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‘Wheat is a weapon’: US gov-funded, Democrat-linked think tank proposes starving Syrian civilians to weaken Assad

17 hours 17 min ago

A fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a Democratic Party-linked think tank bankrolled by the US…

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Top scientist slams OPCW leadership for repressing dissenting report on Syria gas attack

Wed, 2019-06-19 02:58

MIT rocket scientist Theodore Postol has accused the OPCW leadership of overseeing “compromised reporting” and ignoring evidence that challenged claims…

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From Exxon to ‘ambassador’: How Carlos Vecchio became Venezuela’s top coup lobbyist

Tue, 2019-06-18 13:59

The story of regime-change brain Carlos Vecchio’s rise through elite US institutions and the oil industry captures the essence of…

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From coup leaders to con artists: Juan Guaidó’s gang exposed for massive humanitarian aid fraud

Tue, 2019-06-18 05:35

An explosive new report reveals how Guaidó representatives in Colombia embezzled $125,000 meant for humanitarian aid, suckering deserting soldiers and…

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Even Japan, Germany, and EU are doubting Trump admin’s claim Iran attacked ships

Tue, 2019-06-18 04:54

While the Trump administration accuses Iran without evidence of attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Japanese, German, and…

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US gov narrative blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks falls apart in hours

Sat, 2019-06-15 02:04

The Trump administration’s claims Iran attacked oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman were quickly debunked, with the ship’s crew…

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Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an opposition front group became Western media’s go-to monitor

Fri, 2019-06-14 11:09

Top media outlets turn to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) for figures on deaths and detentions, never noting…

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

Fri, 2019-06-14 08:04

Hell-bent on isolating and suffocating Iran, the Trump administration derailed Japan’s historic talks by accusing Tehran without any evidence whatsoever…

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Why Hondurans set fire to the US embassy

Thu, 2019-06-13 05:14

Ten years after a US-backed coup handed Honduras over to big business, the country is rising up. A leader of…

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How Venezuela’s US-backed opposition distorts ‘human rights’ to push regime change

Thu, 2019-06-13 02:30

Venezuelan lawyer Lucrecia Hernández, director of the NGO Sures, discusses how US-funded opposition groups have politicized and weaponized “human rights”…

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How corporate forces are lobbying for a coup in Venezuela

Tue, 2019-06-11 06:07

A video report on the forces behind the Venezuelan regime change lobby in Washington, DC and the campaign of disinformation…

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