US Administrations Have Been Intervening in Venezuela Since at Least the Early 2000s

by Alex Main / Janine Jackson

FAIR | January 16, 2019

Alexander Main

Janine Jackson interviewed Alexander Main about the Nicolás Maduro re-election for the January 11, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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Another Defeat for Imperialist Feminism in Nicaragua

teleSUR | January 22, 2019

In March 2016, then US Ambassador Laura Dogu hosted Sofia Montenegro, Vilma Nuñez, Ana Quiroz, Suyen Barahona and other women opposition leaders.

In March 2016, then US Ambassador Laura Dogu hosted Sofia Montenegro, Vilma Nuñez, Ana Quiroz, Suyen Barahona and other women opposition leaders. | Photo: Tortilla Con Sal

Thanks to Sandinista government policies of the last eleven years, Nicaragua is on track to become the first country in the world to achieve gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum. But the unrelenting counterfactual attacks on Nicaragua’s government by Western imperialist feminists and their feminist class allies inside Nicaragua systematically omit that reality.Read More »

The Empire Files: Trump is Expanding the US Empire

Empire Files | January 11, 2019

In the first installment of this multi-part series, Trump Expanding the Empire, Abby Martin debunks the notion that Trump is an anti-interventionist president, outlining his first two years of aggressive foreign policy that has expanded US wars and occupations.

From the biggest military budget in history, to removing its restrictions to “bomb the hell out of” Iraq and Syria, to ramping-up brutal economic sanctions, to becoming America’s ‘Arms Salesman-In-Chief.’Read More »

UK: Foreign Office admits to destroying hundreds of files from the start of Tamil uprising in Sri Lanka

by Phil Miller

Morning Star | January 21, 2019

Enter a cForeign Office has been accused of ‘shredding history’aption

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“Holy War” and Heroin in Kosovo and the Caucasus

by F. William Engdahl

Dear Readers,

For this installment of my gratis newsletter I want to share with you a chapter from my book, The Lost Hegemon. The book today is especially topical as in a recent Washington Post interview, Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman admitted that during the Cold War at the request of Washington, that Saudi Arabian oil money was used to finance the spread of ultra-conservative Saudi Wahhabite Islam around the world from Afghanistan to Bosnia to Egypt.Read More »

Did US build Isis missiles that hit British soldiers in Syria?

by Steve Sweeney

Morning Star | January 07, 2019

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