Israel tests long-range missiles in Alaska

As repeatedly stressed on these pages, we have been witnessing for months a growing strengthening of the military apparatuses throughout the Middle East, in the silence of the Italian press, which generally only reports what happens on the side of the “bad guy” – Iran. Still missiles in the Middle East In fact, on Friday, … read more

Peace or armistice? The Treaty of Versailles, 28 June 1919

On June 28, 1919, at 3.12 pm, in the Hall of Mirrors of the historic Palace of Versailles, the German Social Democrat Hermann Müller, Foreign Minister for just over a week, and the Minister of the Colonies, the centrist parliamentarian Johannes Bell, signed, in the name of the German government, the peace treaty that formally … read more

Vincenzo Vinciguerra’s victory in the long battle for the truth about the strategy of tension

It has been only thirty years since Vincenzo Vinciguerra published Ergastolo per il libertà (Arnaud, Florence, 1989) and in this thirty years there have been so many acquisitions of facts and documents that have gradually confirmed what Vinciguerra wrote in that book, starting a work of historical reconstruction which he has since continued in the … read more

The role of Saudi Arabia in the growing Persian Gulf tension

We had reported a month ago the dangerous game of provocations underway in the Persian Gulf; we had hoped that it was a clumsy attempt to trigger a strategy of tension to engage the United States in a decisive battle with Iran. Tension strategy in the Persian Gulf Today’s renewed mysterious attack on oil tankers … read more

The Green Revolution in agriculture: the end of a myth

Historical revisionism is out of fashion, but we are in great need of it, perhaps where we least expect it: for example to understand contemporary agriculture. Some really interesting essays are in fact demolishing the myth of the Green Revolution, pride of the agro-industrial system, starting from the second half of the XX Century: a … read more