Biden Reasserts U.S. Dominance in NATO and Provokes Russia in Eastern European Visit
Speaking in Warsaw after his visit to Kyiv, U.S. President Joe Biden promised that the West "will not tire" in its support for Ukraine. His visit demonstrated the United States’ commitment to reasserting American leadership within NATO by further provoking Russia.
Santiago MontagFebruary 24, 2023
The Slave Labor World Cup
Qatar’s wealth and power are built on the labor power of migrant construction workers, who toil amid semislave conditions.
Santiago MontagNovember 22, 2022
Gaza: Between Israeli Bombs and Palestinian Resistance
Once again we have witnessed an Israeli massacre against Palestinians, one that ended with the killing of 44 people, including 15 children. More than 350 were wounded, and at least 1,500 homes were destroyed or damaged. This is the latest assault in the process of colonization that has been underway since 1882.
Santiago MontagAugust 26, 2022
Biden Is Trying to Revitalize U.S. Imperialism in the Middle East
U.S. President Joe Biden’s tour of the Middle East aimed to limit Chinese and Russian influence, address the energy crisis, and secure the West’s imperialist interests.
Santiago MontagJuly 20, 2022
‘Our Very Existence Here Is Our Resistance’: Why Some Palestinians Smile When They Are Arrested by Israeli Soldiers
During this year’s Ramadan, there has been a wave of arrests at the Damascus Gate by the Israeli army of young Palestinians, many of whom are curiously smiling proudly after being beaten up by Israeli soldiers.
Santiago MontagApril 8, 2022
Travel Diary: From the War in Ukraine to the Struggle in Palestine
The La Izquierda Diario International Network travels through the Middle East with Santiago Montag, an activist and journalist who writes for the international section of our newspapers. In this chronicle he writes about how the war in Ukraine is seen from Palestine, the escalation of violence on Palestinians the past few weeks, and the possibility of a rebellion coinciding with Ramadan.
Santiago MontagMarch 18, 2022
Ukraine on the World Chessboard
Historically, Ukraine has been strategically important in the confrontation between Russia, the United States, and NATO. Today, as Russia mobilizes its troops to the Ukrainian border, the drums of war are beating. But will Russia invade? This article analyzes the situation from the beginning, addressing the various dimensions of a conflict that is much more complex than it appears, as well as the strategic views of each competing power.
Santiago MontagJanuary 15, 2022
Biden’s “Summit for Democracy”: A Geopolitical Maneuver by U.S. Imperialism
The United States summoned its main allies to a virtual “summit” to discuss authoritarianism, corruption, and human rights. It’s all a cynical geopolitical maneuver aimed at two important U.S. competitors: China and Russia.
Santiago MontagDecember 10, 2021
Coup in Sudan: “Africa Needs a Second Revolution”
African historian, journalist and writer Omer Freixa discusses the situation in Sudan, and provides a wider perspective on the political situation on the African continent.
Santiago MontagNovember 13, 2021
Black Friday: The Massacre That Ignited a Revolution in Iran
On September 8, 1978, the U.S.-backed Shah brutally massacred up to 3,000 Iranian protesters calling for the fall of his regime. This bloodbath came to be known as “Black Friday” and was a huge catalyst for the Iranian Revolution, a process which has had enormous consequences for U.S. imperialism and the region.
Santiago MontagSeptember 9, 2021