Putin, not Ukraine, is Vexing America
- Finian Cunningham
Forget about alleged Russian aggression and land grabbing in Ukraine – the real problem for the United States is Vladimir Putin. To be more precise, the real problem is a strong, independent Russia under the leadership of President Putin, a ...
The Downing of Malaysia Flight 17: Sinister Pretext for War with Russia
- Mike Whitney
“There is no innocent explanation for the sudden disappearance of MH17 from the media and political spotlight. The plane’s black box has been held in Britain for examination for weeks, and US and Russian spy satellites ...
Will NATO liberate Jihadistan?
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Drive your cart and your plow
Over the bones of the dead …
- William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Caliph Ibrahim, aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, self-declared leader of Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, really ...
Far from keeping the peace, Nato is a threat to it
- Seumas Milne
It was the prospect of Ukraine being drawn into the western military alliance that triggered conflict in the first place
Western powers are resisting the negotiated settlement that is the only way out in Ukraine for fear of seeming weak.' Illustration: ...
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
First thing we do, let's kill all the myths. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is nothing but the Security Council of the Empire of Chaos.
You don't need to be a neo-Foucault hooked on Orwellian/Panopticon practices to admire the hyper-democratic ...
NATO Summit in Newport, the curtain of war open on two fronts
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
Sept. 4 - The Summit of Heads of State and Government of the 28 NATO states opens today in Newport Wales, where these leaders will take key decisions “to ensure NATO is prepared to address current and future security challenges," ...
“The alternative would be the Bank of the South, not the BRICS Bankˮ: Éric Toussaint
- Benito Perez
Éric Toussaint knows what is at stake in development finance inside out. Founder of the Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt (CADTM) in 1990, the Belgian political scientist was directly involved in launching the Bank of the South ...
Gaza, Iraq, Ukraine and the global financial system
Weekly Comment, 1-7 August 2014
- Conflicts Forum
The Ancient philosophers perceived killing – and its opposite pole of living peacefully – as curiously closely related – they rested, these seemingly opposite poles, on a knife edge, with each able, in an instant to tip towards ...
Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine & 'Pipelineistan'
- Pepe Escobar
As much as Iran, Russia, the US and the EU are involved in a sophisticated nuclear/energy ballet, Syria and Ukraine are also two key power play vectors bound to determine much of what happens next in the New Great Game in Eurasia.
And both Syria ...
The Zapatista Women’s Revolutionary Law as it is lived today
- Sylvia Marcos
This essay on the Zapatistas’ Women’s Revolutionary Law twenty years on, draws on Zapatista women’s reflections, together with a decades-long engagement with indigenous feminism and Zapatismo. Engaging difference through respect ...