Hostile takeover: NATO’s annexation of Montenegro

NATO’s stealth takeover of the tiny but geopolitically significant nation represents the Balkans’ latest submission to US global hegemony. On October 31st, Montenegrin lawmakers formally approved a coalition government comprised of pro-European, pro-Russian and pro-Serbian parties. Immediately, Prime Minister Milojko Spajic declared his intention to ramp up Podgorica’s effort to join the European Union. The coalition hinges on support from a party alliance called For A Better Montenegro. The bloc’s leader, Andrija Mandic, agreed to support Spajic’s government in return […]

The Greatest Threat to World Peace? A Review of Daniele Ganser’s ‘USA: The Ruthless Empire’

Marilyn Langlois, via the International Center for 9/11 Justice If you regard the United States as perhaps flawed but overall a force for good in the world… If you scoff at the notion that the US, a republic founded on principles of freedom and democracy, has morphed into a world empire, perpetrating assassinations, coups d’état, …

IC911’s inaugural ‘David Ray Griffin Annual Lecture’ with Dr Daniele Ganser

Dr Piers Robinson I’m delighted to announce that the International Center for 9/11 Justice is initiating an annual lecture, dedicated to the late Professor David Ray Griffin. This coming December, on Sunday the 3rd, Dr Daniele Ganser will be delivering the inaugural lecture based on his book USA: Ruthless Empire. Ganser is best known for his book NATO’s Secret Armies: …

What Anders Fogh Rasmussen Actually Said About Why Ukraine Should Enter NATO Now

Eric Zuesse (blogs at The Guardian headlined on November 11th, “Ex-Nato chief proposes Ukraine joins without Russian-occupied territories: Former secretary general says partial membership would warn Russia it cannot stop Ukraine joining the alliance”, and didn’t cite the source of their report or when Rasmussen allegedly said this. Yahoo News on November 11th headlined […]

The US against Hamas in Gaza, but supports terrorists in Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On October 7, Israel was attacked by Hamas, an armed Palestinian resistance group inside Gaza. The group killed 1,405 people, and kidnapped over 200 in Israel. Hamas was a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, a global terrorist organization which is outlawed in many countries, but not in the US, […]

U.S. and allies wasted $360 billion losing Ukraine’s war since 24 February 2022.

Eric Zuesse (blogs at The war in Ukriane started in 2014, as both NATO’s Stoltenberg and Ukraine’s Zelensky have said; but Russia responded militarily on 24 February 2022 in order to prevent Ukraine from allowing the U.S. to place a missile there a mere 317 miles or five minutes of missile-flying-time away from The […]

Viciousness Regnant: Humanitarianism as a Weasel Word

It may be time to reconsider the use of such words as “humanitarian” and “humanitarianism”.  There has been little of that sort evidenced in the Israel-Hamas War, marked by industrial-mechanised atrocities, enforced deprivation and starvation, orders to evacuate (read expulsion and banishment), preceded by massacres most haunting and visceral.  Its constant evocation by various sides […]

War Looks Just as War Looks: Dismal and Ugly

Sangho Lee (South Korea), Long for Korean Reunification, 2014. It is impossible to look away from what the Israeli government is doing to Palestinians not only in Gaza, but also in the West Bank. Waves of Israeli aircraft pummel Gaza, destroying communications networks and thereby preventing families from reaching each other, journalists from reporting on […]

NATO Provoked Putin: Stoltenberg Comes Clean on the Ukraine War

For years, John J. Mearsheimer, that seemingly ageless, if somewhat chilly presence at the University of Chicago, has been a thorn of irritation to certain establishment ideas. With his pugnacious sense of realist politics, he has little time for the sentimentality that accompanies what he calls the “liberal delusions” of power.  It’s all good to […]

US official lies to Armenians worldwide

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Samantha Power recently arrived in Armenia to meet with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, and pledged US support for Armenia in the aftermath of the armed conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, which has left thousands of Armenians homeless at the hands of Azerbaijan. Power is the Administrator of the US Agency for […]