Category: RUSSIA DESK

A Scandal of The West’s News-Suppression, to ‘Justify’ U.S.-v.-Russia War

ERIC ZUESSE/ GILBERT DOCTOROW—”The cinematic qualities of the film are evident. Nekrasov is highly experienced as a maker of documentaries enjoying a Europe-wide reputation. What sets this work apart from the ‘trade’ is the honesty, the integrity of the film-maker as he discovers midway into his project that key assumptions of his script are faulty and begins an independent investigation to get at the truth.”

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Russiagate Isn’t About Trump, And It Isn’t Even Ultimately About Russia

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—The US oligarchs, the oligarch-owned media outlets, and the oligarch-aligned intelligence/defense agencies can’t just come right out and say “Hey America, we need to ensure our power structures remain unrivalled for the foreseeable future, so we’re going to have to try and shut down Russia’s influence using ever-tightening economic sanctions, NATO expansionism, proxy wars and troops along Russia’s border to squeeze them until they lose the capacity to interfere with our ability to crush China.

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Listening to Mattis

AUSLANDER—In the assault on Syria by the US and its vassal states and allies…each and every politician, officer and serviceman of the countries involved is guilty of war crimes of dreadful seriousness, all of them from president down to the cooks feeding the troops. No one who was involved in any way in this undeclared war is clear of guilt.

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Russiagate, Trump, and an American Police-State?

ERIC ZUESSE—Paul Craig Roberts is correct that coercive means from the Deep State are being applied in order to hide from the public the Government’s thoroughgoing corruption — that we live in a police state; or, as he phrases this, “The main function of the National Security Administration is to collect the dirt on members of the house and senate, the staffs, principal contributors, and federal judges. The dirt is used to enforce silence about the crimes of the security agencies.”

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