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Pentagon and CIA: Don’t Be Fooled, the CIA Was Only “Half the Problem” in Syria

Damascus (GR) – The news that President Trump has halted the CIA program to arm and train rebel groups in Syria should be viewed with caution, as the CIA program only represented half of US involvement in Syria. Even if we take this information as completely accurate, and the CIA will cease to be involved in any covert programs in Syria, there […]

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How Media Spread CIA’s Sectarian, Anti-Iran ‘Mideast Cold War’ Narrative

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – A new Vox video (7/17/17) is the latest addition to a media onslaught that propagates numerous misleading talking points to demonize Iran—just as the US government, under Donald Trump’s vehemently anti-Iran administration, is ratcheting up aggression against that country. The 10-minute film, titled “The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained,” is a textbook example […]

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US Ends CIA Program in Syria but Continues Preparations for Big War

Washington D.C. (SCF) – The news hits headlines. The Washington Post (WP) reports that President Trump has decided to discontinue the CIA program in Syria to covert program to arm and train «moderate» Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to US officials. The CIA program in Syria was authorized by  Trump’s predecessor in 2013. […]

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US Pumped $4.2M in 2015 to Destabilize Venezuelan Government

Caracas (teleSUR) – Almost US$2 million of these funds were funneled through the National Endowment for Democracy for opposition organizations ahead of the elections. In 2015, the United States government earmarked at least US$4.26 million for Venezuela through the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, with much of this going to organizations undertaking anti-government work. […]

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Iran Condemns US-Sponsored Terrorism by Imposing Sanctions

Tehran, Iran (GPA) – In a response to blatant US aggression, Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Zionism, sponsoring terrorism, and violating basic human rights internationally. US-Sanctions Against Iran Just days ago, the United States announced new sanctions on 11 companies and individuals from China, the UAE, and North Korea. US-imposed sanctions […]

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Trump Loosens Obama’s Lax Drone War Checks, Giving Power to CIA

Washington D.C. (teleSUR) Trump has already started to reverse many of Obama’s policies that weakly curtailed abuse in operating drones. The lax checks on former U.S. President Barack Obama’s drone war have become even worse as Donald Trump’s administration has handed power over to the CIA to carry out the targeted strikes without White House […]

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Wikileaks Releases CIA’s Hacking Toolbox

Washington (GPA) – This morning at 8 a.m., the government transparency advocacy organization Wikileaks released the password to an encrypted zip file and an online archive of the CIA’s hacking arsenal. CIA negligence sees it losing control of all cyber weapons arsenal sparking serious proliferation concerns #Vault7 https://t.co/mHaRNCr3Df pic.twitter.com/lwapDCKYt9 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 7, 2017 […]