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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 : 3,481

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,583,755,436,667

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"No heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams” - Paulo Coelho

 

 

 

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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why We Need A new Soviet Union

By Finian Cunningham

the dissolution of the Soviet Union is highly regrettable because of the lawless American behaviour, wars and deterioration in global security that have ensued.
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It Isn’t Facebook That Feeds Terror. It’s War And Tyranny

By Seumas Milne

The refusal to accept Britain’s role in a violent campaign without end fosters fear and racism.
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Russian Commander Warns US Could Control Whole Gulf of Mexico

By The Saker

How is that for a ridiculous headline?  - Well, it is just a little variation of a BBC headline today.
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Israels 'Nation-state' Bill: Jews Should Know Exactly Where It Leads

By Daniel Blatman

One need not be a historian to see the resemblance between the controversial bill and nationality laws of in 1930s Europe.
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Israeli Racism And The Pathology of Max Blumenthal

By Gilad Atzmon

Blumenthal smears the entire German people as a ‘pathological,’ ‘sickening society'.
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Michael Brown was Killed Because He Didn’t Prostrate Himself to Police Authority

By Dave Lindorf


This Killing, in Combat, Would Have Been a War Crime.
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Nonviolent Action: Minimizing The Risk Of Violent Repression

By Robert J. Burrowes

If we are going to take the necessary risks to save our world, we might as well do it strategically.
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The Myth of Thanksgiving

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

If any local Natives were present at a colonizers’ celebratory meal, they were surely there as servants, and the foods were confiscated, not offered as a gift.
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Bush- Blair Legacy Continues As - 72 ISIL militants killed in separate attacks in Iraq: At least 52 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants have been killed by pershmerga forces, and three pershmerga soldiers died in separate clashes on Wednesday.

Bush- Blair Legacy Continues As - Bus bombing kills 7 people in Baghdad: At least seven people killed in mainly Shia area, just a day after 10 deaths in two blasts in the Iraqi capital. Earlier, police said a bomb blast near an outdoor market in southern Baghdad killed three people and wounded seven others.

Iraqi Forces In Ramadi Repel 'Fiercest, Most Violent Attack Yet' From IS: Local authorities in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Iraq’s Anbar Province, say that Iraqi forces have managed to push back what was the "fiercest and most violent" attack yet from Islamic State (IS) militants.

U.S. Adds Planes to Bolster Drive to Wipe Out ISIS: The United States is shifting more attack and surveillance aircraft from Afghanistan to the air war against the Islamic State, deepening American involvement.

Report: Syria army kills 50 rebels: State media : The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 people, all of them men, had been killed in the operation, which was backed by fighters of Lebanon's Hezbollah.

Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels: At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar is covertly training moderate Syrian rebels with U.S. help to fight both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State and may include more overtly Islamist insurgent groups, sources close to the matter say.

Using terrorists for regime change is unacceptable - Lavrov: Moscow condemns efforts to overthrow Syria's political regime using terrorist groups in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Damascus, Moscow back UN 'freeze' plan: minister: The Syrian regime and key ally Russia have agreed to support a U.N. proposal to suspend fighting in the battered northern city of Aleppo, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem said.

US in talks over Arab boots on the ground: "The Jordanians have provided air support, and they provided some assistance, but no boots directly on the ground, but I think that's the next discussion that has to take place with the United States and the coalition forces, is what is the effort on the ground look like there?" he said.

Jabhat al-Nusra's Gains In Idlib Pave The Way For An Al Qaeda Islamic Emirate In Syria: Jabhat al-Nusra’s recent advances have put it in the running for an Islamic emirate in Syria. The goal, according to analysts, is attainable.

Jihadist training camps expand across Syria and Iraq: An investigation finds jihadist organisations are operating at least 46 training camps across Iraq and Syria. Theresa May, the home secretary, has warned that the expansion of jihadist movements in Iraq and in Syria means the likelihood of terror attacks in Britain is higher now than at any point in the country's history.

‘Jewish state’ law furore misses the point: Israel already discriminates: Missing in most of the international coverage is the extent to which Israel already defines itself as a Jewish state, and in so doing, institutionally and legally discriminates. Here are three key ways in which Israeli law has created an ethnocracy, not a democracy.

5 killed as British convoy hit in Kabul attack: Taliban claims responsibility for suicide bombing on Afghan capital's Jalalabad Road which has left five people dead.

NATO To Deploy Tanks In Eastern Europe : VP Of Europarliament Says Ukraine-Russia War Imminent: Just when global financial markets had shrugged off Ukraine as yet another 'storm in a teacup', it appears events are escalating rapidly once again.

Propaganda alert: NATO concerned over Russian forces in Crimea: Russia's Defence Ministry said Wednesday that it had deployed a batch of 14 military jets to Crimea as part of a squadron of 30 that will be stationed on the peninsula.

Oil Prices Collapse After OPEC Keeps Oil Production Unchanged: WTI ($70 handle) and Brent Crude (under $75 for first time sicne Sept 2010) are collapsing... as will US Shale oil company stocks and bonds (and thus all of high yield credit) tomorrow.

Another 31 Mexican Students Abducted: . French TV channel France 24 reported Wednesday that another 31 teenagers were abducted by alleged members of the local police force in the same town where the Ayotzinapa students were said to have been killed.

Rare glimpse into Hillary Clinton’s (Obscene) paid speaking career: When officials at the University of California at Los Angeles began negotiating a $300,000 speech appearance by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the school had one request: Could we get a reduced rate for public universities? The answer from Clinton’s representatives: $300,000 is the “special university rate.”

Officer Darren Wilson's story is unbelievable. Literally.: I mean that in the literal sense of the term: "difficult or impossible to believe."

UK: ‘Black lives matter’: Clashes as thousands of Londoners protest police racism (VIDEO): Thousands of people have taken to the streets of central London in a solidarity march, following a grand jury’s decision in the US city of Ferguson.

Two More 'Police Incidents,' Shrouded in Media Euphemism: That so many black people are killed by law enforcement is a painful, difficult thing to face. That we don't know how many people is a scandal in itself.

Cleveland cops shot boy holding air gun 2 seconds after arriving at scene (VIDEO): New video released from a police shooting in Cleveland, Ohio, shows a patrol car arriving on the scene and officers barely hesitating before fatally shooting in the stomach a young boy playing with an air gun. 

November 26, 2014

What If It Weren’t Us?
Russians Invade Afghanistan (Again!), Chinese Fight Iraq War (Again!)


By Tom Engelhardt

40 years from now the fears and fantasies that led Washington into such repetitively destructive behavior will look no less foolish than the domino theory does today.
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US Plays Chicken With Russia

By Minister Sergey Lavrov
Russian Foreign Minister

We have been treated as “subhumans.”
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"Have We Taken Leave Of Our Senses?"
"Stop Playing War Games In The Ukraine"


By Nigel Farage MEP

"Do we actually want to have a war with Putin? Because if we do, we are certainly going about it the right way."
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West Cynically Plays For More Time to Deny Iran

By Finian Cunningham

The objections of Israel are particularly odious given that it is the only Middle Eastern state that actually has a stockpile of hundreds of nuclear weapons.
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I Support Israel’s National Bill

By Gilad Atzmon

The Jewish State admits that it is a theocracy guided by Jewish racial supremacist ideology.
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‘Can I Shoot This Guy?’
Ferguson officer Wilson breaks silence over Brown's death:


Video

In his first interview since shooting Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson has defended his behavior, saying he has a “clean conscious” regarding his actions and that he would do the same thing again if he had to.
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The Unaccountability of Police

By Paul Craig Roberts

Actually, the situation is far more serious than racism.
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We Are the Enemy: Is This the Lesson of Ferguson?

By John W. Whitehead

We have become casualties of the American police state.
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To Prison For A Parking Ticket?

Video

We live in a world where government and corporations continue to make money off of those who are poor, hungry and desperate.
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Syria: 95 killed, 120 injured in Raqqa air strikes: Activists have raised the death toll from a series of Syrian government airstrikes on the Islamic State group's stronghold in northeastern Syria to at least 95.

France to beef up presence in Jordan for ISIS fight: The French government said that six Mirage fighter jets would be deployed to Jordan Thursday to assist in the fight against ISIS.

Rand Paul Declares War on ISIS—and Allows Boots on the Ground: Paul’s resolution will allow for limited use of boots on the ground “as necessary for the protection or rescue of members of the United States Armed Forces or United States citizens from imminent danger [posed by ISIS]… for limited operations against high value targets,” and “as necessary for advisory and intelligence gathering operations.”

Russia's Putin holds talks with Syrian foreign minister: President Vladimir Putin met Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi for talks on Wednesday, the Kremlin said.

72 ISIL militants killed in separate attacks in Iraq: At least 52 Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants have been killed by pershmerga forces, and three pershmerga soldiers died in separate clashes on Wednesday.

Iraq's Anbar grapples with devastation: Amid an enduring ISIL siege, the province is experiencing one of Iraq's worst humanitarian crises.

Pope: I would be willing to talk to Islamic State: Pontiff says 'doors are always open' to dialogue adding Christians had been victims of 'barbaric acts of violence' at the hands of extremists

7 killed in rebel attack on house of Yemen leader: Yemeni Al Houthi rebels attacked and occupied the seat of power of an influential tribe in the capital on Wednesday, following clashes that killed six of the guards and one fighter, security officials and rebel media said.

Yemen tribesmen blow up main oil pipeline amid clashes - report:' Oil flows in Yemen's main export pipeline have halted after it was blow up on Wednesday by tribesmen, AFP reported, citing tribal sources and oil industry officials.

Israeli President slams divisive Jewish nation-state bill: Israel's president has said a bill promoted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that would anchor in law the status of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people runs counter to its founding fathers' vision of equality for Arab citizens.

Anti-Arab incitement grips Israel: As racially motivated attacks and growing incitement gripped Israel over the weekend, 23-year-old Waad Ghantous, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, was not surprised at being verbally accosted in this mixed city, home to both Arabs and Jews on Israel's northern coast.

Israel revokes residency of Palestinian attacker's widow: Israel Wednesday revoked the residency rights of the widow of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, drawing condemnation from human rights groups.

4 Polio workers killed in Pakistan attack: Assailants have opened fire on a team of polio vaccinators in Pakistan's restive southwest, killing four of them and forcing authorities to halt an immunisation drive, officials said.

US kills 3 alledged Taliban insurgents : The identities of the Taliban rebels killed in the airstrike have not been ascertained so far.

In public relations exercise: Pakistan condemns US drone strike: The Government of Pakistan on Wednesday condemned the drone strike that took place today at Garga, north of Shawal in North Waziristan tribal Agency of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan, said Foreign Office.

Libyan PM says Tripoli bombing will stop when "extremists" surrender: Abdullah al-Thinni refuses UN call to end air strikes on rebel-held positions in the capital, seized by Libya Dawn in August

Court issues warrant for Libya's Haftar: Move comes hours after Khalifa Haftar's forces hit air base in Tripoli, fuelling country's violent power struggle.

Islamic State group gains toehold in Libya: Experts: Experts say the eastern town of Derna is emerging as a new Islamic State stronghold.

Libya's rival oil minister wants to attend OPEC meeting: Libya's rival government wants to send its oil minister to the OPEC summit in Vienna this week and will refuse to comply with any production decisions if it is denied access, the minister said.

Russia Called 'Terrorist State' As Deadly As ISIS: Lithuanian President Dalia Grybaustkaite called Russia "a terrorist state" and equally dangerous as the militant group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

US "Secret" Deal With Saudis Backfires After Oil Minister Says US Should Cut First: With oil prices holding at 4-year lows, heavily pressuring around half of US shale production economics, the "secret" US deal with Saudi Arabia to crush Russia via oil over-supply in a slumping demand world appears to be backfiring

Save the Children staff furious over ‘global legacy’ award for Tony Blair: Internal letter signed by almost 200 staff members says award is ‘morally reprehensible’ and endangers STC’s credibility globally

Chomsky Visits Assange: “Someone who courageously carries out actions in defense of democratic rights deserves applause, not hysterical denunciation and punishment,” Chomsky once stated regarding Assange.

EU investment plan aims to spend billions to spur economy: European Union authorities are set to unveil a long-awaited investment plan this week with the ambition of channeling 315 billion euros into public infrastructure projects like transportation, communications and energy over the next three years.

Senate Report: Scale of Wall Street Holdings Are “Unprecedented in U.S. History”: Wall Street’s too-big-to-fail banks have quietly, and often stealthily through shell companies, gained ownership of a stunning amount of the nation’s critical industrial commodities like oil, aluminum, copper, natural gas, and even uranium

Initial Jobless Claims Spikes Above 300k To 3-Month Highs, Biggest Miss In 11 Months: Having trended gradually higher for the last 5 weeks (missing expectations for 4 of them), initial jobless claims printed an uncomfortable 313k (against expectations of a 288k print - the biggest miss in over 11 months) pushing to its worst level in 3 months.

The Ferguson Decision In Context: The Disturbing Facts Surrounding The Case And Where We Go From Here

A Sad Night for America: Many black families woke up this morning knowing that the lives of their children are worth less than the lives of white children in America.

Hit-and-run driver smashes through crowd of Ferguson protesters: He plowed into woman and dragged her at least 20 feet under his front-left wheel, before running over her leg

'Disproportionate' number of African Americans killed by police, says UN: The decision by a Grand Jury in Missouri to absolve a police officer for the fatal shooting of an African-American teenager has spotlighted broader concerns about institutionalised discrimination across the United States, the top United Nations human rights official said

 November 25, 2014

Rand Paul Is Wrong. Leave Iraq Alone!

By Jacob G. Hornberger

Forget declaring war on the Islamic State. The U.S. government has done enough damage in Iraq.
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Hagel's Departure Should Open Debate on Obama's Wars

By Medea Benjamin

The ISIL crises has also been used as a justification for not cutting the Pentagon budget, as required by sequestration.
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Hagel Didn't Start the Fire

By Patrick J. Buchanan

U.S. foreign policy is in a shambles. But what were the "decisions" that produced the "incredible debacle"? Who made them? Who supported them?
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Gilad Atzmon on Ed Miliband, The Labour and the Jewish Lobby

Video

Gilad Atzmon elaborates on the dominance of Jewish lobby in the UK and America.
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Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means

By Paul Craig Roberts

The greed and stupidity of the rich are creating ideal conditions for violent revolution. Karl Marx might yet triumph.
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Trotsky at the IMF
Does the Name "Strauss-Kahn" Ring a Bell?

By Mike Whitney

Do you know why the bigwig plutocrats hated DSK?
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Why I Stopped Spending My Time on Politics…
And Why I Think You Should Too

By Paul Rosenberg

If there’s one area of life in which humans have failed to evolve, it’s politics.
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100 killed in fresh 'Congo massacre': The carnage took place on Thursday near Beni in North Kivu province, where mainly Muslim Ugandan rebels have been blamed for killing more than 200 civilians in gruesome machete attacks since October, and where the UN wants "negative forces" to be neutralised.

Nigeria : Female Suicide Bombers Kill 45 in Maiduguri Market Blasts: Two female suicide bombers have detonated devices in a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to witnesses and police. A local health worker told AFP news agency that at least 45 people were killed in the explosions

Second airstrike hits airport in Libya's capital: An airstrike hit the last functioning commercial airport in Libya's capital Tripoli for a second day running on Tuesday, residents said, as a power struggle in the oil-rich nation intensified.

33 IS Militants Killed in Iraq's Mosul, Two Towns Retaken: At least 33 militants of the Islamic State (IS) died Monday in the Iraqi city of Mosul and the surrounding area, including a leader who was responsible for the sale of kidnapped Yazidi women

10 dead, 31 hurt in Baghdad car bombing: A car bomb exploded in a crowded Shiite-majority area of the Iraqi capital on Monday (early Tuesday in Manila), killing at least 10 people and wounding at least 31, security and medical officials said.

Turkey trains 230 Iraqi Kurdish fighters in N Iraq: - Turkish Armed Forces has trained 230 Iraqi Kurdish fighters of autonomous administration in northern Iraq and will continue the training as long as needed, local Hurriyet Daily News reported on Tuesday.

Rand Paul to introduce resolution declaring war on ISIS: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, says he will introduce a bill to declare war on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) once Congress comes back into session in December. He'll also use the same bill to terminate the authority granted by the 2002 Iraq Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and set a date for expiration of the 2001 AUMF.

Another Iraq Failure by Petraeus: Graft-Ridden Military: It turns out that while he was gaining accolades for training Iraqi troops, Petraeus was in reality creating a system in which Iraqi officers were able to siphon off the billions of dollars the US wasted on the whole training operation:

Yemeni forces kill 7 kidnappers, free 8 hostages: Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country's supreme security committee said.

AIPAC urges Congress to pass new Iran sanctions: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said it was “essential” for Congress to pass new Iran sanctions now that a deadline for nuclear talks has been extended.

Egyptian president says his regime is ready to protect Israel: Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi told an Italian newspaper that his country is ready to send troops to Palestine in order to guarantee Israel's security and work jointly against terrorism.

Possible presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren meets Netanyahu: While there are two full years before the 2016 US presidential race, the parade of possible candidates to Israel began Monday afternoon in Jerusalem with a meeting between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

U.S. to leave more troops than first planned in Afghanistan: sources: The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

It takes 28 civilian lives to kill a single terrorist leader – UK human rights group: The statistics are the most striking in 10 years: attempts to kill 41 terrorist leaders resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people, the vast majority – civilians and families.

Drone Strikes Never Kill 'Humans': News organizations should stop reporting that "militants" were killed when they can confirm no such thing. The Obama administration's lethal drone strikes are at their most morally objectionable when the CIA doesn't even know the identities of the people it is killing—a fact it obscures by dubbing all military-age males who are killed "militants."

Chuck Hagel forced to step down as US defense secretary: The US defense secretary has been fired after less than two years in office as the White House reorders a national security strategy upended by the Islamic State (Isis).

Media Goes Wild Over Hagel Firing But Not Obama's Secret Afghanistan Reversal: Obama, for good or bad, has decided to extend the war he said he was ending. This report did not produce a cable news frenzy or a storm of tweets.

Man detained by US for 10 years can sue Britain for damages, says High Court: A Pakistani man who was detained by US forces in Afghanistan for a decade has won a legal challenge which will allow him to sue Britain for damages.

India's BJP seeks gains in Kashmir elections: Voters are going to the polls in India's Jammu and Kashmir state where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP is trying to win power for the first time.

Collective defense partnership: Russia, Abkhazia sign alliance: The new agreement supersedes an older document adopted back in 2008, when Russia recognized Abkhazia as an independent state after an ill-fated attempt by Georgia to seize control of the region along with South Ossetia.

NATO, EU Criticize Accord Between Russia and Breakaway Abkhazia Region: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement that the "so-called treaty," signed Monday, did not contribute to a peaceful and lasting settlement of the situation in Georgia and the Western alliance would not recognize it.

France postpones Mistral delivery to Russia over Ukraine 'until further notice': President Francois Hollande has decided to suspend delivery of the first Mistral-class ship to Russia "until further notice," citing the situation in Ukraine as the reason, media reported an Elysee Palace statement.

Russia puts losses from sanctions, cheaper oil at up to $140 billion per year: "We're losing around $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions, and about $90 billion to $100 billion from oil prices falling by 30 percent," he told a news conference, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday.

'Regin' malware comes from western intelligence agency, say experts : If China and Russia are ruled out, that would leave the US, UK or Israel as the most likely candidates.

Live coverage: Riots in Ferguson after grand jury decision: — A white police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in a case that set off violent protests and racial unrest throughout the nation.

Buildings in Ferguson, Mo. burn as riots follow grand jury decision: Fires continue to destroy multiple buildings in Ferguson, Missouri — fires started by rioters. People also continue to loot and vandalize businesses, though protest crowds had dwindled significantly in some parts,

Outrage across US over Ferguson ruling: Decision not to charge police officer over death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompts protests across the US.

Video from Ferguson: Live

Michael Brown family statement on Ferguson grand jury decision: Michael Brown's family released the following statement in response to the grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson:

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury: In an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's death have been released to the public.

How Darren Wilson avoided criminal charges for killing Michael Brown: The Ferguson police officer was entitled to use deadly force for two reasons, but both contradict eyewitness accounts. So how might have a grand jury decided?

Killings by Utah police outpacing gang, drug, child-abuse homicides: In the past five years, more Utahns have been killed by police than by gang members. Or drug dealers. Or from child abuse.

Canada moving toward American-style inequality: Robert Reich: The U.S. and Canadian economies are growing too slowly, he says. And many wealthy people or corporations, he said, are putting their money in places where they can get the highest return – but that kind of investment isn’t what creates jobs.

November 24, 2014

Opening the Gates to World War III

By Paul Craig Roberts

The American people are clueless that Washington is on the brink of starting a dangerous war.
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Observations On President Putin’s Call Upon US Not To Meddle In Russia Affairs

By Peter Koenig


Mr. Putin’s seemingly ‘bold’ statement is very much supported by facts. The western predatory economic system is decaying fast.
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Israel – America’s Biggest Frenemy


By Justin Raimondo

Israel today is a tyranny on the order of the old South Africa, with one added factor: they are armed with nuclear weapons.
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U.S. Among Only 3 Countries Officially Backing Nazism

By Eric Zuesse

In a U.N. vote, the United States, Ukraine, and Canada — voted against a resolution to condemn racist facsism, or “nazism,”
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Tony Blair, “Infanticide Endorser” is Rewarded by “Save The Children”

By Felicity Arbuthnot

On 19th November, the Butcher of Baghdad, Dodgy Dossier Master, Sanctions Endorser, was awarded Save The Children’s Global Legacy Award at a Gala Charity at The Plaza in New York.
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Familiar Bedfellows
Hillary and Henry Sitting In A Tree. K-I-S-S-I-N-G-E-R!


By Sheldon Richman

It says a lot about former secretary of state and presumed presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton that she’s a member of the Henry Kissinger Fan Club.

Language Has the Power to Disarm the Concerned Citizen

By Steven Poole

Let’s say you want to push through a massive programme of anti-democratic corporate protection over two continents.
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Why We Need Professional Revolutionists

By Chris Hedges

The revolutionists call on us to ignore the political charades and spectacles orchestrated by our oligarchic masters around electoral politics.
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"No Individual Can Save A Nation"

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Mos Def and Cornell West on 9/11, Islamic Terror, Etc.
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Kenyan security forces have killed more than 100 suspected al-Shabaab members killed: Suspected members of the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab were pursued into Somalia after massacring 28 people on a bus, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday.

Al-Shabab denies Kenya reprisal over bus raid: Somalia’s rebel group, al-Shabab, has denied claims by Kenyan authorities that more than 100 of their fighters, who allegedly masterminded an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, were killed by Kenyan forces.

As many as 50 killed in new attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria: More than 25 people have been killed in a new attack in Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Some reports say the death toll is closer to 50.

British elite unit in Iraq, kills hundreds of ISIS militants: Report: British SAS troops have been conducting secret missions that have killed hundreds of Islamic State militants. Using quad bikes and 4x4’s in Iraq, they have been seeking out enemy forces usually at night, killing up to eight terrorists a day.

License to kill! SAS given permission to kill British jihadis in Iraq and Syria: "The SAS are effectively on a "kill only" mission. We don't want to bring them back to the UK to stand trial and boast about the atrocities they committed and the videos they made. They can die in the dirt in Iraq. They sowed the whirlwind, now they can reap it."

U.S. plans to arm Iraq’s Anbar tribesmen: Washington plans to buy arms for Sunni tribal members in the western province of Anbar including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds.

Syria: 22 fighters from ISIS killed by IEDs, and air strikes in Der-Ezzor: The number of fighters from the IS who were killed yesterday in Der-Ezzor, including 6 Non-Syrian fighters ( 1 Tunisian and 1 Saudi ) were killed by an IED exploded in their car in al-Bokamal, and 13 fighters killed by government air strikes

Fighters from Syrian al Qaeda wing close in on Shi’ite village: The insurgents advanced overnight on al-Zahra, north of Aleppo city, seizing territory to the south and also trying to take land to the east in an attempt to capture the village, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

IS downs Syrian war jet over Deir al-Zour: The Syrian war jet was seen falling on a mountain overlooking Deir al-Zour after it was shot by the IS, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis: Fighters from the Free Syrian Army and several Islamic military groups say Isis is gaining allies or truces due to US bombings

Israel army kills Palestinian farmer in Gaza: Gaza's health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra identified the dead man as 32-year-old Fadel Mohammed Halawa, saying the bullet had hit him in the back.

Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish state' bill: The Israeli cabinet has approved a bill declaring Israel a Jewish state in a controversial move seen as intensifying discrimination against Arabs residing in occupied territories.

Netanyahu to push for bill to revoke residency of "terrorists" and their families: Bill currently in the works would also void the offenders and their families' social benefits.

Netanyahu: Recognition of Palestine's Statehood by France Would Be Reckless: “Of course we're worried by the vote on recognition of Palestinian state in French parliament; it's an irresponsible move," Netanyahu stated.

Netanyahu: Israel worried by Iran talks, no deal is better than a bad deal: Obama: Even if deal is reached, we still have problems in terms of Iran's attitude toward friends like Israel.

Iran nuclear talks extended until end of June: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday negotiators were still having "consultations" on a final agreement that meets both U.S. demands for strict curbs on Tehran's nuclear program and Iran's push for sanctions relief, also suggesting that moves toward an immediate deal had not yet been abandoned.

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 57 people: The death toll of the suicide attack targeting a volleyball tournament in eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan rose to 57, leaving 60 others wounded, said officials on Monday.

Two U.S. occupation force soldiers killed in bomb attack in Afghan capital: sources: "It was a magnetic bomb," said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi. "It was either attached to the vehicle belonging to the foreigners or it was planted and detonated remotely."

Obama extends combat mission in Afghanistan: The US President Barack Obama has secretly signed an order that expands the United State's direct combat role in Afghanistan beyond 2014.

Afghanistan Quietly Lifts Ban on Nighttime Raids: In some cases the raids will include members of American Special Operations units in an advisory role, according to Afghan military officials. That news comes after published accounts of an order by President Obama to allow the American military to continue some limited combat operations in 2015

4 Sunni Groups Responsible For 66% Of All Terrorism Related Deaths In 2013: Report: Four Sunni groups were responsible for 66 percent of all terror fatalities in 2013. In order of deadliness, they were the Taliban in Afghanistan and its Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliate in neighboring Pakistan; al-Qaeda and its various affiliates; ISIS and its al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) precursor; and Boko Haram in Nigeria.

The Pentagon's Budget Bamboozle: Lawmakers should look very closely at the latest Pentagon funding request. The administration released budget details of the $5 billion “amendment” to its request for the Pentagon’s Overseas Contingency Operations to “degrade and ultimately defeat” the Islamic State group.

Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties: President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'.

Putin Tells New U.S. Envoy Ties Must Be Based On Equality: President Vladimir Putin says that Russia is ready for cooperation with the United States as long as Washington treats Moscow as an equal, respects its interests, and refrains from interfering in its affairs.

Vladimir Putin: We are strong because we are right: Vladimir Putin talks about the "fifth column" and oil prices "plot" and argues with Russian philosopher Nikolay Berdyayev

'Western sanctions aimed at regime change in Russia' – Lavrov : Video -

Russia Warns U.S. Against Arming Ukraine: Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said in Moscow that a U.S. official's suggestion Washington should consider sending arms to Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting government forces since April, sent a "very serious signal."

US arms Ukraine through back door: Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid: Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday.

US Congress pro-Ukraine lobby may press through for weapons to Ukraine : Amid the Ukrainian crisis the U.S. should supply high-precision weapons, artillery guns, tanks, armoured vehicles and air defence systems to Kiev, adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister said

War criminal: McCain slams Obama for not providing weapons to Ukraine: "All over the world, including Eastern Europe, confidence in America is declining because of our inability to act in order to help the Ukrainian people suffering from Russian aggression," McCain said

US to Keep Sending Military Advisors to Ukraine: State Department: State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said during a press briefing that US will continue to send special teams to Ukraine to provide security assistance in the form of advising and training the country's military and medical staff.

NATO Jets Surrounding Russia: Before And After: Based on the following "before" and "after" the Ukraine crisis pictures of NATO warplanes located just off the Russian border...

Merkel's Spokesman Raps Russia After Report on Aid to Ukraine Rebels: Igor Martinov, the rebel-appointed administrative chief of Donetsk, the region's largest city, told Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily that Moscow was helping to finance public services and state pay and pensions no longer funded by the Ukrainian government in Kiev.

Market manipulation of oil prices backfire on those that start it - Putin: The Russian leader suggested that the fall in oil prices is due to the sharp increase in the production of shale oil and gas by the United States, but questioned its commercial viability.

Some fund managers see oil falling to $60 without OPEC cut: Some commodity fund managers believe oil prices could slide to $60 per barrel if OPEC does not agree a significant output cut when it meets in Vienna this week.

Edward Snowden awarded Stuttgart Peace Prize : The former US intelligence contractor could not attend the ceremony. He sent a message via a video to the organizers. “If we are to live in a liberal society, we must stand and defend liberal values,”the whistleblower said.

UK: New Security Bill will force online service providers to keep log of users' activity: Major online service providers, such as Google, will be legally obliged to retain a log of users and the mobile phones or computers they have accessed in case police and security agencies later need the information

More Mass Graves in Mexican Search for Missing Students: Civilians and nongovernmental organizations in Mexico found four more mass graves Sunday, as part of the search efforts to locate the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College .

Students Issue Resignation Ultimatum to Mexican President: Undergraduates of Teacher Training Colleges in Guerrero state warn that they will intensify protests if Mexican President Peña Nieto refuses to resign due to the handling of the case of 43 missing students.

Mexico Summons Uruguay Ambassador over Mujica's “failed state.” Remarks: Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Uruguay’s Ambassador to Mexico, following statements by Uruguayan president Jose Mujica who said Mexico seems to be a kind of a “failed state.”

 

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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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