Only US and Ukraine vote against UN resolution condemning Nazism. New Zealand abstains along with NATO countries

RT | 16 Dec 2021 The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution condemning Nazism, neo-Nazism and all forms of racism, co-sponsored by Russia. The US and Ukraine voted against it, while 49 countries, mainly US allies, abstained. The resolution on “Combating glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other practices” that contribute to racism, xenophobia and intolerance was…

Dilemma for the West as Putin menaces Ukraine

TCW | 25 Nov 2021 THE unfinished business of 2014, when the West baulked at confronting Vladimir Putin over his seizure of the Crimea and his meddling in Ukraine, has returned to haunt President Biden and the EU. Testing Biden’s leadership and will, Moscow has reportedly moved 100,000 troops to Russia’s border with Ukraine. Officials…

Washington’s Strategic Defeat: Erdogan Trumps Gulenist Coup

Prof. James Petras | 8 Aug 2016 For the past decade, the US intelligence agencies operating in Turkey have worked closely with the increasingly influential parallel government of Fethullah Gulen.  Their approach to power was, until recently, a permeationist strategy, of covertly taking over political, economic, administrative, judicial, media, military and cultural positions gradually without resort to elections or…

Past Time To Rethink NATO

Anti War | 2 Aug 2016 With Democrats howling that Vladimir Putin hacked into and leaked those 19,000 DNC emails to help Trump, the Donald had a brainstorm: Maybe the Russians can retrieve Hillary Clinton’s lost emails. Not funny, and close to “treasonous,” came the shocked cry. Trump then told The New York Times that…

The 1965 Mass Killings in Indonesia: CIA Blames the Victims For Being Murdered

Global Research | 24 July 2016 Foreign Service Officer Richard Cabot Howland, who was stationed in Jakarta from 1965 to 1966 at the Embassy in Indonesia, in 1970 published an article in the classified internal journal of the Central Intelligence Agency, Studies in Intelligence (“The Lessons of the September 30 Affair,” Vol. 14, Fall 1970: pp.13–28). The article…

A Conspiracy Theory that became a “Conspiracy Fact”: The CIA, Afghanistan’s Poppy Fields and America’s Growing Heroin Epidemic

Silent Crow News | 30 June 2016 The heroin epidemic resembles the days when “Crack cocaine” became the major drug that destroyed communities across the United States and other parts of the world including the Caribbean that began in the early 1980’s. The Crack epidemic coincidently began around the same time when the Iran-Contra Scandal…

What’s Really Going on With Oil?

F. William Engdahl | 24 Jan 2016 If there is any single price of any commodity that determines the growth or slowdown of our economy, it is the price of crude oil. Too many things don’t calculate today in regard to the dramatic fall in the world oil price. In June 2014 major oil traded…