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Despite Bannon’s Role in Campaign, Bolsonaro is not Brazil’s Trump – He’s Far Worse

    Despite Bannon’s Role in Campaign, Bolsonaro is not Brazil’s Trump – He’s Far Worse

BRASILIA, BRAZIL — The rise to prominence of Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has given many in Brazil and abroad cause for concern. Bolsonaro – once considered a “fringe” politician – has publicly proposed bringing back elements of the country’s former military dictatorship, which he has often promoted over his three-decades-long career in Brazil’s…

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Denounced by UN on Humanitarian Grounds, US Sanctions Amount to ‘Psychological and Economic Warfare,’ Rouhani Says

    Denounced by UN on Humanitarian Grounds, US Sanctions Amount to ‘Psychological and Economic Warfare,’ Rouhani Says

Ahead of the United States’ newest round of sanctions targeting his country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the Trump administration of “psychological and economic warfare” and of working toward regime change in Iran. Speaking at Tehran University, Rouhani expressed outrage amid rising tensions following President Donald Trump’s breach of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran,…

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Angered By Saudi Plan to Purchase Russian S-400, Trump Admin Exploiting Khashoggi Disappearance to Force Saudis to “Buy American”

    Angered By Saudi Plan to Purchase Russian S-400, Trump Admin Exploiting Khashoggi Disappearance to Force Saudis to “Buy American”

ISTANBUL — The disappearance and alleged murder of Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi continues to strain relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia. On Saturday, President Donald Trump warned the Saudis of “severe punishment” if the Saudi government was found to have been responsible for the journalist’s alleged murder. The Saudi…

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Yemen’s Military Adopts More Aggressive Strategy, Captures Saudi Military Sites in Jizan

    Yemen’s Military Adopts More Aggressive Strategy, Captures Saudi Military Sites in Jizan

JIZAN, SAUDI ARABIA — The media branch of Yemen’s Ansar Allah military released footages on Friday showing the moment that strategic Saudi military locations were captured in the eastern al-Doud mountains and al-Reqa’h military bases deep inside of Saudi Arabia.  The bases are located in the southwestern region of Jizan, some 900 kilometers (559 miles)…

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Venezuela and Israel Take Center Stage in Brazil’s Far Right Presidential Campaign

  Venezuela and Israel Take Center Stage in Brazil’s Far Right Presidential Campaign

Pays-de-Gex, France — Jair Bolsonaro, who took 46 percent of the vote in the first round of Brazilian presidential elections on Sunday, has been using Venezuela as a scarecrow to attack his political opponents, with the runoff scheduled for October 28. A former army captain during Brazil’s military dictatorship (1964–1985), Bolsonaro was a relatively obscure…

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Meet Ten Corporate Giants Helping Israel Massacre Gaza Protesters

  Meet Ten Corporate Giants Helping Israel Massacre Gaza Protesters

NEW YORK — As Israeli soldiers gun down unarmed Palestinian demonstrators in the Great March of Return, their lethal operations depend on an array of contractors and suppliers, many of them companies based outside Israel. “The Israeli military relies on a network of international companies, supplying everything from sniper rifles to tear gas, to carry…

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IDF Awards Israeli Soldiers for Deadly Crackdown on Gaza Protests

  IDF Awards Israeli Soldiers for Deadly Crackdown on Gaza Protests

GAZA CITY — The chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Gadi Eisenkot, awarded the IDF’s Gaza Division with a “certificate of appreciation” for contributing to “Israel’s security” by brutally suppressing protests, ongoing since March in the Palestinian enclave. The controversial award was given as the number of unarmed Gazan demonstrators wounded by…

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Edward Snowden to Address Select Audience in Israel: Will He Take On Israel’s Surveillance State?

  Edward Snowden to Address Select Audience in Israel: Will He Take On Israel’s Surveillance State?

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Edward Snowden, the former U.S. government contractor who leaked classified information from the U.S.’ National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013, will be speaking at an upcoming conference in Israel via video stream on November 6. The event, which is being hosted by Israeli media consultancy firm OH! Orenstein Hoshen, will be…

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Syria and the S-300: Re-Centering the People in the Global Struggles for Power

  Syria and the S-300: Re-Centering the People in the Global Struggles for Power

The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world [….] No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity, much less dissent.” – Gore Vidal One of the most amusing elements of the current anti-Russian hysteria produced by U.S. state/corporate propagandists is…

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Mexican Farmers Accuse Volkswagen “Hail Cannons” of Causing Drought as Climate Catastrophes and Weather Engineering Proliferate

  Mexican Farmers Accuse Volkswagen “Hail Cannons” of Causing Drought as Climate Catastrophes and Weather Engineering Proliferate

CUAUTLANCINGO, MEXICO – Farming communities are blaming Volkswagen for the loss of their crops after the company’s use of “hail cannon” weather-modification devices at a plant in the Central Mexican state of Puebla allegedly deprived Mexico’s historic breadbasket of rainfall throughout much of the year. At the start of this past May, when the rainy…

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