2021-01-08: Social Media Postees

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The Pearl Harbor Hack and Other Media Fables
Eve Ottenberg | counterpunch.org | 2021-01-08
Journalistic fatuity soared into the stratosphere last month with tales of Chinese bounties on U.S. soldiers (the Russians, I guess, got tired of doing that and delegated to the Chinese), and breathless reports that the U.S. supposedly experienced its third or fourth Pearl Harbor. This one was in cyberspace, when Russia allegedly hacked into some…
counterpunch.org/2021/01/08/the-pearl-harbor-hack-and-other-media-fables/

New book: Indonesia was model for anti-communist massacres, U.S. complicity
W. T. Whitney Jr. | peoplesworld.org | 2021-01-07
U.S imperialism was on a roll in the mid-20th century as Cold War problems were emerging. These included U.S.-Soviet conflict, nuclear-war fears, the Korean and Vietnam wars, domestic anti-communism, and Indonesia. Having thrown of Dutch colonial rule, that country led by President Sukarno was in the vanguard of nations striving to steer clear of both …
peoplesworld.org/article/new-book-indonesia-was-model-for-anti-communist-massacres-u-s-complicity/

New book: Indonesia was model for anti-communist massacres, U.S. complicity
W. T. Whitney Jr. | peoplesworld.org | 2021-01-07
U.S imperialism was on a roll in the mid-20th century as Cold War problems were emerging. These included U.S.-Soviet conflict, nuclear-war fears, the Korean and Vietnam wars, domestic anti-communism, and Indonesia. Having thrown off Dutch colonial rule, that country led by President Sukarno was in the vanguard of nations striving to steer clear of both …
peoplesworld.org/article/new-book-indonesia-was-model-for-anti-communist-massacres-u-s-complicity/

Joe Biden Should End the US Pretence over Israel's 'Secret' Nuclear Weapons
Desmond Tutu | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Every recent US administration has performed a perverse ritual as it has come into office. All have agreed to undermine US law by signing secret letters stipulating they will not acknowledge something everyone knows: that Israel has a nuclear …
globalresearch.ca/joe-biden-should-end-us-pretence-israel-secret-nuclear-weapons/5733781

Not believing in God 'as dangerous' as Covid-19 denialism says Head of Russian Church, asking followers to trust the experts
rt.com | 2021-01-07
Coronavirus isn't the only pandemic sweeping through society, the Russian Orthodox Church's top cleric has said. According to Patriarch Kirill, disbelief is public health enemy number one, ahead of purely biological threats. | In a sermon to mark the start of Christmas in Russia on Wednesday, the bishop told worshippers that "there are people who do not believe in anything at all — not in disease or in danger, and neglect medical advice." | "But we believers know that these stupid people exist. There are also many people who do not believe in God… which is very dangerous, even deadly," he added. "Just a…
rt.com/russia/511839-believing-god-dangerous-covid-denial/

Bolivia approves emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine
Tanya Wadhwa | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-01-07
Bolivia hopes to vaccinate up to 20% of its population in the first quarter of this year. The health ministry has endorsed Russia's Sputnik V and China's CoronaVac vaccines against COVID-19…
peoplesdispatch.org/2021/01/07/bolivia-approves-emergency-use-of-russias-sputnik-v-vaccine/

Video: Tense Situation in Northern Syria. Actions of Turkish Military
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The Turkish Army has been increasing its military presence in Greater Idlib despite the recent withdrawal of observation posts, which had been encircled by the Syrian Army. | Recently, the Turkish military deployed major reinforcements to Mount al-Zawiya. Turkish military convoys …
globalresearch.ca/video-turks-fear-russian-advance-syria-al-bab/5733807

Qatar and GCC Detente? In the Wake of a Three Year Blockade Imposed by Saudi Arabia
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The unexpected detente between Qatar and its GCC partners saw the full restoration of political ties between them following the end of the over three-year-long blockade against the peninsular nation, but speculation remain about the future of their reconciliation considering …
globalresearch.ca/gcc-detente-facts-analysis-forecasts/5733829

"The Syrian File" and The "Biased" Policies of the Organization for the Chemical Prohibition Organization
Khaled Iskef | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Russia has commented on the work policies of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons regarding the Syrian file and the pressures that the organization is subjected to by some countries, criticizing the technical secretariat policies in them, saying …
globalresearch.ca/the-syrian-file-and-the-biased-policies-of-the-organization-for-the-chemical-prohibition-organization/5733728

Tunisian Forces Arrest High-Ranking Al-Qaeda Operative, Interior Ministry States
sputniknews.com | 2021-01-07
CAIRO (Sputnik) – Tunisia's security services have detained a terrorist from among the leaders of the Al-Qaeda* terror group (banned in Russia), the country's interior ministry said on Thursday.
sputniknews.com/africa/202101071081698965-tunisian-forces-arrest-high-ranking-al-qaeda-operative-interior-ministry-states/

Bolivia Restricts Flights From Europe Until Mid-February
telesurenglish.net | 2021-01-07
Bolivia's President Luis Arce on Wednesday issued a decree that prohibits the entry of flights from Europe until February 15 as a preventive measure to prevent the spread of the British coronavirus strain in the Andean country. | RELATED: | Bolivia Allows Use of Russian Sputnik V Vaccine | The new rule changes a decree issued on December 23 that suspended the entry to Bolivia of European flights until January 8, 2021. | The decision was adopted within the framework of the National…
telesurenglish.net/news/Bolivia-Restricts-Flights-From-Europe-Until-Mid-February-20210107-0003.html

Russia's Historical Relationship with the United States. President Lincoln and Czar Alexander II
Cynthia Chung | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
"Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion. This is the weak point of our defences, and the part to which the …
globalresearch.ca/why-russia-saved-united-states/5733755

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