The Reality Principle -Episode 3

“Iran: A Nation under Attack” with Ardeshir Ommani Although most know Iran today as an international pariah, few pay any attention to the covert war being waged against the Islamic Republic of Iran every day. From crippling economic sanctions to the assassination of scientists to the sabotage of critical infrastructure, Iran is under constant attack […]

The Summer of Muslim Discontent: It’s Not “The Amateur Film” Stupid!

The so-called “Arab Spring:” is a distant and bitter memory to those who fought and struggled for a better world, not to speak of the thousands who lost, life and limb. In its place, throughout the Muslim world, a new wave of reactionaries, corrupt and servile politicians have taken the reins of power buttressed by […]

Stop Imperialism Podcast – The lengthy stay & additional U.S. forces in Libya, the increased numbers of ‘foreign elements’ jihadi groups operating in Syria, and beyond!

In this news analysis and roundup Eric Draitser covers the lengthy stay and additional U.S. forces in Libya, the increased numbers of ‘foreign elements,’ jihadi groups operating in Syria, Iran’s nuclear chief’s harsh criticism of the atomic agency and the United States, US meddling in the China-Japan island dispute with a missile shield, and more! […]

Iran’s Strategic Diplomatic Victory over the Washington-Israeli Axis: Its Larger Political Consequences

Iran chaired, hosted and led the recently rejuvenated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting in Teheran, attended by delegates from 120 countries, including 31 heads of state and 29 foreign secretaries of state. Even the United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, notorious mouthpiece of Washington, felt obligated to address, a forum attended by two-thirds of the member […]

The EyeOpener- Drones Over Asia: 21st Century Warfare in the New Battlefront

Over the past decade, the peoples of Pakistan and Yemen have become all too familiar with the horrors of the Pentagon’s latest toy: the unmanned aerial vehicle. Capable of raining death from above while its operator sits in air-conditioned comfort in an air force base thousands of miles away, drones represent the next stage in […]

RUSSIA’S MOTIVES IN SYRIA: Another Side of the Story

Moscow’s 30-year struggle against encroachment into its sphere of influence by militant Islam By Joe Lauria Russia’s unyielding support for Damascus throughout the 16 months of Syria’s escalating crisis has earned Moscow strong condemnation from Washington and other Western governments, but the reasons for Russia’s implacable position have never been fully explained by Moscow or […]

Obama Deeds vs. Obama Words

“What you need to succeed is sincerity, and if you can fake sincerity you’ve got it made” William Blum “A few months ago I told the American people that I did not trade arms for hostages. My heart and my best intentions still tell me that is true, but the facts and evidence tell me […]

Putting Syria into Some Perspective: The Holy Triumvirate

“The clinical megalomania of the Holy Triumvirate can scarcely be exaggerated & never prosecuted” By William Blum The Holy Triumvirate — The United States, NATO, and the European Union — or an approved segment thereof, can usually get what they want. They wanted Saddam Hussein out, and soon he was swinging from a rope. They […]

Afghan Heroin & How to Add Up the Numbers

The Big Guys’ Share vs. the Little Guys Share’ According to news reports the Turkish government seized 4.6 Tons of Afghan heroin and 46 Tons of Hashish in the year 2011 alone: Turkish police seized 46.9 tons of hashish and 6.4 tons of heroin in 2011, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Wednesday. According […]

The Geopolitical Stakes in Nigeria—Part I: The Curious Role of the IMF

 What’s in the Store for the 5th Largest Supplier of Oil to the United States? By William Engdahl Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and its largest oil producer, is from all evidence being systematically thrown into chaos and a state of civil war. The recent surprise decision by the government of Goodluck Jonathan to abruptly […]

BFP Exclusive: NATO Member Turkey to Train Libya’s New Police Force

Harvesting the Fruits of “Regime Change” in Libya In the last few decades one never-changing modus operandi in our imperial pursuits and operations overseas has been the formation, financing, training, control and domination of our target countries’ military force. Egypt, Morocco, Kuwait, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia … whether here right in our backyard under joint Pentagon […]

Why Washington Wants ‘Finito’ with Putin

The Shady National Endowment for Democracy &The Prime Agenda of ‘Whoever’ is Next US President By F. William Engdahl Washington clearly wants ‘finito’ with Russia’s Putin as in basta! Or as they said in Egypt last spring, Kefaya–enough!  Hillary Clinton and friends have apparently decided Russia’s prospective next president, Vladimir Putin, is a major obstacle to […]

MSM Propaganda on Syria: Now Comes the Silent Treatment

Hall of Fame & Hall of Shame on Syria Reporting Have you noticed how it’s been all quiet on the Western MSM War Propaganda front? As more and more alternative news outlets are increasing their reporting on the real situation in Syria, as even the puppet Arab League is issuing observations contradicting previously reported ‘un-sourced […]

Syria Update: US Government Gives Green Light to MSM

MSM News, 6 Months Late: “Obama Secretly Preparing for Syria Intervention” This morning I woke up to the following news headlines. Let me correct myself: This morning I found the US media and their quasi extension reporting on stale, at least 6-month old US operations on Syria. Now, that’s much better. I think it is […]

The Arab League: There Comes the ‘G’ Word Again

It is the Genocide Season-Bring on the Invasion! I’ve been waiting; waiting for the ‘G’ word on Syria, and here it is, arriving right on time, as expected: Arab League Observer: Assad Committing Genocide in Syria A member of the Arab League observer team in Damascus told Al Arabiya broadcaster Monday that “what’s happening in […]