This wikileaks memo clearly shopws that US was aware of Russia's reaction to Ukraine and Georgia's NATO aspirations and suggests that the latest civil war is caused by US medling in the region.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has alleged that the United States is supporting holdout investors in their dispute with Argentina over debt defaulted in 2001, as a way of punishing the country for the memorandum of understanding signed with Iran to advance investigations into the AMIA bombing.
The government of Rafael Correa, first elected in 2006, has broken from the neoliberal doctrines Washington has imposed on Latin America. It has embraced regional integration, moving closer to its neighbours and further away from the US. Diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks show how hard the US fought to control Ecuador's future post-Gutierrez. They show a key element of US efforts to control Ecuador s political and economic direction in the post-Gutierrez years was the US Embassy s "democracy promotion" activity.
The new Snowden documents illustrate a crucial fact: "Israeli aggression would be impossible without the constant, lavish support and protection of the US government, which is anything but a neutral, peace-brokering party in these attacks. And the relationship between the NSA and its partners on the one hand, and the Israeli spying agency on the other, is at the center of that enabling," Greenwald writes.
We, as Americans, need to ask ourselves what all this is about? Why is our government so provocative toward Islam, Russia, China, Iran? What purpose, whose purpose is being served? Certainly not ours ... Where do we go from here? If not to nuclear destruction, Americans must wake up.
US officials led a far-reaching international campaign aimed at keeping former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide exiled in South Africa, rendering him a virtual prisoner there for the last seven years, according to secret US State Department cables.
The US is building a ring of secret drone bases in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of an aggressive campaign against al Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, The Washington Post reported yesterday, citing US officials.
Former US ambassador to Manila Kristie Kenney is at the centre of the furore over the release by WikiLeaks of secret diplomatic cables dispatched by the US embassy to Washington from 2006 to 2010 during the most tumultuous years of President Gloria
The opposition today slammed the government on WikiLeaks disclosures with CPI-M saying the main trend of these cables have shown that the government has been "succumbing to American pressures" and BJP accusing it of "completely failing" to grab the opportunity of getting LeT operative David Headley extradited.
New revelations from WikiLeaks show how the US micromanaged Haiti's economy and politics to align it to US interests. According to the cables, the Obama administration apparently sought to limit the minimum wage for Haitian textile workers.
In an effort to deflect and counteract leftist regimes in Latin America during the Cold War, Washington attached great political importance to its propaganda efforts. From Cuba to Chile, the US sought to promote friendly media while cultivating the support of right-wing reporters.
From 1954 to 1989, Paraguay was run by Alfredo Stroessner, a right-wing dictator whose regime is also blamed for torture, kidnappings and corruption. Lugo, a former Roman Catholic bishop, became president of the small land-locked country of 6.3 million people after promising to give land to the landless and end entrenched corruption, defeating the Colorado party which had ruled for six decades.