2019-11-13: News Headlines

Charles Pierson (2019-11-13). How Not to End a Forever War. counterpunch.org I love "caper' movies. There's nothing like a gang of lovable rogues executing an elaborately planned, seemingly impossible crime. President Donald Trump, while in no way lovable, pulled off the perfect caper when he grabbed the White House three years ago. Now Trump has launched a new caper: stealing Syria's oil. Danny Ocean, eat your More

RT (2019-11-13). US & Turkey working on 'resolving S-400 issue,' but Trump & Erdogan tight-lipped on details. rt.com US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan said their countries were working to "resolve" the issue of Ankara purchasing Russian S-400 air defense systems, without going into any specifics. | Erdogan, who arrived in Washington on Wednesday for an official state visit, spent much of the day in meetings with Trump and several US senators critical of Turkey's recent actions in northern Syria. Appearing at a joint press conference in the late afternoon, he showed no sign of backing down from Ankara's current posture, saying that political concerns ought to be separate from matters o…

Vanessa Beeley (2019-11-13). ISIS Captives Offer a Convenient Pawn in Turkey's Syria Chess Game. mintpressnews.com ISIS is the latest bogeyman in a global terror portfolio that serves a neoconservative agenda in the Middle East, and Turkey has been its midwife and curator.

RT (2019-11-13). US wants Turkey 'back in the fold' as tensions mount between between NATO allies. rt.com The US wants to bring Turkey "back into the fold," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday as he warned again about Ankara drifting away from its NATO partners. | Washington is concerned that recent arms deals with Russia and its recent incursion into northern Syria mean Turkey is slipping away from the military bloc. Esper's comments came ahead of US President Donald Trump's meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Wednesday. | "We need Turkey back in the fold. They've been good allies for many years, all the way back to fighting alongside the United States in the Korean war, up t…

teleSUR (2019-11-13). Lebanon Descends Further into Chaos as Economic Crisis Worsens. telesurenglish.net A new wave of protests paralyzed Lebanon on Wednesday after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption and cronyism in the political establishment. | RELATED: | Students Lead New Wave of Protests In Lebanon | One month after the eruption of nationwide protests, Lebanon is in deep political and economic crisis with no sign of its leaders agreeing on a new government to replace the outgoing cabinet of Saad al-Hariri, who quit as premier on Oct…

Alex Emmons (2019-11-13). As Trump and Erdogan Meet, the U.S. Hopes to Resume F?35 Arms Sales to Turkey. theintercept.com Despite Turkey's recent human rights abuses in Syria, the Trump administration would like Turkey to rejoin the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

Alan Hirsch (2019-11-13). Why This Impeachment Skeptic Changed His Mind. commondreams.org Chairman Adam Schiff (C), Democrat of California, speaks alongside Ranking Member Devin Nunes (2nd R), Republican of California, during the first public hearings held by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, with witnesses Ukrainian Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testifying, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 13, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/impeachment_skep

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2019-11-13). 'Absolutely Devastating' Testimony by Bill Taylor Recounts Direct Role Trump Took in Pressing Ukraine for Biden Probe. commondreams.org "Ambassador Taylor's testimony leaves no doubt that President Trump was using official acts to pressure Ukraine for interference on our elections," said Rep. Ted Lieu. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bill_taylor.jpg

Staff (2019-11-13). Democracy on Trial: Bill Moyers on Impeachment Inquiry & Why PBS Should Air Hearings in Primetime. democracynow.org Televised impeachment hearings begin today in the inquiry into whether President Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate his political rivals. Two witnesses are testifying today before the House Intelligence Committee: George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary of state, and William Taylor, a former ambassador and the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine. Both officials have privately told congressional investigators that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine in an attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Donald Trump is just the fourth U.S. presi…

Jim Kavanagh (2019-11-12). Trump's Syrian See-Saw: From Pullout to Pillage. counterpunch.org To withdraw, or not to withdraw? That is the question Donald Trump, in his own inimitable way, has answered both ways. | First came the withdrawal. It was real, and had a significant effect. Trump ordered the removal of US troops from Kurdish areas, putting an end to the prospect of an independent Kurdish statelet, split off from Syria. Such a partition was always implausible, given the general balance of forces in the region and the specific refusal of NATO-member Turkey to accept any such thing. (Turkey had already invaded Syria in 2016, and the Obama-Biden administration ordered the Kurds to accept it.) It was…

teleSUR (2019-11-12). Students Lead New Wave of Protests In Lebanon. telesurenglish.net Lebanese university students are beginning to gain greater prominence in the protests that began last Oct. 17 by massively claiming the right to "build" a future without the rulers who have led the nation to the economic collapse. | RELATED: | UN Steps in to Urge Lebanon to Form New Government | Hundreds of them, waving Lebanese flags, have taken on the streets as "Lebanese" and now also as "students" following the main goal of not to rest until every vestige of the regime is eliminated.

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-12). James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret. thelastamericanvagabond.com The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2019-11-11). The Houthis Are Preparing for a Planned Israeli Attack on Yemen. mintpressnews.com There are strong indications that Israel is planning to launch airstrikes against Yemen under the pretext of preventing an Iranian military presence from taking hold, much as it did in Syria and Iraq.

United Nations (2019-11-11). Monday's Daily Brief: Guterres on Bolivia and multilateralism, Syria and Iraq's displaced, forest initiative, the healing arts. un.org A recap of Monday's stories in brief: UN chief spotlights multilateralism at peace forum; Bolivian authorities must uphold safety of citizens; new programme to feed Kenya's children; experts concerned for detained in Syria and Iraq; UN forest management project fights climate crisis; and, from Warhol to the Wiggles — the role of art in keeping you healthy.

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-11). Turkey's Syria 'Ethnic Cleansing' In US Memo, US Can Shoot 'Any Syrian' Over Oil & A Bolivia Coup. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/6/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Staff (2019-11-11). Headlines for November 11, 2019. democracynow.org Longtime Bolivian President Evo Morales Resigns, Brazilian Former President Lula Freed from Prison, Haley Said Kelly and Tillerson Told Her to Work Against Trump, Syria: 8 Killed in Bombing in Tel Abyad, Iraq: Death Toll in Anti-Government Protests Rise to 319, Hong Kong: Police Shoot Student Protester at Close Range | , Cyclone Kills 20 in Bangladesh & India; Wildfires Rage in Australia | , Germans Mark 30th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall | , Hundreds Protest Construction of Trump's Border Wall in Sonoran Desert | , Kshama Sawant Declares Victory in Seattle City Council Race | , Chesa Boudin Wins San Francis…

Eds. (2019-11-11). Media silent as Nobel Prize winning OPCW found "fixing" its own findings on Syria. mronline.org Judging by the minimal impact of the news, there will likely be few consequences for those who suppressed information and misled the world, nor for those who called for war on the basis of it, their assertions proving, once again, disastrously wrong. | Source

Murtaza Hussain (2019-11-10). Baghdadi Died, but the U.S. War on Terror Will Go on Forever. theintercept.com On Oct. 28, 2019, Syrians sift through the rubble at the site of a suspected US-led operation against Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi the previous day, on the edge of the small Syrian village of Barisha in the country's opposition-held northwestern Idlib province. | Photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images | As a matter of principle, I try to restrain myself from celebrating the misfortunes of others. But nearly a decade ago, when I heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a nighttime U.S. military raid in Pakistan, I briefly allowed myself a moment of naive optimism. My hope was tha…

Tyler Durden (2019-11-10). Leaked US Memo Confirms NATO Ally Turkey Pursuing "Ethnic Cleansing" in Syria. theantimedia.com Everyone in Washington knows NATO's second largest military is now engaged in ongoing ethnic cleansing.

United Nations (2019-11-08). Friday's Daily Brief: Syria war update as talks continue, 'credible evidence' Morsi death due to prison conditions, force condemned in Chile protests. un.org A recap of Friday's stories in brief: Ongoing upheaval threatens civilians in Syria; 'Brutal' prison conditions may have prompted Morsi's death; Rights experts condemn use of force in Chile protests; ICJ will hear claims by Ukraine; 60,000 youth refugees who travelled alone, in need across Italy.

United Nations (2019-11-08). Hundreds of thousands of civilians at risk in Syria amid ongoing violence in northeast and northwest. un.org Almost daily violence targeting built-up areas and health facilities in Syria continues to threaten the lives of civilians there, UN rights experts and humanitarians said on Friday.

Staff (2019-11-08). Headlines for November 8, 2019. democracynow.org George Kent: Giuliani Carried Out Smear Campaign Against U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, U.S. and China Aim to Roll Back Some Tariffs, "A Warning": Anonymous Senior Official Slams Trump in New Book, Michael Bloomberg Preparing to Jump Into 2020 Race, Sanders Immigration Plan: Abolish ICE & Create Path to Citizenship, Undocumented Students to Stage Walkout to Support DACA, Report: DHS to Have Biometric Data on 260 Million People, Iraq: Security Forces Continue Bloody Crackdown on Anti-Government Protesters, Tensions Rise in Bolivia over Disputed Presidential Election, Brazil Sides with U.S. at U.N. Vote Condemning U.S…

Fred_F (2019-11-08). World Resistance Day for Rojava marked in Sydney. greenleft.org.au international solidarity Fred FuentesIssue 1244 Australia Rojava SydneyNovember 8, 2019Members of the Kurdish community and supporters rallied in Sydney on November 3 as part of World Resistance Day…

Aaron Maté (2019-11-07). Max Blumenthal on Baghdadi's death and Trump's fake withdrawal in Syria. thegrayzone.com Max Blumenthal explains how the US-backed proxy war in Syria helped create the al-Qaeda safe haven where US forces killed…

Staff (2019-11-07). Headlines for November 7, 2019. democracynow.org Televised Impeachment Hearings Begin Next Week, Sessions to Run for Old Senate Seat; Pressley Endorses Warren, Trump Expands Military Mission in Syria Aimed at Controlling Oil Fields, Esper to Urge Trump Not to Intervene in Cases of Soldiers Accused of Murder, Judge Voids Trump Rule Allowing Medical Workers to Deny Care on Religious Grounds, ProPublica: Pence's Office Meddled in Foreign Aid Money to Favor Christians, DOJ Charges Ex-Twitter Employees; California Investigates Facebook, New Zealand Approves Landmark Climate Legislation Aimed at Zero Carbon Emissions, U.S.-Manufactured Ammunition Used in Massacre of…

Peter Ford (2019-11-07). Former British Ambassador to Syria: UK Complicit in Trump's Syria Oil Grab. mintpressnews.com The cat is out of the bag. The UK is potentially complicit in a war crime. With typical insouciance the U.S. military dropped this bombshell by tweet and apparently without realizing the implications for U.S. partners: | We are repositioning @CJTFOIR forces to Deir ez Zor #Syria to continue partnering w/ #SDF to defeat ISIS remnants, protect critical infrastructure, & deny ISIS access to revenue sources…

Ben Norton (2019-11-06). US congressional panel outlines next phase of dirty war on Syria: Occupy oil fields and block reconstruction. thegrayzone.com A DC foreign-policy apparatchik who oversaw Congress' Syria Study Group proclaimed that the US military "owned" one-third of Syrian territory,…

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-03). "White Helmets Are Preparing New Chemical Provocations In Syria," France Bombs Iraq & Oil Occupation. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/2/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-11-02). Baghdadi Deception Exposed, Israel Bombs Gaza After Phantom Rocket & US Violates Own Syria Sanctions. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/1/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Dan Cohen (2019-10-29). By protecting Syria's Idlib, the US created a safe haven for Baghdadi and ISIS. thegrayzone.com With the killing of self-proclaimed ISIS "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime…

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-29). Distracting With Baghdadi Psyop, US Sends "Withdrawn" Troops Back Into Syria, Along With MANY More. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-26). Russia Has 'Proof' US Is Smuggling Oil In Syria & Did Israel/US Create A Civil War In Lebanon? thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/26/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-26). More Troops/Tanks To Syria Confirmed, OPCW Whistleblower, Barr's PreCrime & Mossad Clinton Blackmail. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/25/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-25). Trump To Send Possibly Thousands Of Troops & Tanks To "Secure Syria's Oil" & Iraq Goes To UN Over US. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/24/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-23). Trump Says US War With Iran May Be Soon, Putin/Erdogan Syria Deal & Iraq Says No US Troops Allowed. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/22/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-22). US Stays In Syria, Kurds Call On Israel To Attack Turkey & US Says Israel Has 'Right' To Attack Iran. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/21/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-21). Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/19/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

CounterSpin (2019-10-18). Khury Petersen-Smith on Turkey & the Kurds, Alex Vitale on the Purpose of Policing. fair.org Media…

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-18). Kurds Say Turkey Used Chem Weapons & US Announces Syria Ceasefire That Turkey Says Isn't A Ceasefire. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/17/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-17). Iran 'Has Evidence' US, Israel, Saudis Attacked Tanker & Why The Kurds In Syria Are Just Terrorists. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ryan Cristián (2019-10-09). US 'Walks Back' Syria "Withdrawal," Kurd's '10,000 ISIS' Warning & The FBI 'Violated Privacy Rights'. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/8/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

2019-11-13: Social Media Postees

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Lebanon Descends Further into Chaos as Economic Crisis Worsens
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-13
A new wave of protests paralyzed Lebanon on Wednesday after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption and cronyism in the political establishment. | RELATED: | Students Lead New Wave of Protests In Lebanon | One month after the eruption of nationwide protests, Lebanon is in deep political and economic crisis with no sign of its leaders agreeing on a new government to replace the outgoing cabinet of Saad al-Hariri, who quit as premier on Oct…
telesurenglish.net/news/Lebanon-Descends-Further-into-Chaos-as-Economic-Crisis-Worsens-20191113-0005.html

ISIS Captives Offer a Convenient Pawn in Turkey's Syria Chess Game
Vanessa Beeley | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-13
ISIS is the latest bogeyman in a global terror portfolio that serves a neoconservative agenda in the Middle East, and Turkey has been its midwife and curator.
mintpressnews.com/isis-captives-pawn-turkey-syria-chess-game/262814/

US wants Turkey 'back in the fold' as tensions mount between between NATO allies
rt.com | 2019-11-13
The US wants to bring Turkey "back into the fold," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday as he warned again about Ankara drifting away from its NATO partners. | Washington is concerned that recent arms deals with Russia and its recent incursion into northern Syria mean Turkey is slipping away from the military bloc. Esper's comments came ahead of US President Donald Trump's meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Wednesday. | "We need Turkey back in the fold. They've been good allies for many years, all the way back to fighting alongside the United States in the Korean war, up t…
rt.com/newsline/473364-esper-turkey-nato-fold/

As Trump and Erdogan Meet, the U.S. Hopes to Resume F?35 Arms Sales to Turkey
Alex Emmons | theintercept.com | 2019-11-13
Despite Turkey's recent human rights abuses in Syria, the Trump administration would like Turkey to rejoin the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
theintercept.com/2019/11/13/trump-erdogan-turkey-f-35/

US & Turkey working on 'resolving S-400 issue,' but Trump & Erdogan tight-lipped on details
rt.com | 2019-11-13
US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan said their countries were working to "resolve" the issue of Ankara purchasing Russian S-400 air defense systems, without going into any specifics. | Erdogan, who arrived in Washington on Wednesday for an official state visit, spent much of the day in meetings with Trump and several US senators critical of Turkey's recent actions in northern Syria. Appearing at a joint press conference in the late afternoon, he showed no sign of backing down from Ankara's current posture, saying that political concerns ought to be separate from matters o…
rt.com/usa/473363-trump-erdogan-press-conference/

Why This Impeachment Skeptic Changed His Mind
Alan Hirsch | commondreams.org | 2019-11-13
Chairman Adam Schiff (C), Democrat of California, speaks alongside Ranking Member Devin Nunes (2nd R), Republican of California, during the first public hearings held by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, with witnesses Ukrainian Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testifying, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 13, 2019. (Photo: Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP via Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/impeachment_skep
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'Absolutely Devastating' Testimony by Bill Taylor Recounts Direct Role Trump Took in Pressing Ukraine for Biden Probe
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-11-13
"Ambassador Taylor's testimony leaves no doubt that President Trump was using official acts to pressure Ukraine for interference on our elections," said Rep. Ted Lieu. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/bill_taylor.jpg
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Democracy on Trial: Bill Moyers on Impeachment Inquiry & Why PBS Should Air Hearings in Primetime
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-13
Televised impeachment hearings begin today in the inquiry into whether President Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine to pressure the Ukrainian president to investigate his political rivals. Two witnesses are testifying today before the House Intelligence Committee: George Kent, a deputy assistant secretary of state, and William Taylor, a former ambassador and the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine. Both officials have privately told congressional investigators that Trump withheld aid to Ukraine in an attempt to pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son Hunter. Donald Trump is just the fourth U.S. presi…
www.democracynow.org/2019/11/13/bill_moyers_pbs_impeachment_watergate

Students Lead New Wave of Protests In Lebanon
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-12
Lebanese university students are beginning to gain greater prominence in the protests that began last Oct. 17 by massively claiming the right to "build" a future without the rulers who have led the nation to the economic collapse. | RELATED: | UN Steps in to Urge Lebanon to Form New Government | Hundreds of them, waving Lebanese flags, have taken on the streets as "Lebanese" and now also as "students" following the main goal of not to rest until every vestige of the regime is eliminated.
telesurenglish.net/news/students-take-charge-of-protests-in-lebanon-20191112-0020.html

Trump's Syrian See-Saw: From Pullout to Pillage
Jim Kavanagh | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-12
To withdraw, or not to withdraw? That is the question Donald Trump, in his own inimitable way, has answered both ways. | First came the withdrawal. It was real, and had a significant effect. Trump ordered the removal of US troops from Kurdish areas, putting an end to the prospect of an independent Kurdish statelet, split off from Syria. Such a partition was always implausible, given the general balance of forces in the region and the specific refusal of NATO-member Turkey to accept any such thing. (Turkey had already invaded Syria in 2016, and the Obama-Biden administration ordered the Kurds to accept it.) It was…
counterpunch.org/2019/11/12/trumps-syrian-see-saw-from-pullout-to-pillage/

James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/interviews/james-corbett-interview-isis-created-armed-funded-by-us-israel-an-open-secret/

Monday's Daily Brief: Guterres on Bolivia and multilateralism, Syria and Iraq's displaced, forest initiative, the healing arts
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-11
A recap of Monday's stories in brief: UN chief spotlights multilateralism at peace forum; Bolivian authorities must uphold safety of citizens; new programme to feed Kenya's children; experts concerned for detained in Syria and Iraq; UN forest management project fights climate crisis; and, from Warhol to the Wiggles — the role of art in keeping you healthy.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051111

The Houthis Are Preparing for a Planned Israeli Attack on Yemen
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-11
There are strong indications that Israel is planning to launch airstrikes against Yemen under the pretext of preventing an Iranian military presence from taking hold, much as it did in Syria and Iraq.
mintpressnews.com/houthis-preparing-planned-israel-attack-yemen/262730/

Media silent as Nobel Prize winning OPCW found "fixing" its own findings on Syria
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-11-11
Judging by the minimal impact of the news, there will likely be few consequences for those who suppressed information and misled the world, nor for those who called for war on the basis of it, their assertions proving, once again, disastrously wrong. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/11/11/media-silent-as-nobel-prize-winning-opcw-found-fixing-its-own-findings-on-syria/

Turkey's Syria 'Ethnic Cleansing' In US Memo, US Can Shoot 'Any Syrian' Over Oil & A Bolivia Coup
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-11
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/6/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/turkeys-syria-ethnic-cleansing-in-us-memo-us-can-shoot-any-syrian-over-oil-a-bolivia-coup/

Baghdadi Died, but the U.S. War on Terror Will Go on Forever
Murtaza Hussain | theintercept.com | 2019-11-10
On Oct. 28, 2019, Syrians sift through the rubble at the site of a suspected US-led operation against Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi the previous day, on the edge of the small Syrian village of Barisha in the country's opposition-held northwestern Idlib province. | Photo: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP via Getty Images | As a matter of principle, I try to restrain myself from celebrating the misfortunes of others. But nearly a decade ago, when I heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a nighttime U.S. military raid in Pakistan, I briefly allowed myself a moment of naive optimism. My hope was tha…
theintercept.com/2019/11/10/baghdadi-death-war-on-terror/

Leaked US Memo Confirms NATO Ally Turkey Pursuing "Ethnic Cleansing" in Syria
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-11-10
Everyone in Washington knows NATO's second largest military is now engaged in ongoing ethnic cleansing.

Leaked US Memo Confirms NATO Ally Turkey Pursuing "Ethnic Cleansing" in Syria

Friday's Daily Brief: Syria war update as talks continue, 'credible evidence' Morsi death due to prison conditions, force condemned in Chile protests
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-08
A recap of Friday's stories in brief: Ongoing upheaval threatens civilians in Syria; 'Brutal' prison conditions may have prompted Morsi's death; Rights experts condemn use of force in Chile protests; ICJ will hear claims by Ukraine; 60,000 youth refugees who travelled alone, in need across Italy.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1051021

Hundreds of thousands of civilians at risk in Syria amid ongoing violence in northeast and northwest
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-08
Almost daily violence targeting built-up areas and health facilities in Syria continues to threaten the lives of civilians there, UN rights experts and humanitarians said on Friday.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/11/1050961

Max Blumenthal on Baghdadi's death and Trump's fake withdrawal in Syria
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-07
Max Blumenthal explains how the US-backed proxy war in Syria helped create the al-Qaeda safe haven where US forces killed…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/07/max-blumenthal-on-baghdadis-death-and-trumps-fake-withdrawal-in-syria/

Former British Ambassador to Syria: UK Complicit in Trump's Syria Oil Grab
Peter Ford | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-07
The cat is out of the bag. The UK is potentially complicit in a war crime. With typical insouciance the U.S. military dropped this bombshell by tweet and apparently without realizing the implications for U.S. partners: | We are repositioning @CJTFOIR forces to Deir ez Zor #Syria to continue partnering w/ #SDF to defeat ISIS remnants, protect critical infrastructure, & deny ISIS access to revenue sources…
mintpressnews.com/peter-ford-former-british-ambassador-syria-uk-complicit-trumps-syria-oil-grab/262693/

US congressional panel outlines next phase of dirty war on Syria: Occupy oil fields and block reconstruction
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-06
A DC foreign-policy apparatchik who oversaw Congress' Syria Study Group proclaimed that the US military "owned" one-third of Syrian territory,…
thegrayzone.com/2019/11/05/us-economic-war-strategy-syria-oil-reconstruction/

"White Helmets Are Preparing New Chemical Provocations In Syria," France Bombs Iraq & Oil Occupation
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-03
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Baghdadi Deception Exposed, Israel Bombs Gaza After Phantom Rocket & US Violates Own Syria Sanctions
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-02
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By protecting Syria's Idlib, the US created a safe haven for Baghdadi and ISIS
Dan Cohen | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-29
With the killing of self-proclaimed ISIS "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shoddy narrative pushed by US government officials and regime…
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Distracting With Baghdadi Psyop, US Sends "Withdrawn" Troops Back Into Syria, Along With MANY More
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-29
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Russia Has 'Proof' US Is Smuggling Oil In Syria & Did Israel/US Create A Civil War In Lebanon?
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-26
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More Troops/Tanks To Syria Confirmed, OPCW Whistleblower, Barr's PreCrime & Mossad Clinton Blackmail
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-26
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Trump To Send Possibly Thousands Of Troops & Tanks To "Secure Syria's Oil" & Iraq Goes To UN Over US
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-25
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Trump Says US War With Iran May Be Soon, Putin/Erdogan Syria Deal & Iraq Says No US Troops Allowed
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-23
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US Stays In Syria, Kurds Call On Israel To Attack Turkey & US Says Israel Has 'Right' To Attack Iran
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-22
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Turkey Breaks Ceasefire, US "Secures Syria's Oil" & Assange's Torture & Violation Of Rights Exposed
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-21
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Kurds Say Turkey Used Chem Weapons & US Announces Syria Ceasefire That Turkey Says Isn't A Ceasefire
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-18
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Khury Petersen-Smith on Turkey & the Kurds, Alex Vitale on the Purpose of Policing
CounterSpin | fair.org | 2019-10-18
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Iran 'Has Evidence' US, Israel, Saudis Attacked Tanker & Why The Kurds In Syria Are Just Terrorists
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-17
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