Upping the Stakes in Syria

The lawless and arrogant US-led coalition keeps adding to its terrorist crimes.  APPENDIX Related comments The following fact and commentary appears on The Saker’s website, focusing on the same topic. We present them here for their inherent value to theREAD ON

The Russians Did Not Do It

The Russians did not use the CIA to support Osama bin Laden and other islamist jihadis fighting the Soviet client government in Afghanistan in the late 1970s, provoking the Russian invasion, and resulting in the birth of Al-Qaeda (after binREAD ON

A multi-level analysis of the US cruise missile attack on Syria and its consequences

THE SAKER The pretext: I don’t think that anybody seriously believes that Assad or anybody else in the Syrian government really ordered a chemical weapons attack on anybody.  To believe that it would require you to find the following sequenceREAD ON

Trump’s Right and The ‘Alt’ and ‘New’ Rights

Dispatches from Deena Stryker MAIN COVER IMAGE: Robert Mercer, enemy of the people and democracy. Shielded by his money, and ensconced at the core of the plutocratic American system, rich nut jobs like these who act as puppeteers for the US population,READ ON

GREAT Russian TV Report on Notorious Neocon McCain From Vietnam (Video)

Mark Nicholas ORIGINAL REPORT BY RUSSIA INSIDER Russians grapple with the question why McCain hates them so much A great report from Russian TV on McCain. Russian journalists traveled to Vietnam and spoke to his captors, the man who shot himREAD ON

Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Israel and the West’s Unholy Alliance to Wreck and Exploit

  ABOVE IMAGE: THE OBAMAS BURNISHING THEIR CREDENTIALS AS UNCONDITIONAL ALLIES OF THE MEDIEVAL SAUDIS. (1)  By  Gilbert Mercier NEWS JUNKIE POST Dateline: May 28, 2013 Syria: Fog of proxy war and conflicting agendas s furious fighting rages in Syria forREAD ON

A few initial short thoughts on the murder of the Russian Ambassador to Ankara

BY THE SAKER (Originally posted on December 20, 2016) That video of the attack also shows something very important: the only shots fired are those fired by the assassin.  See for yourself: A. (Abridged version) B. (Longer, more detailed version.READ ON