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U.S.-ISIS Alliance on Verge of Conquering Major Syrian City

Eric Zuesse The important city of Der Zor in Syria is surrounded now by U.S.-backed ISIS jihadists who are on the verge of retaking that city from government forces, after the U.S. had paved the way, on 16 September 2016, … Continue reading

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Obama’s Failed Presidency

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org I’m a former lifelong Democrat, stating here a clear and incontestable fact: Barack Obama is a failed President. It’s true not just because of the sad realities such as that “Top Ex-White House Economist … Continue reading

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U.S. Aristocracy Panics that Maybe Trump Is Serious

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On January 2nd, the U.S. Republican Party’s Wall Street Journal headlined “Tensions Within GOP Rise Over How to Handle Russia”, and reported that the policy toward Russia by the incoming Republican President Donald Trump … Continue reading

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Saudis Dominate Among Suicide-Bombers

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Numerous studies show that one nation dominates above all others as a steady source of jihadists: Saudi Arabia. On 15 July 2007. the Los Angeles Times headlined from Baghdad “Saudis’ Role in Iraq Insurgency Outlined: … Continue reading

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How the Leaks From Clinton & DNC Happened

Strong Evidence Obama CIA Etc. Lie About ‘Russian Hacking of the Election’ Eric Zuesse Julian Assange, who received the computer-data from what U.S. President Barack Obama alleges was ‘Russian hackers’, had an opportunity, in his 3 January 2017 interview with … Continue reading

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U.S. Gov’t. Now Punishes Syrian Refugees for Surviving the U.S.-Armed Jihadists (‘Rebels’)

Eric Zuesse Here (with my explanations added in brackets “[ ]” where I think it might be helpful), is the January 3rd original report by the brilliant blogger ‘bernhard” at his “Moon of Alabama” blog (including his links to the … Continue reading

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New York Times Continues Lying About Ukraine

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The New York Times’s hiding — for nearly three years after this massively important historical event — the U.S.-imposed bloody coup that occurred in Ukraine during February 2014, makes the Times’s hiding of it … Continue reading

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America’s Secret Planned Conquest of Russia

Eric Zuesse The U.S. government’s plan to conquer Russia is based upon a belief in, and the fundamental plan to establish, “Nuclear Primacy” against Russia — an American ability to win a nuclear war against, and so conquer, Russia. This … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin’s 2016 End-of-Year Press Conference

Eric Zuesse On Friday, December 23rd, Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual four-hour press conference. His answers — both to internal Russian questions, and to questions about foreign affairs — displayed his intentions and goals, including the reduction of … Continue reading

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How a Neoconservative ‘News’ Site Lies

Eric Zuesse On December 17th, the neoconservative ‘liberal’ American ‘news’ site “The Daily Beast,” headlined one of their typical rabidly anti-Russia ‘news’ reports, “How to Really Punish Russia for Hacking: We must respond to Russia’s hacking—but any response risks escalation.” Their article … Continue reading

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U.S. Gov’t. Is Secretly Allied with America’s Enemies

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org [NOTE: On the morning of December 11th, 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”), and … Continue reading

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NYT Hides News From Americans Unless U.S. Gov’t. Approves

Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, December 14th, the front page of The New York Times featured four news-reports, each of which displays how the employees (editors and reporters), who have been hired by the publisher, convey — by means of selective … Continue reading

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Officials: Obama Prioritized Defeating Assad Above Defeating Jihadists

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org SUMMARY The evidence is clear and convincing: U.S. President Barack Obama, against advice and warnings from his top military officers, pursued a policy to protect the fundamentalist-Sunni organization, Al Qaeda in Syria (called “Al … Continue reading

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But I thought the Cold War was supposed to have been about ideology.

Eric Zuesse Was the Cold War against communism, or against Russia? Russia was our ally in World War II, and we’d have a Nazi world today if 26 million Russians hadn’t died from Hitler’s bombs and attacks while Russia fought … Continue reading

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Obama & Erdogan Move ISIS from Iraq to Syria, to Weaken Assad

Eric Zuesse A 12 August 2012 U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency warning that the Obama Administration’s strategy might drive ISIS from Mosul in Iraq to Der Zor in Syria, is now being actually carried out as a plan instead of a warning — … Continue reading

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Trump’s Biggest Test So Far

Eric Zuesse On December 7th, was posed the biggest test so far of the mettle of America’s President-Elect, Donald Trump. He had said several times during his campaign, that if elected as President, he would seek a new, less-hostile, relationship … Continue reading

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Jill Stein’s Vote-Recounts Aim for a Hillary Clinton Victory

Jill Stein’s Vote-Recounts Aim for a Hillary Clinton Victory Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Prior to the U.S. election, Hillary Clinton’s campaign, and the Obama White House, were saying that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin was aiming to make Americans … Continue reading

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German Economist & Politician: “Stop Copying America’s Decline! Leave NATO!”

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Sahra Wagenknecht, Vice President of the German parliament’s Leftist Party, said in Parliament on Wednesday November 23rd, that Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel, could very possibly become replaced by a politician similar to U.S. President-Elect … Continue reading

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Obama’s Nonexistent Legacy

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org “Trump did more than any democrat to deflate the neocon/neoliberal agenda that liberals themselves screamed was fascist when Bush was president.” That was a brilliant and profoundly true reader-comment posted November 14th about Hillary … Continue reading

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The Noose that Obama Had Wanted to Hand to President Hillary to Hang U.S. Democracy

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION This will be a summary, update, and extension from, a 25,000-word masterpiece of historical writing: the obscure, little-noticed, but hair-raising and scrupulously documented, account of how U.S. foreign policy, starting in 1994 (shortly … Continue reading

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