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

 

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

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

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,758,058,199,599

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Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

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

Authority & Expectations
 

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

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

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

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

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

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

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

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

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

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

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


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

Surviving Progress

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

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

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

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

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


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

The Power Principle

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

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

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

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

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

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

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

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

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

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

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

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

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

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

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

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

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

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

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

 
Poison DUst

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

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

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

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

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

 
Global Dimming

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

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

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

 

America Freedom to Fascism

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


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"If You Take East-Syria, I'll Take That Yemeni Port"
By Moon Of Alabama
The red lights must be flashing at CENTCOM, the Pentagon and the National Security Council.   - Continue

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Prez Trump: You Can't Fight the Whole World
By Eric Margolis
Israel is now determined to destroy Hezbollah in its strongholds in Lebanon and then crush Hamas with Trump’s blessing.   - Continue

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What Corporate Media Never Tells You About North Korea
By Joe Clifford
To suggest North Korea is a “threat to the US” or the “world” is either stupidity, or an outright lie,   - Continue

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The Relentless Push Towards War
By Chris Martenson
"Once weapons were manufactured to fight wars. Now wars are manufactured to sell weapons."   - Continue

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The Barrel Bomb Conundrum
By Craig Murray
The blanket media use of “barrel bomb” as though it represents something uniquely inhumane is a fascinating example of propaganda.   - Continue

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America’s Financial War Strategy
By Alasdair Macleod
America’s renewed desire to escalate military tensions is a front for America’s continual financial war   - Continue

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Who Is Behind the State Department's Coup Plot in Venezuela?
By Misión Verdad
The CFR proposes three major political actions for the U.S. to execute a coup in Venezuela in the immediate future. - Continue

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In Case You Missed It
Trump's Fascist Administration
By Jeremy Scahill
Jeremy Scahill speaks at the Anti-Inauguration event sponsored by Jacobin. - Continue

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Do Americans Have No Shame?
By Margaret Kimberley
It is time for people in this country to stop acting like aggrieved children.   - Continue

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Iraq: Airstrike kills 20 IS officials of Wilayat Baghdad in Qaim; Iraqi Ministry of Defense’s War Media Cell announced, on Sunday, that 20 officials of the so-called Wilayat Baghdad of the Islamic State group were killed by an air strike, in the district of Qaim.

Turkey kills 14 people in Iraq: Turkey’s military said it killed 14 members of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in airstrikes in northern Iraq on Saturday, as Ankara steps up a push against the group and their affiliates in Iraq and Syria.

Iraq: Coalition jets kill 13 Islamic State members in western Anbar: Jets pounded two vehicles and a rest house used by IS at the towns of Annah and Qaim, killing all of the 13 group members on board and at the house.

US soldier killed in explosion near Mosul ; A spokesperson for US Central Command said: "A US service member died from wounds sustained in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday."

35% of western Mosul still controlled by Islamic State; Iraqi Defense Minister Erfan al-Hiyali said life returned back to normal in the eastern side and that the Iraqi troops are in high spirit and making their best to secure the citizens and their properties.

Erdogan Arrests and Fires Thousands, Bans Dating Shows: While a hotly contested referendum earlier this month expanded Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s authoritarian powers — it appears the Justice and Development (AKP) party leader is wasting no time exercising them.

US-led coalition airstrikes kill 14 civilians in northern Syria : At least 14 civilians were killed by airstrikes carried out by the US-led international coalition in the outskirts of Raqqa, in northern Syria, Al Mayadeen TV channel reported on Sunday.

Moscow is ready to cooperate with Washington on Syria — Lavrov: The Russian foreign minister stressed that in order to eliminate the terrorist threat, "it is important that all those fighting terrorism in Syria join their efforts." "I mean the Russian Force and the US-led coalition,"

Kurdish-Arab force pushes back ISIL in Syria's Tabqa; Fighting rages on, with US-backed SDF controlling ahout 40 percent of strategic town near ISIL's stronghold of Raqqa.

Claims of Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks Are Total B.S.; The U.S. government has been trying to replace the Syrian government with folks who will be subservient to America since 1949... 3 years after Syria became an independent nation.

Yemeni forces kill 9 Saudi mercenaries: On Saturday, the Army and their allies killed five Saudi mercenaries in Midi District of the northwestern Hajjah Province, Yemen’s al-Masirah television network said.

US kills 8 alleged AQAP terrorists in Yemen; : The strike targeted a car in which the suspects were traveling in the Rawda region of Shabwa province, according to a Yemeni official who preferred anonymity.

German chancellor in Saudi for talks on G20 and cooperation: King Salman received Merkel in his palace in Jeddah, Spa state news agency said, adding that the two presided over a signing ceremony for several cooperation agreements in the fields of technology, energy, business and security.

Iran satellite TV head shot dead in Istanbul: The head of an Iranian satellite television network who last year was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison by a Tehran court was shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner

Why Israel Supports ISIS? : Syriana Analysis addresses the recent bombings of Israel and US on Syria, elaborating the geopolitical goals behind these strikes.

Leaked report highlights Israel lobby’s failures; The Reut Institute, founded by former government advisor Gidi Grinstein, has conceded in a secret report jointly prepared with the ADL that Israel’s efforts to thwart the Palestine solidarity movement have failed

BBC smears BDS: A BBC report on alleged “anti-Semitism” on campus failed to disclose a key interviewee’s leadership role in the pro-Israel advocacy group StandWithUs.

French forces kill 20 alleged jihadists on Mali-Burkina Faso border; A resident in a nearby village said planes dropped bombs in the area late Saturday and many jihadists fled by foot.

Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack: Two men in an ISIL and al-Qaeda-linked group killed during a security sweep in Sidi Bouzid.

U.S. Signals Possible Airstrikes in Somalia by Asking Aid Groups for Their Locations: The notice to NGOs comes a month after President Trump declared portions of the country an “area of active hostilities,” giving the military wider scope to launch strikes that could potentially kill more civilians.

Afghanistan ; 43 Armed Militants Killed In Latest Operations: As a result 43 armed militants were killed, 40 wounded and 30 others were arrested by Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.

Trump calls North Korean leader 'a pretty smart cookie' - but isn't sure if he's sane: Trump said he had “no idea” whether Kim was sane or not, but said the North Korean leader had faced a formidable challenge in taking over the country at a reported age of 27 after his father’s death

Seoul rejects Trump demand it pays for THAAD missile system: Seoul retorted that under the Status of Forces Agreement that governs the US military presence in the country, the South would provide the THAAD site and infrastructure while the US would pay to deploy and operate it.

US to deploy missile-capable drones across border from North Korea: Deployment of Grey Eagle drones, designed to carry Hellfire missiles, in the South represents significant build-up of US military muscle. It will make the North Koreans even more jumpy.

The power of propaganda; Poll: 37% of Americans see North Korea as an 'immediate threat'; And 57% see Russia as unfriendly or an enemy, as investigations into interactions between Trump campaign associates and the Russian government have continued to swirl.

Pyongyang slams Israel as ‘disturber of peace armed with illegal nukes under US patronage’: North Korea has accused Israel of being the “only illegal possessor” of nukes and threat to peace in the Middle East

Venezuela Opposition Criticizes Pope's Call for Dialogue: Henrique Capriles rejected any dialogue with the government of Nicolas Maduro to peacefully resolve the current political impasse in the country

Venezuela Celebrates 1.6 Millionth Home Built for the Poor: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will deliver on Sunday house number 1.6 million as part of the Great Venezuela Housing Mission.

Panic Bank Run Leaves Canada's Largest Alternative Mortgage Lender On Edge Of Collapse: Home Capital Group suffered a spectacular spectacular implosion last week when its stock price crashed by the most on record after HCG revealed that it had taken out an emergency $2 billion line of credit

Donald Trump invites Rodrigo Duterte to White House : Three Chinese navy ships, including a guided-missile destroyer and a guided-missile frigate, were also welcomed by officials on Sunday in Davao city, Mr Duterte's southern hometown,

Washington climate march draws massive crowd amid sweltering heat: This large-scale climate march marked U.S. President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office, which have already seen multiple rollbacks of environmental protections and Obama climate policies.

Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds: Middle-class Americans have fared worse in many ways than their counterparts in economically advanced countries in Western Europe in recent decades, according to a study released Monday by the Pew Research Center.

Fox’s Legendary Hypocrisy Is On Full Display With Underwhelming GDP Report: This is not the first time a Fox personality has backtracked on mischaracterizations of the economy in order to hype or defend the Trump administration.

Man Trump Named to Fix Mortgage Markets Figured in Infamous Financial Crisis Episode; The emerging absurd narrative that is Donald Trump naming Phillips, of all people, to head up the effort to reform the Government-Sponsored Entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

U.S. Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Replaced by Robots: About 38 percent of U.S. jobs could be at high risk of automation by the early 2030s

Tillerson puts Nikki Haley in her place. Tells her to clear comments with State Department: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acts to bring Nikki Haley, the US's out of control UN ambassador, to heel, instructing her to coordinate her comments in future with the State Department.

Trump Has Flip-Flopped. But His Supporters Aren't Upset — Or Haven't Noticed.; Despite Trump’s flip-flops on economic and foreign policy issues, most of his supporters still feel they’re getting exactly the man they voted for

Watch: Hasan Minhaj, Rosting Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner; Hasan Minhaj took full advantage of Donald Trump's absence by taking aim at the president and his administration during his monologue at the White House Correspondents' dinner.

April 28, 2017

The Rise of the Generals
By Patrick Buchanan
Where do we think this demonization of Putin and ostracism of Russia is going to lead?   - Continue

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Washington Plans to Nuke Russia and China
By Paul Craig Roberts
Washington also plans to use agents in place to assassinate as many members as possible of the Russian government.   - Continue

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There Will Be No Russophobia Reset
By Pepe Escobar
Trump may have finally shown his real face, a "housebroken dog to neocon dogma."   - Continue

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Mounting Incitements to War With Russia
By Stephen F. Cohen
Villainizing the Kremlin—without much evidence - is increasing the possibility of a US-Russian war.   - Continue

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The Mother Of All Bombs: How Badly Did It Hurt IS In Afghanistan?
By BBC
"[Dropping the bomb] was a trick to show the world that their mission was going well. - The bomb did nothing.".   - Continue

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At Reuters, ‘Not Refuting’ Is the Same as ‘Seeing’
By Jim Naureckas
“Top US General in Afghanistan Sees Russia Sending Weapons to Taliban” was Reuters’ headline over a April 25 story.   - Continue

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Israel is Providing Weaponry & Logistic Support to Terrorists in Syria: President Assad
By Telesur
Trump is puppet of US ‘deep state,’ has no ‘own’ foreign policy: Assad .   - Continue

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Women Beware: Saudia Arabia Charged with Shaping Global Standards for Women's Equality
By Medea Benjamin
The Saudi regime is notorious for its abysmal treatment of women..   - Continue

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Venezuela Ablaze
By Robert Hunziker
American media claims Maduro is a horrible despicable dictatorial creepy monster.   - Continue

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40 killed, 70 wounded in rebel-jihadist clashes near Damascus: Fierce clashes between jihadists and Islamist rebels near Damascus left at least 40 dead and 70 wounded on Friday,

Kurdish SDF Kills 23 Daesh Militants; The SDF was formed in 2015 as the defense force of northern Syria's de facto autonomous Rojava federation and is supported by the US-led coalition

Turkey says 11 Syrian Kurds killed in border clash; This was the third day in a row that clashes have been reported across the tense border after the Turkish military jets carried out airstrikes targeting the YPG fighters in the area earlier this week.

Syrian Kurds call for no-fly zone after 20 die in Turkish airstrike: Syrian Kurds angered by an overall lack of United States action to protect them from attacks have called for a no-fly zone, following Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish targets in Syria and Iraq earlier this week.

Reports: US troops deploy along Syria-Turkish border: It is a message of reassurance for the Kurds and almost a "warning message" to the Turks, he said.

Militants of Nusra Front Attack Daesh Terrorists on Syrian-Lebanese Border; Both sides have incurred losses from the attack which started from disagreements over the control of mountain trails and gorges through which both terrorist sides smuggle arms and militants.

Moscow: Israeli aggression on military site violates international law: Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman affirmed that the Israeli aggression on a military site southwest of Damascus Airport violates international law and is in the interests of terrorists.

Iraq: Airstrikes across western Mosul leave nearly 40 IS fighters dead; Coalition commanders have estimated the number of remaining IS members in Mosul by less than 1000.

Twenty civilians killed, three wounded in two attacks by Iraqi troops, coalition: Activist; “Nineteen civilians were killed in an airstrike launched by the international coalition against al-Islah al-Zeraei district, in western Mosul

Iraqi Parliament to vote on draft to ban foreign armed groups: Referring to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah said the presence of the party in Sinjar will constitute major issues for Iraq, Kurdistan Region and Turkey, noting that Turkey may continue its military operations on Sinjar.

Rand Paul: The U.S. should not fund Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen: American-built planes with American bombs were used by the Saudis to bomb a funeral procession in Yemen. Over 100 people were killed, and 500 mourners were wounded.

How Saudi Arabia Tricked American Veterans: The latest Saudi tactic—recruiting unaware American veterans to lobby their cause on Capitol Hill—crosses a line and may have run afoul of the law

Palestinian 'day of rage' in support of prisoners: At least 50 Palestinian protesters were injured in clashes with Israeli forces on a "day of rage" held across the occupied Palestinian territories

Israeli newspaper reports Trump will recognize entire Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: Trump will make the announcement during his upcoming visit to Israel, reportedly in late May

Abbas turns screw on Hamas by cutting Gaza's electricity: Abbas's Western-backed Palestinian Authority (PA) told Israel it would no longer pay for the electricity Israel supplies to Gaza, a move that could lead to a complete power shutdown, where 2 million people already endure blackouts for much of the day.

German FM refuses to take Netanyahu's phone call; In a retaliatory move, Germany Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel refused to talk with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the cancellation of a meeting over Gabriel's decision to hold talks with rights groups.

Facebook Double Standards Enable Targeting of Palestinians: Israel is arresting hundreds annually for their posts - although similar behavior by Israelis is censured neither by Facebook nor the Israeli government.

Nigerian army kills at least 15 suspected Boko Haram militants: The fighting is said to have occured Thursday morning when the fighters attacked a base in Sambisa forest in nothern Nigeria, which had been a Boko Haram stronghold

Suicide bomber kills five troops in north east Nigeria; At least five soldiers were killed and another 40 injured when a Boko Haram jihadist rammed an explosives-laden pick-up truck into a military convoy in northeast Nigeria, security sources told AFP on Friday.

How Obama and Clinton brought slavery to Libya: Their deliberate destruction of Libya was a war crime by all standards of international law.

Qaddafi Was a ‘Hero,’ Says Africa’s Longest-Serving President: The president of Equatorial Guinea, a small oil-rich country in Central Africa, said the failure to realize Qaddafi’s vision was to blame for poverty and conflict in parts of the continent.

Nick Turse, The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa ; Secret U.S. Military Documents Reveal a Constellation of American Military Bases Across That Continent

US kills Pakistani Taliban militants - regional official: A suspected U.S. drone strike killed several Pakistani Taliban militants in North Waziristan close to the Afghanistan border, a regional government official and an Islamist militant said on Thursday

Pentagon: Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan; The Pentagon said Friday that two U.S. Army Rangers killed in a night raid against an Islamic State compound in Afghanistan this week may have died from friendly fire.

N Korea 'test-fires ballistic missile'; It was fired from a site in South Pyeongan province north of Pyongyang in the early hours of Saturday morning local time, South Korea's military chiefs of staff said.

US urges UN to act on 'real' nuclear threat of North Korea or face 'catastrophic consequences': Diplomatic and financial levers of power will be backed up by a willingness to counteract North Korean "aggression" with military action if necessary,” Mr Tillerson said.

Trump talks 'major conflict' with North Korea: U.S. secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, is signaling a rare willingness to hold direct talks with North Korea in search of a diplomatic solution.

Sec. Tillerson to UN Security Council: ‘Act Before North Korea Does’; "Diplomatic and financial levers of power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action, if necessary."

Russia says strike on North Korea ‘completely unacceptable’: Moscow tells UN Security Council meeting that any military action to address nuclear proliferation by Pyongyang could have catastrophic consequences

Watch; Emergency North Korea Briefing, Secretary Rex Tillerson Chairs UN Security Council 4/28/17

The power of U.S. propaganda: 53 percent favor military action to stop North Korea nukes program: It will take military force to stop North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, a majority of voters believe -- and they tend to favor the U.S. taking that action.

Trump's demand Seoul pay for THAAD will test ties as Moon presidency looms : Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system.

Lavrov warns of consequences in deploying US global missile defense system: "The anti-missile umbrella may increase the illusion of invulnerability and impunity and lead to temptation of taking unilateral steps in the resolution of global and regional problems", Lavrov says

US Missile Defense Allows Covert Nuclear Strike Against Russia - General Staff: "US missile defense bases in Europe, missile defense vessels in seas and oceans close to Russia creates a powerful covert strike component for conducting a sudden nuclear missile strike against the Russian Federation,"

German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee, Planned Terror Attack: The man, was an officer in the German Army who held deeply xenophobic views and was planning on carrying out a “false flag” terror attack that he would blame on refugees.

Strike Against Temer’s Neoliberal Reforms Brings Brazil to a Halt: People are setting up road blockades, burning tires in the streets, and protesting the unelected government and its neoliberal labor reforms and austerity programs, with many holding signs of “Fora Temer!”

Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash; But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.

Charles Hugh Smith Are We (Collectively) Depressed?; Are we as a society becoming depressed as we repress our righteous anger and our sense of powerlessness as economic and social inequality rises?

Warhawk Wolfowitz Guiding Trump Admin On Foreign Policy; Paul Wolfowitz has heaped praise on President Donald Trump’s recent military action in Syria, as well as engaged top Trump administrators via email regarding future engagement in the Middle East

Pentagon probes Trump's former national security advisor Flynn; The Department of Defense said it was probing whether the retired lieutenant general failed to obtain required prior approval before accepting money from foreign governments.

Formerly Imprisoned Journalist Barrett Brown Taken Back Into Custody Before PBS Interview; Leiderman called the impromptu media restrictions “disgusting” and said he believed the arrest was an act of reprisal for criticizing the government.

US economic growth in first quarter slowest since 2014: The numbers were dragged down by a marked deceleration in consumer spending on goods including cars, as well as swings in inventory investment.

Trump Was Set to Kill NAFTA Until an Adviser Showed Him a Map: Trump, who does not appear to hold a great many convictions, flip-flopped in nearly every possible direction.

April 27, 2017

New Spin of North Korea-Syria ‘Axis of Evil’ Points to US War
By Finian Cunningham
Demonize, dehumanize, destroy. That’s the logic being throttled by the Trump administration toward both North Korea and Syria.   - Continue

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Trump: The Madder He Gets, The More Seriously The World Takes Him
By Robert Fisk
Now we await the battle for Korea, forgetting that earlier war which drowned the peninsula in blood.  - Continue

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From Korea To Abu Ghraib - War, Bio-Weapons, Torture And Back
By Moon Of Alabama
Considering the historical record of the United States of committing and covering up warcrimes, North Korea should stick to their nuclear and missile programs.  - Continue

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NYT’s ‘North Korea Nuke Claim Spreads Unchecked by Media
By Adam Johnson
Once again, the essential antecedents of war are being established based on anonymous “experts” and “officials,”  - Continue

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Why Is There So Little Protest Against Recent Threats of Nuclear War?
By Lawrence Wittner
People read about the situation in newspapers or watch it on the television news, while comedians joke about the madness of it all.  - Continue

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Donald Trump’s North Korea Briefing Was a Political Stunt
By Matthew Rozsa
“It felt more like a dog and pony show to me than anything else". - Continue

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Trump Now A Captive Of The Deep State
By Paul Craig Roberts
A look at the propaganda wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people. - Continue

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Palestinian and Jewish Voices Must Challenge Israel’s Past Together
By Ramzy Baroud
The Israeli leader assigned scholars to the task of fashioning an alternative history that continues to permeate Israeli thinking to this day.  - Continue

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Occupation Of The American Mind
Documentary
A look at the propaganda wars waged by Israel and its supporters to win the hearts and minds of the American people. - Continue

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The Iron Jaws of the Police State: Trump’s America Is a Constitution-Free Zone
By John W. Whitehead
Despite the corruption of Congress and the complicity of the courts, nowhere does the Constitution require absolute subservience to the government’s dictates.  - Continue

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The Looting Machine Called Capitalism
By Paul Craig Roberts
Americans are the least exceptional people in human history. Americans have no rights at all. - Continue

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10 dead after strikes on rebel-held hospitals in Syria: They were among 19 people killed as a result of strikes across rebel-held Idlib province on Thursday

Russia condemns alleged Israeli missile strike in Syria: Overnight attack, reportedly killed Iranian and Hezbollah fighters

Israel blamed for strike on Syrian military installation; Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near Damascus International Airport that shook the capital with the force of the blasts.

After Damascus blasts, Israel says, intercepts 'target' from Syria; The Israeli military deployed its Patriot missile defense system to intercept a projectile incoming from Syria above the Golan Heights.

Strikes near Damascus ‘in line with Israel policy to stop Iran arms transfers’ – Israeli minister: Katz told Israeli Army Radio that “the incident in Syria corresponds completely with Israel’s policy to act to prevent Iran's smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah in Iran,”

Iranian Defense Minister condemns Israeli attack southwest of Damascus Airport: Iranian Defense Minister Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehghan condemned the Israeli aggression that targeted one of the military positions southwest of Damascus International Airport.

Mad Dog Mattis Will Now Get To Decide How Many Troops To Send To Fight ISIS; After years of tight White House management, the Pentagon will now have a freer hand in deciding how many of its troops are deployed in the war against ISIS and when they are sent there

US pressure could force Britain to join anti-Assad airstrikes, suggests Boris Johnson: Britain could bomb the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad without first gaining the approval of MPs, says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

US Says Turkey Conducted ‘Unsafe’ Air Strikes in Syria, Killing US Partners; Turkey, a U.S. NATO ally, conducted airstrikes in northern Syria on Monday night, killing “a significant number” of Kurdish YPG fighters, who have been “very important to the fight against ISIS,”

Turkey says detains 1,000 'secret imams' in police purge: Turkish authorities said they had arrested more than a thousand "secret Imams" who had infiltrated police forces on behalf of a U.S.-based cleric accused by President Tayyip Erdogan of trying to topple him last July.

New Zealand, Australia to Send Additional Troops to Iraq; One-hundred New Zealand and 300 Australian soldiers will be deployed to Iraq next week as part of Operation OKRA, Australia’s contribution to the anti-Islamic State (IS) international efforts.

Two Saudi soldiers killed patrolling near Yemen border; The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement that Sergeant Jaber Ahmed Yatimi and Vice Sergeant Muhammad Musa Jaber al-Raythi were killed on Thursday morning in a simultaneous landmine explosion and rocket attack.

Trump has Major Trip to Saudi Arabia Planned, will Discuss Massive Weapons Deal for Saudis: During the visit Trump will discuss a proposed arms package for the Saudis, which would include a massive missile defense system as well as civilian nuclear technology.

Number of Ethiopians needing food aid surges to 7.7 million due to drought: Some areas of Ethiopia's Oromiya, Amhara, and SNNP regions are now facing severe water shortages, in addition to areas where the main harvests had failed this year

10 Iranian guards killed at Pakistani border, Tasnim news agency reports; The militant group called Jaish al Adl, or the Army of Justice, has claimed responsibility, the report said.

US kills 7 alleged militants in Pakistan: At least seven alleged militants were killed on Thursday in missile strikes by a US pilotless aircraft in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan.

U.S. Keeps Its Military Threat Alive : The top U.S. military commander for Asia said in testimony before a House committee that the U.S. was amassing naval military force near the Korean Peninsula,

Pushing propaganda: Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, U.S. commander tells Congress: The Pentagon needs to consider deploying new anti-ballistic missile systems and a defensive radar to Hawaii to protect against a growing threat from North Korea.

Abe, Putin: N. Korea end provocative acts: Putin and Abe said they had agreed to cooperate closely to try to help defuse tensions around the secretive Asian state and that both wanted to see a resumption of six-party international talks with North Korea.

China to go on with drills, weapons tests in response to THAAD deployment – Defense Ministry: "The deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea damages the regional strategic balance and stability. The Chinese side is resolutely opposed to this," Defense Ministry spokesman

US test-fires ICBM traveling 4,000 miles to South Pacific: The U.S. Air Force test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile which traveled over 4,000 miles before splashing down in the South Pacific after launching early Wednesday from a base in California.

Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office: The 27-year-old man was detained by counter-terrorism officers on Parliament Street, a stone's throw from the parliament building, during a stop-and-search in an ongoing security operation, police said.

Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election: In her second presidential contest after placing third in 2012, the 48-year-old Le Pen deployed all her political experience to spring a campaign trap that her 39-year-old rival fell headfirst into

Crashing Canadian Mortgage Lender Bailed-Out By 321,000 Retired Healthcare Workers; The country's largest mortgage lender, was no surprise that a bailout had been orchestrated, and now we know the source of the $1.5 billion 'loan' - 321,000 retired healthcare workers in Ontario.

Trump’s Tax Cut Giveaway for Monied Interests: Fact: The most notable US growth industry is poverty.,

Still Confused About Trump's 1-Page Tax Plan? Goldman Explains It All: Yesterday's 1-page "tax plan" was a Goldman creation - who better to explain what Trump had in mind than Goldman Sachs, which it did overnight

Trump: Leaving NAFTA would be 'shock to the system': "I decided rather than terminating NAFTA, which would be a pretty big, you know, shock to the system, we will renegotiate,” Trump said before a meeting with Argentina’s president in the Oval Office.

Ex-spy admits anti-Trump dossier unverified: Mr. Steele has not spoken publicly about his disputed opposition research project, but for the first time he is being forced to talk in a London court through his attorneys.

Dems issue shutdown threat over ObamaCare repeal vote: House Democrats will oppose a short-term spending bill if Republican leaders attempt to expedite an ObamaCare repeal bill this week, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) warned Thursday.

UN warned Trump that ObamaCare repeal could violate international law: The warning was sent to the State Department and reportedly said the U.N. expressed “serious concern” about the prospective loss of health coverage for 30 million people.

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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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