Children of Stone
Opinion

Children of Stone

For God’s sake, are they crazy? They congregate in the marketplace, boys of 15, 16 years, take stones and throw them at our soldiers, who are armed to the teeth. The soldiers shoot, sometimes over their heads, sometimes straight at them. Every day there are wounded, every few days there are dead. What for? They…

US Plans Slash and Burn of Middle East to “Minimize” Iranian Influence
Opinion

US Plans Slash and Burn of Middle East to “Minimize” Iranian Influence

The US is attempting to sell to the public the next phase of its continued occupation and military operations across the Middle East. Predicated on claims of “rebuilding” Iraq and “fighting terrorists” in Syria, it is in actuality a plan to perpetuate for as long as possible the upheaval currently consuming the region in hopes…

Trump’s New Security Strategy to Keep Russia & China as Main Competitors
Diplomacy

Trump’s New Security Strategy to Keep Russia & China as Main Competitors

Trump’s new national security strategy will preserve the Obama-era declaration of Russia and China as the two main challengers to US global power, excerpts from the document released by the White House show. The new strategy, which is to be announced later on Monday, comes after months of deliberation by the Trump administration. It will…

US Creates New Syrian Army Putting Peace Process in Jeopardy
Opinion

US Creates New Syrian Army Putting Peace Process in Jeopardy

The US-led coalition is training militants at the Syrian Hasakah refugee camp located 70 kilometers from the border of Turkey and 50 kilometers from the border of Iraq. The New Syria Army is being formed at the location to fight the Syrian government forces in southern Syria. The US Special Operations Forces (SOF) are playing the main role in…

Trump the Flamethrower
Opinion

Trump the Flamethrower

“I’ve just heard that my family home near Carpenteria is literally in flames at this moment,” a friend told me recently. She was particularly worried, she said, because “my mom has MS. She and my dad got the call to evacuate after midnight last night. They were able to grab a few photos, my sister’s…

NATO’s Anti-Russian Submarine Cable Scare is Really All About China
Opinion

NATO’s Anti-Russian Submarine Cable Scare is Really All About China

The renewed fear mongering campaign in the media about a supposed “Russian threat” to the world’s undersea cables is really just a cover for expanding the US and NATO’s naval presence all along the Afro-Eurasian coastland in order to monitor China’s maritime Silk Road trade routes and enter into a future position for subverting them….