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Die „Trump und die Russen“-Fake News werden kontinuierlich weitergesponnen, es wird breit zu Protesten mobilisiert, die heute beginnen und ihren Höhepunkt bei der Inauguration am 20. Jänner 2017 haben sollen. Doch zum Repertoire der Gegner, die schliesslich viel Erfahrung mit Regime Changes haben, gehört auch das Finanzieren von Gruppen, die für Unruhe sorgen oder der Ruf nach „Martial Law“, damit Obama vorläufig bleiben kann.
The Israeli settler group Yesha Council has reportedly received an invitation to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony amid international condemnation of Israel’s practice of establishing illegal settlements in the West Bank.
The appointment of Chrystia Freeland is a "catastrophe" for Canada`s relations with Russia, historian Michael J. Carley told Radio Sputnik.
A couple of days ago, Politico published a fascinating piece describing how factions associated with the current Ukrainian government apparently interfered in the U.S. election on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The findings seem pretty damning
The U.S. government lectures other countries about “democracy” – and finances internal opposition in the name of “democracy promotion” – but its own behavior falls far short of democratic norms, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar.
US-Präsident Barack Obama, dessen Befugnisse in sechs Tagen erlöschen, hat die Sanktionen gegen Russland wegen der Lage in der Ukraine für ein weiteres Jahr verlängert. Das teilte das Weiße Haus am Freitagabend mit.
Geheimdienste veröffentlichen Bericht über "Globale Trends", McCain und andere Senatoren verlangen in einem im Senat eingebrachten Gesetzesentwurf weitere Sanktionen gegen Russland
A new Pew Research Center poll from January 4-9 of American views on foreign policy shows that Democratic Party sympathies for Israel are crashing, down ten points in the last 9 months, from 43 percent to 33 percent. That`s a 23 percent crash. If this was the stock market, Israel would be considered a tanking stock.
Die liberale Demokratie, in deren Namen Medien und Polit-Eliten versuchen, das Kabinett Trump I in den USA zu unterminieren, zeigt sich auffallend illiberal, wenn das Volk unerwünschte Entscheidungen trifft. Willy Wimmer hält dies für äußerst gefährlich.
Schon seit ihrer Gründung übt die CIA enormen Einfluss auf die Medien in den USA und im Ausland aus. Der US-Geheimdienst und seine think tanks, wie der Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), bestimmen bis heute zunehmend, was die Öffentlichkeit erfahren darf -und nutzen die Medien für Kampagnen. CIA-Publizisten und Journalisten bestreiten das. Walter Lippman begründete und enthüllte diese CIA-Praxis.
No one in the U.S. can miss the strained air of anticipation pervading these early days of 2017. One way or the other, the accustomed verities of sixteen bloody years of Bush-Obama tyranny are quickly coming to their end; all of us are face-to-face with the unknown.
Marine Le Pen, the presidential candidate for the right-wing French National Front party, was spotted at Trump Tower in New York City on Thursday.
Retired Marine General James Mattis, picked by President-elect Donald Trump to take over the Department of Defense, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee, defending NATO, the F-35, and continued confrontation with Russia.
[The Spectator ]
Barack Obama’s farewell address was not one for the ages. Like his presidency, it was full of hope yet ultimately disappointing. rnWhen Obama rode into office eight years ago, he had two mandates from the public: to right the economy after the Great Recession and to end the wars that George W. Bush had started but couldn’t finish.
“Be quiet. I’m not going to give you a question. You are fake news,” Trump told CNN reporter Jim Acosta at the press conference in New York on Wednesday, where he announced transferring the company to his sons to avoid conflicts of interest.
NBC: Senior Intel Official Says Trump Not Briefed on Russia Addendum, Was Example of ‘Unvetted Disinformation’
McFadden said, “[A] senior US intelligence official who was involved in the preparation for the meeting tells NBC that the president-elect was not briefed on this so-called two-page addendum of these allegations against him, that it was part of the briefing materials available to the briefers, but it was not included because they believed it to be true. It was included for a different reason. It was included should they feel they needed to explain to Mr. Trump the difference between analyzed intelligence, and what they’re calling unvetted disinformation, that it was available for that purpose, and that it never came up.
Rex Tillerson, Kandidat für das Amt des US-Außenministers, erkennt die Wiedervereinigung der Schwarzmeer-Halbinsel Krim mit Russland nicht an. „Sie (Russen) haben ein Territorium besetzt, das ihnen nicht gehört“, sagte Tillerson am Mittwoch in Washington bei einer Anhörung zu seiner Kandidatur.
Federal Gov`t (John McCain) Slipped sale of Indian land into a defense bill. Why is this scum still holding office?
ABOUT an hour east of Phoenix, near a mining town called Superior, men, women and children of the San Carlos Apache tribe have been camped out at a place called Oak Flat for more than three months, protesting the latest assault on their culture.
[The Real News]
Historian Gerald Horne says with the Democrats offering limited opposition to Jeff Sessions, it`s up to popular movements to stop him
If President Obama had confronted Israel over its illegal settlements earlier, he might have really achieved something, but his U.N. abstention as he heads out the door is better than nothing, observes Marjorie Cohn.
Republican Senator John McCain said Monday he would join Democratic Senators Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez in introducing the legislation.
John Podesta - #PizzaGate - Child Sex Trafficking - Satanic Occultism - The Deep State`s Use Of Pedophilia As A Means Of Compromising Individuals And Controlling Them
President-elect Donald Trump, a harsh critic of US intelligence agencies, has selected former Indiana Sen. Daniel Coats, 73, to lead the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI).
Corrupt Intelligence Officials behind Obama Exposed as Liars — U.S. Must Unite with Russia and China
President-elect Trump issued a statement which truthfully identified the problem facing America and the American population, and offered a concrete step towards the solution
Im Grunde wird dieses Land von einer industrialisierten, militarisierten und etablierten Bürokratie betrieben, die vollkommen einsatzfähig und mit ungewählten Beamten besetzt ist.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has gotten a “promise” from Donald Trump that he will be the second foreign leader invited to the White House, maybe early next month, says a former State Department aide who just returned to the U.S. from meetings with Netanyahu aides.
`Netanyahu is moving us to extremes so we eventually go off a cliff into chaos` Rep Lloyd Doggett of Texas said, in stressing Israel`s isolation in the world, and unsuccessfully opposing a Congressional resolution to attack the UN Security Council over settlements.
New poll shows sharp partisan divide on UN settlements resolution, and between Jews and African-Americans
Jews opposed the UN Resolution against settlements by 47-42 percent, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll. But other members of the Democratic Party coalition were for it by large margins, African Americans, Hispanics, and Religious nones. And Republicans are also against the resolution.
When CNBC’s Podesta-panderer and Trump-denier John Harwood asked the question yesterday “who do you believe America?” we suspect he was not expecting the answer he received from over 84,000 American citizens…
Let’s be careful about the phrase “anti-Trump coalition.” The phrase leaves the door open for everything being about the Big Bad Donald and for progressives to get sucked/suckered once again into the ruling class politics of the Democrats.
Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. Media is Culpable for Disseminating Fake & Deceitful News on Russia
We are joined by Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and one of the founding editors of The Intercept. His latest article is headlined "WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia
Nur Schwachköpfe wollen eine Eskalation in den Beziehungen zu Russland, wie der designierte US-Präsident Donald Trump am Samstag via Twitter äußerte. Er versprach außerdem, dass Russland während seiner Präsidentschaft mehr Respekt vor den USA haben wird als gegenwärtig.
„Eine grobe Fahrlässigkeit des Nationalkomitees der Demokratischen Partei ließ diese Hackerangriffe zu. Das Nationalkomitee der Republikaner ist gut gesichert“, schrieb Trump.
Donald Trump criticized leaks to several media outlets detailing contents of a classified report on alleged Russian hacking of the presidential election. The leaks came before Trump’s own briefing on those details by the intelligence community.
Both within the US and around the world, Obama is being ridiculed and denounced for his mass killing, his war crimes, his lies, and his frantic (but failing) effort at "manufactured hysteria" against Russia. Virtually no one but the lying mass media and the most die-hard neocons around Obama and Hillary Clinton believes a word of it.
The US House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan measure to disapprove a United Nations Security Council resolution that condemned Israeli settlements on the occupied Palestinian territories.
The ultimate intent of this campaign led by the Neocons and the Clinton Faction is to destabilize the Trump presidency.
Outgoing President Barack Obama did not need "additional evidence" regarding alleged Russain hacking of the US presidential election before imposing more sanctions on Moscow, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said in a press briefing on Thursday.
In a passionate defense of affordable healthcare, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders used a giant cardboard cut-out of a Donald Trump tweet to remind the president-elect of his promise not to cut Medicare and Medicaid.
The Trump administration is reportedly going to modernize the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) by reducing the number of staff at the CIA headquarters, while increasing the number of agents around the world.
[Law and Disorder]
Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity: Clinton e-mails were leaked by an insider, not hacked.
Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity decleared that the Russians did not hack and did not influence the American election. The information was leaked by an insider, not hacked.
With the new, 115th Congress being sworn in yesterday, the truth is more and more inescapable to anyone potentially human, that there must be a policy shift in the United States, away from economic collapse, war, and lies.
When national Democrats are not blaming Vladimir Putin for Hillary Clinton’s defeat, they’re pointing fingers at anti-war Democrats and Greens who found Clinton’s hawkishness and corporatism unacceptable, notes Nat Parry.
The 2017 International Open Shuhada Street Campaign will take place February 19-26. In Hebron there will be film showings, children’s activities, art projects, teach-in’s, and community gatherings. Internationally the campaign will be targeting the Hebron Fund, an American organization with 501c3 charity tax status that raises money to support the illegal settlements in Hebron, and Goldman Sachs for donating to the Hebron Fund. Activists in Hebron ask solidarity partners to hold protests outside the Hebron Fund in Brooklyn and at Goldman Sachs offices across the world.
Donald Trump says that a briefing he was due to receive on Russia’s alleged hacking attacks and meddling with US elections was strangely delayed until Friday, making the President-elect to wonder whether there was enough “intelligence” to “build” such a case.
Obama’s Sanctions against Moscow “Intended to Box In Donald Trump”. Evidence that Hacking of DNC Accusations are Fake
The sanctions on Russia constitute “an assertive act by President Obama to punish Russia before he leaves office.” The unspoken truth, however, is that the punishment was intended for Trump, to undermine his foreign policy stance in relation to Moscow.
Official Washington’s New McCarthyism is painting President-elect Trump as almost a “traitor” for seeking détente with Russia, a moment when peace-oriented Americans face a complex choice, says John V. Walsh.
Only two congressional Democrats have been outspoken in support of Obama`s decision to allow a resolution critical of Israeli settlements to pass the UN Security Council, Senators Dianne Feinstein and Patrick Leahy. Meanwhile there has been a chorus of denunciation from the likes of even good liberals like Jerrold Nadler, Richard Blumenthal, Hakeem Jeffries, Adam Schiff, Sherrod Brown, and Ron Wyden.
US President-elect Donald Trump is considering Robert Lighthizer, who worked in the President Ronald Reagan administration, for the head of the US Trade Representative Office, local media reported citing sources in the transition team.
Thirty-seven top US scientists, including some of the world’s leading experts in the fields of nuclear science and arms control, have written to President-elect Donald Trump, calling on him to abide by the nuclear agreement with Iran when he takes office on January 20.
Washington does not possess any evidence of Russia allegedly influencing the US presidential election despite claims by mainstream media, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday.
During an interview in a Sunday segment of ABC’s “This Week," Sean Spicer indicated that Russia’s announced delay for retaliation against Washington over the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomatic personnel is considered a victory for the future president.
In a Sunday statement, incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer from New York told Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, that the Democrats will especially target these eight: Rex Tillerson, Jeff Sessions, Mick Mulvaney, Betsy DeVos, Tom Price, Andrew Puzder, Steve Mnuchin, and finally, Scott Pruitt.
The success of Trump`s use of Twitter to communicate with people both in US and around the world "freaks the mainstream media out," Spicer, the incoming White House press secretary, said Sunday on ABC`s "This Week."
The propaganda about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction was one of the most blatant examples of “fake news” in American history.
The US unveiled the new sanctions after the release of a joint FBI and Homeland Security report. However, the joint report put together by the Department of National Security and the FBI contains a disclaimer. It says the information in the document cannot be confirmed, and is for informational purposes only.