21st Century Wire

2019 Oct 14 - 6:09pm
IMAGE: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the ground and speaking to Syrian Arab Army officers. Patrick Henningsen 21st Century Wire Last night, Kurdish officials in northeastern Syria issued a statement that an agreement has been reached with the government in Damascus allowing the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) to takeover key strategic positions along Syria’s northern border with Turkey. Not surprisingly, cheers can he heard from Damascus to...
Tags: Middle East, Patrick Henningsen, Iraq, ISIS
2019 Oct 14 - 6:08pm
Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire When Twitter Safety announced that it was taking actions against “information operations” directed at Hong Kong – informed observers could have immediately assumed that Twitter was not actually serious about stopping anything of the sort – but rather ensuring the information operation they are a part of was protected and those attempting to take action against it were purged from their...
Tags: Asia, Sci-Tech, Tony Cartalucci, Censorship
2019 Oct 13 - 9:50pm
Episode #298 of SUNDAY WIRE SHOW resumes on Oct 13, 2019 with host Patrick Henningsen, broadcasting LIVE on the Alternate Current Radio Network (ACR)… LISTEN LIVE ON THIS PAGE – SPECIAL LATE START TIMES* (THIS WEEK ONLY): *6pm-8pm UK Time | *1pm-3pm ET (US) | *10am-12pm PT (US) This week the SUNDAY WIRE broadcasts LIVE on ACR with host Patrick Henningsen covering some of the top stories in the US, Europe and internationally. In the...
Tags: Sunday Wire Radio Show, turkey
2019 Oct 10 - 11:09pm
This week, President Trump ordered U.S. forces to withdraw from northeastern Syria, opening the door for Turkey to enter that region in order to flush-out Kurdish YPG/PKK militants previously working as proxies for the Pentagon, and leaving the fight against ISIS in temporary limbo. On Thursday, 21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen talks to RT News International about the current situation and what needs to happen to mitigate more serious...
Tags: Middle East, Patrick Henningsen, Iraq, ISIS
2019 Oct 10 - 6:50pm
Wise Up Action reports… On Friday the 27th of September 2019 the Greenwich and Lewisham Assange Campaign (GLAC) organised a public meeting at the Greenwich Forum. It was well attended and a monthly solidarity vigil will be established at Belmarsh Prison in support of Julian Assange as a result. Please visit their Facebook Page Here follows a report from the event by one of its members. GLAC held a very successful public meeting, launching...
Tags: Free Press, free speech, Julian Assange, Wikileaks
2019 Oct 10 - 5:36pm
Dr Can Erimtan 21st Century Wire The Kurds are in the news again . . . and this time for the same reason as the last time. After all, as I have written last January, the “West’s love affair with ‘the Kurds’ has been going strong for many decades now” and seems stronger than ever at the moment. The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (aka the Prez) has now once again vowed to ‘neutralise’ these terrorists (referring to the YPG/...
Tags: Dr Can Erimtan, Erdogan, Kurds, NATO
2019 Oct 10 - 3:40pm
Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire When the West’s leading media organizations attempt to convince audiences they know nothing about where Mohammed Aly – a Spanish-based Egyptian protest leader – came from, the first thing one can be sure of is they are being lied to. Protests have begun to spread again in Egypt after nearly a decade of frustration in Washington over its inability to coerce Cairo into serving its regional and...
Tags: Middle East, Tony Cartalucci, Arab Spring, CIA
2019 Oct 9 - 10:23pm
This week, PBS in America aired an interview with the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) who now says he ‘gets all the responsibility’ for Khashoggi murder because it ‘happened under my watch.’ Still, the CIA and some Western governments maintain that MBS ordered it, but Saudi officials say he had no role. MidEaStream host Dr. Marwa Osman talks with 21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen about the real problems Saudi...
Tags: Middle East, Iran, Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia
2019 Oct 8 - 10:03pm
Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has announced his administration is leaving the capital city of Quito amid new protests.  Protesters have been met with tear gas from police on the streets of Quito, as they came out against the Moreno government and “austerity cuts tied to a recently implemented IMF deal,” RT reports. Police cracked down on mass protests last April, after the US-backed Moreno regime allowed WikiLeaks founder...
Tags: South America, austerity, Ecuador, IMF
2019 Oct 6 - 8:12pm
Our weekly documentary film curated by the editorial team at 21WIRE. Did the CIA interfere in 1970s Australian politics? Former US intelligence operative and convicted spy, Christopher Boyce, tells his story to Australia’s Dateline program. Boyce’s intervention was made famous by Hollywood’s theatrical release of The Falcon and the Snowman. Boyce reveals covert US ‘regime change’ operations in Australia which would...
Tags: SUNDAY SCREENING, Australia, Christopher Boyce, CIA