Washington’s puppet regime in Libya teeters on the brink

Washington’s puppet regime in Libya teeters on the brink

Libya’s capital city Tripoli was at a virtual standstill yesterday. Most of Tripoli’s businesses, schools and public sector workers went out on strike, demanding that militias leave the city. A 48-hour state of emergency was declared Saturday. Tripoli saw some of the...
The war drive against Syria

The war drive against Syria

Ten years after the US government went to war in Iraq on the basis of lies about nonexistent weapons of mass destruction (WMD), a no less grotesque provocation is being concocted by Paris, London, and Washington to justify a new war of aggression against Syria. The...
Winston’s Hiccup

Winston’s Hiccup

                          “I think I’ll write a book today,” the writer Georges Simenon was said to tell his wife at breakfast. “Fine,” she would reply, “but what will you do in the afternoon?” Winston Churchill was similarly...
Never make predictions in the Middle East

Never make predictions in the Middle East

By Robert Fisk January 02, 2012 “The Independent” — Never make predictions in the Middle East. My crystal ball broke long ago. But predicting the region has an honourable pedigree. “An Arab movement, newly-risen, is looming in the distance,” a French...