We All Are Islamic State
- Chris Hedges
Revenge is the psychological engine of war. Victims are the blood currency. Their corpses are used to sanctify acts of indiscriminate murder. Those defined as the enemy and targeted for slaughter are rendered inhuman. They are not worthy of empathy ...
A world war has begun. Break the silence.
- John Pilger
This is an edited version of an address by John Pilger at the University of Sydney, entitled A World War Has Begun
I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people ...
The Panama Papers
Politicians, Criminals and the Rogue Industry That Hides Their Cash
- ICIJ-The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The Panama Papers: An Introduction
Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by the shadowy offshore industry.
Blacklisted Companies’ Offshore Ties
Why we lost the battle against terrorism and how we can win it
- Grégoire Lalieu
On Tuesday, March 22nd, two attacks plunged Brussels into terror. These attacks came four months after the shock wave that had shaken Paris, fourteen months after the dramas of Charlie Hebdo and the Hypercacher supermarket. Last year, we had already ...
Why has Belgium become such a focus of European jihad?
An interview with Belgian scholar Didier Leroy
- Joost Hiltermann
The devastating suicide bombings in Brussels on Tuesday morning have raised new questions about jihadist networks based in Belgium, which were also believed to be behind the attacks in Paris in November. The attacks at the main Belgian airport and ...
Restructuring the US-NATO Chain of Command
- Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانليو دينوتشي
There is a new Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, U.S. Army General Curtis Scaparrotti, chosen according to NATO’s democratic process.
President Barack Obama —who is head of state, head of government and commander in chief of the armed ...
Exposing the Libyan Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails
- Ellen Brown
Critics have long questioned why violent intervention was necessary in Libya. Hillary Clinton’s recently published emails confirm that it was less about protecting the people from a dictator than about money, banking, and preventing African ...
From Mexico To Africa, Israel’s Dark History Of Training War Criminals, Gangs & Oppression
- Kit O’Connell
In 1989 for example, Israel was accused of training paramilitary forces belonging to Colombia’s deadly Medellin drug cartel, a group responsible for the deaths of numerous government officials, police and civilians.
In this Sunday, Jan. 11, ...
Saudi Arabia's Oversupply of Oil Has Little to Do With Economics and Everything to Do With Politics
- Vijay Prashad
What was the political gain for the Kingdom in forcing the price of oil to drop to perilously low levels for the oil producers?
Saudi Arabia drilled deep into its wells over the course of the past two years, driving oil prices down as a result. Was ...
Gaza is laboratory for US-Mexico border tunnel warfare
- Rania Khalek
No longer content with suffocating Gaza by air, land and sea, Israel is expanding its blockade below ground with a new tunnel warfare system.
The US government is bankrolling the project to the tune of $120 million, with hopes of installing the technology ...