US And Israel Were Lone Votes Against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race, Nuclear Middle East, Cuba Embargo

By Ben Norton, -

Important breakthroughs have arrived at the United Nations seeking to prevent an arms race in outer space and create a nuclear weapons-free Middle East. There are just two main obstacles: the [...]

Crimea Stands Up For Its Legal Rights And Against US Domination

By Bruce K. Gagnon, -

The Fifth Anniversary International Conference: "Crimea in the Current International Context" began on November 7 inside the Livadia Palace, Yalta, Crimea.  In these same rooms Churchill, [...]

Everything You Were Told About The Syrian War Was Wrong – Until Now

By Robert Fisk, -

That wars end very differently to our own expectations – or our plans – was established long ago. That “we” won the Second World War did not mean the Americans would win the Vietnam war, or that [...]

UNAC Statement On The Situation In Syria: U.S. Out!

By Staff, -

The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) stands in solidarity with the long-suffering people of Syria.  We oppose all foreign occupation of Syrian territory.  Syria belongs to the [...]

The World Is Rising Up Against Austerity And The Rule Of The Rich, When Will We?

By Danny Haiphong, -

The pessimism spread by the so-called “Resistance” to Donald Trump serves one purpose and one purpose only: to desensitize the masses of people in the U.S. to the misery of endless austerity and [...]

Haitian Opposition Calls For More Protests Against President

By Staff, -

Haiti reached this Monday its eighth week of mass protests against president Jovenel Moise and his administration; with the country’s economic and political activities totally paralyzed since [...]

Nearly Unanimous: 187 Nations Call For The End To US Blockade Of Cuba

By Staff, -

New York - For the 28th time the UN member states call to lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States. To Cuba. With 187 votes in favor, the United [...]

The Blatant Illegality Of US Interventions In Syria

By Ron Forthofer, -

The US is increasing its military presence in Syria.  In, “Trump OKs wider Syria oil mission, raising legal questions” the AP reports: "President Donald Trump has approved an expanded military [...]

The New Middle East That’s Coming

By Conn Hallinan,  -

The fallout from the September attack on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities is continuing to reverberate throughout the Middle East, sidelining old enmities — sometimes for new ones — and [...]

Bolivia: Audios Linking Civic, Ex-Military And US In Coup Plans

By Staff, -

The Radio Education Network of Bolivia (Erbol) leaked 16 audios involving opposition leaders who are calling for a coup d'etat against the government of President Evo Morales, a political action [...]

Winter Is Coming: Castle Black, The Syrian Withdrawal, And The Battle Of The Base

By Nick Turse, -

Grimly enough, 15 years later, as TomDispatch managing editor Nick Turse makes clear today, not a word of what Johnson wrote isn’t applicable to this moment as well. The United States remains, in [...]

China Breaks The Western Debt Stranglehold On The World

By Peter Koenig, -

The west has colonized, exploited, ravaged and assassinated the people of the Global South for hundreds of years. Up to the mid-20th Century Europe has occupied Africa, and large parts of Asia. [...]

By Protecting Syria’s Idlib, The US Created A Safe Haven For Baghdadi And ISIS

By Dan Cohen, -

October has been a tough month for the motley crew of self-styled Syria experts and regime-change diehards who spent years cheering on the so-called “moderate rebels.” First, the “Free Syrian [...]

Freedom Rider: The Baghdadi Scam

By Margaret Kimberley, -

Donald Trump says that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States military. Baghdadi was the founder of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is also known as ISIS and [...]

Why Is The Media Covering Protests In Hong Kong, Chile So Differently?

By Morgan Artyukhina, -

Media coverage of the protest movements in Hong Kong and Chile contrasts sharply, tracing a line in US foreign policy that aims to buttress movements that benefit US imperialism while ignoring or [...]