Former British Ambassador Exposes UK’s ‘Novichok’ Hoax

Craig Murray gave a very revealing interview on RT, which blows apart the UK/Deep State lies about the nerve agent poisoning.

Murray notes that British government pressured scientists over nerve agent origin, and is now lobbying the OPCW to play along with the charade.

Murray reveals how Deep State controlled actors like UK government, US government, EU and the UN use words carefully to spit out their propaganda and warmongering.

First Recorded Successful Novichok Synthesis Was in 2016 – by Iran, in Cooperation With OPCW

The line that novichoks can only be produced by Russia is now proven to be a complete lie. As I previously proved by referencing their publications, in 2013 the OPCW scientific advisory committee note the evidence was sparse that novichoks had ever been successfully produced, and that was still the line being published by Porton Down in 2016. You can find the hard evidence of all that here.

I have now been sent the vital information that in late 2016, Iranian scientists set out to study whether novichoks really could be produced from commercially available ingredients. Iran succeeded in synthesising a number of novichoks. Iran did this in full cooperation with the OPCW and immediately reported the results to the OPCW so they could be added to the chemical weapons database.

This makes complete nonsense of the Theresa May’s “of a type developed by Russia” line, used to parliament and the UN Security Council. This explains why Porton Down have refused to cave in to governmental pressure to say the nerve agent was Russian. If Iran can make a novichok, so can a significant number of states.

While Iran acted absolutely responsibly in cooperating with the OPCW, there are a handful of rogue states operating outwith the rule of international law, like Israel and North Korea, which refuse to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention, join the OPCW or destroy their chemical weapons stocks. Russia has cooperated in the OPCW destruction of all its chemical weapons stocks, completed last year, which included regular OPCW inspection of all the sites alleged to have been in the original “novichok” programme. Why nobody is even looking at the rogue states outwith the OPCW is a genuine puzzle.

Extraordinarily, only yesterday the Guardian was still carrying an article which claimed “only the Russian state” could make a novichok. Despite the lying propaganda regurgitated by virtually every corporate and state “journalist”, in truth is it is now proven beyond dispute that “of a type developed by Russia” has zero evidential value and is a politician’s weasel phrase designed deliberately to mislead the public. The public should ask why.

Source: Craig Murray

‘Skripal case is a carefully-constructed drama’ – John Pilger

Russia-UK relations plunge amid row over the poisoning of a former spy. Award-winning journalist John Pilger joins RT to discuss this issue.

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East Ghouta, Occupied by Islamic Militant Groups

Dr. Marcus Papadopoulos spoke with Sky News Australia about East Ghouta.

Related: What the mainstream media isn’t telling you about Eastern Ghouta

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Ahed Tamimi – A Real Wonder Woman

‘A Real Wonder Woman’: Irish artist on detained teen Palestinian activist.

An Irish artist has focused his lens on Ahed Tamimi, the teenage Palestinian activist who slapped an Israeli soldier in December last year and faces up to 10 years in prison.
Angered by the 17-year-old’s detention Jim Fitzpatrick, the artist famed for creating the iconic 1967 poster of socialist revolutionary Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, turned to his weapon of choice — paint — to create an image of Tamimi entitled ‘There Is A Real Wonder Woman.’

Donald Trump’s recent decision to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has led to heightened tension in recent weeks, beginning with protests throughout the Muslim world and beyond. It was amid these protests that the Israeli soldiers paid Ahed Tamimi a visit. Her mother caught the incident on her phone and it soon went viral. Ahed’s case, and the case of her mother who has also been detained since the incident, has now gained global attention. caught up with Jim at his home in Dublin to discuss his latest work and the treatment of Tamimi and hundreds of other Palestinian children at the hands of the IDF.

Related: Palestinian 16-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi is the Latest Child Victim of Israel’s Occupation | Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi — Message from a Freedom Fighter

Jim Fitzpatrick: There is a Real Wonder Woman

Illustration by Jim Fitzpatrick. Free download at

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CrossTalk: Dr Strangelove’s World

The Pentagon recently released its new Nuclear Posture Review. Its critics are stunned. Not only the use of nuclear weapons is now more thinkable, but the threshold for their use has been lowered. Doctor Strangelove would be proud. Is the world facing another dangerous arms race?

CrossTalking with Michael O’Hanlon, Kevin Kamps, and Adriel Kasonta.

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Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi — Message from a Freedom Fighter

Recently, the struggle for Palestinian human rights gained international attention surrounding a new icon of resistance — 16 year old Ahed Tamimi.

While in the West Bank in late 2016, Abby Martin interviewed Ahed Tamimi about her hardships and aspirations living under occupation and it becomes clear why her subjugators are trying to silence her voice. Her brother Waad and father Bassem also talk about their experiences with Israeli soldiers harassing their village and targeting their family.

In this exclusive episode, Abby outlines the Tamimi family’s tragic tale and unending bravery in the fight for justice and equality in Palestine and how the story of their village of Nabi Saleh is emblematic of the Palestinian struggle as a whole.

See also: Palestinian 16-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi is the Latest Child Victim of Israel’s Occupation

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A U.S. Congresswoman Cuts It to the Bone

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii was interviewed on ABC News “This Week” following the human error that led to a false alarm missile message.

During one defining moment of the interview, long time Clinton staffer, George Stephanopoulos, asked Gabbard: “Was it a mistake for the United States to take out Gaddafi and Hussein?”

Gabbard responded without hesitation: “It was, absolutely.”

Stephanopoulos appeared shocked at the response.

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Palestinian 16-Year-Old Ahed Tamimi is the Latest Child Victim of Israel’s Occupation

Illustration by Katie Miranda

A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh to spend a day with a 12-year-old girl. Her name was Ahed Tamimi, and I was interviewing her for a magazine article, Children of the Occupation: Growing up in Palestine.

We talked about her life in the village, the constant presence of soldiers, the demolition order on her home, mermaids, football and hopscotch. She was elfin, with an uneasy mix of worldliness and naivety. Of the many children I met in the West Bank and Gaza over almost four years of covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for the Guardian, I found Ahed one of the most disturbing.

By then, she was well known in pro-Palestinian circles. In 2012 a video showing her angrily confronting an Israeli soldier had gone viral; Ahed was feted. Now, another video of her slapping and kicking an Israeli soldier has led to her being charged with assaulting security forces, incitement and throwing stones. The teenager is in custody awaiting trial.

The video and the charges have polarised opinion. To many pro-Palestinian activists, Ahed is a symbol of resistance, a child hero, a freedom fighter. Comparisons have been drawn to Malala Yousafzai and Joan of Arc. She has been lionised on social media, and publicly praised by the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas. On the Israeli side, some have said she is a puppet of political parents, she has been, schooled in violence, and that she deserves stiff punishment.

As usual, it is a little more complicated. Ahed is a member of the second generation of Palestinians to grow up under occupation. Her father, Bassem, was born in 1967 – the year Israel seized the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights in the six-day war. He and his children have known only a life of checkpoints, identity papers, detentions, house demolitions, intimidation, humiliation and violence. This is their normality.

Read the full article at The Guardian

Related: Everything wrong with the reaction to Ahed Tamimi’s prosecution for slapping an Israeli soldier | Brave Palestinian Women Take Down Israeli Soldier

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Russia’s Victory and the Western Denial Habit

Syrians celebrating the liberation of the country (Photo: Sputnik International)

The victory in Syria is so stunning that Western governments and media have been embarrassingly muted. Why aren’t self-acclaimed prestigious Western outlets, like CNN, BBC and France 24, going into Syria to report on the country’s liberation? Why aren’t these so-called “news” services reporting on the millions of Syrians who are gladly returning to their homes? Why aren’t they reporting the Christmas festivities on the streets of Damascus, Aleppo, and other cities and towns, where droves of joyous people are holding up portraits of Presidents Assad and Putin?

It’s hard to overstate the historic significance this week of Syria’s victory against foreign-backed mercenaries.

We can dismiss Western official narratives that the nearly seven-year was some kind of “pro-democracy uprising”. The conflict was nothing of the sort.

It was a classic American-led covert war for regime change, of the kind that dozens of countries around the world have been subjected to over the decades.

In Syria, the criminal enterprise involved the clandestine support from Western governments and their regional partners to a whole host of mercenary groups. These groups were largely dominated by extremist self-styled jihadists who descended on Syria from all over the world; armed, paid and directed by a US coalition of governments, to carry out the most horrific violence against civilians.

The supreme irony here is that the Americans, British and French, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel were sponsoring Al Qaeda-type terrorist mercenaries, despite their ostentatious claims of fighting a “war on terror”.

The geopolitics of Washington’s arrogant hegemonic interests meant that the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad – being an ally of Russia, Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah – was targeted. For decades, in fact, the Americans had been plotting regime change in Syria, along with their trusty British accomplice.

When Russian President Vladimir Putin determined to intervene militarily in the Syria War in October 2015, the Syrian state was nearly teetering on collapse after nearly five years struggling against the Western-led assault on the country. Putin’s decision was courageous and principled, acting on request from Damascus for help. The Russian intervention dramatically turned the war. In just a little more than two years, the Syrian state was salvaged and the foreign-backed terror army has been eradicated.

Last December, Syria’s second biggest city, Aleppo, was liberated by the Syrian army and Russian air force. It was the first time that the residents of Aleppo were able to celebrate Christmas in peace after four years of being subjected to a reign of terror under the cult-like barbarians whom the West lionized as “pro-democracy rebels”. This year, all of Syria will celebrate Christmas, free from terror.

Russia’s role in Syria’s victory is nothing short of heroic. We should acknowledge too the valiant role of Iran, Hezbollah and Iraqi militia who also rallied to support the Syrian army. But Russia takes pride of place in rescuing Syria from the US-led international criminal conspiracy to destroy that country and install a regime suited to Washington’s imperialist interests.

The celebration is bitter-sweet. It is estimated that up to 400,000 people died in the war. Nearly half the population of 24 million were displaced. The financial cost of rebuilding Syria’s obliterated infrastructure is put at $200 billion. The country is in ruins because of the US-led war for regime change. Washington, London, Paris and their cohorts should be prosecuted to pay for the reconstruction.

Nevertheless, Syria is victorious, and that is precious. Neighboring Iraq has also declared that the same terror groups have been routed after a three-year war. Syria’s vanquishing of these militants was instrumental in Iraq’s success.

The victory in Syria is so stunning that Western governments and media have been embarrassingly muted. Why aren’t self-acclaimed prestigious Western outlets, like CNN, BBC and France 24, going into Syria to report on the country’s liberation? Why aren’t these so-called “news” services reporting on the millions of Syrians who are gladly returning to their homes? Why aren’t they reporting the Christmas festivities on the streets of Damascus, Aleppo, and other cities and towns, where droves of joyous people are holding up portraits of Presidents Assad and Putin?

Western governments and media are shamefully silent because they have to deny what took place in Syria: a criminal covert war orchestrated by Western governments and media. This is why the American and French governments have in the past week made ridiculous statements claiming that the defeat of terrorism in Syria is not over yet, and trying to belittle Russia’s role.

The war is over thanks to Russia, yet the US and France still continue to keep special forces in pockets of the country and fly their warplanes – in flagrant violation of international law.

This Western denial over Syria has historical echoes. Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump was bragging at a rally in Florida that American forces won the Second World War and “defeated communism”. Western official arrogance can’t accept the reality that it was the Russian people and their Soviet confederates who defeated European fascism and Nazi state terrorism. There is a hidden history of how Western finance and rulers fomented Nazi Germany with the express purpose to destroy the Soviet Union.

As in Syria today, the West fomented that war with horrendous consequences for the region. It was Russia that put an end to the abomination. Yet, as with WWII, the West has the audacity to deny the real victor. But of course, the denial is necessary, otherwise the truth about Western criminal complicity would be apparent.

Russia saved Syria in two years. This week the Pentagon is proposing to continue “anti-terror” operations in Somalia for another two years – on top of the 25 years it has been marauding in that unfortunate African country. Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, and on and on goes the heinous list.

Russia defeats terrorism, the West creates terrorism, and the abhorrent debacle requires the endless habit of Western denial.

Source: Strategic Culture Foundation

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This Land is Mine

A brief history of the land called Israel/Palestine/Canaan/the Levant.

Who’s Killing Who? A Viewer’s Guide

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Why You Should Never Watch RT — Ever!

Screen shot from RT International

Dear socially inferior person reading this article. My name is Cyril Waugh-Monger (I’m called ‘Mr Terribly Pompous Neo-Con’ by my friends) and I’m here to tell you why on no account should you watch RT and why you should be making complaints to Ofcom about this dreadful channel so that in the interests of ‘free speech’ and ‘democracy’ we can get it off air.

1. RT doesn’t peddle Russophobia

Outrageously, RT doesn’t compare Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler. It doesn‘t join in with the demonization of Russia and its leader. How can we have a channel which is watched by people in Britain, which doesn’t do that? We neocons say that demonization of Russia and its leader is compulsory. How dare RT not do as we say!

2. RT is sometimes rude to bankers

There’s a man on RT called Max Keiser and he is often very rude to bankers. Why, he has even called for them to face the death penalty. Such disrespect to our financial elites is shocking and should not be allowed in a free society.

3. Its coverage of the MH17 crash

Shockingly, RT commentators didn’t rush to blame Vladimir Putin for the air disaster within seconds of the news breaking. Some even said that we should wait for the forensic evidence before any statements apportioning guilt were made. Others said that we couldn’t rule out that the plane was downed by an another aircraft. This failure to come and say loud and clear “Putin personally shot down the plane with a missile he made and fired with his own hands” within minutes of the crash is clear evidence of RT’s bias and why it must be taken off the air.


13. The most important reason: RT is a threat

More and more people are watching it – which is why me and my little group of neocons and ‘liberal interventionists’ are so worried and stepping up our attacks on the station and denigrating those people who appear on it.

The next big war is going to be much harder for us to ‘sell’ to the plebs, because we are no longer in control of the narrative as we were in 2003, before the Iraq war. Oh, what happy days those were!

Don’t watch RT because we really don’t want you to ‘question more.’ We want you to question less. It’s much easier for us that way.

Read the full article at Russia Insider

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