Category: Middle East

Chris Hedges: Destroyers of US Democracy

With the U.S. midterm elections on Tuesday, Biden and other establishment politicians hope to paper over the rot and pain of the system they created with the same decorum they used to sell the country the con of neoliberalism.

THE ANGRY ARAB: Installing a War Criminal

When Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, the imposition as president of  Bashir Gemayyel  — who introduced the worst savagery seen during the country’s civil war — was one of the chief goals, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.

Shell, BP & Cold War Propaganda

Formerly top-secret files show how the two oil corporations bankrolled British covert propaganda operations during the 1950s and 60s, John McEvoy reports.

Chris Hedges: War With Iran

The United States, Saudi Arabia and Israel, responsible for military fiascos, hundreds of thousands of deaths and innumerable war crimes in the Middle East, are now plotting to attack Iran.