2019-07-23: News Headlines

WSWS (2019-07-23). Report details Indian security forces use of torture against Kashmiri people. wsws.org Jammu and Kashmir has been under de facto military rule since 1990, with over half a million security forces deployed in a state of just 13 million people.

Robert Fisk (2019-07-22). American Visitors to the Gestapo Museum Draw Their Own Conclusions. counterpunch.org The words would melt a heart of stone — save for those of the Gestapo torturers upstairs. The prisoners wrote their stories, their poems, their last pre-execution laments on the walls of their cells — which you can still read in the basement of the old Nazi secret police headquarters in Cologne. I spent hours More

teleSUR (2019-07-22). Iran Says Arrested 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced to Death. telesurenglish.net Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported Monday. | RELATED: | Panama Confirms Tanker Seized by Iran Was Smuggling Oil | Iranian state television published images it said showed the CIA officers who were in touch with the suspected spies. | There was no immediate comment on the Iranian allegations by the CIA or U.S. officials. | Iran announced in June that it had broken up an alleged CI…

WSWS (2019-07-22). Outrage grows at Spanish media silence on state complicity in Barcelona attack. wsws.org Readers are writing in to denounce the silence at explosive revelations of intelligence complicity in the 2017 Barcelona attacks in the online daily Público.

WSWS (2019-07-22). Podemos, Catalan nationalists cover up role of intelligence in Barcelona attack. wsws.org The reactionary forces promoted in the bourgeois media as the "left" in Spain are downplaying or ignoring Spanish intelligence's complicity in the 2017 attacks.

RT (2019-07-22). Pompeo shrugs off Iran's claim that it has busted a CIA spy ring. rt.com US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has dismissed Tehran's claim that it has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), suggesting that the assertion is pure fabrication.

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz (2019-07-12). Venezuela: 'Progress' Reported in Gov't-Opposition Talks as US Sanctions Counter-Intelligence Agency. venezuelanalysis.com The agenda of the talks has not been disclosed but the topic of elections is reportedly being left for last.

Kevin Gosztola (2019-07-12). Then CIA is Invoking Wikileaks to Push for the Expansion of a Cold War Era Secrecy Law. mintpressnews.com Three decades ago, the CIA mobilized to protect itself from radical acts of transparency, and now, with the internet and organizations like WikiLeaks, it hopes to be able to further isolate and criminalize those who challenge it.

Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project (2019-07-03). SPLC: Hate groups have long adopted symbols of U.S. history to promote white supremacy. splcenter.org As America prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July this week, the display of some of the nation's earliest regalia has rekindled a debate about racist symbolism.

Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project (2019-06-28). SPLC: Sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr., who killed Heather Heyer at 'Unite the Right,' will not heal victims or their families. splcenter.org James Alex Fields Jr., who was sentenced to life in prison today for murdering a woman who was protesting a white supremacist rally two years ago, is a remorseless killer and a domestic terrorist.

Paul Dobson (2019-06-26). Abrams Welcomes Venezuela's Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump's Commitment to Ousting Maduro. venezuelanalysis.com The press conference came as the Venezuelan military called for respect from those looking to fracture it.

2019-07-23: Social Media Postees

Report details Indian security forces use of torture against Kashmiri people
wsws.org | 2019-07-23
Jammu and Kashmir has been under de facto military rule since 1990, with over half a million security forces deployed in a state of just 13 million people.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/23/kash-j23.html

American Visitors to the Gestapo Museum Draw Their Own Conclusions
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-07-22
The words would melt a heart of stone — save for those of the Gestapo torturers upstairs. The prisoners wrote their stories, their poems, their last pre-execution laments on the walls of their cells — which you can still read in the basement of the old Nazi secret police headquarters in Cologne. I spent hours…
counterpunch.org/2019/07/22/american-visitors-to-the-gestapo-museum-draw-their-own-conclusions/

Iran Says Arrested 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced to Death
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-22
Iran captured 17 spies working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported Monday. | RELATED: | Panama Confirms Tanker Seized by Iran Was Smuggling Oil | Iranian state television published images it said showed the CIA officers who were in touch with the suspected spies. | There was no immediate comment on the Iranian allegations by the CIA or U.S. officials. | Iran announced in June that it had broken up an alleged CI…
telesurenglish.net/news/Iran-Says-Arrested-17-CIA-Spies-Some-Sentenced-to-Death-20190722-0008.html

Podemos, Catalan nationalists cover up role of intelligence in Barcelona attack
wsws.org | 2019-07-22
The reactionary forces promoted in the bourgeois media as the "left" in Spain are downplaying or ignoring Spanish intelligence's complicity in the 2017 attacks.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/22/pode-j22.html

Outrage grows at Spanish media silence on state complicity in Barcelona attack
wsws.org | 2019-07-22
Readers are writing in to denounce the silence at explosive revelations of intelligence complicity in the 2017 Barcelona attacks in the online daily Público.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/07/22/spam-j22.html

Pompeo shrugs off Iran's claim that it has busted a CIA spy ring
rt.com | 2019-07-22
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has dismissed Tehran's claim that it has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), suggesting that the assertion is pure fabrication. | …
rt.com/usa/464756-pompeo-cia-iran-spies/

Venezuela: 'Progress' Reported in Gov't-Opposition Talks as US Sanctions Counter-Intelligence Agency
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-07-12
The agenda of the talks has not been disclosed but the topic of elections is reportedly being left for last.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14584

Community members say, "Justice for Jonathon Coronel" in Vista
Kalena van den Bergh | liberationnews.org | 2019-07-12
On July 6, over 90 community members gathered to stand up against police brutality and commemorate the life of Jonathon Coronel.
liberationnews.org/community-members-say-justice-for-jonathon-coronel-in-vista/

SPLC: Hate groups have long adopted symbols of U.S. history to promote white supremacy
Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project | splcenter.org | 2019-07-03
As America prepares to celebrate the Fourth of July this week, the display of some of the nation's earliest regalia has rekindled a debate about racist symbolism.
splcenter.org/news/2019/07/03/splc-hate-groups-have-long-adopted-symbols-us-history-promote-white-supremacy

SPLC: Sentencing of James Alex Fields Jr., who killed Heather Heyer at 'Unite the Right,' will not heal victims or their families
Keegan Hankes, Intelligence Project | splcenter.org | 2019-06-28
James Alex Fields Jr., who was sentenced to life in prison today for murdering a woman who was protesting a white supremacist rally two years ago, is a remorseless killer and a domestic terrorist.
splcenter.org/news/2019/06/28/splc-sentencing-james-alex-fields-jr-who-killed-heather-heyer-unite-right-will-not-heal

Abrams Welcomes Venezuela's Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump's Commitment to Ousting Maduro
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-06-26
The press conference came as the Venezuelan military called for respect from those looking to fracture it.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14559