Category Archives: War & Terror
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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
Again we stand on the brink of war. We should not be surprised: official Washington was quick to blame Iran for the attack on Saudi energy assets. Iran has denied involvement, while the Houthis have claimed responsibility. Will Trump take … 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
Host Chris Hedges talks to author and journalist Max Blumenthal about the intimate connection between the misguided support the United States has given to international Jihadism – starting with over $1billion Washington gave to the Afghan Mujahideen in the 1970s … Continue reading
By Philip Giraldi There are monsters among us. Every day I read about an American “plan” to either invade some place new or to otherwise inflict pain to convince a “non-compliant” foreign government how to behave. Last week it was … Continue reading
Investigating the billion-dollar global arms industry that counts its profits in billions and its losses in human lives.. Today, total international trade in arms is worth about $100bn a year, according to Pieter Wezemen, senior researcher at the Stockholm International … Continue reading
By Philip Giraldi Israel’s public face, sustained and propagated by a wealthy and powerful diaspora that has significant control over the media, insists that the country is the Middle East’s only true democracy, that is operates under a rule of … Continue reading
ISIL once controlled territory in Syria and Iraq equivalent to the size of Great Britain, and imposed its version of Islamic rule on millions. The group’s fighters were defeated in Iraq two years ago, and it appears their dream of … Continue reading
On the eve of another US war for oil, Abby Martin debunks the most repeated myths about Venezuela and uncovers how US sanctions are crimes against humanity with UN investigator and human rights Rapporteur Alfred De Zayas.