Before critics denounced him as “the voice of Vladimir Putin,” United States Army Colonel Douglas Macgregor was known for his daring military exploits. During the first Gulf War, his squadron famously demolished nearly seventy Iraqi Republican Guard vehicles in 23 minutes. Now, the West Point graduate is battling the diplomatic establishment over Russia and its […]
Irish MEP Clare Daly has claimed the Ukrainian establishment “became puppets of another power” by voting to end their country’s neutrality.* Ms Daly told the Roger Casement Summer School in Dún Laoghaire the consequence of that decision for the people of Ukraine is that blood is being shed “for a war which is of no […]
Kiev forces are almost out of ammunition and can only rely on Western-supplied arms in the battle against Russia, a top Ukrainian intelligence official has said. “This is an artillery war now,” Vadim Skibitsky, the deputy head of Ukraine’s military intelligence, told The Guardian on Friday. Ranged combat is going to decide the outcome of the […]
Davos elites would rather push for war with Russia than admit that the multi-polar order has arrived. This year’s premier gathering of world elites, the 2022 Davos World Economic Forum, concluded May 26. Topics of discussion included the climate crisis, global epidemic concerns, continued efforts to grow the prominence of ESG investing, and looming food […]
The Biden administration clearly overestimated the extent of international outrage at Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Biden administration officials treat Russia as an international pariah and push the global community to unite behind Washington’s leadership to compel the Kremlin to withdraw its forces from Ukraine. The administration’s strategy has been just partially successful. Criticisms of Russia’s […]
Sanctions imposed by the West on Russia, a major fertilizer exporter, have disrupted supply chains and left farmers in despair worldwide. The rush to impose sanctions on Russia, and the departure of scores of companies from the country, following the launch of the military operation in Ukraine was done with a specific calculus: To devastate […]
Kiev is refusing to share details of its operations with Washington, possibly manipulating info to maintain US arms flow. The US government has better information on Russian troops in Ukraine than on Ukrainian forces, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing US officials. Kiev is keeping its biggest military sponsor in the dark, possibly […]
For three weeks now, Russian invasion of Ukraine has dominated headlines – how Ukraine is resisting the Russians aggression, how civilians have taken up arms to defend their country and how Europe is facing its biggest security crisis since the cold war.
In 2014, the journalist and writer John Pilger wrote an article for The Guardian newspaper entitled ‘In Ukraine the US is dragging us towards war with Russia’.[i] Eight years later, in 2022, this prediction came true when Russia invaded Ukraine. Readers should be aware that I am anti-war, and therefore not in favour of any […]
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was Brazil’s left-wing president from 2003 to 2010, triumphantly returned to Brazilian big politics just over a year ago after the Latin American country’s supreme court cleared him of corruption and money laundering charges, allowing him to run for president once again. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky really did want […]
“I found myself facing the Pentagon.” A French journalist who returned from Ukraine after arriving with volunteer fighters told broadcaster CNews that Americans are directly “in charge” of the war on the ground. The assertion was made by Le Figaro senior international correspondent Georges Malbrunot. Malbrunot said he had accompanied French volunteer fighters, two of whom […]
Part One: The Road To War. For years, from Mali to Afghanistan, I have worked for peace and risked my life for it. It is therefore not a question of justifying war, but of understanding what led us to it. [….] Let’s try to examine the roots of the [Ukrainian] conflict. It starts with those […]
Eight years ago this week, Kiev kicked off its ‘anti-terrorist operation’ in Donbass. The fiercest battles of the war were fought between 2014 and 2015. After that, the civil conflict turned into a war of position, but troops and civilians alike continued to die in both Donetsk and Lugansk. The war claimed the lives of […]
Ukraine angry at Austrian comments.The Ukrainian foreign ministry is outraged by the Austrian foreign minister’s remarks on Kiev’s EU membership bid. Kiev is “disappointed” by the “short-sighted” statements of Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg who suggested that full EU membership might not be the best option for Ukraine.
First published in January 2018 Ukraine’s 2014 Maidan Massacre helped oust President Yanukovych with Russia painted as the perpetrator. Oliver Stone interviews Russian President Vladimir Putin, Yanukovych and others exposing the role the U.S. played in destabilizing the region. Watch the full documentary below.