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50th Anniversary of Israel’s Infamous USS Liberty Attack

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 07:40

On June 8, during Israel’s preemptive Six-Day War, an act of aggression, not self-defense against regional Arab states, the IDF did the unthinkable.

It provocatively attacked its main ally, striking the USS Liberty intelligence gathering ship, in international waters about

‘Destructive Fossil Fuel Puppet’ Trump Ditches Climate Deal with Fact-Free Speech

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:20

President Donald Trump took what critics are saying is “one of the most ignorant and dangerous actions ever taken by any President” Thursday afternoon and pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement.

“An abdication of American leadership …

The Differences Between the Conservatives and Labour Are Defined and Stark

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:12

After 20-plus years of being lost in the muddy centre ground of British politics, the Labour party now stands tall again as the party of social democracy, rooted in values of social justice, participation and unity. Under the leadership of

As Tensions with US Mount, Germany Reaffirms “Strategic Partnership” with China

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:59

Under conditions of mounting tensions with the United States, Germany is expanding its already close political and economic ties with China.

At a joint press conference in Berlin with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said …

The Plot to Scapegoat Russia

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:41

The Cold War we are familiar with ended with the collapse of the Soviet Union. In his new book “The Plot to Scapegoat Russia,” lawyer and human rights activist Dan Kovalik writes about a new Cold War against Russia –

Why is ISIS Operating in the Philippines?

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:38

In response to violence allegedly instigated by ISIS in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao, imposed military rule, and threatened to extend it nationwide to defeat the threat.

What’s going on? Why did ISIS begin operating …

Boycott U.S. Firms Till Trump Signs to 195-Nation Paris Climate Agreement

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:36

U.S. President Donald Trump announced, on Thursday, June 1st, that “We’re getting out” of the global agreement on limiting the amount of greenhouse gases pouring into the Earth’s atmosphere. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, had described the agreement (which he had

Escalated US War on Syria Likely

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 09:33

In March 2011, Obama launched war on Syria, using ISIS, al-Nusra and other terrorists as imperial foot soldiers.

The aim then and now is destroying Syrian sovereignty, ousting Assad, replacing him with a pro-Western puppet, eliminating an Israeli rival, isolating

John McCain in Australia

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 08:19

There is no getting away from the fact that a visit to that known outpost of American Empire, Australia, softens the mind and leads to a more vigorous wagging of tongues than usual. Away from the scrutiny of a full

War Crimes Suit Filed in Switzerland against Former Israeli Minister

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 08:01

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland has confirmed that it is examining a criminal complaint against former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni, accused of war crimes by a Geneva-based pro-Palestinian group. Livni recently traveled to Lugano in

The Real Story of Zbigniew Brzezinski That the Media Isn’t Telling

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:56

Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter, died Friday at a hospital in Virginia at the age of 89. Though the New York Times acknowledged that the former government advisor was a “hawkish strategic theorist,”

Israel’s Occupation Is Morally Indefensible

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:52

I have long maintained that Israel’s occupation of the West Bank defies the moral principle behind the creation of the state. Contrary to Prime Minister Netanyahu’s assertion, the occupation erodes rather than buttresses Israel’s national security and cannot be justified

“Mad Dog” Mattis Shows His Bite on Face the Nation

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:47

When President-elect Donald Trump sent his talent scouts to the attack-dog kennel run by defense industry giant General Dynamics, in order to recruit former Marine General James “Mad Dog” Mattis to be secretary of defense, cries of apprehension were drowned

Selected Articles: Counter-Propaganda, Toward A New Anti-War Movement

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:46

Global Research strives for peace, and we have but one mandate: to share timely, independent and vital information to readers across the globe. We act as a global platform to let the voices of dissent, protest, and expert witnesses and

UK Election: Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn? The Unknown Factor in that YouGov Poll

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:39

When Theresa May called a snap election two months after reiterating seven times in as many months that she would not do so, there were seemingly good reasons behind it. Not least, May was in a commanding 21 point lead

Intra-elite Warfare: Oligarchs Succeed! Only the People Suffer!

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 06:36
On a scale not seen since the ‘great’ world depression of the 1930’s, the US political system is experiencing sharp political attacks, divisions and power grabs. Executive firings, investigations, demands for impeachment, witch hunts, ...

Video: Drone Technology, Russia Deploys its Altius-M Heavy UAVs

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:44

Unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, have become a ubiquitous feature of contemporary warfare.

Their use has proliferated to such an extent that even non-state actors boast entire fleets of drones, including ISIS and its seemingly inexhaustible fleet of quadrocopters. Nearly

Left Forum Bans “Deep State” Panels: Speakers Refuse to be Silenced, Come to the “Left Out Forum”!

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 21:34

The Left Forum, the country’s largest leftist conference, has banned four of five panels on the Deep State track from this year’s line-up due to baseless antisemitic charges. The Left Forum, wearing thought police hats, have arbitrarily determined some

Video: Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Prepare for Further Advances against ISIS

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 20:08

The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) have repelled a large ISIS attack in western Nineveh near the Iraqi-Syrian border.

On Monday, the PMU reached the border with Syria and started digging trenches and preparing positions in order to secure the …