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Blood for Oil in Venezuela?

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February 10, 2019
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US-Taliban Talks: Another Likely Tragedy for the Afghan People

US-Taliban Talks: Another Likely Tragedy for the Afghan People

January 30, 2019

Vijay Prashad of the Tricontinental Institute says we need a regional peace agreement for Afghanistan that includes Pakistan, India, and Iran at the negotiating table, lead by the United Nations

Kerala Leads the Struggle Against Modi’s Extreme Right Agenda in India

Kerala Leads the Struggle Against Modi’s Extreme Right Agenda in India

January 24, 2019

Kerala is the only state in India governed by the Communist Parties: LDF Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is one of the most outspoken leaders against the far-right agenda of PM Modi, says Vijay Prashad of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research [Correction: This piece contained references to Kerala’s Sabarimala temple as a “mosque.” These were…

Lopez Obrador’s Plans to Lead Mexico out of Neoliberalism Will Mean Crossing Swords with the US

December 9, 2018

We now have a politically experienced president in Mexico – gone are the days when Mexico kowtows to the US. This will mean a more sovereign economic and foreign policy, says Vijay Prashad of Tricontinental Institute for Social Research

IMF is Back in Business in Latin America - Just as Neoliberal as Always

IMF is Back in Business in Latin America – Just as Neoliberal as Always

November 16, 2018

Following a prolonged loss of influence in Latin America in the first decade of the 2000’s, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is back again, flexing its muscle in Argentina and Mexico, pushing the neoliberal Washington Consensus, says Vijay Prashad

The Reckoning of The Turkish-Saudi Rivalry

The Reckoning of The Turkish-Saudi Rivalry

October 30, 2018

Historian Vijay Prashad takes apart the Khashoggi murder and relates it to the deep-rooted ideological and historical conflict between Turkey and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Financial Crisis at Heart of Princely Rage

November 20, 2017

The severe financial crisis and foreign policy failures ​are making Prince Mohammed bin Salman increasingly belligerent, says Vijay Prashad

Vijay Prashad: ‘The Only Way to Confront a War Economy is to Confront a Culture of War’

November 8, 2017

The culture of war is a celebration of death, which is what President Trump is promoting and which we must confront, argues Vijay Prashad at the Code Pink Summit

Trump Targets Hezbollah, and ISIS May Benefit

October 11, 2017

The Trump administration is offering a bounty on two Hezbollah leaders and making unfounded warnings of a potential attack by the group “on the homeland.” Author and Trinity College professor Vijay Prashad says the US targeting of Hezbollah may ultimately benefit groups like ISIS

Trump Plans to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal

October 5, 2017

Before decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the US should approach the UN Security Council and the P5+1 with evidence that Iran is not in compliance, says professor Vijay Prashad