Shinzo Abe
US NATO role in Russia-Ukraine conflict NATO allies in Asia-Pacific resort to war-mongering and militarism

From participating in US-imposed sanctions to funding ammunition and embarking on a wave of militarism, NATO’s warmongering has its allies in the Asia-Pacific region contributing to escalating the situation in the Ukraine war

Japan elections Elections in Japan end with boost to right-wing, defeat of center-left opposition

The opposition coalition of five parties led by the Constitutional Democratic Party suffered a massive defeat, while the ruling conservative coalition led by the Liberal Democratic Party continues to maintain its majority in the National Diet

AUKUS, Quad and India’s losing the plot internationally

Australia has joined the US and UK’s plans to contain China, leaving India unsure in the Quad and isolated in Asia. Tied to a waning imperial power, the US, India is gradually losing strategic autonomy

South Korean court orders Japan to compensate survivors of sexual violence during World War II

A lower court in Seoul ordered Japan to compensate 12 Korean women, who were forced to serve as “comfort women” for its military during the Second World War. The verdict is expected to pave the way for more such judgments

Today marks 75 years since the world’s first nuclear bombing

After three quarters of a century of the nuclear bombings, the Japanese people continue to resist creeping militarism and right-ward tilt. The government of Shinzo Abe has been pushing for expanding military power

Have you heard of the CIA’s Iran Mission Center?

The rash belligerence against Iran is driven by, among others, a group of organizations, including the CIA’s Iran Mission Center which have one central mission – a war on Iran

Without a shred of evidence, US accuses Iran of attacking tankers

Mike Pompeo, in a press conference, accused Iran of engineering the attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, he cited unnamed intelligence reports and other vague references in support of his claim

Image circulated by Iran's IRIB agency of burning Front Altair (Photo: IRIB news agency) Two tankers allegedly attacked in Gulf of Oman

The attacks come a month after a similar ‘attack’ on four tankers off a UAE port. The US blamed Iran for that incident without providing any evidence for the same

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