Month: October 2019

By protecting Syria’s Idlib, the US created a safe haven for Baghdadi and ISIS

With the killing of self-proclaimed ISIS “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime change propagandists about Idlib was blown to pieces as well

By Dan Cohen

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Periodista Max Blumenthal es arrestado meses después de reportar sobre la violencia de la oposición venezolana

El editor de The Grayzone, Max Blumenthal, fue arrestado bajo falsas acusaciones luego de reportar sobre la violencia de la oposición venezolana fuera de la embajada en Washington, DC. Describe el caso fabricado como parte de una campaña más amplia de persecución política.

Por Ben Norton

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‘This charge is 100% false’: Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal arrested months after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence

The Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal has been arrested on false charges after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence outside the DC embassy. He describes the manufactured case as part of a wider campaign of political persecution.

By Ben Norton

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Trump gives $4.5 million to Syria’s White Helmets, which partnered with jihadists and joined Turkey’s ethnic cleansing

While touting his efforts to end US involvement in Syria, Trump approved $4.5 million more for the White Helmets. This group has been at the heart of the regime-change war on the country, partnering with jihadists and joining Turkey’s brutal invasion.

By Ben Norton

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Blowback: US-armed ‘moderate rebels’ slaughter Kurds in Syria

Amid outrage over Turkey’s atrocities against Kurdish civilians northern Syria, Max Blumenthal discusses how some of the Syrian militias committing the crimes are composed of the same “moderate rebels” that the US, Turkey, and Gulf states armed, trained, and supported during the multi-year Syria proxy war.

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USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan coup leaders to lobby US politicians for regime change

USAID is diverting $41.9 million from aid for Central America to pay the salaries of Juan Guaidó’s team as they work to influence policy inside the US.

By Leonardo Flores

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Honduras is ruled by a US-backed drug cartel – and the country’s opposition just united to oust it

“The process of uniting the opposition has begun, to oust the DRUG TRAFFICKERS, who rule us with the dictatorship of Juan Orlando,” a leader of the new coalition proclaimed.

By Ben Norton

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Jill Stein: Hillary Clinton is still sabotaging progressives

Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein responds to Hillary Clinton calling her a “Russian asset” and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard a potential Russian dupe.

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US troops are staying in Syria to ‘keep the oil’ – and have already killed hundreds over it

Hundreds of American soldiers are remaining in Syria to occupy its oil reserves and block the Syrian government from revenue needed for reconstruction. Trump said openly, “We want to keep the oil.”

By Ben Norton

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Longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner sends support to Venezuela

Puerto Rico’s longest-held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera, who was incarcerated in the US for 36 years, sent a message of solidarity to Venezuela

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