Who Was the Founder of the White Helmets? Was He Killed by the Islamic State (ISIS-Daesh)?

15 November 2019 — Global Research

The founder of the White Helmets, James Le Mesurier, was found dead on November 11 in suspicious circumstances after falling off a two-story apartment building in downtown Istanbul. He was a former British army veteran and a private security contractor from 2008 to 2012 working for Good Harbor [1], run by Richard Clarke, the former Bush administration counter-terrorism czar.

Syria News Links 14-15 November 2019

15 November 2019 • 13:50 — The New Dark Age

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Syria to bring issue of Washington’s oil theft practices before UN

Syrian Army, SDF Jointly Besiege Turkish-backed Militants In Northern Al-Hasakah

Russia To Convert Former U.S. Base In Eastern Aleppo To Aid, Reconciliation Center (Video)

Assad: Current U.S. Policy Strongly Resembles Nazism

WATCH Russian military police descend on & secure hastily abandoned US airbase in Syria (VIDEO)
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Russian military police begin guarding airfield near Syria’s Kobane

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Syria News Links 11-13 November 2019

13 November 2019 • 16:50 — The New Dark Age

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ISIS Captives Offer a Convenient Pawn in Turkey’s Syria Chess Game
https://www.mintpressnews.com/isis-captives-pawn-turkey-syria-chess-game/262814/

Today’s links 13 November 2019
http://mikewhitneysgraspingatstraws.blogspot.com/2019/11/todays-links_85.html

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The Sad Death of James Le Mesurier

12 November 2019 — Craig Murray

We should never forget that all human deaths are tragedies. No human is perfect and none is completely evil. Even the most wretched, snivelling excuse of a human being you can possibly imagine – say Ian Austin – has known a mother’s love. Le Mesurier leaves a wife and children who will be mourning. We should not forget that.

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Media silent as Nobel Prize winning OPCW found “fixing” its own findings on Syria

12 November 2019 — MROnline

Syrian Civil War collageDouma, Syria, April 2018. Dozens of people die in a suspected chemical weapons attack in the eastern suburb of the capital Damascus. The United States and many European countries immediately identify President Bashar al-Assad as responsible for the attacks, and respond with deadly violence of their own, starting a bombing campaign against his forces. Yet new evidence leaked from whistleblowers suggests that not only is the Western story on shaky ground, but the report into the incident from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) deliberately suppressed evidence and testimony that contradicted the U.S. narrative.
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Syria, War Propaganda and the “White Helmets”

10 November 2019 — Global Research

Teaching Voices from Syria. Unit Two

By Mark Taliano

Read Unit One here.

The Western public’s perceptions of the war in Syria are based on an unprecedented campaign of war propaganda. Why? Because the imperial war against Syria consists of Supreme International War Crimes.

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Syria News Links 8-10 November 2019

10 November 2019 • 13:20 — The New Dark Age

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Kurdish Rebels Assassinate Commander Of Turkish-Backed Group In Northern Aleppo (Video)

Large Blast Rocks Turkish-Occupied Areas In Northern Raqqa, Casualties Reported (Video)

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Pentagon Claims US Authority to Shoot Any Syrian Govt Official Who Tries to Take Control of Syrian Oil

9 November 2019 — Common Dreams

“This is not a new mission.”

by Andrea Germanos, staff writer

Syrian soldiers are seen deploying in an oil-rich area in the countryside of Qamishli, northeastern Hasakah province, Syria, on Nov. 5, 2019.

Syrian soldiers are seen deploying in an oil-rich area in the countryside of Qamishli, northeastern Hasakah province, Syria, on Nov. 5, 2019. The Syrian army on Tuesday deployed in new areas rich in oil fields in the countryside of Hasakah province in northeastern Syria, the latest progress in the overall deployment of the Syrian army in Kurdish-held areas near the border with Turkey. (Photo: Xinhua/ via Getty Images)

Pentagon officials asserted Thursday U.S. military authority over Syrian oil fields because U.S. forces are acting under the goal of “protecting Americans from terrorist activity” and would be within their rights to shoot a representative of the Syrian government who attempted to retake control over that country’s national resource.

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