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Argentina’s President Makes Wrong Decision on First Trip Abroad

January 16, 2020

Fernández and Foreign Minister Felipe Solá announce trip to Israel

Is this a policy of carrot and stick as the saying goes? Amidst a very singular government strategy in matters of foreign affairs, (more…)

The Time of Another Mid-flight Tragedy, but One the US Never Apologized For

By Elson Concepción Pérez on January 15, 2020

On July 3, 1988, a U.S. missile shot down an Iranian civilian aircraft that was in flight from Iran to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, killing 290 people, including 66 children and 16 crew members. (more…)

Trump and the Peak of Barbarism

By Atilio A. Boron on January 14, 2019

I just read a very interesting note by writer Peter Koenig about the renaissance and exasperation of barbarism in recent times, and I say exasperation because it has been a constant presence (more…)

A New Middle East “Made in Iran” is About to Be Born

By Elijah J. Magnier on January 9, 2020

It would be inaccurate to say the US will leave the Middle East. However, it is certain that the assassination of one single man – the Iranian General Qassem Soleimani – (more…)

Lula da Silva Criticizes Brazil’s Support for the US in the Crisis with Iran

January 9, 2020

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has stated that his country should not “kneel down” to Trump’s stance on the US-Iranian crisis. (more…)

Global State Terrorism

By Stella Calloni on January 4, 2020, from Buenos Aires

Thousands protest in the US against the threat of war against Iran. Photo: Bill Hackwell

The assassination of General Qassem Soleimani, recognized as a national hero in his country and in his region, through a brutal terrorist attack ordered by U.S. President Donald Trump (more…)

Cuba and Venezuela Condemn US Assassination in Iraq

January 4, 2020

Iranian demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against the killing of the Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani

Venezuela

The Venezuelan government has condemned the military attack carried out by the United States against Baghdad, Iraq, in which the Quds Force commander Major-General (more…)

Trump: A War for Re-election

By Atilio A. Boron on January 3, 2020

In San Francisco 2,000 people demand no war against Iran. Photo: Bill Hackwell

The day after this article was written worldwide demonstrations took place condemning the assassination of General Soleimani and Washington’s rush towards world war, (more…)

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