Tag Archives: middle east

Six Years Ago: The US-NATO-Israel Sponsored Al Qaeda Insurgency in Syria. Who Was Behind The 2011 “Protest Movement”?

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky | Global Research Author’s note The war on Syria started six  years ago in Daraa on the 17th of March 2011. The following article first published in May 2011 examines the inception of the jihadist terrorist insurgency. It recounts the events of March 17-18, 2011 in Daraa, a small border town […]

America Is Facing a Dangerous Enemy. We Just Can’t Agree Who It Is

Now if we would only stop funding them…~TS By Uri Friedman | Defense One Our ideological adversary is powerful, authoritarian, and spreading. And it is completely different depending on which government officials you’re talking to. America is currently engaged in an epic war of ideas in which the country’s very way of life is at […]

Is Israel Preparing for a New Middle East War?

By Germán Gorraiz López | Global Research Theodor Herzl is considered the Father of the present State of Israel and founder of Zionism and in his book “The Jewish State: Essay on a Modern Solution of the Jewish Question”, proposed the creation of an independent and sovereign Jewish State for all Jews of the World […]

Continuity of Agenda: Destroying Syria Since 1983

By Tony Cartalucci | New Eastern Outlook Syria’s current conflict, beginning in 2011, was the culmination of decades of effort by the United States to subvert and overthrow the government in Damascus. From training leaders of opposition fronts years before “spontaneous” protests erupted across Syria, to covertly building a multinational mercenary force to both trigger […]

Here is a list of the 16 countries that ban Israelis from entering their country. Where is the liberal left outrage?

Not to mention the amount of people banned from living in Israel, especially non-Jews…~TS By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran For all the uproar going on in the liberal left camp about Trump’s “muslim ban”, which has been thoroughly debunked as no ban at all, there is one nation which does have its citizens banned from […]

Here are photos of Saudi Arabia’s air-conditioned tent city, that can house 3 million refugees, now sitting empty.

By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran Saudi Arabia has 100,000 air-conditioned tents sitting empty, that will not accept Syrian refugees. Where is the liberal left outrage? The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia refuses to take any Syrian refugees, even though the KSA is much closer to the war stricken area than Europe or the United States. […]

Crowdfunding Terrorism Through Halal Certifications

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture Although it is well known that the Wahhabist governments, royal families, and top businesses of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain directly finance jihadist terrorists in Syria, Iraq, and countries around the world, many consumers are unaware that percentages of their purchases of Muslim «halal» […]

2016 Ended: Saying Goodbye To A Roller-Coaster Year

By Andrei Akulov | Strategic Culture The year 2016 was a time of numerous major events providing no clue to what the world will be like in the 21st century. It could be anything – from plunging into devastating wars and economic downturns to unheard of prosperity and stability leaving the present turmoil in the past. […]

Obama’s Failed Presidency

By Eric Zuesse | Strategic Culture I’m a former lifelong Democrat, stating here a clear and incontestable fact: Barack Obama is a failed President. It’s true not just because of the sad realities such as that «Top Ex-White House Economist Admits 94 % Of All New Jobs Under Obama Were Part-Time» — or, as the economists Alan Krueger […]

10 Massive Fake News Stories Western Media Has Been Feeding You On Aleppo

By Baran Hines | The Free Thought Project The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has secured control of Aleppo city after more than 4 years of fighting in what is Syria’s most strategically important city, second to the capital Damascus. Western media has chosen to explain this victory to the world as bad news for the […]

NDAA Leaves Door Open for U.S. to Send Syrian Rebels Missiles That Can Shoot Down Planes

By Ben Norton | AlterNet Congress has quietly added a provision to the renewal of the National Defense Authorization Act that would leave the door open for the U.S. government to send anti-aircraft missiles to militants in Syria. This comes as President Obama is further lifting restrictions on providing weapons and other military support to Syrian rebels. […]

Trump’s Worrisome Neo-Con «Brain Trust»

By Wayne Madsen | Strategic Culture As the impact of Donald Trump’s presidential victory is settling in among the professional political and punditry ranks in Washington, several neo-conservatives from the George W. Bush administration, many of whom opposed Trump’s candidacy from the outset, are making their play for top jobs in Trump’s transition team and […]

Why Cooperation with the West on Syria May Become a Trap for Russia

By Paul Craig Roberts | Strategic Culture A month ago I wrote a column, «He Who Hesitates Is Lost — And Russia Hesitated». The consequences of this hesitation are now apparent: 1. A UN report orchestrated by Washington has accused Syria and Russia of war crimes in Aleppo. According to the report, «indiscriminate airstrikes across the eastern […]

Operation Gladio: The Cold War ‘Black Op’ Continues

“Terror is being used as a weapon to destroy the cherished freedoms of democratic societies” The recent attack on Libya laid bare the iron fist behind the velvet glove of slogans like “human rights” and “international community.” This latest aggression, like the destruction of Yugoslavia and the rape of Afghanistan, proceeds under the cover of […]

Jay Dyer – Hillary Clinton as President: Disaster for US-Russia Relations & the War in Syria

Jay Dyer is a public speaker, lecturer, comedian and author of Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film, as well as the host of the JaysAnalysis Podcast/Esoteric Hollywood. He is also a regular contributor to 21stCenturyWire, Soul of the East and the Espionage History Archive. Jay’s work covers a wide variety of subjects, including […]

Clinton & US Govt Knew Saudi Arabia Was Funding ISIS But Continued to Support Them

I think I’m going to change the name of my “corruption” category to “clinton”, the two words are synonymous…~TS By Claire Bernish | The Free Thought Project Hillary Clinton has known since at least 2014 the governments of Saudi Arabia and Qatar provide “clandestine financial and logistic support” to the Islamic State and other radical […]

5 Times the United States Helped ISIS

By Darius Shahtahmasebi | The Anti Media Just last week, the U.S. and its allies — who are currently conducting military operations within Syrian territory without a U.N. mandate or permission of the Syrian regime — bombed Syrian troops, killing over 60 fighters and wounding over 100 more. This attack, according to the Assad regime, […]

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NATO’s Existence Cannot Be Justified

By Yuriy Rubtsov | Strategic Culture The propaganda coming from the West is doing its utmost to convince the world that – given the growth of the «existential threat» posed by Russia (in the words of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford) – only Euro-Atlantic solidarity can guarantee the world’s stability. And […]