Tony Cartalucci

Returning Syrian Refugees Were Fleeing US Proxy War, Not “Assad”


A recent BBC segment titled, “The Syrians returning home after years of fleeing war,” contradicted 8 years of the British state media’s narratives regarding the war in Syria. A synopsis of the short BBC video segment would read: After years of people fleeing Syria and its civil…

This Map Shows a Trillion-Dollar Reason Why US is Backing Terrorism in Western China


As part of a larger, concerted effort to encircle and contain China, an ongoing disinformation campaign has been waged by the Western media against Beijing’s massive global infrastructure building spree known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). A recent and…

US Defeat in Syria: The Wrong End of “Might Makes Right”


With Damascus and its allies firmly in control of Syria and its future – the war having been decided on the ground rather than “politically” as envisioned by Western politicians, media, and policymakers – the US proxy war against Syria has all but failed. Despite the obvious defeat…

Who Gains from Turning Europe into a Potential Nuclear Battlefield?


The United States and its NATO partners are attempting to make the case for Washington’s decision to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Claims that the Russian Federation has been violating the treaty have yet to be substantiated with anything…

Yemen: US “Accidentally” Arming Al Qaeda (Again)


US weapons are once again falling into the hands of militants fighting in one of Washington’s many proxy wars – this time in Yemen – the militants being fighters of local Al Qaeda affiliates. CNN in its article, “Sold to an ally, lost to an enemy,” would admit: Saudi Arabia and its coalition partners have transferred American-made weapons to al…

The US Syria Withdrawal and the Myth of the Islamic State’s “Return”


At face value – the notion that the US occupation of Syria is key to preventing the return of the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS) to Syrian territory is unconvincing. Regions west of the Euphrates River where ISIS had previously thrived have since been permanently taken back…

How the West Weaponizes Refugees it Creates


The only thing more sinister than intentionally creating refugees, is weaponizing them as leverage to further coerce nations and advance hegemonic ambitions. The United States and its allies have done both extensively – from exploiting the flow of refugees fleeing US-led wars…

US Withdrawal from NATO Would Benefit Americans Most of All


Alleged discussions between US President Donald Trump and his aides about a US withdrawal from NATO have been making headlines recently. The New York Times in an article titled, “Trump Discussed Pulling U.S. From NATO, Aides Say Amid New Concerns Over Russia,” would claim: There…

The US Institute of Peace… Promotes Endless Syrian War


An “independent national institute founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible,” would be the last place you would expect to find calls for continued war. Yet the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is just the place…

US Snatches Chinese Executive – Sets Dangerous Precedent


Claiming that prominent Chinese telecommunications company Huawei had violated US sanctions on Iran – Canada was requested to arrest and hand over Huawei Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, who was transferring planes in Vancouver. The arrest was described even by the Washington Post as “unusual” in its…

US Withdrawal From Syria Paves Way for Israeli Strikes


The US suddenly and unexpectedly announced the withdrawal of US troops from Syria after years of illegally occupying the country. The US presence aimed at ousting the Syrian government, boosting militant groups the US and its partners have armed and backed since the 2011 conflict started, and denying Damascus access to its own resources, particularly…

Washington’s Russiagate Conspiracy Theory on Life Support


The latest bid to keep Washington’s desperate Russiagate conspiracy theory alive has energized distilled segments of the public still convinced of Moscow’s global omniscience and its role in manipulating and undermining virtually every aspect of their daily lives. But recent…

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