Rand Corp: How to Destroy Russia

Manlio Dinucci The conclusions of the latest confidential report by the Rand Corporation were recently made public in a « Brief ». They explain how to wage a new Cold War against Russia. Certain recommendations have already been implemented, but this systemic exposure enables us to understand their true objective. Force the adversary to expand…

Russia Challenges the US in Latin America and the Caribbean

Felix Caballero Escalante The levels of polarization in the international arena, reveals several flashpoints in the world, allowing us to observe the clash of interests between traditional powers and states that are increasing their capacity and scope of action in the international sphere. The history of the “very exceptional” USA The United States, promoter of…

Venezuela and Russia Negotiating Swap of US Dollar for Ruble in Bilateral Trade

Caracas is in talks with Moscow over the possibility of using the Russian ruble in mutual trade settlements and abandoning dollar transactions, according to Venezuela’s representative to the UN office in Geneva Jorge Valero. The ambassador added that the countries are also discussing the use of Venezuelan state-sponsored oil-backed cryptocurrency El Petro, launched last year….

Russia: US Intervention in Venezuela Would Be a Humiliation for Latin America

Simon Garcia Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Sunday urged the US government to respect international law established in the Charter of the United Nations (UN), as well as condemned the campaign that takes place to overthrow the legitimate government of Venezuela. These statements were offered from Moscow, where he met with his Venezuelan counterpart,…

Press Conference: Foreign Ministers of Russia and Venezuela

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions during a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza, Moscow, May 5, 2019 Ladies and gentlemen, We have held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Jorge Arreaza. The talks were…

Russian Defense Ministry: Venezuela is Able to Defend Against External Aggression

Venezuela has the capacity to cope with an external military aggression, stated Russian Deputy Defence Minister, Alexandr Fomín. “We believe that the legitimate Government of Venezuela, headed by president Nicolas Maduro has the situation under control and the Bolivarian National Armed forces is able to cope with external aggression,” he said Fomín to Russian television…

Russian Intelligence: “The West is ‘Tearing Apart’ Venezuela Like Syria, Libya”

Western countries, Naryshkin highlighted, “are tearing Venezuela apart cynically and following the same patterns as in Libya and Syria. The U.S. retakes the Monroe Doctrine.” Chief of Russian Intelligence Sergei Naryshkin has denounced the “tearing apart” of Venezuela and promoting of the humanitarian catastrophe in the Latin American nation by Western countries. According to Naryshkin,…

The European Union is Obliged to Participate in US Wars

Thierry Meyssan After  having lost his majority in the House of Representatives during the mid-term elections, President Trump has found new allies in exchange for his discharge by prosecutor Mueller of the accusation of high treason [1]. He now supports the objectives of his generals. US imperialism is back [2].In less than six months, the foundations…

China in Latin America: The US Loses its “Backyard”

Misión Verdad China formally invited Latin America to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative in January 2018, during its meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile, where the Chinese and Venezuelan chancellors shook hands. Since then, 16 countries in the region have expressed their intention to be…

Shadow Boxing for Empire: The Mueller Report

James Petras Introduction By the end of the Obama regime, the US had gone through seven wars and was in the process of losing five of them. Washington was facing global challenges to its dominant economic and political role from Russia and China. The US adopted a dual response: to pursue a policy of reconciliation…