Posts Tagged ‘intervention’

Iran spurns foreign intervention in Islamic countries’ affairs

“Iran does not accept the interference of foreign countries in the affairs of the Islamic world because they only seek their own gains and dividing the countries and peoples of the region is what they do,” Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said in a meeting with his Kyrgyz counterpart Colonel Kashkar Junushaliev in Bishkek […]

Not-so-divine intervention? Pope saved by firefighters after getting trapped in Vatican elevator

The Pope arrived about 10 minutes late for his weekly address in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday – but he had an excellent excuse for his tardiness. Begging the audience’s pardon, he explained that there had been an electrical problem in the Vatican, trapping him inside an elevator until he was eventually freed by firefighters. […]

Foreign Intervention Still Alive: OAS Council Approves Human Rights Resolution On Venezuela

Foreign Intervention Still Alive: OAS Council Approves Human Rights Resolution On Venezuela Above Photo: US Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), arrive at a news conference in the Hall of the Americas at the OAS in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, May 7, 2018. /VCG […]

A humanitarian intervention? Situation in Libya is ‘catastrophic’, says ex-foreign minister

Washington invoked a flashy new doctrine, R2P (“Right to Protect”), in order to justify the 2011 military intervention in Libya. Instead of protecting civilians, the campaign has led to massive instability which has destroyed the fabric of Libyan society, Dr. Mustafa El Zaidi, the country’s former health minister and former minister of foreign affairs, told […]

Libya: The Hidden Turkish Intervention

Alessandro Lattanzio As of 30 April, the LNA controlled 1259800 square kilometres of territory (equal to 77.58% of the surface of Libya, including 6.5% of the Tuariq Council area), the Tebus controlled 260989 square kilometres (16.07%) and the GNA 103081 square kilometres (6.35%). On May 2, the LNA interrupted the supply lines between Sadiyah and […]

NATO’s 2011 Intervention in Libya Irreversibly Destabilised the World

14 countries have suffered terrorist attacks linked to Libyan Islamists since 2011. The legacy of the Nato overthrowal of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has harrowed the lives of Europeans and Africans, yet making these leaders accountable for their decision to go to war is as distant as ever. The 2011 conflict, in which […]

Bipartisan thirst for more war: 75% of Congress calls on Trump to boost intervention in Syria, to ‘pressure’ Iran and Russia

While Trump threatens Iran and Venezuela with new wars, 400 Congress members, including leaders from both parties, want to intensify the eight-year war on Syria, to weaken Iran, Russia, and Hezbollah. While the Donald Trump administration is threatening two new wars on Iran and Venezuela, a substantial majority of […]

Pro-Coup, Pro-U.S. Military Intervention Pan-Americans Surround Venezuelan Embassy, Commit Acts Of Abuse And Assault

Pro-Coup, Pro-U.S. Military Intervention Pan-Americans Surround Venezuelan Embassy, Commit Acts Of Abuse And Assault Washington, DC –  On April 10, the day after the Organization of American States (OAS) changed its rules in order to recognize coup-leader Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela, local activists sought and secured permission to live and work in the […]

Shock or Not? Pompeo says ‘No Military Intervention in Iran’, but does he mean It?

US President Donald Trump vs Iran President Hassan Rouhani. It’s no secret that the Neoconservatives have successfully hijacked the foreign policy of the Trump Administration, and that hawks are keen to trigger America’s next military misadventure which could easily be worse and bloodier than ultimate Middle East debacle to date known as the Iraq War.  […]

Bo-vine intervention: Sardinian helicopter rescue team saves stranded cow (VIDEO)

The bungling bovine had been grazing on the cliffside above the Coscia di Donna beach in the north west of Sardinia, presumably taking in the spectacular views, when it slid and fell down the rocks, miraculously surviving. The udderly ridiculous rescue operation was filmed by the fire and rescue services to commemorate the a-moo-zing and […]

Venezuela: EU Spurns Violent Intervention For Peaceful Solution

The European Union is urging the world to abandon a “militarized intervention” into Venezuela, calling for dialogue to develop a “peaceful, political, and democratic” solution to the nation’s domestic political differences. “What is explicitly quite clear, from our perspective, is that we need a peaceful political and democratic and Venezuelan-owned resolution which obviously excludes the […]

Notes From The Streets Of Venezuela—The People Are Resilient In The Face Of Foreign Intervention

Notes From The Streets Of Venezuela—The People Are Resilient In The Face Of Foreign Intervention Above Photo: From Pressenza.com “If the government falls, we will be evicted. We—the Black, the poor, the working class—will lose what we have” Mariela Machado is in her late 50s. She is a leader in the housing complex in Caracas, Venezuela, […]

86% Of Venezuelans Oppose Military Intervention, 81% Are Against U.S. Sanctions, Local Polling Shows

86% Of Venezuelans Oppose Military Intervention, 81% Are Against U.S. Sanctions, Local Polling Shows Above Photo: Gerry Popplestone/Flickr January 29, 2019 “Information Clearing House“ –    More than eight out of ten Venezuelans oppose international intervention, both military and non-military, in their country, as well as the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States to force leftist […]

Moscow Warns US ‘Hotheads’ Against Military Intervention in Venezuela

PUTIN DEFENDS VENEZUELA: Moscow Warns US ‘Hotheads’ Against Military Intervention in Venezuela MOSCOW, Russia – Moscow warns “several hotheads” in Washington of resorting to military force in Venezuela, said the 9th Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. “I view the attempts by the US to consolidate the anti-Chavez front [against Venezuela] from Latin American states with […]

Tomorrow Is Far Away: An Anarchist Intervention Against The Construction Of The Migrant Prison In Laval

Tomorrow Is Far Away: An Anarchist Intervention Against The Construction Of The Migrant Prison In Laval Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org An anarchist analysis and discussion on building an anti-prison strategy in so-called Canada and beyond. Citizenship can only exist and be valued if there is also a category of others, those without status. For this distinction […]

The False Doctrine Of Humanitarian Intervention Comes To Nicaragua

The False Doctrine Of Humanitarian Intervention Comes To Nicaragua Humanitarian Intervention Has Divided The Global Justice Movement Bringing Suffering To Millions I am really angry that passage of the NICA Act in its even worse form, the Nicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018 (S. 3233), appears to be a fait accompli – and by unanimous […]

How Western Intervention in the Middle East Creates Hatred Towards the West

Tommy Hansen is a Danish, Berlin-based journalist, founder of free21.org, a news site that features over 150 journalists’ work in Europe. In the Herland Report conversation, he speaks passionately about the deep-rooted moral problem of Western culture as the implementation of democracy now is done by bombing countries. Afterwards, as that particular nation disintegrates into civil […]

Trump Campaign Manager: Twitter’s Liberal Bias Needs Gov’t Intervention

Twitter’s far-left ideological bias is a threat to democracy and needs urgent intervention by Washington D.C., Trump’s campaign manager warned on Monday. “Twitter has a proven record of shadowbanning conservatives, a sneaky way to ensure their content isn’t seen by others,” Brad Parscale tweeted. .@Twitter has a proven record of shadowbanning conservatives, a sneaky way […]

Why the New York Times Editorial Opposing Military Intervention in Venezuela May Do More Harm Than Good

There is a growing body of pro-establishment statements opposing the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela. The latest expression of this position is a New York Times editorial titled “Stay Out of Venezuela, Mr. Trump” published on September 11. At first glance, the editorial is a welcomed statement that counters the careless war-mongering declarations […]

Beyond Orwellian: Myth of UK’s ‘non-intervention’ in Syria

What do you understand by the term ‘non-intervention‘? Not intervening in something, I presume? It’s clear that the Foreign Affairs committee has another definition which is the complete opposite. In their ‘Through the Looking Glass’ world, ‘non-intervention’ actually means ‘intervention’. Bombing the country in question, funding, supplying and training ‘rebel’ groups to attack government forces, […]

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