05 Jan 2020

Spotting The State Department’s Propaganda For Escalating War Against Iran

*A version of this newsletter written by Shadowproof’s Kevin Gosztola was sent out on January 3. President Donald Trump’s administration assassinated Iranian general Qassim Soleimani and Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. They were killed in a drone strike near Baghdad’s international airport overnight on January 3. Viewed as an escalation

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14 May 2019

In Colombia, General Motors Workers Fight Surge In Firings Over Workplace Injuries

Former General Motors employees in Colombia have protested at US Embassy for several years over practice of firing workers for injuries.

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President Donald Trump speaks to the CIA. Still from White House livestream.
26 Jan 2017

Trump Purges State Department, Is CIA Next?

If President Trump’s State Department purge is any indication, expect him to clean house at the CIA too.

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12 Jan 2017

Rex Tillerson Clashes With Neocons At Confirmation Hearing

Though former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson faced some sharp questions on climate change, the real clashes during his confirmation hearing for secretary of state came from neoconservative senators-principally Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ). Both demanded Tillerson accept their line on a number of issues. Due

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11 Jan 2017

Oil Baron Rex Tillerson Refuses To Answer Questions About Exxon Mobil’s Climate Change Denial

During his confirmation hearing, former Exxon Mobil CEO and nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, refused to answer questions about what the fossil fuel corporation knew about climate change. He also refused to talk about Exxon Mobil’s funding of outside organizations in order to create doubt about climate science.

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Secretary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Participate in the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting. Photo by US Department of State on Flickr.
10 Aug 2016

New Emails Show Scheme Between Clinton Foundation And State Department

Emails revealed during a FOIA lawsuit show a corrupt relationship between the Clinton Foundation and the Hillary Clinton-led US State Department.

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30 May 2016

Corruption Investigation Into Terry McAuliffe Connects To Hillary Clinton

An FBI investigation into campaign donations received by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for his 2013 campaign for governor connects to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The donations in question involve a Chinese businessman and delegate for Chinese Communist Party named Wang Wenliang. Wenliang, despite being a Chinese citizen, donated $120,000

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05 Apr 2016

Commerce Secretary Highlights ‘Commercial Diplomacy’ To Push US Tech

Commercial diplomacy strongly resembles the Public Diplomacy 2.0 dynamic between the US government and tech firms detailed in Julian Assange’s book.

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01 Mar 2016

War Logs: Pakistan More Concerning Than Endangered Lives, According To Clinton Email

The most prominent concern hyped by the United States government and the establishment media after WikiLeaks published the Afghanistan War Logs was that the military incident reports endangered the lives of U.S. soldiers and Afghan informants. But an email released in the last batch of State Department emails from Hillary

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Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missile (by US Army)
24 Feb 2016

Javelin Missiles on the Syrian Battlefield, CENTCOM and State Deny Provision

Next Cold War Roundup 2/24/16 Javelin Missiles Show Up on Battlefield in Syria _ Just as a cessation of hostilities agreement is being implemented, Javelin anti-tank guided missiles are showing up on the battlefield in Syria, in the hands of YPG Kurds in Shaddadi, in the Hasakah region.  Many US-backed

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