The Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill has had its third reading in Parliament. If you haven’t heard of it, the Stop The War Coalition has, and they are holding an on-line rally against it Thursday evening, at 19.00hrs London time. Details can be found on their website. Whatever its professed purpose, the real […]
From The American Conservative: Francisco Rodriguez explains how the U.S. has helped Maduro to consolidate his hold on power with its harmful sanctions and regime change policy: In weathering all these pressures, Maduro has benefited from the actions of an unsuspecting accomplice: the United States. Maduro can rightly blame Washington for contributing to the country’s … Continue reading "The Inhumanity of ‘Maximum Pressure’"
From The Grayzone: In a Grayzone exclusive, José Bustani, the former head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, speaks out in support of two veteran OPCW inspectors who challenged a US-backed cover-up of their investigation in Syria.
The announcement by the New York Post and a certain Mr Giuliani that a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden had been abandoned in a Delaware computer repair shop was greeted by the mainstream media with extreme skepticism. Such skepticism is always warranted when scandalous or salacious allegations are made against public figures, but it beggars […]
Informed sources revealed the Turkish forces’ willingness to withdraw from the observation points that the Syrian army is besieging in the “de-escalation” zone. The Turkish forces began their preparations to withdraw from the ninth observation point in “Murek”, Hama western countryside, and it is expected to take place today or tomorrow, in coordination with the […]
The German Air Force is setting up a Deployable Control and Reporting Centre (DCRC) at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, supplemented by additional sub-elements at Skede, Latvia and Ämari, Estonia. German soldiers are preparing to augment the static CRCs at Karmėlava, Lielvarde (Latvia) and Tallinn (Estonia) and support situational awareness for the airspace in the Baltic […]
Pro-Israel institutions and spokespeople like to claim that the Palestinian refugee issue has passed some imaginary statute of limitations, but as a comprehensive new Oxford study shows, it “has since become even stronger.”
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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has vowed to reinterpret Section 230 of the Communications Act on President Trump's orders in a move that threatens to curb what's left of Americans' first amendment rights online.
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Bolivia: First Election Since US-Backed Coup Pits Right against Left, Rich Against Poor and White against Everyone Else
This coming Sunday represents Bolivia's best chance to secure lasting peace, with a widely anticipated MAS victory expected to be a repudiation of last November's US-backed military coup.
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Like many aspects of the war in Yemen, and of US elections, many questions surround the freeing of two Americans in what may be one of the largest prisoner exchanges in modern history.
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