Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Editor's note: The following article by Stephen Gowans was originally published on August 9, 2010 during a time when there was talk about a potential Taliban revival in Afghanistan. Although 11 years old, the article remains relevant today. Recently, the Taliban has been seeing yet another potential revival and appears to be gaining ground, seizing... Continue Reading →

Yemen Runs Out of Fuel and Last Hospitals Close

[The situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate due to brutal aggression by the Saudi-led military coalition which receives intelligence and logistical support from the United States. Amidst widespread malnutrition, epidemics of cholera and diphtheria, tens of thousands injured, and the destruction of its water and sanitation infrastructure, Yemen has run out of fuel and must... Continue Reading →

Russia questions US push to form ‘Arab NATO’

[It is no secret that Saudi Arabia, the other Gulf monarchies, and [post-Nasserist] Egypt are NATO-aligned client states which assist in carrying out U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, along with Israel. Sitting on top of an extraordinary amount of oil wealth, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in particular, assists the U.S. in plundering... Continue Reading →

And so it begins: US Attack on Yemen

[It appears in our short absence the US has engaged in direct, open missile strikes in Yemen.  Yemen has been under covert American attack for years. Where drones circle the skies waiting to rain death on life. However, this skirmish is different. Already the Pentagon is talking about standing tough, and further engagements. Let's hope... Continue Reading →

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