NATO Lies and Provocations

“The war has been provoked to destroy the Russian World, to draw Europe into it, and to surround Russia with hostile countries. Unleashing this world war, America is trying to deal with its own internal problems.” – Sergei Glazyev, Advisor to Putin

The Fallujah Option for East Ukraine

Mike Whitney explains why Washington’s insiders want a war in Ukraine

Irreversible Decline?

Have the Saudis and the U.S. conspired to push down oil prices to weaken Russia economically and undermine Iran, Putin and Venezuela?

Afghanistan's poppy fields produce 90% of the world's opium. Is this why Obama wnats nearly ten thousand U.S. troops to remain? To continue to guard the lucrative drugs trade? Click to enlarge

Flower power? Afghan opium production hits all-time high

After the Taliban had outlawed opium production, Coalition forces can now leave Afghanistan: mission accomplished

ISIL militants parade. Click to enlarge

It’s all for Israel

Mike Whitney argues that ISIS is a clear part of a US strategy to break up the Iran-Iraq-Syria-Hezbollah alliance

As Guilty as Anyone in Kiev: Obama’s Bloodbath in Odessa

Why did the Ukrainian Security Services allow Molotov cocktails to be thrown through the windows of a locked building until it was engulfed in flames? Was it part of a plan approved by the White House?

Obama Backs Down on Crimea

The Obama administration suffered its worst foreign policy defeat in 5 years on Sunday when the people of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to reject Washington’s Nazi-backed junta government in Kiev

More Trouble in Murdoch World

Murdoch has been operating what amounts to a private intelligence service. The ongoing controversy is not really about phone hacking, it’s about unelected oligarchs who control the flow of information and use that power to their advantage

Thank God for France

In contrast to America, this is what democracy looks like when it hasn’t been emasculated by decades of propaganda and consumerism

Why Iran’s Jews are Better Off Than Gaza’s Palestinians

Things aren’t perfect for Jews living in Iran, but they’re better than they are for Palestinians living in Gaza. Much better

The Brutal Zionist Rape of the Tree of Love

Whether homeless in America or starving on the German ‘social minimum’ we die, not by degrees but by carefully weighed fractions, and should your generation not rise up your children and grandchildren will piss on your graves

Timothy Geithner is a Sniveling Scamster

You gotta hand it to Geithner. He had his back to the wall and, presto, he extracts another rabbit from his hat

The Bubble Bursts and the Economy goes into a Tailspin

The world needs a breather from the US, writes Mike Whitney. And they may get it sooner than many think

A Different Kind of Revolution:

An email exchange on American’s blind obedience to authority

Eastern Europe is about to Blow

Because of ‘globalisation’ the credit crunch is hitting home around the world, particularly in Eastern Europe

Rampage in Gaza for a Bump in the Polls

Rampage in Gaza for a Bump in the Polls

Barak Obama has passed his first test with flying colors. He’s made himself disappear so Israel can continue its killing spree in Gaza

Moving on to Plan B

This Is Not A Normal Recession, but a Black Hole which will end Capitalism

Not One Dime!

Why the investors and foreign banks that bought hundreds of billions of dollars of worthless mortgage-backed securities from US investment banks have not taken legal action against these same banks or initiated a boycott of US financial products

Trouble in Banktopia

Don’t listen to the “experts”, writes Mike Whitney; just look at the numbers

Nuclear Chicken in Poland

Putting a knife to Moscow’s throat is an act of aggression equal to invading Iraq, only this time the victim has the ability to fight back