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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 : 3,468

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan

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Video And Audio


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.














































































































































































































































































































"Russian Invasion" Of Ukraine, Turns Out to Have Been a Translation Error

By Moon Of Alabama

After all major news-entities repeated the "invasion" claim and the public damage is done they simply take it back.

The Iraq War Was a Smashing Success

By William Rivers Pitt

for a few people, the specter of ongoing war, - makes what is happening in Iraq the equivalent of Christmas in August.

Israel-Gaza : No Victory for Israel Despite Weeks of Devastation

By Robert Fisk

Mahmoud Abbas, needless to say, is grovelling to the Egyptians and Americans in thankfulness for the truce.

The Nail In The Petrodollar Coffin
Gazprom Begins Accepting Payment For Oil In Ruble, Yuan

By Tyler Durden

The president's policies put an end to dollar hegemony and end the reserve currency status of the dollar once and for all, thereby starting the rapid, and uncontrolled, collapse of the US empire.

Syria conflict: IS 'kills "about 200" of Assad soldiers': The armed group shot some and stabbed others using knives in the latest brutal mass killing, activists said on Thursday.

Videos Show Mass Killing of Captives by ISIS in Syria: Video images posted on Thursday showed a group of men, stripped down to their underwear, being marched through the desert to a patch of sand, where they were gunned down

French leader calls Assad a 'jihadist ally': French President Francois Hollande has warned the West against working with Syria's president in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, saying Bashar al-Assad was a principal ally of the fighters who have taken over large areas of Syria and Iraq.

43 UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights seized by militants: A further 81 UN peacekeepers trapped in their positions near al-Ruwayhina and Burayqa.

Obama: White House still working on ISIL plan: Obama said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to prepare a range of options to counter ISIL and has instructed Secretary of State John Kerry to travel to the region to build a coalition in opposition to the group.

U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet: Britain and Australia are potential candidates, U.S. officials said. Germany said it was in talks with the United States and other international partners about possible military action against Islamic State but made clear it would not participate.

James Foley 'was waterboarded by Islamic State': Jihadists waterboarded its hostages - a method used by the CIA in Guatanamo Bay, according to reports

Islamic State lays siege to Iraqi Turkmen: Residents of Amerli say they are running out of water and food supplies, as the UN warns of a 'desperate' situation. Around 2,000 fighters - a mix of ex-Iraqi army and police officers, and other local residents - are defending the town, according to Mustafa Hassan, the leader of Amerli's local defence force and an Iraqi army colonel.

Nine killed in north Somalia fighting: At least nine people were killed in fighting yesterday between rival areas in Somalia’s usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.

Video shows beheading of four Egyptians in Sinai: A Sinai-based militant group has posted an online video showing the beheading of four Egyptians, saying they had provided Israel with intelligence for an airstrike that killed three of its fighters.

PA to tell UN: Force Israel out of W. Bank, or we'll seek war crimes charges in The Hague: A senior Fatah official announced on Thursday that the PLO would submit an application to the United Nations Security Council next month demanding a “timetable” for an Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines.

Netanyahu denies Abbas claim that Netanyahu agreed to '67 borders: The Prime Minister's Office flatly denied Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' contention tonight that PM Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders. "No such thing ever happened," Netanyahu's office said.

Netanyahu faces revolt over truce with Hamas: Benjamin Netanyahu faces strong criticism in Israel over costly conflict with Palestinian militants in which no clear victor has emerged

U.S. Senators Urge Ecuador to Restore Relations with Israel: A letter by U.S. Republican Senators Marco Rubio, Bob Menendez, Mark Kirk and James Risch read, “Your actions send a troubling message to the United States about your government's commitment to long-lasting peace between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization.”

Ukraine: 11 Killed by Ukrainian Shelling in Donetsk: The fighting rages on in Eastern Ukraine between Kiev forces and pro-Russian separatists, with no end in sight. Shelling has killed 11 civilians and wounded another 22 in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday.

Fact or propaganda? Ukraine's Poroshenko says Russian troops have been brought into Ukraine: Ukrainian President Poroshenko said on Thursday Russian forces had been "brought into Ukraine" and he called an urgent meeting of Ukraine's security and defense council to decide the next steps to take in the crisis.

Fact or propaganda? Ukraine crisis: Nato images 'show Russia troops': Nato has released satellite images it says show Russian armed forces inside Ukrainian territory to help rebels fight government forces.

Fact or propaganda? 'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims: The OSCE was told there was no Russian presence spotted across the Ukraine border, refuting Thursday's claims that a full-scale invasion was underway. Both the Ukrainian monitoring team head and Russia's representative have given a firm 'no.'

Russian media report 'invasion of Ukraine': Reports that Russian troops are intervening directly in the fighting in south-east Ukraine have started to appear in Russian media, despite repeated denials from the Kremlin.

Militia takes control of east Ukraine’s Novoazovsk, several neighboring districts: Active fighting continues in Luhansk suburbs and near the cities of Donetsk and Ilovaisk, Lysenko said

Putin calls on pro-Russian rebels to let Ukraine troops leave encirclement: Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Russian rebels to provide a humanitarian corridor in east Ukraine for encircled Ukrainian government troops to leave the battlefield, the Kremlin said in a statement on Friday.

Obama threatens Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine: Pres. Obama told reporters that he’s certain Russia is playing a direct role in the ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine between anti-Kiev separatists and the country’s military, and that the US is weighing further sanctions to intensify the restrictions previously waged against Moscow.

Merkel Slams US Hegemony? "America Can't Solve All The World's Problems Anymore": First Russia and China, then UAE, Egypt, and Turkey... and now it appears Germany (following a phone call with Putin) is pulling the rug out from under US hegemony - just as Obama's warmongery ramps up...

21 militants killed in N. Afghanistan: Report: Units of Afghan security forces have killed 21 Taliban militants in Chardara and Khanabad district in the northern Kunduz province, 250 km north of Kabul, over the past two days, provincial police chief Mustafa Mohseni said Thursday.

Karzai warns he will quit despite Afghanistan deadlock: Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week

Pakistan's powerful army steps in to resolve political crisis: Qadri said "The army chief has asked us to give him 24 hours to solve the crisis," he told thousands of flag-waving supporters. Khan, speaking shortly after him, echoed his remarks.

Pakistan set for 'decisive' day of protests: Cleric Tahir ul-Qadri declares "deciding day" in bid to topple prime minister as tens of thousands gather in Islamabad.

Pakistan PM named as murder suspect: Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.

Two experts warn market correction could total 60%: CNBC Video : This crash will be precipitated, he said, by a disillusionment with the Federal Reserve's "confidence game," which will then see inflation rise, and the Fed scramble to raise rates. At that point, Tice added, "the Fed starts to lose control."

Philadelphia Earns Millions By Seizing Cash And Homes From People Never Charged With A Crime: The Sourouvelis family, along with thousands of others in Philadelphia, is living a Kafkaesque nightmare: Their property is considered guilty; they must prove their innocence and the very prosecutors they’re fighting can profit from their misery.

August 28, 2014

Mother Pleads For Life Of Islamic State Hostage


The mother of American journalist Steven Sotloff who is being held by Islamic rebels in Syria, makes a direct appeal to his captors to release him.

The Leninist in the White House

By Paul Craig Roberts

The reason ISIS is operating on Syrian territory is that Washington armed them and sent them to Syria.

Bombs Away Over Syria!
Washington Has Gone Stark Raving Mad

By David Stockman

Whether you use a 12th century sword or 20th century attack helicopter as a means of rule, you will be bombed by the “indispensable nation”

The Evil of U.S. Aggression Against Iraq

By Jacob G. Hornberger

How can anyone still be an interventionist after what has happened in Iraq?

Forgetting Cheney’s Legacy of Lies

By Ray McGovern

The neocons – aided by their “liberal interventionist” allies and the U.S. mainstream media – are building new “group thinks” on the Middle East and Ukraine with many Americans having forgotten how they were duped into war a dozen years ago.

The Propaganda Trap
Tranquilized By Trivia

By Edward Curtin

Why so many Americans can’t comprehend, how their country has fallen victim to the military-industrial-intelligence apparatus that operates deep in the shadows, and oftentimes right in the open.

“These Are War Crimes,”
Says Father of Gaza Family Wiped Out by Israeli Attack

By Joe Catron

“They lay with shrapnel everywhere and a pool of blood around them. It’s like they were swimming in it. There were six of them, five killed.

Why Arabs Betrayed Gaza

By Ramzy Baroud

Some Arabs wish to see Israel crush any semblance of Palestinian resistance.

In Case You Missed It
George Galloway Explains Why The Jewish People Had No Right To Palestine


How the British granted Israel the Palestinian territories.

Libya in Chaos:
NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land

Video & Transcript

Libya is facing its worst violence since the U.S.-backed ouster of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. To talk more about Libya, we are joined by Vijay Prashad, professor of international studies at Trinity College. He is the author of several books, including Arab Spring, Libyan Winter.

Ukraine Accuses Russia of 'Invasion'

By Jon Queally

No media outlets reporting on the claims appeared able to independently verify the accusations.

Nisteling: The Art of Deep Listening

By Robert J. Burrowes

I believe that this is the essential foundation step in any strategy to end human violence.

Iraq: Air Force directs airstrikes to the IS Kills 75: A statement by the Ministry of Defense, "said that the air force and Army Aviation and in cooperation with military intelligence directed air strikes, and killed 75 elements of the IS and wounded eight others and burned 12 vehicles

15 Australian fighters killed in Iraq, Syria: Fifteen Australians, including two young suicide bombers, are believed to have died fighting in Syria and Iraq, intelligence chief David Irvine said on Wednesday, warning that espionage and foreign intervention threats were increasing.

Second American jihadist killed in Syria: reports: A Syrian opposition group is reporting that a second American jihadist was killed in battle while fighting for the Islamic State, according to news report

Iraq forces mass to break ISIS siege of Amerli: Iraq was massing forces Wednesday for an operation to break a two-month jihadist siege of the Shiite Turkmen town of Amerli, amid growing fears for residents short of food and water.

Australia to Help US in Iraq Air Strikes: Australia has expressed willingness to contribute its Super Hornet fighter jets to help US-led air strikes in Iraq. Defence Minister David Johnston said Wednesday night that Australia was ready to assist the US with air strikes targeting IS terrorists in Iraq, Xinhua reported.

ISIS has 100,000 fighters, growing fast - Iraqi govt adviser: The number of Islamic State recruits is much higher than that estimated by foreign observers – around 100,000, says one of Iraq’s foremost security experts with unique access to intelligence. The terrorists are swallowing up other insurgent groups

Saddam's revenge - his ex-officers staff the Islamic State: As fighters for the Islamic State continue to seize territory, the group has quietly built an effective management structure of mostly middle-aged Iraqis, including many military officers under Saddam Hussein, overseeing departments of finance, arms, local governance, military operations and recruitment.

Another Israeli Hermes Drone Shot Down In Iraq: An Israeli Hermes drone crashed in the vicinity of Baghdad Airport on Wednesday, the second such loss in less than three days after another Israeli pilotless drone of the same model was shot down by Iranian troops in the Central parts of the country.

ISIS, Syrian regime commit war crimes: U.N.: “Children have been present at the executions, which take the form of beheading or shooting in the head at close range ... Bodies are placed on public display, often on crucifixes, for up to three days, serving as a warning to local residents.”

France admits it directly supplied arms to Syrian “rebels”: President François Hollande confirmed in a Le Monde interview on August 19 that France has been directly supplying arms to the “rebels” of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in its proxy war to remove the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Islamists seize Golan Heights border crossing: Al-Qaeda’s Syria wing the Nusra Front and other Islamist fighters have taken control of a border crossing on the line dividing Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, an activist group said Wednesday.

6 rebels killed as Syrian planes bomb border post near Israeli-occupied Golan Heights: Al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra alongside moderate rebel groups who had launched the attack early on Wednesday on the border post were "holding ground" despite the heavy bombardment, according to a source in the Islamist Beit al Maqdis brigade, whose fighters were involved in the fighting.

Gaza truce holds but Netanyahu under fire: Israeli media commentators voiced deep disappointment over his leadership during the most prolonged bout of Israeli-Palestinian violence in a decade, echoing attacks by members of Netanyahu’s governing coalition.

Gaza Ceasefire: Hold the Cheers: Its lawfare strategy uses "new military ethics" to justify lawlessness. Analysis. It's based on the notion that wrongdoing repeated often enough unaccountably will get nations worldwide to accept it or do nothing to stop it.

The children killed in Gaza by Israel : The Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights has compiled a list of 504 children killed in Gaza, comprising almost quarter of the total Palestinian killed

Why Israel’s bombardment of Gaza neighborhood left US officers ‘stunned’: 258 artillery pieces, according to the officer’s estimate — pumped at least 7,000 high explosive shells into the Gaza neighborhood, which included a barrage of some 4,800 shells during a seven-hour period at the height of the operation. Senior U.S. officers were stunned by the report.

Gaza Residents Share Allegations of Abuse, Claim Israeli Soldiers Used Them as Human Shields: Mahmoud Abu Said could hardly speak about what happened to him when the soldiers first arrived to his neighborhood. His eyes filled with tears, the muscles in his face began to twitch, and his voice faltered.

Israeli source: US will back Israel in Security Council: A government source in Jerusalem told Ynet, that the US would be looking out for Israel's interests among the international community, namely in the UN Security Council, where concrete decisions could potentially be made regarding the future of Gaza, Israel, and the West Bank.

Good news: Ontario university students unions vote to join boycott against Israel: The Ontario branch of the Canadian Federation of Students, representing more than 300,000 university students in the province, has unanimously passed a motion to boycott Israel.

27 Boko Haram fighters killed by soldiers in northern Cameroon: Cameroon’s army killed 27 members of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram near a northern town, state radio said, in a sign of growing cross-border activity by the militants.

At Least 150,000 Flee Libya, Ceasefire Talks Unsuccessful - UN Libya Envoy: A record number of Libyans are leaving the country amid new airstrikes, outgoing UN Libya envoy, Tarek Mitri, told the UN Security Council Wednesday.

Libya: The house of cards has collapsed: Analysis:" “The US, UK and France went to war to overthrow Gaddafi in 2011. But now that the hopes of the Arab spring are a distant memory, they insist that military support for Libya's warring factions will not help restore desperately needed stability and that only dialogue can succeed"

Having lit the fuse, now they run away: Libya by the Governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States: The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the escalation of fighting and violence in and around Tripoli, Benghazi, and across Libya, especially against residential areas, public facilities, and critical infrastructure, by both land attacks and air strikes.

Libya is Threatened by a Full-Scale Civil War: A full-scale civil war could emerge, again, in Libya, according to the Libyan Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Dabbashi, who asked the U.N. Security Council members to intervene by approving a resolution to disarm the several armed factions that fight to control the country.

Libya Ministers Resign Over Militia Fighting: The official Libyan news agency says six ministers have resigned after accusing the government of taking sides in escalating battles among rival militias.

25 Taliban militants killed in counter-terrorism operations: MoI: Afghan counter-terror operationsAt least 25 Taliban militants were killed and 6 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

Both Afghan Candidates Pull Observers From U.N. Audit Of Votes: The Associated Press reports that Abdullah Abdullah was the first to withdraw his observer, saying the process was full of fraud.

Three civilians burnt alive in car as Ukrainian army shells center of Donetsk: Kiev forces have shelled residential areas in the center of the rebel-held town of Donetsk, killing at least three people and damaging several apartment blocks, a kindergarten and a cultural center.

Pro-Russians seize more territories from Ukraine army: Pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine have reportedly seized swathes of territory from government forces who abandoned vehicles and ammunition as they retreated.

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels take strategic port of Novoazovsk on the Azov Sea: The town of Novoazovsk lies in a strategically significant location – on the Azov Sea and on the road linking Russia to the Russian-annexed Crimean Peninsula.

Kiev says Russian army convoy in east Ukraine: Report: A day after Russia-Ukraine talks, Ukrainian army claims "up to 100" tanks and heavy weaponry crossed border from Russia.

Ukraine: Nato plans east European bases: Nato is to deploy its forces at new bases in eastern Europe for the first time, in response to the Ukraine crisis and in an attempt to deter Vladimir Putin from causing trouble in the former Soviet Baltic republics, according to its secretary general.

NATO Expansion Plan Raises Specter of Iron Curtain: Analysis: The bases will be stationed on Russian borders "for as long as necessary," The Guardian quoted Rasmussen as saying.

Russia’s Gazprom Neft to Sell Oil for Rubles, Yuan: - The Russian oil company Gazprom Neft has agreed to export 80,000 tons of oil from Novoportovskoye field in the Arctic; it will accept payment in rubles, and will also deliver oil via the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline (ESPO), accepting payment in Chinese yuan for the transfers, the Russian business daily Kommersant reported Wednesday.

FBI Said to Examine Whether Russia Tied to JPMorgan Hacking: Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with the probe.

Europe’s Greater Depression is worse than the 1930s: Europe hasn't recovered, because it hasn't let itself. Too much fiscal austerity and too little monetary stimulus have, instead, put it more than halfway to a lost decade that's already worse than the 1930s. It's a greater depression.

The Greatest Depression? German Yields Now Negative Through 2017: Yields on all German bonds out to 3 years are now negative and 10Y Bunds have collapsed to 90.5bps - record lows.

Get Back To Work Mr. Hollande; French Jobseekers Surge To Record High: Despite all the 'promises' French joblessness has risen every month since April 2011... July's jump is the 2nd biggest sinmce April 2013 and at 3.424 million is a fresh record high.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde to be investigated for alleged role in political fraud case: The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, has been charged with "simple negligence" over her handling of a controversial €400m payout to French business tycoon Bernard Tapie when she was finance minister.

Poverty Declines in Latin America and the Caribbean: During the presentation The United Nations Development Program Director, for Latin America and the Caribbean Jessica Faieta stated, "In Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has been reduced by almost half in the last decade, and the middle class rose from 22 percent of the population in 2000 to 34 percent in 2012."

The Economy Gets A Downgrade While Corporate Profits Get An Upgrade: The updated budget and economic outlook released on Wednesday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) contained good news for corporations, but bad news for the rest of the economy.

US Home Prices Down Again: : S&P's Case-Shiller home price index has declined for the second straight month.

House Poor: Proof of Shrinking Wealth in America : Video - On “Single Best Chart,” Scarlet Fu examines the median value of assets owned by American households. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

Big U.S. Banks: "Something is Very Wrong" : Video - Overleveraged banks could send the economy into another financial crisis. That's the message of a Stanford finance professor who's been on a mission to get banks to raise their reserve levels. She says "something is very wrong" with the banking industry.

Georgia cops fired Taser 13 times ‘as a cattle prod’ to make tired man walk before he died: At a press conference on Tuesday, attorney Chris Stewart said that police records showed that East Point officers had discharged their Tasers 13 times to make Gregory Towns, who was handcuffed, get up and walk.

City Council Tells Police To Have Plan For Getting Rid Of MRAP Military Vehicle In Next 60 Days: The Davis City Council has told the police department it must get rid of a military vehicle it received in the next 60 days. The controversy over the mine-resistant, ambush protected vehicle attracted a large crowd on Tuesday that was largely against it.

Scientists find secret of reversing bad memories: Neuroscientists believe they can erase feelings of fear or anxiety attached to stressful events, in a breakthrough which could help treat depression or post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Origins of War in Child Abuse: Video - Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio interviews Lloyd deMause, the author of 'The Origins of War in Child Abuse.'

August 27, 2014


The Fun of Empire: Fighting on All Sides of a War in Syria

By Glenn Greenwald

From The New Hitler (back) to U.S. Partner in less than a year: an impressive feat for both Assad and U.S. propaganda.

Obama Declares War on Syria

By Stephen Lendman

The Islamic State is the pretext. Syria is the target. At issue is regime change. Continue

The Pentagon’s Strategy for World Domination:
Full Spectrum Dominance, from Asia to Africa

By Bruce K. Gagnon

The NATO military noose is tightening around Russia.

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters:
Why Moral Perversity of U.S. Position in Gaza is Stunning

By Roger Waters

I think it's safe to say that if U.S. neighborhoods were living under siege, folks like Rand Paul wouldn't take it.

Selective Outrage over Ukraine POWs

By Robert Parry

The New York Times has taken deep umbrage over an unseemly parade staged by ethnic Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine featuring captured Ukrainian soldiers.

Sanctions & the Dollar: A Fall From Grace?

By Conn M. Hallinan

With China set to replace the U.S. as the world’s largest economy, it is only a matter of time before the renminbi—or some agreed upon international method of exchange—replaces the dollar.

Colonization by Bankruptcy
The High-stakes Chess Match for Argentina

By Ellen Brown

Similar bold moves by Ecuador and Iceland have left those countries in substantially better shape than Greece, which went along with the agendas of the international financiers.

The Final Nail in the Coffin
The Death of Freedom in Our Schools

By John W. Whitehead

American school children are indeed powerless. And they will remain helpless, powerless and in bondage to the police state unless “we the people” set them free.

15 killed in Baghdad bomb blast: A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a busy area in eastern Baghdad, killing as many as 15 people, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks to shake the Iraqi capital as the government struggles to dislodge militants from areas in the country’s west and north.

ISIL recaptures Mosul Dam yet again, takes 200 Kurdish Peshmerga prisoners: ISIL recaptures Mosul Dam yet again, takes 200 Kurdish Peshmerga prisoners

NATO ready to intervene militarily to help Iraq: The Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, announced on Tuesday the alliance’s readiness to intervene militarily to help Iraq if it is requested by the Iraqi government; the request for assistance of the Iraqi government will be taken into consideration, according to reports of the Daily Telegraph.

US: 7 European States to Arm Kurds in Iraq: U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says seven European governments have agreed to join the United States in supplying weaponry to Kurdish forces battling Islamic State extremists in northern Iraq.

Iran Arming Iraqi Kurds Against Islamic State: Iran has provided weapons and ammunition to the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, said the region’s President on Tuesday in a joint a press-conference with the Iranian foreign minister.

US destroys millions of dollars in US-made arms in Iraq: Since the Obama administration began strikes there on August 8, US fighter jets and drones have destroyed an estimated $3 million-$4 million worth of Iraqi military vehicles that were provided by the United States and later seized by Islamists who now control a third of Iraq.

American, killed while fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria: A 33-year-old American man who grew up in Minnesota and then moved to California was killed over the weekend in Syria while battling alongside the militant grew formerly known as ISIS, NBC News reported on Tuesday.

Intel believes 300 Americans fighting with Islamic State, posing threat to U.S.: American militants could commit terrorist attacks with skills acquired in Iraq, Syria

Islamic State demands $6.6mn ransom for female American hostage: Islamic State militants are holding a third American hostage, a 26-year-old humanitarian worker kidnapped last year in Syria. The jihadist group is demanding a ransom of $6.6 million and the release of a Muslim woman from a US prison.

US Drones Are Flying Over ISIS Areas In Syria — Without Assad's Approval: The missions will be carried out without coordination with or approval from the government of Syria. Officials noted that regime "air-defense systems in eastern Syria won't pose a threat because sensors are either sparsely located or inoperable," WSJ reports.

US military to initiate operations in Syria: The Obama administration has ordered the start of US military operations inside Syria, in addition to ongoing air strikes and renewed troop deployments in Iraq.

US Launches Surveillance Flights Over Syria: The flights focus on sites of the Islamic State militant group as possible targets and could pave the way for airstrikes in Syria.

US says no permission needed to fly spy planes over Syria: The United States is poised to send spy planes into Syria to track the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadists, but said it would seek no permission to do so.

Israeli airstrikes kill 3 Palestinians in Rafah: - An Israeli airstrike killed three Palestinians in the al-Jneinah neighborhood in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip Tuesday, shortly before a ceasefire agreement was due to go into effect.

Palestinian joy as Israel agrees Gaza truce: "The embargo will be lifted and the five border posts will see considerable changes, with the Rafah border crossing opening," he said in reference to the crossing between Egypt and Gaza.

Senior Hamas official: Israel agreed to open Gaza crossings: Asked about the fishing zone, he said that Gaza fishermen would be allowed to reach as far as 6 nautical miles and the zone would be increased gradually until it is 12 nautical miles by the end of 2014.

U.S. Coast Guard fires on Iranian fishing boat: The incident occurred earlier in the day when a team from the Coast Guard patrol vessel Monomoy was dispatched in a smaller boat "to query the Iranian dhow" in international waters, the Navy said in a statement.

Philip Giraldi: Billionaires Make War on Iran: Op-Ed: And the United States Government is Helping

Dozens of Afghan And Pakistani Taliban Killed In Faryab: According to the commanders, during the operation, 54 armed Taliban including 11 commanders and so-called governor of Taliban were killed and 90 others wounded.

Pakistani Taliban Suffers Major Split: Leaders of the new faction 'TTP Jamatul Ahrar' said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan leadership was promoting personal and narrow objectives, resulting in lack of coordination and the outfit's defeat.

3 killed as UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan: A rebel commander who warned the U.N. not to fly over his territory shot down a U.N. helicopter Tuesday in rural South Sudan, charged a spokesman for a state governor. The U.N. confirmed that three people died and one survived — all Russian citizens — when one of its helicopters crashed.

Boko Haram seizes town after soldiers 'flee': Group take over border town Ashigashya after hundreds of Nigerian soldiers fled to Cameroon, a police source said.

U.S., Europe weigh sanctions, armed force for Libya: The Obama administration and its European allies are weighing their options for greater involvement in Libya, including sanctions against warlords and an armed international force to help stabilize the North African country, diplomats said Tuesday.

An unpleasant surprise for the US in Libya: Washington is displeased with the air strikes it says the United Arab Emirates and Egypt conducted on Islamist militias in Libya - especially since it appears both countries tried to keep their US allies in the dark.

Egypt denies role in air attacks in Libya: The US government on Tuesday said it believed the UAE and Egypt carried out raids in Libya, a day after the New York Times quoted unnamed officials as saying the same.

Ukraine cites Russia support for peace plan: Putin said separately he had an "overall positive assessment" of Tuesday's meetings, which included face-to-face talks with Poroshenko.

Captured Russian troops 'in Ukraine by accident': Ten Russian soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine crossed the border "by accident", Russian military sources are quoted as saying.

Russian Intelligence Warns Moscow of US-Led ISIL Threat: Russia's External Intelligence Service (SVR) warned Kremlin that the US is using the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group to create a new front against Russia in the Central Asia.

France's president replaces economy minister with "former" Rothschild Banker: President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting orthodoxy.

Global warming is already here and could be irreversible, UN panel says: Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous – and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.

Tepid clapping greets unpopular Obama's VA speech at American Legion : President Barack Obama faced a tough crowd on Tuesday – American military veterans – and fell flat on his applause lines as he failed to win over the American Legion's convention-goers.

Florida Man Records Himself Getting Attacked by Cop for not Rolling Down Window: Video - A horrifying video has emerged showing St. Petersburg police forcing a man out of his car before pouncing on him, leaving him hospitalized with several injuries, all because the cop claimed he was in fear for his life.

Now Burger King is Renouncing Its US Citizenship : Burger King is the latest company announcing plans to renounce its US citizenship in order to dodge taxes. It plans to buy Tim Hortons and then pretend Tim Hortons bought them so they can claim to be Canadian. (Tim Hortons renounced its own US citizenship in 2009 and moved their headquarters from Ohio to Canada.)

August 26, 2014

Egypt and UAE Have Conducted Secret Air Strikes on Libya – Report


The UAE was the source of pilots, warplanes and aerial refueling planes while Egyptian bases were used to strike Tripoli in both attacks.

ISIS: Made in Washington, Riyadh – and Tel Aviv

By Justin Raimondo

If we step back from the hysteria generated by the beheading of US journalist James Foley, what’s clear is that this new bogeyman is the creation of the United States and its allies in the region.

How the Brutalized Become Brutal

By Chris Hedges

These killings will stop only when we accept that the killers who should terrify us most are ourselves.

The Difference Between Children
Palestinian children in Israel are considered like insects.

By Gideon Levy

An iron wall of denial and inhumanness protects the Israelis from the shameful work of their hands in Gaza.

What Is The Dahiya Doctrine?
Evidence of Israel's Intentional Mass Slaughter in Gaza


A recent release by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows brutal depths of Israeli policy towards Gaza.

On Course for Holocaust II…..?

By Alan Hart

This is the most controversial article the gentile me has ever written or is ever likely to write, but I believe that what I am going to say needs to be said and should be widely debated.

America Frightens Us
Political Europe Suppressed Under Washington's Thumb Is Waking Up

By Roman Baudzus

the U.S. police state is not just on the rise, but is already in place!

Lost in the Fear Factory

By Matt Carr

What is striking about this new world of fear is the way that it has now become an instrument of governance that is used to discipline the population and mobilize popular support.

The Surveillance Engine
How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google

By Ryan Gallagher

The search tool was designed to be the largest system for internally sharing secret surveillance records in the United States, capable of handling two to five billion new records every day.

Growing National Unrest Has Many Worried, Even Capitalists

By Jeffrey Cavanaugh

“You show me a highly unequal society, and I will show you a police state. Or an uprising. There are no counterexamples. None. It’s not if, it’s when.”

Cornel West: “He Posed As A Progressive And Turned Out To Be Counterfeit."

By Thomas Frank

"We ended up with a Wall Street presidency, a drone presidency”

America’s Continuing Border Crisis
The Real Story Behind the “Invasion” of the Children

By Aviva Chomsky

U.S. policies directly led to today’s crises in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. 

More than 500 killed as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base - monitor: Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days of fighting that cost more than 500 lives, a monitoring group said. At least 346 Islamic State fighters were killed and more than 170 members of government forces had died since Tuesday.

Islamic State might have taken advanced MANPADS from Syrian airfield: The seizure of Tabqa air base, while not the first installation of its type to fall to militants, highlights the Islamic State’s gains in the region and the group’s continued pilfering of advanced military equipment, particularly the surface-to-air missile systems known as MANPADS, short for Man Portable Air Defense Systems.

Obama Backs Surveillance Over Syria: President Barack Obama has authorized surveillance flights over Syria, two U.S. officials said late Monday, a move that could pave the way for U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets.

US 'set to launch air strikes' on senior Isis leaders in Syria: White House will 'take action' against threats as Turkey comes under pressure to halt flow of jihadists across its border

Syrian foreign minister warns against airstrikes: Syria’s foreign minister warned the US yesterday not to conduct air strikes inside Syria against the Islamic State group without Damascus’ consent. Syrian foreign minister Walid Muallem said any such attack would be considered an act of aggression.

West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State?: The US has already covertly assisted the Assad government by passing on intelligence about the exact location of jihadi leaders through the BND, the German intelligence service, a source has told The Independent.

Syrian government offers to help West fight 'Islamic State': The Syrian government has said it's prepared to cooperate with the West in the fight against the "Islamic State." But Germany has said that it has no intention to work with Damascus.

Myth #1: ISIS is crazy and irrational: Analysis: If you want to understand the Islamic State, better known as ISIS, the first thing you have to know about them is that they are not crazy. Murderous adherents to a violent medieval ideology, sure. But not insane.

American Journalist Peter Theo Curtis Released by Captors in Syria: Curtis was handed over to United Nations peacekeepers in Al Rafid village in the Golan Heights Sunday evening, local time, according to the U.N. Curtis received a medical check-up before he was handed over to U.S. officials.

Foley murder video 'may have been staged': Analysts believe the British jihadi in the video may not have been James Foley's killer, although it is accepted that the journalist was murdered

Has British expert worked out where James Foley was killed? Analysis of video leads to claims it was filmed south of Syrian city of Raqqa

ISIS an 'Incredible' Fighting Force, US Special Ops Sources Say: "These guys aren't just bugging out, they're tactically withdrawing. Very professional, well trained, motivated and equipped. They operate like a state with a military," said one official who tracks ISIS closely.

Bush- Blair Legacy Continues As - At least 43 people killed in wave of attacks in Iraq: The deadliest of Monday's bombings was carried out by a suicide bomber who blew up himself among Shiite worshippers who were leaving a mosque after noon prayers in the capital's eastern New Baghdad area, killing at least 15 people and wounding 32 others.

ISIL beheads 3 Iraqi police near Mosul: According to a local source in Nineveh province, the organization of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant beheaded three Iraqi police officers in the south of Mosul on Monday.

Details emerge of IS killing of 670 Shiite prisoners in Mosul: Islamic State fighters reportedly killed up to 670 prisoners in Mosul and committed other horrific abuses in Iraq that amount to crimes against humanity, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.

British special forces land in Iraq to fight ISIS: Troops from the Royal British Army's elite SAS unit and Special Reconnaissance Regiment have landed in Iraq and are pursuing Islamic State fighters, particularly the U.K. citizen known as "Jihadi John" who beheaded the American journalist James Foley on camera last week.

12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues attack on Gaza: Palestinian foreign minister says will go to ICC if newest Egypt proposal fails as 12 Palestinians killed in Gaza.

Gaza high-rise destroyed by Israeli strikes: Seventy families lived in the building, which also housed offices and a shopping complex.

Iran ‘will arm Palestinians’ after downing Israeli drone: Tehran will “accelerate” arming Palestinians in retaliation for Israel’s deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said Monday.

Mubarak resisted US pressure to give up the Sinai: The Secret Files: Towards the end of his tenure, ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resisted pressures from Washington to cede Egyptian territory in the Sinai Peninsula to help create a Palestinian state, former senior members of Mubarak’s ruling party told Asharq Al-Awsat.

35 Taliban militants killed, 32 others injured in Afghan operations: At least 35 Taliban militants were killed during joint military operations conducted by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

Nigerian town seized by Boko Haram 'part of Islamic caliphate': leader: Boko Haram's leader said a northeast town seized by the insurgents earlier this month has been placed under an Islamic caliphate, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.

UAE aircraft bombed Islamists in Libya, says US: The United Arab Emirates has secretly sent warplanes on bombing raids against Islamist militias in Libya over the past week, using bases in Egypt, US officials have said.

Libyan capital under Islamist control after Tripoli airport seized: Libya has lurched ever closer to fragmentation and civil war this weekend after Islamist-led militias seized the airport in the capital, Tripoli, proclaimed their own government, and presented the world with yet another crisis.

Rival second Libyan assembly chooses own PM as chaos spreads: The Libyan parliament that was replaced in an election in June reconvened on Monday and chose an Islamist-backed deputy as its prime minister, leaving the chaotic country with two rival leaders and assemblies each backed by armed factions.

Bodies of 170 African migrants found from Libya shipwreck: Libyan rescuers have recovered the bodies of around 170 people after a boat carrying illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa sank at sea last week, a coast guard official said today.

Russia's Foreign Ministry: Creation of democratic state in Libya is in dead end: The chaos in Libya is a direct result of irresponsible interference by the U.S. and its NATO allies, the Russian diplomatic service added.

Propaganda alert: Kiev accuses Russia of military incursion before leaders meet: Ukraine has accused Russia of sending military vehicles over the border ahead of today’s planned meeting between the countries’ leaders, as fighting spread in eastern Ukraine and Moscow announced plans to send a second controversial aid convoy to the region.

Inside the Besieged Ukrainian City of Luhansk: Report: Outside Luhansk city morgue the cloying smell of death forces a reflex gag. Swarms of black flies buzz angrily in the heat.

Ukraine President Dissolves Parliament, Calls for Early Elections in October: Despite a multi-billion euro lifeline provided by the International Monetary Fund, reforms failed to take shape. Poroshenko also met persistent pushback from the parliament, which had been populated with supporters of former president Viktor Yanukovych.

Russia will do whatever necessary to protect its legitimate interests – Lavrov: Russia doesn’t want to escalate tit-for-tat sanctions with the West, but is ready to do whatever is necessary to protect its legitimate interests, including those of national security in all its dimensions, Russia’s FM told The Daily Telegraph.

Tony Blair gives Kazakhstan’s autocratic president tips on how to defend a massacre: Tony Blair gave Kazakhstan’s autocratic president advice on how to manage his image after the slaughter of unarmed civilians protesting against his regime.

France thrown into political turmoil after government dissolved: PM Manuel Valls told to form new government after minister's call to end austerity policies imposed by Germany triggers crisis

The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google: The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a “Google-like” search engine built to share more than 850 billion records about phone calls, emails, cellphone locations, and internet chats, according to classified documents obtained by The Intercept.

This is why you can't trust the NSA. Ever.: New documents show the agency missing a massive number of violations. And that's before it set up a new program with virtually no oversight.

'We lost our jobs for reporting being raped': Haunting photo essay depicts the suffering of women who were victims of sexual violence in the U.S. military.

Mourners urge black Americans to take action: "Show up at the voting booths. Let your voices be heard, and let everyone know that we have had enough of all of this," said Eric Davis, one of Brown's cousins.

Michael Brown funeral: Reverend Al Sharpton demands action on policing – video: Joined by Brown's friends and family, Sharpton said it was hard to understand how the US could afford to give military equipment to its police force while education and healthcare lagged behind.

US survey highlights mistrust of police: The USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll found that 65 percent of respondents said police did "only a fair" or a poor job in holding police officers accountable when misconduct occurs, compared with 30 percent who say they do an excellent or good job.

How Serious Is The California Drought?: A picture paints a thousand words... but these 3 before-and-after images in California (over a period of just 3 years) suggest only 3 words - "What a Disaster"




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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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