Tag Archives: Putin

Two by Chris Hedges: The Mueller Report and the Press and Guns and Liberty

The Mueller report’s categorical statement that Donald Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russia ends one of the most shameful periods in modern American journalism…

The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation, an interview with Stephen F. Cohen

U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.

US Deep State: Sabotaging Putin-Trump Ceasefire Agreement In Syria

The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.

Oliver Stone | ‘The Putin Interviews’: An Excerpt

Oliver Stone Hopes ‘The Putin Interviews’ Can Ease U.S.-Russia Relations.

Glenn Greenwald | The Spoils of War: Trump Lavished With Media and Bipartisan Praise For Bombing Syria

In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media.

Masha Gessen | Russia: The Conspiracy Trap

Russia has become the universal rhetorical weapon of American politics.

Trump and the Deep State

As we know now, the real power is exercised by the deep states that have the upper hand on the press, the judiciary, the army and the intelligence services. The French deep state is also closely connected with its US counterpart.    This cartoon came to Rise Up Times via Linked In from France.   Arnaud […]

Congress Is Missing in Action as Trump Escalates War in Syria Amid Russia Probe

A handful of progressive Democrats and one Republican in Congress are demanding a halt to the military escalation in Syria. They introduced legislation this week that would prohibit the Defense Department from putting more boots on the ground without congressional approval. By Mike Ludwig   Truthout | News Analysis  March 25, 2017 President Donald Trump speaking […]

Russia vs. USA: Who is the Threat, Who is the Aggressor? (2-part video)

GOP and Democratic Party leaders and media pundits like Rachel Maddow are raising their anti-Russian rhetoric to cold-war levels. Jeffrey Taylor, contributing editor to The Atlantic, says they are ignoring the history of broken American promises, NATO expansion and attempts to develop American first strike nuclear capability. TheRealNews Published on March 21, 2017 To learn […]

Glenn Greenwald | The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia

Democratic media outlets have … predictably cheered this opus for exposing “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence on the presidential election.”

Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency

Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III. 

Julian Assange full interview with Hannity on Fox News (Video)

The one-on-one interview between Fox’s Hannity and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Ronald Thomas West | Liar, Liar, With Pants On Fire

“The CIA owns everyone of any significance in the major media”

US plans to put state-sponsored media under full federal control (Video)

State-sponsored broadcasting CEO to be appointed directly by US president

Noam Chomsky | Those Who Failed to Recognize Trump as the Greater Evil Made ‘a Bad Mistake’

“I didn’t like Clinton at all, but her positions are much better than Trump’s on every issue I can think of…”

David Swanson | Of All the Opinions I’ve Heard on Syria

if you want actual aid delivered on a massive scale, if you want withdrawal of foreign forces and the opening of serious negotiations for disarmament and peace…

Dilip Hiro | American Power at the Crossroads

The global scenario that the down-to-earth presidents of China and Russia seem to have in mind resembles the sort of balance of power that existed in Europe for a century after the defeat of Napoleon in 1815.

FAIR | Russia, Terror and Taxes Dominate Debates; Climate, Poverty, Abortion Barely Mentioned

The NSA (along with “privacy” and “surveillance”) and Native Americans have not been mentioned onstage once.

Robert Parry | NATO Reaffirms Its Bogus Russia Narrative

…it is impermissible for any government outside of NATO to respond or even defend itself. To do so amounts to a provocation against NATO – and such hypocrisy is accepted by the West’s mainstream news media as the way that the world was meant to be.

Ann Wright: Building Bridges of Peace instead of Fear — Citizen Diplomacy with Russia

Wright: With international tensions high, members of our delegation believe its time for the citizens of all nations to loudly declare that military confrontation and hot rhetoric are not the way to resolve international problems.