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French colonies in Africa [Yves Engler – Pambazuka News, 05.16.2018]

Fake news, propaganda, public relations, advertising — it goes by many names, but at the core of all these terms, is the idea that powerful institutions, primarily governments…

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…

Brzezinski’s Ghost Shapes Washington Eurasia Geopolitics [F. William Engdahl – New Eastern Outlook, 05.14.2018]

One of the most outstanding features of a truly standing-out Trump Presidency to date is how precisely the actual policy developments, when we clear away the deliberate smoke…

Ecuador to Expel Assange from its London Embassy? [Stephen Lendman, 05.13.2018]

In August 2012, Ecuador granted WikiLeaks founder, director and editor-in-chief Julian Assange asylum in its London embassy – granting him citizenship in December 2017. He’s been there since…

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…

Roméo Dallaire and Canadians’ relationships with Rwanda [Yves Engler – Pambazuka News, 05.04.2018]

General Roméo Dallaire has gone from shaking hands with the devil to promoting Africa’s most blood-stained ruler. Last week, Roméo Dallaire attended a screening of “Rwanda — The Royal Tour” in…

Why the time is right for universal jurisdiction [Inder Comar, 04.26.2018]

In hindsight, it is almost too extraordinary: the leader of a Western-friendly government responsible for the deaths of thousands, and the torture of tens of thousands, arrested and…

10 irrefutable, devastating 9/11 facts [Elias Davidsson and Craig McKee–Truth and Shadows, 04.20.2018]

Scholars who attempt to elucidate the crime perpetrated on 9/11 – who are commonly referred to as 9/11 truthers – are often criticized for relying on conjecture and speculation…

Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising [Ellen Brown–Truthdig, 04.20.2018]

The Fed is aggressively raising interest rates, although inflation is contained, private debt is already at 150% of GDP, and rising variable rates could push borrowers into insolvency….

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…

Nobel Peace Prize to Lula Da Silva [Adolfo Pérez Esquivel-Nobel Peace Prize 1980, 04.05.2018]

This is the letter I will present to the Norwegian Nobel Committee in September 2018, nominating Luiz Inácio “Lula” Da Silva to the Nobel Peace Prize 2019. I…

King’s Legacy Betrayed [Margaret Kimberley-Consortium News, 04.04.18]

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., who was assassinated 50 years ago today, has been cynically exploited by corporate and political leaders who care more for the…

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…

Judi Rever: In Praise of Blood – The crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front [Hardcover – International Edition, 03.13.2018]

A stunning work of investigative reporting by a Canadian journalist who has risked her own life to bring us a deeply disturbing history of the Rwandan genocide that…

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…

The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention [Jonathan Cook-Global Research, 02.13.2018]

It now emerges that the last four years of Julian Assange’s effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been entirely unnecessary. In fact, they depended on a…

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…

Russiagate Should Be Called Hillarygate [Stephen Lendman, 02.06.2018]

With considerable media help, the Clinton campaign cooked the books for her to win, losing for failing to cook them enough. She and the DNC hired former MI6…

Honoring Robert Parry [Jim Kavanagh-Counterpunch, 02.01.2018]

Robert Parry’s death is a profound loss to our country as a political and intellectual community. It’s a shame that most Americans don’t know that—and, indeed, don’t even…

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…

Mainstream Media and Imperial Power [Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico-Consortiumnews, 01.24.2018]

Noted journalist and filmmaker John Pilger’s collection of work has been archived by the British Library, but deep-rooted problems of Western media create an increasingly difficult landscape for…

Greece – Convenient Victim or Complacent Masochist? The Devastating Social Impacts of IMF-ECB-EC “Economic Medicine” [Peter Koenig-Global Research, 01.20.2018]

Why this title? – Because Greece doesn’t have to continue playing the card of the victim, nor being masochist. Greece seems to suffer under the Stockholm Syndrome –…

We Need a Martin Luther King Day of Truth [Edward Curtin-Global Research, 15.01.18]

As Martin Luther King’s birthday is celebrated with a national holiday, his death day disappears down the memory hole. Across the country – in response to the King Holiday…

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,…

To Honor Albert Camus on the Day He Died: January 4, 1960 [Edward Curtin-Global Research, 01.04.2018]

Because he was not a partisan in the Cold War between the U.S./NATO and the U.S.S.R, Albert Camus was an oddball.  As a result, he was criticized by the right,…

What Is Happening in Iran? Is Another “Color Revolution” Underway? [Brandon Tuberville-Activist Post, 12.31.2017]

A familiar sight is taking place across Iran tonight and it has been for the last three days. Protests are taking place in numerous cities citing grievances and demanding that…

Jesus Was Born In A Police State [John W. Whitehead-The Rutherford Institute, 12.18.2017]

The Christmas narrative of a baby born in a manger is a familiar one. The Roman Empire, a police state in its own right, had ordered that a…

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…

Trafficking in Desperate Black Africans: Israel, Rwanda, and Libya [Bénédicte Kumbi Ndjoko and Ann Garrison-Global Research, 12.06.2017]

On November 14 CNN shocked the world with its video news report of Black African migrants being sold into slavery in Libya. Eight days later the Rwandan government…

Plunder Capitalism [Paul Craig Roberts, 12.04.2017]

I deplore the tax cut that has passed Congress. It is not an economic policy tax cut, and it has nothing whatsoever to do with supply-side economics. The…

Jean-Claude Juncker and the catalan crisis [Matthew Parish, 04.12.17]

In politics, it is usual that things are not as they first appear. A dispute about the constitutional status of a region of Spain may transpire to have…

Rwandan Official Wanted by Spanish and French Justice Visits Canada [Pierre Claver Nkinamubanzi-Rwandan Congress of Canada, 17.11.17]

The Rwandan Congress of Canada wishes to draw the attention of the Canadian authorities, the media and the public on the visit to Canada of the Minister of…

Burundi Defies the Imperial Criminal Court, an Interview with John Philpot [Ann Garrison-Black Agenda Report, 11.15.2017]

“All the international criminal courts became propaganda tools for perpetuating Western domination of Africa by demonizing any African leaders who dare to raise an independent head or take…

Thank You, Ed Herman [Diana Johnstone-Counterpunch, 11.15.2017]

Edward S. Herman died on November 11, 2017, at the age of 92.  Fortunately, it was a peaceful death for a supremely peaceful man.  In all he did,…

Press Release by the Embassy of Burundi in The Hague on the authorisation to open an investigation regarding the situation in Burundi by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court [11.10.2017]

The Embassy of the Republic of Burundi (Ambassador Vestine NAHIMANA, see archive image) in The Hague expresses its profound dissatisfaction and regret, following the information it received through…

A Totalitarian Europe Now on Our Doorstep [Julian Rose-Global Research, 11.09.2017]

Quietly, without most people noticing, the European Commission is moving ahead with a strategy that will arguably make the EU into the first fully operational model of a…

Europe Threw Catalonia Under the Bus [Stephen Lendman, 11.07.2017]

Millions of pro-independence Catalans are on their own. Europe turned its back on them, violating fundamental international law, affirming the right of self-determination for all people. Separatist officials…

A Nonviolent Strategy to End Violence and Avert Human Extinction. The Teachings of Gandhi and Martin Luther King [Robert J. Burrowes-Global Research, 10.28.2017]

Around the world activists who are strategic thinkers face a daunting challenge to effectively tackle the multitude of violent conflicts, including the threat of human extinction, confronting human…

Coup D’Etat in Catalonia [Stephen Lendman, 10.22.2017]

Self-determination is a universal right. Constitutional and statute laws against it violate the UN Charter and other international law. On Saturday, Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy suspended Catalan self-governance…

What Next for Catalonia? [Stephen Lendman, 10.11.2017]

On Tuesday, Catalan President Carles Puigemont and majority regional parliamentarians declared independence from Spain – then suspended it to pursue dialogue with Madrid. The document signed said in…

Spanish Government Issues Veiled Death Threat To Catalan Leader [Tyler Durden–ZeroHedge, 10.09.2017]

In a quite shocking escalation of the rhetoric in Spain, a spokesman for the ruling People’s Party just issued a (barely) veiled death threat to the President of Catalonia….

Police State Repression in Catalonia [Stephen Lendman-Strategic Culture Foundation, 09.23.17]

Catalonia is an autonomous community in Spain’s northeast, bordering France and the Mediterranean Sea, Barcelona its capital and largest city. In November 2015, Catalan lawmakers approved a secession…

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…

Letter from a Quebecer: I took up the Rwandans’ struggle as if it was mine because their cause is a just [09.15.2017]

Dear Friends: Last Saturday, in Montreal, three generous Quebec lawyers presented a class action proposal to us, and I sincerely hope that it will gather support from many…

Call for and end to terror unleashed on members of FDU-Inkingi by Rwanda’s security services [FDU-Inkingi, 11.09.17]

The FDU-inkingi would like to make an appeal to all peace-loving people, institutions and governments to rein on the government of President Kagame to release its members detained…

Bring the United States into the New Paradigm! [Helga Zepp-LaRouche / Executive Intelligence Review, 01.09.17]

The following is an edited version of a dialogue with Helga Zepp-LaRouche that took place at a special LaRouche PAC Manhattan Meeting on August 26, 2017. That conference,…