Germany Marks Barbarossa Anniversary by Deploying Warplanes to Russia’s Borders

Rick Rozoff Only three days before the 80th anniversary of the German-led Operation Barbarossa invasion of Soviet Russia on June 22, 1941, NATO reports that fifteen German warplanes flew near Russia’s northwest border for four days this month, the 14th-17th. Altogether over 40 military aircraft from NATO nations participated in Multinational Air Group Days, with…

NATO Confirms Direct Role in Mali War

Rick Rozoff Takuba Task Force. Menaka Base, Mali. Daphne Benoît, AFP The North Atlantic Treaty Organization reports that the NATO Support and Procurement Agency signed a Framework Technical Agreement with the Takuba Task Force in Mali in Luxembourg on June 9. The task force has been a de facto NATO operation since its inception. The…

Genocide and War Crimes: The Effects of “Sanctions” Against Syria

Misión Verdad In Venezuela we have experienced the direct offensive of U.S. unilateral coercive measures (UCM) first hand. But we are not the only country that has been a victim of the financial-economic-commercial criminality of the United States and its “partners”, nor the last to suffer its consequences. Other peoples in their struggle of resistance…

China Responds to NATO

Rick Rozoff After months of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg mercilessly – tediously – denouncing Russia and China ahead of yesterday’s summit, the communiqué issued after it finally raised China’s ire. Two of the document’s 79 points addressed China. The second was conciliatory; the first was confrontational. It was the first time the 30-nation military…

Dunhammer: The Operation That Could Tarnish Biden’s Visit to Europe

Misión Verdad The recent arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden on European soil is preceded by a scandal that could influence the diplomatic agenda that the Democrat intends to develop in his first visit since he was elected last December. “Something is rotten in Denmark” At issue is the revelation of more information about the…

What’s Next for Palestine?

Greg Shupak The Palestinian resistance factions in Gaza demonstrated that Israel cannot go on carrying out apartheid and ethnic cleansing ad infinitum without paying a price, writes Greg Shupak. Photo by Crazymaq/Flickr. For 11 days in May, Israel massacred Palestinians in Gaza who it has been subjecting to a merciless blockade for 15 years, bombing and shelling…

Brahim Basiri and El Uali, Eternal Heroes of the Saharawi People’s Struggle

Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein El Uali Mustafa Sayed was the first president of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Photo: ACAPS). This month of June commemorates two crucial dates in the long struggle of the Saharawi people for independence and self-determination, first against Spanish colonialism and then against Moroccan expansionism, which has lasted more than 50 years….

Their Wars, Our Lives: The Return of Anti-Militarism

European Secretariat of the International Peoples’ Assembly September 5-6, 2015, Helsinki, international conference “Nato and Russia in the Baltic Sea Area” organized by “No war-No Nato” committee On June 14, 2021 NATO will hold a “Summit of Allied Leaders” at its headquarters in Brussels. According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenber, the meeting “is a…

Europe Without Neutrals: NATO’s Fortress Europe

Rick Rozoff Europe without neutrals: NATO and Austria Europe without neutrals: U.S. F-16s, Marines engage in Arctic war games with Finnish, Swedish allies Europe without neutrals: NATO lures Ireland into global military network Europe without neutrals: Switzerland provides combat aircraft for NATO exercise Map of NATO in Europe Dark blue/purple: NATO members Light blue: Membership Action Plan…

Kagame’s Push to Fight in Mozambique Ran into Roadblock – Southern African Development Community Does Not Want Rwanda’s Strongman in the Region

David Himbara The French multinational Total’s US$20 billion Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in Gabo Delgado province, northern Mozambique General Paul Kagame has been pushing hard to fight in the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado where Islamic militants overran US$20 billion French investments. While Mozambique, France and Rwanda are reading from the same playbook, the…

The Copenhagen Summit for Democracy: The New Nazis

Christopher Black On May 10-11 a conference was presented by the “Alliance of Democracies” in Copenhagen that claimed to “unite free peoples” against authoritarianism, to promote the rule of law, to advance the “technological control of democracy,” freedom of expression and US leadership. It was heralded as a forum for guests to hear from prominent individuals on “the frontlines…

Belarus, Crimea: Ukraine Prepares for Armed Conflict in North and South

Rick Rozoff The Ukrainian government has announced that it is shoring up security and military forces in the north of the country on its border with Belarus and to the south on what it calls the administrative border of the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea: the exact language of the government and the…