2 August 2016 — Global Research
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 31 2016
The US counterterrorism bombing campaign under “Operation Inherent Resolve” does not target terrorists. Quite the opposite. Both ISIS-Daesh and Al Nusra are protected by the US led coalition. The forbidden truth is that the counterterrorism campaign is directed against the Syrian people.
By Eric Zuesse, August 01 2016
What’s especially interesting there, is that in all of these missions, except for Iraq, the U.S. was doing it with the key participation of the Saud family, the royals who own Saudi Arabia, and who are the world’s largest buyers of American weaponry.
By Ann Garrison, August 01 2016
Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein has gotten more media coverage than ever before since Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton and hundreds of Bernie delegates walked out of the Democratic National Convention chanting “JILL NOT HILL.” Stein still faces exclusion from the nationally televised presidential debates and steep ballot access barriers in many states. I spoke to Rick Lass, the Stein campaign’s ballot access coordinator, who said the campaign expects to spend half a million dollars just getting on the ballot.
By William Hawes, August 01 2016
What is the purpose of the European Union? This question has been on the minds of everyone following the UK vote in favor of Brexit. Yet in the mad scramble to make sense of the United Kingdom’s rejection of the EU, little lucid commentary has been made. European leaders, the fawning media, and UK citizens alike portrayed the vote as either a refusal of EU austerity, or unhappiness with immigrants and open borders.
By Peter Koenig, July 30 2016
How long will this go on? How long will we see the photographs of a Mr. Tsipras and his Finance Minister in despair. Yet the blood-letting continues. Already new austerity measures are being projected for 2018 – between 5.4 billion EUR asked by Europeans and 9 billion EUR requested by IMF – and the securing of the Greek debt sustainability through deep restructuring measures (meaning more selling of public assets to foreign corporations), as reported by journalist Yannis Kibouropoulos.
By Lesley Docksey, July 30 2016
“Labour Party in Turmoil!” “Is Labour going to split?” “The Labour Party is increasingly anti-Semitic” “45 female Labour MPs tell Corbyn ‘Abuse is in your name’” “Eagle accuses Corbyn supporters of ‘bullying’ Labour rebels” “The Breaking of the Labour Party” “Jeremy Corbyn’s deselection threat means Labour’s civil war is now a fight to the death”…. The strident anti-Corbyn headlines are endless.
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