Posted in Myanmar Pakistan Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

WSJ: ‘Saudis back Rohingya militants against Burmese security forces’

[The Wall Street Journal] “Even as Burma has made dramatic progress toward democracy and pluralism, the military has waged a…

Posted in Spain

Spain: Ex-hitman for state-sponsored anti-ETA death squad arrested for ISIS plot

[The Irish Times] “A former hitman for Spain’s infamous 1980s state-sponsored death squads has been arrested on suspicion of planning…

Posted in Myanmar

Assault on Burma’s Rohingya minority: ‘A Genocide in the Making’

[Foreign Policy] “Last fall, Burmese voters elected their first democratic government in half a century. That inspired hope that the…

Posted in Afghanistan Cuba Iraq UK

Propaganda Watch: “Leftist” opinion in The Guardian says forget the bad things Tony Blair did and the good things Fidel Castro did

[The Guardian] 2014: Stop calling Tony Blair a war criminal. The left should be proud of his record “From Northern…

Posted in Palestine USA

2006 Audio Surfaces of Hillary Clinton Regretting Not Rigging Election in Palestine

[Observer] “Unearthed tape: ‘We should have made sure that we did something to determine who was going to win’” “On…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Admitted: Australian Troops Committed War Crimes in Afghanistan

[Countercurrents] “Kevin Frost, a special forces sergeant in the Australian Army, has done something unusual. He wishes, even demands, to…

Posted in Egypt Italy

Egypt: 5 innocently shot in Giulio Regeni torture-murder coverup

[The Guardian] Six months ago, “Egyptian police killed five men allegedly linked to […] the torture and murder of an…

Posted in France Libya Syria USA

Decades of Hillary Clinton controversies exposed: LaFarge, Libya, Syria, terrorism and the presidential nomination

[Observer] “One of the most troubling revelations exposed by Wikileaks has been completely ignored by mainstream media. On August 1, Wikileaks shared…

Posted in Bahrain Kosovo Kuwait Qatar Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

How Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states turned once-tolerant Kosovo into fertile ground for ISIS and Wahhabi ideology

[The New York Times] “Every Friday, just yards from a statue of Bill Clinton with arm aloft in a cheery wave, hundreds…

Posted in Austria Israel

Israel’s strange bedfellow, the far-right Austrian Freedom Party

[Financial Times] “Israel has long refused any contact with the Freedom party, which was partly founded by former Nazis in…

Posted in USA

CIA ‘mistakenly’ deleted file, destroyed disk containing 6,700-page US Senate torture report, won’t reveal other existing copy

[The Independent] “The CIA inspector general’s office has said it “mistakenly” destroyed its only copy of a comprehensive Senate torture…

Posted in Saudi Arabia UK USA Yemen

Resetting the Saudi relationship: US and UK could end Yemen war tomorrow, and they should

[Brookings] “Senator Murphy joined Brookings Senior Fellows Bruce Riedel and Tamara Wittes for a discussion on the U.S.-Saudi partnership, one of America’s longest-standing relationships…

Posted in Afghanistan Bosnia Iraq Italy Kosovo Serbia

Use of depleted uranium by NATO in the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq blamed for cancer, deaths

[BalkanInsight] “More than 300 Italian soldiers may have died during the past 15 years from exposure without protection to depleted…

Posted in Israel Syria USA

Hillary Clinton was Urged to Seek Syria Regime Change for Israel’s Sake in 2012

[Antiwar.com] “The best way to help Israel deal with Iran’s growing nuclear capability is to help the people of Syria…

Posted in Egypt Europe Italy

Italian Cambridge Student tortured and killed in Egypt, Italy demands more cooperation

[MadaMasr] “The Italian government is urging Egyptian authorities to heighten cooperation with their investigations into the torture and murder of…

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Operation Timber Sycamore: Saudis provide money and arms, U.S. trains Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “When President Obama secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled rebels in 2013, the spy…