Eritrea: The Danger of a Good Example in Africa

November 17, 2015 at 11:16 AM

The video is a short segment of a speech delivered by geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser of at the 2015 YPFDJ Conference held in Las Vegas, NV on August 22, 2015. Draitser explains why the Empire demonizes Eritrea, and what the country means both practically and symbolically for Africa and for the Global South.

Terror in Paris: The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), European Politics, and the International Context

November 16, 2015 at 11:41 AM

Eric Draitser of appears on CPR Sunday (November 15, 2015) with security analyst Mark Sleboda and journalist/broadcaster Don DeBar. Eric, Mark and Don discuss the tragic events in Paris on Nov. 13, and the fallout from that. They examine the narrative of the attack, the objectives of the Islamic State (which has claimed responsibility), and the importance of asking the right questions about what happened. Additionally, Eric, Mark, and Don touch on the significance of the attacks for French politics and the European continent generally, as well as how this will be used to justify an expansion of the war on Syria and the regional conflict more broadly. (mp3 below)

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After the Paris Attacks: Western Intelligence, Foreign Policy, and the Rise of European Fascism

November 14, 2015 at 12:15 PM

Eric Draitser of appears on RT (Nov. 13, 2015) just a few hours after the terror attacks in Paris. Draitser discusses the need to question the narrative of the attacks and shine a light on the potential connection between the attack and French and Western intelligence agencies. He also examines the likely ways in which the US-NATO powers will capitalize on the tragedy to pursue their agenda for Syria and the Middle East. Draitser also points out that European right wing extremists will be in the ascendance, both as political forces and in the streets.

The Paris Attacks, the War on Syria, and the West’s Collaboration with Terrorism

November 14, 2015 at 12:12 PM

Eric Draitser appears on Press TV (Nov. 13, 2015) in the hours after the terrorist attacks in Paris to provide his commentary on the latest developments, and what it means for Syria and the Western agenda in the Middle East. Draitser notes the importance of questioning the role of Western intelligence agencies and their documented collaboration with terrorists around the world. Draitser appears alongside author and journalist Pepe Escobar.

Saakashvili’s ‘Maidan’ in Georgia, Syria War Strategy, and the Geopolitics of Egypt and the Region

November 10, 2015 at 9:53 AM

Eric Draitser of appears on CPR Sunday (November 8, 2015) with security analyst Mark Sleboda and journalist/broadcaster Don DeBar. Eric, Mark and Don discuss former Georgian President (and current Odessa governor) Mikheil Saakashvili’s attempted destabilization in Georgia, and the importance of it being exposed and foiled. They examine the latest in Syria including the tragic downing of the Russian airliner over Egypt. Eric, Mark and Don also discuss Egypt and President Sisi, touching on the strategic and geopolitical importance of Egypt and the role of Sisi in the regional war. All this and more in this in-depth weekly conversation.