Category Archives: America

2019 General Elections ‘Time’ magazine cover story says PM Narendra Modi is India’s ‘divider-in-chief’

By Scroll Staff The Time magazine cover story has been written by novelist Aatish Taseer, according to whom “hope is off the menu” in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Time magazine has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as India’s

US, Russia engage on Venezuela

By M. K. Bhadrakumar The Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov remarked last Thursday in Moscow that no contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump are expected at the G20 summit in Japan on June 28-29. “An encounter

United States deployments followed ‘clear indications’ Iran was preparing to attack

By Robert Burns & Catherine Lucey A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S.

Trump is updating America’s historic ruthlessness

When many Americans feel frightened that both US power and their own living standards are in decline, Mr. Trump is making an appeal to American ruthlessness. The US president says to voters that the country cannot afford to be “politically

Behind the Omar Outrage Suppressed history of 9/11

Trump’s demagogic ploy with the freshman lawmaker raises the more serious question of who and what led to the “Day of Planes,” writes Max Blumenthal By Max Blumenthal As Donald Trump sharpens his re-election messaging, he has sought to make

Just like Trump, media outlets rarely label far – right attacks ‘terrorism’

A rare exception in the glaring trend came last month when New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was swift to characterize the massacre in Christchurch as the work of a white nationalist terrorist By Julia Conley A new study shows

Jimmy Carter US ‘most warlike nation in history of the world’

Former president says peaceful China ‘ahead of us in almost every way’ By Brett Wilkins The only US president to complete his term without war, military attack or occupation has called the United States “the most warlike nation in the

How real is white supremacy?

By Paul Craig Roberts I don’t share the interest many have in the reported mass shootings. However, there are wider issues associated with the shootings, and I do find these issues interesting. For example, mass shootings are a relatively new

The US army is cutting and canceling hundreds of weapons programs

By David Axe The Army’s $190-billion budget proposal, which represents an $8-billion boost compared to the branch’s 2019 budget, channels $9 billion into six main efforts. “We made hard choices inside of our budget,” McCarthy said. We wanted to do

Undertaking genuine denuclearization

President Trump still holds the key to the denuclearization of North Korea By Sanghyun Yoon President Donald Trump rejected the offer of leader Kim Jong-un of North Korea to lift virtually all the international sanctions in exchange for a partial