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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

Total Cost of Wars Since 2001

$4,621,944,588,470
 

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Hillary Clinton on Gaddafi: We came, we saw, he died

 

Madeline Albright: Is The Price Worth It?

 

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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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Open Letter To ICH Readers
By John Pilger, Paul Craig Roberts, Pepe Escobar, Peter Koenig, Finian Cunningham, Andre Vltchek, Gilad Atzmon, James Petras, Dr. César Chelala and Paul Edwards
We can build a better world of justice and peace. It is eminently doable, albeit at times daunting. - Continue

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'Why Were They Killed?': Saudi-UAE Attack Hits Children In Yemen
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[Warning: Some viewers may find images in this video distressing] - Continue

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We're On The Brink Of War... And Nobody Has Noticed
By Peter Hitchens
Are we on the brink of a new war? It looks very much like it. Will it be justified? I do not think so. Can we stop it? It is worth a try. - Continue

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Trump's Reckless Hostility Unites China and Russia
By Eric Margolis
The objective of intelligent diplomacy is to divide one’s foes, not to unite them. - Continue

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Hegemony Will No Longer Pay Off For US
Editorial - Global Times
China will not passively be subject to the US maneuverings, nor will it allow any super power to achieve its end by peremptory means. - Continue

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Mike Pence Rattles Nazi Skeletons
By Finian Cunningham
For Mike Pence to pontificate to Paraguay as having historic obligations to the United States is stomach-wrenching. - Continue

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Why We’re Blind to the System Destroying Us
By Jonathan Cook
Is this really the future you wish for your grand-children? - Continue

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Read The Letter Christine Blasey Ford Sent Accusing Brett Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct
Video and transcript
The following is the text of the letter Christine Blasey Ford wrote to Sen. Dianne Feinstein detailing an event in which she accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct . Continue

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Political Fragmentation on the Homefront
By Lawrence Davidson
Since the 1960s the nation has been generally transitioning from a white-ascendent, segregated, place to a more racially equal, integrated, sexually open, gender-tolerant society. - Continue

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Government Can Spy on Journalists in the U.S. Using Invasive Foreign Intelligence Process
By Cora Currier
“They apply to known media, not just U.S. media,” - Continue

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Israeli Strikes on Syria Killed 113 Iranian Soldiers Over Past Month: Report

Syriar: Russia claims there will be no Idlib offensive after agreement with Turkey to create military buffer zone

US-backed forces storm IS village in east Syria : Rebels backed by the United States entered an eastern village held by the Islamic State group where intense clashes continue on Saturday, a day after the extremists reportedly killed 20 fighters.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Condemns Trump Administration's Protection of Al-Qaeda in Syria

French army in Deir ez-Zor? Photo shown by media raises questions about France’s role in Syrian war

Russian plane disappears from radars during Israeli attack on Syria’s Latakia – MoD: A Russian aircraft with 14 service members on board went off the radars during an attack by four Israeli jets on Syria’s Latakia province

'Israel Launches Series of Strikes on Targets Near Syria's Lattakia'

Syrian air defences 'intercept missiles' targeting Latakia: State media blames Israel for strikes that targeted 'state technical industry institutions'.

WATCH Syrian Army Shoot Down Spy Drones in Latakia

It's Official, Russia and Syria Have Linked Their Air Defense Networks: The formal arrangement adds more complexity for the United States and its allies in the already complicated conflict.

State Sponsors of Terror Bomb Latakia, Tartous & Hama Syria: . This madness will stop once a few hundred American uniforms are sent back in body bags.

Russia Registered Rocket Launches From French Frigate in Mediterranean on Monday

Upping the Ante: NATO Warships Moving Closer to Syrian Coast – Reports

Iraq: Bodies of 10 Islamic State members found in mass grave, northwest of Mosul

Iraq parliament elects Sunni MP Mohammed Al Halbousi as speaker

New Saudi airstrikes kill 11 civilians in Yemen

After Cutting All UNWRA Humanitarian Aid, US to Award Israel with $3.3B/Year in Military Aid

Palestinian envoy says US revoked his family's visas, closed his bank accounts:

Palestinians rage at Trump's closure of U.S. mission: The Palestinians could be very satisfied if in response to the American declaration, European countries like France, Germany and Britain recognized a Palestinian state in the 1967 borders.

Ahed Tamimi Finally Travels to France Despite Israeli Obstacles

Watch: Ahed Tamimi: 'We are all fighting for our freedom as Palestinians'

Support the Humanitarian Fund in occupied Palestinian territory: Your donation will help humanitarian NGOs and UN agencies in occupied Palestinian territory to assist the most vulnerable communities and people,

Protests target HSBC over shares in Israel weapons company: Activists come together to protest outside branches of HSBC bank over shares in an Israeli arms company accused of manufacturing internationally banned weapons

Gilad Atzmon: Who Conflates Zionism and Judaism?: Every Sabbath the good people of Ann Arbor protest against their local synagogue. They have been doing it for 15 years.

Report: Ethiopian airstrike kills 70 al-Shabab in Somalia

Kidnapped International Red Cross aid worker killed in Nigeria

Nigeria: 100 people killed in floods across 10 states

Cholera Death Toll Climbs to 28 in Zimbabwe

Afghanistan: At least 27 members of security forces killed in Taliban launched multiple attacks

Pakistan: Imran Khan pledges citizenship to Afghan and Bangladeshi refugees

India clears way for $2.2-billion frigates deal with Russia

Show us the proof: Haley Slams Russia for ‘Cheating’ on North Korea Sanctions

Trump is set to slam China with tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods, taking the trade war to the next level

China's Stocks Sink to Lowest Level Seen in $5 Trillion Crash

Serial numbers of missile that downed MH17 show it was produced in 1986, owned by Ukraine - Russia

Dump the Guardian!: In 2017, we urged readers to Dump The Guardian over its relentless attacks on Jeremy Corbyn. After a short pause, the paper continued and intensified its attacks, this time spreading spurious and damaging claims of anti-semitism.

Noam Chomsky just took apart the antisemitism smears against Corbyn

Salisbury reeling after 'Russian couple' collapse in restaurant - but police rule out Novichok

EU citizens won't get preferential treatment on immigration after Brexit, Theresa May hints

The DIRTIER the Brexit the more damage to Britain warns IMF boss Lagarde

New study finds 4.5 million UK children living in poverty: More than 14 million people, including 4.5 million children, are living below the breadline, with more than half trapped in poverty

Leaked Documents Show Assange Bid for Russian Visa: Mr. Assange denies applying for such a visa. The source is document fabricator & paid FBI informant Sigurdur Thordarson who was sentenced to prison for fabricating docs impersonating Assange, multiple frauds & pedophilllia.

Snowden Validated: European Court Says the Mass Surveillance He Exposed Violates Privacy Rights

Death of 75 million jobs worldwide: Robots and artificial intelligence will take over HALF of all tasks in the workplace by 2025, warns World Economic Forum

Ex-president Kirchner charged in Argentina corruption scandal

Cristina Fernandez Shows How Police Stole, Damaged Items in Her Home

Cuban President Backs Same-Sex Marriage

Disgusting: US to slash refugee admissions to historic low of 30,000, Pompeo confirms: US will cut number of refugees by 15,000 next year

Read the letter Christine Blasey Ford sent accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct: The following is the text of the letter Christine Blasey Ford wrote to Sen. Dianne Feinstein detailing an event in which she accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.

Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford to testify on assault allegations in public Monday

California professor, writer of confidential Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault: The Washington Post

Supreme Court nominee DENIES being at drunken teen party where professor claims he sexually assaulted her

The long silences of Christine Blasey Ford and Dianne Feinstein: Some Kavanaugh defenders are making a specious argument to cast doubt the charges by Christine Ford that Brett Kavanaugh drunkenly assaulted her:

More than 200 schoolmates rally around Kavanaugh's accuser

Federal Court Employees Willing to Speak About Brett Kavanaugh: The attorney claimed in his letter that multiple employees of the federal judiciary would be willing to speak to investigators, but received no reply to multiple attempts to make contact,

Trump Orders Declassification Of Carter Page, FBI Documents Sought By House Republicans

War criminal: Hilary Clinton: American Democracy Is in Crisis: Our democratic institutions and traditions are under siege. We need to do everything we can to fight back.

September 17, 2018

Writers’ Appeal to Readers: Please Support ICH Today
By John Pilger, Paul Craig Roberts, Pepe Escobar, Peter Koenig, Finian Cunningham, Andre Vltchek, Gilad Atzmon, James Petras and Dr. César Chelala
The dangers and challenges are multiplying. Continue

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Yemen and Spain – Destruction and Death – vs Spanish Unemployment
By Peter Koenig
This war of aggression by the US and western puppet allies, has created the worst humanitarian crisis in modern history. Continue

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The U.S. Goes to War Against the ICC to Cover Up Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan
By Murtaza Hussain
The 2016 ICC report makes allegations of serious crimes committed by the U.S., including “torture, cruel treatment, outrages upon personal dignity, and rape.” Continue

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The Afghan Morass
By César Chelala
My father was a warlord who fought the Russians, and I grew up in Afghanistan, so I know the situation there. Continue

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Open Season on Russians
By Finian Cunningham
The British are running a covert assassination campaign against Russian exiles for precisely the purpose of smearing the Kremlin. Continue

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Demonization of Russia in a new Cold War era
By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace laureate
It is time that we in Europe refuse to be put in a position where we are forced to choose between our Russian and American brothers and sisters . Continue

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Obama’s Imperial Presidency
By Carl Boggs
Obama was among the most militaristic White House occupants in American history. Continue

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Denouncing Obama
By Professor Francis A. Boyle
I am here to condemn Obama as a war criminal and worse. Continue

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Washington’s Matrix Is Closing Down Truth Throughout the Western World
By Paul Craig Roberts
Amazon is used by the government as a proxy censor. Continue

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Trump’s UNRWA Funding Cuts Part of a New Formula to Erase Most Palestinians
By Miko Peled
The absurdity of the 2,000 year Jewish claim to “return” needs hardly be explained as Israel demands that Palestinian refugees drop their claim to return after 70 years and forget their homeland. Continue

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We Are The Victims Of The Victims Of European History
Must Watch
Those who choose to be our enemies have mobilized against us, God, the Bible, Hitler, the Holocaust and Hollywood. Continue

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Watch: Censored Film Reveals The Israel Project's Secret Facebook Campaign
By Ali Abunimah and Asa Winstanley
The Israel Project, is running a secret influence campaign on Facebook. . Continue

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UN Chief Says US Power in Decline, World ‘in Pieces
By MEMO
Guterres suggested the world today is “in pieces,” moving away from a US-led order to a multi-polar system that has yet to fully settle. Continue

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Down the Financial Rabbit Hole With President Trump
By Nomi Prins
Kavanaugh speech, during his confirmation hearing, eliminates any doubt that he opposes Roe V Wade.” Continue

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A New Authoritarian Axis Demands an International Progressive Front
By Bernie Sanders
Nothing less than the future of the planet – economically, socially and environmentally – is at stake. Continue

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Facebook Suppressed a Story About Brett Kavanaugh’s Opposition to Roe v. Wade. We’re Republishing It
By Ian Millhiser, Betsy Reed
Kavanaugh speech, during his confirmation hearing, eliminates any doubt that he opposes Roe V Wade.” Continue

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Fred to Take Wheel of Ship of State: Will Implement Thoughtful and Reasonable Measures
MUST READ - By Fred Reed
Fred will run for the office of dictator, or President in American parlance . Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Syrian Arab Army kills scores of al-Nusra in Hama and Idleb countryside

US Army Suffers Casualties in ISIL's Offensive in Northeastern Syria: A number of US soldiers were killed and wounded after ISIL targeted their column in Hasaka city on Sunday, a Lebanese media outlet reported.

2 Iranian Revolutionary Guards killed in Syria

Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport: State media

Rebels in Idlib's cities should leave, says UN commission on Syria

Russia postpones Syrian offensive in Idlib as NATO threatens escalation

‘Chlorine delivered’: Idlib militants ‘readying false flag attack’ in Syrian village – Russian MoD

Videos Capture White Helmets Working Side-By-Side With Terrorist Groups in Syria

Watch: Partitioning of Syria is drawing China into the theater of war (Video)

Syrians Vote in First Local Polls since 2011: More than 40,000 candidates are competing for 18,478 seats on local administrative councils.

23 bodies of Islamic State leaders found in mass grave, south of Mosul

Iraq: Human remains of 18 women, children, killed by Islamic State, found in Mosul

Islamic State members killed in car explosion, northeast of Diyala

ISIS Has Not Vanished. It Is Fighting a Guerrilla War Against the Iraqi State.

Conceding Defeat in Iraq: The US has only itself to blame for Iran’s growing influence in the country

UN's envoy in Sanaa, as 32 rebels killed: Fresh clashes and air strikes around the Yemeni city of Hodeida have killed 32 rebels,

Saudi-led air strike kills four at Yemen radio station

Yemeni Forces Shoot Down Saudi-Led Coalition Drone in Jizan

Israeli-American squatter, killed in West Bank Palestinian stabbing attack

Trump’s War on Palestinian Refugees Is as Heartless as Anything He’s Done: Cuts to UNRWA will mean refugee children have less access to education. Cuts to an East Jerusalem hospital will mean less treatment. Why? Why go out of his way like that?

AFRICA

Dozens killed after days of clashes near Libyan capital

Chad army kills two civilians near Libyan border

ASIA

Taliban night raids kill at least 37 Afghan police, soldiers

2 pro-government militiamen killed, another injured in N. Afghanistan

John Bolton Escalates Blackmail to Shield US War Criminals: Once again, the United States is blackmailing countries that would send Americans to face justice in the International Criminal Court.

No deals ‘at gunpoint’: China mulls dropping trade talks, slapping US firms with sanctions – report

EUROPE

Salisbury police cordon off roads after two people fall ill with 'novichok-like symptoms' at Italian restaurant: Diner at nearby table claims couple affected were also Russians and showed same symptoms as Skripals

Police cordon off Salisbury restaurant & street after 2 people fall ill

US diplomats involved in trafficking of human blood and pathogens for secret military program: The US Embassy to Tbilisi transports frozen human blood and pathogens as diplomatic cargo for a secret US military program.

AMERICA'S

20 Companies Profiting the Most From War

Gunmen open fire in crowded Mexico City plaza killing 5, injuring 8

Things Are So Dire in Brazil That Millions Are Refusing to Vote

We Can Finally Identify One of the Largest Holders of Puerto Rican Debt

Why Canadians put so much faith in the housing market: Like a cargo cult, we encourage others to go through the rituals of home ownership, promising them riches untold if they do.

America’s Economy Is on a “Suicide Mission”: Bloomberg’s Smart Money Flow Index tells us that the pros have been getting out for the last six months.

Justice Department Attempts to Suppress Evidence That the Border Patrol Targeted Humanitarian Volunteers

As Florence Threatens 'Catastrophic' Destruction, A Reminder That North Carolina Passed Law Mandating Climate Warnings Be Ignored

"I Thought He Might Inadvertently Kill Me" - Kavanaugh Accuser Breaks Silence

Democrats Demand Suspension Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Until "Serious And Credible Allegations" Investigated

September 14, 2018

U.S. Protects Al Qaeda in Syria, Proven
By Eric Zuesse
The U.S. alliance is, referring to Al Qaeda and ISIS in Idlib as being ‘rebels’ and ‘refugees’ Continue

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Syria, Russia Right to End This War
Editorial
Syria and Russia must not be deflected, intimidated or blackmailed by Western governments, their media and UN flunkies. Continue

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Lynch Mob Mentality
By Craig Murray
This is a simple expression of anti-Russian racism.. Continue

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Denouncing Obama
By Professor Francis A. Boyle
Obama abandoned and betrayed every Principle about the Rule of Law including the United States Constitution. Continue

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America’s False History
Review of David Ray Griffin’s New Book
By Paul Craig Roberts
"The trajectory of the American Empire has relied so heavily on these types of attacks that one could describe it as a false flag empire.” Continue

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On the Censorship of Michael Hoffman's Books by Amazon
The Saker
You tell me: which is worse, the absence of freedom or the illusion of freedom? Continue

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Central Banks Have Gone Rogue, Putting Us All at Risk
By Ellen Brown
We should nationalize the media and the armaments industry. Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

At least 20 US-backed fighters killed in Islamic State ambush in Syria

Robert Fisk: A murder in Aleppo shows the Syrian war is not over yet

U.S. marines conduct Syria drills with "rebels": The eight days of drills that ended this week at the U.S. military outpost in Al-Tanf were the first such exercises with live-fire air and ground assault

US Congresswoman Accuses Trump, Pence of Shielding Al-Qaeda in Idlib

Watch: US to bomb Syria to protect Al-Qaeda? Tucker Carlson marvels at Washington’s Idlib logic

Thousands rally against looming offensive on northwest Syria: "Rebel"-controlled Idlib province witnesses massive protests, as Turkey announces new meeting between Erdogan and Putin.

Trump Asked Saudi Arabia for $4 Billion to Fund Anti-Assad CIA Op in Syria, New Book Reveals

Iraq: Thirteen Islamic State members killed in security operation, south of Mosul

Iraq's prime minister indicates he will not seek second term

Saudi Arabia Kills 15 people in attack on Yemen's Hodeidah

5 Saudi-Paid Mercenaries Killed in Yemen’s Ma'rib

Saudi pilots killed in helicopter crash in eastern Yemen:

Israeli occupation forces murder 11 year old and 2 other Palestinians at Gaza protests:

EU: Israel’s planned demolition of Khan al-Ahmar would be a war crime

Israel Must Abide by International Humanitarian Law : The International Committee of the Red Cross

Palestinians still live under apartheid in Israel, 25 years after the Oslo accord

Border guards charged with robbing Palestinians during traffic stops

Trump lashes out at ex-secretary of state Kerry for Iran meetings

AFRICA

U.S. Kills Two "militants" after US troops come under fire in Somalia

ASIA

At least 37 killed in multiple attacks across Afghanistan

US regime accuses Russia of covering up North Korea sanctions breaches

Trump regime directing aides to proceed with tariffs on $200 billion more of Chinese products

EUROPE

Ukraine’s Pending Disaster- Escalating in Lugansk and Donetsk: The tragic murder of Alexandr Zakharchenko solidified Ukraine’s intent to retake the Donbass region by force

US accuses Russia of covering up North Korea sanctions breaches

Skripal ‘turned off phone GPS during missing four hours’: The move could have allowed Sergei Skripal, 66, a former Russian military intelligence officer, and his daughter, Yulia, 33, to keep a clandestine meeting

Russia lashes out at 'unacceptable' Theresa May after she accused novichok suspects of lying

UK: Chemical weapons expert arrested after police 'taken ill' at Devon home: Police called to the home of a chemical weapons expert in Devon had to be treated after feeling unwell, it has been reported

Swiss intelligence helped foil alleged Russian plot to spy on government lab: Report

European court rules against Britain over mass surveillance: Britain's mass surveillance programme has violated people's right to privacy, Europe's human rights court ruled on Thursday.

UK driving licence 'may not be valid in EU' after no-deal Brexit

Next financial crisis 'has begun and will be worse than 2008 crash,' economists warn

Yanis Varoufakis: Our new international movement will fight rising fascism and globalists

AMERICA'S

Venezuela, China Sign Security, Energy, and Finance Agreements

US Bars Antigua Visa-Renewal Waiver Over Pro-Venezuela Stance

Incoming Mexican government rejects US offer to fund deportations

US Holding Nearly 13,000 Migrant Children in Detention Centers

Police Officers At A Tactical Disadvantage Bravely Tase 87-Year-Old Woman Into Submission

'Deadly Exchange': Report Criticizes Israel's Role in Militarizing US Law Enforcement Post 9/11: Exchanges between the United States and Israeli state security agencies have reinforced a “security model that justifies flagrant human and civil rights violations” in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

US F-22 fighter jets intercept Russian bombers near Alaska: "The Russian aircraft remained in international airspace and at no time did the aircraft enter United States or Canadian airspace,"

Watch: 13 Different FBI Agents Were Leaking Anti-Trump Material to ONE Liberal Reporter

Manafort plea deal: Trump ex-campaign chief to help Mueller inquiry

Manafort FLIPS: Ex-campaign chair turns RAT on Trump as he pleads guilty in dramatic deal with Robert Mueller

Read Paul Manafort's Full "Cooperation Agreement"

The Evidence Is Clear: Brett Kavanaugh Lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee

Leahy: Kavanaugh was ‘not truthful’ about Democratic memos :

September 13, 2018

With U.S. Bombs, Saudis 'Killing Innocent Civilians' In Yemen, US Senator
By Deirdre Shesgreen
“The Saudi-led coalition is recklessly – and likely intentionally – killing innocent civilians and children, and they’re doing it with U.S. bombs" Continue

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U.S. On the Brink Of War With Russia in Syria
By Ray McGovern
The likelihood of a U.S.-Russian military clash in the region is as high as ever.. Continue

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UN Chief Urges Talks to Avoid Idlib Bloodbath, NATO Threatens War to Defend Terrorists
By Finian Cunningham
Syria, Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah should proceed to liberate the people of Idlib. Continue

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Syria - Turkish Tantrum Delays Liberation Of Idleb
By Moon Of Alabama
Turkey is again turning to the U.S. to achieve its aim of controlling and annexing north Syria. Continue

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U.S. Again Cries ‘Chemical Warfare’ in Syria
By Scott Ritter
Officials still can't confirm there was a gas attack in April. So on what grounds do they predict a new one? Continue

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I Advised The Palestinian Negotiating Team. It Was A Mistake To Have Negotiated With Israel At All
By Diana Buttu
25 years since that iconic Arafat-Rabin handshake, it's clear talks are futile - and Palestinians are no closer to freedom. Continue

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Charges 'Without Merit' - Jeremy Corbyn, Antisemitism, Norman Finkelstein and Noam Chomsky
By Media Lens
Finkelstein accepts that Jews are subject to racial prejudice, but questions whether this 'ranks a "very, very serious problem" in the UK'. Continue

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Watch: Censored Film Reveals The Israel Project’s Secret Facebook Campaign
By Ali Abunimah and Asa Winstanley
The Israel Project, a major advocacy group, is running a secret influence campaign on Facebook. Continue

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‘We’re Not Agents’: UK’s Suspects In Skripal Case Interview
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Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov said they had nothing to do with the Skripals’ poisoning and are now scared to go outside, after the UK pointed to them as Russian intelligence agents on a kill mission. Continue

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The Strange Russian Alibi
By Craig Murray
My first thought at the interview of Boshirov and Petrov – is that they were very unconvincing. Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Iraq: Over 50 persons killed, injured in two bomb blasts in Salahuddin

Iraq: Thirteen Islamic State members killed in security operation, south of Mosul

Twitter Shuts Down Iraqi Militia Leader’s Account: Move came after prompting by U.S. authorities

Syria: Terrorists suffer heavy losses under army’s strikes in Hama countryside

UN Commission: Syrian Opposition Forces Should Leave Idlib

Turkey reinforces military occupation forces in Idlib to check govt offensive

Turkey works with Russia on Idlib amid lull in air strikes

Syrian rebels preventing refugees from leaving Idlib

White Helmets making films of ‘chemical attacks’ with orphans in Idlib – Russian military

Diplomat warns terrorists gearing up for long-term defensive in Syria's Idlib

Video shows dozens of IS-held Syrian Druze pleading to be saved

Dutch government faces outcry over reported support for Syrian rebels: Netherlands allegedly assisted a rebel group which prosecutors had labelled a 'terrorist' organisation

Scores of Saudi mercenaries killed, injured in Yemeni army offensives

Saudi Arabia Kills another 15 people in Yemen

Pompeo: US will continue to provide services that enable Saudi Arabia to kill Yemeni civilians

Saudi-led coalition cuts off crucial Houthi supply route in Yemen

Spain U-turns on ending bomb contract with Saudi after jobs threat: Saudi Arabia had threatened to retaliate against Spain's cancellation of $10.6m deal by cancelling a $2.2bn warship contract

Yemen war a 'living hell' for children: UNICEF

Israel denies Iron Dome Saudi sale report

EU slams Israel over expected demolition of Bedouin village

Palestinian leaders plan to fight US punitive measures: Palestinian leadership weighs retaliatory moves against US decision to close down PLO office in Washington, DC.

Pro-Israel Group Secretly Ran Misleading Facebook Ads To Target Palestinian-American Poet

Ohio billboard tells Americans about aid to Israel; A billboard has just gone up in Ohio that says: “$10 million a day to Israel? We need that money in America.

AFRICA

55 dead, thousands sick with cholera in Niger

ASIA

Air raids kill 18 militants in S. Afghanistan

Official says Taliban attacks kill 12 security forces

U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Russian, Chinese tech firms

Shame on her: Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize winner, defends jailing of Reuters journalists

EUROPE

France admits torture during Algeria war for first time

Transcript: RT exclusive interview with Skripal case suspects Petrov & Boshirov

UK claims men in RT interview were GRU intelligence agents despite their denial

Tories were only governing conservative party in western Europe to support Hungarian far-right in EU vote

GCHQ data collection violated human rights, Strasbourg court rules:

AMERICA'S

China to Lend Venezuela $5 Billion as Maduro Visits Beijing

US: Arrests of immigrant families crossing US-Mexico border soar

Detention of Migrant Children Has Skyrocketed to Highest Levels Ever

JPMorgan Predicts the Next Financial Crisis Will Strike in 2020

US Government Spends A Record $433 Billion In One Month As Deficit Explodes

California’s poverty rate is still the highest in the nation, despite state efforts

Why the Trump Administration Has a Problem with the International Criminal Court

Watch: Leaked Footage Shows Google Execs Freaking Out Over Trump’s Election: Google co-founder Sergey Brin said he found the election “deeply offensive.”

Dianne Feinstein Withholding Brett Kavanaugh Document From Fellow Judiciary Committee Democrats

Democrats Must Release All 'Committee Confidential' Kavanaugh Documents — Now: In normal times a Supreme Court nominee who lies under oath would be automatically disqualified. These are not normal times.

Bob Woodward says he would release book interview tapes if strongly challenged

Michael Moore: Trump Could Be The Last President!

Donald Trump, the Democrats, and the Illusion of American Greatness: Constitutional law professor Zephyr Teachout is running to be the New York attorney general and she has vowed to put Trump and his organization in her legal sights if she wins.

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I Prowled The Front Lines In Idlib, But Found No Massed Syrian Army
By Robert Fisk
However true or illusory the reports are of heavy air raids in Idlib – and it remains a fact that not a single Western journalist reporting them is, so far we know, in Idlib. Continue

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17 Years After 911, US Backs Al Qaeda in Syria
By Finian Cunningham
There is something of a symbiotic relationship between Islamist terror proxies and the US imperialist state. Continue

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Memories of 9/11
By Cesar Chelala
One of the lessons to be drawn from that tragedy is that violence begets violence and intolerance breeds intolerance. Continue

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The US: The Century of Lost Wars
By James Petras
The US military defeats are products of a fatal flaw: imperial planners cannot successfully replace indigenous people with colonial rulers and their local look-alikes. Continue

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Conjuring Up the Next Depression
By Chris Hedges
The global financial system is a ticking time bomb. The question is not if it will explode but when. Continue

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Thanks to Obama Bailouts and Trump Tax Cuts, Five Largest US Banks Have Raked in $583 Billion Since 2008 Crash
By Jake Johnson
Urban Institute finds that nearly 40 percent of Americans had trouble paying for basic needs such as food, housing or utilities in 2017. Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Bombs kill 12 in Christian village in Syria: The children were still playing in the streets on Friday night. Then the rebels bombed the village.

At least four Syrian civilians killed in rebel stronghold Idlib

UN commission calls on rebels to leave cities in Syria's Idlib

Tens of Thousands of Syrians Flee Idlib for Turkish Border

Haley warns Russia, Iran of 'dire consequences' over Syria attack on U.S. supported terrorists :

West cries foul over humanitarian crisis in Idlib, which isn’t even happening – top Russian diplomat

White Helmets making films of ‘chemical attacks’ with orphans in Idlib – Russian military

Militants kidnap kids to stage chemical weapons attack in Syria’s Idlib: Russia

Syria conflict: MPs not guaranteed vote on further military action by UK, minister says

The propaganda: Russia threatens to attack US troops supporting Syrian terrorists: THE United States has rushed reinforcements to its illegal, Syrian bases after Moscow threatened to attack them, alleging they are harboring ‘terrorists’.

US government is now working to help Al Qaeda in Idlib

Erdogan warns Assad against Idlib offensive

The propaganda: Turkey reinforces military in Syria's Idlib after ceasefire call fails

The reality: Turkey boosts arms to Syrian terrorists as Idlib attack looms - terrorists sources: Turkey has stepped up arms supplies to Syrian terrorists to help them stave off an expected offensive by the Syrian army

Iraq: Eight Islamic State members killed in security operation, north of Salahuddin

Four Iraqi policemen killed, wounded in suicide bomb attack in Anbar

Iraqi PM Abadi weakened as Sistani appears to withdraw support

Saudi-led airstrikes kill 15 civilians in Yemen's Hudaydah

Yemen; US Kills 4 People Suspected Of Being Al-Qaeda Members

A sick joke: US says Saudi Arabia, UAE protecting civilians in Yemen war

Watch: U.S. Is Funding and Backing Al Qaeda in Yemen

UK Defends Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia During Debate on Yemen

U.S. Cautions Airlines About Flying in Iranian Airspace, Citing Military Activity: Deteriorating U.S.-Iran ties must be taken into account when planning flights in Iran's airspace, Flight Service Bureau says

Russia says it is important to create conditions to continue Iranian oil exports

Trump Sanctions on Iran May Already Be Backfiring as Tehran’s Oil Revenues Soar:; Iran’s revenues from oil sales soared by 84.2 percent over that same period, setting a new record.

Oil prices rise on lower U.S. crude inventories, looming Iran sanctions

Netanyahu accuses Europe of 'appeasing' Iran

Leaked Clips from Censored Documentary on Israel Lobby Reveal Attacks on US Activists

From the archives :
What Did Israel Know in Advance of the 9/11 Attacks?
More proof the Israelis were shadowing the 9/11 hijackers
The Spy Who Loves Us: Pay no mind to the Mossad agent on the line.

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AFRICA

Over 100 migrants killed when rafts sink off Libyan coast

U.S. sanctions Libyan militia leader over oil facility attacks

ASIA

Afghanistan: Death toll soars to 68 in suicide bomb attack

Putin says North Korea doing a lot to disarm but Washington not responding

Putin proposes Russia, Japan agree historic peace deal

EUROPE

U.S. Eyes Military Expansion in Greece Amid Strains With Turkey

Vladimir Putin wants to solve a territorial dispute with Japan.

Putin says Russia, China to reduce use of dollar in trade: “The Russian and Chinese sides confirmed their interest in using national currencies more actively in reciprocal payments,”

These Three Countries Are Planning To Ditch US Dollar In Trade

US dollar just few short years away from losing global dominance, investor Jim Rogers says

Putin says Salisbury poison suspects are Russian 'civilians': Russia has identified the two men suspected of poisoning a former Russian spy in Britain, saying that he hopes they will come forward and tell the world their story.

EU parliament votes to punish Hungary over 'breaches' of core values

Europe must become more of global player - Juncker

Over a Million Attend Rally in Barcelona to Call for Catalan Independence on Catalonia National Day

Watch: "The gig economy, zero hours contract, is nothing new. It is simply the reincarnation of an ancient evil."

Australia

Could Julian Assange be offered asylum in New Zealand? Government to consider allowing the Wikileaks founder to stay in the country:

AMERICA'S

El Salvador Demands US Respect Its Diplomatic Sovereignty, Ties With China

Vladimir Putin and Mexico's Lopez Obrador Consider Meeting

Mexican Town Kicked Out Their Cops and Politicians. Now They Have the Lowest Crime Rates in Mexico

Millions Still Struggling to Afford Food: Some 15 million households with 40 million people struggled to afford enough food at some point in 2017, new Agriculture Department data show.

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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 .

 

  "Rebuilding America's Defenses"
Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony


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