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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 Iraq Syria USA

Former LtCol Daniel Davis repeats his 2020 call for a full withdrawal of all US troops from Iraq and Syria

[Insider] “The reason troops are in Iraq at all today is because President Barack Obama sent them to help Baghdad fend off…

Posted in USA Yemen

Yemeni leaks indicate al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki was a CIA asset

[The American Conservative] “Leaked recordings from Yemen further indicate that “the bin Laden of the Internet” was a U.S. government…

Posted in Israel Russia USA

Noam Chomsky: Israeli interference in US elections ‘vastly overwhelms’ anything Russia has done

[The Independent] “Veteran activist Noam Chomsky has accused Israel of “brazenly” interfering in US electoral politics in a way that vastly outweighs any efforts that…

Posted in Hungary Ukraine USA

Claim Investigated: George Soros was a Nazi collaborator involved in confiscating properties of deported Jews

[Vox, Snopes.com] “Donald Trump Jr. suggested George Soros is a Nazi. [He] is more than his father’s right-hand man —…

Posted in Hungary USA

The Federalist admits gerrymandering, cronyism and undemocratic illiberalism in Hungary, claims Left’s hypocrisy creates leaders like Orbán

[The Federalist] “If you get your news from the mainstream media, you might think that Hungary just suffered a fascist coup….

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The NY Times & U.S. Government Worked Together to Suppress Post-9/11 Reporting

[Democracy Now!, The Intercept] “interview with former New York Times reporter James Risen, who left the paper in August to…

Posted in Israel Jordan Russia Syria USA

Trump ends secret CIA program Timber Sycamore, started under Obama to support Syrian rebels

[The New York Times] “The shuttering of the C.I.A. program, one of the most expensive efforts to arm and train…

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…

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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 EU Russia Ukraine USA

Robert Parry: Neo-Nazis and the Nuland-engineered regime change in Ukraine

[Consortium News] “As the Ukrainian army squares off against ultra-right and neo-Nazi militias in the west and violence against ethnic…

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 Syria

Seymour Hersh on Obama and false flag sarin attacks in Syria

[London Review of Books] “In 2011​ Barack Obama led an allied military intervention in Libya without consulting the US Congress….

Posted in EU Ukraine USA

Leaked: Nuland discusses next Ukrainian government preferences, says ‘fuck the EU’

[REUTERS] “The leaked conversation appeared certain to embarrass the United States and seemed designed to bolster charges – from Russia,…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Libya Syria USA

A “war-dependent economy”: Big money and the military-industrial complex behind perpetual U.S. war

[Al Jazeera] “In January 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn the nation of what…

Posted in Jordan Syria USA

Obama: First rebels armed and trained by CIA in Jordan ‘on way to battlefield’ in Syria

[The Telegraph] “The first cell of Syrian rebels trained and armed by the CIA is making its way to the…

Posted in Libya Qatar Syria Turkey USA

Syrian rebels get weapons from Libya with the help of Qatar, Turkey, U.S.

[The New York Times] “During his more than four decades in power, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi of Libya was North Africa’s…

Posted in Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

Obama and senior officials know that arms sent to ‘moderate rebels’ go to Jihadists in Syria

[The New York Times] “Most of the arms shipped at the behest of Saudi Arabia and Qatar to supply Syrian rebel groups…

Posted in Iran Israel Jordan Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

Hillary Clinton: US regime-change policy in Syria is in “operational” phase, as Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar supply arms

[The Nation] “The Pentagon, the State Department and the CIA are making war plans for Syria. And they’re pretty much…

Posted in China Israel Jordan Qatar Russia Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

US plans regime change in Syria; Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar supply arms assisted by CIA; RAND Corporation wants more

[The New York Times] “Even with fighting raging in Syria and President Bashar al-Assad digging in, the State Department and…

Posted in Afghanistan Pakistan Somalia USA Yemen

Indiscriminate drone attacks increased under Obama, creating more terrorists than removing, warns former CIA official

[The Guardian] “A former top terrorism official at the CIA has warned that President Barack Obama’s controversial drone programme is far too…

Posted in China Myanmar USA

Geopolitics: ‘As Myanmar opens, China alliance starts to fray’

[REUTERS] “As Myanmar pursues dramatic reforms, its relationship with China — the Southeast Asian nation’s biggest investor and second-biggest trade…

Posted in Pakistan USA

‘State-sanctioned extra-judicial executions’ – CIA drone attacks deliberately target rescuers and funerals, killing civilians

[The Bureau of Investigative Journalism] “The CIA’s drone campaign in Pakistan has killed dozens of  civilians who had gone to…

Posted in Syria UK USA

WikiLeaks reveals U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition under both Bush and Obama, Assad blames foreign conspiracy for unrest

[The Washington Post] “The State Department has secretly financed Syrian political opposition groups and related projects, including a satellite TV channel that…