Uncovering The News With WHY: Syria, NSA, And Saudis, Oh My!

Oh Thank God--Finally, War With Syria
by Russ Baker on Jun 15, 2013
As we have been reporting over the past 18 months, the Obama Administration has had a very frustrating time inventing reasons to invade Syria or otherwise topple the independent-minded Assad regime. It seemed Bush-style “Curveball” inventions were out of vogue. But good news: they’re back, under a Democrat. And the real motivations—why, those are none of your business.

Why Obama Cannot Undo The Surveillance Society--But We Can
by Russ Baker on Jun 11, 2013
When a country is truly run by a handful, how can they ever let up on surveillance? They can’t, and won’t. But we can make them do it. However, not if we wait for instructions from the establishment.

FBI: Knew About Saudi 9/11 Hijacker Ties--But Lied To Protect "National Security"

by Russ Baker on Jun 5, 2013
In new court filings, the FBI has tacitly admitted that it knows about ties between members of the Saudi royal family and 9/11 hijackers, that it lied about not knowing, and that no one should learn more about this -- for reasons of “national security.”

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