Posts filed under Geopolitics

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)

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)

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)

Trump Regime Continues Supporting ISIS

Stephen Lendman, Global Research – US support for ISIS is an open dirty secret – undiscussed by media, pretending it’s not so.  Washington actively arms, funds, trains, and directs ISIS and other terrorists – backing the scourge they pretend to oppose. Obama and Trump’s vow to degrade and destroy ISIS was and remains a bald-faced… (read more)

Hiroshima Child

Nazim Hikmet, Global Research – The Lies and Crimes of Hiroshima according to President Harry Truman, Hiroshima was a military base. “The world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base.  That was because we wished in this first attack to avoid, insofar as possible, the killing of civilians”.  The lies… (read more)

‘Western’ Press Dislikes Imran Khan’s Win In Pakistan’s Election

Moon of Alabama - Imran Khan election win in Pakistan receives a hostile reaction in U.S. and British media. The headlines are generally negative and the descriptions of Imran cast a damning light of him. From the New York Times print edition front page: The word “Pakistan” was probably too long for the valuable front-page space. Thus the NYT shortened it to “Nuclear-Armed Islamic Republic”…. (read more)

US Suddenly Buys More Ecuadorian Oil: Is Trump Also Buying Assange’s Arrest?

Whitney Webb, MintPress News - Speaking in Madrid on Friday, Ecuadorian President Lenin Morenotold an audience that WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange would need to leave Ecuador’s London embassy “eventually.” Moreno offered no time-table for Assange’s possible exit, which several sources just last week asserted could take place within “weeks” or even “days.” Assange has spent over six… (read more)

The Russian US Election Meddling Big Lie Won’t Die

Stephen Lendman- Propaganda works, proved effective time and again – why it’s a key tool in America’s deep state playbook. Virtually anything repeated enough, especially through the major media megaphone, gets most people to believe it – no matter how preposterous the claim. Not a shred of evidence suggests Russia meddled in America’s political process –… (read more)