No, Putin Isn’t Following ‘Reagan Playbook’ in Ukraine–Thank God By Jim Naureckas

12 April 2014 — FAIR Blog 

David Ignatius (photo: CSIS)

David Ignatius

David Ignatius is a Washington Post columnist who is notable for his coziness with his sources in the CIA. So when he writes a column (4/8/14) headlined “Putin Steals the CIA’s Playbook on Anti-Soviet Covert Operations,” it’s hard to know how to take that: Is it supposed to be a criticism or a compliment?

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 2 November 2013

2 November 2013 – VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Undercover Forces Kidnap A Former Detainee In Hebron
IMEMC – The Safa News Agency has reported that undercover soldiers of the Israeli military infiltrated, on Friday evening [November 1 2013] into the Hebron city, and kidnapped a former political prisoner. …

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The Government Can’t Prove Bradley Manning Hurt Anyone–but Joe Klein Knows By Peter Hart

1 August 2013 — FAIR Blog

JoeKleinHardballWikiLeaks. They’re not having much luck–but perhaps they should call in Time columnist Joe Klein.

As the Washington Post reported today (8/1/13), retired Brig. Gen. Robert Carr testified about the work that was done by his Information Release Task Force–a 125-person group that “operated 24 hours a day, seven days a week” at a cost of $6.2 million–all to establish the harm done by Manning.

So what did they find?

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ICH 14 July 2013: White Supremacy Acquits George Zimmerman

14 July 2013 – Information Clearing House

Good Coups, Bad Coups

By Joost Lagendijk

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait promised no less than $12 billion support to the new regime in Cairo. – “It’s pretty clear what the counter-revolutionary Gulf monarchs expect for their generosity, and it’s not democracy.


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NATO Newslinks 24 June 2013

24 June 2013 —


NATO leader draws on war experience in his new role

The Virginian-Pilot

The conceptual mission – transformation – was difficult to explain, but with technology and communications affecting every aspect of global interaction, including warfare, NATO leaders decided to reinvent its only U.S.-based command to have a broader …


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NATO Newslinks 23 June 2013

23 June 2013 —

UK and ‘mini-NATO’ for the Arctic: can it work?

The World Outline

Effectively, ‘mini-NATO’ would be another expression of multilevel governance in Europe, as this grouping would not be insular from the EU, NATO or other conditions that already exist on the northern part of the continent (e.g. UNCLOS and the Arctic …


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ICH 1-2 June 2013: Perpetual War – and Obama’s Perpetual Con Game

2 June 2013 – Information Clearing House

Syrian Opposition Fighters Arrested with Chemical Weapons

By Bill Van Auken

Turkish police rounded up 12 members of Syria’s Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Nusra Front along with chemical weapons materials.


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Interview: “My Afghanistan – Life in the Forbidden Zone” by Nagieb Khaja, Ian Sinclair

19 April 2013 — New Left Project

Nagieb Khaja, a well-known journalist and filmmaker in Denmark, has travelled extensively in Afghanistan since 2004. In 2008 he was kidnapped by the Taliban. His new documentary ’My Afghanistan – life in the forbidden zone’ provides civilians in Helmand province with camera phones, thus giving a voice to those normally ignored by the Western media. Continue reading this...

ICH 23 March 2013: Capitol Hill, Calls for Attack On Syria

23 March 2013 – Information Clearing House

CIA Passing Info to Syrian Rebels: Report


The US Central Intelligence Agency has been feeding information to select rebel fighters in Syria to try to make them more effective against government troops, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.


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