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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

 

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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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Saudis Push Washington Revolt Against Obama on Syria
By Finian Cunningham
The president’s policy strongly suggests that the war in Syria is going to escalate. Continue

 

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US Bombing Syrian Troops Would Be Illegal
By Marjorie Cohn
“It is not the right of the USA or any other foreign country to determine who should lead the Syrian government,” Continue

 

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Leading Antiwar Progressives Speak Favorably of Aspects of Trump’s Foreign Policy
By John V. Walsh
Until recently the progressive mind has been resolutely closed and stubbornly frozen in place against all things Trump. Continue

 

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Here’s What We Want
By Bernie Sanders
We want an economy that is not based on uncontrollable greed, monopolistic practices and illegal behavior. Continue

 

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Sanders Supporters Need to Split or Get Off the Pot
By Glen Ford
Bernie Sanders is trying to figure out how to capitulate to Hillary Clinton and her corporatist masters next month, in Philadelphia. Continue

 

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Who Should Make Political Policy, the People or the Politicians?
By William John Cox
Another case study of the smoke and mirrors agenda-setting and consent-manufacturing role of plutocracy. Continue

 

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Brexit Sideshow: Another False Choice
By William A. Cohn
Another case study of the smoke and mirrors agenda-setting and consent-manufacturing role of plutocracy. Continue

 

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Iraqi forces kill 48 ISIS members north of Ramadi: “The Air Force Aviation, Army, Police and the Anti-Terrorism Directorate managed to kill 48 ISIS members at Zankoura north of Ramadi,” further adding, “The forces managed to destroy mortar detachments and nine (9) buildings where terrorists were hiding.”

Bomb blast in western Baghdad, seven casualties: “This evening an improvised explosive device exploded near a confectionery factory at al-Ghazaliyah in western Baghdad, killing two (2) persons and injuring (5) others.”

Iraq forces flushing ISIS out of last Fallujah pocket: "I can say that more than 80 percent is controlled by our forces," Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saadi, the operation's overall commander, told AFP in Fallujah.

8 IS militants killed in Syria: At least eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Syria by Turkish artillery fire and US-led coalition airstrikes, an official said on Thursday.

Russian strikes kill 7 in Syria’s Aleppo: Local sources: Opposition-held parts of Aleppo city pounded by Russian warplanes on Thursday, local civil defense sources say

Islamic State claims 3 Russian soldiers killed in Syria: Three Russian soldiers were allegedly killed when a roadside bomb exploded in northern Syria, according to Amaq News Agency, which is one of the Islamic State’s main propaganda arms. The claim could not be independently verified.

Civilians killed in air strikes on Syria's Raqqa city: More than 30 civilians have been killed and 150 injured in air strikes targeting areas held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group (ISIL) in Syria, an activist group has said.

US-backed forces enter key ISIS bastion in north Syria: Backed by airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition bombing ISIS in Syria and Iraq, fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance entered Manbij from the south, a monitoring group said.

Conflict among U.S. allies in northern Syria clouds war on Islamic State: A smoldering confrontation between Syrian armed groups backed by the United States but hostile to each other is escalating, complicating the fight against Islamic State in the war-torn country.

Yemen's Houthis kill seven in search for pro-government fighter: residents: Residents of a village in central Yemen said Iran-allied Houthi fighters shot dead seven farmers on Thursday while searching for the leader of a pro-government militia.

Australian company's workers kidnapped in Nigeria: Gunmen kill local driver and abduct seven men working for Australian mining giant Macmahon near Calabar.

Drone strike kill 4 alledged militants fighting for ISIS group in Afghanistan: This comes as at least 23 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan last week.

US, Pakistan lock horns over Taliban chief Mansour's death: Following the death, Islamabad condemned the attack saying the US violated the commitment it made earlier at the quartet meeting that talks remain the only option for bringing an end to the lingering conflict in Afghanistan.

Russia must be ready to face 'aggressive actions' from NATO, says Putin: President Vladimir Putin made a speech to parliament on Wednesday warning NATO about its actions near Russia's border. He also criticized the West for its reluctance to build a collective security system with Russia.

NATO couldn’t repel Baltic invasion by Russia: U.S. general: “Russia could take over the Baltic states faster than we would be able to defend them,” Hodges was quoted as saying in a German-language article by news weekly Die Zeit.

Putin considers Russia-China interaction important factor of global stability: "Today the very fact that China and Russia collaborate in international affairs contributes to the stability of world affairs," Putin said. "Apart from our joint work in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, we cooperate within BRICS, which in fact was jointly established by us, and we actively collaborate at the UN."

Germany shooting: Gunman 'shot dead by police' was in 'state of confusion': An unidentified man has opened fire in a German cinema complex before being shot dead by police. The incident took place at the Kinoplex cinema in the town of Viernheim, near Frankfurt.

Michael Fallon pays compensation to cleric over Islamic State claims: Michael Fallon is to pay undisclosed compensation to Muslim cleric Suliman Gani for falsely claiming he supported the so-called Islamic State group. The defence secretary announced the compensation on his website, where he also apologised to the Muslim leader.

Colombia government, FARC rebels sign cease-fire: The Colombian government and the FARC rebel force signed a definitive cease-fire and disarmament agreement Thursday, one of the last steps on the path to ending their half-century conflict.

Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan in 4-4 tie: A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation.

Justice Sotomayor Slams US Police State in Scathing Dissent: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday 5 to 3 to give courts expanded abilities to use evidence obtained illegally, whose powerful rejection of the decision invoked high-profile Black intellectuals including James Baldwin and Michelle Alexander as she spoke up for the rights of people of color in the United States.

Was Orlando Massacre a ‘False Flag’ Attack on the Islam : Far too many facts pertaining to the Orlando massacre by Omar Mateen raise serious questions about the ghastly killing of American citizens as a False Flag opertion of the FBI.

Several GOP Business Leaders Are Backing Clinton: More than 50 business executives, including several longtime Republicans, will endorse Hillary Clinton for president on Thursday as her campaign seeks to capitalize on discomfort with Republican Donald Trump.

June 22, 2016

 

The Looming US War on Russia
By Finian Cunningham
The beast that is Western capitalist imperialism is salivating for war again. Continue

 

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The Chinese People Are Outraged
“Do Not Succumb To The West”

By Andre Vltchek
“If you do, our nation will suffer immensely, and the rest of the world will turn to ashes.” Continue

 

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Hillary Clinton’s Likely Defense Secretary Wants More US Troops Fighting ISIS and Assad
By Patrick Tucker
Flournoy, has been making the case for sending more American troops into combat against ISIS and the Assad regime than the Obama administration has been willing to commit. Continue

 

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Israeli Intelligence Chief: We Do Not Want ISIS Defeat In Syria
By Al Masdar News
Israeli intelligence Chief, said “Israel” does not want the situation in Syria to end with the defeat of ISIS “ Continue

 

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20 Congress Members Demand Obama Protect Palestinian Children From Israeli Abuses
By Ben Norton
Children “live under the constant fear of arrest detention and violence at the hands of the Israeli military.” Continue

 

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Israel Considers Its Demographic Time Bomb
By Jonathan Cook
The Ashkenazim feared that one day the Arab Jews might make a political alliance with the native population, the Palestinians. Continue

 

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New Cold War Feeds War Machine
By Chuck Spinney
The Obama administration starting a new Cold War with Russia and China makes sense if viewed from the perspective of the Military-Industrial Complex. Continue

 

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In Praise Of Ignorant Politicians…..Unschooled In Beltway Delusions
By David Stockman
Why Donald Trump’s challenge to the beltway’s permanent bipartisan ruling class is so welcome. Continue

 

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I Reported Omar Mateen To The FBI
Trump Is Wrong That Muslims Don’t Do Our Part

By Mohammed A. Malik
Donald Trump believes American Muslims are hiding something. Continue

 

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Brexit: What Is It About?
By Paul Craig Roberts
The UK government and presstitute media used Cox’s murder to drive home the propaganda that violent racists were behind Brexit. Continue

 

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Brexit Referendum: The Great Debate
Video
Panellists locked horns over immigration, as the pro-EU London Mayor Sadiq Khan tore into his predecessor Boris Johnson. Continue

 

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Coalition warplanes kill 50 ISIS militants north of Ramadi: “The international coalition aviation, in coordination with Anbar Operations, managed to bomb a number of targets and gatherings of ISIS elements in the area of Zankoura north of Ramadi, killing 50 [ISIS] terrorists.”

10 ISIS militants killed by coalition bombardment south of Mosul: On Wednesday, a source in Nineveh Operations announced, that ten (10) ISIS militants were killed in an aerial bombardment carried out by the international coalition aviation on the organization’s headquarters in al-Qayyarah vicinity south of Mosul.

Iraq: Fallujah's displaced endure 'inhuman' conditions: Thousands of families who continue to flee Fallujah face a "catastrophic" situation, aid workers say.

Air raids kill 25 civilians in ISIS stronghold in Syria: Warplanes have bombed ISIS's de facto Syrian capital Raqqa, killing at least 25 civilians, after the extremist drove pro-government forces out of their bastion northern province.

"Dramatic Rescue! Man With Kid Runs Towards Camera!" - 44 Staged Pictures: There the 43 similar pictures below the fold to demonstrate that. Just ask yourself: Could all these very similar by-chance pics, taken within about a year, be real? Really?

20 Houthi fighters killed trying to advance in southern Yemen: An army commander in Lahj said the Houthi militants attempted to infiltrate into areas surrounding the military airbase at dawn on Tuesday

13 killed in central Yemen fighting: Six Houthis were reportedly killed in attacks by pro-government forces in the central Al-Bayda’ province
 

Israel Admits Cutting West Bank Water Supply: Since the start of this month, tens of thousands of Palestinians have been suffering the harsh effects of a drastic cut in the water supplied them by Israel’s Mekorot water company.

Rabbi Calls for Poisoning of Palestinian Water Supply: The foreign ministry of the Palestinian Authority (PA), Sunday, demanded the arrest of a Jewish Rabbi, who called on Israeli settlers to poison water used by Palestinians in hundreds of towns and villages across the occupied West Bank.

Israel Military Industries to sell ammo to US civilians: Israel Military Industries Ltd. (IMI Systems) today announced that it would sell NIS 150 million worth of small caliber ammunition to the US civilian market.

Boeing and Iran Air reach landmark $25bn deal: Boeing has announced that it has reached agreement to sell 100 aircraft to Iran Air in a deal that could be worth $25bn (£17bn) at list prices. Boeing said it is working with regulators to get the necessary US government approvals.

Fierce clashes, blast kill 60 in a day in Libya: Fierce clashes in Libya between pro-government militiamen and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the city of Sirte and an explosion at a depot near the capital, Tripoli, left more than 60 dead in just one day, a spokesman and a Libyan state news agency reported Wednesday.

Two shot dead in South African capital as looters ransack shops: South African police said on Wednesday that two suspected looters had been shot dead in the capital in violence triggered by the ruling party's choice of a mayoral candidate for local polls.

Somalia security chief killed by own bodyguard, al Shabaab claims responsibility: "Two other bodyguards were wounded," Ahmed Mohamud, a police officer in Jowhar, said. "The assassin ran away, we are pursuing him."

At Least 18 Taliban Militants Killed in Northern Afghanistan: Afghanistan's security forces killed at least 18 Taliban militants in the country's northern province of Faryab on Tuesday, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Commentary: U.S. display of military power act of hegemony: The United States is a country outside the territory of the South China Sea, coming from one side of the Pacific Ocean all the way to the other side of the Pacific Ocean to demonstrate their military power

EU to extend Russia economic sanctions for another six months: European Union envoys have agreed to prolong their bloc's economic sanctions against Russia for six months. The bans are aimed at curbing Russia's influence in eastern Europe, particularly in Ukraine.

Brexit: UK rivals clash in heated EU referendum debate: Panellists locked horns over immigration, as the pro-EU London Mayor Sadiq Khan tore into his predecessor Boris Johnson, a key campaigner on the "Leave" side.

Colombia and FARC rebels announce deal on ceasefire: Bilateral ceasefire marks latest attempt to bring peace to the country after a half-century of bloody conflict.

Scorching Hot Southwest Is Climate Change In Action: Triple-digit temperatures began scorching Nevada, California, Arizona, Utah and New Mexico early this week. Some of the most intense heat was recorded throughout Arizona, where four hikers died in separate heat-related incidents.

Idaho prosecutor: Anti-Muslim bigots made up shocking gang rape story to smear Syrian refugees: The reports, which claim three boys sexually assaulted and then urinated on a 5-year-old special needs girl, have circulated on right-wing blogs and social media for a couple of weeks

Clinton 'gets rich making you poor,' Trump charges : Donald Trump launched a broad rebuke of his presidential rival Hillary Clinton Wednesday, accusing her of being "a world class liar" who personally profited from her tenure at the State Department. "She gets rich making you poor," Trump said.

Donald Trump's Full Anti-Hillary Clinton Speech in NYC (6-22-16) - Video - Donald Trump Delivers Anti-Hillary Clinton Speech in NYC

June 21, 2016

 

  

The Slow Death of the Syria Cease-Fire Brings a Hybrid War With Russia Closer
By Alastair Crooke
The new NATO missile installations in Eastern Europe “are hostile acts, just short of casus belli — a cause of war.” Continue

 

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Bernie’s Quasi-Concession Speech and Hillary’s Syrian War to Come
By Gary Leupp
What a triumph for Hillary it will be should boys and girls both die in World War III. Continue

 

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Eyewitness Tells How The U.S. Ambassador Instigated "Revolution" In Syria
By Moon Of Alabama
His talks were not about peace or dialogue. They were for blatant, violent "regime change". Continue

 

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Trolling for War with Russia
By Patrick Buchanan
How would we react if 31,000 Russian, Chinese, Cuban, Iranian and North Korean troops conducted military exercises across from El Paso and Brownsville, Texas? Continue

 

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NATO Commander Sees No Imminent Russian Threat To Baltics
By Reuters
Russian aggression is not on the agenda and no intelligence assessment suggests such a thing." Continue

 

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Berta Cáceres's Name was on Honduran Military Hitlist
By Nina Lakhani
A unit trained by US special forces was ordered to kill the environmental activist who was slain in March. Continue

 

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Noam Chomsky Speaks In Support Of Julian Assange
Video
"Julian Assange has commited the grave crime of exposing power to sunlight" Continue

 

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The Rise of the Corporatocracy
By Graham Vanbergen
The top 200 corporations were bigger than the combined economies of 182 countries and have twice the economic influence than 80 per cent of all humanity. Continue

 

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Capitalism Will Collapse Because Elites ‘Allow Poor to Rot,’
By Chris Hedges and Tariq Ali
The banks behind politicians in the western world “have allowed the poor to rot,” and now the elites in those countries, especially the US, are facing a revolt,. Continue

 

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FBI Told Orlando Shooter's Wife Not to Tell US Media He Was Gay
By teleSur
The ex-wife of Omar Mateen claimed the U.S. agency told her to keep quiet about his homosexuality. Continue

 

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Islamic State 'pushes Syrian regime forces from Raqqa province': Jihadists of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant drove Syrian regime troops out of Raqqa province on Monday, killing dozens of fighters in a lightning counter-attack

'Never mind the US, Russia’s the one losing patience over Syria ceasefire chaos' - Chief of Staff : Russian military says Washington still won’t provide a list of groups it considers terrorist, allowing jihadists to regroup and escape Russian-led air raids on their positions, the head of the Russian General Staff said.

Five Shia militiamen killed in N. Iraq: Police source: Bomber detonates vehicle near office of Shia militia group in Iraq’s northern Saladin province, local police source says

Senior ISIS leader killed in airstrike near al-Sharqat: Leader of al-Hashed al-Sha’bi militia, Jabbar Mamouri, announced on Tuesday about the death a senior ISIS leader named Sarmad Mazahim, in an aerial strike on the outskirts of al-Sharqat.

Iraqi commander says 2,500 ISIL militants killed in Fallujah: Iraqi government forces launched the large-scale Fallujah operation in late May. On June 17, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory after special forces entered the city center, capturing government buildings and the central hospital.

Iraqi forces retake two Fallujah districts from ISIS, push west: Iraq's armed forces pressed on with their offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from ISIS Tuesday, dislodging the militants from two eastern districts and pushing them back into a handful of northern and western neighborhoods.

US-Led Coalition Says Only 1/3 of Fallujah Cleared of IS: Only a third of Fallujah has been "cleared" of Islamic State militants, the U.S.-led coalition said Tuesday, days after the Iraqi government declared victory in the city west of Baghdad, which was held by the extremists for more than two years.

Yemeni Officials Say Coalition Airstrike Kills 8 Civilians: An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on Tuesday mistakenly killed eight civilians building a home in an area on the border between Yemen's southern provinces of Lahj and Taiz, security officials said.

Houthis advance on biggest airbase in government-held south Yemen: Houthis move to regain ground in southern Yemen as UN envoy unveils peace roadmap, calls on both sides to speed up their negotiations

Car bomb kills six Jordanian troops at Syria border: Six Jordanian border guards were killed by a car bomb in a remote area of the frontier with Syria on Tuesday during an attack launched from Syrian territory, security officials said.

Israel army 'mistakenly' kills Palestinian teen: Soldiers shoot dead 15-year old Palestinian bystander after alledged, stone-hurling incident near West Bank village of Beit Sira.

Israel setting up 'dirty tricks' unit to find, spread dirt on BDS groups: An old Chinese proverb, invented by Benjamin Netanyahu and Gilad Erdan, says that when someone sets out to blacken your reputation, beat him to it. The main thing is to get hold of large amounts of black stuff and spread it lavishly on the goyim. Which goyim, exactly?

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns of an Islamic revolution in Bahrain: statement: Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards on Tuesday condemned Bahrain's decision to revoke the citizenship of the spiritual leader of its Shi'ite Muslim majority, saying the move would encourage a rebellion in the country.

34 Libya unity forces killed in Sirte clashes with IS:

Arms depot blast kills at least 29 near Libyan capital: At least 29 people have been killed and dozens injured in Libya on Tuesday after stored ammunition exploded in Garabulli, a town aboutk 50km east of the capital Tripoli.

Somali militants kill five police in north Kenya: Al Shabaab said it was behind the attack. The group's military operations spokesman Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab told Reuters four officers were also wounded and a vehicle in their convoy was burned in the ambush by its fighters.

Egypt court 'voids' Red Sea islands' transfer to Saudi: Tuesday’s verdict by the highest administrative court in Cairo declared void a maritime border accord with Saudi Arabia, which would have seen Egypt surrender control of the Tiran and Sanafir islands at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba.

Bomb Blasts Kill 24 in Afghanistan: The deadliest attack occurred in Kabul when a suicide bomber approached a minibus on foot and set off explosives.

Future drone strikes will be detrimental to US-Pak ties: Pakistan has reportedly told the United States that any further drone strikes on Pakistani territory in the future would be detrimental to the relationship between the two countries

U.S. navy chief hopes carriers deter East Asia destabilization: The U.S. Navy chief said on Monday he hoped the deployment of two aircraft carriers on a training mission in East Asia would deter any attempts to destabilize the region, where military tensions have risen amid China's growing assertiveness.

‘As fast as they want’: US commander says Russia outpaces NATO in deployment capabilities : Russian capabilities to deploy troops at long distances are “scary” as they outweigh those of NATO, the commander of US Army Europe has said

Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia: German Chancellor Angela Merkel was able to keep Russia-friendly members of her own government on-side and convince skeptical EU states like Slovakia, Hungary and Italy to back extensions of the bloc's economic and financial sanctions against Moscow.

Sweden asks to meet Julian Assange inside Ecuador embassy: Ecuador has received a formal request from the Swedish authorities to interview Julian Assange, inside its London embassy, in a potential breakthrough to the long-running saga.

UK's 'In' camp sees lead shrink ahead of EU vote: The campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union has lost some of its lead over the rival "Out" camp ahead of Thursday's EU membership referendum, according to an opinion poll published on Tuesday.

California power grid prepares for heatwave, possible natgas shortage; With record-setting heat and air conditioning demand expected in Southern California, the state's power grid operator issued a so-called "flex alert," urging consumers to conserve energy to help prevent rotating power outages - which could occur regardless.

Man Fined $450 For Stealing $5 Worth Of Food Accuses Court Of Profiting Off Debtors Prison: More than a third of Bogalusa’s population lives below the poverty line, and median household income is about $25,000, less than half of the median income for all American households.

FBI Still Concealing Almost All of What the Orlando Gunman Said: It appears that the federal investigators continued to withhold details of a second conversation Mateen had with the 911 operator, which was not referred to at all in the government’s timeline.

British Man Tries to Kill Trump: A 20-year-old British man was arrested at the Trump rally in Las Vegas on Saturday for trying to kill Donald Trump. Michael Steven Sanford told police that he came from California and went to a gun range in Las Vegas on Friday to learn how to shoot.

Donald Trump has massive fundraising deficit against Hillary Clinton : $1.3mn v $42mn: Donald Trump has massive fundraising deficit against Hillary Clinton

A Republican delegate revolt becomes more likely: Aside from Trump and his true believers, fewer and fewer Republican operatives, activists or donors think Trump can win.

White House staff lived in fear of Hillary: Ex-Secret Service officer: Hillary Clinton has a “Jekyll and Hyde” personality that left White House staffers scared stiff of her explosive — and even physical — outbursts, an ex-Secret Service officer claims in a scathing new tell-all.

Gary Byrne’s Crisis Of Character: The Latest Anti-Clinton Conspiracy Book: Byrne does his best impression of a Fox News host and re-tells the conservative version of numerous anti-Clinton stories.

Secret Service veterans denounce anti-Clinton tell-all book: Former agents blast writer Gary Byrne for having 'underlying motives.'

Downloadable personalities will make us immortal, according to expert: Get ready to live forever, says an expert who predicts our minds could be downloaded into avatars within the next century. Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku claims we will no longer have to mourn the death of loved ones: instead, they will live on in a hologram.

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Putin: People Do Not Understand How Potentially Dangerous The Situation Really Is
By RT
Western officials “pull the wool over [their news outlets] eyes,” who in turn misinform their audiences. Continue

 

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If You Value Life, Wake Up!
By Paul Craig Roberts
The crazed, insane, nazified, neoconized government in Washington, is driving the world to extinction in nuclear war. Continue

 

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The State Department’s Collective Madness
By Robert Parry
These hawks are so eager for more war that they don’t mind risking a direct conflict with Russia. Continue

 

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German Minister Warns Nato Against 'Warmongering'
By BBC
Imprison people and exploit them for cheap labor — often at 50 cents an hour or less. Continue

 

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The US Is Sleepwalking Towards A Nuclear Confrontation
By Dmitry Orlov
Chris interview Dmitry Orlov this week about the potential likelihood for actual direct conflict to break out between the world powers. Continue

 

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Syria: Aleppo Doctor Demolishes Propaganda and Media Warmongering:
By Vanessa Beeley
Dr Antaki deconstructs much of the propaganda upon which the US and NATO base their interventionist, neo-colonialist policies. Continue

 

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Children Pay the Highest Price in Refugee Crisis
By César Chelala
More than 4.29 million children inside Syria are poor, displaced or caught in the line of fire.. Continue

 

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Israel! This Is No Way To Treat A Child
By Cathy Sultan
Israel’s policy is meant to dispel the idea that a parent can protect his or her child and that a home is sacred and safe. Continue

 

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Did George W. Bush Bless Israel’s Killing of Yasser Arafat With Polonium?
By Sputnik
Mounting evidence of polonium poisoning and shocking admissions suggest an explosive assassination cover-up has been underway for over a decade. Continue

 

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BREXIT vs. GREXIT – The True Face of Europe
By Peter Koenig
Every day this neo-colonial continent spits out new atrocities. Continue

 

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Con vs. Con
By Chris Hedges
The character traits of the Clintons are as despicable as those that define Trump. Continue

 

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The Civil War Didn’t End Slavery After All
By Lauren Karaffa
Imprison people and exploit them for cheap labor — often at 50 cents an hour or less. Continue

 

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Before Omar Mateen Committed Mass Murder,
The FBI Tried To 'Lure' Him Into A Terror Plot

By Max Blumenthal, Sarah Lazare
The FBI dispatched an informant to "lure Omar into some kind of act and Omar did not bite." Continue

 

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23 terrorists killed in N. Syria: Turkish artillery and coalition jets hit 33 weapons emplacements, including Katyusha rockets, which were reportedly preparing to attack Turkey, security sources said on Monday

Suicide Bomber Targets Memorial To Massacred Christians In Syria, 3 Killed: Three people were killed in northeast Syria on Sunday when a suicide bomber attacked an event commemorating the massacre of Christians more than a century ago, state media and a security source said.

Russian officer killed in car bomb attack in Syria’s Latakia: Andrey Timoshenkov died of his injuries after a car bomb attack hit an aid convoy that was heading to Homs, Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Syria: Aal-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front, killed 86 troops and pro-government gunmen, including 25 members of Hezbollah: Hezbollah issued a statement in Beirut on Saturday saying it lost a number of "martyrs" in "direct and fierce confrontations with terrorist organizations."

Turkish troops killed 11 Syrians, mostly from one family, trying to cross border: : At least two women and four children were among those killed in the shootings overnight as the refugees sought to cross into Turkey from the border village of Khirbet al Jouz,

U.S. and Russian Jets Clash Over Syria: American and Russian fighter jets had a tense showdown in the skies above Syria as the Russians dropped bombs on U.S.-backed rebels.

Russia says US failed to provide Syrian opposition locations: The Russian military on Sunday rejected the Pentagon’s accusations that it had deliberately targeted U.S.-backed Syrian opposition forces, arguing the U.S. had failed to warn about their locations.

Russia says agrees with U.S. to improve military coordination in Syria: Russia said on Sunday it had reached an agreement with the United States to improve coordination between their military operations in Syria, where they are backing opposing sides of a civil war and launching air strikes.

Syrian Lira Pounds the US Dollar: The attempt to destroy Syria’s currency has been an additional and heinous crime, as though the illegal war bombings, the funding of terrorists, and the draconian, unjust, illegal, coercive sanctions, by the US and EU were not sufficient.

17 ISIS members killed during battles in northern Ramadi: “Today, a security force from the [army’s] Tactical Regiment, backed by the international coalition aviation, conducted an extensive military operation to liberate the areas of Albu Risha and Touwa in northern Ramadi from the ISIS control, killing 17 ISIS members

Iraqi Army Kills 8 Daesh in Anbar: Islamic State Security Service, Ahmed Madjid, and other terrorist group members were hiding. As a result, Madjid was killed in a shootout together with seven other terrorists," the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) press service cited Obaidi as saying.

Four Iraqi soldiers killed in suicide bombing at entrance of Taji military camp: Four Iraqi soldiers have been killed in a suicide bombing outside the camp New Zealand troops are based at.

Security forces liberate all areas in southern axis of Fallujah, tens of ISIS members killed: Amiriyah Fallujah District Council in Anbar Province announced on Sunday, that the security forces managed to liberate the areas of Zawba region in northern Fallujah from the ISIS control.

ISIS fighting back in northern Fallujah : Iraqi forces have control of around fifty percent of Fallujah and fighting is ongoing in the northern part of the town, according to a Rudaw reporter.

'Unprecedented tidal wave' of 30,000 fleeing Fallujah creates humanitarian disaster: Hundreds of families, including young children, have spent the last few nights sleeping on the ground with no shelter in temperatures reaching 50 degrees Celsius.

Preparing for the Collapse of the Saudi Kingdom: Saudi Arabia is no state at all. There are two ways to describe it: as a political enterprise with a clever but ultimately unsustainable business model, or as an entity so corrupt as to resemble a vertically and horizontally integrated criminal organization.

15 Boko Haram killed in Nigerian airstrike: “A Nigerian aircraft… sighted a group of BHTs [Boko Haram extremists] in seven Hilux vehicles hiding under trees,” spokesman Gp. Cpt. Ayodele Famuyiwa said in a statement. “An Alpha jet was scrambled to attack the Boko Haram location. The attack was successful as 15… extremists were killed.”

Rocket attack kills 5 police in northern Kenya: Five police officers were killed in a rocket attack by suspected al-Shabaab militants in northern Kenya on Monday, an official said.

Three Killed In Libya : A militia group in Libya calling itself The Benghazi Defense Forces launched an attack on eastern military units in an area close to oil facilities in the country on Sunday. Those facilities included three oil terminals north of the country’s major oil fields. Three people died during the fighting.

Bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan: More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 who died when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepali security guards working at the Canadian embassy in Kabul, officials said.

Tens of thousands protest on Okinawa to close key U.S. bases in Japan: Tens of thousands of protesters Sunday on Okinawa called for the closure of all U.S. military bases on the strategically important island, following last month's rape and murder of a 20-year-old woman in which a U.S. base worker is the suspect

Chinese company beats Amazon to deliver online goods by unmanned drone : E-commerce giants Jingdong has already begun using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to deliver goods to customers in rural areas.

Putin wants to ‘re-establish full relations’ with Canada, says ‘specific steps’ needed : “The prime minister himself said when we were at G20 in Antalya that he thinks how we should re-establish the relations in full. We welcome this ... and will get down to this task, to work together.”

Angry Assange starts 5th year cooped in London embassy: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange started his fifth year camped out in the Ecuadoran Embassy in London on Sunday, an occasion his supporters were to mark with events celebrating whistleblowers.

Global migrant tide swells to record 65 million: Europe's high-profile migrant crisis, its worst since World War II, is just one part of a growing tide of human misery led by Palestinians, Syrians and Afghans.

UN: 24 people displaced per minute in 2015: The UN refugee agency says persecution and conflict in places such as Syria and Afghanistan raised the total number of refugees and internally displaced people worldwide to a record 65.3 million at the end of last year.

Mexican Police Kill 9 in Clashes with Striking Oaxaca Teachers: The Mexican government followed through on its threat to use force against striking dissident teachers.

Oppressive heat to challenge all-time records across the southwestern US early this week: A strong ridge of high pressure will take control and strengthen into this week, sending temperatures to dangerous levels.

‘American ISIS fighter’ releases video praising Orlando shootings : Aside from praising the Orlando shooting, Amriki refers to a "surprise” operation at the Euro 2016 football tournament – currently underway in France – according to NBC.

"Partial Transcript" Of Orlando 911 Calls Will Have References To Islamic Terrorism Removed: "We are not going to hear him make his assertions of allegiance [to the Islamic State]."

'I did the shootings': DOJ releases some redacted transcripts of Orlando killer's phone calls during massacre: “Praise be to God, and prayers as well as peace be upon the prophet of God [in Arabic]. I let you know, I’m in Orlando and I did the shootings,” Mateen told a 911 dispatcher during a 50-second phone call at 2:35 a.m. on June 12.

Before Omar Mateen Committed Mass Murder, the FBI Tried To Lure Him Into a Terror Plot: New revelations raise questions about the FBI’s role in shaping Mateen’s lethal mindset.

US Supreme Court turns down challenge to assault weapons ban in 2 states: On Monday, justices rejected an appeal of an October decision by the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld laws in Connecticut and New York that prohibit civilians from owning certain semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity magazines.

Trump Says U.S. Should Consider Racial Profiling, Cites Israel as a Role Model: 'You look at Israel and you look at others and they do it and they do it successfully,' presumptive Republican nominee says, though it wasn't immediately clear how the tactic should be employed.

Campaign manager who ‘let Trump be Trump’ unceremoniously dumped : With only 142 days to go until election day, Trump’s numbers have slid to their lowest point in months, with a RealClearPolitics average showing that an average of polls from June 2 to June 16 shows the candidate garnering support from 39.1 percent of voters, solidly behind Clinton’s support of 44.9 percent.

Wall Street donors seek to block Warren VP pick: If Clinton chooses the Massachusetts senator as her running mate, donations will dry up, fundraisers warn.

Hillary Clinton once called disabled children at an Easter egg hunt 'f***ing ree-tards' and referred to Jews as 'stupid k***s' while Bill called Jesse Jackson a 'damned n****r,' claims Bill's former lover

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Headlines Continued

 

Key Articles

Zionism's Jewish Enemy

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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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Blueprint of the PNAC Plan for U.S. Global Hegemony


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