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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,487

 

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,728,766,695,52251

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Coming War on China
By John Pilger
The greatest build-up of American-led military forces since the Second World War is well under way. - Continue

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Will Vietnam Embrace China After Trump Got Elected?
By Andre Vltchek
People are demanding the re-introduction of essential socialist principles. - Continue

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Was 11/8 a New 9/11?
By Tom Engelhardt
Forget Vladimir Putin and his rickety petro-state: the most dangerous nation on the planet will now be ours. - Continue

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Hands off the Iran Deal
By Eric S. Margolis
Republicans in Congress clearly choose Israel’s demands over jobs for tens of thousands of US workers. - Continue

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Why Everything You’ve Read About Syria and Iraq Could be Wrong
By Patrick Cockburn
Journalists and public alike should regard all information about Syria and Iraq with reasoned scepticism. - Continue

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7 Reasons that the Corporate Media Is Pro-War
By WashingtonsBlog
The government has exerted tremendous pressure on the media to report things a certain way. - Continue

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The 'Washington Post' 'Blacklist' Story Is Shameful and Disgusting
By Matt Taibbi
"Those who do not spew the official line will be increasingly demonized". - Continue

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A Bare-Knuckle Fight Over Recounts
By Joe Lauria
Democrats are trying to stop Donald Trump’s inauguration by claiming Russian interference in the election and Trump is now challenging the recounts. - Continue

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Trump’s Appointments - What Do They Mean?
By Paul Craig Roberts
You can bet your life that Israel is lobbying hard for the neocons. - Continue

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The Year Globalism Burst
By Pål Steigan
The multi-national corporations conquers the world, shattering nations and peoples under its mighty wheels like a juggernaut. - Continue

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Rafael Correa's Moving Farewell to Fidel
Video
'Fidel will continue to live in the faces of the children who go to school, in the sick whose lives are saved.' - Continue

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30 killed in suicide attack on Shia militiamen in N. Iraq: Army forces killed 17 Daesh militants during the attack. At least 13 members of a pro-government Shia militia were killed Saturday in a suicide bombing near the majority-Turkmen city of Tel Afar in northern Iraq.

Least 24 Killed In Iraq's Mosul In ISIS Attack: At least 24 people were killed in an attack by the Islamic State militant group in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday.

Over 1,900 Iraqi security forces killed by ISIS as fight for Mosul rages: At least 1,959 members of the Iraqi security forces have been killed since the launch of the anti-ISIS Mosul operation on 17 October, according to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI).

UN to stop publishing Iraq military casualty figures; “UNAMI acknowledges that the military figures were largely unverified,” reads a statement published by the UN’s Iraqi mission on Saturday. On Thursday, UNAMI reported that 1,959 Iraqi Security Forces, including army, police, and Peshmerga, had been killed in the month of November.

ISIS transfers its heavy weapons from Anbar to Syria; Anbar Operations Command announced on Friday, that the Islamic State group (ISIS) started to transfer its heavy weapons and military equipment from areas west of Anbar to Syria, in order to avoid being destroyed during the liberation battles.

Two Syrian pilots killed as rebels shoot down jet over eastern Aleppo; The plane crashed overnight, at around 1:00 AM local time, in a rebel-held urban area between Aleppo Citadel and the National Eye Hospital. The pilots, a Major and a Captain, did not manage to eject in time and died upon impact

Syrian forces liberate half of Aleppo's east from rebels: Government pounds rebel-held areas as the bloody four-year stalemate over key city appears to be coming to an end.

Lavrov: Kerry finally presented proposals on Aleppo in line with Russia’s stance;“Moscow is ready to immediately send our military experts and diplomats to Geneva to work out joint actions with our US colleagues in line with the [new] American proposals, which would ensure the withdrawal of all militants without exception from eastern Aleppo,

Kremlin asks Erdogan to clarify ‘anti-Assad’ goals in Syria; “We entered [Syria] to end the rule of the tyrant al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror. [We didn’t enter] for any other reason,” the Turkish president said

Saudi jets kill seven civilian in Yemeni capital: Saudi Arabia continues to launch airstrikes against its impoverished neighbor, Yemen, killing at least seven civilians in the latest such attacks in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a.

Yemeni snipers kill 4 Saudi troopers: Yemeni army soldiers, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, have shot dead four Saudi troops in the kingdom’s southwestern border regions of Jizan and Asir amid Riyadh’s aerial attacks against its beleaguered southern neighbor.

Yemen forces prepare assault on rebels near key strait: Shiite Huthi insurgents and their allies, forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, control most of the country's Red Sea coastline.

Most Democrats consider Israel is ‘a burden’ on US: While a majority of Americans (57%) said they would like President-elect Donald Trump to be an impartial mediator between Israel and the Palestinians, 57% also said they believed Trump would lean towards Israel in any negotiations.

What Makes Israeli Apartheid ‘Special’? ; Both countries were established as settler-colonial states. Both were ethnocentric states, and both created Bantustans or zones of limited autonomy for the oppressed indigenous population.

Somali forces kill seven in clash with faction loyal to Islamic State; “We killed seven Isis and took their guns - now we are in the village,” Captain Mohamed Saiid, head of a Puntland military unit, told Reuters by satellite phone from the scene.

IS women bombers, kill four Libyan forces in Sirte: Several women blew themselves up on Friday in suicide attacks that killed four Libyan soldiers who had granted them safe passage to leave buildings under the control of Islamic State militants, a spokesman for government forces said.

Libya capital clashes 'worst in two years': Clashes are continuing for the second day among heavily-armed militias in the Libyan capital Tripoli, with one dislodging another in at least two posts, a five-star hotel and a barracks, in what appears to be the worst outbreak of violence in the city in two years.

58 killed in Afghanistan clashes; According to Afghan Police sources, the killings, including twenty three civilians, twenty nine Taliban and six security forces members.

U.S. warns China it will target firms for illicit North Korea business: The United States has warned China it will blacklist Chinese companies and banks that do illicit business with North Korea if Beijing fails to enforce U.N. sanctions against Pyongyang, according to senior State Department officials.

The Coming War on China review – discomfiting doc exposes US nuclear tactics: John Pilger lays bare the historical horrors of the US military in the Pacific, exposing the paranoia and pre-emptive aggression of its semi-secret bases

Critics say Trump's call with Taiwan may alter decades of foreign policy; Call was first publicly known between US and Taiwan leaders since 1979

China Hits Back at Trump's Taiwan Call; U.S. President-elect Donald Trump broke established diplomatic protocol after speaking by phone with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, China has since lodged a diplomatic protest labeling the exchange "petty."

Trump's Taiwan phone call preceded by hotel development inquiry : Woman who talked to mayor about airport expansion plans said she was associated with Trump Organization, official says

Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-Wen ‘initiated’ phone call with Donald Trump; It was Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen who initiated the unprecedented phone conversation with United States president-elect Donald Trump, following weeks of intense lobbying from Taipei, the island’s presidential spokesman told the South China Morning Post.

Trump Extends White House Invite to Philippine Leader Who Called Obama 'Son of a Bitch': The 'animated' phone call and subsequent invitation are a marked change from official U.S. policy following the souring of relations between Manila and Washington.

Austrian election campaign draws to a close; A victory on Sunday for Norbert Hofer from the anti-immigration and EU-critical Freedom Party (FPOe) would make him Europe's first far-right elected president since 1945.

U.S. Journalists and Professors Appearing on RT America Get Blacklisted: Some independent journalists and university professors in the United States who have appeared on RT television to criticize either runaway corruption on Wall Street or in Washington, have landed on two newly created blacklists.

Bill Targeting “Russian Propaganda” Passes in House; It’s easy to see how this law, if passed by the Senate and signed by the president, could be used against “fake news” websites.

Kissinger and Brzezinski to be honoured by Nobel Institute and Oslo University; These two top officials behind major US wars and regime change will speak at the first of a new event, The Nobel Peace Prize Forum Oslo, created by the Nobel Institute in Oslo.

Cuba-Trained Doctors Head to Standing Rock; A group of U.S.-based medical professionals trained at Cuba’s famous Latin American School of Medicine, or ELAM, announced they will head to Standing Rock “to humbly serve in solidarity with the Sacred Water Protector

Tulsi Gabbard Tells Obama To Halt Dakota Access Pipeline; Video; Gabbard announced plans to join thousands of veterans from across the country to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota this weekend.

Trump stands with Big Oil, backs the Dakota Access pipelinetheir water.: “All Americans” apparently doesn’t include the tribes trying to protect

Donald Trump Targets Second Indiana Plant Over Plans to Shift to Mexico; “Rexnord of Indiana is moving to Mexico and rather viciously firing all of its 300 workers,” Mr. Trump wrote at 10:06 p.m. on Twitter. “This is happening all over our country. No more!”

Ford Willing to Work With Trump; Ford plans to lobby the new president to soften U.S. and state fuel-economy rules. They hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more electric cars and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand, he said.

U.S. judge denies pro-Trump groups' effort to halt Wis. recount: U.S. District Judge James Peterson rejected their request for a temporary restraining order to immediately halt the Wisconsin recount. A hearing on the lawsuit is scheduled for Dec. 9.

Pa Tally Complete: Trump Wins By 45,000 Votes: Pennsylvania final numbers Trump Beat Hillary by over 45,000 votes Decision Desk HQ Trump 2,961,875 Clinton 2,915,440

VP Pence Lays Out Aggressive Agenda For First 100 Days: The priorities of the first 100 days laid out by Pence are not terribly surprising and include reforming immigration, repealing and replacing Obamacare, filling the vacant Supreme Court seat and overhauling the tax code.

House passes $611 billion defense policy bill by wide margin: The bill also bars the Pentagon from reducing the number of military bases even though senior U.S. defense officials said there is excess capacity, and it awards U.S. troops their largest pay raise in six years.

Goldman Says Trump's Presidency Will Benefit Stocks in Almost Every Sector; While many of the Goldman analysts surveyed are optimistic, the firm's Chief U.S. Equity Strategist David Kostin also sounded a note of caution.

The Really Rich Got Richer, According to IRS’s Top 400: The total income reported on the top 400 individual tax returns rose 20% in 2014, according to Internal Revenue Service data released Thursday.

Americans Not In The Labor Force Soar To Record 95.1 Million: Jump By 446,000 In One Month

Law Enforcement, Military, and Security Advisors Urge Homeland Security to Shift Away from Private Prisons: The Department of Homeland Security voted on Thursday to recommend that the agency shift away from using private prisons to detain immigrants.

November 01/02, 2016

Trump Selects Retired Marine Gen."Mad-Dog" Mattis for Secretary of Defense
By Dan Lamothe
Like Trump, Mattis favors a tougher stance against U.S. adversaries abroad, especially Iran. - Continue

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People's Tribunal on the Iraq War Set to Open Thursday
By Real News
"Here are the lies. Here are all the lies that happened."   - Continue

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The Constitution Is Our National Strategy
By Bruce Fein
That strategy means returning our troops stationed abroad to defend we the people, not foreigners whose loyalties lie elsewhere.  - Continue

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What Can Go Wrong?
By William Blum
American influence under Trump could inspire a solution to the bloody Russia-Ukraine crisis. - Continue

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The Dangerous Deception Called The Trump Presidency
By F. William Engdahl
It’s Showtime!’ Today we give you Donald Trump. He will tell you just what many of you want to hear. - Continue

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Fake News List Death Knell for MSM-Paul Craig Roberts
By Greg Hunter
If oligarchs come to the conclusion that they can’t control Trump and he is actually a threat to them, they’ll just crash the economy. - Continue

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U.S. Government Has Long Used Propaganda Against the American People
Must Read - By WashingtonsBlog
You could get a journalist cheaper than a good call girl, for a couple hundred dollars a month. - Continue

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In Case You Missed It
Editor Of Major Newspaper Says He Planted Stories For CIA
By Ralph Lopez
Journalists who do not comply either cannot get jobs at any news organization, or find their careers cut short. - Continue

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The Orwellian War Against Skepticism
By Robert Parry
Washington’s rush into an Orwellian future is well underway. - Continue

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Trump Ponders Petraeus for Senior Job
By Ray McGovern
Donald Trump called in disgraced retired Gen. David Petraeus for a job interview as possible Secretary of State.   - Continue

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‘Foreclosure King’ For Treasury
By Sarah Anderson
Mnuchin “has a track record of profiting by foreclosing on older homeowners and homeowners in communities of color.” - Continue

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Bernie Sanders: Carrier Just Showed Corporations How to Beat Donald Trump
By Bernie Sanders
Trump has endangered the jobs of workers who were previously safe in the United States. - Continue

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Why Chomsky and Zizek are Wrong on the US Elections
By Hamid Dabashi
Chomsky and Zizek clashed on voting in the US elections, but the views of both are critically flawed.  - Continue

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Putin Delivers Annual Address to Federal Assembly in Moscow
Video and Transcript
"I certainly count on joining efforts with the United States in the fight against real rather than fictional threats."  - Continue

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At least 37 pro-Turkey rebels killed by Syrian Democratic Forces north Aleppo: The pro-Turkey rebel fighters were killed during clashes with the Syrian Democratic Forces in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

Turkey airstrike kills US and German citizens: Syrian Kurdish group; A Turkish airstrike in Syria has killed two militants - one from the United States and one from Germany - from a group allied with the main Kurdish militia in the country, according to a statement from a local Syrian military council on Thursday.

Israeli Jets Fire Missiles near Damascus: Syrian Army: Israeli jets fired two missiles on an area west of the Syrian capital of Damascus Wednesday morning, causing no casualties in an attack mounted from Lebanese airspace, the Syrian army said Wednesday.

Russia says no intention of stopping Aleppo air raids: Foreign minister vows to clear Syrian city of "terrorists" while working with Turkey for increased humanitarian access.

Russia proposes safe corridors for Aleppo: Russia has indicated it is ready to discuss opening four safe corridors to the besieged, rebel-held east of the Syrian city of Aleppo, the UN says. Humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said they might be used to supply food and medicine to the 250,000 people there.

Russians talk with Syrian rebels as eastern Aleppo runs out of food: Russian officials and rebel groups are holding talks in Turkey on the fate of eastern Aleppo as food reserves in the enclave dwindle to zero, opposition and diplomatic sources said on Thursday.

Moscow & Syrian opposition in secret talks to stop Aleppo fighting – FT; Leaders of the Syrian opposition are now holding negotiations with Russian representatives to end the fighting in Aleppo, the Financial Times has reported, citing four anonymous Syrian opposition figures. The US is allegedly not aware of the talks.

Albright, Hadley urge U.S. to weigh using more force in Syria: The United States should prepare to use greater military power and covert action in Syria to help forge a political settlement to end the country's civil war, according to a bipartisan report to be released on Wednesday.

Heavy rains kill 32 ISIS as Hashd prepare to storm Tal Abta: A security source said heavy rains caused tens of landmines planted by the extremist group northwest of Tal Afar to explode, also submerging militants barracks. Rains also led to the explosion of a landmines cache, killing 32 militants.

3 civilians killed as ISIS mortar shells Mosul district: Iraqi forces and popular militias had liberated the district two days ago, but ISIS has been used to shell areas it lost to the forces, causing civilian deaths on some occasions.

Iraqi forces recapture more areas from IS in Mosul as UN warns of humanitarian crisis : Report; - Iraqi security forces on Wednesday fought Islamic State (IS) militants in the city of Mosul and liberated another district in the city, while a UN humanitarian organization warned of the humanitarian situation in eastern Mosul.

Iraq: 4,000 soldiers, Peshmerga killed by Daesh in Mosul: Daesh has claimed that it has killed close to 4,000 Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), Shia militias and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters during the ongoing operations in and around Mosul, now in its seventh week.

Sunni tribesmen battling Islamic State demand federalism in Iraq; As mortar bombs landed ever closer, Sunni tribal fighters preparing to attack Islamic State seemed more preoccupied by the failures of Iraq's political class than the militants trying to kill them.

Jailed Islamic State suspects recall path to jihad in Iraq; ; The 20-year-old sits with his ankles shackled in a security compound in the city of Erbil, which is fighting alongside Baghdad to drive Islamic State from its stronghold in Mosul and nearby towns.

Islamic State tells supporters to quit messaging apps for fear of U.S. bombs; Islamic state has told its members to stop using internet-based communication apps like WhatsApp and Telegram on smartphones, suspecting they are being used by the U.S.-led coalition to track and kill its commanders.

New U.S. Troops Arrive in Yemen while Saudis Kill 13 more Civilians ; More American military forces have arrived in Yemen’s port city of Aden to join the contingent of U.S. troops allegedly fighting al-Qaeda militants in the country’s south.

UN envoy meets Yemen's Hadi in new peace bid; Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, who flew in from Riyadh, held several hours of talks with Hadi at the hilltop Al-Maashiq palace, where several members of his government are also staying, before leaving Aden, the official said.

President congratulates nation on independence day: Calls on int'l community to bear responsibility to end Saudi aggression against Yemen

Turkey not to recognize Houthi government in Yemen: On Monday, the Houthis and allied forces of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced from capital Sanaa -- which they captured in 2014 -- the formation of a "national salvation" government.

Oil back above $50 as Opec agrees supply cut; Deal to axe 1.2m b/d marks policy reversal for Saudi Arabia

The real link between Israel’s forest fires and muezzin bill; Israeli legislation ostensibly intended to tackle noise pollution from Muslim houses of worship has, paradoxically, served chiefly to provoke a cacophony of indignation across much of the Middle East.

Palestinian voices are being censored and silenced. We cannot let this happen.: This is a disgraceful attack on freedom of expression, a clear case of censorship, and a deliberate attempt to silence Palestinian voices.

At least 8 killed in Libya clashes: Rival militias have clashed in neighborhoods across the Libyan capital of Tripoli, and the state-run Lana news agency says at least eight militiamen have been killed, Associated Press reported.

UN: 'Ethnic cleansing under way' in South Sudan; Fighting between government and rebels has seen deliberate starvation, gang rape, and the burning of villages.

Taliban pledge protection for Afghan gas pipeline; The Taliban,said it was now directing its fighters to provide support for major government projects like the $3 billion Mes Aynak copper mine near the capital city and the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-India-Pakistan natural gas pipeline.

Putin assures Russia is ready to cooperate with new US administration: "It is important to normalize and start developing bilateral relations on an equal and mutually beneficial basis," Putin stressed.

Moscow urges broad anti-terrorist coalition without ‘double standards’; Russia’s new foreign policy concept states intensifying contradictions but stresses little probability of a large-scale war, including a nuclear conflict.

Kremlin to Consider Granting Citizenship to Ex-US Treasury Assistant Secretary; The Kremlin is ready to consider the issue of granting the Russian citizenship to Paul Craig Roberts, former US Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy, if he were to file a corresponding application, Kremlin spokesman said Tuesday.

European Union unveils funding boost in defence action plan: The European Commission said the plan aimed to boost spending on assets like drones and helicopters. The plan comes as US President-elect Donald Trump threatens to scale down the US security commitment to Nato.

Juncker Orders Europe: Don’t hold any more referendums as voters will choose to LEAVE: errified Mr Juncker admitted he knows European’s have a “lack of love” for the Brussels club.

German intelligence officer 'arrested over Islamist plot' raising fears the spy agency has been infilitrated: The suspect attempted to pass on "sensitive information about the BfV (Germany's domestic security agency), which could lead to a threat to the office", an official told the newspaper.

German intel agency gets €150mn to crack encryption of WhatsApp, other messaging services – reports ; “About half a billion euros will be invested in technical developments now and in the coming years,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday.

UN panel: WikiLeaks' Assange a victim of arbitrary detention; The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention found that Britain had not presented enough new information to merit a new examination. The panel made the decision at a meeting last week, the U.N. human rights office said Wednesday.

‘He led a humble life’: Fidel Castro’s biographer on the legacy of a revolutionary – video : Castro was an “excessively respectful” intellectual who succeeded in bringing Latin America onto the international stage

Barrett Brown leaves prison: Brown is stuck paying $890,250 in restitution for a computer crime he had neither the skillset nor the inclination to carry out himself.

This Is What A Professional Disinformation Campaign Looks Like: Coinciding with Mr Brown's release from prison WikiLeaks is publishing a searchable index of the HBGary emails. For those who missed it five years ago, the story behind the leak is fascinating

U.S. House passes intelligence bill aimed at thwarting Russia's 'influence over people & govts' ; The 93-page HR 6393, passed by the House in a 390-30 vote on Wednesday, calls for setting up a new, interagency panel to suppress Russia's alleged attempts to "exert covert influence over peoples and governments,"

State Senator Wants to Charge Protesters as ‘Economic Terrorists’;The proposed bill would penalize protesters who engage in “unlawful disruption of transportation and commerce,” and if passed, those found in violation of the law could face punishment of up to five years’ imprisonment, a fine of up to $10,000, or both.

FBI to gain expanded hacking powers as Senate effort to block fails; U.S. judges will be able to issue search warrants that give the FBI the authority to remotely access computers in any jurisdiction, potentially even overseas.

Boston Police Department plans to buy $1.4m social media spying tool: Department plans to buy a $1.4 million social media surveillance tool capable of building out complex associational profiles of users, tracking posts by location, performing ‘sentiment’ analysis, and much, much more.

California Voters Approve Gun Control Measure: Proposition 63 will require most individuals to pass background checks and obtain Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition.

Senate Intel Dems press Obama to declassify more of Russian hacking probe: “We believe there is additional information concerning the Russian Government and the U.S. election that should be declassified and released to the public,"

Cornel West on Donald Trump: This is What Neo-Fascism Looks Like : President-elect Donald Trump has announced a handful of new cabinet picks with deep ties to Wall Street

CIA director John Brennan warns Donald Trump not to end Iran deal ; John Brennan, the CIA director, has warned Donald Trump that scrapping the Iranian nuclear deal would be the "height of folly" and could lead to an arms race in the Middle East.

Trump should embrace ‘dual conciliation’ abroad; Trump appears ready to break away from Washington’s anti-Russia consensus, but he remains a prisoner of the anti-Iran consensus.

Donald Trump Says He Will Leave His Business ‘in Total': Mr. Trump, in a series of Twitter posts wrote that “Legal documents are being crafted which take me completely out of business operations. The Presidency is a far more important task!”

Trump reaches deal with Carrier to stop factory jobs from moving to Mexico: Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana.

FBI and NSA Poised to Gain New Surveillance Powers Under Trump An “already over-powerful surveillance state” is about to “be let loose on the American people,”

Trump nominates Rep. Tom Price for HHS secretary: "He is exceptionally qualified to shepherd our commitment to repeal and replace Obamacare and bring affordable and accessible healthcare to every American. I am proud to nominate him as Secretary of Health and Human Services."

Trump picks for Treasury and Commerce : Trump said Wednesday he intends to name Steven Mnuchin as his Treasury secretary, adding a Wall Street veteran to his administration. Trump also intends to nominate billionaire Wilbur Ross as secretary of Commerce.

Watch Trump's picks for Treasury and Commerce explain their plans: Treasury secretary pick Steve Mnuchin and Commerce secretary pick Wilbur Ross discuss tax reform, economic growth and trade in an exclusive interview with CNBC

Trump chooses Chao for Transportation: Trump selected another veteran Republican, Elaine Chao, a former labor secretary and the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to lead the Department of Transportation.

Donald Trump is assembling the richest administration in modern American history; Many of the Trump appointees were born wealthy, attended elite schools and went on to amass even larger fortunes as adults

 

 

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Zionism's Jewish Enemy

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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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Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony


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