Ameria’s Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

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America’s Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

Al Jazeera (2018)

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This documentary concerns a recent investigation into a gun smuggling operation in which the Pentagon contracts with Miami arms dealers to procure Soviet-style weapons from Bulgaria, Croatia and Serbia and secretly ship them to “moderate” rebels in Syria. Once they arrive in Syria, the “moderate” rebels frequently hand the weapons on to Al-Nusra (al-Qaeda) and ISIS militants who fight alongside them.

The investigation reveals that the US Department of Defense has a preference for old Soviet-style weapons because a) they are cheaper and easier to operate and b) they are harder to trace back to the US government. Thus it would appear the US government is fully aware their weapons are ending up in the hands of ISIS terrorists. The US government even has a technical term – “operational necessity” – for this type of subterfuge.

The Pentagon also…

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No Cards Left to Play but the Threat of Armageddon

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Do not expect the Republicans or the Democrats to make any sense of a world of diminishing empire. (MaxPixel)

There is no mystery to the ideological collapse of U.S. ruling class politics under late stage capitalism and imperial decline. Simply put, the corporate duopoly parties have nothing to offer the masses of people except unrelenting austerity at home and endless wars abroad. A shrunken and privatized Detroit serves as the model for U.S. urban policy; Libya and Syria are the scorched-earth footprints of a demented and dying empire. The lengthening shadow of economic eclipse by the East leaves the U.S. Lords of Capital with no cards left to play but the threat of Armageddon.

As China reclaims its historic place at the center of the earth, alongside the huge and heavily armed landmass of Russia, Washington…

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Maria Zakharova blows apart poisoning hoax: US should “be put under question”

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“Novichok” nerve agent most likely originated in the UK, Slovakia, Czech Republic or Sweden.

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 According to RT, the Russian Foreign Ministry has stated that the substance used in the poisoning of Sergei Skripal may have originated from the countries studying the “Novichok” nerve agent, including the UK, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Sweden.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday…

“The most likely source of origin of the toxin are the countries which have been carrying out intense research on the substances from the ‘Novichok’ program, approximately since the end of the 1990s until the present time, and this project is not the creation of Russia or the Soviet Union.”

Zakharova listed the UK, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Sweden among the countries involved.

As the mainstream media pushes a “Putin did it” poisoning hoax, applying a little critical thinking will…

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