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State Department Release Official History Of CIA Orchestrated Iranian Coup By
The State Department today released a long-awaited “retrospective” volume of declassified U.S. government documents on the 1953 coup in Iran, including records describing planning and implementation of the covert operation.  The...
A U.S.-Led Military Coup Could Be Brewing In The Philippines To Oust Duterte By
MANILA — In late May, the Philippines became the first nation in Asia to have one of its cities fall to the terror group Daesh (ISIS) and its affiliates. The southern city of Marawi was overtaken by hundreds of gunmen who took control of multiple landmarks and the...
UAE Accused Of Funding Coup Attempt On Turkey, To The Tune Of $3 Billion By
The United Arab Emirates has been accused of financing last July’s failed coup attempt by a Turkish journalist known for his close ties to the government, as the Turkish president on Tuesday called on the Saudi king to resolve the “inhumane” Qatar crisis....
The Turkish Referendum And Descent Towards Absolute Rule: Interview With Journalist Gürkan Özturan By
TURKEY— In recent years, and in particular following the unsuccessful coup attempt against the Turkish government on July 15, 2016, power and authority in Turkey have increasingly become consolidated in the hands of one man: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The...
Turkey’s President Erdogan Defends “Democratic” Power Grab By
Turkey’s President Erdogan is firing back against those accusing him of trying to become a dictator. From a Reuters report on Monday: “A defiant Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the West’s ‘crusader mentality’ Monday after European monitors criticized...
‘Coup Not Over’: Lula, Rousseff Lead 1000s In Brazil Rally By
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and ousted President Dilma Rousseff attended the San Francisco River Transposition, organized Sunday by leaders of social movements, artists and intellectuals in the Brazilian city of Monteiro. “The coup is not over yet....
Brazil’s Manufactured Coup: The ‘Shock Doctrine’ Returns To Latin America By
BRASILIA, Brazil — Harsh austerity. A 20-year public spending freeze. A non-elected government. A coup backed by the United States and corporate world. This is the new reality that Brazil has faced following the impeachment and ouster of the democratically-elected...
How Turkey’s Coup Attempt Spiraled Into A Dangerous Descent Towards Dictatorship By
ATHENS — In the past year, Turkey has increasingly become a battleground of divergent, conflicting, and often contradictory, geopolitical interests. Turkey is heavily embroiled in the ongoing war in Syria and a decades-long conflict with its Kurdish majority which...
CIA Continues Cover Up Of Involvement In Chile’s 9/11 Coup By
The CIA continues to withhold information on its involvement in the Sept. 11, 1973 coup that led to the death of President Salvador Allende in Chile, followed by a deadly dictatorship, according to documents posted Friday by the National Security Archive. In the list of...
Venezuela Breaks Ties With Brazil As Rousseff Impeachment Takes Effect By
The suspended Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff has been permanently removed from office by the country’s senate in an impeachment vote on Wednesday August 31, 2016. Rousseff was suspended in May 2016, after the senate voted to go ahead with the impeachment process....