Hunter Biden affair bounces back

Friday, 2 September 2022 — Voltaire Network

In July 2022, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley denounced an FBI special agent, who he suspected of partaking in a plan to debunk the information found on Hunter Biden’s laptop. During a Senate hearing, FBI Director Christopher Wray said he was deeply troubled by the “kinds of things” that Senator Grassley had brought to his attention.

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US Provocations Over Taiwan and Beijing’s Steady Remedy

Saturday, 3 September 2022 — Land Destroyer

September 3, 2022 (Brian Berletic – New Eastern Outlook) – The early August visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took place amid heavy protests from Beijing. The visit was a blatant violation of Washington’s bilateral agreement with Beijing regarding the “One China” policy as well as a violation of international law regarding political independence and territorial integrity.

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Ukraine News Links 2-3 September 2022

Saturday, 3 September 2022 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but at least you have some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Larry Did A Good Summary…

US is “Concerned” about a Rapprochement between Russia and Iran

The decline of U.S. hegemony is a pivotal step towards the end of capitalism

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Exclusive: How Shell and BP financed Britain’s Cold War propaganda machine

31 August 2022 — Declassified UK

Formerly top secret files show how the two oil corporations bankrolled UK covert propaganda operations during the 1950s and 60s. The goal was to secure British access to key oil supplies across the developing world.

Uk shell bpBP directors meet in London, 1960. (Photo: Central Press / Getty)
“Handsome” sums were provided by BP and Shell to the Information Research Department (IRD), which was Britain’s Cold War propaganda arm between 1948 and 1977, declassified files show.

The IRD used the secret subsidies to fund British covert propaganda operations during the 1950s and 1960s across the Middle East and Africa, where Britain’s oil interests were substantial. Today, the value of the payments would be in the millions of pounds.

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The Ukrainian ‘Counteroffensive’ Was Destined To Fail – Today It Did So

Saturday, 3 September, 2022 — Moon of Alabama

On August 24 the British prime minister Boris Johnson visited Kiev:

In comments made next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the Mariyinsky Palace, Johnson said Ukraine “can and will win this war.”

Johnson’s visit was the start signal for the long announced Ukrainian ‘counteroffensive’ towards Kherson.

In early April Johnson had called on and visited Kiev to stop well developed peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine:
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