Category Archives: Anti-Imperialism

How anti-communism fueled CIA drug trafficking

By Kimberly Miller Introduction Much attention is paid to both the Central Intelligence Agency’s massive fight against communism during the Cold War era and America’s destructive “War on Drugs” campaign. However, there is less attention acknowledging how these two historical phenomena intricately overlap and ended up paradoxically perpetuating one another. Utilizing lucrative international drug trafficking, CIA operations were funded for

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Trump goes to war – HANDS OFF SYRIA

Less than 3 months in, Trump’s regime has gone to war. The United States launched missiles on Syrian government targets on Thursday night. It is the  United States’ first direct attack against the Syrian government since rebels (including al-Qaeda and ISIS, both aided and abetted by the US government) began their attacks six years ago. We stand opposed to this

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The U.S. in in Syria: Why does it matter?

This week saw the announcement that U.S. Marines have been deployed to northern Syria to assist “US-backed local forces”. Today Syrian president Bashar al-Assad called the US troops “invaders” because they were operating in the country without the permission of the government. The deployment of Marines is just an official confirmation of what has been obvious for a while: the U.S.

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