Categoria: Wars of aggression

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestinian Christians that Nobody is Talking About [Ramzy Baroud – CounterPunch, 10.31.2019]

Palestine’s Christian population is dwindling at an alarming rate. The world’s most ancient Christian community is moving elsewhere. And the reason for this is Israel. Christian leaders from…

Five Years On, Saudi Attacks on Yemen’s Farmers Are Pushing the Whole Country into Famine [Ahmed Abdulkareem – MintPress News, 11.01.2019]

[Feature photo | 13-year-old Fatima Haddi Ibrahim Koba is pictured in a Hajjah hospital. The Koba family had to flee their farm in Tihama after it was attacked…

Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran [Tony Cartalucci – New Eastern Outlook, 06.13.2019]

…it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them. Clearly, the more outrageous, the more…

Haiti, the Silent Chaos! – The somalisation process! [Joël Léon – Global Research, 06.10.2019]

Introductory Note on Somalia. Its Relevance to Haiti One year of the war between Somalia and Ethiopia (1977-78) was enough to destroy an entire country and spread instability across…

Pretexts for an Attack on Iran [Ray MGovern – Consortium News, 05.15.2019]

Ray McGovern probes the step-up in U.S. belligerence towards a country posing the same non-existent strategic threat as Iraq.  An Iraq-War redux is now in full play, with leading…

War Against Venezuela Is War Against Us All [Christopher Black – New Eastern Outlook, 03.15.2019]

The American war on Venezuela continues to escalate with the sabotage of it’s electricity grid, the most serious action of all so far, which was not only an…

A Convenient Killing of US Troops in Syria [Finian Cunningham – Strategic Culture Foundation, 01.18.2019]

With unseemly haste, US news media leapt on the killing of four American military personnel in Syria as a way to undermine President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw…

US NGO Teams Up with Gulf Terror Sponsor to Target Asia [Joseph Tomas – New Eastern Outlook, 01.03.2019]

Fortify Rights is one of several fronts posing as nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) operating across Asia. Such fronts are in actuality extensions of US and European “soft power.” Fully…

War is Good for Business and Organized Crime: Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Opium Trade. Rising Heroin Addiction in the US [Michel Chossudovsky – Global Research, 12.31.2018]

Afghanistan’s opium economy is a multibillion dollar operation which has a direct impact on the surge of  heroin addiction in the US.   Despite president Trump’s announced US troop…

Do Russiagate Promoters Prefer Impeaching Trump to Avoiding War With Russia? [Stephen F. Cohen – The Nation, 12.19.2018]

The year 2018 in the history of the new Cold War Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of politics and Russian studies at Princeton and NYU, and John Batchelor…

Our Poor, Defenseless Military Industrial Complex [Alan Macleod – Fair, 12.20.2018]

Media decry ‘inadequate’ US military budget that rivals rest of world combined. It is a sign of our times that our media attempt to decipher future government policy…

Vanessa Beeley Interviews Yemen’s Ministry of Health Spokesperson, Dr Youself Al-Haderi [21st Century Wire, 12.17.2018]

The “humanitarian” tragedy in Yemen has been in the news a lot recently. What most media and NGOs fail to clarify is that this is not some mysterious…

All US Presidents, Living and Dead, are War Criminals [Glen Ford – Black Agenda Report, 12.06.2018]

Especially at state funerals, media and politicians pretend that US presidents are honorable men, instead of the mass murderers that all of them become in office. The daily…

Yemen Genocide About Oil Control [William Engdahl – New Eastern Outlook, 11.20.2018]

The ongoing de facto genocide in the Republic of Yemen in a war whose most intense phase began in 2015, has until very recently been all but ignored…

“Mysterious helicopters” continue to evacuate ISIS members from battlefields across Middle East [South Front, 11.14.2018]

There have been sporadic, but regular reports of “mysterious helicopters” extracting ISIS militants from battlefields in the Middle East. Most recently, on November 13th, Syria’s official news agency…

Make no mistake, Netanyahu is not a man of peace [Jonathan Cook – The National, 11.18.2018]

While hardline nationalists make political capital by publicly demanding an attack on Gaza, Israel’s prime minister is opting to keep Palestinians there voiceless and isolated. Palestinians in Gaza…

Khashoggi, Erdogan and the Truth [Craig Murray, 24.10.2018]

The Turkish account of the murder of Khashoggi given by President Erdogan is true, in every detail. Audio and video evidence exists and has been widely shared with…

Religious Divisions Threaten to Further Inflame Ukrainian Civil War [Dmitry Babich – Consortium News, 08.19.2018]

Not admitting the head of the Russian Orthodox Church to Kiev is like barring the Pope from Rome, but that is just what the U.S.-backed Ukrainian government has…

U.S. Is Complicit in Child Slaughter in Yemen [Kathy Kelly – Voices for Creative Nonviolence, 08.10.2018]

On August 9, a U.S.-supported Saudi airstrike bombed a bus carrying schoolchildren in Sa’ada, a city in northern Yemen. The New York Times reported that the students were on a…

Israel is bulldozing Khan Al Ahmar – and with it the two-state solution [Jonathan Cook – The National, 07.08.2018]

Israel finally built an access road to the West Bank village of Khan Al Ahmar last week, after half a century of delays. But the only vehicles allowed…

Global Affairs Canada Statement: Disconnect From Realities on the Ground in Syria, Tacit Endorsement of Al Qaeda [Mark Taliano – Global Research, 06.30.2018]

Global Affairs Canada made the following announcement on behalf of the Government of Canada: Statement June 29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada “Canada is gravely concerned…

British Parliament Confirms ‘Conspiracy Theory’ – Torture and Renditions Continue [Moon of Alabama, 06.29.2018]

On December 13 2005 the British Secretary of State Jack Straw was questioned by the British Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs about illegal “renditions”. Straw responded: Unless we all start…

West’s failure to act will be cause of the next Gaza massacre [Jonathan Cook – The National, 05.15.2018]

The contrasting images coming out of Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories on Monday could not have been starker – or more disturbing. Faced with protests at the…

Countdown To War On Iran [Moon of Alabama, 05.12.2018]

John Bolton is a ruthless man: In early 2002, a year before the invasion of Iraq, the Bush administration was putting intense pressure on [José] Bustani to quit as…

On sixth Friday of Gaza protests, Israeli snipers shoot 70, but kill none [Ahmad Kabariti–Mondoweiss, 05.05.2018]

“You! the one with the red T-shirt that has just insulted me, as a the son of a bitch. I promise to respond to you. We are ready…

Here’s why the Chemical Attack in Syria’s Douma Is Just Another “Fake News” from the “White Helmets” [Inside Syria Media Center, 04.14.2018]

Not much time has elapsed since the tragedy in Syria’s Douma, which was the last stronghold of Jaish al-Islam militants. Several videos with the testimony of participants of…

Are We Over the US/UK Fomented Crisis In Syria? [Paul Craig Roberts, 04.14.2018]

It appears from the very limited US missile attack, most of which were intercepted and destroyed by Syrian air defenses, that the US military prevailed over the crazed…

Questioning the Conventional Wisdom of Russian Spy’s Poisoning [Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico-Consortium News, 03.30.2018]

The recent poisoning of a Russian spy has started a tit-for-tat of expelling diplomats between the US and Russia, an escalation of tensions that deserves serious questioning, explained…

Further Signs of More War: A Most Dangerous Game [Edward Curtin-Global Research, 14.03.18]

Donald Trump’s days of playing the passive/aggressive host of a reality-television game show are coming to an end.  Either he fires all the apprentices who might slightly hesitate…

Memorandum for the President: Growing Risk of U.S.-Iran Hostilities Based on False Pretexts, Intel Vets Warn [VIPS-Consortium News, 02.26.2018]

Introduction In our December 21st Memorandum to you, we cautioned that the claim that Iran is currently the world’s top sponsor of terrorism is unsupported by hard evidence. Meanwhile,…

Will Lebanon Be the Next Energy War? [F. William Engdahl-New Eastern Outlook, 02.14.2018]

A new geopolitical confrontation is shaping up in the Middle East, and not only between Israel and Syria or Iran. Like most conflicts there, it involves a fight…

Syria’s White Helmets Go Global [Caitlin Johnstone-Consortiumnews, 02.08.2018]

Syria’s White Helmets have been boosted by the West as a trusted humanitarian organization, but their origins and motives remain murky. Now, the White Helmets effort appears to…

Norman Finkelstein’s new book on Gaza is a meticulous account of Israel’s crimes [James North-Mondoweiss, 01.25.2018]

Norman Finkelstein has the moral gravity of an Old Testament prophet, the scrupulous attention to detail of a Talmudic scholar, and the mordant sense of humor of a…

Ahed Tamimi’s arrest sheds a disturbing light on how children are targeted by Israel [Jonathan Cook-The National, 01.08.2018]

Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi may not be what Israelis had in mind when, over many years, they criticised Palestinians for not producing a Mahatma Gandhi or Nelson Mandela. Eventually,…

How will US Jerusalem move affect Israel’s far right? [Jonathan Cook-Al Jazeera, 12.10.2017]

Donald Trump’s recognition this week of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, overturning seven decades of US policy in the region and effectively ending hopes of a two-state solution, has…

A UN Force For Ukraine: Beware the Trojan Horse [Christopher Black-New Eastern Outlook, 21.09.17]

Russia has proposed that a UN “peacekeeping” force be placed in Ukraine to protect Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representatives, who are supposed to be…

The Rise of the Radicals – The Narrative of Terror Hides Behind its Ideologues [Catherine Shakdam-New Eastern Outlook, 08.21.2017]

The 2016 BBC documentary on Deobandis in the UK  exposed what many of us knew all along. That the Muslim communities in the United Kingdom are not a monolithic…

On the beach 2017. The beckoning of nuclear war. [John Pilger, 08.04.2017]

The US submarine captain says, “We’ve all got to die one day, some sooner and some later. The trouble always has been that you’re never ready, because you…

Macron’s Maneuvers on the New Cold War [Dennis J. Bernstein-Consortiumnews, 07.26.2017]

Official Washington’s hawks are blocking President Trump’s desired detente with Russia, but that has opened a path for France’s new President Macron to mediate the New Cold War,…

Black America is “Pro-Peace,” but Its Politicians Work for the War Party [Glen Ford-Black Agenda Report, 07.07.2017]

“The Black political class has disavowed and defiled the legacies of W.E.B. Du Bois, Malcolm X, and Dr. Martin Luther King.” The Black Alliance for Peace will have…

The Useful Idiots Who Undermine Dissent on Syria [Jonathan Cook-CounterPunch, 07.05.2017]

There has been much disingenuous criticism of those, like me, who question why the western corporate media have studiously ignored the latest investigation by renowned journalist Seymour Hersh…

UK Government Harbored Terrorists Linked to Manchester Blast for Decades (Tony Cartalucci-Land Destroyer Report, 05.24.2017)

UK Proscribed terrorist organization, Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), maintains large presence in Manchester area and is now being linked to recent blast. As suspected and as was…

How US policy in Honduras set the stage for today’s mass migration [Joseph Nevins – The Conversation, 11.01.2016]

Central American migrants – particularly unaccompanied minors – are again crossing the U.S.-Mexico boundary in large numbers. In 2014, more than 68,000 unaccompanied Central American children were apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico…

Shooting Kalahari Bushmen from Helicopters (Lewis Evans, 08.16.2016)

Botswana’s war on its indigenous population, the Bushmen of the Kalahari, has reached a new pitch, writes LEWIS EVANS. No longer content to arrest and intimidate them as…

Hiroshima- A Criminal Enterprise From Which Nothing Has Been Learned (FA, 08.08.16)

 When Paul Tibbets was thirteen years old he flew a bi-plane over Florida’s Miami Beach dropping a promotional cargo of Babe Ruth Candy Bars directly on to the…

French Government orders destruction of videos in Nice Attacks (GOC, 07.21.16)

A report in 21st of July edition of Le Figaro newspaper states that France’s anti-terrorist executive ( sous-direction anti-terroriste- SDAT) has ordered Nice’s urban surveillance authorities to destroy…

Turkey’s Failed Coup: “A Gift from God” or from Washington? (Tony Cartalucci-Land Destroyer Report, 07.18.16)

The coup this weekend that rocked Turkey was a particularly spectacular geopolitical development. Theories abound regarding who was behind it and their motivations for carrying out what ultimately proved an…

Great Danger: US-NATO Missiles Threatening Russia (Paul Craig Roberts, 06.20.16)

If You Value Life, Wake Up! Great Danger: US-NATO Missiles Threatening Russia Putin: “We Know and they Know that we Know…People do not Understand how Dangerous the Situation…

Escalations in a New Cold War (Jonathan Marshall-Consortiumnews, 05.14.2016)

The Obama administration poked Russia in the eye again by activating a missile defense site in Romania while building up NATO forces on Russia’s borders, acts that could…

The ‘Aleppo Hospital’ Smokescreen: Covering up Al Qaeda Massacres in Syria, Once Again (Tim Anderson-Global Research, 05.09.2016)

Over April-May dozens of people were murdered across Aleppo as civilian areas and major hospitals were bombed by the NATO-backed ‘rebel’ groups.  They were even filmed firing their ‘hell…

A world war has begun. Break the silence. (John Pilger, 03.20.2016)

I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been,…

Ghana and the 1966 Coup Against Kwame Nkrumah (Abayomi Azikiwe, Global Research, 02.16.2016)

Solidarity with Ghana represented over a century of identification with the homeland.  Five decades ago on Feb. 24, 1966, a coup was carried out against Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the…

The Syrian Endgame, “A Lost War is Dangerous” (Tim Anderson, Global Research, 02.14.2016)

How a war is lost is a serious and dangerous business. After Henry Kissinger helped sabotage the 1968 Paris peace talks, for domestic political reasons, the War in…

US-NATO Ground Forces, Escalation in Syria Leading to Global War (South Front, 12.05.2015)

The recent developments show significant changes in the strategy of the Western countries involved in the Syrian conflict. The US has sent ground forces, including special operations units,…

Putin’s Revenge? The Fight for the Border (Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 12.01.2015)

“We have received additional information confirming that the oil controlled by Islamic State militants (ISIS) enters Turkish territory on an industrial scale. We have every reason to believe…

America’s Empire of African Bases (Nick Turse, TomDispatch, 11.17.2015)

[Note for TomDispatch Readers:  Last week, Nick Turse appeared on Democracy Now! to discuss his superb TomDispatch work on Special Operations forces and his new Dispatch book, Tomorrow’s…

French Government Knew Extremists before Paris Terrorist Attack (Tony Cartalucci, Land Destroyer Report, 11.14.2015)

Image: ISIS-held territory seen in dark grey forms a corridor directly up to the Syrian-Turkish border – or more accurately, begins at the Turkish-Syrian border. In recent days,…

The Dirty Politics Behind the Syrian Conflict (Fragkiska Megaloudi, CounterPunch, 09.17.2015)

Over recent months the situation in the Mediterranean has served as a dramatic reminder of what the leaders of Europe have tried hard to forget. The Syrian crisis…

The Refugees are the Victims of US-NATO led Wars: The Migrants’ “Long March” across the Balkans to Western Europe (Andrew Korybko, Oriental Review, 08.28.2015)

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes exclusive English translation of the interview given by Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian TV presenter Slobodan Tomic, the host of “Гласот на Народот” (Vox Populi) show. They…

“It’s Raining Missiles. A Nightmare that Refuses to End!” – Testimony from the War in Yemen (Helene Aecherli, 07.21.2015)

Yemenis want to be heard. They need to be heard. Thus I have asked Yemeni friends of mine, men and women, to tell their stories, to give a…

NSA has become a rogue elephant (Wayne Madsen, 06.07.2015)

The National Security Agency, which has billed itself as merely an agency that collects and analyzes foreign signals intelligence and seeks to protect U.S. communications and computer networks…

What Spain Tells Us About the Future of AFRICOM (Andrew Korybko, Sputnik News, 06.01.2015)

The US’ decision to beef up its military presence in southern Spain indicates that a new strategy towards Africa is well underway. Washington just clinched a deal with Madrid…

Endless Imperial Wars. From Africa to the Americas and Across the World (Abayomi Azikiwe, Pan-African News Wire, 05.12.2015)

The statement below was delivered in part at the United National Antiwar Conference held during May 8-10, 2015 in Secaucus, New Jersey. This event attracted hundreds of anti-imperialist…

Fourth and fifth generation warfare arrives on European and Middle Eastern Battlefields (Wayne Madsen, Strategic Culture Foundation, 04.21.2015)

The U.S., British, Canadian and other Western military training of Ukrainian forces that include neo-Nazi gangsters from Ukraine and other parts of Europe and the NATO/CIA training support…

Can Evil Be Defeated? (Paul Craig Roberts, 04.03.2015)

John W. Whitehead is a constitutional attorney. As head of the Rutherford Institute he is actively involved in defending our civil liberties. Being actively involved in legal cases,…

Why can’t the Islamic State be eradicated? (Pavel Urintsev-Strategic Culture Foundation, 03.08.2015)

Recent events involving terrorist attacks in various countries carried out in the name of jihadists and the calls ringing out for a war against Islamic extremism are forcing…

American Lethal Military Aid to Ukraine is a Throwback to Iran-Contra Days (Wayne Madsen-Strategic Culture Foundation, 02.03.2015)

It was inevitable. As calls increased by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and NATO military commander General Philip Breedlove, among others, for lethal military equipment to be…

Is US-NATO Preparing to Wage War on Russia? (Michel Chossudovsky-Global Research, 12.20.2014)

Is US-NATO Preparing to Wage War on Russia? The Wales NATO Summit in September has set the stage. Several military initiatives directed against the Russian Federation have been…

ISIS, Assad, and What the West is Missing About Syria (Alessandra Nucci, The Catholic World Report, 12.15.2014)

Syria, once home to a unique, multireligious society, is being destroyed. The West is turning a blind eye to the real cause of the tragedy. Last year Pope…

The War in Western Kurdistan and Northern Syria: The Role of the US and Turkey in the Battle of Kobani (Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya-Strategic Culture Foundation, 11.11.2014)

A war is being fought for control over Western Kurdistan and the northern areas of Syria, including three de facto Kurdish enclaves there. The fighting in Western Kurdistan…

The March to War: Fighting ISIL is a Smokescreen for US Mobilization against Syria, Iran (Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya-Strategic Culture Foundation, 09.26.2014)

The ISIL or IS threat is a smokescreen. The strength of the ISIL has deliberately been inflated to get public support for the Pentagon and to justify the…

ISIS is America’s New Terror Brand: Endless Propaganda Fuels “War on Terror” (James F. Tracy-Global Research, 09.01.2014)

In the wake of World War I, erstwhile propagandist and political scientist Harold Lasswell famously defined propaganda as “the management of collective attitudes” and the “control over opinion”…

The Pentagon’s Strategy for World Domination: Full Spectrum Dominance, from Asia to Africa (Bruce Gagnon-Plymouth Institute for Peace Research, 08.20.2014)

Current US military space policy is primarily geared toward two countries, China and Russia. In May 2000 the Washington Post published an article called “For Pentagon, Asia Moving…

Wiping Out the Christians of Syria and Iraq to Remap the Mid-East: Prerequisite to a Clash of Civilizations? (Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya-Strategic Culture Foundation 08.16.2014)

How the War on Christians in Iraq and Syria is Paving the Way for a Clash of Civilizations Part II first part of this article discussed the targeting…

Wiping Out the Christians of Syria and Iraq to Remap the Middle East: Prerequisite to a Clash of Civilizations? [Part I] (Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya-Strategic Culture Foundation, 07.30.2014)

Historically, the Levant is the birthplace of Christianity and the oldest Christian communities have lived in it and the entire Fertile Crescent since the start of Christian history….

Revelations of German Pilot: Shocking Analysis of the “Shooting Down” of Malaysian MH17. “Aircraft Was Not Hit by a Missile” (Peter Haisenko-Anderweltonline, 07.26.2014)

The tragedy of Malaysian MH 017 continues to elude any light of clarity being cast over it. The flight recorders are in England and are evaluated. What can…

The West, a society in decline (Joan Carrero, 08.29.2013)

All of a sudden, Bashar al-Asad has taken leave of his senses. In spite of the fact that he has been increasingly in control of the situation in…

Interview with Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya: “NATO only yields destructions, insecurity and misery. It must be abolished” (Silvia Cattori, 03.19.2013)

Appreciated for the rigor and the accuracy of his analysis, Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya (*), age 30, has emerged as one of the best scholars on NATO. His articles,…

The aggression of Mali: the last move on “The Grand Chessboard” (Joan Carrero, 02.18.2013)

The first key point that should be considered when analyzing Mali´s conflict is the fact that France is currently part of the imperial system of the West, which…

“This is a memo that describes how we’re going to take out seven countries in five years, starting with Iraq, and then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and, finishing off, Iran” (General Wesley Clark, 03.02.2007)

I said (to an army general), “Are we still going to war with Iraq?” And he said, “Oh, it’s worse than that.” He reached over on his desk….