ICH Headlines 26 June 2017

26 June 2017 — Information Clearing House

Trump Bombed Syria Ignoring Important U.S. Intelligence.

By Seymour M. Hersh

Trump ignored important intelligence reports when he decided to attack Syria.

Intel Behind Trump’s Syria Attack Questioned

By Ray McGovern

“We KNOW that there was no chemical attack … the Russians are furious”.

Israel’s Fire Support For Its Al-Qaeda Mercenaries Started Three Years Ago

By Moon Of Alabama

For years they have hidden Israeli support for al-Qaeda and its deep involvement in the Syrian war.

Why Putin’s Cold War Pendulum Analogy Is Wrong

By Finian Cunningham

Now that Russia is no longer subservient, the US-led Cold War is resumed.

U.S. Special Forces Have Deployed to 70 Percent of the World’s Countries in 2017

By Nick Turse

Last year, America’s most elite forces conducted missions in 138 countries.

Tensions Mount as the New Saudi Prince Takes Charge

By Eric S. Margolis

US forces protect the Saudis from their neighbors and their own sometimes restive people.

House of Saudi Cards: The Inside Story

By Pepe Escobar

Warrior Prince, Destroyer of Yemen and Blockader of Qatar, Mohammad bin Salman (MBS).

U.S.’ Role In Saudi’s War On Yemen May Include Torture

By Whitney Webb

You can’t call it anything, but genocide of war and a crime against humanity.

The End of the (Petro) Dollar:

By Shaun Bradley

There are several other reasons why Qatar is in the crosshairs.

 

John Kiriakou: Dangerous Apathy, Torture, and the Perilous State of Dissent in the US

By Claire Bernish

“[T]he primary reason to sit down and review these programs is blowback.”.

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

By Robert J. Burrowes

The United Nations routinely fails to act to prevent or halt wars and fails to defend refugees.

Pink Floyd – On The Turning Away

Video and Lyrics

Don’t accept that what’s happening

Is just a case of others’ suffering

Or you’ll find that you’re joining in

The turning away”.

Theresa May and the Holy Grail

Humor

Theresa May is determined to “get on with the job of government” (and to seek the Holy Grail).