Deadly New Sanctions on Syria

by Judith Bello On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.   Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities are spelled out, was the basic text of the 2019 Caesar Syrian Civilian Protection Act.  Perhaps they were buried here because they didn’t have bipartisan support, but there[…]

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Western Governments Collectively Punishing Syrian Civilians with Criminal Economic Embargoes

By Tom Duggan and Mark Taliano, published on Global Research, June 4, 2020 The Syrian Government is trying to keep medicine at an affordable price for the consumer by limiting the price of medicines, but the pharmaceutical industry inside Syria needs to raise the prices to sustain production. This is due to two main factors: Sanctions and economy. Some factories[…]

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Connecting the Dots on the Assault of the Cuban Embassy

by Rosa Miriam Elizalde, posted on Resumen, May 14, 2020 A few hours before the attack on the Cuban Embassy in Washington, a woman wearing a red raincoat, dark glasses, mask and hood, was photographing the facade of the 16th Street mansion in the Adams-Morgan neighborhood. The security cameras recorded her in broad daylight and, despite her disguise, officials at[…]

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CIA Doctrine Made Official Policy

by ZeroHedge, Published on Global Research, May 13,2020 Like with the disastrous Iraq quagmire years before the US war machine came to Syria under Obama, Washington’s rationale and justification for occupying the Syrian Arab Republic has shifted and changed drastically multiple times over. When ultimately what started as US covert regime change efforts targeting Assad failed (based ostensibly in “protecting civilians”),[…]

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As US Reels From COVID-19, Trump Turns to Sanctions, War Making and Threats

by Alan MacLeod, published on Mintpress News, May 15, 2020 Presiding over by far the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the world, the Trump administration is making it a key priority to escalate hostilities with its perceived international enemies. Last night President Trump suggested that he might “cut off” all trade with the People’s Republic of China. “Now, if you did,[…]

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Pivot To Peace Must Replace US Pivot To War With China

by Margaret Flowers & Kevin Zeese, published on Popular Resistance, May 10, 2020 The Trump administration, in seeking to divert attention from its bungled response to the COVID-19 pandemic and mishandling of the economic collapse, is escalating the bipartisan anti-China policy, which has a long history. This increases the potential of military conflict and economic war between our countries. President[…]

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Interview With Tom Burke of FRSO on Trump’s War Moves Against Venezuela

by  FRSO Staff, published by FRSO, April 13, 2020 Fight Back! interviewed Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO) Organizational Secretary Tom Burke, who led the FRSO labor delegation to Venezuela on March 8. Francisco Torrealba, president of the Venezuelan Transport Workers Federation, elected Venezuelan National Assembly member, and important leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) invited Burke and[…]

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Trump Sends Gun Boats to Venezuela While the World Partners to Fight a Deadly Pandemic

by Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, and Zoe PC, published on MR Online, April 4, 2020 This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute. On April’s Fools Day, U.S. President Donald Trump gave a press conference where he announced a new “counter-narcotics effort” by U.S. Southern Command. “We’re deploying additional Navy destroyers, combat ships,[…]

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China Locked in Hybrid War with US

by Pepe Escobar, published on Global Research, March 18, 2020 Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned itself. For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms in 1978, Beijing openly regards the US as a threat, as stated a month ago by Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the[…]

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