Killing Julian Assange: Justice Denied When Exposing Official Wrongdoing By Philip Giraldi

31 October 2019 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The hideous treatment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange continues and many observers are citing his case as being symptomatic of developing “police state” tendencies in both the United States and in Europe, where rule of law is being subordinated to political expediency.

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Syria News Links 29-31 October 2019

31 October 2019 • 17:20 — The New Dark Age

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Today’s links 31 October 2019

Tasmin: US Occupies Syrian Oil Fields

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Military conflict between Russia and the US looms large in Deir Ez Zor

29 October 2019 — Mideast discourse

Steven Sahiounie, political commentator 

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper explained in a press conference Tuesday, that a new U.S. force will be stationed in eastern Syria to protect the oil fields.  Barbara Starr, CNN’s Pentagon reporter, pressed Esper on whether the US military mission there will be to prevent the Russian or the Syrian government forces from accessing the oil at Deir Ez Zor.  Esper was forced to admit that the mission was designed to prevent the oil, and revenues generated, from being used by any group other than the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), otherwise referred to as the Kurdish militia who had been US allies in the fight to defeat ISIS.

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