Tag Archives: middle east

STATE DEPARTMENT: US NOT to remain in Syria after ISIS “defeat

We’ll see…~TS By Adam Garrie | The Duran US State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert has responded to questions from reporters about reports from Kurdish militants who last week stated that the US plans to remain in Syria for “decades”. Nauert refuted these claims by stating the following, “Syria must be governed by its own people and […]

America Created Al-Qaeda and the ISIS Terror Group

By Garikai Chengu | Global Research Incisive article originally published by GR in September 2014.   Terror attacks in Western cities (Manchester, Paris, Brussels, Nice) allegedly perpetrated by Al Qaeda-ISIS. Following the tragic events in Manchester, public opinion should be informed as to who is behind the Islamic State. The question that should be asked: […]

Trump’s Knowledge of Lebanese Situation Is Non-Existent

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture US President Donald Trump, hobbled by a two-minute attention span, demonstrated his utter lack of knowledge about the political situation in Lebanon during a recent visit to the White House of Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri. During a press conference outside the White House, Trump opened his remarks by […]

Republican Push for Multi-Front War = 20 Million Initial American Deaths

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture The continuing infestation of America’s body politic by neo-conservatives is resulting in some noted war hawks taking full advantage of President Donald Trump’s lack of a clear-cut US foreign policy to push for something the neo-cons and their Israeli puppet masters have long desired: a two-front war against North […]

Trump Blocks Global Economic Migrant Tsunami Devastating Europe

They aren’t escaping the Syrian conflict. In fact they aren’t even on the same continent. They aren’t even escaping conflict in Libya. Who are they? They are the economic migrants posing as refugees under the guise of the United Nation’s replacement migration operation threatening the stability of western civilization. This is no accident. You will […]

Did America’s Long War Against Syria End on July 26th?

By Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture On July 26th, the US government abandoned its support of ‘the Syrian rebels’ who have been fighting to overthrow the Syrian government. The Syrian people want to get rid of them, and ‘the rebels’ will now have to leave the country and go back to the countries they came […]

Trump Tiptoes on Treacherous Tehran Tightrope as He Ends Support for Terrorists in Syria

By James George Jatras | Strategic Culture U.S. President Donald Trump has taken two seemingly incongruous actions with respect to Iran. On the one hand, he has slapped new economic sanctions on that country over its ballistic missile program and Tehran’s alleged «malign activities», including targeting 18 entities and people for supporting «illicit Iranian actors […]

Sacrificing Children: A Small Price to Pay for Vibrant Multiculturalism

Western Media Disinformation on Mosul. Raped and Destroyed, not Liberated as falsely Claimed

By Stephen Lendman | Global Research A neocon/CIA-connected Washington Post report is one of numerous examples. It lied, claiming America’s defeat (sic) of ISIS in Mosul shows how it how it can succeed militarily in the Middle East. In numerous articles on Mosul, I discussed US aggression, Pentagon terror-bombing, indiscriminately massacring countless thousands of civilians, […]

Summing up the Trump-Putin meeting: good bonding; limited progress on Syria, Ukraine and cyber security

By Alexander Mercouris | The Duran Effective Russian diplomacy meant that the first Trump-Putin summit though leading to no breakthroughs made important if limited progress on a number of topics whilst establishing a genuine connection between the two Presidents. The single most important fact about the Trump-Putin meeting is that it went on for 2 […]

The «World’s Policeman» Retires on Disability

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Ever since the end of World War II, the United States, rightly or wrongly, but most of the time, wrongly, has fancied itself as the «world’s policeman». Even a disastrous and costly military intervention in Southeast Asia did not deter the United States from acting as the chief arbiter […]

Top 7 Pieces of Modern Day Propaganda – Part 1 (Geopolitics)

By Makia Freeman | The Freedom Articles Modern day propaganda is all around us. However, people have usually become so numb to it that they can no longer perceive it. Many people choose ignorance, complacency or apathy to deal with it. Often you can observe groups developing societal Stockholm Syndrome, where they praise they captors out […]

13 RIDICULOUS demands Saudi gives to Qatar in aggressive ultimatum

By Adam Garrie | The Duran Saudi Arabia’s ultimatum is the work of a power-mad, childish nation that does not understand the meaning or function of international relations. Saudi Arabia has passed an ultimatum to neutral Gulf Cooperation Council member state Kuwait to be handed to the Qatari regime in an attempt to end the […]

Russia doesn’t care enough to respond to the US shooting down an Iranian drone. Here’s why.

By Alexander Mercouris | The Duran Russia will not respond to the shooting down of the Iranian drone with the same strength it responded yesterday to the shooting down of the Syrian SU-22 provided the US remains in its base in al-Tanaf. The strong Russian reaction to the shooting down of the Syrian SU-22 near […]

Why Do Liberals Love Islam??

Because they both want to destroy Western/European culture. It’s a plan…~TS It’s question that we should ask and answer, what is their obsession with tolerating the intolerance of islam??

How Britain Helped Create ISIS

By Steven MacMillan | New Eastern Outlook Britain is gripped by fear, panic and anger, after being struck by three terror attacks in the space of three months. Innocent men, women and children have been killed in the terror rampage, filling many homes with tragedy and despair. Martial law has practically been declared in many […]

Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation: What Really Happened in June 1967?

By IMEMC News In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. TRNN transcript: Aaron Mate: It’s the Real News, I’m […]

Islam: The Ideology of the Constantly “MISUNDERSTOOD”

Nancy Pelosi upset that Trump did not visit countries in alphabetical order (Video)

By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wonders why Trump chose to visit Saudi Arabia first. Nancy Pelosi’s weekly press briefing took a turn towards the bizarre, when the House Minority Leader wondered why Trump chose to visit Saudi Arabia first. The reporter asked for Pelosi’s “impressions” of Trump’s visit, which […]

U.S. $350 Billion arms-sale to Saudis cements U.S.-Jihadist alliance

By Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture Good news for Saudi could be bad news for Syria. On Saturday, May 20th, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saud family inked an all-time record-high $350 billion ten-year arms-deal that not only will cement-in the Saud family’s position as the world’s largest foreign purchasers of U.S.-produced weaponry, but […]