Is Trump Letting Al-Qaeda Sympathizers Survive in Syria?

Image: Al Qaeda Graduation Day in Idlib by Scott Ritter, Published on Information Clearing House, September 27, 2018 On September 13, 2018, two days after the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard addressed her colleagues from the floor of the House of Representatives. “Two days ago, President Trump and Vice President Pence delivered solemn speeches about the[…]

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17 Years of Getting Afghanistan Completely Wrong

by David Swanson, Originally published on DavidSwanson.org, September 28, 2018 We expect 17-year-olds to have learned a great deal starting from infancy, and yet full-grown adults have proven incapable of knowing anything about Afghanistan during the course of 17 years of U.S.-NATO war. Despite war famously being the means of Americans learning geography, few can even identify Afghanistan on a[…]

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Keeping The World Poor: The Monopolistic Agenda Behind Regime Change Chaos

by Caleb Maupin, Published on New Eastern Outlook, September 2018 Prior to 2011, Syria was a prosperous Middle Eastern country. The Baathist government had taken tremendous steps to improve the lives of Syria’s people. Between 1970 and 2009, the life expectancy for Syrians increased by 17 years, and the infant mortality rate was reduced exponentially. According to the US Library[…]

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World War Dangers In Syria

by Margaret Kimberley, Originally published on Black Agenda Report, September, 26, 2018 Israel has bombed Syria at will, apparently with Russian permission, but that may change after the downing of a Russian plane. The American public is being force-fed dangerous lies about its government’s war policies.” President Bashar al-Assad has reconquered most of Syria from the United States-backed al Qaeda[…]

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2019 Defense Budget Supports 883 Overseas Bases And Is Lethal To Humanity

Above photo: http://damwest.com/department-of-defense-grant-and-agreement-regulations/ by Lynn Petrovich, Originally published on Popular Resistance, September 22, 2018 My grandfathers were both veterans of World War One. Vincent Coen, my maternal grandfather, was a sailor aboard The SS Leviathan, which transported over 119,000 US troops across the Atlantic to France. William J. Reddan, my paternal grandfather, was Captain of Company B, 114th infantry, and was[…]

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Debate on Nicaragua: Capitalist Reform or Socialist Revolution?

A protester in Masaya holds a cartoon likening Ortega to the former dictator Somoza. by Jeff Mackler, originally published on Socialist Action, September 23, 2018 Part II. (Part I appeared in August 2018.) In today’s epoch of worldwide imperialist intervention and war, real revolutions are hard to make, even harder to maintain, and sometimes difficult to define in their evolution[…]

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Washington’s Long War on Syria Isn’t About to End

Featured Image from SyrianCivilWarMap.com Washington’s Long War on Syria Isn’t About to End: On the Contrary, the White House Has Blessed Pentagon Plans for More Aggression By Stephen Gowans, from Whats Left, September 10, 2018 The United States has a new strategy for Syria, according to The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. The new direction, however, is simply[…]

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