2020-01-11: News Headlines

Colin Todhunter (2020-01-11). GM in India: Faking it on the Astroturf. dissidentvoice.org According to a recent report in The Hindu Business Line, India's intelligence agencies are investigating the role of a global investment company and international seed companies in supporting farmers organisation Shetkari Sanghatana (SS) in the distribution of illegally procured genetically modified (GM) herbicide tolerant (HT) cotton seeds. The planting of such seeds is an offence under the …

Staff (2020-01-10). U.S. Blames Iran for Ukrainian Jetliner Downing, Pledges Probe. truthdig.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. promised "appropriate action" Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed outside Tehran, as the Iranian government denied playing a role in the killing of all 176 people on board. | Secretary of State Mike Pompeo became the highest-level U.S. official to directly pin the blame on Iran, after Canadian, Australian and British leaders announced similar intelligence conclusions Thursday. "We do believe it is likely that that plane was shot down by an Iranian missile," he said. | Pompeo said an investigation wou…

Stephen Lendman (2020-01-10). "Fake Intelligence"? Washington Blames Iran for Ukraine Airliner Crash. Was the Plane Brought down by a Missile? globalresearch.ca Disinformation, Big Lies and fake news repeated enough get most people to believe the official (falsified) narrative. | That's what state-sponsored propaganda is all about — supported by establishment media, operating as press agents for powerful interests, manipulating the public mind, …

RT (2020-01-09). Top US general claims Iran was 'shooting to kill'… by giving early warning to hide personnel & prepare air-defenses? rt.com Although no one died in the Iranian missile strikes on US bases in Iraq, in part due to advance warning from Tehran, the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he personally believed that Iran intended otherwise. | "I believe, based on what I saw and what I know, that [the strikes] were intended to cause structural damage, destroy vehicles and equipment and aircraft, and to kill personnel," Army General Mark Milley told reporters on Wednesday. | "That's my own personal assessment," he added. "But the analytics is in the hands of professional intelligence analysts. So they're looking at that." | Also on rt.com

Ajamu Baraka (2020-01-09). Sheep-dogging on Steroids: The New Democratic Party Anti-War Activists. dissidentvoice.org In the cynical spectacle that is called politics in the United States, the latest insult to the intelligence of the people is the Democrats who are posturing as Anti-war champions in reaction to the Trump Administration's assassination of Qassem Soleimani and the possibility of further attacks on Iran. We are supposed to buy that the …

IMEMC & Agencies (2020-01-09). Palestinian Prisoner Continues to Suffer Torture in Israeli Prison. imemc.org The Committee of Prisoners and Former Prisoners Affairs said that Samer Arbid, 44, from Ramallah suffers from signs of extreme torture, to which he was subjected during interrogation in Israeli jails, Quds News Network reported. The committee said in a statement on Wednesday that Arbid is held now in the …

Ryan Cristián (2020-01-09). ROCKETS Fired At US In Iraq, US Contractor Was 'Counterintelligence' & US/Iran Gov Coordination? 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 (1/8/19). 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 …

RT (2020-01-08). Shell-shocked pundits come crawling back to Hillary over Trump's Iran belligerence… forgetting she'd have started war sooner. rt.com Social media sang praises of would-be US President Hillary Clinton as actual President Donald Trump seemed headed for all-out war with Iran — even though Clinton had been a much more enthusiastic participant in US wars. | After Iranian missiles struck several US bases Tuesday night, #Resistance twitter wasted no time disavowing the administration they blamed for the hostilities, running into the arms of his arch-rival with the #IVotedforHillaryClinton hashtag. | I'm proud to raise my hand and say that I voted for Intelligence. | I voted for Leadership. | I voted for Experience. | I voted for Maturity.

Megha Summer Pappachen & Aviva Levine (2020-01-05). Rally in Chicago against the CAA and police brutality in India. liberationnews.org "The recent steps taken by the Modi government are disastrous for India's minorities and its consequences will amount to nothing short of ethnic cleansing and genocide," said Azhar Ahmad, an organizer with Stand With Kashmir.

Susan Price (2019-12-07). October uprising breaking down sectarianism in Iraq. greenleft.org.au uprising Firass HaddadIssue 1248 Iraq 2019 Iraq protestsDecember 7, 2019Since protests began in Iraq in early October, more than 400 people have been killed and thousands have been injured. | The uprising has escalated, despite the cruelty and brutality used by security fo…

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