An Ideal Blueprint: The Original Black Panther Party Model and Why It Should Be Duplicated

By Colin Jenkins The rise of the Black Panther Party (BPP) in the late 1960s signified a monumental step toward the development of self-determination in the United States. In a nation that has long suffered a schizophrenic existence, characterized by a grand facade of “freedom, liberty and democracy” hiding what Alexis de Tocqueville once aptly…

The Politics of Terrorism in Pakistan

By Eric Draitser Human Rights Watch (HRW) released a long awaited report this week on the ongoing violence and killings of Shia Hazara Muslims in Pakistan. The report, entitled We are the Walking Dead: Killing of Shia Hazaras in Balochistan, Pakistan, details the continuing campaign of terrorism and murder being waged against the minority Hazara…

The Reverse Brzezinski: The Ultimate Eurasian Dilemma

By Andrew Korybko PART I Introduction: A global shift in US strategy is currently underway, with America transitioning from the ‘world policeman’ to the Lead From Behind mastermind. This fundamental shift essentially entails the US moving from a majority forward-operating military to a defensive stay-behind force. Part of this transformation is the reduction of the…

ISIS: An Expression of Imperialist Policies in Iraq

By Phil Greaves While recent developments in Iraq are being portrayed as spontaneous “spillover” from the imperialist war on Syria – still commonly referred to as an uprising, or “revolution” – they are in fact nothing of the sort and in reality represent a culmination of years of covert planning and premeditated imperial policy. Before…

America’s War Crime in Iraq

For the people of the Middle East, the American war never ended; it continued under the brutal, U.S.-backed jihadists who ravaged Syria, and have struck at Iraq with a vengeance. In the United States, George Bush gets the blame for the Iraq War while the First Black President reignites the region with his proxy wars…

Ukraine and US Strategic Military Planning

By Olga Sherdova While the death toll among civilians is growing in Ukraine the United States continues its policy aimed at escalation of the conflict. It offers all kinds of support to Kiev including military aid. Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow said the cooperation is going to get a new impetus with instructors sent…