuş
Letters to sultan shows Istanbul's interest in affairs on other side of Mediterranean
Russia wades into Saudi-Iran rift
- MK Bhadrakumar
The remark Wednesday (Oct. 11) by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Presidential envoy for the Middle East Mikhail Bogdanov offering Moscow’s mediation for a rapprochement between Riyadh and Tehran comes within the week of the Saudi King ...
The Centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution: a Legacy to Celebrate
- Marcus Papadopoulos
This month, commemorations will be held in towns and cities across Russia to mark the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Whilst the state and system that the revolution gave birth to – the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and Soviet ...
The House of Saud bows to the House of Putin
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Saudi Arabia pivots to Russia, the new sheriff in town
What a difference a year – an eternity in geopolitics – makes. No one could see this coming; the ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi-jihadi terror – which Russia fights ...
The End of Empire
- Chris Hedges
The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around the globe. It is burdened by growing deficits, along with the devastating effects of deindustrialization and ...
Letter on Korea: ‘Don’t kill for Trump and the Pentagon!’
- Kermit Leibensperger
To the Editor:
Why does north Korea want nukes? It’s pretty simple, and totally unreported in the corporate media. The U.S. Air Force flattened practically every building and structure there during the Korean War in the 1950s.
On 50th anniversary of his death: Che lives!
- Workers World
Ernesto “Che” Guevara — the great internationalist and revolutionary leader — died 50 years ago on Oct. 9, 1967, at the hands of Bolivian soldiers who were trained, equipped and put in motion by U.S. Green Beret and CIA operatives. ...