China Is Challenging the US in Central America, and Washington Can’t Do Anything
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China Is Challenging the US in Central America, and Washington Can’t Do Anything

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Central America late last week when he criticized China’s rising influence there by questioning the intentions behind its investment activity, which prompted the country’s media to angrily respond earlier this week and lambast the US for trying to “drive a wedge” into Sino-Latin American relations. Washington is…

The Caravan Crisis 2.0 Shows That Central America Needs the US’ Support
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The Caravan Crisis 2.0 Shows That Central America Needs the US’ Support

There’s a new migrant caravan creeping up from Central America to the US border. Just like what happened earlier this year, another massive group of people are making their way towards the US as part of a supposedly NGO-led effort to seek asylum there. It originally started off as 1500 people but has since almost…

Nicaragua’s 10-Military Training Deal Is Really a Pro-US Sell-Out
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Nicaragua’s 10-Military Training Deal Is Really a Pro-US Sell-Out

Nicaragua passing a law that allows 10 different armed forces to train on its territory. President Ortega’s decree grants “servicemen, aircraft, and vessels from Russia, the United States, Cuba, Mexico, Venezuela, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, the Dominican Republic and Taiwan the right “to stay on the territory of Nicaragua for humanitarian purposes, with the goal to…

How Many People Has the U.S. Killed in its Post-9/11 Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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How Many People Has the U.S. Killed in its Post-9/11 Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan

In the first part of this series, I estimated that about 2.4 million Iraqis have been killed as a result of the illegal invasion of their country by the United States and the United Kingdom in 2003. I turn now to Afghan and Pakistani deaths in the ongoing 2001 U.S. intervention in Afghanistan. In part three, I will…

How US Flooded the World with Psyops
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How US Flooded the World with Psyops

Newly declassified documents from the Reagan presidential library help explain how the U.S. government developed its sophisticated psychological operations capabilities that – over the past three decades – have created an alternative reality both for people in targeted countries and for American citizens, a structure that expanded U.S. influence abroad and quieted dissent at home….

A Timeline of CIA Atrocities
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A Timeline of CIA Atrocities

The following timeline describes just a few of the hundreds of atrocities and crimes committed by the CIA. CIA operations follow the same recurring script. First, American business interests abroad are threatened by a popular or democratically elected leader. The people support their leader because he intends to conduct land reform, strengthen unions, redistribute wealth,…