Emma Fiala, Author at GEOPOLITICS ALERT

Author: Emma Fiala

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Activists and World Leaders Reject US-Backed Coup in Venezuela

Caracas (GPA) – Leaders throughout Latin America and the world have rejected Tuesday’s coup attempt against Nicolas Maduro. A military uprising began Tuesday morning after a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. With full support of the United States and its allies, Guaido illegally proclaimed himself “interim president” in January. In a tweet, Bolivian President […]

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The End of Strategic Patience in The New Round of Conflicts Between US and Russia

Op-Ed (GPA) – The US threatening to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) has given rise to different speculations about a new era of “cold war” between the US and Russia. However, reusing the word “Cold War” is definitely a strategic mistake as the two concepts are clearly different and have different consequences for peace […]

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Saudi Airstrikes Target Girls School in Yemen Killing 13 and Injuring 100

Sana’a (GPA) – On Sunday the 8th of April, double tap air strikes by the Saudi-UAE led coalition targeted a residential area next to Alraea elementary school in Sa’awan Yemen’s capital, Sana’a. At least 13 civilians were killed, mostly schoolgirls, and more than 100 were wounded, many of them in a critical condition. Saudi-Emirates led […]

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Professor Tim Anderson on Christchurch, Syria, Venezuela and US Imperialism

Moscow (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert contributor Damir Nazarov spoke with University of Sidney Professor and author Tim Anderson on issues ranging from the recent massacre in New Zealand, developments in Syria and Israel, Venezuela, and the near-future of US imperialism. Damir Nazarov:  The murderer of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand issued a manifesto, which did not contain traditional […]

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‘I love Israel’ Netanyahu Nudges Bolsonaro to Recognize Embassy Move During Visit

Tel Aviv (GPA) – Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro was received warmly by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday during his first visit to Israel, greeting Netanyahu with a Hebrew “I love Israel”  at a welcoming ceremony in the Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv. The Brazilian leader said that it was an “ honor” visit […]

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NGOs & “Humanitarian Aid:” The Soft Power Strategies for Aggression in Venezuela

Caracas  – The Trump administration ratcheted up the aid sent to Venezuela, deploying US military aircraft to deliver over 250 tons of aid at the request of Juan Guaido backed by the US and its allies since the January 23 attempted coup led by the US. Venezuelan President Maduro thwarted earlier US attempts to deliver the […]

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The Islamic Republic Getting Stronger Despite Sanctions: Tehran Times Editor

Tehran (GPA) – Iran’s influence is growing, regardless of the steps the US is taking although the EU will follow Washington according to Tehran Times editor Mohammad Ghaderi. An interview conducted by contributor Damir Nazarov. Damir: How effective do you think the American policy of sanctions has been on Iran? Would you say it is having any success? Mohammad […]

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Gaza Weekend Attacks Unravel the Occupation’s Instability

Al-Quds (GPA) – Israeli airstrikes targeted multiple locations in Khan Younis and eastern Gaza overnight Saturday. The Saturday night attacks ensued when rockets were fired into Southern Israel, with no injuries or deaths. No entity claimed responsibility for the rocket fire. One rocket, fired from Gaza, landed in an open field in the Sdot Negev […]

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Israeli Warplanes Buzz Over Beirut Before Striking Syria—Again [VIDEO]

Damascus (GPA) – Zionist warplanes targeted several locations in Damascus Friday, striking a transport warehouse located in the vicinity of the Damascus International Airport. The airplanes struck at around 11:15 PM with Damascus intercepting most enemy missiles fired towards the warehouse that the Zionist entity claimed was used to transport weapons and artillery to Hezbollah. […]

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Syria, Iraq Respond to US Attempts to Prolong Its Occupation of Region

Baghdad (GPA) – The US decision to pull out from Syria last week has not entirely translated into a full cessation of involvement in the Middle East. While Trump declared last week to remove 2,000 ground troops from Syrian territory, he stated that he had no intentions of evacuating the nearly 5,200 forces from Iraqi […]

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