4 February 2020 — Black Agenda Report
BAR senior columnist Margaret Kimberley will discuss her new book, Prejudential, at NYC’s People’s Forum, on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. She spoke earlier with David Swanson’s Talk Nation radio show.
3 February 2020 — The Grayzone
Before the assassination of Qasem Soleimani, Israel played a key and overlooked role in the Trump administration’s aggression campaign against Iran.
As the Trump administration’s stated rationale for killing Qasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis collapses, journalist Gareth Porter has pieced together the overlooked background. Porter reports that the assassination was in fact the culmination of a lengthy provocation campaign involving Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, and the Israeli government, which carried out a number of under-reported bombings inside Iraq and Syria in the months prior.