From ‘Special Military Operation’ to Open War

Gilbert Doctorow Significance of the referendums in Donbas, Kherson and Zaporozhie The televised speech yesterday morning by Vladimir Putin and the follow-up remarks by his Minister of Defense Shoigu announcing the partial mobilization of Russia’s army reserves to add a total of 300,000 men to the military campaign in Ukraine have been widely reported in…

Rafael Correa: ‘They Have Already Destroyed Assange’

Matt Kennard Former president of Ecuador Rafael Correa. (Photo: Phil Miller / Declassified UK) Declassified sits down with the former president of Ecuador who granted Julian Assange asylum in London. He talks about dealing with the British, how the US seeks to control his country and the lawfare campaign against him. “The British are used…

The US Response to the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: Seize and Privatize

Andrés Arauz On August 10, more than 70 economists, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former economy minister for Argentina Martín Guzmán, and myself, sent a letter to President Biden with a simple ask: return Afghanistan’s central bank assets, deposited at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB). In the…

Terrorist Mirotvorets Website Based in Langley, USA, Not Ukraine

Jeremy Kuzmarov [Source: schillerinstitute.com] Just a coincidence, right? Under Public Law 117-128, the U.S. Congress is funding an organization called Ukrainian Center for Countering Disinformation (CCD), whose professed purpose, according to its website, is to “counter Russian disinformation.” But its real purpose may be to create the equivalent of a “fatwah list” of alleged traitors whom patriotic Americans and/or Ukrainians…

The Real US Agenda in Africa is Hegemony

Pepe Escobar Forget development. Washington’s primary interest in Africa today is keeping the Chinese and Russians out. In a rational environment, the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) would discuss alleviating the trials and tribulations of the Global South, especially Africa. That won’t be the case. Like a deer caught in the geopolitical headlights,…

United Nations: Democracy and Terrorism

Stephen Sefton This week sees the opening of the seventy seventh session of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization in the most conflict ridden international environment since World War II. In effect, NATO is attacking the Russian Federation in Ukraine and the United States is provoking China over Taiwan. Many people are concerned…

Time to Drop Our Illusions: The West is Waging a War to Destroy Russia

Vladimir Kornilov Moscow’s enemies want to land a fatal blow on the country, some even want to dismember it And here comes Bucha 2.0: Another provocation where Ukraine has allegedly discovered “mass graves of victims” shortly after Russian troops have withdrawn. Izyum is Bucha 2.0: New Ukrainian False Flag War Crimes and Western PSYOP This…

The Geopolitics of the Caucasus: Azerbaijan vs. Armenia

Kevork Almasian Interviews Ararat Kostanian While the war is still raging in Ukraine, Azerbaijan launched a wide-scale military offensive on Armenia proper. In this interview with political researcher Ararat Kostania, we address the geopolitics of the Caucasus and the geopolitical and geo-economic interests of Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia. In the past years, Israel…

Morocco Fails to Obtain Kenyan Endorsement for its Colonial Occupation of Western Sahara

Pavan Kulkarni SADR President Brahim Ghali attending the inauguration ceremony of the Kenyan President William Ruto on September 13. (Photo:: Kamal Fadel/Twitter A Kenyan foreign ministry’s communique has clarified that the announcement made on Twitter by newly elected President Willian Ruto on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and had…

NATO Prolongs the Ukraine Proxy War and Global Unrest

Aaron Maté With diplomacy thwarted, the US and its allies plan for “open-ended” military and economic warfare against Russia, no matter the costs at home and abroad. The Ukrainian military’s routing of Russian forces from Kharkiv, which relied extensively on US planning, weaponry and intelligence, has sparked triumphant declarations that the tide has turned. According to The Atlantic’s Anne…

How the US is Using the Azeri-Armenian Conflict to “Extend” Russia

Many have noted the suspicious and very convenient timing regarding Azerbaijan-Armenia hostilities which serve as an additional distraction for Russia amid its special military operation in Ukraine and its ongoing operations in Syria. In addition to a recent visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Armenia, anti-CSTO protests promoted by US government-funded media organizations…