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Media Blackout: Surface-To-Air Missile System Deployed at Standing Rock

(ANTIMEDIA) North Dakota — The militarization of law enforcement at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline has apparently reached a whole new level. On Monday, independent journalist John Ziegler posted photos and video on Facebook showing what appears to be an Avenger Air Defense System, or AN/TWQ-1, deployed near the Standing Rock Indian reservation in […]

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Trump, Putin Teams Dispute Allegations of Upcoming Meeting

(teleSUR) Washington – While it doesn’t appear any formal meeting between the two has been set up, Trump has been very vocal about restoring relations between the two nations. A news report by the Sunday Times announcing an upcoming meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been debunked by both teams. […]

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Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

(GPA) Washington – Today, in a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone paying attention, two of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continued the American military and intelligence tradition of labeling Russia among the top threats to The United States. In hearings on Capitol Hill today, critical opinions on US Russian relations were voiced by both Mike […]

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WaPo’s Factcheck of WikiLeaks Highlights Paper’s Strange View of Facts

(FAIR) Washington – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (Fox News, 1/3/17) again denied that the leaked e-mails he published during the election came from Russia—an assertion contradicted by many anonymous US intelligence officials. “We can say, we have said repeatedly over the last two months, that our source is not the Russian government, and it is not […]

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Instead of Speculating on Trump’s Future War Crimes, Let’s Look at Obama’s

(GPA) Washington – In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama’s term in office, the US dropped a record number of bombs in seven different countries. While the US has been obsessing over what kind of war criminal incoming President Donald Trump will be, the Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) […]

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In Syria, Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda

(FAIR) Aleppo- The Syrian government– a dictatorship known for imprisoning, torturing and disappearing dissidents—is easy to vilify. And over the last five years of Syria’s civil war, it has committed its share of atrocities. But there is more than one side to every story, and US media coverage has mainly reflected one side—that of the rebels—without regard […]

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US Refuses to Provide Evidence to Back Russian Meddling Claims

(teleSUR) Washington – According to the U.S., intelligence agencies should decide what information the public needs. According to the U.S. State Department, it is up to that country’s intelligence community to decide when and what information to release to the public. State Department spokesperson John Kirby suggested as much Monday when explaining why they don’t have to […]