Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag: Syria

In Syria, endgame or war without end?

"...the administration has redefined its goals to include the exit of all Iranian military and proxy forces from Syria, and establishment of a stable, nonthreatening government acceptable to all Syrians and the international community."

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout to offset Trump's tariffs, Ivanka Trump dumps fashion brand, new emails show the lies of Sarah Sanders, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Earliest Earth overshoot day ever, it's been over a year since MSNBC mentioned the war in Yemen, Trump wants to strip security clearance of those who have criticized him, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

At least 28 civilians killed by US-led bombing of ice factory...

"The coalition or our partner forces may have conducted" the airstrike, spokesperson says

Syria – a case study in propaganda

The most important thing is that people are gullible and malleable, since that allows us to keep the war going and eventually achieve our goals.

US media fudge rebels’ Douma surrender date to imply alleged Assad...

A shifting timeline to confirm U.S. propaganda.

What mission accomplished? More questions than answers after Syria bombing

Hopefully, policy makers in the future will realize that drawing 'red lines' in terms of conflicts in other countries creates dangers of its own.

Debunking 10 lies about Syria and Assad

If Americans and Europeans don’t understand the true motives and facts about the Syrian war, they will be lead into calamitous military adventures and destructive global wars in the near future.

7 questions about the Syria airstrikes that aren’t being asked

Rejecting reckless calls to military action: Now that’s a “presidential” act worth bringing back.

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The capitalist manifesto: Let poor people die

Market-happy illusionists keep spouting nonsense about a healthy economy built on today's capitalism.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 18

Who is Christine Blasey Ford, catastrophic and historic flooding, Trumps sets up tariffs, and more.

The fracking industry’s water nightmare

Water itself now poses a risk to the already failing financial model of the American fracking industry, and that is something the industry won’t be able to ignore.
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Intercept report reveals Senate ignored federal court employees willing to testify against Kavanaugh

A new report from Ryan Grim for The Intercept has revealed that attorney Cyrus Sanai tried multiple times to reach out to Senators Charles Grassley and Dianne Feinstein on behalf of federal court employees also willing to speak out against Kavanaugh.
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As Blasey Ford alleges Kavanaugh assaulted her, will Senate repeat mistakes made with Anita...

She at first expected her story to be kept confidential, but changed her mind after it leaked. She now says she is willing to testify about her experience.

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