Stalin and the Red Army in the Great Patriotic War

Amr Abozeid At the outset of the German invasion of the Soviet Union Britain’s chief of the Imperial General Staff declared that the Wehrmacht would cut through the Soviet forces “like a warm knife through butter.”[1] The prevailing opinion in Washington also held that the Nazis would “crush Russia [sic] like an egg.”[2] Against all odds and…

The Iron Curtain

Steve Lalla On May 3, 1945, The London Times reported on a speech in which it was claimed that a purported “iron curtain” would descend around the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Behind this supposed curtain, horrible atrocities would allegedly take place. This speech was made by acting Nazi Chancellor Lutz von Krosigk on May…

Still Unsolved: the Great Crime that Triggered the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

Jeremy Kuzmarov Remains of plane carrying Rwanda’s President Juvénal Habyarimana whose death triggered the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. [Source: bbc.com] After 27 years, strong evidence implicates Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame and the CIA in the downing of Hutu President Juvénal Habyarimana’s airplane. Just after 8 p.m. on the night of April 6, 1994, two surface-to-air…

The Battle of the South Atlantic and South American Integration

César Trejo 48 soldiers and crew lost their lives when the RFA Sir Galahad was attacked in June 1982 Credit: Rex Features The further we move away from the event, the more evidence emerges that the war fought between the Argentine Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain was provoked by the USA in…

Oil Fuels Guyana’s Internecine Conflict

Arif Bulkan and Alissa Trotz Guyana’s historically oppressed peoples direct their hostility at each other while neo-imperial powers hide in plain sight and reap the country’s wealth. “Claims of absolute differences between the two major parties contending for state power are belied by their joint complicity as brokers overseeing the massive give-away of Guyana’s resources.”…

A Place the World Has Forgotten: Inside the Horror Show of Northern Uganda

Otim Tonny Joseph Kony in the bush. [Source: observer.ug] The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) began as an evolution of the ‘Holy Spirit Movement’—a rebellion against president Museveni’s oppression of northern Uganda, led by Alice Lakwena. The Acholi people of the north had allied with Museveni’s rival in the Ugandan bush war, Milton Obote (Ugandan President…

Britain’s Secret Political Police

Asa Winstanley Metropolitan Police headquarters in Westminster, London, England. (Photo: Leon Neal / Getty Images) A shocking story of how a special squad of Britain’s Metropolitan Police, in collusion with MI5 – the domestic ‘security’ service – secretly infiltrated hundreds of UK political and campaign groups, and the question of whether the spying continues. As…

Guyana and Venezuela: Neo-imperial Sentences

María Alejandra Díaz Marín The National Territory of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela cannot and may not be ceded, transferred, leased, or in any way alienated, temporarily or partially, to any foreign State or to subjects of international law; This is expressed in our Constitution in Articles 10 and 13 where it defines that “the…

Esquibo: Global Britain’s Aggressive Caribbean Colonization Strategy

María Alejandra Díaz Marín Aquatic spaces are essential. Not only for their quality as a source of life and food, but also as a means of communication, their binding role between peoples, and for the wealth and resources they contain, they made international trade possible. “The sea is the beginning of all geography,” wrote Jules…

Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat Participated in Covert UK Foreign Office-funded Programs to “Weaken Russia”

Max Blumenthal New leaked documents show Reuters’ and the BBC’s involvement in covert UK FCO programs to effect “attitudinal change” and “weaken the Russian state’s influence,” alongside intel contractors and Bellingcat. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have sponsored Reuters and the BBC to conduct a series of covert programs aimed at promoting regime…