Skripal and Khashoggi: A Tale of Two Disappearances

Skripal and Khashoggi: A Tale of Two Disappearances

The outcry by Western governments and media over the Skripal affair was in complete contrast to their reaction to Kashoggi’s apparent abduction

Rogue Bodyguard Scandal Fouls Macron’s Squeaky-Clean Image

The honeymoon is over, writes Finian Cunningham. Macron is increasingly seen as arrogant, aloof, and unaccountable, with delusions of grandeur.

An Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra fighter talks on a walkie-talkie while carrying his weapon on Al-Khazan frontline of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Hamid Khatib (SYRIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY POLITICS CONFLICT) - RTR3PMA6

17 Years After 911, US Backs Al Qaeda in Syria

In Syria, today, 17 years after 911, the real relationship between the US and terrorism is on display. For the US, it’s a means to manipulate and control

Members of al Qaeda's Nusra Front carry their weapons as they move towards their positions. Click to enlarge

False-flag failure… US cuts to the chase to defend its terrorists in Syria

Finian Cunningham asks: would the US, Britain, or France accept occupation by armed groups which have been covertly sponsored by Syria, Russia, or Iran?

US troops in Afghanistan. Click to enlarge

Why US Imperialism Loves Afghan Quagmire

Afghanistan may be a seething swamp of suffering. But it’s a swamp that is spawning immense benefits for the global elite. Finian Cunningham explains

U.S. and Afghan troops on patrol near the town Yawez

Trump’s sanctions on Iran dig deeper grave for US forces in Afghanistan

The irony is that the “Soviet Vietnam” has now turned into another US quagmire – an American Vietnam redux

Genoa viaduct. Click to enlarge

Italy’s NATO Racket… A Bridge Too Far

Finian Cunningham on how the perceived Russia- threat played a part in the collapse of the Genoa viaduct

British Assassination Campaign Targeting Russian Exiles?

In recent years at least 14 Russian nationals living in the UK have met untimely ends. Is this proof of Russia’s malign ways, asks Finian Cunningham? Or Britain’s?

Western Elites Decrying ‘Populism’ Betrays Fear of Democracy

The media often uses the term “populist” alongside the term “far-right”. The implication being that the populists are something to be abhorred or avoided. Finian Cunningham explains

America's Fake News Complex Is Keeping Its People in a Totalitarian Nightmare

America’s Fake News Complex Is Keeping Its People in a Totalitarian Nightmare

Perhaps the most significant thing about the de facto US totalitarian system is the illusion that the public has of being “free”.

Western Media Whitewash Yemen Genocide

Western Media Whitewash Yemen Genocide

The Western news media are a Goebbels-like propaganda ministry. As in Vietnam, Iraq, Libya and Syria they are now accomplices in war crimes against Yemen

The Kersch Strait Bridge, linking Crimea with southern Russia. Click to enlarge

Gaza Massacre Exposes Western Hypocrisy on Russia’s ‘Annexation’ of Crimea

Finian Cunningham on the glaring double-standards displayed by Washington over events in the Crimean Peninsula and Gaza

Washington Uses Olympic Flame... to Torch the Region

Washington Uses Olympic Flame… to Torch the Region

Regarding the new detente between North and South Korea, Mike Pence said Washington wanted to see it “end as soon as the Olympic flame is extinguished”.

Why Saudi Purge Signals War Footing

Was the mass arrest last weekend of royal princes, ministers and business leaders, carried out on the orders of King Salman, in readiness for war with Iran?

US troops en route to NATO drills in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Click to enlarge

Back to the future…NATO self-fulfilling war plans for Russia

NATO defense ministers this week endorsed proposals to set up two new military commands – and it is clear Russia is the target of what are, in effect, war plans

Trump, Putin Up Against US Deep State

Trump, Putin Up Against US Deep State

No matter how well intentioned, any U.S. president is simply a hostage to the dark forces of the Deep State. Trump is no different. Finian Cunningham explains

Protesters hold banners during a rally outside the CNN studio,s in opposition to President-elect Donald Trump, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov .13, 2016. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

America’s Lynch Mob ‘Democracy

Modern lynch mobs are running amok in Washington, across prime TV and on the editorial pages of America’s newspapers. Finian Cunningham explains

Buoyant Putin and Sinking Western Mis-Leaders

President Obama predicted that Russian intervention in Syria would turn into a quagmire. Instead 2016 marked a year of crowning success for Putin

West Already Weaponizing Fake News

West Already Weaponizing Fake News

You know that masses of people are living within a mind-control matrix when the biggest purveyors of fake news denounce others for the practice.

US, British ‘Clean House’ to Delete Syria Terror Links

As Russia and Syria close in on terrorist strongholds, UK and US Special Forces have been ordered to erase any trace of Washington or London’s dealings with the militants. This may involve silencing Jihadists who knew too much