Selected Articles: Pandering to Washington’s Whims

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Canada Serves the US Empire…Again…and Again…

By Jim Miles, December 18, 2018

Once again Canada clearly signals its vassal status in relations with the U.S.  The recent arrest and detention of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei Technologies’ chief financial officer, demonstrates fully Canadian compliance with U.S. desires.

Ottawa Sends Contradictory Messages on Arms Control

By Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, December 18, 2018

CJPME points out that, in the House, several very reasonable amendments were all voted down by the Liberals. One amendment called for the closing of a loophole which conceals Canadian arms sales to the US: a loophole in stark violation of one of the ATT precepts.

Fifth French “Yellow Vest” Protest Opposes Macron Government

By Alex Lantier, December 18, 2018

“Yellow vest” protesters mobilized for a fifth day of action in France on Saturday, facing a new police crackdown and clashes centered in provincial cities, as fewer protesters traveled to Paris.

Kiev Sends Tanks and Troops to Donbass, Poroshenko Regime Hatching an Armed Provocation?

By TASS, December 17, 2018

The Russian news agency TASS reports (December 16, 2018) on disturbing developments pointing to the deployment of Ukrainian troops and tanks against Donbass.

Growing US Public Support for One State Shared Equally by Israelis and Palestinians Falls on Deaf Ears

By Jonathan Cook, December 17, 2018

The American public is now evenly split between those who want a two-state solution and those who prefer a single state, shared by Israelis and Palestinians, according to a survey published last week by the University of Maryland.

Western Leaders Have A History of Pandering to Washington’s Whims

By Shane Quinn, December 15, 2018

Since the Second World War’s conclusion, Europe’s major powers have pandered politely to their master across the Atlantic, America. While the United States has waged war and ousted governments in regions around the world, European states like Britain, France and Germany have either bloodied their hands with them, provided aid, or nodded silent approval.

US Media Claims that American Citizen was “Tortured Then Executed” by Syrian Government – Admits No Evidence

By Tony Cartalucci, December 15, 2018

A particularly scurrilous op-ed appeared in the pages of the Washington Post accusing the Syrian government of detaining, torturing, then executing an American citizen, Layla Shweikani.  


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