Posted in Russia UK Ukraine

Stop the War Coalition: “The British government has become an obstacle to peace in Ukraine”

[Common Dreams] “The Ukrainian news outlet Ukrayinska Pravda reported Thursday that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson used his surprise visit to Kyiv…

Posted in Australia China Solomon Islands USA

U.S. won’t rule out military action if China establishes base in Solomon Islands, “Australia should prepare for war”

[The Guardian] “One of the most senior US officials in the Pacific has refused to rule out military action against Solomon…

Posted in EU Russia Ukraine USA

Zelensky was told by West: you’re not going to be a NATO member, “but publicly the doors will remain open”

[CNN / Fareed Zakaria GPS] “I told [the West] that we are running out of time. You have to admit…

Posted in Russia Ukraine USA

True friends of Ukraine, and of global peace, should be calling for a compromise that respects Russia’s legitimate security interests while fully backing Ukraine’s sovereignty

[Financial Times] “Biden has said repeatedly that the US is open to diplomacy with Russia, but on the issue that…

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 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 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 Iran Israel

Claim: Mossad killed top Iranian nuclear scientist with AI-assisted remote-control machine gun, US knew and approved plan

[The Times of Israel] “Top Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in November 2020 in a sophisticated hit led by a…

Posted in Australia Chile USA

Finally revealed: Australia assisted CIA coup in ‘Chile’s 9/11’ that installed Pinochet’s murderous military junta

[Michael West Media] “On the eve of its 48th anniversary, documents just declassified by the Australian National Archives show the…

Posted in Australia USA

Former Australian PM Bob Hawke was a U.S. Informant and Stooge

[CounterPunch] “In June, a rather unremarkable revelation was made that [Australia’s longest serving Labor Prime Minister, Bob Hawke,] had been…

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 Afghanistan USA

‘This is not Saigon’: Blinken tries to defend U.S. evacuations from Kabul despite it looking exactly as ‘The Fall of Saigon’

[Al Jazeera] “As the United States withdraws personnel from its embassy in Kabul amid the Taliban’s rapid advance on the Afghan capital,…

Posted in Afghanistan USA

TIME Taliban covers: Wishful thinking in 2001 and a realisation in 2014 of what is becoming a reality today in 2021

[TIME, The New Yorker] TIME magazine cover from Dec 17, 2001: THE LAST DAYS OF THE TALIBAN – Related cover…

Posted in Iraq Syria Turkey USA

What’s happening in illegally occupied northern Syria: US building up bases, stealing grain and oil, Turkey stealing water

[Antiwar] “In the latest of what have become regular reports on the subject, the Syrian Arab News Agency provides a detailed account…

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 Bolivia USA

Bolivia: Officials of the 2019 coup government plotted a second coup in 2020 using U.S. mercenaries to block MAS from returning to power

[The Intercept] “A TOP OFFICIAL in the outgoing Bolivian government plotted to deploy hundreds of mercenaries from the United States to…

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 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 Syria Turkey USA

Top US Diplomat: Working with terrorists in Syria would be “wise”, al-Jolani is “least bad option”

[PBS] “Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, a former leader of an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria, is one of the most wanted…

Posted in Iran U.A.E. USA

US seized Iranian crude oil then sold it at home – again

[AP News] “The U.S. has sold some 2 million barrels of Iranian crude oil after seizing an oil tanker off…

Posted in Israel Saudi Arabia U.A.E. Yemen

Saudi Arabia and UAE consolidating strategic positions in Yemen’s al-Mahrah province, Mayun and Socotra islands

[Brookings] “As the peace process has stalled between the Zaydi Shia Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, Saudi…

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 U.A.E. Yemen

UAE is building airbase on Yemen’s strategic Mayyun Island it illegally occupies

[The Guardian] “A mysterious airbase is being built on a volcanic island off Yemen that sits in one of the world’s crucial…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

“Israel loyalty oath”: Federal judge says anti-BDS law in US state of Georgia violates First Amendment

[The Hill] “A federal judge said that a Georgia law banning the state from doing business with anyone promoting a…

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…

Posted in Israel UK

UK ex-minister Alan Duncan: “High-level” Israel lobby interference in British politics

[The Electronic Intifada] “In a new book, Britain’s former deputy foreign minister Alan Duncan accuses the Israel lobby of “disgusting interference in…