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 […]
CIA Director, William Casey is reputed to have said to Ronald Reagan ‘We’ll know our disinformation is complete when everything the American public believes is false.’ Fast forward thirty years, and there’s no piece of fiction the masses will not swallow. From Woke to COVID to the war in Ukraine, people no longer make their […]
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 […]
When Brian Berletic was first sent to serve for the U.S. Marine Corps based in Okinawa, Japan, and saw Japanese people protesting against their base’s existence, he and his fellow marines couldn’t be more confused: “Don’t they know we are here to protect them?” Yet after four years in the military witnessing the horrible attitude […]
It was a dastardly formality. On April 20, at a hearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, Julian Assange, beamed in via video link from Belmarsh Prison, his carceral home for three years, is to be extradited to the United States to face 18 charges, 17 based on the US Espionage Act of 1917. The final arbiter will […]
To understand the sinking of the Moskva and Putin’s impending retaliation against the United States, you first have to realize that any national leader wanting to make bold military moves first needs the support of his own people. In 1941, Pearl Harbor was allowed to happen (the US government knew all about it and even […]
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.
This article addresses the dangers and consequences of a Third World War as well the nature of advanced weapons systems deployed by the broader US-NATO coalition. Extensive war crimes have been committed by NATO member states. The object of the 2019 Florence Venue is NATO-EXIT. The Dismantling of NATO and the closure of US military bases. […]
About Richard Medhurst: #RichardMedhurst is an independent journalist and commentator born in Damascus. He is half British, half Syrian and speaks four languages: English, French, Arabic and German. His reporting focuses primarily on international relations, the Middle East and US politics, rooted in anti-imperialism. Medhurst is one of few journalists who covered the Julian Assange […]
Scott Ritter, the former Marine and U.N. weapons inspector who the New York Times called “the loudest and most credible skeptic of the Bush administration’s contention that Saddam Hussein’s government was hiding weapons of mass destruction,” sat down with Gerald Celente for a candid interview about the Ukraine War.
The Ukraine conflict has been ‘westsplained’ enough. On Gravitas Plus, Palki Sharma tells you how Western arrogance & NATO’s expansionism are also to blame, how their actions precipitated the crisis in Ukraine. The Expansion of NATO Since 1949 The video shows the spread of NATO (The North Atlantic Treaty Organization) since its been founded in […]
Importers are puzzled by the switch, while the ruble surges against the dollar and euro. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday gave the country’s central bank and government one week to come up with a way to switch payments for Russian gas exports to the national currency, the ruble. The prospect raised many eyebrows among […]
Supporters of NATO’s war on Yugoslavia have no right to talk about law, sovereignty or borders. Pretty much everyone who has spent the past month moralizing about the sanctity of borders, sovereignty of countries, and how unacceptable it was for great powers to “bully” smaller neighbors – thinking of Russia and Ukraine – paused on […]