Posted in Israel Palestine South Africa USA

After the death of Desmond Tutu, Alan Dershowitz calls him ‘anti-Semite’ and ‘bigot’

[Newsweek] “As the world mourns the loss of Desmond Tutu, Alan Dershowitz during a recent television interview branded him an “anti-Semite” and…

Posted in China Ethiopia Iran Turkey U.A.E.

Ethiopia civil war: Government defeats Tigray rebels with drones from China, UAE, Turkey and Iran

[The New York Times] “After Ethiopia’s embattled prime minister pulled off a stunning military victory earlier this month, reversing a rebel…

Posted in Chad Egypt Israel Morocco Sudan

Israel supports African strongmen for normalization, endorses military coup in Sudan, may have played a role in it

[Tikun Olam] “Today, Sudan’s military junta overthrew the democratic transitional government and arrested key civilian leaders, including the prime minister.  It has…

Posted in Algeria France

60 years later, France pressured to recognise the 1961 Paris massacre of Algerians as a ‘state crime’

[Al Jazeera] “Sixty years ago, Algerians in Paris were arrested, killed, and drowned in the Seine by French police [and…

Posted in Libya USA

Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar hires ex-Clinton aide and ex-Republican House Leader to lobby in U.S. ahead of elections

[The Wall Street Journal] “A Russian-backed warlord vying for power in Libya has hired a one-time senior aide to President…

Posted in Afghanistan EU Iraq Pakistan Somalia Syria UK USA Yemen

Brown University Report: U.S.-led global ‘war on terror’ cost 1 million lives and $8 trillion – others say it can be up to 6 million lives and $21 trillion

[Middle East Eye] “The US-led “war on terror” has killed nearly one million people globally and cost more than $8 trillion…

Posted in Uganda

Uganda suspends more than 50 NGOs, including major western donor, citing non-compliance; fears of an assault on civil society further grow

[Al Jazeera] “Authorities in Uganda have suspended more than 50 civic groups for allegedly not complying with regulations, dealing a…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Pakistan Somalia USA Yemen

Drone War: Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 Months in Prison ‘For Exposing U.S. War Crimes’ – 90% of killed are bystanders, not intended targets

[Common Dreams, Courage Foundation] “Human rights and press freedom advocates expressed dismay on Tuesday when whistleblower Daniel Hale, who pled guilty earlier this…

Posted in Chile Congo Guyana Indonesia Iran Italy Russia Ukraine USA

“Disconnected from reality”: Joe Biden calls out foreign interference, aimed at Russia, denying U.S. would do that

[NBC News] How would it be if the United States were viewed by the rest of the world as interfering…

Posted in Nigeria

Nigeria bans Twitter after President Buhari’s incitement was deleted, another “sign dictatorship is back”

[Foreign Policy] “It was already clear when dozens of protesters were shot in October 2020 for demanding a change to the behavior of heavy-handed…

Posted in Armenia Azerbaijan Bulgaria Cyprus Egypt EU Greece Iraq Israel Lebanon Libya Russia Syria Turkey

Turkey’s new drone base on occupied Northern Cyprus threat to Mediterranean region, lifting embargo and arming Cyprus urged

[Kathimerini, The National Interest] “Under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey has grown increasingly aggressive. Whereas Turkey once occupied only Cyprus,…

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History of CIA coups, assassinations, false flag operations and mass murder

[CovertAction Magazine] “Vijay Prashad’s new book Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations, details how manufactured foreign threats…

Posted in Bahrain Egypt Iran Israel Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

Israel called for defense alliance with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain

[Foreign Policy] “Shmuel Bar, a former Israeli intelligence officer […] had served in Israeli intelligence for 30 years and later…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Lebanon Libya Pakistan Syria USA Yemen

New CODEPINK Research: US and Allies Drop 46 Bombs per Day for 20 Years

[MintPress News] “The United States has been at war for nearly every year of its existence as an independent nation,…

Posted in Iraq Libya Syria USA

Rand Paul on wars in Iraq, Libya, Syria and a “liberal form of John Bolton”

[Forbes] Rand Paul addresses Biden regime official Wendy Sherman on the U.S. wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria and the…

Posted in Africa Libya Russia Turkey U.A.E.

Libya Arms Embargo Violated by Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, Others

[The New York Times] “Erik Prince, the former head of the security contractor Blackwater Worldwide and a prominent supporter of…

Posted in Djibouti Kenya Somalia USA

US bombs Somalia a day after “troop withdrawal”, now stationed in neighboring Kenya and Djibouti

[Antiwar.com] “After announcing that the troop withdrawal from Somalia was completed on Sunday, the US carried out multiple airstrikes in…

Posted in Egypt Europe Italy

Italy Formally Charges Egyptian Security Agents in Cambridge Student’s Torture, Murder

[The New York Times] “Italy announced on Thursday that four officials with the Egyptian National Security Agency had been charged in connection with the…

Posted in Israel Morocco Palestine USA

Sahrawi people sold out for nothing: U.S. recognises Morocco’s claim over occupied Western Sahara for “normalising” ties with Israel which were close already

[The American Conservative] Mike Pompeo “appears to be determined to continue his malign activities until his very last day in…

Posted in Nigeria

Several people shot dead at ‘End SARS’ protest against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria

[BBC] “A number of people have reportedly been shot dead or wounded at a protest against police brutality in Nigeria’s…

Posted in Egypt Iran Israel Libya Saudi Arabia U.A.E. USA

Libya: Former CIA asset turned warlord Khalifa Haftar is working with Mossad

[MintPress News] “The stench of the CIA and its covert operations in oil-rich Libya has long followed General Khalifa Haftar. But now…

Posted in China Iran Russia USA Zimbabwe

Susan Rice and Robert O’Brien blame ‘foreign actors’, Russia, China and Iran, for stirring George Floyd protests

[National Review] “Former Obama adviser Susan Rice has blamed the violent protests that rocked major American cities over the weekend…

Posted in Algeria

Claim: Algerian state infiltrated Islamist terrorist group GIA, complicit in its massacres

[Observer] “Twenty years ago tonight, around sunset, masked gunmen approached the village of Bentalha, on the outskirts of Algeria’s capital,…

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 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…

Posted in Egypt Turkey USA

Philip Giraldi: America’s ‘Establishment’ Has Embraced ‘Deep States’

[The New York Times] According to Philip Giraldi, a former military intelligence and C.I.A. officer and an executive director of…

Posted in Libya Syria USA

Obama Administration Knew about Benghazi Terror Attack Plans, Arms Shipments to Syria, Rise of ISIS

[Judicial Watch] “Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department of…

Posted in Ghana Japan Malaysia Thailand

Can philanthrocapitalists like Soros cure the economic misery they create?

[Jacobin] “Philanthrocapitalism is the latest “great white hope” of international development. Unlike traditional philanthropists, who were content to write checks…