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Obey: The Routine Of Obedience

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy

This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'

It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there


"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming


America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.






























































































































































































































































































President Bashar Assad Is No Great Satan
By Eric Margolis
A combination of imperial hubris and ignorance has led Washington to believe it could overthrow any government that was disobedient or uncooperative. - Continue


President al-Assad: New Anti-terrorism Coalition Must Succeed, Otherwise The Whole Region Will Be Destroyed
President Bashar al-Assad interview with Iranian TV
"I say once again that if my departure is the solution, I will never hesitate to do that." - Continue


Putin’s Lightning War in Syria
By Mike Whitney
That’s how you fight terrorism if you’re serious about it. Bravo, Putin. - Continue


NYT Moving into High Spin Denigrating Mr. Putin on Syria
By Peter Koenig
None of the US / NATO interventions in the Middle East and around the world, including economic sanctions, are legal. - Continue


Obama Risks A Global Catastrophe
By Daniel Lazare
President Obama prefers to risk a global catastrophe than to stand up to the neocons, the liberal hawks, the Israelis and the Saudis, a dilemma that Daniel Lazare explains. - Continue


CIA Interventions in Syria: A Partial Timeline
By Michael S. Rozeff
Timeline provides evidence that the U.S. government and Obama in particular bear a significant responsibility for the Syrian war and the results of that war. - Continue


After Warning Russia of Civilian Casualties, U.S. Bombs Hospital in Afghanistan
By Glenn Greenwald
This strike on a hospital in Afghanistan comes days after the Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in Yemen that killed more than 130 people. - Continue


The Real House of Saud - Saudi Arabia's Oil-For-Tyranny
By Abby Martin
Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Empire Files exposes true nature of the U.S.-Saudi love affair. - Continue


Slave Descendant? Don’t Call Me Dave!
By Finian Cunningham
David Cameron is the descendant of a British slave owner who once held a lucrative sugar estate on the Caribbean island. - Continue


The Trans-Pacific Free-Trade Charade
By Joseph Stiglitz, Adam Hersh
The TPP is not about “free” trade. - Continue


Payroll Jobs Report
By Paul Craig Roberts
Theres not enough lipstick in the world to pretty up this pig. - Continue


Airstrikes kill rescue worker and family of 5 in Syria: At least six people were killed in airstrikes in northern Syria on Saturday, including a family of five and a rescue worker who was fatally wounded while searching for victims, according to a spokesman for the rescue workers and a local antigovernment activist.

Assad says Syria, allies will defeat terrorism as Russia targets IS group: Assad's comments followed a statement from the Russian defence ministry which announced that Russian planes have flown 20 sorties in Syria and struck 10 targets from the Islamic State group in the past 24 hours.

Assad: I would leave office if it would help: President Bashar al-Assad to the Iranian Khabar #TV: Our priority is to prevent more countries falling under Western hegemony.

Russian Air Force hits 50 ISIS targets in Syria over 3 days, ‘significantly’ damaging militants: “The airstrikes were being conducted night and day from the Khmeimim airbase and throughout the whole of Syria. In three days we managed to undermine the terrorists’ material-technical base and significantly reduce their combat potential,”

Gunmen start withdrawing forces from Syria’s Idlib amid Russian airstrikes: The radicals started moving towards the Turkish border on Saturday after having experienced "the efficiency of the Russian aerospace forces’ strikes," the As-Safir Arabic-language daily reported.

Russia Uses High Tech Smart Bombs to Wipe Out US Sponsored Al Qaeda Terrorists. News Analysis - Panic in Rebel Ranks: US media feature willful Pentagon misinformation and Big Lies, including Air Force General Robert Otto claiming Russia is using “dumb bombs,” not laser-guided precision weapons, accusing Moscow irresponsibly of indiscriminate bombing – polar opposite truth.

US Spent a Year Bombing Syrian Desert, Not ISIL – Russian MP: In an interview with France’s Europe 1 Radio Pushkov said that the Russian aerial campaign in Syria would take three to four months. “The US-led coalition spent a whole year pretending they were striking ISIL targets but where are the results of these strikes?” Pushkov wondered.

Merkel says military efforts needed in Syria but they won’t end war: Merkel also said it would be necessary to involve the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in talks. Her comments show that support is broadening for military action in Syria and also that Assad will need to play a role at the negotiating table in discussions on ending the war.

Egypt backs Russian airstrikes in Syria: Egypt says Russia’s anti-terror airstrikes in Syria will restrict the spread of terrorism and deal a major blow to the Daesh group in the violence-torn Arab country.

Chutzpah: Obama warns Russia's Putin of 'quagmire' in Syria: "An attempt by Russia and Iran to prop up Assad and try to pacify the population is just going to get them stuck in a quagmire and it won't work," Obama said.

Russia making 'grave mistake' in Syria: Turkey's Erdogan : "The steps Russia is taking and the bombing campaign in Syria are quite unacceptable to Turkey," Erdogan told reporters at Istanbul airport before leaving for a visit to France.

Gulf states plan military response to Russian attacks: “There is no future for Assad in Syria,” Saudi foreign minister Adel Al-Jubeir warned, a few hours before the first Russian bombing sorties began. If that was not blunt enough, he spelled out that if the president did not step down as part of a political transition, his country would embrace a military option, “which also would end with the removal of Bashar al-Assad from power”.

Watch: Nigel Farage: Stop playing wargames with Putin : Video - European Parliament, Strasbourg

In case you missed it: British SAS Special Forces “Dressed Up as ISIS Rebels” Fighting Assad in Syria: “More than 120 members belonging to the elite regiment are currently in the war-torn country” covertly “dressed in black and flying ISIS flags,” engaged in what’s called Operation Shader – attacking Syrian targets on the pretext of combatting ISIS.

Twin suicide bombings kill 24 in Baghdad: The attacks, which took place at around 14:30 GMT on Saturday, targeted the mainly Shia districts of Kadhimiya and Hurriya in the north of the Iraqi capital. Police said at least 60 people were wounded.

Delta Force secretly killed Iranian agents in Iraq — with IEDs: Developed jointly by Delta Force and SEAL Team 6, the Xbox was a bomb designed to look and behave exactly like one made by Iraqi insurgents, using materials typically found in locally made improvised explosive devices.

Turkey: Fourteen Kurdish militants dead in clashes: local governor: Fourteen members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed and three were caught in clashes in Nusaybin in Mardin province as the border town remained under curfew, a statement from Mardin's governor office said on Sunday.

14 killed as fighting rages on Yemen's Red Sea coast: Medical officials in nearby Taiz said at least 14 dead bodies from Houthi forces arrived from the front lines. Houthi officials said the rebels have destroyed six opposing tanks and killed multiple pro-government fighters.

Two Israelis killed in stabbing attack in Jerusalem: Palestinian attacker shot dead by police after he stabbed four people, two of whom succumbed to their injuries.

Israel limits Palestinian access to Jerusalem Old City: Only residents, business owners and students will have access to area, after two attacks in less than 12 hours.

When Racism is the Norm: Up to 4 Arabs per flight: Israir and the Israel Airports Authorities have lost a legal suit concerning ethnic-based discrimination.

Afghanistan: US Bombs Hospital, Kills 19 Civilians: "Twelve staff members and at least seven patients, including three children, were killed; 37 people were injured. This attack constitutes a grave violation of international humanitarian law."

UN chief says US airstrike on Doctors Without Borders hospital could be a war crime: Calling the bombing which killed 19 'tragic, inexcusable and possibly even criminal,' he said: 'If established as deliberate in a court of law, an airstrike on a hospital may amount to a war crime.'

Afghanistan: MSF staff killed and hospital partially destroyed in Kunduz: MSF condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific bombing of its hospital in Kunduz full of staff and patients.

Taliban claims to recapture large parts of Kunduz city: Armed group says it controls most parts of city after it was briefly taken by government forces backed by US strikes.

52 killed in South Sudan clashes: Fifty two soldiers and rebels have been killed in recent fighting in South Sudan’s troubled state of Unity. According to Press TV, a military official on Saturday said the fatalities came in recent clashes in South Sudan’s contested state of Unity, blaming the rebels in the country for breaching a peace agreement signed last month.

At least a Dozen Killed in Fresh Burundi Protests: The deadly clashes are the latest in months of unrest triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza's successful bid to win a third term in office, a move opponents said was against the law and the terms of a peace deal that ended a 13-year civil war in 2006.

Boko Haram suicide attack kills at least four in Niger: Suspected Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram group killed three civilians and a soldier in a double suicide attack across the border in Niger on Sunday, security sources said.

Two Egyptian policemen shot dead by ISIS in Sinai: "A police captain and a policeman died of their wounds after unknown assailants shot them" late Saturday in the North Sinai provincial capital El-Arish, the ministry said in a statement. The area is a stronghold of the Egyptian affiliate of the ISIS group that calls itself "Sinai Province".

Libyan court sentences Moammar Khadafy’s son to death: A court in Libya’s capital convicted a son of Moammar Khadafy of murder and inciting genocide during the country’s 2011 uprising on Tuesday, sentencing him to death in absentia.

Bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore in Libya: Red Crescent scouts found 85 of the corpses near Libya's capital Tripoli and 10 near Sabartha, a Libyan coastal city that is a main launching point for smugglers' boats headed to Europe.

If we really care about Refugees, we'll stop allowing Shannon to be used to bomb their homes…We all realise the whole Middle East region has gone crazy but we cannot stay silent on the reason for it. The number of refugees will actually increase, not decrease, unless there is a serious examination of the root causes of it all.

Ukraine President Says Obama Approved Sending New Weapons: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday on state television that U.S. President Barack Obama promised his country new models of defense weapons amid a cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists.

US Satellites Work In Syria, But Not Ukraine: We have crystal clear color images of Russian equipment in Syria but only grainy black & white photos with little dots on them to prove “Russan aggression” in Ukraine

10 Million at Risk of Hunger Due to Climate Change and El Niño, Oxfam Warns: Christian Aid reported that the production of maize, Malawi’s staple food, has dropped by 30 percent in 2014, while maize prices have risen between 50 and 100 percent. Central American farmers have been coping with a drought for almost two years.

UK Guantanamo detainee Shaker Aamer on hunger strike: Aamer told his lawyer that he had gone on hunger strike in a protest at an alleged assault by Guantanamo guards to force him to give blood samples.

Homeland Security Detains Stockton Mayor, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords: Anthony Silva, the mayor of Stockton, California, recently went to China for a mayor's conference. On his return to San Francisco airport he was detained by Homeland Security, and then had his two laptops and his mobile phone confiscated.

Watch: Donald trump Meet The Press FULL Interview : Donald Trump talks Syria, Russia and when he would consider getting out of the race. Trump's tells Chuck Todd his view on if Gadhafi and Hussein were still in power and if Assad were stronger, the Middle East would be more stable.

Bernie Sanders Rejects Syria No-Fly Zone, Backs Airstrikes: The center-left candidate for the U.S. presidency said he supports current White House policy.

Sanders draws more than 20,000 in Boston: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) drew a crowd of more than 20,000 here on Saturday night, building on the momentum of a week during which he posted a quarterly fundraising total that nearly matched that of Hillary Rodham Clinton, his chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination.

October 02, 2015


Putin Calls Out Washington
By Paul Craig Roberts
“We can no longer tolerate the state of affairs in the world.” President Vladimir Putin. - Continue


Putin’s Blitz Leaves Washington Rankled and Confused
By Mike Whitney
Barack Obama shoved a knife in Putin’s back. - Continue


The Mind of Mr. Putin
By Patrick J. Buchanan
Perhaps it is time to climb down off our ideological high horse and start respecting the vital interests of other sovereign nations. - Continue


Is Putin Right?
By Joseph Clifford
Do we want another Iraq in Syria? It appears we do. - Continue


John McCain Wants to Shoot Down Russian Planes
By Daniel McAdams
It appears that Russia has made more progress in two days of bombing than the US-led coalition has made in a year. - Continue


Russia's Campaign To Snuff Off The CIA's Al-Qaeda Forces
By Moon Of Alabama
The Obama administration has decided that it will not interfere with Russian attacks on CIA mercenaries and their al-Qaeda brother in arms. - Continue


Hillary Offers Syria a Libyan-Iraqi-Style Paradise
By David Swanson
The United States military wants to dominate the earth, has "special" forces active in 135 countries, and has troops stationed in some 180 countries. - Continue


Who is Behind Syrian Observatory for Human Rights?
By Nimrod Kamer
How much does one truly know about this UK-based organization and its director. - Continue


Southeast Asia “Forgets” About Western Terror
By Andre Vltchek
It goes without saying that the Empire has no shame and no decency left. It boasts about democracy and freedom, while it does not even bother to wash the blood of tens of millions off its hands. - Continue


The Indispensable Nation, Exploded
By Karen Kwiatkowski
Americans like to think that we revolted against injustice, embraced liberty, and became a model for a new republic in 1776. - Continue


12 ISIL jihadists killed in Russia raids on Syria's Raqa: Monitor: "Last night, Russian strikes on the western edges of Raqa city, and near the Tabqa military airport, killed 12 ISIL jihadists," Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said on Oct.2.

Russian planes destroy ISIS headquarter in Syria: Russian Defence Ministry said Friday that Sukhoi-34 airplanes have destroyed an ISIS command center and a rebels training camp in Syria, Russian news agency reported.

Russia says U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army not a terrorist group: Russia does not consider the U.S.-backed Free Syrian Army rebels a terrorist group, and they should be part of a political solution in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday after Russia was accused of bombing the group.

In propaganda war: US, allies demand Russia halt Syria strikes outside ISIS areas: "We call on the Russian Federation to immediately cease its attacks on the Syrian opposition and civilians and to focus its efforts on fighting [ISIS]," said the coalition, which includes the United States, major European powers, Arab states and Turkey.

9 nations? 5? Europe, US split over who should sit at the table for Syria talks: The Americans want any negotiations restricted to themselves, the Russians, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

Islamic State gaining ground on Golan border as moderate rebels wither: Spokesman says Free Syrian Army on verge of collapse in southern Syria; units squeezed by Islamists and Assad’s forces running out of arms and funds

Turkey says 17 "PKK rebels" killed in new curfew operation: Turkish authorities today imposed a curfew in the mainly Kurdish southeastern town of Silvan, saying 17 suspected Kurdish militants had already been killed hours after the military lockdown was enforced.

Over 20 ISIL Terrorists Killed in Iraqi Police Offensives near Ramadi: Chief of the Iraqi Federal Police Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat said that 22 members of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group were killed and several more were injured in the Iraqi police's operation in the Eastern flanks of Ramadi, in Anbar province.

Thousands of Iraqis demonstrate as country's reforms move slowly: With oil price decline, spending on the war against IS and rampant corruption, poverty is a reality for a growing number of Iraqis

Yemen Officials Say Rebels Trading Fire With Coalition Ships: The Houthis have been in control of the strategic area for several months and still control the vast majority of the area near Bab al-Mandab, according to the officials.

UN inquiry into Saudi Arabia 'war crimes' in Yemen shelved after Saudi opposition: Human Rights Watch condemned the UN Human Rights Council’s failure to create an “independent, international” inquiry, saying Yemen’s people would suffer.

1.7m children in Yemen 'at risk of malnutrition': Six months of violence in Yemen have left at least 505 children dead, 702 injured and more than 1.7 million at risk of malnutrition, according to Unicef.

Netanyahu’s 44 seconds of silence at UN are being widely mocked — ‘pathetic,’ ‘creepy’: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s signature moment at the United Nations today was his 44 seconds of silence to indicate the world’s silence in the face of alleged Iranian threats to Israel. Here’s video of it, posted by the Prime Minister himself on Facebook:

Nigeria: Six Female Suicide Bombers Kill 20 People In Maiduguri : At least 20 people have been killed and 45 others injured in multiple suicide attacks yesterday on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, according to a village head speaking with SaharaReporters.

7.5 million going hungry as Ethiopia crisis worsens: The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon with around 7.5 million people now in need, aid officials said Friday.

2.44 million people in Libya need protection, aid: UN: Nearly half of the population of Libya people has been affected by violence and needs protection and some form of humanitarian aid, the United Nations says.

Libya is a Haven for Criminals, Says Ban Ki-moon : United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon considered Libya today as a haven for criminals and human traffickers and asserted that violence turned that country into a place of death, displacement and destruction.

Pakistan: 30 militants killed in NWA air strikes: Military authorities said on Thursday fighter jets of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had pounded sanctuaries of militants in North Waziristan near the Afghan border, killing 30 militants.

Six U.S. servicemen among 13 killed in Afghanistan : Among those killed were six U.S. soldiers, reported to be the crew of the aircraft, another five civilian contractors on board the plane, and two Afghans on the ground.

Taliban Says It Shot Down Crashed US C-130 In Afghanistan: The Taliban claimed Friday to have shot down a US military transport plane in eastern Afghanistan in a crash that killed 11 people, as the battle for Kunduz raged after the emboldened militants briefly seized the city.

Taliban hold out in northern Afghan city, district in northeast falls: Taliban fighters were holding out against Afghan troops in Kunduz on Friday, a day after government forces recaptured most of the northern city that had fallen to the militants in their biggest victory of a 14-year insurgency.

Taliban take another area in Afghanistan, parliament member says: The Taliban takeover in Warduj province represents a new setback for the Afghan government, after the group reclaimed parts of the city of Kunduz earlier this week. That was the biggest victory the Taliban has had in 15 years. Kunduz is a strategic hub on the main highway between Kabul and Tajikistan.

The misery of Calais Jungle shows bankruptcy of Western moral values: Driving back from the infamous “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais a fortnight ago, I questioned whether European governments had a moral compass. What I saw with my very own eyes was something that would stay with me forever

3.3 Million People Die Each Year Due to Contamination: By the year 2050, the yearly death toll due to contamination around the globe will double to 6.6 million, according to a recent study by international scientists recently published by Nature magazine.

Canada's government challenges ruling Zunera Ishaq can wear veil while taking oath of citizenship: Stephen Harper’s ruling Conservative party, prone to linking all things Islamic to ‘security’ fears, is going to the Supreme Court to stop the Pakistani-born teacher keeping her niqab on while receiving citizenship. Robert Fisk reports on a pre-election storm

'60 Minutes' used 'planted' questions, Clinton email says: CBS's "60 Minutes" used questions "planted" by the State Department in a 2011 interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, a State Department aide told Hillary Clinton in a newly released email.

Watch: Cops Rupture Handcuffed Man’s Spleen, Laugh at Him, Take Pics as He Lay Dying and Begging: After rupturing the man’s spleen, the officers ignored his pleas for medical attention for nearly two hours while laughing at him off-camera and later lying to investigators regarding the incident.

Alabama sends message: We are too broke to care about right and wrong: It's not just a civil rights violation. It is not just a public relations nightmare. It is not just an invitation for worldwide scorn and an alarm bell to the Justice Department. It is an affront to the very notion of justice in a nation where one man one vote is as precious as oxygen.

Record 94,610,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Lowest in 38 Years: A record 94,610,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month -- an increase of 579,000 from August -- and the labor force participation rate reached its lowest point in 38 years, with 62.4 percent of the U.S. population either holding a job or actively seeking one.

Stocks, Dollar Sink After Weak Jobs Report Suggests Slowdown: A weak report on the U.S. jobs market is sending the stock market and the dollar lower.

Payrolls Disaster: Only 142K Jobs Added In September With Zero Wage Growth; August Revised Much Lower: Putting it into perspective, in 2015 job growth has averaged 198,000 per month, compared with an average monthly gain of 260,000 in 2014. The recession is almost here.

Wal-Mart lays off 450 workers at headquarters: The announcement follows months of rumors about headquarters cuts and arrived a month and a half after Wal-Mart trimmed its annual earnings outlook as profits fell.

October 01, 2015



Syria: Thoughts On The Russian Air Support
By Moon Of Alabama
When the Russians have settled in we can expect a regular 100-150 air attacks per day on the "moderate rebels" with surges of up to 250 per day. - Continue


US Complains As Russia Bombs its Terrorists
By Tony Cartalucci
Russia is bombing terrorists who are either operating under the banner of Al Qaeda but are portrayed as otherwise by the US, - Continue


Bombs Kill Shock
By Craig Murray
The media have suddenly noticed that bombs kill an awful lot of civilians. But only Russian bombs, of course.. - Continue


Obama’s Ludicrous ‘Barrel Bomb’ Theme
By Robert Parry
Obama - denounced anyone who doesn’t favor “regime change” in Syria as advocating “support [for] tyrants like Bashar al-Assad, who drops barrel bombs to massacre innocent children.” - Continue


Finally Some Clarity About Russian Plans For Syria
By The Saker
Putin has basically forced the USA to accept the Russian plan. - Continue


In Case You Missed It
Putin: Who Created ISIS?
"Who armed the Syrians who were fighting Assad?" - "Do you really not understand who is fighting in Syria? They are mercenaries" - Continue


Regime Change as American as Apple Pie
By Finian Cunningham
Clandestine American-led interventions have fuelled the explosion in terror networks across the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. - Continue


Hundreds of Iranian Soldiers in Syria for Major Ground Offensive: Report
By MEE Staff
The soldiers will reportedly join Syrian government forces for ground fight while Russian warplanes attack from air. - Continue


Rouhani's Dual Messages And Iran’s Security Strategy
By Gareth Porter
“The priority” on Syria, he said, “is the duty to collaborate against terrorism,” - Continue


Mahmoud Abbas Drops Wet Firecracker, Not Bombshell, At UN
By Ali Abunimah
The PA leader failed to announce any concrete measures and only threatened unspecificied future actions. - Continue


The Moral Rabbit Hole
By Robert C. Koehler
U.S. soldiers still fighting in Afghanistan — are under orders to be “culturally sensitive” regarding . . . the sexual abuse of children. - Continue


The Revolutionary Act Of Telling The Truth
By John Pilger
From the confinement of a room in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, the courage of Julian Assange is an eloquent response to the cowards who have smeared him and the rogue power seeking revenge on him. - Continue


The Latin America WikiLeaks Files
By Alexander Main & Dan Beeton
US diplomatic cables reveal a coordinated assault against Latin America’s left-wing governments. - Continue


15 killed in Syrian airstrikes against rebel-held areas: Women and children were among those killed by the strikes that targeted rebel-held areas in the countryside of Homs, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

French raid on IS in Syria 'kills 12 child soldiers': A Syrian activist group on Wednesday said France's first air strike on Islamic State militants in Syrian territory killed 30, including 12 child soldiers. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday's strike on an IS camp in eastern Syria had also wounded about 20 fighters.

Russian air strikes hit CIA-trained rebels: Two Russian air strikes in Syria Thursday hit a training camp operated by rebel groups that received military training organised by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, the commander of the group told Reuters.

Western-backed Syrian rebel group says hit by Russian air strikes: Russian air strikes in northwest Syria which Moscow said targeted Islamic State fighters hit a rebel group supported by Western opponents of President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday, wounding eight, the group's commander said.

Russia says Islamic State group not the only target in Syria: Russian jets carried out a second day of strikes in Syria Thursday, and some activists claimed that the targets included rebels backed by the United States as concerns grew about a conflict that has now drawn in warplanes from the world's two most powerful militaries.

Putin: Claims Russian jets killed civilians in Syria emerged before airstrikes started: Reports of alleged casualties among civilians caused by Russian airstrikes in Syria emerged even before Russian warplanes were launched for their first combat mission, President Vladimir Putin said, branding such reports 'information attacks.'

Syria Condemns US Airstrikes, Praises Russian Aerial Bombing: A presidential spokesperson accused the Washington and their allies of violating Syria’s sovereignty and international law.

Syrian Kurdish fighters welcome Russian strikes, demand weapons for anti-IS fight: The largest pro-Kurdish group fighting in Syria has said it is ready to co-operate with Moscow, after Russian jets began launching airstrikes in the country.

27 people killed in Iraq: A total of 27 people were killed on Wednesday in clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants and U.S.-led coalition air strikes in Iraq's western province of Anbar, a provincial security source said.

Peshmerga forces retake 12 villages from Daesh in Iraq: Thousands of Kurdish Peshmerga forces have managed to retake 12 villages in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk from Daesh terrorists, after they mounted an all-out ground offensive to drive out the militants from the oil-rich areas.

Iraq PM open to Russian airstrikes on Islamic State militants: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told FRANCE24 in an exclusive interview broadcast on Thursday that he is open to allowing Russia to carry out air strikes against Islamic State group militants in Iraq.

U.S.-Backed Saudi Bombing Campaign Blamed For Civilian Deaths In Yemen: Two-thirds of the reported civilian deaths during the conflict since March were caused by Saudi led airstrikes.

Hadi loyalists claim capture of key Yemen strait: Houthis yet to confirm loss of Bab al-Mandeb, strategic waterway through which much of Middle East oil exports pass.

Two Israelis killed in West Bank shooting: The IDF believes the shooting was carried out from a passing vehicle which fled the scene after the attack, Channel 2 reports.

Watch: Stern Netanyahu's UN speech : Video - Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel, at the general debate of the 70th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

UK helped Saudi Arabia get UN human rights role through 'secret deal' to exchange votes, leaked documents suggest: The classified exchanges, published by The Australian newspaper, allegedly suggest the UK initiated the secret negotiations by asking Saudi Arabia for its support.

Pakistani forces kills 25 "militants" in air strikes, army says: Pakistani forces killed 25 suspected "militants" in air strikes on Thursday on northwestern strongholds near the border with Afghanistan, the Pakistani army said.

Afghan forces recapture city center amid fierce clashes with Taliban: Afghan troops recaptured the center of the strategic northern city of Kunduz on Thursday amid fierce clashes with Taliban militants, three days after losing the provincial capital in a humbling defeat for Kabul and its U.S. allies.

Pentagon's top Russia official resigns: “She has advised three secretaries of defense on Russia policy, providing steady counsel on how the U.S. should respond to Russia's aggressive actions and has been deeply involved in securing $244 million in support for Ukraine,” the official said.

Canadian military explored plan to fully integrate forces with U.S.: CBC News has learned that a Canadian military effort to formally create integrated forces with the United States for expeditionary operations included an even more ambitious option — a plan to fully integrate military forces, explored during a meeting with the top generals from the two countries.

At least 15 killed in US college shooting: At least 15 people were killed and another 20 wounded at a shooting on Thursday at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, media reported.

Trump says he'd send back Syrians taken in by U.S.: 'If I win, they're going back': "If I win, they're going back." The billionaire businessman, said during an hour-long speech that he was worried the refugees, who have been fleeing their country after years of civil war, could be disguised Islamic State militants.

Bernie Sanders Is Outpacing Obama 2008 in Total Contributors: Bernie Sanders has raised more than $24 million over the past three months of campaigning, according to an early estimate provided to TIME by an aide, a significant haul that exceeds the campaign’s initial goals and reflects the Vermont Senator’s widespread grassroots support.

Medical students to participate in 'nationwide day of action': Students from the UNM School of Medicine will join medical students from across the country Thursday in a national "teach-in" and vigil, to remember millions of Americans who remain uninsured, underinsured and underserved by the current health care system.

60 percent of Americans don’t trust their mass media - poll: A new Gallup poll has found that six in 10 Americans say that their trust in mass media ranges from “not very much” to “none at all.” Those surveyed were asked about the media reporting the news fully, accurately and fairly.

September 30, 2015



Washington Never Joins a Coalition That It Cannot Control
By Pepe Escobar
To defeat the cancer, there's only one possibility: a real military campaign conducted by a real coalition including the US, Russia, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia. - Continue


"Relations Between Russia And The United States Are At A Fairly Low Level"
By Vladimir Putin
We are considering what kind of additional support we could give to the Syrian army in fighting terrorism. - Continue


Obama’s Self-Deceit
By Joe Lauria
President Obama, chastised Russia and China for not abiding by the rules of international behavior, a breathtaking example of hypocrisy or self-deceit. - Continue


Obama Deifies American Hegemony
By Paul Craig Roberts
When Assad drops bombs it oppresses people, but when Washington drops bombs it liberates them. - Continue


Three Exceptional Facts About The USA
By Tom Engelhardt
To defeat the cancer, there's only one possibility: a real military campaign conducted by a real coalition including the US, Russia, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia. - Continue


The Iran Nuclear Agreement Within the “Grand Chessboard”. Decline of American Power
By Jack Dresser
In a stratified society, the tiny fraction who comprise the ruling class must control perceptions of the much larger fraction under their control. - Continue


The Western Media Is Dying and Here’s Why
By Tony Cartalucci
Dedication to the truth when it is unpopular is a small price to pay to keep one’s dignity. - Continue


Obama Shakes Hands With China’s Xi, While Holding Cybercrime Stick in Other
By Finian Cunningham
Washington sees China rise in global power as a threat to its hegemonic ambitions of control. - Continue


A Flagrant Liar For President?
By Jim Hightower
To defeat the cancer, there's only one possibility: a real military campaign conducted by a real coalition including the US, Russia, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia. - Continue


State Terror Against People of Color
By Chris Hedges
“The police are now on a killing spree.” - Continue


Medics: 131 killed in Saudi airstrike on Yemen wedding party: Officials at the hospital said at least 80 women were killed, according to th

Yemeni wedding attack: ‘Houthis don’t have fighter jets!’: An airstrike allegedly carried out by Saudi Arabian forces has killed at least 135 people at a wedding party in Yemen. Who is to blame for the ongoing bloodshed and what should be done to stop it?

U.S. Gives Up Effort To Train Syrian Opposition Forces: The $500-million program had once been a linchpin of the strategy to defeat ISIS but so far has proved a fiasco. It was put on hold after a band of fighters turned over their U.S.-supplied equipment to terrorists linked to al Qaeda.

Israeli strikes in Syria may draw Russian grousing, but little else: Despite Putin’s reported critique of IDF shelling of Assad’s forces, former ambassador to Moscow says it’s business as usual in Golan Heights

Russia considers air strikes against Isis in Syria: Russia and the US agreed to open lines of communication to avoid accidental military conflict in the region Russia would conduct air strikes only if they were approved by the United Nations, Mr Putin also said.

U.S. official: Russia 'ready' to launch airstrikes in Syria: After several days of Russian familiarization flights, there is no reason they could not begin, the official added. And Russian drones have been collecting potential targeting information in their flights. But the U.S. doesn't know what the Russians have in mind and when they will make a decision on airstrikes.

Wherever US used force bypassing UN, countries suffered – Lavrov: The US-led coalition is bombing Islamic State in Syria with no UN Security Council mandate or invitation by Damascus. Historically, whenever Washington used force with no UN consent, they did great harm, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

30 Kurdish militants killed in cross border raids on Friday: Erdogan: The cross-border operations on PKK have so far been "very effective", Erdogan said, although he did not elaborate, except to say that more than 2,000 militants had been killed.

10 ISIS militants killed by unknown snipers inside Mosul: “Unidentified snipers targeted ISIS elements recently in the neighborhoods of al-Intisar and al Faisaliah in the city of Mosul, resulting in the killing of ten of them.”

7 killed in suicide attack, clash with IS militants in central Iraq:" - At least seven people were killed and 21 others wounded on Tuesday in a suicide bomb attack near the Iraqi capital Baghdad and a heavy clash with Islamic State (IS) militants in the western province of Anbar, security sources said.

Russian military experts arrive in Iraq: Russia’s newly formed alliance with Iraq, Iran and Syria in the fight against the Islamic State, or ISIS, took a step forward Monday with the arrival of military experts. Iranian and Russian teams had already arrived in Iraq to start preparing for the four-party alliance, said Hakem al-Zameli, the head of Iraq’s National Security and Defense Committee.

Does Riyadh's $70bn foreign assets withdrawal spell trouble?: Pressure from falling oil prices and the Saudi-led coalition’s war in Yemen have pushed Saudi Arabia’s central bank to withdraw some $70bn in assets, a string of recent reports have said.

Saudi princes said planning regime change: Senior member of Saudi royal family urges coup against King Salman

Israeli soldiers fired on migrants at Egyptian border: Report: Investigators are seeking to determine whether criminal charges should be brought against soldiers who fired on a group of 15 Sudanese asylum seekers, wounding three and leaving one hospitalised in serious condition.

Abbas to give Israel ultimatum in UN speech: Sources in Ramallah say PA president will set deadline for Jerusalem to ‘meet obligations’ or he’ll cancel Oslo Accords

37 killed as fierce fighting erupts in Central African Republic: Fierce fighting between militia and U.N. peacekeepers erupted in Central African Republic on Tuesday as President Catherine Samba-Panza rushed back early from the U.N. General Assembly in a bid to end days of violence in which at least 37 people died.

More than 20 killed in Mozambique gunbattle: government spokesman: More than 20 people were killed in a shootout at the weekend between Mozambican forces and gunmen in a convoy carrying the leader of the main opposition party, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

From his office in cloud cuckoo land. US President Barack Obama admits mistakes in Libya, says West should have done more: "Even as we helped the Libyan people bring an end to the reign of a tyrant, our coalition could have and should have done more to fill a vacuum left behind," Obama told the United Nations General Assembly.

20 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Kunduz Airstrike: Reports received suggest that insurgents on Tuesday torched the offices of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) - a German organization and other foreign offices in the city. In addition, they reportedly captured a large amount of military equipment.

Taliban shadow governor killed in Kunduz with senior Pakistani militant: Maulavi SalamTaliban group’s shadow governor for northern Kunduz province was killed in an airstrike in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan, the Afghan intelligence said.

Taliban emir seeks to reassure residents of Kunduz: Shortly after the provincial capital of Kunduz city fell to the Taliban earlier today, the jihadist group’s emir, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, issued a statement that urged residents not to worry and to cooperate with the city’s new masters. The statement, reproduced below, consists of five main points:

Afghan Taliban claims capture of second town as security forces prepare to retake Kunduz: The Afghan Taliban has claimed seizing key parts of Yangi Qala district in the northern Takhar province shortly after a major offensive in which Kunduz province was captured. The insurgents continued their surprise expansion even as Afghan forces prepared to retake the fallen province.

Green Beret Kicked Out Of Army For Attacking Brutal Afghani Child Rapist Breaks His Silence: Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, a Green Beret who has been discharged from the Army for confronting a child rapist in Afghanistan, came out swinging in his first public statements saying, “Kicking me out of the Army is morally wrong and the entire country knows it.”

17 Syrian refugees drowned off Turkish coast: 17 Syrian refugees, including five children, drowned when their boat sank, off Turkish coast. The refugees left from the Turkish coastal town of Bodrum on 27 September and headed to the Greek island, Kos.

'This speeds up procedure' - how Hungary expels migrants: - The court in the southern Hungarian town of Szeged has shelved other criminal cases and is handing down fast-track verdicts punishing migrants for unlawfully crossing a razor-wire fence that lines the border with Serbia.

Canadian military ponders integrated force with U.S. to respond to hotspots: The Canadian military has been working on a plan to create with the United States a bi-national integrated military force to deploy to hot spots around the world.

Americans' Trust in Media Remains at Historical Low: Americans' confidence in the media has slowly eroded from a high of 55% in 1998 and 1999. Since 2007, the majority of Americans have had little or no trust in the mass media.

South Dakota tribe to open nation's 1st marijuana resort: Santee Sioux leaders plan to grow their own pot and sell it in a smoking lounge that includes a nightclub, arcade games, bar and food service, and eventually, slot machines and an outdoor music venue.

TV Ads Are About to Get Personal With New Targeting Tools: Using data from cable set-top boxes that track TV viewing, credit cards and other sources, media companies including Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, Time Warner Inc.’s Turner and Viacom Inc. are trying to compete with Web giants like Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. and help marketers target their messages to the right audience.


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Zionism's Jewish Enemy


Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe, Israel’

US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .


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