Newsclick Production, September 26,2013
40 years back on September 11 in 1973, President Salvador Allende's government in Chile was overthrown in a military coup that was masterminded by the CIA. President Allende was killed and more than 40,000 people died in the brutal military regime led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Newsclick presents a brief roundup of the 40th anniversary of the Chilean coup.
Eduardo Galeano,Courtesy:TomDispatch.com,July 24, 2013
It could be any week on that great U.S. military base we know as Planet Earth and here’s the remarkable thing: there’s always news. Something’s always happening somewhere, usually on more than one continent, as befits the largest, most destructive, most technologically advanced (and in many ways least successful) military on the planet. In our time, the U.S. military has been sent into numerous wars, failed to win a single one, and created plenty of blowback.
Sharmine Narwan, April 30, 2013
Let us be clear. The United States can verify absolutely nothing about the use of chemical weapons (CWs) in Syria. Any suggestion to the contrary is entirely false.
Newsclick Production, April 9, 2013
Newsclick discusses with Vijay Prashad the current developments on Syrian crisis. Arms supplies by the Western powers to the rebels have gone up and their allies are taking up more aggressive positions on Syria. There are attempts being made by the Western media to create an environment which would find a justification for a military intervention in Syria.
Nick Turse, Courtesy: TomDispatch.com, July 13, 2012
Here’s an odd question: Is it possible that the U.S. military is present in more countries and more places now than at the height of the Cold War? It’s true that the U.S.
Newsclick Production, Jan. 23, 2012
Aijaz Ahmad discusses with Newsclick the current stand-off between the US and Iran after the current round of sanctions that includes Irani Central Bank. He believes that the US policy is regime change and no solution can take place unless other countries such as India, Brazil, Turkey, Russia, China, etc intervene.
Newsclick Production, June 25, 2011
Fahim Khan, of the Dawn Group of Newspapers, comments on the conjencture that the Pakistani security establishment finds itself in - under pressure from the US demanding action on fundamentalists (some of whom it is closely allied with), hardly any support for its actions from the people of Pakistan and a political establishment that is attempting to assert its independence. A Newsclick Production.
Fahim Zaman, dawn.com, May 19, 2011
The Abbottabad Operation not only ended the American quest for the most wanted fugitive in the world, it also exposed the ‘incompetence’ of Pakistan’s military establishment.
Newsclick Production, 5th April 2011
Newsclick Analyst D.Raghunandan comments on the Wikileaks' cables on the Indo-US Defence Framework Agreement, accessed by The Hindu newspaper. He says there is nothing surprising about the content of the cables, which clearly suggest how the US is trying to get India into a closer strategic and defence partnership, notwithstanding pressures from the Indian military and civilian bureaucracies to resist a total bandwagoning.
D. Raghunandan, Newsclick, 27 Nov, 2010
The world has certainly changed in the past decade or so. Time was when Western dignitaries visiting India were always expected to give various things to India most of which would translate into money. Not any more.