Avant les élections dans l’UE, arrêt sur la notion de “démocratie”

A l’approche des élections européennes du 26 mai, les discours qui manieront la notion de « démocratie » risquent bien de fleurir ad nauseam sur les ondes. Or, à la suite de divers évènements ces dernières années, les citoyens de l’UE sont en droit de se demander ce que recouvre encore ce terme tant galvaudé … Continue reading “Avant les élections dans l’UE, arrêt sur la notion de “démocratie””

POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ?

Attention. D. Trump n’est un clown, ni un demeuré. Il sait parfaitement ce qu’il fait pourquoi il le fait et au service de qui il le fait. POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ? Abdelhak Benelhadj, Le Quotidien d’Oran, J. 16 mai 2019 L’histoire bégaye. * Prenant prétexte de l’« attaque » de deux de ses … Continue reading “POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ?”

Menace de guerre en Amérique-Latine

La crise vénézuélienne est tout à la fois complexe et banale. Elle s’inscrit comme une autre de ces luttes de soi-disant « libération nationale » et de « résistance antiimpérialiste » qui ont jalonné l’histoire mondiale depuis 1945. Toutes ces luttes se sont terminées par le ralliement de la bourgeoisie nationale combattante à l’une ou … Continue reading “Menace de guerre en Amérique-Latine”

The Washington Post’s “Cartel of the Suns” Theory is the Latest Desperate Excuse for Why the Coup Attempt in Venezuela has Failed

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair With the attempted coup in Venezuela now nearing its four-month mark, commentators in the corporate-owned Western press are scratching their heads as to why Washington’s plan for its proxy, Juan Guaido, to topple the government of Nicolas Maduro has so far failed to materialize. Of course, all of the real … Continue reading “The Washington Post’s “Cartel of the Suns” Theory is the Latest Desperate Excuse for Why the Coup Attempt in Venezuela has Failed”

Bolton and the Road to the War He Wants

Isn’t it obvious? A moronic president with no firm principles other than the preservation of his base’s support chose as his third national security advisor the notorious John Bolton. Bolton is using his position to try to guide the supposedly isolationist president into more wars of imperialist aggression. He is the Wormtongue in Trump’s court, … Continue reading “Bolton and the Road to the War He Wants”

Where Lyme Disease Came From and Why It Eludes Treatment

A new book called Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons by Kris Newby adds significantly to our understanding of Lyme disease, while oddly seeming to avoid mention of what we already knew. Newby claims (in 2019) that if a scientist named Willy Burgdorfer had not made a confession in 2013, the secret that … Continue reading “Where Lyme Disease Came From and Why It Eludes Treatment”

The AngloZionist Empire: a Hyperpower with Microbrains and No Cred Left, by The Saker

Last week saw what was supposed to be a hyperpower point fingers for its embarrassing defeat not only at Venezuela, which successfully defeated Uncle Shmuel’s coup plans, but also at a list of other countries including Cuba, Russia, China and Iran. It’s is rather pathetic and, frankly, bordering on the comically ridiculous. Uncle Shmuel clearly…

L’Algerie retire le projet de rénovation de la Casbah à la France

Alger a finalement décidé de confier le projet de rénovation de son quartier historique de la Casbah aux cubains. Celui-ci devait initialement être confié à l’architecte français Jean Nouvel. La décision a été annoncée par la ministre de la Culture du pays suite à sa rencontre avec l’ambassadeur de Cuba en Algérie. La ministre algérienne … Continue reading “L’Algerie retire le projet de rénovation de la Casbah à la France”

What 50 Countries are Backing Guaidó? Who Knows? Who Cares? If the Media Say It Enough It Must Be True

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair 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 and being held by the government, hiding, seeking asylum in various foreign … Continue reading “What 50 Countries are Backing Guaidó? Who Knows? Who Cares? If the Media Say It Enough It Must Be True”

Didier Drogba Foundation, Others sign MoU to promote digital literacy Africa

London, May 15, 2019 (AltAfrica)-The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a project on digital literacy promotion in Africa, named KALAAN. The signing ceremony took place at the Ministry’s … Continue reading “Didier Drogba Foundation, Others sign MoU to promote digital literacy Africa”

Bolton in Wonderland

by John Feffer Only 70 days into his presidency, Ronald Reagan faced an assassination attempt. While he was in surgery and the vice president was mid-flight over Texas, Secretary of State Alexander Haig famously declared in front of the press, “As of now, I am in control here, in the White House.” Haig’s statement was … Continue reading “Bolton in Wonderland”

A Criminal Affair: United States Imposes War on the Venezuelan People

Illustration by Nathaniel St. Clair To replace Venezuela’s government with one to its liking, the United States uses special war-making tools. The plan is to make Venezuelans suffer enough so that, desperate, they will accept whatever government is presented. Troops and weapons aren’t required. That approached worked in Chile in 1973, but so far in … Continue reading “A Criminal Affair: United States Imposes War on the Venezuelan People”

Crise Vénézuélienne : Maduro accuse son patron des services d’être une taupe de la CIA

Le pouvoir vénézuélien poursuivait durant le week-end son offensive contre les «traîtres» responsables du soulèvement manqué contre Nicolas Maduro. Le président vénézuélien a accusé son ancien chef du renseignement d’avoir «coordonné» la tentative de sédition en tant que «taupe de la CIA». «Nous avons réussi à prouver» que Christopher Figuera «a été recruté par la … Continue reading “Crise Vénézuélienne : Maduro accuse son patron des services d’être une taupe de la CIA”

Trudeau Continues Push to Overthrow Venezuela’s Government

The effort Justin Trudeau is putting into overthrowing Venezuela’s government is remarkable. During the past 12 days the prime minister has raised the issue separately with the leaders of the EU, Spain, Japan and Cuba.On Tuesday Trudeau had a phone … The post Trudeau Continues Push to Overthrow Venezuela’s Government appeared first on Global Research.

Iran, Vénézuela, Cuba : les inhumaines et révoltantes sanctions étasuniennes

Les média parlent de la crise économique du Vénézuela et des difficultés économiques actuelles de l’Iran. Bien sûr, notamment dans le cas du Vénézuela, les dirigeants du pays portent une lourde part de responsabilité dans la situation actuelle. Mais personne ou presque ne souligne le rôle majeur des sanctions et des boycotts décrétés unilatéralement par … Continue reading “Iran, Vénézuela, Cuba : les inhumaines et révoltantes sanctions étasuniennes”

Washington’s Dogs of War Are Snarling at Iran and Venezuela

Illustration by Nathaniel St. Clair What constitutes the bulwark of our own liberty and independence? It is not our frowning battlements, our bristling sea coasts, the guns of our war steamers, or the strength of our gallant and disciplined army . . . Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty … Continue reading “Washington’s Dogs of War Are Snarling at Iran and Venezuela”

US Foreign Policy as Bellicose as Ever

Photograph Source: United States Army – Public Domain It only took a few months under Donald Trump’s presidency for the US to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, impose new sanctions on Russia, reverse the normalisation of diplomatic relations with Cuba, announce its intention to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, warn Pakistan, threaten Venezuela … Continue reading “US Foreign Policy as Bellicose as Ever”

A Chinese Caribbean? Washington Not Happy About “New China Focus” in Cuba, Venezuela and Panama

As it becomes clear that the Trump Administration support, so far unsuccessful, for regime change in Venezuela is also very much about targeting the huge financial presence of China with the Maduro government, recent news of a major Chinese oil … The post A Chinese Caribbean? Washington Not Happy About “New China Focus” in Cuba, … Continue reading “A Chinese Caribbean? Washington Not Happy About “New China Focus” in Cuba, Venezuela and Panama”

Grim Outlook for Iran Nuclear Deal

by Peter Jenkins Iran’s patience with Europe’s feeble submission to one of the most villainous U.S. administrations of all time finally ran out on May 8. That day President Hassan Rouhani told the European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), via remarks at a session of his Cabinet, that henceforth Iranian performance … Continue reading “Grim Outlook for Iran Nuclear Deal”

Bolton, Iran, and Hegemonic Hubris

by Shahed Ghoreishi On Sunday, National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and Air Force bombers were rerouted to the Persian Gulf because of “new threats” emanating from Iran and its Shiite militias in Iraq and Syria. U.S. officials have privately declared that the vague intelligence, which Israel apparently passed … Continue reading “Bolton, Iran, and Hegemonic Hubris”

Cuba’ Decree on Culture and the Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra

“Freedom of expression,” and the pitfalls of the market as it is playing out in Cuba these days, provides us with some valuable lessons. Cuba’s Decree 349 on culture officially came into effect on December 7, 2018. However, it is … The post Cuba’ Decree on Culture and the Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra … Continue reading “Cuba’ Decree on Culture and the Catch-All American “Freedom of Expression” Mantra”

Voyez la faiblesse à couper le souffle de l’Empire !

Par The Saker – Le 30 avril 2019 – Source thesaker.is via Unz Review L’Empire a subi de douloureuses défaites en Afghanistan et en Irak, mais force est de constater que ce sont des pays difficiles à croquer. L’Empire semble également avoir perdu le contrôle de la Libye, mais c’est un autre pays complexe et très … Continue reading “Voyez la faiblesse à couper le souffle de l’Empire !”

Behind the U.S. Labeling of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a Terrorist Organization

It can be readily demonstrated that the proffered U.S. justifications for labeling Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization are no more than harebrained excuses designed to put further pressure on the Iranian people in pursuit of its long-standing policy of regime change from within. Indeed, it can reasonably be argued that, in light of … Continue reading “Behind the U.S. Labeling of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards a Terrorist Organization”

LES TROUFIONS DE L’AMERIQUE

LES TROUFIONS DE L’AMERIQUE Sur France Culture aujourd’hui, dimanche 05 mai, à l’émission dominicale « L’esprit public » pilotée par Emilie Aubry, qui a chassé il y a 2 ans -jour pour jour- sans ménagement avec armes et bagages l’inénarrable Philippe Meyer, ami de F. Bayrou, proche de Macron. Pas un pour racheter l’autre. Passons… … Continue reading “LES TROUFIONS DE L’AMERIQUE”

Trump’s “Troika of Tyranny” Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua

Under the guise of protecting human rights, the Trump administration is illegally meddling in three countries it has dubbed the “troika of tyranny” — Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. National Security Adviser John Bolton claimed, “Miami is home to countless Americans, … The post Trump’s “Troika of Tyranny” Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua appeared first on … Continue reading “Trump’s “Troika of Tyranny” Meddles in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua”

Cuba : le prochain pays d’Amérique latine sur la liste d’étranglement des USA

Par Andrew Korybko – Le 19 avril 2019 – Source eurasiafuture.com Le ciblage de Cuba par l’administration Trump est tout à fait prévisible : il visera à faire monter la pression d’une Révolution de couleur sur le pays historiquement porte drapeau de la résistance pour l’hémisphère Ouest. Daniel Ortega, Nicolas Maduro et Miguel Díaz-Canel, présidents respectifs du … Continue reading “Cuba : le prochain pays d’Amérique latine sur la liste d’étranglement des USA”

Lindsey Graham Demands US Aircraft Carrier Sails Around the Caribbean to Scare Russians in Caracas

Carriers are fast becoming Imperial City’s response to everything No, it doesn’t appear to be mere hyperbole, considering it’s the well-known neocon uber-hawk senator from South Carolina, who like the late John McCain would never waste precious opportunity to put the USA firmly on the war path. Addressing recent reports that Cuba and Russia have sent … Continue reading “Lindsey Graham Demands US Aircraft Carrier Sails Around the Caribbean to Scare Russians in Caracas”

Corée du Nord, Venezuela, Ukraine : de quoi Poutine et Trump ont-ils parlé au téléphone ?

Vladimir Poutine et Donald Trump ont longuement discuté au téléphone le 3 mai, selon les porte-paroles de la Maison Blanche et du Kremlin. «Une conversation très productive !», a tweeté le président américain, peu après cet échange à l’initiative de Washington.  ….We discussed Trade, Venezuela, Ukraine, North Korea, Nuclear Arms Control and even the “Russian Hoax.” Very … Continue reading “Corée du Nord, Venezuela, Ukraine : de quoi Poutine et Trump ont-ils parlé au téléphone ?”

Les Frères musulmans, organisation terroriste pour Trump : un jeu d’alliances régionales ?

Le président des Etats-Unis Donald Trump envisage de placer l’organisation des Frères musulmans sur la liste noire américaine des «organisations terroristes», a annoncé la Maison Blanche le 30 avril. Ce placement permettrait aux Etats-Unis d’imposer des sanctions à toute personne ou organisme ayant des liens avec les Frères musulmans. Mais pour la classer sur une telle liste, … Continue reading “Les Frères musulmans, organisation terroriste pour Trump : un jeu d’alliances régionales ?”

Whales, Crickets, and Other Fearsome Russian Doomsday Weapons

Headlines were blaring the word “Russian” again the other day because the mass media narrative managers found yet another reason for westerners to feel terrified of the icy potato patch that we’d barely ever thought about prior to 2016. I’d like to talk about the Kremlin’s latest horrifying horrific addition to its fearsome doomsday artillery, … Continue reading “Whales, Crickets, and Other Fearsome Russian Doomsday Weapons”

Did CIA Run the Attack on the North Korean Embassy in Spain?

On Monday night, the Department of Justice issued a “wanted” poster for the leader of Free Joseon, a shadowy group of Korean exiles suspected of leading a violent assault on the North Korean embassy in Madrid on February 22. A suspect, Adrian Hong Chang, “is considered to be armed and dangerous,” says the poster, which … Continue reading “Did CIA Run the Attack on the North Korean Embassy in Spain?”

Venezuela. Bolton joue au va-t-en-guerre

Par Moon of Alabama – Le 2 mai 2019 Après l’échec de la tentative de coup d’État au Venezuela, au moins certaines personnes reconnaissent le fait que le gouvernement vénézuélien bénéficie d’un appui important. L’échec du coup d’État montre qu’une approche nouvelle est nécessaire. Malheureusement, c’est John Bolton qui gère l’affaire. Il est susceptible d’insister … Continue reading “Venezuela. Bolton joue au va-t-en-guerre”

U.S. Lies to Justify Further Attacks on Cuba

In statements to the press on Wednesday afternoon, the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Director for the United States, Johana Tablada, reiterated that “Cuba does not participate with military troops or personnel in military operations in Venezuela” *** “There are no … The post U.S. Lies to Justify Further Attacks on Cuba appeared first on Global … Continue reading “U.S. Lies to Justify Further Attacks on Cuba”

Black Women Political Prisoners of the Police State

Photograph by Nathaniel St. Clair The Rev. Joy Powell says she was “raped, railroaded and bamboozled” by police. Her crime? Being a poor black woman who faced off against the police—protesting their violent brutality against black people in Rochester, NY. Once she defied them, she was warned, then targeted and framed for serious crimes. A … Continue reading “Black Women Political Prisoners of the Police State”

Comedian John Bolton Claims 30% of Cuba’s Military Is in Venezuela

25,000 out of a total force of 90,000 National Security Adviser John Bolton continued to push accusations that Cuba is behind the failed US-backed coup in Venezuela, now claiming that 25,000 Cuban troops are in the country, and Venezuela would fall by midnight if they left.  Cuba has denied having troops in Venezuela, or engaging in any … Continue reading “Comedian John Bolton Claims 30% of Cuba’s Military Is in Venezuela”

Venezuela : Guaidó berné, la Maison Blanche sur le sentier de la guerre

Par Moon of Alabama − Le 1er mai 2019 La tentative de coup d’État ratée d’hier au Venezuela a considérablement nui au statut international de l’administration Trump. Elle a délégitimé ses pions vénézuéliens Juan Guaidó et Leopoldo López. Après avoir reconnu que son plan original de changement de régime avait échoué – encore une fois – la … Continue reading “Venezuela : Guaidó berné, la Maison Blanche sur le sentier de la guerre”

US Invasion of Venezuela Would Be No Cakewalk

Knowing what I know about my own Administration’s attempt to unseat Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in 2002, I was not surprised when the effort was recently renewed by the Trump Administration, particularly when such arch-defenders of Latin American rights as Elliott Abrams, Marco Rubio, and Rick Scott – not to mention John Bolton – began … Continue reading “US Invasion of Venezuela Would Be No Cakewalk”

Crise du Venezuela : Washington durcit le ton

L e chef du Pentagone, Patrick Shanahan, a annulé, hier à la dernière minute, un voyage prévu en Europe, selon l’AFP citant son porte-parole. «Le ministre de la Défense par intérim ne se rendra finalement pas en Europe, car il a décidé que rester à Washington lui permettrait de se coordonner plus efficacement avec le … Continue reading “Crise du Venezuela : Washington durcit le ton”

Venezuela : Guaidó s’est fait piéger – la Maison-Blanche parle de guerre

Résumé des événements de ces dernières 48 heures au Venezuela, après la micro-tentative de coup d’Etat, mardi à Caracas, de Juan Guaido accompagné de son mentor politique Leopoldo López et de quelques déserteurs de l’armée et du renseignement (en tout, entre 20 et 70 hommes selon les différentes sources). Comment ont-ils pu croire qu’ils allaient … Continue reading “Venezuela : Guaidó s’est fait piéger – la Maison-Blanche parle de guerre”

It Looks Like Another Failed US Coup in Venezuela

The imperialist neocons infesting the Trump administration, and the orange-faced  joke of a president himself, may think they can invent their own reality through propaganda, as Bush’s “brain” Karl Rove used to claim about the Bush/Cheney administration, but when it comes to Latin America, they fail to realize how deeply the people of that continent … Continue reading “It Looks Like Another Failed US Coup in Venezuela”

Coup d’Etat : Maduro était-il sur le point de fuir le Venezuela pour Cuba ?

Le président vénézuélien Nicolas Maduro a démenti le 30 avril, depuis le palais présidentiel de Miraflores à Caras, les propos du secrétaire d’Etat américain Mike Pompeo selon lesquels il comptait fuir le Venezuela pour se rendre à Cuba. «Mike Pompeo a dit que [..] Maduro disposait d’un avion prêt à l’emmener à Cuba et que … Continue reading “Coup d’Etat : Maduro était-il sur le point de fuir le Venezuela pour Cuba ?”

The Entire Venezuela “Coup Attempt” Unfolded Within a Tiny Section of an Upscale Caracas District

Never start a coup without at least two crates of bananas! The New York Times: President Trump on Tuesday accused Cuba of aiding the government of President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela, who the administration evidently hoped would be ousted by day’s end, warning that the United States would impose an embargo and additional sanctions on … Continue reading “The Entire Venezuela “Coup Attempt” Unfolded Within a Tiny Section of an Upscale Caracas District”

The Saker: Behold the Breathtaking Weakness of the Empire!

The Empire has suffered painful defeats in Afghanistan and Iraq, but one has to admit that these are “tough” countries to crack. The Empire also appears to have lost control of Libya, but that is another complex country which is very hard to control. We also saw all the pathetic huffing and puffing with the … Continue reading “The Saker: Behold the Breathtaking Weakness of the Empire!”