“We Want to Deescalate the Situation,” US Says One Day After Shooting Down Syrian Plane

It’s hard to know who is making policy in Washington these days. Did the decision to shoot down a Syrian plane come out of the White House? The Pentagon? The CIA? The State Department? Hard to say for sure, but White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claims the US is seeking a “deescalation” of the situation in Syria.

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Tensions Escalate Over Shoot-down of Syrian Jet

The Russian Ministry of Defense is calling yesterday’s downing of a Syrian military plane “a cynical violation of Syria’s sovereignty” as well as “a deliberate default on their [the US Coalition’s] obligations under the memorandum on on preventing incidents and providing for safe flights during operations in Syria signed on October 20, 2015.”

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Destabilizing Venezuela: Exploring the Zionist Connection

 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Antionio Ledezma, a former mayor of Caracas and a prominent Venezuelan opposition figure

Venezuelan opposition figure held meeting with Israeli officials in 2012

By Richard Edmondson

We have been witnessing over the past few years what looks very much like a regime change operation under way in Venezuela. Recently I put up a post about a man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire by an anti-government mob. Since then I’ve come across a few tidbits of information that might be of interest to readers and that add weight to my thesis that: scratch the surface deeply enough, anywhere there’s trouble in the world, and you’ll likely find a Zionist connection.

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Assad: US President ‘Is Only a Performer’

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In America these days everything is centered around fakery–fake news in the mainstream media, duplicitous statements by politicians, hypocrisy about championing “democracy” while making trade deals with Saudi Arabia and sending billions in aid to apartheid Israel. In a recent interview with an Indian TV channel, Syrian President Bashar Assad made a rather perceptive comment on contemporary America, asserting that the US president is nothing more than a “performer.”

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Major Battle Looming at Syria-Iraq Border? US Coalition Sets Up New Base

South Front is reporting that the US-led Coalition has set up a second military base near the Syria-Iraq border. Apparently, the US Coalition, now aligned with the Kurds, is seeking to establish control over the entire border region before the advancing Syrian Arab Army can get there.

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