Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Signifies the End of an Era of Unipolar American Power

by Daniel Kovalik, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 24, 2022 Russia had drawn a line in the sand and, once violated, defied Washington by acting to defend its interests. A lot of countries support Russia, and Washington is powerless to stop it. If you are like me, you have been glued to the news about the Russian military operation[…]

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Imperialist Victim Afghanistan After the Spotlight Has Passed

Statement from Black Alliance for Peace, March 24, 2022 Afghanistan has joined the ever growing ranks of countries forcibly thrown into desperate humanitarian crises following U.S./NATO wars now relegated to the sidelines as the latest crisis instigated by the West’s imperial aggression takes the spotlight. The blatant imperial theft of Afghan wealth, like what occurred with Iraq, Libya, and others[…]

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Shock and Awe, Then and Now

by Dee Knight, published on Covert Action Magazine, March 16, 2022 “Shock and awe” was George Bush senior’s name for his “Desert Storm” attack on Iraq in 1990 – 91. A United Nations report described the effect on Iraq as “near apocalyptic,” sending Iraq back to the “pre-industrial age.” But it wasn’t enough. After a decade of sanctions against Iraq,[…]

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Ukraine: The Tip of the Spear for the Imperialist Project

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Towards Freedom, February 14, 2022 We have serious concerns that the accelerated drive to militarization and war by the United States and its allies dramatically unfolding with the crisis in Ukraine might very easily escalate to the point that it could threaten global humanity. In their mad drive to advance their geostrategic interests to the[…]

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‘Death Sentence for Untold Numbers of Civilians’: Biden to Permanently Seize Afghan Assets

by John Queally, published on CommonDreams, February 11, 2022 Humanitarians—including those who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks of 2001—responded with condemnation Friday after it was reported that President Joe Biden has decided to permanently seize $7 billion of currently frozen Afghan assets even as the people of the war-torn and poverty-stricken nation suffer a broken economy, a collapsed[…]

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Left-Right White Solidarity Basis of Support for U.S./EU/NATO Wars on Global Humanity

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Towards Freedom, February 1, 2022 Some years ago, Italian anarchist Camillo Berneri suggested that while not always visible in the social practices of everyday European life, the racist foundation for European fascism was still present, safely confined to a space in the European psyche, but always ready to explode in what he called a “racist[…]

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A Delusional Commitment to “Full Spectrum Dominance” is leading the U.S. and the World to Disaster

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 23, 2021 The 21st Century was supposed to be the century of continued and unchallenged global dominance by the U.S., at least that was the plan advanced by the right-wing political hacks at the Project for a New American Century (PNAC). Their optimism was understandable. With the dismantling of the Soviet[…]

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U.S. role exposed Masses resist Sudan coup

by Sara Flounders, published on International Action Center, November 2, 2021 Incredible exposure of U.S. actions to humiliate and impoverish the Sudanese people and destabilize Sudan.   And the hypocrisy of it all.  The U.S. wants Sudan to pay sanctions to U.S. victims of their wars when they don’t have money to eat.   Of course the US would never consider doing[…]

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Blinken: US Policy Is to ‘Oppose the Reconstruction of Syria’

by Dave DeCamp, published on Antiwar.com, October 13, 2021 Just in case you were wondering, or perhaps thought this was an accidental side-effect of punishing the much hated government of Syria…  [jb] On Wednesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US position on Syria is to “oppose” the country’s reconstruction and not support any attempts at normalization with the[…]

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