Salman Abedi’s suitcase, and the far more interesting (but hidden) Libyan dimension

There have been developments in the Salman Abedi story – and they are mostly preposterous. The serious news is all in Libya, and we’ll get to that after the farce. First up are the two pictures released by the authorities of someone – purportedly Abedi – surrounded by blackness (one of which is here shown on the right). The author understands More...

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By P W Laurie On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

In Manchester, the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group knows its chemicals

At first the British Government announced that it knew who the Manchester Arena bomber was, but wanted official confirmation, and indeed, according to someone linked to Channel 4 the Greater Manchester Police said More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, April 15th, 2017

US operation to remove Assad’s Russian protection ends in fabulous failure

Amongst the analysts, corporate-media or otherwise, there is still quite a lot of puzzlement about Trump’s attack on Shayrat airbase. Of course the state controlled apparatus is convinced that it was a response More...

By P W Laurie On Friday, April 14th, 2017

MOAB: mother of all betrayals

In Trump’s latest militaristic spasm, the nearest thing to a nuclear bomb that the US military possesses in its arsenal, a Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb, or the MOAB, costing a casual 16 million dollars apiece, More...

By P W Laurie On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Trump’s neo-con spasm wasn’t a freak aberration; the old story of oil and gas

In an interview he gave this week on The Liberty Report, Ron Paul chuckled as he talked about the possibility of Bashar al-Assad ordering a chemical weapons strike on Syrian civilians. He chuckled because the idea More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Reports: Islamic State’s days are numbered – warmongering US/UK governments still use it as bogeyman

Various reports collectively suggesting the imminent overall defeat of Islamic State (otherwise known as ISIS) and other “Takfiri” mercenaries by Syrian, Iraqi and Kurdish forces, are appearing out of the Middle More...

By P W Laurie On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Charlie Hebdo shooter appears to fire a blank round – echoes of Woolwich detected

Footage showing the moment that the two men said to be the Charlie Hebdo assailants leaving their vehicle to shoot down a policeman in the Paris street of Boulevard Richard-Lenoir is being called out by internet More...

By P W Laurie On Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Targeting Assad through the Islamic State: the great hoax of 2014

Half a year has now passed since June 2014, and the announcement by some terrorists in the Middle East of a new caliphate in Syria and Iraq. The declaration coincided with a supposed dramatic and rapid expansion More...

By P W Laurie On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Cameron threatens IS in UK, British jihadist demonstrates; escalated domestic tyranny and Syrian intervention to follow

With what might be described as impeccable and all too convenient timing, within days of David Cameron publishing an article to warn of unending war against jihadists a provocation has occurred that the British More...

By P W Laurie On Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Cameron frantic for bloody results in Syria

In the last ten days David Cameron has been making staggering statements that signify a seemingly desperate desire to launch all out war against the legitimate Syrian Government. As suggested on another occasion More...