Posted in Iran Israel Syria

Iran-Israel Shadow War: Explosion at Syria’s Latakia port on ship believed to be Iranian

[The Times of Israel] “Initial reports say blast caused 2 light injuries and considerable damage, amid escalating maritime tensions in…

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 Colombia Israel USA

Long history of Israeli support for Colombia’s right wing government, connections to death squads and massacres

[MintPress News] “The murder of Milcíades Contento [, a member of the newly-formed Patriotic Union (UP),] marked the beginning of…

Posted in Iran Israel

Israel’s Mossad has a new chief; he promises more assassinations and attacks against Iran

[Antiwar.com] “On Tuesday, the new head of Israel’s Mossad spy agency suggested more Israeli covert attacks and assassinations inside Iran should be…

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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 China USA

The Uighur Genocide allegations against China are unjustified

[Project Syndicate] “The US government needlessly escalated its rhetoric against China by claiming that a genocide is being mounted against…

Posted in Iraq USA

New ISIS leader was a US prison informant in Iraq

[The Washington Post] “In confidential interrogation reports, Iraqi detainee M060108-01 is depicted as a model prisoner, “cooperative” with his American…

Posted in Colombia USA

Colombia’s US-backed government is accused of 90 separate massacres, resulting in 375 deaths, in the year 2020

[MintPress News] “It is the festive season in Colombia, but not everyone is celebrating. Sunday brought news of the ninetieth massacre of…

Posted in Bolivia Brazil Chile Colombia Ecuador Latin America UK USA Venezuela

The UK’s covert activities in Latin America in the 1960s revealed

[BBC] “British intelligence engaged in a far more active programme of covert activity in Latin America in the 1960s than…

Posted in Iran Iraq Saudi Arabia USA

Iraqi PM says Trump asked him to mediate with Iran then assassinated his guest, emissary Qasem Soleimani

[Liberation News] “The acting Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi […] revealed that Soleimani had traveled to Baghdad to deliver a…

Posted in Syria USA

Mattis Admits There Was No Evidence Assad Used Poison Gas in Syria

[Newsweek, AP News] “Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo surrounding the Nunes Memorandum and the Steele Dossier was the striking statement by…

Posted in Iran Iraq Russia Syria USA

Bizarre claims and pro-regime-change propaganda: Syria’s Assad supports ISIS, both have to be destroyed

[Los Angeles Times] “The rollback of Islamic State must come as a shock to the chorus of journalists and analysts…

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 USA

CIA ‘mistakenly’ deleted file, destroyed disk containing 6,700-page US Senate torture report, won’t reveal other existing copy

[The Independent] “The CIA inspector general’s office has said it “mistakenly” destroyed its only copy of a comprehensive Senate torture…

Posted in Afghanistan Angola Croatia Egypt France Jordan Morocco Nicaragua Qatar Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

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 Iran Iraq Israel Jordan Russia Saudi Arabia Syria Turkey USA

John Bolton: defeating ISIS in Syria is not desirable, instead the US should create an oil producer Sunni state and an independent Kurdistan

[The New York Times] “Today’s reality is that Iraq and Syria as we have known them are gone. The Islamic…

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 France Jordan Syria UK USA

US, UK, France are involved in training Syrian anti-government rebels in Jordan

[REUTERS] “Americans are training Syrian anti-government fighters in Jordan, the German weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday, quoting what it…

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 Canada EU Lebanon Russia Syria Turkey UK USA

Armed Palestinians fight Syrian forces, NATO to give better weapons and enlist Muslim volunteers, Hillary Clinton blames Russia for sending arms to government

[DEBKAfile] “For the first time in the five-month anti-Assad uprising, Syrian forces clashed with dissident Palestinians Sunday, Aug. 14, in…

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…

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US and UK complicity in 9/11 and London 7/7: who funded terrorists “is of little practical significance”

[The Guardian] “During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in the 1980s, the US funded large numbers of jihadists through Pakistan’s…

Posted in France New Zealand

Revealed after 20 years: French president Mitterrand approved bombing of Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, killing one

[The New York Times] “Twenty years ago, two French secret service frogmen attached mines to the hull of a ship…

Posted in Ireland UK

Top IRA member Freddy Scappaticci was British state agent ‘Stakeknife’, connected to 40 murders

[The Guardian] “Yesterday, as west Belfast reeled from the news that Scappaticci and the British army agent known as Stakeknife…

Posted in Ireland South Africa UK

Brian Nelson, a leader of loyalist paramilitary group UDA implicated in sectarian murders, was UK army agent

[The Guardian] “Brian Nelson, who has died of a brain haemorrhage aged 55, features in today’s report by the Metropolitan…

Posted in Chechnya Russia

Claim: Russian secret service FSB was behind apartment bombings to ensure Putin election win and start war in Chechnya

[John Sweeney, The Guardian] “There had been two bombs in Moscow in four days. The first bomb exploded just after…

Posted in Kosovo Serbia USA

Kosovo War: How U.S. colluded with terrorist group KLA to provoke war with Serbia

[World Socialist Web Site] “On Sunday, March 12, Britain’s BBC2 television channel ran a documentary by Alan Little entitled “Moral…

Posted in East Timor Indonesia USA

U.S. and U.K. complicit in East Timor genocide, trained death squads, financed military, were aware of massacres

[The Guardian] “Indonesian military forces linked to the carnage in East Timor were trained in the United States under a…