The UN Fails Cuba, Again

The UN Fails Cuba, Again

The UN wants Cuba’s freedom to occur only on U.S. terms – through foreign intervention and against the will of the Cuban people. The UN proves itself more farcical with every passing year, particularly through its non-binding resolutions. For the 29th year, the international community has voted to lift the illegal U.S. blockade on Cuba,…

Biden Is on the Same Page As Trump in Maintaining an Anti-Cuba Stance

Biden Is on the Same Page As Trump in Maintaining an Anti-Cuba Stance

Biden was voted in as an alternative to Trump. How well is that working in terms of U.S. foreign policy? U.S. President Joe Biden has given every indication so far that its policies on Cuba will not veer away from those of the Trump Administration. In March this year, U.S. officials told Reuters that Cuba…

Does the West Counterintuitively Want Belarus to Become More Dependent on Russia?

Does the West Counterintuitively Want Belarus to Become More Dependent on Russia?

The West’s coordinated pressure campaign against Belarus in the aftermath of last week’s Ryanair incident almost counterintuitively suggests that it wants the Eastern European country to become more dependent on Russia despite a year of fearmongering about this scenario, which might actually be silently wished for at this particular point in time due to the…

Alex Saab v. The Empire: How the US Is Using Lawfare to Punish a Venezuelan Diplomat

Alex Saab v. The Empire: How the US Is Using Lawfare to Punish a Venezuelan Diplomat

The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is according to Montréal-based international human rights lawyer John Philpot. He spoke on May 19 at a webinar sponsored by the Alliance for Global Justice and…

America Must Stop Punishing Average Russians If It’s to Regain Its Soft Power

America Must Stop Punishing Average Russians If It’s to Regain Its Soft Power

The US Embassy in Russia’s announcement that it’ll stop issuing non-immigrant visas to the host country’s citizens in response to Moscow prohibiting its employment of anyone other than American citizens is an inexplicable punishment for average Russians and completely counterproductive to the US’ soft power. The ongoing New Cold War between Russia and the West…