[ Ed. note – How far and to what lengths would those backing terrorists in Syria go in trying to achieve their objectives? Would it include drugging, and perhaps even killing, innocent children for the purpose of making propaganda videos? The answer to that seems to be yes if we go by the conclusions of Swedish medical experts who have examined a White Helmets video. You can go here to read an article by Prof Marcello Ferrada de Noli, chairman of the Swedish Doctors for Human Rights, and here to read about the group’s findings in a commentary published today at 21st Century Wire. Below is an excerpt from the latter. ]
21st Century Wire
The White Helmets. The biggest propaganda heist in the six year history of the dirty war against Syria is unraveling. The glamour of an Oscar is not enough to disguise the sordid details of the White Helmet ties to Al Qaeda (Nusra Front in Syria) and various other extremist, atrocity committing groups embedded in...
Starbucks CEO (SBUX) Howard Schultz said the coffee giant isn’t actively trying to be political.
On Jan. 29, Schultz sent out a company-wide letter following President Donald Trump’s decision to sign an executive order temporarily halted citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the US. (That order has been stymied in court. Earlier this month, Trump signed a new travel ban executive order that excludes Iraq.)
In the letter, Schultz detailed plans to hire 10,000 refugees in the 75 countries where the coffee chain operates by 2022. This was met with backlash on social media, with some users calling for a boycott of Starbucks.
“Let me explain that if I can,” Schultz said Yahoo Finance on Wednesday. “First off, the history of the company has not been taking on things that are political that people are trying to politicize. We were not trying to d...