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Declassified CIA Memo Shows How US Has Been Plotting Syrian Regime Change For Decades

A newly declassified CIA memo from the 1980s discusses how “US interests [in Syria] would be best served by a Sunni regime controlled by business-oriented moderates” It was part of the plan It’s public knowledge that Washington has been plotting … Continue reading

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The Syrian People Desperately Want Peace

As much of Washington prepared for the inauguration of President Donald Trump, I spent last week on a fact-finding mission in Syria and Lebanon to see and hear directly from the Syrian people. Their lives have been consumed by a … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn Accused of Being Russian “Collaborator” for Questioning NATO Troop Build-Up on Border

The Leader of the U.K.’s Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, called for a “de-escalation” of tensions between NATO and Russia, adding in a BBC interview on Thursday: “I want to see a de-militarization of the border between them.” Along with the U.S., the … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning is running out of time = Please sign and share

Transparency activist Chelsea Manning has already spent more time behind bars than any other whistleblower in U.S. history.1 She’s been systematically mistreated, subjected to torture, and denied access to desperately needed health care while serving a 35-year sentence in an … Continue reading

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Former American Colony Takes Center Stage In South China Sea Dispute

The Philippines was under American colonial rule from 1898 to 1946. Despite gaining independence, the island nation is now being used as a tool to apply pressure on China, America’s biggest rival in the South China Sea. A protester displays … Continue reading

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Pentagon Is Investigating Recent Airstrikes In Syria After Reports Of Civilian Casualties

Since US warplanes began bombing Syrian infrastructure and government targets last year on the phony pretext of combating ISIS, nearly a thousand civilian deaths were reported, likely many more ignored or forgotten in the fog of war. At least 56 … Continue reading

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Clare Short: Blair will never be forgiven for Iraq suffering

Short, who quit as international development secretary after war, says Tony Blair has lost the plot and will never escape ‘crimes against peace’ Clare Short attends the Iraq Inquiry in 2010 (AFP) Tony Blair will never be forgiven for “terrible … Continue reading

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Russia Warns Against US Strikes On Assad Government

Russia has warned against a call, made by officials in the US State Department, for strikes against the Syrian government. The Kremlin said on Friday that Moscow is opposed to such military action and that it would plunge the entire region … Continue reading

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Putin’s Achievement: Syria ‘Rising Like a Phoenix From the Ashes’

Six months ago many thought that Bashar al-Assad would soon be overthrown and the West would establish a “puppet regime” in Syria, but Russia’s involvement has helped the war-torn country to “rise like a phoenix from the ashes,”. “Russia has … Continue reading

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US Airstrikes in Syria Killing Civilians, not ISIS Fighters

America has a notorious record of indiscriminately killing civilians in all its wars of aggression – from aerial attacks and ground operations, including special ops. Since US warplanes began bombing Syrian infrastructure and government targets last year on the phony … Continue reading

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