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How Israeli/Saudi ‘Alliance’ Plays Trump

1 July 2017 - 10:19am
As novices to the world of Mideast intrigue, President Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner are being led by Israel and Saudi Arabia into a dangerous confrontation with Iran, explains former British diplomat Alastair Crooke. By Alastair Crooke The Israeli web…

The Mad Chase for Russia-gate Prey

30 June 2017 - 1:58pm
Exclusive: As the Russia-gate imbroglio proves, a grave danger in journalism comes when the pack is running headlong in pursuit of the same prey and casts aside normal standards of care and fairness, as Daniel Lazare explains. By Daniel Lazare…

Is Trump Making Up Syria-Sarin Claims?

30 June 2017 - 1:57pm
The White House claimed victory after it warned Syria not to mount a chemical weapons attack and nothing happened, but some experts are questioning the quality of these U.S. claims about Syria and sarin, says Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis…

Trump Courts War Risks with Iran

30 June 2017 - 10:13am
Pushed by Israel and Saudi Arabia, President Trump is edging toward war with Iran, possibly beginning with “mission creep” in Syria, a reversal of Trump’s campaign rhetoric objecting to military adventures, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R.…

NYT Finally Retracts Russia-gate Canard

29 June 2017 - 1:42pm
Exclusive: A founding Russia-gate myth is that all 17 U.S. intelligence agencies agreed that Russia hacked into and distributed Democratic emails, a falsehood that The New York Times has belatedly retracted, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The New York…

The Right’s Hissy Fit Over ‘Julius Caesar’

29 June 2017 - 10:42am
A new presentation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar with a Donald Trump figure as Caesar bruised the fragile feelings of right-wing commentators who missed the play’s historic value and message, says Michael Winship. By Michael Winship Over in New York’s Central…

Parry Awarded Gellhorn Journalism Prize

29 June 2017 - 10:11am
Consortiumnews editor and longtime investigative reporter Robert Parry received the 2017 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism at an event in London on Tuesday, presented by journalist John Pilger. John Pilger made the following remarks in presenting the 15th Martha Gellhorn…

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