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Assessment of White House Intelligence Report About Nerve Agent Attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria | Global Research – Centre for Research on Globalization

In fact, a main piece of evidence that is cited in the document points to an attack that was executed by individuals on the ground, not from an aircraft, on the morning of April 4. This conclusion is based on an assumption made by the White House when it cited the source of the sarin […]

US claims of Syria nerve gas attack: The anatomy of a lie – World Socialist Web Site

The charges against the Syrian government are absurd and unbelievable. The campaign mounted by the Trump administration, the intelligence agencies, the Pentagon and the Democratic Party demonstrates complete contempt for the intelligence of the people, and a belief that they can lie with impunity, because nothing they say will be challenged by the servile American […]

North Korea’s Latest Missile Test Failed ‘Within Seconds’ / Robbie Gramer

“South Korea and the U.S. are aware of the missile launch and to their knowledge North Korea’s missile was not successfully launched,” the South Korean defense ministry said in a statement Wednesday. The defense ministry did not clarify what type of missile North Korea attempted to fire. The missile launch took place near Kalma, on […]

yonhapnews.co.kr: U.S. Navy SEALs to take part in joint drills in S. Korea

U.S. Navy SEALs to take part in joint drills in S. Korea – yonhapnews.co.kr – The U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six will join the annual Foal Eagle and Key Resolve exercises between the two allies for the first time, along with the Army’s Rangers, Delta Force and Green Berets. “A bigger number of and more […]

Kurdish YPG in Syria

Life under the Kurdish YPG in Syria | The Syrian Intifada – Belden gives a very interesting glimpse of the YPG’s method of governance. The YPG calls its rule “libertarian socialism,” says Belden, but it’s “pretty much a Stalinist state”. Belden describes the ascetic nature of the true believers in the PKK’s ideology—of which he, […]

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights – According to PCHR’s investigations and the mother’s testimony, Fawziyah Mahmoud Khamis Salhi (67) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that at approximately 02:00 on the abovementioned day, Israeli forces moved into al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas. They […]

ibtimes.com: Cold War 2016? Russia Hopes To Open Cuba, Vietnam Military Bases, Expand Presence Around World

[ibtimes.com] Russia does presently have several military bases aboard, but most are near its borders, in the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus. It did have bases in Cuba and Vietnam as late as the early 2000s, but those were closed, according to BBC News.With its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine two years ago, on-and-off […]

The Dark Prison: Legacy of the CIA Torture Programme – Al Jazeera English

While the CIA has long admitted the use of waterboarding, which simulates drowning by pouring water into a person’s nose and mouth, a truncated and heavily redacted report by the Senate Intelligence Committee in December 2015 detailed other abuses that went beyond previous disclosures. Reading like a script from a horror film, some of the […]

(21) ‘Peacekeepers’ kill Somali civilians ‹ Reader — WordPress.com

The worst violence is said to have occurred in the southern port city of Merka, where according to a statement from an anonymous police officer ten civilians have been killed, and many others had to go to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Why it came to the outbreak of violence, the police could not say. […]

Jihadi group claims mortar attack on Hamas in Gaza | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Hamas security forces arrested a Salafist leader last month, alleging that he was a supporter of ISIS, which holds vast swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq. Gazan jihadis have pledged allegiance to ISIS in the past, but there has been no confirmation from the group itself that it has a presence in the coastal […]

Top Hamas official answers the questions #AskHamas couldn’t

Hamas is a complicated and multifaceted organization. It simultaneously encompasses three distinct identities as a social movement, political party, and armed forces. Elected to majority control of Gaza’s government in 2006, Hamas’ military and political bureaus have separate leadership. If it is, as some Western nations label it, a terrorist organization, it’s probably the only […]

US soldier admits killing family after raping girl | World news | The Guardian

The murders took place on March 12 in Mahmoudiya, 20 miles south of Baghdad. Prosecutors allege that five soldiers stationed at a checkpoint there raped the girl, Abeer Qassim al-Janabi, then burned her body to hide the evidence, and killed her father, mother and six-year-old sister.The alleged ringleader, Private Steven Green, was discharged from the […]

Portland man: I was tortured in UAE for refusing to become an FBI informant | US news | The Guardian

“I don’t think they knew who I was. I think they thought I was just some rich guy who’d come on a private jet. A rapper or someone,” said Fikre. The 36-year-old Eritrean-born American was finally back in Portland at the end of a five-year odyssey that began with a simple business trip but landed […]

PressTV-UAE financed Egypt military coup: Leaks

The leak by Egypt’s Mekameleen TV, believed to date back to January 14, shows how the UAE supported and funded the military coup in the African country in 2013. A part of the audio reveals that Sisi’s office manager, General Abbas Kamil, asks UAE Minister of State Sultan Al-Jaber to provide the Egyptian army with […]

Israel Working With Al-Qaeda? « LobeLog

But Smith’s article is important, and not only for helping to confirm (and in The Weekly Standard no less!) reports of Israel’s effective cooperation (even sharing intelligence!) with al-Nusra/al-Qaeda. Without necessarily meaning to, the article also justifies the realpolitik that underpins Israel’s position, which, notwithstanding Smith’s weasel-worded subtitle, boils down to “the enemy of my […]

High-profile Saudi princes accused of funding Al Qaeda | Middle East Eye

Moussaoui said Prince Turki al-Faisal (former intelligence chief), Prince Bandar bin Sultan (former ambassador to the US), and Prince al-Waleed bin Talal (well-known billionaire investor) all appeared on the al-Qaeda donor lists, as well as many of Saudi Arabia’s leading religious figures. The former al-Qaeda member said he met the newly anointed King Salman, then […]

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