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Video: Turkish Invasion of Libya? Erdogan Sends Troops By South Front, January 18 2020

In early 2020, Libya became one of the main hot points in the Greater Middle East with stakes raised by Turkey’s decision to launch a military operation there.

On January 5, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that Turkey had sent …

Nuclear Weapons: Trump Regime Pressured E3 Countries (UK, France, Germany) to Trigger JCPOA Dispute Mechanism By Stephen Lendman, January 18 2020

Post-WW II, Washington transformed Western European countries into virtual US colonies — their presence status.

Judge them by their actions. Time and again, they subordinate their sovereign rights to US interests, even when harming their own.

It shows by imposing …

Take My Benefits – Please! Medicare System in Crisis By Mark Dudzic, January 18 2020

At the June 2019 House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Medicare for All, Texas Republican Kevin Murphy lamented, “That great health care plan that your union negotiated for you? It’s gone. Banned under Medicare for All.”

A right-wing congressman …

The World Looks to Abandon the Dollar as US Sanctions Tighten Their Grip By Ryan McMaken, January 17 2020

When the US places financial sanctions on one country, it de facto sanctions many other countries as well — including many of its allies.

This is because not all countries and firms are interested in participating in the US sanctions-based …

The TEPCO Trial: Prosecution and Acquittal after Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown By Prof. David T. Johnson, Prof. Hiroshi Fukurai, and Prof. Mari Hirayama, January 17 2020

On September 19, 2019, a panel of three professional judges in the Tokyo District Court acquitted three former executives of the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). The defendants were former chairman Katsumata Tsunehisa (79), and former vice presidents Takekuro Ichiro

Challenging the Flawed Premise Behind Pushing GMOs into Indian Agriculture By Colin Todhunter, January 17 2020

A common claim is that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are essential to agriculture if we are to feed an ever-growing global population. Supporters of genetically engineered (GE) crops argue that by increasing productivity and yields, this technology will also help

Canada Opposed Iranian Democracy By Yves Engler, January 17 2020

To understand where you are, it is necessary to know where you have been. To understand current Canadian policy towards the 18th most populous country in the world, it is necessary to look at the history of Ottawa’s relations

It’s Factually Incorrect to Claim that Bolivia Has a So-Called Interim Government By Andrew Korybko, January 17 2020

The individuals who seized power after the military coup in Bolivia don’t constitute a so-called “interim government” because the radical policy changes that they’ve implemented since then go far and beyond simply presiding over the state until new elections are

Washington Continues War Buildup Against Iran By Bill Van Auken, January 17 2020

With a series of new US military deployments, Washington is escalating its preparations for a full-scale war with Iran. The buildup is continuing despite what has been universally described in the media as an easing of tensions following the January

Trump Calls for New Iran Nuclear Deal that Renders the Country Defenseless By Stephen Lendman, January 17 2020

Last week, Trump called for a new Iran nuclear deal, claiming:

“(W)e must all work together toward making a deal with Iran that makes the world a safer and more peaceful place (sic).”

That’s precisely the JCPOA’s aim — even …

Canada’s Media and Political Establishment Endorse Illegal Assassination of Iranian General Suleimani By Roger Jordan, January 17 2020

In the two weeks since Washington violated Iraq’s sovereignty to assassinate Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) General Qassem Suleimani, major Canadian corporate media outlets and leading figures within the political establishment have voiced their support for such acts of state terrorism.

The Market in this New Decade By Bryant Brown, January 17 2020

On January first of this new decade, 2020 the Dow Jones was at a record high; $28,634. What does that mean?

Since the great depression of 1929 there have been 13 severe downturns revealing time and again that the market

Trump’s Feeble Phase 1 China-US Trade Deal By Dr. Jack Rasmus, January 17 2020

With the announcement today, January 16, 2020 of the signing of the US-China Phase 1 ‘mini’ trade deal, and the US Senate’s simultaneous ratification of the USMCA ‘NAFTA 2.0’ trade agreement, Trump’s so-called ‘trade wars’ are at an end.  In

Iraq Set to Buy Russian S-400 Air Defense System and Assert Its Sovereignty By Steven Sahiounie, January 17 2020

Iran attacked US forces stationed at two bases in Iraq with 15 missiles on January 8th, but it does not appear missile defense systems were used to counter them. Eric Gomez, a missile defense policy analyst at the Cato

Battle of the Ages to Stop Eurasian Integration By Pepe Escobar, January 17 2020

The Raging Twenties started with a bang with the targeted assassination of Iran’s General Qasem Soleimani.

Yet a bigger bang awaits us throughout the decade: the myriad declinations of the New Great Game in Eurasia, which pits the US

NATO Terrorists Bomb Aleppo Neighborhood: 5 Murdered, 15 Injured By Miri Wood, January 17 2020

NATO terrorists continued their slaughter of Syrian civilians. Courtesy of mostly the US taxpayer, another residential neighborhood in Aleppo was bombed. Five persons were murdered. Fifteen persons were injured. Homes and other buildings were damaged.

The wounded were rushed to …

“Why America Needs War”? Why Are US Military Expenditures “Going Through the Roof”? By Vladimir Platov, January 16 2020

Back in 2003, an alternative media site based in Belgium – Indy Media, published a rather clever article titled “Why America Needs War” written by  renowned historian and political scientist, Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels.

Due to the fact that this

The Afro-Eurasia Proposal Would be a Timely Alternative to the US Sponsored “Indo-Pacific” By Andrew Korybko, January 16 2020

Russia’s repeated rejection of the US’ ‘Indo-Pacific’ concept that Foreign Minister Lavrov claims is a ruse for “containing China” highlights just how urgently it is that a more inclusive and non-hostile trans-regional integration alternative emerges, which can be embodied by

The Cannabis Industry’s Dirty Energy Secret By James Burgess, January 16 2020

Your average marijuana plant is a rather unimposing, forest green weed that blends well with nature. The dirty truth, however, is that the business of growing cannabis is anything but green. In fact, the growing of pot is so power-intensive

Soleimani Fallout Continues to Produce Diplomatic Dividends for Russia By Padraig McGrath, January 16 2020

Ahead of this year’s Munich Security Conference, due to begin on February 14th, its chairman Wolfgang Ischinger praised what he called President Putin’s “method” concerning security-issues in the Middle East. Talking to the ZDF television channel on January 13th, Ischinger

US, UK, Australia, Canada and Germany Reject Iraqi Parliament’s Demand for US and Allied Troop Withdrawal By Gideon Polya, January 16 2020

Following the US assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Shiite Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad International Airport,  the Iraqi PM, the Iraqi Parliament Speaker and the Iraqi Parliament have demanded that the US Alliance forces leave

Iran’s ‘Deep State’ Struggle Will Intensify After the UIA-752 Cover-Up Was Exposed By Andrew Korybko, January 16 2020

There’s little doubt that Iran’s “deep state” struggle will intensify after a senior IRGC commander from the country’s “principalist” faction took responsibility for his country accidentally shooting down UIA-752 and thus exposing the “reformist” government’s previous efforts to cover up

Pompeo and the “Mafia Hit Strategy” By Kurt Nimmo, January 16 2020

The USG Mafia hit on Qassem Soleimani is part of a larger murder campaign, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 

For the former tank commander, murder—not simply double-tapping the target with a firearm, but blowing him into meaty

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: Tarantino and American Exceptionalism By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, January 16 2020

Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is a 2019 comedy-drama set in 1969 Los Angeles and features a large ensemblecast led by Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The story centres around veteran actor Rick Dalton

Peace or War? By Donald Monaco, January 16 2020

The world breathed a sigh of relief when Iran undertook to give the Americans a symbolic ‘slap in the face’ as a response to the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani.  Stepping back from the precipice of war, President Trump

How Europe Betrayed Iran: By Triggering JCPOA Dispute Mechanism, EU Helps Trump Finish Job of Killing the Iran Nuclear Deal By Scott Ritter, January 16 2020

Europe could have saved the Iran nuclear agreement. Instead, it abused the rule of law by inappropriately triggering its dispute mechanism, all but ensuring the agreement’s demise.

Disingenuous diplomacy

On January 5, 2020, Tehran announced that it would no longer

Will Baghdad Defy Washington? Iraqi Parliament Contemplates Buying Russia’s S-400 Missile Defense System By Paul Antonopoulos, January 16 2020

With tensions mounting between Iran and the United States after the latter assassinated Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, Baghdad has now been pushing to free itself from American domination by calling for foreign troops to leave the country and

What’s the Point of NATO if You Are Not Prepared to Use It Against Iran? By Philip Giraldi, January 16 2020

Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance commits all members to participate in the defense of any single member that is attacked. An attack on one is an attack on all. Forged in the early stages of

China’s Growing Economic Miracle… Cracks and Bubbles?! Realties of China’s Banking and Finance By Brett Redmayne-Titley, January 16 2020

In emulating the American economic raison d’etre, China has attempted to develop its unique capitalist model while ignoring that it too will soon suffer the same fate for the same reason: Unsustainable debt.  When examining the recent realities of Chinese

In Honor of Martin Luther King: “The Pursuit of Peace” and MLK’s Historic Analysis of “American Militarism” By Barry Kissin, January 16 2020

Consider some of what the Reverend MLK proclaimed about American militarism:

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.”

“A few years ago there

Trade War
The China-US Phase One Trade Deal: Deep Seated Crisis Unresolved By Stephen Lendman, January 16 2020

The phase one deal leaves major bilateral differences unresolved. Further talks could continue intermittently for years without resolution.

The US aims to weaken China economically, financially, industrially, technologically and militarily, part of its Indo/Pacific strategy to dominate the region.

China’s …

Russia – A Groundbreaking Power Shift? Prime Minister and Entire Cabinet Resign By Peter Koenig, January 16 2020

In groundbreaking news President Putin announced today, 15 January, in his annual address to the Nation, major changes in his government. First, he announced that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and his entire cabinet resigned and will eventually be replaced by

Cannabis -Marijuana: The “War on Weed” Is Winding Down – But Will Monsanto/Bayer Be the Winner? By Ellen Brown, January 16 2020
Research shows that this natural plant, rather than posing a deadly danger to health, has a wide range of therapeutic benefits. But skeptics question the sudden push for legalization, which is largely funded by wealthy investors linked to Big Ag and Big Pharma.
British Government Blocks Refugee Children Being Reunited with Parents By Maurice Wren, Kate Allen, and Daniela Reale, January 16 2020

The government is causing irreversible harm to vulnerable child refugees living in Britain by denying them the chance of being reunited with their close families. Their mums, their dads, their sisters and brothers – the people they need the most.

Red Flag Nation: Anti-Gun Laws, Sanctuary Cities and the Second Amendment By John W. Whitehead, January 16 2020

“A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” – The Second Amendment to the US Constitution

We never learn.

In the …

US War of Terror Continues: Assassinating Iran’s Top Anti-ISIS General By Tony Cartalucci, January 16 2020

The US has eagerly taken credit for the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani amid a series of military strikes carried out by US forces across Syria and Iraq. The assassination was shortly followed by Iranian missile strikes aimed at

Westminster Cannot Block Scottish Independence By Craig Murray, January 16 2020

Boris Johnson’s facetious, point-scoring reply to the formal request from the Scottish government for agreement to a second Independence referendum is an act of extreme arrogance. An off-the-cuff campaign remark from a single politician has no weight in weighing the

Libya: Before and After Muammar Gaddafi. Dramatic Collapse in the Standard of Living By Telesur, January 16 2020

Nine years after the military intervention, led by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to overthrow Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi, Libya remains trapped in a spiral of violence involving armed groups, sectarian, ethnic groups and external interference that have led

Will Lab-grown Food Really Save the Planet? By Claire Robinson, January 16 2020

The environmental campaigner and journalist George Monbiot has created a huge controversy by predicting that farmers and farming as we know them will soon be made redundant by the massive expansion of lab-grown food. This, he argues, is largely a

Sham Trump Impeachment Trial to Begin Jan. 20 By Stephen Lendman, January 16 2020

Impeachment of Trump by House Dems has nothing to do with removing him from office — everything to do with weakening him ahead of November presidential and congressional elections.

Dems’ aim is all about hoping their scheme will put one …

History: US Spy Activities in Western and Northern China By Shane Quinn, January 16 2020

The first CIA agent killed in action was the 37-year-old Douglas S. Mackiernan, a former code-breaker for the United States Army Air Forces, who during World War II was promoted to Major, serving as an Air Force meteorologist in

France at a Crossroads By Richard Greeman, January 16 2020

The nationwide general strike in France, now entering its record seventh week, seems to be approaching its crisis point. Despite savage police repression, about a million people are in the streets protesting President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed neoliberal “reform” of

Who Targeted Ukraine Airlines Flight 752? Iran Shot It Down but There May be More to the Story By Philip Giraldi, January 16 2020
The Iranian missile operator reportedly experienced considerable “jamming” and the plane's transponder switched off and stopped transmitting several minutes before the missiles were launched. There were also problems with the communication network of the air defense command, which may have been related.
Boris Johnson’s Modified Withdrawal Bill – An Executive Power Grab By Graham Vanbergen, January 16 2020

The version of Boris Johnson’s EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill prior to the December election specifically included a clause that protected MPs’ involvement in Brexit. But then he was elected with a large majority. The consequence was that the WAB

Tracked, Targeted, Killed: Qassem Soleimani’s Final Hours By Suadad al-Salhy, January 16 2020

Stepping off his Cham Wings flight and onto the tarmac of Baghdad airport, Qassem Soleimani was met by a familiar face.

Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy head of the Hashd al-Shaabi Iraqi paramilitary, was a longstanding ally of the Iranian

George H.W. Bush’s Complicity in the 1991 “Highway of Death” Iraq Massacre. By Joyce Chediac, January 15 2020

US war crimes then and now.

George H. W. Bush (1991). A “statesman” and “American hero”? What a lie!

George W. Bush declares war on Afghanistan (2001)

George W. Bush and Tony Blair wage war on Iraq (2003),

Barack Obama’s …

Does the US Military “Own the Weather”? “Weaponizing the Weather” as an Instrument of Modern Warfare? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 15 2020
Weather-modification, according to the US Air Force document AF 2025 Final Report, “offers the war fighter a wide range of possible options to defeat or coerce an adversary”, capabilities, it says, extend to the triggering of floods, hurricanes, droughts and earthquakes
Fidel Castro’s Message against Nuclear War: “In a Nuclear War the ‘Collateral Damage’ would be the Life of All Humanity.” By Fidel Castro Ruz, January 15 2020
A forceful message calling for World peace and the survival of humankind.
Britain, France and Germany (E3) Trigger JCPOA Dispute Mechanism, a Hostile Action Against Iran By Stephen Lendman, January 15 2020

The nuclear deal dispute resolution mechanism and sanctions snapback provision can take effect if one JCPOA signatory claims another failed to meet its obligations under the deal — depending on the specific complaint, along with following required procedures. They’re complicated.

Ceasefire Failure as Haftar Leaves Russia to Resume Military Operations in Libya By Paul Antonopoulos, January 15 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin made a joint statement last week regarding the civil war raging in Libya to “declare a sustainable ceasefire, supported by the necessary measures to be taken for stabilizing the situation

Persian Peril: The Assassination of Qasem Soleimani and the Prospect of War with Iran By Michael Welch, Glenn Michalchuk, and Pepe Escobar, January 15 2020

“And after what my source had sent me on Wednesday morning…I was pretty confident that they would have to back off because the reasons were overwhelming in terms of Iranian military power… In fact there was an indirect, a direct-indirect

The Human Catastrophe of War By Massoud Nayeri, January 15 2020

The year 2020 began with news of President Trump’s bold military adventure which garnered the attention of the people around the world. 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukrainians, 10 Swedish, 4 Afghans, 3 Britons, and 3 Germans lost their lives

Scotland’s Independence Project By Johanna Ross, January 15 2020

On Tuesday Boris Johnson submitted a letter to Nicola Sturgeon, rejecting outright her request for powers to be transferred to the Scottish parliament to call a second referendum on independence. It read:

“The UK government will continue to uphold

The ‘Big Squeeze’ on Sanders By Philip A Farruggio, January 15 2020

Now, get this straight. I am not a ‘Democratic Socialist’ or a supporter of the Democratic Party. Yes, I just changed my political affiliation here in Florida so I can vote for Sanders in the upcoming Florida primary. My ‘short

US Deterrence: Code Language for Endless “Hot Wars” against Humanity By Stephen Lendman, January 15 2020

Washington’s criminal class is bipartisan.

Both right wings of the US war party pose an unparalleled threat to world peace, stability, security, and humanity’s survival.

The rhetoric of each wing differs, the agenda the same, notably since the neoliberal 90s, …

Passing the Point of No Return, Is A World War Upon Us? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, January 15 2020

War is inevitable. More innocent people will be murdered, maimed, raped or sold into slavery. War is indescribable, a nightmare, yet those who are currently in power, the establishment or what some like to call “the elite” are on Trump’s

‘Phase One’ of the US-Chinese Trade Deal Is Bad News for India By Andrew Korybko, January 15 2020

The planned signing of “phase one” of a more comprehensive US-Chinese trade deal is extremely bad news for India because its chief Asian competitor is committing to gradually open up its economy and therefore become even more attractive of an

Short of Time: Julian Assange at the Westminster Magistrates Court By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, January 15 2020

Another slot of judicial history, another notch to be added to the woeful record of legal proceedings being undertaken against Julian Assange.  The ailing WikiLeaks founder was coping as well as he could, showing the resourcefulness of the desperate

Unintended Consequences: Did Trump Just Give the Middle East to China and Russia? By F. William Engdahl, January 15 2020
If nature abhors a vacuum, so too does geopolitics. When President Trump months ago announced plans to pull US troops out of Syria and the Middle East generally, Russia and especially China began quietly to intensify contacts with key states in the region.
More than 50,000 5G Satellites Encircling the Earth: Appeal by Astronomers, Safeguarding the Astronomical Sky (IT) By Astronomers' Appeal, January 15 2020

This is an international appeal by professional astronomers open for subscription to ask for an intervention from institutions and governments.

To sign/subscribe follow this link.

Astronomical observations from the ground can be greatly harmed by the ongoing deployment of …

Selected Articles: Permanent War and Poverty or Widespread Truth Awareness By Global Research News, January 15 2020

Selected Articles

Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors Are Convicted

By Kevin Zeese, Ajamu Baraka, and Bahman Azad, January 15, 2020

As the trial approaches, the lawyers for the Trump Administration’s  prosecution of the …

Brazil: From Lula to Bolsonaro By Eric Toussaint, January 15 2020

I arrived in Sao Paulo, the financial and economic capital of Brazil, on the night of 14 November 2019. The city has over 12 million inhabitants. In all the districts I visited poverty is flagrant. You see homeless people living

Gone Fishing? No Fish but Plenty of Pesticides and a Public Health Crisis By Colin Todhunter and Rosemary Mason, January 15 2020

There is mounting evidence that a healthy soil microbiome protects plants from pests and diseases. One of the greatest natural assets that humankind has is soil. But when you drench it with proprietary synthetic chemicals or continuously monocrop as part

Dr. King Understood: U.S. Is Threat to Global Humanity By Black Alliance for Peace, January 15 2020

As the U.S. engages in its annual ritual of parading out the state-sanctioned “I have a dream” Dr. King, it attempts to accomplish the amazing feat of reconciling Dr. King’s commitment to peace and principled non-violence with the normalized violence

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Plan to Frack, Drill 1 Million Acres of California Public Lands, Minerals By Center For Biological Diversity, January 15 2020

Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today challenging the last step in the administration’s plan to allow oil drilling and fracking on more than 1 million acres of public lands and minerals in Central California.

Today’s lawsuit, filed in U.S. …

Trump Prosecutors Make Move to Ensure that Embassy Protectors Are Convicted By Kevin Zeese, Ajamu Baraka, and Bahman Azad, January 15 2020

Last April and May we were in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC protecting it from a US coup takeover. We were in the embassy for 37 days and are now being prosecuted by the federal government for ‘interference with

The Pentagon’s and CIA’s Power to Assassinate Americans By Jacob G. Hornberger, January 15 2020

Pentagon officials are assuring Americans that the Pentagon’s recent assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani will make Americans safer. There is at least one big problem with that formulation, one that, unfortunately, many Americans still don’t recognize. That problem

Over 100 Years Ago the US Government Lied Us into World War I By Jeff Harris, January 15 2020

You may think “fake news” is a fairly recent development made possible by the internet and social media. But a little over 100 years ago President Woodrow Wilson created an official fake news agency to persuade the American people to

1983 CIA Document Reveals Plan To Destroy Syria, Foreshadows Current Crisis By Zero Hedge, January 15 2020

Relevant Zero Hedge article first published and crossposted on GR in April 2017.

Prophetically foreshadowing the current crisis (and apparent action plan), leaked CIA documents from the reign of Bashar al-Assad’s father in the 1980s show a Washington Deep State

The Machines Have Us Trained for Obedience By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 15 2020

Many decades ago there was an issue of Mad comics that portrayed a future time when everything was done by robots and humans had no function.  One day the system failed. As it had been eons since humans had to

Permanent War and Poverty or Widespread Truth Awareness? By Mark Taliano, January 14 2020

What are we really supporting when we refuse the truth and accept the war lies and the permanent war agenda?

We are supporting al Qaeda/ISIS, Empire’s proxies. We are supporting the military dictatorship of Washington-led NATO and the collapse of

Video: How and Why Iran Shot Down Ukrainian Boeing By South Front, January 14 2020

On January 10, SouthFront released a video entitled “What’s Behind Boeing Crash In Iran” on the January 8 airliner crash near Tehran. This video was produced because the Iranian side released new facts and details regarding the incident.

Putin’s Orthodox Christmas Visit to Damascus Plays Up Assad’s Syria as Enclave of Peace – While Rest of Middle East Burns By Scott Ritter, January 14 2020

Russian leader Vladimir Putin made a surprise Christmas visit to Syria, where he met with the country’s president, Bashar Assad. The tranquility of their meeting was in sharp contrast to the hell breaking out in neighboring Iraq.

The unannounced

164 “Peace-Keeping” Military Bases Worldwide: US Bases in Iraq Advance Its Regional Imperium By Stephen Lendman, January 14 2020

According to the Pentagon, US forces are in 164 (of the world’s 193) countries.

They’re on over 1,000 US bases of varying sizes and on others of host countries. Much information about their numbers, troop strength, and location is secret.

US Defense Secretary Esper Says Trump Lied to Justify Killing Soleimani By Arabi Souri, January 14 2020

Mark Esper, the former US Secretary of Defense (it’s a matter of time now) said that his chief Donald Trump lied to the US citizens about the justification to carry out the most heinous murder crimes against two top

Trump and Esper: No Evidence, Just a “Sneaky Feeling”. Time for the Invaders to Go Home By Steven Sahiounie, January 14 2020

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper told Margaret Brennan on “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he didn’t see any specific evidence that Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was planning an imminent attack, which had been widely used by Trump as the

The World Must End the US’ Illegal Economic War. Sanctions Imposed on 39 Countries By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, January 14 2020

The United States is relying more heavily on illegal unilateral coercive measures (also known as economic sanctions) in place of war or as part of its build-up to war. In fact, economic sanctions are an act of war that kills

Argentina: Facing Another Debt Crisis By Eric Toussaint and Renaud Vivien, January 14 2020

Let us remember that when Macri started his mandate in December 2015 he accepted all the injunctions formulated by a New York magistrate, who had ruled in the favor of vulture funds against Argentina. This has made it possible for

India’s Kashmiri Detainee Self-Censorship Demand Is Undemocratic By Andrew Korybko, January 14 2020
Iran to Sue the US and Trump for Killing General Soleimani By Stephen Lendman, January 14 2020

According to Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Esmayeeli, the country’s ruling authorities will sue the US in international courts for Soleimani’s assassination.

“This brutal act was a violation of human rights and all international rules,” Esmayeeli stressed, adding:

“Martyr Soleimani