A Nation on the Brink

Mexico Cannot Endure Another PRI Government but Can the Left Really Take the Presidency this Year? By Asad Ismi Since taking office in 2012, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has faced almost constant protests against government corruption, an inability or unwillingness to deal with criminal and official violence in the country, and regressive neoliberal reforms […]

Behind the Saudi-Led Blockade of Qatar

By Asad Ismi A blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt entered its third month in August as negotiations to end it remained deadlocked. The comprehensive blockade cuts diplomatic relations between the countries, closes borders and land, air and sea routes, and even prohibits citizens of the […]

Exposing MI-5 and MI-6: U.K. Spy Agencies Involved in Terrorism, Says Whistleblower

By Asad Ismi Annie Machon was an intelligence officer for the British domestic security service MI-5 (Military Intelligence) during the 1990s and worked in units dealing with international terrorism and domestic subversion. She thought she would be fighting international terrorism, but discovered that MI-5’s sister agency, MI-6, was actually involved in financing and promoting this […]