Pakistan Should Implement South African Style Business/Property Seizures to Destroy Neo-Feudalism

The South African government is in the midst of making constitutional amendments in order to allow for the beginning of land redistribution programmes wherein the farmlands owned by the white minority will be sized without compensation and given to members of the black majority. The move has proved to be incredibly controversial on many levels. …

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A wedding hall destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa © Mohamed Al-Sayaghi / Reuters

While All Eyes Are on Syria’s Idlib, US Continues to Decimate Yemen

The US is ready to defend Syria from a brutish assault launched by Syria’s own government and its allies – or so Washington wants you to believe. In the backdrop, Yemen continues to burn in silence. On September 3, US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley – eloquent diplomat that she is – retweeted a …

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U.S. Protects Al Qaeda in Syria, Proven

There’s plenty of proof that the U.S. Government protects Al Qaeda in Syria. Right now, America is protecting Al Qaeda’s main center throughout the world, which is the province of Idlib in Syria. This protection is part of a bigger picture, no merely isolated phenomenon. For example: the key point of difference between the Obama …

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U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley at the UN this week. (Twitter/Nikki Haley/U.S. Govt)

U.S. Again Cries ‘Chemical Warfare’ in Syria

Author’s Update 9/12/18: The Syrian government, backed by Russian airpower and Iranian advisors, is preparing to undertake a major offensive designed to retake the province of Idlib from opposition forces. The newly appointed State Department Special Representative for Syria, Jim Jeffreys, claims that there is “Lots of evidence” that Syria is preparing to use chemical …

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Palestinian schoolchildren chant slogans over a UN flag during a protest against US aid cuts near Hebron in the occupied West Bank on 5 September 2018 (AFP)

As Trump Destroys the Two-State Solution, One State Is All That’S Left

Though US President Donald Trump’s Middle East “deal of the century” hasn’t been publicly announced, elements have dribbled out via leaks in the media and from Palestinian leaders. In the latest bit of Chinese water torture, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas said that when he met with Trump adviser Jared Kushner and envoy Jason …

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Will the U.S. Let India Continue to Import Iranian Crude?

India is increasingly finding itself caught between competing alliances. On one hand, ties between Washington and New Delhi have improved in recent years in large part to what both sides perceive as increased threats from China both militarily and economically in the South China Sea and overall Indo-Pacific region. On the other, New Delhi has …

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The US’s Choice: WWIII or Saving Face in Syria

Sometimes when I step back from the overwhelming flow of geopolitical insanity I’m reminded of the old adage that coming close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades. To which, I always add, “And nuclear war.” I’ve been watching the build up to the operation to liberate Idlib in Syria which includes the endless neocon …

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The Kiev-Donbas “Shadow War” will Continue, But a Big One Is Unlikely for Now

As is now known from the wisdom of hindsight, Alexander Zakharchenko’s assassination wasn’t the trigger for reigniting conventional hostilities between Kiev and the Donbas Republics like some people feared it would be immediately after the event happened, though that of course doesn’t mean that it wasn’t the intention of those who carried out the act …

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