While watching “Official Secrets” Caitlin Johnstone kept thinking about the conspiracy behind the invasion of Iraq.
US Government Drops Case Against Max Blumenthal
The arrest is part of a wider pattern of political persecution of those who resisted the seizure of the Venezuelan embassy by a U.S.-backed coup administration, reports Ben Norton.
Journalist: Newsweek Suppressed OPCW Scandal And Threatened Me With Legal Action
A Newsweek journalist has resigned after the publication reportedly suppressed his story about the ever-growing OPCW scandal, the revelation of immensely significant plot holes in the establishment Syria narrative, reports Caitlin Johnstone.
‘A Determined Effort to Undermine Russia’
Retired Australian diplomat Tony Kevin, in conversation with former Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr, says the West is unnecessarily determined to undermine Russia.
CIA Helped Shape Tom Clancy’s ‘Jack Ryan’ Series into Bigoted Venezuela Regime-Change Fantasy
Researcher Tom Secker exposed the Amazon TV show as straightforward U.S. imperial propaganda, reports Max Blumenthal.
THE ANGRY ARAB: U.S. Role in Lebanon’s Crisis Goes Unrecognized
The bulk of Lebanon’s corrupt ruling class are clients of the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, not Iran. But this fact is too inconvenient for Western media to point out, writes As’ad AbuKhalil.
Capitalism’s Suicidal Trajectory
Those who live in the West only hear one side of the story – the one about vanquishing communism, writes Jonathan Cook.
Trump Flouts Global Trade Rules with China, Embraces Them with EU
Charles Hankla says the U.S. president’s simultaneous moves — one outside international law, the other inside it — show that his approach to trade is not so much anti-establishment as it is opportunistic.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Press Should Not Be Shielding FBI Malfeasance
The Washington Post and others just adhered to the Justice Department’s own policy of protecting their own while wrecking the lives of those who have the guts to stand up to them.
Narrative Managers Faceplant in OPCW Scandal Spin Job
With the temerity only an NED paycheck can get you, Bellingcat simply ignores the central aspect of the leaked email, says Caitlin Johnstone.