Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East

Israel, A Beachhead in the Middle East: From European Colony to US Power Projection Platform

By Stephen Gowans , Amazon Link Stephen Gowans is an independent political analyst whose main interest is on who influences foreign policy in the United States. His book, Washington’s Long War on Syria (Baraka Books, 2017), was widely…
US Complicit In Saudi Crimes
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US Complicit In Saudi Crimes against Yemeni People: Senior Ansarullah Official

A senior member of Yemen’s Supreme Political Council says the United States spearheads the devastating Saudi-led military aggression and brutal siege against his country, stating that Washington is complicit in the crimes that the Riyadh…
Us sanction against Iran
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US Must ‘Accept Reality’ and Lift Sanctions: Iran Negotiator

The United States must “accept reality” and agree to lift its sanctions on Iran during next week’s nuclear talks in Vienna, according to Tehran’s top negotiator. Representatives of Iran and the other signatories of its 2015 nuclear…
US Brutal Crimes in Iraq
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Former Prisoner in Abu Ghraib Reveals U.S. Brutal Crimes in Iraq

Although 18 years have passed since being arrested by the U.S. forces and detained in notorious Abu Ghraib prison, Alaah Karim Ahmed still keeps his identification bracelet, as a reminder of the brutality of the U.S. occupation in Iraq. In…
Russia Concerned About Power Vacuum
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Russia Concerned About Power Vacuum Created By Taliban Takeover of Afghanistan: Expert

Following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, a power vacuum has emerged in the wider region, along with security concerns for powers such as Russia, which fears the rise in smuggling of narcotics and arms will result in greater instability…
War against Islamic State
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Taliban Sends Hundreds of Fighters to Eastern Afghanistan to Wage War against Islamic State

The Taliban has expanded its shadowy war against the Islamic State branch in Afghanistan, deploying hundreds more fighters to this eastern province in an increasingly violent fight and critical test of the group’s counterterrorism abilities…