G20 Summit Closes Civic Space on Freedom of Speech

Indonesian civil society issues a joint statement condemning the crackdown on expression at the G20 Bali Summit By Jenny Tuazon Global Research, November 18, 2022 350 15 November 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The Group of 20 (G20) Summit in Indonesia kicks off today where leaders... Continue Reading →

Ukraine War Could Force Russia-China Into Military Alliance to Counter the US-NATO Threat

By Chaitanya Davé Global Research, November 02, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** United States and European countries have created an anti-Russia military alliance—NATO–since 1949. Now all of them have ganged up against Russia. In near future, all of them will gang up against... Continue Reading →

Legacy of President Moon Jae-in. He Came to Give the Country Back to the People.

By Prof. Joseph H. Chung Global Research, October 22, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Introduction For centuries, Koreans have been asking the Almighty to bless them with a true leader who would provide daily necessities, hope for the future, courage to fight for... Continue Reading →

Pakistan: Criticizing Chief Of Army Staff = “Inciting Mutiny”, But Wanting to Hang the Former Prime Minister = “Free Speech”

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, October 17, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** “Something’s rotten in the state of Pakistan”, and it’s that the country’s institutions have been captured by American proxies through a post-modern coup, after which they began aggressively waging “lawfare” on... Continue Reading →

Resistance to British Colonial Brutality: Bhadshah Khan’s Afghan Peace Movement

By Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould Global Research, October 11, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Is not the Pashtun amenable to love and reason? He will go with you to hell if you can win his heart, but you cannot force him even to go... Continue Reading →

Opportunistic Interests: The US-Pacific Island Declaration

By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Global Research, October 01, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** If ever there was a blatant statement of realpolitik masquerading as friendliness, the latest US-Pacific Island declaration must count as one of them.  The Biden administration has been busy of late, wooing... Continue Reading →

US-NATO Intent to Damage Russian-Chinese Relations?

Reviving the Aigun Treaty Border Issue? Although Tokyo changed its stance on Russia partly over the Kuril islands dispute, it is unlikely that China would raise the border issue. By Uriel Araujo Global Research, September 24, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Some analysts... Continue Reading →

The Legacy of Shinzo Abe: Road to Self-Destructive Harakiri. Holy War 2.0

By Prof. Joseph H. Chung Global Research, September 12, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Introduction The American military government left Japan in 1952 leaving behind the 1948 peace constitutions intended to prevent Japan from ever rising again as imperial military power. But, the irony of... Continue Reading →

Hungary and China. Mutually Beneficial Cooperation. Undermines the Globalist Agenda

By Konrad Rękas Global Research, September 04, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The American colonies have not stopped criticising the Hungarians for their rational approach to the war in Ukraine and yet another reason for an anti-Magyar hate campaign appears.  As a predictable... Continue Reading →

US Pressures India to Imitate Europe’s “Self-sabotaging Energy Policy”

By Ahmed Adel Global Research, August 26, 2022 InfoBrics All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share... Continue Reading →

India dumps US dollar for UAE dirham, Chinese yuan in Russian coal trade: Report

By News Desk August 12, 2022: Information Clearing House -- "The Cradel" Indian companies are switching from the US dollar to Asian currencies to pay for Russian coal imports, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. Steelmakers and cement manufacturers in India have been using the UAE dirham, Hong Kong dollar, Chinese yuan, and euro to pay for Russian coal in recent... Continue Reading →

How Russian Oil Is Making Its Way From Europe to Asia

By Irina Slav Global Research, August 08, 2022 OilPrice.com 1 August 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Russia has been ramping up oil exports to Asia since its invasion of Ukraine led to Western sanctions on imports of Russian oil. Some of the crude and... Continue Reading →

The Strategies of Global Warfare: War with China and Russia? Washington’s Military Design in the Asia-Pacific

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 07, 2022 Global Research 22 August 2016 Author’s Note  Below is the text of an article first published in 2015 which is relevant to an understanding of recent developments, specifically regarding Washington’s  confrontation with China.   War against China and Russia is on the drawing board of the Pentagon. The use... Continue Reading →

US-NATO Intent upon Boycotting Russia-India Relations

By Lucas Leiroz de Almeida Global Research, July 29, 2022 InfoBrics 28 July 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The US seems once again interested in boycotting good relations between Russia and India. Congressmen in Washington are proposing that New Delhi be included in the... Continue Reading →

Dangerous Crossroads: US Carrier Strike Group Returns to South China Sea Amid Taiwan Tensions

China's foreign ministry said the US was once again 'flexing its muscles' in the South China Sea with the USS Ronald Reagan's sailing. By The New Arab Global Research, July 29, 2022 The New Arab 28 July 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** A US... Continue Reading →

Expanding the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to Third Parties Could Lead to War in South Asia

By Ahmed Adel Global Research, July 29, 2022 InfoBrics 28 July 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** New Delhi described plans by Islamabad and Beijing to involve third countries in the multi-billion-dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), that passes through Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, as “illegal” and “unacceptable”. With... Continue Reading →

Strained US-China Relations, Taiwan Spills Over into Ukraine: “A No-Win Situation” for Washington

By Kim Petersen Global Research, July 27, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the United States House of Representatives, is reportedly scheduled to visit Taipei in August 2022. The stated purpose is supporting Asian democracy. The trip has more than... Continue Reading →

For Those About to Rock. The Non-Aligned Movement. The NAM 2.0 Drive. Pepe Escobar

By Pepe Escobar Global Research, July 24, 2022 Strategic Culture Foundation 22 July 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** NAM 2.0 drive – of which China is a key player – stands in stark opposition to how the Empire of Chaos – and Lies –... Continue Reading →

The India-Russia-Iran Geopolitical Axis: Eurasia’s New Transportation Powerhouses. The International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC)

By Matthew Ehret-Kump Global Research, July 21, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** No longer just an ‘alternative route’ on a drawing board, the International North South Transportation Corridor (INSTC) is paying dividends in a time of global crisis. And Moscow, Tehran and New Delhi are... Continue Reading →

The Dollar vs. the Yuan: Global Inflation, The Federal Reserve and China’s Measures to Stabilize Her Economy

By Peter Koenig Global Research, July 11, 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Under normal circumstances inflation occurs, when too many monetary units (US dollars, Euros, Chinese Yuan) chase too few goods. But we are not living in normal times. To the contrary. We... Continue Reading →

FBI, MI5 Name Chinese Government as Top Threat to Business

By Kyle Anzalone Global Research, July 07, 2022 The Libertarian Institute 6 July 2022 Follow us on Instagram and Twitter and subscribe to our Telegram Channel. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** While traveling to London to meet with his British counterpart, the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Western business leaders that their companies could be impacted... Continue Reading →

“Global NATO”: Upcoming Summit Intended to Transform the “Atlantic Alliance”. New “Strategic Concept” Envisaged

Invitation in the Hands of ROK President Yoon Suk-yeol "Joking about Inexperience". South Korea’s attendance at the summit could have major ramifications for the global order – will Yoon rise to the occasion? By Park Min-hee Global Research, June 20, 2022 Hankyoreh 17 June 2022 Special “partner nations” have been invited to the NATO summit to be... Continue Reading →

The Resumption of India-Pakistan Trade, No Bearing on the Kashmir Conflict?

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, June 17, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The resumption of Indo-Pak trade by itself wouldn’t influence either side’s stance towards the Kashmir Conflict, but it would strongly hint that Islamabad has tacitly shifted its position if this happens without Delhi... Continue Reading →

U.S. Spent Over $21 Billion on Afghan Police, Got ‘Barely Qualified Mall Guards’

By Fiona Harrigan Global Research, June 14, 2022 reason 10 June 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** New SIGAR findings shine a light on America’s dysfunctional efforts to train the Afghan National Police, which “actually contributed to increasing criminality” in Afghanistan. After spending over $21 billion trying... Continue Reading →

Biden’s “Harakiri Diplomacy” in East Asia: War Drums Getting Louder. Threatening Korea and China with the Support of Japan

Diplomacy of a Falling Empire By Prof. Joseph H. Chung Global Research, June 12, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Introduction East Asia had the opportunity of witnessing the diplomacy of one of the most seasoned diplomats of the United States — Joe Biden, President of the... Continue Reading →

Creating Cold War Conditions in Asia Isn’t Easy

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Global Research, June 10, 2022 Indian Punchline 9 June 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Only three weeks remain for the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Madrid, which is expected to unveil a new Strategic Concept aimed at... Continue Reading →

The War in Afghanistan: The Real ‘Crime of the Century’ Behind the Opioid Crisis

By Max Parry Global Research, June 04, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. First published on August 4, 2021 *** In May 2021, the HBO television network aired a new two-part documentary exploring America’s ongoing opioid epidemic entitled The Crime of the Century. The first episode summarized the role of the pharmaceutical industry in the crisis,... Continue Reading →

Pakistan’s Russian Wheat Import Deal: Business As Usual or Something Different this Time?

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, May 31, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The new government’s latest deal with Russia could muddle the narrative from their opponents that they came to power to punish the former premier for his ties with that country, which is why... Continue Reading →

Biden in Asia: Further Steps Toward War with China

By Dr. Brian Victoria Global Research, May 27, 2022 Countercurrents Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** For observers of President Biden’s recent visit to Asia it will come as no surprise that, as in the past, the US sought to encourage Asian allies to join in further... Continue Reading →

The History and Geopolitics of U.S. Expansionism in the Heart of Eurasia

By Shane Quinn Global Research, May 19, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** In 1994 the United States Department of Energy (DOE) calculated that there are colossal oil and natural gas reserves in the Caspian region. The Caspian Sea, the world’s largest inland body of water,... Continue Reading →

Ukraine: How to Reach a Peace Agreement. China Could Play an Important Role as a Moderator

By Peter Koenig Global Research, May 09, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** This was a presentation at a Chongyang Institute’s organized international webinar on 6 May 2022 on the topic of “Seeking Peace and Promoting Development”. The Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies is a thinktank... Continue Reading →

The Removal Of Imran Khan and the Popular Push Back. How Pakistan Helped Foster “The War on Terrorism”

By Michael Welch, Junaid S. Ahmad, and Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, May 07, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. a *** “I am saying to you today, that for the first time, Pakistan’s policies won’t be for the few rich people, it will be for the poor, for our women, for our minorities, whose rights... Continue Reading →

Terror from Balochistan: A Menacing Tool to Disrupt China-Pakistan Economic Relations?

By Pepe Escobar Global Research, May 06, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** A Baloch suicide bombing targeting Chinese workers in Karachi comes a mere month after the US-backed ousting of PM Imran Khan. Pakistan is a critical BRI hub in Beijing’s vast Eurasian connectivity project, and... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan Braces for New War

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Global Research, May 02, 2022 Indian Punchline 1 May 2022 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost... Continue Reading →

The Global Virome Project (GVP) and “The China Connection”

The team was assembled to stop a pandemic — and then disappeared By Matt Ridley and Prasenjit Ray Global Research, April 24, 2022 UnHerd 22 April 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** In August 2016, a group of public health experts, policymakers and donors met in the Rockefeller Foundation’s... Continue Reading →

Boris Johnson Visits Tory Donor on First Day of Publicly Funded India Trip

PM accused of being 'tone-deaf' for posing with bulldozers as they are used to demolish Muslim quarters in New Delhi By Morning Star Global Research, April 24, 2022 Morning Star Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Boris Johnson visited a Tory donor on the first day of his... Continue Reading →

US Wants Pakistan to Turn Back to the Western Fold

By Paul Antonopoulos Global Research, April 20, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Despite Washington repeatedly saying that the US would not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, the overthrow of Imran Khan from the Pakistani Prime Ministership suggests otherwise if he is to be believed.... Continue Reading →

Joys of Western Democracy: American Victory and Loss of Political Sovereignty in Pakistan

By Dr. Ejaz Akram Global Research, April 19, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** After committing the shameful atrocities of direct colonization against the non-West, the West felt it was necessary to invent methods of indirect colonization. Other than institutional controls, they would incarcerate and assassinate... Continue Reading →

The Destabilization of Pakistan

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, April 16, 2022 30 December 2007 Author’s Note The Biden White House was behind Prime Minister Imran Khan‘s political demise. “We know which are the places from where the pressure is being exerted on us. We will not compromise on the interest of the country. I [Khan] am not levelling allegations, I have... Continue Reading →

Preventing China’s Rise: The “America COMPETES Act of 2022” Risks Turning Taiwan into the Next Front Line

By Keith Lamb Global Research, April 10, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** The America Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education and Science (COMPETES) Act of 2022 only needs to be passed by the President and it will become law. The bill sounds... Continue Reading →

Corrupt Indonesia Embraces COVID Boondoggle

By Henry Makow Global Research, April 04, 2022 henrymakow.com 2 April 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** Ted Hilbert a permanent resident from Luxembourg and Fatoni Rahman, an Indonesian citizen,  are suing the Indonesian president Joko Widodo and the Ministry of Health to stop the Covid-19 vaccination mandates currently... Continue Reading →

China’s Wait-and-See Inaction in the Ukraine War

By Tom Clifford Global Research, March 17, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization. Feel free to repost and share widely Global Research articles. *** “Embassy alley” in Beijing, in reality a patchwork of tree-lined streets with two story houses, mostly built in the 1960s in a style reminiscent of the 1930s,... Continue Reading →

China’s Foreign Ministry: Position on Russia & Ukraine

By Silk Road Briefing Global Research, March 10, 2022 Silk Road Briefing 8 March 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg and Twitter at @crglobalization. Today, the dangers of military escalation are beyond description. What is now happening in Ukraine has serious geopolitical implications. It could lead us into a World War III scenario. It is important... Continue Reading →

Women’s Day 2022: Women’s Rights in Afghanistan, “A Justification for War”

International Women's Day and "The Mullahs of Whitehall": Pioneering Afghan Sportswomen Denied UK Entry By Felicity Arbuthnot Global Research, March 08, 2022 Women’s Day 2022. This article was first published in March 2013 *** It was former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson who is attributed with the quote “a week is a long time in politics”,... Continue Reading →

China’s Economy Not as Strong as Beijing Proclaims or the West Fears

By Tom Clifford Global Research, February 15, 2022 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @globalresearch_crg. *** The temptation to be flippantly Wildean and evoke the spirit of Oscar is sometimes too tempting for the mortal flesh. For the United States to lose China once is unfortunate; to lose it twice smacks of carelessness. The second... Continue Reading →

The Russia-India Defense Cooperation Pact. India’s Purchase of the S-400 Missile Defense System

By Paul Antonopoulos Global Research, December 07, 2021InfoBrics Russian President Vladimir Putin visited India on December 6. Cooperation on COVID-19, climate change, and military deals were topics of discussion. A 10-year defense cooperation pact and 28 agreements were signed. Highly placed Russian defense sources speculated that the final deal for the Kamov Ka-226T light utility helicopters would be one of the... Continue Reading →

The US Cannot Defend Taiwan, and China Knows It

By Scott Ritter Global Research, October 11, 2021RT Op-Ed 9 October 2021 The US is playing a dangerous game of putting a public face on a policy of defending Taiwan from China, for which it has zero capability to implement. Following a recent escalation of tensions between Beijing and Taipei, Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Saturday to pursue... Continue Reading →

The CIA’s Afghan Proxies, Accused of War Crimes, Will Get a Fresh Start in the US

The agency prioritized the evacuation of Zero unit members and their families even as many vulnerable U.S. employees and human rights activists were left behind. By Andrew Quilty and Matthew Cole Global Research, October 10, 2021The Intercept 6 October 2021 Before the Taliban took control of Kabul in August, the U.S.-backed Afghan commandos known as Zero units were the... Continue Reading →

Taliban Back in the American Swing Chair

Washington has sized up the seamless potentials of the emergent situation to plot its return to the centrestage by exploiting the impasse in Afghanistan. By M. K. Bhadrakumar Global Research, October 10, 2021Indian Punchline *** The US state department admitted belatedly late last night that the first face-to-face meeting between American officials and the Taliban since the regime... Continue Reading →

Billions in Offshore Bank Accounts. Saving for a Very Rainy Day.

By Eric Margolis Global Research, October 10, 2021EricMargolis.com 7 October 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** The really wealthy, vexed by tax collectors, pesky relatives, ex-wives and just... Continue Reading →

Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming

Country Case Studies. Mortality and Morbidity By Gérard Delépine Global Research, October 10, 2021Mondalisation.ca First published by Global Research on May 27, 2021 This article by Dr Gérard Delépine was first published in French on our French language  website mondialisation.ca  The English text below is an AI Translation with some minor edits by Global Research. This article demonstrates unequivocally... Continue Reading →

Defeat or Victory? The War on Afghanistan (2001-2021)

By Michael Welch, Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Prof. John Ryan, and Prof Rodrigue Tremblay Global Research, October 08, 2021 “But again, the thing to emphasize here is that we’re not eager to have the United States come in and become an occupying power in Afghanistan… At the same time, we want to see to it that what is left behind... Continue Reading →

US Sanctions against India: Delhi’s Planned Purchase of Russia’s S-400 Air Defense Systems.

By Andrew Korybko Global Research, October 07, 2021 Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Instead of successfully pressuring India into abandoning its special and privileged strategic partners in Russia, the US’ threatened sanctions might backfire by sabotaging the Quad. The US has consistently threatened to sanction India under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions... Continue Reading →

“Humanitarian Aid” for Afghanistan: UK Fires the First Shot in the New Great Game

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Global Research, October 06, 2021Indian Punchline 5 October 2021 While India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar is doing a masterly job to canvass support for the Biden Administration’s project to delay any constructive engagement with the Taliban Government in Kabul by the international community until Washington gets its act together, on a parallel track, the... Continue Reading →

Corporate Media Stirred Global Terror Hysteria to Push Postwar Hostility Toward New Afghan Government

The media’s latest ahistorical freak-out over Afghanistan is further evidence of its de facto merger with the U.S. national security state By Gareth Porter Global Research, October 04, 2021The Grayzone 27 September 2021 Following the Taliban’s victory over the U.S. military, U.S. corporate media has churned out a new narrative about the imminent threat of terrorism from... Continue Reading →

US Navy Awards Boeing $220M Taiwan Harpoon Contract

By Inder Singh BishtGlobal Research, October 03, 2021The Defense Post 1 October 2021 The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Boeing a $220 million contract to configure Taiwan’s Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems (HCDS). According to the Department of Defense, the system includes Harpoon Block II Update Grade B Canister Launch All Up Round Missiles, the HCDS launch... Continue Reading →

Imperialist Tensions: AUKUS Makes Workers Pay for War with China

By Mick Armstrong Global Research, October 01, 2021Red Flag 23 September 2021 We are witnessing an aggressive build-up by the US and its allies for a confrontation with China. The Biden administration is making massive upgrades to the US’s military capacity, and sharply reorienting it to focus on China. At the same time, the US is waging... Continue Reading →

General Mark Milley Strikes Out Demonstrating What Is Wrong with the American Military

There is no solid evidence, only innuendo, that Trump ever seriously contemplated war with China, Philip Giraldi writes. By Philip GiraldiGlobal Research, October 01, 2021Strategic Culture Foundation 30 September 2021 Most Americans do not know that in the United States currently there are approximately 900 Active-duty generals and flag officers to lead 1.3 million troops in the... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan: Where’s the Cash?

By Eric Margolis Global Research, September 28, 2021EricMargolis.com 27 September 2021 Afghanistan’s US-run government was the world’s largest producer and exporter of opium, morphine, and the end-product, heroin. As it did after first seizing power in the mid-1990’s, Taliban, the Islamic anti-drug and anti-communist movement, is shutting down the Afghan drug trade. Billions worth of heroin, opium... Continue Reading →

The Great Chessboard: Will a Renewed U.S. ‘Operation Cyclone’ Threaten Afghanistan’s New Silk Road Future?

By Matthew Ehret-Kump Global Research, September 27, 2021Matthew Ehret's Insights 23 September 2021 With the recent pledge by China, Russia, Iran and Pakistan for renewed defense of Afghanistan’s sovereignty and right to develop, many have jumped the gun to celebrate a little prematurely. While watching a hegemonic wanna-be global overlord choke on humble pie is certainly satisfying, and while... Continue Reading →

A Parable of (All-American) Violence

By Kelly Denton-Borhaug Global Research, September 24, 2021TomDispatch 23 September 2021 As a religious studies professor, I know a parable when I see one. Consider the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the final events in this country’s war in Afghanistan as just such a parable taken directly from the history of our moment. The heart-wrenching... Continue Reading →

Eurasia Takes Shape: How the SCO Just Flipped the World Order

By Pepe EscobarGlobal Research, September 23, 2021 As a rudderless West watched on, the 20th anniversary meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was laser-focused on two key deliverables: shaping up Afghanistan and kicking off a full-spectrum Eurasian integration. The two defining moments of the historic 20th anniversary Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan had... Continue Reading →

9/11 and Afghanistan Post-Mortems: Lessons in Safe Logic

By Edward Curtin Global Research, September 20, 2021 In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the 20th anniversary of the mass murders of September 11, 2001, the corporate mainstream and alternative media have been replete with articles analyzing the consequences of 9/11 that resulted in the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan and its alleged withdrawal... Continue Reading →

India State of 241 Million People Declared COVID-free after Government Promotes Ivermectin

By Infowars.com Global Research, September 20, 2021Infowars.com 18 September 2021 The state of Uttar Pradesh in India, which has the equivalent of two-thirds of the United States population, has been declared COVID-free, the state government announced last week. There are no more active cases of coronavirus in the 33 districts of Uttar Pradesh, which has a population... Continue Reading →

‘AUKUS’ Military Alliance Is Another Western Attempt to Isolate China

The ever-denser web of military interconnections that Washington is weaving is going to lead straight to Cold War. By Sarang Shidore Global Research, September 17, 2021Responsible Statecraft The announcement that the United States and the United Kingdom will help Australia build nuclear submarines, enhance U.S. troop presence, and jointly collaborate on cyber, artificial intelligence, and quantum technologies has been... Continue Reading →

US Plans to Support and Finance the Afghan Mujahideen from Early 1979

By Shane Quinn Global Research, September 16, 2021 It was surely no coincidence, as the Jimmy Carter administration was looking on in horror at “the loss of Iran” in early 1979, that Washington rapidly moved to increase its presence in the Middle East and surrounding regions. A principal area of focus for the Americans was Afghanistan,... Continue Reading →

Why the Taliban Had to Change. “Regime Change” Pre-negotiated with Washington?

By Dr. Zlatko Hadžidedić Global Research, September 15, 2021Modern Diplomacy The fall of Kabul to the Taliban, pre-negotiated with the US in Doha, Qatar, has launched yet another fruitless enterprise, as fruitless as the US effort to keep Afghanistan under its own control: all sorts of IR scholars, pundits, and journalists, in all sorts of specialized and... Continue Reading →

Kabul Drone Strike Was CIA-Military Murder

By Patrick Martin Global Research, September 13, 2021World Socialist Web Site *** A New York Times analysis of the August 29 US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, based on military-intelligence sources as well as interviews with survivors and co-workers of the victims, demonstrates that the incineration of ten members of an Afghan family, including seven children,... Continue Reading →

9/9 and 9/11, 20 Years Later

We may never know the full contours of the whole riddle inside an enigma when it comes to 9/11 and related issues By Pepe Escobar Global Research, September 10, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).... Continue Reading →

Taliban Get a Government!

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Global Research, September 09, 2021Indian Punchline 8 September 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** The regional states will be shell-shocked by the brazen... Continue Reading →

US Military a Killing Machine! & How The Taliban Went From Ally to Enemy

By John Pilger The US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 should be called what it was – an imperialist war launched under the guise of a fight against terrorism. September 09, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/embed/LlyVJF00Pxc?start=29 https://youtu.be/LlyVJF00Pxc The Afghan invasion was successfully sold to the Western public on the basis that the 9/11 attacks were orchestrated from Afghanistan,... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan, Corporate Media and the Declining Image of the United States

A monumental defeat of imperialism in Central Asia will have a long-term impact on Washington and its NATO allies. By Abayomi Azikiwe Global Research, September 07, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow... Continue Reading →

Gazprom Neft Switches to Yuan Payments in China

By Tsvetana Paraskova Global Research, September 07, 2021OilPrice.com 6 September 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, is starting... Continue Reading →

We Failed Afghanistan, Not the Other Way Around

MSNBC rails against the "fantastically corrupt elite" on the ground that ruined the Afghan mission, but the real corruption was our own By Matt Taibbi Global Research, September 06, 2021TK News by Matt Taibbi 19 August 2021 *** On MSNBC the other night, Rachel Maddow told a story about visiting Afghanistan a decade ago. She described being taken on... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 “Fun with Figures”: Food for Thought

By William Walter Kay Global Research, September 05, 2021 *** Contrast Covid’s impact on four East Asian countries (Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and South Korea) with its impact on four US Northeastern states (New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Connecticut). All eight jurisdictions host high-tech societies with market-orientated economies and democratic constitutions. All boast ultra-modern hospitals, medical... Continue Reading →

US Reputation Is in Tatters, It’s Time to Bring Those Responsible for Afghanistan Disaster to Account

By Scott Ritter Global Research, September 03, 2021RT Op-Ed 29 August 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. ***Twenty years of US war in Afghanistan draws to a close at... Continue Reading →

The Fall of Kabul, “The Fall of Democracy”. Hubris of Western Plutocracies

By Junaid S. Ahmad Global Research, September 02, 2021 *** “Democracy” seems to be under threat again, this time in Kabul. We are told that a horrible force is at the helm of power in Afghanistan, the Taliban – yes, the same Taliban that the US-NATO vanquished and dethroned in 2001. The so-called democracy that Western... Continue Reading →

Amazon “Economic Terrorism” and “Predatory Prices”: The Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods

By Colin TodhunterGlobal Research, September 01, 2021 *** Global corporations are colonising India’s retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com. This was followed in 2018 with a US$16 billion take-over of India’s largest online... Continue Reading →

What Did the US Get Wrong About Afghanistan?

The 2001 US invasion was bound to devastate the country and the Afghan people. By Clive Stafford Smith Global Research, September 01, 2021Al Jazeera 31 August 2021 *** Much has been said in the past few weeks about the sudden takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban. For all the money spent and blood spilled by the United... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan: A Tragically Stupid War Comes to a Tragic End

By Rep. Ron Paul Global Research, August 31, 2021The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity *** Sunday’s news reports that the Biden Administration mistakenly killed nine members of one Afghan family, including six children, in “retaliation” for last week’s suicide attack which killed 13 US servicemembers, is a sad and sick epitaph on the 20... Continue Reading →

Kabul Is Not Saigon. Afghanistan: Drug Trade and Belt and Road

By Peter Koenig Global Research, August 31, 2021 *** All flags are on half-mast in the US of A. The cause are the 13 American soldiers killed in this huge suicide bombing outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Thursday, 26 August.  As it stands, at least 150 people – Afghans, including at least 30... Continue Reading →

UK Planning for Strikes Against ISIS in Afghanistan Says Head of Royal Air Force

By Chris Cole Global Research, August 31, 2021Drone Wars UK All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Within days of withdrawing the last British troops from Afghanistan after 20... Continue Reading →

Scandal Behind the FDA “Fake Approval” of Pfizer Jab

By F. William Engdahl Global Research, August 31, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** The US Government regulator for drugs, the Food and Drug Administration, has just... Continue Reading →

Viral Infographic Reveals the Shocking Amount of Military Hardware Biden Handed to the Taliban

By Zero Hedge Global Research, August 30, 2021Zero Hedge 29 August 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** When President Biden leaves billions of US military hardware in the... Continue Reading →

Corporate Media Politicize WHO Investigation on COVID Origins to Vilify China

By Joshua Cho Global Research, August 30, 2021FAIR 25 August 2021 *** FAIR (10/6/20, 6/28/21) has previously critiqued Western news media’s credulous coverage of evidence-free “lab leak” speculations. One key factor in spreading suspicion that the coronavirus might have escaped from the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) is media’s early and ongoing politicization of the World Health Organization’s... Continue Reading →

1.6M Moderna Doses Withdrawn in Japan Over Contamination

Company confirms reports of particulate matter in vials, but finds 'no safety issues' By Yumiko Urasaki and Yuko Nomura Global Research, August 30, 2021Nikkei Asia 26 August 2021 *** About 1.6 million doses of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine have been taken out of use in Japan because of contamination reported in some vials, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare... Continue Reading →

“I Was Living Like Scarface”: The Ludicrous Costs of the War in Afghanistan Revealed in New Documents, Testimonies

By Alan MacLeod Global Research, August 27, 2021MintPress News 25 August 2021 *** “Holy cow, I was living like Scarface…I was paying out anywhere between $300-400,000 per week to $5 million per week at times. All in cash.” Matthew Hoh, U.S. Marine Corps Captain and former State Department official The conflict in Afghanistan — for the U.S. at... Continue Reading →

Political Future of Biden, Taliban Depends on What Happens to Afghans

By Michael Jansen Global Research, August 27, 2021The Jordan Times 26 August 2021 *** The political future of both US President Joe Biden and the leaders of the Taliban depends on what happens to the people of Afghanistan. Biden did not take their welfare into consideration when he implemented Donald Trump’s bad deal for a precipitate US troop withdrawal... Continue Reading →

Video: Taliban Forming Government, Steadily Consolidating Power

By South Front Global Research, August 27, 2021South Front 26 August 2021 *** The Taliban are finally beginning to consolidate power in Afghanistan. The group is appointing government ministers as it attempts to form a functional apparatus. The first appointment was an open mockery to the United States – Mullah Abdul Qayyum Zakir as a Defense Minister. Zakir is... Continue Reading →

U.S. Costs to Date for the War in Afghanistan, in $ Billions FY2001-FY2022

By Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Global Research, August 26, 2021Brown University *** Since invading Afghanistan in 2001, the United States has spent $2.313 trillion on the war, which includes operations in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Note that this total does not include funds that the United States government is obligated to spend on... Continue Reading →

And So It Begins Again: The Media Recycles Afghanistan War Lies

By Patrick Martin Global Research, August 26, 2021World Socialist Web Site 19 August 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** In the days following the desperate evacuation of US... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan Then – The Whole World Today

I find it difficult to put my horror and outrage into words By Dr. Rudolf Hänsel Global Research, August 25, 2021 *** When I read the great journalist John Pilger’s article “The Great Game of Smashing Countries” in GlobalResearch (1) today, I was assailed by horror and outrage in equal measure. The diabolical forces and powers... Continue Reading →

The Top Five Conflict Variables in Afghanistan

There still remain several variables that could continue to destabilize the country in the coming future. By Andrew Korybko Global Research, August 24, 2021 *** The Taliban’s lightning-fast takeover of Afghanistan ended the most important phase of the country’s civil war but hasn’t yet concluded that conflict completely. There still remain several variables that could continue to destabilize... Continue Reading →

The Evil that Men Do Lives after Them

How about some accountability for Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen? By Philip Giraldi Global Research, August 24, 2021 *** If you want to know how the United States wound up with “government by stupid” one need only look no farther than some of the recent propaganda put out by members of Congress, senior military officers... Continue Reading →

Mission Accomplished

U-S-A!  U-S-A!  We’re Number One!   By Paul Edwards August 23, 2021"Information Clearing House" - It took America 15 years to airlift its whipped, arrogant ass out of Vietnam; in Afghanistan it took 20.  All the young men and women our diseased, criminal “leaders” doomed to be killed, mangled, or commit suicide in or after those fake,... Continue Reading →

What Spearheaded 20 Years of War and Atrocities? Unocal and the Coveted Trans-Afghan Pipeline Route

By Larry Chin Global Research, August 23, 2021Global Research 6 March 2002 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** This incisive and carefully researched article by Larry Chin was originally published by... Continue Reading →

What About the Women? America’s Afghanistan Guilt

By Barbara Nimri Aziz Global Research, August 23, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** America’s rotting two decades of war and occupation in Afghanistan is oozing an... Continue Reading →

The Afghanistan-China Belt and Road Initiative

By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Global Research, August 22, 2021Silk Road Briefing 18 August 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Potential routes exist along the Wakhan Corridor and via Tajikistan... Continue Reading →

The Afghanistan Debacle and “The Great Reset”. The Strategic Role of Zalmay Khalilzad

By F. William Engdahl Global Research, August 20, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Much of the world is shocked by the apparent incompetence of the Biden... Continue Reading →

Did the NY Fed Confiscate $1.3 Billion in Afghan Gold: Striking Revelations from Afghanistan’s Central Bank Chief

By Zero Hedge Global Research, August 19, 2021Zero Hedge All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** Yesterday morning, shortly after the acting Afghan central banker chief, Ajmal Ahmady, fled the... Continue Reading →

Afghanistan’s “Color Revolution”? Narcotics and the Opium Trade

Will the Taliban Islamic Government Endorse the US Sponsored Trade in Narcotics By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, August 19, 2021 All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the “Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version).  Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. *** This... Continue Reading →