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Trump’s Trade War With Canada: The Story Behind the “270% Dairy...

Trump beats Trudeau with a dairy stick --- but what are the truths around farming, Canadian society, and US-Canada trade? As part of his declarations...

Wind in My Hair: One Iranian Woman’s Struggle Against the Hijab

How a women's rights activist became "a living nightmare for the Iranian authorities" Joanna Moorhead writes for The Guardian: Masih Alinejad unties her hair, and a...

The Death of Trump’s “Voter Fraud” Commission

How Donald Trump's unsupported claims of voter fraud become the "shit show" of an ill fated Administration commission Andrew Gumbel of The Guardian reports on...

Syria’s White Helmets, the Russia Propaganda Machine, and the “Agitprop” Activists

“The most effective propaganda is when you find someone who believes it, then give them support – you don’t create them from scratch" Olivia Solon...

Propaganda, Conspiracy Theories, and the Assad Regime’s Sarin Attacks

Taking apart the conspiracy theories --- and the prominent commentators who have backed them --- over the Assad regime's April 2017 attack in northwest...

The “Disappeared” Women in Assad Regime’s Prisons

"There are many women who are transferred, and we never hear from them again." Hannah Summers writes for The Guardian: It was after travelling to Damascus...

Jared Kushner’s Property, the Russian Oligarch, and Money Laundering

Wendy Dent, Ed Pilkington, and Shaun Walker write for The Guardian: Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of Donald Trump, who acts as his senior White House...

Families Seek Answers About Syria’s 65,000 Disappeared

“This is the wound of the Syrian revolution that never heals" Samira Shackle writes for The Guardian: When the Syrian uprising began as a series of...

Iran Daily: Tehran Appeals to West Over Nuclear Deal

Iran has appealed to the West over the July 2015 nuclear deal, calling for a renewed commitment from the US and European countries because...

Damascus Beyond the Propaganda: “Iranians Are First. And the Russians Are...

Writing for The Guardian, Ruth Maclean cuts through illusions and propaganda for a snapshot of life in Syria's capital Damascus after more than six...

US Feature: How Britain Tipped Off the Russian Hacking

PHOTO: Britain's Government Communications Headquarters, which pursues electronic intelligence Julian Borger of The Guardian adds detail to the story of Russia's hacking for influence in...

Syria Analysis: When Journalists Rely on an Unreliable “Monitor”

PHOTO: Destruction from regime attacks on Wadi Barada, northwest of Damascus --- Has media's reliance on the Syria Observatory for Human Rights helped justify...