NATO

  • Kurdish Fighters Defend Afrin From Turkish Military Invasion in Northern Syria

    January 25, 2018
    Afrin, Syria – On January 20th, 2018, the Turkish Armed Forces launched “Operation Olive Branch” which amounted to a full-scale military invasion of northwestern Kurdish-controlled Syria. The Turkish Armed Forces rank second to the United States, as the largest military force within the NATO alliance.…...
  • Pipeline Politics in the Syrian Civil War

    September 20, 2015
    Oil politics in the Syrian civil war is a complex web of money deception and proxy war. What began as non-violent grassroots rebellion against Bashar al Assad and the Syrian state has morphed into a complex proxy war involving countless factions and alliances competing for…...
  • Cold War Over Arctic Heats Up Amid Melting Polar Ice

    August 31, 2015
    In mid-August 2015, the Obama administration gave the green light for Royal Dutch Shell to start drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean, off Alaska’s northwest coast. The well is approximately 70 miles from the coast of Alaska and is thought of by oil companies…...
  • Leading Scientists Warn Against Using Autonomous Weapons – Deprogram Ep. 14

    August 7, 2015
    The Future of Life institute, “a volunteer-run research and outreach organization working to mitigate existential risks facing humanity,” published an open letter July 28th warning against a military arms race focused on Autonomous Weapons. The letter gave an example of an autonomous weapons as, “armed…...
  • NATO Member Turkey Bombs PKK Rebels Fighting ISIL – Deprogram Ep. 13

    July 29, 2015
    Last week we talked about the tragedy in #Suruc. In the following days, members of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) allegedly killed 3 Turkish police in response to perceived Turkish support of ISIL. Turkey then retaliated with mobilizing its (NATO-supported) air force to bomb both…...
  • Ultra Nationalist Paramilitary in Ukraine Seek Power – Deprogram Ep. 12

    July 23, 2015
    After creating checkpoints and marching into Kiev, the ultra nationalist para-military group the Right Sector called for a referendum to impeach the sitting President.…...
  • Youth Press Conference Bombed in Turkey – Deprogram Ep. 12

    July 23, 2015
    Horrible news on the heels of the 3 year anniversary of the Rojava Revolution comes as 32 members of the Socialist Federation of Youth Associations (SGDF) were killed in a suicide bomb attack. They were having a press conference announcing their trip to Kobane to…...