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NYC Taxpayers Spending Millions on Cyber Center with Controversial Ties to Israeli Intelligence

    NYC Taxpayers Spending Millions on Cyber Center with Controversial Ties to Israeli Intelligence

Early last week, the city of New York launched — with little media scrutiny — one of two new massive cybersecurity centers that will be run by private Israeli firms with close ties to Israel’s government, the so-called “Mega Group” tied to the Jeffrey Epstein scandal and prominent pro-Israel lobby organizations operating in the United States. The centers…

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Coronavirus: Media and Politicians Take Anti-China Fear Mongering to New Levels

    Coronavirus: Media and Politicians Take Anti-China Fear Mongering to New Levels

Starting in Wuhan in December, the coronavirus outbreak has spread across China, infecting around 64,000 people and worrying the rest of the world. Fueling the panic, media have been printing alarmist scare stories and politicians peddling false information. One prominent example of this is Arkansas senator Tom Cotton, who claimed that the virus was actually…

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Yemen: UN Medical Air Bridge Little More Than Saudi PR Stunt Say Desperate Patients

    Yemen: UN Medical Air Bridge Little More Than Saudi PR Stunt Say Desperate Patients

AbdulKhaliq Abbas was overjoyed when he heard the much-hyped news that the Saudi-led coalition was finally going to allow humanitarian flights to take off from Yemen’s Sana’a Airport. Finally, he hoped, his five-year-old daughter Rua’a could travel aboard a long-promised UN flight to get medical care abroad. Today, Abbas is back to square one, frustrated…

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Scuffle Between Syrian Civilians and US Soldiers Reflects Increasing Hostility to US Troops

    Scuffle Between Syrian Civilians and US Soldiers Reflects Increasing Hostility to US Troops

As resistance to U.S. troop presence in both Iraq and Syria gains steam, a rare scuffle between Syrian civilians and U.S. forces broke out on Wednesday resulting in the death of one Syrian, believed to be a civilian, and the wounding of another. A U.S. soldier was also reportedly injured in the scuffle. The event…

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Media Presents Anger and Jeers Against Juan Guaido as Hometown Hero’s Welcome

  Media Presents Anger and Jeers Against Juan Guaido as Hometown Hero’s Welcome

Self-declared Venezuelan “Interim President” Juan Guaido may have been given a hero’s welcome at President Trump’s State of the Union Address last week, but he certainly did not receive the same treatment after he touched down at Simon Bolivar International Airport, Caracas, yesterday. His very presence was enough to turn those present, including airport employees, into an…

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Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel’s Torture of Palestinian Prisoners

  Gruesome Details Emerge of Israel’s Torture of Palestinian Prisoners

New allegations have surfaced claiming that Israel’s domestic intelligence agency, Shin Bet or Shabak, is engaged in the brutal torture of Palestinian detainees, despite the practice being against both Israeli and international law. The new accusations, deemed “very credible” by both Israeli and Palestinian rights groups, come amid a recorded spike in the use of torture…

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How Trump’s “Peace” Plan Will Redraw Israel’s Borders to Exclude to Non-Jews

  How Trump’s “Peace” Plan Will Redraw Israel’s Borders to Exclude to Non-Jews

Qalansawe, Palestine: one of ten towns slated by Donald’s Trump’s Middle East “Peace” Plan to be transferred from Israel to a future Palestinian state. To fully understand what this means, it is helpful to see Palestinians as though they exist within a totem pole that was created by Israel. There are different levels of existence…

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Pilger, Burchett and Assange: Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists That Spoke Truth to Power

  Pilger, Burchett and Assange: Three Extraordinary Australian Journalists That Spoke Truth to Power

Australia has produced extraordinary journalists across three generations:  Wilfred Burchett (deceased in 1983), John Pilger (80 years old but still active) and Julian Assange (48 years old, currently in London’s Belmarsh prison). Each of these journalists made unique contributions to our understanding of the world. Although Australia is part of the western world, each of…

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Russia and Iran’s Clashing Visions for Syria’s future

  Russia and Iran’s Clashing Visions for Syria’s future

Rivals of the West in their own right, Iran and Russia today are major power players in the Syrian imbroglio. Their convergence of interests in helping eradicate extremist terrorist proxies utilized by an array of rival states against their mutual Syrian ally has allowed them both a significant degree of say in Syrian affairs and…

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Russia and Iran’s Clashing Visions for Syria’s Future

  Russia and Iran’s Clashing Visions for Syria’s Future

Rivals of the West in their own right, Iran and Russia today are major power players in the Syrian imbroglio. Their convergence of interests in helping eradicate extremist terrorist proxies utilized by an array of rival states against their mutual Syrian ally has allowed them both a significant degree of say in Syrian affairs and…

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