UPDATE 2-Assad vows to fight on, says Aleppo to be Erdogan’s graveyard

Source: reuters.com * Assad vows to fight on, win back all Syria* Says Aleppo will be graveyard for Erdogan’s “dreams”* Russia has vowed strong support for government near Aleppo (Adds Assad remarks on peace talks, context)BEIRUT, June 7 President Bashar al-Assad vowed on Tuesday to fight on in what he called Syria’s war against terrorism, showing…

Royal Navy’s most advanced destroyers break down in the Gulf because the water is too WARM, bungling defence chiefs admit

Royal Navy’s most advanced destroyers break down in the Gulf because the water is too WARM, bungling defence chiefs admit

Type-45 destroyers can conk out in water warmer than Portsmouth Harbour The £1bn ships are being retrofitted with diesel motors for back up power The Ministry of Defence has insisted the vessels are safe to deploy  But former First Sea Lord Admiral West slams the failure to find errors  Britain’s £1billion a piece Type-45 Destroyer…

Revealed: Iran’s Khomeini had secret dealings with US in 1979

Revealed: Iran’s Khomeini had secret dealings with US in 1979

Newly declassified files show that Ayatollah Khomeini, who led Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, had a secret channel of communication with the United States, and even sent a personal letter to US President Jimmy Carter. On January 16, 1979, after nearly a year of street clashes and protests against his leadership, the king of…

What’s behind the US media’s special relationship with Israel?
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What’s behind the US media’s special relationship with Israel?

https://vimeo.com/158534971 The Occupation of the American Mind: Israel’s Public Relations War in the United States written and directed by Loretta Alper and Jeremy Earp (2016) The Occupation of the American Mind poses the question: why are mainstream US media such a reliable conduit for Israeli propaganda compared to other countries? In attempting to answer this…