Articles by Joe Lauria

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The International Court of Justice Stops Short of Ordering Gaza Ceasefire to Stop Genocide
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2024

26 Jan 2024 – The ICJ ruled that Israel’s military shall not commit acts forbidden by Article 2 of Genocide Convention but stopped short of ordering Israel to cease its military operation in Gaza.

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New Document Leak on Plan to Expel Gaza Population
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2023

30 Oct 2023 – A leaked document from the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence to an Israeli news site today lays out a plan to transfer more than 2 million Palestinians from Gaza to Egypt’s Sinai desert. [Moses, 13th century BCE, Redux]

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Ukraine Timeline Tells the Story
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jul 2023

30 Jun 2023 – Without historical context, buried by corporate media, it’s impossible to understand Ukraine. Historians will tell the story. But the Establishment hits back at journalists who try to tell it now. The way to prevent understanding of the Ukraine war is to suppress its history. A cartoon version says the conflict began in February 2022 when Vladimir Putin woke up one morning and decided to invade Ukraine…

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Biden Would Need His Pound of Flesh from Assange
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jun 2023

21 Jun 2023 – The U.S. president would not likely move on the case without some face-saving measure to ward off pressure from the C.I.A. and his own party.

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Leaks Spelling the End for Ukraine
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Apr 2023

17 Apr 2023 – Leaked U.S. intelligence documents have exposed Western disinformation  about Ukraine winning the war. Now the heavy fighting moves to Washington.

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A Sane Voice amidst the Madness
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Mar 2023

17 Mar 2023 – Former Australian PM Paul Keating has eviscerated Australia’s deal to buy nuclear submarines from the U.K. and U.S., saying there is no Chinese threat to defend against, despite the war hysteria stirring in Australia.

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Seismic Iran-Saudi Rapprochement Isolates US
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Mar 2023

11 Mar 2023 – The Chinese-brokered diplomatic deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran not only opens the way for resolution of region-wide conflicts, but foils U.S. Mideast divide-and-rule designs based on Saudi-Iranian enmity. The success of the normalization and its effect on the Middle East remains to be seen. But it is a start that few thought they’d ever see as long as the U.S. stood in the way. 

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US-Laid Trap for Russia Has Trapped West Instead
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2023

6 Feb 2023 – A month before the Feb. 24, 2022 Russian invasion, CN wrote that the U.S. was laying a trap to lure Russia into an economic, information and proxy war. All three have failed for the U.S.

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Twitter Files & the Death of Russiagate (Matt Taibbi, Chris Hedges, John Kiriakou)
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Feb 2023

1 Feb 2023 – Matt Taibbi joins CN Live! to discuss the implications of his Twitter Files revelations, including his latest on Hamilton 68 and its fatal blow to the Russiagate narrative. With Chris Hedges and John Kiriakou.

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On the Influence of Neo-Nazism in Ukraine
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jan 2023

29 Dec 2022 – A short history of neo-Nazism in Ukraine in response to NewsGuard’s charge that Consortium News published false content about its extent. 

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Daniel Ellsberg: Indict Me Too
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Dec 2022

7 Dec 2022 – Daniel Ellsberg has called on the U.S. to indict him for having the same unauthorized possession of classified material as Julian Assange. Ellsberg follows the Cryptome.org founder who has also invited prosecution.

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Cryptome Founder Asks to Be Indicted with Assange
Joe Lauria | Consortium News – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2022

30 Nov 2022 – John Young, the founder of the Cryptome website, has asked the U.S. Justice Department to also indict him as he published un-redacted State Dept. files before WikiLeaks did.

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The Timing of the Pipeline Attack
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2022

28 Sep 2022 – The U.S. had already forced Germany to shut down Nord Stream 2 but there are signs that an end to the Ukraine war would have put it back online. Why then did someone attack the pipeline on Monday [26 Sep], releasing the gas it contained into the Baltic Sea?

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Striking Five-Minute Summary of the Ukraine Atrocities
Joe Lauria | George Galloway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2022

27 Jun 2022 – US & Britain Wanted Ukraine Invasion to Happen – Otherwise they could not launch an economic war against Russia.

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Assange Put on Suicide Watch after Patel Decision, Father Says
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jun 2022

22 Jun 2022 – John Shipton said Julian Assange was stripped naked and put in an empty cell to prevent him from killing himself over the home secretary’s decision to sign his extradition order.

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PayPal Cancels Consortium News Account–May Seize Balance
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2022

1 May 2022 – PayPal has canceled CN’s account without any prior notice or due process and with virtually no explanation. The online payment system gave no warning or reason and indicated that only if “applicable” will the balance be returned.

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‘Crushing Dissent’ with George Galloway, Chris Hedges, Scott Ritter and Jill Stein
Joe Lauria and Elizabeth Vos | Consortium News Live – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Apr 2022

14 Apr 2022 – Join us as we examine the information warfare being waged to enforce a single narrative about the war in Ukraine. It may be worse than McCarthyism, which was defeated by its own excesses. Our guests have been targets of censorship and smears in this coordinated assault on freedom of expression.

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Biden Confirms Why the US Needed This Ukrainian War
Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Apr 2022

27 Mar 2022 – In a moment of candor, Joe Biden has revealed why the U.S. needed the Russian invasion and why it needs it to continue.

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A Pandemic of ‘Russian Hacking’
Ray McGovern and Joe Lauria | Consortium News - TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Dec 2020

19 Dec 2020 – The hyperbolic, evidence-free media reports on the “fresh outbreak” of the Russian-hacking disease seems an obvious attempt by intelligence to handcuff President-elect Joe Biden into a strong anti-Russian posture. Neither the actor, nor the motive, nor the damage done is known for certain in this latest scare story.

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The Untold Story of the Trump-Ukraine ‘Scandal’: The Routine Corruption of US Foreign Policy
Joe Lauria - Consortium News, 30 Sep 2019

26 Sep 2019 – The most crucial aspects of the Trump-Ukraine “scandal,” which has led to impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump, are not being told, even by Republicans. What’s not being talked about in the mainstream is the context of this story, which shows that, politics aside, Biden should indeed be investigated in both Ukraine and in the United States.

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Giuliani Says Assange Should Not Be Prosecuted
Joe Lauria – Consortium News, 7 Jan 2019

31 Dec 2018 – Donald Trump’s lawyer said today that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange should not be prosecuted and he compared WikiLeaks publications to the Pentagon Papers.

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Trump Attacks Syria with Chemical Experts on the Way
Joe Lauria - Consortium News, 23 Apr 2018

13 Apr 2018 – President Trump ordered airstrikes on Syria as a team of experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons was about to arrive to determine whether a chemical weapons attack had even occurred.

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Why We’re Never Told Why We’re Attacked
Joe Lauria – Consortium News, 18 Apr 2016

Connecting terrorism to Western intervention could spark a serious self-examination of the West’s behavior in the region leading to a possible retreat and even an end of this external dominance. But that is clearly something policymakers in Washington, London and Paris – and their subservient media – aren’t prepared to do.

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