War

US Criminal Propensity Justifies North Korea’s Nukes

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea stands out. But it is not because the secretive Stalinist regime is a nuclear pariah threatening global security, as the Western corporate media would have us believe by Finian Cunningham No, North Korea stands out for being a beacon of rationality and, incredible as it may seem, peace. Bear in mind the following features: […]

“Liberating Iraqis”

Limb by Limb, Life by Life, Home by Home, Gene by Gene by Felicity Arbuthnot Why should we hear about body bags and deaths … I mean, it’s not relevant, so why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that …” (Former First Lady, Barbara Bush, Good Morning America, 18th March 2003) In these days of the tenth […]

Syria: Democracy vs. Foreign Invasion. Who is Bashar Al Assad?

A Syrian’s Perspective: Bashar al-Assad’s Democratic Movement by Arabi Souri Bashar al-Assad has recently been demonized by the mainstream and so-called alternative media who claim that he is a brutal dictator. Actually Bashar is a reformer who has done much to further the causes of democracy and freedom. It is the opposition and their foreign supporters who represent the most […]

Was the Iraq War to Grab Oil … Or to Raise Oil Prices?

Was the Real Purpose of the Iraq War to Restrict Oil … So As to Raise Oil Prices? by Washington’s Blog U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, 4 Star General John Abizaid, Fed boss Alan Greenspan, President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Sarah Palin, Bush speechwriter David Frum, key war architect John Bolton,  and a high-level National Security Council […]

Depleted Uranium

A Taboo Subject for the Corporate Media by BSN Editor Finding the important stories within the mainstream media is never an easy task. When the story is critical of corporate or state power that task is almost impossible, the mainstream media tend to play down or as in this case, not report it at all (with the honourable exception of […]

Real liars go to Tehran

Uncle Marx never thought about this one: history repeating itself as double tragedy after already being a farce in the first place by Pepe Escobar Let’s examine the case in hand. First of all, take a close look at this Wall Street Journal op-ed from September 2002, in the hysterical run-up towards the invasion of Iraq. Title: The Case for […]

Citizens’ Campaign to Arrest Blair Continues

Citizens band together to arrest former British prime minister over involvement in Iraq’s invasion a decade ago by Simon Hooper It was only as David Cronin saw Tony Blair and his entourage striding towards him that he finally plucked up the courage to go through with his plan to attempt to arrest the former British prime minister over his role […]

Conversation With a Syrian in Syria

By Seth Rutledge Aref Hamdoush lives in Lattakia.  He is a military and political analyst and has studies military science for 5 years.  His sources include friends in the Syrian army, and former friends who have joined the FSA (so-called “Free Syrian Army” which is supported by the “West”). Seth Rutledge: Are there many demonstrations going on in Syria? Aref Hamdoush: […]

Gaddaf’s Libya Was Africa’s Most Prosperous Democracy

Contrary to popular belief, Libya , which western media described as “Gaddafi’s military dictatorship” was in actual fact one of the world’s most democratic States by Garikai Chengu Contrary to popular belief, Libya , which western media described as “Gaddafi’s military dictatorship” was in actual fact one of the world’s most democratic States. In 1977 the people of Libya proclaimed the […]

Terrorism with a “Human Face”

The History of America’s Death Squads. Death Squads in Iraq and Syria. The Historical Roots of US-NATO’s Covert War on Syria by Prof Michel Chossudovsky The recruitment of death squads is part of a well established US military-intelligence agenda. There is a long and gruesome US history of covert funding and support of  terror brigades andtargeted assassinations going back to the […]

Those Who Say ‘I Support the Troops’ Really Don’t

I don’t support the troops, America, and neither do you by Michael Moore I am tired of the ruse we are playing on these brave citizens in our armed forces. And guess what — a lot of these soldiers and sailors and airmen and Marines see right through the bullshit of those words, “I support the troops!,” spoken by Americans […]

British State Terrorism from Northern Ireland to Syria

This story connects far-flung places. Kenya, Malaya, Northern Ireland and now Syria. The one over-arching theme is British counter-insurgency strategy, or more plainly, the use of state terrorism by British forces to achieve political objectives by Finian Cunningham The story came alive again this week with two seemingly unrelated news developments. First, we learn of deeper involvement of Britain’s military […]