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Burkina Faso coup Sept 2022

Burkina Faso’s government decided on January 18 to ask French military forces to leave the country within a month, reports Vijay Prashad.

2022 Peru coup

A rapid end to the Peruvian crisis appears unlikely after the right-wing “soft coup” against President Pedro Castillo, writes Rodrigo Acuña.

US army soldier with US flag in the background.

Since its inception, the United States has schemed to spread its power, often unbeknownst to its own citizens, writes Binoy Kampmark.

US Ambassador Laura Dogu (left) and Honduran President Xiomara Castro

United States Ambassador to Honduras Laura Dogu was summoned by Honduran foreign minister Enrique Reina on October 31 for meddling in the country’s internal affairs, writes Ana Zorita.

Haiti protesters against food insecurity and increasing poverty

Hundreds of thousands of Haitians took to the streets protesting the government’s request for foreign military intervention in Haiti. Tanya Wadhwa reports.

US-China Pacific

If ever there was a blatant statement of realpolitik masquerading as friendliness, the latest United States-Pacific Island declaration must count as one of them, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Latin American leaders

Ahead of Colombian President Gustavo Petro’s inauguration, US Republican Senator Ted Cruz railed about the “acute dangers to American national security” posed by leftist governments in Latin America, reports Ana Zorita.

The catastrophe in Afghanistan is an indictment of imperialism and the United States’ vengeful approach to its withdrawal a year ago, writes William Briggs.

John Bolton

The Venezuelan National Assembly unanimously condemned recent comments by former US National Security Advisor John Bolton boasting about his involvement in coup plots against the government of Nicolás Maduro, reports José Luis Granados Ceja.

NATO meeting in Madrid

NATO’s hawkish Madrid meeting booked the political benefits from Putin’s Ukraine invasion to the account of the imperialist power that stood to gain most from it — the US, reports Dick Nichols.

Hichilema

The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on April 26 that they had set up an office in the US embassy in Lusaka, Zambia, reports Vijay Prashad. There are fears that it is only a matter of time until this is transformed into a full-scale US military base.

Renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky recently spoke with Alternative Radio’s David Barsamian about the war in Ukraine.

MIchelle Bachelet in Xinjiang, China

United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet's visit to China last month was seized on by the United States to ramp up its anti-Chinese rhetoric, writes William Briggs.

US-ASEAN Special Summit

The United States is aggressively seeking to revive its waning hegemonic role in the Asia-Pacific. In response, the following joint statement was issued by the Party of the Labouring Masses (Philippines), the Socialist Party of Malaysia and the Working People's Association (Indonesia).

Elon Musk

If Elon Musk was in Russia, Western propaganda would call him an “oligarch”, but since he is in the United States he is referred to as a “very successful businessman”, writes Barry Sheppard.

Bombed-out apartment block in Kyiv, Ukraine

The United States' main objective in Ukraine is to significantly, if not completely, remove an international rival — Russia — from the world stage, write Malik Miah and Barry Sheppard.

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