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Bolton’s Radical Reshaping Plan for Mideast Included “Mind Boggling” Strikes on Iran, Syria, and Iraq

    Bolton’s Radical Reshaping Plan for Mideast Included “Mind Boggling” Strikes on Iran, Syria, and Iraq

WASHINGTON — In 2017, less than a year before he became national security advisor, John Bolton promised a gathering of the Mujahedeen Khalq (MEK) that: The declared policy of the United States should be the overthrow of the mullahs’ regime in Tehran. … The behavior and the objectives of the regime are not going to…

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Five Days after Bolton’s Reversal, US Syrian Troop Withdrawal Sort of Back On

    Five Days after Bolton’s Reversal, US Syrian Troop Withdrawal Sort of Back On

DAMASCUS, SYRIA — On Friday, the Trump administration’s Syria policy, specifically regarding the withdrawal of U.S. troops illegally occupying part of the country, experienced what appears to be yet another drastic reversal just days after top administration officials National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the de facto cancellation of…

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Iranian FM Slams Bolton, Pompeo’s “Psychotic,” “Pure Obsession” With Iran

    Iranian FM Slams Bolton, Pompeo’s “Psychotic,” “Pure Obsession” With Iran

WASHINGTON — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif slammed U.S. aggression against his country on Tuesday, as top U.S. officials are in the Middle East coordinating anti-Iran efforts with regional players like Israel and trying to shore up support from Arab nations. Zarif’s counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, was in Jordan on Tuesday and…

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With Golan at Stake, Netanyahu, Bolton Set Trump Straight on US Syria Withdrawal Plan

    With Golan at Stake, Netanyahu, Bolton Set Trump Straight on US Syria Withdrawal Plan

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — The state of Israel seems to share at least some of the responsibility for the latest shift of U.S. Syria policy — as National Security Adviser John Bolton announced on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s call to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria would now be “coordinated” with Israel, after meeting with…

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From “Bring Our Troops Home” to “Sykes-Picot on Acid”: Neocons Get Their Way on Trump’s Syria Policy

  From “Bring Our Troops Home” to “Sykes-Picot on Acid”: Neocons Get Their Way on Trump’s Syria Policy

WASHINGTON — Since it was announced a few weeks ago, President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria has now — unsurprisingly – morphed from an “America First” policy move into yet another “Israel First” and neoconservative-supported initiative likely to continue the U.S.’ illegal occupation Syrian territory for the foreseeable future. Indeed, according…

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The United States Is Preparing a War between Latin-American States

  The United States Is Preparing a War between Latin-American States

John Bolton, the new US National Security Advisor, has relaunched the Pentagon’s project for the destruction of the State structures in the Caribbean Basin. We remember that in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the Secretary for Defense at that time, Donald Rumsfeld, created the Office of Force Transformation and nominated Admiral Arthur Cebrowski as…

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Venezuela’s Maduro Says John Bolton Was Behind his Assassination Attempt

  Venezuela’s Maduro Says John Bolton Was Behind his Assassination Attempt

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gave a press conference to international media Wednesday where he hailed the success of the Venezuelan municipal elections, while also accusing the United States of plotting to kill him. Specifically, he pointed the finger at John Bolton, President Trump’s national security advisor, who he said was coordinating efforts to topple his…

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Bolton and Rubio Keep Pushing the “Sonic Attacks” Tale

  Bolton and Rubio Keep Pushing the “Sonic Attacks” Tale

There has been an intense and extensive media campaign that involved a group of U.S. officials accredited as diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Havana with strange acoustic attacks. Their origin and actors could not be identified, and then Washington decided to reduce the staff of its representation in Cuba. This had a big impact…

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How the Bush Administration Used the 2001 Anthrax Attacks to Manufacture Consent for the Iraq War

  How the Bush Administration Used the 2001 Anthrax Attacks to Manufacture Consent for the Iraq War

 ABBY MARTIN : 17 years ago, less than one month after the horrific attacks on September 11, 2001, weaponized anthrax was sent through the mail in a biological attack that stunned an already traumatized nation. The first American died from anthrax infection on October 5th. During the weeks that followed, letters sent through the US…

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John Bolton Wins “Defender of Israel” Award from Zionist Lobby Group that Helped Appoint Him

  John Bolton Wins “Defender of Israel” Award from Zionist Lobby Group that Helped Appoint Him

NEW YORK – The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) recently awarded U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton the “Defender of Israel Award” during its annual awards dinner, which took place in New York on Sunday night. Other awardees included U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as well as Fox News television host Mark Levin. Both…

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