Category Archives: Imperialism & Colonialism

How Putin Sugar-Coated Erdogan’s Retreat in Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann) By Scott Ritter This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria. War, however, was never on the horizon. Putin called Erdogan’s … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Tattered Islamic Credentials by Sheikh Imran Hosein

Related: We should applaud the Syrian military’s actions in Idlib, not deplore them | Eva Bartlett with George Galloway on the Syrian Conflict

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Trump’s Plan to Legalise Occupation of Palestine is Apartheid

Illustration by Latuff Cartoons With great fanfare, President Trump finally unveiled his long-anticipated Middle East peace proposal. The proposal was labeled ‘The Deal of the Century’ because it was supposed to offer an even-handed and just solution to one of … Continue reading

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Lawrence Wilkerson: “America Exists Today to Make War”

Retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff from 2002 to 2005, says the escalation of tensions between the U.S. and Iran today is a continuation of two decades of U.S. … Continue reading

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Trump’s EU Poodles – Germany, Britain And France – Obey His Order to Kill the Nuclear Deal With Iran

Trump’s EU Poodles (Image source: Moon of Alabama) The European poodles who co-signed the nuclear deal with Iran – Britain, France and Germany (the EU3) – have been told by the Trump administration to kill the agreement. Today they started … Continue reading

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What We’re Told About ISIS is a Lie

Michele Greenstein takes a deep dive into the origins of Islamic State (IS, aka ISIS) and how the US sought to use it for regime change in Syria.

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Celebrating a ‘Brain Dead’ Alliance

Background image of the happy NATO Family is courtesy of Scanpix, modified by me. Click image to enlarge.

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Who are Sultan Erdogan’s Allies in Syria?

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. (REUTERS/Osman Orsal) Around 25,000 Free Syrian Army rebels are joining the Turkish military operation in northern Syria with the goal of recapturing Arab towns and villages seized by … Continue reading

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Erdogan: We’ll Flood Europe With Syrian Refugees Unless ‘Safe Zone’ Established

Background image courtesy of Globalo.com, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. “We will be forced to open the gates. We cannot be forced to handle the burden alone,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday while demanding that … Continue reading

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On Contact: International Jihadism with Max Blumenthal

Host Chris Hedges talks to author and journalist Max Blumenthal about the intimate connection between the misguided support the United States has given to international Jihadism – starting with over $1billion Washington gave to the Afghan Mujahideen in the 1970s … Continue reading

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