Syria News Links 13 September 2018

13 September 2018 — William Bowles

Turkey deploys reinforcements to Syrian border

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Black Agenda Report 13 September 2018: Progressive Democrats Silent on Foreign Policy, 9/11 Legacy ofTwo Contending Fascisms, The Plot…

13 September 2018 — Black Agenda Report

Two Thirds of Progressive Democrat Congressional Candidates Are Silent on Foreign Policy. Why? 

– Bruce A. Dixon , BAR managing editor
Of 31 candidates backed by Justice Democrats, Our Revolution and Brand New Congress, 21 have absolutely nothing to say about foreign policy. That can’t be right. Don’t they trust Democratic voters?

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Lights, Camera, Action, False Flag in Syria By Stephen Lendman

13 September 2018 — Stephen Lendman

The die is cast in Syria. The mother of all battles to eliminate US-supported terrorists in Idlib province looms.

During a Tuesday Security Council session, Russia’s envoy Vasily Nebenzia repeated what he, Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov, and Syrian UN envoy Bashar al-Jaafari stressed earlier.

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A ‘gentleman’s agreement’: How Oslo worked out as planned for Israel By Jonathan Cook

13 September 2018 — Jonathan Cook

Twenty-five years on, analysts say Oslo didn’t fail: it offered Israel a formula to block the emergence of a Palestinian state

Middle East Eye – 13 September 2018

There will be no anniversary celebrations this week to mark the signing of the Oslo Accords in Washington 25 years ago. It is a silver jubilee for which there will be no street parties, no commemorative mugs, no specially minted coins.

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Global Breaking News on GMOs and Pesticides 13 September 2018

13 September 2018 — Sustainable Pulse

New Gene-Editing Report Highlights Risks to Human Health and Our Environment

On the heels on the European Court of Justice’s ruling requiring organisms developed using new genetic engineering techniques to undergo GMO risk assessments, and several new studies revealing “genetic havoc” as a result of gene editing, Friends of the Earth and Logos Environmental released a new report Wednesday, Gene-edited organisms in agriculture: Risks and unexpected consequences. […]

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On the Brink with Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later By Ray McGOVERN

13 September 2018 — Consortium News

The New York Times, on September 11, 2013, accommodated Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s desire “to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders” about “recent events surrounding Syria.”

Putin’s op-ed in the Times appeared under the title: “A Plea for Caution From Russia.” In it, he warned that a military “strike by the United States against Syria will result in more innocent victims and escalation, potentially spreading the conflict far beyond Syria’s borders … and unleash a new wave of terrorism. … It could throw the entire system of international law and order out of balance.”

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Establishment Media Shy Away From Claims of Perjury by Kavanaugh

12 September 2018 — FAIR

Daily Beast: Newly Released Emails Show Brett Kavanaugh May Have Perjured Himself at Least Four Times

Daily Beast (9/7/18)

Trump Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh was subject to a wringer of testy Senate confirmation hearings last week. The current DC Circuit Court judge has come under fire from Democrats on the Judiciary Committee for his stances against the landmark pro-abortion decision Roe v. Wadeaffirmative action and programs for Native Hawaiians, as well as his support for torture.

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US Led Wars and Climate Change: Selected Articles

12 September 2018 — Global Research News

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