Tag: Michael Weiss

Trump admin aims to kill historic talks and strangle Iran with evidence-free accusations

Hell-bent on isolating and suffocating Iran, the Trump administration derailed Japan’s historic talks by accusing Tehran without any evidence whatsoever of attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

By Ben Norton


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ShamiWitness: How Bellingcat and neocons collaborated with ISIS’ most influential propagandist on Twitter

Top Syria regime-change hustlers and media “experts,” from Bellingcat to pro-war journalists, helped transform the @ShamiWitness account from a foreign Salafi-jihadist recruiter into a credible “ISIS expert.”

By Mark Ames


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How trolls pushing for regime change in Syria helped popularize Trump’s attack on the ‘Alt-Left’

A motley crew of toxic interventionists lobbying for regime change in Syria smeared the anti-war left as “alt-left” before Donald Trump did the same.

By Ben Norton / AlterNet


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How neocon Michael Weiss went from hosting Islamophobic rallies with far-right hate queen Pamela Geller to lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria

Regime-change fanatic Michael Weiss started his career as a Muslim-bashing neocon who organized rallies with far-right Islamophobe Pamela Geller, before rebranding as an anti-Russia CNN pundit lobbying for Islamist rebels in Syria.

By Max Blumenthal / AlterNet’s Grayzone Project

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