US Intelligence Reportedly Gives Israel Green Light to Assassinate Iran Top General

US Intelligence Reportedly Gives Israel Green Light to Assassinate Iran’s Top General

Source: zerohedge.com According to reports circulating widely in Israeli media today, the United States has quietly given Israel the green light to assassinate Iran's top military officer, Iranian Revolutionary Guards al-Quds Force commander Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani. The leader of Iran's most elite force also coordinates military activity between the Islamic Republic and Syria, Iraq, Hezbollah, and Hamas - a position he's filled since 1998 - and as Quds Force commander reports directly to ...

US media lies about Iran protests — just like in 1953

US media lies about Iran protests — just like in 1953

By Kevin Barrett January 2, 2018 “Stop the presses! Spontaneous protests, driven by economic woes and anti-leadership wrath, are about to bring down Iran’s government!” That’s what the Mockingbird media told us in August 1953. They rehashed the story in 2009. And now they’re singing the same old tired refrain. IT WORKED IN 1953. IN THOSE DAYS, THE IRANIAN PEOPLE WERE NAIVE. THEY LET THE CIA’S FABRICATIONS DESTROY THEIR DEMOCRACY. The “spontaneous protests” of 1953 were anything ...

Eurasian Economic Union

Eurasian Economic Union: Many Problems, Few Solutions

The squabble between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan was relatively petty, but the cracks that their dispute exposed in the Eurasian Economic Union, a trading bloc to which they both belong, are proving harder than ever to paper over. In mid-October, days after the outgoing Kyrgyz president lashed out at his counterpart in Kazakhstan with a barrage of insults, a low-intensity trade row erupted. For a period of around six weeks, Kazakhstani border officials intensified checks on cross-border ...

Turkey and Armenia are trading accusations over responsibility for the apparent end of a nearly decade-long initiative to normalize relations between the estranged neighbors

Armenia, Turkey Trade Blame After Yerevan Abandons Protocols

December 21, 2017 - 12:23pm, by Ayla Jean Yackley Turkey and Armenia are trading accusations over responsibility for the apparent end of a nearly decade-long initiative to normalize relations between the estranged neighbors. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said in a September speech to the United Nations General Assembly that Armenia would “enter the spring of 2018 without those futile protocols.” That news passed mostly unremarked in Turkey, until Armenian Foreign Minister Edward ...

CONFIRMED US preparing to attack North Korea

CONFIRMED: US ‘preparing to attack’ North Korea

Daily Telegraph claims US engaging in advanced planning for military strike against North Korea by ALEXANDER MERCOURISDecember 21, 2017, 18:48 An article in the British newspaper the Daily Telegraph is reporting that the US is now very close to deciding on a list of options for military strikes against North Korea. The Daily Telegraph claims that its article is based on inside information provided to it by officials of the US and British governmens ………this newspaper talked to around ...

China condemns US 'Cold War mentality' on national security

China condemns US ‘Cold War mentality’ on national security

China has condemned the "Cold War mentality" of the White House after the publication of a new US national security policy. The document labels China and Russia as "rival powers" and lays out a number of potential threats they pose. The new strategy said Beijing and other governments were determined to challenge American power. But China's foreign ministry criticised the strategy report, saying Washington should "abandon outdated notions". Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said: "No country or ...

Life Inside China’s Total Surveillance State 2018

Life Inside China’s Total Surveillance State

China has turned the northwestern region of Xinjiang into a vast experiment in domestic surveillance. WSJ investigated what life is like in a place where one's every move can be monitored with cutting-edge technology. Video: Clément Bürge/WSJ; Image: DeepGlint   Source: wsj.com ...

Secret Files Untold Story of CIA Covert Operations in Tibet

Secret Files Untold Story of CIA Covert Operations in Tibet

20:57 13.12.2016Get short URL 175917 The publication of the US' secret intelligence documents on the CIA covert operations in Tibet back in 1998 came like a clap of thunder in a clear sky. The declassified memoranda shed light on Washington's interference on China's domestic affairs since the later 1950s and the Dalai Lama's cooperation with the CIA. The controversy sparked recently by US President-elect Donald Trump's tough remarks regarding the "One China" policy and the ...

Intelligence Leaks Reveal Erdogan Regime Arming Criminal Turkish Gangs in Germany Osmanen-Germania

Intelligence Leaks Reveal Erdogan Regime Arming Criminal Turkish Gangs in Germany

Intelligence Leaks Reveal Erdogan Regime Arming Criminal Turkish Gangs in Germany BY PATRICK POOLE DECEMBER 14, 2017 CHAT 24 COMMENTS An explosive report has revealed that close associates of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and officials of his AKP Party are funding and arming criminal gangs in Germany. This information reportedly was leaked by German intelligence to several media outlets, which subsequently published the allegations. German-language outlet ...

Foregone conclusion The conviction of Ratko Mladic and the end of the Yugoslav tribunal

Foregone conclusion: The conviction of Ratko Mladic and the end of the Yugoslav tribunal

To the surprise of no-one, Ratko Mladic was convicted in the final act of the Yugoslav tribunal in The Hague. A fitting end to ‘a monster of ferocity and anger’ as one journalist saw fit to describe him. But have we been told the full story? It was straightforward, goodies-and-baddies stuff: an aggressor motivated by ethnic hatred attacking the victims, and the whole thing rendered inevitable by the long period in which tensions were pent-up. Even when NATO went several bridges too far ...