Israel Directing Policy Through US Treasury: Sanctioning Hezbollah’s Political Allies in Lebanon

13 September 2019 — 21st Century Wire

SANCTIONS MILL: President Trump with his pro-Israel Secretary of Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, allowing the US department to be virtually commandeered by Israel.

Patrick Henningsen
21st Century Wire

Nearly three years into the Trump administration, one thing is clear: as it struggles to wage any direct military or proxy wars, Washington has instead relied on economic warfare against its perceived enemies, and largely on behalf of the state of Israel. Rather than hamper its supposed enemies, this policy is actually driving sanctioned parties into closer alliances, and hastening the inevitable geopolitical realignment of the region and the world.

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Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

13 September 2019 — RT

Alliance between Berlin & Warsaw? New docs reveal what pushed USSR towards Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. ©  Global Look Press

Recently released papers shed new light on the infamous non-aggression pact between the USSR and the Nazis. It was allegedly the West’s enmity and a potential alliance between Poland and Germany that forced Moscow’s hand.

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Have You Noticed How Social Media Purges Always Align With The US Empire?

12 September 2019 — Caitlin Johnson


Twitter has suspended multiple large Cuban media accounts for reasons the social media platform has yet to explain as of this writing, a move which journalist Dan Cohen has described as “the equivalent of silencing CNN, Fox, WaPo and NPR’s accounts” for that nation. The Union of Cuban Journalists has denounced the move as censorship.

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Theft or exploitation?- a review of Stolen by Grace Blakeley

13 September 2019 — Michael Roberts

All our wealth has been stolen by big finance and in doing so big finance has brought our economy to its knees.  So we must save ourselves from big finance.  That is the shorthand message of a new book, Stolen – how to save the world from financialisation, by Grace Blakeley.

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Iran News Links 13 September 2019

13 September 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

When Will the US and Iranian Leaders Meet?
https://journal-neo.org/2019/09/13/when-will-the-us-and-iranian-leaders-meet/

‘You’re fired!’ Trump cuts loose of his dog of war (by George Galloway)
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2019/09/13/285008/

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China News Links 12-13 September 2019

13 September 2019 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

US military encircling Venezuela: Regime change preparations?
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2019/09/13/us-military-encircling-venezuela-regime-change-preparations/

The G7’s Growing Irrelevance
http://landdestroyer.blogspot.com/2019/09/the-g7s-growing-irrelevance.html

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Fire destroys another residential tower block in London By Thomas Scripps

13 September 2019 — WSWS

Another inferno has torn through a large block of London residential flats. Just over two years after the Grenfell Tower inferno, the raging fire completely destroyed an entire structure—this time in Worcester Park in the borough of Sutton, in the southwest of the capital.

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UK: “Operation Yellowhammer” details savage austerity and confirms plans for state repression post-Brexit By Thomas Scripps

13 September 2019 — WSWS

On Wednesday evening, Boris Johnson’s government was forced to release its forecast for a no-deal Brexit, codenamed “Operation Yellowhammer.” The six-page document affirms the social and economic catastrophe threatened by a no-deal Brexit and underscores the danger of authoritarian rule in the UK.

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The Dogs in the Street Know By Craig Murray

13 September 2019 — Craig Murray

There are some very obvious facts in British politics which nobody seems to be saying.

Joanna Cherry stated in her successful court case that “the dogs in the street know” that the real reason that Boris Johnson had prorogued parliament was to prevent parliament from having an effective say on the outcome of Brexit. The documents that the government was forced to produce to the Scottish Courts proved beyond any shadow of a doubt that was indeed Johnson’s motive.

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