Category Archives: Ukraine

The Real Reasons Behind the Iran Nuke Deal by PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS

Obama is being praised as a man of peace for the nuclear agreement with Iran. Some are asking if Obama will take the next step and repair US-Russian relations and bring the Ukrainian imbroglio to an end? If so he … Continue reading

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Wars for Resources? by JOHN FOSTER

Recent conflicts in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Ukraine have ostensibly been about “bad guys” who threatened peace with weapons of one kind or another, or stifled freedom and democracy. Whatever the accusation, concerns about petroleum — oil and gas — … Continue reading

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Did a Neoliberal Energy Grab Backfire? Crimea: an EU-US-Exxon Screwup

by PIERRE M. SPREY and FRANKLIN C. SPINNEY On 17 May, William Broad’s piece, “In Taking Crimea, Putin Gains a Sea of Fuel Reserves”, appeared in the New York Times.  Broad explained  how the annexation of Crimea by Russia changed the … Continue reading

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ExxonMobil, Russia and Ukraine by STEVE HORN

In a long-awaited moment in a hotly contested zone currently occupied by the Russian military, Ukraine’s citizens living in the peninsula of Crimea voted overwhelmingly to become part of Russia. Responding to the referendum, President Barack Obama and numerous U.S. officials rejected the results … Continue reading

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Obama Backs Down on Crimea by MIKE WHITNEY

“I never thought I’d live to see the day when the US State Department whitewashed the neo-Nazi views and heritage of a gang of thugs who had seized power in a violent coup d’état. In Iraq, Libya, and Syria, US … Continue reading

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Footprints of the US State Department – Chronology of the Ukrainian Coup by RENEE PARSONS

Listening to the US media, even the most diligent news junkie would find it difficult to know that the U.S. State Department played not only a vital role in the violence and chaos underway in Ukraine but was also complicit in creating … Continue reading

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Ukraine Through the Fog of the Presstitutes – Paul Craig Roberts

Gerald Celente calls the Western media “presstitutes,” an ingenuous term that I often use.  Presstitutes sell themselves to Washington for access and government sources and to keep their jobs. Ever since the corrupt Clinton regime permitted the concentration of the … Continue reading

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