ICH Headlines 17 May 2017

17 May 2017 — Information Clearing House

Justice Department to Appoint Special Counsel to Take Over Russia Probe

By Pete Williams and Ken Dilanian

Former FBI director Robert Mueller will be appointed as special counsel to take over the Russia investigation.

Gulf States ‘Offer Deal To Israel’

By MEE

Gulf states have offered normalised relations in exchange for renewed push for peace with Palestinians, report says.

10 Reasons Trump Should Not Strengthen U.S.-Saudi Ties

By Medea Benjamin

Saudi regime is fueling the very extremism, intolerance and violence that the US government purports to eradicate.

How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, and Military Regimes

By David Vine

At least 45 less-than-democratic nations and territories host scores of U.S. military bases.

CIA Documents Expose Failed U.S. Torture

By Ken Klippenstein, Joseph Hickman

The documents expose in clear detail the savage reality of what torture means.

Putin Offers Washington Red Pill. Washington Takes The Blue One

By Finian Cunningham

The US political establishment – and their media surrogates – have never accepted the will of the American people in electing Donald Trump.

Professor Cohen Says Assault on Trump is ‘National Security Threat’, ‘Beyond Belief’

By Steven Cohen

Let’s be clear what he’s being accused of is treason.

The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

By Paul Craig Roberts

The enemies of truth have a powerful weapon in the digital revolution and can use it to herd humanity into a tyrannical distopia.

Russian Money Laundering Case Abruptly Settled, Raising Eyebrows

By Heavy Mettle

This is the case that the Manhattan US Attorney was working on when he was abruptly fired by Donald Trump

Chelsea Manning Is a Free Woman

By Glenn Greenwald

Her Heroism Has Expanded Beyond Her Initial Whistleblowing

‘Truth Or Delusion?’

By Robert J. Burrowes

The typical human being lives in a delusional state and this state is held in place by enormous, but unconscious, terror.