Syria

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Will US Deploy Mercenaries in Syria, Iraq?

Peter B. Collins Presents William Hartung As the US embarks on a new open-ended war in Iraq and Syria, initial funding is from a Pentagon slush fund, the Overseas Contingency Operations account. Bill Hartung has been analyzing the American war machine for years, and he predicts that military contractors will provide the first “boots on [...]

The Secret Stupid Saudi-US Deal on Syria

The Kerry-Abdullah Secret Deal & An Oil-Gas Pipeline War The details are emerging of a new secret and quite stupid Saudi-US deal on Syria and the so-called IS. It involves oil and gas control of the entire region and the weakening of Russia and Iran by Saudi Arabian flooding the world market with cheap oil. [...]

ISIL: From Decapitation to Islamophobia

Weaving a Sham Narrative on Islam in the World With the ISIL terrorists mounting more gory adventurism in Syria and Iraq and capturing villages and towns, there seems to be no tangible impediment to stop this influx of terror. The ghastly images circulated freely by the cult on the internet from beheading to crucifying their [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 123

America to the Rescue… of Dictators!! So, America has begun bombing Syria with the support of an “international coalition” made up of five Arab dictatorships, all of which have been involved in plunging Syria into civil war and in some cases, even supporting the creating of ISIS in the first place. When it comes to [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Humanitarian Wars” for Imperial Dreams: Iraq, the Islamic State & James Foley

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Daniel McAdams On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Daniel McAdams, executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. McAdams gives us his take on the current situation in Iraq and Syria, as the US war machine churns out a steady stream of fear-driven propaganda and [...]

Iran Sanctions: US Plays Dirty Game

Washington’s Middle East policies are only meant to incite chaos, to capitalize on the chaos and turn things to its own benefit. The nuclear talks which were infused with unnecessary optimism are no longer seen by many to yield much fruit as Washington once again reveals its true colors and pernicious intentions by imposing further [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Snowden-ISIS Hoax

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Tom Secker On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Tom Secker, host of the ClandesTime podcast and author of the book Secret, Spies, and 7/7. We discuss the “Snowden-ISIS hoax,” the false “news” story that has been circulating through the internet over the past few weeks that claims former [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: July 20, 2014

Halliburton’s Fracking Deal in Xinjiang, Turkish Airlines Transporting Tajik Jihadists to Syria and Iraq & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: July 13, 2014

China’s Questionable Partners in the War on Terror, Tajik Fighters Return Home from Syria & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its [...]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Why Obama-Kerry Mideast Talks Tanked

Peter B. Collins Presents Prof. Stephen Zunes Based on Israeli reports, Palestinian negotiators agreed to most of the concessions demanded by Israel, notably that illegal settlements in occupied Palestinian territory near the Israeli border—encompassing close to 80 percent of the settlers—would be incorporated into Israel. Professor Stephen Zunes faults Secretary of State John Kerry for [...]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Offshore Views of US-NATO Blunders on Ukraine

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Pepe Escobar From Putin’s latest chess move to the compounded errors of the US and NATO, Pepe Escobar offers his colorful observations on Ukraine, Syria, Iran and Egypt, with biting insights into the realities that are downplayed or ignored by the US media. Escobar doubts that the major European nations [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 20, 2014

Azerbaijan Cracks Down on Mullah Gülen Movement, Azerbaijan’s Syria-Problem, SCO Fights Color Revolutions & Drug Trafficking *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its [...]

BFP Roundtable Video 5– Our Takes on NATO, Russia, Turkey & the “New Cold War”

In this edition of the BFP Roundtable, Peter B. Collins, Guillermo Jimenez, James Corbett and Sibel Edmonds discuss the latest moves in the formation of a so-called “new cold war” between NATO and Russia. We also tackle Seymour Hersh and his recent article in the London Review of Books examining Turkish involvement in the Syrian [...]

BFP Exclusive: Turkish Power Struggle Impedes NATO’s Campaign in Syria

Gülen Movement Determined to Topple Erdoğan at All Costs Since the end of last year, Turkey has been engulfed in a spectacular power struggle between Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the shadowy network of self-described “imam, preacher, and civil society activist” Fethullah Gülen. Due to the help of his friends in Langley, like for [...]

What You Should Know About the Ukraine-Style Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela

The Venezuelan autocrats of the past are now masquerading as democratswith the aim of just getting all their old privileges back The US-supported opposition in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is taking its cue from the anti-government protests taking place across the Atlantic Ocean in Ukraine. Failing to win any of Venezuela’s elections by earning [...]