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Since 9/11, the U.S. has been Involved in More than 5 Wars

The U.S. carried out regime change in Iran in 1953 … which led to radicalization in the country […]

From Cyprus to Syria: Turkey’s Continued Invasions

On January 20, the Turkish military began an invasion of the Kurdish-controlled Afrin region in northern Syria. Turkey’s government has declared that its operation aims “to preserve Syria’s territorial integrity,” remove “terrorist elements,” and protect civilians […]

Reviving the Greater Israel Scheme

Although there are elements of strength and a suitable environment for the revival of “Greater Israel” it has some weaknesses […]

Provoking Moscow: NATO Needs Enemies to Justify Its Existence

Provoking Moscow with US-led NATO combat troops and warships near its borders, so-called missile defense systems entirely for the offense […]

US Meddling in Foreign Elections: A CIA Tradition since 1948

If the United States truly wants to halt foreign interference in elections, it must be the first to advocate and adhere to such a policy. Just as with the nuclear test-ban treaty, the convention to abolish biological and chemical weapons, and the treaty to prohibit weapons in outer space, the United States should call for an international treaty to ban election interference in all of its forms – the use of cyber-attacks, propaganda, social media manipulation, and funding of foreign political parties […]

NATO’s ‘Unfinished Business’ in the Balkans now Targeting Bosnia’s Serbs

Serbia is still a hard nut to crack, due to its relative size, traditional stubborn independence and military tradition – although it is being subjected to increasing pressure, as witnessed by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov’s recent warning that the West was pushing Serbia towards a Ukrainian scenario by forcing it to choose between the EU and Russia […]

Jamala ‘Won’ Singing Paean to Tatar SS Nazis

The image left by Jamala is of barbarian cruelty by the Soviet dictator against innocent Tatars. However, to give a historically accurate picture, the Tatars of Crimea during that war were hardly innocent civilians. Tens of thousands of them had been organized on orders from Hitler into Crimean Tatar SS brigades […]

Hillary and Bill Clinton: The “Bonnie and Clyde” of American Politics

The FBI’s New York field office is also likely looking at Teneo’s dealings with other Clinton allies. It was Teneo that advised former New Jersey Democratic Governor Jon Corzine’s MF Global investment firm as it was collapsing amid charges of major fraud by Corzine, a Clinton loyalist […]

Israel is Militarily, Geostrategically and Culturally Tied to the US

During the early 1960s, apartheid South African diplomats were increasingly concerned their country’s plummeting reputation would affect relations with America. In one notorious incident, of March 1960, South African police shot dead 69 black protesters in Sharpeville, a township about 40 miles from Johannesburg […]

Inside Kosovo’s Islamist Cauldron

Adem, sipping Turkish coffee from a tiny cup, says that several months after attending religious classes some of the young men “left and never came back,” referring to locals who went to Syria to fight […]

The Ambiguity: The Case of Democracy

There’s no single, universal design of democracy that fits all societies, countries and all regions of the world with their respective historical phases, levels/stages of development, all classes and class alignments in the societies […]

Voting Discrimination in America

The justices have repeatedly shown they are without shame in making unconscionable political decisions that are not in the best interests of the people […]