Tag Archives: Washington

What the Media isn’t Telling You About North Korea’s Missile Tests

Here’s what the media isn’t telling you about North Korea’s recent missile tests. Last Monday, the DPRK fired a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan’s Hokkaido Island. The missile landed in the waters beyond the island harming neither people nor … Continue reading

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‘Hard to say no’: Johnson hints parliament vote against Syria invasion may be ignored at US request

It will be “very difficult” for the UK government to refuse military assistance to the US in Syria if they expressly ask for it, British FM Boris Johnson has said, responding to an MP’s question on if he intends to … Continue reading

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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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