Tag: International

brics-was-created-as-a-tool-of-attack,-says-an-imprisoned-lula
02

Sep
2019

BRICS was Created as a Tool of Attack, Says an Imprisoned LulaBRICS was Created as a Tool of Attack, Says an Imprisoned Lula

Former Brazilian leader wishes emerging economies were closer; recalls Obama ‘crashing’ Copenhagen climate meeting, writes Pepe Escobar. By Pepe Escobarin Curitiba, BrazilAsia Times In a wide-ranging, two-hour-plus, exclusive interview from a prison room in Curitiba in southern Brazil last week, former Brazilian president Luis Inacio Lula da Silva re-emerged for the first time, after more […]

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Aug
2019

WATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His Prison Interview with Lula; New Whitney Webb Interview on Epstein and the Clintons and a Scandal Rocking AustraliaWATCH: CN Live! Episode 7—John Kiriakou on the 9/11 Trial; Pepe Escobar on His Prison Interview with Lula; New Whitney Webb Interview on Epstein and the Clintons and a Scandal Rocking Australia

CN Live! is back in prime time tonight with John Kiriakou, Pepe Escobar, Whitney Webb, John Shipton and Quentin Dempster. Watch it tonight at 8 pm Eastern Daylight Time right here on Consortium News.  CN Live! returns in prime time tonight with segments on the 9/11 trial announced today, Amazon fires and the incendiary politics […]

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29

Aug
2019

JOHN KIRIAKOU: In Search of a Russiagate Scalp: The Entrapment of Maria ButinaJOHN KIRIAKOU: In Search of a Russiagate Scalp: The Entrapment of Maria Butina

In need of a “collusion” connection, top FBI officials have now been shown to be behind the false portrayal of an unregistered agent as a spy. By John KiriakouSpecial to Consortium News Much has been written about Maria Butina, the Russian “spy” who was accused of seeking to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and other […]

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26

Aug
2019

Israel’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar BackfiresIsrael’s Ban on Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar Backfires

Trump and Netanyahu thought they were pulling a fast one on two U.S. congresswoman, but it has blown up in their faces, as Marjorie Cohn explains. During Congress’s August recess, a group of 41 Democratic and 31 Republican congressmembers traveled to Israel on a delegation sponsored by American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). AIPAC subsidizes […]

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24

Aug
2019

CN Live! is Going Prime Time!CN Live! is Going Prime Time!

CN Live!, the webcast of Consortium News, is moving to a new time slot.  Consortium News‘ weekly webcast, CN Live! is moving to prime time.  Beginning on Friday, Aug. 30 it will be aired at 8 pm U.S. Eastern Daylight Time.  That is 5 pm on the U.S. West Coast, 1 am in Britain, 2 […]

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21

Aug
2019

As Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key QuestionAs Afghan Carnage Continues, US Presidential Candidates Face Key Question

Marjorie Cohn says Democratic contenders should commit to immediate troop withdrawal and to cooperate with international  investigations of U.S. war crimes.  By Marjorie CohnTruthout On July 30, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan reported that the Afghan government and international military forces, primarily the United States, caused most of the civilian deaths in Afghanistan during the first six months of […]

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Aug
2019

THE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle EastTHE ANGRY ARAB: Armies & Politics in the Middle East

As`ad AbuKhalil reviews Middle East rulers’ reasons for distrusting their own militaries.    King Hussein of Jordan among his troops, March 1957. (Wikimedia Commons) By As`ad AbuKhalilSpecial to Consortium News A close association between armies and politics has pertained in the Middle East for a long while. Army leaders have led many Arab countries in […]

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