Posted in Iran North Korea Russia UK

“Licence to Kill” in Real Life: British Court Rules MI5 Agents Can Legally Murder, Kidnap and Torture

[Bloomberg] “Britain’s domestic intelligence service MI5 can authorize its agents to engage in criminal activities, potentially including murder, kidnap and…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

The Jewish Press praises ‘most pro-Israel president’ Donald Trump, makes long list of ‘fake Jews’, the enemies within

[The Jewish Press] “It is an unpleasant task to sound the alert that there are Jews who seek to destroy…

Posted in UK

Muslim woman intervenes to stop anti-Semitic abuse against Jewish family on London Underground

[The Times of Israel] “A Muslim woman won praise after intervening to try and stop a man from unleashing an…

Posted in Bolivia Latin America USA

Human Rights Watch’s support for a U.S.-backed right-wing coup in Bolivia

[MintPress News] “Bolivia is currently in turmoil after President Evo Morales was deposed in a U.S.-supported coup d’état on November 10….

Posted in Bolivia Latin America USA

Bolivia Is the Latest Successful US-Backed Coup in Latin America

[MintPress News] “On October 20, Morales had secured enough votes to win the election outright in the first round without…

Posted in Syria USA

U.S. May Violate International Laws Against Pillage If It Takes Syrian Oil

[NPR] “President Trump has executed a policy U-turn on Syria. He’s now tasking U.S. forces that he’d promised to withdraw…

Posted in USA

DeVos, Thiel, Adelson: The Secrets of a Right-Wing Dark-Money Juggernaut

[Rolling Stone] “Dark money may have existed well before Citizens United, but that 2010 Supreme Court decision opened the floodgates for…

Posted in Global Village UK

How UK Security Services neutralised leading liberal newspaper, The Guardian

[Daily Maverick] “The Guardian, Britain’s leading liberal newspaper with a global reputation for independent and critical journalism, has been successfully…

Posted in Ukraine

Ukrainian court ruling: You can’t call neo-Nazi group C14 “neo-Nazi”

[bellingcat] “This week, a Ukrainian court ruled it’s not OK to call a neo-Nazi group a neo-Nazi group.” “In May…

Posted in USA

Tulsi Gabbard presses Kamala Harris over her role in the Drug War – what’s the truth?

[Rolling Stone] “Sen. Tulsi Gabbard took aim at Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general who is also widely considered…

Posted in Ukraine

Ukrainian State Funds Far-Right Extremists to Teach “Patriotism”

[bellingcat] “Ukraine’s government continues to provide funds to notorious far-right extremist groups and their affiliates — including two organizations led…

Posted in USA

Tattooed deputy gangs in Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department under FBI inverstigation

[Los Angeles Times] “The FBI is investigating a secret society of tattooed deputies in East Los Angeles as well as…

Posted in Global Village USA

Neoliberal George Soros and libertarian Charles Koch unite to end US ‘forever war’ policy

[The Boston Globe, Bloomberg] “BESIDES BEING BILLIONAIRES and spending much of their fortunes to promote pet causes, the leftist financier…

Posted in Saudi Arabia Syria UK Yemen

UK PM’s husband profits from Saudi arms sales, just declared unlawful by court

[Labour Heartlands] “A court of appeal in London on Thursday declared the sale of weapons by the UK to Saudi…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Police raid Australian public broadcaster ABC over Afghanistan war crimes leaks

[The Independent] “Australian police have raided the offices of the national broadcaster over allegations it published classified material about possible war…

Posted in U.A.E. Yemen

Yemen government accuses UAE of landing separatists on Socotra island

[REUTERS] “The Yemeni government has accused the United Arab Emirates of landing around 100 separatist troops on a remote island…

Posted in UK USA

The Billionaires Behind the Far-Right

[CounterPunch] “Today, a handful of billionaires fund far-right, anti-Islamic, anti-immigrant, and/or ultra-nationalist political figures, movements, and alternative media personalities.” “Robert…

Posted in Afghanistan USA

U.S. and Afghan Government Forces Killed More Civilians Than Taliban Did, U.N. Report Finds

[The New York Times] “For the first time since the United Nations began documenting civilian casualties in Afghanistan a decade…

Posted in USA

Mike Pompeo: “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole.”

[The Grayzone] “US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo boasted, “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole….

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

“Israel loyalty oath” in the USA: Increasing number of states use anti-BDS laws, says HRW

[Human Rights Watch] “Many United States states are using anti-boycott laws and executive orders to punish companies that refuse to do business…

Posted in Europe Hungary Italy Poland Serbia Spain USA

Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into boosting Europe’s far right

[openDemocracy] “US Christian right ‘fundamentalists’ linked to the Trump administration and Steve Bannon are among a dozen American groups that…

Posted in Hungary Israel Palestine

Hungary is first EU state to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

[The Times of Israel] “Hungary’s foreign minister opened a trade office in Jerusalem that will have official “diplomatic status,” during…

Posted in China Myanmar

Blackwater founder’s FSG working for China in Myanmar

[Asia Times, Myanmar Times] “The Frontier Service Group (FSG), founded by former US military contractor Eric Prince, is moving into…

Posted in Global Village USA

Facebook, Axios And NBC Paid for Whitewashing Wikipedia Pages

[HuffPost] “The vast majority of the people who propose and make changes to Wikipedia are volunteers. A few people, however,…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Whistleblower David McBride charged for exposing Australian war crimes, ‘not afraid to go to jail’

[The Guardian] “A former defence lawyer charged for blowing the whistle on alleged misconduct by Australian special forces in Afghanistan says he…

Posted in Global Village USA

NY Post: “Believing conspiracy theories might make you a criminal”

[New York Post] “Go figure: If you’re a birther or a 9/11 denier, chances are you aren’t much fun to be around. Sure,…

Posted in Bulgaria Hungary Israel Romania USA

Two Jewish American consultants’ plot against George Soros incited anti-Semitism, but no regrets

[BuzzFeed News] “The demonization of Soros is one of the defining features of contemporary global politics, and it is, with…