Robert Parry: Syrian Rebels Caught Doing False-Flag Kidnappings to Discredit Syrian Government

Robert Parry

Robert Parry

Exclusive: In August 2013, when the U.S. government almost went to war in Syria over a Sarin attack, suspicions that it was a rebel “false-flag” were ridiculed. But new disclosures about a rebel role in kidnapping NBC’s Richard Engel several months earlier show the rebels knew such propaganda tricks, says Robert Parry.

Syrian Rebels Caught in ‘False-Flag’ Kidnapping

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Apr 18

Mongoose: Controlling Israel — It’s the Money, Stupid!

Mongoose

Mongoose

Of note.

Counterpunch: Footing Israel’s Bill – Israel Won’t Change Its Ways Until Washington Puts Military Aid on the Chopping Block

ConsortiumNews: Did Money Seal Israeli-Saudi Alliance?

 

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Apr 16

Berto Jongman: America’s Troll Army Against Russia – $16M for Contractors, To What Good End?

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

America Goes Large: Obama Wants Huge Budget for His Anti-Russian Troll Army

While issuing scary revelations about the alleged ‘Kremlin Troll Army’ operating online, ‘perpetuating a pro-Kremlin dialogue’, the US government’s international broadcaster RFE/RL somehow forgot to disclose it is prepared to spend as much as $15.4 million of taxpayers’ money on its own digital media forces to battle phantom Russia in the media

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Apr 15

Robert Parry: Neocon, R2P Hypocrisy

Robert Parry

Robert Parry

Neocons, R2Pers and Hypocrisy

Exclusive: R2Pers say America has a “responsibility to protect” endangered people around the world, but this R2P moral imperative is selective, often indistinguishable from neocons tolerating some slaughters and choosing to wage war against certain enemies — just dressed up in liberal rhetoric, reports Robert Parry.

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Apr 12