Coup

02.05.2019

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

Pompeo Says US Prepared to Take Military Action in Venezuela

“If That’s What’s Required” “The team that brought you Iraq seems to thrive on death, destruction, and spending workers’ hard earned tax dollars,” said one anti-war activist by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams Going a step beyond the “all options are on the table” platitudes… »

07.02.2019

How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela

How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela

By Eric Zuesse On Monday, February 5th, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that the 14 countries of the Lima Group — who had actually formed themselves under her direction into this new group on 8 August 2017 in order to overthrow and replace Venezuela’s current President Nicholas Maduro — have… »

27.01.2019

How Washington’s Devastating “Economic Blockade” of Venezuela Helped Pave the Way for Coup Attempt

How Washington’s Devastating “Economic Blockade” of Venezuela Helped Pave the Way for Coup Attempt

Venezuela remains in a state of crisis as opposition forces—with the backing of the United States—attempt to unseat the government of Nicolás Maduro. On Thursday, Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino López said the military continues to stand by Maduro. His remarks came one day after President Trump announced that the… »

24.01.2019

Fears of US-Backed ‘Coup’ in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as ‘Interim President’

Fears of US-Backed ‘Coup’ in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as ‘Interim President’

In response to Trump declaration, President Nicolas Maduro gives diplomats from ‘imperialist’ U.S. 72 hours to leave the country by Jon Queally, staff writer for Common Dreams President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela officially cut off dipomatic ties with the U.S. government on Wednesday—and gave American… »

30.07.2016

Independent perspectives on Turkey

Independent perspectives on Turkey

  Independent perspectives on Turkey By TFF Associates  Turkey is a NATO member, the second largest militarily. It hosts 50 nuclear weapons at a base about hundred kilometres from the Syrian border – ISIS territory. Each of these has a capacity 10 x the Hiroshima bomb. Great to have them there… »

18.07.2016

Turkey: people power, the media and a change in tone

Turkey: people power, the media and a change in tone

Like most viewers, I watching the events in Turkey unfold on television from Friday July 15 and the snatches of scenes not really telling the full story but giving an idea of what was taking place, especially with the word military coup getting aired. Quite disturbing. Not particularly aware of… »

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