Monthly Archives: October 2018

2018-10-31: News Headlines

Andrew Korybko (2018-10-31). Russia's Reshaping Syria's "Deep State" in Its Own Image. globalresearch.ca The recently promulgated pact between Russia and Syria to have the former's Defense Ministry train the Arab Republic's children in cadet schools for free is a sign that Moscow intends to reshape Syria's permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies ("deep …

Zero Hedge (2018-10-31). Denmark Accuses Iran Of Assassination Attempt On Its Territory. iranian.com Trump's push for crippling sanctions against Iran got an unexpected supporter on Tuesday, when Denmark accused Iranian intelligence services of trying to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on its territory. A Norwegian citizen of Iranian background was arrested in Sweden on Oct. 21 in connection with the plot and […]

Marjorie Cohn (2018-10-31). Trump Administration Ramps Up Threats Against Iran. zcomm.org The alleged torture, murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, widely believed to have been carried out on orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, may put a crimp in Donald Trump's plans to escalate his aggression against Iran. Saudi Arabia, the United States and Israel are unified in their hatred of Iran, albeit with Read more…

Staff (2018-10-31). Jacob Wohl Made These 5 Mistakes in Allegedly Framing Robert Mueller. truthdig.com The Republican activist reportedly set up a phony company called "Surefire Intelligence," which is being charged with paying supposed women victims of the Special Counsel to allege sexual abuse.

AVAAZ (2018-10-31). Death by Facebook. indybay.org Brazil has elected Jair Bolsonaro President, a man who praises torture, says he'll end all activism and threatens to kill 30,000 leftists. How could this insanity happen?!?! | Facebook.

Stephen Lendman (2018-10-30). Saudi Death Squad Controlled by Crown Prince. Report. globalresearch.ca Reportedly a Saudi tiger hit squad was formed in 2017 by crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) to covertly assassinate regime critics internally and abroad. | Its existence is well known to US and other Western intelligence — comprised of dozens …

Glenn Greenwald (2018-10-30). "Most Extremist Leader in the Democratic World" zcomm.org Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil's next president, marking the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro, a former Army officer, openly supports torture and dictatorships, has a history of making racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, and has threatened to destroy, imprison or Read more…

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-10-30). Trump Claims He Can End 14th Amendment Guarantee of Birthright Citizenship. truthout.org Denouncing the US right to birthright citizenship — guaranteed by the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution — as "ridiculous," President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that he has the power to subvert that guarantee by presidential fiat — his latest effort to mainstream a noxious lie and xenophobic trope while also furthering what critics call his authoritarian approach to governance by once more exploiting certain members of the White House press corps willing to carry his water for him. | Injected into a White House

Shared by Merula Furtado (2018-10-30). How Capitalism Stokes the Far Right and Climate Catastrophe. truthout.org We are living in ominous times. Every week something new: white supremacist murders in Kentucky and Pittsburgh; the continued rise of the far right in Europe; Jon Queally (2018-10-30). Trump Wants to Change the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. theantimedia.com (CD) — Denouncing the U.S. right to birthright citizenship—guaranteed by the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution—as "ridiculous," President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that he has the power to subvert that guarantee by presidential fiat — his latest effort to mainstream a noxious lie and xenophobic trope while also furthering what critics call his authoritarian approach …

Democracy Now! (2018-10-29). Glenn Greenwald on Bolsonaro: Brazil Has Elected "Most Extremist Leader in the Democratic World" democracynow.org Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil's next president, marking the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro, a former Army officer, openly supports torture and dictatorships, has a history of making racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, and has threatened to destroy, imprison or banish his political opponents. He defeated Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers' Party with 55 percent of the vote. His ascendance to power is leading many to fear the future of democracy in Brazil is in danger. We speak with Glenn Greenwald, Puli…

Cathy Scott-Clark (2018-10-28). "Still in Solitary Over Here in Baghdad": A Forgotten American's 14-Year Nightmare in Iraq. theintercept.com Shawki Omar's story began as an embodiment of the American Dream. Today, it shows how the so-called war on terror has turned sadistic and extralegal.

Democracy Now! (2018-10-25). Headlines for October 25, 2018. democracynow.org Authorities Investigating Mail Bombs Targeting High-Profile Democrats, Trump Attacks Media as NYC Mayor Says Hateful Rhetoric Fuels Violence, California Neo-Nazi Leader Arrested & Charged After Fleeing the U.S., Saudi Crown Prince Acknowledges Khashoggi Murder for First Time, CIA Director Gina Haspel Hears Audio Recording of Khashoggi Murder, Spanish PM Defends Decision to Sell Weapons to Saudi Arabia, French President Emmanuel Macron Vows to Continue Saudi Weapons Sales, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Says U.S. Aided in Khashoggi Murder, Yemen: Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Kill 16, Wound 12, Super Typhoon Yutu De…

2018-10-31: Social Media Postees

Denmark Accuses Iran Of Assassination Attempt On Its Territory
Zero Hedge | iranian.com | 2018-10-31
Trump's push for crippling sanctions against Iran got an unexpected supporter on Tuesday, when Denmark accused Iranian intelligence services of trying to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on its territory. A Norwegian citizen of Iranian background was arrested in Sweden on Oct. 21 in connection with the plot and […] | The post Denmark Accuses Iran Of Assassination Attempt On Its Territory appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/10/30/denmark-accuses-i…

Trump Administration Ramps Up Threats Against Iran
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2018-10-31
The alleged torture, murder and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, widely believed to have been carried out on orders of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, may put a crimp in Donald Trump's plans to escalate his aggression against Iran. Saudi Arabia, the United States and Israel are unified in their hatred of Iran, albeit with Read…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/trump-administrati…

Russia's Reshaping Syria's "Deep State" in Its Own Image
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-31
The recently promulgated pact between Russia and Syria to have the former's Defense Ministry train the Arab Republic's children in cadet schools for free is a sign that Moscow intends to reshape Syria's permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies ("deep … | The post Russia's Reshaping Syria's "Deep State" in Its Own Image appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/russias-reshaping-syri…

Jacob Wohl Made These 5 Mistakes in Allegedly Framing Robert Mueller
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-10-31
The Republican activist reportedly set up a phony company called "Surefire Intelligence," which is being charged with paying supposed women victims of the Special Counsel to allege sexual abuse. | The post Jacob Wohl Made These 5 Mistakes in Allegedly Framing Robert Mueller appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/jacob-wohl-made-th…

Death by Facebook
AVAAZ | indybay.org | 2018-10-31
Brazil has elected Jair Bolsonaro President, a man who praises torture, says he'll end all activism and threatens to kill 30,000 leftists. How could this insanity happen?!?! | Facebook.
indybay.org/newsitems/2018/10/29/1881855…

"Most Extremist Leader in the Democratic World"
Glenn Greenwald | zcomm.org | 2018-10-30
Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil's next president, marking the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro, a former Army officer, openly supports torture and dictatorships, has a history of making racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, and has threatened to destroy, imprison or Read…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/most-extremist-lea…

Saudi Death Squad Controlled by Crown Prince. Report
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-10-30
Reportedly a Saudi tiger hit squad was formed in 2017 by crown prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) to covertly assassinate regime critics internally and abroad. | Its existence is well known to US and other Western intelligence — comprised of dozens … | The post Saudi Death Squad Controlled by Crown Prince. Report appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/saudi-death-squad-cont…

Trump Wants to Change the 14th Amendment of the Constitution
Jon Queally | theantimedia.com | 2018-10-30
(CD) — Denouncing the U.S. right to birthright citizenship–guaranteed by the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution–as "ridiculous," President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that he has the power to subvert that guarantee by presidential fiat — his latest effort to mainstream a noxious lie and xenophobic trope while also furthering what critics call his authoritarian approach …

Trump Wants to Change the 14th Amendment of the Constitution

Glenn Greenwald on Bolsonaro: Brazil Has Elected "Most Extremist Leader in the Democratic World"
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-10-29
Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been elected Brazil's next president, marking the most radical political shift in the country since military rule ended more than 30 years ago. Bolsonaro, a former Army officer, openly supports torture and dictatorships, has a history of making racist, misogynistic and homophobic comments, and has threatened to destroy, imprison or banish his political opponents. He defeated Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers' Party with 55 percent of the vote. His ascendance to power is leading many to fear the future of democracy in Brazil is in danger. We speak with Glenn Greenwald, Puli…
www.democracynow.org/2018/10/29/glenn_gr…

"Still in Solitary Over Here in Baghdad": A Forgotten American's 14-Year Nightmare in Iraq
Cathy Scott-Clark | theintercept.com | 2018-10-28
Shawki Omar's story began as an embodiment of the American Dream. Today, it shows how the so-called war on terror has turned sadistic and extralegal. | The post "Still in Solitary Over Here in Baghdad": A Forgotten American's 14-Year Nightmare in Iraq appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2018/10/28/shawki-omar-…