Tag Archives: Russia

The Mainstream Media’s Russian Bogeymen By
In the middle of a major domestic crisis over the U.S. charge that Russia had interfered with the U.S. election, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) triggered a brief national media hysteria by creating and spreading a bogus...
CIA Director Brennan Warns Trump To “Watch What He Says” By
(ANALYSIS) — The departing CIA director John Brennan has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning the President-elect does not fully understand the threat posed to the US by Russia. “I think Mr. Trump has to understand that absolving Russia of various...
Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History By
WASHINGTON — Despite the United States’ clear history of supporting extremists and provoking instability in the Middle East, the Washington Post recently attempted to blame Russia for the rise of al-Qaida in the region. The Jan. 5 article by Amanda Erickson, a foreign...
US Troops “Roll Into Poland” In Largest Deployment Since Cold War By
(ANALYSIS) — “American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream Poles have had since the fall of communism in 1989 to have U.S. troops on their soil as a deterrent against Russia.” That’s how the AP begins its report on the first...
Media Fixated On Allegations In Dubious Trump Dossier By
(REPORT) — Reports late Tuesday of Russia having “compromising” information on President-elect Donald Trump quickly escalated into a media frenzy on Wednesday, with the release of the full dossier making the allegations by Buzzfeed, which both fueled serious doubts...
‘Fake News’ Isn’t New: Dissecting Two Decades Of War Propaganda By
MINNEAPOLIS — The “fog of war” erupts in the confusion caused by the chaos of war. And in the media, it’s an intentional phenomenon that makes it difficult to separate fact from fiction. While the battles over war narratives evolve, they all have a common goal:...
NYT Accuses CNN, BuzzFeed Of Peddling “Fake News” Over Russia Report By
(ANALYSIS) — In a fascinating retort by the left-leaning NYT to the story of the day, namely the CNN-BuzzFeed narrative based on an unverified 35-page memo allegedly prepared by a UK intelligence officer, even “the paper of record” takes the two media...
FBI Sought Warrant To Surveil Trump Campaign Officials Over Russia Ties By
(REPORT) — A new report released today features both the FBI seeking to launch a surveillance operation against an active US presidential campaign, and the ultra-rare case of the FISA courts actually turning down an FBI request to conduct surveillance against somebody. The...
The Real Threat Is ‘Telling The Truth’: Abby Martin Responds To Accusations Of Influencing Election 2016 By
AUSTIN, Texas — On Monday, journalist Abby Martin dismissed accusations that she colluded with the Russian government to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election. Martin is the latest independent journalist to fall victim to a new “Red Scare” that...
NATO Report Blames Russia For Worldwide Rise Of Populism By
(ANALYSIS) — A new report from NATO is following a narrative trend which began in the US and has since spread across Western Europe, accusing Russia of being to blame for the rise of populism worldwide, as an effort to undermine NATO and the European Union. This report...