US Military
Why Iran’s fuel tankers for Venezuela are sending shudders through Washington

Vijay Prashad on the significance of the arrival of tankers from Iran to Venezuela amid rising global tensions

Outsourcing ‘regime change’: US imperialism’s decomposition accelerates

On May 3rd a bunch of mercenaries, led by Rambo-like US soldiers of fortune attempted to disembark on the coastal town of Macuto in the La Guaira state in Venezuela’s Caribbean coast, in a so-called Operation Gedeon.

The US military is hell-bent on trying to overpower China

Vijay Prashad writes about how the United States has unilaterally increased its military buildup around China and has ramped up threatening rhetoric

Iran anti-war bill in tatters after Trump veto and Senate failure to uphold it

The presidential veto is set to be challenged in the US Congress, where the resolution would require a two-thirds majority in both houses to override the veto

Report highlights direct link between climate change and militarism

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us the opportunity to discard the old “normal” and start building a world without extractive economies and militarism, a new report says

Shannon airport Ireland Irish activists demand ouster of US military from Shannon airport

The US military was allowed to use the Shannon airport after 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre . Activists have accused the government of weakening the traditional policy of Irish neutrality by catering to US imperialist ambitions.

Iran confirms strike on US airbase in Iraq

The attack on US airbase Ain al-Assad is seen as the first retaliatory measure after the assassination of Qassem Soleimani on Friday January 3 by the US

US conducts fresh airstrikes targeting PMF fighters near Baghdad

The airstrikes come just a day after the US killed a top Iranian general, resulting in a massive spike in regional tensions

“Chelsea Manning’s incarceration and fines are akin to torture”

Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, has published a letter to the US government condemning its treatment of Manning

Activists protest militarization of 4th of July by Trump

The heavy police presence and lavish parade on US Independence Day attracted strong reactions from activists and progressives

Iran sanctions by US Could Iran sanctions lead to the end of US dominance?

Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about how the US attempts to crack down on Iran could lead to the development of alternatives to the dollar-based economy.

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