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Thursday May 19, 2022
Eric Margolis

  • January 07, 2022

    War over Ukraine

    How many American soldiers will die in the battle for Luhansk? Or Kerch? Not 1 in 1,000 Americans could find these drab Ukrainian industrial cities...

  • January 07, 2020

    Like the mafia

    The US drone strike at Baghdad airport that killed Iran’s top commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and a senior leader of Iraq’s Shia militia, has...

  • November 19, 2019

    Forgotten plunder

    Victor Hugo said of the devastated Balkans in the 19th century: ‘The Turks have passed by here. All is in ruins or mourning.’ Welcome to modern...

  • July 30, 2019

    Britain’s new captain

    Britain’s new prime minister, Boris Johnson, is being called by many ‘the British Trump.’ It’s an easy comparison, given their quirky,...

  • May 07, 2019

    Another war

    Sure. Let’s invade Venezuela. Another jolly little war. It’s full of commies and has a sea of oil. The only thing those Cuban-loving Venezuelans...

  • October 09, 2018

    Murderers

    ‘This is La Main Rouge,’ said the gruff voice on our home telephone in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘Stop your activities on behalf of the FLN or we...

  • August 08, 2017

    The Afghan war

    Media reports claim President Donald Trump let loose on his generals behind closed doors, blasting them royally for their startling failures in...

  • October 11, 2016

    Fool’s war

    Fifteen years ago this week, the US launched the longest war in its history: the invasion and occupation of remote Afghanistan. Neighboring Pakistan...

  • August 03, 2016

    Longer war

    Anti-Russian hysteria in America reached its apogee as Democrats tried to divert attention from embarrassing revelations about how the Democratic...

  • March 08, 2016

    Ghost of Libya

    I went to Libya in 1987 to interview its strongman, Muammar Gaddafi. We spent an evening talking in his colourful Bedouin tent outside the Bab...