You simply cannot tell the complete story of 9/11 without including the history of U.S. imperial transgressions in the Middle East.
Ukraine’s “Creeping Offensive”; Houthi Missile Attack; Trump Threatens Iran, Sends USS Cole; Oil Goes Up
Ukraine’s “creeping offensive” brought flare ups on front lines. Houthi missile hit Saudi frigate off the coast of Yemen. Saudis claimed suicide boats, like the AQ attack on USS Cole. Trump blamed Iran, sent Cole to Aden. And more in our global news roundup… SOUTHCOM Venezuela: Maduro Empowers His Vice President _ Venezuelan
Palestine Legal recorded an increase in false accusations of anti-Semitism and terrorism in 2016 “based solely on speech critical of Israeli policies.”
Trump presidency (& bombing) begins. US-led coalition coordinating with Russia or not? Syrian rebel infighting, Astana peace talks, and more in our war news round up… CENTCOM Syria: Russian Military Claims Coordination With US Coalition, Pentagon Denies _ On Monday, AP reported: “BREAKING: Russian Defense Ministry says its warplanes
The lame duck period is rarely a productive time for a president, and through the course of four to eight years they undoubtedly make some enemies they would like to payback.
New Indictment: Prosecutors Intensify Political Case Against Palestinian American Organizer Rasmea Odeh
A grand jury empaneled by the United States government returned a superseding indictment against Palestinian American organizer Rasmea Odeh that will allow prosecutors to further politicize their case and openly treat Odeh as a terrorist when she receives a new trial in 2017. Odeh is a 69 year-old associate director
Federal Judge Gershwin Drain granted Palestinian American activist Rasmea Odeh, who was convicted of immigration fraud in November 2014, a new trial.
US, Britain and France try to force ceasefire in East Aleppo, 60% of which has been recaptured, and more in our global news round-up.
If Jeffrey Golberg is looking to spin these scandals to help Netanyahu and celebrate the status quo in Israel, then he has some difficult work ahead.
Next Cold War Roundup 9/21/16 The White House blames Russia for attacks on a humanitarian aid convoy. Russia denies and says a US predator drone was flying in the area at the time of the attack. Kerry called for a no-fly zone. Three “Spartacus” countries stepped up to say they