This Outlaw Power

Christopher Black On June 4th the Chinese government issued a travel alert for Chinese tourists thinking of visiting the United States, a day after it issued a similar advisory to Chinese students thinking of studying in the US over concerns for their safety and security. Chinese in the US are reporting harassment and interrogations by…

North American, European Public: Wake Up!

Andre Vltchek Year after year, month after month, I see two sides of the world; two extremes which are getting more and more disconnected. I see great cities like Homs in Syria, reduced to horrifying ruins. I see Kabul and Jalalabad in Afghanistan, fragmented by enormous concrete walls intended to protect NATO occupation armies and…

New York Times Parrots US Propaganda on Hezbollah in Venezuela

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz New York Times depiction (5/2/19) of Tareck El Aissami and Nicolás Maduro at an economic conference. What are they whispering about? Drugs or terrorism, no doubt. (photo: Marco Bello/Reuters) Judith Miller and Michael Gordon published their now infamous New York Times article on September 8, 2002, falsely claiming on the basis of unnamed…

Insidious Aggression: Sanctions as Covert Warfare

Tim Beal Sanctions are merely warfare by another name The most successful murder, it is said, is one that is not recognized as murder but can be passed off as suicide or accident. This avoids the problem of disposing of the body, a dangerous and troublesome thing according to the literature and one which the…

The Propaganda Multiplier

Swiss Propaganda Research It is one of the most important aspects of our media system, and yet hardly known to the public: most of the international news coverage in Western media is provided by only three global news agencies based in New York, London and Paris. The key role played by these agencies means Western…

US Imperialist Domination in Latin America and Europe

Atilio Boron Internationalist 360° The history of empires amply demonstrates that in their phase of decline they become more violent and bloodthirsty, and that their leaders tend to be coarser and more brutal. Not only their leaders, as Donald Trump clearly demonstrates. Also its environment of advisors reflects similar devolution, becoming something similar to what…

The European Union is Obliged to Participate in US Wars

Thierry Meyssan After  having lost his majority in the House of Representatives during the mid-term elections, President Trump has found new allies in exchange for his discharge by prosecutor Mueller of the accusation of high treason [1]. He now supports the objectives of his generals. US imperialism is back [2].In less than six months, the foundations…

US Military’s 36 Code-Named Operations in Africa

Nick Turse | Sean D. Naylor Many Americans first became aware of U.S. military operations in Africa in October 2017, after the Islamic State ambushed American troops near Tongo Tongo, Niger, killing four U.S. soldiers and wounding two others. Just after the attack, U.S. Africa Command said U.S. troops were providing “advice and assistance” to…

Imagined Geographies of Central and Eastern Europe: The Concept of Intermarium

Marlene Laruelle and Ellen Rivera This article—originally published as a paper for the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES)—is the first in our series of in-depth analyses focusing on the activities of the far-right and its various contemporaneous and historical liaisons with intelligence agencies. The presidency of Donald Trump has accelerated an ambiguous…

NATO, CIA and Operation Gladio: 70 Years of Terrorism

Jorge Wejebe Cobo Army colonel Herbert Alboth, former head of the Swiss secret services, was found dead at his residence in April 1990, his abdomen stabbed with his own bayonet, in an alleged imitation of suicide, according to the rite of the Japanese harakiri. In a letter sent to the Swiss General Staff a few…

Global NATO: A 70-Year Alliance of Oppressors in Crisis

Horace G. Campbell On the Limits of  Military Management of the International System Introduction The celebration of NATO’s 70 years of existence provides another opportunity to unearth the real history of the ideas, practices and destruction wrought by this military alliance. Even with the clear exposure of the cooperation between NATO, the CIA and the…