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‘The killing in Gaza will stop when Hamas releases the hostages’ is a pro-war crime argument

Over the past six months, dozens of ostensibly mainstream politicians and commentators—including senators and spokespeople for the White House—have echoed a popular Tough Guy talking point that sounds superficially reasonable but, upon even the most casual inspection, is an explicit advocacy for collective punishment, which is, of course, a black letter war crime. In response […]

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Chris Hedges: CPEN America Self-Destructs

By Chris Hedges / Original to ScheerPost PEN America, once an important defender of rights for writers, editors and artists, has, under the direction of former State Department official Suzanne Nossel, abandoned its mission, destroyed its credibility and provoked a revolt among its members.  Its refusal to condemn the genocide in Gaza and Israel’s targeted killings of […]

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Media continues to frame mass starvation in Gaza as natural disaster rather than deliberate siege tactic

The evidence that Israel planned and carried out starvation as a deliberate policy choice and siege tactic is overwhelming. Rarely in the history of war crimes has a war crime been so telegraphed, openly discussed, and executed to the letter. In its Dec. 18 report, “Israel: Starvation Used as Weapon of War in Gaza,” Human […]

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Western Media Concocts ‘Evidence’ UN Report On Oct 7 Sex Crimes Failed to Deliver

Israeli President Isaac Herzog and his wife Michal meet with Pramila Patten, UN Under-Secretary-General and Special Rapporteur to the UN Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict. Wikimedia Commons. By Wyatt Reed / The Grayzone On March 4, the United Nations released a report into sexual violence which has supposedly taken place amid the Israeli war on Gaza. […]

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Patrick Lawrence: The CIA in Ukraine —  The NY Times Gets a Guided Tour 

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Glenn Greenwald: Oct. 7 Reports Implode —Beheaded Babies, NY Times Scandal, & More

By Glenn Greenwald / System Update donate: please Support our INDEPENDENT journalism You can also make a donation to our PayPal or subscribe to our Patreon. #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; width:600px;} /* Add your own Mailchimp form style overrides in your site stylesheet or in this style bloc. We recommend moving this block and the preceding CSS link […]

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Patrick Lawrence: The CIA in Ukraine —  The NY Times Gets a Guided Tour 

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CIA in Ukraine — An Ex-CIA Agent’s View

Photo of John Kiriakou This insider perspective from ex-CIA agent John Kiriakou is one of two stories ScheerPost has published on the New York Times’ “The Spy War: How the CIA Secretly Helps Ukraine Fight Putin.” To read a veteran journalist’s perspective, read Patrick Lawrence’s piece here. By John Kiriakou / Original to ScheerPost The […]