Category Archives: Netherlands

UK | Brexit: Netherlands talking to 250 firms about leaving UK

The Dutch government has said it is in talks with more than 250 companies about moving their operations from the UK to the Netherlands before Brexit.

The economic affairs ministry said it had lured 42 companies or branch offices and 1,923 jobs from the UK last year, as it increases its efforts to gain Brexit business.

The Lie that Shot Down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

by John Helmer

One side of a well-used coin is the maxim that truth is the first casualty of war. The other side of the coin is that lying is the first weapon of war. According to the ancient Chinese general Sun Tzu, that’s because all warfare is based on deception. He meant that lying – propaganda, camouflage, false flags, disinformation, infowar, cyber war — is a precondition for winning battles at least, if not wars. As the US military learned since Vietnam, lying is no guarantee of winning.

The MH 17 False Flag, One of Many

by Gordon Duff

It was July 17, 2014 and a war was raging in Ukraine between American-backed extremists who had taken Kiev in a bloody coup and purge. A Malaysian Airlines passenger jet with 298 onboard was directed by air traffic controllers themselves controlled by the same bloody regime that had just taken power, toward closed air space.

USA | In Which Reporting About “Fake News” Turns Out To Be Such

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Rather amusing piece about fake news is published in today’s New York Times.

The headline:

Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How a Group of Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote

The Netherlands | Dutch police seize MH17 crash debris from reporter

Dutch police have taken from a journalist items, including possible human remains, which he found at the crash site of flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, prosecutors said Sunday.