The imperial media are lining up behind the official line on Venezuela’s elections, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Tag: Saudi Arabia
Sacrificing Yemen to Appease Saudis
We look back at the origins of the U.S.-backed Saudi war on Yemen and at a UN peace deal, sabotaged by Riyadh, that was close to preventing the war, as Joe Lauria reported in May 2015.
British Government Continues to Aid Repression in Human Rights-Abusing Countries, New Data Shows
In the past year, “telecommunications interception equipment,” or software & technology for it, has been exported to authoritarian regimes such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar, report Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis.
Watch CN Live! Special on Saudi Arabia—Episode 12
Watch CN Live!‘s Episode 12 tonight at 8 pm EDT for a Special on Saudi Arabia that delves into US-Saudi relations, Israeli-Saudi relations and the internal politics of the Kingdom.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Hyping the Arab-Iran Conflict
Numerous Middle East conflicts that undermine U.S. and Israeli propaganda are getting ignored by Western media even as they tear the region apart, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Blaming Each Other for Backing Terrorism
The two sides of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s Qatar rift are far from reconciling as both accuse the other of supporting terrorism, reports Giorgio Cafiero.
Congress Angered by ‘Escalated’ Ballistic Missile Program Amid Concern of a Saudi Nuke
Rather than preventing ballistic missile proliferation in the region, the U.S. seems more intent on seeing Saudi Arabia strengthen its military muscle against Iran, explains Giorgio Cafiero.
Intrigues in the Gulf Following Summits in Mecca
Saudi and UAE pressure on Qatar to embrace a tougher stance against Iran have left the Arab Gulf states divided as the U.S. builds tension with Teheran, writes Giorgio Cafiero.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Rituals of Arab Summitry
After the three-summit confluence in Mecca, As`ad AbuKhalil assesses the consistent role of such gatherings as factories of rhetoric.
John Bolton’s Absurd ‘Troika Tyranny’
The real tyrants are U.S. allies in the Middle East (not Venezuela, Cuba or Nicaragua), writes Danny Sjursen.