2021-11-17: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-11-17). Ukrainian government deploys armed drones against separatists. wsws.org The Zelensky government's drone warfare demonstrates that it is committed to a dangerous policy of provocation and increased bloodshed.

_____ (2021-11-16). Syria Massacre Coverup Shows Danger Of Assange Precedent. popularresistance.org Julian Assange currently sits in Belmarsh Prison waiting to find out if British judges will overturn a lower court's ruling against his extradition to the United States to be prosecuted under the Espionage Act for journalistic activity which exposed U.S. war crimes. War crimes not unlike those that were just exposed by The New York Times in its reporting on the Baghuz massacre. The precedent the U.S. government is trying to set with its persecution of Assange will, if successful, cast a chilling effect over journalism which scrutinizes the U.S. war machine, not just in the United States but around the world.

_____ (2021-11-16). U.S. Coverup of Syria Massacre Shows the Danger of the Assange Precedent. strategic-culture.org By Caitlin JOHNSTONE | investigative report on a US military coverup of a 2019 massacre in Baghuz, Syria which killed scores of civilians. This would be The report contains many significant revelations, including that the US military has been grossly

Staff (2021-11-16). FBI targeted unruly parents with counter-terrorism tools, whistleblower reveals. rt.com Attorney General Merrick Garland was either unaware that the FBI Counterterrorism division was targeting parents critical of school boards, or lied about it to Congress, House Republicans argued citing whistleblower revelations. | An FBI email from early October "provides specific evidence that federal law enforcement operationalized counterterrorism tools at the behest of a left-wing special interest group against concerned parents," Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday. The disclosure "calls into question the accuracy and completeness" of Garland's testimony before the committee, they…

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