For this week’s “Unauthorized Disclosure” weekly podcast, Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola present a conversation that was recorded several months ago on Angola history: Portuguese colonialism, Black anti-colonial resistance, United States imperialism, and the way in which this history reverberates during President Donald Trump’s administration.
Anyone with a cursory knowledge of American history knows the US intelligence services are not above targeting their own citizens for disinformation campaigns.
Next Cold War Roundup 4/22/16 Pres. Obama traveled to Germany, Saudi Arabia and the UK. In the UK he urged Britons not to Brexit. The Saudi visit revolved around keeping the Saudis in line to maintain the oil price war and other war planning in the Middle East region. Russian
Next Cold War Roundup 3/11/16. The Obama Doctrine and the Underside of Buses _ A very long read in the Atlantic by Jeffrey Goldberg, “The Obama Doctrine,” is based on an interview with Pres. Obama, describes a president with a “natural reticence toward getting militarily ensnarled”, mismatched with his hawkish and/or
Fulfilling the hopes of neoconservatives in DC and beyond, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has now admitted to what has been increasingly obvious for some time; the West and Russia are in a new Cold War. Medvedev blamed NATO for the new tension, saying, “NATO’s policy with regard to Russia
Next Cold War Roundup 12/2/15 M/W/F 10ish AM Eastern #SyriaVote in British House of Commons _ In many ways it feels like 2003 all over again with no lessons learned. A vigorous (and at times nasty) debate in British House of Commons tonight, broadcast on C-SPAN2 , on a livefeed hosted by
Shadowproof is pleased to announce the launch of the Next Cold War: a place focused on US imperial ambition and the forces getting in its way.
According to a CIA document declassified in March 2006, the U.S. government lied publicly about pushing for a United Nations “on-the-spot” investigation into Soviet, Chinese and North Korean charges of U.S. use of biological weapons (BW) during the Korean War. The reason the U.S. didn’t want any investigation was because an “actual investigation” would reveal military operations, “which, if revealed, could do us psychological as well as military damage.” The declassified memo specifically stated as an example of what could be revealed “8th Army preparations or operations (e.g. chemical warfare).”