US to Deploy Bradley Fighting Vehicles Into Syria – 21st Century Wire

Despite recent pledges by the Trump Administration to drawdown forces in the Middle East, specifically with cuts in Iraq and Afghanistan, officials in Washington do not appear to be extending such pre-election pledges for its running contingent still illegally occupying parts of northeastern Syria. In a contradictory announcement on Friday, US military said that they will be deployingContinue reading “US to Deploy Bradley Fighting Vehicles Into Syria – 21st Century Wire”

Video: US Troop Drawdown in Iraq: Strategic Shift, or Shrewd Election Move? – 21st Century Wire

This week, the top U.S. general in the Middle East, Frank McKenzie, confirmed plans for partial troop drawdowns in both Iraq and Afghanistan scheduled to happen before the 2020 Presidential Election on Nov. 3. The plans seeks to cut the troop presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 by the end of September. Is thisContinue reading “Video: US Troop Drawdown in Iraq: Strategic Shift, or Shrewd Election Move? – 21st Century Wire”

‘Horrifically Catastrophic’: Report Finds So-Called US War on Terror Has Displaced as Many as 59 Million People – Global Research

The ongoing U.S. “war on terror” has forcibly displaced as many as 59 million people from just eight countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia since 2001, according to a new report published Tuesday by Brown University’s Costs of War Project. Titled “Creating Refugees: Displacement Caused by the United States’ Post-9/11 Wars” (pdf), the newContinue reading “‘Horrifically Catastrophic’: Report Finds So-Called US War on Terror Has Displaced as Many as 59 Million People – Global Research”

USA’s Strangulation of the International Criminal Court – Dissident Voice

In view of the audacity shown by the ICC in authorizing the Afghanistan investigation, new sanctions have been imposed on two ICC officials in the contemporary period. To legitimize its aggressive actions against the ICC, the US has relied on contorted legal arguments. Repeatedly, the US has declared that it is not a party toContinue reading “USA’s Strangulation of the International Criminal Court – Dissident Voice”

Trump Regime Sanctions ICC Officials for Investigating US War Crimes – Stephen Lendman

Since beginning its probe of US Afghanistan war crimes in 2017, the ICC said it received over 700 complaints from aggrieved victims. In June, Trump declared a state of national emergency over the ICC’s probe of US war crimes in Afghanistan. At the time, he issued an executive order that authorizes blocking property of ICCContinue reading “Trump Regime Sanctions ICC Officials for Investigating US War Crimes – Stephen Lendman”

ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Officially Sanctioned by US Government – The Palestine Chronicle

The United States has officially sanctioned International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda for investigating war crimes committed by the US and its allies. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has also said that Phakiso Mochochoko, the head of the ICC’s Jurisdiction, Complementarity and Cooperation Division, had also been blacklisted. … Israeli leaders welcomed the USContinue reading “ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Officially Sanctioned by US Government – The Palestine Chronicle”

The Fake News About Iran & the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives – Global Research

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again! Just like the New York Times’ fake news earlier this summer about Russia allegedly paying bounties to the Taliban to kill US troops, CNN’s latest variant of this narrative about Iran supposedly doing the same should also be met with skepticism. The Islamic Republic is the subject of this particularContinue reading “The Fake News About Iran & the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives – Global Research”

Iran Paid Taliban to Kill US Troops? – Stephen Lendman

When repeated ad nauseam, Big Lies take on a life of their own. … In July, the NYT falsely claimed that “Russia secretly offered (the Taliban) bounties to kill US troops” in Afghanistan. The Pentagon denied the claim. So did the NSA, saying it had no corroborating intelligence that suggests it. The CIA declined toContinue reading “Iran Paid Taliban to Kill US Troops? – Stephen Lendman”

John Shuck Interviews Reverend Ashdown and Mark Taliano – Mark Taliano

“Mark Taliano [00:37:53] We are definitely the terrorists. OK? The global war on terror is a fraud. It’s a total fraud. It’s a program to create Islamophobia and to go after terrorists that we create and support. The terrorists, they are proxies on the ground in Syria. And our governments despite the words that comeContinue reading “John Shuck Interviews Reverend Ashdown and Mark Taliano – Mark Taliano”

Video: Christian Hampton – A ‘Unite Planet’ Interview – Mark Conlon

An interview by Unite Planet with Christian Hampton who made the documentary film – 9/11 Alchemy “Facing Reality” Christian Hampton – A ‘Unite Planet’ Interview Part 1 Part 2

Video: One Party State – Washington Unites To Block Trump Afghan Troop Withdrawal – Ron Paul Institute

When it comes to foreign policy and war (among other things) there are not two opposing political parties in Washington. Both Republicans and Democrats desperately cling to the warfare state as their ideological and economic lifeblood. That is why Congress is using a bizarre trick to attempt to block President Trump’s plan to remove USContinue reading “Video: One Party State – Washington Unites To Block Trump Afghan Troop Withdrawal – Ron Paul Institute”

Afghanistan: the US “War” on Drugs – New Eastern Outlook

Programs by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) that are geared toward decreasing the quantity of opium poppy crops in Afghanistan have, in actuality, fostered growth in production of the narcotic, states a quarterly report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction that was presented to the US Congress. In addition, theContinue reading “Afghanistan: the US “War” on Drugs – New Eastern Outlook”

Russian Bounties to Taliban Hoax: Another Big Lie That Won’t Die – Stephen Lendman

By imperial US standards and its press agent media, nations unwilling to sacrifice their sovereign rights to its interests are considered fair game for bashing with an onslaught of Big Lies and deception. The propaganda report published by the Times that “Russia secretly offered (the Taliban) bounties to kill US troops” in Afghanistan (sic) wasContinue reading “Russian Bounties to Taliban Hoax: Another Big Lie That Won’t Die – Stephen Lendman”

Palestinians Will Not Live in Peace until the Wahhabi Royal Family Is Gone – American Herald Tribune

5 million Palestinians live under brutal ‘Israeli’ military occupation, without any human or civil rights. The call to “Free Palestine” is now over 70 years old, and the world and its leaders sit idly by without action.  Palestine is the only country on earth occupied by a foreign government.  The obstacle to a peaceful solution for bothContinue reading “Palestinians Will Not Live in Peace until the Wahhabi Royal Family Is Gone – American Herald Tribune”

US Plans to Invade Venezuela through Colombia – American Herald Tribune

Recently, Colombian mercenaries invaded Venezuela by sea in American vessels. Venezuelan security forces neutralized the attack, but since then it has become clear that Colombia is willing to collaborate with the US to overthrow the government of Nicolás Maduro. Apparently, therefore, American troops arriving in the country are preparing for a next step in thisContinue reading “US Plans to Invade Venezuela through Colombia – American Herald Tribune”

As Long As Mass Media Propaganda Exists, Democracy Is A Sham – Ron Paul Institute

This latest poll is a perfect example of how the plutocrat-owned media manipulate public opinion in the interest of establishment agendas with brazen propaganda campaigns, but it is just the most recent example. Over and over and over again we see public perception of what’s going on distorted by lies inserted into their minds by the corporateContinue reading “As Long As Mass Media Propaganda Exists, Democracy Is A Sham – Ron Paul Institute”

Russia-Baiting Is the Only Game in Town – Unz Review

Other reliably Democratic Party leaning news outlets, to include CNN, MSNBC and The Washington Post all jumped on the bounty story, adding details from their presumably inexhaustible supply of anonymous sources. As Scott Horton observed the media was reporting a “fact” that there was a rumor. Inevitably the Democratic Party leadership abandoned its Ghanaian kente clothContinue reading “Russia-Baiting Is the Only Game in Town – Unz Review”

Lee Camp: How the Media Used the Bounty Scandal to Stop the ‘Threat’ of Peace in Afghanistan – Mint Press News

I know four things for sure in life. Paper beats rock. Rock beats scissors. Scissors beat paper. And propaganda beats peace. All one has to do is look at a calendar. Trump has essentially threatened to create peace or pull U.S. troops out of a war zone in three countries – North Korea, Afghanistan, andContinue reading “Lee Camp: How the Media Used the Bounty Scandal to Stop the ‘Threat’ of Peace in Afghanistan – Mint Press News”

NYT Walks Back From its Fake News About Russia – Stephen Lendman

Most everything the Times claims about nations on the US target list for regime change is suspect at best, a gross perversion of reality at worst — state-approved propaganda over truth and full disclosure. The Times’ claim about Russia offering bounties to kill US forces in Afghanistan ranks with the worst of its propaganda rubbishContinue reading “NYT Walks Back From its Fake News About Russia – Stephen Lendman”

Video: UKC News – Maxwell Arrested, UK Pubs to Open but Lockdown Threat Remains, Trump’s ‘BountyGate’ Hoax – 21st Century Wire

A new shocker with the FBI arrest of Jeffrey Epstein’s former associate Ghislaine Maxwell, and naturally many are asking whether she survive to have her day in court? Britain is supposedly looking forward to “Super Saturday” on July 4th, as the Prime Minister decrees that pubs and restaurants may open for business but only if they observeContinue reading “Video: UKC News – Maxwell Arrested, UK Pubs to Open but Lockdown Threat Remains, Trump’s ‘BountyGate’ Hoax – 21st Century Wire”

The Truth About Russian-Taliban Ties Is as Intriguing as the Fake News About Them – Global Research

Russia doesn’t exploit the Taliban as a proxy for killing Americans, but seeks to nurture equally close relations with it along the lines of the ones that it presently enjoys with Pakistan. Moscow seems to believe that the group will likely return to power one of these days (ideally through peaceful means), so it makesContinue reading “The Truth About Russian-Taliban Ties Is as Intriguing as the Fake News About Them – Global Research”

Russia did it Again – Chasing the Bounty Hunters – New Eastern Outlook

It’s only YOU, the people, who can silence the lies, by ignoring these prominent and outright false news outlets’ messages and their constant deceptions, and by getting the news from alternative on-line sources. It’s not for nothing that the “deep state” – or the powers that be – try desperately to silence these truth-seeking andContinue reading “Russia did it Again – Chasing the Bounty Hunters – New Eastern Outlook”

The Fake News About Russia and the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives – Global Research

The Mainstream Media is in a tizzy after the New York Times (NYT) published a fake news provocation alleging that Russia solicited the Taliban to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan. More specifically, they claim that its military intelligence wing, GRU, was responsible for the operation. The Western public is already preconditioned into associating those three letters withContinue reading “The Fake News About Russia and the Taliban Aims to Achieve Three Strategic Objectives – Global Research”