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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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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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Does the Washington Establishment Seek War with Russia?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Which does the Washington’s Establishment prefer: a U.S. President who wants to reach new agreements with Russia, or a U.S. President who wants to replace all of Russia’s allies? What we’ve been having recently … Continue reading

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What America’s Coup in Ukraine Did

Eric Zuesse On March 23rd, Gallup headlined “South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine Lead World in Suffering”, and the Ukrainian part of that can unquestionably be laid at the feet of U.S. President Barack Obama, who in February 2014 imposed upon Ukraine a very … Continue reading

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Are U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Russia Based on an Obama Lie?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org SUMMARY If the March 2014 annexation of Crimea by Russia was based upon the overwhelming desire by Crimeans that Crimea become again a part of Russia such as Crimea had been until 1954, instead … Continue reading

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Americans Support Increasing Budget of Most Wasteful Federal Department

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org There is only one Cabinet-level federal Department that is so wasteful — so corrupt (&/or incompetent) — that its financial records can’t even be audited, meaning that no auditors can be found who will certify … Continue reading

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Fired FBI Whistleblower: Israel Blackmails Congress-members to Spy for Israel. FBI Was Prohibited From Investigations of Turkey, UK, and Belgium.

Eric Zuesse Sibel Edmonds — the FBI intelligence analyst who was fired and placed under a lifelong gag-order for having found criminal wrongdoing during an investigation of a member of Congress, and who had found what she says was clear … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders on American Democracy

Eric Zuesse On March 10th, Bernie Sanders was interviewed by Britain’s Guardian, headlining “Sanders on Trump and the challenge for the left”, and he said (and this is just a small sampling): — The bad news, the very bad news is … Continue reading

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The Historic Magnitude of Trump’s Failure

Eric Zuesse In order to understand the enormous magnitude of Trump’s failure (not merely of performance, but of his actual intentions), consider a poll by a top pollster, published on 18 November 2016, ten days after the U.S. Presidential election, … Continue reading

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How ‘News’Media Lie

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org I happened to be reading at Huffington Post on March 6th their truthful top-of-homepage news-report: “Trump Forced To Water Down Executive Order On Immigration: The new order leaves out many of the most forceful … Continue reading

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The palace coup is on, to replace Trump by Pence.

Eric Zuesse Barack Obama is stepping forward to assist the newsmedia in replacing the political neophyte Donald Trump by his long-established neoconservative Vice President, Mike Pence, who would become the President if Trump is either impeached or otherwise removed from … Continue reading

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How Obama Overrode Kerry’s Agreements with Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted on 29 Dec. 2016 at strategic-culture.org On more than one occasion, U.S. President Barack Obama overrode agreements that his Secretary of State John Kerry had reached with Russia. Unlike Obama’s consistent support of his prior Secretary … Continue reading

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Clinton Crushed Trump Among Big Donors: The Final Numbers

Eric Zuesse Though the final final campaign-donation numbers are still not yet fully tabulated by anyone, we’re close enough now (99+% of the way toward 100% accuracy), so that reliably close approximations can at last be presented:    In the … Continue reading

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Aristocracy Deceives Public about the Deep State

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The “deep state” is the aristocracy and its agents. Wikispooks defines it as follows: The deep state (loosely synonymous with the shadow government or permanent government) is in contrast to the public structures which appear to be directing individual nation states. The deep state … Continue reading

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Issues at Stake in Syria’s Peace Talks

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Syria’s peace-talks are about settling a horrific six-year-long war, but this is more of an international war that’s being waged on the battlefields of Syria, than it is a civil war within Syria itself. … Continue reading

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Trump Boosts Most Wasteful Department, Reduces All Others

Eric Zuesse On February 27th, Reuters headlined “Trump seeks ‘historic’ increase of 9 percent in U.S. military’s budget” and reported that “Trump will ask Congress to boost Pentagon spending in the next fiscal year by $54 billion in his first budget proposal … Continue reading

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Gallup: Americans’ Hostility to Russia Soared After Obama’s 2012 Re-Election

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The Gallup organization samples Americans’ approval-disapproval of Russia in February of each year, and the approval-figure for this year is only slightly more than half as high as it had been back in 2012 … Continue reading

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Instead of ‘Draining the Swamp’, Trump is Feeding the Alligators

Eric Zuesse, follow-up of version originally published at The Saker Zerohedge’s “Tyler Durden” headlined on February 21st, “Bannon Breaks With Pence, Delivers Warning To Europe” and noted that before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.S. Secretary of Defense James … Continue reading

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Russia Now Runs the Peace Process to End Syria’s War: Part 2

Part Two of Three Parts (Part One is here.) Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The Sauds pay undisclosed sums, amounting perhaps to billions of dollars annually, to support the U.S. CIA, and especially to finance U.S. training and weapons … Continue reading

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