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US Corporate Interests Drive Biased Coverage of Venezuela Crisis
Sputnik | May 8, 2019
US media outlets have been trying to manufacture consent for regime change in Venezuela because they are beholden to corporate shareholders and aligned with the opposition’s neoliberal agenda, analysts told Sputnik. 
 
 
US Government, Media Wage Neoliberal War Against Venezuela
Dissident Voice | April 30, 2019
President Donald Trump and the likes of the New York Times might seem like strange bedfellows but they have found common cause in seeking regime change in Venezuela, a country that poses no threat to the United States but sits on the world’s largest proven oil reserves. 
 
 
US Venezuela Sanctions Violate Nuremberg Charter - Lawyer
Sputnik | April 21, 2019
WASHINGTON, April 21 (Sputnik), Michael Hughes - US economic sanctions against Venezuela constitute crimes against humanity as laid out in the 1945 Nuremberg Charter and violate other international legal treaties, human rights lawyer Francis Boyle told Sputnik.
 
US Strong Arms ICC Into Dropping Afghan War Crimes Probe
Afghan Online Press | April 15, 2019
The International Criminal Court (ICC) denied a request to probe more than 1 million war crimes reportedly committed by parties to the conflict in Afghanistan because the court’s judges feared the long arm of the United States.
 
Trump Picks Neocon War Criminal to Be Envoy to Venezuela
Sputnik | January 29, 2019
WASHINGTON. January 29 (Sputnik) - The Trump administration has appointed a Reagan-era official linked to war crimes in Latin America as special envoy to help develop options for luring Venezuela into a military confrontation, analysts told Sputnik.
Ex-Blackwater Chief Chases 'Fool's Gold' in Afghanistan
HuffPost | December 13, 2017

Mercenary extraordinaire Erik Prince hopes the White House will appoint him as Viceroy to oversee an army of private contractors in Afghanistan in a mission funded through "strategic resource extraction."

US Eyes Afghanistan to Counter China's Rare Earths Monopoly
The Globe Post |  August 2, 2017

Exclusive interview with American Elements CEO Michael Silver, who is leading a White House initiative to assess oppotunities for U.S. companies to exploit Afghanistan's mineral wealth.

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MICHAEL HUGHES is a DC-based journalist and foreign policy analyst whose work can be found in HuffPost, CNN, Truthout, Asia Times Online, Dissident Voice, The Globe Post, Sputnik and Afghan Online Press. 

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