The AUKUS despite being coined a security partnership, is a nuclear arms deal aimed at increasing pressure against China and should be cause for concern
Over July and August Rwandan soldiers were deployed in Mozambique, purportedly to fight ISIS terrorists. However, behind this campaign is French maneuvering that benefits an energy giant eager to exploit natural gas resources, and perhaps, some backroom deals over history.
The rise of the al-Shabaab insurgency in the Cabo Delgado province and the ‘hidden debt’ scandal are both linked to discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, a development that has far from benefited the people.
Immediately following the Taliban’s defeat of the U.S.-backed government, the country’s assets were frozen, further aggravating the economic crisis in the country.
Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal.
Ex-president Najibullah’s daughter urges adoption of his National Reconciliation Policy to prevent yet another debilitating proxy war.
With no end in sight to the internal conflict in Afghanistan, China has been meeting with regional players to build a strategy that seeks to guarantee peace and stability for all.
Manolo De Los Santos and Vijay Prashad on the failed attempt by the Biden administration to push for regime change in Cuba as the US-blockade worsens socioeconomic conditions on the island
If You Grew Up With the U.S. Blockade as a Cuban, You Might Understand the Recent Protests Differently
The six-decade U.S. blockade of Cuba was made worse under the administration of Donald Trump. Joe Biden can lift these measures and immediately improve the lives of the 11 million living in Cuba.
The United States Tries to Take Advantage of the Price Cubans Are Paying for the Blockade and the Pandemic
Cuban government officials and activists have reiterated their demand for an end to the blockade imposed by the US which over six decades has cost Cuba $147.8 billion in damages.
The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare.”
In 1949, China was one of the world’s poorest countries, but now its economy is on the road to ‘high income’ status.
Dialogue among Kabul, Beijing and Islamabad is central to any hope for peace.
Many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed U.S. ambassador.
The recent victories of the left in a number of municipalities and in elections for the Constitutional Convention have set the stage for a categorical rejection of the legacy of the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship and the building of a new Chile.
The accords put in place a plan for integrated agrarian reform and democracy, as well as restitution for the victims of the long war.
The violence witnessed over the last week in Gaza is part of a seven-decade assault on the people of Palestine by the Zionist regime, but it has been met with resistance by the people at every step.
In Kerala, the re-elected Left government has prioritized making life better for all, even during crises—contrasting sharply with Narendra Modi’s right-wing central government’s devastating mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic.
What will it actually take for the two-decades long war in Afghanistan to end and for Afghanis to finally live in peace?
The information war now conducted by the United States against China centers on Xinjiang. Once again, the United State uses longstanding problems—such as the rise of extremism in Central Asia (fueled to some extent by the United State since the 1980s)—to create problems for its adversaries.
PM Modi’s failure to take the pandemic seriously has resulted in what could be the world’s worst-yet COVID-19 catastrophe.
As China seizes the tech innovation initiative, U.S. has mobilized a rights-related diplomatic weapon to fight back.
Firing across the Ukraine-Russia border has stepped up, egged on by Biden’s full-throated support of Zelensky’s newly found anti-Russian ambitions.
The arrest of Jeanine Áñez, head of Bolivia’s erstwhile coup regime, is a vindication of the struggles of the Bolivian people. The Biden administration’s response, meanwhile, was to warn of the “anti-democratic behavior” of the Bolivian government.
Vijay Prashad and E. Ahmet Tonak explain what is behind the recent attacks on the progressive HDP party in Turkey.
While there was no direct mention of China in the Quad’s virtual meeting of leaders, Vijay Prashad shows how the U.S. is using the group to advance its agenda against China.
With elections coming up in several Indian states, Vijay Prashad explores the impact that the farmer’s protest and the government’s response to them could have on the correlation of forces.
Despite an unrelenting, suffocating blockade on Venezuela, the country has continued to promote social policies to safeguard the population.
Uncertainty looms over the electoral process in Ecuador as it has still not been made clear who will face off against front-runner Andrés Arauz in the second round and whether the process will go forward as planned.
The ‘new cold war’ between the U.S. and China has deepened the instability that has marked Myanmar’s history since 1962.