How Americans Came to Kill in the Middle East

‘March of Silence’ in Uruguay sends message of remembrance to South America
They were marching shoulder-to-shoulder, young and old, in absolute silence. Some were carrying small placards with names and photos of their loved ones, who disappeared four decades ago, during the pro-Western dictatorship here in Uruguay.

John Kerry Gives Saudis a Big Pass on Indiscriminate Bombing of Civilians in Yemen

NY Gov. Cuomo signs “unconstitutional, McCarthyite” pro-Israel exec. order punishing BDS boycott movement
Andrew Cuomo pushed through discriminatory policy to punish groups that boycott Israel for Palestinian human rights

New York Governor Signs Pro-Israel, Anti-BDS Executive Order
The governor is ordering the state to come up with a list of groups engaged in “boycott, divestment or sanctions activity targeting Israel.”

Pakistani sweet shop owner admits killing 30 people with poison-laced sweets
The owner said he mixed poison with the sweets to ‘teach his brother a lesson’

31 people suddenly dropped dead in a Pakistani village. Now police claim to know the horrible reason why.

Muhammad Ali: a Torchbearer of Resistance

Clinton to Sanders: I dropped out for Obama – it was ‘the right thing to do’
Clinton recalls her decision to concede to Obama in 2008, turning up the heat on Sanders ahead of primaries she’s expected to use to declare victory.

How Americans Came to Kill in the Middle East

US Asks Russia to Not Hit Nusra Front in Syria, Moscow Says

Backed by Russian air cover, Syrian regime forces reach Raqqa border

Syria: The U.S. Is Unwilling To Settle – Russia Returns For Another Round
The Obama administration does not want peace in Syria. The Russians finally have to admit to themselves that the U.S. is no partner for a continuation of a cease fire, a coordinated attack against the Islamic State and al-Qaeda and for peace in Syria.

Hustler magazine hits the mailboxes of Utah lawmakers
Utah lawmakers began receiving unwanted copies of Hustler magazine’s latest issue this week, an attempt by the periodical’s eccentric founder to push back against a Legislature-approved resolution calling pornography a “public health crisis.”

NATO: America’s Other Cold War Dinosaur

Caracas Warns of Military Intervention Into Venezuela Amid Clash With OAS

NATO: America’s Other Cold War Dinosaur

Russia’s got a point: The U.S. broke a NATO promise

A Russian Warning
We, the undersigned, are Russians living and working in the USA. We have been watching with increasing anxiety as the current US and NATO policies have set us on an extremely dangerous collision course with the Russian Federation, as well as with China.

Target Russia. Target China. Target Iran
Not a day goes by without US Think Tankland doing what it does best; pushing all sorts of scenarios for cold – and hot – war with Russia, plus myriad confrontations with China and Iran.

Family of Driver Killed in US Attack File Criminal Case
Relatives of Mohammad Azam, killed while driving Mullah Mansoor across Pakistan, lodge a first investigation report for murder

Isis faces likely defeat in battles across Iraq and Syria – but what happens next?
In the second of a four-part series examining Isis, Patrick Cockburn says the terror group may be under threat, but regaining the terrority it captured would not necessarily stabilise the region

Fighting Continues near Fallujah; 254 Killed in Iraq

Saudi Coalition Blacklisted by UN for Killing Children in Yemen
Report Also Faults US for Strike on Kunduz Hospital in Afghanistan

Fabricated Reports of Russian Airstrikes Killing Civilians in Syria

Report: Russia Discusses Sending Special Forces to Syria
Russian Leadership Seen Split on Putting Troops on the Ground

Britain is at war in Libya and nobody thought to tell us
British SAS troops may be fighting in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, and Libya – but Parliament hasn’t been told about any of these deployments, let alone been given the chance to debate them

Isis in Syria: US-backed Forces Target Jihadist Stronghold on Turkish Border

War Criminal Blair Warmongers for Ground Invasion of Syria and Iraq

How Hillary Clinton will squander the nuclear deal with Iran

America’s Habit of Fighting Unnecessary Wars

Clinton’s Foreign Policy Speech Marred by Inherent Contradictions
“Hillary Clinton’s history of supporting interventionism puts her in a weird place to be portraying her opponent as trigger happy.”

The Bigger Nuclear Risk: Trump or Clinton?
If the U.S. election comes down to Hillary Clinton v. Donald Trump, the American people will have to decide between two candidates who could risk the future of the planet, albeit for very different reasons, writes Robert Parry.

New Political Earthquake in Brazil

New Political Earthquake in Brazil: Is It Now Time for Media Outlets to Call This a “Coup”?
Brazil today awoke to stunning news of secret, genuinely shocking conversations involving a key minister in Brazil’s newly installed government, which shine a bright light on the actual motives and participants driving the impeachment of the country’s democratically elected president, Dilma Rousseff. The transcripts were published by the country’s largest newspaper, Folha de São Paulo, and reveal secret conversations that took place in March, just weeks before the impeachment vote in the lower house was held.

Brazil: Coup-Imposed Government Attacks Protesters in Sao Paulo

Pushing Russia Toward War
NATO’s military pressure on Russia and the West’s economic sanctions have empowered Moscow’s hardliners, setting the stage for an escalation of the new Cold War into possibly a hot one, ex-British intelligence officer Alastair Crooke warns.

BRACE YOURSELF: Ex-Deputy NATO Commander Predicts Russia Will Start WW3 in May 2017

Beware what you wish for: Russia is ready for war
So foreign ministers from the 28 NATO member-nations met in Brussels for a two-day summit, while mighty military power Montenegro was inducted as a new member.

‘New Financial Order’: Russia, China Placing Heavy Bets on ‘Petro-Yuan’
After the West imposed economic sanctions against Moscow, Russia and Beijing established a powerful energy alliance which changed the global oil market. In addition to increasing trade operations with oil and gas, the two countries are set to challenge dominance of the US dollar in setting prices for crude.

US fully lifts Vietnam lethal arms embargo
The US has decided to “completely lift” its embargo on trade in lethal arms with the Southeast Asian country, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has said, Reuters reports.

Vietnam’s VietJet to buy 100 Boeing planes for US$11.3b
Delivery of the Boeing planes is expected to run from 2019 until 2023, when VietJet will have a fleet of more than 200 planes of both Boeing and Airbus to accommodate its expansion plan.

Kerry Threatens War-Without-End on Syria
Alleged peace-maker John Kerry threatened to wage war-without-end on Syria – if the Middle East country does accept the US demand for regime change.

Lebanese Source: US, French Intelligence Officers Captured by Hezbollah in Aleppo

Ontario seeks to crush criticism of Israel through a BDS campaign of its own

How Close Are Saudi Arabia And Israel

The High Price of Security Theater
There was the $30 billion raise for the FBI that didn’t see 9/11 coming and $70 billion for the bureaucrats who have consistently failed to keep our airports safe. Add in more than $200 billion for a new Cabinet-level department to coordinate all of this activity and half a trillion for mass surveillance, plus the incredible costs of a decade and a half of military action abroad, and the total comes to a whopping $4 trillion. Where did all that money go?

The US War Machine’s Annual Budget Could Buy Every Homeless American a $1 Million Home

Pakistan summons US envoy, expresses concern over drone strike

Leaders of 4 countries discuss settling Ukraine conflict