Dan Gillerman, Israel’s ambassador to the UN (L), talks with John Bolton, the US ambassador to the UN, on the assembly floor during the United Nations General Assembly's 61st session on 12 September, 2006 in New York City (AFP)

Israel’s Inside Man: How John Bolton Sabotaged US Foreign Policy in Israel’s Favour

Last week, US President Donald Trump appointed John Bolton to replace HR McMaster as the new national security advisor. Bolton is a noted far-right ideologue who was favoured by former vice president Dick Cheney during the Bush administration. He served as US ambassador to the United Nations for more than a year, but was forced to abandon the post …

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Men deliver storage crates to the building that houses the offices of Cambridge Analytica in central London, Britain, March 20, 2018. © Henry Nicholls / Reuters

Face It: Cambridge Analytica Story Proves Facebook Doesn’t Give a Toss About Privacy or Democracy

Mainstream media have obsessed over Russia’s alleged use of Facebook to swing the 2016 US election. In reality, it was actually a shady British data-mining firm that was running pro-Trump Facebook propaganda campaigns. Irony doesn’t feel like strong enough a word. Which is worse: Russia allegedly buying a few hundred Facebook ads, with the goal …

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The War in America’s ‘Democratic’ Party over Whether to Go to War Against Russia

On January 23rd, Joe Biden virtually threw his hat into the 2020 US Presidential contest, by producing for the neoconservative-neoliberal Council on Foreign Relations, a speech, and an accompanying article in their influential journal Foreign Affairs, titled, “How to Stand Up to the Kremlin: Defending Democracy Against Its Enemies”. He made clear that no one in American politics is going …

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Trump Is Rolling Out Neo-Reagan Doctrine on Iran

1- There’s a consensus that the Iran protests started from genuine economic concerns, but were then hijacked by regime change agents. Who were these agents and who supported them? To the best of my understanding, yes, the protests began as apolitical ones against Rouhani’s new budget proposal that dramatically slashed state subsidies and threatened to reverse …

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When Washington Cheered the Jihadists

When a Department of Defense intelligence report about the Syrian rebel movement became public in May 2015, lots of people didn’t know what to make of it. After all, what the report said was unthinkable – not only that Al Qaeda had dominated the so-called democratic revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for years, but that …

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The Olympics and Jerusalem: Disillusionment Confirmed

Trump doesn’t like being compared to Obama, but this time it’s impossible not to see the similarities. Both candidates represented a promising break from the past and swore to reverse the failed policies of their predecessors, and each were elected out of the desperation that most Americans were feeling at the time, whether real or …

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Is Washington the Most Corrupt Government in History?

Robert Mueller, a former director of the FBI who is working as a special prosecutor “investigating” a contrived hoax designed by the military/security complex and the DNC to destroy the Trump presidency, has yet to produce a scrap of evidence that Russiagate is anything but orchestrated fake news. As William Binney and other top experts …

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