Contemporary Issue


The War on Truth: Western Governments Attempt to Discredit Truth-tellers who Challenge their Lies

The ‘War on Terror’ has simultaneously been a War on Truth. For fifteen years—from 9/11 to Saddam Hussein’s ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction’ and… more »

The Neo-Con West and Global Destruction: A ‘New World Order’ of Globalized Despair

The Neo-Con ‘West’ and its allies want to destroy the Middle East so that they can control the Middle East, writes MARK TALIANO.… more »

‘Barbarism in Words and Deeds:Barbarism of Imperial Wars is Unmatched’

In ancient Greece, the barbarians were those outside of the empire who did not speak the language of civilization. They were savage invaders… more »

Washington’s Global Economic Wars

Economic warfare doesn’t work for Washington because the US economy cannot compete, especially when it attacks its own allies and traditional partners.

How Israel Stole the Bomb

When Israel stole material and secrets to build a nuclear bomb, U.S. officials looked the other way.

Behind Mask of Secularism, France Hardens Face towards Islam

in theory, under the French Constitution, all religions and races should be treated equally.

Outrage over Paris attacks mere hypocrisy*

Contradictions and double standards of the Western world illustrate a very general principle, writes Noam Chomsky.

US Minefields in Afghanistan: No Terrorism This?

The U.S. is leaving behind a deadly legacy: about 800 square miles of land littered with undetonated grenades, rockets and mortar shells.

Ukraine War Pulls in Foreign Fighters, but They are Not ‘Terrorists’ like in Syria and Iraq*

Foreigners fighting for both sides in east Ukraine’s bloody conflict hail from across Europe and come with a bewildering array of agendas.

Children of the Syrian War

There are thought to be between 180,000 and 300,000 child labourers in Lebanon, many of them Syrian.

U.S. Officials Peddle False Intel to Support Terror Plot Claims

U.S. officials have leaked information to bolster allegations that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) was involved in a plot to assassinate Saudi Ambassador in Washington, D.C.

Islam, the American Way (Part-2)

A new generation of Muslim Americans separate what is cultural, what is religious, and what is American, finding that the ‘straight path’ isn’t the same path for all.

Islam, the American way (Part-1)

A new generation of Muslim Americans separate what is cultural, what is religious, and what is American, finding that the ‘straight path’ isn’t the same path for all.

Geneva Nuclear Agreement Sets the Stage for Easing of Middle East Tensions

World powers and Iran have signed a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme following intense talks in Geneva in November 2013.

Gender Segregation on the Rise in Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jews around the world have long frowned upon the mixing of the sexes in their communities, but the attempt to apply this prohibition in public spaces is relatively new in Israel.