Archive for the ‘coup’ Category

Peru: A Coup Brewing

Above photo: A supporter of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo at a rally. File Photo. The onslaught of the Peruvian right wing against the government of President Pedro Castillo Terrones began long before he was proclaimed president after many delays—it began when his passage to the second round of the elections was confirmed—and has been intensifying […]

Tunisia’s Presidential Takeover Could Spiral Out Of Control, Foreign Powers Eager To Get Involved

In what is being called a coup by leading political parties in Tunisia, the country’s President Kais Saied swiftly froze parliament and relieved the government of its duty, placing complete power in his own hands. This was followed by both protests and celebrations throughout the country, but could quickly turn much more violent if the […]

Mexico’s President AMLO Accuses US State Department of “Promoting Coup-Plotters”

Mexico’s president recently accused the United States of interfering with the country’s internal affairs. Is there truth to these claims? On May 7, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador accused the United States of interfering with the nation’s internal politics. López Obrador, alternatively known as AMLO, made the statements prior to a virtual meeting with […]

Fitton: Judicial Watch Sues for Records of Pelosi Call with Pentagon Chief

In psychology the term projection describes the act of attributing your own negative trait to someone else. Nobody does this better than Nancy Pelosi. If you’ve read her January 8 letter attacking then-President Trump to her colleagues you would agree. In it, she talked about her anti-Trump phone call to the nation’s top military chief. We want to know […]

Myanmar Is In The Headlines But The Genocide There Is Not

In early February, Myanmar’s military coup made international headlines and prompted the ongoing condemnation we see today. But despite the Southeast Asian nation having attracted such robust criticisms, the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya people has not even earned a mention. The people of Myanmar are currently protesting their country’s military, after it seized control […]

Understanding The Complicated Politics And Geopolitics Of The Coup In Myanmar

On February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s military—known as the Tatmadaw—invoked Article 417 of the 2008 constitution, dismissed State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, and arrested her and other members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Condemnation of the coup was swift, although there would be reason for hesitancy in the reaction: Aung San Suu […]

DOJ Now Says There Was No Plot To Kill Elected Officials

Above photo: Riot police at Capitol, Jan. 21, 2017 for Trump’s inauguration. Lorie Shaull/Wikimedia Commons. Fevered reporting about efforts to abduct and even kill members of Congress and the vice president are without foundation, the Justice Department admitted, after prosecutors falsely asserted such a plot in court. The U.S. Justice Department has reversed an earlier […]

People’s Movement Is Faced With A Serious Threat

The deep political and social contradictions of the U.S. capitalist system, which were becoming increasingly visible to the people during the past few decades, and had come to the surface with the election of Donald Trump in 2016, found their most glaring manifestation in the open riot of Trump supporters and the takeover of the […]

NZ’s dirtiest political secret: the bloodless coup of 1986

June 2017: Seventeen  years ago a little-known conference of constitutional experts revealed New Zealand’s dirtiest political secret: that in 1986 the NZ Parliament seized control of the country in a bloodless coup, declaring themselves sovereign above the people in a technical but highly significant move. Nearly two decades later, the position has never been rectified… […]

Trump Activates Executive Order; Deploys U.S. Military To Fight Domestic ‘Cyber Warfare Coup’

President Trump has officially invoked the Foreign Interferences provision of a 2018 Executive Order, authorizing the military to combat an attempted cyber warfare coup from domestic enemies and traitors of the United States. During Thursday’s White House speech, POTUS laid out the key national justifications to deploy the military to defend the U.S. from a […]

Is Peru Witnessing A Parliamentary Coup?

Above photo: Members of the progressive New Peru Party on the streets on November 9 to protest the coup d’etat against Martín Vizcarra. Nuevo Perú. What are the forces behind Peruvian president Martín Vizcarra’s impeachment following a rapid and bizarre session of the Congress? Who stands to benefit? Why have thousands taken to the streets […]

The Bush/Cheney Administration Was Far Worse Than Trump

Above photo: President Bush and Former American Vice President Dick Cheney in the Presidential Limousine. Image courtesy George W Bush/National Archives. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images. Fantasies of a Trump-led fascist coup have redounded to the benefit of many… Especially those responsible for abuses far worse than those of the current president. That the liberal belief in and […]

Top Coup Experts Training Left with Revolutionary Tactics Ahead of Election

Using their expertise in past coups, professionals who assisted in overthrowing governments globally have developed thorough resources and a radical guide to instruct far-left groups — who have been training for months — in toppling a government.  Under the guise of preventing a coup, left wing groups have been planning their own — if things […]

Bolivia: Amid New Crisis, Coup Government Seeks To Divide Spoils

Above photo: Protester in La Paz holds up a sign that reads: “Anez: hunger does not wait”. Radio Kawsachun/Facebook. Just weeks out from the October 18 elections, Bolivia’s coup government is again in crisis following the departure of three key ministers over an unconstitutional attempt to privatise an electricity company. It comes as polls show […]

10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Image Credit: Aamna Mohdin/The Guardian We have a president who has openly said he might not respect the outcome of our election. We have to be ready if he claims victory before votes are counted, tries to stop counting, or refuses to accept a loss. Some days I feel confident it will happen. A poll […]

Turkey and Syria: Political Plate Tectonics Middle East (Part 3) – The Turks in Ottoman incandescence.

After the seizure of power by the Islamists, the policy of Turkey has lost any semblance of sense and looks like a single back and forth, mixed with Buridan’s donkey. This could ultimately end fatal for Turkey.

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