Never have the words of South Africa’s Archbishop Desmond Tutu been more appropriate: “To remain neutral in a situation of injustice is to choose the side of the oppressor”. Following the ICJ’s unanimous decision to accept South Africa’s case that Israel is committing a genocide in Gaza, those who support international law and human rights… Continue reading Time to Choose a Side
Two cities, Mariupol and Gaza, have been under siege, but only one is liberated. The besiegers, Kiev and Tel Aviv found common cause, as the Western coalition gave them money and weapons to fight for this cause against any comer. Both are colonial enterprises, set up to further the interests of the Empire, and constructed… Continue reading A Tale of Two Sieges.
Not long after the truck-bomb attack on the Kerch Straits bridge, the head of GCHQ, Sir Jeremy Fleming, gave a “rare address” at RUSI, the Royal United Services Institute. The contents of his speech were detailed in multiple media two days earlier, as reported in this article from the Sydney Morning Herald. Had it not… Continue reading GCHQ and the UKraine.
It has become a critical element in the war of disinformation launched against Russia – that the identities of the victims of this war are rarely disclosed, nor even known. But when we seek to identify those responsible for their deaths where no other information is available, no progress can be made until the victims… Continue reading Identifying the Victims, Revisiting Douma
In making comparisons between the war on Syria and the war on Donbass – as I did in the previous article, “from Damascus to Donetsk”, it is impossible to avoid noticing that what has played out for years in Syria is now playing out in days in Ukraine. It is a striking dissimilarity between the… Continue reading From the ISIS to the AZOV.