State Department

Russia, Syria Respond to White House Chemical Attack Allegation, Threaten Retaliation

The Syrian and Russian governments have responded to allegations by White House officials made earlier this week that the Syrian regime was planning to carry out a chemical weapons attack, with the Russians threatening retaliation to any “preemptive” American strike. “We will react with dignity, in proportion to the real situation that may take place,”…

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Declassified Documents Shed Light on U.S. Role in 1953 Iran Coup

The State Department released a “retrospective” volume of declassified documents on Thursday on the 1953 coup in Iran that overthrew the elected government of Mohammad Mosaddegh and reinstated the rule of the Shah Reza Pahlavi, what constitutes one of the first true official acknowledgments of the clandestine American and British participation in the event. “For…

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Rex Tillerson Once Again Mentions “Safe Zones” In Syria

by Brandon Turbeville It’s another day under a new administration and still we hear the rumblings of the plan to create “safe zones” in Syria. However, in characteristic Trump administration fashion, Department of State has yet to specify whether or not the “safe zones” in question will be the traditional “No-Fly Zone” of the Libyan…

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Al-Qaeda Linked Leader Visits US – To Lobby US Government!

Most Americans would think that after 9/11 and the four trillion dollar, 15 year “war on terror” that followed, the US government might actually wish to prevent individuals from visiting the country who are affiliated with al-Qaeda. Sadly, they would be wrong. The McClatchy News Service reports that Labib al Nahhas, an official in the…

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