Europe’s “Nouvelle Droite” Co-opting the Counter Culture

Editorial Comment: “Co-opting the Counter Culture” was written several years ago, but it is relevant and urgent reading today in light of the crisis in the Ukraine combined with the rising popularity of the “nouvelle droite” globally.  Apparently disconnected phenomenon are deeply connected, carefully orchestrated events that have been manifesting a definite agenda, in incremental…

US Senate Torture Report Exposes Eastern European Collaborators

By Wayne Madsen The recently-released U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation [torture] Program reveals that three NATO nations in Eastern Europe hosted CIA detention and interrogation centers, also known as «black sites.» The three countries identified as hosting DETENTION SITES BLUE, BLACK, and VIOLET are Poland, Romania, and…

Brazilian Commission Report Details Murder and Torture by US-backed Dictatorship

Brazil Truth Commission Report Identifies 375 Perpetrators of Torture and Other Atrocities Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff cries during a speech at the launching ceremony of the National Truth Commission Report, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Dec. 10, 2014. Eraldo Peres. By Peter Kornbluh Contained within Brazil’s National Truth Commission report, a document…

Israel Relies on Neo-Nazis to Obstruct European Recognition of Palestinian Statehood

By Wayne Madsen Successive parliamentary votes throughout Europe to recognize the sovereignty of the State of Palestine have been opposed by a unique coalition of Zionist and neo-Nazi interests. While a seemingly odd alliance, the Zionists and neo-Nazis share a number of common interests, including their opposition to Muslim immigrants in Europe. Perhaps no one…

The Rise of German Imperialism and the Phony “Russian Threat”

By James Petras Introduction The principle Nazi ideological prop that secured massive financial and political support from Germany’s leading industrialists was the Communist and Soviet threat. The main Nazi military drive, absorbing two-thirds of its best troops, was directed eastward at conquering and destroying Russia. The ‘Russian Threat’ justified Nazi Germany’s conquest and occupation of…

NATO’s Achilles’s Heel : Secession

By Wayne Madsen The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) appears to have adopted a new mission since the end of the Cold War: preventing secessionist regions in Europe from achieving international recognition unless the secessionists are backed by NATO and the European Union. NATO first began to ratchet up tensions over secessionist states in April…

Santos’ European Campaign to “Disappear” FARC, Make Room for Transnationals

“One would say that the idea is to make the guerrillas disappear to guarantee the broadest possible market for the transnationals” By Timoshenko, Commander-in-Chief of the FARC-EP Last week, visiting Madrid, President Santos benefited from the important role of James Rodríguez and Carlos Bacca, respectively playing for Real Madrid and Sevilla, speaking of them as…

NATO Plans a New Form of Blitzkrieg Against Russia

By Johannes Stern Seventy-five years after the beginning of World War II, which led to Germany’s war of annihilation against the Soviet Union, the German general staff is once again preparing for war with Russia. This was made clear by an article published in last Friday’s edition of Die Welt in which German NATO leader…