Front Page: Foreign Affairs
US Pads Defense Industry Profits By Arming Both Sides In Conflict May 27, 2016
Why risk being on the losing end of a conflict, when you can hedge your bets and maximize profits by supplying both sides?
The Truth About Syria: A Manufactured War Against An Independent Country
The people of the world should ask Western leaders and their allies: Why are you prolonging this war? Why do you continue funding and enabling the terrorists? Isn’t five years of civil war enough? Is overthrowing the Syrian government really worth so much suffering and death?
Counting Down To Israel’s Next ‘Mowing Of The Lawn’ In Palestine
Of course, no one can adequately predict Israel’s next move. But if history gives us any indication, it’s more than likely that Israel’s going to be drumming up some vague pretext soon that will allow it to use Gaza like a weapons testing facility.
After Iraq War, Monsanto, Cargill & Dow Chemical Took Over Iraqi Agriculture
According to one environmental activist, under U.S. diplomat Paul Bremer’s orders, ‘Iraqi farmers are not allowed to save seeds, they are not allowed to share seeds ... and they are not allowed to replant harvested seeds.’
New Film Reveals Israel’s US Propaganda War
'The Occupation Of The American Mind' not only dispels the myth of Israel’s victimhood, but brings the past and present together in order to unearth realities of the occupation, which rightfully humanize the Palestinians
How A 100 Year-Old British Colonial Contract Continues To Shape The Middle-East
One Palestinian living in Kuwait suggested the agreement created an atmosphere of defeatism and weakness: ‘Today, the Middle East continues to see itself as the result of Western dominance.’
WikiLeaks: Brazil’s Acting President Michel Temer Is US Diplomatic Informant
The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald noted that Temer will 'faithfully serve the interests of Brazil’s richest' along with the interests of Goldman Sachs and the International Monetary Fund.
No Sneakers For Nakba: Reebok Denies Shoe Celebrating Israeli ‘Independence’
A Palestine organizer of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement called the sneaker an ‘unethical, insensitive and irresponsible’ show of support for Israeli apartheid.
Noam Chomsky: Europe Shows ‘Real Cowardice’ In The Face Of US Imperial Power
The renowned linguist, philosopher and scholar declared Europe’s unwillingness to aid Edward Snowden ‘a revelation of real cowardice in the face of a power that the European elites are unwilling to confront.’
Monsanto’s GMO Soybean Faces Rejection In US, Patent Battle In Argentina
Unless the European Union approves Monsanto’s GMO soybeans, farmers in the U.S. could see their fall harvests turned away by major grain-trading corporations.