Japan soft-selling its remilitarization to the world

Japan soft-selling its remilitarization to the world

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida rides on a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Type 10 tank during a review at JGSDF Camp Asaka in Tokyo on November 27, 2021. Photo: JiJi Richard Javad Heydarian February 5th, 2023 Prime Minister Kishida goes on a diplomatic offensive in the West as Tokyo cranks up defense spending to counter […]

The Danish government’s last visit to Ukraine – the West’s last or penultimate war?

The Danish government’s last visit to Ukraine – the West’s last or penultimate war?

The Danish foreign, defence and the prime minister is greeted by President Zelensky (right) Jan Oberg February 2, 2023 In Danish here The West/NATO has always lacked a long-term strategy. After all, it was militarily, economically and politically superior and could impose its will. Didn’t have to think. Hoping Ukraine would join NATO without fuss […]

Baher Kamal: Forget About All This Humanitarian Blah Blah (And Buy More Weapons)

Baher Kamal: Forget About All This Humanitarian Blah Blah (And Buy More Weapons)

The estimated cost of the humanitarian response going into 2023 is US$ 51.5 billion, a 25% increase compared to the beginning of 2022. That is less than one-tenth of the total sales of weapons which reached 592 billion US dollars just in one year: 2021. Baher Kamal January 30, 2023 MADRID, Dec 22, 2022 (IPS) […]

Jan Oberg: The Occident is now militarising itself to death for a second time

Jan Oberg: The Occident is now militarising itself to death for a second time

May others avoid that fate… Jan Oberg January 26, 2023 The first Cold War played out between the East and the Western Occident and the East lost with the demise of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. Both built – more or less faithfully – on Western mechanical thinking, one on Marx and other […]

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (on screen) of Ukraine, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine. “We are dealing with a State that is turning the veto of the United Nations Security Council into the right to die”, President Zelynskyy warned. If it continues, countries will rely not on international law or global institutions to ensure […]

Peter Oborne: When journalists act as state propagandists

Peter Oborne: When journalists act as state propagandists

In advance of the invasion of Iraq 20 years ago, the UK media parroted government lies and fabrications uncritically and became an enthusiastic part of the state’s propaganda machine. An inquiry into British reporting of the Iraq war is well past due. Peter Oborne January 24, 2023 Intro Peter Oborne’s article published by the very […]

Richard Wolff: The Economics of the Ukraine War

Richard Wolff: The Economics of the Ukraine War

January 24, 2023 Give yourself 38 min, and you’ll understand how extremely self-destructive the NATO/EU world’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been and why all the assumption it made was wrong. Professor Emeritus of Economics (University of Massachusetts) and founder of Democracy at Work, Richard Wolff, talks with brilliant clarity about the economic […]

Baher Kamal: US Installs New Nukes in Europe: As Destructive as 83 Hiroshima Bombs

Baher Kamal: US Installs New Nukes in Europe: As Destructive as 83 Hiroshima Bombs

Baher Kamal, Human Wrongs Watch January 23, 2023 Or the perversities of the nuclear age priorities. We could help hundreds of millions of children with a fraction of the money that goes into warfare and nukes As if the 100 billion dollars that the United States has so far provided to Ukraine in both weapons […]

Josep Borell: Investing more together in Europe’s defence

Josep Borell: Investing more together in Europe’s defence

Josep Borrell High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,Vice President of the European Commission December 11, 2022 Normally, The Transnational does not reproduce policy papers or analyses from government sites which, one must suppose, are readily available to the public through mainstream media. But in this case, we assume that […]

John F. Copper: Why the US is provoking war with China in Taiwan

John F. Copper: Why the US is provoking war with China in Taiwan

John F. Copper December 15th, 2022 US intelligence agencies do not say China is preparing for an invasion of Taiwan. Why? Taiwan’s role as the ‘reverse great wall’ in US containment policy and Xi’s 2049 reunification deadline are missing from Western narratives. They explain why the US is provoking war with China in Taiwan and […]

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