Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? May 23, 2017
Amid the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, there is new potential for the country’s massive reserves of oil to end up in Chinese and Russian hands. It is unlikely that the U.S. will allow this to occur, even if it means getting into yet another proxy conflict with those countries.
Recent NYT Hire Describes Arabs And Africans As “Diseased” And “Depraved”
The New York Times is attempting to “diversify” its pages by hiring Bret Stephens, a writer who has used slurs to denigrate Arabs and Africans in his previous writing. He has also argued in favor of colonialism, despite the negative effect it has had in the past on the communities he attacks.
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The Federal Government Wants To Imprison These Six Water Protectors
These cases likely mark the first time that United States authorities have pursued felonies against individuals involved in demonstrations against fossil fuel infrastructure.
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan
With mainstream media still focused squarely on Trump’s alleged connections with Russia, a recent U.S. military strike in Syria and a plan to over 50,000 ground troops to Afghanistan have gone nearly unnoticed.
What’s In A Name? U.S. Takes Syria’s Al-Qaeda Off Terror Watchlists
By changing its name to Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda has managed to secure its removal from the U.S. and Canadian terror watchlists, allowing citizens of those countries to donate money and travel to fight with them.
Murder In The Mediterranean – The Perils Of Fishing In Gaza
In 2016 alone, there were at least 126 incidents in which small wooden fishing vessels were fired on by the Israeli Navy.
Beneath Modern Sheen Of Gulf States Is Slave Labor
Gulf states like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are well-known for their gleaming skyscrapers and other conspicuous emblems of wealth. But underneath their modern sheen lies a problem as old as civilization - a labor system that makes migrant workers into modern slaves.
The Strategy Behind Washington’s Destabilization Of Venezuela
Venezuela represents everything that the U.S. opposes in the region: socialism, anti-imperialism, economic independence via energy exports and a viable ally for China, Russia, Iran and other countries that oppose the hegemonic designs of Washington.
Wikileaks: Google Provided Tools To Bolster Ranks Of al-Qaeda
U.S. intelligence agencies’ use of technological innovation to further their agenda is not a revelation in itself. But WikiLeaks’ disclosure of collusion between the State Department and Google has a dark twist, as the former used tech created by the latter to help al-Qaeda gain new recruits.