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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
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1,690,986,705,380

 

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

 

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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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The Truth About Syria
A Manufactured War Against An Independent Country

By Caleb T. Maupin
Is overthrowing the Syrian government really worth so much suffering and death?   Continue

 

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How Israel Lost Its Latest Chance for a Peace Process
By Bernard Avishai
Israel “has been infected by the seeds of fascism,” Barak said.   Continue

 

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The Center Doesn't Hold
By Uri Avnery
The best elements of Israeli society are dispirited, defeated, mute.   Continue

 

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Macri Gives Go-Ahead to US Military Installations in Argentina
By teleSur
The plans also include negotiations over another military base on the border with Paraguay and Brazil.   Continue

 

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France Paralyzed by the ‘War of the Lefts’
By Pepe Escobar
The Hollande-Valls duo is so disconnected from the street pulse that they had no idea this bill would be met with so much hostility. Continue

 

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The Case Against Manifest Destiny
By Cesar Chelala
Although the principle of non-intervention is extremely difficult to enforce in today’s complex world, its principles should be revived again.  Continue

 

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Artillery, air operations 'kill 40 Daesh' in Syria: Turkish military sources on Sunday said a total of 40 Daesh terrorists were killed in northern Syria during an operation by the Turkish Armed Forces and the U.S.-led coalition on Saturday.

Clashes between Islamic State, Syria rebels kill dozens near Turkey : Fighting between Islamic State (IS) and Syrian rebels near the Turkish border has killed dozens of people in the last two days, as IS militants keep up an offensive that has led to rapid territorial gains

ISIS captures 5 villages from ‘moderates’ as Al-Nusra continues shelling Aleppo: “Militants of the Daesh terrorist organization carried out the attack on the Free Syrian Army positions near the town of Azaz, Aleppo province and established control over [several] settlements,”

Israeli deputy PM admits to visiting Aleppo secretly: Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Ayoub Kara has acknowledged to have paid a clandestine visit to Syria's Aleppo, which is under the control of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists.

South Yemen clashes kill 39: Fierce fighting between government forces and Shiite rebels in south Yemen on Sunday claimed the lives of 25 insurgents and 14 soldiers, a military official said.

Iraqi army prepares for 'final assault' to retake Fallujah : Major Dhia Thamir, of the Special Forces Service, said troops have recaptured 80 percent of the territory around the city since the operation began a week ago.

Former mayor of London Ken Livingstone fired from radio show for saying Hitler supported Zionism: Livingstone said last month that “let's remember when Hitler won his election in 1932, his policy then was that Jews should be moved to Israel. He was supporting Zionism before he went mad and ended up killing six million Jews.”

Deadly attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali: At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants on Sunday, the UN and police sources said.

Roadside bomb kills five in north-east Nigeria: Military: Five people were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in north-east Nigeria, in a region where Boko Haram insurgents have operated for years, the country's military said on Sunday (May 29).

Forces backed by Libya's unity government seek to encircle Islamic State-held Sirte: The forces, composed of fighters mostly from the western city of Misrata, are now closer to Sirte than they have been for nearly a year.

Afghan Forces Kill at Least 10 Taliban Field Commanders in Airstrike: Afghan security forces killed at least 10 field commanders of the Taliban insurgency in an airstrike in northern Afghanistan’s Baghlan province, the Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement Sunday.

White House U-turns on Pakistan drone deaths: The exclusion of Pakistan would have meant that as many as two-thirds of known US drone strikes – including some of the worst reported errors – would have been left out of the US tally of deaths.

Senator Scolds Obama for “Preaching Nuclear Temperance From a Bar Stool”:" While President Obama called for a “moral awakening” in Hiroshima and restated his ambition for a nuclear-weapon free future, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., criticized him for moving forward with a costly plan to renovate the U.S. nuclear arsenal.

Five Ukrainian soldiers killed in clashes in troubled east: The loss of servicemen lives is the second largest death toll in one day this year for the army. Seven army soldiers were killed and nine others wounded on May 24.

UK to stockpile tanks in Eastern Europe – report: The British military may soon start stockpiling tanks and other heavy equipment in Eastern Europe as part of NATO's military beef up close to Russia's border. The decision may come at the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July.

Sweden votes yes to controversial Nato deal: Parliament voted through an agreement on Wednesday which could allow Nato to deploy forces in Sweden, after the Sweden Democrats pulled out of a bid to stall the decision.

Russia ready to help Islamic world counter global challenges and threats – Putin: Russia is a friend and an ally of the Islamic world and is always ready to help it solve current problems, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his greeting to participants in a session of the Russia - Islamic World Strategic Vision Group.

More than 700 refugees feared drowned off Italy coast: UN refugee agency says hundreds of people may have died in three separate shipwrecks in recent days.

Far-left German MP hit with cream pie in protest at stance on refugees: A prominent member of Germany's far-left Linke party was hit in the face with a chocolate cream pie on Saturday in an attack claimed by a self-styled "anti-fascist" group protesting her stance on refugees.

Economist Paul Craig Roberts: Greece Must Leave the Eurozone to Regain Its Sovereignty : Greece is being looted like a colony of the private banks, which is what it is. Previous Greek governments accepted bribes to indebt Greece to private banks.

UK Trains or Arms Half the Countries on Its List of Human Rights Abusers: U.K. armed forces have trained security and armed forces personnel from 16 of 30 regimes who are on a Foreign Office (FCO) watch list for use of torture and violence.

Anti-Islam protest descends into violence in Australia: Police arrest seven as violence breaks out between anti-Islam and anti-fascist groups in Melbourne.

Former Morgan Stanley Chief Asia Economist: "The World Economy Is In Real Trouble" : he new billionaires over the past two decades have come mostly from finance and property. Few made it the way Steve Jobs or Bill Gates did, creating something that makes people more productive.

Canadian PM calls to legalize assisted suicide : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he hopes the long-awaited bill allowing physician-assisted suicide passes in parliament before the June 6 deadline. Otherwise, Canadians would have “uneven access” to euthanasia, he said.

‘Hatchet to liberty’: New senate bill expands FBI’s warrantless surveillance powers : “This bill takes a hatchet to important protections for Americans’ liberty. This bill would mean more government surveillance of Americans, less due process and less independent oversight of US intelligence agencies,” Oregon Democrat Ron Wyden

Extremist group in Texas trains to shoot Muslims with bullets dipped in pig blood : “A lot of us here are using either pig’s blood or bacon grease on our bullets, packing it in the middle so that when you shoot a Muslim, they go straight to hell,” says one man in the video, while another insists, “Don’t f*ck with white people.”

Preacher carrying ‘you deserve to be raped’ sign hit over the head by baseball bat-wielding woman: Video - A street preacher who yells anti-gay messages got hit over the head by a student outraged by his offensive speech.

Donald Trump blasts Obama's visit to Hiroshima : Donald Trump bashed Barack Obama for not mentioning the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor during his visit to Japan - one day after dismissing the president's entire trip as 'pathetic'.

F**K The Police: Anti-Trump Protests Rage In San Diego Video - “I command all those assembled at 500 Harbor Drive to immediately disperse. You may move to L Street East. If you do not do so you will be arrested. If you refuse to move, chemical agents and other weapons will be used.”

Telemundo Caught Staging Shot at Anti-Trump Protest in San Diego: As you can see in the video below, the Telemundo cameraman admits to filmmaker Andrew Marcus of Rebel Pundit that he is indeed staging the event.

Clinton Fans in California Torch Sanders as Egotistical and Destructive: The acrimony intensifies as Clinton fans accuse Sanders of boosting presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

May 28, 2016

 

Our Prospects Against The Russians And Chinese In World War III
By Paul Craig Roberts
Americans need to pay attention to the fact that “their” government is a collection of crazed stupid fools.  Continue

 

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The Speech Obama Should Have Given in Hiroshima
By Matt Peppe
Not only was there no justification for the bomb, there was little justification for the war against Japan in the first place.  Continue

 

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Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership
Video
President Truman used the A-bomb to make a "diplomatic" point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity. Continue

 

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U.S. Aggression Is Never Challenged By The Presstitute Media
By Gerald Celente
Gerald Celente reflects on the horrors of war and the cowards who lead us to war with lies and deceptions. Continue

 

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Blair, not Corbyn, was Dangerous Experiment
By Jonathan Cook
By God, how Tony Blair and his ilk have degraded the public discourse.  Continue

 

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Faith in Big Trade Deals Keeps Crumbling
By Murray Dobbin
Are we witnessing the beginning of the end of globalization?  Continue

 

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In Nine Democratic Debates, Not a Single Question About Poverty
By Adam Johnson
U.S. residents are a million times more likely to live in poverty than be killed by Islamic terrorism since 9/11. Continue

 

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Here Comes Donald!: Duck.
By Fred Reed
Mexican cops, soldiers, and reporters are dying in America’s drug war. Americans are not.  Continue

 

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70 killed as battle for Fallujah rages on after US strike kills local IS group commander: “We’ve killed more than 70 enemy fighters, including Maher Al-Bilawi, who is the commander of ISIL (IS) forces in Fallujah,” coalition spokesman Steve Warren said.

Fallujah: 50,000 Iraqis trapped by assault on ISIL: Conditions rapidly deteriorate as city completely surrounded by Iraqi government forces and militias, aid groups say

80 ISIS members killed by aerial bombardment north of Ramadi: “The international coalition aircraft bombarded a tunnel belonging to ISIS in Albu Bali area in Khalidiya Island north of Ramadi, killing 80 ISIS members.”

Obama admits US troops died in combat in Iraq: US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that three American troops who recently died in Iraq were killed in combat; despite claims that US forces deployed to Iraq and Syria are on a mission to support, train and equip local forces.

Turkish and coalition forces kill 104 Daesh terrorists in Syria: Turkish and US-led coalition forces have killed 104 Daesh terrorists in northern Syria on Friday, military sources said, in retaliation for weeks of rocket attacks on Turkey's southern border province of Kilis.

ISIS-rebel clashes rock northeast Syria town: Isis said in a statement circulated online that it launched the offensive on Thursday night after intelligence pointed to an impending assault by US-backed rebel factions in northern Aleppo. The advances brought the militants to within three 3 kilometers (2 miles) of the rebel-held town of Azaz

ISIS enters Syrian rebel stronghold near Turkey: ISIS militants entered a Syrian opposition stronghold in the country’s north on Saturday, marking the extremist group's most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years, Syrian opposition groups said.

More than '100,000' Syrians flee as ISIL advances: MSF "terribly concerned" about thousands caught in crossfire as ISIL battles rebels near closed Turkish border crossing.

The last remaining Pentagon-trained rebel group in Syria is now in jeopardy: “I’m not saying the Americans let us down, but there is dereliction of duty. They are not doing what they could,” he said. “We don’t want the Americans to disrespect the lives of our men.”

U.S. special ops troops in Syria ordered to remove Kurdish insignia: American commanders have ordered U.S. special operations troops in Syria to remove patches affiliating those forces with the Kurdish rebel group Turkey has labeled as a terrorist organization.

Saudi King will not receive more Cluster Bombs from US to Kill Yemeni people: The United States has reportedly suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia amid growing concerns that the kingdom has used the weapons in its bombing campaign in Yemen, a report says.

Netanyahu’s government may be near collapse, report says : Netanyahu’s surprise move to bring the right-wing Yisrael Beiteinu party into the coalition may be backfiring on him.

Niger military kills 10 Boko Haram extremists; Niger’s army has killed at least 10 Boko Haram militants after they tried to attack a military post in the country’s southeast near its border with Nigeria.

Trump suggests U.S. should bomb Libya: Claiming that ISIS controls oil fields in Libya, the presumptive Republican nominee questioned during a rally here why the United States isn't "bombing the hell out of" ISIS in Libya.

Afghanistan Security Forces Kill Over 70 Militants in Past 24 Hours: The operations were held in 14 of Afghan provinces, including Nangarhar, Paktia, Herat and Helmand, the statement added.

2 Taliban leaders killed in an airstrike in north of Afghanistan; At least 6 Taliban insurgents were also wounded during the airstrike which was carried out in Kata Qala village.

Reduction of Nuclear Arsenal Has Slowed Under Obama, Report Finds: The new figures, released by the Pentagon, also highlight a trend — that the current administration has reduced the nuclear stockpile less than any other post-Cold War presidency.

‘Greatest threat to peace & stability’: Beijing criticizes US China has termed the flexing of muscles by outside countries the “greatest threat to peace and stability” and the reason for tensions in the South China Sea. It promised never to relinquish the disputed territory, through which billions of dollars of trade pass annually.

Putin says Romania, Poland may now be in Russia's cross-hairs: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned Romania and Poland they could find themselves in the sights of Russian rockets because they are hosting elements of a U.S. missile shield that Moscow considers a threat to its security.

Poland Has 80,000 Militiamen Training for War with Russia (Video): In the grip of paranoia, Poles live every day believing the Russian invasion could come at any moment

1,400 US soldiers & 400 vehicles head to Baltics for Saber Strike drills (PHOTOS) : US forces have been seen on the “Dragoon Ride II” tactical march across central and Eastern Europe in massive military drills, which this year are in the Baltic States. Over 1,400 soldiers and 400 vehicles displayed their “dynamic presence.”

Tony Blair will not be accused of breaking laws in Iraq War inquiry: Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, has already said that he will push for Mr Blair to be prosecuted if he is found to have broken any laws.

Italy navy: 135 saved, 45 bodies retrieved from migrant boat: The navy said earlier it was aiding the partially sunk boat in the sea between Libya and Italy, a route smugglers' boats use in a lucrative business to transport those fleeing wars and poverty onto European shores.

Virginia Cabbie Faces 48 Years in Prison After Driving Aspiring Terrorist To Airport: A federal grand jury charged a 26-year old Virginia taxi driver with helping provide support for terrorists after he transported one of his associates, a would-be member of Islamic State, 90 minutes to the airport.

Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews has revealed that the major television networks plan to call the Democratic primary for Hillary Clinton during the day on June 7th — hours prior to the close of polls in California

Goldman Sachs Is The Gift That Keeps On Giving... To The Clintons: Whether it's paying millions out for speeches, investing in family member's failing hedge fund ventures, or donating hundreds of thousands to the Clinton Foundation, Goldman seems to be keeping a close relationship with the family.

Like Clinton, Trump Chickens Out of Debate with Sanders: 'Well, I say to Mr. Trump, what are you afraid of?'

Scuffles break out as Trump holds rally in San Diego: Riot police sent in and pepper spray fired as presumptive presidential nominee speaks in city close to Mexican border.

Trump tells California 'there is no drought': Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told California voters Friday that he can solve their water crisis, declaring, "There is no drought."

Donald Trump's anti-immigrant rhetoric 'sparks rush' for American citizenship before election : Donald Trump's tough talk on immigration has coincided with a 28 per cent jump in foreigners applying for naturalisation – and a surge in the number of migrants trying to reach the US illegally from Mexico.

Donald Trump Blasts “Mexican” Judge in Trump University Case: “The trial is going to take place sometime in November. There should be no trial. This should have been dismissed on summary judgment easily,” Trump said. “Everybody says it, but I have a judge who is a hater of Donald Trump, a hater. He’s a hater.

May 27, 2016

 

Silencing the United States as It Prepares for War
By John Pilger
A third of the members of the United Nations have felt Washington's boot, overturning governments, subverting democracy, imposing blockades and boycotts. Continue

 

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It’s Time To Wake Up
West Could Sleepwalk Into A Doomsday War With Russia

By Richard Sakwa
This really would be a war to end all wars, since there would be no one left to fight another war. Continue

 

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Why The US Is Dropping Calls For Assad To Go
By Robert Fisk
The government in Damascus is a better bet than Isis. Continue

 

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Eurasia: China and Russia is Where It’s Happening
By F. William Engdahl
Russia and China are forging deep long-term economic ties across Eurasia that ultimately will become the focal point for world economic growth. Continue

 

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9/11 Disinformation: Saudi Arabia Attacked America
By Paul Craig Roberts
Do read the Saudi’s explanation of 9/11. It makes more sense than the official story. Continue

 

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The New York Times’s (and Clinton Campaign’s) Abject Cowardice on Israel
By Glenn Greenwald
Democratic Party cowardice on Israel is nothing new. Continue

 

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Unjust Cause
The Decision to Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Andrew Cockburn
Was it necessary to drop the bomb on Hiroshima in order to compel Japanese surrender and thereby save American lives? Continue

 

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Bombing Hiroshima Changed The World, But It Didn't End WWII
By Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick
Truman understood the stakes. He knew the Soviet invasion would end the war. Continue

 

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Memorial for the Sins of Empire
By Philip A Farruggio
If one believes in Karma, well, our nation's phony leaders have lots of it to deal with. Continue

 

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Trump’s Decision to Debate Sanders is Genius Move
By Michael Krieger
To say such a debate would be an unmitigated disaster for Hillary Clinton would be the understatement of the century. Let’s explore why. Continue

 

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We Have Entered The Looting Stage Of Capitalism
By Paul Craig Roberts
Germany’s Assault On The IMF. Continue

 

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Our Poverty Myth
By Jill Richardson
The illusion that people are to blame for their own poverty goes back centuries in our culture. Continue

 

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Syrian Government, Russian jets, Daesh kill 29 in Aleppo: Twenty-nine civilians lost their lives Friday in the Aleppo province in separate attacks by the Syrian regime, Russian airstrikes, and the Daesh terrorist group, according to a civil defense official and a local source.

Terrorists Shelling of Syria's Aleppo Kills 25 Civilians in Past 2 Days: At least 25 residents were killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo in last two days as a result of terrorists' shelling, militia source told RIA Novosti on Friday.

Al-Nusra Front in Syria gets daily weapons supplies from Turkey - Russian military: Terrorist group Al-Nusra Front is receiving daily arms shipments across the border from Turkey, the Russian General Staff says. The Al-Qaeda offshoot used the truce between government forces and moderate rebels in Syria to regroup and renew hostilities.

Syrian Armed Groups Urge Russia to Halt Strikes Until Al-Nusra Front Routed: Russia has received a multiple appeals from militant groups in Syria for it to hold off on carrying out airstrikes against extremist positions in territories under their control until they have managed to force out the Nusra Front jihadists there

U.S. Troops 18 Miles from ISIS Capital: U.S. Special Forces soldiers have been seen and photographed on the front lines in Syria wearing the patches of Kurdish fighters.

American Green Berets in Syria are wearing Kurdish militia insignia on their uniforms: Photos have emerged of American special operations troops in Syria wearing uniform insignia affiliated with a Kurdish rebel group known as the YPG, whose connection to Turkish terrorists could could fuel tension between the U.S. and a key ally in the Islamic State fight.

US soldiers with YPG insignias unacceptable, says Turkish FM: “It is unacceptable that an ally country is using the YPG insignia. We reacted to it. It is impossible to accept it. This is a double standard and hypocrisy,” said Çavusoglu on May 27.

Turkish airstrikes kill 80 alledged terrorists in Metina, N.Iraq: Eighty PKK "terrorists" have been killed in Turkish airstrikes targeting the terrorist group’s Metina camp in northern Iraq over the last month-and-a-half, the army said on Friday.

Iraq: Seven Iraqi troops killed north of Baghdad: Major General Nadir al-Janabi told Anadolu Agency that a joint force from the army and police were attacked by a sniper while searching a home in Basatin al-Tarmia district, located around 29 kilometers (18 miles) north of Baghdad.

ISIS executes 8 of its fighters in Mosul, 5 ISIS members killed in Bashiqa: The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan announced on Thursday killing five members of ISIS by an artillery shelling in Bashiqa northeast of Mosul, while pointed out that ISIS executed eight of its fighters for not joining the combat axes in the city center.

Former 9/11 Commissioner Won’t Rule Out Saudi Royal Family Foreknowledge of 9/11 Plot: Sen. Bob Graham, co-chairman of the congressional inquiry into the attacks, has suggested that the pages contain “substantial” evidence of Saudi involvement — both by the government and private citizens.

US Congress Impose More Oversight on Weapons Sales to Saudis - Lawmakers: The US Congress should have better oversight of military sales to Saudi Arabia, according to an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) introduced by Senators Chris Murphy and Rand Paul said in a statement.

'Netanyahu-Liberman government showing signs of fascism,' Ehud Barak says : Former prime minister Ehud Barak said on Friday the current governing coalition led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "is exhibiting signs of fascism."

Avi Gabbay quits Israeli government in protest: Avi Gabbay quits as environment minister in protest against ultranationalist politician's induction as defence minister.

U.S. says new Israeli coalition raises 'legitimate questions': Reports of Israel's new right-wing governing coalition raise "legitimate questions" about the direction of Israeli policy but the United States will judge the new government based on its actions, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

Minister: Liberman appointment is none of America’s business: Tourism Minister Yariv Levin said Thursday that the appointment of Avigdor Liberman as defense minister is an “internal Israeli issue” and should not be questioned by Washington.

EU: Halt arms transfers to Egypt to stop fuelling killings and torture: Almost half of European Union (EU) member states have flouted an EU-wide suspension on arms transfers to Egypt, risking complicity in a wave of unlawful killings, enforced disappearances and torture, Amnesty International said today.

Four suspected Afghan terrorists killed in Pakhtunkhwa: The clash occurred in Mohmand Agency's Khwezai tehsil, which borders Afghanistan. “Terrorists attacked a security check post in Khozai area of Mohmand Agency, which borders Afghanistan,” said a security official.

Failed NATO Invasion of Moldova: In the week of the May 9th Victory Day two significant failures took place each one remarkable in its own way. Each event went completely unreported by the Western corporate and government media, but discussed on Social Media.

Mobilize European workers to defend French strikers!: Events have rapidly exposed the deep political crisis in Europe, as masses of people across the continent reject European Union (EU) austerity policies.

This Confirms It was a Coup: Brazil Crisis Deepens as Evidence Mounts of Plot to Oust Dilma Rousseff

VA wrongly declares thousands of veterans dead, stops benefits: Some 4,000 U.S. military veterans and their families stopped receiving benefits over the past five years after they were wrongly declared dead, the newest in a string of problems to emerge from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Alan Greenspan: Venezuela Declares Martial Law, U.S. Is Next: Alan Greenspan issued a dire warning about the U.S. economy during an interview with Fox News on Thursday. Greenspan said that as Venezuela descends into martial law, the U.S. is heading in the same direction.

Trump: If I’m Elected, GOP Will Become A 'Worker’s Party'": "A party of people that haven’t had a real wage increase in 18 years, that are angry. What I want to do, I think cutting Social Security is a big mistake for the Republican Party.”

Elizabeth Warren Just Shredded Trump And Brought The GOP Nominee To His Knees: Elizabeth Warren followed up her speech that dismantled Donald Trump with a series of tweets this afternoon that left the billionaire fumbling for childish insult and blown completely out of the water.

Triumphant Trump says bring it on: I’ll debate both Bernie and “big mouth” Elizabeth Warren: Trump clarified that he isn't bluffing about taking on Sanders and made clear that Warren is getting under his skin

Donald Trump's new fundraiser's Israel connection: The vice chairman of the Trump Victory Fund, Elliott Broidy, was removed as chairman of the Tel Aviv-based venture capital firm Markstone Capital Partners after paying bribes to pension fund managers.

Trump and Sanders whip up debate buzz: “This would be a complete circus,” said Democratic media strategist Brad Bannon. “To me, it shows more than anything else that American politics has become entertainment.”

May 25, 2016

 

How the World Ends
Baiting Russia Is Not Good Policy

By Philip Giraldi
Washington seems to be intent on humiliating Russians at every turn as part of a new project for regime change. Continue

 

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Drone for Obama – Anyone?
By Peter Koenig
We are living in a world where open killings, open assassinations by an Über-Mensch, the self-proclaimed Master of the Universe, becomes the order of the day. And nobody blinks an eye. Continue

 

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Examining American Exceptionalism
By Stephen J. Bergstrom
We’re history’s actors . . . and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do…” Continue

 

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Brazil: The Provisional Banana Scoundrel Republic
By Pepe Escobar
Every political junkie on the planet has to be glued to the ongoing Brazilian House of Cards. Continue

 

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Evo Morales Urges 'Democratic Revolutions Against US Empire'
By teleSur
Socialist governments in Latin America must relaunch “democratic revolutions” in order to combat the strategies in play by the United States to regain control of the region. Continue

 

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9/11 - The Evidence For Insider Trading
By Mark H. Gaffney
The suspicion is that insider information about the attack was used to send financial transaction commands and authorizations. Continue

 

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100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats
Video
There is a hidden, dark history that shows politicians are no friend to service members--but their greatest enemy. Continue

 

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Coalition airstrikes kill over 400 civilians in Syria: “Among the total casualty there are 417 civilian Syrian citizen, including 111 person under the age of eighteen, and 70 citizen women over the age of eighteen,” SOHR reported.

Violence in Syria’s Aleppo Kills at Least 333 Civilians in Last Month: At least 147 were killed by airstrikes against neighborhoods under the control of opposition factions . Other 162 civilians, including 43 minors and 38 women, perished by rockets and gas cylinder missiles launched by Islamic State against government-held towns

14 killed as security forces liberate al-Sijar area in northern Fallujah, Iraqi flag raised over its buildings: “The joint security forces managed to cleanse al-Sijar area (10 km north of Fallujah) completely and raised the Iraqi flag over its government buildings and police station,” noting that, “The battles resulted in the killing of 14 ISIS fighters

Iraqis Are Bombarding Fallujah With 50,000 Civilians Trapped Inside: Iraqi government security forces and allied militias continued their assault on the Islamic State-held town of Fallujah on Wednesday, killing more civilians than militants in the process, according to sources inside the city.

Top Shi'ite cleric urges restraint in assault on Iraq's Falluja: Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged government and allied Shi'ite militia forces fighting to retake Falluja from Islamic State militants to spare trapped civilians amid reports of a budding humanitarian crisis in the city.

11 killed in Yemen air strike: The death toll of a suspected Saudi-led coalition air strike that hit a family's house in southern Yemen has been raised to 11, including four children from one family, security officials and witnesses said on Wednesday.

We Need an Immediate Suspension of British Military Sales to Saudi Arabia: HRW: Since March 2015, there have been a number of well-documented attacks by the coalition using cluster munitions in populated areas. Human Rights Watch has researched 16 such attacks, in which at least 19 civilians were killed and at least 66 wounded.

Pro-Israel group will pay young Jews $100 to watch its movies: You’ve surely heard that young American Jews are turning away from Israel. They don’t really care that much about the Jewish state. Well a pro-Israel propaganda shop has the answer.

Kenyan troops kill 21 Shabaab fighters in Somalia: The Kenyan military announced Wednesday that it had killed 21 al-Shabaab fighters who had ambushed their convoy, which was headed for the town of Tabda, located in the southern Lower Juba region in Somalia.

Burundi: 3 killed in violence: Gunmen killed three people including a retired army colonel, in continuing violence associated with President Pierre Nkurunziza’s extended time in power, an official and a relative of the deceased said Wednesday.

Italian navy says at least 5 migrants killed as overcrowded boat flips : A large wooden fishing boat overcrowded with migrants capsized off the coast of Libya, the Italian navy said on Wednesday, with some 550 people rescued and five found dead so far.

A 'delicate balance' in Libya: One can almost picture Islamic State terrorists in Libya, rubbing their hands together in glee at the thought of restocking their arsenal with advanced weaponry, courtesy of the United States.

Celebrating The Great Achievments Of Muammar Gaddafi: During the 1950’s under the leadership of King Idris, Libya was amongst the poorest nations in the world with some of the lowest living standards.

War criminal: Tony Blair Calls For ‘Proper Ground War’ Against Isis In Middle East : “Do not be under any doubt at all. If we want to defeat these people we are going to have to wage a proper ground war against them.” “We can not afford, as Europe, to have Isis govern a large space in Libya.”

The People vs Tony Blair -: 'Years after Blair’s resignation the full extent of the crisis caused by opposition to the Iraq war began to surface'

Senegal: Breaking the cycle of FGM: At least 200 million women alive today have undergone female genital mutilation, but in Senegal, they are fighting back.

Taliban Bomber Hits Court Minibus in Kabul, Killing 11: A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

Terrorist Frequent Flyer: Slain Taliban Leader Made 19 Trips to Dubai: – Killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour used what appeared to be valid documents to travel to Dubai 19 times and visit Iran twice before being struck by a drone returning from his third trip, the Pakistani press reported Tuesday.

Afghan Taliban appoints Mullah Mansoor's successor: Haibatullah Akhunzada, member of the conservative old guard, to head group whose last leader died in a US drone strike.

Ukraine: 7 Soldiers Killed, 9 Wounded in Eastern Clashes; The numbers were confirmed by Oleksander Motuzyanik, spokesman for the Ukrainian forces' operations in the east. They didn't immediately provide any more details.

Militia report Norwegian mercenary killed in east Ukraine: According to the militia, the mercenary was killed in a conflict between the representatives of a private military company and gunmen of the Aidar volunteer battalion

Moscow frees Ukraine pilot in swap for Russians held in conflict: Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko arrived home in Kiev on Wednesday after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow.

Lavrov: Russia to fend off risks, threats to national security: The Russian foreign minister has commented on NATO’s increased presence in Central Europe, as well as the establishment of the European segment of the US global missile defense

Julian Assange: Swedish court upholds arrest warrant: “The district court finds that the interest of enabling investigation of the crime Julian Assange is suspected of by way of questioning him outweighs the intrusion or harm the detention order causes Julian Assange. There are therefore grounds for Julian Assange to remain detained in absentia.”

WikiLeaks Exposes Text from Secretly Negotiated TiSA Trade Deal: The website Wikileaks released on Wednesday classified documents from the Trade in Services Agreement, or TiSA, which is a huge trade agreement being negotiated in secret by the United States, the European Union and 22 other countries.

Leaked Tapes Expose Coup Plot Against Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff: Recordings detail a conversation involving leading officials in the Brazilian government, seeking a way to end a criminal corruption probe entangling dozens of the country’s political figures.

U.S. Troops to Disembark in Argentina: Mauricio Macri’s government sent a delegation of the Defense Ministry to the U.S. to discuss military cooperation projects. The most controversial one involves the installation of a North American military base in Ushuaia, in Tierra del Fuego province.

Latin American Leftists Are the Region's Lowest Paid Presidents: Bolivia's Evo Morales makes the least of any head of state in the Americas, while Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto makes the most.

Jose Juan Immigrant Sanctuary in Chicago Church: This undocumented immigrant is defying a deportation order from ICE by taking sanctuary in a Chicago church.

“American Sniper” Chris Kyle Distorted His Military Record, Documents Show: The discrepancy raises new questions about Kyle’s credibility and highlights a continuing controversy in the SEAL community over members exaggerating or distorting their war records.

Louisiana to become first US state to make attacks on police hate crime : Under the bill, anyone convicted of a hate-motivated felony against an officer may face up to a $5,000 fine and up to five years of prison, while a misdemeanor hate crime against an officer comes with a maximum $500 fine and six-month prison sentence.

Citibank Paying $425M in Fines to Settle US Charges on Rates: Citibank will pay $425 million in fines to settle federal civil charges of attempting to manipulate key benchmarks used to set interest rates for investments in derivatives and U.S. Treasury bonds as well as a range of consumer loans.

Microsoft Fires 1,850; Intel Cuts 350; Shell Terminating 2,200: Shell, announced it would layoff 2,200 jobs; Microsoft reporting it would cut 1,850; and Intel terminating up to 350 jobs in Germany.

More young adults are living with their parents: More young adults in the U.S. are living with their parents than at any time since around 1940, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of census data

Violence & pepper spray at anti-Trump protests in Albuquerque: Opponents of Donald Trump have clashed with police in the capital of New Mexico State where the presidential hopeful held a meeting with supporters in the Albuquerque Convention Center. Mounted police used pepper spray and at least one arrest was made.

Sen. Bob Corker Meets With Donald Trump Amid VP Speculation : The Washington Post’s Robert Costa discusses the meeting between Donald Trump and Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee, who may be on the presumptive GOP nominee’s list of potential running mates.

U.S. Probes Real-Estate Firm With Ties to Sen. Bob Corker: A real-estate firm that has been a favored investment of Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker is under investigation by federal law-enforcement officials for alleged accounting fraud, according to people familiar with the matter.

State Dept. watchdog: Clinton violated email rules: The inspector general report is the latest headache for Clinton in the scandal over her exclusive use of private email for State business.

Dems discuss dropping Wasserman Schultz: Democrats backing likely presidential nominee Hillary Clinton worry Wasserman Schultz has become too divisive a figure to unify the party in 2016, which they say is crucial to defeating presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump in November.

Building robot McDonald's staff 'cheaper' than hiring workers on minimum wage: Video - Ed Rensi has said that buying highly skilled robotics is a cheaper alternative than employing people on minimum wage to work in the company's worldwide restaurants.

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Headlines Continued

 

Key Articles

Zionism's Jewish Enemy

Video

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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