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Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War

    Can the World’s Second Superpower Rise From the Ashes of Twenty Years of War

February 15 marks the day, 17 years ago, when global demonstrations against the pending Iraq invasion were so massive that the New York Times called world public opinion “the second superpower.” But the U.S. ignored it and invaded Iraq anyway. So what has become of the momentous hopes of that day? The U.S. military has not…

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On Holocaust Memorial Day US Embassy Falsely Claims America Liberated Auschwitz

    On Holocaust Memorial Day US Embassy Falsely Claims America Liberated Auschwitz

The United States Embassy in Denmark has apologized for a statement it made earlier this week that incorrectly claimed that it was American troops that liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. In fact, Red Army troops reached its gates on January 27, 1945. “We acknowledge the important contributions of all Allied Forces during WWII and remember…

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US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

    US Announces Three New Bases in Iraq After Iraqis Demand Full Withdrawal

Less than a week after millions of Iraqis took to the streets demanding the U.S. military leave for good, the United States announced that is planning to build three new military bases in Iraq, according to military news service Breaking Defense. The three sites chosen – Erbin, Sulimania and Halabja – are all extremely close…

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New Zealand’s Hidden Role at the Biggest US Bombing Base in the Middle East

    New Zealand’s Hidden Role at the Biggest US Bombing Base in the Middle East

Last month the coalition government declared the end of New Zealand Defence Force deployments in Iraq. The announcement was silent, however, about the future of another deployment of New Zealand personnel, to a U.S. military base in the Middle East that has attracted controversy thanks to its role at the center of a large proportion…

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Genocide Scholar Warns That the Groundwork for Genocide in the US Has Been Laid

  Genocide Scholar Warns That the Groundwork for Genocide in the US Has Been Laid

Writer, scholar and activist Brynn Tannehill came out to say that the United States, particularly under the Trump administration, is already several steps down the path towards committing genocide against certain segments of the population. In a viral tweetstorm, the navy veteran and former defense analyst claimed that immigrants, Muslims, the homeless and transgender people…

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Houthis Anticipate US Assassination Attempts, Warn US Troops Will Be Targeted in Retaliation

  Houthis Anticipate US Assassination Attempts, Warn US Troops Will Be Targeted in Retaliation

As tensions in the Middle East continue to rise, there are indications that Donald Trump’s administration is planning to carry out assassination operations against high-ranking Houthi officials inside of Yemen similar to the U.S. assassination of Iranian Revolutionary Guard General, Qassem Soleimani, a move likely to open the door for further escalation in the region.…

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Enormous Crowds at Iraq’s Million Man March Tell America to Leave for Good

  Enormous Crowds at Iraq’s Million Man March Tell America to Leave for Good

People from all over Iraq have descended upon its capital Baghdad, heeding the call from influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr for a “million man march” calling for an end to the nearly 17 year-long U.S. occupation of the country. Images from the event show seas of peaceful crowds walking together through the city center. Sayed…

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In the Name of “Security” Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding

  In the Name of “Security” Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding

Billions of US tax-payers’ money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid.  The Bill, co-sponsored by Democratic Senator, Chris Coons…

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91% of Peer-Reviewed Papers Find Medicare for All Would Save Public Money, Cover Everyone

  91% of Peer-Reviewed Papers Find Medicare for All Would Save Public Money, Cover Everyone

91 percent of all peer-reviewed scientific articles find that a single payer healthcare system like Medicare for All would save the country money, according to a meta analysis released Wednesday. The study, published in the influential open access journal PLOS Medicine, is a systematic review of 22 single payer plans from 18 studies, published between…

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How a Hidden Parliamentary Session Revealed Trump’s True Motives in Iraq

  How a Hidden Parliamentary Session Revealed Trump’s True Motives in Iraq

Since the U.S. killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis earlier this month, the official narrative has held that their deaths were necessary to prevent a vague, yet allegedly imminent, threat of violence towards Americans, though President Trump has since claimed whether or not Soleimani or his Iraqi allies posed…

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