October 1: International Day Of Action On AFRICOM

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

October 1, 2020 is the 12th anniversary of the launch of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), a command structure with bases that are now in dozens of African nations. Yet, the existence of AFRICOM [...]

United Nations: Trump Attacks China

By Pepe Escobar, Asia Times. -

It took one minute for President Trump to introduce a virus at the virtual 75th UN General Assembly, blasting “the nation which unleashed this plague onto the world.” And then it all went [...]

The Ecological Impact Of Militarism

By John Scales Avery, Popular Resistance. -

As we start the 21st century and the new millennium, our scientific and technological civilization seems to be entering a period of crisis. Today, for the first time in history, science has given [...]

A Doctor Smuggles Lifesaving Equipment

By Blaise Malley, Prospect.org. -

He bought it in the United States, shipped it to a friend through Europe and into Lebanon, and found a way to smuggle it by road into Syria. But this was a piece of contraband only made illegal [...]

One Hundred Seconds Till The Apocalypse

By Nick Turse, Tom Dispatch. -

Since 1947, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has adjusted its Doomsday Clock to provide humanity with an expert estimate of just how close all of us are to an apocalyptic “midnight” -- that [...]

Sinophobia Inc: Understanding The Anti-China Industrial Complex

By The Qiao Collective. -

The United States’ alliance is barreling towards conflict with China. In recent months, the U.S. government has taken unprecedented steps to upend normal relations with China: sanctioning [...]

US Air Force Demurs On Spy Plane Posing As Civilian Aircraft

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

Earlier this month, a US spy plane was observed seemingly changing its unique transponder code to disguise itself as a Malaysian civilian aircraft. While a top US Air Force leader has refused to [...]

‘We Are Many’ Global Virtual Premiere

By Popular Resistance. -

On February 15th, 2003, up to 30 million people, many of whom had never demonstrated before in their lives, came out in nearly 800 cities around the world to protest against the impending Iraq [...]

What Does WWII Have To Do With Military Spending

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

“I’m going to perform a magic trick by reading your mind,” I tell a class of students or an auditorium or video call full of people. I write something down. “Name a war that was justified,” I [...]

Occupation Of UK Factory Involved In Israeli Drone Manufacture

By Joe Gill, Middle East Eye. -

Direct action protests against Israel’s largest weapons company have escalated in the UK, with an occupation of a factory building engines for drones used by Israel’s army entering its third day [...]

Inside The World Uyghur Congress

By Ajit Singh, The Grayzone. -

In recent years, few stories have generated as much outrage in the West as the condition of Uyghur Muslims in China. Reporting on the issue is typically represented through seemingly spontaneous [...]

September 14, 2001: The Day America Became Israel

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, USA (Ret.), Popular Resistance. -

The rubble was still smoldering at Ground Zero when the U.S. House of Representatives voted to essentially transform itself into the Israeli Knesset, or parliament.  It was 19 years ago, 11:17pm [...]

China: US Is ‘Destroyer Of World Peace’

By Kyle Balluck, The Hill. -

A spokesman for China’s defense ministry said on Sunday that the U.S. is the “destroyer of world peace” while criticizing a Pentagon report on Beijing’s military goals. The Associated [...]

Foreign Policy Of This Country Has To Reject US Exceptionalism

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Describing the Democratic presidential candidates after a debate back in January, our next guest noted that they had “talked some about what it means to be the commander-in-chief,” but not [...]

The US Expeditionary Kleptocracy

By Danny Sjursen, AntiWar.com. -

Of course, a desperate US military – and its Washington masters – had an expedient solution for the ethno-sectarian strife they’d catalyzed: consider it the Lebanon formula. So [...]