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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 : 3,469

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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.














































































































































































































































































































Washington’s War Against Russia

By Paul Craig Roberts

The US economy is now dependent on looting and plunder, and Washington’s hegemony is essential to this corrupted form of capitalism.

Isis 'Cannot be Beaten' as Long as There is War in Syria

By Patrick Cockburn

Why American air power may be less effective than many imagine.

Convenient Genocide
Another Failed War to Re-arrange The Middle East

By Ramzy Baroud

Experience has taught us that not all “acts of genocide” are created equal: Some are fabricated, and others are exaggerated.

Obama's ISIS Project is Nothing but a Pretext to Murder and Destroy Syrian Society

By Dr. Denis G. Rancourt

For Syria, this means complete annihilation of the national defence forces, and total destruction of civilian infrastructure to bring the population to its knees and lay siege to any resistance.

Watch the Last Four U.S. Presidents Announce That We're Bombing Iraq


Did the primetime presidential speech announcing expanding authorization for airstrikes in Iraq and Syria feel kind of familiar? Like you've heard it before?
That's probably because you have.

America’s Deadliest Export - Democracy

By William Blum

There must be millions of people in the United States and elsewhere who have thoughts about ‘terrorist acts.’ I might well be one of them when I read about a gathering of Bush, Cheney, and assorted neocons that’s going to take place.

In Case You Missed It
Bin Laden Outlines Plan to Bankrupt U.S. Through War

By Demian McLean

``All that we have to do is to send two mujahedeen to the furthest point East to raise a piece of cloth on which is written al-Qaeda, in order to make the generals race there to cause America to suffer human, economic, and political losses "

Since 9-11 America's Insane Foreign Policy
Has Killed a Million and Created ISIS

By Nicolas J.S. Davies

A sophisticated propaganda campaign has politically justified 13 years of systematic U.S. war crimes, exploiting the only too human failing that George Orwell examined in his 1945 essay, "Notes on Nationalism."

Nation of Cowards

By John Chuckman

What else can you fairly call a people who attack a population of refugees confined to a small space surrounded on every side by fences and machine-gun towers.

Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America

By Chris Hedges

We have undergone a corporate coup d’état in slow motion. It is over. They have won.

The Moment of Truth
Auckland Town Hall meeting to publicize, New Zealand's spying on citizens


Glenn Greenwald, Kim Dotcom, Robert Amsterdam, Julian Assange, and Edward Snowden.

Why We March - Stepping Forth for a Planet in Peril

By Eddie Bautista, La Tonya Crisp-Sauray, and Bill McKibben

If you were a betting person, perhaps you’d say we have only modest hope of beating the financial might of the oil and gas barons and the governments in their thrall.

ISIS executes eight Sunnis in northern Iraq: ISIS militants publicly executed eight Sunni men in a small northern Iraqi village at the weekend for allegedly plotting against the group, an eyewitness from the village told Reuters Sunday.

Car bombing kills 3, injures 15 in Southern Baghdad: A source within the Iraqi police force on Monday stated that 3 were killed and 15 wounded by a car bomb explosion that happened in the Abu Dashir neighborhood in southern Baghdad.

Iraqi Government Accused of Bombing Fallujah Hospital: A hospital in the Islamic State-occupied Iraqi city of Fallujah was shelled on Sunday, just one day after Iraq's prime minister Haider Al-Abadi publicly announced he would end bombardment of civilian areas.

HRW: Iraq must investigate airstrikes that killed 31 civilians: Rights group calls on US to ensure that weapons sent to the Iraqi government 'are not being used to break international law'

No Need for Arab Powers to Strike Islamic State: Iraq President : Iraq's president says Arab powers Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia do not need to join airstrikes against the Islamic State group. President Fouad Massoum also expressed regret that Iran was not invited to take part in the 26-nation conference in Paris on Monday to try to counter the Islamic extremists

UAE and Saudis offer help in coalition attack on Isis: “There is a very real possibility that we could have the Saudi air force bombing targets inside Syria,” the source said. “That is a remarkable development, and something the US would be very pleased to see.”

Graham: No U.S. Boots In Syria Is A 'Fantasy': “This idea that we’re never going to have boots on the ground in Syria is fantasy. All this has come home to roost after the last three years of incompetent decisions,” Graham said on “Fox News Sunday.” “It’s delusional in the way they approach this.”

Australia answers US call to join coalition fighting Islamic State: Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday a 600-strong force comprising some 400 airforce personnel and 200 special forces soldiers would be deployed to a US military base in the United Arab Emirates.

France begins reconnaissance flights over Iraq: French planes carried out their first reconnaissance flights over Iraq Monday in support of the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS jihadists.

US will not coordinate airstrikes with Syria as it hails Arab support: “We will certainly want to deconflict and make certain that they’re (Syria) not about to do something that they might regret even more seriously,” Mr Kerry said in the interview on CBS’s Face the Nation. “But we’re not going to coordinate, it’s not a cooperative effort.”

17 Jihadists killed in airstrike against their camp in Syria; At least 17 members of the jihadist Islamic State died in airstrikes launched by the Syrian army against an IS training camp in the northeastern part of the country

Austrian teenage girl jihadist 'killed in Syria': One of a pair of Austrian teenage girls who left Vienna homes in April to join Syrian jihadists reportedly killed

Report: Obama would "retaliate" if Syria shoots at US military flights: If that were to happen, Obama said he would order U.S. forces to destroy Syria’s air defense system, the Times report said. That scenario could also lead to Assad’s overthrow, Obama said, according to one Times source.

Obama sought repeal of Bush war statute now used to justify Islamic State strikes: “The AUMF is now nearly 12 years old,” he said. “Unless we discipline our thinking, our definitions, our actions, we may be drawn into more wars we don’t need to fight, or continue to grant presidents unbound powers more suited for traditional armed conflicts between nation states.”

The war on ISIS already has a winner: The defense industry: Makers of munitions and unmanned aircraft top the list of private-sector beneficiaries.

ISIS war chest grows by an estimated $3M every day: Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts.


25 killed in clashes in northern Yemen: Yemeni security and tribal officials say at least 25 people were killed in clashes between Sunni tribesmen affiliated to the country's Muslim Brotherhood group and Shiite rebels in a northern city.

Yemen's Houthis suspend talks with government: Yemen's Houthis have suspended their ongoing negotiations with the government due to what they call the blatant interference of foreign parties.

Bill Clinton strays from Hillary’s Israel script and knocks Netanyahu: In a conversation with pro-Palestinian activists in Iowa, the former president agrees: the Israeli PM won’t make peace 'unless he’s forced to.'

Rebels among 18 killed in Afghan violence: As many as 18 insurgents were killed and 12 others, including six Afghan Local police (ALP) personnel, wounded during clashes and an explosion in different parts of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday.

'Breakthrough' in Afghan election dispute: president spokesman: Afghanistan's disputed presidential election inched towards a possible conclusion Monday with a senior government official hailing a "breakthrough" in talks between the two candidates, who both claim to have won the vote.

Pak army kills 15 militants; 3 die in attacks targeting police: On Monday Pakistani military choppers pounded militant hideouts and killed 15 insurgents in the restive North Waziristan tribal region, once considered a bastion of Taliban fighters, even as three persons died in attacks targeting police in the country’s northwest.

Three troops killed in strike on army fort in Pakistan's northeast: Three paramilitary soldiers were killed when a group of militants launched a rocket attack on a mountain fort in Pakistan's troubled northwest early Sunday, security officials said.

Six killed in Ukraine's Donetsk, ceasefire under strain: Six people were killed in shelling in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Donetsk on Sunday, municipal authorities said on Monday. The rebels' main leader in Donetsk on Monday accused Ukrainian forces of violating the truce repeatedly and suggested it could not hold much longer.

NATO Countries Are Delivering Arms to Ukraine, Defense Minister Says: Ukraine's defense minister has said NATO countries are delivering weapons to his country to equip it to fight

US and Nato troops begin Ukraine military exercise: About 1,300 troops from 15 countries - including the US and other Nato members - have begun a military exercise near Lviv in western Ukraine.

Ukraine President Poroshenko Faces Backlash Over EU Trade Deal Delay: On Friday, Ukraine and the EU agreed to put off implementing a landmark trade deal, which is part of a broader pact aimed at strengthening their ties, after Moscow threatened trade restrictions that would have crippled Ukraine's already limping economy.

Argentine Companies Look to Increase Trade with Russia: Representatives from over 100 Argentine companies will be involved in talks in Russia to increase the export of goods by the South American country to Russia on Monday and Tuesday.

10 "Militants" Killed, 17 Arrested in Egypt: Military spokesperson Brigadier General Mohamed Samir said 10 militants were killed during exchange of fire with the army over the past two days. He said other that the 17 militants, 183 illegal immigrants were also arrested.

Soldier killed in Mali land mine blast: A U.N. military vehicle struck a land mine Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the U.N. mission in the West African country said.

Former Libyan general claims new air strike in western Libya: - Forces loyal to former Libyan (CIA) army general Khalifa Haftar claimed an air strike on an armed group near Tripoli on Monday, a senior commander said, in what would be the first air strikes in western Libya for three weeks.

Libyan PM accuses Qatar of sending planes with weapons to Tripoli: - Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni said on Sunday Qatar had sent three military planes loaded with weapons to a Tripoli airport controlled by an armed opposition group, accusing a second country of interfering in the lawless oil producer.

Egypt sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie to life in jail: An Egyptian court sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top official Mohammad Badie and 14 others to life in jail Monday on charges of murder and inciting violence during a protest near Cairo last year.

Up to 500 migrants feared dead after smugglers 'capsize their boat': Migrants say people smugglers rammed boat after they refused to move to smaller vessel

Snowden: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Isn’t Telling the Truth About Mass Surveillance: Let me be clear: any statement that mass surveillance is not performed in New Zealand, or that the internet communications are not comprehensively intercepted and monitored, or that this is not intentionally and actively abetted by the GCSB, is categorically false.

Australian police spend millions on spyware – WikiLeaks: Police in the Australian state of New South Wales have spent over $2 million on powerful spy programs to monitor the smartphones and notebooks of Australian citizens, according to the latest revelations from WikiLeaks.

Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott governs from indigenous area: The prime minister, who is staying in a tent at a site sacred to the local community near Nhulunbuy on the north-east tip of the Northern Territory, was given a traditional welcome when he arrived on Sunday.

Global warming is so much worse than we thought. Here's the chart that proves it: If you've been waiting for the right moment to freak out about the environment, that time is probably now.

No rain for decades: Stand by for the ‘megadroughts’, scientists warn: Megadroughts – which are generally defined as lasting 35 years or more – will become considerably more frequent as global warming increases temperatures and reduces rainfall in regions already susceptible, warns Cornell University’s Dr Toby Ault, the author of the new report.

Mexico and Iran to Strengthen Relationship: Mexican officials travelled to Tehran to meet with Iranian Chancellor Mohammad Javad Zarif. Mexico and Iran have agreed to strengthen their relationship in various areas including education and trade.

Ferguson’s massive cover-up: How police departments are protecting Michael Brown’s killer: Basic evidence is being kept from the public. And investigators aren't showing proper zeal to figure out the truth

FBI launches national facial recognition system: The system is designed to expand biometric identification capabilities across the country and eventually replace the FBI's current fingerprint system.

Kohl’s & The Rest of the Retailers are in Deep Doo Doo: Yesterday, the government produced retail sales numbers for August that were weak and the corporate MSM propaganda machine immediately threw up bold headlines declaring how strong these numbers were.

Unseen Toll: Wages of Millions Seized to Pay Past Debts: A new study provides the first-ever tally of how many employees lose up to a quarter of their paychecks over debts like unpaid credit card or medical bills and student loans.

US Retirees Owe US$18 Billion in Student Loans: The U.S. government garnishes the pensions of an increasing number of retirees to pay their federal student loans.

September 14, 2014

US-backed Rebels and Islamic State sign Ceasefire/“Non-aggression” Pact

By Rebecca Shabad

Free Syrian Army will not join US-led coalition against IS.

ISIS Beheads Briton David Haines
Threatens to Execute Another Briton, Alan Henning

Video - Does Not Include Beheading

The mystery man calls Prime Minister Cameron US Preident Barack Obama's "lapdog".

James Foley Is Not a War Ad

By David Swanson

Try to imagine Foley accepting the use of his killing as propaganda for more fighting.

Obama Got Trolled by ISIS

Must Read - By Ted Rall

ISIS knew Americans would freak out when we saw those beheading videos. So why’d they post them? Were they stupid? Hell, no.

The Scourge Of War
The Shameless Marketing of Violence

By Bruce Gambrill Foster

We are rapidly devolving the character of our interactions into kill-or-be-killed, take-no-prisoner, only-the-strong-survive clichés.

A Third Decade of Bombing Iraq

By Nat Parry

Bombing ISIS amounts to attacking a symptom rather than finding a cure. But the cure would require addressing politically sensitive issues, such as Israel oppressing Palestinians and Saudi Arabia financing Islamic extremism. So the U.S. does what it knows best – blowing stuff up.

Hamas does not equal ISIL, no matter what Israel says

By Jonathan Cook

Netanyahu has tarred all Palestinians as bloodthirsty Islamic extremists. And here we reach Israel’s true goal in equating the two groups.

What Is The Solution?
Prince Ea - The World is Coming to an End

Must Watch Video

More people want 15 seconds of fame
Than a lifetime of meaning and purpose
Because what’s popular is more important than what’s right
Ratings are more important than the truth

Money in Politics and the 'Real' Issues We Face

By Marge Baker

I'm not going to forget on Election Day which senators cast their vote this week for everyday Americans and which ones cast their vote for billionaires and corporations.

Syrian airstrike kills 50 IS fighters: Some 50 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) group were killed on Saturday by Syrian airstrikes against a training camp in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, the pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV reported.

Syria Warns US About Consequences of Unilateral Attacks : Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad today reaffirmed that any attack against the Syrian territory with the pretext of fighting terrorism without the Government''s approval will be considered an aggression.

Do not launch air strikes on Syria, Russia warns Obama: Responding to the plan for an offensive Russia warned that air strikes against militants in Syria would be a "gross violation" of international law.

US airstrikes in Syria 'act of war': Former CIA analyst: “The United States is not at war with Syria [and] to attack Syrian territory as they’re planning on doing is an act of war and in fact to do it in this fashion is a war crime,” Giraldi

Canada signs up for Washington’s new Mideast war: With the full support of the country’s ruling business elite, Canada has joined the new “coalition of the willing” that US imperialism has organized to wage war in Iraq, Syria and beyond.

Iran says US seeks to topple Assad with anti-IS strikes: Iran warns the United States against attacking Assad's forces 'on the pretext of fighting against the Islamic State' in Syria. 

Syrians attacked in Lebanon after soldiers killed: Syrian refugee Ibrahim Abbas Ali and his family awoke in the middle of the night to the sound of gunfire outside their tent in Lebanon, and for a second time they raced off into the fields, fleeing a war that now seems to have followed them across the border.

How Serious a Threat Is ISIS?: Analysis - U.S. officials say the extremist group could harm the homeland. But does the danger justify another military campaign in the Middle East?

Kurdish forces kill 25 IS militants in Iraq: The bodies of 25 Islamic State (IS) militants killed in an ambush by Kurdish forces were found near this city in northern Iraq, a Kurdish political leader said

Iraq's speaker warns of civilian deaths from US air strikes: - Iraq's parliament speaker Salim al-Jabouri has told US Secretary of State John Kerry that air strikes on Islamic State should not kill civilians, the speaker said to Reuters in an interview.

Iraqi Government's illegal barrel bombing of civilian areas 'to be stopped': The new Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, ordered a stop to air strikes on civilian populations on Saturday to comply with conditions set by moderate Sunni Muslim tribal leaders supporting the Government’s military campaign.

Hamas calls for implementing 'national unity' deal: The exiled leader of the Palestinian movement Hamas called for the implementation of a unity agreement with Fatah on Friday, dismissing as untrue charges by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas that it was running a "shadow government" in Gaza.

Univ. of Illinois Challenged on Pro-Israel Donor’s Role in Salaita Firing; The board of trustees of the University of Illinois voted Thursday to reject the appointment of Steven Salaita as dozens of student and faculty supporters of the professor packed the meeting room at the Urbana-Champaign campus.

What if a Muslim comic said about Jews what Joan Rivers said about Palestinians?: It’s the the U.S. media and entertainment establishment’s blind spots about its own prejudice and callousness that shocks me in the aftermath of Joan River’s death.

Muslim Brotherhood Says Qatar Ousted Its Members: An Egyptian leader of the Muslim Brotherhood said Saturday that several of the group’s prominent members had been asked to leave Qatar, in an apparent concession to a campaign by other Persian Gulf monarchies to pressure Qatar away from its support for the group.

100 Boko Haram militants killed after Nigerian army 'repels' attack on key city: The Nigerian army says it has killed more than 100 Boko Haram militants, repelling an attack in the north-eastern Borno state. The Islamist group has taken over a series of towns and villages in recent weeks and militants appeared on the verge of claiming the city of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

Secret Intelligence Report Links Ex-Governor Sheriff, Chad President to Boko Haram Sponsorship: New facts showing stronger links between former governor of Borno state, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the Boko Haram sect have emerged, further fuelling suggestions the ex-governor is a major financier of the terrorist sect.

Foreigners urged to leave: Egypt and several western states on Sunday urged their citizens to leave Libya amid spiralling violence after two weeks of fighting in the capital Tripoli left 97 people dead.

High alert in Uganda after terror plot foiled, US issues warning: Hotels and public places have been closed in Kampala, Uganda, after local authorities said that they had uncovered a terrorist plot by a Somali militant group. The US embassy warned its nationals to stay indoors as the "counter-terrorist" action continues.

15 Taliban Insurgents Killed in Kunar: At least 15 Taliban insurgents and an Afghan soldier were killed in crossfire's when the insurgents attacked several Afghan military forces outposts in eastern Kunar province early Saturday, local officials said.

US kills 7 PEOPLE on Pak-Afghan border: The US drone fired a couple of missiles on a compound near Komal village of Paktika province of Afghanistan.

Explosions, shattered nerves mark Ukraine truce: - Sleeping in cellars, listening nervously for the next artillery attack, and too poor even to flee: welcome to the reality of Ukraine's ceasefire for residents of rebel-held Makiivka.

Ukraine forces 'repel rebels in Donetsk airport': All Saturday morning gunfire was heard from the area, controlled by government forces despite rebel victories in the rest of the eastern city.

E.Ukraine’s Lugansk to start distributing Russian aid Monday, trucks return home: The last truck from Russia’s second humanitarian aid convoy to the Eastern Ukrainian city of Lugansk has returned home after delivering its cargo.

Russian Retaliation Begins: Gazprom "Limiting EU Gas", Cuts Poland Supplies By 24% In Past Two Days: Putin will now have no choice but to really ramp up the retaliatory escalation, which following the food ban can only mean one thing: a staggered reduction in gas flow to Europe.

EU seeks billions of euros to revive economy: The European Union sought ways on Saturday to marshal billions of euros into its sluggish economy without getting deeper into debt, casting the net wide to consider options from a pan-European capital market to a huge investment fund.

Jackal Stone brings elite forces together in Germany: U.S. special operations forces and partners from nine other countries began a major exercise in Baumholder, Germany, on Friday as part of an effort to forge closer ties between the U.S. and Europe’s most elite fighting forces."

Glenn Greenwald rattles New Zealand with ‘spying’ claims: US journalist Glenn Greenwald, who broke the story on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, said New Zealand officials are spying on their citizens, a charge that has provoked a harsh response from NZ Prime Minister John Key.

Despite Obama’s Pledge to Curb It, NSA Mass Surveillance Wins Rubber Stamp: Mass surveillance just earned another 90-day blank check, nine months after President Obama promised to rein in the NSA’s spying powers.

Pope says conflicts may amount to 'third war': Head of Catholic Church talks of a "piecemeal" Third World War as he pays a visit to Italy's largest war memorial.

Sotloff's parents told they could be prosecuted for paying ransom to IS: Statement from journalist's family follows comment by James Foley's mother about 'appalling' warning

World Bank warns of global jobs crisis: The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned on Tuesday.

American credit-card debt hits a post-recession high: Americans added $28.2 billion to their credit cards in the second quarter of 2014, the largest amount in the last six years and nearly 200% more than in the second quarter of 2009

40 million Americans now have student loan debt: On average, borrowers are carrying roughly four student loans each, up from less than three in 2008. Meanwhile, the average balance has increased to $29,000 from $23,000.

West Virginia cop caught threatening woman filming rough arrest of terminally ill man: Video -Bane was charged with battery on an officer, disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice. But his nephew, Josh Bane, said in a statement to the Free Thought Project that he actually suffers from Huntington’s Disease, which he described as being “very similar to Parkinson’s.”

Double Standard: After Going Easy on Ray Rice, Prosecutor Torments Single Mom: County prosecutor in New Jersey, who is going easy on NFL player Ray Rice for violently attacking his girlfriend, he’s throwing the book at a single mother of two for having the wrong paperwork on her gun.

September 13, 2014


Obama Declares War on Syria
Why the Real Target is Assad Not ISIS

By Mike Whitney

This is pure demagoguery, the likes of which we haven’t heard since Bush’s ”The Axis of Evil” speech. 

Neocons Revive Syria ‘Regime Change’ Plan

By Robert Parry

President Obama plans to violate international law by launching airstrikes inside Syria without that government’s consent, even though Syria might well give it.

The Forever War

By Patrick J. Buchanan

Obama wants Congress to appropriate $500 million to train and arm those doctors and pharmacists and send them into battle against an army of jihadist terrorists who just bit off one-third of Iraq.

Mickey Mouse and Genghis Khan
Here’s Another Force of Evil to be ‘Vanquished’

By Robert Fisk

One can see how difficult these lessons in Middle East history must be for the average American

News Organizations Finally Realize Obama’s War Plan Is a Hot Mess

By Dan Froomkin

Rudderless and without a compass, the American ship of state continues to drift, guns blazing.

Will NATO Liberate Jihadistan?

By Pepe Escobar

The Caliph is not exactly quaking in his Made-in-USA desert boots.

NATO Loses Ukraine

By Margaret Kimberley

“Peace is the last thing that the Nobel Peace Prize winning president wants to see.”

Say ‘No’ to War and Media Propaganda

By Mairead Maguire

We are at a dangerous point in our history of the human family and it would be the greatest of tragedies for ourselves and our children if we simply allowed the war profiteers to take us into a third world war.

Scotland: Vote Yes for World Peace

By Finian Cunningham

The breaking up of the United Kingdom would be an imminently good thing for the sake of world peace.

Our Terrorist In Chief

Video And Lyrics By David Rovics

It's September 11th and Obama gave a speech
On the War on Terror and its mighty reach
The arm of the law is long and victory will be ours
As long as we cooperate with certain powers.

The End of History?

By Noam Chomsky

The short, strange era of human civilization would appear to be drawing to a close.

80 Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria's Konduga?: Some 80 Boko Haram fighters were reportedly killed on Friday in clashes with army troops in Nigeria's troubled northeastern Borno State, a top military source has said.

Syrian air raids 'kill 42 near Damascus': Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children, a monitoring group said Friday, giving an updated toll.

U.S. Bypasses Security Council on Impending Invasion of Syria: Analysis - The U.N. Security Council (UNSC), the only international body empowered to declare war and peace, continues to remain a silent witness to the widespread devastation and killings worldwide, including in Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Yemen and Ukraine.

Syria airstrikes need boots on the ground, AF officer says: U.S. special operations forces will be needed on the ground in Syria to make the expanded air war President Obama has ordered there more effective, a senior Air Force commander told USA TODAY.

Analysis: Ignore What You Preach? : US to Bomb Syria without Damascus' Approval : Video - Syrian leaders say American strikes in their country will be considered an act of aggression. On Wednesday Barack Obama announced a broad US air assault on Islamic State jihadists inside both Syria and Iraq.

IS has 20,000-31,500 fighters in Iraq and Syria: CIA: Among those in Syria are 15,000 foreign fighters including 2,000 Westerners, some of whom have joined IS, a US intelligence official told AFP.

Congress may finally vote to arm Syrian rebels: "It is increasingly impossible to sort out the so-called vetted moderate rebels from the truly bad rebels," Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations panel on Europe, said in a Sept. 11 floor speech.

Obama's New War on ISIS May Be Illegal: Legal experts were shocked to learn Wednesday that the Obama administration wants to rely on that 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force against al Qaeda for the new ISIS war.

‘Vetted Moderate’ Free Syrian Army Commander Admits Alliance with ISIS: The Daily Star in Lebanon quoted a FSA brigade commander saying that his forces were working with the Islamic State and Jabhat al-Nusra, al-Qaeda’s official Syrian affiliate — both U.S.-designated terrorist organizations — near the Syrian/Lebanon border.

Why Turkey Is Sitting Out the ISIS War: Ankara’s position recalls its refusal in 2003 to allow the deployment of U.S. ground troops for the attack on Saddam Hussein’s forces in Iraq. That reluctance later seemed prudent.

Obama speech evokes mixed reactions in Middle East: A primetime presidential address aimed at uniting the American people in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) appears to have had the opposite effect in the Middle East.

US opposes Iran's presence at French-hosted conference on Iraq: Accusing Iran of being “a state sponsor of terror” and backing Syria’s brutal regime, Kerry said it would be inappropriate for Iranian officials to join an Iraq conference in Paris on Monday to discuss how to curb a jihadist movement that has seized a third of both Iraq and Syria.

Syrian troops capture key central town: By retaking the town of Helfaya in Hama province, troops will be better positioned to defend nearby Christian and Alawite communities that support President Bashar Assad.

17 killed in bomb blast attacks in Iraq: Car bombs in three Shiite cities south of Baghdad and an explosion in the capital have killed 17 people.

Analysis: PA 'balking' at war crimes probe: After a document obtained by Al Jazeera revealed the Palestinian Authority (PA) has stalled the launch of a formal investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza, Palestinian legal and human rights experts remain dubious that the PA ever truly intended to join the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Israeli soldiers from elite wire-tapping unit refuse to use 'extortion', 'blackmail' on Palestinians: Soldiers from Israeli's elite wire-tapping unit are refusing to spy on Palestinians in a rebuke to prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Nine Taliban Insurgents Killed in Afghan Army's Operations: At least nine Taliban militants were killed and 13 others were injured during an operation led by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Kohistanat district of Sar-e-Pul province, local officials said.

NATO Occupation Force Soldier Killed in Afghanistan: The soldier identity is not clear yet, but during security patrolling lost his life in the south of the country.

Abdullah Abdullah threatens protests over disputed election: A powerful backer of Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said on Thursday his supporters would launch street protests and occupy government buildings if they were unhappy with the outcome of a disputed election.

Pakistan: Blast leaves one dead 13 injured in Quetta: A man was killed and over dozen others injured in a blast apparently targeting a vehicle of a paramilitary force in Satellite Town area of the provincial capital on Saturday.

Russia slams the West over Ukraine sanctions: Russian ruble sinks as Lavrov says Western sanctions hurt the chances of a lasting peace in eastern Ukraine.

Russia to appeal against US, EU sanctions to WTO: Russia considers the latest round of Western sanctions illegal and is ready to appeal against them to the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russian Economy Minister Aleksey Ulyukaev told reporters on Friday.

Putin: West Makes Use of Ukrainian Crisis to Destabilize International Situation: Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that the West uses the crisis in Ukraine to destabilize the international situation, while the country itself is of no interest to anyone.

First trucks of Russia’s second Ukraine aid convoy cross border: The first trucks had passed through Russia’s ‘Donetsk’ checkpoint into the buffer zone shortly before midnight on Friday, local customs spokesman Rayan Farukshin told RIA Novosti.

End Of Empire - The 'De-Dollarization' Chart That China And Russia Are Banking On : China’s economy will overtake America’s in purchasing power terms within the next few years. The US is now no longer the world’s sole economic superpower and indeed its share of world output (on a PPP basis) has slipped below the 20% level which we have seen was a useful sign historically of a single dominant economic superpower.

China, Russia reported to build huge seaport in North Asia: China and Russia are to build one of the largest ports in northeast Asia on Russia's Sea of Japan coast, Chinese media reports. It is the latest step by Beijing and Moscow to bring their economies closer, and diversify from Western influence.

James Foley's mother claims she was threatened with PROSECUTION if family paid ransom: 'As an American I'm embarrassed and appalled'

‘National security’ follow-up: Turkey’s Erdogan signs law to have users’ browsing history stored for 2 years: The Turkish President has further tightened government control of the internet as he approved a law that lets the country’s telecoms authority block sites as it deems necessary and forces hosting providers to store users’ browsing history for two years.

Yahoo $250,000 daily fine over NSA data refusal was set to double 'every week': The US government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it refused to hand over user data to the National Security Agency, according to court documents unsealed on Thursday.

'His hands were up!' New footage shows Ferguson witnesses reacting to teen's death (VIDEO)

Living near fracking sites deteriorates health - study: Those who live in close proximity to fracking sites exhibited a greater likelihood to suffer skin and respiratory problems than those who lived farther away from natural gas wells, according to a new study of Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale region.

Stock Ownership at 18-Year Low, Stocks at All-Time High. How?: Video - The S&P 500 index is near a record high yet the U.S. has the lowest level of stock ownership since 1995. What explains the lofty market prices? See a chart that provides insight.

Marc Faber: McDonald’s tells us why the market will collapse: Marc Faber has long predicted that a collapse in U.S. stocks is coming. On Thursday he reiterated that call, saying there is fresh evidence that a bear market is ahead—courtesy of the Golden Arches.

More car owners fall behind on auto loan payments: The auto loan delinquency rate — borrowers who are at least 60 days behind on their loans — rose to 0.95% in the second quarter, up more than 9% from 0.87% the same quarter a year ago, reports TransUnion, the big credit bureau.

America's Poor, Deeper in Debt Than Ever: As of 2013, the debts of the quarter of families with the lowest net worth stood at about 156 percent of pretax income, according to the Fed data. That's more than in 2007, before the financial crisis hit. It's also more than any of the wealthier groups -- something that hadn't happened before 2010.

September 12, 2014

Breaking The Last Taboo
Gaza and the Threat of World War

By John Pilger

The denial of justice to Palestinians is a symptom of much of humanity under siege and a warning that the threat of a new world war is growing by the day.

What I Saw and Experienced In Gaza

By Mustafa Barghouti

t me tell you frankly, after all these days and all this suffering, I have no patience for diplomatic talk.

Obama Takes Hypocrisy to New High Levels

By Alan Hart

"From Europe to Asia, from the far reaches of Africa to war-torn capitals of the Middle East, we stand for freedom, for justice, for dignity."

How the West Created the Islamic State
… With a Little Help From Our Friends

By Nafeez Ahmed

The Third Iraq War has begun. With it, longstanding neocon dreams to partition Iraq into three along ethnic and religious lines have been resurrected.

Six Steps Short of War to Beat ISIS

By Phyllis Bennis

As horrifying as the beheading of the two U.S. journalists was, revenge is never a good basis for foreign policy.

Reporter in Iraq: There Are Already US Boots on the Ground

By Susan Jones

"They are troops who are staying away from reporters, they are embedded with local fighters,"

US, Israel Main Patrons of ISIL - Iranian Commander


"The criminal US created, equipped and armed the ISIL terrorist group"

Pity the Syrian Children
Report From The Front Line In Syria

By Dr Declan Hayes

Syrian adults will be as seriously flawed as the Free Syrian Army rebels who raped Kasab and who brought their little children along for the entertainment of watching innocent Christians being beheaded.

The US and Global Wars: Empire or Vampire?

By James Petras

The US claims to ‘world leadership’ is based exclusively on failed-state empire building.

Governments Around the World Admit, They Use False Flag Terror

By WashingtonsBlog

“False flag terrorism” is defined as a government attacking its own people, then blaming others in order to justify going to war against the people it blames.

Warning to War Supporters

By David Swanson

Nobody thinks well when they’re scared. That’s why the government likes to scare you.  That’s why your hearing all this nonsense about ISIS coming to your neighborhood.

Obama ISIS Speech Depresses Nation

By Peter Van Buren

Following Obama’s address to the nation Wednesday, America’s psychiatrists and liquor stores stocked up on anti-depressants and massive amounts of alcohol. States allowing for legal marijuana report booming sales.

17 killed in bomb blast attacks: Police officials said a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in the Shiite city of Diwaniyah, killing six people and wounding 16.

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said Iraq should not cooperate with 'occupiers': "We wish for Iraq to cooperate with the neighbouring countries and its allies, but not with the occupiers," said Sadr,

Russia warns US against strikes on Islamic State in Syria: A Russian foreign ministry spokesman said any such action, without the backing of the UN, would be "an act of aggression".

Germany, Britain say won't take part in anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria: "To quite clear, we have not been asked to do so and neither will we do so," German Foreign Minister: His British counterpart Philip Hammond said "Let me be clear: Britain will not be taking part in any air strikes in Syria. We have already had that discussion in our parliament last year and we won't be revisiting that position."

Syria : Rebels release Fijian UN peacekeepers: Forty-five Fijian UN peacekeepers captured by an al-Qaeda-affiliated rebel group in the Syrian Golan Heights have been released, the UN says.

No current intelligence Islamic State plotting attacks on U.S.: Homeland Security: There is no current intelligence suggesting Islamic State militants are plotting attacks on the U.S., Homeland Security officials told Congress on Wednesday, but they acknowledged the dangers of a terrorist trying to sneak across a porous southern border or a lone wolf attack inspired by the insurgents’ advances in Iraq and Syria.

Four Hezbollah fighters killed near Lebanese border village: At least four Hezbollah fighters were killed overnight Wednesday during clashes with jihadists on the outskirts of a Lebanese border village in the Bekaa Valley, security sources told The Daily Star Thursday.

US kills 4 people in Yemen: A drone strike in Yemen’s south killed four Al Qaeda "suspects" on Thursday, a local government official told reporters.

Is the PA stalling Gaza war crimes probe?: The Palestinian Authority has so far prevented the launch of a formal investigation into the alleged war crimes committed by Israel and Palestinian factions during the 50-day Gaza war last July and August, according to officials at the International Criminal Court.

HRW: Israel likely to have committed Gaza war crimes: The New York-based rights watchdog said in a statement that in three cases it examined, Israel caused "numerous civilian casualties in violation of the laws of war."

Hamas opens door to direct negotiations with Israel: Senior official says direct negotiations aren't forbidden under sharia law; Fatah suggests Hamas seeks to position itself as alternative to PLO.

Afghanistan: Nine Taliban Insurgents Killed in ANSF Operations: At least nine Taliban militants were killed and 13 others were injured during an operation led by the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) in Kohistanat district of Sar-e-Pul province

Afghan Presidential Candidate Reaffirms Commitment to Unity Government: Ghani defeated his rival Abdullah Abdullah in a run-off election in July, but Abdullah refuted the outcome of the election and demanded an audit. The audit, which has been overseen by U.S. and foreign observers, appears likely to show that Ghani did indeed win the election.

Latest Russia sanctions will take effect Friday, EU says: Russia said it will respond to Western sanctions with equal strength, and last week Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that closing Russian airspace to European airlines was an option being considered.

Russia reduces gas exports to Poland: Russia's gas supplies to Poland have dropped by 45%, Poland's state gas firm PGNiG says, amid tensions over Ukraine. The news came just hours after Poland stopped providing gas to Ukraine through "reverse-flow" pipelines.

Russia, China in talks to make alternative to SWIFT — deputy PM: Russia and China are discussing setting up a system of interbank transactions which will become an analogue to International banking transaction system SWIFT, First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov told PRIME on Wednesday after negotiations in Beijing.

5 killed as Libyan bloodshed continues: Special forces commander Fadhil al-Hasi told Reuters on Wednesday that militants belonging to a group called Majlis al-Shoura had attacked an army checkpoint in Benghazi on Tuesday, killing five soldiers.

Egyptian civilian killed in Sinai shooting; An Egyptian civilian was shot and killed by unidentified assailants Thursday, taking the number of people killed in 24 hours up to three, a security source told Aswat Masriya news website.

Militants 'surround' Nigeria city: Nigeria's militant Islamists have "completely surrounded" Maiduguri, the main city in north-eastern Borno state, traditional elders have warned.

A Justice Department Memo Provides the CIA's Legal Justification to Kill a US Citizen: "This white paper sets forth the legal basis upon which the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) could use lethal force in Yemen against a United States citizen who senior officials reasonably determined was a senior leader of al-Qaida or an associated force of al-Qaida."

Who own your politician? U.S. Billionaires Political Power Index: Darrell West's U.S. Billionaires Political Power Index is a ranking of the top U.S. billionaires in terms of overall political power. There are a number of existing rankings that rate the net worth of billionaires, but no one has assessed their overall political influence.

Man Tries to Inform Cops that his Son is Autistic, So he is Assaulted, Tased, and Arrested: Video - All charges have been dropped against Roy Sherman, the man who was tased, arrested and charged with assaulting a deputy, all for trying to inform officers his son was autistic during a routine traffic stop in Marion County, Florida CopWatch reports.

September 11, 2014

President Obama Speech on US War Strategy Fight ISIL

Video and Transcript

"I will not hesitate to take action against ISIL in Syria, as well as Iraq. This is a core principle of my presidency: if you threaten America, you will find no safe haven." Continue

Don’t Listen to Media Hawks About the Islamic State

By Malcolm Harris

Whether reluctant or gung-ho, they lost all credibility in the Iraq War.

A U.S. Strategy Against the Islamic State

By Stratfor

The American strategy is fixed: Allow powers in the region to compete and balance against each other. When that fails, intervene with as little force and risk as possible. For example, the conflict between Iran and Iraq canceled out two rising powers until the war ended.

U.S. Meddling Dims Prospects for Peace
Uncle Sam Does Ukraine

By Mike Whitney

What Obama and his lieutenants really want is “to break up Russia,  subjugate its economic space, and establish control over the resources of the giant Eurasian continent.

Mapping a New World Order: The World After World War III?

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

The end goal of the US and NATO is to divide (balkanize) and pacify (finlandize) the world’s biggest country, the Russian Federation, and to even establish a blanket of perpetual disorder (somalization) over its vast territory.

The Ukraine Crisis Remains Unresolved

By Paul Craig Roberts

This would bring an end to Washington’s assault on Russia.

Obama Threatens War on Humanity

By Stephen Lendman

Destroying countries to save them. Raping and pillaging them.  Stealing their resources. Exploiting their people.

The Zionist-Anglo-Saxon caliphate vs the BRICS

By Peter Koenig

The western Zionist-Anglo-Saxon controlled financial system has the same objective of Full Spectrum Dominance, as does the supreme caliphate and assassin-in-chief, Obama.

U.S.-U.K. Genocide Against Iraq Killed 3.3 Million:

By Sherwood Ross

Approximately 3.3 million Iraqis, including 750,000 children, were “exterminated” by economic sanctions and/or illegal wars conducted by the U.S. and Great Britain between 1990 and 2012, an eminent international legal authority says.

Criticize Israel At Your Own Risk

By Mitchell Plitnick

Enough with the false allegations of anti-Semitism.

9/11 After 13 years

By Paul Craig Roberts

Americans remain comfortable with the fact that their government has destroyed in whole or part seven countries based on a lie Washington told to cover up an inside job.

Resistance is Futile:
The Violent Cost of Challenging the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead

This is a battlefield, a war zone—if you will—governed by martial law and disguised as a democracy.

Remembering Eugene V. Debs’ Imprisonment for Speaking Against War

By Adam Dick

"I would rather a thousand times be a free soul in jail than to be a sycophant and coward in the streets."

Obama orders Syria airstrikes: President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he will launch airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State and expand strikes in Iraq, pledging a U.S.-led coalition to destroy the militants “wherever they exist,” as he expanded the U.S. role in an armed conflict he spent years trying to avoid.

A look at Obama's 4-point plan to 'ultimately destroy' Islamic State terror group; “I have made it clear that we will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are,” the president said from the White House.

The Four Most-Depressing Moments in Obama’s Speech: Somalia and Yemen are successes? Good lord.



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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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