Daily Archives: April 10, 2021

2021-04-10: News Headlines

Shane Quinn (2021-04-10). Western Intelligence Operations to Oust Assad in Syria. orinocotribune.com By Shane Quinn — Apr 7, 2021 | In October 2011 and February 2012 the US-NATO alliance, with the support of the Gulf autocracies, tried to obtain UN Security Council resolutions, which in all probability would have served as a pretext for an invasion of Syria. | These efforts replicated the underhand game that the United States, Britain and France had played in securing a resolution regarding Libya, on 17 March 2011, which they immediately violated in bombing that country. By the autumn of 2011, the Russians and Chinese knew that US-NATO was attempting the same deception again, in their desire to topple Syria…

A Guest Author (2021-04-10). Venezuela has its strategy: Bolivarian Shield. workers.org By Sergio Rodríguez Gelfenstein/Guest Commentary The writer was the director of international relations in Venezuela's presidential office and the country's ambassador to Nicaragua. Translation: John Catalinotto. President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela April 7 — Throughout its history the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), founded in 1947, has been the main actor . . . |

Anonymous669 (2021-04-10). Saudi Arabia Executes Three Of Its Soldiers Convicted Of 'High Treason'. southfront.org Saudi troops at their base in Yemen's southern port city of Aden in 2015. IMAGE: Reuters | On April 10, the Ministry of Defense of Saudi Arabia announced that three of its soldiers were executed after being convicted of committing "high treason". | In a brief statement, the ministry said that the three soldiers had collaborated with an "enemy" and acted against the interests of the Kingdom."The three soldiers were convicted of high treason following the investigation which uncovered their collaboration with the enemy over pl…

MEE, agencies (2021-04-10). Saudi Arabia executes three soldiers accused of 'high treason'. middleeasteye.net Saudi Arabia executes three soldiers accused of 'high treason' | The kingdom carried out 27 executions in 2020, down from 185 the previous year | Sat, 04/10/2021 – 11: 13 | Saudi soldiers seen during the withdrawal of fighters loyal to Yemen's separatist Southern Transitional Council in Yemen's Abyan province in December 2020 (AFP) | Saudi Arabia on Saturday executed three soldiers found g…

Alan Macleod (2021-04-09). How Bellingcat Launders National Security State Talking Points into the Press. mintpressnews.com For a self-proclaimed citizen journalism outfit, an alarming number of Bellingcat's staff and contributors come from highly suspect backgrounds, including high-level positions in military and intelligence agencies.

Jeffrey Kaye (2021-04-09). New Revelations on Germ Warfare: It's Time for a Reckoning with Our History from the Korean War. counterpunch.org The New York Times, which for years has maintained that U.S. airmen's statements about use of biological weapons during the Korean War were "false confessions" obtained by Chinese and North Korean torture, never acknowledged the following submission sent to its opinion section in November 2020. I am publishing the article instead at CounterPunch, which is

Ramzy Baroud (2021-04-09). From His Solitary Confinement, Marwan Barghouti Holds the Key to Fatah's Future. dissidentvoice.org If imprisoned Palestinian leader, Marwan Barghouti, becomes the President of the Palestinian Authority (PA), the status quo will change substantially. For Israel, as well as for the current PA President, Mahmoud Abbas, such a scenario is more dangerous than another strong Hamas showing in the upcoming Palestinian parliamentary elections. The long-delayed elections, now scheduled for May …

Eurasia Review (2021-04-09). Artificial Intelligence Could 'Crack The Language' Of Cancer And Alzheimer's. eurasiareview.com Powerful algorithms used by Netflix, Amazon and Facebook can 'predict' the biological language of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, scientists have found. | Big data produced during decades of research was fed into a computer language model to see if artificial intelligence can make more advanced discoveries than humans. | Academics based at St John's College, University of Cambridge, found the machine-learning technology could decipher the 'biological language' of cancer, Alzheimer's, and other neurodegenerative diseases. | Their ground-breaking study has been published in the scientific…

_____ (2021-04-09). Scheer Intelligence: "Moffie" Links White Supremacy And Homophobia As Macho Perversions. popularresistance.org "Moffie," a new South African movie billed as an apartheid-era "queer war film," tells the story of the closeted 16-year-old Nicholas (Kai Luke Brummer) and his conscription into South Africa's military service to fight a war against communist Angola in the 1980s. The film, in movie theaters and On Demand platforms, is based on André Carl van der Merwe's autobiographical novel "Moffie"—a homophobic slur. It explores with great nuance the complex realities of apartheid-era South Africa and the dangerous ideologies pervasive in its solely white male armed forces. On this week's installment of "Scheer Intellig…

Anonymous669 (2021-04-09). Vicious Daraa Attack Leaves Three Syrian Intelligence Officers Dead. southfront.org Illustrative image | Early on April 9, three officers of the Syrian Political Security Directorate were killed in a vicious attack in the northern Daraa countryside. | Unidentified gunmen ambushed then killed three officers on a road leading to the town of Ghabagheb. The town is located near the administrative border between Daraa and Damascus Countryside. | The slain officers were identified as Osama al-Khalid, Rami Jamous and Ali Barakat. All three victims were originally from…

Anonymous669 (2021-04-09). Sinai Insurgency: ISIS Terrorists Execute Pro-Government Tribal Fighter (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image | On April 5, ISIS announced that its fighters in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula had captured and executed a pro-government tribal fighter. | According to the terrorist group's news agency, Amaq, the execution took place in the area of al-Burth to the south of Rafah city in the northern part of Sinai. | Amaq shared photos of the war crime. The photos show ISIS terrorists shooting the victim, a young man, in the head before burying him in an unmarked grave. The i…

Anonymous007 (2021-04-09). Twelve Beheaded Foreigners Discovered In Aftermath Of ISIS Attack On Mozambique's Palma. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Twelve individuals were found beheaded in the northern Mozambican town of Palma following a militant attack claimed by ISIS, Commander Pedro da Silva told journalists visiting the town that he could not be sure of the nationalities of the 12 people, but he believed they w…

Keith Danner (2021-04-09). Glenn Greenwald Took on the Authoritarian Right in Brazil — and Won. zcomm.org Review of Securing Democracy: My Fight for Press Freedom and Justice in Bolsonaro's Brazil by Glenn Greenwald…

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