Countering the West in the Black Sea and Beyond

By Eric Draitser A previous article entitled Battlefield: Black Sea examined the development of US and NATO military deployment in the Black Sea region. This article focuses on the ways in which Russia is moving to counter what it perceives as an aggressive US-NATO strategy. Russia’s Counterstrategy After the US-backed coup in Ukraine, the people…

From Energy War to Currency War: America’s Attack on the Russian Ruble

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya A multi-spectrum war is being waged against Moscow by Washington. If there are any doubts about this, they should be put to rest. Geopolitics, science and technology, speculation, financial markets, information streams, large business conglomerates, intelligentsia, mass communication, social media, the internet, popular culture, news networks, international institutions, sanctions, audiences, public…

China’s Second ‘Cultural Revolution’

By James Petras Introduction China is in the midst of its second ‘cultural revolution’ in a half century. While the first (under Chairman Mao Tse Tung) was intended to ‘revitalize socialism’; the current is directed to ‘moralizing’ capitalism. The first CR was a frontal attack on the hierarchy of power and privilege inside and outside…

Gladio B and the Battle for Eurasia

By James Corbett TRANSCRIPT The Secret War: Gladio and the Battle for Eurasia CENTRAL ASIA AND THE CAUCASUS Central Asia is a vast expanse of the map whose defining characteristic is its ability to defy characterization. Stretching from the shores of the Caspian Sea in the west to the border of China in the east,…

Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China

By Tony Cartalucci China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and separatist activities.In China’s southeast Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, protests have disrupted normality in the dense urban streets, with protest leaders seeking to directly confront Beijing while dividing and destabilizing both…

Hong Kong Protests: Why Imperialists Support ‘Democracy’ Movement

By Sara Flounders Demonstrations in Hong Kong, China, raising demands on the procedures to be followed in city elections in 2017, have become an international issue and a source of political confusion. The protests, called Occupy Central, have received enormous and very favorable U.S. media coverage. Every news report describes with great enthusiasm the occupation…

Terrorism and Turmoil: US Containment of China

By Tony Cartalucci With Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” fully exposed as US-backed sedition, readers should be aware that this latest turmoil is but one part of a greater ongoing campaign by the United States to contain and co-opt the nation of China. As early as the Vietnam War, with the so-called “Pentagon Papers” released in…

Multipolar World Vs Western Hegemony

BRICS Fighting Back Against Western Sanctions By Ulson Gunnar While the impact of sanctions leveled against Russia is being debated, one fact is perfectly clear; the dangerous interdependence cultivated by the concept of “globalization” leaves nations vulnerable amid a global order dominated by hegemonic special interests that use such interdependence as a weapon. Two rounds…