French Communist Youth Leader: “When the Lockdown is Over, We Will Have a Whole World to Reinvent”

Muhammed Shabeer Mouvement Jeunes communistes de France (MJCF) or the Jeunesse Communiste (JC) is a member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth(WFDY). Interview with Léon Deffontaines, general secretary of Mouvement Jeunes Communistes de France (MJCF) France has been going through turbulent times marked by widespread protests from organized and unorganized sectors of the working…

The Hitler-Stalin Pact of August 23, 1939: Myth and Reality

Jacques Pauwels In a remarkable book, 1939 : The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II, the Canadian historian Michael Jabara Carley describes how, at the end of the 1930s, the Soviet Union repeatedly tried, but finally failed, to conclude a pact of mutual security, in other words a defensive alliance, with…

The Art of War: The Great Game of Military Bases in Africa

Manlio Dinucci Internationalist 360° Italian soldiers on a mission to Djibouti have donated some sewing machines to the humanitarian organization that assists refugees in this small country of the Horn of Africa, strategically located on the fundamental trade route between Asia and Europe at the mouth of the Red Sea across from Yemen. An aerial…

War Criminals at Large

Daniele Ganser It is a common misconception that democracies do not start wars of aggression or carry out terrorist attacks. The historical facts for the period from 1945 to today show a completely different reality: time and again, democratic states (*) in Europe and North America have participated in wars of aggression and terrorist attacks…

Liberté, Égalité, Impérialisme! Vive la France in Black Africa!

Ann Garrison Paul Kagame’s troops most likely shot down a plane carrying two African presidents, igniting genocides that killed millions — but the Rwandan President has never been charged. “Former Rwandan General Nyamwasa said that Kagame most definitely ordered his troops to shoot down the plane carrying the Rwandan and Burundian presidents.” Geopolitics trumped international…