Previously, the US and EU leadership put the blame for the April chemical incident in Khan Shaykhun, Idlib, on the Syrian government presenting no credible evidence to confirm the claim. According to Bogatyrev, the spread of chemical weapons or toxic agents in Syria should be stopped, while the policy of “regime change” conducted by some geopolitical actors needs to be defined as “criminal.” “All the UN conventions on the prohibition of chemical weapons,READ ON
THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY CROSSPOSTED WITH COUNTERPUNCH, SITE OF FIRST ITERATION (August, 2014) The Vlasov Army has frequently been portrayed in the West since the war as the most noble and idealistic of the Nazis’ émigré legions. . . In reality, Vlasov’s organization [as recruited by US intelligence] consisted in large part of reassigned veterans from some of the mostREAD ON
A RIGHTWARD SHIFT is afoot in Latin American politics. Triumphant socialist governments had once swept the region for much of the 21st century – from Argentina’s Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to land reform populist Manuel Zelaya in Honduras – championing new programs for the poor, nationalizing businesses, and challenging U.S. dominance in hemispheric affairs.
Let us make it very clear here for western readers. North Korea was virtually totally destroyed during the “Korean War.” U.S. General Douglas MacArthur’s architect for the criminal air campaign was Strategic Air Command head General Curtis LeMay who had proudly conducted the earlier March 10 – August 15, 1945 continuous incendiary bombings of Japan that had destroyed 63 majorREAD ON
Assuming these secret negotiations bear fruit, the consequences will be nothing short of cataclysmic; “The European and Asian security systems of the United States may be about to collapse due to the turmoil in Washington which is unhinging all of the United States alliances. As Congress undermines Donald Trump, the United States is presently jeopardizing all its major strategic relationships.”
Lee and Gabbard have always been small fish in the War Party’s big pond. Both political parties in Washington have been fully committed to global annihilation in service of Wall Street profits for decades. Indeed, a recent Pentagon study on military strategy in a “post primacy world” admitted that the never ending quest for US hegemony abroad is based onREAD ON
The English translation of German journalist Udo Ulfkotte’s best-selling book, Gekaufte Journalisten (Bought Journalists) appears to have been suppressed throughout North America and Europe. On May 15, 2017 Next Revelation Press, an imprint of US-Canadian-based publisher Tayen Lane, released the English version of Bought Journalists, under the title, Journalists for Hire: How the CIA Buys the News. Tayen Lane has since removed any reference toREAD ON
Editor’s Note: John Wight is a forceful and insightful writer we are always happy to republish for the TGP audience. On this essay, we differ (slightly) on a couple of points which we think bear mentioning, and which we believe John himself, on second thought, might agree. First a minor detail: The Obama-approved CIA program, or the US meddling inREAD ON