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$35 Billion: UK Faces Huge Loss from Electric Vehicle Adoption By Jon LeSage, October 15 2019

If Great Britain keeps its commitment to switch over its vehicles to electric by 2050, the government will see a whopping loss of 28 billion pounds ($35 billion) paid by motorists driving traditional gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles.

That comes from …

Trump OK’s Sanctions on Turkey By Stephen Lendman, October 15 2019

Trump, House and Senate officials threatened sanctions on Turkey for its cross-border offensive in Syria.

On Monday, Trump OK’d their imposition by the US Treasury — despite green lighting Turkish aggression before launched, withdrawing US troops from northeast Syrian areas

The National Basketball Association (NBA): A Multi-Billion Dollar Colossus By Stephen Lendman, October 15 2019

Founded in 1946 as a fledgling enterprise, today’s NBA is big business.

Winning is all about big bucks for management and players, along with growing valuation of NBA franchises, on average worth nearly $2 billion.

The most highly valued are …

Celebrating Seven Years of the Global Research News Hour with Michael Welch By Michael Welch, October 15 2019

This coming October 22nd will mark 7 years since the Global Research News Hour radio program made its debut not only on the Global Research website but also on the public airwaves as a community radio program.

To date, we …

The Unspoken History of the Holy Roman Empire. Its Germanic Origins By Nauman Sadiq, October 15 2019

Christianity in its present form came into being after the eleventh century “Great Schism”(1054 AD) between the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic Church. Before that, it used to be an exclusively Byzantine affair and most of Western Europe followed pagan

One Rocket Provoked the US Withdrawal: Details of the Kurdish-Russian-Syrian Deal By Elijah J. Magnier, October 15 2019

Last Friday a 155 mm artillery shell landed 300 metres from a US command post near the Syrian bordering city of Ayn al-Arab (known by the Syrian Kurds as “Kobane”) during an ongoing operation carried out by Turkey – a

The Dangers of Transgenic Mosquitos: Scientific Study Under Attack By GMWatch, October 15 2019

A recent journal article about GM mosquitoes has caused quite a stir. It showed that some of the male mosquitoes that Oxitec Ltd released experimentally in Brazil had successfully interbred with the local mosquito population, and that their hybrid

“Pink Tide” Against US Domination Rising Again in Latin America and the Caribbean By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, October 15 2019

Once again, the left is rising in Latin America as people revolt against authoritarian regimes, many of whom were put in place by US-supported coups. These regimes have taken International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and are under the thumb of

Trump Wants to End the “Stupid Wars”? By Philip Giraldi, October 15 2019

The discussion, if one might even call it that, regarding the apparent President Donald Trump decision to withdraw at least some American soldiers from Syria has predictably developed along partisan, ideologically fueled lines. Trump has inevitably muddied the waters by

In Pictures: What If Palestine Had Its Own Currency? By Maha Hussaini, October 15 2019

Designer Jehad Naji, 29, pictured here with his wife Haneen Abu Samhadana, had the idea of designing a currency for Palestine after a British journalist asked him about which currency to use during a visit to Gaza.

Naji

Trump Dumps the Kurds: US and Russian Officers “Coordinate Military Movements” in Northeastern Syria By Steven Sahiounie, October 15 2019

The US and Russian military officers met late last night in Al Farat, a small village north of Manbij, northeast of Aleppo, according to media ‘Al Mayadeen’. 

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The purpose of the meeting was to coordinate military movements in the

Syria Has Restored 1554 Schools Completely Destroyed by NATO Sponsored Terrorists By Arabi Souri, October 15 2019

Syrian Ministry of Education managed to restore and rehabilitate 1554 schools and set the plans to rehabilitate 1000 other schools achieving 90% of the current plan thus far. 10,000 teaching jobs to be added in a month from now.

In …

Saudi Arabia Is Opening Its Doors: But What Will You See Once There? By Andre Vltchek, October 15 2019

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is opening up to the world. It used to be absolutely impossible to get a visa to enter, unless you were a religious pilgrim (therefore officially a Muslim), NATO military personnel, or a businessman or

5G in Space: More 5G Satellites to be Launched by SpaceX. Federal Lawsuit against 5G By Arthur Firstenberg, October 15 2019

Demonstrations against 5G on Earth have been taking place in many parts of the world (see below for the most recent events). Alarmingly, 5G in Space is being ignored. There is a reason this Appeal is called the 5G Space

Erdogan Holding 50 US Tactical Nukes ‘Hostage’ as Trump Authorizes Sanctions By Zero Hedge, October 15 2019

Amid all the media and pundit outrage since Turkey’s President Erdogan launched his so-called ‘Operation Peace Spring’ into northeast Syria last week, vowing to wipe out Syrian Kurdish forces who’ve long held the border areas, what’s been largely missing is

Trump’s Bankrupt Syria Policy: Civilians Will Pay the Price By Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bulent Gokay, October 15 2019

The Trump administration decision to allow Turkey to have a free ride in Rojava, North-East Syria opens the door for new disasters for all, especially the civilians on the ground. More, it confirms the decline of US power in the

Russia and Africa Still Behind the Curtains By Kester Kenn Klomegah, October 15 2019

After several years of consistently constructive criticisms, Russian authorities have finally put on the agenda the topic of media cooperation for further panel discussions during the first Russia-Africa Summit on October 23-24 in Sochi, southern coastal city of Russia.

The

In the Jungle or in the Zoo? The Zoos of the Ultra-Rich By Christian Savestre, October 15 2019

As he was preparing to return from his exile in the United States, the Czech filmmaker Milos Forman declared, “I live in the jungle and I am preparing to return to the zoo.” This metaphor allowed him to contrast the

Lessons from Ukraine: Shift Foreign Aid to U.S. Desperate Domestic Aid Programs By Dr. Barbara G. Ellis, October 15 2019

If anything, the Trump-Ukraine impeachment issue reveals to the American public that ever since 1961 when the Foreign Assistance Act  was passed, perhaps nearly trillions of our tax dollars have been used by decades  of administrations as a primary tool

The United States Is Unlikely to Desire Conflict with a Formidable Iran By Shane Quinn, October 15 2019

The failure of the American-led occupation of Iraq has surely not been forgotten in Washington. Against by all accounts a much depleted enemy in Baghdad, America’s military and civilian branches were unable to maintain authority in an Iraqi state already

Russia’s Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East: President Putin’s Interview with Arab Media By Andrew Korybko, October 15 2019

President Putin gave an extensive interview to Arab media before departing for Saudi Arabia and the UAE, but it’s useful to highlight some of the most relevant parts in case interested observers don’t have the time to watch it in

Johnson’s Queen’s Speech – ‘Pre-election Propaganda’ It Can’t Deliver By True Publica, October 15 2019

One of the things to admire about our 93-year-old Queen is that she manages to use the same non-committal tone and language regardless of the drivel she is required to read out by her duplicitous government. By any stretch of

Brexit, Environmental Law and the Level Playing Field By Molly Scott Cato MEP, October 15 2019

When the idea of the level playing field emerged from the Brexit talks many environmentalists breathed a sigh of relief.

As Barnier presented this agreement to us in the European Parliament, I remember realising that even if we were to …

A Coalition of Support: Parliamentarians for Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 15 2019

Australian politicians, and the consular staff of the country, are rarely that engaged on the subject of protecting their citizens.  In a couple of notorious cases, Australian authorities demonstrated, not only an indifference, but a consciously venal approach to its

Video: Turkish Offensive in Northern Syria Pushed Kurds into Hands of Assad and Moscow. War Report By South Front, October 15 2019

The defense of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is steadily collapsing under pressure from the Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish-backed militant groups, branded as the National Syrian Army.

Since the start of Operation Peace Spring, Turkey-led forces have captured …

Kurds Face Stark Options after US Pullback from Northern Syria By Pepe Escobar, October 15 2019

In the annals of bombastic Trump tweets, this one is simply astonishing: here we have a President of the United States, on the record, unmasking the whole $8-trillion intervention in the Middle East as an endless war based on a

UN General Assembly 2019: Venezuela, Russia, China Denounce Violations of International Treaties and Distortions of UN Charter By Carla Stea, October 15 2019

As Venezuelan Chairman of the Non Aligned Movement, comprising 120 nations and observer states, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza denounced devious and Machiavellian ploys attempted by the US to force regime change on his country, with efforts to isolate the country,

Trump Imposes Sanctions on Turkey in Response to Ankara’s “Operation Peace Spring” in Syria By Sarah Abed, October 15 2019

On Monday, after a weekend of bloody chaos in northeastern Syrian brought on by Turkey’s cross border military incursion “Operation Peace Spring” which included airstrikes, ISIS prison breaks, and a continuation of the exodus we’ve seen over the past few

Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since By Eva Bartlett, October 15 2019

In early August I traveled to Russia for the first time, partly out of interest in seeing some of the vast country with a tourist’s eyes, partly to do some journalism in the region. It also transpired that while in

Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, October 15 2019

This term, the Supreme Court will decide whether people can be fired for being transgender or LGBQ, if people brought to the U.S. as children can be deported, whether states can impose restrictions on abortion that disproportionately harm poor women,

Interview with Legendary Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg Following His 89th Arrest for Resisting Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear War and Government Secrecy By Daniel Ellsberg and Dennis Bernstein, October 15 2019

Dennis Bernstein: We are honored to have Daniel Ellsberg here, the man who blew the whistle on the corrupt and illegal Vietnam War and has been blowing whistles and inspiring others ever since. Daniel Ellsberg gained notoriety in the early

Turkish Incursion into Syria: US Abandons Kurds By Tony Cartalucci, October 15 2019

US troops are in the middle of an apparent withdrawal from Syria’s northeast.

This leaves the door open to a variety of possibilities – the most dangerous being Turkey having cut a backroom deal with Washington to occupy eastern Syria.…

Nobel Laureate Peter Handke: A Man of Culture with a Straight Back By Enzo Pellegrin, October 15 2019

I have never been able to give much consideration to the Nobel Prize in recent years, but it must be recognized that some assignments have given tasty satisfactions to those who have at heart the independence of human thought.

It …

Ecuador under President Neo-coño Moreno: The IMF’s Deadly “Economic Medicine”, The Weaponization of Neoliberal Reforms By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 15 2019

Lenin Moreno: aka Neocon Moreno

A popular insurrection is unfolding against the adoption of sweeping IMF reforms imposed by the “centre left” government of President Lenin Moreno.

In March 2019, a 4.2 billion dollar IMF loan was granted to Ecuador.…

The Eurozone In Crisis? New President of the European Central Bank (ECB) has a Criminal Record. Christine Lagarde By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 14 2019
Lagarde was found "guilty" without the enforcement of a one year prison sentence. She was accused of "negligence" rather than "complicity" in a multimillion euro fraud. She was rewarded rather than penalized.
Greece’s Reinvigorated Alliance with the US Is All About The Greek -Israel -Cypriot Pipeline By Andrew Korybko, October 14 2019

The recent military-driven reinvigoratation of the US-Greek Strategic Partnership is motivated by their shared interests in ensuring the security of a prospective Greek-“Israeli”-Cypriot (GRISCY) pipeline from Turkish claims to the last-mentioned island’s exclusive economic zone through which this project must

Lessons Not Learned from History Can Kill You. How the US Dumps Its Allies By Kim Petersen, October 14 2019

The Kurds in Northern Syria have been abandoned by the United States military and left to the mercy/mercilessness of the invading Turks.

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Antiques Traders Are in the High Court this Week Seeking to Quash UK’s Landmark Ivory Act By Environmental Investigation Agency, October 14 2019

The UK Ivory Act was passed with overwhelming popular support and cross-party Parliamentary backing.

It introduces tough regulations on the buying and selling of ivory from, to and within the UK and received Royal Assent in December 2018.

But the …

Will the Democratic Party Exist after 2020 Election? By Renee Parsons, October 14 2019

Even before Rep. Tulsi Gabbard threatened to boycott the upcoming Dem debate as the DNC usurps the role of voters in the Democratic primacy 2020 election and with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on the table, the Swamp

Ecuador – and the IMF’s Killing Spree By Peter Koenig, October 14 2019
The IMF has weaponized its handle through the dollar-based western monetary system, and brutally destroyed nation after nation, thereby killed hundreds of thousands of people. Indirectly, of course, as the IMF would not use traditional guns and bombs, but financial instruments that kill – they kill by famine, by economic strangulation.
Culture and the Arts: Opera in Crisis, Can It be Made Relevant Again? By Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin, October 14 2019

Introduction

Opera productions depend on much state support, which is in decline, as states themselves go further and further into debt. To try and overcome these problems there have been many attempts at changes in form and content and even

Uninhabitable: Gaza Faces Moment of Truth By Jonathan Cook, October 14 2019

The only way Israelis can be made to sit up and take note of the disaster unfolding next door in Gaza, it seems, is when they fear the fallout may spill out of the tiny coastal enclave and engulf them

The Last Moments of Indonesia as We Know It. Forest Fires, Collapsing Economy By Andre Vltchek, October 14 2019

Student protests, West Papua independence struggle, monstrous forest fires, an earthquake and a collapsing economy – the increasingly religiously fundamentalist Indonesia is suddenly facing too many disasters. It cannot cope with any of them.

Nothing seems to be going well …

5G Cell Phone Electromagnetic Radiation: Devastating Worldwide Health Impacts By Eileen O’Connor, October 14 2019

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Lula Receives Human Rights Prize from Prison By Telesur, October 14 2019

The AFL-CIO Lula’s decades of struggle for the advancement of workers’ rights, the strengthening of Brazilian democracy and their struggle for greater equality and justice in the world.

Just a few hours before this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner was

Bayer Shareholders: Put Health and Nature First and Stop Funding this Company! By Colin Todhunter and Rosemary Mason, October 14 2019

Campaigner and environmentalist Dr Rosemary Mason has just written an open letter to Bayer Crop Science shareholders and Chairman of the Board Werner Wenning. She has also sent them a 13,000-word report. Mason is appealing to shareholders to put

China-US Mini Trade Deal: Trump Takes the Money and Runs By Dr. Jack Rasmus, October 14 2019

After months of escalating tit-for-tat tariff increases, and bringing the global economy to the precipice of a global currency war, the US and China agreed to a partial deal on their trade dispute this past week.

Trump heralds the deal …

Information Warfare: Twitter Targets Hong Kong By Tony Cartalucci, October 14 2019

When Twitter Safety announced that it was taking actions against “information operations” directed at Hong Kong – informed observers could have immediately assumed that Twitter was not actually serious about stopping anything of the sort – but rather ensuring the

The Embargo Deepens as Adobe and Oracle Leave Venezuela By Leonardo Flores, October 14 2019

On October 7, users of Adobe software products in Venezuela began receiving messages saying that the company would no longer provide them with services, citing U.S. government sanctions (specifically Executive Order (E.O.) 13884). Over the next four days, Flickr,

Worse than Facial Recognition – the Next Big Privacy Outrage By True Publica, October 14 2019

Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic of facial recognition” use around the UK. This, of course, followed the epidemic of CCTV that led to it in the first place. An investigation by Big Brother Watch, the civil

Global Poverty: How the Rich Eat the Poor and the World By Prof. John McMurtry, October 14 2019
62 individuals – 388 in 2010 – now own more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. More shockingly, this share of wealth by half of the world’s people has collapsed by over 40% in the last five years.
Proposed US Sanctions against Turkey. Why? Washington Supports Turkish Aggression in Northeast Syria By Stephen Lendman, October 13 2019

US sanctions are war by other means on targeted countries. The Senate, House, and White House are preparing them on Turkey — nothing imposed so far.

They’re unrelated to Ankara’s alliance with US war on the Syrian Arab Republic, nor …

Human Violence: Pervasive Throughout Society. “Strategic Response” to End Violence By Robert J. Burrowes, October 13 2019

Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations – particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing ecological devastation, as well

The Switch from Comedy to Tragedy for Ukraine’s President Zelensky. Rapprochement with Putin? By Sergey Maidukov, October 13 2019

The recently-elected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky keeps saying there was “no blackmail” in a July telephone call with President Donald Trump that caused an impeachment inquiry in the USA.

He made the comments recently during an all-day press marathon held …

Are You Ready to Die? The US Military/ Security Complex Wants Tensions to Increase… By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, October 13 2019

The Zionist Neoconservatives who run US foreign policy are now herding the US out of the remaining arms limitations agreements.  It appears that Washington intends to withdraw from the Open Skies agreement with Russia. See this. 

The Open Skies …

Police State Ecuador Under Lenin Moreno By Stephen Lendman, October 13 2019

Moreno campaigned on a platform of continuing the progressive policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.

Straightaway in office, he betrayed the public trust.  Ecuadorian legal scholar Oswaldo Ruiz-Chiriboga accused him of abandoning his pledges, implementing neoliberal policies demanded by US …

Unwarranted Optimism over US/China Trade Talks By Stephen Lendman, October 13 2019

Whatever follows the 13th round of US/China trade talks concluding Friday alone matters. Major differences over structural issues remain hard-wired on both sides — unchanged and not about to ahead.

Following Thursday talks, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported …

The History of Hong Kong, Britain’s Colonial Legacy. Fast Forward to 2019 By Larry Romanoff, October 13 2019

The recent history of Hong Kong doesn’t begin where most Westerners might imagine. It began with the Rothschild’s British East India Company that existed from the early 1700s to nearly 1900, when Rothschild conceived the idea of inflicting opium onto

Just Rumors or Is Hillary Clinton Seriously Considering Another Run for U.S. President in 2020? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, October 13 2019

“Don’t tempt me. Do your job” Hillary Clinton responded in a tweet to Trump when he said that “I think that Crooked Hillary Clinton should enter the race to try and steal it away from Uber Left Elizabeth Warren.” In

Erdogan War Crimes, SDF Atrocities, No Reconciliation By Miri Wood, October 13 2019

Erdogan has accelerated his war crimes against Syria, in Day 2 of Turkey’s new military aggression. His regime thug troops again bombed the electrical cables of the Alouk Water Station in Ras al-Ain, bombed on Day 1, and immediately repaired

President Xi’s Trip to Nepal Will Unlock New Strategic Opportunities By Andrew Korybko, October 13 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping‘s trip to Nepal will unlock new strategic opportunities for bilateral relations, as well as positively influence their ties with India by improving the prospects for trilateral cooperation.

At first glance, observers would be forgiven for

One Year after Khashoggi’s Brutal Murder: Business as Usual? By Medea Benjamin, October 13 2019

Heinous. Savage. Ghastly. It’s hard to find the words to describe the act of luring journalist Jamal Khashoggi into a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, suffocating him, chopping him up and dissolving his bones. Yet a year later, governments and businesspeople

Behind Hong Kong’s Black Terror By Pepe Escobar, October 13 2019

“If we burn, you burn with us.” “Self-destruct together.” (Lam chao.)

The new slogans of Hong Kong’s black bloc – a mob on a rampage connected to the black shirt protestors – made their first appearance on a rainy Sunday

At the Foot of Mammon. What is the Cold Truth. Remember the Illegal US Invasion of Iraq? By Philip A Farruggio, October 13 2019

Some say the following quote came from journalist John Swinton (1829-1901), but it matters not who actually said it. The cold hard truth is that it was spoken by someone who worked as a writer for a newspaper, and had

University Woes: Academics and Scholarship in Crisis. The Managerial Class Gets Uppity By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 13 2019

The university, in a global sense, is passing into a managerial oblivion.  There are a few valiant holdouts, but they have the luxury of history, time, and learning.  Cambridge and Oxford, for instance, still boast traditional academics, soaking erudition, and

Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring” Rages on Creating a Chaotic Battlefield in Northeastern Syria By Sarah Abed, October 13 2019

On Saturday, the fourth day of Turkey’s cross border military operation, Turkey’s Defense Minister claimed that they had captured a key border town called Ras Al Ain, however the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied the claim.

Turkey accidently put …

Video: Turkish Forces Confront Kurdish Armed Groups in Northeastern Syria By South Front, October 13 2019

Since October 9, the Turkish Armed Forces and Turkish-backed militants have been developing a ground phase of their operation against Kurdish armed groups in northeastern Syria.

The main Turkish efforts were focused on the towns of Ras al-Ayn and Tell …

Ecuador: Brutal Economic Policies, The IMF “Economic Package” (“Paquetazo”) By CADTM, October 12 2019

With a stubborn position that borders on political suicide, the government of Lenin Moreno, during the seventh day of massive and combative Popular Unemployment, has preferred to repress thousands of indigenous, students, settlers and workers who have risen throughout the

IMF Hands $4.2 Billion in Loans for Ecuador for Julian Assange By Martin Armstrong, October 12 2019

This article was first published in April 2019, following the granting of a $4.2 billion IMF loan to Ecuador.

It should be understood that the conditions underlying this loan are intended to impoverish an entire country. 

The IMF policy conditionalities

Cynical Enterprises: The Kurds Await Their Fate, Betrayed by the US By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 11 2019

Big powers, as with the greatest of gangsters, have always had a certain, indulgent luxury; their prerogative is to make promises they can choose to abide by or ignore.  A vision is assured, guarantees made.  Then comes the betrayal.  The

Video: Syrian Forces Deployed against Turkish Invasion, US backed SDF Forces Seek Cooperation with Damascus Against Turkey By South Front, October 11 2019

The withdrawal of US troops from the Turkish border has caused a kind of panic among the leadership of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which mostly consist of Kurdish militias.

On October 7, the group already speculated that the Syrian …

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the Weaponization of The Olympic Games, against Russia By Andrew Korybko, October 11 2019

Most of the world remembers the controversy in recent years about Russian athletes allegedly failing to comply with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) policies, but that scandal still continues to this day after the international organization recently threatened that country’s

The Politics of Funding: Cash Crisis at the United Nations By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, October 11 2019

It remains one of the more unusual arrangements in terms of funding. Like a club filled with members of erratic disposition, the United Nations can never count on all dues to come in on time.  Some members drag their feet. 

China Will Shake the Whole World: About Farmers and Artificial Intelligence By Marc Vandepitte and Ng Sauw Tjhoi, October 11 2019

For the first time in recent history, a poor, underdeveloped country has in no time developed into an economic superpower, with a major impact on world affairs. How has this been made possible? What does this mean for the rest

The Psychotic Logic of the New US-Russia Arms Race: One Step Closer to Nuclear Confrontation By Padraig McGrath, October 11 2019

On October 7th, Russian ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said that Russia and the US needed to come to grips with the issue of short-range and intermediate-range missile deployment.

“In case the United States deploy these types of

Crisis in Venezuela: Guaidó Coup Also Fails in Montreal By Arnold August and Global Research News, October 11 2019

Global Research: On October 8 you were refused entry to a public event organized by the University of Concordia in Montreal that featured the so-called ambassador from Venezuela: The event: “The Crisis in Venezuela: a discussion with Venezuelan Ambassador

Tulsi Gabbard and Rigged Elections By Kurt Nimmo, October 11 2019

Tulsi Gabbard, who has at best minimal support by Democrats (around one percent), and zero from the corporate DNC, posted the following video earlier today.

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Video: Turkey’s “Operation Peace Spring”. US Withdraws. Turkey Invades Northeastern Syria. Bombs US Supported YPG Forces By South Front, October 11 2019

Turkey officially announced that it had launched a military operation in northeastern Syria. Over the past years, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other representatives of the country’s leadership have repeatedly announced this idea. However, this time promises were turned

Tulsi Gabbard: “The DNC and Corporate Media Are Rigging the Election Again” By Rep Tulsi Gabbard and Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 11 2019

Introductory note

Tulsi Gabbard has identified the nature of the electoral fraud committed by the Democratic National Committee in the 2016 primaries.

The 2016 Democratic Primary election was rigged by the DNC and their partners in the corporate media against

The Privatization of US Led Wars. The Pentagon’s Private Contractors By Padraig McGrath, October 11 2019

The economic logic has driven the increasing dependency on mercenaries and private contractors ever since the beginning of the “war on terror” in 2001.

First, a few statistical indicators:

75% of all western military personnel in Afghanistan are now private