RUSSIA & UKRAINE – Johnson’s Russia List table of contents :: JRL 2017-228 :: Saturday, 2 December 2017

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Johnson’s Russia List :: JRL 2017-#228
Saturday, 2 December 2017
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1. Irrussaianality: Paul Robinson, BOOK REVIEW. COLLUSION. [re Luke Harding]
2. Alexander Mercouris, Here’s how ABC’s slip exposes how Deep State sabotaged President elect Trump’s policy of rapprochement with Russia. Flynn’s attempt to carry out Trump’s instructions after the election to achieve rapprochement with Russia were what caused his downfall. –
3. Robert Parry, The Scalp-Taking of Gen. Flynn. The Russia-gate prosecutors have taken the scalp of ex- National Security Adviser (and retired Lt. Gen.) Flynn for lying to the FBI. But this case shows how dangerously far afield this “scandal” has gone –
4. Alexander Mercouris, Flynn affair: a tale of lying and incompetence; not of conspiracy or collusion. Flynn helped Israel, asked Kislyak for restraint on sanctions, lied about both, and was consulting Kushner.

Flynn affair: a tale of lying and incompetence; not of conspiracy or collusion

5. Alexander Mercours, The case against Michael Flynn: Lying to the FBI about asking Russia’s help to protect Israel (full analysis of indictment and Flynn’s guilty plea). Botched attempt by Kushner and Flynn to block UN SC Resolution 2334 on status of Jerusalem lies behind case against Flynn. –
6. The Electronic Intifada: Ali Abunimah, Trump aide Flynn pleads guilty to lying about effort to help Israel. –]
7. New York Times editorial: Flynn Flipped. Who’s Next?
8. Washington Post editorial: The Russia affair just got bigger. Michael Flynn’s guilty plea shows coordination with Russia to undermine Obama’s foreign policy.
9. Washington Post: Thomas Weber, What Russian collusion with Hitler reveals about interference in the 2016 election. The lesson of Hitler’s secret collusion with Russia in the 1920s.

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