From Egypt, Ukraine, the Turkish-Syrian border, Cuba and Thailand:
How the West Manufactures “Opposition Movements”
- Andre Vltchek
Government buildings are being trashed, ransacked. It is happening in Kiev and Bangkok, and in both cities, the governments appear to be toothless, too scared to intervene.
What is going on? Are popularly elected administrations all over the ...
Protecting the Olympic Games in Sochi - a most difficult mission for the Russian security services
- The Saker
Today I just want to share with you my very real fears about either a terrorist attack or an "accident" of some kind in Sochi. What frightens me is that the list of potential "sponsors" for such an event is very long: the ...
What Links between the Threat of a U.S. Default and the Destabilization of Ukraine?
- Nikolai Malishevski Николай Малишевский
At the Munich Security Conference the Ukrainian opposition and the U.S. essentially agreed on a plan to force Viktor Yanukovich to capitulate. Arseniy Yatsenyuk told of this plan of action, which was worked out with the direct participation ...
Defining moment aproaching in Iran talks
- MK Bhadrakumar
The year is 1979. The streets of Tehran heaved with the passions let loose by the revolutionary fervor. Imam Khomeini had just arrived from Paris a few days ago and the ten-day run-up began leading to the momentous turning point on February 11 when ...
Rouhani and the 1914 remix
- Pepe Escobar
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is at the moment the hardest-working man in (geopolitical) show business. He has just stepped into the lion's den - or goldfish bowl; the World Economic Forum at Davos. And he charmed them all just with his " ...
Italian Defense Minister Mauro looking for partners to wage war on migrants
- Antonio Mazzeo
Afghanistan, Syria, F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, but, above all, “migrants emergency” and security in the Mediterranean area: those were the core themes of the meeting that took place in Washington on January 15, between Defense Secretary ...
Food safety in the EU-US trade agreement: going outside the box
Two dinosaurs of world trade – the United States and the European Union – have begun talks on a bilateral free trade agreement in order to boost jobs and economic growth in their largely depressed economies. Most of the boost is expected ...
Press release: Secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - Environment Chapter
- WikiLeaks викили́кс ويكيليكس
Today, 15 January 2014, WikiLeaks released the secret draft text for the entire TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Environment Chapter and the corresponding Chairs' Report. The TPP transnational legal regime would cover 12 countries initially and encompass ...
After 20 Years, It's Clear NAFTA Has Failed To Deliver Promised Benefits; So Why Trust TPP, TTIP, Will Be Better?
- Glyn Moody
Both TPP and TAFTA/TTIP are based on the premise that by boosting trade and investment, general prosperity will increase too. And yet, despite the huge scale of the plans, and their major potential knock-on effects on the lives of billions of people, ...
Mexico: Corn, Censorship and Corruption in Science
- Silvia Ribeiro
In 2012, a scientific team led by Gilles-Eric Seralini published an article showing that 60-70 percent of rats fed GM corn from Monsanto, throughout their entire lives, developed cancer (against 20-30 percent in the control group) as well as hepato-renal ...