The US’ Anti-Nicaragua Sanctions are Supposed to Spark a Hybrid War Against China
Opinion

The US’ Anti-Nicaragua Sanctions are Supposed to Spark a Hybrid War Against China

While it may not initially look like it, the US’ proposed anti-Nicaraguan sanctions are aimed against China and intended to create disadvantageous macroeconomic conditions which ultimately lead to the collapse of the Ortega government and the resultant abandonment of China’s ambitious canal project through the country. Multipolar media outlet Telesur reported earlier this week that…

Israel Raids Al-Aqsa Again, Injures Dozens of Worshipers
Middle East

Israel Raids Al-Aqsa Again, Injures Dozens of Worshipers

Just one hour after thousands of Palestinian worshipers entered the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem for the first time in nearly two weeks, clashes erupted inside the holy site, as Israeli forces fired tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at worshipers. The Palestinian Red Crescent released a statement saying that its crews had…

Beijing Blasts CIA Director for Calling China Number One Threat to US
Diplomacy

Beijing Blasts CIA Director for Calling China Number One Threat to US

China’s Foreign Ministry has criticised Mike Pompeo, the Director of the CIA for remarks he made during a recent interview, in which he called China the primary threat to the United States. When asked about which country threatens the United States the most, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said the following, “I think China presents probably…

Get Out of Afghanistan and Go Home
Opinion

Get Out of Afghanistan and Go Home

In Afghanistan on 24 July, a Taliban suicide bomber killed forty people in the centre of Kabul, just four days after a US airstrike killed 16 Afghan policemen in Helmand Province. Both incidents of slaughter were terrible and highlighted the US State Department official warning that «Travel to all areas of Afghanistan remains unsafe due to the ongoing risk of kidnapping,…

Out of the Ruins of Aleppo: a Syrian Community Begins to Rebuild
Opinion

Out of the Ruins of Aleppo: a Syrian Community Begins to Rebuild

The crumpled heap of stones, all that is left of the minaret of the Great Mosque of Aleppo, asks questions of us all. How do we “restore” or “repair” or “rebuild” a jewel of Seljuk civilization from which millions of Muslims – perhaps even Saladin himself – were called to prayer five times each day for 900 years in…