US Baits ISIS to Stage False-Flag Chemical Attack to Justify Greater US Attack against Syria

The Great Recession Blog by David Haggith   What could be smellier and more tempting bait to get ISIS to launch a chemical-weapon attack than a US guarantee that “any” chemical weapon attack in Syria will be automatically blamed on Assad’s regime and will automatically result in the US attacking Assad and all of ISIS’s…

Will ‘Big Lies’ About Syria’s Chemical Weapons Spark a New US War?

Strategic Culture by MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY   In late February 2017, the Russian Federation and China vetoed a joint, US, French and British resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over allegations of chemical weapons use. I wondered at the time why this issue was coming back. In 2014, on Russian initiative the Syrian government agreed…

35 Countries Where the U.S. Has Supported Fascists, Drug Lords and Terrorists

AlterNet By Nicolas J.S. Davies   The U.S. is backing Ukraine’s extreme right-wing Svoboda party and violent neo-Nazis whose armed uprising paved the way for a Western-backed coup. Events in the Ukraine are giving us another glimpse through the looking-glass of U.S. propaganda wars against fascism, drugs and terrorism. The ugly reality behind the mirror…

Barbarism in Words and Deeds. Barbarism of U.S. Imperial Wars is Unmatched

Global Research By Prof. James Petras   “What Russia is sponsoring and doing [in Syria] is not counter-terrorism it is barbarism” Samantha Power, US Representative to the United Nations  The US representative to the United Nations, Ambassador ‘Ranting Sam’ Samantha Power, accused the Russian and Syrian governments of ‘barbarism’, claiming Moscow or Damascus had attacked…

Three Big Lies that Pervade America’s ‘News’ Media

Strategic Culture by ERIC ZUESSE   (This news-report is being submitted to virtually all U.S. national ‘news’ media, almost all of which are the very same ‘news’ media that hide these historical truths, which facts thus remain as «news» in America, since they still haven’t yet been reported as «news», even though they’ve now become history —…

US Threatens to Arm Al Qaeda, ISIS with Anti-Air Missiles

New Eastern Outlook by Tony Cartalucci   US officials have threatened Syria and its allies – including Russia specifically – that the collapse of a US-proposed ceasefire will lead “Gulf states” to arm militants with shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles. A Reuters article titled, “Gulf may arm rebels now Syria truce is dead: U.S. officials,” would elaborate,…