Russia is increasingly becoming the Saudi Arabia of the north.
But it is not just Russian oligarchs that have been increasingly abusing charity for financial or political gain; U.S. oligarchs do it too.
The idea that we have to either support military action and sanctions against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, or “do nothing,” is a false binary.
Economic sanctions are a weapon of war, not an alternative to war.
There’s no “national interest” worth risking nuclear conflict. But urgent diplomacy and humanitarian aid — and Russia’s own antiwar movement — could stop the suffering.
From Venezuela to Iran, Washington’s illegal and inhumane economic sanctions are putting millions of lives at risk.
Don’t expect Trump to do a North Korean-style pivot in his relations with Iran.
As innocent people suffer the repercussions of sanctions, break-ins are on the rise — including at my grandparents’ house.
Despite the failed summit, relations between the U.S. and North Korea are much better than they were 18 months ago.
It’s time for the world to blacklist Trump, his associates, and his businesses.
Slapping sanctions onto three different countries with vastly different foreign policy challenges doesn’t work in the real world, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
The biggest danger—at least right now—is less a direct U.S. military assault on Iran than an escalation of a proxy war against Yemen.
The breaking of Euro-North American spheres of dominance would be a victory for the internationalism represented by movements for social, political, and economic integration in Africa and Latin America.
A film by North Korea born, Korean American filmmaker, Dai Sil Kim-Gibson who was given permission to film in North Korea and weave in her firsthand experience with the contentious history surrounding the North/South split.
South Korea severed its last important economic link with the North, as governments on both sides of the DMZ extinguish what little remained of the “sunshine era” of engagement.