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Venezuela plot thickens...
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Venezuela Attorney General Begins Probe into Juan Guaido, Looks to Ban Travel
The Attorney General of Venezuela, Tareck William Saab, says that Guaido's actions have caused detrimental harm to the nation qualifying him for certain measures including a ban from traveling outside the country.

Coup in Venezuela: What Next?
Marco Teruggi, a Caracas-based political commentator, examines the situation of the Bolivarian Government in the international chessboard.

Venezuela plot thickens… UN should be probing Washington and allies for regime-change crimes
Identical condemnations from the US and allies and the synchronicity show that Venezuela is being targeted for regime change in a concerted plot led by Washington.

US Hits PDVSA with More Sanctions as UNSC Fails to Pass Resolution on Venezuela
US Treasury imposed a de facto oil embargo against Venezuela as the diplomatic standoff over Guaido’s self-proclamation continues.

Venezuela crisis: Former UN rapporteur says US sanctions are killing citizens
'Modern-day economic sanctions and blockades are comparable with medieval sieges of towns'

Venezuela - Trump's Coup Plan Has Big Flaws
While U.S. coup plotting against Venezuela goes back to at least 1998 when the deceased President Chavez won his first election, the actual planning for this coup attempt was only done during the last two month. There are many holes in the plan and it involves a lot of wishful thinking. That might give the Maduro government openings to deflect the attack.

Top 5 Dumbest Arguments Defending Trump's Venezuela Interventionism
...sure there are Venezuelans who don't like their government, but their existence doesn't justify US interventionism. Secondly, it's a known fact that online trolls will be employed to help manufacture support for all sorts of geopolitical agendas, from Israel's shill army to the MEK terror cult's anti-Iran troll farm to the Bana Alabed psyop for Syria. And here's this example, just for your information, of a Twitter account talking about how much fun she's having in Paris and then a few days later claiming she's in Venezuela waiting in "5+ hour queues to buy a loaf of bread." Be skeptical of what strangers on social media tell you about what's happening inside a nation that's been targeted by the empire, please.

The US Strategy for Regime Change in Venezuela
The CEPR’s Alex Main and TRNN’s Greg Wilpert discuss the trajectory of US regime change policy in Venezuela through to the present coup in progress backed by the Trump administration.

Venezuela's Maduro and Guaido Give Dueling Speeches as US Begins Diplomatic Withdrawal
Guaido repeated calls for the military to depose the government, while Maduro urged Washington to stay out of Venezuelan affairs.

Why Is Canada So Hot Under the Collar About Venezuela?
Columnist Thomas Walkom examines Canada's increasingly aggressive foreign policy towards Venezuela.

America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019

In Images: Venezuelan People Mobilize In Support of Maduro
During a hectic day in Venezuela, the mainstream media coverage focused on the mobilization of the opposition and the opinions of a select group of international figures, ignoring the thousands who took to the streets in defense of democracy, national sovereignty, peace and the Bolivarian Revolution.

Washington Has Appointed A President For Venezuela
After listening since 2016 to the American presstitutes complain, without providing a mere scrap of evidence, of Russia meddling in US elections, a person would think that the last thing Washington would do would be to meddle in other countries’ elections.

Repeated History, US Backs Another Coup in Venezuela {AUDIO}
Eugene Puryear interviews VA's Lucas Koerner about the US-backed coup attempt in Venezuela and the illegitimacy of Juan Guaidó’s claim to the presidency of the Caribbean nation.

Washington orchestrates coup in Venezuela, incites civil war, in name of ‘democracy’
The dramatic events in Venezuela have “US-orchestrated coup d’état” written all over them. Washington is also giving itself license for military intervention which could spark a proxy war involving Russia.

US Initiates Coup Against President Nicolás Maduro

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Declares Himself President, Recognized by US and Allies
The move marks a significant escalation of the political crisis in Venezuela, as Maduro called on the people to defeat this "coup attempt."

Venezuelan Armed Forces Recognize Maduro as President
Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said the armed forces won't recognize Juan Guaido, an imposed interim president.

Venezuelan Top Court Calls for Probe into Illegal Actions of Suspended National Assembly
The opposition president of the National Assembly of Venezuela Juan Guaido has unconstitutionally sworn himself in as President to push a "transitional council."

New Coup Attempt In Venezuela Led by Juan Guaido

Venezuela Cuts Relations with United States Over Coup Support

US VP Pence Urges Venezuelans to Oust Maduro, Caracas Says 'Yankee Go Home'
The comments from Trump’s number two come as Venezuelans of both political bands are set to stage demonstrations on Wednesday, January 23.

America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela
It is plain as day that the United States wants to overthrow the government in Venezuela

While Criticizing Maduro, Sanders Says US Should 'Not Be in the Business of Regime Change' in Venezuela
"The United States has a long history of inappropriately intervening in Latin American countries," said the senator. "We must not go down that road again."

Blockading Venezuela
Posted: Friday, August 24, 2018

Blockading Venezuela: the linchpin of the US strategy of aggression
Sanctions now form a key part of what is a strategic plan by the US to ruin the Venezuelan economy, says TIM YOUNG

Trump tweets the word 'Africa' for first time as president – in defense of whites in South Africa
President Trump on Wednesday night said he was directing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to "closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures," as well as the "killing of farmers."

Here's The Story Behind That Trump Tweet On South Africa – And Why It Sparked Outrage

The American Scream
Just like when the medieval executioners tortured their prisoners to scream out for "mercy", so today two former aides of US President Donald Trump are put being on the rack to extract a begging response. If they finger the president, then maybe mercy will be shown to the prisoners.

That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn't a Worry—It's a Reality

At least 31 civilians, mostly children, killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen's Hudaydah

Moscow calls on Washington to fulfill int'l obligations and withdraw forces from Syria

Iran nuclear deal: EU shields firms from US sanctions law

Debunking Trump's Racist Myth, Study Shows Immigrants Boosting US Healthcare, Not Draining It
"The Trump administration's narrative is not based in fact but is simply part of a much broader attempt to penalize and disparage immigrants."

CIA chief hints agency is working to change Venezuelan government
The head of the CIA has suggested the agency is working to change the elected government of Venezuela and is collaborating with two countries in the region to do so.

Venezuela's President Maduro Survives Assassination Attack On Live TV
Six arrests have already been made in the spectacular foiled terrorist attack.

Venezuelan president Maduro targeted with explosive drones

The Hidden History Of The Women Who Rose Up

Rebels in southern Syria reach deal to end violence
After weeks of government and Russian bombardment, rebels agree to gradually withdraw and hand over heavy weapons.

Democracy Denied: US Turning Haiti Into Another Vassal State

The Hidden History Of The Women Who Rose Up
Posted: Sunday, July 8, 2018

The Hidden History Of The Women Who Rose Up

Rebels in southern Syria reach deal to end violence
After weeks of government and Russian bombardment, rebels agree to gradually withdraw and hand over heavy weapons.

Democracy Denied: US Turning Haiti Into Another Vassal State

Haiti president tells protesters 'go home' after fuel hike suspended

North Korea Slams 'Gangster-Like' US Demands After Pompeo Visit
Officials term two-day talks with Pompeo 'regrettable'

Greenwald: I came to Russia to combat US' toxic view on the country

Dueling tariffs raise fears of long U.S.-China trade battle

Iran Wants World Powers to Fully Compensate Them for US Sanctions

Israel is arming neo-Nazis in Ukraine

Palestinian killed as Gaza protests against Israel enter fourth month

US Stresses Interventionist Plan in Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2018

US Stresses Interventionist Plan in Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela
"We will stay by the side of those who long for freedom and we will confront their oppressors," vice President Mike Pence.

Yemen - Massacres and Assassinations Trigger a New Phase of War
In mid April some 20+ of Sudanese soldiers were killed in an ambush in northern Yemen. Sudan, which sent up to 10,000 soldiers to Yemen in hope of Saudi money, is reconsidering its engagement. The Gulf states had promised investments in Sudan and the lifting of U.S. sanction in exchange for sending cannon fodder. Neither happened.

The War On Iran Has Begun. Russia Must End It
The destruction of states such as Iraq, Syria, Libya, and Iran is about isolating Russia when its own turn comes

Hassan Nasrallah: Israel has come into direct confrontation with Iran

A Time Of Chaos
In spite of the bombing by the Western media (a particularly apt metaphor in this case), in their attempt to persuade public opinion of the latest atrocities committed by al-Assad’s regime; in spite of the near unanimous opinion of political commentators that this was nothing but a humanitarian response, a fair punishment, and one more proof of the vitality of the "Western alliance"; in spite of all this, citizens in the West (and much more so in the rest of the world), whenever asked, expressed their doubts about this media narrative and for the most part spoke against the attacks. Why is that?

Gaza Bleeds Alone as 'Liberals' and 'Progressives' Go Mute

‘No need to lie’: Zeman says Czech Republic tested nerve agent similar to Novichok used on Skripals

No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack In Douma
Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Real Reason for War With Syria
The American public deserves a full explanation of what we are being asked to support.

Why the US, France and Britain are destroying Syria

Israel Continues to Wag the Dog for Middle Eastern Wars

Syria's Victory: The Failed Attack by War Criminals in Washington, London, Paris
The question begs: Why [bomb Syria] before the OPCW could verify the claim of a nerve gas attack? – The answer is simple, because there was no nerve gas attack. In fact, there was no attack at all. It was all fake and staged. The OPCW would have found out – and killed any false justification to assault Syria. That's why.

Independent Journalist Finds No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack In Douma
Pearson Sharp visited the war-torn town of Douma outside the capital of Damascus, looking for evidence of a chemical attack. However, residents there deny the claims of an attack, and say it was staged to help the rebels escape.

Claims about Syria Attack "Unraveling"

Blowing up Lack of 'Evidence' in Syria
Posted: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Robert Fisk Reports Head of Douma Clinic Denies Chemical Weapons Attack

Blowing up Lack of 'Evidence' in Syria Chemical Attack
It is wise to remember the U.S.S. Maine, the Gulf of Tonkin and Iraqi WMD in assessing the rationale for the U.S. attack last weekend on Syria, says Ann Wright.

Russian WARSHIPS on way to Syria as part of MILITARY buildup amid World War 3 fears
RUSSIAN warships and military vehicles have been spotted on their way to Syria after a US-led airstrike took out three suspected chemical weapons sites in Damascus, raising fears as the world anticipates Vladimir Putin’s response.

Breaking: Syrian Military Confirms Israeli Missiles Targeted Airbase in Eastern Homs

Netanyahu: Israel to continue action against Iran in Syria

Rouhani phones Putin warning global chaos if Western strikes on Syria go unanswered
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the U.S.-led attacks on Syria violated international law and if they go unanswered by international bodies, more of such chaos in the world will be conceivable, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday

U.S. Ally Iraq Joins Russia and Iran, Says Trump's Syria Strikes May Help ISIS

Russian top brass reveals 'true targets' of US-led strikes against Syria
According to the Defense Ministry's spokesman, the true targets of the strike delivered by the US, the UK and France were Syrian military facilities, including airfields

Pentagon acknowledges US contractor presence in Syria for first time
The US military is using more than 5,500 contractors in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon revealed in a quarterly report this week that acknowledges the use of contractors in the Syrian war zone for the first time.

Syria strikes: May tells MPs Britain could not wait for UN approval
Delay would effectively give Russia a veto on foreign policy says PM, as Corbyn calls action 'legally questionable’

How On Earth Would Killing MORE People Rescue Syria?

US Interferes in Elections in Venezuela
Posted: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In Venezuela, It's "Democracy" if US-Backed Candidates Are Empowered, "Tyranny" if They Are Not
The Venezuelan government recently announced its decision to hold presidential elections, which are currently scheduled for May. The Trump administration denounced the move, saying they "would not be free and fair."

California Cops Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man Stephon Clark In His Own Backyard
Two officers each fired 10 rounds at Clark, mistaking his cell phone for a gun.

Amid Russiagate Hysteria, US Interferes in Elections in Venezuela & Latin America
Frustrated with foreign interference in the US elections? So are the people of Latin America, claims Timothy Gill.

Canada on Wrong Side of Venezuelan Conflict
What's going on in Venezuela is a bitter class war, with millions of poor people committed to defending a revolution carried out in their name, and Canada taking the side of the wealthy, well-armed opposition, writes Linda McQuaig.

The myth of a neo-imperial China
New Silk Road infrastructure projects could bring back a peaceful and prosperous Eurasia

Russia's Reaction to the Insults of the West is Political Suicide
The onslaught of western Russia bashing in the past days, since the alleged poison attack by a Soviet-era nerve agent, Novichok (the inventor of which, by the way, lives in the US), on a Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, has been just horrifying. Especially by the UK. Starting with PM May, who outright accused Russia of using chemical weapons (CW) on UK grounds, without delivering any evidence.

Britain's Cold War with Russia Poisons Corbyn's Labour
British Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's dramatic escalation of hostility towards Russia this week has had one benefit closer to home. Labour's erstwhile popular leader Jeremy Corbyn has fallen casualty to renewed Cold War politics.

Syria Preparing for a Major US Military Attack
Russian troops have already been deployed to 'critical locations' to deter Washington

Al Jazeera Did a Hard-hitting Investigation into US and Israeli Lobbying – So Why Won't They Air It?

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