Posts filed under Colonialism & Occupation

Video: The Pentagon’s Insect Army

Manlio Dinucci, Global Research - Swarms of insects, transporting genetically modified infectious viruses, attack the agricultural crops of a country and destroy its food production – this is not a science-fiction scenario, but a plan that is actually being prepared by DARPA, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Five scientists from one French and two… (read more)

A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

Gregory Shupak, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No… (read more)

Coffee and the “Shock Doctrine” in Puerto Rico

John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto, Food First - In Naomi Klein’s framework, The Shock Doctrine is the well-worn strategy of capitalist development in the “shock” mode. Part of this framework contends that in the aftermath of disasters, capitalists will descend, purchasing land and other capital goods at basement bottom prices, using their deep pockets to undercut anything or… (read more)

Palestine Lost

Sheldon Richman, Information Clearinghouse- To appreciate the enormity of the crimes against the Palestinian people, one must understand that while persons are certainly individuals, they are something more as well. That’s what we mean when we use words like society, culture, and people. What has happened to the Palestinians is not simply that some individuals were… (read more)

Humanitarian Crisis: Thousands of Hurricane Maria Deaths in Puerto Rico. New Study

Stephen Lendman, Global Research – Puerto Rico is America’s Okinawa, Japan’s poorest prefecture – the rights, needs and welfare of people on both islands largely ignored.  Okinawans are harmed by America’s presence, including rapes, murders, and other crimes committed by US military personnel, unacceptable noise, pollution, environmental contamination, and use of valued public land for… (read more)

Decoding The US Embassy Move To Jerusalem: Why Trump Did It

Dr. Ramzy Baroud, Middle East Moniter – Two important truths have to be restated in order to understand the context of the US government’s decision to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which officially took place on 14 May.  First, the precarious relationship between the US government and international law. Historically, the US… (read more)

Why Israel Will Not Continue along the Same Path for Another 70 Years

Hans Stehling, Global Research - The logic is inescapable. In 1917 when the British government of David Lloyd George issued the Balfour Declaration, his then cabinet consisted predominately of either Nonconformist or Evangelical Christian churchgoers whose beliefs were governed by the texts of the Bible. They believed in the Second Coming of Christ made possible by… (read more)

The Summer of War and Chaos: US-Israel Plan to Balkanize the Middle East

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Tensions are at an all-time high in the Middle East as Israel launched more than sixty missiles at Syria because Israel claimed that Iranian forces fired rockets into the Golan Heights, an Israel-occupied territory since the 1967 Six-Day War. A report by Reuters said that “Israel said it… (read more)

The CIA’s Dirty War in Nicaragua

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – What is happening in Syria is a reminder of what happened in Nicaragua during the U.S. supported Contra war against the Sandinistas in the 1980′s. It was an important part of the Iran-Contra Affair, one of the most controversial scandals in modern history involving the Washington-CIA matrix worldwide…. (read more)

A Currency War against Pakistan? The U.S. Puts “Pakistan on Notice” for Harboring Terrorists as Pakistan Considers Using the Yuan to Trade with China

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The Trump administration sent its U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Kabul, Afghanistan in what was described as a surprise visit and warned Pakistan that they are “on notice” for being a “safe haven” for the Taliban and other terrorist organizations. It seems that the Trump administration is… (read more)

The Coming War on Lebanon: Israel, Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Prepare for a Long-Planned Middle East War

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Washington’s plan to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has ultimately failed. Now Lebanon seems to be in the cross-hairs with tensions between Israel and Hezbollah on the same level that led to the 2006 Lebanon war. There is also the possibility that a new offensive against Syria that… (read more)

Is Weather Warfare a Conspiracy Theory?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – The technology to control or modify the weather has been in existence for quite some time. Remember when the former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed in a 2012 speech that Iran’s enemies were creating droughts by destroying its rain clouds. Ahmadinijad’s accusations landed him in the mainstream media’s… (read more)

Israel’s Imperial Ambition in the Middle East: Israel Preparing for All-Out War to “Vanquish” Hezbollah

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Another brutal war in the Middle East between Israel and Hezbollah is inevitable. Hezbollah remains a difficult adversary to defeat for Israel’s expansionist plans in the Middle East which is the ultimate goal. An important article published by Global Research in 2013 “Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for… (read more)

The Road to Tehran Goes Through Damascus: Military Escalation. Towards a Broader Middle East-Central Asian War?

Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research – Published under the title A “Humanitarian War” on Syria? Military Escalation. Towards a Broader Middle East-Central Asian War? the article raised the role of the terrorist insurgency directed against Syria in relation to the broader issue of an extended Middle East War. “The Road to Tehran Goes Through Damascus”.  War preparations… (read more)

Afghanistan and the Curse of Natural Resources: The Trump Administration Continues America’s Longest War

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – In a 2015 interview with CNN, Trump said that invading Afghanistan in 2001 was a “terrible mistake,” however, he maintained that U.S. troops would need to stay because the Afghan government would collapse. He did say that “we made a terrible mistake getting involved there in the first… (read more)