US Gov’t Regime Change Machine Fuels Nicaragua’s Violent Right-Wing Insurgency

24 June 2018 — TRNN

As Nicaragua’s leftist government faces a violent right-wing insurgency, journalist Max Blumenthal discusses with TRNN’s Ben Norton how the regime change machinery bankrolled by the US government’s National Endowment for Democracy boasted of “laying the groundwork for insurrection” against President Daniel Ortega Continue reading

World at a Crossroads: Refugees, Trade War, US-NATO Encirclement of Russia

21 June 2018 — Global Research News

US Dollar Sell-Off Continues as Trade Wars Intensify

By True Publica, June 22, 2018

At the beginning of this year, The DXY U.S. dollar index ended January with losses of 3 percent, its worst drop in nearly 2 years, and its third straight month in negative territory. And for all the stimulus from tax cuts, growth in the U.S. economy is still anaemic, no matter what they say. The real numbers don’t lie. The stakes are high as the coming trade wars start to take shape. Continue reading

Young protesters are defying Israel’s blockade with scraps of paper and plastic By Jonathan Cook

24 June 2018 — Jonathan Cook

The National – 24 June 2018

First Israel built a sophisticated missile interception system named Iron Dome to neutralise the threat of homemade rockets fired out of Gaza.

Next it created technology that could detect and destroy tunnels Palestinians had cut through the parched earth deep under the fences Israel erected to imprison Gaza on all sides.

Israel’s priority was to keep Gaza locked down with a blockade and its two million inhabitants invisible.

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Ali is on the grill!’ Israeli settlers celebrate burning of Palestinian baby

21 June 2018 — Mondoweiss

There’s something particularly disturbing about celebrating the burning alive of a baby.

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This is precisely what Israeli Jewish settlers were doing yesterday, outside the court in Lod. “’Ali was burned, where is Ali? Ali is on the grill!”, they chanted, in reference to the 18-month old baby Ali Dawbsheh, who was burnt alive by Jewish terrorists in the West Bank town of Duma in 2015. Ali’s mother Riham and father Saad died of their wounds a few weeks later. Of the family of four, only 5-year-old Ahmad survived the arson with severe burns.

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