Trump Threatens Military Action Against Venezuela, Rejects Dialogue

Shortly after the U.S. President Donald Trump said a military option is not being ruled out for Venezuela, the White House issued a statement saying it had rejected a request from his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro to have a telephone conversation with him.

The hacking of HBO and the “Russian meddling” campaign

The recent leak of confidential HBO files by hackers calling themselves “Mr. Smith” has underscored the contrived and unsubstantiated character of the official narrative of alleged Russian hacking of the US elections.

Trump’s nuclear war threat against North Korea

War abroad has been accompanied by ever widening social inequality and ceaseless attacks on the living conditions and basic rights of the working class at home. Social opposition is growing under conditions where Trump is the most unpopular president inREAD ON

The End of the CIA’s Dirty War in Syria

Editor’s Note: John Wight is a forceful and insightful writer we are always happy to republish for the TGP audience. On this essay, we differ (slightly) on a couple of points which we think bear mentioning, and which we believeREAD ON

Liberating Europe from Russian Gas

BONUS FEATURE Additional Commentary BELOW: The coldblooded, unhinged remarks by warmongering criminal Lindsey Graham, who should be cooling his bloodlust in prison and not bloviating all over the media or the pit of the US Congress, has got even aREAD ON

NATO’s Militarization of Scandinavia: Time to Ring the Alarm Bells

Last year, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the current President of Germany who was Foreign Minister at the time, slammed NATO for «saber-rattling and war cries» and provocative military activities in the proximity of Russia’s borders. He called for an arms control deal between the West andREAD ON