Category: Global Wars

Very Powerful People In The U.S. Government Want War – This Is Their Sales Pitch

The rising hysteria about Russia is best understood as fulfilling two needs for Official Washington: the Military Industrial Complex’s transitioning from the “war on terror” to a more lucrative “new cold war” – and blunting the threat that a President Trump poses to the neoconservative/liberal-interventionist foreign-policy establishment.   By hyping the Russian “threat,” the neocons…

Colombian Government & ELN To Launch Official Peace Talks on January 10

One week before the scheduled, and very delayed launch of talks between the Colombian government and the leftist ELN, President Santos reiterated that the ELN has to release all “hostages”. The ELN, for its part, reiterated its demand that the public be involved in the peace talks. Official peace talks should have been launched in…

Turkey, Russia Unleash Over 100 Airstrikes On ISIS Targets After Nightclub Attack

Following the horrific New Year's Day attack on an Istanbul nightclub which left 39 people dead (which ISIS claimed responsibility for), Turkish jets have carried out a number of airstrikes against suspected ISIS group positions in Syria. Aerial footage released today showed more than 100 suspected militant targets had been hit by Turkey and Russia…

Al-Qaeda cuts water supply to Damascus, attempts to disrupt ceasefire

As was bound to happen, Al-Qaeda in Syria is pulling out the stops to try to disrupt the Russian-Turkish sponsored ceasefire. Al-Qaeda is in part doing it by attacking other Jihadi groups which have signed up to the ceasefire.  The Iranian news agency Fars reports that there has been fierce infighting between Jihadi groups in…

Happy New Year Donbass: From Killer John McCain & Co.

On New Year’s Eve America’s two most famous warmongers, US Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) visited the troops of Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko in Mariupol overlooking the battle lines with self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s. Then scant minutes after the American dignitary’s departure, the soldiers they promised aid and support to opened fire. Breaking the…