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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

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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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Two Stories in the Same Day Show
That the U.S. Is Rotten to the Core

By Ted Rall

Still think the United States is governed by decent people? That the system isn't totally corrupt and obscenely unfair? Two stories that broke April 23 ought to wake you up. Continue

Are All Dead Innocents Equal?

By Joe Clifford

The latest drone strike that killed two Americans demonstrates the complete hypocrisy of the American people and the President.

Freedom and the Omnipotent Power to Assassinate

By Jacob G. Hornberger

As a kid growing up, did you ever think you’d live under a government that had the omnipotent power to assassinate you and every other American citizen?

EU Refugee Crisis Made by... the EU

By Finian Cunningham

European governments are battening down the hatches of "Fortress Europe" to make sure that migrants don't reach their shores.

Stephen Cohen: "Isolating Russia" Really Means Regime Change


“Equating Putin with Adolf Hitler is another example of how our new cold warriors are recklessly damaging US national security in vital areas where Putin’s cooperation is essential.”

Pakistan Enters The New Silk Road

By Pepe Escobar

Eight JF-17 Thunder fighter jets escorting Chinese President Xi Jinping on board an Air China Boeing as he enters Pakistani air space. And these JF-17s are built as a China-Pakistan joint project.

Video: “Death To The Arabs”


This disturbing video shows Israeli youths, escorted by police and occupation forces, marching through the Old City of Jerusalem chanting “mavet la’aravim” – “death to the Arabs”

Armenian Genocide
Turkey's Day of Denial Amid Remembrance for a Genocide in All But Name

By Robert Fisk

They were brave Turks and they were brave Armenians, the descendants of the murderers of 1915 and the descendants of their victims.

And The Band Played Waltzing Mathilda


Those who were living did their best to survive
In that mad world of death, blood and fire
For ten weary weeks I kept myself alive
While around me the corpses piled higher.

Maryland Governor Sends Troopers as Protests Mount Over Police Murder of Freddie Gray

By Barry Grey

Democratic officials are beginning to raise the red herring of “outside agitators” to divert attention from the murderous actions of the police.

We must disband the police: Body cameras aren’t enough — only radical change will stop cops who kill

By George Ciccariello-Maher

The courts, the media, and the political system are designed to back killer cops. Only radical change will work.

Obama, TPP, Corporate “Free Traitors” and You!

By Ralph Nader

No single column can adequately describe this colossal betrayal – camouflaged by phrases like “free trade” and “win-win agreements.”

Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Toppling’ the 1%…While Being Bankrolled by the 1%

By Nick Bernabe

Wall Street knows it’s all politics. They continue funneling money into her campaign knowing that once she gets into office everything will be just fine for the 1%.

60 Syrian troops killed in militant attack on northwestern town: At least 60 members of the Syrian government forces were killed during a broad offensive by al-Qaida-linked militants on a northwestern Syrian town, a monitoring group said Saturday.

Syrian rebels take 'almost all' of key government city in Idlib province: A coalition of rebel forces, including al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and the powerful Saudi-backed Jaysh al-Islam, took control of “almost all” of the city of Jisr al-Shughur on Saturday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen, raids kill more than 90: At least 92 people have been killed in Saudi-led coalition air strikes and fighting between supporters of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and his opponents in southern Yemen.

Kerry Backs Saudi Strikes in Yemen as Long as Houthis Fight: Secretary of State John Kerry is backing Saudi Arabian airstrikes against Houthi rebels as long as the rebels persist in attacking Yemeni government forces.

‘We’ve arrived’: ISIS wing in Yemen releases first video, threatens Houthis: The Islamic State has declared its official presence in war-torn Yemen as the jihadists posted a video online, threating to “cut the throats” of Shiite Houthi rebels.

15 security personnel killed in Iraq car bombings: At least 15 security personnel were killed and 22 others wounded when three suicide car bombers struck the positions of border guards on Saturday at a border crossing point with Jordan in Iraq, a security source said.

12 soldiers killed in Iraq’s Anbar: ISIS killed two senior officers and 10 other soldiers in a suicide bombing and heavy fighting in Iraq's Anbar province, a general said on Saturday.

Israeli occupation forces kill 16yo Palestinian wielding butcher’s knife: A Sixteen-year-old Palestinian armed with a large knife was shot dead by Israeli troops in eastern Jerusalem. Israeli police said he tried to attack border patrol officers near a checkpoint.

Palestinians in Jerusalem go on strike after teen killed by Israeli security: Businesses were shuttered in occupied East Jerusalem and Israeli police were deployed across the city in anticipation of potential unrest.

Buying Jewish votes : Ted Cruz: Cancel Iran deal and move embassy to Jerusalem: Sen. Ted Cruz promises a bold shift in U.S. foreign policy if he's elected president that would cancel President Obama's arms deal with Iran and move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

19 Reasons Why You Should Never Visit Iran: No doubt you’ve heard a lot about Iran in the media. - Here we present 19 reasons you should never, ever, visit this godforsaken land.

Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 1,500: More than 1,000 people have been killed in Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years, police say. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck an area of central Nepal between the capital, Kathmandu, and the city of Pokhara.

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead: Prominent rights activist killed shortly after hosting an event on people missing in Balochistan at her Karachi cafe.

China’s Offering a World Bank Alternative — and U.S. Allies Are Signing Up: News Analysis - Beijing is only too happy to offer an alternative to Western-dominated international finance. What's more surprising is that leading Western economies are signing up.

Four militants killed while making bombs in Egypt: Police said the suspected militants were members of the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood movement of former president Mohamed Mursi, whom the army toppled in 2013.

One killed as Ukrainian Forces Open Fire on Humanitarian Aid Convoy: Ukrainian forces opened fire on Russian humanitarian aid convoy ‘Relief Fund Novorossiya’. One member of the convoy was killed, one wounded, six captured.

Shock Video: Ukrainian Neo-Nazis Nail Rebel Fighter to Cross, Burn Him Alive: Video - US-backed militants carry out brutal execution

US alarmed by Greek energy alliance with Russia: The US is scrambling to head off a Greek pipeline deal with Russia, fearing a disastrous change in the strategic balance of the Eastern Mediterranean as Greece’s radical-Left government drifts into the Kremlin’s orbit.

What happens if Greece can’t pay its debts?: The standoff between a leftwing government and the financial powers of the EU is near to breaking point. What if the worst happens?

Greece's Piraeus Bank offers relief to poverty-stricken borrowers: - Piraeus Bank will write off credit cards and retail loans up to 20,000 euros ($21,484) for Greeks who qualify for help under a law the leftist government passed to provide relief to poverty-stricken borrowers, it said on Thursday.

War criminal says - "We all bleed when we lose an American life," : Obama defends US intelligence after killing hostages deaths: A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.

Police dash cam video shows cop shooting and paralyzing unarmed man: Video - A Florida man was riding his bike and talking on his cellphone when he was stopped by a police officer in 2013 and shot four times in the back, according to new dashcam video obtained by WPTV and The Palm Beach Post.

Cop Ruptures Man’s Spleen, Fellow Cops Laugh, Take Pics, as He lays Dying, Begging for Help'; Video -An Orlando cop has been arrested after surveillance video showed him violently kneeing a handcuffed man. But further investigation into the matter shows that his fellow officers were not only complicit in covering it up, but also sadistically laughed as the man lay bleeding internally in the cell.

Video Captures Homeless Man Being Punched, Hogtied by LAPD: Attorney: Cellphone video released Wednesday shows eight Los Angeles Police Department officers using a Taser on Samuel Calhoun Arrington, as well as hogtying him and repeatedly punching him on the Venice boardwalk near Sunset Avenue and Ocean Front Walk (map), attorney Nazareth Haysbert said.

Protesters Vow to ‘Shut Down’ Baltimore After New Disclosures About Freddie Gray’s Death: Protesters who’ve been holding demonstrations almost daily this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

Newly Elected Black Mayor Locked Out Of City Hall By Police - : Earlier this week, news surfaced that the election of an African-American mayor had had prompted police officers in Parma, Missouri to resign in protest. Today's news from Kinloch, Missouri is much, much more disturbing.

Petraeus Gets Leniency for Leaking — And Risen’s CIA Source Should Too, His Lawyers Say: Lawyers for Jeffrey Sterling, urged today that Sterling “not receive a different form of justice” than David Petraeus, the former general and CIA director who has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for leaking classified information to his biographer.

April 24, 2015

EU Allies Pay for America’s Global Conflict and Refugees

By Finian Cunningham

Europe’s refugee crisis is just another American bill for the latter’s legacy of global conflict – a bill that is being dumped at the European allies’ door to pay.

Obama Wades Further into Yemen

By Sheldon Richman

Why does the Obama administration risk war with Iran while embracing the mischievous agendas of Wahhabi Saudi Arabia and Israel.

"Targeted" Drone Strikes Are Rather Random Murder

By Moon Of Alabama

Someone should probably start to drone-murder random people in the U.S. That might change the perspective.

Saudi Arabia Does a Gaza in Yemen

By Soraya-Sepehrpour-Ulrich

Washington is aiding the Wahhabi regime of Saudi Arabia create a safe haven for al-Qaeda by providing intelligence and weaponry to the Wahhabis to kill the Houthis.

Organizations Across Canada Oppose Government Effort To Criminalize Criticism Of Israel

By Sid Shniad

It must be stressed that it is not anti-Semitic to criticize the state of Israel. Those who equate such criticism with a hatred of Jewish people are simply attempting to silence Israel’s critics. 

Professors for Israel try to Shut Down Lancet

By Jonathan Cook

Those committed to protecting Israel at all costs are desperate to shut down those spaces. It is important that we don’t let them succeed.

Noam Chomsky: Media, NATO, ISIS, Free Trade Agreements & Humanity (2015 NEW)

By Noam Chomsky

There is always some invented enemy, which is about to destroy us, which we have to defend ourselves against"

Corrupt to the Core

The Clintons, Crony Capitalism, and American Foreign Policy

By Justin Raimondo

The Clinton Foundation scandal is all about the corruption of empire.

Judge Sentences David Petraeus to 75% of One Speaking Fee

By Marcy Wheeler

According to SpeakerPedia, Petraeus makes upwards of $132,750 for each speech.

Philadelphians Know All About Police Murder by Van Ride

By Dave Lindorff

Here in Philadelphia, Police have long enjoyed giving arrested men who mouth off to them during arrests what is known fondly in the department as a “nickel ride.”

The Church And The American Sniper

By Max McNabb

No one seems to have questioned whether it was appropriate for a church to celebrate the deeds of a man who wrote that he found killing “fun” and wished he could have killed more.

The Green Fields Of France

Video - The Fureys and Davey Arthur.

I see by your gravestone you were only 19
When you joined the glorious fallen in 1916,
Well, I hope you died quick and I hope you died clean
Or, Willie McBride, was it slow and obscene?

You Say You Want a Revolution?

By Eric Peters

It is no coincidence that “law enforcement” is sliding into general disrepute – even outright loathing. And the same goes for “authority” generally. People are questioning. And beginning, many of them, to see. Our task is to encourage this. And to be patient. To resist the temptation to lose hope – and lash out. Continue

Postcard from the End of America: Silicon Valley

By Linh Dinh

It is estimated that nearly 20% of the homes being sold in the Bay Area are being snatched up by foreign buyers, paying cash, with about half of them Chinese.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Death of the Republic

By Ellen Brown

TPP is blatantly unconstitutional.

Iraqi military 'kills 250 Isis fighters' and re-takes swathes of territory: Lieutenant General Abdul Amir al Shammari told Sky News his forces had killed “more than 250 terrorists in the past few days”

20 killed in Al Anbar: A total of 20 people, including 13 Islamic State (IS) militants, were killed and 16 others injured as clashes broke out in the Al Anbar province of Iraq on Friday.

Iraqi General, 3 Officers Killed in Islamic State Ambush: Fighters from the Islamic State group ambushed an Iraqi army convoy on Friday with a bulldozer packed with explosives, killing the commander of the Iraqi 1st Division and three of his staff officers north of Fallujah, said military officials.By Glenn Greenwald

IS kills 10 people, shoots down plane in Syria: Islamic State (IS) militants killed 10 people, many of them Kurds, in northern Syria on Friday and shot down a military aircraft in the south of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, or SOHR, reported.

More fighting, air strikes in Yemen, civilian death toll exceeds 550: The civilian death toll from the fighting and airstrikes since the bombing started on March 26 has reached an estimated 551 people, the United Nations said on Friday. Its children's agency UNICEF said at least 115 children were among the dead.

Outrage after S African minister denied entry to Israel: South Africa demands explanation from Tel Aviv after minister is denied visa to visit Israel for diplomatic work. Nzimande's spokesperson told local media that the denial of the visa had caused a "serious diplomatic problem".

Lancet medical journal accused of ‘hate speech’ on Israeli aggression in Gaza: The controversy arose after the Lancet, an internationally renowned publication, released an article deemed to be deeply critical of Israel’s conduct in Gaza.

Armenia marks emotional centenary of Ottoman massacres: The leaders of France and Russia on Friday joined ceremonies marking the centenary of the massacre of some 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman forces, a hugely emotional event that remains a diplomatic minefield.

Turkey 'condemns' Putin comments on Armenia genocide: Turkey on Friday condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin for referring to genocide during commemorations of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians during World War I. The foreign ministry said "we reject and condemn... (Putin's) characterisation of 1915 events as genocide despite all our warnings and calls".

What refusal to say 'Armenian genocide' says about Obama: As a presidential candidate in 2008, Barack Obama promised to be the first American president to refer to the Turkish mass killing of Armenians that began in 1915 as “genocide.”. But on this anniversary, the 100th, President Obama has once again avoided the word.

13 killed in fighting near Algeria-Tunisia border: Tunisia's defence ministry says 10 militants have been killed in fighting along the border with Algeria. Three soldiers were also killed in the fighting in the mountainous Kasserine region, and seven others wounded, ministry spokesman Belhassen Oueslati said.

Five people killed in DR Congo by suspected Ugandan rebels.: Five people were hacked to death overnight in the Beni region of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an area where ruthless Ugandan rebels are active, an official source said Friday.

One protester dead as Guinea police, opposition clash: Guinean security forces beat one man to death during anti-government protest in the opposition stronghold of Labe on Thursday (April 23), the government said.

Cameron: 'We made right decision on Libya': Responding to Labour leader Ed Miliband's claims today that the coalitions lack of planning was partly to blame for the migrant crisis, Mr Cameron said that it was "the responsibility of the traffickers and gangs".

White House admits: we didn't know who drone strike was aiming to kill: the US continues to launch lethal operations without the necessity of knowing who specifically it seeks to kill, a practice that has come to be known as a “signature strike”.

Afghan Reconstruction Aid Missing: The U.S. Defense Department can't say what happened to $1.3 billion

Russia's Defense Ministry Says U.S. Troops Are in Eastern Ukraine: Igor Konashenkov was quoted as saying that U.S. troops were training Ukrainian forces not only in western Ukraine "as Ukrainian television channels show, but directly in the combat zone in the area of Mariupol, Severodonetsk, Artyomovsk and Volnovakha."

Bin Laden-linked terror cell planned Vatican attack – prosecutor: Italian police have issued 18 arrest warrants for Sardinia-based terror suspects with Al-Qaeda links who may have been planning an attack on the Vatican. Two of the alleged jihadists are believed to be former bodyguards of Osama Bin Laden.

NSA had German spies target Euro allies: German spies targeted politicians in friendly European nations and inside Germany for surveillance on behalf of the US National Security Agency (NSA), a media report revealed on Thursday

EU rescue ships head for Libya, as migrants die also in Balkans: - British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants drowned last weekend on a boat heading for Italy.

UN human rights chief slams UK 'anti-migrant' article: UK media urged to tackle hate speech after The Sun paper publishes article that compares migrants to "cockroaches".

A Reflection of Our Barbarity: Jailing Immigrant Mothers and Babies: Hundreds of undocumented families who have fled from poverty, violence and organized crime in Central American countries are locked up in “residential centers” The families are imprisoned while awaiting their immigration hearings.

Republicans Look to Maintain Blockade After Failing to Prevent Cuba's Removal From US Terror List: With Republicans unable to stop Cuba's removal from U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, they plan to focus on maintaing the economic blockade.

April 23, 2015

US-backed Criminal Slaughter in Yemen Revealed

By Finian Cunningham

Bombing and massacring with one hand, and then with the other handing out bandages and analgesics to mutilated children. 

Houthi Weapon Bonanza - a Gift From USA

By Gareth Porter

The flurry of media excitement over the US Navy sending another warship to intercept an Iranian flotilla of arms is an odd bit of burlesque that ought to be in an embarrassment.

Yemen: Saudis To Arm "Popular Committees" (aka Al Qaeda)

By Moon Of Alabama

Al Qaeda, especially in the form of "popular committees" like the "Sons of Hadhramaut", are friends and tools to be armed and used to Saudi advantage.

In US Propaganda Exercise
Obama Apologizes, For Murdering Innocent Hostages In Pakistan

By Paige Lavender

"it is a cruel and bitter truth that in the fog of war generally, and in our fight against terrorists specifically, mistakes...can occur."

How NATO Kills Africans in the Club Med

By Pepe Escobar

Humanitarian imperialism has led, according to Amnesty International, "to the largest refugee disaster since the Second World War."

What Explains the Power of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Middle Finger?

By Glenn Greenwald

Tsarnaev’s middle finger provoked seemingly as much disgust as the murders for which he has been convicted because it represented his refusal to submissively play the role assigned to those who are to be punished.

A Letter of Apology to My Grandson
A Pox on Twenty-First-Century America

By Tom Engelhardt

What were we thinking when we let them spend something like a trillion dollars a year on what was called “national security” in order to leave us in a world that may have little security at all?

US Public Relations Exercise
Petraeus In Court For Sentencing Over Leaked Secrets

By Agencies

As part of an agreement filed with prosecutors in March, the government will not seek any prison time.

Greece’s Yanis Varoufakis: The Medicine of Austerity Is Not Working, We Need a New Treatment

Video - Democracy Now!

The country has ordered all state bodies to place their cash reserves in the nation’s central bank, the Bank of Greece, as it struggles to stay afloat.

If a Clinton Were to Marry a Bush, the US Could Cancel Elections

By Bryan MacDonald

A country pretty much established in opposition to hereditary elites now has the most closed political system in the Western world.

Air raids kill 23 rebels in Yemen: At least 23 Yemeni rebels were killed in fresh Saudi-led coalition air strikes Thursday on their positions in the southern town of Daleh, a government official there said.

US Kills 7 People in Yemen: Seven suspected al-Qaeda militants were killed in an apparent U.S. drone strike on the Yemeni port city of Mukalla which the militants overran earlier this month, a local official said Wednesday.

Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes throughout Yemen: residents: Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition pounded Houthi militiamen and military bases with at least 20 air strikes throughout Yemen on Thursday, residents said, despite Riyadh saying it was winding down its campaign.

Yemen's rebels press their offensive in south: Yemen's rebels pressed their offensive in the country's south, apparently ignoring an overture from Saudi Arabia earlier this week, while the kingdom's warplanes continued to target their positions Thursday, officials said.

Yemen: Separatists will not lay down weapons even if airstrikes end ; South Yemen separatists tell MEE that they won't stop battling the Houthis until they get independence from the north

US citizens fleeing Yemen tell of abandonment (VIDEO): Some 20 American citizens were among the 200 evacuated on Wednesday night by two Russian planes from Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition continues bombings.

Iraq: 8 pilgrims killed by suicide bomb: Police and a local official said the attack happened overnight near the town of Balad as the group were returning from a Shiite shrine in the city of Samarra.

New rebel offensive in northwestern Syria: everal hard-line Syrian rebel groups pushed a new offensive against government forces in northwestern Syria Thursday, less than a month after seizing control of the provincial capital there.

Russia arms Iraq, Syria to help combat Islamic State: Lavrov; "We are helping both Iraq and Syria, possibly more effectively than anyone else, by providing weapons to their armies and security forces," Lavrov said, without giving details of the weapons.

Obama: US could ‘penetrate’ Iran S-300 defense system: US President Barack Obama warned that the US could penetrate any air defense system Iran has, should a military option be needed, playing down concerns over Russia’s decision to supply advanced S-300 surface-to-air missiles to Tehran last week.

Kahlon, Netanyahu reach coalition pact in latest meeting; Moshe Kahlon’s Kulanu party will have charge of the planning administration if the party joins Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition, the two men decided Tuesday.

War criminal: Tony Blair Faces Pressure Over Role as Middle East Envoy: Qatar telecoms company helped by ex-PM became donor to Cherie Blair’s foundation

Taliban Attack Afghan Checkpoint, Killing 9 Guards: The Taliban stormed a police checkpoint in a northwestern province in Afghanistan and killed nine border guards

Eight civilians killed in Afghan bombing: A roadside bomb killed eight members of an Afghan family, including children, just hours after the Taliban claimed their upcoming spring offensive would “safeguard” civilian lives, officials said on Thursday.

70 People Killed Every Day in Afghanistan During 2014 : “2014 marks the year of heaviest casualty in Afghanistan since the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights started to launch reports in 2009,” said Simonovic, speaking at the U.N. headquarters in New York City. Simonovic added that ground combat surpassed improvised explosive devices as the leading cause of killings in the country

Obama Apologizes, For Murdering Innocent Hostages In Pakistan: President Barack Obama gave a statement Thursday after the White House announced U.S. drone strikes had killed innocent American and Italian hostages in Pakistan, saying he takes full responsibility for the operation.

N. Korea could have up to 20 nuclear warheads – Chinese sources; North Korea could already possess up to 20 nuclear warheads and have a capacity to double its arsenal by next year, according to Chinese nuclear experts, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Angolan police say 22 killed in clashes with religious sect: 13 members of a millenarian Christian sect and Nine Angolan policemen have been killed in clashes in the last week in the central Huambo province, police said, in violence local officials say is being stoked by the main opposition UNITA party.

Libya: Tripoli: Bombing our coast 'unacceptable': Libya’s Tripoli government will not accept Europe bombing sites presumed to belong to Libyan people smugglers and would “confront it”, the Salvation Government’s Foreign Minister is warning.

Militants blow up mosque in Libya’s Tripoli: Unknown militants blew up on Thursday an ancient mosque in Libyan capital Tripoli frequented by Sufi Muslims, eyewitnesses have said.

Fact or propaganda? U.S. says Russia boosting military presence on Ukraine border: - The United States on Wednesday accused Russia of building up air defense systems inside eastern Ukraine and of involvement in training exercises of pro-Russian separatists in the area in breach of a European-brokered cease-fire agreement.

MIT Professor: Greater Chance of Accidental Nuclear War Now Than During the Cold War: Changing technical conditions and issues, unstable political environments and geopolitical tensions are producing a greater danger of accidental nuclear war between the US and Russia than during the Cold War

Russian foreign minister notes many illogical wars followed Obama's Nobel peace prize: "There were many hopes for Obama, there was the Nobel peace prize but a lot of wars followed, which were absolutely illogical and did not meet the interests of stability in certain regions," Lavrov said in an interview with three radio stations,

France to refund Moscow for undelivered 'Mistral' warship; Moscow had paid in advance for the Mistral vessels and another warship that France had promised to deliver, but Paris suspended the deal, accusing Russia of siding with separatists in eastern Ukraine.

US 'Acting against Gazprom Moves in Greece': The US is seeking to block a proposal Gazprom made in Athens on a Greek leg of the so-called "Turkish Stream" pipeline, the Greek Foreign Minister has said.

EU reportedly plans to kick out 29 of every 30 refugees: The EU plans to allow only 5,000 refugees for resettlement by asylum seekers in response to the Mediterranean refugee crisis, reports the Guardian. Last year alone 150,000 people arrived in Southern Europe after surviving a trip across the sea.

U.N. says EU must do more to save migrants, admit refugees: Europe must urgently set up an effective rescue operation for migrants at sea and commit to receiving significantly higher numbers of refugees, top U.N. officials and the International Organization for Migration said on Thursday.

It Just Cost Deutsche Bank $25,000 Per Employee To Keep Its Libor Manipulating Bankers Out Of Jail: And so another historic scandal involving the manipulation and rigging of one of the most important global markets, that of Libor which is the reference security for several hundred trillion in derivatives, goes in the history books.

Argentina, Russia Ink US$5Bn in Energy Deals : Russia and Argentina agreed Thursday to consider stamping out the use of the U.S. dollar for bilateral trade, along with a slew of other high level deals.

Puerto Rico officials warn government shutdown imminent: - Puerto Rico's top finance officials said the government of the U.S. territory will likely shutdown in three months because of a looming liquidity crisis and warned of a devastating impact on the island's economy.

These Are the Happiest Countries in the World: The U.S. ranks No. 15 among 158 countries in the World Happiness Report 2015

Trade bill key to Pacific pact clears Senate panel; Legislation to give the White House "fast track" authority to nail down a Pacific trade pact cleared its first hurdle in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday as a committee backed the bill and sent it to the full Senate for consideration.

Oklahoma City Bombing Breakthrough: If correct, this could fundamentally alter Americans’ understanding of the way their government goes about protecting American lives—or, in the case of Oklahoma City, failing to… with tragic results.

Videographer: Freddie Gray was folded like 'origami'; He found his friend handcuffed, "screaming for his life," and planted face down on the ground with one Baltimore bicycle police officer's knee on his neck and the other bicycle officer bending his legs backward so that Gray's heels were in his back

Freddie Gray death: Protests grow; cop union compares them to 'lynch mob': As protesters decrying Freddie Gray's death rallied in Baltimore on Thursday, anger mounted over a police union's comparison of the protest to a "lynch mob."

Mother sues police who 'stripped and photographed her daughter's body' after fatal car crash : Sheriff's deputies undressed the body of a 20-year-old car crash victim then took inappropriate nude photos of her at the side of the road, her mother has claimed.

How a Broken Tail Light Can Be a Death Sentence in the USA: We've created a perfect storm of poverty, fear, social control and racially charged policing.

Supreme Court: Police can’t hold suspects without probable cause, to wait for drug-sniffing dog; What does this mean for you, if you're a law-abiding citizen stopped by over-aggressive cops over something trivial, then detained? As my friend Patrick Ball of put it, “If the police *ask* you to wait, politely decline, ask if you're being detained, and if not, drive away.”

Twenty-eight percent of workers have less than $1,000 in savings that could be applied toward their retiremen. 57 percent say they have less than $25,000 in retirement savings.

As Colombian Oil Money Flowed To Clintons, State Department Took No Action To Prevent Labor Violations: When workers at the country’s largest independent oil company staged a strike in 2011, the Colombian military rounded them up at gunpoint and threatened violence if they failed to disband, according to human rights organizations.

Clinton charities will refile tax returns, audit for other errors: Hillary Clinton's family's charities are refiling at least five annual tax returns after a Reuters review found errors in how they reported donations from governments, and said they may audit other Clinton Foundation returns in case of other errors.

Head transplant: Man will be attached to new body in under an hour and aim is immortality, doctor says ; The procedure — which Canavero has admitted is just a first step towards his ultimate aim of creating immortality — will see a man's head removed and placed on a donor's body.

April 22, 2015

What Does Putin Want?

By Rostislav Ishchenko

That which cannot be held, and will be taken by the enemy, must be damaged as much as possible so that the enemy’s victory is more costly than defeat.

How the U.S. Contributed to Yemen’s Crisis

By Stephen Zunes

Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.

EU’s Israel-Palestine Policy Is Out Of Touch With Reality

By Alan Hart

The prime cause of the rising, global tide of anti-Israelism and the creeping transformation of it into anti-Semitism is the Zionist state’s policies and actions.

Video of Islamic State Capabilities Impresses Military Experts

By McClatchy News

This video isn’t from a multi-million-dollar American drone. It’s from a drone operated by the Islamic State that likely cost a few thousand dollars.

War and Religion

By Philip Giraldi

Perhaps those jokes about the GOP disbanding and declaring Netanyahu as their leader are not so funny after all.

Lindsey Graham’s “All-Jewish Cabinet”

By Eli Clifton and Jim Lobe

If I put together a finance team that will make me financially competitive enough to stay in this thing… I may have the first all-Jewish cabinet in America because of the pro-Israel funding. [Chuckles.]

War—–The Birth And Health Of The State

By Dan Sanchez

War causes a country to regress from a diverse civilization to a uniform herd locked in fight-or-flight mode, and easily driven by the government.

The Secret Country Again Wages War On Its Own People

By John Pilger

Genocide is a word Australians hate to hear. Genocide happens in other countries, not the "lucky" society that per capita is the second richest on earth.

Truth Is Washington’s Enemy

Paul Craig Roberts

Not many Americans,educated or not, understand that Washington with the cooperation of its presstitute media has defined truth as a threat.

GOP, Not Laughing

By Steven Jonas

Ted Cruz: another insignificant man clawing his way up the corrupt pyramid of American power.

Welcome To The USA
Police Officer Throws Grandfather to the Ground, Paralyzing Him - Video

By Rev. Jeff Hood

The dirty secret about the attack on Sureshbhai Patel is that a homeowner called in and reported him as, "...a skinny black guy, he's got a toboggan on, he's really skinny."

Capitalism and the Global Police State
Crisis of Humanity and the Specter of 21st Century Fascism

By Prof William I. Robinson

Global capitalism now couples human and natural history in such a way as to threaten to bring about what would be the sixth mass extinction in the known history of life on earth.

Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Must Watch - By Prince Ea

I think I speak for the rest of us when I say,
sorry, sorry we left you our mess of a planet.
Sorry that we were too caught up in our own doings to do something.
Sorry we listened to people who made excuses,
to do nothing.

At least 42 dead in rebel-ISIS clashes near Damascus: activists: "At least 30 Islamist rebels and 12 fighters from IS were killed in fighting since Tuesday" in the hilly region of Qalamun, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

10 killed in two bomb blasts in Iraq: At least 10 people were killed and 35 wounded in two bomb blasts in central Iraq on Wednesday, a police source said.

Fighting and fresh air strikes mark new phase in Yemen: The Saudi-led coalition reportedly conducted fresh air strikes on Yemen on Wednesday, hours after it said it had ended a four-week air campaign against Houthi fighters.

A Saudi Prince Just Promised Bentleys To Every Pilot Bombing Yemen: I congratulate your success of Operation Decisive Storm and the start of Operation Restore Hope. In appreciation of the 100 Saudi pilots which carried this out I will be gifting them 100 Bentley cars.

Israel Deported Them. Then ISIS Cut Off Their Heads: Three of the Ethiopian Christians beheaded by ISIS were living in Israel—until the government got them to leave.

‘NYT’ addresses pro-Israel donors’ influence over Congress: The New York Times has finally done it: an honest piece about the Israel lobby’s financial influence over Congress. The Republican side of the aisle, anyway. Reporter Eric Lipton explains that the Republican orthodoxy on Israel is a reflection of big money:

A lesson from the New York Times on how to mislead with numbers: This New York Times article reminds us that design is just as much an editorial tool as it is a tool of aesthetics, usability and user experience. Use your power as a designer wisely.

Pakistan: 22 militants killed in fresh aerial strikes in North Waziristan: Pakistan's Air Attacks22 insurgents were after Pakistani fighter jets targeted their hideouts ahead of Datta Khil area in North Waziristan last night, a statement issued Wednesday by Pakistani military’s Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) states.

Afghanistan: 12 militants killed in military operations: Twelve militants have been killed during military operations across the country in past 24 hours, a statement issued Tuesday morning by the Ministry of Interior states.

Afghanistan: Two people killed, two injured in Nangarhar explosions: Two people were killed and two others wounded in separate explosions in eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday.

Police officer, conscript killed in Cairo: “Two unidentified gunmen opened fire on the car of Colonel Wael Tahoon while he was on his way to work. Tahoon and a conscript who was driving the car died after the shooting,”

Anti-ISIL rally turns violent in Ethiopia: "We are tired of speeches and propaganda! We want action! Revenge for our brothers!" shouted a group of youths, referring to Ethiopians seen apparently being beheaded or shot in a video released on Sunday by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Libya.

Over 50% Europeans do not trust mainstream media coverage of Ukraine crisis - poll: The majority of Europeans - UK, French, German and Greek residents among them - distrust mainstream media coverage of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a recent poll targeting over 4,000 people, reveals.

‘Where’s our money?’ Thousands of coal miners blockade Ukrainian govt: Thousands of coal miners from eastern Ukraine have taken to the streets in capital Kiev, protesting the closure of coal mines and demanding salary debts repaired. The protesters also wanted to talk to the PM, but Arseny Yatsenyuk ignored the call.

UK trader accused of US market crash granted $7.5m bail: The 36-year-old allegedly earned $40m within five years by manipulating market prices with lightning-fast software.

Finally: List of 80 People With as Much Money as 1/2 of Humanity; A 2013 Oxfam report found that 80 people had as much wealth as 1/2 of humanity. Many of us asked who exactly these people are, and now the list has been released.

The School Of The Americas Is Still Exporting Death Squads: South American militaries have been sending soldiers to the U.S. for “ethics” and “human rights” training for years, but history shows that many of these alumni go on to become notorious torturers and murderers, not defenders of peace.

New York Governor Agrees to Import Cuban Cancer Vaccine : The Cuban Immunology Center and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute of New York signed an agreement Tuesday for the U.S. to import a therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer developed by Cuba.

New drug ‘100 percent successful’ in treating previously incurable hepatitis B: Australian scientists have used an experimental cancer drug to completely cure hundreds of mice suffering from chronic hepatitis B. The treatment is now being trialed on humans, and could be used to cure diseases like HIV and drug-resistant tuberculosis.

Freddie Gray Black Suspect DIES after Baltimore cops break SPINE in BRUTAL police beating : FULL VIDEO

200-mile ‘march2Justice’: Protesters rally against police brutality in US : Video - Activits campaigning against policy brutality and racial profiling have reached Washington DC, having marched more than 200 miles from New York City on foot.

The Mysterious Death of Freddie Gray: When the Baltimore man was arrested, he was alive and well. By the time he reached a police station, he couldn't breathe or talk. What happened?

Texas trooper jumpkicks motorcyclist after shooting him in high-speed chase (VIDEO): Apparently shooting a Texas motorcyclist in the thigh during a high-speed chase wasn’t enough for one state trooper, who ended up performing a leaping kick into the man’s lower body after eventually pulling him over.

Woman Successfully Defends Herself from Armed Attacker Only to Be Shot When Police Arrive: It's not the first time a woman has been treated like a criminal for defending herself against an abusive former spouse.

Amnesty International condemns U.S. failure to act on torture report: Amnesty International on Tuesday accused President Barack Obama's administration of granting "de facto amnesty" to people involved in a CIA program that detained and tortured militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States.

House Armed Services rejects new round of base closures: Members of the House Armed Services Committee once again trashed a proposal by President Obama for a new round of military base closures.

Rand Paul: Lindsey Graham, John McCain are 'lapdogs' for President Obama’s foreign policy: Paul characterized himself as a “Reagan Republican” when asked about whether he was an interventionist or an isolationist.
















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Zionism's Jewish Enemy


Alan Hart Interviews Professor Ilan Pappe, Israel’

US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .


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