Trump Obama and Syria

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, October 16, 2019 Whether by mistake or design, Donald Trump is presiding over the – agonizing slow – demise of Barack Obama’s illegal and immoral scheme to overthrow the government of Syria using jihadist terror armies. “The unipolar world is no more.” Donald Trump presents more contradictions than perhaps any president in[…]

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Trump Shifts from Ending “Forever Wars” to Sending Tanks into Syria’s Oil Fields

By Bill Van Auken , published on World Socialist Website, 26 October 2019 US Defense Secretary Mark Esper Friday confirmed that Washington would leave military forces in Syria to maintain control of the country’s principal oil and gas fields. The Pentagon is “considering how we might reposition forces in the area in order to make sure that we secure the[…]

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Kushner as a Colonial Administrator: Let’s Talk About The ‘Israeli Model’

by Ramzy Baroud, Published in TeleSUR TV English, June 13, 2019 Palestinians do not need to be lectured on how to meet Israeli and American expectations, nor should they ever aspire to imitate the undemocratic Israeli model. In a TV interview on June 2, on the news docuseries “Axios” on the HBO channel, Jared Kushner opened up regarding many issues,[…]

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Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools

by Dahr Jamail, Published on Countercurrents, June 8, 2019                         (originally published on Truthout) I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world. I may not complete this last one but I give myself to it. I circle around God, around the primordial tower. I’ve been circling for thousands of years and I still don’t know:[…]

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Growing US Public Support for One State

Above: Eastern exposure of Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem. Al-Aqsa Mosque is considered to be the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca and Medina.  Israel monument. Photo: Flikr ~Godot13 by Jonathon Cook, published on Abu Dabi National, from CounterCurrents, December 17, 2018 Published as: Growing US public support for one state shared[…]

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Yes, What About Yemen?

by Jeremy Salt, from American Herald Tribune, November 13, 2019 After the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, many are asking ‘But what about Yemen?’ Yes, indeed, what about Yemen, but what about Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Somalia? What about Egypt in 1956, what about Iran in 1953 and what about Palestine from 1917 to the present day? There is[…]

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The Deal that Lurks Behind the Calm

A family warms themselves on a fire outside their makeshift home during a power cut in Khan Younis, southern Gaza. Khalil Hamra | AP  US, Israel Seek to Exploit Palestinian Divisions and Create More of Them by Hisham H. Ahmed, Ph.D, originally published on MintPress News, September 12, 2018 OCCUPIED PALESTINE — (Analysis) This article is not written to support[…]

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On the Brink with Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later

White Helmet activists in Khan Sheikhoun made a video of themselves collecting evidence at the site of the execution of the supposed sarin gas attack.  It is notable that they are not wearing adequate protective gear. By Ray McGovern, originally published on Consortium News, September 12, 2018 he New York Times, on September 11, 2013, accommodated Russian President Vladimir V.[…]

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