An Unpunished War Criminal: The Trial of Henry Kissinger [Book Review]

By Asad Ismi THE TRIAL OF HENRY KISSINGER by Christopher Hitchens, Verso, 2001, $35 “Kissinger is a thug, a crook, a liar and a murderer.” – Christopher Hitchens The United States government is the most violent in the world and since 1945 has killed upwards of eight million people in the Third World. The Ribbentrop […]

The Western Heart of Darkness: Mineral-Rich Congo Ravaged by Genocide and Western Plunder

By Asad Ismi “I’m interested in land not [black people].” — Cecil Rhodes Rarely has Western savagery been more destructive than in the Congo. After 115 years of Belgian colonialism and U.S. neo-colonialism, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) today is a war-ravaged, balkanized country where an incredible 2.5 million people have died during the […]