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.
Iran’s ‘Only Crime Is We Decided Not to Fold’
Pepe Escobar reports on a searing account by Iran’s foreign minister of his country’s relations with the U.S.
The Nature of the Hong Kong Protests
Democratic freedoms aside, many nations in the world but particularly the U.S., Britain and China have interests to protect in Hong Kong, writes Mary Beaudoin.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Now the Interim of US Self-Deception Over Bolivia
To read the mainstream press on what just happened to Evo Morales is to enter a hall of mirrors.
RAY McGOVERN: The Pitfalls of a Pit Bull Russophobe
Like so many other glib “Russia experts” with access to Establishment media, Fiona Hill, who testified Thursday in the impeachment probe, seems three decades out of date.