Nicaragua and the Left: Between Pride and Ignorance

Jorge Capelán and Stephen Sefton The recent article on Nicaragua of the Latin American Strategic Geopolitics Center (CELAG) demonstrates very clearly the strengths and weaknesses of the intellectual left in Latin America and in Europe. Its representatives take in broad strokes the current processes at global and continental level. In some topics they know well,…

Libya: Shameful EU Policies Fuel Surge in Detention of Migrants and Refugees

A surge in migrants and refugees intercepted at sea by the Libyan authorities has seen at least 2,600 people transferred, in the past two months alone, to squalid detention centres where they face torture and extortion. The global human rights organisation accuses European governments of complicity in these abuses by actively supporting the Libyan authorities…

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…

British Propaganda and Disinformation: An Imperial and Colonial Tradition

Wayne Madsen When it comes to creating bogus news stories and advancing false narratives, the British intelligence services have few peers. In fact, the Secret Intelligence Service (MI-6) has led the way for its American “cousins” and Britain’s Commonwealth partners – from Canada and Australia to India and Malaysia – in the dark art of…

Global Condemnation for US-UK-France Attack on Syria

Sana Arabic Translated by Internationalist 360° The international and Arab condemnations of the brutal triple aggression launched at dawn on Saturday by the United States, Britain and France against Syria continues. Venezuela Venezuela strongly condemned the tripartite aggression against the brotherly Syrian people and declared its full solidarity with the Syrian people and Government against…

Russia and the West: A Dangerous Crossroads

Alex Gorka No, it’s not a return to George Kennan and his containment policy. It looks more like a slow strangulation, with mounting pressure everywhere. The furor over the Skripal poisoning case is being raised at a time when moves by the West are going almost unnoticed, eclipsed as they are by the narrative of nefarious…