Op Ed: After Treatment Of Domestic Critics, Western Support For Iranian Protestors Rings Hollow

“The World Is Watching,” the US recently warned Iran, as related by the BBC. The report stated: The US says “the world is watching” how Iranian authorities respond to anti-government protests that have broken out in several cities. A White House statement said Iranians were fed up with “the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism.” President Donald Trump has also published multiple tweets on the matter, excoriating Iran for human rights abuses.

Treasury Department Announces Latests Sanctions Against Corruption and Human Rights Abusers

The new executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, was built on the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act passed by Congress last year. The order imposes sanctions on thirteen human rights abusers and corrupt actors, as well as 39 affiliated individuals and entities.

Deep Pockets, Deep Cover: The UAE Is Paying Ex-CIA Officers To Build A Spy Empire In The Gulf

Sanchez, a veteran of the CIA clandestine services, has been working for the crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for the past six years to build large pieces of its intelligence services from the ground up, six sources with knowledge of the matter tell FP.

WATCH: Ethan Lyle Speaks With Rick Amato On The Russian Hacking Narrative

Hear Disobedient Media Managing Editor Ethan Lyle speak with Rick Amato regarding the Russian hacking narrative, The Forensicator, Adam Carter, and Guccifer 2.0. Assange’s meeting with Rohrabacher is also a topic of conversation.

EXCLUSIVE: The Forensicator On Guccifer 2.0’s “Clinton Foundation” Files

The Forensicator’s latest analysis of the so-called “Clinton Foundation” file, published by the Guccifer 2.0 persona, fits into previously observed time gaps. This suggests that the data was curated from a larger selection of information, and potentially supports their earlier analysis of the NGP-VAN meta data.

Rand Paul Proposes Defense Bill Amendment To Repeal War Powers

The U.S. Senate will hold a vote on an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) tomorrow. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) presented an amendment seeking to sunset the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF). This will be the first time the Senate has held a vote regarding the AUMF since 2002.