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US Will Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Syria

Washington (MEE) – The United States will impose new sanctions on Russia over an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday. Haley said the sanctions, to be announced on Monday by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, will target companies that supplied Damascus with equipment and other material […]

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

Ankara (MPN) – The intriguing case of Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab triggered massive waves in Turkey’s domestic politics, waves so large they are being felt in the United States. There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors […]

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Syria Must Be Defended, War Must be Opposed, Imperialism Must be Vanquished

Damascus (AHT) – The Syrian government’s righteous defense of its independence from armed mercenaries of imperialism has been deemed unacceptable and worthy of precipitating the most dangerous global conflict in human history. Increased Tensions Against Syria Syria has once again reached a potential point of no return toward a global confrontation between great powers after […]

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Trump Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ After Illegally Bombing Syria

Washington (GPA) – US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare mission accomplished in after bombing Syria over spurious chemical weapons claims. Following days of heightening tensions as a result of numerous threats from Trump, primarily via Twitter, the US President finally issued details of a joint US, UK, and French attack on Syria. Trump announced these […]

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Major Papers Urge Trump to Kill Syrians, Risk World War III

New York (FAIR) – Western governments accuse the Syrian government of carrying out a chemical weapon attack in Douma, a suburb of Damascus. The World Health Organization says that, of 70 deceased persons they examined in the area, 43 had signs of being exposed to “highly toxic chemicals,” though whether the government carried out the attack has not […]

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The Empire is Burning: What Imperialism Looks Like From Inside the Empire

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Many people outside the U.S. don’t realize the devastating effects of imperialism right here inside the empire. As weapon companies rake in profits while lobbyists and politicians do their bidding, the U.S. population suffers from extreme poverty and militarized police. No one has felt these effects more than marginalized black and […]

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Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

Washington DC (MPN) – The weaponized nature of the tech industry is a pandora’s box that may prove impossible to close. Yet Google’s employees are resisting their company’s continued work to upgrade the U.S. war machine. Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has […]

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The ‘Human Rights’ War on Syria

Damascus (AHT) – The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for 2017/18, followed by an equally tendentious article in the Melbourne ‘Age’ newspaper by Claire Mallinson, Amnesty’s national director for Australia. In the name of human rights, these organizations […]

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Turkey S-400 Delivery Moved up Despite Possible US Sanctions

Ankara (GPA) – Turkey has moved the delivery date for the Russian missile systems forward, despite concerns that the purchase could violate US sanctions. The delivery of the Russian-made air-defense system was originally scheduled for the first quarter of 2020 but has now been moved up to July of 2019. The deal signed in December of last year marks […]

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The Dangerous Combination of Bolton and Boris

London (SCF) – There are currently several characters of a clownish tendency on the stage of international affairs, with others waiting in the wings for an opportunity to prance forward and perform their antics. The most recent addition to the Western cast is the new National Security Adviser to President Trump, John Bolton, who isn’t so much a […]

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