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2021-11-27: News Headlines

Geoff Watts (2021-11-27). [Obituary] Michael Llewellyn Rutter. thelancet.com First professor of child psychiatry in the UK. He was born in Brummana, Lebanon, on Aug 15, 1933, and died of cancer in London, UK, on Oct 23, 2021, aged 88 years.

Andrew Green (2021-11-27). [Perspectives] A history of US engagement in the HIV/AIDS response. thelancet.com >In late September, 2021, US President Joe Biden tapped John Nkengasong to lead the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). If approved for the role as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of US Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally, Nkengasong will inherit a programme at a point of inflection. PEPFAR has been leaderless since Deborah Birx decamped in February, 2020, to coordinate the White House's COVID-19 response under the administration of Donald Trump. She left PEPFAR ahead of the findings from UNAIDS in July, 2020, that highlighted uneven progress towards 2020 milestones in the…

_____ (2021-11-26). Washington Unleashes Biological Warfare in Syria. journal-neo.org The US crimes in Syria have already been repeatedly reported by the Western media, the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, as well as various international organizations. The airstrikes on Syrian cities, which were carried out by the US and the coalition led by them in violation of international law and had disastrous consequences for civilians, …

_____ (2021-11-26). Ethiopia: The West's Diplomats Meet In Secret To Decide How To Help The TPLF. popularresistance.org Former ambassadors and current diplomats for the United States, Britain and EU had a Zoom meeting this past Sunday with an official for the TPLF in what amounts to a green light from the West for the terrorist group's attempts to overthrow the democratically elected Ethiopian government. And there's evidence to prove it: a phone-cam video of the two-hour meeting.

_____ (2021-11-26). Ethiopia: The West's Diplomats Meet In Secret To Help The TPLF. popularresistance.org Former ambassadors and current diplomats for the United States, Britain and EU had a Zoom meeting this past Sunday with an official for the TPLF in what amounts to a green light from the West for the terrorist group's attempts to overthrow the democratically elected Ethiopian government. And there's evidence to prove it: a phone-cam video of the two-hour meeting. | "I hope that you'll have military success fairly soon, because it seems as if the situation is only becoming more drastic," said Vicki Huddleston, who was Chargé d'Affairs ad interim in Ethiopia during years the TPLF were in power. | France's retired d…

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2021-11-26: News Headlines

_____ (2021-11-26). Washington Unleashes Biological Warfare in Syria. journal-neo.org The US crimes in Syria have already been repeatedly reported by the Western media, the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, as well as various international organizations. The airstrikes on Syrian cities, which were carried out by the US and the coalition led by them in violation of international law and had disastrous consequences for civilians, …

Anand Naidoo (2021-11-25). The Heat: Ethiopia civil war and Lebanon economic crisis. america.cgtn.com Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he's heading to the battlefront to lead government troops in a year-long war against rebel forces. And, Lebanon's economic crisis leaves many families struggling for food and medical care.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-11-25). Australia bans Hezbollah in totality, designates it a "terrorist organization" peoplesdispatch.org Hezbollah is an anti-occupation and anti-imperialist organization with a strong popular base in Lebanon. Australia's ban may create a diplomatic crisis as Hezbollah is also part of the Lebanese government…

Jason Ditz (2021-11-25). Rockets Fired at US Base in Eastern Syria. news.antiwar.com A flurry of rockets were fired at the Locals said that US warplanes were very active in the skies after the rockets, though there was no word of the US forces launching any sorties yet. | Syrian media suggested the rockets were fired by "pro-Iran militias," which in this part of the country almost always means Iraqi Shi'ites. Those groups are h…

Jason Ditz (2021-11-25). Two Civilians Among Eight Killed as Israel Attacks Syria's Homs. news.antiwar.com Syria's air defenses were active around Homs today, intercepting missiles fired at the city by Israel. Several interceptions are reported, though some hit, Details are still emerging on what was hit and damaged. The why behind the attack is similarly uncertain, with Israel as usual offering no comments on the attack. | Attacking Syria is common, but attacking Syrian troops is unusual, as most Israeli strikes are attacking Sh…

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-11-25). Prestigious weaponry expert censored after demonstrating that a deadly poison gas attack—blamed on the Syrian government—was really a false-flag operation by U.S.-funded terrorists. mronline.org Theodore Postol, a physicist with a Ph.D. in nuclear engineering, he is Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and International Security at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a former top policy adviser to the chief of naval operations.

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