Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Funds Shady Ops That Once Triggered Polio Outbreak in Syria

by Max Blumenthal, published on The Grayzone,  April 16, 2020 While the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill was authored in the spirit of beating back a pandemic, buried deep within its text is a stipend for the US State Department operations dedicated to carrying out foreign interventions that have contributed to the outbreak of preventable diseases like polio in Syria[…]

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Pakistan’s Fight Against Extremism at Home Rebuffed by Trump

Photo of Imran Khan from WikiCommons By Ann Wright, from Consortium News, November, 20, 2018 The relationship between the Trump administration and Pakistan is frosty after the United States cut $330 million in military aid to Pakistan in October over what Washington says is its failure to reign in militant groups operating in Afghanistan. The Obama administration had also suspended[…]

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