In an act of supreme arrogance, the Trump administration killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. Yet again, US imperialism is adding to the instability in the Middle East.
In a press conference on August 28, US president Barack Obama openly admitted that he did not have a strategy yet to combat the jihadist ISIS group in Iraq and Syria. Obama’s confession reveals the impasse […]
The speed with which large swathes of Iraqi territory have fallen to a relatively small force of armed militias begs the question as to how this was possible. The Iraqi armed forces were numerically much […]
ISIS captured Mosul and then proceeded South towards Baghdad. Hundreds of thousands have already fled fearing their lives under the rule of this reactionary group. This specter of barbarism rising on the horizon is the […]
After Blackwater USA’s recent street shoot out in Baghdad, which resulted in as many as 17 civilian deaths, the role of mercenaries in Iraq has received extra attention in the media. Although they have played […]
Editorial for SA #33Like the Katrina disaster two years ago, the collapse of the I-35 bridge in Minneapolis, MN is yet another reminder of the real effects of the capitalist policy of “guns before butter”. […]
The use of high-tech weapons by the NATO alliance may have some serious, lasting environmental and health effects on the people of the Balkans.