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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 GuantŠnamo 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.




































































































































































































































































































































































































US Options in the Ukraine: Trigger a Religious War?
By The Saker
There is now a real risk that the US might decide to destroy the Ukraine in order to “save it”   Continue



Do We Really Want War with Russia?
By Eric Margolis
Some of this is great power shadow boxing, trying to cow insubordinate Russia into accepting Washington’s orders.   Continue



What Japanese Media Doesn’t Want You To Say!
By Andre Vltchek
Japan is now once again a greatly trusted and respected member of the Fascist alliance.   Continue



US Imperialism the BREXIT Culprit
By Michael Hudson
How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote.   Continue



How The West Was Lost and Other Joys of Greedy Sociopathy
By David Michael Green
Do we really, really want to wreck the world for the short-term benefit of a handful of sociopathic oligarchs?   Continue



The Fallacy, and the Failure of Reformism
By William Bowles
This is once in a lifetime opportunity to challenge the Empire but will Corbyn rise to the occasion?   Continue



Omar’s Motive
By James Bradley
The effect of Muslim retaliation will never go away unless we remove the cause.   Continue



Why So Many Mass Killings? Look in a Mirror
By Joe Clifford
We are a cold blooded violent nation led by a cold blooded government.   Continue



UNICEF: 25 Children Killed by Airstrikes in Syria: Health workers pulled the lifeless bodies from under heaps of rubble, according to a report from CNN. The three air attacks targeted crowded areas, including a mosque during prayer time, UNICEF said in a statement.

Weapons for Syrian rebels sold on Jordan's black market: CIA plan to arm Syrian rebels undermined by theft of weapons by Jordanian intelligence agents, officials say.

President al Assad in Frontline with SAA "Heroes": As the whole world participates in the global war against Syria, Syria’s President Bashar al Assad joined the heroes of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), for Ramadan iftar..

Yemen : 15 killed in heavy clashes outside Sana’a: Army forces kill a dozen Al Houthis in Nehm, as rebels launch attack in bid to seize areas

Seven Killed in Saudi-Led Airstrikes in Yemen: Residents confirmed that five people died in the attack but did not say if they were civilians or armed members of the Houthis, a movement from the Zaydi branch of Shi’ite Islam.

Multiple Suicide Attacks in Lebanon’s Al-Qaa Kill Nine, Wound 15: A string of suicide bombings early on Monday killed at least nine people, including four suicide bombers, and wounded fifteen others in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria, the National News Agency reported on Monday.

Turkey PM says Israeli siege on Gaza 'largely lifted': Israel and Turkey announce details of reconciliation to end bitter six-year rift over Israeli raid on Gaza aid flotilla.

Erdogan apologizes to Putin over death of Russian pilot, calls Russia ‘friend & strategic partner’ : Vladimir Putin has received a letter in which Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan apologized for the death of the Russian pilot who was killed when a Russian jet was downed over the Syrian-Turkish border last November

Somali militants kill five police in north Kenya: Somalia’s al Shabaab militants killed five police officers in a border region in northeastern Kenya on Monday, the latest deadly incursion aimed at punishing Kenya for sending troops to Somalia.

Madagascar stadium blast kills two: A grenade explosion has killed at least two people during Madagascar's national day celebrations in the capital Antananarivo, officials say. About 80 people were wounded in the blast at a stadium, general Anthony Rakotoarison told AFP news agency.

Central African Republic: Police Unit Killed 18 in Cold Blood: Members of a special anti-crime unit in the Central African Republic unlawfully executed at least 18 people and possibly more between April 2015 and March 2016, Human Rights Watch said today

25 militants killed as Afghanistan launches clean-up operations: At least 25 militants were killed and about two dozen injured as government forces launched clean-up operations in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, an official statement said on Sunday.

Taliban leader Qari Ghafoor killed with his 14 fighters in Kunduz airstrike :A leader of the Taliban group identified as Qari Ghafar was killed in an airstrike in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan. It is yet not clear if the airstrike was carried out by the Afghan forces or the US forces in Afghanistan.

Russia, China ok $50 billion worth of business initiatives: Video: China and Russia hold first joint Mediterranean naval drills:

Kremlin Gets Flashback of Soviet Collapse in Brexit Fallout: The upheaval in the U.K. after its Brexit referendum in favor of leaving the European Union has similarities to the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman.

Polish Embassy: Shocked and concerned by xenophobic attacks following Brexit vote: Warsaw's embassy in the United Kingdom has issued a statement expressing its shock and concern at the sudden rise in xenophobic hate crimes committed against the Polish community living in Britain.

Brexit vote hits markets, political chaos deepens: Britain's decision to leave the European Union sent new shockwaves through financial markets on Monday, with the pound falling despite the country's leaders' attempts to ease political and economic turmoil unleashed by the move.

Jeremy Corbyn appoints raft of new MPs to Labour Shadow Cabinet to replace resigning plotters: Jeremy Corbyn has appointed ten MPs to his shadow cabinet to replace a raft of MPs who resigned over the weekend and on Monday morning.

Push to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader intensifies: Jeremy Corbyn’s deputy has asked him to consider his position as Britain’s opposition leader after a co-ordinated Labour party coup intensified.

Venezuela: Petition for Maduro recall vote 'validated': Opposition says it has collected double the amount of signatures required to move forward bid for a recall referendum.

Was Tamerlan Tsarnaev a Double Agent Recruited by the FBI?: Amid the swirl of mysteries surrounding the alleged Boston bombers, one fact, barely touched upon in the mainstream U.S. media, stands out: There is a strong possibility that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers, was a double agent, perhaps recruited by the FBI.

June 26, 2016


Why The British Said No To Europe
By John Pilger
The majority vote by Britons to leave the European Union was an act of raw democracy. Continue



BREXIT – A New Dimension – New Hope for Europe
By Peter Koenig
Fear-mongering by the western media will be a given. But why would you fear?.   Continue



Hot off Brexit, Vladimir Putin Goes to China
By Pepe Escobar
Everything connected to the Russia-China partnership spells out Eurasia integration.   Continue



Israel Should be Deeply Disturbed by the Brexit Vote
By Jonathan Cook
Fear-mongering by the western media will be a given. But why would you fear?.   Continue



Revolts of the Debtors: From Socrates to Ibn Khaldun
By Michael Hudson
The financial takeover of government is not new. Continue



Intel Vets Call ‘Dissent Memo’ on Syria ‘Reckless’
By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
The dissent signers are calling for America to threaten, commit acts of overt, aggressive war against the forces of a sovereign nation on its own territory.   Continue



Trump Will Not Recognize Palestinian Statehood if Elected President
By Sputnik
Trump has backtracked and is now “committed” to supporting illegal, Israeli settlement expansion. Continue



Russian, govt raids killed 82 in ISIS-held east Syria: report: "Three Russian and Syrian regime air raids on the region of Qurieh, southeast of Deir al-Zor city, killed 58 civilians," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. It added that 24 other people were killed, without specifying whether they were civilians or ISIS fighters.

'Dozens killed' in air strikes on Syria's Deir Az Zor: Reports say 58 civilians among victims of Syrian-Russian raids on ISIL-held town amid claims of use of incendiary bombs.

Islamic State claims execution of five citizen journalists in Syria: The Islamic State (IS) group on Sunday published a video showing the execution-style killing of five Syrian citizen journalists they kidnapped eight months ago in the east of the war-torn country.

Iraqi army has killed 1,300 people in Mosul operation: Iraqi Defense Minister Halit el-Ubeydi said that more than 1,000 militants were killed during operations to recapture the south of Mosul.

Iraqi army says Fallujah 'fully liberated from ISIL': Commander says government forces now in city's al-Julan neighbourhood, the last area to remain under ISIL control.

At least 55 people killed in renewed clashes across Yemen: Two days of fierce clashes in areas across the provinces of Taiz, Bayda and Marib between Shiite rebels known as Houthis and government forces have claimed the lives of at least 55 people from both sides, Yemeni security and health officials said.

Iran says five rebels killed in Kurdish region: Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said it killed five armed rebels in recent clashes along its border with Iraqi Kurdistan, state media reported.

Israel, Turkey reach agreement to normalize ties – Israeli official: Israel and Turkey have reached an agreement to normalize ties, a senior Israeli official told reporters, according to Reuters. This will end bitter rift over the Israeli Navy’s killing of nine Turkish citizens during a Gaza flotilla raid in 2010.

Ramadan soup kitchen offers brief respite to Gaza’s poor: A soup kitchen in the Palestinian enclave is offering struggling families like Sherif’s a welcome break from daily worries about where they will find their next meal.

At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack: Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital June 25, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor and ended the hours-long assault, police and witnesses said.

48 killed as Islamic State pushes for territory in Afghanistan: Fighters pledging allegiance to the movement, also known as Daesh, attacked police checkpoints in the Kot area of Nangarhar province. As many as 36 attackers were reported to have been killed in the assaults, with at least another dozen police and civilians also killed.

Xi, Putin meet on promoting SCO's regional role: Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met here Thursday on enhancing bilateral ties and promoting the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)'s role in regional development and security.

Putin: International Situation Today Like at Start of World War II: "But again, as it was at the beginning of WWII, we don't see any positive response," he continued. "On the contrary, NATO ups its aggressive rhetoric and aggressive actions near our borders."

Scottish leader threatens to veto Brexit: First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government may use legal means to block Britain's exit from the EU

British cabinet to remain in post after Brexit vote - foreign minister: "Obviously a new prime minister will select his own cabinet and all of us will remain in office until that point and then the new prime minister will make his decision," Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said

UK's Johnson wins backing from Gove for prime ministerial bid: Justice minister Michael Gove called Johnson by telephone on Saturday to say he would back him for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party, the Sunday Times said.

Brexit: Hilary Benn sacked as Corbyn faces 'no confidence' pressure: Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has been sacked from the shadow cabinet amid claims he was encouraging ministers to resign should Jeremy Corbyn ignore a vote of no confidence.

EU referendum Labour crisis: Jeremy Corbyn says he will fight on after Hilary Benn coup triggers 11 resignations - with more expected to follow

EU collapse is now 'practically IRREVERSIBLE', says George Soros: BRITAIN'S decision to break away from the EU makes the eventual dissolution of the EU 'practically irreversible', George Soros has claimed.

WATCH: British PM Says Israel Needs United Kingdom to Remain in EU to Fight BDS, Iranian Nukes: David Cameron tells Jewish community event in London that 'Brexit' would leave U.K. powerless to fight for its Israeli ally.

Brazil's Temer Received $300,000 Bribe: Whistleblower: The latest allegations follow the possible implication of 175 deputies and senators, a staggering 30 percent, of Brazil's entire National Congress.

West Virginia Flooding Kills 24; Federal Disaster Declared: "Roads destroyed, bridges out, homes burned down, washed off foundations," said Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill. "Multiple sections of highway just missing. Pavement just peeled off like a banana. I've never seen anything like that."

7 stabbed at neo-Nazi event outside Capitol in Sacramento: Seven people were stabbed, with some injured critically, during clashes between rallying neo-Nazis and counter-protesters Sunday at the state Capitol, authorities said.

1 in 10 Cal State students is homeless, study finds: One in five doesn’t have steady access to enough food, according to the initial findings of a study

Secret Campaign Cash Gushes Into U.S. State and Local Elections: Hundreds of millions of dollars in dark money have been spent to influence federal elections, and the same phenomenon is happening at the state and local levels

The Donald Trump Story You’re Not Hearing About: As Trump cements his leads atop the polls, questions about how he made his billions, and who helped him make them, are starting to take center stage.

George Will: Trump's judge comments prompted exit from GOP: George Will, the conservative commentator and columnist, said Sunday that he changed his voter registration to "unaffiliated" 23 days ago and has left the Republican Party because of Donald Trump.

June 25, 2016



Putin Calls Out NATO’s ‘Insecurity Agenda’
By Finian Cunningham
Vladimir Putin succeeded in calling out the true nature of NATO. Continue



Policy by Waging Undeclared War Against Russia?
By Stephen F. Cohen
Whether or not Washington’s behavior constitutes undeclared war, Putin, at the conference, warned that if it continues it will mean “war,” . Continue



Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics... and U.S. Africa Command
By Nick Turse
For days or weeks on end, a single place – call it Newtown, San Bernardino, or Orlando – is the center of our universe. The rest of the world? Not so much. Continue



United States Bombings Of Other Countries
By William Blum
There appears to be something about launching bombs or missiles from afar onto cities and people that appeals to American military and political leaders. Continue



Once Occupation Ends, Resistance Will Disappear
Abbas Speech in EU Parliament Enrages Israel :

The Palestinian president has asked the EU to shield his people from Israeli provocations, as he accused Tel Aviv of breeding fascism. Continue



Trump Would Support Israeli Annexation of Parts of West Bank
By Barak Ravid
Trump would be unlikely to adopt the policies of President Barack Obama and his predecessor, George W. Bush, that a Palestinian state is a U.S. security interest, the adviser said. Continue



How Severe Is Venezuela’s Crisis?
By Gabriel Hetland
According to The New York Times, Venezuela is “a country that is in a state of total collapse,” Continue



°Basta Ya, Brussels! British Voters Reject EU Corporate Slavestate
By Mike Whitney
Hat’s off to the British voters who had the guts to reject the EU corporate slavestate and cast their ballot for freedom. Continue



Why the UK Said Bye Bye to the EU
By Pepe Escobar
What will end – is the special transatlantic relationship between the US and the EU with Britain as an American Trojan Horse. Continue



Despite the Vote, the Odds Are Against Britain Leaving the EU
By Paul Craig Roberts
The British people should not be so naive as to think that their vote settles the matter. The fight has only begun. Expect. Continue



Jeremy Corbyn Faces No Confidence Motion and Leadership Challenge
By George Eaton
The long-threatened coup attempt against Jeremy Corbyn has begun. Continue



Bernie Sells Out
Says He'll Vote For Hillary Clinton

By Cooper Allen and Nicole Gaudiano
"I’m going to do everything I can to defeat Donald Trump," the Vermont senator said. Continue



Sanders Crusade For Change Is Phony
By Stephen Lendman
His record shows a deplorable habit of saying one thing, then doing another, destroying his credibility. Continue



FBI and Police Are Knocking on Activists’ Doors Ahead of Republican National Convention
By Alice Speri
Law enforcement agencies, have been knocking on the doors of activists and community organizers in Cleveland, Ohio, asking about their plans for the Republican National Convention in July. Continue



A Week in the Life of the American Police State
By John W. Whitehead
We no longer really have democracy in the USA. Continue



33 killed in renewed clashes across Yemen: Clashes in several areas across Yemen today killed 22 Shiite rebels and 11 members of pro-government forces, military officials said, after peace talks hit a new barrier.

Turkey, coalition kill 20 Daesh members in northern Syria: At least 20 members of the Daesh terrorist group were killed Thursday in northern Syria during a military operation by the Turkish Armed Forces and the U.S.-led coalition, the Turkish military announced Friday.

Hezbollah Announces Over 600 Terrorists Killed in Syria's Aleppo in June: Hezbollah movement leader Hassan Nasrallah announced on Friday that 617 terrorists have been killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo since the start of June.

Five civilians including four children killed in terrorist attacks in Aleppo: A source at Aleppo Police Command said that terrorists fired a number of rocket shells on al-Sabil neighborhood in Aleppo city, most of them landed in the area surrounding al-Rahman Mosque as people were leaving Friday prayers, killing a civilian and injuring six others.

Hezbollah to send more fighters to Syria's Aleppo: Lebanese ally of Syrian government acknowledges heavy losses but vows to fight on as "retreat is not permissible".

Russia denies soldiers killed by IS in Syria: The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has denied claims by the Islamic State that it killed three Russian soldiers during fighting on the main road linking Hamah and Al-Raqqah provinces.

ISIS executes 5 civilians on charges of cooperating with government in Kirkuk: “The ISIS had executed, today, five civilians from the district of al-Hawija at a popular market before the eyes of people (55 km southwest of Kirkuk)

Bomb blast kills, wounds 9 people north of Baghdad: A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior said on Friday, that nine people had been either killed or injured in a bomb blast north of Baghdad.

80% of Fallujah retaken: Iraqi military commander: "Daesh now only remains in control of the Al-Muallimeen and Al-Julan neighborhoods, along with Al-Thirthar Street north of the city center," he added.

Turkey grants immunity to security forces fighting militants: Turkey's parliament has granted immunity from prosecution to members of the armed forces conducting counter-terrorism operations as security forces battle Kurdish militants in fighting that has killed thousands in the past year.

Israel kills woman who rammed car in occupied West Bank: Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian woman who rammed a vehicle into a parked car near an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank today, injuring two people sitting inside, the army said.

Watch: Security cameras capture car ramming attack near Kiryat Arba : The two Israelis had stopped at the bus stop, just outside the settlement to pick up hitchhikers when a car driven by a Palestinian woman rammed into them.

Abbas says some Israeli rabbis called for poisoning Palestinian water: Abbas's remarks, in a speech to the European parliament, did not appear on the official transcript issued by his office, suggesting he may have spoken off the cuff as he condemned Israeli actions against Palestinians amid stalled peace talks.

At Least 30 Daesh Militants, Three Civilians Killed in Eastern Afghanistan: At least 30 Daesh militants and three civilians have been killed during terrorist attacks on local police checkpoints in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar bordering Pakistan.

Libyan forces clash with militants in Sirte, 14 dead: official: Libyan forces fighting ISIS in its stronghold of Sirte said Friday that four of their troops and 10 militants were killed in heavy clashes around the port area as militants tried to flee the city under siege.

Great News: More than 2,000 migrants rescued at sea : Italy coast guard: Ship crews pulled more than 2,000 migrants from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean on Friday, Italy's coastguard said, as people smugglers stepped up operations during two consecutive days of good weather.

Russia seen putting new nuclear-capable missiles along NATO border by 2019: Russia is likely to deploy advanced nuclear-capable missiles in its European exclave of Kaliningrad by 2019, casting the move as a reply to a U.S.-backed missile shield, and may one day put them in Crimea too, sources close to its military predict.

Russia says Brexit opens door for new UK relations but US blasts vote as 'Putin's victory': BRITAIN'S exit from the European Union is a victory for Russian President Vladimir Putin, senior US officials have claimed.

David Cameron resigns after UK votes to leave European Union : David Cameron has resigned, bringing an abrupt end to his six-year premiership, after the British public took the momentous decision to reject his entreaties and turn their back on the European Union.

'Now get out!’ Start Clause 50 exit process NOW, EU chiefs urge UK: EU chiefs want to be rid of Britain as soon as possible, if a statement from the European Council released in the wake of the UK’s shock Brexit is anything to go by.

Brexit SPREADS across Europe: Italy, France, Holland and Denmark ALL call for referendums: Brexit is a huge blow to Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party and was hailed by supporters of 5-Star as a possible springboard to Italian independence.

MEPs say EU will CRUMBLE within five years after shock Brexit result: 'This is the beginning of the end for the EU,' Peter Lundgren, an MEP from the far-Right Sweden Democrat party, told MailOnline. 'So many other countries will follow the UK. Europe will fall.'

#ScotLond: Remain supporters launch online campaign for Scotland and London to join together and stay in the EU: SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon today said she could call a new independence referendum within months - because thirds of Scottish voters backed staying in the EU yesterday.

N Ireland's Sinn Fein May Push for Poll on Irish Unity After Brexit Vote: The Northern Irish republican party Sinn Fein will intensify its push for a so-called border poll on Irish unity, Sinn Fein Member of the European Parliament Martina Anderson told Sputnik on Friday after the UK referendum results were officially announced.

French finance minister says 'red carpet' rolled out for London banks: French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Friday he would welcome London banks to Paris after Britain's vote to quit the European Union, using the "red carpet" metaphor in an apparent dig at British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Global Central Banks Raise Cash Offer to Quell Brexit Panic: Central banks across the world offered the financial system fresh funds and intervened in currency markets, in an effort to reassure investors sent into panic by the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union.

‘Bin Laden bodyguard' in Gitmo since day 1 released to Montenegro: A Yemeni man accused of being a bodyguard for Osama Bin Laden was released after spending more than 14 years in the US detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Fewer than 80 prisoners remain in the camp, with 29 eligible for release.

Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department: Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed.

June 23, 2016


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



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





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



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



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



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



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



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.



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US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

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

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

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

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

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

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

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


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