Posted in China Russia Taiwan U.A.E. Ukraine USA Yemen

Raytheon CEO: “I fully expect we’re going to see some benefit” from the tensions in Yemen, Ukraine, Taiwan

[The Motley Fool] Peter Arment — Analyst “Greg, maybe just switching over to defense, could you maybe just give us a little…

Posted in Belarus China Kazakhstan Russia USA

U.S. organizations fund opposition in Kazakhstan to help spark Color Revolution against pro-Russia and pro-China regime

[CovertAction Magazine] “On January 2nd, protests erupted in the city of Zhanaozen in western Kazakhstan that have since spread across…

Posted in France

Declining tradition: 874 cars were torched in France on New Year’s Eve, fewer than in previous years

[CNN] “A total of 874 vehicles were set ablaze across France on New Year’s Eve as part of a decades-old…

Posted in Georgia Russia Ukraine USA

Amid Ukraine tensions, Gorbachev and Putin point out U.S. broke promise that NATO wouldn’t move “one inch eastward”

[Daily Mail, The Hill] “The ‘arrogant’ United States ‘built a new empire’ with NATO following the Cold War, former Soviet leader Mikhail…

Posted in Australia-Oceania France Global Village New Caledonia

Indigenous Kanak separatists boycott New Caledonia independence vote, 96% of those who voted chose to remain part of France

[AP News] “Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in…

Posted in Australia Austria Belarus Germany Global Village Greece Portugal UK USA

How lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19

[The Grayzone] “Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing…

Posted in Global Village UK

COP26: Industry-Backed ‘Nature-Based Solutions’ is a Greenwashing Scam, Warns Global Climate Coalition

[Common Dreams] “As a global climate summit continued in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday, an international coalition of advocacy groups warned world…

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 Israel U.A.E. UK

Cherie Blair is ethics adviser to NSO, the Israeli intelligence company behind Pegasus spyware used against Dubai ruler’s ex-wife, among others

[The Guardian, The Times] “The finding by a senior judge that NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware was used by the ruler…

Posted in Iran UK USA

UK intelligence base linked to US drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani

[The Guardian] “Campaigners have called on ministers to explain whether the secretive Menwith Hill intelligence base in Yorkshire is involved…

Posted in UK USA

The CIA pitched Trump officials plans to kidnap or assassinate Julian Assange while he was in London embassy in 2017

[Insider] “The CIA in 2017 pitched senior Trump administration officials plans to kidnap or assassinate the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange,…

Posted in UK

Thousands more die than usual in UK due to Covid-19 restrictions: delayed treatments, fewer consultations, lack of immunity

[The Telegraph] “While focus remains firmly fixed on Covid-19, a second health crisis is quietly emerging in Britain. Since the…

Posted in China Russia Ukraine USA

New proof about authenticity of Hunter Biden emails exposes CIA/Media/BigTech disinformation and censorship

[Glenn Greenwald] “A severe escalation of the war on a free internet and free discourse has taken place over the last…

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

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

Posted in Brazil UK

Letter by 30 cross-party MPs calls on Bolsonaro to cease his assault on Amazon, its people, and planet’s future, claims UK government complicit

[The Independent] “The UK government is complicit in Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s assault on the Amazon rainforest, a cross-party group of MPs have warned.”…

Posted in UK

Jewish man attacked by Muslim in North London does not blame all Muslims, says two communities live ‘harmoniously’

[The Times of Israel] “The Jewish victim of an assault in Stamford Hill has said it will “not change his…

Posted in Afghanistan UK

Tony Blair has some nerve to to say the west should stay on in Afghanistan to protect the ‘gains’ of his 2001 invasion but he would do better to show remorse

[The Guardian] “Imbecilic, tragic, dangerous and unnecessary are the words used by Tony Blair to describe the US withdrawal from Afghanistan –…

Posted in Israel Lebanon Russia Syria

After Russian warning, Israeli planes attack Syria again, using Lebanese airspace and endangering civilian flights; Lebanon complains to UN about event and repeated infringements on sovereignty

[Antiwar] “Overnight Thursday Israeli warplanes carried out attacks against the Syrian capital of Damascus and nearby Homs. As is so…

Posted in Denmark USA

Billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates back mining firm to seek electric vehicle metals in melting Greenland

[REUTERS] “Mineral exploration company KoBold Metals, backed by billionaires including Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, has signed an agreement with…

Posted in UK

Video: Police raid London arts complex Antepavilion, detain owner and staff, because installation resembles Extinction Rebellion bamboo structure used in protests

[The Art Newspaper] “Video footage has emerged of a police raid on the East London multi-arts complex Antepavilion that took…

Posted in Syria Turkey Ukraine

Former Al-Qaeda commander received Turkish citizenship (and hair implant) after already scoring Ukrainian one

[SouthFront] “Turkey has long supported the al-Qaeda-affiliated so-called “moderate opposition” in Idlib, which mostly comprises Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the…

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 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,…

Posted in Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Pakistan Russia Tajikistan USA Uzbekistan

US troop “withdrawal” from Afghanistan: CIA seeks to relocate bases in neighbouring countries, drone war will continue

[The New York Times] “The rapid U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan is creating intense pressure on the C.I.A. to find new ways…

Posted in China Russia USA

Prelude to a new arms race? Pentagon claims UFO sightings may be Chinese or Russian ‘hypersonic’ weapons, ahead of US technology

[Express] “The Pentagon is growing increasingly concerned that the spate of mysterious UFOs captured on video are in fact China and Russia experimenting with…

Posted in Denmark France Germany Netherlands Norway Sweden USA

Revealed: Danish secret service helped NSA spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, other EU politicians

[Deutsche Welle] “Denmark’s secret service helped the US National Security Agency (NSA) spy on EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

Posted in Belarus EU Russia Ukraine USA

US-funded Belarusian regime-change activist taken from diverted plane is linked to Ukrainian neo-Nazis, fought in Donbas

[The Grayzone] “A high-profile Belarusian regime-change activist whose detention on a forcibly grounded airplane caused an international scandal has […] extensive…

Posted in Belarus Ukraine

Belarus flight diversion hypocrisy: In 2016 Ukraine diverted a Belarusian plane to detain Armenian journalist critical of Maidan

[FlightGlobal] “Ryanair’s incident involving the apparent forced diversion of a Boeing 737-800 to Minsk strongly parallels an event five years…

Posted in Israel UK

Revealed: Third of UK cabinet, including Boris Johnson, funded by Israel or pro-Israel lobby groups

[Daily Maverick] “While the UK government has been backing Israel’s intense bombing campaign in Gaza, Declassified can reveal that a…

Posted in Afghanistan Bolivia Brazil Burkina Faso Chile Congo Cuba France Guatemala Indonesia Iran Japan Laos Mexico Morocco Saudi Arabia Sudan Ukraine USA Vietnam

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…