UN Rules Julian Assange is “Arbitrarily Detained” – Paul Craig Roberts

The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has ruled that Wikileaks’ Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained by the “democratic” governments of Sweden and the UK and is entitled to his freedom and compensation for detention by the two “democratic” governments. At the beginning of Assange’s arbitary detention, I said that the detention was […]

US Now Overtly at War Against Russia

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced on February 2nd that he approves of US ‘Defense’ Secretary Ash Carter’s proposal to quadruple US armaments and troops in Europe, against ‘Russian aggression’. Secretary Carter said earlier that same day, in his announcement of America’s arming for war against Russia: «We are reinforcing our posture in Europe to support our NATO allies in […]

Trans Pacific Partnership signed as US seeks to counter China

AFP, atimes – The biggest trade deal in history was signed in Auckland, New Zealand Thursday, yoking 12 Pacific rim countries in a US-led initiative aimed at wresting influence from booming China. The ambitious Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) aims to slash tariffs and trade barriers for an enormous 40 percent of the global economy — […]

US to Quadruple Military Spending in Europe: Looming Quagmire of Heightened Tensions and Uncurbed Arms Race

Less than a week after Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned that NATO’s military build-up near Russian borders is «counterproductive and dangerous», the United States is ramping up the deployment of heavy weapons and armored vehicles to NATO member countries in Central and Eastern Europe. A statement from the White House said, expanded European operations will provide «continuous US […]

Koch Funding This Election Cycle Could Feed 4,500,000 Hungry Kids for a Month

(ANTIMEDIA) If you’ve ever been told your vote doesn’t count, but didn’t quite believe that to be true — maybe you were raised to believe in the power of democracy, or perhaps you feel your vote might prevent that other guy from grabbing the highest seat of power in the land — the Federal Election […]

Zika Outbreak Epicenter in Same Area Where GM Mosquitoes Were Released in 2015

United States — The World Health Organization announced it will convene an Emergency Committee under International Health Regulations on Monday, February 1, concerning the Zika virus ‘explosive’ spread throughout the Americas. The virus reportedly has the potential to reach pandemic proportions — possibly around the globe. But understanding whythis outbreak happened is vital to curbing it. As […]

There Is No Freedom Without Truth

The military-industrial complex had learned that regardless of the protestations of high-ranking military officers, no cost-overrun, no matter how egregious, went unpaid. Armaments industries and military bases were spread all over the country and were important considerations for every senator and many congressional districts. The chairmen of House and Senate military appropriations subcommittees and armed […]

US to Illegally Build Military Base in Syria in Preparation for Ground War

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told CNBC on January 22 he wants to speed up the battle to defeat the Islamic State. In an interview with «Squawk Box» at the World Economic Forum, Carter said the United States’ active allies in the fight are doing a lot, but can do more. Specifically, he said he wants to defeat ISIS in […]

Waiting for Perfect Storm

Let’s start with the IMF «reform» which will be in full effect in a few weeks. Even this mini «reform» had been repeatedly vetoed by the Empire of Chaos. Washington still holds the largest quota and voting shares in the IMF, ahead of Japan. But now China is in the 3rd place and BRICS members Brazil, […]

Evo Morales: Leader of Opposition to Neoliberalism in Latin America

In January, Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president, marked ten years in office with a traditional ceremony at the historical site of Tiawanaku. The ceremony began at sunrise in the presence of hundreds of guests, including members of government and representatives from indigenous groups, public organisations, embassies and foreign delegations. Dressed in the robes of an Indian […]

An American Big Lie About ‘Terrorism’

Micah Zenko is a blogger who posts on a main site of America’s foreign-policy establishment, the Council on Foreign Relations, and he posted there on January 6th, «How Many Bombs Did the United States Drop in 2015?» He calculated: «Last year, the United States dropped an estimated total of 23,144 bombs in six countries. Of these, 22,110 were dropped in Iraq […]

The US and Israeli Plan to Dominate the UN

Ever since 1984, the US State Department, by federal law, has kept tabs on the voting records of the member states of the United Nations. The administration of Ronald Reagan, feeling burned by a number of UN votes that were lop-sided in opposition to US policies, most of them concerning Israel, wanted to keep a […]