Remnants Of War

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

Intense fighting and hideous attacks battered Afghans throughout their country last week as negotiators in Qatar weighed the benefits and costs of  a peace agreement that might stop the [...]

Despite Talk Of Promoting Democracy Trudeau In Bed With Repressive Monarchy

By Yvesengler.com -

Given his personal history perhaps it is no surprise that Justin Trudeau is fond of monarchies. The United Arab Emirates is a repressive monarchy that pursues violent, anti-democratic, policies [...]

Have You Heard Of The CIA’s Iran Mission Center?

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter/ -

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was adamant—just hours after it happened—that the explosions on two Norwegian and Japanese oil tankers were the responsibility of Iran. Iran did this, he said, [...]

Iran And Allies Are Ready To Confront The US In Case Of All-Out War In The Middle East.

By Elijah J. Magnier, Ahtribune.com -

Iran is pushing US President Donald Trump to the edge of the abyss, raising the level of tensions to new heights in the Middle East. After the sabotage of four tankers at al-Fujairah and the [...]

Mass Demonstrations Against Saudi Summit And US “Deal” Mark Quds Day In Yemen

By Ahmed Abdulkareem, Mintpressnews.com -

SANA’A, YEMEN — Massive demonstrations took place across Yemen’s major provinces on Friday to oppose a meeting of leaders of Arab and Islamic countries who gathered in Saudi Arabia. Demonstrators [...]

The People’s Memorial Day

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. War culture runs deep in the United States. You can see the glorification of war consistently once you are aware of it - it is expressed in entertainment, the [...]

The Pathology Of John Bolton

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

I knew John Bolton and interacted with him on a nearly daily basis with my colleagues in the press corps at United Nations headquarters in New York when Bolton was the United States ambassador [...]

How The West’s War In Libya Spurred Terrorism In 14 Countries

By Mark Curtis, Consortiumnews.com -

Eight years on from NATO’s war in Libya in 2011, as the country enters a new phase in its conflict, I have taken stock of the number of countries to which terrorism has spread as a direct product [...]

Singing In A Cage Is Possible And So Is Happiness: The Thirteenth Newsletter (2019)

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental Institute for Social Research -

Once more, punctually, Israel – with the vengeance of Zeus – has begun to bomb Gaza. The sounds and smells of war are never absent from Gaza, which has – for the past dozen years – been victim of [...]

Iran Wants Peace. Will The US Allow Peace With Iran?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Worldbeyondwar.org -

The path to those goals requires the United States to change its policies toward Iran as the US has a long history of interference in Iranian politics with disastrous results. The US must stop [...]

Giving The Bomb To Saudi Arabia’s Dr. Strangelove

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

The most dangerous foreign policy decision of the Trump administration—and I know this is saying a lot—is its decision to share sensitive nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia and authorize U.S. [...]

The Right May Finally Get Its War On Iran

By Gareth Porter, Truthdig.com -

John Bolton has never made a secret of his burning desire to stoke a war between the United States and Iran. But Bolton is not the only one on Donald Trump’s national security team who dreams of [...]

Alleged “Spy” Monica Witt Is No Justification For US War On Iran

By William Boardman, Readersupportednews.org -

With a coordinated offensive of public relations strikes on February 13, the US government did its best to improve the climate for war by demonizing Monica Witt and further demonizing Iran. The [...]

As Yemeni Fishermen Risk Their Lives To Feed Their Nation, Saudis Use Them For Target Practice

By Mnar Muhawesh and Ahmed Abdulrahman, Mintpressnews.com -

HODEIDA, YEMEN —  “They told us that if we didn’t confess they would kill us and throw our bodies into the sea for the fish and birds to eat,” recalls Omar Ghalib, a Yemeni fisherman who was [...]

“Largest Land Grab Since 1948” — Israel To Expel 36,000 Palestinians From Negev

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — According to an Israeli media report, the Israeli government has completed work on a massive, far-reaching plan that would expel an estimated 36,000 Palestinians from [...]