Germany’s Merkel Comes Out As Basically A U.S. Agent


By Eric Zuesse On Wednesday, April 1st, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cabinet approved a measure to bring fracking (the patents for which are owned mainly by “large American companies, including Halliburton, Baker Hughes and Schlumberger”) into Germany. This is a prelude not only to U.S. PresidentObama’s secret Trans-Atlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) pact with Europe to […]

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MH17 investigation going off in ‘wrong direction’ could embarrass ‘many powerful people


There is so much political pressure over the MH17 crash in Ukraine that investigators would rather conclude that no one really knows what happened than make several powerful people look foolish, believes Robert Parry, editor of Consortium News. More than eight months since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down above war-torn eastern Ukraine, speculation […]

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NETANYAHU’S SPYING DENIALS CONTRADICTED BY SECRET NSA DOCUMENTS


BY GLENN GREENWALD AND ANDREW FISHMAN Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday vehemently denied aWall Street Journal report, leaked by the Obama White House, that Israel spied on U.S. negotiations with Iran and then fed the intelligence to Congressional Republicans. His office’s denial was categorical and absolute, extending beyond this specific story to U.S.-targeted spying generally, claiming: “The […]

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The Scene of the Crime


A reporter’s journey to My Lai and the secrets of the past. BY SEYMOUR M. HERSH There is a long ditch in the village of My Lai. On the morning of March 16, 1968, it was crowded with the bodies of the dead—dozens of women, children, and old people, all gunned down by young American […]

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