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Yemen and The Militarization of Strategic Waterways

Securing US Control over Socotra Island and the Gulf of Aden. “Whoever attains maritime supremacy in the Indian Ocean would be a prominent player on the international scene.” (US Navy Geostrategist Rear Admiral Alfred Thayus Mahan (1840-1914)) The Yemeni archipelago of Socotra in the Indian Ocean is located some 80 kilometres off the Horn of Africa and 380 kilometres South of the Yemeni coastline. The islands of Socotra are a wildlife reserve ...Read full article...

Obama’s Wars Murder Noncombatant Men, Women and Children

Neocon lunatics in Washington consider it a small price to pay. International law calls it the highest of high crimes. In the 1960s, Vietnam war protesters chanted “Hey! Hey! LBJ! How many kids did you kill today?” Obama way exceeds his ruthlessness – murdering and maiming noncombatants in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Donbass, Palestinians complicit with Israel and now Yemen. Who’s next? Everywhere he shows up, mass slaughter and ...Read full article...

US Lifts Weapons Ban on Egypt

The American government prioritizes profit over democracy The United States Tuesday turned around its relationship with Egypt on Tueday after it announced it lifted the existing weapons ban against Egypt, which means that the corporations of the military industrial complex are now able to deliver combat aircraft, missiles and tanks to the regime of Abdelfatá to Sisi. The Obama administration froze the delivery of military equipment in October of ...Read full article...

US-Sponsored Slow-Motion Genocide in Yemen

Bush and Obama administrations murdered Yemenis for years – through drone terror-bombings and internal subversion killing mostly civilians. Yemen is the region’s poorest country. Its people suffer horrifically. US imperial policy exacerbates conditions greatly. Before leaving to participate in Iranian nuclear talks in Lausanne on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov highlighted Washington’s typical double standard hypocrisy. On the one hand, it ousted Ukraine’s democratically President Viktor Yanukovych – ...Read full article...

US-Created Violence and Chaos in Yemen

Yemen is one of many examples of what happens following lawless US intervention. Obama waged drone war on Yemen throughout his tenure – indiscriminately killing many hundreds of defenseless victims, mostly civilians. Like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Palestine, Yemen is a cauldron of violence and instability threatening to spin entirely out-of-control. In January, Houthi forces ousted US-backed Ab-Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s regime. They took over the presidential palace. They ...Read full article...

Kenyan Bishops warned about sterilization of girls through vaccines

Vatican Radio last week charged that United Nations organizations promoting population control are using vaccines to surreptitiously sterilize women in Third World countries. Kenya’s Ministry of Health, along with the UN organizations — World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF — deny the charges, which carry the full weight of the Vatican. Vatican Radio is the official “voice of the Pope and the Church in dialogue with the World.” “Catholic ...Read full article...

Shell fined with 70 million Euros for 2008 Oil Spills in Nigeria and Niger

The Anglo-Dutch oil multinational Shell will pay 70 million euros to the people of Bodo, southeast of Nigeria and in the Niger Delta, for the destruction caused by two oil spills that occurred in 2008. The total oil spilled has been accounted between 280,000 and 600,000 barrels, affecting some 15,000 people in over 35 villages whose main activity is fishing. Overall, residents receive 45 million euros. Another 25 million euros ...Read full article...

The IMF worsened the African Ebola crisis

Science does not know why the current outbreak of Ebola is so durable and deadly. Perhaps the explanation is not in medicine, otherwise in the economy. GREAT BRITAIN – An analysis of the austerity policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the most affected countries shows that their national health systems were being weakened for years, paving the way for the epidemic to be even costlier than ...Read full article...

African Women Injected With Vaccines Laced with Anti-fertility Hormones

Recently, there has been a flurry of reports in the media claiming that women of childbearing age in Kenya have been vaccinated with tetanus vaccinations containing the anti-fertility hormone hCG, rendering them infertile. The reports came in after doctors from the Kenyan Catholic Doctors Association found an antigen causing miscarriage in the tetanus vaccinations that were administered to 2.3 million girls and women by the World Health Organization and ...Read full article...

World Health Organization doublespeak about Ebola

“Ebola is a genetically modified organism (GMO),” declared Dr. Cyril Broderick, Professor of Plant Pathology, in a front-page story published in the Liberian Observer. We have come to know the World Health Organization as a pet of the multinational pharmaceutical complex, and in the case of Ebola, it has not disappointed anyone. The WHO did its job as fear-monger in chief during the manufactured H1N1 ‘crisis’ and is doing ...Read full article...

Foreign Investors Grabbing African and Asian Lands

Grain.org October7, 2014 Since the global food crisis of 2008, there has been a massive wave of private sector investment in food production. The World Bank maintains that this money means innovation, jobs and more food for a hungry planet. But examining the investments made by one of the most active private sector players in the global rush to acquire farmland – Chinnakannan Sivasankaran – GRAIN has uncovered a ...Read full article...

Washington’s War Crimes Spread from Africa and the Middle East to Ukraine

A person might think that revulsion in “the world community” against Washington’s wanton slaughter of civilians in eight countries would have led to War Crimes Tribunal warrants issued for the arrest of presidents Clinton, Bush, Obama and many officials in their regimes.  But the vocal part of “the world community”–the West–has become inured to Washington’s crimes against humanity and doesn’t bother to protest.  Indeed, many of these governments are ...Read full article...

Sowing the Seeds of Famine in Ethiopia

Monsanto and the Bio-Tech Conglomerates wreck peasant economy and endanger biodiversity. Based on research conducted in the 1990s, this article was first published by The Ecologist in September 2000. It was subsequently incorporated into the Second edition of The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order, Global Research, Montreal, 2003. The research focussed on how GMO seeds were used as of the mid-1990s to destabilize the agricultural cycle ...Read full article...

Irresponsible Syria Bashing

Syria’s June 3 presidential election approaches. It’s historic. It’s the Syrian Arab Republic’s first ever free, fair, open presidential process. Twenty-four aspirants registered to compete. Parliamentarians Hassan al-Nouri and Maher Hajjar were approved. So was Assad. He’s overwhelmingly popular. He’s expected to win easily. Syrians want no one else leading them. He’s especially trusted now. He’s defeating foreign invaders. He’s doing it responsibly. He’s fighting for Syrian freedom. For ...Read full article...

Chinese Brutally Competitive Regime faces Opposition in Africa

Since the new generation of Chinese leaders led by the current president Xi Jinping assumed state power in March 2013, China has not only launched major economic and social reforms but also has increased efforts in foreign policy, with an eye on its own stability, security and economy. In this plan the Chinese are paying special attention to the creation of conditions that allow Chinese products to flood foreign ...Read full article...
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