Eric Draitser

Eric Draitser is an independent political analyst and host of CounterPunch Radio. You can find his exclusive content including articles, podcasts, audio commentaries, poetry and more at He can be reached at

Assessing Venezuela’s Elections: The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent

US Corporate Media Seek to Undermine Venezuelan Democracy with Lies and Distortions

Venezuela’s Elections: Courage in the Face of Economic and Psychological War

Terror in Mali: An Attack on China and Russia?

Refugees as Weapons in a Propaganda War

Myanmar: Strategic Crossroads in Asia

Chinese Hackers? US Propagandists Should Look in the Mirror

There’s No Place Like CounterPunch

Dark Humor: Western Media Makes Light of Political Repression in Ukraine

Israel, the Media and the Anatomy of a Sick Society

The Refugee Crisis: Separating the Conspiracies from The Conspiracy™

Has Turkey Become a Fascist State?

Western Media Hype ‘Russian Aggression’ in Syria

The US and the Militarization of Latin America

America’s Imperial Footprint in Africa

The Douma Market Attack: a Fabricated Pretext for Intervention?

Libya: African Jewel

ISIS in Afghanistan: Proxy War Against Iran and China

The Fake War on ISIS: US and Turkey Escalate in Syria

Puerto Rico: Troubled Commonwealth or Debt Colony?

China’s NGO Law: Countering Western Soft Power and Subversion

US Targets Venezuela Using Border Dispute as Pretext

The Geopolitics and Economics of the Iran Nuclear Deal

Did the War in Syria Just Become a Regional War?

Kiev’s Repression of Anti-Fascism in Odessa