Articles by Chris Marsden, WSWS

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UK Government, Murdoch Press Smear of Edward Snowden Unravels
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jun 2015

16 Jun 2015 – A press attack on Edward Snowden has backfired on the UK government. This weekend’s Sunday Times ran an article under the headline, “British spies betrayed to Russians and Chinese,” The Times article was replete with unfounded assertions, distortions and outright lies.

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US Imperialism and the FIFA Corruption Investigation
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jun 2015

On Wednesday [3 Jun], the FBI stated that its investigation now encompasses allegations of corruption, bribery, and vote-rigging related to FIFA awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. This is a political move against the regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin and is conceived of as a vital propaganda adjunct of the ongoing US-led NATO encirclement of Russia.

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Syria Strike Caps Israel’s Provocations in Middle East
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jan 2015

21 Jan 2015 – Israel’s strike on leading Hezbollah figures near the occupied Golan Heights is the latest move in a campaign to escalate Middle East tensions. It has been accompanied by a series of provocative actions against the Palestinians and European powers now considered to be too “pro-Palestinian.”

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Imperialist War, the “War on Terror,” And the End of Democracy
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jan 2015

For decades, the US, France and other imperialist powers have rained down bombs on defenceless civilians, carried out assassinations, and committed horrible war crimes.

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Plans for Geneva II Talks on Syria in Disarray
Chris Marsden, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Nov 2013

The aftermath of the Obama administrations forced retreat from direct military intervention to depose Bashar al-Assad and its shift to negotiations with Iran has angered key allies Israel and Saudi Arabia, and set in motion a dramatic foreign policy realignment in Turkey. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s special envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, said, “In my personal opinion, Geneva II will not happen if no opposition representatives attend.”

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