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 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 Libya USA

Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar hires ex-Clinton aide and ex-Republican House Leader to lobby in U.S. ahead of elections

[The Wall Street Journal] “A Russian-backed warlord vying for power in Libya has hired a one-time senior aide to President…

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 Australia USA

YouTube suspension of Murdoch’s Sky News Australia ‘disturbing’ assault on freedom of thought, no matter where you stand

[Sky News Australia] “The freedom to engage in debate and challenge conventional thinking and wisdoms were not always accepted as…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Pakistan Somalia USA Yemen

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 USA

The Daily Beast: “The only thing tragic about the death of Donald Rumsfeld is that it didn’t occur in an Iraqi prison”

[The Daily Beast] “Do not mourn the defense secretary. Mourn his victims. There were nearly too many to tally, but…

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 El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Mexico USA

Hypocrisy: in 2017, Kamala Harris said “everyone is welcome”, now she tells migrants “do not come to US”

[Twitter, BBC] “US Vice President Kamala Harris has urged would-be migrants in Guatemala not to try to enter the United…

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 Afghanistan Australia Canada UK USA

AOAV Report: 40% of civilian casualties from airstrikes in Afghanistan were children

[Action on Armed Violence] “Hundreds of children have been killed and hundreds more injured by US and Afghan airstrikes in…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

How the US has enabled Israeli extremism and anti-Palestinian violence

[Foreign Policy] “Two weeks ago, Jerusalem was rocked by violence as bands of Jewish Israeli extremists rampaged through Palestinian neighborhoods of East…

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 Afghanistan China Iran Russia UK USA

US intel admits claim Russia put bounties on American troops was fake news – what about China, Iran?

[The Daily Beast] “It was a blockbuster story about Russia’s return to the imperial “Great Game” in Afghanistan. The Kremlin had spread…

Posted in USA

Charles Koch-backed group joins in federal marijuana push after Zoom with Snoop Dogg

[The Hill] “A group backed by GOP mega-donor Charles Koch, on Tuesday, launched the Cannabis Freedom Alliance, an idea that was sparked…

Posted in USA

Hypocrisy: NYT says “Biden Should Finish the Wall” that Trump started, construction may continue

[The Independent, The New York Times] “Construction on Donald Trump’s border wall may continue under Joe Biden’s administration, reports suggest.” “Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro…

Posted in USA

Zero federal tax paid by at least 55 of the largest U.S. companies – like FedEx, Nike – on billions in profit

[The New York Times] “Just as the Biden administration is pushing to raise taxes on corporations, a new study finds that at…

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 Syria USA

Foreign Policy’s change of heart: Sanctions against Syria will not harm civilians / are killing civilians

[Foreign Policy] “Sanctions Against Syria Will Help, Not Harm, Civilians” “The Caesar Act is an overdue effort to starve the…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Biden spokesperson Jen Psaki worked for controversial Israeli spy firm AnyVision

[The Electronic Intifada] “President Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki worked for an Israeli firm accused of involvement in surveillance…

Posted in USA

Hypocrisy: White House fired staff for past marijuana use although VP Harris also smoked, spokesperson Psaki won’t say why

[New York Post] “WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Wednesday declined to say why the White House…

Posted in USA

Biden Administration Urges Supreme Court To Let Cops Enter Homes, Seize Weapons Without Warrant

[Forbes] “The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear oral argument in Caniglia v. Strom, a case that could have sweeping…

Posted in Bahrain Egypt Iran Israel Saudi Arabia U.A.E.

Israel called for defense alliance with Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and Bahrain

[Foreign Policy] “Shmuel Bar, a former Israeli intelligence officer […] had served in Israeli intelligence for 30 years and later…

Posted in Syria USA

Tulsi Gabbard calls out the US dirty war on Syria that Biden, aides admit to

[The Grayzone] “As Tulsi Gabbard criticizes former Congressional colleagues for ignoring the ongoing US dirty war and sanctions on Syria,…

Posted in Iraq Libya Syria USA

Rand Paul on wars in Iraq, Libya, Syria and a “liberal form of John Bolton”

[Forbes] Rand Paul addresses Biden regime official Wendy Sherman on the U.S. wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria and the…

Posted in Israel USA

U.S. State Department nominee contributed to book claiming ‘Israel lobby’ controls politics

[Jewish News Syndicate] “U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee for a leading position in the U.S. State Department previously worked on…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Syria USA

The Secret Bombing Wars of Trump and Biden

[Countercurrents] “unbeknownst to many Americans, the U.S. military and its allies are engaged in bombing and killing people in other…

Posted in USA

Deep State ‘rigged elections’ and spread ‘fake news’ to ruin Bernie Sanders’ presidential bids, yet he mocks those who believe it exists

[Glenn Greenwald] “At what would be the peak of Bernie Sanders’ 2020 presidential campaign, the U.S. intelligence community, using anonymous leaks to The…

Posted in USA

If “Did Not Vote” had been a candidate it would have won the 2020 US Presidential Election

[Brilliant Maps] “The map above shows what the 2020 US Presidential Election results would have been if votes not cast…