Andre Vltchek

Will Lebanon be ‘Handed Over’ to ISIS?


Now that the Syrian armed forces have liberated Palmyra, President al Assad has thanked Vladimir Putin and the Russian people for the substantial support they provided to his country. Side by side, Syria and Russia have been fighting against the ISIS…

North Korea Punished for Helping to Liberate Africa

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Soon, most likely, there will be new brutal sanctions imposed against North Korea. And there will be massive provocative military exercises held, involving the US and South Korean (ROK). In brief…

Erbil: Western Propaganda and Two Parallel Realities


I thought about writing this essay when I was working in Iraqi Kurdistan, not far from the city of Mosul, one of the areas overrun by ISIS. Since my last visit at the end of 2014, the entire…

Please Do Not Poison My Brain With The US Elections!


I am consecutively stuffing my ears with various airline earplugs, in order not to hear the news blasted on the radio. I am closing my eyes when the topic appears on TV, even on RT or Press TV. I skip newspaper headlines…

Bandung – Creative City?


The Empire has developed a complex system of slapping faces and humiliating all those who defy its dictate. It has also become increasingly generous when rewarding its allies and lackeys. Of course no medals are distributed. But much better goodies are…

Syria is the Middle Eastern Stalingrad


Day and night, for years, an overwhelming force has been battering this quiet nation, one of the cradles of human civilization. Hundreds of thousands have died, and millions have been forced to flee abroad or have been internally displaced. In many cities…

Why the West Can Never Defeat or “Forgive” Russia


Historically and intuitively, Russia has fought for the survival of humanity. Of course, things are not always pronounced or defined in such terms. However, already on several occasions, this enormous country has stood up against the most mighty…

Reformed, Discplined and Humiliated UNESCO


Lately, the cabinet of Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzō Abe, is clearly running amok. It is sable rattling, militarizing the Constitution and arming Japan to its teeth. It is picking up fights, unnecessarily…

Leading Marxist Academics of China and Russia United


Wherever I go, I hear the same question: “Is China still a Communist country?” My reply is always the same: “China is one of the oldest and greatest cultures on earth, and its leadership says that it is ‘a socialist country with Chinese…

Teheran – The Harder They Come


Why should I care whether Iran has nukes? It most likely doesn’t, but even if it does, it would be fine with me. Iran never attacked anyone, never overthrew any foreign government, and never experimented on human beings. It did not commit genocide and never dreamed…

Lebanon – A Stunning Show of Defiance


As night descended on the ancient city of Baalbek in the Bekaa Valley, Mayada El-Hennawy, the great Syrian pan-Arab classical musician, began singing, her pronounced voice amplified, then carried towards the mountains that form the border between two sisters: Lebanon and…

Ecuador and Greece – Two Different Struggles


Ask people in Quito, Ecuador about the struggle of Greek nation again EU usurpers and greedy banks. Chances are they will know at least something. Educated people know a lot. I asked, and I was impressed by detailed answers, by…

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