The documents also shine light on the British program to train and arm rebel groups, including extremist jihadists, Ben Norton reports.
Category: American Empire
LEE CAMP: Two Massive New Leaks Show Dirty Underbelly of Empire
Shhhh, don’t tell Americans about the Blue Leaks and the Syria PR Leaks. The mainstream media’s virtual blackout must mean they aren’t supposed to know.
Reaching for Guns & Money
Oct. 9 — the date in 1967 when Che Guevara was murdered — should be celebrated as the International Day to Abolish the CIA, writes Vijay Prashad.
JOHN KIRIAKAOU: What Would Biden’s Foreign Policy Look Like? Just Look at His Supporters
John Negroponte, the Darth Vader of U.S. foreign policy, and a bevy of Republican former intelligence and interventionists have their reasons for liking the former VP.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Europe Going Its Own Way
Events of the past week show the Continent restoring some of its pre-1945 independence from U.S. hegemony.
Spanish Judge Seeks Sheldon Adelson Security Chief in Assange Spying Case
A Las Vegas Sands staffer’s apparent role in the criminal operation indicates the Spanish investigation is homing in on U.S. intelligence, Max Blumenthal reports.
The Guardian’s Deceit-Riddled New Statement Betrays Both Assange & Journalism
Here is the real story, the one the paper dare not tell, writes Jonathan Cook.
THE ANGRY ARAB: MbS’ Behind the Scenes Role in ‘Normalization’ With Israel
As`ad AbuKhalil highlights the role of the Saudi crown prince in the current wave of U.S.-brokered deals.
LETTER FROM LONDON: The Surreal US Case Against Assange
The fox is guarding the henhouse and Washington is prosecuting a publisher for exposing its own war crimes. Alexander Mercouris diagnoses the incoherence of the U.S. case for extradition.
Will Michele Flournoy Be the Angel of Death for the American Empire?
The advocate of endless war and limitless Pentagon budgets would be exactly the wrong choice for Biden’s defense secretary, write Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J.S. Davies.