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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

The road from Kabul to Idlib

The road from Kabul to Idlib Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya, and Vietnam are all examples of American attack, destruction and occupation. In each case, the countries were left in devastation, and only Vietnam has survived to rebuild and be restored. The Taliban have won the war, and the US…

Lebanon faces living without food, water, electricity, medicine and gasoline

Lebanon faces living without food, water, electricity, medicine and gasoline Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Gasoline had been subsidized by the Lebanese government, but now it will fluctuate depending on the import cost on a free market price. The government had supported merchants importing gasoline previously, as well as flour, medicine, and several basic…

Monday Evening Dispatch: More Details About Wuhan Lab Revealed

Varun Hukeri General Assignment & Analysis Reporter July 26, 2021 6:08 PM ET

REPORT: US Troops Stationed In Syria Come Under Indirect Fire

U.S. troops stationed in eastern Syria reportedly came under indirect fire Saturday, but no casualties were reported, according to Reuters. An unnamed U.S. defense official told Reuters that the attack was in Conoco, Syria. Initial reports did not indicate any injuries. #BREAKING: a U.S. defense official confirms to Reuters an indirect fire attack on U.S.…

The Butcher of Baghdad: Donald Rumsfeld, dead at 88

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Donald Henry Rumsfeld held many varied US governmental positions over many years of service to his country, but will always be remembered for being an architect of the war in Iraq, which killed at least 1 million Iraqis within the first five years of war. Rumsfeld had never been to…

German politicians draw attention to the NGOs activities and get a stormy reaction

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/18/german-politicians-draw-attention-to-the-ngos-activities-and-get-a-stormy-reaction/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A German political party has launched an inquiry into Germany’s refugee policy in light of the situation in Hong Kong, and the granting of asylum to activists and protesters. The reaction by some to the inquiry highlights how some NGOs are trying to interfere in German decisions. At…

Erdogan staged a coup to silence his opposition

https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/06/15/erdogan-staged-a-coup-to-silence-his-opposition/ Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Turkey’s armed forces are known for their efficiency. However, officers bungled the coup attempt so badly that critics describe the events of July 15, 2016, as a “self-coup” organized by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to justify consolidating his grip on power, which resulted in 300 deaths and…

FACT CHECK: Does This Video Show Military Action In The 2021 Israel-Hamas Conflict?

A video shared on Facebook allegedly shows military forces in action during the recent conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Verdict: False The footage actually shows a 2004 Iraqi-U.S. military operation in Samara, Iraq. Fact Check: Israel and Hamas engaged in a violent conflict from May 10 until a ceasefire went into…

How America Does Regime-Change Propaganda

Eric Zuesse In the case of Saddam Hussein, it was by lying about “WMD” and about Saddam’s being behind Al Qaeda. In the case of Muammar Qaddafi, it was by lying about Qaddafi’s being hated (instead of supported) by most Libyans. In the case of Bashar al-Assad, it was by lying about Assad’s being hated…

Syrians abroad vote for a return to stability

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/22/syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability/ Syrians went to their embassy, or consulate, in dozens of countries abroad to vote for president on May 20, while the domestic vote will take place May 26. Some voiced their vote for President Bashar al-Assad was based on his ability to steer Syria out of a 10-year…

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