Daily Archives: August 2, 2022

2022-08-02: News Headlines

Staff (2022-08-02). Al Qaeda leader killed in CIA drone attack on Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 02 (MNA) — According to media sources, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a drone attack by the US in Afghanistan.

Jeffrey Sterling (2022-08-01). CIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange. indybay.org UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit.

____ (2022-08-01). 'This Is a War of Propaganda'. transcend.org 10 Jul 2022 – John Pilger on Ukraine and Assange: 20 minutes of truth… and a pretty sweet ending.

____ (2022-08-01). The US Is 'Close to Getting Its Hands on Julian Assange'. transcend.org 26 July 2022 – In an interview with Oscar Grenfell of the World Socialist Website, John Pilger explains the latest manoeuvres by the US and UK authorities to extradite Julian Assange, journalist and publisher, to the US where he faces 175 years in prison for the crime of journalism.

Editor (2022-08-01). What the U.S. government and The New York Times have quietly agreed not to tell you about Ukraine. mronline.org Today, men like Danyial al-Takbir, a neo-Nazi, former ISIS member and convicted mass murderer, rapist (several of his victims were raped until dead) and arsonist stand at the vanguard of a war planned for seven decades. This is the true legacy of the OUN, from its roots as Holocaust perpetrators and CIA assassins to its return as the butchers of Donbas.

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-01). Biden Says US Drone Strike Killed al-Qaeda Leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. news.antiwar.com President Biden on Monday claimed that a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, that was carried out over the weekend Biden said that US intelligence located Zawahiri earlier this year and that he moved to downtown Kabul to "reunite with members of his immediate family." Biden said he authorized the drone strike last week. | Administration officials told the media that the drone strike was launched by the CIA. It's the first known US drone strike in Afghanistan since the US completed the withdrawal from th…

Jorge Majfud (2022-08-01). La libertad de expresión bajo vigilancia. globalizacion.ca Los rebeldes, disidentes o simplemente investigadores incómodos son el objetivo natural de la maquinaria del poder. Sus instrumentos más comunes (antes de la persecución y la cárcel, como es el caso de Julian Assange y Edward Snowden) son el acoso…

Jamanetwork (2022-08-01). The Impending Crisis of Access to Safe Abortion Care in the US. jamanetwork.com If the recently leaked ruling from the US Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization is any indication of the future of abortion care in the US, Roe v. Wade will soon no longer be the law of the land, and access to care will be determined by state laws. It is estimated that about half of states will ban abortion, putting an essential, time-sensitive component of comprehensive health care out of reach.

JANET (2022-08-01). Julian Assange defense files appeals, granted extension. iacenter.org July 29, 2022 By Tareq Haddad This excerpted article, which originally appeared July 16 in Popular Resistance, can be read in full at tinyurl.com/kfzvkh2c. London — Following a June 17 decision from British Secretary of State Priti Patel approving the order to extradite Julian Assange to the U.S., lawyers for the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher have since submitted filings indicating they intend to fight the decision on 16 legal grounds. As first revealed by The Wall Street Journal, lawyers for Assange submitted two separate appeal applications: one against Patel's decision; the second against a January 2021…

____ (2022-08-01). CIA Vault 7 Leaker Found Guilty—What Did He Actually Reveal? transcend.org 26 Jul 2022 – CIA veteran John Kiriakou breaks down some of the most important elements of Vault 7—the biggest leak in CIA history—allegedly divulged to WikiLeaks by another former CIA officer.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-01). Iran's intelligence forces detain Israeli-linked Baha'i group. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — The Iranian Ministry of Intelligence said in a statement on Monday that its forces arrested members of the Baha'i group linked with the Israeli regime.

____ (2022-08-01). When the Just Go to Prison. transcend.org 31 Jul 2022 – When those who expose the crimes of the state are criminalized and sent to prison, tyranny is inevitable. Daniel Hale's imprisonment is a microcosm of the vast gulag being constructed for all of us.

Staff (2022-08-01). Al-Shabaab terrorists publicly execute 7 in Somalia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 01 (MNA) — Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group al-Shabab publicly executed seven people for alleged spying, including a soldier, in southwestern Somalia, according to local media.

_____ (2022-07-31). Rebuilding collective intelligence. popularresistance.org Economists, think tanks and journalists have spent billions of words trying to convince everyone that economic growth comes primarily from technological 'disruption' and investment by individuals in their own education and training, rather than from exploitation, imperialism and financial speculation. | This belief, a key tenet of neoliberalism, continues to shape education policy in England. The Tories hope that by turning education into a market, young people will begin to think of themselves as education consumers, making savvy choices about what degrees will get them the best paid jobs in the future. Meanwhil…

_____ (2022-07-31). Caracas Protests 'Astonishing' Ruling In Favor Of US-Backed Guaidó. popularresistance.org Venezuelan authorities have blasted the latest court ruling in the struggle for control over 31 tonnes of gold stored in the Bank of England (BoE). | On Friday, the High Court of England and Wales decided in favor of opposition politician Juan Guaidó and dismissed a new effort by the Venezuelan Central Bank (BCV) to regain control over the reserves worth an estimated US $1.7 billion. | Caracas had brought to court the Venezuelan Supreme Court decrees stating that the parallel BCV board appointed by the US-backed opposition was illegal. However, judge Sara Cockerill decreed that the British Court could not recogni…

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