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Sudan’s Withdrawal from Yemen Is Part of Its Alignment with the U.S.

Sudan’s Withdrawal from Yemen Is Part of Its Alignment with the U.S.

In an October article, I made the argument that Yemen has become Saudi Arabia’s “Vietnam” because despite their technological, demographical and economical advantage over Yemen, it has completely failed to break the Yemeni resistance,...

O uso militar escondido da tecnologia 5G

O uso militar escondido da tecnologia 5G

Na Cimeira de Londres, os 29 países da NATO  comprometeram-se a “garantir a segurança das nossas comunicações, incluindo a 5G”. Por que razão esta tecnologia da quinta geração da transmissão móvel é tão importante...

Human Rights and Belt and Road (BRI): China’s Strategic Xinjiang Economic Corridor

Human Rights and Belt and Road (BRI): China’s Strategic Xinjiang Economic Corridor

Over recent weeks, the mass media has highlighted large-scale human rights violations carried out by China’s government in the country’s far north-west. The press attention on this occasion focused on seemingly plausible details, which...

Lethal Visits: Volcano Tourism and the White Island Eruption

Lethal Visits: Volcano Tourism and the White Island Eruption

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Union Challenges the Canadian Government to Visit Evo Morales in Mexico!

Union Challenges the Canadian Government to Visit Evo Morales in Mexico!

As a follow-up to the report by the Director of International Relations Mohamad Alsadi regarding his fact-finding meeting with Evo in Mexico on November 17, the President of the union on behalf of its...

Israel Tests Nuke-capable Missile System Aimed at Iran: Report

Israel Tests Nuke-capable Missile System Aimed at Iran: Report

The Israeli military has reportedly tested a propulsion system used for carrying nuclear-capable and other missiles, with the occupying entity’s media billing the alleged display as “a show of force aimed at Iran.” The...

Jews, Antisemitism and Labour – A Letter to the BBC

Jews, Antisemitism and Labour – A Letter to the BBC

To Tony Hall, Director General of the BBC cc: Fran Unsworth and Tracey Henry URGENT – “Is the BBC Antisemitic?” We need to register with you our deep concern that, once again, and in...

On Those Questionable US Jobs Numbers… Again!

On Those Questionable US Jobs Numbers… Again!

This past friday, December 6, the BLS reported a jobs gain in November of 266,000, surprising just about every estimated forecast. At least 70,000 or so were not actually ‘new’ jobs, but the return...

Pearl Harbor Revisited: Dispelling Surprise Attack Mythology

Pearl Harbor Revisited: Dispelling Surprise Attack Mythology

December 7, 2019 is the 78th anniversary of what Franklin Roosevelt called “a date which will live in infamy (when) the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air...

The Trump Administration’s Latest: A Plan to Foul the Alaska Arctic

The Trump Administration’s Latest: A Plan to Foul the Alaska Arctic

Just as the world’s scientists warn us in the strongest language yet that nations must ratchet up commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement to reduce fossil fuel emissions, the climate-denying Trump administration rolls out...

NATO is “Brain Dead”. Institutionalized Killing as the “New Normal”

NATO is “Brain Dead”. Institutionalized Killing as the “New Normal”

NATO has institutionalized killing as the new normal. And in order to maintain this ‘eternal war on terror’ that sustains the US economy, we need ever-so-often a ‘fake’ terror attack – to keep the...

How the US Tortures. Report

How the US Tortures. Report

Torture is a longstanding US policy, notably by the CIA and its henchmen. The policy continues at secret global black sites under its new director Gina Haspel — earlier involved in running an offshore...

House Judiciary Committee Sham Ukrainegate Hearings

House Judiciary Committee Sham Ukrainegate Hearings

Following House Intelligence Committee sham hearings, Judiciary Committee Dems began their own on Wednesday, the witch-hunt to continue days longer in the run-up to the yearend holiday break. Wednesday’s hearing featured four law professors...

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Holds Hearing on Afghanistan War Crimes, Including US Torture

The International Criminal Court (ICC) Holds Hearing on Afghanistan War Crimes, Including US Torture

The current hearing will examine allegations that US troops and intelligence operatives tortured, raped and abused Afghan prisoners between 2003 and 2004. *** The International Criminal Court (ICC) opened a three-day hearing in the...

Reopening Auschwitz – The Conspiracy to Stop Corbyn

Reopening Auschwitz – The Conspiracy to Stop Corbyn

Thoreau got it right: ‘Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.’ (Thoreau, ‘Walden’, Penguin, 1983, p.68) The same is certainly true of propaganda. We can laugh now at McCarthyite paranoia...

The Conquest of Space is Turning into a Nightmare

The Conquest of Space is Turning into a Nightmare

We are fascinated by space. Rockets and space shuttles are the stuff of our dreams. But the dream is rapidly turning to nightmare and we may justifiably wonder where it is taking us. Strangely,...

Fall 1941: Pearl Harbor and The Wars of Corporate America

Fall 1941: Pearl Harbor and The Wars of Corporate America

Washington knew a Japanese fleet was on its way to Pearl Harbor, but welcomed the attack since a Japanese aggression would make it possible to “sell” the war to an anti-war American public. The...

Arbitrary Law Enforcement in the US

Arbitrary Law Enforcement in the US

Glenn Greenwald wrote that “the most extremist power any political leader can assert is the power to target his own citizens for execution without any charges or due process, far from any battlefield. The...

Inside the CIA: An Interview with Douglas Valentine

Inside the CIA: An Interview with Douglas Valentine

In the following interview, Valentine reflects on a variety of issues including the Phoenix Program, plausible deniability, paramilitary wars, drug trafficking, sabotage, blackmail, propaganda, Operation GLADIO, class interests of the CIA establishment, Trump, the...

Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua ‘National Security Threat’ and Targets Mexico

Operation Condor 2.0: After Bolivia Coup, Trump Dubs Nicaragua ‘National Security Threat’ and Targets Mexico

Note from The Grayzone’s editor:  This article was updated on November 29 with more information about US sanctions against Nicaragua. After presiding over a far-right coup in Bolivia, the US dubbed Nicaragua a “national...

Rioting in Hong Kong and Iraq: Human Rights and Hypocrisy in the White House and Congress

Rioting in Hong Kong and Iraq: Human Rights and Hypocrisy in the White House and Congress

For months Western media outlets have been retailing stories about riots in Hong Kong. With lip-smacking relish there have been such reports as “On October 1, China’s National Day, the first live round to...

Video: The New Arms Race. Is Russia Overtaking the US in the Realm of Strategic Bombers?

Video: The New Arms Race. Is Russia Overtaking the US in the Realm of Strategic Bombers?

The Russian Armed Forces put into action an ambitious program to modernize and expand the strategic bomber fleet. In March 2018, Russia announced that it would completely overhaul its entire Tu-160 long-range strategic bomber...

Video: Russian Military Police Under Attack in Northern Syria

Video: Russian Military Police Under Attack in Northern Syria

Three Russian military police officers received light injuries when an improvised explosive device went off near their armored vehicle in northeastern Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on December 2. The incident happened when...

Lebanon Protesters: Ensure a Unified ‘B-Team’ Runs Any New, Responsive Government

Lebanon Protesters: Ensure a Unified ‘B-Team’ Runs Any New, Responsive Government

As Lebanon’s massive, countrywide, anti-government demonstrations continue, the vacuum provides time for those ardent, long suffering protesters to create the most responsive anti-austerity government in the Middle East. If any populace in that region...

China Retaliates Against Hostile US Legislation

China Retaliates Against Hostile US Legislation

In late November, House and Senate members unanimously passed the so-called Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (HKHRDA) of 2019. Trump signed the measure into law, along with a companion bill, restricting exports...

Our Vanishing World: Wildlife

Our Vanishing World: Wildlife

Throughout its history, Earth has experienced five mass extinction events. See, for example, ‘Timeline Of Mass Extinction Events On Earth’. It is now experiencing the sixth. The Ordovician-Silurian Extinction, which occurred about 439 million...

Nigeria: Sowore Versus Buhari, A Question of Revolution and Treason

Nigeria: Sowore Versus Buhari, A Question of Revolution and Treason

The impending trial in Nigeria of Omoleye Sowore on charges including treason is promising to stir a hornet’s nest. Sowore, a high-profile media publisher, was arrested in August of this year because he called...

Global Research End Of Year Fundraiser: Help Us Meet Our Goal!

Global Research End Of Year Fundraiser: Help Us Meet Our Goal!

Dear Readers, In late October we sent you a message asking for your help in raising $25,000 before the year ends. Our goal with this being simply to cover the costs we incur in bringing you investigative...

Washington’s Grand Design: Draw NATO into Confronting Russia and China

Washington’s Grand Design: Draw NATO into Confronting Russia and China

The December 3-4 summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in London resembles a family reunion after the acrimony over the issue of military spending by America’s European allies.  The trend is up...

Bolsonaro Denounced Before International Criminal Court

Bolsonaro Denounced Before International Criminal Court

The Brazilian Bar Association for Human Rights and the Arns Commission on Wednesday denounced President Jair Bolsonaro formally for “crimes against humanity” and incitement to genocide of the Amazon indigenous peoples. This complaint was...

The Pro-Evo Upheaval in Bolivia: How Is It Affecting the Canadian Political Scene?

The Pro-Evo Upheaval in Bolivia: How Is It Affecting the Canadian Political Scene?

On November 11, 2019, following the violent, racist, US-led coup in Bolivia against Evo Morales — which was supported from the outset by Canada’s Justin Trudeau government —  I posted an appeal (in English,...

Six European Nations Join Worthless INSTEX’s Trade Mechanism with Iran

Six European Nations Join Worthless INSTEX’s Trade Mechanism with Iran

The EU Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) with Iran became operational in June — a smoke and mirrors scheme to bypass dollar transactions, unrelated to restoring normal European trade with Iran. It’s an...

Appeal to Archbishop of Canterbury for Liberation of Julian Assange

Appeal to Archbishop of Canterbury for Liberation of Julian Assange

Α letter signed by 60 intellectuals from 15 countries was delivered to Lambeth Palace calling on His Grace, Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, to use his moral influence to end the unjustified imprisonment of...

Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans

Thanksgiving: Celebrating the Genocide of Native Americans

The sad reality about the United States of America is that in a matter of a few hundreds years it managed to rewrite its own history into a mythological fantasy. The concepts of liberty,...

The Short Road: Democracy to Fascism

The Short Road: Democracy to Fascism

Fascism is a political ideology fundamentally authoritarian in character, with a strong nationalism and an essentially belligerent militaristic outlook. Fascism carries primarily a corporate perspective as opposed to a socialist view, directed to satisfying...