Venezuela Newslinks 8-9 February 2019

9 February 2019 16:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting.

Former British Foreign Secretary William Hague Attacks Corbyn on Venezuela, Exposes Barbarism of Regime Change Policy
https://www.globalresearch.ca/former-british-foreign-secretary-william-hague-attacks-corbyn-on-venezuela-exposes-barbarism-of-regime-change-policy/5668063

An Open Letter to the People of the United States from President Nicolas Maduro
https://www.globalresearch.ca/an-open-letter-to-the-people-of-theunited-states-from-president-nicolas-maduro/5668092

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Britain and the Iranian Revolution: Arms & Secret Deals By Mark Curtis

8 February 2019 — Consortium News

Mark Curtis reviews the expediency that for many decades has marked U.K. policy toward Iran.

British Foreign Policy Declassified

Forty years ago, the Iranian revolution sent a shockwave through the Middle East, overthrowing the Western client, Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and bringing to power the Islamic regime of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

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Smeared Labour candidate fights back By Asa Winstanley

9 February 2019 — The Electronic Itifada

A group of Labour activists hold red signs in support of their prospective candidate for Member of Parliament.

Labour members voted to put Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt forward as a candidate for Parliament. Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt for Thanet South

Local party members are resisting a decision by Labour’s ruling body to bar a pro-Jeremy Corbyn activist from standing for Parliament, after false allegations of anti-Semitism were leveled against her.

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Why I Hope Maduro Wins And North Korea Keeps Its Nukes by Caitlin Johnstone

8 February 2019 — Caitlin Johnson

A second summit meeting for the US and North Korea is reportedly scheduled to take place in Vietnam at the end of the month. Expert opinions on where these negotiations are headed range from the insightful to the incredibly naive, with mainstream media consumers consistently finding themselves in the latter category. Trump supporters believe their president is going to pull off some Art of the Deal wizardry and convince Pyongyang to completely denuclearize, and mainstream Democrats believe Trump is being foolish, facilitating the nefarious agendas of an evil dictator. As happens with pretty much all US foreign policy issues these days, the picture is completely obscured by the mass media’s obsessive fixation on Trump.

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