Egypt’s ‘color coup’ By Eric Walberg

22 August 2013 — Eric Walberg

Asmaa was shot in the back with US bullets

A new tactic has been added to the US democracy promotion arsenal, where ‘color revolutions’ are too difficult, and ‘postmodern coups’ fail. 

The smoke is already clearing in the wake of Egypt’s latest coup—the whodunnit and why. All traces of the post-2011 attempts to reform and clean up the corruption of the previous 40 years are systematically being erased. All appointees under Morsi are being replaced by military officials and old-guard Mubarakites. A state of emergency and trials by military courts are in place. Complete disregard for legal norms—presided over by the Mubarakite head of the Supreme Constitutional Court and interim President Adly Mansour—is the order of the day.

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Larry Summers and the Secret “End-Game” Memo By Greg Palast

22 August 2013 — Vice Magazine

When a little birdie dropped the End Game memo through my window, its content was so explosive, so sick and plain evil, I just couldn’t believe it. 
 
The Memo confirmed every conspiracy freak’s fantasy:  that in the late 1990s, the top US Treasury officials secretly conspired with a small cabal of banker big-shots to rip apart financial regulation across the planet.  When you see 26.3% unemployment in Spain, desperation and hunger in Greece, riots in Indonesia and Detroit in bankruptcy, go back to this End Game memo, the genesis of the blood and tears.
 
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Syria: Only Rebels Benefit from Recent Chemical Attack By grtv

22 August 2013 — grtv

Wildly varying reports have emerged of recent chemical weapons use in Syria, with hundreds allegedly killed in the latest attack.

This comes on the same day that the UN inspectors arrive in Damascus to investigate allegations of use of toxic arms. RT talks to reporter and international affairs analyst Patrick Henningsen. Continue reading

The West Strikes Back in Syria By Melkulangara BHADRAKUMAR

22 August 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

No sooner than the United Nations chemical weapons inspectors arrived in Damascus – within 72 hours, in fact – the Syrian opposition figures based in Istanbul, Turkey, have claimed that up to 1400 people have been killed in chemical weapons attacks by the government forces on the outskirts of the Syrian capital on Wednesday morning. 

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 21 August 2013: It was all part of the plan

21 August 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Soldiers Invade Village Near Nablus, Kidnap Five Palestinians
IMEMC – Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the village of Beita south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped five Palestinians; clashes and injuries have been reported. …

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ICH 21 August 2013: ‘Sending A Message’: What The US And UK Are Attempting To Do

21 August 2013 — Information Clearing House

Chemical Missile Launched from Rebel-controlled Eastern Suburbs

By Voice Of Russia

The missile with a chemical poison gas sarine was launched by Syrian rebels and targeted the eastern suburbs of Damascus. This is according to the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35928.htm

 

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Syria: Chemical Attack in Ghouta ‘an Accident Caused by Free Syrian Army’ By Gianluca Mezzofiore

22 August 2013 — IBTimes

The attack that killed over 200 people in the Damascus suburbs could be an accident caused by a riot control agent, and those responsible may be a faction of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and not the Assad regime, according to a chemical weapons specialist. Continue reading