Division, the Enemy’s Preferred Weapon

Arthur González The concept of “divide and rule” is ancient and what the United States is trying to do against all revolutionary movements and Cuba has been an arena of battle in that regard. Before the revolutionary triumph of 1959, the United States tried to divide the forces that were fighting against the tyranny of…

Iran’s 1979 Revolution: A Brief History

Steve Lalla Iran’s Revolution is generally understood to have begun on January 7, 1978, and continued until the Shah fled the country on January 16, 1979. The revolution was brewing for decades though — or for millennia, as some argue: the Shahs had ruled Persia, more or less, for well over two thousand years. Let’s…

From Eritrea to Bolivia: Who Supported the Washington Backed Coup?

Filmon Zerai On October 18th, 2019 Eritrean activist Vanessa Tsehaye quote tweeted an article from Bolivian activist Jhanisse Vaca Daza published on the Human Rights Foundation page, encouraging the overthrow of socialist leader Evo Morales. A tweet from Vanessa Tsehaye (@vanessateshaye) “If democracy and human rights are further compromised, Bolivia could become the next Venezuela….

America’s Longest War: An Afghan’s Perspective

Mustafa Ariaie Then Vice President Biden and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Presidential Palace in Kabul in 2011. [Source: nytimes.com] How the U.S. has imposed puppet leaders in Afghanistan who have allied with the Taliban, advocated ethnic cleansing, and betrayed their people During the 2020 election campaign, President-elect Joe Biden made it clear that…

The CIA’s Afghan Death Squads

Andrew Quilty A U.S.-Backed Militia That Kills Children May Be America’s Exit Strategy From Its Longest War The buzz of a drone at night was the first sign of trouble. Next came the roar of a larger, low-flying aircraft, which alerted residents of the Afghan village of Omar Khail that soldiers were nearby. Men in…

Belarus on the Edge: Biden’s First Move?

Carl Boggs Photo Source Capt. Gage Skidmore – CC BY 2.0 The ascent of Joe Biden and his neocon “promoters of democracy” to the White House likely means renewed attention to the idea of Color Revolutions once thought to bring liberation to nations under the heel of dictators. First in line for this latest geopolitical…

The DEA’s Failed Entrapment of Colombians Who Signed the Peace Agreement

The Colombian newspaper El Espectador has revealed that the narcotrafficking case against communist leader Jesús Santrich was based on false charges. Santrich, a demobilised member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was arrested on April 9th, 2018 at the request of a U.S. federal grand jury in connection to a cocaine trafficking deal…

A Soft Coup in Cuba

Rosa Miriam Elizalde The invasion has very bad press, those close-ups of foreign boots stepping onto a beach or a neighborhood, like El Chorrillo in Panama, which still does not know the number of its dead. After more than a century of relentless practice, U.S. military interventions in Latin America have fallen into disrepute, lost…

In Cuba, They Shall Not Pass: Declaration of ALBA Movements

In the last few days, several communication monopolies with chains around the world, echoed a protest by a few young Cubans at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture of this country. What would never be international news if it happened anywhere else in the world, is when it comes to revolutionary Cuba, some claim…