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

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

Total Cost of U.S. Wars Since 2001

4.78 Trillion - Spending $1 million an hour, non-stop, 24 hours a day, you won't run out of money for 411 years.

$4,786,634,947,471

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Watch the Full Film: The Israel Lobby Didn’t Want You To See
 

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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Prospect of nuclear war highest in decades, yet media ignores
By Linda McQuaig
Billions of people would die in raging fires and from radioactive fallout, with the rest of humanity freezing or starving to death in the ensuing nuclear winter.       - Continue

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Bernie Sanders and the Nuclear-capable F35s.
By Renee Parsons
The new controversial bomber jet fighter planes will be located in a dense area surrounded by public schools, a college and residential neighborhoods.       - Continue

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Venezuela – Still on the Brink?
By Peter Koenig

Has Washington given up? Most likely not.       - Continue

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Libya - U.S. Reveals Support For Hafter's Side
By Moon Of Alabama
The president recognized Field Marshal Haftar’s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources, and the two discussed a shared vision for Libya.        - Continue

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Robert Mueller Did Not Merely Reject the Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theories. He Obliterated Them.
By Glenn Greenwald
Mueller, stated emphatically, that there was no evidence – not merely that there was insufficient evidence to obtain a criminal conviction.      - Continue

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An Empire of Bullshit
By James Howard Kunstler
The Mueller Report itself was the mendacious conclusion to a deceitful investigation, the purpose of which was to conceal the criminal conduct of US government officials.       - Continue

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Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth
By Robert J. Burrowes
If you want to act powerfully in their support, consider the following five options and do as many as you can:       -Continue

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The Official Skripal Story is a Dead Duck
By Craig Murray
Trump was only convinced to back the UK government line after being shown photos of dead ducks and hospitalised children by CIA director Gina Haspel.        - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

IS fighters kill 20 US-backed gunmen in east Syria

ISIS ambush kills over 15 Syrian soldiers in deadliest attack of April

Renewed government bombing of Syria's Idlib kills 10 civilians: The region has come under increasing bombardment since former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham took full control of it in January.

Syrian Army destroys al-Nusra base in Idleb

Iraq forces kill 12 Daesh terrorists

Roadside bomb wounds five Iraqi soldiers in western Iraq

Unknown gunmen ambush security patrol in Yemen's Taiz, officer killed

Illegal Settlers execute Palestinian, soldiers destroy video evidence, media parrot the lie

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian paramedic in the head during Gaza protest: Gaza health ministry said that Israeli troops wounded five Palestinian medical workers on Friday

I am on trial in Germany for peacefully protesting Israeli apartheid

Mueller report confirms Trump team meddled in Egypt's UN resolution on Israeli settlements

Mueller Report: Trump transition approached foreign officials to stop UN resolution against Israeli settlements: Jared Kushner, “communicated with foreign government officials” in an effort to undermine Obama’s decision to allow the passage of a UN Security Council resolution in December 2016 that was sharply critical of illegal Israeli settlements

Omar Barghouti: ‘Israel is outsourcing anti-BDS repression to the US’: BDS co-founder says the Trump administration is 'lifting up Israel’s far-right regime of oppression as a model'

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating Khashoggi link

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says floods revealed 'vicious' nature of U.S.

AFRICA

Over 50 Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria attack

Boko Haram kills 11 in overnight attack in Cameroon’s Far North

Al-Nusra fighters were sent from Turkey to join Tripoli battles: LNA: 14 “armed terrorists” have been killed following their attack on Tamanhant base.

US and Russia refuse to support UN call for Libya truce: Diplomats

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander (CIA Asset) Haftar on Monday

Trump recognises Haftar's 'significant role in terror fight': Anger in Libya's Tripoli after US president speaks with the renegade commander leading an offensive to seize the city.

Mali government resigns after massacre, insecurity

Watch: How France continues to bleed its former African colonies dry: The case is eloquently made by H.E. Dr. Arikana Chihombori Quao, the African Union Ambassador to the United States, in the following YouTube video.

ASIA

At least 30 killed in Afghan clashes within 24 hours

Qatari official: Afghan talks postponed indefinitely: Afghan-to-Afghan peace talks would have seen Taliban and government officials sit together for the first time

About time: ‘American Taliban’ Lindh to leave prison next month: John Walker Lindh, an American captured with the Taliban in November 2001 just weeks after the US launched the war in Afghanistan, is to be released in May after 17 years in prison.

N.Korea’s Kim to meet Putin in Russia in late April

Pompeo: 'I'm still in charge of' North Korea negotiation team

Amazon to pull plug on China retail operations: report: An apparent admission of defeat to local e-commerce rivals such as Alibaba and JD.com

EUROPE

Journalist Lyra McKee shot dead in Northern Ireland rioting

Ukraine’s presidential candidate pledges NATO referendum: “It’s obvious that NATO means security and the military’s high level, but I want to unite the country,” he told RBC Ukraine website.

Down in the polls, Ukraine leader begs for second chance

CIA Docs Shows UK, France and West Germany Wanted to Bring “Operation Condor” To Europe: Operation Condor itself was a largely Western invention that was imposed on Latin America through a series of military coups, which again were backed by Western governments.

GLOBE

DOJ shields details in Julian Assange case due to ongoing criminal probe; Certain details involving the government’s case against Mr. Assange should “remain under seal because it contains nonpublic information about an ongoing criminal investigation,”

New Multi-Year War Experiment Will Prepare U.S. Marines to Fight in Crowded Cities

Microsoft Unveils Two Secret Data Centers Built for Classified Government Data

New Zealand disarms police as terror threat level lowered

Pig's brain function restored hours after death: Scientists have restored some functions in a pig's brain hours after it died - challenging assumptions about the irreversible ending of brain function following death.

New Trial Evidence Suggests Government Colluded with Monsanto

YouTube Censors Iranian Press, HispanTV, Press TV Targeted

AMERICAS

Mexico: Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Governor, Other Officials for Torture of Journalist

EU condemns US after Trump triggers ‘illegal’ Cuba sanctions

EU to shield Cuba investors from US sanctions

Russia says it will help Venezuela, Cuba to weather U.S. sanctions:

US Sanctions Venezuela’s Central Bank: The latest sanctions are meant to limit Venezuela’s access to US dollars.

Venezuela skirts U.S. sanctions by funneling oil sales via Russia

Russia Says It Received Debt Payment From Venezuela on Time

Putin envoy in Caracas rejects US revival of Monroe Doctrine

Spain's Repsol suspended swap deal for Venezuelan oil under U.S. pressure: The Spanish oil company has been swapping fuel and waiving payments due from a joint venture with PDVSA in exchange for crude

Act of war: U.S. Calls On Countries to Deny Airspace to Russian Planes Destined for Venezuela

CIA's Guaido calls for 'biggest demo in history'

Hunger Strikes At ICE Detention Centers Spread As Parole, Bond Are Denied

Videos appear to show armed militia detaining migrants at US-Mexico border: The American Civil Liberties Union is calling the actions a ‘kidnapping’ and a flagrant violation of the law

Rights group condemns U.S. 'vigilante' treatment of migrants on border

Trump: Statements about me in Mueller report are 'total bulls---': Trump on Friday ripped special counsel Robert Mueller's "crazy" report, saying that it contained statements about him that "are total bullshit."

Mueller report offers road map on obstruction. Despite Barr, Congress may use it.: The evidence of obstruction of justice comes pouring off the pages.

Sarah Sanders admits she lied about FBI trust in Comey — and other false statements revealed in Mueller report

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Fox's Napolitano: Mueller report 'might be enough to prosecute' Trump

Elizabeth Warren calls on Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump

Noam Chomsky Calls Dem Focus on Russia a ‘Huge Gift’ to Trump: ‘They May Have Handed Him the Next Election’

Watch: Mueller Report Drops! Aaron Maté Explains On The Jimmy Dore Show

Mueller report takes ‘Russian meddling’ for granted, offers no actual evidence

Full text: The Mueller Redacted Report

Pompeo says US will take 'tough action' on Russian meddling: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed on Friday (May 19) the United States would keep taking "tough action" on Russia after Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed widespread attempts by Moscow to help elect President Donald Trump.

Man accused of threatening Rep. Omar remains behind bars

Opioid crisis: US doctors accused of trading prescriptions for sex and cash in major scandal

U.S. housing starts approach two-year low; permits weak

Debt collectors may soon be able to text and email consumers

April 18, 2019

First Thoughts On The Mueller Report Release
By Moon Of Alabama
The evidence developed by the Special Counsel is not sufficient to establish that the President committed an obstruction-of-justice offense.     - Continue

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Read special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Trump and Russia
Full redacted version
Barr echoed the White House’s line, repeatedly saying Russian operatives “did not have the cooperation of President Trump or the Trump campaign.”     - Continue

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Uncle Tom's Empire
By C.J. Hopkins
Anyone who defies the empire in such a flagrant manner is going to be punished. Cooperative slaves demand this of their masters.    - Continue

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Yesterday’s Country: Not to Worry, They Can’t Innovate
By Fred Reed
America focuses more on transgender bathrooms and whether Bruce Jenner is a girl than on its endless and draining wars. .     - Continue

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I’m Tired Of Hearing About The End of “Western Civilization”
By Zack Sorenson
Now we have this bastard thing called Pax Americana, American hegemony.      - Continue

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The Triumph of Evil
By Paul Craig Roberts
No one among the vassals of Washington’s empire finds it strange that an elected president is illegitimate but one picked by Washington is not.     - Continue

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Are Democracy and Despotic Racism Compatible
By Lawrence Davidson
This is a strong, and quite searing, condemnation of Israeli society and its American Jewish allies. .     - Continue

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By cutting off relations, South Africa has branded Israel with the mark of Cain
By Gideon Levy
By cutting off ties with an occupying, apartheid state, it’s telling Israel: We’ve learned the lessons of our past. What about you?     - Continue

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Edward Said: Remembering a Palestinian Patriot
By César Chelala
What we have, is a series of crude, essentialized caricatures of the Islamic world, presented in such a way as to make that world vulnerable to military aggression.     - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

ISIS Claims Its Members Killed More Than Dozen Syrian Soldiers, Officers In Eastern Homs

Syrian government shelling kills 7 in rebel-held northwest-civil defence

Al-Nusra,”White Helmets” prepare for false-flag chemical attacks in Idleb: Russia:

Syrians Suffer Under Fresh US Sanctions

Trump’s Veto Will Trigger More US Arms to Kill Civilians in Yemen

Aid group: Trump’s Yemen veto means more death, suffering

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard hammers Trump for turning U.S. into 'prostitute of Saudi Arabia'

Is the Trump Administration Helping the Saudis Build a Bomb? The crown prince can't be trusted with a bone saw, let alone nuclear weapons.”

Saudi Arabia, UAE send 95 tons of relief aid to flood-hit Iranians

Israel bans Gaza Christians from going to Jerusalem, Bethlehem for Easter

Death of Free Speech: Criticizing Israel Will Land You in Prison: US foreign policy, directed by high-level neocons, is not conducted in the interest of the American people. It benefits Israel

17 Arab countries join Beijing’s new Silk Road

AFRICA

Libya death toll rises to 205 as Tripoli fighting continues: WHO

UN-backed Libya govt issue warrant for arrest of general Haftar

Revealed: The U.S. military's 36 code-named operations in Africa; Between 2013 and 2017, U.S. special operations forces saw combat in at least 13 African countries

ASIA

Gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan's Balochistan: Passengers were removed from buses travelling from Gwadar to Karachi before being shot dead, officials say.

Afghanistan: 5 killed and wounded in Shinki operation

North Korea: If US wants to talk, put someone 'more mature' than Pompeo in charge

North Korea Tests Tactical Weapon

Indonesian elections: Joko Widodo claims re-election victory

Russian Sent Flotilla to Support China’s Conflict with the US: Russia did sent a small flotilla of Russian warships to the South China Sea to conduct military drills there.

EUROPE

Ukraine elections: actor and comedian poised to win crushing victory

'Sovereign Internet': Russia Prepares to Unplug Itself From US-Based Internet

U.S. planes, tractors on EU tariff list over Boeing

Half of England is owned by less than 1% of the population: Corporations and aristocrats are the biggest landowners

GLOBE

UK: Extinction Rebellion: Climate protests 'diverting' London police

Climate change: Sir David Attenborough warns of 'catastrophe': Sir David says we face "irreversible damage to the natural world and the collapse of our societies".,

New York': City Council Passes Sweeping Climate Bill

AMERICAS

Group: Americas saw greatest deterioration of press freedom: The report said that never before in the United States have journalists been subjected to so many death threats or turned so often to private security companies for protection

Ecuadorian President Explains the Lobster-in-Bed Photo That Prompted Assange’s Arrest:

Antigua: PM Praises China's Humanitarian Role in Caribbean

Bolton WARNS Venezuela: Monroe Doctrine ‘Alive and Well’

Trump Administration Announces Measures Against Cuba, Venezuela And Nicaragua

Mexico, China Vow to Protect Firms Against US Sanctions on Cuba

Full text of Mueller’s questions and Trump’s answers

Mueller Outlines 3 Business Deals Trump Pursued In Russia: Forbes outlined the three deals, and the characters working to make them happen, below.

Here's what the report says about that 'compromising tape'

Everything the Mueller Report Says About the Pee Tape: Here, in full, is what the special counsel included on the subject:

What a load of Bull: FBI "suspects" Russians hacked 'at least one' Florida county, Mueller report says: Mueller’s team “did not independent verify that belief,” the report said

Mueller report: Democrats round on Barr over 'misleading' Trump exoneration – live

Trump Campaign: Time To Go After 'Liars' Who Started Witch Hunt

US Arrests Medical Professionals in Illegal Distribution of Opioids: U.S. authorities have charged 53 medical professionals, including 31 doctors, for their roles in illegally prescribing opioids and other dangerous drugs

Sears sues former CEO Eddie Lampert, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and others for alleged ‘thefts’ of billions from retailer

Report: 26 States Now Ban or Restrict Community Broadband: A new report has found that 26 states now either restrict or outright prohibit towns and cities from building their own broadband networks. Quite often the laws are directly written by the telecom sector,

60% Of Millennials Don't Have $500 In Savings Ahead Of Next Recession

April 17, 2019

US Congress Orders President to Stop Unconstitutional War On Yemen, Trump Tells It to Take a Hike
By Marko Marjanovic
Support for the war on Yemen is the most disgraceful U.S. policy today, and it is one of the most despicable policies of the last fifty years.     - Continue

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Jimmy Carter: 'China Has Not Wasted a Single Penny on War'
By David Brennan
The U.S., he noted, has only enjoyed 16 years of peace in its 242-year history, making the country “the most warlike nation in the history of the world,” Carter said     - Continue

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Pompeo is “Setting the Stage for a War with Iran”
By Real News
"This is truly stupid." Colonel Larry Wilkerson.     - Continue

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By not investigating the U.S. for war crimes, the International Criminal Court shows colonialism still thrives in international law
By Helyeh Doutaghi and Jay Ramasubramanyam
The ICC has been preoccupied with African states while turning a blind eye to serious crimes committed by the U.S..     - Continue

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The American Empire Is Very Much Over Already
The Saker interviews Dmitry Orlov
Do you think the Empire can survive Trump and, if so, for how long?.     - Continue

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Julian Assange’s Victory
By Andre Vltchek
After WikiLeaks, no one in New York, Berlin, London or Paris has any right to say “we did not know”.     - Continue

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Washington’s Biggest Fairy Tale: “Truth Will Out”
By James Bovard
If someone had leaked U.S. government documents on Iraq in 2003, the Bush administration campaign for war might have been thwarted.     - Continue

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From Jesus Christ to Julian Assange: When Dissidents Become Enemies of the State
By John Whitehead
When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are being ruled by criminals.     - Continue

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VIPS Fault Mueller Probe, Criticize Refusal To Interview Assange
By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)
The Mueller report will leave unscathed the central-but-unproven allegation that the Russian government hacked into the DNC and Podesta emails, gave them to WikiLeaks to publish.     - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Iraqi airstrikes kill 20 Islamic State jihadists in Iraq’s Kirkuk

Chinese company starts drilling 1st oil well in Iraq's Diyala province

11 killed in Syria clashes between Russia troops and pro-Iran militias

Iran to reportedly complete massive oil shipment to Syria:

Dozens of Houthi militants killed in clashes

War criminal: Trump vetoes bill to end U.S. involvement in Saudi-led Yemen war

Trump is ‘Saudi Arabia’s servant’ as he refused to end US support of Yemen war – Tulsi Gabbard

UN says thousands of children killed and sexually assaulted in Yemen

Iran could send Revolutionary Guards to Venezuela, foreign minister says: Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif has offered to send troops from the Revolutionary Guard to support its South American ally, as incumbent socialist President Nicolas Maduro faces anti-government unrest.

Turkey: We Will Get Around US Sanctions Against Iran: Turkey is looking into establishing new trade mechanisms with Iran, like taking part in the INSTEX system created by European countries to avoid U.S. sanctions reimposed last year on exports of Iranian oil.

EU rejects Israeli annexation talk, warns of Middle East chaos

US publishes first map showing Golan as (Illegal) Israeli territory

Gallup Quietly Admits ‘Israeli vs. Palestinian’ Sympathy Polls Are Misleading

AFRICA

Six killed in Libya capital as diplomats debate ceasefire

Haftar Refuses to Halt Tripoli Operation as Sarraj Warns Europe of Refugee Wave

Western allies add fuel to Libya's fire with alleged military shipments to warlord: The United Nations is probing allegations that the United Arab Emirates shipped weapons to support a Libyan warlord’s factions, in violation of an international arms embargo

Turkey and regional rivals clash in Libya: Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, France and Russia support the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by General Khalifa Hafta

France’s double game in Libya: In backing a warlord, Paris may be dealing itself a losing hand.

Armed European diplomats try to cross from Libya to Tunisia: Defence minister says two incidents involved diplomatic staff entering Tunisia from neighbouring Libya.

Four killed, five injured in Mogadishu car bomb

Sudan: Ex-President Omar al-Bashir moved to prison

Egypt parliament approves law that could keep Sisi in power until 2030

ASIA

Over 40 militants killed in Afghanistan in 24 hours: officials

ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure

Report: Korean War-Era Massacre Was Policy: U.S. troops began the No Gun Ri shootings, in which survivors say hundreds, mostly women and children, were killed.

EUROPE

Russia to offer China new Su-57 stealth fighters

As Ukraine Descends to Failed-State Status, US-Backed Fascists Exploit the Chaos

CIA showed Trump photos of sick kids & dead ducks so he would expel Russian diplomats – NYT

Billion Dollars Has Been Raised For Notre Dame Cathedral But We Can’t Fix The Planet: Let’s face it, the cathedral is just a building, and portions of it burning without anyone getting hurt is the epitome of a “first world problem.”

GLOBE

Julian Assange wins EU journalism award

Watch; Anonymous Message To The Captors Of Julian Assange

What's behind Ecuador's betrayal of Assange? Ex-Foreign Minister Guillaume Long explains

AMERICAS

Watch: Ecuadoreans met with violence, after protesting against the expulsion of Julian Assange.

Iran could send Revolutionary Guards to Venezuela, foreign minister says: Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif has offered to send troops from the Revolutionary Guard to support its South American ally, as incumbent socialist President Nicolas Maduro faces anti-government unrest.

Outspoken Ecuadorian ex-president Rafael Correa’s Facebook page blocked

Peru ex-leader Garcia dies after shooting himself before arrest

Venezuela sanctions serve warning to 'external actors' like Russia against helping Maduro - Bolton

Beijing Slams Pompeo’s Remarks on China-LatAm Ties as ‘Nonsense’ : Chinese ambassador in Chile called Pompeo a “hypocrite” and said he’s “lost his mind and gone too far.

US Marks Anniversary of Its Defeat at Bay of Pigs by Imposing New Sanctions Against Cuba

Yuma Arizona Shuts Its Doors To Illegals: Declares State of Emergency: Nearly 1,300 migrant family members have been released by U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) to the local shelter system in the last three weeks.

Barr issues order detained asylum seekers can be jail indefinitely

Trump Has Ordered Thousands More Troops to Mexican Border, New Deployment Document Suggests

Motel 6 To Pay Out Another $12 Million For Handing Guest Info To ICE

Behind the Obama administration’s shady plan to spy on the Trump campaign

Fears of Cultural Displacement Pushed the White Working Class to Trump

Bernie Sanders 'Raises the Bar Even Further' on Climate With Vow to Ban Fracking, All New Fossil Fuel Projects

Ilhan Omar has become the target of a dangerous hate campaign: Fox News, New York Post and Donald Trump are contributing to a climate of vigilantism that threatens every Muslim in America today

Rep. Omar raises more than $800,000 in first quarter: Rep. Ilhan Omar raised more than $800,000 in the first three months of the year, putting her at the level of top fundraisers among House Democrats

Manufacturing Weakness Continues: US Economic Data Nears Two-Year Lows

It’s Only April, And U.S. Retailers Have Already Closed More Stores Than They Did ALL Of Last Year

U.S. Soybean Exports Plunge, No Recovery In Sight, Farmers Are Concerned About Tariff Man

New Jeffrey Epstein accuser emerges; defamation suit filed

April 16, 2019

No more excuses – Israeli voters have chosen brutality with Bibi
By Robert Fisk
The only democracy in the Middle East? Give me a break.    - Continue

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Trump Dances to Israel's Tune
By Philip Giraldi
More wag-the-dog means war for America.     - Continue

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Trump Warns ICC Against Followup on American and Israeli War Crimes
By IMEMC News & Agencies
“Any attempt to target American, Israeli, or allied personnel for prosecution will be met with a swift and vigorous response,” Trump.     - Continue

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Exporting Dictators
By David Swanson
The U.S. government, as of 2017 provided military “aid” to 73% of the world’s dictatorships..    - Continue

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Julian Assange: Political Prisoner
By Ron Paul
Julian Assange is every bit as much a political prisoner as was Nelson Mandela in South Africa.     - Continue

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Julian Assange Arrested – Murdering Human Rights, Freedom of Speech – Murdering Freedom
By Peter Koenig
The EU, and all associated nations, is run by the Pentagon via NATO. The EU could have said “stop” to the arrest of Assange on their, EU’s territory.     - Continue

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Ten Tips For Arguing Against Assange Smears
By Caitlin Johnstone
Facts are what matter here, and, as you will see throughout the rest of this article, the facts are on your side.     - Continue

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Bamiyan, Babylon, Palmyra, Notre-Dame
By Pepe Escobar
Sarkozy and Macron, their whole administrations, are directly and indirectly responsible for the fire.     - Continue

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MIDDLE EAST

Iraqi airstrikes kill 20 Islamic State jihadists in Iraq’s Kirkuk

U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes accused of threatening to kill teammates if they talked, court documents show

Six Civilians, Five Syrian Troops Killed After Militants Shelled Aleppo - Russian Military

Lavrov reaffirms Moscow’s stance in rejection of trump’s declaration on occupied Syrian Golan

EU reiterates rejection of Trump’s proclamation on Golan

'Sign that resolution': Sanders urges Trump to end US involvement in Yemen war

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere,

Military council: Sudan troops to stay in Yemen

Israel army covered up settlers’ killing of wounded Palestinian father

Europe holds no moral high ground in protecting Israeli colonialism

Trump Asked Netanyahu to Curb Ties With China, Eject It From Haifa Port

Ilhan Omar is ‘disrespectful’ to US and ‘disrespectful’ to Israel: Trump

Erdogan's AK Party appeals for rerun of Istanbul's mayoral poll: If the appeal is approved, fresh voting will take place on June 2, 60 days after the initial vote.

AFRICA

Fourteen killed in Darfur camp clashes: Sudanese media

Haftar's attack on Tripoli residential areas is war crime: "The government will defeat Haftar's forces and will try him in international courts for war crimes." Ammari added.

WSJ: Saudi funding Haftar’s ‘coup’

Italian Prime Minister: Haftar must withdraw forces from Tripoli

24 'armed Europeans' cross border from Libya to Tunisia

Watch: Hillary Clinton used destruction of Libya to run in election - Assange on emails

Egypt’s parliament votes to extend Sisi's rule until 2030

ASIA

Special forces kill 6 militants in N. Afghanistan

Five Taliban militants, one police officer killed in Pakistan raid

Trump, Pompeo brush aside Kim's deadline for nuclear talks flexibility

EUROPE

Italian banking major to pay hefty US fine for Iran sanctions-busting : The lender has agreed to pay $1.3 billion to settle the six-year probe.

European spies sought lessons from dictators’ brutal ‘Operation Condor’: CIA files show intelligence services wanted to learn from South America’s 1970s campaign of terror against leftwing subversion

EU passes law on protecting whistleblowers (and facilitators) … days after Assange’s arrest

GLOBE

Julian Assange Suffered Severe Psychological and Physical Harm in Ecuadorian Embassy, Doctors Say

Watch: Ron Paul: Ecuador Paid Off To Deliver Assange

Unsealed Affidavit Tries To Put WikiLeaks In Cahoots With The Taliban, Bin Laden

How Human Rights Organizations are part of the problem: The very authority that human rights organizations own, their appearance of principle and neutrality, has become a commodity too valuable for the powerful to pass up

Shocking Leak Reveals Facebook Leveraged User Data To Reward Friends, Punish Enemies

AMERICAS

Back to the US: IMF Directors Do Not Recognize Juan Guaido

Venezuela to Raise Issue of US Planned Invasion with International Authorities:

Red Cross Medical Aid Lands in Venezuela After Deal with Gov't

Pentagon Mulling New Venezuela Options to Deter Russia, China & Cuba – Report

Venezuela Rejects 'Illegal' Sanctions by Canada

VIDEO: How the Pentagon and CIA Push Venezuela Regime-Change Propaganda in Video Games: The US military and CIA launder coup propaganda through popular first-person shooter video games like Call of Duty, simulating assassinations of Venezeula’s socialist leader and sabotage of its electrical infrastructure.

‘Pompeo lost his mind’: Chinese diplomat hits back at US attacks on Beijing’s investments in Chile

US ‘most warlike nation in history’: Ex-US President Jimmy Carter

ICE deports spouse of U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan, reverses decision: Immigration officials deported the spouse of a U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan last week, leaving the couple's 12-year-daughter in Phoenix, then abruptly reversed its decision on Monday

House Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

60 Profitable Fortune 500 Companies Avoided All Federal Income Taxes in 2018

 

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ICH: Meet The Man Who Made Trump President

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 .

 

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


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