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US Finally Admits “No Evidence” Assad Used Sarin Gas

    US Finally Admits “No Evidence” Assad Used Sarin Gas

Secretary of Defense James Mattis stated on or about February 2nd, 2018 that the United States has “no evidence” that the Syrian government used the banned nerve agent Sarin against its own people in attacks in 2013 and 2017. The most recent accusation provoked a massive Tomahawk strike ordered by President Trump that was quite provocative in the…

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Rosario Dawson, Angela Davis, Cornel West Among 27 US Figures Calling for Release of Ahed Tamimi

    Rosario Dawson, Angela Davis, Cornel West Among 27 US Figures Calling for Release of Ahed Tamimi

More than two-dozen high-profile art and film figures, as well as athletes and academics, from the U.S. have signed a petition calling for the release of Palestinian iconic teen Ahed Tamimi who faces 12 charges and is being tried in an Israeli military court behind closed doors. Netflix Marvel series star Rosario Dawson, Grey’s Anatomy star…

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The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention

    The UK’s Hidden Hand in Julian Assange’s Detention

It now emerges that the last four years of Julian Assange’s effective imprisonment in the Ecuadorean embassy in London have been entirely unnecessary. In fact, they depended on a legal charade. Behind the scenes, Sweden wanted to drop the extradition case against Assange back in 2013. Why was this not made public? Because Britain persuaded Sweden to…

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Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

    Outsourcing Intel: How Intel-for-Hire Undermines U.S. Intelligence

In 2016, Tim Shorrock wrote an article describing the five intelligence giants that control domestic policy, foreign policy, military, and civilian leaders with the products they sell. They create the information, analyze the information, and decide who the President of the United States will see as an enemy and who as a friend. The smaller companies provide…

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The Lorde Saga – The Consequences of Boycotting Israel

  The Lorde Saga – The Consequences of Boycotting Israel

Opinion– The Lorde saga has now reached new riveting heights. Just a few months ago on December 21st, 2017 two young female fans from Aotearoa, New Zealand wrote an open letter urging Lorde to cancel her Tel Aviv concert, scheduled for June of this year. A few days later Lorde a 21-year-old singer and songwriter…

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Hundreds of Russian Fighters Killed in US Airstrikes in Syria

  Hundreds of Russian Fighters Killed in US Airstrikes in Syria

Following up to last night’s bombshell report that at least two Russian mercenary fighters in Syria had been killed by U.S.-led coalition forces, this morning Bloomberg is out with an exclusive, according to which the body count is far greater than had been disclosed: U.S. forces reportedly killed “scores” of Russian contract soldiers in Syria last week…

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BDS and Israel’s Declining Support Among Diaspora Jews

  BDS and Israel’s Declining Support Among Diaspora Jews

Opinion — Like its predecessor movement decades ago in South Africa, assessing the success of BDS against Israel today necessarily rubs up against the tension between Israeli hasbara (propaganda) and its reality as an effective organizing tool against it throughout the world. Though Israel has repeatedly claimed BDS has proven to be a failed venture,…

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The New Threat Posed by Privatizing America’s Intelligence Agencies

  The New Threat Posed by Privatizing America’s Intelligence Agencies

Back in 1991, during the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the general consensus of the intelligence community was that America needed a strong Russia. Russians bore the weight of dismantling the Soviet Union and an internally strong and stable Russia was considered the biggest stable democratic government in the hemisphere. A strong Russia provides stability…

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Kurdish Militias in Conflict-Ridden Northeastern Syria Turn to Kidnapping, Conscription, ISIS-like Tactics

  Kurdish Militias in Conflict-Ridden Northeastern Syria Turn to Kidnapping, Conscription, ISIS-like Tactics

Sarah Abed is an independent journalist and political commentator.  She covers a broad range of issues relating to the Syrian war, Kurdish issues in Iraq and Syria, as well as U.S policy in the Middle East.  The following is an account of Sarah’s conversations with Aramean Christians living under Kurdish rule in occupied northern Syria, as…

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Terror Attack That Alex Jones Blamed on Muslims, Revealed to Be Inspired by Frequent Guest on His Show

  Terror Attack That Alex Jones Blamed on Muslims, Revealed to Be Inspired by Frequent Guest on His Show

During the early morning of June 19, 2017, a man drove a 3.5 ton van into a crowd in Finsbury Park, London. The attacker targeted worshippers leaving the nearby Muslim Welfare House mosque after finishing evening prayers. One man was killed and 10 others were injured. The driver of the van reportedly shouted that he wanted to “kill all…

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