Hugh Roberts est Professeur de l’Histoire de l’Afrique du Nord et du Moyen Orient à l’Université de Tufts, à Boston, Massachusetts. Il est l’auteur de The Battlefield: Algeria 1988-2002. Studies in a broken polity (Verso 2003; livre de poche 2015); Algérie-Kabylie: études et interventions (Alger, Éditions Barzakh, 2014) et Berber Government: the Kabyle polity in … المزيد “Entretien : Roberts analyse la confrontation entre le pouvoir algérien et les nouvelles forces sociales          “

Introduction : Historical writing, to the frustration and anger of many, is largely still rooted in the assumptions and myths of Euro-American exceptionalism. Grand narratives of progress, conquest and ‘civilization’ remain alluring tropes for those who write histories of settler states such as Australia, Canada and the USA. These pernicious fictions distort and dominate public knowledge … المزيد “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States: A review”

WASHINGTON-The US-led coalition admitted it has killed more than 1300 civilian in raids it has carried out in Syria and Iraq since 2014, according to SANA. The illegitimate coalition, who has claimed that it was fighting Daesh terrorists, admitted that since August 2014 until June 2019, it has carried out 34, 514 raids, killing not … المزيد “US-Led Coalition Admits It Has Killed 1300 Civilians in Syria and Iraq”

Noam Chomsky recently co-authored an op-ed in The New York Times, portraying the embattled Venezuelan government as an arbitrary undemocratic state, and calling upon it “to liberate all political prisoners, both military and civilian.” The occasion for the op-ed was the release from parole of Venezuelan judge María Lourdes Afiuni. Chomsky had weighed in on her case … المزيد “Once Again Chomsky and Achcar Provide a Service to the US Global Dictatorship”

In The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism, Gerald Horne weaves together a century of events and processes to demonstrate the depth to which colonial systems of slavery and settler colonialism, which significantly accelerated in the seventeenth century, influenced the foundation of the United States. In his introduction, Horne states he is attempting to persuade readers that “any … المزيد “Slavery played out on global scale: Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History reviews “The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism””

CAIRO- Member of the Egyptian Parliament Margret Azar has condemned the continuous attacks by US and Turkish forces on the Syrian territories, stressing that the American and Turkish forces presence in the territory of this independent state is unacceptable. In a statement to SANA correspondent in Cairo, Azar said "the regime of Recep Tayyib Erdogan … المزيد “Presence of US and Turkish Forces in Syria Unacceptable: Egyptian MP”

The US helped defeat fascism during World War II, but also relied on racial segregation as an instrument of wartime politics. May 8 marks the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe. Although Western nations remember this conflict as “the good war,” one in which the forces of freedom and democracy triumphed … المزيد “Second World War’s Legacy Of U.S Racism”

The elimination of poverty could be at hand for the first time in the history of humanity. World hunger could easily be abolished with only a small diversion from military budgets. Yet, military spending is expanding, and with it global poverty. On November 16-18, some 300 peace activists representing over 35 countries gathered in Dublin, Ireland for … المزيد “ROGER HARRIS : “International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases””

LAST OCTOBER, FOUR U.S. soldiers – including two commandos – were killed in an ambush in Niger. Since then, talk of U.S. special operations in Africa has centered on missions being curtailed and troop levels cut. Press accounts have suggested that the number of special operators on the front lines has been reduced, with the … المزيد “U.S. SECRET WARS IN AFRICA”

Are elite university admissions based on meritocracy and diversity as claimed? Just before the Labor Day weekend, a front page New York Times story broke the news of the largest cheating scandal in Harvard University history, in which nearly half the students taking a Government course on the role of Congress had plagiarized or otherwise illegally collaborated … المزيد “The Myth of American Meritocracy”