2019-10-16: Social Media Postees

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Kurds in San Francisco Protest Betrayal by the US
Photos and Text | indybay.org | 2019-10-16
Trump forces our former ally into arms of our enemy, Syria's Assad. Russia, Iran and ISIS to benefit.

How Turkey's Invasion of Syria Backfired on Erdogan
Patrick Cockburn | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-16
Turkey's Syrian venture is rapidly turning sour from President Erdogan's point of view. The Turkish advance into northeast Syria is moving slowly, but Turkey's military options are becoming increasingly limited as the Syrian Army, backed by Russia, moves into Kurdish-held cities and towns that might have been targeted by Turkish forces.

What Happens When the FBI Chooses Sides
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-16
We ask FBI whistleblower Coleen Rowley to compare the Russiagate investigation with the treatment of Hillary Clinton's emails, and ask whether the current polarized political landscape makes it more likely for the agency to make partisan choices.

Stop Press: The Queen's Screech: Britain, Spain and Other Illnesses
T.P. Wilkinson | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-16
Anti monarchist Soviet poster: "Once and for all" There are some people — whereby I do not know how many — who recall the key elements of British colonial rule. I was fortunate enough not to live under it. My grandfather had no great admiration for the country where he was born, despite the almost …

Pence and Giuliani Won't Cooperate With Impeachment Inquiry
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-15
United States Vice President Mike Pence and Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani say they won't testify in front of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Other government officials have not been as reluctant to cooperate. | RELATED: | Trump`s Russia Adviser Summoned To Testify On Impeachment | The Pentagon said it would not submit to lawmakers' request for documents related to Trump's effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate…

Russian President Signs $1.3B in Trade Deals With UAE
teleSUR, jg-EF | telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-15
Russian President Vladimir Putin concludes a tour at the United Arab Emirates where he signed trade agreements worth more than US$1.3 billion in Abu Dhabi. | RELATED: | 20+ Agreements Signed As Russian President Visits Riyadh | One day after signing a major oil agreement with Saudi Arabia during a visit to Riyadh, Putin was met Tuesday at the airp…

Cuba Announces Economic Measures to Boost National Industry
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-15
The Cuban government announced Tuesday the implementation of new economic measures aimed at domestic trade, in order to strengthen national industry and advance the country's development. | RELATED: | Cuba Manages Fuel Shortage With Venezuelan, Russian Cooperation | The information was given by Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa along with the ministers of internal trade, foreign trade, economy, and finance. | According to Valdes, the new economic actions seek to achie…

Trump Dumps the Kurds: US and Russian Officers "Coordinate Military Movements" in Northeastern Syria
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-15
The US and Russian military officers met late last night in Al Farat, a small village north of Manbij, northeast of Aleppo, according to media 'Al Mayadeen'. | *** | The purpose of the meeting was to coordinate military movements in the …

One Rocket Provoked the US Withdrawal: Details of the Kurdish-Russian-Syrian Deal
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-15
Last Friday a 155 mm artillery shell landed 300 metres from a US command post near the Syrian bordering city of Ayn al-Arab (known by the Syrian Kurds as "Kobane") during an ongoing operation carried out by Turkey — a …

Kurds Turn to Bashar al-Assad for Protection as U.S. Abandons Former Allies to Turkish Assault
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-10-14
Syrian troops are massing near the Turkish border, one day after Bashar al-Assad's government reached a deal to help protect the Kurds from Turkey's deadly air and ground assault. On Sunday, the Kurds agreed, in a deal brokered by Russia, to hand over two border towns to the Syrian government in exchange for protection. The Kurds had been allied with the United States up until last week, when President Trump abruptly pulled U.S. troops from northern Syria, paving the way for Turkey's assault. More than 130,000 people have already been displaced over the past five days since Turkey invaded northern Syria. The deat…

Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening
Robert J. Burrowes | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-13
Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations — particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing ecological devastation, as well as geoengineering and the deployment of 5G — threaten imminent human extinction if not contained. …

Return to Russia: Crimeans Tell the Real Story of the 2014 Referendum and Their Lives Since
Eva Bartlett | mintpressnews.com | 2019-10-09
Eva Bartlett traveled to Crimea to see firsthand out how Crimeans have fared since 2014 when their country reunited with Russia, and what the referendum was really like.

Russian social media debate: clickbait or information warfare?
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-09
What is the Internet Research Agency, and are the claims of a Russian influence campaign against the U.S. well-founded? Aaron…

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-08
Turkey has readied its forces for an offensive against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, prompting negative reactions from Iran and Russia.

As Turkey Readies for Invasion of Northern Syria, Russia and Iran Object

Venezuela Arrests Oil Exec for Corruption, Receives $4bn in Russian Investment
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-07
Moscow and Caracas are reportedly working on a long-term cooperation agreement set to last at least until 2030.

Venezuela: Trump Imposes Travel Ban, Putin Backs Dialogue
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-26
US officials and the Venezuelan opposition have also lobbied the EU to impose harsher sanctions against Caracas.