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Why we need a little skepticism, and more evidence, on Russian bounties

By David B. Rivkin Jr. and George S. Beebe

July 5th 2020 in The Hill

The most fundamental task of both journalists and intelligence analysts is to clarify the often blurry line separating truth and falsehood. 1,169 more words

David Rivkin

Russia-Baiting Is the Only Game in Town

Washington again becomes hysterical

By Philip Giraldi • Unz Review • July 7, 2020

There is particular danger at the moment that powerful political alignments in the United States are pushing strongly to exacerbate the developing crisis with Russia.

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In ‘Russian Bounty’ Story, Evidence-Free Claims From Nameless Spies Became Fact Overnight

4 July 2020 — FAIR

The New York Times (6/26/20) front-paged what “intelligence says”—while offering very little explanation of why they say they believe it, or why we should believe them. 1,876 more words


Afghanistan, Where Satan’s Children Come for Pilgrimage

The senseless killing of Fatima ‘Natasha’ Khalil, a 24-year old employee of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) by an explosive attached to her vehicle that also killed her driver is the latest string of killings that have left the country asking many questions. 5,303 more words


Russia-Baiting Is the Only Game in Town - Unz Review

Other reliably Democratic Party leaning news outlets, to include CNN, MSNBC and The Washington Post all jumped on the bounty story, adding details from their presumably inexhaustible supply of anonymous sources.

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BOUNTYGATE: Scapegoating Systemic Military Failure in Afghanistan, by Scott Ritter

A fine chronicle of the US government’s long and inglorious history in Afghanistan, from Scott Ritter at consortiumnews.com:

The story of the alleged “bounty scheme” grew up in the context of top U.S. 314 more words


Seriously, Get The Hell Out Of Afghanistan, by Caitlin Johnstone

You will find very few people who will defend what the US has done and is doing in Afghanistan, but the military can’t seem to exit America’s longest war. 110 more words