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Category Archives: War & Terror
Original photo by Yevgeni Khaldei, cropped and resized by me. Click image to enlarge. This iconic photo of a Russian soldier raising the Soviet flag on top of the Reichstag building in Berlin 75 years ago, was banned by Facebook. … Continue reading
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann) By Scott Ritter This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria. War, however, was never on the horizon. Putin called Erdogan’s … Continue reading
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In London, I was on George Galloway’s The Mother Of All Talkshows Sunday night to discuss Syria. George gives an excellent introduction on the nature of systematic, paid-for, organized, deliberate, war propaganda on Syria, to deceive people and whitewash the … Continue reading
Fighters were armed and paid to keep Iranian-linked forces away from Israel’s border. Israel secretly armed and funded at least 12 rebel groups in southern Syria that helped prevent Iran-backed fighters and militants of the Islamic State from taking up … Continue reading
Retired U.S. Army Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, who served as Secretary of State Colin Powell’s chief of staff from 2002 to 2005, says the escalation of tensions between the U.S. and Iran today is a continuation of two decades of U.S. … Continue reading
Michele Greenstein takes a deep dive into the origins of Islamic State (IS, aka ISIS) and how the US sought to use it for regime change in Syria.
Background image of the happy NATO Family is courtesy of Scanpix, modified by me. Click image to enlarge.
Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. (REUTERS/Osman Orsal) Around 25,000 Free Syrian Army rebels are joining the Turkish military operation in northern Syria with the goal of recapturing Arab towns and villages seized by … Continue reading
Background image courtesy of Globalo.com, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. “We will be forced to open the gates. We cannot be forced to handle the burden alone,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday while demanding that … Continue reading