America’s Imperial War Drive and the Contemporary African Crisis

From the Cameroon and Somalia to South Africa and Zimbabwe neo-colonialism remains a major impediment to genuine development and stability. Author’s Note: This address was delivered at the Detroit branch of Workers World Party public forum held on Sat. April 22, 2017. The event examined various anti-imperialist struggles taking placed around the world from the…

US Provocation and North Korea: Pretext for War with China

By James Petras USS Carl Vinson Near Korean Peninsula Introduction US Empire building on a world-scale began during and shortly after WWII. Washington intervened directly in the Chinese civil war (providing arms to Chiang Kai Shek’s army while the Red Army battled the Japanese), backed France’s re-colonization war against the Viet Minh in Indo-China and…

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)…

Through the ‘War on Terror’ Looking Glass

As our wars escalate in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan, as U.S. warships bear down on Korea, and as our leaders issue new threats against Iran, Russia and China, we may have less time to save ourselves, each other and our world than we have previously assumed. By Nicolas J S Davies The Airwars.org U.K.-based monitoring group reports that…

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…