The Imperialist Plots Against Syria and Venezuela

By Hugo Turner Internationalist 360° The empire is on the rampage across the planet. World War 4 is intensifying with disastrous results for the world. The US has expanded it’s aggression against so many countries at once that it’s hard to keep up. North Korea is under threat of an unprovoked attack. However North Korea…

NATO’s Emerging Outsourced Eastern Flank

Wayne Madsen A series of moves by NATO’s Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI) partner, the United Arab Emirates, has many observers in the Indian Ocean littoral nations wondering out loud whether the «North Atlantic» military pact is moving into the Indian Ocean and Arabian Peninsula, courtesy of an «outsourcing» deal with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)…

Erdogan’s Neo-Fascist Turkish Allies

By Jonathan Marshall All but one of Turkey’s major opposition parties denounced Sunday’s referendum to create an authoritarian new presidential system as marred by fraud and as a threat to the country’s political freedoms. The exception was the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), founded in 1969 to promote a neo-fascist, ultranationalist program. Its fortunes bear close…

When Daesh is Defeated: Who Will Fill the Intellectual Vacuum in the Arab World?

Editorial Comment: The suppression of academics is the first phase in the process of cultural genocide. Following empire’s implacable campaigns of assassination, political persecution and ideological cleansing, leading  intellectuals and visionaries in the MENA region have been marginalized and largely silenced. The result is tragic and immediate, but the negative repercussions will extend well into the…

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Triumph of Turkish Fascism

From Kemalism to Sultanship By Pablo Jofré Leal On  April 16, the Turkish society went to the polls to vote on a referendum called by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on whether they wanted to grant more power to the executive through 18 Constitutional reforms or wanted to keep the political system they had since 1924….

Communist Party of Turkey: ‘This country has no choice but struggle’

The interview by soL news portal with Kemal Okuyan, First Secretary of the CC of TKP, on the results of the 16 April referendum in Turkey Communist Party of Turkey soL: What can you say right away about the results of the referendum? KO: We cannot talk about an arithmetical result. They did something they are good at,…