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Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,481

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Video And Audio


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.














































































































































































































































































































Rand Paul Is Wrong. Leave Iraq Alone!

By Jacob G. Hornberger

Forget declaring war on the Islamic State. The U.S. government has done enough damage in Iraq.

Hagel's Departure Should Open Debate on Obama's Wars

By Medea Benjamin

The ISIL crises has also been used as a justification for not cutting the Pentagon budget, as required by sequestration.

Hagel Didn't Start the Fire

By Patrick J. Buchanan

U.S. foreign policy is in a shambles. But what were the "decisions" that produced the "incredible debacle"? Who made them? Who supported them?

Gilad Atzmon on Ed Miliband, The Labour and the Jewish Lobby


Gilad Atzmon elaborates on the dominance of Jewish lobby in the UK and America.

Swiss Gold Referendum: What It Really Means

By Paul Craig Roberts

The greed and stupidity of the rich are creating ideal conditions for violent revolution. Karl Marx might yet triumph.

Trotsky at the IMF
Does the Name "Strauss-Kahn" Ring a Bell?

By Mike Whitney

Do you know why the bigwig plutocrats hated DSK?

Why I Stopped Spending My Time on Politics…
And Why I Think You Should Too

By Paul Rosenberg

If there’s one area of life in which humans have failed to evolve, it’s politics.

100 killed in fresh 'Congo massacre': The carnage took place on Thursday near Beni in North Kivu province, where mainly Muslim Ugandan rebels have been blamed for killing more than 200 civilians in gruesome machete attacks since October, and where the UN wants "negative forces" to be neutralised.

Nigeria : Female Suicide Bombers Kill 45 in Maiduguri Market Blasts: Two female suicide bombers have detonated devices in a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to witnesses and police. A local health worker told AFP news agency that at least 45 people were killed in the explosions

Second airstrike hits airport in Libya's capital: An airstrike hit the last functioning commercial airport in Libya's capital Tripoli for a second day running on Tuesday, residents said, as a power struggle in the oil-rich nation intensified.

33 IS Militants Killed in Iraq's Mosul, Two Towns Retaken: At least 33 militants of the Islamic State (IS) died Monday in the Iraqi city of Mosul and the surrounding area, including a leader who was responsible for the sale of kidnapped Yazidi women

10 dead, 31 hurt in Baghdad car bombing: A car bomb exploded in a crowded Shiite-majority area of the Iraqi capital on Monday (early Tuesday in Manila), killing at least 10 people and wounding at least 31, security and medical officials said.

Turkey trains 230 Iraqi Kurdish fighters in N Iraq: - Turkish Armed Forces has trained 230 Iraqi Kurdish fighters of autonomous administration in northern Iraq and will continue the training as long as needed, local Hurriyet Daily News reported on Tuesday.

Rand Paul to introduce resolution declaring war on ISIS: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, says he will introduce a bill to declare war on Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) once Congress comes back into session in December. He'll also use the same bill to terminate the authority granted by the 2002 Iraq Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) and set a date for expiration of the 2001 AUMF.

Another Iraq Failure by Petraeus: Graft-Ridden Military: It turns out that while he was gaining accolades for training Iraqi troops, Petraeus was in reality creating a system in which Iraqi officers were able to siphon off the billions of dollars the US wasted on the whole training operation:

Yemeni forces kill 7 kidnappers, free 8 hostages: Yemeni security forces freed seven Yemeni hostages and one foreigner in a special operation in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country's supreme security committee said.

AIPAC urges Congress to pass new Iran sanctions: The American Israel Public Affairs Committee said it was “essential” for Congress to pass new Iran sanctions now that a deadline for nuclear talks has been extended.

Egyptian president says his regime is ready to protect Israel: Egyptian President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi told an Italian newspaper that his country is ready to send troops to Palestine in order to guarantee Israel's security and work jointly against terrorism.

Possible presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren meets Netanyahu: While there are two full years before the 2016 US presidential race, the parade of possible candidates to Israel began Monday afternoon in Jerusalem with a meeting between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

U.S. to leave more troops than first planned in Afghanistan: sources: The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

It takes 28 civilian lives to kill a single terrorist leader – UK human rights group: The statistics are the most striking in 10 years: attempts to kill 41 terrorist leaders resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1,147 people, the vast majority – civilians and families.

Drone Strikes Never Kill 'Humans': News organizations should stop reporting that "militants" were killed when they can confirm no such thing. The Obama administration's lethal drone strikes are at their most morally objectionable when the CIA doesn't even know the identities of the people it is killing—a fact it obscures by dubbing all military-age males who are killed "militants."

Chuck Hagel forced to step down as US defense secretary: The US defense secretary has been fired after less than two years in office as the White House reorders a national security strategy upended by the Islamic State (Isis).

Media Goes Wild Over Hagel Firing But Not Obama's Secret Afghanistan Reversal: Obama, for good or bad, has decided to extend the war he said he was ending. This report did not produce a cable news frenzy or a storm of tweets.

Man detained by US for 10 years can sue Britain for damages, says High Court: A Pakistani man who was detained by US forces in Afghanistan for a decade has won a legal challenge which will allow him to sue Britain for damages.

India's BJP seeks gains in Kashmir elections: Voters are going to the polls in India's Jammu and Kashmir state where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP is trying to win power for the first time.

Collective defense partnership: Russia, Abkhazia sign alliance: The new agreement supersedes an older document adopted back in 2008, when Russia recognized Abkhazia as an independent state after an ill-fated attempt by Georgia to seize control of the region along with South Ossetia.

NATO, EU Criticize Accord Between Russia and Breakaway Abkhazia Region: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in a statement that the "so-called treaty," signed Monday, did not contribute to a peaceful and lasting settlement of the situation in Georgia and the Western alliance would not recognize it.

France postpones Mistral delivery to Russia over Ukraine 'until further notice': President Francois Hollande has decided to suspend delivery of the first Mistral-class ship to Russia "until further notice," citing the situation in Ukraine as the reason, media reported an Elysee Palace statement.

Russia puts losses from sanctions, cheaper oil at up to $140 billion per year: "We're losing around $40 billion a year because of geopolitical sanctions, and about $90 billion to $100 billion from oil prices falling by 30 percent," he told a news conference, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday.

'Regin' malware comes from western intelligence agency, say experts : If China and Russia are ruled out, that would leave the US, UK or Israel as the most likely candidates.

Live coverage: Riots in Ferguson after grand jury decision: — A white police officer will not face charges for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager in a case that set off violent protests and racial unrest throughout the nation.

Buildings in Ferguson, Mo. burn as riots follow grand jury decision: Fires continue to destroy multiple buildings in Ferguson, Missouri — fires started by rioters. People also continue to loot and vandalize businesses, though protest crowds had dwindled significantly in some parts,

Outrage across US over Ferguson ruling: Decision not to charge police officer over death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown prompts protests across the US.

Video from Ferguson: Live

Michael Brown family statement on Ferguson grand jury decision: Michael Brown's family released the following statement in response to the grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson:

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury: In an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's death have been released to the public.

How Darren Wilson avoided criminal charges for killing Michael Brown: The Ferguson police officer was entitled to use deadly force for two reasons, but both contradict eyewitness accounts. So how might have a grand jury decided?

Killings by Utah police outpacing gang, drug, child-abuse homicides: In the past five years, more Utahns have been killed by police than by gang members. Or drug dealers. Or from child abuse.

Canada moving toward American-style inequality: Robert Reich: The U.S. and Canadian economies are growing too slowly, he says. And many wealthy people or corporations, he said, are putting their money in places where they can get the highest return – but that kind of investment isn’t what creates jobs.

November 24, 2014

Opening the Gates to World War III

By Paul Craig Roberts

The American people are clueless that Washington is on the brink of starting a dangerous war.

Observations On President Putin’s Call Upon US Not To Meddle In Russia Affairs

By Peter Koenig

Mr. Putin’s seemingly ‘bold’ statement is very much supported by facts. The western predatory economic system is decaying fast.

Israel – America’s Biggest Frenemy

By Justin Raimondo

Israel today is a tyranny on the order of the old South Africa, with one added factor: they are armed with nuclear weapons.

U.S. Among Only 3 Countries Officially Backing Nazism

By Eric Zuesse

In a U.N. vote, the United States, Ukraine, and Canada — voted against a resolution to condemn racist facsism, or “nazism,”

Tony Blair, “Infanticide Endorser” is Rewarded by “Save The Children”

By Felicity Arbuthnot

On 19th November, the Butcher of Baghdad, Dodgy Dossier Master, Sanctions Endorser, was awarded Save The Children’s Global Legacy Award at a Gala Charity at The Plaza in New York.

Familiar Bedfellows
Hillary and Henry Sitting In A Tree. K-I-S-S-I-N-G-E-R!

By Sheldon Richman

It says a lot about former secretary of state and presumed presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton that she’s a member of the Henry Kissinger Fan Club.

Language Has the Power to Disarm the Concerned Citizen

By Steven Poole

Let’s say you want to push through a massive programme of anti-democratic corporate protection over two continents.

Why We Need Professional Revolutionists

By Chris Hedges

The revolutionists call on us to ignore the political charades and spectacles orchestrated by our oligarchic masters around electoral politics.

"No Individual Can Save A Nation"


Mos Def and Cornell West on 9/11, Islamic Terror, Etc.

Kenyan security forces have killed more than 100 suspected al-Shabaab members killed: Suspected members of the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab were pursued into Somalia after massacring 28 people on a bus, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday.

Al-Shabab denies Kenya reprisal over bus raid: Somalia’s rebel group, al-Shabab, has denied claims by Kenyan authorities that more than 100 of their fighters, who allegedly masterminded an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, were killed by Kenyan forces.

As many as 50 killed in new attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria: More than 25 people have been killed in a new attack in Nigeria by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Some reports say the death toll is closer to 50.

British elite unit in Iraq, kills hundreds of ISIS militants: Report: British SAS troops have been conducting secret missions that have killed hundreds of Islamic State militants. Using quad bikes and 4x4’s in Iraq, they have been seeking out enemy forces usually at night, killing up to eight terrorists a day.

License to kill! SAS given permission to kill British jihadis in Iraq and Syria: "The SAS are effectively on a "kill only" mission. We don't want to bring them back to the UK to stand trial and boast about the atrocities they committed and the videos they made. They can die in the dirt in Iraq. They sowed the whirlwind, now they can reap it."

U.S. plans to arm Iraq’s Anbar tribesmen: Washington plans to buy arms for Sunni tribal members in the western province of Anbar including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds.

Syria: 22 fighters from ISIS killed by IEDs, and air strikes in Der-Ezzor: The number of fighters from the IS who were killed yesterday in Der-Ezzor, including 6 Non-Syrian fighters ( 1 Tunisian and 1 Saudi ) were killed by an IED exploded in their car in al-Bokamal, and 13 fighters killed by government air strikes

Fighters from Syrian al Qaeda wing close in on Shi’ite village: The insurgents advanced overnight on al-Zahra, north of Aleppo city, seizing territory to the south and also trying to take land to the east in an attempt to capture the village, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

IS downs Syrian war jet over Deir al-Zour: The Syrian war jet was seen falling on a mountain overlooking Deir al-Zour after it was shot by the IS, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis: Fighters from the Free Syrian Army and several Islamic military groups say Isis is gaining allies or truces due to US bombings

Israel army kills Palestinian farmer in Gaza: Gaza's health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra identified the dead man as 32-year-old Fadel Mohammed Halawa, saying the bullet had hit him in the back.

Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish state' bill: The Israeli cabinet has approved a bill declaring Israel a Jewish state in a controversial move seen as intensifying discrimination against Arabs residing in occupied territories.

Netanyahu to push for bill to revoke residency of "terrorists" and their families: Bill currently in the works would also void the offenders and their families' social benefits.

Netanyahu: Recognition of Palestine's Statehood by France Would Be Reckless: “Of course we're worried by the vote on recognition of Palestinian state in French parliament; it's an irresponsible move," Netanyahu stated.

Netanyahu: Israel worried by Iran talks, no deal is better than a bad deal: Obama: Even if deal is reached, we still have problems in terms of Iran's attitude toward friends like Israel.

Iran nuclear talks extended until end of June: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Monday negotiators were still having "consultations" on a final agreement that meets both U.S. demands for strict curbs on Tehran's nuclear program and Iran's push for sanctions relief, also suggesting that moves toward an immediate deal had not yet been abandoned.

Afghanistan suicide attack kills 57 people: The death toll of the suicide attack targeting a volleyball tournament in eastern Paktika province of Afghanistan rose to 57, leaving 60 others wounded, said officials on Monday.

Two U.S. occupation force soldiers killed in bomb attack in Afghan capital: sources: "It was a magnetic bomb," said Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi. "It was either attached to the vehicle belonging to the foreigners or it was planted and detonated remotely."

Obama extends combat mission in Afghanistan: The US President Barack Obama has secretly signed an order that expands the United State's direct combat role in Afghanistan beyond 2014.

Afghanistan Quietly Lifts Ban on Nighttime Raids: In some cases the raids will include members of American Special Operations units in an advisory role, according to Afghan military officials. That news comes after published accounts of an order by President Obama to allow the American military to continue some limited combat operations in 2015

4 Sunni Groups Responsible For 66% Of All Terrorism Related Deaths In 2013: Report: Four Sunni groups were responsible for 66 percent of all terror fatalities in 2013. In order of deadliness, they were the Taliban in Afghanistan and its Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) affiliate in neighboring Pakistan; al-Qaeda and its various affiliates; ISIS and its al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) precursor; and Boko Haram in Nigeria.

The Pentagon's Budget Bamboozle: Lawmakers should look very closely at the latest Pentagon funding request. The administration released budget details of the $5 billion “amendment” to its request for the Pentagon’s Overseas Contingency Operations to “degrade and ultimately defeat” the Islamic State group.

Putin says Russia not isolated over Ukraine, blames West for frosty ties: President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'.

Putin Tells New U.S. Envoy Ties Must Be Based On Equality: President Vladimir Putin says that Russia is ready for cooperation with the United States as long as Washington treats Moscow as an equal, respects its interests, and refrains from interfering in its affairs.

Vladimir Putin: We are strong because we are right: Vladimir Putin talks about the "fifth column" and oil prices "plot" and argues with Russian philosopher Nikolay Berdyayev

'Western sanctions aimed at regime change in Russia' – Lavrov : Video -

Russia Warns U.S. Against Arming Ukraine: Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said in Moscow that a U.S. official's suggestion Washington should consider sending arms to Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting government forces since April, sent a "very serious signal."

US arms Ukraine through back door: Lithuania to supply Ukraine with military aid: Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday.

US Congress pro-Ukraine lobby may press through for weapons to Ukraine : Amid the Ukrainian crisis the U.S. should supply high-precision weapons, artillery guns, tanks, armoured vehicles and air defence systems to Kiev, adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister said

War criminal: McCain slams Obama for not providing weapons to Ukraine: "All over the world, including Eastern Europe, confidence in America is declining because of our inability to act in order to help the Ukrainian people suffering from Russian aggression," McCain said

US to Keep Sending Military Advisors to Ukraine: State Department: State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said during a press briefing that US will continue to send special teams to Ukraine to provide security assistance in the form of advising and training the country's military and medical staff.

NATO Jets Surrounding Russia: Before And After: Based on the following "before" and "after" the Ukraine crisis pictures of NATO warplanes located just off the Russian border...

Merkel's Spokesman Raps Russia After Report on Aid to Ukraine Rebels: Igor Martinov, the rebel-appointed administrative chief of Donetsk, the region's largest city, told Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung daily that Moscow was helping to finance public services and state pay and pensions no longer funded by the Ukrainian government in Kiev.

Market manipulation of oil prices backfire on those that start it - Putin: The Russian leader suggested that the fall in oil prices is due to the sharp increase in the production of shale oil and gas by the United States, but questioned its commercial viability.

Some fund managers see oil falling to $60 without OPEC cut: Some commodity fund managers believe oil prices could slide to $60 per barrel if OPEC does not agree a significant output cut when it meets in Vienna this week.

Edward Snowden awarded Stuttgart Peace Prize : The former US intelligence contractor could not attend the ceremony. He sent a message via a video to the organizers. “If we are to live in a liberal society, we must stand and defend liberal values,”the whistleblower said.

UK: New Security Bill will force online service providers to keep log of users' activity: Major online service providers, such as Google, will be legally obliged to retain a log of users and the mobile phones or computers they have accessed in case police and security agencies later need the information

More Mass Graves in Mexican Search for Missing Students: Civilians and nongovernmental organizations in Mexico found four more mass graves Sunday, as part of the search efforts to locate the 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College .

Students Issue Resignation Ultimatum to Mexican President: Undergraduates of Teacher Training Colleges in Guerrero state warn that they will intensify protests if Mexican President Peña Nieto refuses to resign due to the handling of the case of 43 missing students.

Mexico Summons Uruguay Ambassador over Mujica's “failed state.” Remarks: Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Uruguay’s Ambassador to Mexico, following statements by Uruguayan president Jose Mujica who said Mexico seems to be a kind of a “failed state.”

November 23, 2014

Israel Reconsiders Military Action Against Iran

By Jerusalem Post

Whether Israel still has the ability to strike Iran, without American assistance, is an open question.

How The U.S. And Israel Support Al-Qaeda in South Syria

By Moon Of Alabama

When the Obama administration said it bombed the "Khorasan group" in north Syria experts wondered what that meant. There was and is no such group.

ISIS – Fighting The Modern Wahabis

By Eric Margolis

ISIS uses the idiom of Islam, but it’s a bloodthirsty mob of enraged young men who understand little about Islam.

All-Out War in Ukraine: NATO’s ‘Final Offensive’

By James Petras

There are clear signs that a major war is about to break out in Ukraine:

Biden in Kiev on US Regime-Change Victory Tour

By Finian Cunningham

In spite of a dearth of evidence, Western governments, NATO and the Western mainstream media continue to assert that Moscow is the guilty party for the conflict in Ukraine.

West 'Seeks Russia Regime Change' Lavrov


The West doesn’t want to change Russia’s policies. They want a regime change. Practically nobody denies that”

Washington Plays Russian Roulette

By Pepe Escobar

So the logic of escalation is on. The economically devastated EU is a joke; the only thing that counts for the US is NATO.

Readers Comments Show anti-Putin Propaganda Not Working

By Mike Whitney

Readers Comments Show anti-Putin Propaganda Not Working.

In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone

By Gideon Levy

Murder by ax is more appalling than murder by rifle.

The US War Industry
Blazing The Terrorism Trail

By CJ Werleman

There are “more than 1,200 government organisations and nearly 2,000 private companies working on counterterrorism, homeland security, and intelligence programs,”

Obedience is the True Character Flaw

By Paul Street

We can and must reverse the prevalent establishment psychological messaging on radical dissent and mass obedience

Up to 80 people killed by suspected Ugandan rebels in Congo: group: Suspected Ugandan ADF-NALU rebels have killed between 50 and 80 people in attacks near the eastern Congolese town of Beni, slitting the throats of many of their victims, local sources and witnesses said on Friday.

28 people killed in Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabab fighters from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said.

Children 'killed and snatched by Mali rebels': Suspected al-Qaeda-linked rebels have kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali, capping a week of violence in the West African country's desert north, a senior Malian military official said.

Plague outbreak kills 40 in Madagascar: WHO warns of deadly disease spreading in densely populated capital city with weak healthcare system.

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials: Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.

Iraq: ISIL launches fierce assault on Iraq's Ramadi: Major offensive under way in capital of Anbar, where only a few small areas of province remain under government control. Tens of Iraqi soldiers had been abducted near Ramadi while at least 20 Iraqi soldiers and eight ISIL fighters had been killed in the fighting.

Iraqi forces repel Islamic State attack on Ramadi: The Islamic State offensive, which began on Friday, was described as the militants' most ambitious effort yet to seize Ramadi, about 95 kilometres west of the capital, Baghdad. Islamic State has controlled parts of Ramadi and environs for months.

U.S. plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs, mortars: The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds to help bolster the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province, according to a Pentagon document prepared for Congress.

A breakdown of all the weapons the U.S. wants to give Iraq to fight militants: Top U.S. officials said earlier this month that they would ask Congress to spend $1.6 billion in fiscal 2015 to help equip security forces across Iraq. A new Defense Department document outlines what that money will go toward

Islamic State stockpiles silver, gold to make own currency: The Islamic State is accumulating gold, silver and copper in markets throughout northern and western Iraq, dealers report, in an apparent effort to stockpile enough precious metal to follow through on a pledge to mint its own currency.

U.S. has killed 910 people in Syria: monitor: Air strikes by U.S.-led forces in Syria have killed 910 people, including 52 civilians, since the start of the campaign against Islamic State and other fighters two months ago, a group monitoring the conflict said on Saturday.

12 Syrian soldiers killed near Damascus - SOHR: At least 12 Syrian soldiers and pro-government militiamen were killed in battles against Al-Nusra Front and other Islamist opposition groups in Zabdean town, eastern Ghouta, on the rural outskirts of Damascus on Saturday.

Russia accuses US of seeking to topple Assad: Russia on Saturday said the US-led operation against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) jihadists in Syria could be a guise for trying to “surreptitiously” topple the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.

Bashar al-Assad Says 'Real' Cooperation Needed to Crush Islamic State: "Terrorist groups, led by IS, did not emerge from nothing but are the fruit of the mistaken and aggressive policies of those who have waged war on Syria," state news agency SANA quoted him as saying.

Revealed: UK ‘mercenaries’ fighting Islamic State terrorist forces in Syria: The Britons appear to have been recruited by an American called Jordan Matson on behalf of the “Lions of Rojava”, which is run by the Kurdish YPG movement and whose Facebook page urges people to join and help “send [the] terrorists to hell and save humanity”

Al-Qaeda in Yemen denounces ISIS: Yemen's Al-Qaeda branch has denounced ISIS for declaring a caliphate on territory it seized in Syria and Iraq and its plans to further expand its area of control.

Iran: Nuclear deal impossible before deadline: A member of Iranian negotiating team in Vienna told an Iranian news agency that Iran and the six main powers involved in the high-level talks in the Austrian capital were discussing the possibility of extending negations if the parties failed to arrive to an agreement before Monday.

43 US Senators 'Alarmed' by Reports of Obama-Iran Nuke Deal: Scathing letter by Republican senators warns Obama against plans to circumvent Congress on a deal with Iran.

Israeli forces open fire on Palestinian protests across West Bank: Israeli forces opened fire and injured dozens of Palestinians across the West Bank on Friday, as hundreds marched in a number of cities and villages in protest against the Israeli occupation and recent Israeli violence in occupied East Jerusalem.

Abbas warns Israel against 'religious war': His comments came as Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank, amid growing fears that Israel wants to change the status quo at Jerusalem's Haram al-Sharif by allowing Jewish prayer there.

Israeli mayor bans Arab workers from his city, prompts outrage: The mayor of Israeli city Ashkelon, Itamar Shimoni, has imposed a partial ban on employing Arab-Israeli workers in his city

Majority of Jews in Israel support Ashkelon mayor's decision to ban Arab workers: A poll shows that a majority of Jews in Israel back Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni's decision to ban Arab workers from constructing bomb shelters in city kindergartens, Israel media reported.

Protesters clash with Bahraini forces, call election ‘farce’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO): Security forces in Bahrain have engaged anti-regime protesters with tear gas as crowds of activists across the nation attempted to block the streets in protest against parliamentary elections which they see as farce and sham.

3 Afghan soldiers martyred following IED attack in past 24 hours: Afghan armyAt least three Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers were martyred following roadside Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack.

Obama signs order expanding U.S. war on Afghanistan: NYT: U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing a broader military mission in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

Afghanistan parliament approves US, NATO agreements: Afghanistan's parliament has approved a bilateral security agreement between Kabul and Washington allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year.

3 killed as Ukraine accuses Russia of cross-border shelling: One government soldier was killed and 18 others wounded in confrontation with rebels, according to the press service of the Ukrainian military operation. In addition, two civilians were killed in eastern Ukraine in the past day, the press service said

Propaganda? Kiev says Russia has 7,500 troops in Ukraine: Russia has 7,500 troops in the east of the country, where pro-Moscow separatists have been fighting government troops for months, Ukraine's defense minister said.

UK troops in largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years: Britain is carrying out its largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years, in a joint exercise with Poland to reassure it in the wake of Russia's (alledged) intervention in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday.

Joe Biden retreats from angry crowd in Ukraine: Vice President Joseph R. Biden retreated from an angry crowd in Kiev Friday when his Secret Service agents decided the situation was not safe.

Chinese diplomat declares support for Russia's approach toward Ukraine: China supports Russia's position on measures aimed at overcoming the Ukrainian crisis, says Gui Congyou, acting director-general of the Chinese Foreign Ministry Department of European-Central Asian Affairs.

US, Canada & Ukraine vote against Russia’s anti-Nazism resolution at UN: UN General Assembly’s Third Committee passed a Russia-proposed resolution condemning attempts to glorify Nazism ideology and denial of German Nazi war crimes. The US, Canada and Ukraine were the only countries to vote against it.

On The Looming Wall Of Chinese Defaults, Restructuring Firm Warns "You Know It's Coming": The news this week of China's largest corporate bankruptcy - Haixin Iron & Steel Group - amid crashing iron ore and steel priceswas followed by analysts noting it "will be followed by others

Petitioning Save the Children: Rescind or apologise for giving an award to Tony Blair. Tony Blair was jointly responsible for starting an illegal war. Had he been a "Third World Despot" he would almost certainly have been charged with war crimes.

UK Security Enforced Media Blackout of Government Child Abuse: Two British newspaper bosses claim that national security services prevented them from publishing allegations of a government pedophile ring in the 1980s on the grounds that it was intelligence that might damage national security.

UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show: Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

UK: New web data powers plan for police: A law forcing communications firms to keep details that could help identify criminals using the internet is being planned by the home secretary.

UK paved way for Sweden’s new demand for Assange’s extradition: The decision of the Stockholm Appeals Court to uphold the arrest warrant issued against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange over four years ago is the product of high-level collusion between the Swedish, British and US authorities.

American Surveillance Now Threatens American Business: A new study finds that a vast majority of Americans trust neither the government nor tech companies with their personal data.

School of the Americas Morphs Into US Training Industrial Complex: In a long, 200-year history of US interventionism, covert action and troubling support for repressive regimes, the story of the US Army School of the Americas (SOA) at Ft. Benning, Georgia, stands out as a grotesque example of militarism run amok.

Latin America applauds Obama's immigration plan: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it "an act of justice."

Ferguson grand jury decision not expected before Monday: Multiple sources tell CBS News that the announcement of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case is not expected before Monday.

'Totally innocent' unarmed 28yo 'accidentally' shot dead by NYPD police: A rookie NYPD officer “accidentally” shot and killed an unarmed African-American man in a staircase in a New York apartment block. It happened as Ferguson is tensely waiting for a grand jury decision on a police officer who shot Michael Brown.


Europe Veering From US Abyss Over Russia?

By Finian Cunningham

American politics is arguably the most corporate-controlled, brainwashed, intellectually devoid and dangerous institution that the world has ever known.

Delusional US ‘Group Think’ on Syria, Ukraine

By Robert Parry

Despite the craziness of this we-must-take-out-Assad thinking, it has become the “group think” of Official Washington.

Black Flags In Libya
Samantha Power Warns Against Intervention Fatigue

By Moon Of Alabama

U.S. leadership is needed now more than ever amid global threats.

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly

There are numerous, obvious solutions to problems in Afghanistan which NATO countries could consider, could even attempt if the alliance wasn’t there for the mineral wealth.

The Biggest Threat to Democracy and Freedom

By Jacob G. Hornberger

Ike was right about the grave danger to democracy and freedom posed by national-security state governmental apparatuses. Just ask Egyptians. Or Chileans.

Mexico in Turmoil

By Mel Carriere

Is it any wonder, then, that the chefs who cook the news have been keeping a tight lid on the simmering Mexican pot?

US Political Prisoners Seek Justice at UN Committee on Torture

By Glen Ford

They say that charity begins at home – and so, it should be added, does torture.

Ferguson and the 'Us vs. Them' Illusion

By Robert Koehler

gun sales at local shops are through the roof and the local Klan is stirring, distributing fliers warning protesters that they've awakened a sleeping giant.

Wall Street is Taking Over America’s Pension Plans

By Murtaza Hussain

“There is a massive transfer of power and wealth happening from the public to Wall Street, through pensions,”

JPMorgan Chases Profits

By Christopher Brauchli

JPMorgan had discovered yet another way to make money at the expense of its customers. It did this by ignoring part of the bankruptcy laws.

At least 60 people killed in Iraq: Dozens of people killed including 38 ISIL militants in clashes between militants and Iraqi army.

U.S. to send new troops to Iraq even before Congress OKs funds: Some of the 1,500 new U.S. troops authorized to advise and train Iraqi forces in their fight against Islamic State militants will deploy to the country in the next few weeks without waiting for Congress to fund the mission, the Pentagon said on Thursday.

‘Can’t guarantee’ no civilians were killed in anti-ISIS bombings, Canadian military says: Navy Capt. Paul Forget, a spokesman for the country’s operations command, said there’s no way to know for certain if Canada’s most recent two missions caused any civilian casualties.

Syrian army kills tens of 'terrorists' near Kobane: Report: The Syrian troops on Thursday killed tens of "terrorists" in the countryside of the predominantly Kurdish city of Ayn al-Arab, also known as Kobane, in northern Syria, according to the state news agency SANA.

Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front attacks Syrian government-held town in Golan Heights: The insurgents were locked in street fighting with government troops in the city centre overnight and were pushed back to the outskirts on Thursday, activists said. Thousands of Baath City's 30,000 residents have already fled.

Mutiny Inside Yemen's Special Forces: Officers suspected to be loyalists of ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh are leading a mutiny inside the headquarters of an elite paramilitary unit, seeking to oust their commander on Thursday, officials said. The officials say gunfire was heard Thursday afternoon inside the Special Forces headquarters

45 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria: Boko Haram have killed at least 45 people in a village near Mafa city in the northern Nigerian state of Borno, media reported citing municipal sources and witnesses.

Six killed in CAR clashes: Six people were killed and around 10 were injured in western Central African Republic during clashes pitting Christian militia fighters against UN peacekeepers, a town residents and local journalist said on Thursday.

U.S. kills six people in northwest Pakistan: officials: Two missiles struck a house in Mada Khel village of the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border on Thursday night, said a security official based in the area.

Bomb kills 2 soldiers in northwest Pakistan: A bomb attached to a motorcycle struck an army vehicle in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing two soldiers, a police official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

U.S. increasing non-lethal military aid to Ukraine: The United States plans to increase non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine, including deliveries of the first Humvee vehicles, having decided for now not to provide weapons, U.S. officials said.

Propaganda alert: Biden Visits Ukraine as NATO Accuses Russia Over Weapons: Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine is “unacceptable” and separatist elections earlier this month were a “Kremlin-orchestrated farce,” U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said during a visit to Kiev.

EU disburses 260-million-euro loan to Ukraine: The EU has disbursed 600 million euros (USD 768 million) under two EU MFA programs this year. Another 750 million euros (USD 960 million) remains available under the two programs, provided Ukraine shows satisfactory progress with the accompanying reforms,

War criminal: Tony Blair honoured with Save The Children's Global Legacy Award : Tony Blair was last night recognised for his humanitarian work at a glamorous gala to raise funds for a global children's charity – in front of guests including Lassie the dog.

US sends Guantanamo prisoners to Georgia, Slovakia: The release of the men, four Yemenis and a Tunisian, brings the prison population to 143, about 100 fewer than when President Barack Obama took office pledging to close the detention center.

Ayotzinapa protests in Mexico: Hundreds of thousands Mexicans marched Thursday. Despite the threats of the Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto of further force against protestors, the Ayotzinapa missing students protests all around Mexico are still ongoing

Obama extends deportation reprieve to 5 million undocumented immigrants: President Barack Obama announced an executive order on immigration reform Thursday, which he will sign on Friday. The actions will affect up to 5 million undocumented immigrants in the US, many of whom are the parents or spouses of legal residents.

Torture Report Fight Erupts In Chaos: "It makes a lot of people who did really bad things look really bad, which is the only way not to repeat those mistakes in the future," he continued. "The public has to know about it. They don’t want the public to know about it."

Before Snowden, some in NSA warned of a backlash: Dissenters within the National Security Agency, lwarned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say.

Julian Assange: Swedish court rejects appeal to lift arrest warrant: Ruling means WikiLeaks founder still faces extradition to Sweden if he leaves Ecuador embassy in London

Russell Brand : Why Are We REALLY Being Spied On? Video

Police arrest demonstrators ahead of expected grand jury ruling in Michael Brown case: The arrests are an escalation of the police crackdown on protesters ahead of an expected grand jury ruling in the coming days on whether or not to indict Darren Wilson, the police officer who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in August.

2-Year-Old Hospitalized After Police Raid Wrong Home, Threw Grenade into His Bedroom: A Mother and her two older children told officers there was a 2-year-old in the room. Police ignored them, told them to cover their ears, and threw a smoke bomb into the room as the 2-year-old Justin stood near the door.


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US Protection Racket Root of Korea Conflict

By Finian Cunningham

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

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

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

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

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

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

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


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