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President Raul Castro: As usual, Cuba was the target of another US taxpayer supported attempt at destabilization. The plutocracy never quits.

President Raul Castro: As usual, Cuba was the target of another US taxpayer supported attempt at destabilization. The plutocracy never quits.

By Bill Van Auken, Senior Editorial Writer, wsws.org

The Obama administration has scrambled to deflect criticism and ridicule sparked by an Associated Press story exposing a failed attempt by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to set up a Twitter-like social media network as an instrument for regime change in Cuba. Continue reading »

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Mar 222014
 
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When Will Americans Come to Their Senses?

by DIANA JOHNSTONE

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“I sometimes get the feeling that somewhere across that huge puddle, in America, people sit in a lab and conduct experiments, as if with rats, without actually understanding the consequences of what they are doing.”– Vladimir Putin, 4 March 2014

Paris.

Five years ago, I wrote a paper for a Belgrade conference commemorating the tenth anniversary of the start of the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia. In that paper I stressed that the disintegration of Yugoslavia had been used as an experimental laboratory to perfect various techniques that would subsequently be used in so-called “color revolutions” or other “regime change” operations directed against leaders considered undesirable by the United States government. Continue reading »

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Mar 192014
 
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Why would the United States run the risk of siding with anti-Semitic, neo-Nazis in Ukraine?

Zbigniew Brzezinski: one of the masterminds of American imperialism. Incalculable suffering has followed his criminal recommendations.

Zbigniew Brzezinski: one of the masterminds of American imperialism. Incalculable suffering has followed his criminal recommendations. The man who “gave the Soviets their Vietnam.”

Posted By Chris Ernesto, antiwar.com

One of the keys may be found by looking back at Zbigniew Brzezinski’s 1997 book, The Grand Chessboard in which he wrote, “Ukraine, a new and important space on the Eurasian chessboard, is a geopolitical pivot because its very existence as an independent country helps to transform Russia. Without Ukraine, Russia ceases to be a Eurasian empire.” Continue reading »

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Mar 072014
 
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By Patrick Martin

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Newly released documents confirm that the US Army was the prime mover of the surveillance and infiltration of antiwar groups on the West Coast. The documents shed light on the circumstances surrounding a protracted lawsuit against federal government spying on antiwar activists. Continue reading »

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