Hippfest 2018: unveiled!

Originally posted on Silent London:
It’s that time of year again, when we get to delve into the Hippfest programme. The Hippodrome Silent Film Festival in Bo’ness, Scotland, is the most welcoming event in the early cinema calendar, with one of the most glamorous venues. The lineup is always an enjoyable mix of the classic…

SYRIA: US War Crime in Jabal Al Tharda, Deir Ezzor and the Implausible Denials

Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
The author and Col Nihad Kanaan, commanding officer at Jabal al Tharda. October 2017 (Photo: Tim Anderson) Prof. Tim Anderson 21st Century Wire  On 17 September 2016 a carefully planned US-led air raid on Jabal al Tharda (Mount Tharda), overlooking Deir Ezzor airport, slaughtered over 100 Syrian soldiers and…

AGITPROP MACHINE: How the US create Fake Al Qaeda and ISIS videos

Originally posted on Friends of Syria:
Shawn Helton 21st Century Wire Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the Pentagon reportedly paid PR firm Bell Pottinger $540 million to produce fake terror videos used to steer Western political interests. If this latest report by the The Bureau of Investigative Journalism is accurate, the public is once again privy to…