Month: July 2017

As US regime-change operation in Syria fails, war-weary residents of Damascus struggle to survive

A report from inside Syria’s capital Damascus, battered by Western sanctions and filled with the internally displaced.

By Rania Khalek / AlterNet

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Flashy NATO Film Celebrates Baltic Nazi Collaborators Who Murdered Jews in Holocaust

Top historians slam NATO for lionizing the Forest Brothers, Baltic former Waffen SS fighters who voluntarily collaborated with the Nazis, as anti-communist heroes.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet

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Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz want more Western intervention, fueling the very Islamist extremism they claim to fight

Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz combine the worst of both worlds: the anti-Muslim, anti-refugee views of the far right with the pro-war, imperialist stance of the liberal centrists.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet

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Notorious ‘New Atheist’ Sam Harris calls to ‘keep the number of Muslims down in any society’

“What is the f**king point of having more Muslims in your society?” Sam Harris asks in a podcast interview.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet

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CNN hired top al-Qaeda propagandist for award-winning Syria documentary and wants to cover its tracks

Star CNN correspondent Clarissa Ward worked with al-Qaeda “media man” Bilal Abdul Kareem to gain access to extremist rebel “heroes on the ground” in Syria.

By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton / AlterNet


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