Iran News Links 29-31 July 2019

31 July 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Iran’s envoy hashes over JCPOA, Persian Gulf with Russian senior diplomat
https://tass.com/politics/1071231

Today’s Links 31 July 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/07/todays-links_31.html

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Boris-Brexit News Links 30-31 July 2019

31 July 2019 — The New Dark Age

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The Brexit Party got taken down for spreading vicious, racist lies
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/JQ97QpkPHTo/

Today’s Links 31 July 2019
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China News Links 29-31 July 2019

31 July 2019 — The New Dark Age

The Recent Japanese Elections Might Slow Down The US’ “Indo-Pacific” Strategy
https://orientalreview.org/2019/07/31/the-recent-japanese-elections-might-slow-down-the-us-indo-pacific-strategy/

Erdogan’s Risky Geopolitical Pirouette
https://journal-neo.org/2019/07/31/erdogan-s-risky-geopolitical-pirouette/

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Does the U.S. army really intend to leave Syria? By Adel Karim

30 July 2019 — Off Guardian

Last December, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the Pentagon started the process of withdrawing its troops from Syria. Even then, many people were quite skeptical about the words of the American president while a number of political analysts and experts noted that the Americans are unlikely to pull out their troops from Syria, taking into account the interests of Washington in the Middle East.

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UN Rapporteur on Torture’s Letters to UK, Ecuador, US and Sweden

30 July 2019 — Defend Wikileaks

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer visited Julian Assange at HMP Belmarsh on 9 May 2019, and has written letters to the governments of the United States, United Kingdom, Ecuador and Sweden to express that he is “gravely concerned” about Assange’s treatment and to urge the latter three governments to ensure Assange is not extradited to the United States. Melzer, who also detailed his findings about Assange’s current health and conditions, was assisted in his assessment by medical forensic expert Prof. Duarte Vieira Nuno and psychiatrist Dr. Pau Perez-Sales.

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Ratlines: The Vatican, The Nazis & Western Intelligence By Hugo Turner

28 July 2019 — Internationalist 360°

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In one of the more shocking episodes of the Cold War tens of thousands of Nazi war criminals and their fascist allies were smuggled out of Europe and resettled around the world in places like Argentina, Canada, Australia and the United States. Others were resettled throughout the middle east a few ended up as far away as South East Asia. They were considered too valuable by western intelligence to face justice for their crimes. 27 Million people were killed in the Soviet Union alone, 4 million in Poland, I’ve written of the many uses these fascist exiles were put to in my previous articles. They were used as spies, propagandists and terrorists in the west’s secret war on the Soviet Bloc and even non-aligned countries like Yugoslavia. They went to work for Radio Free Europe, Radio Liberty, universities, and think tanks and were even used to turn out the vote for the Republican Party in the US. The Ukrainian fascists formed a powerful lobby in the US, Canada and Australia. In Canada for example the Ukrainian Nazi exiles are so powerful that they have placed one of their own at the head of Canada’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland. As the cold war neared it’s end these fascist movements in exile returned home seizing power with the help of Western Intelligence in Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo, in the 1990’s and Ukraine invatican 2004 and again in 2014. They also have a great deal of influence in the Baltic countries of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania where SS veterans hold yearly parades and are treated as heroes. Thus the fascist exiles have gone from a scandalous chapter in cold war history to the cause of a new cold war with Russia. They have played a vital role in the increasing danger of fascism worldwide.

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Alaska Governor Demolishes Climate Research by Robert Hunziker

30 July 2019 — Counter Currents

“The University of Alaska Fairbanks (“UAF”) is a hub for Arctic climate research, and a magnet for top scientists and international collaborations— and it’s in trouble.” (Source: Sabrina Shankman, A Death Spiral for Research: Arctic Scientists Worried as Alaska Universities Face 40% Funding Cut, Inside Climate News, July 19, 2019)

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Universal Music Group coverup continues in response to artists’ class-action lawsuit By Kevin Reed

30 July 2019 — WSWS

The social and legal fallout from the June 2008 music vault fire in Hollywood, which destroyed an invaluable popular music archive at Universal Studios and which Universal Music Group (UMG) covered up for years, is continuing.

Artists in the class action suit against UMG – Soundgarden, Courtney Love, Steve Earle, Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty

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Mad King Boris News Links 29-30 July 2019

30 July 2019 • 16:00 — The New Dark Age

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Brexit: Boris Johnson says farms will thrive as PM visits Wales
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-politics-49151870

Johnson urges voters not to back Brexit Party ahead of crunch by-election
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/uFhqzFvhI2E/

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