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650,000 Civilians Trapped in US-Backed Siege of Mosul and Nobody is Talking About It

Iraqi forces, backed by American airpower, are set to launch a long-awaited offensive to retake West Mosul. There are reportedly 3,000 ISIS fighters left defending their last major stronghold in Iraq, and an estimated 650,000 civilians are trapped in the western-held area of the city. The U.N. has warned that these civilians are at “extreme … Continue reading 650,000 Civilians Trapped in US-Backed Siege of Mosul and Nobody is Talking About It

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Declassified: The CIA’s Blueprint for Syrian Regime Collapse

A newly declassified CIA document explored multiple scenarios of Syrian regime collapse at a time when Hafez al-Assad’s government was embroiled in a covert “dirty war” with Israel and the West, and in the midst of a diplomatic crisis which marked an unprecedented level of isolation for Syria. The 24-page formerly classified memo entitled Syria: Scenarios of Dramatic Political Change was produced in July 1986, … Continue reading Declassified: The CIA’s Blueprint for Syrian Regime Collapse

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Netanyahu’s Hysterical Rhetoric on Iran is Just Diversion from West Bank

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave Theresa May a frightening account during their meeting of the threat posed by Iranian aggression to Israel and everybody else. In Mr Netanyahu’s eyes, Iran is a much more dangerous enemy than Isis or al-Qaeda, seeking “to annihilate Israel, it seeks to conquer the Middle East, it threatens Europe, … Continue reading Netanyahu’s Hysterical Rhetoric on Iran is Just Diversion from West Bank

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Trump’s Comments Towards Iran Could Deepen Conflict in the Region

President Trump is adding further venom to the raging sectarian hatreds tearing apart Iraq and Syria by his latest ill-judged tweets. These have far greater explosive potential than his better known clashes with countries like Australia and Mexico, because in the Middle East he is dealing with matters of war and peace. In this complex … Continue reading Trump’s Comments Towards Iran Could Deepen Conflict in the Region

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America’s Putin Derangement Syndrome

Last week as Donald Trump was preparing to take office, The New York Times — reeling from Trump’s interview in which he said he didn’t “really care” if the European Union holds together and described NATO as “obsolete” — declared that “the big winner” of the change in U.S. presidents was Vladimir Putin. Why? Because Putin … Continue reading America’s Putin Derangement Syndrome

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Intelligence Report Reveals US Urged Saddam Hussein to Attack Syria

Despite what even some alternative media commentators might argue, the Syrian war is about oil, gas, and money. A secret 1983 intelligence report has confirmed that America’s distaste for the Assad family in Syria has always revolved around pipeline disputes — and this alone has given the U.S. cause to go to war with Syria. Most … Continue reading Intelligence Report Reveals US Urged Saddam Hussein to Attack Syria