September 30, Wars should be avoided at all costs. Nuclear conflict should never be contemplated. These two truisms are often spoken, but rarely adhered to. Wars occur all too frequently, and so long as nations possess nuclear weapons, their use is contemplated on a continuous basis. The ongoing Ukrainian-Russian conflict has put the world’s two largest nuclear powers on opposing […]
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Western efforts to frustrate Douma ‘attack’ whistleblower only underline importance of his UN testimony
NATO states responded with an unjustified certainty to the Douma incident two years ago, and have compounded the shame with their treatment of weapons expert Ian Henderson this week at the UN. Preordained conclusions At an ‘Arria-formula’ meeting of the Security Council convened on January 20, 2020 at the request of Russia, Ian Henderson – a former member of the […]
Scott Ritter is arguably the most experienced American weapons inspector and in this interview with Dennis J. Bernstein he levels a frank assessment of U.S. government assertions about chemical weapons use.
Our point is that if journalists like Monbiot are serious about establishing the truth, they will test the French government and other claims against the arguments and evidence offered by dissidents. They will consider the different claims, and come to some kind of informed conclusion. What is not acceptable is that journalists should simply accept as Truth arguments made by Western governments openly seeking regime change in Syria and that have a spectacular track record of lying about claims supposedly justifying war.