- What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner? (Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 19, 2014):
Washington has lied for so long that it can’t do anything else.
- Flight 17: US builds case against rebels, Russia in downing of jet in Ukraine (Washington Post, July 20, 2014):
The Obama administration expanded its case Sunday accusing Ukrainian separatists and Russian forces of working hand in hand to acquire and operate a missile battery believed to have shot down a Malaysia Airlines jetliner last week, killing nearly 300 people.
Citing an “enormous amount of evidence,” Secretary of State John F. Kerry accused Russia of providing SA-11 antiaircraft missiles to the pro-Russian rebels and training them on how to fire the advanced weapons. He also said U.S. intelligence agencies “saw the launch” of a missile from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine and recorded its trajectory at the moment the passenger plane vanished from radar. Continue reading »