2021-09-28: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-28). Imperialist gangsterism and the CIA plot to kill Julian Assange. wsws.org Plots of imperialist violence and assassination, once organised through accomplices, kept closely under wraps and strenuously denied, are now carried out in ever more open fashion.

Kevin Gosztola (2021-09-28). Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo Was Reportedly Obsessed With Killing Assange. thedissenter.org Former CIA director Mike Pompeo, who could not stop thinking about how to kill Assange | Photo by Now, we learn that the CIA redefined WikiLeaks as a "hostile entity" and sought to label WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an "information broker" to justify aggressive…

WSWS repost (2021-09-28). US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London. indybay.org The latest report confirms that the attempt to extradite and prosecute Assange is the pseudo-legal cover for an extraordinary rendition plotted by the very criminals exposed in WikiLeaks' publications.

_____ (2021-09-27). Report: Trump's CIA Considered Kidnapping Or Assassinating Assange. popularresistance.org Under the leadership of then-Director Mike Pompeo, the CIA in 2017 reportedly plotted to kidnap—and discussed plans to assassinate—WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in London as he fights the Biden administration's efforts to extradite him to the United States. | Citing conversations with more than 30 former U.S. officials, Yahoo News reported Sunday that "discussions over kidnapping or killing Assange occurred 'at the highest levels' of the Trump administration." | According to Yahoo: | The conversations were part of an unprecedented CIA campaign directed aga…

Staff (2021-09-27). New Report Says Trump's CIA Considered Kidnapping or Assassinating Assange. truthout.org Under the leadership of then-Director Mike Pompeo, the CIA in 2017 reportedly plotted to kidnap — and discussed plans to assassinate — WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in London as he fights the Biden administration's Citing conversations with more than 30 f…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). "They Were Seeing Blood": Bombshell Report Details CIA's 'Kidnap Or Kill' Plans Against WikiLeaks' Assange. southfront.org Originally published on ZeroHedge. A bombshell Yahoo News investigation published Sunday is being called the most important deep-dive exposé in years detailing…

_____ (2021-09-27). Palestine Action Targets The Landlords Of War Criminals. popularresistance.org Palestine Action have taken action at the London offices of LaSalle Investment Management, and at two other sites of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), demanding an end to their facilitation of Elbit Systems' contributions to Israeli war crimes. Elbit Systems' drones, military hardware, surveillance tech and more are used extensively in Israel's repression of the Palestinian people, and their UK headquarters is in LaSalle's building at 77 Kingsway, London. This operational hub is where Elbit's manufacturing of drones and arms in Britain is organised, with LaSalle thus complicit in the war crimes committed with these produ…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Pakistan, Turkey to jointly produce combat drones used in Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pakistan And Turkey Will Produce Anka Drones Together Turkey's premier arms producer Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) and Pakistan's missile manufacturer and civilian R&D organization National Engineering & Scientific Commission (NESCOM) have signed an agreement to produce parts of the Turkish medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Anka armed drone. **** "This way, our UAVs will be strengthened. It …

Staff (2021-09-27). I Was Detained in Guantánamo for 14 Years After Being Kidnapped and Sold to CIA. truthout.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo. Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he…

Staff (2021-09-27). Meet Mansoor Adayfi: I Was Kidnapped as a Teen, Sold to the CIA & Jailed at Guantánamo for 14 Years. democracynow.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, "Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo." Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he became known as Detainee #441 and survived years of abuse. Adayfi was released against his will to Serbia in 2016 and no…

Staff (2021-09-27). International Criminal Court Excludes US From Probe Into Afghanistan War Crimes. truthout.org A Monday announcement from the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor saying his office is seeking approval to resume its investigation into potential war crimes in Afghanistan committed by the Taliban and the Islamic State — but excluding alleged atrocities committed by U.S. forces — sparked a flurry of outrage from human rights defenders. | "It seems there is no end to the betrayal of Afghans — now so many victims of torture and other abuses by U.S. and former Afgha…

_____ (2021-09-27). 'Fantastic!': Berlin Votes to Expropriate 240K Apartments From Corporate Landlords. commondreams.org "Allowing powerful states to get away with multi-year, multi-continent torture against so many feeds impunity for all."

Editor2 (2021-09-27). Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale in Carceral Limbo While US Generals Shirk Responsibility for Deadly Strikes. orinocotribune.com The Daniel Hale Support Team releases the drone whistleblower's full statement from sentencing on July 27. | Around two months ago, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in prison after he stood before a federal judge and delivered a statement that demonstrated he was a person of conscience. | "I am here to answer for my own crimes and not that of another person. And it would appear that I am here today to answer for the crime of stealing papers for which I expect to spend some portion of my life in prison," Hale declared. "But what I am really here for is having stolen something that was nev…

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2021-09-27: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-27). US government, CIA plotted to kidnap or assassinate Assange in London. wsws.org The latest report confirms that the attempt to extradite and prosecute Assange is the pseudo-legal cover for an extraordinary rendition plotted by the very criminals exposed in WikiLeaks' publications.

_____ (2021-09-27). Report: Trump's CIA Considered Kidnapping Or Assassinating Assange. popularresistance.org Under the leadership of then-Director Mike Pompeo, the CIA in 2017 reportedly plotted to kidnap—and discussed plans to assassinate—WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, who is currently imprisoned in London as he fights the Biden administration's efforts to extradite him to the United States.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-27). "They Were Seeing Blood": Bombshell Report Details CIA's 'Kidnap Or Kill' Plans Against WikiLeaks' Assange. southfront.org Originally published on ZeroHedge. A bombshell Yahoo News investigation published Sunday is being called the most important deep-dive exposé in years detailing…

Rick Rozoff (2021-09-27). Pakistan, Turkey to jointly produce combat drones used in Libya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pakistan And Turkey Will Produce Anka Drones Together Turkey's premier arms producer Turkish Aerospace Industry (TAI) and Pakistan's missile manufacturer and civilian R&D organization National Engineering & Scientific Commission (NESCOM) have signed an agreement to produce parts of the Turkish medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) Anka armed drone. **** "This way, our UAVs will be strengthened. It …

Staff (2021-09-27). Meet Mansoor Adayfi: I Was Kidnapped as a Teen, Sold to the CIA & Jailed at Guantánamo for 14 Years. democracynow.org We speak with Mansoor Adayfi, a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who was held at the military prison for 14 years without charge, an ordeal he details in his new memoir, "Don't Forget Us Here: Lost and Found at Guantánamo." Adayfi was 18 when he left his home in Yemen to do research in Afghanistan, where he was kidnapped by Afghan warlords, then sold to the CIA after the 9/11 attacks. Adayfi describes being brutally tortured in Afghanistan before he was transported to Guantánamo in 2002, where he became known as Detainee #441 and survived years of abuse. Adayfi was released against his will to Serbia in 2016 and no…

Editor2 (2021-09-27). Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale in Carceral Limbo While US Generals Shirk Responsibility for Deadly Strikes. orinocotribune.com The Daniel Hale Support Team releases the drone whistleblower's full statement from sentencing on July 27. | Around two months ago, drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in prison after he stood before a federal judge and delivered a statement that demonstrated he was a person of conscience. | "I am here to answer for my own crimes and not that of another person. And it would appear that I am here today to answer for the crime of stealing papers for which I expect to spend some portion of my life in prison," Hale declared. "But what I am really here for is having stolen something that was nev…

_____ (2021-09-26). Trump's CIA Considered Kidnapping or Assassinating Assange: Report. commondreams.org Citing the need to act on the climate crisis, center-left SPD leader Olaf Scholz declared that "voters have clearly spoken."

_____ (2021-09-26). The Entire United States Is Now the Reichstag Building. commondreams.org "The Biden administration must drop its charges against Assange immediately."

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