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Afghanistan Asia

Criminal Investigation Opened Against U.S. War Crimes In Afghanistan

(GPA) Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court are reportedly ready to open a thorough investigation against the U.S. war crimes and human rights abuses committed in Afghanistan between 2002 and 2005. The investigation is expected to begin before the end of this year but will conveniently follow next week’s U.S. presidential election. This will be […]

Americas Asia China North America United States

John Pilger on Obama, Propaganda, and ‘The Coming War on China’

(teleSUR) China is encircled by a “noose” of some 400 U.S. bases, yet the news has ignored this while concentrating on the “threat” of China. T.J. Coles, author of “Britain’s Secret Wars” (2016, Clairview Books), talks to multi-awarded-winning journalist, author and filmmaker, John Pilger, about his new documentary, “The Coming War on China,” released in […]

Asia South China Sea

US Sails Warship Through Contested Area of South China Sea

(GPA) Washington – Today the pentagon announced they have sailed past a set of islands claimed by China in the latest “freedom of navigation” drill since July. The destroyer USS Decatur passed near the Paracel Islands which the Chinese government claims as Chinese territory. This is the fourth “freedom of navigation” operation through the contested […]

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America Losing Its Grip on Southeast Asia

(SCF) – The recent diplomatic row between the Philippines and the United States has come as a shock to U.S. State Department and Pentagon policy wonks but for astute observers of Southeast Asian politics, the decision of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to «pivot» to China and Russia was long in the making. Ever since the so-called «Yellow […]

Asia NATO

The US Seems to Have Just Provoked North Korea. What For?

(SCF) – The world is by now accustomed to the provocative antics of US strike aircraft, drones, electronic warfare planes and nuclear-armed navy ships that zoom and roar and splash aggressively in so many regions of our conflict-ridden globe, but the latest little prank seemed designed to attract hilarity and resentment in equal measure. The wind-up involved two US […]

Asia Business

CEOs Can Now Be Prosecuted Like War Criminals at the Hague

(TeleSUR) – The court’s new focus on land grabbing and environmental destruction could help put a dent in corporate impunity. The International Criminal Court announced Thursday it will now hold corporate executives and governments legally responsible for environmental crimes. The Hague court made explicit references to widening its approach to include land grabbing, which has allowed private […]

Afghanistan Analysis Asia Middle East

An ISIS Stronghold in Afghanistan Could Destabilize Iran and Pakistan

Russia and Iran have warned the UN that ISIS influence is growing in Afghanistan. An ISIS stronghold in the country could put Pakistan, India, Iran, and central Asian countries at risk for growing ISIS influence. Iran’s permanent ambassador to the UN, Gholam-Ali Khoshroo, warned on Wednesday that as ISIS presence grows in Afghanistan more effort must […]