Category: Middle East
TALIBAN IS AFGHANISTAN’S TRUE INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT
One man’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter. Whatever we are told we know it’s not true. Maybe Eric is more accurate.
Taliban – more accurately the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan – has been slandered by almost every western news outlet and wrongly called a terrorist movement linked to the late Osama bin Laden. Heavily-propagandized Americans, Canadians and British have been inundated by this torrent of government lies against Afghanistan’s Pashtun (Pathan) people.
Source: LIKE IT OR NOT, TALIBAN IS AFGHANISTAN’S TRUE INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT « Eric Margolis
The Strait of Hormuz — Home of the Brave
Value4value quirky podcaster worth your time and support.
I wanted to see the place where a war between the United States and Iran may begin. It turned out people over there couldn’t talk to me on tape because they live in countries without a tradition of free speech and they all feel they are being watched, and I didn’t want to get anybody in trouble. So this is a travelogue, a story about what it’s like to be there.
Iraq war fraud anniversary
Can’t believe it’s been 16 years. Most today understand and accept this lie.
Sixteen years ago, the US and Britain committed a crime of historic proportion, the invasion and destruction of Iraq. It was as egregious an aggression as Nazi Germany’s 1939 invasion of Poland.
IRAQ: HOW WE WERE LIED INTO WAR ericmargolis.com/2019/03/iraq-how-we-were-lied-into-war/
Mapping: a humiliation ritual
Fascinating story about a process called mapping: where IDF soldiers enter Palestinian homes without a search warrant and wake up children and photograph them and their parents. In the end none of this intelligence-gathering is used, indicating that this is just a ritual to let the Palestinians know who is in charge.