Posts Tagged ‘intervention’

Rwanda And Zaire (DRC), Where The US Blocked Humanitarian Intervention

The real story of the Rwandan genocide begins in 1990, when exiled Tutsis from Uganda invaded northern Rwanda, unleashing a deadly campaign that uprooted a million Hutu peasants and set ethnic tensions on fire. “Kagame’s RPF unleashed the genocide by creating conditions of violence before April 6, 1994, then shooting down the plane that carried […]

Muslim DNC delegates were censored and banned from Daily Kos following intervention from ‘Team Biden’

Eighteen years ago this month, my government began its invasion of Iraq through a deliberate disinformation campaign. The mainstream media was complicit in spreading lies about weapons of mass destruction in the face of widespread public protest and opposition. Today is no different. We spray bombs, launch missile strikes, and impose sanctions without regard for […]

Victoria Nuland Had A Hand In Every US Intervention In The Past 30 Years

Above photo: Victoria Nuland listens to questions during a press conference after talks with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic in Belgrade, July 13, 2014. Darko Vojinovic | AP. Queen of Chicken Hawks. As the Senate prepares to confirm Nuland for Under Secretary for Political Affairs, a reflection of her last 30 years in government shows […]

Queen of Chicken Hawks: Victoria Nuland Had A Hand in Every US Intervention in the Past 30 Years

President Joe Biden’s nomination of Victoria Nuland for Under Secretary for Political Affairs, the third-highest position at the State Department, is a dangerous sign. Nuland exemplifies the neoconservatives who have led American foreign policy from one disaster to another for the past 30 years, all while evading any shred of accountability. As a top-level appointee, […]

Iran is against foreign intervention in Iraq: Rouhani

TEHRAN – Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s president, says his country is opposed to foreign intervention in domestic affairs of Iraq. In a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein on Wednesdays afternoon, Rouhani reaffirmed Iran’s commitment to Iraq’s stability, security, independence and sovereignty and noted, “The cooperation between both countries during the ISIS assault to save […]

A Record Of Hawkish Intervention: Biden Picks Samantha Power To Head USAID

Above photo: Samantha Power, center, walks with U.S. soldiers away from the military demarcation line during a visit to the south side of the Joint Security Area at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone which separates North and South Korea, Oct. 9, 2016. Ed Jones | Pool Photo via AP. Samantha Power […]

Waikeria Prison stand-off: a commentary on Māori Party intervention (Chris Trotter)

AS WORD OF Rawiri Waititi’s successful intervention in the Waikeria Prison stand-off spreads, the Maori Party’s mana will grow significantly. It is difficult to think of a better metaphor with which to illustrate the party’s political mission than its co-leader, under the disdainful gaze of the authorities, leading 16 parched, burned, bleeding but unbroken prisoners […]

Egyptian intervention may worsen Libyan civil war situation — The Duran

Cairo is powerless to negotiate peace in the region. via Egyptian intervention may worsen Libyan civil war situation — The Duran Source Article from 00 Hits: 2

The War in Syria was a US Intervention Since “Day 1”

By Tony Cartalucci In the aftermath of US-led missile strikes on Syria, the Western media has attempted to continue building the case for “US intervention.” However, before the first agitators took to the streets in Syria in 2011, the US was already involved. The New York Times in its 2011 article, “U.S. Groups […]

US Intervention in Syria Will Kill Far More Children Than Assad’s Alleged Chemical Attack

By John Vibes This week, it seems that the U.S. military may be getting the green light to escalate their war in Syria, after an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, which was consequently blamed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Most Americans don’t realize it, but the U.S. military has already been at […]

Mississippi floods are the biggest in 500 years – and human intervention may be partly to blame

     The world’s longest system of levees and floodways, meant to rein in the mighty Mississippi River, may actually make flooding worse. Using tree rings and lake sediments, researchers re-created a history of flooding along the lower Mississippi River extending back to the 1500s. This paleoflood record suggests that the past century of river engineering […]

Maldives slams calls for Indian military intervention

The Maldivian defense ministry said that such calls for intervention are “a threat to the nation’s independence and national security,” but reassured citizens that there was no danger of foreign invasion. The ministry stressed that no request had been made for foreign military assistance. “The Maldivian government assures the beloved people of the Maldives that […]

Climate intervention strategies pushed by climate change alarmists may COLLAPSE the entire Amazon rainforest, warn scientists

(Natural News) Proponents of solar geoengineering believe that blanketing our sky with aerosols will save the planet, reducing sunlight levels and stopping the warming that has whipped many climate change alarmists into such a frenzy. As the debate continues over the finer points of global warming, there is one thing that scientists […]

From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran – Part 1

Tehran, 2017. A crowd marks the 38th anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution, which overthrew the dynasty of the US-supported Shah. (Photo: Mohammad Hassanzadeh. Source: Wikicommons) To properly understand what’s going on today with Iran, it is essential to understand the historical context in which current events are taking place. To listen to the pronouncements […]

Part 2 – From Shahs To The CIA: The History Of Western Intervention In Iran

Tehran, 1953. A resident washes “Yankee Go Home” graffiti from a wall after the CIA-orchestrated coup which restored the Shah to power (Photo: Pahlavi Dynasty. Source: Wikicommons) Tyler DurdenZero Hedge In part 1 we examined the early history of the West’s domination of Persian natural resources, especially the establishment and rise of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company […]

Americans Ready For Less U.S. Military Intervention & More Congressional Oversight

Americans Ready For Less U.S. Military Intervention & More Congressional Oversight Above Photo: DVIDSHUB/ Flickr Washington, D.C. January 2, 2018. Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy – a bipartisan initiative designed to advocate for more oversight of U.S. military intervention abroad – commissioned research on U.S. citizens’ positions on war intervention. The coalition announced today that the […]

Jens Stoltenberg and Angelina Jolie join forces in NATO intervention to promote "gender equality"

     NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg and actress Angelina Jolie have joined forces to project the US-led war alliance as a progressive role model for gender politics and a “leading protector” of women’s rights. Their op-ed in the Guardian last weekend, “Why NATO must defend women’s rights”, is presented as a joint mission to secure […]

Really, nothing to do with illegal wars, intervention and millions of dead? Tucker: “Rise In Terrorism Seems Obviously Tied to Immigration”

Tucker: Rise In Terrorism ‘Seems Obviously Tied to Immigration’Chris MenahanInformationLiberation Tucker Carlson said Tuesday night on Fox News that the rise in terrorism in America “seems obviously tied to immigration.” “I’m almost 50 years old, I remember when things like this didn’t happen in New York City ever,” Carlson said. “And now they seem to […]

Israel Incites Tension in Northern Iraq, Calling for ‘Intervention’ to Support Kurdish Secession

We’re told that even the United States has expressed its concern for Kurdish claims of independence from Iraq.  Perhaps it’s not in the US interest at present to take an overt position in support of Kurdish autonomy, not publicly anyway – not least of all because Washington is still trying to delicately manage a number […]

Ousted Brazilian President: US Intervention in Venezuela Could Spark “Civil War”

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No intervention in Nuriye Gülmen’s hunger strike: Turkey’s Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül

nsnbc : There have been no interventions in Nuriye Gülmen’s hunger strike during her stay in hospital, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül said on October […]

‘No foreign intervention’ President Trump bombs Afghanistan over 500 times last month

Even before President Trump made his late-August speech announcing the escalation of the Afghan War, the war has been dramatically escalating by several metrics. Today, Central Command issued new figures underscoring that with respect to airstrikes in Afghanistan. In the month of August, the US Air Force dropped more than 500 bombs […]

Planned U.S. ‘humanitarian intervention’ in Venezuela means "provoking armed confrontation"

     Translation by Tortilla con Sal. As Southern Command chief Admiral Kurt Tidd put it, “The growing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela could make necessary a regional response.” The military option against Venezuela mentioned recently by President Donald Trump has been active since even before he made his remarks. In an unconventional warfare scenario, conventional military […]

Military intervention in Venezuela crisis is unacceptable – Lavrov

Maduro to Trump: ‘Stop aggression against Venezuela, stop meddling in Latin American affairs’ “We are united in the need to overcome the existing disagreements in the country by peaceful means through a nationwide dialogue as soon as possible, without any external pressure, not to mention the unacceptability of the threats of military intervention in the […]

Colombia rejects any foreign military intervention in Venezuela

nsnbc : The Colombian Foreign Ministry, on Saturday, distanced itself from the United States after US President Donald Trump said the US had many […]

America’s Catastrophic — And Illegal — Intervention In Syria Must Be Stopped

America’s Catastrophic (and Illegal) Intervention in Syria Must Be Stopped Toward the end of last year, leaked audio of then-Secretary of State John Kerry went viral across the independent media because it appeared to confirm that the U.S. was watching ISIS and allowing the group to grow in order to exert pressure on the Syrian government, a […]

Russia Says Latest US Threat Against Syria is ‘Warning Sign of Intervention’

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova is calling it a “warning sign” of a possible US troop buildup and all-out military intervention in Syria. She is referring to Washington’s claim earlier this week that it believes Syria is planning a chemical attack. The announcement was made Monday night by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, […]

‘US info campaign against Syria is intervention warning sign’ – Russian Foreign Ministry

“The campaign, which was started by the US and is being backed by London and Paris, on the alleged chemical attack that is claimed to be prepared by Damascus, is not original, it’s a textbook script, which has already been used in several countries in the region,” Zakharova said. Moscow warns Washington against ‘incendiary, provocative […]

UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention

Afghan refugee Rasoul Nazari, 15, holds his 10-month-old nephew Imran after crossing the border between Hungary and Austria in Nickelsdorf, Austria. (AP/Muhammed Muheisen) CHILE– A United Nations report has shed light on the world’s burgeoning crisis of displaced peoples, finding that a record 65.6 million were forced to vacate their homes in 2016 alone. More […]

US Intervention in Syria at Crossroads

The U.S. military incursion into Syria is literally at a crossroads, with U.S.-backed forces cut off at Al-Tanf where two strategic highways intersect and where President Trump may decide to escalate, says Daniel Lazare. By Daniel Lazare June 19, 2017 “Information Clearing House” – The U.S. has stumbled into a trap in the Syrian desert […]

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