Category Archives: Imperialism & Colonialism

Russia is right: The West promised not to enlarge NATO & these promises were broken

The events of three decades ago are haunting the politics of the present By Tarik Cyril Amar With Russia challenging Western unilateralism in a way not seen since the end of the Soviet Union, two major issues keep coming to … Continue reading

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Antony Blinken’s ‘Baby Babble’

On Friday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken suggested that Moscow might have some ulterior motives in leading the peacekeeping effort by the CSTO alliance in Kazakhstan. “I think one lesson in recent history is that once Russians are in … Continue reading

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Colour Revolution in Kazakhstan?

By Pepe Escobar Kazakhstan was rocked into chaos virtually overnight, in principle, because of the doubling of prices for liquefied gas, which reached the (Russian) equivalent of 20 rubles per liter (compare it to an average of 30 rubles in … Continue reading

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A ‘Tragic Mistake’

Calling it a “tragic mistake,” the U.S. Department of Defense admitted Friday that it killed 10 people, including seven children, in a drone strike that wrongly targeted an aid group worker in Afghanistan late last month. Background image is courtesy … Continue reading

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The U.S. War Machine at Work

The Ahmadi and Nejrabi families had packed all their belongings, waiting for word to be escorted to Kabul airport and eventually moved to the United States, but the message Washington sent instead was a rocket into their homes in a … Continue reading

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The Liberation of Afghanistan

With the humiliating defeat of Uncle Sam and the cowardly departure of the Afghan President, the Taliban is going to announce an interim government shortly. It has been a swift and relatively peaceful takeover of control by the Taliban and … Continue reading

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When History Repeats Itself

Two iconic images taken 46 years apart. The US Embassy staff fleeing from Saigon and Kabul respectively. After 20 years of useless fighting, the defeat and humiliation is now complete! Images via Twitter, modified by me (click to enlarge).

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Another War Criminal has Met His Maker

Former U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will be remembered as being the architect of the war in Iraq (nicknamed ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’), for his introduction of an advanced torture program (known as ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’), and the killing of more … Continue reading

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Mapping Israeli Occupation

For the fourth time in 13 years, Israel has launched a major military offensive on the Gaza Strip. In its latest assault that began on May 10, at least 220 Palestinians, including 63 children, have been killed in Gaza. At … Continue reading

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Washington Has Enabled Israeli Extremism

Two weeks ago, Jerusalem was rocked by violence as bands of Jewish Israeli extremists rampaged through Palestinian neighborhoods of East Jerusalem chanting “death to Arabs.” Making their way through the city, mobs hurled rocks at Palestinian homes and assaulted passersby … Continue reading

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