NATO’s Terrorist Bases in Europe

Wayne Madsen NATO and the United States, which, together, claim to be fighting some sort of amorphous “global war on terrorism,” have enabled a terrorist group to establish bases in two NATO member states – France and Albania – and one NATO protectorate, Kosovo. After evacuating forces of the anti-Iranian terrorist group Mojahedin-e-Khalq from their…

Facts About What is Happening in Nicaragua and a Challenge to “Left Intellectuals”

Jorge Capelán Translated by Internationalist 360° Author and Editor’s Note: The following text was originally written to counteract a propaganda campaign launched in Sweden and the rest of Scandinavian countries by toxic soft coup operators against the Sandinista Government of Nicaragua. That is why it contains several references to that reality. While this addresses the…

Divide and Rule: Balkanizing the Democratic Republic of Congo

Ann Garrison “The Belgians had made it clear, before independence, that they did not intend to cede control of its wealth to the Congolese.” Syria has long dominated international headlines while the big powers discuss the possibility of dividing it into smaller, more homogeneous states along ethnic or religious lines. The Democratic Republic of Congo…

Colombia: Drug Trafficking, Business of War and Presidential Elections

María Fernanda Barreto It is now time of presidential elections in Colombia. Fear is the main electoral strategy. The Colombian electorate is frightened by the ghost of “Chavism”, with the guerrillas that became a political party, with a former social-democratic guerrilla or with an alleged “invasion” of Venezuelans. Xenophobia as an expression of fear of…

In the Last 48 Hours, Ten Attempts to Destabilize the Venezuelan Government

Iramsy Peraza Forte | informacion@granma.cu While thousands of people gathered around Miraflores Presidential Palace to greet the re-election of President Nicolás Maduro, opposition sectors, the United States, the European Union and the Latin American right launched a predictable destabilization plan against the most recent democratic electoral process undertaken on Sunday, May 20, in Venezuela. The…

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,…