The U.N. ducked — in my view, avoiding discomfiting questions about the roles of Belgium, France, South Africa, the Soviet Union, Britain and the U.S. in events related to the crash, writes Hynrich W. Wieschhoff.
Category: United Nations
The Less-Cold Case of Dag Hammarskjöld
James DiEugenio looks through the accumulating murder evidence of a U.N. chief who might have changed the course of modern African history.
Likely Assassination of UN Chief by US, British and South African Intelligence Happened 60 Years Ago on Saturday
New evidence over the past decade has led to a UN probe into the probable assassination of the second UN chief, but U.S., British and South African intelligence are rebuffing UN demands to declassify files to get at the truth.
9/11: Why Americans Were Never Told Why They Were Attacked
When Western media discusses terrorism against the West, such as 9/11, the motive is almost always left out, even when the terrorists state they are avenging longstanding Western violence in the Muslim world, reports Joe Lauria.
Multinationals or Mother Earth
The Global North has already taken the planet to the threshold of annihilation before countries of the Global South have been able to attain basic needs, writes Vijay Prashad.
IS-K, the Taliban & Africa’s ‘Frozen Uprising’
Far to the southwest of the IS-K stronghold of Nangarhara in eastern Afghanistan, and across the Arabian Sea, are the northern provinces of Mozambique, writes Vijay Prashad.
Opening & Closing US Embassies — From Sierra Leone to Afghanistan
Ann Wright says memories in Afghanistan are long and retaliation is a given.
COVAX Rollout Accelerating in Africa
The continent is in the throes of a third wave of the pandemic and a WHO official said the rise in shipments shines a “light at the end of the tunnel that must not be snuffed out again.”
YouTube Lifts Block on CN Live! — ‘Palestine: 20 Years Later’ with John Pilger & Ilan Pappé
YouTube blocked a CN Live! program on Palestine in the 20 years since John Pilger’s film Palestine is Still the Issue with Pilger and Israeli historian Ilan Pappé.
COVID-19: Every Region of the World Is ‘Worst Affected’
The pandemic-related economic collapse is exacerbating the “three apartheids of our times” – money, medicine and food, writes Vijay Prashad.