The modern neocolonial strategy adopted by leading capitalist powers and multinational corporations is aimed at extracting the resources of developing nations, Venezuelan journalist and writer Manuel Taibo underscores, adding that Washington uses “treacherous techniques” to pursue their interests, in particular military actions against regimes that refuse to bow before US political elite.
“These processes lead the US’s ruling elite to put the selfish interests of industrial-military circles over the interests of all mankind, and even over their own people,” Taibo writes in his article for Aporrea.
“It becomes more evident day by day that the Washington’s elite keep moving along the militaristic line, they are looking outwards, searching for new countries and nations to impose its hegemony on,” the journalist emphasizes.Taibo pointed out that, in the Middle East, US war planners are trying to drive a wedge between different religious groups and nation-states by triggering a severe sectarian strife. US policymakers are using various tools to pressure nations into submission including military actions against undesirable regimes, economic sanctions and debt pressure.
According to the Venezuelan journalist, a strikingly similar situation could be observed in Latin America, Africa, Southeast Asia and South Asia, as well in the small states of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
“Now that is the real face of the new global paradigm,” the journalist stresses, adding that “everything else that comes along with these actions is simply an