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August 12, - 16, 2022

The Ukrainian Boondoggle as a Black Hole
By W.J. Astore
Only 30-40% of U.S. military aid is actually reaching Ukrainian troops

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Putin lashes out at West’s 'vanishing' hegemony, outlines Russia’s goals
By Tass
Russia will "take other steps to build a more democratic world"

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Will China Mess With US Warships Headed for Taiwan Strait?
By Ray McGovern
The US has thrown down the gauntlet. A showdown may come "in the coming weeks,"

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When Roger Waters Cried
By Gideon Levy
“What is wrong with the *ucking Israelis? What is wrong with them?”

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A quarter of America's 400 wars have been in the Middle East and Africa, study finds
By Elis Gjevori
America's global military footprints "might be surprising to Americans.

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Washington’s Assassination Bureau
By Philip Giraldi
What exactly did Ayman al-Zawahiri do?

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MIDDLE EAST

Beaten to death by Israeli soldiers: father from Gaza killed in the West Bank

Israeli occupation forces kill Palestinian inside his Jerusalem home

IOF shoots Palestinian child in the eye, causing severe injury

Israel Continues to Routinize 'Systematic Slaughter'

Israel’s policy toward Palestinians is ‘eradication’Wilkerson says Israel has adopted a policy of terrorizing the Palestinian population so that it will accept apartheid.

Bought and paid for: UK: Conservative PM candidates back moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli attack on Syria kills three soldiers

Missile attack reported on US military base in E Syria

Syria air defense downs 2 missiles fired by Israeli regime

U.S. steals 89 tankers of oil from Syria: state media

Ship carrying first Ukraine grain cargo nears Syria

AFRICA

Odinga Rejects Kenya Election Outcome, Plans Legal Challenge

Kenya 2022 election results by the numbers

ASIA

Did the US learn anything in Afghanistan? Former NATO assistant secretary general says that D.C. was more interested in getting presidents re-elected than telling the truth, in scathing report

Richest Country on Earth to One of Its Poorest: We're Keeping the Money We Stole From You

China and Afghanistan ramping up cooperation in agriculture and mining, 1 year after US troop pullout

Taiwan rejects Beijing’s ‘one country, two systems’ plans for unification

U.S. Congressional delegation arrives in Taiwan for two-day visit

China's holdings of US Treasuries fall to 12-year low

Chinese president expected to visit Saudi Arabia next week

How China is Countering US Sanctions

Putin says Russia and N Korea will expand bilateral relations

EUROPE

IAEA should visit Zaporozhye NPP as soon as possible — Russian diplomat

World on the brink of nuclear catastrophe – Moscow

Kissinger says Washington is on brink of war with Moscow and Beijing

Russia warns of ‘direct military clash’ with US

Ukraine Denies Possibility of Peace Talks With Russia

Western nations pledge more military support for Ukraine

How Britain fueled Ukraine’s war machine and invited direct conflict with Russia

Russia says ‘sabotage’ behind arms depot blasts in Crimea

Putin unveils high-potential weapons: Moscow is ready to offer them to its allies and partners, the president said.

Russian army to receive S-500 air defense systems

Zelensky Proposes Extending Martial Law, General Mobilization

Moscow warns of end to Russia-US relations if assets seized

NPR Turns Against Ukraine!

In case you missed it: Welcome to Ukraine, the most corrupt nation in Europe

French President Signs Finland and Sweden to Join NATO

CIA 'Blatantly Violated' Rights of Journalists and Lawyers Visiting Assange: Lawsuit

Top Secret: Jeremy Corbyn on the Report Mainstream Media Doesn't Want You To Know About

UK Pauses Overseas Aid Payments Amid Overspend Concerns

GLOBE

Full-Scale Nuclear War Could Kill 5 Billion People, Study Shows

AMERICAS

The US War on Drugs isn’t what it seems – and Colombia’s new president wants to end it

Mexico prison cartel clash spills on to streets of border city leaving 11 dead

House Dems Urge Biden to Provide Assistance to Cuba Amid Fire Disaster

Chris Hedges Report: Soldiers speak out against America's misguided wars

Trump's claims that feds 'stole' his passports during Mar-a-Lago raid: If true, he cannot leave the country

FBI RETURNS Trump's three passports after agents took them in raid

FBI Recovered Eleven Sets of Classified Documents in Trump Search, Inventory Shows

Trump Admin-Saudi Nuclear Probe Resurfaces Ahead of Warrant Unseal

Trump Had a Crap Week and the FBI Search Was Just the Beginning

Ex-CIA chief endorses executing leakers of nuclear secrets after Trump raid bombshell

Trump Can’t Be ‘Disqualified’ Over Documents

It’s Not Just Trump — LBJ Took Classified Documents Too

Kushner and Melania pointed to as possible moles in FBI raid

Moscow Already 'Studying' Top-Secret Records From Trump Raid: Russian Media

Majority of Americans concerned about Biden’s mental health: new poll

Nancy Pelosi’s son, who tagged along on Taiwan trip, is investor in Chinese tech firm: report

Top Biden aide Anita Dunn reveals conflicts of interest in multi-million dollar fortune

Poor Hunter Biden, Wrong Place, Wrong Time, Wrong Father!

Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Cheney facing GOP music in Wyoming primary: Effort to challenge Trump's hold on party cost her leadership spot

US was the worst-performing of Seven most advanced Western economies in the second quarter of 2022

94% of Pre-Packaged and Homemade US Baby Foods Contain Toxic Heavy Metals: Study

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Why Israel hates the Palestinians so much
By Marwan Bishara
What kind of a society produces cowardly soldiers who shoot unarmed Palestinian youth.

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The West is enabling Israel's orgy of violence against Palestinians
By David Hearst
"An armed uprising in the West Bank is no longer a matter of if, only when.

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Contenders for Boris Johnson’s crown stress fealty to Israel
By Jonathan Cook
The last two Tory candidates for PM are outcompeting each other to offer Israel support

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UK descends into being 'colony of US' as Truss summons Chinese ambassador over
By Zhang Hui and Xu Yelu
"The UK has been colonized by the US, and it has failed to see how badly it's being used"

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India dumps US dollar for UAE dirham, Chinese yuan in Russian trade:
By News Desk
What kind of a society produces cowardly soldiers who shoot unarmed Palestinian youth.

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Biden’s Assassination of Al-Qaeda Leader Was Illegal
By Marjorie Cohn
The 2001 AUMF has been used to justify U.S. military actions in 85 countries. Congress must repeal it

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MIDDLE EAST

Syria Says IS Leader Killed in South

US occupation forces loots most of Syria’s oil: Ministry

Death toll from weekend Israel-Gaza fighting rises to 48

UN chief says killing of Palestinian children ‘unconscionable’

Israeli court acquits soldier of the murder of 13-year-old girl

Gaza ceasefire a temporary truce as Israel will attack again: Ali Abunimah

Don't write off the Arabs yet: Palestine is still an Arab cause

Floods in Yemen kill at least 38 people in 2 days

Iraq to provide Lebanon with one million tons of fuel: Lebanese official

AFRICA

Forty-Two Malian Soldiers Killed in Suspected Islamist Attack

Sierra Leone: At least six protesters and six police officers killed as protest death toll rises

US military says it killed four al Shabaab terrorists in Somalia in three drone strikes

Police kill 3 in Somaliland opposition protests

ASIA

Rebels storm India army camp in Kashmir; 6 killed

Biden Appeared to Overstate the Role of Al Qaeda’s Leader

Beijing said it has the “greatest sincerity” for peaceful unification with Taiwan

Taiwan rejects Beijing’s ‘one country, two systems’ plans for unification

The US suffered a Crushing Defeat at the ASEAN summit

EUROPE

Western countries pledge over $1.55 bln in aid to Ukraine military

Western nations pledge more military support for Ukraine

China calls U.S. 'main instigator' of Ukraine crisis

Scott Ritter: Who Is Winning the War in Ukraine?

Russian TV journalist detained over criticism of Ukraine war

Estonia to ban Russians with tourist visas from entering

Russia, Turkey launch new economic ‘roadmap’: These include bypassing western sanctions, integrating money transfers, and trading outside the dollar.

McDonald’s to reopen in Ukraine

Ukraine Receives 50 Kirpi Armored Vehicles From Turkey

12 vessels authorized to depart Ukrainian ports for grain export:

Russian Oil Shipments to Central Europe Expected to Resume

European drought dries up rivers, kills fish, shrivels crops

UK economy shrinks in 2nd quarter, sharpening recession fear

UK: Energy bills to hit 4,200 in January

AUSTRALASIA

Labor and Assange - Burying The Politics: The Australian government is straining credibility in insisting the Assange case is not a political prosecution.

More than 1,200 people are detained indefinitely in Australia with no criminal conviction

Revealed: Australia's Secret Propaganda Unit: Britain assisted Australia in setting up a team modelled on the UK’s notorious Information Research Department

Most Mission Capable Indoor Drone’ to Enter Australian, New Zealand Markets

GLOBE

Arctic warming 4 times faster than rest of planet: Climate study

AMERICAS

Brazilians fear return to dictatorship as ‘deranged’ Bolsonaro trails in polls

Venezuela Demands the Return of Its Assets Held Abroad

Venezuela demands Argentina to return detained Boeing 747-300M with Iranian links

Argentina hikes rate to 69.5% as inflation surges to 30-year high

Bank of Mexico raises interest rates to record 8.5 percent

US foreign arms sales spike to nearly $20B between July 15 and August 2

Why the CIA needs to be abolished.: Chris Hedges and John Kiriakou

Suspect Killed in Standoff After Trying to Breach FBI's Cincinnati Office, Exchanging Gunfire With Agents

Inside the War Between Trump and His Generals: It turned out that the generals had rules, standards, and expertise, not blind loyalty.

Trump raid makes US 'banana republic' – governor

First Photo: Agent With Machine Gun Photographed Outside Of Trump's Home During FBI Raid

Some Trump Supporters Are Calling for Civil War After FBI Search

'You have martyred Donald Trump': : 'Basically guaranteed him the nomination for the Republican Party in 2024'

Justice Dept. Moves to Unseal Warrant in Trump Search: The former president has until 3 p.m. on Friday to oppose the motion.

Fact or fiction: FBI searched Trump’s home to look for nuclear documents

Was there a Mar-a-Lago RAT? Retired FBI agent says 'informant' likely handed over evidence

With Feds Circling, Trump Asks Allies: Who’s ‘Wearing a Wire’?

Mick Mulvaney estimates only six or eight people could be FBI informant

Trump disqualified from holding office? Clinton-linked lawyer points to US Code after FBI raid

Hell Week: How Trump’s Problems All Converged at Once

Joe, Hunter Biden staying for free at $20 million South Carolina mansion

Partisan infighting drama shows the US has degraded into a 'banana republic'

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise for Second Straight Week

 

 

 

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