Daily Archive: May 18, 2017

Last to Die in Afghanistan: US Marines Back to Helmand

Some 300 US Marines are once again being deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan after upward to 20,000 US Marines had spent between 2009-2014 attempting, but clearly failing to secure the province for the US-installed client regime in the nation’s capital of Kabul. The latest deployment of US forces in Afghanistan after allegedly “ending” combat operations and the “Afghanistan War” in...

Venezuela: Economic Warfare and the National Constituent Assembly

What is the point of a sovereign State without a sovereign Economy… The prospect of a national constituent assembly offers a valuable opportunity to evaluate and protect the progress made in terms of reclaiming the country’s sovereignty and consolidate the constitutional provisions related to this objective. One aspect of particular importance is the economy: as has become increasingly clear since...

Propaganda Feeds Fear and Loathing

A newspaper headline on May 8 informed the British public that «Putin sends three warships to Latvian waters in the Baltic Sea in latest challenge to NATO» and although the message was clear enough, it was also an instance of misinformation, which is defined as «false or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive». The newspaper in which it appeared, the Daily Mail,...

Israel Minister: “The Time has Come to Assassinate Bashar Assad”

Israel’s Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad following yesterday’s US State Department report that the Syrian regime was using a prison crematorium to hide mass killings outside Damascus, the Jerusalem Post reported. Speaking at a conference outside Jerusalem, Galant, a retired Israeli Defence Forces general, said that in light of recent...