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South Africans Protest for lack of Basic Services

The poorest in South Africa are vociferously protesting the lack or inadequacy of basic services such as clean water or electricity. More and more former black ghettos of the apartheid era and slums are being added to the list of places where people do not enjoy the minimum conditions. Residents have taken to the streets to demand a modicum of dignity after 20 years of so-called democracy. The civil ...Read full article...

Deadlocked Syrian Peace Talks

So-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) officials are US stooges. They have no legitimacy whatever. They’re self-serving. They represent Western interests. They’re mindless of fundamental Syrian rights. It showed in Geneva II talks. It didn’t take long. On Saturday they began face-to-face. On Monday they deadlocked. America bears full responsibility. SNC stooge delegates take orders from Washington. They act accordingly. On January 28, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) headlined “Coalition delegation ...Read full article...

Expanded U.S. Support to Al Qaeda Rebels in Syria

From the outset, the Western military alliance has (covertly) supported the terrorists with a view to destabilizing Syria as a nation state. Lest we forget, Al Qaeda is a creation of the CIA.  The US, NATO, Israel, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar have channeled most of their support to the Al Qaeda brigades, which are also integrated by Western Special Forces. British and French Special Forces have been actively ...Read full article...

“The West Publicly Claims to Be Fighting Terrorism in Syria, Whilst It Is Covertly Nourishing It”

The following is the opening statement of the Syrian Deputy Premier, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Walid al-Moallem, at the Geneva II conference. Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the Syrian Arab Republic, SYRIAN – steeped in history for seven thousand years. ARAB – proud of its steadfast pan-Arab heritage despite the deliberate acts of aggression of supposed brotherly Arabs. REPUBLIC – a civil state that some, sitting in this ...Read full article...

Geneva II: Shaky Syrian Peace Talks

Obama doesn’t want talks for peace. He wants his rules imposed. He wants government by diktats. He wants unconditional surrender. He wants regime change. He wants Syrians denied the right to decide who’ll lead them. He wants war continued to depose Assad. John Kerry is his front man. He matches the worst of Hillary Clinton. He represents lawless imperial arrogance. He pretends to want peace. He and Obama deplore ...Read full article...

Egypt seeks to silence dissidence

The Egyptian authorities have resorted to every means in their power to convince people to vote yes in the constitutional referendum that begins Tuesday. Televisions and radios offered daily editorials and debates about the merits of the new Basic Law, including new guarantees of individual rights. However, the government has simultaneously expanded its crackdown on dissidents beyond all borders of Islam voice. A few days ago a court sentenced ...Read full article...

Destabilization of Africa: Preparing the continent for the Multinationals

By Carla Stea Global Research January 10, 2014 On December 24th 2013, the United Nations Security Council voted to increase peacekeeping forces in South Sudan, whose independence from the North US-NATO powers celebrated only recently.  Democratic elections in South Sudan did not, however, lead to peace and stability.  Now, two ethnic groups, in South Sudan, the Dinka and Nuer are slaughtering each other.  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated:  “We ...Read full article...

Egypt’s Pinochet

Junta power runs Egypt. It reflects the worst of fascism writ large. General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi rules as strongman. He heads the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). He’s Washington’s man in Cairo. Since August 2012, he’s been top military commander. He’s Defense and Military Production Minister. He’s a 1977 Egyptian Military Academy graduate. He got US training. He’s a US War College graduate. He maintains close Pentagon ...Read full article...

Syrian Atrocities supported directly by United States

Who is behind these atrocities. What is the agenda. From the very outset of this conflict,  the Western military alliance has supported the “Al Qaeda affiliated rebels”. “Affiliated” to Whom? That is the Fundamental Question.   Al Qaeda, lest we forget is a creation of the CIA. Al Qaeda is an intelligence asset.  All the so-called Al Qaeda affiliated rebels in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and South ...Read full article...

The West is the Architect of Terrorism in Syria

Press TV has conducted an interview with Michel Chossudovsky of the Centre for Research on Globalization in Montreal about the issue of the Western proxy war in Syria and the fresh advances being made by the army of the Syrian government in its fight against insurgents backed by the West, Israel and some Persian Gulf states. The following is an approximate transcript of the interview, which appears on video ...Read full article...

Al Qaeda Rebels Supported by Uncle Sam

US, Allies to Blame for Chemical Attack in Syria An analyst says the United States and its allies in the region are to blame for having helped militants in Syria to launch the deadly chemical attack on civilians in August. Michel Chossudovsky told Press TV in an interview on Friday that the US-led “military alliance” backed “the rebels in using chemical weapons” in Syria. “The United States and its ...Read full article...

Syria Peace Talks? Obama wants Regime Change

Obama’s war on Syria rages. Opposition forces are divided. Kofi Annan’s March 2012 six-point plan failed. Three months later, so did Geneva I. June 2012 talks were called a “last ditch effort” to halt violence. Similar headlines followed Annan’s plan. Fighting rages daily. Obama bears full responsibility. He deplores peace. He wants regime change. He’s supporting proxy death squads. He has been all along. They target Assad loyalists. Dozens ...Read full article...

US instigated Violence, Instability, Torture and Deaths in Libya

Wherever America shows up, mass slaughter, destruction, instability and human misery follow. Today’s Libya reflects Washington’s deplorable legacy. North Africa’s most developed country was ravaged and destroyed. Anarchical charnel house conditions replaced it. Disinformation.com listed 16 things Libyans lost. They include: (1) free electricity (2) interest free loans from state-owned banks (3) homes considered a human right (4) 60,000 dinars ($50,000) given newlyweds to begin married life, buy a home, ...Read full article...

Syria’s Chemical Weapons stock will be inspected next week

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced that it will begin inspections of the Syrian chemical arsenal, prior to its destruction as determined by the regime of Bashar al-Assad. In its report, which must be approved Friday at a meeting in The Hague, the OPCW inspectors propose a visit to all places “suspected” of containing chemical weapons in Syria, whether they are in the list provided by ...Read full article...

In Syrian US-NATO Sponsored Death Squads Integrate “Opposition Forces”

Modeled on US covert ops in Central America, the Pentagon’s “Salvador Option for Iraq” initiated in 2004 was carried out under the helm of the US Ambassador to Iraq John Negroponte (2004-2005) together with Robert Stephen Ford, who was appointed US Ambassador to Syria in January 2011, less than two months before the beginning of the armed insurgency directed against the government of Bashar Al Assad. “The Salvador Option” is a ...Read full article...