The Cold War and Its Origins Part II

History of the Soviet Union. World War II, Colonialism, Independence and Counter-revolution By Hugo Turner Internationalist 360° Part I The Russian Revolution of 1917 terrified the capitalist world. In my last article based on the first volume of D.F. Fleming’s classic “The Cold War and It’s Origins 1917-1960” I traced the story of the attempt…

Legitimacy and False Witness in a Multipolar World

The crumbling legitimacy of the US government and its allies in the European Union is reflected in the blatant false witness of Western news media and their NGOs. Tortilla con Sal The United States government is currently applying sanctions to Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. Last week, on July 27th the…

Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari in an Informal Interview with Carla Ortiz

Ambassador Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari in an informal interview with Bolivian actress Carla Ortiz at the headquarters of the Syrian Mission to the United Nations in New York 28-7-2017. The Syrian mission To The United Nations Published on Jul 28, 2017 SYRIA 360° | INTERNATIONALIST NEWS AGENCY

Yemen: The War That Isn’t Happening Even as It’s Happening

The manipulation of news and the distortion of reality are the most powerful weapons in the hands of power.  They can make a whole reality disappear. Yemen’s, for example. Luciana Bohne A child dies in Yemen every ten minutes from preventable causes, UNICEF reported in June. These deaths are only part of a humanitarian catastrophe, among…

Palestine: Deadly Force Unleashed Against Protesters in Occupied Territories

At least three Palestinians have been killed in clashes with Israeli security forces near the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City. There have been daily confrontations since metal detectors were placed outside the compound last week. Muslim men under the age of 50 have also been barred from entering the holy site. The Palestinian…

The Enduring Injustice of Palestine

John Pilger When I first went to Palestine as a young reporter in the 1960s, I stayed on a kibbutz. The people I met were hard-working, spirited and called themselves socialists. I liked them. One evening at dinner, I asked about the silhouettes of people in the far distance, beyond our perimeter. “Arabs,” they said,…