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The Oligarchs Behind the “Humanitarian” Regime Change Network Push for UK Labour to Split

    The Oligarchs Behind the “Humanitarian” Regime Change Network Push for UK Labour to Split

LONDON — Jo Cox, the late Labour MP whose tragic death in 2016 shocked Britain and the world, has recently become a rallying cry for forces within the U.K. Labour Party who seek to weaken Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership and to return the party to the pro-intervention Tony Blair era. As this article (the final installment…

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As Mainstream Journalists Acknowledge Douma Attacks Were “Staged,” the “Humanitarian” Syria Regime-Change Network Tries to Save A Sinking Ship

    As Mainstream Journalists Acknowledge Douma Attacks Were “Staged,” the “Humanitarian” Syria Regime-Change Network Tries to Save A Sinking Ship

LONDON — Over the past few days, notable journalists and other figures in mainstream media have acknowledged that the alleged chemical weapons attack that occurred last April in the Damascus suburb of Douma, Syria was likely “staged” by “activist” groups such as the White Helmets. Their comments and investigations have largely vindicated the many journalists…

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BBC Producer Says Syria Douma Chemical Attack Footage “Was Staged”

    BBC Producer Says Syria Douma Chemical Attack Footage “Was Staged”

Now approaching nearly a year after the April 7, 2018 alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria — which the White House used as a pretext to bomb Syrian government facilities and bases throughout Damascus — a BBC reporter who investigated the incident on the ground has issued public statements saying the “Assad sarin attack” on Douma was indeed “staged”. Riam Dalati…

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Tulsi Gabbard Interview Turns Ugly as MSNBC Hosts Assail Her Anti-War Positions

    Tulsi Gabbard Interview Turns Ugly as MSNBC Hosts Assail Her Anti-War Positions

WASHINGTON — Congresswoman and Democratic 2020 candidate for president Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) sat down for an interview on MSNBC on Wednesday morning. It had all the right ingredients for a thoughtful discourse following President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address and Gabbard’s first campaign speech over the weekend, but partisan talking heads chose to…

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US Troop Count in Syria Jumps by 50 Percent Since Trump’s “Withdrawal” Announcement

  US Troop Count in Syria Jumps by 50 Percent Since Trump’s “Withdrawal” Announcement

DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Despite having touted his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria as recently as Sunday, the U.S. military appears to be doing the complete opposite and is instead dramatically increasing the number of U.S. troops illegally stationed in northeastern Syria. According to a report in Turkish media outlet Anadolu News, a convoy…

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Trump To Move US Troops from Syria to Iraq to “Watch” Iran, “Protect Israel”

  Trump To Move US Troops from Syria to Iraq to “Watch” Iran, “Protect Israel”

WASHINGTON — In a pre-Super Bowl interview on Sunday, President Donald Trump discussed his plan for a troop withdrawal from Syria, which, as it turns out, doesn’t involve many troops vacating the Middle East. Instead, Trump said the troops would mostly be “going to our base in Iraq.” CBS’s Margaret Brennan held a wide-ranging interview…

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How Senators James Risch and Eliot Engel Are Preparing a New US War Against Syria

  How Senators James Risch and Eliot Engel Are Preparing a New US War Against Syria

In Washington, the struggle between the Jacksonians (represented by Donald Trump’s team) and the Imperialists (in other words the traditional political class) may well seduce the 116th Congress into not only harassing the President but also playing a much greater role in foreign affairs. This Congress has just elected James Risch (R-ID) to the presidency…

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Syria, Then and Now: Liberated of Western-backed Terrorism

  Syria, Then and Now: Liberated of Western-backed Terrorism

In a surprise turn of events, last month U.S. President Donald J. Trump made the abrupt unilateral announcement that American troops would begin to withdraw from Syria. The unexpected decision provoked the wrath of the foreign policy establishment and bipartisan ‘war party’ in Washington who immediately denounced it as a premature, reckless move that would…

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Lindsey Graham Prophesies ‘Iraq on Steroids’ Syria Scenario. Israel Obliges with Attack on Damascus

  Lindsey Graham Prophesies ‘Iraq on Steroids’ Syria Scenario. Israel Obliges with Attack on Damascus

The Republican Senator from South Carolina uttered his remarks following a series of curiously timed developments in Syria, including a terror attack in the northern city of Manbij that reportedly left four Americans dead, and ongoing Israeli attacks on Syrian territory. Graham, an outspoken critic of Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw some 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria,…

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Marie Colvin, Homs and Media Falsehoods about Syria

  Marie Colvin, Homs and Media Falsehoods about Syria

In April 2014 I was part of an international delegation which visited Syria for five days. The delegates came from many different countries. Among the notables were the Irish Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire, a Syrian-British heart surgeon, and Julian Assange’s father. We spent time in Damascus and then traveled by bus to Latakia and then…

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