Trump’s War on Terror Has Quickly Become as Barbaric and Savage as He Promised

From the start of his presidency, Donald Trump’s “war on terror” has entailed the seemingly indiscriminate slaughter of innocent people in the name of killing terrorists. In other words, Trump has escalated the 16-year-old core premise of America’s foreign policy — that it has the right to bomb any country in the world where people … Continue reading Trump’s War on Terror Has Quickly Become as Barbaric and Savage as He Promised

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Relatives react near the bodies of civilians killed in air strike, Mosul, Iraq March 17, 2017. © Thaier Al-Sudani / Reuters

US Confirms Airstrike at Site in Mosul Where Dozens of Civilian Casualties were Reported

The US military has confirmed a coalition airstrike on the site in Mosul where dozens of civilians allegedly died. The US said the strike was at the request of the Iraqi forces. An investigation into the case has been opened, it added. “An initial review of strike data from March 16-23 indicates that, at the … Continue reading US Confirms Airstrike at Site in Mosul Where Dozens of Civilian Casualties were Reported

Operation Mosul: A Medieval Massacre

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described it this way weeks after US-led terror-bombing and Iraqi ground operations began last October – long before the worst horrors ongoing now. US-orchestrated operations are being conducted under “conditions of absolute information blockade,” Zakharova explained. Nothing was done to protect, evacuate or otherwise help civilians. They’ve been on … Continue reading Operation Mosul: A Medieval Massacre

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‘Aleppo Boy’ versus ‘Mosul Girl’: How the Western MSM Peddles War Propaganda

The world recently got a crude lesson as to how the Western media machine manipulates its news coverage to fit NATO's regime- change agenda. During two parallel global events - the Russian-backed liberation of Aleppo and the US-backed liberation of Mosul - viewers witnessed the tragic circumstances of two children, with two radically different media … Continue reading ‘Aleppo Boy’ versus ‘Mosul Girl’: How the Western MSM Peddles War Propaganda

Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

US-led terror-bombing along with Iraqi ground forces are systematically destroying the city, not liberating it as claimed. Western media scoundrels and international NGOs are ignoring a humanitarian disaster far worse than what affected East Aleppo. Government and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, saved the lives of tens of thousands of defenseless Aleppo residents, … Continue reading Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

Contrasting Tales of Two Besieged Cities

During the Syrian army’s offensive to retake the eastern part of Aleppo from the insurgent opposition, the Western media portrayed the assault as if Russia and Syria were carrying out a campaign primarily aimed at killing and harming civilians. The humanitarian crisis dominated headlines while key facts, such as Al Qaeda’s domination of the opposition … Continue reading Contrasting Tales of Two Besieged Cities

Geopolitical Standoff in Post-ISIS Middle East

As the ISIS terrorist group is collapsing in Syria and Iraq, the competition among powers involved in the conflict increases. In March, Moscow and Astana become the main centers of the diplomatic activity with top leaders from Israel, Turkey, the UK and other powers discussing the issues confronting the Middle East. Ongoing events aim to … Continue reading Geopolitical Standoff in Post-ISIS Middle East

Trump Slips into ‘Endless War’ Cycle

There was, during the course of the 2016 campaign, a small but vocal group of antiwar libertarians and conservatives who had convinced themselves that Donald Trump was preferable to Hillary Clinton because he, Trump, had made his (fictitious) opposition to the Iraq War a cornerstone of his candidacy. Trump, some believed, was a Republican in … Continue reading Trump Slips into ‘Endless War’ Cycle