Georgia versus Russia

Fanning the Flames of Another War in the Caucasus?
By Eric Walberg, Counterpunch, March 5-6, 2010
With the collapse of the Soviet Union, the world expected a new era of peace and disarmament. But what happened? Instead of diminishing, US and NATO presence throughout Europe, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan and Central Asia rapidly increased, and the world […]

Setting the stage for World War

U.S. Tightens Missile Shield Encirclement Of China And Russia
by Rick Rozoff, Global Research, March 4, 2010
So far this year the United States has succeeded in inflaming tensions with China and indefinitely holding up a new strategic arms reduction treaty with Russia through its relentless pursuit of global interceptor missile deployments.
On January 29 the […]

Pop art and popular struggle in Palestine

Avatars protest Israeli occupation in Bil’in
by Leslie Dreyer, Art Threat, March 4, 2010
Protesters against the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the West Bank barrier wall take a more theatrical approach in Bil’in. On February 12, 5 Israeli, Palestinian and international demonstrators dressed as James Cameron-style Avatars marched towards the barrier, which has absorbed approximately 60% […]

America’s remote-controlled killing fields

Towards America’s Electronic, Troop-less Wars
Future U.S Wars will involve Massive Use of Drones

A RQ-1 Predator from the 46th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron lands at Tallil Air Base, Iraq on Jan. 20, 2004. (UPI Photo/Suzanne M. Jenkins/AFIE)
by Prof. Marc W. Herold, Global Research, March 1, 2010
Future U.S wars in the Third World will involve massive use […]

Haiti and the Aid Racket

By Ashley Smith, Counterpunch, Feb. 24, 2010
It’s now more than a month since the earthquake that laid waste to Port-au-Prince, killing more than 200,000 people and thrusting millions of people into the most desperate conditions.
But according to the U.S. government, Haitians have a lot to be thankful for.
On February 12, the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti […]