Daily Archives: Monday February 25th, 2019

A Financial War on Syria

by Thierry Meyssan The US Congress has just elected James Risch (Republican, Idaho) to the presidency of the Senatorial Committee for Foreign Affairs, and Eliot Engel (Democrat, New York) to the presidency of the equivalent Committee for the House of Representatives. The two men agree on nothing apart from their stubborn support for the Pentagon and Israel, and their hatred ...

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Rukban in the western outlets: pass the buck

Reuters agency published another one sensation this Thursday: Russian Military Police and Syrian Government Forces under the pretext of deploying humanitarian corridors, allegedly blocked all the roads to the US-controlled 55-kilometer Al-Tanf zone, thereby blocking the free access of vehicles with food and fuel to the Rukban refugee camp. The author of the article, Solomon Al Khalidi, without hesitation, categorically ...

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Labor Party defections

The defection of seven Parliament members from the ranks of the Labor Party led by Jeremy Corby has got a fairly extensive coverage in British press. In its editorial on Saturday, February 23, 2019, the Guardian saw in the move an indication of a forthcoming change in the British political system, which would no longer be dominated by two main ...

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US press coverage of Venezuela

The US press continue to front-page the stand-off  on the Venezuelan borders, especially with Colombia in an semi-explicit admission of support for the US regime-change bid. The New York Times and the Washington Post front-paged  what they termed “acts of violence” against “protestors. Such a coverage goes in line with the declared policy of the US Administration and with the ...

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