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As Denuclearization Talks Stagnate, North Korea’s Foreign Minister Heads to Iran

    As Denuclearization Talks Stagnate, North Korea’s Foreign Minister Heads to Iran

TEHRAN – Iran welcomed the Foreign Minister of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, as North Korea is officially known), Ri Yong-ho, to Tehran one day after the U.S. reimposed sanctions on Iran. The visit also came in the midst of faltering talks between Pyongyang and Washington over fulfilling the goal of denuclearizing the…

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Watch: Reporters Slam US For Refusing to Condemn Saudi-US Airstrike On Yemen School Bus

    Watch: Reporters Slam US For Refusing to Condemn Saudi-US Airstrike On Yemen School Bus

Just as expected, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert refused to condemn Thursday’s coalition airstrike on a school bus in Yemen, which left as many as 50 people dead and 63 injured — the vast majority of which were children.  As we reported previously, Saudi-US/UK coalition jets scored a direct hit on the school bus packed with children as it drove through a crowded market…

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Venezuela Ties Maduro Assassination Attempt to the U.S. and Colombia

    Venezuela Ties Maduro Assassination Attempt to the U.S. and Colombia

Following the attempt on Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro’s life with two explosive-laden drones on Saturday, the President promised to get to the bottom of the failed plot. Last night he showed that his government has learned some things at least, and Maduro says there is still more evidence to come. Prior to releasing the evidence, Maduro announced that he…

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Why Is the Head of the Teacher’s Union Pushing for Support of Israel?

    Why Is the Head of the Teacher’s Union Pushing for Support of Israel?

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) reports a disconnect between the president of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, and its members. JTA reports: Weingarten is Jewish. Her union, which counts 1.7 million members in 3,000 chapters, is not. It’s typically more concerned with issues like raising teachers’ pay and strengthening public schools than with, say, the…

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American Islamophobia’s Fake Facts

  American Islamophobia’s Fake Facts

Anti-Muslim activists in the United States were operating in a “post-truth era” and putting out “alternative facts” long before those phrases entered the language. For the last decade, they have been spreading provable falsehoods through their well-organized network of publications and websites. A major theme of those falsehoods is telling the U.S. public that Islam…

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US Hegemony Declines As Southeast Asian Nations Pledge Integration With China

  US Hegemony Declines As Southeast Asian Nations Pledge Integration With China

SINGAPORE – A decade of often bruising negotiations has led to a new agreement for cooperation, as China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional bloc issued a draft document committing to working together, conduct that will govern future talks over the South China Sea. A 26-page joint communiqué followed a series…

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How Security Clearances Perpetuate Top-Level Corruption in the United States

  How Security Clearances Perpetuate Top-Level Corruption in the United States

President Donald Trump is threatening to take away the security clearances of a number of former senior intelligence and security officers who have been extremely critical of him. Most Americans were unaware that any ex-officials continued to hold clearances after they retired and the controversy has inevitably raised the question why that should be so. Unfortunately, there…

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The United States: The World’s Last Remaining Colonial Power

  The United States: The World’s Last Remaining Colonial Power

The United States government has never allowed independent governments in Latin America. Every time people elect a government that represents them instead of US economic interests, Washington overthrows the elected government. Marine General Smedley Butler told us this as have many others. There is no doubt about it. Currently, Washington is trying to overthrow the…

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The US-Backed Coalition in Yemen is Trying to Trigger Another Massive Cholera Epidemic

  The US-Backed Coalition in Yemen is Trying to Trigger Another Massive Cholera Epidemic

The U.S.-supported Saudi-led coalition in Yemen carried out multiple airstrike attacks across Yemen on Friday, Islam’s holy day. Although the raids were not absent of casualties, today’s airstrikes appeared to target vital civilian infrastructure rather than human life. The continual attacks on water wells and treatment facilities make it seem as though the U.S.-backed coalition…

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US is Ready to Strike Iran’s Nuclear Facilities in August

  US is Ready to Strike Iran’s Nuclear Facilities in August

According to ABC, the US is going to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities. An operation may start as early as next month. The UK and Australia will participate in intelligence efforts, such as identifying targets. The US-Iran relationship took a nosedive after Iran threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz in early July. President Trump told the Iranian leadership…

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