Lies Are How America Justifies War

“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.”

“Thou shalt not kill.”

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”

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Thank you, Geoffrey O’Neill.

Truth and Shadows

The 2003 Iraq invasion has destroyed that country. (Photo: Aljazeera)

The U.S. has bombed, invaded, assassinated leaders, overthrown governments, and killed millions since WW2

By Geoffrey O’Neill (Special to Truth and Shadows)

If most of us knew the real motives for the use of American military force around the world, we would never put up with it. And that’s why they don’t tell us.

The U.S. has been at war for 224 out of 242 years since the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, an astounding 93 per cent of the time. And since World War 2 in particular, every instance of American aggression – by

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The Bluffer’s Guide To Bombing Syria

The American, British, French and NATO nations’ people cannot allow themselves to become fooled into accepting another catastrophic, illegal war of aggression in the Middle East.

Friends of Syria

Peter Ford, former British Ambassador to Syria, gives us this rather useful media guide, aptly described as, “The Dirty Dozen: 12 lies they tell you to anaesthetise you for the upcoming bombing of Syria.”

Baby Bomber (Daily Mirror front page)Peter Ford
21st Century Wire

The propaganda mills of the British and American governments – spokespersons, media, think tanks – are working overtime churning out ‘talking points’ to justify the upcoming large scale bombing of Syria on the pretext of use of prohibited weapons.

Here is a guide from a former insider to the top dozen of these lies.

1. There are more babies than jihadis in Idlib. As it happens this gem of moral blackmail is untrue. There are twice as many jihadis (about 100,000) as babies (0-1 year) (55,000). What is this factoid meant to say anyway? Don’t try to free an area of jihadis because you might harm a lot of children? The…

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“Grand Deception” Book Review

“Krainer makes it clear that the Browder operation was not masterminded by Browder and Safra, writing that while Safra was a ‘key middle man’ in bringing in U.S. dollars to buy up Russia’s wealth, ‘the masterminds of the operation were individuals in the very top echelons of power at the Federal Reserve and the U.S. Treasury Department.’”

The immensity of the William Browder-Magnitsky Act scandal ranks it, arguably, – given today’s unprecedented, precarious, rapidly-evolving state of international relations – the most important story of the 21st century.

The Naked Hedgie

Positive reviews are one of the most gratifying rewards in publishing a book, but reviews that are as thoughtful and generous as the one I’ve recently received from Harley Schlanger is a rare thing. More rare still is a review that actually adds depth and perspective to the subject matter and is a worthwhile read in itself. Here goes:

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I’ve Been Browder’s Number One Journalist Critic for Two Decades. Here’s What President Trump Should Know About Handling Him

How long will the colossal Browder-Magnitsky Act scandal persist – further eroding U.S.-Russia relations with each passing day – before becoming exposed? For veteran investigative journalist and expert on this hugely important, controversial matter Lucy Komisar, total collapse of the disastrous fraud behind Bill Browder and the Magnitsky Act is long, long overdue.

Friends of Syria

Browder admits in U.S. Federal Court deposition that Sergei Magnitsky didn’t go to law school or have law degree, which means he lied to President Trump.

By Lucy Komisar
July 20, 2018

Lucy Komisar is an investigative journalist who focuses on financial and corporate corruption, particularly the use of offshore bank and corporate secrecy havens. She began investigating William Browder nearly 20 years ago when she learned of his use of an offshore company in the Isle of Man to siphon off profits from the Russian company Avisma, cheating minority investors of dividends and the Russian Treasury of taxes.

Her expose was published by 100Reporters, a highly regarded website that has received funding from the Ford and MacArthur Foundations.

Last October, 100Reporters ran her story about tax cheating in Russia by Browder’s company Hermitage and his use of Sergei Magnitsky’s death to build a campaign to block Russian attempts to…

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