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

 

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

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

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$1,668,734,619,436

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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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After Entering Aleppo With Russia's Help, The Syrian Army May Set Its Sights On Raqqa
By Robert Fisk
The everlasting “Islamic Caliphate” in Syria doesn’t look so everlasting any more. Continue

 

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Why Kerry Blames The Opposition For The Continuing Bombing In Syria
By Moon Of Alabama
Kerry told Syrian aid workers, hours after the Geneva peace talks fell apart, that the country should expect another three months of bombing that would “decimate” the opposition. Continue

 

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Destroy Syria… Get Others to Pay
By Finian Cunningham
Cameron, Kerry and the rest of these charlatans should spare us the emotional blackmail. Continue

 

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The Obama Administration Has Escalated Its Military Confrontation With Russia
By Stephen F. Cohen
US-NATO military forces in countries on or near Russia’s borders pushes the new Cold War toward actual war, possibly even a nuclear one. Continue

 

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Privatization Is the Atlanticist Strategy to Attack Russia
By Paul Craig Roberts and Michael Hudson
Globalization was invented as a tool of American Empire. Russia should be shielding itself from globalization, not opening itself to it. Continue

 

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Iran Dumps Petrodollar, Wants Euros for All Oil Sales
By Rudy Panko
Another nail in the dollar's coffin. Continue

 

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Europe is Built on Corpses and Plunder
By Andre Vltchek
It is not only the United States, but also Europe, which is totally, blissfully ignorant about its role in the world, about the horrors that it is spreading all over our Planet. Continue

 

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Flint’s Crisis Is About More Than Water
By Chris Hedges
If we do not rebel we will sustain a system that will ultimately slay us. Continue

 

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Are The Payroll Jobs Reports Merely Propaganda Statements?
By Paul Craig Roberts
The financial presstitutes merely report the numbers that the official releases emphasize and ask no questions about them. Continue

 

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The Vampire Squid Tells Us How to Vote
By Matt Taibbi
You will never catch Bernie Sanders standing in a room as a paid guest of a bank under investigation for ripping billions off pensioners and investors. Continue

 

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Did Hillary’s Machine Rig Iowa?
By John V. Walsh
The Highly Improbable Iowa Coin Tosses. Continue

 

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Bernie Sanders: Sheepdogging for Hillary and the Democrats in 2016
By Bruce A. Dixon
Bernie's job is to warm up the crowd for Hillary, herding activist energies and the disaffected left back into the Democratic fold one more time. Continue

 

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Iraq: ISIS executes 300 police and army personnel, civil activists in Mosul: On Sunday, al-Hashd al-Shaabi media official Mahmoud al-Sourji announced, that the so-called ISIS executed more than 300 persons in Mosul, while pointed out that the executed people were police and army personnel, as well as civil activists.

Security forces fully liberate Juwiba, raise Iraqi flag over its buildings: “The area is currently under the control of the security forces, after the killing of dozens of ISIS members,”

Six ISIS elements killed in armed clashes in the center of Fallujah: “Armed clashes erupted between the tribal fighters and ISIS members in Nazran District in the center of Fallujah,” adding that, “The clashes resulted in the killing of six members of ISIS and seizing their weapons and communication devices.”

Three British troops injured in covert operation in Iraq : The injured men were from the SAS and SBS units and were taking part in a 25-strong allied special forces patrol in northern Iraq when they came under fire by 30 Islamic State fighters in armoured Humvees stolen from the Iraqi army.

Iraq deploying thousands of troops to retake Mosul: ISIS seized Mosul in June 2014 and except for airstrikes has held Iraq's second city largely unopposed for more than 18 months as the country's security forces battled the jihadis in other areas.

Canada to end bombing missions in Iraq and Syria: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday Canada would pull out six jets that have been bombing targets in Iraq and Syria, ending Canada's controversial combat role in the effort against Islamic State.

At least 35 Syrian gov't fighters killed in ambush near Damascus: At least 35 Syrian government troops and militant supporters died Sunday in an ambush by rebel forces in the Tell Suan zone, on the outskirts of Damascus.

Russian airstrikes kill 10 civilians in Aleppo: Ibrahim Laith, official of Syrian Civil Defense in the city, told Anadolu Agency that Russian warplanes hit districts of Aleppo – including al-Salihin, al-Hallok and al-Kellese – controlled by the Syrian opposition.

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge towards Turkey border: The Syrian army advanced towards the Turkish border Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar Assad.

Syria Troops Make More Gains in Aleppo, Near Turkish Border: Syrian army troops recaptured a new village north of Aleppo Monday, bringing troops and allied militiamen to within a few kilometers of the Turkish border as part of a major Russian-backed offensive in the area, the Syrian government and opposition activists said.

Saudi Arabia, Turkey Pushed Syrian Opposition to Leave Talks: The Syrian opposition abruptly withdrew from peace talks in Geneva this week under pressure from Saudi Arabia and Turkey, two of the main backers of the rebels, according to diplomats and at least a half-dozen opposition figures.

Moscow slams UN chief for Syria comments: The Russian foreign ministry on Monday criticised UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over his claim that Russian air strikes in Syria had undermined last week's peace talks to end the country's five-year war.

Russian air strikes in Syria 'good thing': Del Ponte: Former war crimes prosecutor Carla Del Ponte, who is currently probing rights abuses in Syria, on Monday backed Russia's air strikes on "terrorist groups" in the war-torn country.

Saudis provide cover for Turkey to start military operation in Syria: Saudi Arabia and Turkey cannot allow Assad’s army to push militants away from the province of Latakia. This would mean a serious defeat for Riyadh and Ankara, which they cannot accept.

UAE says it's prepared to send ground forces to Syria: Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash made the comments in the federal capital of Abu Dhabi, days after Saudi Arabia said it is ready to deploy ground forces if leaders of the U.S.-led international coalition fighting the group call for it.

Bahrain FM denies report it will commit ground forces to Syria: Earlier on Monday, REU, quoting Bahraini ambassador to Britain Sheikh Fawaz bin Mohammed al-Khalifa reported that Bahrain would commit troops to operate "in concert with the Saudis" under what he called the international coalition against terrorism.

War games in Middle East could prepare UK for ‘potential’ Russian war with NATO – report: The British Army is to deploy 1,600 troops in Jordan to take part in war games which could be preparation for a potential ‘confrontation’ between Russia and NATO member countries in Eastern Europe

Syria Threatens Saudi Arabia, Bahrain: Foreign Troops on Our Soil Would Return 'In Coffins': Syria will resist any ground incursion into its territory and send the aggressors home "in coffins", its foreign minister said on Saturday, in comments clearly aimed at Sunni Arab countries that have said they were ready to join such an operation.

Turkish forces kill 60 in Kurdish Cizre raid – reports : Around 60 people have reportedly been killed in the basement of a building in the southeastern Kurdish town of Cizre in a military raid which, according to state media, was conducted in order to neutralize PKK terrorists.

Erdogan: US Should Choose Between Turkey, Kurdish Forces: Turkey's president lashed out at the United States a week after President Barack Obama's envoy visited a northern Syrian town that is under the control of Syrian Kurdish forces, which Ankara considers terrorists.

Aleppo: Germany and Turkey come up with a 10-point action plan: It includes UN-level negotiations with Russia about its military action in Syria, the deployment of humanitarian aid from Germany to the Syrian border and a boost in support for the EU border agency Frontex.

Al-Qaeda militants battle each other in southern Yemen: Al-Qaeda militants battled each other on Monday in a southern Yemeni city controlled by the group, in what appeared to be an internal power struggle that erupted after a senior militant was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

The forgotten crisis of Yemen’s millions on brink of starvation: As the world focuses on Madaya in Syria, the UN says Yemeni civilians are being starved as a tactic of war

Obama Says the US and Italy Are Working Together in Libya: President Barack Obama says the United States is working with Italy to push back against efforts by the Islamic State group to gain a foothold in Libya.

ISIS claims car bomb blast in Saudi capital: An explosion damaged a car in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Monday, the Saudi Press Agency reported, an incident the Islamic State militant group said was caused by a bomb one of its members had affixed to the vehicle.

Israel demolishes Palestinian houses, leave 100 homeless: Palestinian villagers in a remote corner of the occupied West Bank are bracing themselves for more demolitions this week, just days after Israeli army bulldozers left more than a hundred people homeless.

At least 15 killed in clashes between armed groups in eastern DRCongo: authorities: At least 15 people have been killed in clashes between armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a region that has been the scene of heightened ethnic tensions in recent weeks, local authorities said Monday.

Unidentified aircraft bombs kill three in Libya - Witness: At least three people were killed when a yet-to- be- identified aircraft carried out an air strike on the Libyan city of Derna on Sunday, an eye-witness in the city and a local television station reported.

40,000 starving to death as S.Sudan teeters on famine: UN: The figures released in a UN report describe some of the worst conditions yet in more than two years of a civil war marked by atrocities and accusations of war crimes, including the blockading of food supplies.

Suicide bombers in Afghanistan kill nine, wound 23: Two suicide bombers targeting Afghan government and military employees killed at least nine people on Monday and wounded 23, officials said.

Three Afghan soldiers killed in suicide bombing: An official says at least three Afghan soldiers have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on an army minibus near their base in northern Balkh province.

NATO plans biggest build-up against Russia since the Cold War: Backed by an increase in U.S. military spending, NATO is planning its biggest build-up in Eastern Europe since the Cold War to "deter Russia"

At least 33 refugees drown off Turkish coast: At least 33 refugees drowned off Turkey's Aegean coast as they tried to reach a Greek island, and a search and rescue operation was under way for the remaining passengers.

Disregard for UN ruling on Julian Assange's detention will be a blow to human rights: Sweden and Britain ignore the UN's landmark opinion on the detention of Julian Assange at their peril, writes Melinda Taylor.

New Docs Throw Doubt on Julian Assange Rape Charges in Stockholm: As UN rules Wikileaks founder was 'arbitrarily detained,' he stands accused by two Swedish women—is the whole thing just Nordic neurosis?

Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’: News analysis - Swedish judges think the prosecutor is behaving unreasonably too.

Jim Hightower: What Really Poisoned the Water in Flint, Michigan: Flint reveals that there is a much deeper contamination poisoning our country's political morals.

‘I’d bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding’ – Trump at debates: The Republican debates have wrapped up in New Hampshire, with some formidable bickering, topped by poll leader Donald Trump’s comment that he would “bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.”

Ron Paul Slams Cruz And Hillary: They Are Both "Owned By Goldman": Surprisingly, the elder Paul seemed more attracted to the views of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money in the Democratic primary.

Massive Donations From Israel Supporter Follow Clinton’s Pledge to Fight BDS: Israel supporter Haim Saban is spending millions of dollars to put Hillary Clinton in the White House after Clinton reiterated a promise to use her influence to oppose a growing campaign to temper Israeli militancy through boycotts, divestments and sanctions.

War criminal endorses war criminal: Albright: 'special place in hell' for women who don't support Clinton: Former secretary of state Madeleine Albright introduced Hillary Clinton at an event in New Hampshire on Saturday, telling the crowd and voters in general: “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!”

February 06, 2016

 

Peace Talks “Paused” After Putin’s Triumph in Aleppo
By Mike Whitney
The Obama team has been following developments on the ground with growing concern. Continue

 

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Why The ‘Sultan of Chaos’ Is Freaking Out
By Pepe Escobar
‘Sultan’ Erdogan is wallowing in a sea of desperation. Continue

 

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Syria's Enemies Seek Face Saving Escalation Measures
By Moon Of Alabama
Is a Turkish invasion of Syria in preparation? My guess is yes. Continue

 

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We Don't Need Evidence
Russian Aircraft Violated Turkish Airspace -U.S. State Dept

Video
Turkish authorities' statements of an alleged violation of Turkish airspace is naked propaganda," Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said. Continue

 

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The IMF Changes its Rules to Isolate China and Russia
Must Read/Listen - By Michael Hudson

A nightmare scenario of U.S. geopolitical strategists is coming true. Continue

 

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UN Panel Calls On UK and Sweden to end Julian Assange's 'Deprivation Of Liberty'
By Owen Bowcott and David Crouch

UN working group says WikiLeaks founder should be offered compensation for being confined to Ecuadorian embassy. Continue

 

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Citi: World Economy Seems Trapped In ‘Death Spiral’
By Katy Barnato
This would lead to Oilmageddon, a 'significant and synchronized' global recession and a proper modern-day equity bear market." Continue

 

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Is Bernie Sanders A Socialist?
By William Blum
Americans have had it up to here with free enterprise. Continue

 

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Terrifying Ted and his Ultra-Conservative Vision for America
By Garry Leech
The Obama team has been following developments on the ground with growing concern. Continue

 

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Why Is My Kindergartner Being Groomed for the Military at School?By Sarah Grey

The US war machine is so ubiquitous that few people even think twice about its role in our children's lives. Continue

 

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Pain
By A Canticle for Lazarus
Without visceral awareness of global suffering, the only suffering people can comprehend is our own. Continue

 

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Clashes north of Aleppo kill 120 Syrian govt, rebel fighters: pro-rebel activists: More than 120 members of Syrian government forces and rebels were killed Friday in heavy fighting for a town north of Aleppo city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Syrian army, allies seize town in southern province Deraa: Al Manar, monitor: Syrian government forces and allied fighters seized the town of Ataman near Deraa city on Friday, Hezbollah's Al Manar television and a Syrian monitoring group said, building on gains made last week in the southern province.

Air strikes worsen Syria's humanitarian situation: Scores believed killed in Russian attacks and residents starve to death in besieged areas while peace talks break down.

Syrians mass on Turkish border as government advances: Thousands of Syrians were stuck on the Turkish border Friday after fleeing a major regime offensive backed by Russia near Aleppo where a new humanitarian disaster appeared to be unfolding.

Turkey Planning Military Invasion in Syria - Russian Defense Ministry: What is happening on the Turkish-Syrian border gives grounds to think that Turkey is preparing a military invasion in Syria, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said.

US claims credit: New U.S. intelligence report says Islamic State weaker: U.S. officials cited factors such as battlefield casualties and desertions to explain the roughly 20 percent decrease in fighters, and said the report showed a U.S.-led campaign to crush Islamic State was making progress.

Coalition warplanes kill 19 ISIS elements northwest of Kirkuk-: “Today, warplanes of the international coalition bombarded one of the ISIS sites in a village surrounding Debs District (50 km northwest of Kirkuk), resulting in the death of 12 [ISIS] elements and wounding 19 others.”

Iraq blames ISIL for attacks that killed 28 troops: At least 28 killed as one car bomb hits army barracks in Ramadi and another targets government base in Fallujah.

Kurdish troops repel IS attack, kill 6 jihadists in northern Iraq: Kurdish Peshmerga forces have repelled an attack launched by the Islamic State, or IS, and killed six of its jihadists in Makhmour district, located in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh.

Turkish warplanes invade Iraqi airspace, bombard village north of Dohuk: “Turkish warplanes launched, at noon today, an attack on the area surrounding the village of Senava southeast of the city of Zakho north of Dohuk,” noting that, “The attack resulted in inflicting material losses.”

Dozens killed and civilians trapped in battle for Yemen's Taiz: In the country's east, US drone strikes have reportedly killed 12 people.

UN chief Ban 'ashamed' over Israel-Palestininan peace process: "I feel guilty, ashamed of the lack of progress," he said. Last month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused him of "encouraging terrorism" after the UN chief said it was understandable that the Palestinians were resisting Israeli military rule.

Heavy clashes in southeast Libya, 30 killed: Two days of clashes in southeastern Libya between a local armed faction and Sudanese fighters have left more than 30 people dead, a local mayor said on Friday.

Burundi accused of hunting refugees in Tanzania camps: Government denies claims it is sending armed agents to UN-run refugee camps to kidnap and kill opposition supporters.

Fact or fiction: ISIL's presence in Libya grows to 5,000 fighters: Number of fighters has reportedly dropped in Iraq and Syria while gaining "more ground and influence" in Libya.

42 killed in operations in Afghanistan : At least six Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and 36 rebels have been killed during ongoing clearance operations in seven provinces of Afghanistan in past 24 hours, said the Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Friday.

US military attacked for complicity in Afghan child soldiers after boy's murder: Wasil Ahmad, who was killed by Taliban on Monday, fought in Afghan Local Police, a US-funded government militia that employs child soldiers illegally

Are ISIS Members Posing as Refugees?: The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says at least some militants have entered the country along with the asylum-seekers.

In a world gone crazy: Rescuing refugees from drowning will be ‘criminalized’ under new EU law – activists: A petition has been launched calling on EU leaders to scrap plans that would criminalize those who rescue migrants and refugees arriving on the Greek islands as part of a push to secure the border between Turkey and Greece.

Australia considers strict screening of Muslim refugees: Controversial leaked document proposes new assessments for 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees to stop "extremism".

Denmark officially confirms US plane was in Copenhagen in June 2013 to fly Snowden to U.S.: Denmark has publicly acknowledged for the first time that in June 2013 a US plane was waiting in a Copenhagen airport to extradite NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to the US. At the time he was stranded in a Moscow airport.

The Chart Of Doom: When Private Credit Stops Expanding: Three out of the five major economies are already experiencing stagnant or negative private credit growth. Three down, two to go.

U.S. exports fall in 2015 for first time since recession: The nation’s trade deficit rose 2.7% in December as exports fell again, capping the first year since 2009 in which U.S. exports have declined.

70% Of Jobs Added In January Were Minimum Wage Waiters And Retail Workers: Retail trade added 58,000 jobs in January, while employment in food services and drinking places, aka waiters and bartenders, rose by 47,000 in January.

Cure developed by VA scientist sells for $1k a pill, out of reach to vets : A Hepatitis C treatment developed by one of Veterans Affairs’ own research scientists is too expensive for the agency to actually use in treating veterans. US lawmakers probing the recent spike in prescription drug prices are furious.

Collapse Of Shale Gas Production Has Begun: The U.S. Empire is in serious trouble as the collapse of its domestic shale gas production has begun. This is just another nail in a series of nails that have been driven into the U.S. Empire coffin.

45 million Americans rely on food stamps, 1 million about to lose them – report: One in seven Americans still depends on food stamps, according to Bloomberg News. Now with the US economy on the rebound, some states are imposing time limits on the program, and that could mean trouble for the 45.4 million people relying on them.

Obama to seek new tax on oil in budget proposal: U.S. President Barack Obama will launch a long-shot bid next week to impose a $10-a-barrel tax on crude oil that would fund the overhaul of the nation's aging transportation infrastructure, the White House said on Thursday.

Poll: Dem Race Is Tied, But Sanders Runs Better Against GOP : Sanders and Rubio are the strongest candidates in general election matchups. If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg runs, he hurts Sanders more than he hurts any of the top Republican contenders.

Wall Street donors account for 40 percent of super PAC funds in US election: The 2016 US election campaign has exposed deep-seated popular alienation from the entire political establishment and growing anger over the domination of US society and politics by Wall Street.

Governor Branstad says Cruz employed ‘unethical and unfair’ tactics Monday night (AUDIO): “This thing that they distributed on Caucus night saying that Dr. Carson was likely to drop out and his supporters should support Cruz, that is, I think, unethical and unfair,” Branstad said this morning. “I think there’ll be repercussions"

Des Moines Register calls for audit of Iowa results: 'Something smells in the Democratic Party': In a strongly worded editorial on Thursday, The Des Moines Register called on the Iowa Democratic Party to move quickly to prove that Monday's results are correct.

February 04, 2016

 

Freeing Julian Assange: The Last Chapter
By John Pilger
Obama, the betrayer, has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all the US presidents combined. Continue

 

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As Yemen Bleeds, British Profits from Weapons Sales “Bury Human Rights”
By Felicity Arbuthnot
Why care about human rights or outright savagery when there are arms to be sold? Continue

 

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US Regime Change Talks on Syria Hit Blind Alley
By Finian Cunningham
Washington and its allies might now attempt a direct military intervention in Syria out of desperation. Continue

 

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The Legacy of George W Bush:
10 Million Refugees and 250,000 Deaths over the Past Five Years

By Anthony Bellchambers
Millions have died as a consequence of the actions of this one single American "cowboy" Continue

 

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Delusions on Syria prevail in official Washington
By Philip Giraldi
The rubbish that appears in the mainstream media, continues to create a mythical magical kingdom in which Americans all wear white hats and go about slaying dragons. Continue

 

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U.S. Created Daesh (ISIS)
By Stephen Lendman
Imperial foot soldiers – recruited from scores of countries, armed, funded, trained and directed to serve Washington’s pure evil agenda. Continue

 

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Europe is Disintegrating While its Citizens Watch Indifferent
By Roberto Savio
The refugee crisis has been the last blow to an institution which was already breathing with great effort. Continue

 

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Barnett’s Five Flows of Globalisation
Coercive Engineered Migration: Zionism's War on Europe
By Gearóid Ó Colmáin
Barnett was a strategic advisor to former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and currently works with the Israeli military consultancy firm Wikistrat. Continue

 

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Netanyahu Thinks Mild Ban Ki-moon Incites Terror
By Robert Fisk
Has Benjamin Netanyahu gone bananas? Continue

 

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Four Horsemen of the Democracy
War, Poverty, Racism and Climate Change

By Robert C. Koehler
Has Benjamin Netanyahu gone bananas? Continue

 

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Cruz and Rubio: Heirs to Bush-Obama Militarism
By Sheldon Richman
You need only observe their attempts to portray Barack Obama as a peacenik determined to dismantle the American empire. Continue

 

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You Were Not Allowed to Know That Bankers Can Be Jailed
By Joe Clifford
Little Iceland is offering great lessons to big USA, but who is listening? Continue

 

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Russia strikes kill 21 civilians in Syria's Aleppo city: Pro-rebel activists: At least 21 civilians, including three children, were killed Thursday in Russian strikes on rebel-held districts of Syria's Aleppo city, activists said.

Another Iranian general killed in Syria: Fars also reported that "at least 13 Iranians were killed in Syria during recent battles and all of them were IRGC members".

Russia confirms officer killed in Syria’s Latakia province: Russia confirmed on Thursday that one of its officers has been killed in Syria's Turkmen mountain, in Latakia province in northwest Syria, the first time that Moscow has admitted one of its soldiers has died in a ground attack since it began a military campaign in Syria last year.

Saudi Arabia Prepared to Invade Syria - Send Ground Troops to Fight Daesh in Syria: "The kingdom is ready to participate in any ground operations that the coalition (against Islamic State) may agree to carry out in Syria," Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri told al-Arabiya TV.

VIDEO: Nubbul and Zahraa Towns Pay Hero Welcome to Syrian Army, Allies: Residents and families of Nubbul and Zahraa towns in Aleppo northern countryside gave the Syrian army and its allies a hero welcome on Thursday after they succeeded in breaking the siege imposed on the towns by terrorist groups for more than 40 months.

Russia and Assad may have just delivered a decisive blow to Turkey: "This has to be Turkey's weakest position in Syria in years," David Kenner, Foreign Policy magazine's Middle East editor. "Shooting down of that Russian jet was a pivot point — backfired in a major way."

Russia says it suspects Turkey of preparing military incursion in Syria: "The Russian Defense Ministry registers a growing number of signs of hidden preparation of the Turkish armed forces for active actions on the territory of Syria," Statement.

Turkey’s nationalist 'Gray Wolves' enter Syrian fray: The reason Turkish ultranationalists have gone to fight in Syria is the Turkmens, the ethnically Turkish minority that has increasingly found itself in Russia's crosshairs.

Turkey says refused access to Russian flight near Syria: Turkey on Thursday said that it had refused to allow a Russian reconnaissance plane to overfly its territory near Syria, citing a disagreement over the flight plan, as relations between the two countries hit a post-Cold War low.

Turkey broke aviation treaty in blocking Russian plane: Russia's defence ministry on Wednesday accused Turkey of breaching the Open Skies treaty by refusing to allow a reconnaissance plane to overfly its territory near Syria, the latest salvo in an ongoing row as relations between the two countries hits a post-Cold War low.

Denying responsibility: Billions pledged for Syria as tens of thousands flee bombardments: - Donor nations pledged on Thursday to give billions of dollars in aid to Syrians as world leaders gathered for a conference to tackle the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with Turkey reporting a new exodus of tens of thousands fleeing air strikes.

Iraq: 18 ISIS fighters killed, 3 Arab villages liberated in Qayyarah District: The Commander of al-Hashed al-Shaabi in southern Mosul Fares Sabawi announced on Thursday the liberation of three villages belonging to Qayyarah area (60 kilometers south of Mosul)

ISIL shelling kills 13 more Iraqi soldiers in Ramadi: In the eastern suburb of Shujirayah, where ISF troops have attempted to clear about 300 ISIL fighters, at least nine soldiers from the army's 8th Division were killed by shelling, military sources told Al Jazeera.

11 ISIS members killed including suicide bomber in Salahuddin: The leadership of the Federal Police announced on Thursday the killing of 11 members of the so-called ISIS, including snipers and a suicide bomber during security operations carried out in different parts of Salahuddin.

Iraqi officials: 10 killed, 33 wounded in Baghdad violence: Iraqi officials say a string of roadside bombs and a shooting have left nine people dead and 33 wounded across the capital.

ISIS military official and 3 of his assistants killed in Karma in eastern Falluja: The Commander of Karma Brigade in al-Hashed al-Shaabi in al-Anbar Province announced on Thursday, that ISIS military official in al-Karma District was killed, along with three of his assistants in a security operation in eastern Fallujah

US lied about number of troops in Iraq : The U.S. routinely has more troops on the ground in Iraq than the 3,500-3,600 frequently cited by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, the high command and President Barack Obama, a U.S. military spokesman in Baghdad said Wednesday.

US kills 12 suspected al-Qaeda militants in central Yemen - Jalal Baleedi was among 12 Islamist militants killed overnight in the south of the country, where the government backed by Saudi-led forces, Houthi rebels, Isis and al-Qaeda are battling for control.

Two Israeli teens get lengthy jail terms for Palestinian youth's murder: The two defendants, whose names were withheld from publication because of their age, and an adult ringleader were found guilty in November of the abduction, bludgeoning, strangling and burning of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khudair.

Since 2000, Israel has killed approximately ten thousand Palestinians: News analysis - When Palestinians react with violence, it is terrorism, even when the objects of the violence are the invading military or armed ‘settlers’.

Fact or fiction: Increasing numbers of senior ISIS commanders seeking refuge in Libya A top Libyan intelligence official says that increasing numbers of top Islamic State (ISIS) commanders have relocated from Iraq and Syria in recent months to Libya, especially around the town of Sirte.

Sudanese rebels killed in southeast Libya: Dozens of Sudanese rebels, backed by Tabu fighters, were killed in the southern Libyan city of Al-Kufra on Wednesday in an attack by the city's revolutionary fighters on a desert checkpoint seized by the rebels.

Fact or fiction? ISIS Leaders Seek Refuge in Libya: Intelligence Official: Senior members of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) are seeking refuge in Libya as international pressure on Syria and Iraq intensifies, a Libyan intelligence official has told the BBC.

18 TTP militants killed in drone attack in Afghanistan, say officials - Eighteen or more fighters of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were killed in a drone strike in the Paktiya province, Afghan officials said on Wednesday.

Julian Assange is being arbitrarily held, UN panel to say: A UN panel has ruled in favour of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange after he complained he was "arbitrarily detained", the BBC understands.

UK says it will arrest Julian Assange even if UN rules in his favor: British authorities have said they have an obligation to arrest Assange regardless of the panel's decision.

81% of Germans say refugee crisis 'out of control' under Merkel govt – poll: More than four in five Germans believe Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government isn’t controlling the refugee crisis, and welcome tougher measures to deal with it, a poll by ARD Deutschlandtrend has suggested.

German police arrest Algerian suspects allegedly plotting attack in Berlin: German police arrested three Algerians suspected of ties to the "Islamic State" militant group and of having planned a terrorist attack in Berlin. Other suspects were questioned during police raids but not arrested.

Sweden's immigration agency says up to 140,000 people could seek shelter this year: The Migrationsverket agency says it expects that 27,000 of them could be unaccompanied minors.

Amnesty International slams ‘disproportional’ French state of emergency: Amnesty said that since the state of emergency came into effect nearly three months ago, authorities have carried out 3,210 raids, placing more than 400 people under house arrest and closing 12 places of worship.

Under fire for smacking, UN tells France to ban corporal punishment: France, which has come under fire for not fully banning smacking, must "explicitly prohibit" all forms of corporal punishment of children, a UN report said Thursday, criticising its treament of Roma and asylum-seeking minors.

Watch: Petrol bombs, tear gas as Greeks protest pension reforms: Black-clad youths throw stones and petrol bombs at police who fire tear gas and stun grenades in response during a mass rally in Athens against government pension reforms.

Euromaidan unmasked: Europe shocked by the bitter truth on Ukraine: The hard-hitting documentary by Paul Moreira “Ukraine, les masques de la révolution” [Ukraine: Masks of the Revolution], released on Monday night by Canal+, created a turmoil both in Ukraine and France well before the premiere.

Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth, then tweets about 'imbeciles' in Congress: Embattled drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — who vigorously defended his decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 — suddenly went silent Thursday at a Congressional committee, smirking and grinning instead of answering questions.

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus’ former lover escapes probe in leaked military secrets case: The former lover and biographer of disgraced ex-CIA chief General David Petraeus will not be prosecuted for her complicity in accepting highly classified military secrets, supplied by Petraeus. The woman, Paula Broadwell, was never formally charged.

Grand jury indicts 16 people for Oregon wildlife refuge occupation: Ammon Bundy, and 15 other people “prevented federal officials from performing their official duties by force, threats and intimidation,” according to a sealed indictment filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court

Trump compares Carson to a child molester: Trump said Carson admitted he had a pathological disease and Trump proceeded to compare Carson to a child molester.

Jeb Bush calls Donald Trump a 'loser': The attack is an interesting gambit for Bush, who finished sixth in the caucuses with 2.8 percent of the vote compared to Trump's second place finish with 24.3 percent of the vote

Cruz: President Trump would nuke Denmark: “I wake up every day and laugh at the latest thing Donald has tweeted, because he’s losing it,” Cruz told reporters in Goffstown, New Hampshire. “We need a commander in chief, not a Twitterer in chief.

Rubio surges to second in New Hampshire poll: Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Thursday vaulted into second place in a daily tracking poll, but still trails front-runner Donald Trump by double-digits in the New Hampshire primary

February 03, 2016

 
Oil Price Treachery: Are the Saudis Blackmailing Putin for Concessions on Syria?
By Mike Whitney

The only way Washington is going to be able to force Putin into making the “geopolitical concessions” they want, is by using Saudi oil for leverage.
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Good News From Syria
'Negotiations' Over Insurgency's Northern Supply Route Concluded

By Moon Of Alabama
The northern supply route from insurgency held areas in Aleppo province and Aleppo city to Turkey has been severed. Continue

 

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America's New Vietnam in the Middle East
By Ira Chernus
Military action against the Islamic State is leading us into another Vietnam-like “quagmire,” this time in Iraq, Syria, and elsewhere across the Greater Middle East. Continue

 

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Goodbye Petrodollar?
Russia Accepts Yuan, Is Now China's Biggest Oil Partner

By Rudy Panko
Russia reaps the rewards of dumping the dollar. Continue

 

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Watch Ash Carter Lie About Why He Let Turkey Supply ISIL with Oil
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Watch America's finest mumble their way through explanations of why they have let this go on for two years. Priceless. Continue

 

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There Is No Freedom Without Truth
By Paul Craig Roberts
If you wish to live in the freedom that was achieved in the West after centuries of struggle, wake up. Continue

 

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In New Hampshire, TV Station Partners With Interest Groups That Push Candidates on War and Austerity
By Lee Fang
Americans for Peace, Prosperity, and Security, was formed last year on behalf of military contractors - with the explicit goal of pushing the candidates to support military engagement abroad.. Continue

 

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Family of Oregon Occupier Shot by Law Enforcement Alleges Cover-up
By Shelby Sebens
Finicum's relatives said they believe officers opened fire before he left his truck, and that he was shot before he lowered his hands in what they said was a reflex to being shot. Continue

 

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Let’s End Torture in U.S. Prisons
By John Kiriakou
Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.” Continue

 

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10 Things They Won't Tell You About the Flint Water Tragedy. But I Will
By Michael Moore
What the greater public has been told only scratches the surface. Continue

 

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At least 15 civilians killed, almost 60 injured in militant rocket fire in Daraa, Syria - medics: Fifteen civilians have been killed and 58 injured after militant rocket attacks on residential neighborhoods in Daraa City in southern Syria, doctors at a local hospital have reported.

Six Iranian RGC troops killed in Syria: According to Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency, the six were killed in fighting that occurred in Syria’s northern city of Aleppo. The slain soldiers will be buried on Thursday, the news agency said without providing further details.

Russian Military Officer Killed in Syria: A Russian military adviser has been killed by mortar fire in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday. The ministry said the officer was fatally wounded Monday by mortar shelling from the Islamic State group. Russian news agencies, said the officer was helping train the Syrian military in using Russian weapons.

Syrian army encircles Aleppo as talks falter: A Syrian military offensive backed by heavy Russian air strikes threatened to cut critical rebel supply lines into the northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, while the warring sides said peace talks had not started despite a U.N. statement they had.

Syria : UN suspends peace talks in Geneva: The UN has suspended peace talks aimed at ending Syria's five-year civil war, the organisation's special envoy has said. Staffan de Mistura called the temporary halt, saying there had been a lack of progress in the first week. The talks are due to resume again on 25 February.

Syria says Saudi, Qatar, Turkey told opposition to quit Geneva talks: The head of the Syrian government's delegation on Wednesday accused the opposition of wanting to withdraw from peace talks under pressure from regional powers, and the United Nations of suspending the talks until Feb. 25 to avoid such a walk-out.

Lavrov: Russia will not stop Syria strikes until ‘terrorists’ defeated: On Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry said that Russia should stop bombing opposition forces in Syria now that UN-led peace talks have started.

Turkey bans Russian observation flight near Syria border: The Russian military says Turkey has violated an international treaty by barring a planned Russian surveillance flight. Defense Ministry official Sergei Ryzhkov says the Turkish military has refused to allow the mission intended to monitor the areas near Turkey’s border with Syria and air bases used by NATO warplanes.

Pentagon plans more money and troops for Iraq, Syria operations: The Pentagon plans to sharply increase spending on the fight against the Islamic State group and potentially put more American troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria later this year, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.

ISIS attacks kill 31 Iraqi soldiers in two days: The Islamic State (ISIS) has shelled Anbar provincial capital Ramadi on Wednesday and killed 13 Iraqi soldiers. According to Al Jazeera in the village of Abu Risha north of Ramadi ISIS artillery killed four soldiers.

ISIL shelling kills more Iraqi soldiers in Ramadi: At least 13 killed in Anbar's provincial capital as armed group continues counter-assault against Iraqi forces.

2 people killed, 8 wounded in bomb blast in northern Baghdad: “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while imposed restricted measures in anticipation of the presence of other bombs.”

Lebanon army kills 6 ISIS militants in major border operation: The Lebanese Army launched a major operation inside a restive northeastern border town Wednesday, killing six suspected ISIS militants and arresting 16 others, including a man believed to be behind the assassination of a police officer last month,

Thousands starve in besieged Fallujah: A senior Iraqi official has appealed to the US-led coalition to air-drop food and medicine to tens of thousands of civilians trapped in Fallujah, the Daesh stronghold under siege by security forces.

Iraqi tribal leader warns of new extremist Islamist groups: Iraq's Sunnis must be given a greater role in the political process of the war-torn country in order to prevent the possible rise of organizations even more extreme than ISIS, an Iraqi tribal leader told AFP Wednesday.

Iraq building security wall around Baghdad: military commander: Iraqi security forces have begun building a concrete wall surrounding the capital Baghdad in a bid to prevent attacks by ISIS militants, a military statement said Wednesday.

4 killed as deadly shooting rocks East Jerusalem: Three Palestinian men shot and killed by Israeli police after shooting incident that left a female police officer dead.

Congress' Vote to Block the Iran Nuclear Deal: Yesterday, the House once again passed legislation to reject the Iran nuclear accord. Like the more than 60 votes to gut Obamacare, House votes to block the Iran accord from going forward have so far only resulted in one outcome: a big, fat waste of lawmakers' time.

Nigeria Forces Kill 56 Suspected Islamist Rebels, Stop Bombers: Nigerian security forces killed 56 suspected Islamist militants in Borno state and foiled an attack by two suicide bombers who blew themselves up while being pursued, said a spokesman for the army’s counterinsurgency operation, Mustapha Anka.

Egyptian police kill two suspected militants in upscale Cairo neighborhood: Although raids targeting Islamist militants are common in Egypt, they rarely occur in areas like Maadi, a neighborhood home to a large expatriate community and wealthy Egyptians.

Egypt court overturns mass death sentences: Appeals court orders retrial for 149 charged with lynching officers in attack on Kerdassa police station in August 2013.

Libya: Islamic State execution video shows jihadi in wheelchair crucifying three spies: The photographs appear to show a wheelchair-bound executioner with a rope round a prisoner in a Guantanamo Bay prison style orange jump suit. A victim is then shown crucified in what is understood to be Sirte in central Libya.

Man killed by blast that forced Somali emergency landing: officials: : Local authorities in the Balcad area, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) north of Mogadishu, said the body of a man, believed to have been sucked out of the plane, was found in the area.

Airstrike at Yemen Cement Factory Said to Kill at Least 15: An airstrike by a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia hit a cement factory north of Sana, Yemen’s capital, on Wednesday evening, killing at least 15 people, including civilian workers in nearby businesses, according to local security and medical officials.

US kills 46 "militants", destroy IS radio in Afghanistan: Those killed included five workers of the banned group's radio station and five people in charge of Internet service of the extremist group, the statement added.

Ten-year-old boy is shot dead by terror group assassin: A ten-year-old Afghan boy hailed a hero after he fired rockets at Taliban fighters as he helped defend his village from attackers has been shot dead by an assassin from the terror group.

Propaganda: The Pentagon’s Top Threat? Russia: The Pentagon has put Russia at the top of its list of national security threats with its plan to increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and troops on rotating assignment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

DOD requesting 3,000-5,000 more troops for Europe in FY17 budget: The Pentagon plans to sharply increase the number of troops, tanks and artillery positioned in Europe under a budget proposal that calls for a $2.6 billion spending increase aimed at strengthening the military’s posture across eastern Europe.

US 'to quadruple defence budget for Europe': The Pentagon is to propose quadrupling its budget for European defence in 2017 in the light of "Russian aggression", US Defence Secretary Ash Carter says.

Secret US flight flew over Scottish airspace to capture Snowden: THE UK GOVERNMENT is facing demands to reveal the details of a secret flight through Scottish airspace which was at the centre of a plot to capture whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Denmark wants to watch everything you do online: The Danish telecommunications industry has expressed concerns over the Justice Ministry’s plan to reintroduce so-called internet session logging, the registration of residents’ online activity.

Britain top dog in unregulated shadow world of mercenaries – report: Britain has become the world’s post-9/11 “mercenary kingpin” with hundreds of firms employing thousands of ex-military freebooters in a shadowy industry worth billions, a report by charity War on Want claims.

David Stockman-We Are Nearing the End: Video - Former White House Budget Director David Stockman contends, “We are nearing the end. I think the world economy is plunging into an unprecedented deflation recession period of shrinkage that will bring down all the markets around the world

Slouching Toward The Dark Side: There is something rotten in the state of Denmark, meaning that the world’s great potemkin village of Bubble Finance is unraveling. The evidence piles up by the day.

Top US generals: Women should have to register for the draft: "I think that all eligible and qualified men and women should register for the draft," General Robert Neller, the commandant of the Marine Corps, told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on women in combat.

80% of firearms deaths in developed world happen in US – study: Americans are 10 times more likely to be killed by a gun compared to people living in other developed nations around the world. This is according to a new study highlighting the “US has an enormous firearm problem.”

Obama makes first visit as president to a US mosque: President Barack Obama has made his first visit to a US mosque in an effort to reach out to Muslim-Americans at a time when the community is confronting increasing levels of bias in speech and deeds.

Why one economist says buying a home is overrated : Renting isn’t such a bad idea Tere are some good reasons to believe that buying a home instead of renting isn’t as great of an investment as Americans once thought.

Kerry sent 'secret' email to Clinton from personal account: The message referenced India, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and was classified for containing information about foreign governments and U.S. foreign relations.

Trump accuses Cruz of stealing Iowa caucuses through 'fraud': Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing a victory in the Iowa caucuses and called for another vote or nullification of Cruz's win.

Sarah Palin says Cruz is a liar: Ted Cruz was spot on when he once noted that "millions of Americans are asking for accountability and truth." Which is why it's so curious - and saddens us - this lack of accountability with the lies of Cruz's own campaign.

New Hampshire tracking poll day 3: Donald Trump is still in first place, but he's frozen at 38%. Ted Cruz is second with 14%. Marcio Rubio is third with 12%. Jeb Bush has 9% and John Kasich has 7%.

Rand Paul drops out of White House race: Rand Paul dropped out of the 2016 president race on Wednesday, short on cash and support, two days after finishing with under 5 percent in the Iowa caucuses — less than one quarter of the support his father had drawn four years earlier.

Goldman Sachs chief: Sanders's criticism is 'dangerous' : The head of Goldman Sachs believes being singled out for criticism by Bernie Sanders represents a “dangerous moment” for the country.

 
 
 
 
 

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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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