The new Grand Strategy of the United States by Thierry Meyssan

26 March 2019 — Voltaire Network

Many people think that the United States is very active, but does not succeed in much. For example, it is said that its wars in the Greater Middle East are a succession of failures. But for Thierry Meyssan, the USA has a coherent military, commercial and diplomatic strategy. According to its own objectives, it advances patiently, and is crowned with success.

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The designers of the US Grand Strategy – Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and his advisor, Admiral Arthur Cebrowski; President Donald Trump and his commercial advisor Peter Navarro; and finally Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his advisor Francis Fannon.

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New attack on Venezuela’s national electric system: Roundup – 7

26 March 2019 — 

  • New attack on Venezuela’s national electric system
  • Venezuela presents evidence of opposition paramilitary plot
  • Over $30 billion of Venezuela’s assets stolen by US
  • Lavrov to US: Your Venezuelan coup violates UN Charter
  • Venezuela may divert US-bound oil to Russia & China
  • Venezuela electricity crisis may challenge global oil market – IEA
  • Trump’s failed bid to isolate Venezuela
  • Trump Admin wants $500M to fund its intervention in Venezuela

Imperialism is continuing its assault on Venezuela. The Bolivarian republic is also resisting the assault steadfastly.

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Third Trump Regime Sabotage of Venezuela’s Electrical Grid Foiled By Stephen Lendman

26 March 2019 — Stephen Lendman

Unbowed after over two months of failed efforts to topple Maduro, failure to win over its military or gain popular support, its paramilitary attack scheme and other tactics foiled so far – the Trump regime cyberattacked Venezuela’s electrical power grid for the third time since March 7.

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The Surrealism of the Information War By Gilbert Mercier

26 March 2019 — News Junkie

The flow of knowledge and information is commonly considered the main vector of humanity’s progress through history. One would think that in our era, which is rightly called the time of the information super-highway, the sheer mass of information available to all humans, anywhere at any given time, would have exponentially increased our understanding of our world and each other. This is, however, not the case.

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In just two tweets Laura Kuenssberg blew the lid on dangerous Tory racism By Fréa Lockley

26 March 2019 — The Canary

On 25 March, parliament voted to take back control of the ongoing Brexit chaos. Meanwhile, Laura Kuenssberg – the BBC‘s supposedly impartial political editor – sent out two tweets which some people felt betrayed dangerous casual racism. She reported that some hard-line Brexiteers ‘informally’ use the name ‘Grand Wizards’. This term has also been used by the Ku Klux Klan since the 19th century.

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The Illusory Truth Effect: How Millions Were Duped By Russiagate by Caitlin Johnstone

26 March 2019 — Caitlin Johnson

“Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy”, read the front page headline of Sunday’s New York Times. Bit by bit, mainstream American consciousness is slowly coming to terms with the death of the thrilling conspiracy theory that the highest levels of the US government had been infiltrated by the Kremlin, and with the stark reality that the mass media and the Democratic Party spent the last two and-a-half years monopolizing public attention with a narrative which never had any underlying truth to it.

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Venezuela Military Deploys S-300 Missiles Following Russian Troop Arrival

25 March 2019 — Greanville Post

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Following the major weekend development of Moscow unambiguously asserting its ‘red line’ concerning potential US military intervention in Venezuela, for which Russia sent a military transport plane filled with Russian troops which landed in Caracas Saturday, new satellite images reveal a major deployment of S-300 air defense missile systems to a key airbase south of Caracas.

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Link Tax: Controversial EU copyright law faces final vote

26 March 2019 — RT

Update, See: ‘Dark day for internet freedom’: EU lawmakers approve controversial copyright reform

A hotly-contested copyright provision is haunting Europe, troubling internet freedom advocates and content creators alike. Article 13, facing its final vote, would place heavy restrictions on content sharing, from films to memes.

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