Posted in Ukraine USA

US senator John McCain endorses Ukrainian extreme far-right Svoboda party

[Channel Four] “During his trip the former US presidential candidate met with government and opposition figures, but gave his endorsement…

Posted in Africa South Africa UK

British PM David Cameron And The ‘Hang Nelson Mandela’ Campaign

[African Globe] “British Prime Minister David Cameron recently paid tribute to former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died this week…

Posted in Myanmar Thailand

Myanmar: ‘God’s Army’ Twin Child Soldier Leaders briefly reunite

[The New York Times] “As children, the twins Johnny and Luther Htoo were bulletproof and invulnerable to land mines —…

Posted in China Myanmar

Controversial China-Myanmar Gas Pipeline Now Fully Operational

[Myanmar Business Today, Myanmar Times] “The China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), China’s state-run oil and gas firm, said last week…

Posted in Jordan Syria USA

Obama: First rebels armed and trained by CIA in Jordan ‘on way to battlefield’ in Syria

[The Telegraph] “The first cell of Syrian rebels trained and armed by the CIA is making its way to the…

Posted in Egypt

“Spy Swan”: migrating stork with GPS tracker detained in Egypt after citizen’s arrest

[The Independent] “In a case that’s likely to once again ruffle feathers regarding the treatment of innocent animals as spies…

Posted in Egypt Israel

Israel approved military coup in Egypt, defends Al-Sisi even after Rabaa massacre that killed over a thousand protesters

[The North Africa Post, The Times of Israel] “Roni Daniel, an Israeli military analyst, told Israeli TV channel 2 that…

Posted in USA

Exclusive: After decades of denial, CIA admits it kept files on Noam Chomsky, destroyed since illegally

[Foreign Policy] “For years, the Central Intelligence Agency denied it had a secret file on MIT professor and famed dissident…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s two-party system election campaigns: bashing Aborigines and refugees

[The Guardian] “The election campaign in Australia is being fought with the lives of men, women and children. Some drown, others…

Posted in Australia

Australia’s ‘stop the boats’ campaign, funded by public money, is targeting voters not asylum seekers

[Mumbrella] “Your average member of the public doesn’t know what a media agency does.” Agencies make careful calculations “about the most…

Posted in Libya Qatar Syria Turkey USA

Syrian rebels get weapons from Libya with the help of Qatar, Turkey, U.S.

[The New York Times] “During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s…

Posted in Croatia Jordan Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey

NYT: Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and Croatia involved in arms trafficking to Syrian Rebels with CIA aid

[The New York Times] “With help from the C.I.A., Arab governments and Turkey have sharply increased their military aid to…

Posted in France Jordan Syria UK USA

US, UK, France are involved in training Syrian anti-government rebels in Jordan

[REUTERS] “Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it…

Posted in Israel Syria USA

Israel Grants Golan Heights Oil Drilling License To Dick Cheney-Linked Company

[Business Insider] “Israel has granted a U.S. company the first license to explore for oil and gas in the occupied…