Tony Cartalucci

Total War in Yemen Totally Ignored by Western Media

By Tony Cartalucci With almost a whimper, the Western media reported that the US-backed regimes of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and their auxiliary fighters drawn from Al Qaeda have begun carrying out what is the ground invasion of Yemen. Along with an ongoing naval blockade and months of bombing raids, the ground…

US Invasion of Syria: The Deep Breath Before the Plunge

By Tony Cartalucci When Foreign Policy magazine recently claimed, “Turkey Goes to War,” in their article of the same title, what they really meant was “the US goes to war.” That is because the lengthy plan they described in their article is not of the Turks’ creation, but a long-standing US plan committed to policy…

Propaganda Wave Portends Invasion of Syria

By Tony Cartalucci It was reported just days ago that US policymakers have signed and dated plans drawn up for the US invasion and occupation of Syria. The plan as described by the Fortune 500-funded Brookings Institution – a corporate think-tank that has previously drawn up plans for the invasion, occupation, and “surge” in Iraq…

FBI Tracked Chattanooga Shooter’s Family for Years

By Tony Cartalucci Once again, another convenient shooting has helped supercharge anger, hatred, fear, and division across the Western World after an alleged "Islamist extremist" opened fire on and killed 4 US Marines at a recruiting station in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Without any knowledge of how the US has in fact created Al Qaeda and its…

Warning: Nuclear Deal With Iran Prelude to War, Not ”Breakthrough”

Anthony Freda Art By Tony Cartalucci Originally posted in November of 2013, the article, "Nuclear Deal With Iran Prelude to War, Not 'Breakthrough,'" warned of a premeditated, documented conspiracy to use a monumental "deal" with Iran as a pretext not for peace, but in fact, for war and regime change. Hysteria now sweeps the headlines…

TIME Admits ISIS Bringing Arms, Fighters in From NATO Territory

By Tony Cartalucci Late last year, Germany’s broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) investigated what turned out to be hundreds of trucks per day carrying billions of dollars in supplies, flowing across the Turkish border into Syria and directly into the hands of the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS). The border crossing near the Turkish city of Oncupinar,…

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US To Begin Invasion of Syria

By Tony Cartalucci Unbeknownst to the general public, their elected politicians do not create the policy that binds their national destiny domestically or within the arena of geopolitics. Instead, corporate-financier funded think tanks do – teams of unelected policymakers which transcend elections, and which produce papers that then become the foundation of legislation rubber stamped…

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Who’s Behind Asia-Pacific’s Growing Tensions?

By Tony Cartalucci Increasing tension in the Asia-Pacific between China and nations surrounding its territory, appears to be an unstoppable and inevitable lead-up to regional conflict and perhaps even global war. In reality, for those who have studied history, this is a familiar rerun. Change the characters and place current events in the context of…

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Logistics 101: Where Does ISIS Get Its Guns?

By Tony Cartalucci Since ancient times an army required significant logistical support to carry out any kind of sustained military campaign. In ancient Rome, an extensive network of roads was constructed to facilitate not only trade, but to allow Roman legions to move quickly to where they were needed, and for the supplies needed to…

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French Surveillance Law Amid Terror of Their Own Creation

By Tony Cartalucci Can a new surveillance law help stop terrorists the government is already tracking and simply choosing not to stop? France has announced that in the wake of the so-called "Charlie Hebdo Shooting," it will be passing a controversial new bill granting security agencies unprecedented powers to tap the communications of France's population…

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Confirmed: US “Operation Rooms” Backing Al Qaeda in Syria

By Tony Cartalucci US policy think-tank Brookings Institution confirms that contrary to propaganda, US-Saudi “moderates” and Turkey-Qatar “Islamists” have been coordinating all along. The war in Syria continues to drag on, with a recent and renewed vigor demonstrated behind an opposition long portrayed as fractured and reflecting a myriad of competing foreign interests. Chief among…

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Garland Shooting: Operation Gladio, Texas-Style

By Tony Cartalucci Garland shooting involved troupe of practiced war propagandists and patsies long on the FBI's watch list.   ABC News confirms that one of the suspects of the Garland, Texas shooting incident, featuring professional war propagandists of the so-called "American Freedom Defense Initiative" (AFDI), has been under FBI surveillance and investigation since at…

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US Nominates War College Grad as Ambassador to Thailand

By Tony Cartalucci There are two kinds of "ambassadors" the US employs across the globe to project its unwarranted power and influence beyond its borders. One is a friendly face that covert subversion and manipulation can hide behind, the other is a strong voice that subversion and manipulation can openly rally around. Thailand had previously…

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Syria: America’s Democratic Terrorists?

Tony Cartalucci Activist Post Making headlines recently has been Al Qaeda’s temporary seizure of the city of Idlib, in Idlib province, northern Syria. The embattled city lies just miles from NATO-member Turkey’s borders. With the Syrian Arab Army controlling the south of Idlib, it is clear that militants based in and supplied via Turkey took…