Understanding the Geopolitics of Terrorism

Twin attacks in Iran target parliament and shrine By Bill Van Auken The latest in a long series of bloody terrorist attacks attributed to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) unfolded in Iran early Wednesday with coordinated armed assaults on the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) and the mausoleum of the late supreme leader of…

Path to Hell: Daesh in the Philippines is a US Project

In a recent chain of events, the Philippines has been rushing towards chaos. The failure by the Philippine special forces to capture Isnilon Hapilon, considered to be the top brass of the infamous Abu Sayyaf organization in the country, coincided with a quick operation by a series of Daesh-affiliated terrorist groups to take the city of Mindanao. This is…

‘What did the Prime Minister know?’ – John Pilger on Terror in Britain

Published on Jun 4, 2017 ‘Going Underground’ speaks to legendary filmmaker and journalist, John Pilger about MI6’s connection to the Libya-Manchester atrocity ahead of tomorrow’s Arianna Grande’s benefit gig for those affected by the Manchester attack. TERROR IN BRITAIN: WHAT DID THE PRIME MINISTER KNOW? By John Pilger The unsayable in Britain’s general election campaign…

The Manchester Bombing: Blowback from British State Collusion with Jihadists

A Briefing by Mark Curtis[1] and Nafeez Ahmed[2] This briefing will be updated as more evidence emerges. Sources are overwhelmingly from mainstream media, except where clearly stated. This briefing has been cross-posted from markcurtis.info: The Manchester Bombing as Blowback: The latest evidence A PDF version of this briefing is available here>> About the authors [1] Mark Curtis…

USA: Oligarchs Succeed! Only the People Suffer!

By James Petras Introduction On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, congressional investigations, demands for impeachment, witch hunts, threats of imprisonment for ‘contempt of Congress’ and naked power struggles have shredded the façade of…

The US-Jihadist Alliance Keeps Threatening the World

Eric Zuesse With its $350 billion ten-year weapons-sale to the Saud family, the U.S. government’s alliance with the main family that funded and participated in the organization of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, and who have been protected now for 16 years by three successive U.S. Presidents — Bush, Obama, and currently Trump — reaches a higher…