The Turkish Invasion Of Syria: Who Is Behind It And Why
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The Turkish Invasion Of Syria: Who Is Behind It And Why

On Wednesday morning, Turkey abruptly launched an all-out military assault on Syria, sending in tanks, troops, and engaging in airstrikes, in concert with airstrikes from the United States, to the northern portions of Syria near the Turkey-Syria border under the guise of combating ISIS forces. At this time, the military operations seem focused around Jarablus….

Propagandising For War – Gareth Porter Responds To The BBC Today Programme On Syria
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Propagandising For War – Gareth Porter Responds To The BBC Today Programme On Syria

A report published by the London School of Economics last month found extreme levels of bias in BBC reporting. The ‘impartial’ BBC’s early evening news was almost five times more likely to depict Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in a negative light. In the time period studied (September 1 – November 1, 2015), no headlines on…

US warship harassed by Iranian speedboats near Strait of Hormuz
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US warship harassed by Iranian speedboats near Strait of Hormuz

The USS Nitze, a guided missile destroyer, was intercepted by four Iranian military boats near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, US defense officials said. The Iranians ignored attempts to communicate and acted in an “unprofessional” manner the US said. The Nitze and guided missile destroyer USS Mason encountered the Iranians in international waters, where…