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How and Why U.S. Honors and Aids Al Qaeda

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at The Saker This will present a typical example in which the U.S. promotes Al Qaeda and other jihadists, and then honors that promotion by calling this PR not “propaganda” as it really is, but instead … Continue reading

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The Reason Behind the U.S. Government’s Secret Hatred of Europeans

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The reason for the U.S. government’s hostility — at least since 4 February 2014 —toward Europeans, has been a mystery, until now. This hostility wasn’t even publicly recognized at all, until it leaked out, … Continue reading

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Putin: U.S. Routinely Meddles in Russian and Other Nations’ Elections

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org In a Showtime interview of Russian President Vladimir Putin by American film-maker Oliver Stone, which started airing on June 12th, Putin called “lies” many of the allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies, to the effect … Continue reading

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Russia Announces No-Fly Zone in Syria — War Against U.S. There

Eric Zuesse Late on Monday the 19th, was reported by Russia’s Sputnik: “In areas where Russian aviation is conducting combat missions in the Syrian skies, any flying ojects, including jets and unmanned aerial vehicles of the international coalition discovered west … Continue reading

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Gallup Finds Stunning Decline in Americans’ Respect for U.S. Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On June 9th, Gallup’s Editor-In-Chief, Frank Newport, headlined “Americans Want More Than Just Budget Cuts” and reported that, “Gallup’s latest update shows that 28% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the federal government, while 55% … Continue reading

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Why is Trump protecting ISIS?

Eric Zuesse On June 12th, Al Masdar News — the go-to site for the honest latest news regarding the war in Syria — reported that the U.S. coalition that’s been fighting in Syria so as to replace Bashar al-Assad by … Continue reading

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AN INTERESTING ALTERNATIVE VIEW OF U.S. FOREIGN POLICIES

Eric Zuesse For many years, I have been reading — but not yet citing as documentation for my own articles regarding U.S. international policies — the voltairenet news-site, which interprets events from a pro-Syrian-government, and pro-Russian-government, perspective. The reason that … Continue reading

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How I know that the Sauds did the 9/11 attacks

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org As a historian, I recognize that everything we know about history is from sources, and depends upon the reliability of those sources. Here, my main sources will be identified, and linked-to, so that any … Continue reading

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Is Google’s search-engine now appallingly corrupt?

Eric Zuesse Here is the evidence I’ve come across which indicates to me that the Google search-engine is now appallingly corrupt, and for which reason I am seeking (and hope to see in reader-comments at sites that publish this article) … Continue reading

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All Islamic Terrorism Is Perpetrated by Fundamentalist Sunnis,

Except Terrorism Against Israel Eric Zuesse My examination of 54 prominent international examples of what U.S. President Donald Trump is presumably referring to when he uses his often-repeated but never defined phrase “radical Islamic terrorism” indicates that it is exclusively … Continue reading

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ZeroHedge Crushes Mainstream ‘News’ Media on June 8th

Eric Zuesse Just look: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-06-08/obstruction-justice-case-totally-dismantled-senator-risch I think that any news-report of today’s Senate hearing on James Comey, that won’t be linking to this one from Zero Hedge at 11:34 AM on June 8th, will either be filching it (repeating it, … Continue reading

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Shoddy Alt-News ‘Journalism’ Boosts Mainstream ‘Journalism’ (Propaganda)

Eric Zuesse, originally posted in two parts at strategic-culture.org Part One: INTRODUCTION Whereas mainstream ‘journalism’ about international affairs is thoroughly controlled by (and usually owned by) the aristocracy that control the government, and therefore such ‘journalism’ boosts the government regardless … Continue reading

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The Intercept Trumpets Time-Wasting News

Eric Zuesse The Intercept headlined on June 5th, “TOP-SECRET NSA REPORT DETAILS RUSSIAN HACKING EFFORT DAYS BEFORE 2016 ELECTION” and devoted 3,811 words to saying that America’s National Security Agency alleges that “a months-long Russian intelligence cyber effort against elements … Continue reading

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Boycott U.S. Firms Till Trump Signs to 195-Nation Paris Climate Agreement

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Donald Trump announced, on Thursday, June 1st, that “We’re getting out” of the global agreement on limiting the amount of greenhouse gases pouring into the Earth’s atmosphere. Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, had described the agreement (which … Continue reading

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Iran and the 9/11 Attacks

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The official U.S. government line is that Iran is the main country responsible for the 9/11 attacks in America. On 9 March 2016, a U.S. civil court ruled that Iran must pay to some … Continue reading

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The U.S.-Jihadist Alliance

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org With America’s record-shattering $350 billion ten-year weapons-sale to the Saud family, the U.S. government’s alliance with the main family who funded and participated in the organization of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, and who have been … Continue reading

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Which government dominates U.S.-Saud alliance?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org With America’s sale of $350 billion of its weapons to Saudi Arabia during the next ten years, which side will dominate, if the royal family of Saudi Arabia — the owners of Saudi Arabia, … Continue reading

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Does the Washington Post Have Fake News?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org There are two kinds of fake news: One is a report of something that actually didn’t happen, which for a newspaper to do can reasonably be called lying, inasmuch as a newspaper is expected … Continue reading

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U.S. $350 Billion Arms-Sale to Sauds Cements U.S.-Jihadist Alliance

Eric Zuesse On Saturday, May 20th, U.S. President Donald Trump and the Saud family inked an all-time record-high $350 billion ten-year arms-deal that not only will cement-in the Saud family’s position as the world’s largest foreign purchasers of U.S.-produced weaponry, … Continue reading

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Pence Begins Presidential Campaign Unofficially

Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, May 17th, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has built his political career as both a fundamentalist Christian, and a client of the libertarian Koch brothers’ extensive fundraising network, made his unofficial but starting bid to … Continue reading

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Trump’s Plan Finally Becomes Clear

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to restore America’s former dominance as a manufacturing country will be announced this coming weekend in Riyadh Saudi Arabia and Washington DC, but its outlines … Continue reading

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Major Media Organize to Rig Web-Search Results

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The New York Times, as Robert Parry has pointed out, “Cheers the Rise of Censorship”, but only of censorship of any allegations that expose the fraudulence of the NYT’s allegations. The Washington Post, Google, … Continue reading

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Trump Mocks His Voters

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org It usually comes from his actions, instead of from his words, but sometimes Trump mocks his voters verbally too, such as when the New York Daily News bannered on 9 December 2016, “SEE IT: … Continue reading

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Why Americans Distrust the Press More than They Distrust Trump

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A Morning Consult poll published on April 28th showed that “roughly half (51 percent) of Americans said the national political media ‘is out of touch with everyday Americans,’ compared with 28 percent who said … Continue reading

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America’s Top Scientists Confirm: U.S. Goal Now Is to Conquer Russia

Eric Zuesse The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists published a study, on 1 March 2017, which opened: The US nuclear forces modernization program has been portrayed to the public as an effort to ensure the reliability and safety of warheads … Continue reading

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Bigoted Americans Far More Supportive of War Against Syria

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org —— On April 23rd, the U.S. mega-corporate and government-funded National Public Radio network, NPR, interviewed voters about their views on President Trump’s achievements so far; and a typical respondent, the 33-year-old Jamie Ruppert, of … Continue reading

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America’s Rapacious Aristocracy and WW3

Eric Zuesse The disenchanted Reagan Administration official and much-honored economist and political scientist, Paul Craig Roberts, headlined on April 27th, “Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China” and stated an impressive case that this radical conclusion is realistic, no mere … Continue reading

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Trump Beat Hillary Because of Obama Voters in 2012 Who Voted for Trump in 2016

Eric Zuesse Here is one detailed analysis, published on 28 March 2017, of the voter-data from the 2016 Clinton-v-Trump Presidential contest. Here is another, published on 1 May 2017, which goes even deeper. Both conclude the same thing: Trump won … Continue reading

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How Obama & Erdogan Moved ISIS from Iraq to Syria, to Weaken Assad

Eric Zuesse Chris Tomson of Al Masdar News headlined on Monday May 1st, “Syrian Army tank takes direct hit from ISIS guided missile in Deir Ezzor” and reported that, “Currently, government forces are less than 1500 meters from linking up … Continue reading

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Democratic Voters Have Been Duped to Hate Putin

Eric Zuesse The campaign by the Obama-Clinton Democratic Party establishment to blame their electoral failures upon Russian leader Vladimir Putin is shown in a recent Pew poll to be a great success: — http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/04/20/share-of-democrats-calling-russia-greatest-danger-to-u-s-at-its-highest-since-end-of-cold-war/ Share of Democrats calling Russia ‘greatest … Continue reading

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POLL: Americans Support Military-Industrial Complex Above All Else

Eric Zuesse A new Morning Consult/POLITICO survey, published on 26 April, indicates that most American voters support the military-industrial complex more than they support any other recipient of U.S. federal government spending. The military-industrial complex includes almost all federal contractors, … Continue reading

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Mad-Dog Mattis Going Rabid

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On Monday, April 25th, the AP headlined, “US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban” and reported that U.S. Pentagon chief James “Mad Dog” Mattis was accusing Russia of violating the sovereignty of … Continue reading

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Bloomberg News Shows Florida’s Coastal Home Buyers Are Fools

Eric Zuesse According to Bloomberg News, “When it comes to buying homes on the coast, most Floridians are still optimists. Since the end of 2010, median home prices in and around Miami rose 120 percent.” In other words: they’ve more … Continue reading

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Trump Is Advised by Liars, Like Bush Was

Eric Zuesse As will be shown here, the U.S. federal government, under President Donald Trump, is repeating the very same deception of the public, in regard to Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, that it had perpetrated back in 2002, against Iraq’s Saddam … Continue reading

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Trump Trying to Force Putin to Capitulate

Eric Zuesse The Trump Administration is demanding Russian President Vladimir Putin to abandon support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and has blocked at the United Nations an investigation-team’s being sent to the alleged site of the alleged sarin-gas attack that … Continue reading

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The Reason Behind the Sales-Surge for Nuclear-Proof Bunkers

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On April 15th, Zero Hedge bannered “Doomsday Bunker Sales Soar After Trump’s Military Strikes”, but this growth in the market for nuclear-proof bunkers is hardly new; it started during the Obama Administration, in Obama’s … Continue reading

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Top U.S. Intelligence Analyst Accuses White House of Fraud About Syrian Sarin Gas Attack

Eric Zuesse On April 18th, Washingtonsblog received from MIT’s Dr. Theodore Postol a detailed scientific analysis of the source-material for the White House Report on the gas-attack that occurred in Syria on April 4th. In it, he essentially accuses the … Continue reading

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Should People Trust CBS, ABC, NBC, NYT, WP, WSJ, BBC, AP, etc.?

Eric Zuesse The following facts were established and published in obscure places in 2002, well before the U.S. and UK invaded Iraq, but did you know them, from the news-reports you saw, at that time, before we invaded, on that … Continue reading

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To Trust U.S. Government & ‘News’Media Is to Be a Dupe

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Who trusts the U.S. government and American newsmedia nowadays? Only dupes possibly can. Just look at the recent history, for the evidence on that: The U.S. Government and ‘news’media lied us into invading Iraq … Continue reading

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What the U.S. Aristocracy Are Demanding

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The U.S. aristocracy are demanding war against Russia. According to Eli Lake at Bloomberg News, on April 13th: White House and administration officials familiar with the current debate tell me there is no consensus … Continue reading

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Americans Are No Different Than Germans Were (and Are).

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Daniel Goldhagen blamed the Holocaust on “the Germans” (by which he meant the German people), and said that they perpetrated the Holocaust because they positively enjoyed murdering “the Jews.” But, as has long been … Continue reading

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More Proof that Trump’s Attack on Syria Was a War Crime

Eric Zuesse America’s top expert on analyzing intelligence of the types that were involved in determining the cause of the April 4th gas-attack in Syria is Dr. Theodore Postol of MIT, and he has now thoroughly analyzed all of the … Continue reading

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What the U.S. Aristocracy Are Demanding

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Donald Trump has reversed his national-security policies 180 degrees, and is now focusing it around conquering Russia, instead of around reducing the threat from jihadists. The reason for this drastic change is in order … Continue reading

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Google Is Now Threatening My Publishers

Eric Zuesse I just happened to notice at one of my publishers, RINF, “Google’s Censorship Of Independent News – Rinf Becomes Latest Victim”, and the owner, Mick Meaney, described Google’s threat to him if he didn’t remove a news-article that … Continue reading

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The Money-Quote from the Postol Report on the Recent Gas Attack in Syria

Eric Zuesse After detailed decimation of President Trump’s ‘intelligence’ ‘justifying’ his invasion of Syria, the MIT specialist on such intelligence-analysis, Dr. Theodore Postol, concludes: I have worked with the intelligence community in the past, and I have grave concerns about … Continue reading

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Keystone XL and America’s Psychopathic Government

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Keystone XL Pipeline is a long-controversial proposed Canadian pipeline project through the U.S. north to south, from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, to trans-ship the world’s most global-warming filthiest oil, from Canada’s tar-sands, … Continue reading

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Trump Is Losing Some of His Base

Eric Zuesse The main pro-Trump news-site, Breitbart News, is getting predominantly negative reader-comments on its articles that relate to Russia and the war in Syria. Whereas the reporters who write the articles trumpet the Trump line, the leading reader-comments to … Continue reading

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Trump Abandons His Base, Goes toward Nuclear War

Eric Zuesse The 48,000+ reader-comments thus far at Stephen Bannon’s Breitbart News, to their announcement on April 6th that Trump had invaded Russia’s ally Syria with missiles, are overwhelmingly along the lines of “This isn’t what I voted for.” The … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Secretly Is Allied With America’s Enemies

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org [NOTE: On the morning of 11 December 2016, German Economic News headlined “Brutal Power Struggle in the U.S.: CIA Is Targeting Donald Trump” (“Brutaler Machtkampf in den USA: CIA nimmt Donald Trump ins Visier”), … Continue reading

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Advertisers Want Media that Trump Watches & Reads

Eric Zuesse On April 5th, Laura Nichols at Morning Consult bannered “Advertisers, Consumers Take Notice of Trump’s Unusual Media Diet”, and reported that: Advertisers are scrambling to adjust how they reach the White House, … faced with a president who prefers Twitter … Continue reading

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