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Accusations against The Grayzone concerning Assad, Russia, Nicaragua, China, and Maduro

[Joshua Collins] “Enter Grayzone, a supposedly leftist crew of “journalists” with opaque financing and Russian support.” “This all-caps charge against…

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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…

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From Laos to Central America and Afghanistan: CIA involvement in drug trafficking is as old as the agency itself

[The New York Times] “Recent news item: The Justice Department is investigating allegations that officers of a special Venezuelan anti-drug…

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“Shadow Government”: George H.W. Bush and secret U.S. arms-smuggling operations to Nicaragua beyond the Iran-Contra affair

[Rolling Stone] “During the most violent years of the war in Nicaragua, a retired CIA agent – a man of many…