NATO in Afghanistan: A Dagger in the Heart of Asia

Christopher Black On April 27 the NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg issued an ultimatum to the Taliban fighting the US and NATO allied forces that have invaded and occupied Afghanistan; negotiate–meaning surrender-or be destroyed. Taking his cue from the Nazi diktats in the countries they invaded and occupied across Europe in the Second World War, he…

NATO, A Promoter of Colonialism in the 21st Century

Wayne Madsen Five NATO members continue to possess colonies. These NATO states have no intention of granting their territories independence any time soon. Not only does France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Denmark, and the United States insist on maintaining vestiges of their colonial pasts, but their colonies have been interwoven into NATO’s military infrastructure….

May 2018: It is Impossible to Understate the Looming Dangers

Peter Korzun The month of May is always associated with V-E Day. The sentiments of “never again” were strong 73 years ago, in 1945 when the UN was founded. Since then Europe has put a huge amount of effort into creating a unique security system to prevent armed conflicts. It was never perfect, but by…

Nicaragua: Parade of the Hypocrites

Tortilla con Sal The disturbing events in Nicaragua between April 20th and April 24th provoked the usual corporate and alternative media fake news and social media disinformation attacking a progressive government resisting US foreign policy. The hypocrites avow concern for democracy and human rights while helping deliberately to destroy them. Superficially, the main propaganda point…

Venezuela: Media Preparations for Military Intervention

Romain Migus Translation by Internationalist 360° On May 20, 2018 the presidential election will be held in Venezuela. This convocation of the people to the polls will be the occasion to ask citizens to make a choice about the future of their country, in the most sovereign and democratic way. The chavismo, led by Nicolás…

Nicaragua: Next in Line for Regime Change?

Tortilla Con Sal Events in Nicaragua over the last week are clearly modeled on the kind of US-led, NATO driven regime change that succeeded in Libya, Ivory Coast and Ukraine, but has so far failed in Thailand, Syria and Venezuela. At a national level, the protests have been led by the private sector business classes…