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The Washington Post’s Shoddy Defense of the Russiagate Investigation

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org An editorial in the February 2nd Washington Post headlined “The Nunes memo shows the opposite of what Trump hoped it would prove”, and its first argument was that “the memo reveals that there were … Continue reading

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What U.S. News Reports on Syria’s War Hide

Eric Zuesse What’s being hidden from the public by the U.S. news-media’s reports on Syria’s war is that, ever since 2012, the U.S. Government has been trying to overthrow Syria’s Government by supporting, training and arming, in Syria, the many … Continue reading

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What ‘News’Media in U.S. and Allied Countries Never Report

Eric Zuesse Newsmedia effectively ban reporting corruptness of newsmedia — even of media that stand on the opposite side of the political divide. The ‘news’media in the U.S. and allied countries never report the corruption (including lying) perpetrated by any … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Modifications Improved Trump’s Nuclear-Weapons Strategy

(This is the most important article I have ever written.) Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The U.S. Nuclear Posture Review (NPR), a key nuclear-strategy document that was issued on February 2nd by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis, seems … Continue reading

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U.S. foreign policies remain unchanged since 1948

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Ever since 1948, the U.S. Government’s foreign policies have been consistently focused upon breaking up the Soviet Union and turning its Warsaw Pact allies against the Soviet Union; and, then, once that would be … Continue reading

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How the Democratic Party’s Hack THE ATLANTIC Tries to Dismiss the Nunes Memo

Eric Zuesse Immediately after the release on Friday February 2nd of the Republican Devin Nunes Memo that accuses the Democratic-Party-headed (Obama-run) FBI of having hidden from the FISA (national-security-state) court “essential” facts, the neoconservative Democratic Party organ The Atlantic headlined … Continue reading

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A Scandal of The West’s News-Suppression, to ‘Justify’ U.S.-v.-Russia War

Eric Zuesse An accountant, Sergei Magnitsky, was employed by a wealthy American investor, William Browder, and died in a Russian prison on 16 November 2006. How did it happen; who was to blame for it? The Russian Government was blamed … Continue reading

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Is it really true that Switzerland is the #1 most-corrupt nation, & U.S. #2?

Eric Zuesse The Tax Justice Network produces a Financial Secrecy Index, ranking countries for the assistance their legal systems provide, to money-launderers, and to all people who seek to protect corruptly-obtained wealth. The higher the score, the more corrupt the … Continue reading

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The War in America’s ‘Democratic’ Party

Over Whether to Go to War Against Russia Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On January 23rd, Joe Biden virtually threw his hat into the 2020 U.S. Presidential contest, by producing for the neoconservative-neoliberal Council on Foreign Relations, a speech, … Continue reading

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Trump Officially Restores Cold War

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org On January 20th, CBS News bannered “Terrorism no longer the military’s top priority, Mattis says” and opened: “There is a major change in U.S. military strategy. On Friday, more than 16 years after the … Continue reading

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Media Lies About Fake News

Eric Zuesse A major new Gallup report that was issued on January 16th headlined “American Views: Trust, Media and Democracy” (it’s issued in conjunction with the Knight Foundation) and it finds that “Internet-only news websites” are the least-trusted of all … Continue reading

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How to Sell Invasions to Americans

Eric Zuesse Here’s an automated email that I received on January 9th from the neoconservative Foreign Policy magazine’s publicity department, pumping the magazine’s five top stories of that day, all of which suggest that the same U.S. Establishment which had … Continue reading

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How Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post Became the U.S. Military-Industrial Complex’s Chief Propagandist

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org It used to be that the New York Times and the Washington Post competed against each other to be the chief propagandist for the hundred or so top firms who sell to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Why the ‘Progressive’ Historian Stephen Cohen Refuses to Call a U.S. Coup a “Coup”

Eric Zuesse The most important historical event of recent times was a coup that occurred in 2014 and caused what’s now called ‘the new Cold War’, which is even worse than the original one was; and, yet, Western ‘news’media never … Continue reading

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Who will pay the $250+ billion reconstruction cost in Syria?

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org The United States Government says that Syria’s Government caused the U.N.-estimated “at least $250 billion” cost to restore Syria from the destruction that Syria’s war produced, and so Syria’s Government should pay those reconstruction … 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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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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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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