Washington DC (GPA) – 2017 was a busy year. Here are the Geopolitics Alert best-performing pieces of 2017. Thanks for reading. Here’s to a 2018 full of resistance against US imperialism.
In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s term in office, the US dropped a record number of bombs in seven different countries.
Saudi Arabia turns on their mercenaries by striking nearly 100 troops in Yemen.
There are rumors that when President-elect Donald Trump first met with then President Barack Obama, Trump was allegedly warned that there would be one major geopolitical hot spot that was likely to become a Gordian knot for the incoming regime. This eternal puzzle for the US global empire is, of course, the Democratic People’s’ Republic of Korea (or DPRK), the state with one of the strongest records of absolute rejection and resistance to western capital and subversion.
In retaliation for the Saudi’s ongoing aggression against Yemen, Yemeni forces targeted an Aramco Saudi oil refinery in Yanbu province with a long-range ballistic missile.
In retaliation for the ongoing airstrike campaign, aggression, and siege, Yemen’s resistance struck the King Khalid International Airport with a homemade, long-range ballistic missile.
This is a quick and simple breakdown of why everyone should question the supposed facts presented this past week, and helps our readers educate their friends and family who immediately went all in on the propaganda.
Audio has been released of a full conversation between US Secretary of State John Kerry and the Syrian Opposition at the Dutch Mission to the United Nations. The crucial portion that was initially left out included Kerry detailing how the Obama administration allowed the Islamic State (IS) and other militant groups to grow in the hopes of forcing Syrian President Bashar Assad to capitulate to US demands.
Yemeni forces shot a Saudi F-15 fighter jet en route to drop bombs in May. YouTube has since removed the video.
The happenings in Awamiyah only further demonstrate not only the Saudis’ intolerant disregard for human life but also their genocidal tendencies as they move further towards an apartheid state within their own borders.
OUR BEST PERFORMING ARTICLE OF 2017:
Notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain.
Founder and editor of Geopolitics Alert, Randi Nord is a US-based geopolitical analyst and content strategist. She covers US imperialism with a special focus on Yemen, Iran, and Lebanon. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she started learning about the media’s pivotal role in selling “humanitarian” interventions as a teenager during the aftermath of 9/11 and Iraq war. Randi Nord has lived in the Empire’s neoliberal tropical paradise (Kingdom of Hawai’i) and Lebanon. She frequently participates in the UN Human Rights Council as a guest of NGOs speaking about Yemen.