New Declassified CIA Memo Presents Blueprint for Syrian Regime Collapse

The Libertarian Institute | 14 Feb 2017 A newly declassified CIA document explored multiple scenarios of Syrian regime collapse at a time when Hafez al-Assad’s government was embroiled in a covert “dirty war” with Israel and the West, and in the midst of a diplomatic crisis which marked an unprecedented level of isolation for Syria. The 24-page formerly classified memo entitled Syria: Scenarios…

Assad’s Death Warrant

Counter Punch | 12 Sept 2016 “Secret cables and reports by the U.S., Saudi and Israeli intelligence agencies indicate that the moment Assad rejected the Qatari pipeline, military and intelligence planners quickly arrived at the consensus that fomenting a Sunni uprising in Syria to overthrow the uncooperative Bashar Assad was a feasible path to achieving…

US Bombing Syrian Troops Would Be Illegal

Marjorie Cohn | 22 June 2016 Secretary of State Kerry met with dissident State Department “diplomats” to hear their call for U.S. airstrikes on Syrian government troops, but the plan is both dangerous and illegal In an internal “dissent channel cable,” 51 State Department officers called for “targeted military strikes” against the government of Bashar…

Wall Street Behind Brazil Coup d’Etat

Prof Michel Chossudovsky | 1 June 2016 (Image) Wall Street Mastermind Henrique de Campos Meirelles, Interim Minister of Finance Control over monetary policy and macro-economic reform was the ultimate objective of the Coup d’Etat. The key appointments from Wall Street’s standpoint are the Central Bank, which dominates monetary policy as well as foreign exchange transactions,…