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The unspoken US policy objective behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou on trumped up charges, consists in breaking China's technological lead in wireless telecommunications. What is at stake is a coordinated US intelligence initiative to ban China from playing a strategic role in the 5G global mobile phone network.
Was Saudi intelligence involved in the operation? Two members of Saudi intelligence (GIP) were allegedly part of the hit team. Was there foreknowledge? According to the media reports, Langley was aware of the assassination plot but US intelligence visibly chose not to act.
The internet has spawned subtle forms of influence that can flip elections and manipulate everything we say, think and do
Back in October 2017, Pompeo hinted in no uncertain terms when he was head of the CIA: “If Kim Jong-un suddenly dies, don’t ask me about it … With respect, if Kim Jong-un should vanish, given the history of the CIA, I’m just not going to talk about it"
Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
The Truth About – ‘Taking Back Control’. Britain’s Post-Brexit Debacle By True Publica, July 17, 2019
Decision to Keep Nuclear Weapons Data Classified Hurts US National Security By Hans Kristensen and Heather Wuest, July 17, 2019
Towards an India-US-Israel Alliance directed against Iran? Prime Minister Modi “Pivots to the West” By Andrew Korybko, July 17, 2019
Trump May Appoint Fringe Neocon to Head Intelligence By Kurt Nimmo, July 17, 2019
Media Intrigue: Spying on Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 17, 2019
China to Ban Doing Business with Firms Selling Weapons to Taiwan By Stephen Lendman, July 17, 2019
CIA Pushes for Expansion of Secrecy Law to Stifle Public Criticism By Kevin Gosztola, July 16, 2019
Russia’s Bolivia Gambit Is a Bold Economic Move By Andrew Korybko, July 16, 2019
Moscow’s “Military Diplomacy” in the Middle East: A Major Headache for the US By Andrew Korybko, July 16, 2019
FBI Surveillance of Iranians After the 1988 Downing of Flight 655 By Paul Gottinger, July 16, 2019
Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists (AUMF): Rep. McCaul Struggles to Keep “War On Terror” Alive By Kurt Nimmo, July 16, 2019
Stifling “The Amman Message”: Threat to Bomb Islamic Studies Venue in Kuala Lumpur By Dr. Chandra Muzaffar, July 15, 2019
Strained US-Iraq Relations: Pompeo Considers Baghdad Embassy Pullout “Permanent”: Officials By Bas News, July 15, 2019
US Waterboards Iran and Then Asks for Talks: Former IAEA Head By The Iran Project, July 15, 2019
The US’ Official View of “Strategic Rivalry” in the Western Hemisphere. The Chinese Threat to US Hegemony By Andrew Korybko, July 15, 2019
Top Five Trump Officials Who Resigned Because of Shocking Scandals By Juan Cole, July 15, 2019
The S-400: Turkey Calls Trump’s Bluff By Eric Margolis, July 15, 2019
Trump Advisors Giuliani and Bolton Support MEK, the Iran Terrorist Organization By Kurt Nimmo, July 14, 2019
Imran Khan’s Trip to America: Pakistan’s Geopolitical Balancing Act By Andrew Korybko, July 14, 2019
The Resigning British Ambassador: Sir Kim Darroch Bashes Donald Trump By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, July 14, 2019
Guaido Security Arrested for Selling Stolen Venezuelan Army Weapons By Telesur, July 14, 2019
Were the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki a War Crime and a Crime Against Humanity? By Rossen Vassilev Jr., July 13, 2019
U.S. Eyes Sri Lanka as Its Military Logistics Hub By M. K. Bhadrakumar, July 13, 2019
“Go Forth and Lie” Israel Rolls Out Mandatory Course for Students Travelling Abroad By Miko Peled, July 12, 2019
India Doubles Down on Its Military Alliance with Israel By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
Political Agreement in Sudan Sets Stage for Interim Governing Council By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 12, 2019
The US Wants Sri Lanka to Become Its “Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier in South Asia” By Andrew Korybko, July 12, 2019
The Forthcoming Eastern Economic Forum: Of Geostrategic Significance, Russia’s Vision of the “Asian Sea Arc” By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Joe Biden Didn’t Just Vote for the 2003 Iraq Invasion—He Helped Lead the March to War By Branko Marcetic, July 11, 2019
Russia-India China (RIC) on “Indo-Pacific”: Resolving Strategic Problems. India’s Military Alliance with the U.S. Remains an Impediment By Andrew Korybko, July 11, 2019
Controversial Justice Department Inspector General Russiagate Report, FBI “Willingness” to Damage Trump’s Presidential Campaign By Stephen Lendman, July 11, 2019
Iran Declares War on the USA’s Covert Influence in Iraq By Elijah J. Magnier, July 11, 2019
Brexit: British Lorries to be Turned Back at Dover by Shipping Companies By Pölös Zsófia, July 11, 2019
Turkey’s Erdogan Meet’s China’s Xi: Sultan Shines in the Court of the Dragon King By Pepe Escobar, July 10, 2019
Despite Talk of Promoting Democracy Trudeau in Bed with Repressive UAE Monarchy By Yves Engler, July 09, 2019
FBI and CIA Crimes Only Matter When the Political Class Is Targeted By Kurt Nimmo, July 09, 2019
The Russia-Pakistan Strategic Partnership. Russia’s Return to South Asia By Andrew Korybko, July 09, 2019
On Whose Orders Did Oman’s Foreign Minister Visit Syria? By Andrew Korybko, July 09, 2019
Swedish Prosecutors: ‘It’s Not on the Cards’ to Interview Assange – After Hanging Arrest Warrant Over Him for Seven Years By Nina Cross, July 08, 2019
Strategies Born In The Mind. What are Russia’s “Intentions” By Leonid Savin, July 08, 2019
US Call for German Troops in Syria Angers Berlin By The New Arab, July 08, 2019
USAID Anti-Russia Propaganda By Stephen Lendman, July 08, 2019
A Secret Meeting to Plot War? By Philip Giraldi, July 08, 2019
US Now Admits it is Funding “Occupy Central” in Hong Kong By Tony Cartalucci, July 06, 2019
Canadian Firm’s Lobbying Contract with Sudan Military Rulers May Face Police Probe By Middle East Eye, July 05, 2019
The Un-submersible US-Iran Stalemate By Pepe Escobar, July 05, 2019
Putin’s Trip to Italy Is Actually Pretty Important. Meetings with Pope Francis By Andrew Korybko, July 04, 2019
How To Spot A Twitter Troll By Craig Murray, July 04, 2019
Watchdog Groups Call on Congress and Federal Regulators to Impose Moratorium on Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency By Jessica Corbett, July 04, 2019
Depleted Uranium: An Iraqi Scientist Speaks Out on the Lingering Effects of Radioactive Weapons By Edward Fox, July 04, 2019
Syria’s Second S-200 Debacle in Less than a Year Shows How Desperate It’s Becoming By Andrew Korybko, July 03, 2019
The Unwritten History of Israel’s Alliance with Iran’s Shah Dictatorship By Eitay Mack, July 03, 2019
We’re Just Beginning to Grasp the Toll of the Islamic State’s Archaeological Looting in Syria By Prof. Fiona Greenland, James Marrone, Oya Topçuoğlu, and Tasha Vorderstrasse, July 03, 2019
Are We Seeing Trump’s Changing Stance on China and North Korea? By Tom Clifford, July 02, 2019
Russia and Israel Are Allies? By Andrew Korybko, July 02, 2019
Democrats Back Trump’s Massive “World War III” Military Budget By Andre Damon, July 02, 2019
Russia’s Military Deal with Mali Further Encroaches on France’s Influence in West Africa By Andrew Korybko, July 02, 2019
This Celebrated Western-funded Nonprofit Collaborated with al-Qaeda to Wage Lawfare on Syria By Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton, July 01, 2019
O Canada, July 1st 2019: Plan Crimson: War on Canada By Floyd Rudmin, July 01, 2019
“People Without a Country”: Palestinians Seen ‘Stateless’ in Kushner’s Economic Plan: Analyst By Tasnim News Agency and Hussein Askary, July 01, 2019
UAE: “We Don’t Have Evidence” that Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks By The Maritime Executive, July 01, 2019
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Visit to China Will Elevate Bangladesh’s Role in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Extend China’s Influence in South Asia By Andrew Korybko, June 30, 2019
General Haftar Is Trying to Trick Turkey into Overextending Itself in Libya By Andrew Korybko, June 30, 2019
Trump’s Re-election? Did the Federal Reserve Already “Decide the 2020 US Election”? By F. William Engdahl, June 30, 2019
Persian Peril: Brinkmanship in the Post-INF Treaty Era By Michael Welch, Scott Ritter, and Bruce Gagnon, June 30, 2019
What’s Happening in the “Land of the Free” and the “Home of the Brave”? By Edward Curtin, June 29, 2019
Prevalence and Characteristics of Virginia Hospitals Suing Patients and Garnishing Wages for Unpaid Medical Bills By William E. Bruhn, Dr. Lainie Rutkow, Peiqi Wang, and et al., June 29, 2019
Crisis in Northern Syria: A Look Inside the Real Idlib Today By Steven Sahiounie, June 29, 2019
US Special Envoy Abrams Welcomes Venezuela’s Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump’s Commitment to Ousting Maduro By Paul Dobson, June 28, 2019
Iran Has Warned to Target Arab Countries in Case of War: The US “Like a Lion in a Persian Story” By Elijah J. Magnier, June 28, 2019
Hawks Behind Trump’s Back By Steven Sahiounie, June 27, 2019
NY Times Admits It Sends Stories to US Government for Approval Before Publication By Ben Norton, June 26, 2019
Video: Avian Bird Flu, New Strains of the Flu Virus: Let’s Fight Global Pandemics by Maybe Starting One? By Thomas Gaulkin, June 26, 2019
Trump Rejected Attacking Iran: ‘We Don’t Need Any More Wars’ By Jason Ditz, June 26, 2019
The ICTY Srebrenica Trials: The Unseen Evidence By Stephen Karganovic, June 25, 2019
Iran Barred from Closed UN Security Council Session Pertaining the US Threats against Iran By Stephen Lendman, June 25, 2019
Behind the Syrian Network for Human Rights: How an Opposition Front Group Became Western Media’s Go-to monitor By Max Blumenthal, June 25, 2019
Bolton Is in Israel Conferring with Netanyahu How to Provoke US Attack on Iran By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, June 24, 2019
“Violent Voyeurism”: Surveillance, Spyware and Human Rights By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, June 24, 2019