The Birth of International Fascism via CIA Cutouts

Cynthia Chung I was invited onto the Convo Couch recently to talk with Fiorella Isabel and Craig Pasta Jardula about my newly released book, you can check out our conversation below. For more on my book “The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International Fascism and Anglo-American Foreign Policy” see…

Capitalism’s Court Jester: Slavoj Žižek

Gabriel Rockhill One of the most prominent intellectuals in the contemporary world was named to the list of the “Top 100 Global Thinkers” in Foreign Policy magazine in 2012.[1] He shares this distinction with the likes of Dick Cheney, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Benjamin Netanyahu, and former Mossad director Meir Dagan. The theorist’s best idea—according to this well-known publication…

On the Influence of Neo-Nazism in Ukraine

Joe Lauria Torchlight parade behind portrait of Bandera on his birthday, Jan. 1, 2015. (Wikimedia Commons) A short history of neo-Nazism in Ukraine in response to NewsGuard’s charge that Consortium News published false content about its extent. The U.S. relationship with Ukrainian fascists began after the Second World War. During the war, units of the Organization…

Counterinsurgency War: U.S. Bioresearch Labs, Bases and Troops in Peru

Stella Calloni Vraem (Valley of the Apurimac, Ene and Mantaro Rivers), host to 40 US military bases, allegedly combatting “drug trafficking”. Peru has been experiencing a dramatic crisis since December 7. This crisis was caused by the illegal dismissal of President Pedro Castillo, imposed by the Parliament under the control of the Peruvian ultra-right wing,…

Declassified Intelligence Files Expose Inconvenient Truths of the US-NATO Proxy War in Bosnia

Kit Klarenberg and Tom Secker A trove of intelligence files sent by Canadian peacekeepers expose CIA black ops, illegal weapon shipments, imported jihadist fighters, potential false flags, and stage-managed atrocities. The established mythos of the Bosnian War is that Serb separatists, encouraged and directed by Slobodan Milošević and his acolytes in Belgrade, sought to forcibly seize Croat and…

Woman, Life, Freedom…and NATO

Ariana Mohammadi A superpower in decline still retains a vast appetite for irregular, proxy warfare to slow down the imminent multipolar order. Iran, Russia, China are its big targets and all tools will be employed. To maintain its global hegemony in the face of a rapidly emerging multipolar world, the US seeks to restrict the redistribution of…

Where Does the Security State End & Social Media Begin?

The revolving door between the US security state and social media corporations has become larger every year. Former employees from the CIA, FBI, DoD, NATO and other agencies are being hired more and more by large social media corporations like Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter and others. What are the implications of such a strong connection?…

Beware Psiphon: CIA Tool Fueling Global Protests

Kit Klarenberg Ever since foreign-backed riots broke out in Iran in mid-September, Western news outlets have frequently drawn attention to Psiphon. The free, open-source smartphone application and computer program allows users to circumvent national restrictions on websites and online resources, helping troublemakers organize and coordinate their activities, and send and receive messages to and from the outside…

Drugs Flood Europe Through the Armed Forces of Ukraine

Vladimir Platov According to the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the volume of drug consumption in EU countries has increased markedly this year. And this is despite the fact that in Europe, as a result of the activities of law enforcement agencies, hundreds of illegal drug laboratories are being liquidated, and…

Coleen Rowley: An Objective Look at U.S. Foreign Policy

John Rachel Coleen Rowley (L) with Ray McGovern (R) Events continue to unfold at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we asked Coleen Rowley for her current thoughts. We focus on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of the U.S….

How the US Took Control of Germany’s Main Intelligence Service

R-Techno The history of the BND, its founder Reinhard Gehlen, and its loyal service to Washington “The United States still essentially occupies Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, and other countries. At the same time, it cynically calls them equal allies… What kind of cooperation is that?”. This question was posed by Russian President Vladimir…

Private Spying Firm Targets Global Population with Illegal Spyware

Kit Klarenberg A Washington DC-area Anomaly 6 firm is marketing illegal spy tech that can scrape an individual’s most sensitive personal data by tracking their smartphone. The British Ministry of Defence and GCHQ are potential buyers. Leaked documents reviewed by The Grayzone reveal how a smartphone tracking technology tramples over fundamental data protection tenets and international law,…

Iran: From Social Mobilizations to the Direct Armed Phase

Mission Verdad The classic sequence of a destabilization process established in Iran under the codification of color revolution. Since mid-September, the Islamic Republic of Iran has been subjected to a new cycle of destabilization. The death of a young Kurdish-Iranian woman, Mahsa Amini (22), on September 16 was the starting point. Amini, who had been…