The Assange Arrest Is a Warning from History

John Pilger, Global Research – The glimpse of Julian Assange being dragged from the Ecuadorean embassy in London is an emblem of the times. Might against right. Muscle against the law. Indecency against courage. Six policemen manhandled a sick journalist, his eyes wincing against his first natural light in almost seven years.  That this outrage… (read more)

A World Without Dollars? Are We Approaching the End of America’s Financial Order?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – For Washington, the U.S. dollar is leverage, a financial weapon to dominate the world economy, to impose its foreign policy agendas and to secure a steady flow of natural resources over sovereign countries who use the currency. In the last decade or so, the reputation of the U.S…. (read more)

The Crisis in Venezuela: It’s All About the Oil in Washington’s Backyard

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – Washington wants to bring democracy to the Venezuelan people because they are suffering at the hands of a brutal dictator who starves his own people. At least, that is what the mainstream-media (MSM) wants you to believe especially the Pro-Trump network, FOX News. Trump wrote on twitter that… (read more)

The Worst “Fake News” Articles of 2018: New York Times Claims Russia Influenced African-Americans in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – If there was a Fake News of the Year Award, This New York Times article would be in the Top 5 category for running one of the worst stories and may I add, a conspiracy theory for 2018. On December 17th, The New York Times published an article titled… (read more)

Trump Nominates U.S. Army General Mark Milley for the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Who Previously Said that Russia is the No.1 Threat to the U.S.

General Milley Warned Russia That “We Will Beat You Harder Than You’ve Ever Been Beaten Before” Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated U.S. Army General Mark Milley who is currently Chief of the Army to succeed Marine General, Joseph Dunford as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of… (read more)

Operation #Northern Shield: Countdown to Another Israel-Hezbollah War?

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News –The State of Israel has conducted an operation to destroy tunnels on the Israeli side of the what is internationally known as the Blue Line between Israel and Lebanon. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) tweeted “We have just launched Operation Northern Shield to expose and neutralize cross-border attack tunnels… (read more)

The War on WikiLeaks: Trump’s Newest Puppet, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News – In 2016, Presidential candidate Donald Trump said “Wikileaks, I love Wikileaks” as U.S. President, Trump recently said “I don’t know anything about him. Really. I don’t know much about him. I really don’t.” It’s clear that the Trump administration with its CIA Director Mike Pompeo leading the charge… (read more)

Welcome to the Jungle: The Brazilian Presidency of Jair Bolsonaro

Pepe Escobar, Consortium News – It’s darkness at the break of (tropical) high noon.  Jean Baudrillard once defined Brazil as “the chlorophyll of our planet”. And yet a land vastly associated worldwide with the soft power of creative joie de vivre has elected a fascist for president.  Brazil is a land torn apart. Former paratrooper… (read more)

Video: The Pentagon’s Insect Army

Manlio Dinucci, Global Research - Swarms of insects, transporting genetically modified infectious viruses, attack the agricultural crops of a country and destroy its food production – this is not a science-fiction scenario, but a plan that is actually being prepared by DARPA, the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Five scientists from one French and two… (read more)

Editor’s Note

Due to professional and personal responsibilities, Since last June, I decided to take a long needed vacation from Silent Crow News, but I will be back in November continuing the fight for peace, truth and human rights.  In the meantime, I will be posting articles and videos by various authors and activists alike from around… (read more)

Conjuring Up the Next Depression

Chris Hedges, Truth Dig – During the financial crisis of 2008, the world’s central banks, including the Federal Reserve, injected trillions of dollars of fabricated money into the global financial system. This fabricated money has created a worldwide debt of $325 trillion, more than three times global GDP. The fabricated money was hoarded by banks… (read more)

The Weaponization of the US Dollar: Crashing Currency Chaos Spreads Across the Global South

Pepe Escobar, Information Clearinghouse – The Iranian rial: crash. The Turkish lira: crash. The Argentine peso: crash. The Brazilian real: crash. There are multiple, complex, parallel vectors at play in this wilderness of crashing currencies. Turkey’s case is heavily influenced by the bubble of easy credit created by European banks. Argentina’s problem is mostly to… (read more)

What Should Putin Do?

Paul Craig Roberts, Information Clearinghouse – Andrei Martyanov has answered my question. I agree with everything Martyanov says. But I believe my question remains unanswered. Probably it is my fault. Perhaps I framed the question so sharply that it came across as an attack on Putin’s level-headed policy. Also, my use of the phrase “turning… (read more)

U.S. Is Defending al-Qaeda in Idlib

Ron Paul, Ron Paul Institute & Information Clearinghouse – Assad was supposed to be gone already. President Obama thought it would be just another “regime change” operation and perhaps Assad would end up like Saddam Hussein or Yanukovych. Or maybe even Gaddafi. But he was supposed to be gone. The US spent billions to get… (read more)

A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

Gregory Shupak, Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No… (read more)