UK Intelligence and Security Committee admits Manchester bomb attack should have been prevented By Thomas Scripps

30 November 2018 — WSWS

Parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has stated that the MI5 intelligence agency made a series of mistakes in its handling of the case of Salman Abedi, failing to prevent him from carrying out a horrific terrorist attack.

Continue reading

Terror in Britain: What Did the Prime Minister Know? By John Pilger

1 June 2017 — John Pilger

The unsayable in Britain’s general election campaign is this. The causes of the Manchester atrocity, in which 22 mostly young people were murdered by a jihadist, are being suppressed to protect the secrets of British foreign policy.

Critical questions – such as why the security service MI5 maintained terrorist “assets” in Manchester and why the government did not warn the public of the threat in their midst – remain unanswered, deflected by the promise of an internal “review”. Continue reading

Media Lens: Blowback – Manchester and the Libya Connection

1 June 2017 — Media Lens

In the wake of yet another horrendous atrocity, this time in Manchester claiming 23 lives, ‘respectable’ media once again refused to seriously discuss the extent to which violent attacks against ‘us’ are linked to ‘our’ violent attacks against ‘them’. Instead, howls of disgust typically arise when anyone mentions terms like ‘blowback’ and ‘reaping the whirlwind’. Continue reading

The Manchester Saga: Cui Bono? Selected Articles

31 May 2017 — Global Research

In the quest for truth and the zest of bringing it out, Global Research introduces to you a number of incisive articles on the Manchester terror attack.

Unspoken questions should now be answered. According to John Pilger, information is being “suppressed to protect the secrets of British foreign policy”. 

In the words of Prof. Michel Chossudovsky:

”The established consensus is that the role of a government is to protect its people. That myth has to be sustained. The media’s role is to ensure that the truth does not trickle down to the broader public”. Continue reading