John Bolton wants war on all nations the US doesn’t control. His longstanding hostility toward Iran is well known. Reportedly he’s been pushing Trump for war on Iran since becoming national security advisor. His notorious 2015 NYT op-ed headlined “To … The post Trump Regime “War of Words” on Iran appeared first on Global Research.
The U.S. is putting pressure on its many partners across the world to follow its lead and ban Huawei from their national telecommunications networks, with the Trump Administration channeling the Bush one in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks … The post The U.S. Ultimatum on Huawei Is Backfiring appeared first on Global Research.
Activist embassy protectors were invited into Venezuela’s Washington diplomatic facility by its legitimate ruling authorities in Caracas. According to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, the premises of embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic facilities are inviolable territory — no one … The post Unlawful Arrests of Venezuelan DC Embassy Protectors Symbolic of US Decadence appeared … Continue reading “Unlawful Arrests of Venezuelan DC Embassy Protectors Symbolic of US Decadence”
The United States will go to war with Iran if nothing is done to prevent it. This is the assumption that the world’s geopolitical actors have worked off for the better part of two decades, and there has been precious … The post Analysis: There Is Little Hope that Europe Will Stand in the Way of … Continue reading “Analysis: There Is Little Hope that Europe Will Stand in the Way of a US War with Iran”
Washington’s bid to “destroy Venezuela” is wrecking the international laws governing relations between all states, Venezuela’s ambassador to Britain Rocio Maneiro warned today. “Nobody really understands the danger” of the precedent set by the decision by some countries to recognise … The post US ‘Bid to Destroy Venezuela’ Threatens the Foundations of International Law, Ambassador Warns … Continue reading “US ‘Bid to Destroy Venezuela’ Threatens the Foundations of International Law, Ambassador Warns”
A dangerous flashpoint has emerged in world politics at the moment. There is widespread fear that the United States and its allies might launch a military operation against Iran at any time. A US aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers are … The post Targeting Iran. Manufactured Scenarios to Justify Military Aggression appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Targeting Iran. Manufactured Scenarios to Justify Military Aggression”
Ron DeSantis, Florida’s new governor, should be really proud of himself. He recently recalled that when he ran for governor “…[he] promised to be the most pro-Israel governor in America and that the first delegation [he] would lead would … The post America’s Most Pro-Israel Governor: Ron DeSantis Will Send More Florida Money to Israel … Continue reading “America’s Most Pro-Israel Governor: Ron DeSantis Will Send More Florida Money to Israel”
The chemical watchdog group is mandated “to implement the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention…to achieve…a world…free of” CWs. Its mission includes conducting “credible and transparent” on-site inspections to verify use of and destruction of these weapons.” Time and again, … The post The OPCW Chemical Watchdog: A US Imperial Tool. The CW Douma Incident … Continue reading “The OPCW Chemical Watchdog: A US Imperial Tool. The CW Douma Incident in Syria”
John McCain is looking down on Washington and he is definitely not smiling. The late senator had very little in common with the anti-interventionist principles of this magazine, but in the brighter moments of his 35-year career in Congress, … The post From Boeing to E-Ring: Shanahan Is Industry’s Man in the Pentagon appeared first … Continue reading “From Boeing to E-Ring: Shanahan Is Industry’s Man in the Pentagon”
“Blowing up the Planet” through the use of “peace-making nuclear bombs” is a money making undertaking, a corporate bonanza for the “defense” contractors. The post “The Doomsday Forum”: Senior Military, Nuclear Weapons Officials Convene… America’s “$1 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Plan”. Take out Russia, Iran and North Korea? appeared first on Global Research.
“The worker must get a more equitable share of the wealth of the world. And this Strike has already demonstrated the ability of the workers to get his if he consolidated their forces. Withdraw your labour power from the … The post 1919 Winnipeg General Strike: Lessons for Creating a Better World in 2019 appeared … Continue reading “1919 Winnipeg General Strike: Lessons for Creating a Better World in 2019”
Die weltweiten Militärausgaben überstiegen 2018 – laut den Schätzungen von SIPRI vom 29. April – 1.800 Milliarden Dollar, mit einem realen Anstieg von 76 % gegenüber 1998. Nach dieser Schätzung gibt die Welt jede Minute etwa 3,5 Millionen Dollar für … The post Die US-Zugmaschine der weltweiten Militärausgaben appeared first on Global Research.
The United Nations recognizes Nicolas Maduro as the legitimate president of Venezuela. It is illegal under international law for the U.S. to facilitate control of the embassy to opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has asserted a claim to the … The post Green Party of the United States Statement – Venezuelan Embassy appeared first on … Continue reading “Green Party of the United States Statement – Venezuelan Embassy”
The current crisis atmosphere in U.S.-Iranian relations, in which the risk of open warfare appears greater than it has been in years, is solely and unequivocally due to the policies and actions of the Trump administration. To point this out … The post Risk of Open Warfare? What Makes Iran Look Like an Immediate Threat … Continue reading “Risk of Open Warfare? What Makes Iran Look Like an Immediate Threat”
At the UN General Assembly in 2018, Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl broke an unwritten taboo by talking about oil and war. “The recent wars imposed on the Middle East were…fought in the name of oil. Now Syria is a … The post Oil and Global Rivalry appeared first on Global Research.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has sounded the alarm over a giant concrete dome built 40 years ago in the Marshall Islands to contain radioactive waste from Cold War-era atomic tests. According to Guterres, the dome – which houses approximately … The post Radioactive ‘Nuclear Coffin’ May be Leaking into the Pacific Ocean appeared first on … Continue reading “Radioactive ‘Nuclear Coffin’ May be Leaking into the Pacific Ocean”
The intimidation tactics by the pro-coup embassy besiegers not only failed to deter the peace activists around the embassy, they left Venezuela’s D.C.-based opposition with a serious PR problem. After a week of hateful outbursts, a handful of marketing strategists … The post Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy? appeared first on … Continue reading “Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy?”
“Venezuela has the largest oil reserves in the world and they own it and we want it” — (Anonymous Trump official) Introduction US hostility and efforts to overthrow the Venezuelan government forms parts of a long and inglorious history of … The post United States and Venezuela: A Historical Background appeared first on Global Research.
As carbon emissions have been growing at an accelerated rate (Figure 1) and new power plants are under construction (Figure 2) the race to destroy species and civilization is heading toward its critical conclusion (Figure … The post Under a Greenhouse Atmosphere appeared first on Global Research.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies in northwestern Hama eliminated at least 45 militants during the past few days, according to pro-government sources. Lt. Col. Mohammed Mahmoud Al-Shamali of Jaysh al-Nasir, Captain Ahmed Ismail and Mohamad Najar of … The post Video: Syrian Army Eliminated 45 Militants in Recent Clashes appeared first on … Continue reading “Video: Syrian Army Eliminated 45 Militants in Recent Clashes”
There’s been a lot of focus on US Ambassador David Friedman saying at a ceremony in Jerusalem Tuesday that Israel “is on the side of God,” as the New York Times reported. The religious character of Friedman’s remarks went well … The post US-Israel Relationship Is ‘Altar’ of ‘Holiness,’ and Jerusalem Embassy Is ‘Shrine’ — … Continue reading “US-Israel Relationship Is ‘Altar’ of ‘Holiness,’ and Jerusalem Embassy Is ‘Shrine’ — US Ambassador”
Iraq has spent the better share of the last 16 years under US military occupation. Despite this, time and again US-Iraqi relations have come to be defined by US hostility toward neighboring Iran, and Iraq’s desire to not get mixed … The post Iraqi Parliament Poised to Evict US Troops appeared first on Global Research.
Both countries want major outstanding issues resolved, a bilateral deal finalized, ending the longstanding differences on trade and related issues. Yet after 11 rounds of talks since China’s Xi Jinping met with Trump at his Mar a Lago, Florida estate … The post Are Sino/US Trade Talks Doomed to Fail? appeared first on Global Research.
Karl Kraus, born in 1874, was one of the most important Austrian writers of the beginning of the 20th century and a sharp critic of the predominant press and inflammatory journalism of his time. “Journaille” means in reference to … The post “Journaille… Canaille!”, Media Disinformation: Karl Kraus’ Campaign against a “Warmongering Press” appeared first … Continue reading ““Journaille… Canaille!”, Media Disinformation: Karl Kraus’ Campaign against a “Warmongering Press””
Terrorist groups in West Africa are dangerously trying to transplant the “Syraq” model of transnational destabilization to the Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger border triangle in order to turn it into a similarly lawless region like the frontier between those two aforementioned Mideast … The post The Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger Border Triangle Is the New “Syraq” (Syria-Iraq) appeared first … Continue reading “The Mali-Burkina Faso-Niger Border Triangle Is the New “Syraq” (Syria-Iraq)”
Trump himself, has not only reached a level of incompetence and ignorance which is scary – but he has also surrounded himself with inept, preposterous people, like, Pence, Bolton, Pompeo – who, it appears, have no other means left than running around the world amok, dishing out threats left and right The post Trump – … Continue reading “Trump – from China to Iran to Venezuela – Threats and Sanctions Everywhere – A Chronicle of Disorganized Chaos Foretold”
United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 was adopted on 23.12.2016. The resolution passed in a 14–0 vote by members of the U.N.S.C. including four parties having power of veto: China, France, Russia, and the United Kingdom. It reaffirmed that Israel’s … The post Netanyahu’s Acts of Provocation and Destruction Including Violence against Civilians Constitute Both … Continue reading “Netanyahu’s Acts of Provocation and Destruction Including Violence against Civilians Constitute Both a War Crime and Terrorism”
The New York Times continues to descend further into spewing fiction masquerading as news. Its most recent analysis challenges Judith Miller‘s delusional screed about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction as sheer nonsense. Evidently the Times has a propensity for … The post New York Times Denies Health Impacts of 5G Cellphone Technology appeared first on … Continue reading “New York Times Denies Health Impacts of 5G Cellphone Technology”
On May 1, the US Department of Defense sent a letter to the European Union warning that plans for an independent EU army could lead to a collapse in the NATO alliance between the United States and the EU powers. … The post Pentagon Threatens Europe over EU Army Plans appeared first on Global Research.
American media still refer to Juan Guaidó, America’s hand-picked “legitimate leader” or “legitimate president” of Venezuela, as having an “administration.” The truth is that his “administration” — consisting of advisors and other opposition leaders — are all either arrested … The post Who Knows? Who Cares? If the Media Claim 50 Countries Reject Venezuela’s Elected … Continue reading “Who Knows? Who Cares? If the Media Claim 50 Countries Reject Venezuela’s Elected President and Repeat It Enough It Must be True”
This article was written by Anne Ramberg, who happens to be the Secretary General of the Swedish Bar Association, the professional body of lawyers in that country. The article has been translated by Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Swedish professor emeritus … The post Head of Swedish Bar Association Condemns the Handling of the Assange Case … Continue reading “Head of Swedish Bar Association Condemns the Handling of the Assange Case in the UK and Sweden as Deplorable”
1. Iraq is 168,754 mi² and Iran is 636,400 mi²; that is, Iran is geographically 3.77 times bigger than Iraq, almost 4 times as big. 2. Iraq’s population when invaded was 26 million. Iran’s population today is 81 million. 3. … The post Top Ten Differences Between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War … Continue reading “Top Ten Differences Between the Iraq War and Trump’s Proposed Iran War”
An Israel-based campaign to meddle in the elections of several African, Asian and Latin American countries has been uncovered by social media giant Facebook. Facebook announced today that it had deactivated dozens of accounts found to be spreading disinformation by … The post Israel Firm Meddled in Africa, Asia and Latin America Elections appeared first … Continue reading “Israel Firm Meddled in Africa, Asia and Latin America Elections”
The New York Times reported earlier in the week that top Trump administration national security officials asked for and received a briefing on military plans that would send some 120,000 US troops to the Middle East should Iran take aggressive … The post War and Peace: Bolton and Trump Tell a Confused Story About Possible … Continue reading “War and Peace: Bolton and Trump Tell a Confused Story About Possible Military Action against Iran”
This article was first crossposted in February 2017. Introduction Amnesty International (AI) has done some good investigations and reports over the years. This has won them widespread support. However, less well recognized, Amnesty International has also carried out faulty investigations … The post Amnesty International’s “Kangaroo Report” on Human Rights in Syria appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Amnesty International’s “Kangaroo Report” on Human Rights in Syria”
There was little pretense that when former UN Ambassador John Bolton became President Trump’s National Security Adviser and former Rep. Mike Pompeo moved into the Secretary of State position, that either would bring a professionally credible and respectable presence to … The post The Pompeo Bolton Tag Team from Hell appeared first on Global Research.
Here’s how the Canadians will deal with citizen journalism and narrative debunking—they’ll force the taxpayers to subsidize corporate news rackets. “Federal agencies will publish an A-list of newspapers and websites deemed reliable under a multi-million dollar subsidy program, the Department … The post Canada Joins the Authoritarian Censorship Agenda appeared first on Global Research.
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It’s not enough to want untold thousands to die and the country destroyed, now neocons in Congress want to steal more than a billion and a half dollars from Iran as compensation for something somebody else did or didn’t do.… The post Congress Wants to Steal $1.68 Billion from Iran appeared first on Global Research.
The Globalization of War: America’s “Long War” against Humanity, by Michel Chossudovsky America’s hegemonic project in the post 9/11 era is the “Globalization of War” whereby the U.S.-NATO military machine —coupled with covert intelligence operations, economic sanctions and the … The post “The Globalization of War” and “Towards a World War III Scenario” appeared first … Continue reading ““The Globalization of War” and “Towards a World War III Scenario””
US media reports suggest that President Donald Trump is considering replacing his hawkish National Security Adviser John Bolton over his plans to push the United States towards a military conflict with Iran, Venezuela and North Korea. Bolton “is headed for … The post Trump Considering Replacing John Bolton: Report appeared first on Global Research.
On May 14, Saudi Arabia halted pumping on its 1,200km-long East-West pipeline after it had been targeted by suicide unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The kingdom’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid al-Falih confirmed the attack on the pipeline, … The post Video: Houthis Strike Key Saudi Oil Pipeline Amid Growing Concern over Nearing … Continue reading “Video: Houthis Strike Key Saudi Oil Pipeline Amid Growing Concern over Nearing US-Iranian Armed Conflict”
It was way back when, right before our nation performed the most horrific act of preemptively attacking and invading Iraq… which was not only illegal, but highly immoral. I was at the video store rapping with my friend Kenny the … The post Mother in “WAR” appeared first on Global Research.
A British general threw a wrench into the Trump administration’s narrative that Iran is plotting attacks on American troops in the Middle East by telling reporters gathered at the Pentagon Tuesday that “there’s been no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces” … The post Undermining Trump-Bolton War Narrative, British General Says No Evidence of ‘Increased Threat’ … Continue reading “Undermining Trump-Bolton War Narrative, British General Says No Evidence of ‘Increased Threat’ from Iran”
Yesterday evening activists from the International Action Center (IAC) and No War on Venezuela.org delivered a letter to the United States Mission to the United Nations in NYC from the Embassy Protection Collective (EPC). Telemundo was on the scene and … The post Venezuelan Embassy: Peace Activists Put US Mission on Notice appeared first on Global Research.
America is still discovering itself. The rise of Donald Trump alerted those citizens who held that they alone defined our culture and values to the existence of a significant population holding very different views– and the will to back a … The post A Novel We Can All Relate To: “The Other Americans” appeared first … Continue reading “A Novel We Can All Relate To: “The Other Americans””
Remaining promoters of the concept of Donald Trump as President of the United States cite the fact that he has started no new shooting wars while Russiagate has turned out to be a flop and the economy seems to be … The post Something Wrong with Trump: The Insulting Names Are No Longer Welcome appeared … Continue reading “Something Wrong with Trump: The Insulting Names Are No Longer Welcome”
Once again, Marco Rubio is trying to tell us Trump’s neocons are not interested in a war with Iran, despite the fact they have loudly and persistently called for one for two decades. . . . URGENT: 1/5These actions … The post Marco Rubio: Salesman for Neocon Total War on Iran appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Marco Rubio: Salesman for Neocon Total War on Iran”
Today The Wilderness Society in the U.S. strongly objected to the Trump administration’s renewal of two hardrock mining leases near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota that would likely pollute the vast waterways on the U.S.-Canada border. The … The post Trump Administration Approves Leases for Toxic Mining Near Minnesota Wilderness, Canada Border … Continue reading “Trump Administration Approves Leases for Toxic Mining Near Minnesota Wilderness, Canada Border”
Representatives from the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA) and the Forces of the Declaration of Freedom and Change have been holding talks with the Transitional Military Council (TMC) for several weeks since the coup against ousted President Omer Hassan al-Bashir on … The post Military and Opposition Forces Reach Agreement in Sudan While Tensions Persist appeared … Continue reading “Military and Opposition Forces Reach Agreement in Sudan While Tensions Persist”