How Bellingcat Launders National Security State Talking Points into the Press

For a self-proclaimed citizen journalism outfit, an alarming number of Bellingcat’s staff and contributors come from highly suspect backgrounds, including high-level positions in military and intelligence agencies.

How Bellingcat Launders National Security State Talking Points into the Press

AMSTERDAM -- Investigative site Bellingcat is the toast of the popular press. In the past month alone, it has been described as “an intelligence agency for the people” (ABC

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Biden’s Empty Gesture: Houthis No Longer “Terrorists” but Yemen’s Suffering Only Grows

Human rights groups have warned that levels of famine in Yemen are now among the highest recorded since 2015, suggesting that suffering in the country has actually grown worse under the Biden administration.

Biden’s Empty Gesture: Houthis No Longer “Terrorists” but Yemen’s Suffering Only Grows

SAADA, YEMEN -- In explaining a much-lauded move, President Joe Biden said that the reason the United States was removing Yemen’s Ansar Allah movement from the Foreign Terrorist Organizations list was to avoid exacerbating the humanitarian situation in the war-torn country and to allow much-needed aid to reach local residents. Yet images of

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Biden Picks Kamala Harris to Carry the Carrot and Stick in Central America

With Kamala Harris now riding herd, the stage is set for a massive tech overhaul of the migrant crisis.

Biden Picks Kamala Harris to Carry the Carrot and Stick in Central America

WASHINGTON -- The White House announced recently that Vice President Kamala Harris would take charge of the Biden administration's "efforts to deter migration to the southwestern border by working to improve conditions in Central America." The

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Faced with ICC Investigation, Apartheid Israel Asserts Moral Superiority Over The Victims of Its Terror

Having created enemies by its own criminal behavior, Israel then claims the right to protect itself from the very people it alienated through these criminal acts.

Faced with ICC Investigation, Apartheid Israel Asserts Moral Superiority Over The Victims of Its Terror

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- Israel’s army chief of staff, General Aviv Kochavi, recently commented on the International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate Israel for war crimes. In his speech, General Kochavi said: There is a moral abyss that exists between us and our

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As Tide Turns, Houthis Reject US, Saudi “Peace” Deals for the Recycled Trash They Are

The Houthis — empowered by six years of perseverance amid one of the most violent wars against some of the world’s most powerful military forces, not to mention the ability to reject the proposals set forth by those same powers — have little incentive to accept Riyadh or Washington’s “peace” offers.

As Tide Turns, Houthis Reject US, Saudi “Peace” Deals for the Recycled Trash They Are

SANA’A, YEMEN -- March 26 marks the sixth anniversary of the U.S.-backed Saudi bombing campaign in the war-torn country of Yemen and massive demonstrations took place across the country on Friday in

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Will Lula Make a Comeback? Global Imperialists and Resource Extractors Shudder at the Prospect

With the potential comeback of Lula da Silva, Brazil may once again be on a path away from fascism and one that puts economic justice and anti-imperialism first.

Will Lula Make a Comeback? Global Imperialists and Resource Extractors Shudder at the Prospect

BRASILIA, BRAZIL -- Will the world’s sixth most populous country move away from fascism and towards a social democracy putting economic justice and anti-imperialism first once more? That is the question on Brazilian minds right now, as earlier this month the Supreme Court dismissed all charges against former President Luis

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An Old Green Colonial Trick: Israel Masking Land Grabs as Environmental Conservation

“More and more open areas in East Jerusalem are being designated as preservation or national parks, and this is clearly in order to prevent Palestinian urban development.” — Sari Kronish, Israeli planning rights organization Bimkom

An Old Green Colonial Trick: Israel Masking Land Grabs as Environmental Conservation

OCCUPIED EAST JERUSALEM -- For decades, a Palestinian village on the southern tip of Jerusalem has lived on and cultivated the land. But a series of recent efforts by Israel is not only threatening their way of life but potentially displacing them from their homes. On January 25, the Jerusalem District Planning Committee

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