South Front (2018-10-20). Video: ISIS Captures 700 Hostages Including US, EU Citizens. globalresearch.ca ISIS has captured 700 hostages, including US and European citizens, in Syria and is killing 10 people a day, Russian President Vladimir Putin said during the Valdai Discussion Club's 15th Annual Meeting on October 18. He criticized US forces for ...

Shared by Aaron Matˇ (2018-10-20). Inside Nikki Haley's Shocking Speech to Secretive Far-Right Group. therealnews.com Just days before she resigned as UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley delivered a private speech to the Council for National Policy, a secretive group of influential right-wing figures. Journalist Max Blumenthal obtained exclusive access and reveals shocking details — including Haley's admission that she threatened the Chinese ambassador with a US invasion of North Korea.

RT (2018-10-20). Trump vows to pull US out of 'unacceptable' nuclear missile deal with Russia. rt.com The US will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, AP reports President Donald Trump saying. He cited Russia's alleged treaty violations, while at the same time vowing to "develop the weapons."
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Consortiumnews (2018-10-20). Report Says Russia-gaters Should Go Quietly in the Night. consortiumnews.com After more than two years of mania about Russia stealing the 2016 election for Trump and demonization of anyone who questioned it, an embarrassing end may soon be near for the Russia-gaters, says Caitlin Johnstone. By Caitlin Johnstone In a... Read more →

Andrew Korybko (2018-10-20). Strategic Assessment of the War on Syria in Fall 2018: Idlib & the Northeast. globalresearch.ca The onset of three major developments next month will change the entire dynamic of the War on Syria, meaning that the country's decision makers must urgently assess the true state of strategic affairs as they presently stand, forecast the most ...

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-10-20). Inside Nikki Haley's Shocking Speech to Secretive Far-Right Group. therealnews.com Just days before she resigned as UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley delivered a private speech to the Council for National Policy, a secretive group of influential right-wing figures. Journalist Max Blumenthal obtained exclusive access and reveals shocking details — including Haley's admission that she threatened the Chinese ambassador with a US invasion of North Korea.

RT (2018-10-20). As Bolton heads to Moscow, US charges another Russian with 'election meddling'. rt.com The Department of Justice has charged a Russian national with conspiring to interfere in the 2016 and upcoming 2018 elections, in an indictment released just one day before crucial meetings between US and Russian officials.
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Pepe Escobar (2018-10-20). What Sanctions on Russia and China Really Mean. globalresearch.ca A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and "supply chain resiliency" bluntly accuses China of "military expansion" and "a strategy of economic aggression," mostly because Beijing is the only source for "a number of chemical products used ...

wsws (2018-10-20). US charges new Russian conspiracy to interfere in midterm elections. wsws.org The charges have been released without the slightest evidence, but have immediately been accepted as gospel and amplified by the American media.

Jason Ditz (2018-10-20). US, Israel Send Secret Delegation to Ukraine to Train Against S-300. globalresearch.ca The US and Israeli militaries recently sent a secret delegation to Ukraine to test the capabilities of the Russian-made S-300 air defense systems. Ukrainian military officials explained the limitations of the systems. | The sudden interest in the S-300 is ...

Elijah J. Magnier (2018-10-19). Saudi Stops Funding Terror in Syria as the Arab League Prepares to Resume Ties with Damascus: The Time Is Not Yet Ripe for Retaking Idlib. globalresearch.ca The October 15 deadline agreed to by Turkey, Russia and Iran for Turkey to evacuate all heavy weapons and jihadist groups along a 15-20 km demilitarised demarcation line around Idlib and its rural area, including rural Latakia, has come and ...

Jason Ditz (2018-10-20). John Bolton Pushes Trump to Withdraw From Russian Nuclear Treaty. theantimedia.com (ANTIWAR.COM) — Years of US allegations that Russia is violating the Intermediate Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) may be coming to a head, with John Bolton reportedly pushing hard for President Trump to withdraw outright from the pact. Instead of negotiating over the questions, Bolton wants the US to just withdraw outright, despite that being a major escalation on [...]...

Andrew Korybko (2018-10-20). NATO's Upcoming 40,000-soldier Arctic Drill Is a Message to Russia and China. globalresearch.ca NATO's upcoming Trident Junction 18 drill in Norway will be held at the end of the month and is expected to see the participation of 40,000 troops. | The US and its allies have been making a big deal about Russia's ...

Staff (2018-10-20). Trump: U.S. Will Pull Out of Intermediate-Range Nuke Pact. truthdig.com The president claims Russia is violating the pact, which prohibits the U.S. and Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying a ground-launched cruise missile.

Alan MacLeod (2018-10-19). Why Is Russiagate Rumbling Into the 2018 Midterms? fair.org New Yorker ( 10/1/18) | The November 6 midterms are fast approaching, yet much of the media is still looking back to the 2016 elections, and specifically the alleged Russian interference in them. | The New Yorker ( 10/1/18) published a 7,000-word article headlined "How Russia Help...

Human Rights Watch (2018-10-19). Protecting Syrian Property Rights. hrw.org | | A small scale model built by 14-year-old Syrian Mohamed Qutaish, representing the way he imagines the reconstruction of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria, August 31, 2015. | © 2015 Reuters | On October 18, Nadezhda Azhgikhina (2018-10-19). Russia's Unlearned Lessons From the Failed Revolt of 1993. thenation.com Russia's Unlearned Lessons From the Failed Revolt of 1993...

Ramzy Baroud (2018-10-19). The UN 'Sheriff': Nikki Haley Elevated Israel, Damaged US Standing. counterpunch.org US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has made her post a "more glamorous" position than her predecessors — as President Donald Trump described Haley's 2-year term at the UN, following her resignation announcement. We may never know the nature of Haley's purported 'glamour' at the UN, but we certainly know that, during her relatively More

Vanessa Beeley (2018-10-19). Syria: The White Helmets and Armed Group Leader in Daraa Al Balad. Vanessa Beeley. globalresearch.ca "If you shout at us we will cry, we are so sensitive" Abu Mohanad Al Mahamid told me on the 20th September 2018. Al Mahamid is the leader of the still-functioning White Helmet center in Dara'a Al Balad to the ...

Human Rights Watch (2018-10-19). Lebanon's Waste Crisis Hits Home. hrw.org

| Video | Lebanon: Burning Trash Poses Serious Health Risk: | Lebanese municipalities are endangering the...

Human Rights Watch (2018-10-18). Lebanon: No Action to Enforce New Waste Law. hrw.org

| Video | Lebanon: Burning Trash Poses Serious Health Risk: | Lebanese municipalities are endangering the...

amnesty (2018-10-18). Journeys into HRE: Maria Qossayer. amnesty.org "A lot of my friends got into activism by seeing what can be accomplished when you contribute to a cause" | Inspired by activists from across the globe learning their rights and spreading a global culture of human rights, the Journeys into HRE series is a window into the stories of the human rights defenders that have taken part in Amnesty's human rights education initiatives. The series sheds light on the transformative power of HRE and the actions these activists go on to take. | Maria Qossayer is a Human Rights Education activist in Lebanon. | How has Human Rights Education and the workshops or training you'v...

amnesty (2018-10-18). Stand with Geraldine Chac—n. amnesty.org Geraldine started her peaceful campaigning when she was just 14 as a youth leader in Caracas.: | Since then her activism has only grown - she started an Amnesty youth network and supported individuals who were at risk of imprisonment and persecution, and later joined the NGO Community Ambassadors Foundation running outreach programs with impoverished young people in Venezuela. | Now, Geraldine finds herself in need of the same help she has given many others. This year the Venezuelan authorities arrested her, and she spent four months in prison with limited access to sunlight, food and water. | Geraldine w...

Consortiumnews (2018-10-18). AUDIO: Shady Claims by NYT on Russia-gate: Peter B. Collins interviews Gareth Porter. consortiumnews.com Gareth Porter discusses with radio host Peter B. Collins his Consortium News article exposing exaggerated claims of Russian skulduggery on Facebook in 2016. By Peter B. Collins Journalist and historian Gareth Porter returned to the Peter B. Collins show to discuss his... Read more →

RT (2018-10-18). Treasury official charged with leaking classified info to feed 'Russia meddling' narrative. rt.com A US Treasury official was arrested and charged with conspiracy for leaking secret banking documents to the press, feeding a everlasting stream of often bogus 'bombshell' reports about Mueller's notorious 'Russian meddling' probe.
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RT (2018-10-18). US troops fear new major war is on the horizon, list Russia & China as top threats — poll. rt.com Almost half of military service members believe that the US will be dragged into a new war within the next 12 months, according to a Military Times poll, with Russia and China topping the list of likely nemeses.
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Tyler Durden (2018-10-18). Leaked Documents Reveal Julian Assange Planned an Escape to Moscow in 2017. theantimedia.com (ZHE) — A month after the Associated Press published internal WikiLeaks files which suggested the transparency organization's founder Julian Assange had since 2010 contemplated moving to Russia — outside the reach of US and UK authorities — newly released Ecuadorean government documents have revealed a more elaborate plan to escape to Moscow by using Ecuadorean diplomatic cover. The documents show that the plan was being pursued as [...]...

RT (2018-10-18). Twitter & NATO think tanks publish database of tweets, pics... and GIFs by 'Russian trolls'. rt.com Ahead of midterm elections, Twitter has reminded Americans that democracy is still under threat by releasing millions of tweets by pesky Russians (and Iranians) from the past decade. How do they know? Well, that's the question.
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Democracy Now! (2018-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2018. democracynow.org Saudis Transfer $100 Million to U.S. as Khashoggi Killing Crisis Deepens, Hurricane Michael Death Toll Tops 30 as Rescue Efforts Continue, Trump Asks Federal Agencies to Slash 5 Percent from Budgets as Deficit Swells, Canada Becomes 2nd Country to Legalize Recreational Marijuana, Crimea: Student Gunman Kills 19, Injures Dozens at School Shooting, CNN: Russia Building Up Military Installations in Baltic Sea, Israeli Forces Bomb Gaza, Killing One and Injuring a Dozen Palestinians, Ethiopia: Women Make Up 50 Percent of New Cabinet, DRC: Dozens Killed as 200,000 People Expelled from Neighboring Angola, Chicago Releas...

Roy Gutman (2018-10-17). Syria Moves One Step Closer to Ending the Civil War. thenation.com Syria Moves One Step Closer to Ending the Civil War...

Human Rights Watch (2018-10-16). Syria: Residents Blocked From Returning. hrw.org

| Video | Syria: Residents Blocked From Returning: | The Syrian government is unlawfully preventing displaced...

amnesty (2018-10-17). Russia: Repressive law on public assemblies used to arbitrarily detain anti-corruption lawyer. amnesty.org Responding to this morning's arbitrary detention by Russian police of Aleksandr Golovach, a lawyer for the Anti-Corruption Foundation, on spurious charges of breaking a repressive law on public gatherings months ago, the Director of Amnesty International's Russia office Natalia Zviagina said: | "The detention of Aleksandr Golovach is the latest example of the Russian authorities' ongoing crackdown on human rights defenders and activists and illustrates how they will resort to any excuse to target those who dare to criticise them. | "This case reveals that Russia's repressive law on public assemblies is not only b...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-16). Headlines for October 16, 2018. democracynow.org Saudi Officials to Offer New Narrative on Khashoggi Disappearance, Trump Floats "Rogue Killers" Narrative of Khashoggi Disappearance, President Trump Tours Areas Ravaged by Hurricane Michael, Florida Evacuates 4,000 from Hurricane-Damaged Prisons, Georgia County Rejects Nearly 1 in 10 Mail-In Ballots, BuzzFeed: UAE Used U.S. Mercenaries to Kill Yemeni Politicians, Syrian Rebels Refuse to Surrender Idlib Buffer Zone, Burmese Military Led Social Media Hate Campaign Against Rohingya, Nigeria: Boko Haram Kills 2nd Captive Aid Worker, Honduran Caravan of 1,600 Migrants Makes Way to U.S. Border, France: Worst Storm in...

amnesty (2018-10-15). Syria: A year on from the end of battle for Raqqa, the US-led Coalition remains in denial about the true scale of civilian deaths it caused. amnesty.org To mark the anniversary Amnesty International rebuts a private letter received from the US Department of Defense in September about the organization's research into the US-led Coalition's shocking number of civilian casualties in Raqqa, publicized in Amnesty International's June 2018 report, "War of Annihilation". The Public Statement also documents new cases uncovered by Amnesty International's latest field investigations.

amnesty (2018-10-15). Syria: A year after Raqqa, US-led Coalition's ongoing denials an insult to survivors. amnesty.org Disappointing Pentagon communiquˇ spurns liability for civilian casualties | Coalition strikes destroyed 80% of Raqqa, killing hundreds of civilians | Ongoing Amnesty International investigation reveals evidence of dozens of new civilian victims | The US-led Coalition's ongoing failure to admit to, let alone adequately investigate, the shocking scale of civilian deaths and destruction it caused in Raqqa is a slap in the face for survivors trying to rebuild their lives and their city, said Amnesty International a year after the offensive to oust the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS). | On 17 Octo...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-12). Headlines for October 12, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Flattens Florida Towns as It Rips Through Southeast, Turkish Gov't Says It Has Video Evidence of Khashoggi's Murder at Saudi Consulate, President Trump Rejects Calls to Cut Off Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia, Report: Trump Administration Separated 6,000 Families in 4 Months, AP: U.S. Army Discharged 500 Immigrant Recruits, Kanye West Praises Trump During 10-Minute Oval Office Tirade, Pop Star Taylor Swift Tells Fans to Vote in Midterms, Washington Archbishop Resigns Amid Growing Church Sex Abuse Crisis, Syrian Rebels Withdrawing Heavy Weapons from Idlib Under Turkey-Russia Deal, HRW: Egyptian-Americ...

amnesty (2018-10-15). Russia: Amnesty researcher abducted and subjected to mock executions in Ingushetia. amnesty.org An Amnesty International researcher sent to observe demonstrations in the Ingushetian capital Magas was abducted, beaten and subjected to terrifying mock executions by men claiming to be members of the security services. | Oleg Kozlovsky, a Russian national working as a researcher for Amnesty International, arrived in Magas on 5 October to monitor ongoing peaceful protests against the border agreement recently signed by the leaders of Ingushetia and Chechnya. |

RT (2018-10-15). Rogue killers or state murder? Riyadh gets benefit of doubt from Trump where Russia doesn't. rt.com Washington has reacted with uncharacteristic calm following the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Instead of slapping Riyadh with sanctions and tearing up deals, Trump has refused to pin the blame on anyone.
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RT (2018-10-15). The Russian connection? Banned Facebook pages were featured on 2016 'blacklist'. rt.com A host of alternative news pages banned by Facebook last week were first featured on the PropOrNot blacklist in 2016 — a list of "Russian propaganda" sites that was compiled with little evidence and called "McCarthyite." |
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Democracy Now! (2018-10-10). Rashid Khalidi: From Iran to Palestine, Nikki Haley Put a Nice Face on Trump's "Horrific" U.S. Policies. democracynow.org U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has announced she is resigning her post at the end of the year. The former South Carolina governor—one of the few women in Trump's Cabinet—gave no reason for her departure. During Nikki Haley's time as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, the United States withdrew from the Paris climate accord; the U.N. Human Rights Council; the Iran nuclear deal; UNRWA, the U.N. agency that provides humanitarian aid to Palestinians; and UNESCO, the U.N. educational and cultural agency. We speak with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said professor of Arab studies at Columbia...

Democracy Now! (2018-10-10). Headlines for October 10, 2018. democracynow.org Hurricane Michael Barrels Toward Florida as Category 4 Storm, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley Resigns, Trump Considers Nikki Haley's Replacement at U.N., Praises Ivanka, Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi, U.N.: 40 Percent of North Koreans Undernourished and in Need of Aid, Charges Dropped Against MN Pipeline Activists in Landmark Trial, AP: Deported Parents Could Lose Children to U.S. Adoption, Court Upholds Deposition Order for Wilbur Ross in Census Case, SCOTUS Rules for ND Voter ID Law, Disenfranchising Some Native Voters, Trump Rolls Back Ethanol Gas...

Dan Cohen (2018-09-16). Presenting The Syria Deception: Al Qaeda Goes to Hollywood (VIDEO). grayzoneproject.com An exclusive Grayzone investigative documentary rips the cover off of the most sophisticated and expensive campaign of humanitarian interventionist propaganda...

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