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.
Vijay Prashad explores what is behind the fueling the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela: oil and imperialism.
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into effect on January 22 but none of the nuclear weapons states are signatories.
The South American country is the most recent success of the U.S. policy to edge out Beijing’s business interests.
Chomsky and Prashad: Why Neoliberal Leaders Who Failed to Protect Their Countries From COVID-19 Must Be Investigated
Neoliberal leaders who failed to protect their countries from the virus must be investigated.
On January 5, the Lima Group called for countries around the world to “disregard” Venezuela’s new elected Legislative Assembly.
Although the pandemic is on all of our minds, other major issues threaten the longevity of our species and of our planet.
Coral reefs across the world may disappear by the 2040s, according to a new report.
Iván Duque attacks social leaders and human rights defenders at home, while leading the imperialist offensive against Venezuela and its sovereignty
Instead of region-wide democracy, what have bloomed are arms deals, conflict, and authoritarian regimes
Vijay Prashad spoke to leaders of five major opposition parties in Venezuela that participated in the elections on December 6 and rejected the boycott of the process promoted by US-backed Juan Guaidó.
The upcoming legislative elections in Venezuela are going to be held in a context of great adversity are an important step in the democratic recuperation of the country’s institutions from the US-backed opposition
Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region
On November 15, 15 Asian and Pacific countries signed an agreement known as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that unites 30 percent of the global population and 30 percent of global gross domestic product (GDP).
Will US foreign policy change significantly under the incoming Biden administration? Vijay Prashad argues that this is unlikely, especially with regard to the Cold War on China
Despite the relentless aggression by the US against Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro congratulated Joe Biden on his election and expressed the hope that talks would resume. It might be a good idea for Biden to take up that offer
Vijay Prashad and John Ross discuss the partnership that is being strengthened between countries in Latin America and China at a moment of increased pressure due to the US trade war against China
Regional governments from both right and left see the BRI as lucrative and free of political interference
María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”