Tag: russiagate

UK ‘Russia report’ fear-mongers about meddling yet finds no evidence

A long-awaited UK report finds no evidence of Russian meddling, but that hasn’t stopped the fear-mongering.

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Calling out NYT “unprofessional” reporting on ‘Bountygate’

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with investigative journalist Gareth Porter about his latest report “How the Pentagon failed to sell Afghan government’s bunk ‘Bountygate’ story to US intelligence agencies.”

 

How the Pentagon failed to sell Afghan government’s bunk ‘Bountygate’ story to US intelligence agencies 

Another New York Times Russiagate bombshell turns out to be a dud, as dodgy stories spun out by Afghan intelligence and exploited by the Pentagon ultimately failed to convince US intelligence agencies.

By Gareth Porter

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Uncovering John Bolton’s ‘distorted’ tales in ‘The Room Where It Happened’

Red Lines host Anya Parampil responds to ABC’s interview with former White House National Security Advisor John Bolton about his new book “The Room Where It Happened”.

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US claim of ‘Russian Bounty’ plot in Afghanistan is dubious and dangerous

Max Blumenthal breaks down the “Russian bounty” story’s flaws and how it aims to prolong the war in Afghanistan — and uses Russiagate tactics to continue pushing the Democratic Party to the right

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New NYPD press officer co-wrote The Intercept Russiagate story that landed source in prison

The Intercept published a story that landed Reality Winner in prison, burning its third source. That article was co-authored by Richard Esposito, an embedded police reporter who is now the NYPD’s top spokesperson.

By Ben Norton

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Bombshell: Crowdstrike admits ‘no evidence’ Russia stole emails from DNC server

Crowdstrike, the firm behind the Russian email hacking allegation at the core of Russiagate, makes a bombshell admission: “We did not have concrete evidence.”

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Our nativist freakout about China hides the real origin of the coronavirus. It’s political, global, and made in the USA.

We’re facing something that’s more difficult than a medical emergency. We’re facing a political fight against the most powerful corporations in the world.

By Yasha Levine

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Rania Khalek on the plot to steal a Sanders victory

Red Lines host Anya Parampil talks with journalist Rania Khalek, of In the Now’s “Soapbox” series, about the 2020 presidential campaign season.

Anya and Rania discuss recent smears against Sanders in the Washington Post which charge Russia is supporting him in the democratic primary, as well as the possibility of a brokered Democratic Party convention. Rania also responds to allegations she takes orders from Russian President Vladimir Putin just because she works for In the Now.

The Russiagate Racket targets Bernie Sanders’ surge

With a familiar playbook of evidence-free, anonymously sourced red-baiting, the forces behind Russiagate try to stop Bernie Sanders’ primary success.

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