Month: June 2017

John McCain and Paul Ryan hold ‘good meeting’ with veteran Ukrainian Nazi demagogue Andriy Parubiy

Two of the Republican Party’s most powerful figures gave a PR boost to violent neo-Nazi forces rampaging across Ukraine, hosting meetings with fascist leader Andriy Parubiy.

By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal / AlterNet

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US and Gulf allies supported Islamist extremists in Syria, Qatar’s ex-prime minister admits, bolstering growing evidence

Qatar’s ex-Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani acknowledged the US and its Gulf allies backed Salafi-jihadists in Syria.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet

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Meet Robert Ford, the US diplomat who helped send Syria to Hell in the name of regime change

Former US ambassador to Syria Robert Ford really wants regime change, and advocates supporting Salafi-jihadist militias while working at a Saudi-funded think tank.

By Gary Brecher / War Nerd

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