Crimea: Putin’s Triumph. Now the Confrontation Moves East to “New Russia” By Israel Shamir

21 March 2014 – Global Research

Novo Rossia: The Eastern and Southeastern Mainland Provinces of Ukraine

Video; Constructing the Narrative in Ukraine

10 March 2014 — Stop Imperialism

Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears briefly on RT to discuss recent comments from the so called “interim Prime Minister” of Ukraine Yatsenyuk regarding Russia’s military presence in Ukraine.  Draitser explains that his comments are part of the broader attempt to piece together a constructed narrative that justifies the claims of the Western media of Russian aggression in Crimea.  Continue reading this...

Ukraine, Intervention, and America’s Doublethink

5 March 2014 — Stop Imperialism

 With the deployment of Russian forces into Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the US-NATO propaganda machine has kicked into high gear.  Putin has been portrayed as a tyrannical aggressor, while the Obama administration and its European allies have attempted to stake out the moral high ground, declaring that peace, respect for sovereignty and international law should be the guiding principles.  Naturally, such rhetoric warrants closer analysis. Continue reading this...

Ukraine’s “Brown Shirt Revolution”: Part of a US -NATO -EU Plan to Break up Russia? By Francis A. Boyle and John Robles

23 February 2014 — Voice of Russia

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Professor Francis A. Boyle

It is a fact that since 9-11-2001, the US Government has been in the business of destroying countries and using NATO as it principle instrument. That was stated more than a decade ago by then US Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz and later by General Wesley Clark.

The Pentagon drew up a list of 7 states that were to be destroyed: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Syria and they have systematically proceeded to destroy all of the countries on the list.

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Russia Under Attack. “Neocon Ideologues are Pushing the World toward Destruction” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

15 February 2014 — Paul Craig Roberts

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In a number of my articles I have explained that the Soviet Union served as a constraint on US power. The Soviet collapse unleashed the neoconservative drive for US world hegemony. Russia under Putin, China, and Iran are the only constraints on the neoconservative agenda.  

Book Review: War on Libya: Not a Humanitarian Intervention By Edward S. Herman

26 January 2014 — Dissident Voice

Maximilian Forte’s book on the Libyan war, Slouching Towards Sirte: NATO’s War on Libya and Africa (Montreal: Baraka Books, 2012), is another powerful (and hence marginalized) study of  the imperial powers in violent action, and with painful results, but supported by the UN, media, NGOs and a significant body of liberals and leftists who had persuaded themselves that this was a humanitarian enterprise. Forte shows compellingly that it wasn’t the least little bit humanitarian, either in the intent of its principals (the United States, France, and Great Britain) or in its results. Continue reading this...