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Is the European Union Qualified to Broker Peace Between Israel and Palestine?

Is the European Union Qualified to Broker Peace Between Israel and Palestine?

    Is the European Union Qualified to Broker Peace Between Israel and Palestine?

In theory, Europe and the United States stand on completely opposite sides when it comes to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. While the US government has fully embraced the tragic status quo created by 53 years of Israeli military occupation, the EU continues to advocate a negotiated settlement that is predicated on respect for international law.…

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Protests Against Greed and Inequality Are Spreading Like Wildfire Through Latin America

    Protests Against Greed and Inequality Are Spreading Like Wildfire Through Latin America

With attention fixed on this week’s events in Bolivia, you would be excused for not realizing that much of the rest of the region has for weeks also been ablaze in the flames of protest. In Costa Rica, the neoliberal coalition government of Carlos Alverado attempted to force through a $1.75 billion loan from the International…

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Defense Sectary Visits Hawkish Atlantic Council to Announce US Troop Buildup on Russia Border

    Defense Sectary Visits Hawkish Atlantic Council to Announce US Troop Buildup on Russia Border

The United States was supposed to be sending thousands of troops home from Germany. But Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced yesterday that they would instead be redeployed eastwards, right on the Russian border in some cases, supposedly to deter “growing Russian and Chinese threats.” “It’s common sense,” the senior Trump administration official said. “You don’t…

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MintPress Is Going Behind The Headlines

    MintPress Is Going Behind The Headlines

Dear MintPress readers and friends, I have some exciting news to share: MintPress News is approaching it’s 9 year anniversary this December. As I look back at the past decade of building MintPress as a leading independent news outlet, I can’t help but feel gratitude for all of the support you all have given us…

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From Assassinations to Sanctions: Emergency Powers and the Rise of the Imperial Presidency

  From Assassinations to Sanctions: Emergency Powers and the Rise of the Imperial Presidency

On the eve of the 2020 election, no American president has enjoyed more unrestrained power than Donald J. Trump, who has inherited decades of policies and legislation that have given the American head of state the ability to suspend all constitutional rights and habeas corpus for its own citizens, carry out assassinations, torture prisoners and…

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Don’t Vote for a Psychopath: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

  Don’t Vote for a Psychopath: Tyranny at the Hands of a Psychopathic Government

Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. “I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to swallow — but…

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Holy See condemns sanctions against Syrian civilians

On 15 October 2020, the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See was invited to an audience with Cardinal Mario Zenari, the Apostolic Nuncio to Syria. The prelate described a country ravaged by war, whose population is dying of starvation due to economic sanctions. He insisted that such sanctions have no impact on the “regime”…

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Russian statement regarding the extension of the New START Treaty

We have not received an official response from the United States to our October 16 note with President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to extend the New START Treaty for one year. We have only seen comments made by US officials in the social media. Considering an ambiguous reaction to this situation, we believe it is necessary…

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The fall of the Western Model, by Thierry Meyssan

The French Revolution was not triggered by royal abuse. The French did not think they would overthrow the monarchy. It was the Parisians, convinced that the capital would be attacked by foreign armies and that the king would not defend it, who seized the weapons that were stored in the Bastille prison. The crisis of…

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Turkish military presence in Azerbaijan

According to the Russian daily Kommersant of 16 October 2020, 600 Turkish troops stayed behind in Azerbaijan after the joint military exercises that were held this summer [1]. This detachment comprises:  a tactical battalion group of 200 people,  50 instructors in Nakhijevan,  90 military advisers in Baku,  120 flight attendants at Gabala airport,  20 drone operators…

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