Selected Articles: The Road to Understanding Syria Goes Through Iraq

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US Has Budgeted $49 Million for Venezuelan Right-Wing Since 2009

By Telesur, August 07, 2017

Since at least 2009 the U.S. Department of State has budgeted at least US$49 million in total to support right-wing opposition forces in Venezuela who are now in their seventh week of violent protests to oust democratically-elected President Nicolas Maduro.

The Road to Understanding Syria Goes Through Iraq

By Louis Yako, August 07, 2017

Today’s reality is a violently amplified and more intense version of the former pan-Arabism, which one would think was over. It wasn’t over. It was only passed on from some actors to others to implement this new project called “the new Iraq” or “the new Middle East” imposed and facilitated by the American invasion.

Why China and Russia Agreed to Tough New Sanctions on North Korea

By Stephen Lendman, August 07, 2017

Beijing and Russia oppose its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. They want these issues handled diplomatically – most of all non-militarily, the main reason they went along with sanctions to preserve a measure of stability on the Korean peninsula.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: From a Sunday to a Monday in August, the Sixth Day

By Dr. T. P. Wilkinson, August 07, 2017

This 6th of August is Sunday, a day of rest. But in 1945, 6th of August was a Monday– the first working day for the harvesters of death watching with cocktails from their plantation houses on the Potomac and the Hudson…

Is History “Bunk”? “Big Business and Hitler”

By Dr. Jacques R. Pauwels, August 07, 2017

The kind of history that we have just described, the type of history that covers up the historical truth about fascism in general and Nazism in particular, the kind of history that finds favour with the media because it finds favour with big business, the kind of history that even Henry Ford would have liked because it does say a word about his anti-Semitism and his cordial and profitable collaboration with Nazi Germany, that kind of history is indeed nothing other than “bunk.”

Has the White House Been Transformed Into a Cozy Nest for Lame Ducks?

By Jean Périer, August 07, 2017

If President Trump cannot pursue an independent foreign policy, what is the point for foreign leaders to hold meetings with him since he’s incapable to change anything anyway? A lame duck indeed.

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