India has to decide whether to stand with imperialists or not

Ex-Naval commander Atul Bhardwaj

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Humanitarian Interventions: The Doctrine of Imperialism

Defining the concept of humanitarian intervention is problematic and, therefore, implementation of its conceptualisation is contentious. On the one hand, humanitarian intervention is commonly acknowledged to be an action of ‘last resort’ taken by a state or a group of states to alleviate or end gross violations of human rights on behalf of the citizens [...]

The WikiLeaks revelations and the crimes of US imperialism

With increasing frequency, aggressive foreign policy moves by Washington have been palmed off by the media and political establishment as defensive responses to “hacking” and “cyber-espionage” by US imperialism’s geopolitical adversaries: Russia and China. For months, news programs have been dominated by hysterical allegations that Russia “hacked” the Democratic National Committee in order to subvert [...]

CIA’s threat to democratic rights

Speaking at a cybersecurity conference at Boston College Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey said, “there is no such thing as absolute privacy in America.” Every activity that Americans engage in, including conversations between spouses and with members of the clergy and attorneys, is within “judicial reach.” He declared, “In appropriate circumstances, a judge can compel [...]

Bush Sr. Helped Reagan Smooth Over Death Squad Terror in El Salvador

In December 1983, then-U.S. Vice President George H.W. Bush slipped away on a little-known trip to Latin America to try to salvage Washington's agreement to fund a bloody Cold War fight against left-wing rebels in El Salvador as a surge in death squad activity threatened to derail its ability to continue supporting the military regime, [...]