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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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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.


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Trump Relinquishes Control of Foreign Policy
By Mike Whitney
The war party is back in power and the odds of normal relations with Russia have dropped to zero. Continue


Sleepwalking Into a Nuclear Arms Race with Russia
By Chuck Spinney and Pierre Sprey
The US led campaign to cripple the Russian economy is ongoing and perhaps endless. Continue


Are We Witnessing a Coup Operation Against the Trump White House?
By Patrick Lawrence
Our intelligence apparatus is threatening democracy. Continue


White House Blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times from Media Briefing
By Justin Carissimo
The Trump administration hand-selected news outlets for the meeting. Continue


Trump’s Pick for Israel Envoy Boasted of Removing 2 States from Republican Platform
By Times of Israel staff
Friedman, has been a vocal supporter of Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Continue


100 Years of Using War to Try to End All War
By David Swanson
One thing is certain: we will not survive another 100 years of this. Continue


"Americas Chicken's Have Come Home to Roost"
By Pastor Wright
The war party is back in power and the odds of normal relations with Russia have dropped to zero. Continue


Border Patrol Agents Stop Domestic Travelers at New York Airport
By Tim Dickinson
Passengers of a domestic Delta flight were told to show their identity documents to uniformed agents. Continue


The Illusion of Freedom: The Police State Is Alive and Well
By John W. Whitehead
Freedom demands that we stop thinking as Democrats and Republicans and start thinking like human beings. Continue


How Far we Have Fallen as a Nation, as a Culture
By Philip Farruggio
We have a president who used Muslim and Mexican bashing to help him recruit supporters. Continue


Which Corporations Control The World?
By International Business Guide
How many of the brands listed do you use? Continue


Lock up England in Jail or an Insane Asylum!
By Andre Vltchek
‘Great’ Britain should sit down on its ass and cry in horror. Continue


At least 68, fighters killed by Daesh car bomb attacks in al-Bab: At least 68 people, including Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters died, dozens of others were wounded after two car bomb attacks by Daesh terrorists in northern Syria's al-Bab, reports said on Friday.

Second car bomb near Syria kills at least eight people: Syrian opposition activists say a second car bomb has exploded in a town just captured from Islamic State group militants by Turkish troops and Syrian fighters, leaving at least eight people dead.

130 bodies found in Syria mass graves: - The bodies of some 130 fighters shot execution-style or beheaded by rival jihadists have been found in mass graves in northwestern Syria

Pentagon considering U.S. troops in Syria : Pentagon declined repeatedly to rule out committing U.S. ground troops to battle the Islamic State in in Syria, stressing that the Pentagon will present President Donald Trump with “a full range of options” to combat the terror organization.

CIA-backed aid for Syrian rebels frozen after Islamist attack: sources; CIA-coordinated military aid for rebels in northwest Syria has been frozen since they came under major Islamist attack last month, rebel sources said, raising doubts about foreign support key to their war against President Bashar Assad.

U.S. Generals want talks with Russia about Iraq, Syria operations : Senior U.S. military officials want to elevate talks with Russia about air operations over Iraq and Syria, an effort that is meant to protect pilots from collisions

Russia says will veto UN resolution imposing sanctions on Syria: Russia will veto the UN Security Council’s draft resolution imposing sanctions on Syria over alleged chemical attacks Damascus is blamed for, Russia’s Deputy Permanent Represented to the UN told reporters on Friday

Iraq carries out airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria – PM statement : "We are determined to chase terrorism that tries to kill our sons and citizens wherever it is found, so we gave orders to the air force command to strike Islamic State positions in Syrian territory"

IS attack kills 15 Iraq border guards near Jordan; "Daesh launched an attack with a suicide car bomb and gunmen on the 2nd border guard regiment near Trebil," an officer in the border guard told AFP, using an Arabic acronym for IS.

Six Islamic State militants killed in coalition airstrikes in Anbar; Six Islamic State militants were killed on Thursday in air strikes by fighter jets from the U.S.-led coalition that targeted group strongholds in western Anbar, a local military official said.

Yemen clashes and suicide bombing kill 43: A suicide bomber killed eight people at a Yemeni Army base Friday as clashes between pro-government fighters and Huthi rebels left 35 dead, security sources and a local official said.

Turkey finalizing S-400 missile deal with Russia: The Daily Sabah reports Turkey's defense leadership says the goal of the purchase is to fulfill the country's missile defense needs while its own contractors work to produce a domestic solution.

U.N. rights office decries Israeli sentence as excessively lenient: "We are deeply disturbed at the lenient sentence given by the Tel Aviv Military Court earlier this week to an Israeli soldier convicted of unlawfully killing a wounded Palestinian"

What happens when you state the facts about Israel: Israel vows no more visas to Human Rights Watch: International NGO with operations in 90 countries is 'serving Palestinian propaganda,' Foreign Ministry says

13 Europe-bound migrants suffocate in Libya container; The bodies of 13 migrants, including two teenagers, who died of suffocation in a shipping container bound for Europe have been found in Libya and 56 survivors rescued, aid officials said Thursday.

The world is ignoring an ‘unprecedented’ starvation crisis: The world is in the grip of an astonishing and acute crisis: More than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, northern Nigeria and Yemen face starvation in the next six months, according to the United Nations.

Car bomb kills 2 soldiers, wounds 3 others in Afghanistan: The attack took place this morning when a suicide car bomb exploded at an army post in the district of Girishk.

Air warfare in Afghanistan costing civilian lives dearly: The drone missile hit the tower in Jendakhel at 8 am as five men climbed up to keep watch for Daesh fighters who had been harassing their village for months. Mistaken for the enemy, they became some of the latest victims of US airstrikes

Afghanistan being used for proxy war against Pakistan:PM; Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is on a three-day state visit, Nawaz claimed that elements upset by Pakistan’s progress were behind the current spate of violence in the country.

China steams past U.S., France to be Germany's biggest trading partner: China for the first time became Germany's most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday.

The absolute dominance of the U.S. economy, in one chart : Despite the bleak picture painted by President Donald Trump of the U.S. as a country in disarray, America’s status as an economic superpower is still very much intact, even as China steadily closes the gap.

UK 'pilots' working way through kill list of UK citizens fighting for ISIS in Iraq and Syria; RAF pilots have been secretly assassinating British jihadists, suspected of plotting UK terror attacks. ‘When we know where they are we kill them,’

MPs call on Theresa May to release 'kill list' for UK drone strikes: Lord Macdonald, the former director of public prosecutions, has co-signed a letter to Theresa May calling for greater transparency on the UK’s use of a “kill list” for drone strikes targeting British fighters in Syria

'People working as drone operators cease to be humans' - Brandon Bryant: Audio -

German intel service spied on foreign media incl BBC, Reuters for years – Spiegel : The BND has spied upon more than 50 phone and fax numbers as well as e-mail addresses of journalists and editorial offices of various news media outlets around the world since 1999, Der Spiegel says,

French presidential candidate expresses her support for Assad; The head of the National Front called Syrian President Bashar Assad “the most reassuring solution for France” and emphasized that to “eradicate” ISIS is the best way to protect the Christian minority, not turning them into refugees.

French police tear-gas students protesting alleged rape: The protesters gathered outside schools in Paris to prevent students and teachers from entering, using rubbish bins and other objects to barricade the entrances.

Ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato gets 4.5 years for embezzlement: Former IMF chief Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for embezzling money from two Spanish banks he used to run.

Outcry after Sydney doctor faced with deportation over autistic child; The immigration department’s decision to refuse a visa to a Sydney doctor because her daughter is autistic has been condemned by the medical fraternity as “disgusting” and “reprehensible”.

Ecuador’s Anti-Wikileaks Candidate Serves US Interests: Correa: President Correa criticized right-wing presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso, claiming the opposition leader serves U.S. interests because he wants to eliminate asylum for Wikileaks’ Julian Assange.

Bolivia Rallies Behind Evo Morales on 'Day of Lies': Morales' former romantic partner, who claimed she was the key figure in a smear campaign scandalizing the personal life of the Bolivian leader since 2005, two years before they allegedly had a child together.

Venezuela Calls for Meeting of Foreign Ministers to Support Palestine: 'The objective is that the 120 country members of NAM take joint and concrete actions to raise our voice for the Palestinian cause,' said Rodriguez in a meeting with her Palestinian counterpart Riad Al Malki

Venezuelan VP Releases Open Letter to US Treasury as Parliament Demands Resignation; The US Treasury Departmen froze all of El Aissami’s alleged assets in the US under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Act, making the vice-president the top-ranking official of any country to be sanctioned in this way.

Blaming Socialism, US Media Distorts Venezuela’s Food Crisis: Reuters admitted in 2014 that Venezuelan opposition members living in border states are shipping low-cost foodstuffs provided by the Venezuelan government into Colombia for profit.

Mexican Migrant Shelters Notice Spike in Deportees Coming from US: Silva said they received about 160 deportees on Thursday. He said many of them return distraught after being separated from their families still living in the U.S.

“Get out of my country” – Kansas man shoots Indian men, killing one: Purinton uttered racial slurs at Kuchibhotla and Madasani as the attack escalated. He perceived the two Indian men of being “Middle Eastern.” Both men worked for the firm Garmin in the area of aviation.

Muhammad Ali’s son detained under Trump immigration ban: Muhammad Ali’s son was detained at Fort Lauderdale International Airport earlier this month — in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, it was revealed Friday.

Homeland Security Draft Report Casts Doubt On Countries Trump's Travel Ban Targeted; An internal Department of Homeland Security assessment throws cold water on President Donald Trump’s justification for attempting to ban citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.

Florida mosque fire was deliberately set, $5k reward offered; An overnight fire at a mosque in suburban Tampa, Florida was arson, authorities have ruled. The mosque endured minor damage, and no injuries have been reported. A nonprofit is offering a $5,000 reward for information about the fire.

Meet the Jewish couple leading the Trump resistance: Greenberg draws motivation from her Jewish background.

Why We Must Oppose the Kremlin-Baiting Against Trump; The Russia-connected allegations have created an atmosphere of hysteria amounting to McCarthyism.

Republican lawmakers introduce bills to curb protesting in at least 18 states; Since the election of President Trump, Republican lawmakers in at least 178 states have introduced or voted on legislation to curb mass protests in what civil liberties experts are calling “an attack on protest rights”

Arizona Senate votes to seize assets of those who plan, participate in protests that turn violent: Claiming people are being paid to riot, Republican state senators voted Wednesday to give police new power to arrest anyone who is involved in a peaceful demonstration that may turn bad — even before anything actually happened.

Law Enforcement Using Facebook and Apple to Data-Mine Accounts of Trump Protest Arrestees; Law enforcement is compelling Apple and Facebook to hand over the personal information of users who were mass arrested at protests against the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.

US Attorney General Overturns Memo Phasing Out Private Prisons: Shares of the two leading U.S. private prison companies gained in after-hours trading, with GEO Group. Inc. up 2.15 percent and CoreCivic, Inc. up 3.44 percent.

Mortgage delinquencies among some homeowners just spiked, spelling trouble: Federal Housing Administration mortgage delinquencies jumped in the fourth quarter for the first time since 2006, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday.

Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits: One-third of respondents to the Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll of U.S. adults from Jan. 14 to 25 said they were eating out less often than three months ago. Of those diners, 62 percent said cost was the primary reason.

Trump puts regulation monitors in U.S. agencies: The sweeping order directs every federal agency to establish a task force to ensure each has a team to research all regulations and take aim at those deemed burdensome to the U.S. economy

FBI rejected WH request to deny contacts between Trump advisers and Russia: report: CNN reported that a law enforcement official and a White House official offered conflicting stories of how the communication between the White House and the FBI over the news reports began.

White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports: President Donald Trump's spokesman, Sean Spicer, argued Priebus had little choice but to seek Comey's assistance in rebutting what Spicer said were inaccurate reports about contacts during last year's presidential campaign.

Trump Blasts Media, Outlines His Presidential Promises at CPAC 2017 Video - (Full CPAC Speech)

White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times from media briefing: Politico, New York Daily News, Daily Mail, and BuzzFeed were also denied entry

February 23, 2017

The West’s Moral Hypocrisy on Yemen
By Jonathan Marshall
The United States hasn’t simply turned a blind eye to such crimes; it has aided them. Continue


Fallacies of the Anti-Islam Crowd
By Jacob G. Hornberger
There have always been big problems with the anti-Islam mindset. Let’s review three of them. Continue



Portugal to Hand ex-CIA (?) Agent Convicted of Kidnapping Over to Italy
Egyptian cleric Abu Omar, was kidnapped by CIA agents off the streets of an Italian city and taken to Egypt where he said he was tortured. Continue


Did Trump’s New Anti-Drug Policy Prompt the CIA to Move Against Him?
By Mark H. Gaffney
Many people have underestimated Donald Trump. Be assured, no one at CIA headquarters is underestimating him any longer. Continue


The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost
By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
The deep state, has acquired so much data on everyone in America that they can selectively reveal it to reward their friends and harm their foes. Continue


Liberals Beware: Lie Down With Dogs, Get Up With Fleas
By Mike Whitney
The New York Times is currently engaged in one of its most ambitious projects: Removing a sitting president from office. Continue


Washington Aims to Make War With Russia Inevitable
By Rudy Panko
They want war, and they just might get it. Continue


Western Russophobia in Psychotic Phase
By Finian Cunningham
Russophobia – is no longer a random prejudice. It has become endemic pathological thinking among Western states. Continue


What Does Russia Produce?
By The Saker
According to the myth that is being peddled by the Western media, Russia has an underdeveloped economy. See for yourself. Continue


Majority In U.S. Worried About War, Feel Favorably Toward NATO
By Hannah Hartig, John Lapinski and Stephanie Perry
61 percent of Americans consider Russia unfriendly or an enemy of the United States. Continue


Thirty Seconds To Midnight - The Final Wake Up Call
By Regis Tremblay
American Exceptionalism, Manifest Destiny, and the right to claim the earth and its resources as their own. Continue


"A Deportation Force on Steroids"
By Margo Schlanger
A traffic violation or mere suspicion of committing a crime could now be grounds for deportation. Continue


Ten Examples of Resistance to Government Raids
By Bill Quigley
Resistance to unjust government action is the duty of all people who care about human rights. Continue


Turkish military says 56 IS militants killed in Syria; Fifty-six Islamic State militants were killed by Turkey-backed forces around the Syrian town of al-Bab and by U.S.-led coalition air strikes in the latest operations on Wednesday, the Turkish military said on Thursday.

US-led coalition is ‘killing more civilians than Russia’ : Between 254 and 369 civilians were killed by the coalition in Iraq and Syria in January. That is almost twice the number estimated killed in December, when 134 to 187 civilians were found to have died.

Israeli warplane attacks Syrian Army in west Damascus: A Syrian Army source told Al-Masdar this morning that the Israeli warplane had crossed into Syria after flying over Lebanon’s ‘Arsal Barrens, where both Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS) are headquartered

Syria rebels announce capture of Al-Bab from ISIS: Turkish-backed Syrian rebels said Thursday they had fully captured the town of Al-Bab from ISIS, marking a key defeat for the extremists after weeks of heavy fighting.

Arab and Kurdish fighters close in on 'IS' Syria stronghold Raqqa; An alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters has seized a dozen villages in eastern Syria. The move is part of a drive to encircle the so-called 'Islamic State' (IS) group's stronghold of Raqqa ahead of new peace talks.

Road to Raqqa a tricky path for US-Turkey cooperation: Turkish officials have recently been in close contact with their US counterparts, and a possible joint military operation in the Daesh stronghold of Raqqa is on the table.

More US Troops in Syria, Iraq Possible Under Mattis Plan; U.S. troop increases in Syria and Iraq could be part of the plan for speeding up the campaign against ISIS that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will present to the White House next week, military officials said Wednesday.

McCain makes secret trip to Syria to meet US military, Kurds:l “Senator McCain traveled to northern Syria last week to visit U.S. forces deployed there and to discuss the counter-ISIL [another acronym for ISIS] campaign and ongoing operations to retake Raqqa,”

Russia asks Syria to halt bombing during UN peace talks: There has been speculation that other opposition groups with a more favourable view of Assad would be incorporated into the main rebel delegation.

IS affiliate captures land near Israeli-Syrian border: An Islamic State-affiliated group on Monday captured territory in south-western Syria, near the convergence of the Israeli and Jordanian borders, after launching a surprise attack on more moderate rebel fighters near the occupied Golan Heights.

Iraqi forces line up the corpses of more than 30 dead ISIS fanatics killed in Mosul: Video - Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces have killed dozens of Islamic State terrorists in the western countryside of Mosul as Iraqi officials continue their work toward taking back the city.

Mosul Ops: 7,000 Iraq troops killed by Daesh ; Amaq news agency, linked to the militants, released yet another summary of the fighting, this time showing a marked decrease in Iraqi casualty figures.

Six Islamic State militants killed in coalition airstrikes in Anbar; Six Islamic State militants were killed on Thursday in air strikes by fighter jets from the U.S.-led coalition that targeted group strongholds in western Anbar, a local military official said.

Iraq forces enter ISIS-held Mosul airport; Iraqi forces Thursday thrust into Mosul airport on the southern edge of the extremist stronghold for the first time since ISIS overran the region in 2014.

US troops injured by ISIS near Mosul frontlines: US troops operating around Mosul have come under fire from ISIS and some have been wounded in the last six to eight weeks as they have moved closer to the front lines in Iraq, military officials acknowledged Tuesday,

Sadr proposes post-Mosul roadmap, conditions U.S. troops pullout: Among those points was a demand for the Iraqi government to urge “occupier troops, even the so-called friendly ones, from Iraqi territories so as to preserve the state’ prestige and sovereignty,

Russian company discovers huge oil reserve in Iraq : The Iraqi Oil Ministry said the new figure will added to the 10 billion barrel oil reserves the country already has.

Senior Yemeni general killed in Houthi missile attack: The second-in-command of the Yemeni army was killed on Wednesday when a missile fired by the Houthi movement hit an army camp, a military source said

Israeli warplanes shoot down Hamas drone: army; "An (Israeli) fighter aircraft shot down a Hamas-owned unmanned aircraft flown from the Gaza Strip to the Mediterranean," an army spokeswoman said.

18 ISIS loyalists killed in east of Afghanistan: The local security officials are saying that the militants were killed in the past 24 hours in Haska Mina and Nazian districts.

11 Insurgents Killed by Foreign Airstrike in Helmand: At least 11 insurgents, including two local Taliban commanders, were killed in a foreign airstrike in southern Helmand province, the provincial Governor’s Office said in a statement on Thursday.

13 people suffocate in Libya shipping container; Osama al-Fadly, the head of the Red Crescent in Libya, told The Associated Press on Thursday that the deceased were among 69 migrants, many from Mali, who were packed into the container.

2 killed in suicide attack in northern Cameroon: Two suicide bombers were killed and two others injured in an attack that "carried the trademark of Boko Haram," officials sources said on Thursday.

Russia calls for 'post-West' world order: Lavrov: Lavrov said that the time when the West called the shots was over and, dismissing NATO as a relic of the Cold War, added: "I hope that (the world) will choose a democratic world order -- a post-West one -- in which each country is defined by its sovereignty."

Germany to expand army and send tanks to Lithuania as Nato-Russia buildup continues: Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen announces 5,000 new troops as US increases pressure on Europe to boost military spending

Marine Le Pen SOARS in latest French election poll as rivals Macron & Fillon FALL AWAY: The Front National leader is ahead of Emmanuel Macron who is set to finish the first round in second place, with 21 per cent of the vote.

Britons seeking to join IS warned amid reports of RAF 'kill list': Britons tempted to join Islamic State (IS) must know they risk losing their lives, a Cabinet minister has said, amid reports of an RAF "kill list" targeting jihadis.

CIA Cables Detail Its New Deputy Director’s Role in Torture: Gina Haspel, President Trump’s choice for the CIA’s number two position, was more deeply involved in the torture of Abu Zubaydah than has been publicly understood, according to newly available records and accounts by participants.

DoJ moves to prevent CIA official from detailing role in Bush-era torture; Court filing from Trump’s justice department says government ‘anticipates asserting state secrets privilege’ to prevent CIA deputy director Gina Haspel from being deposed

Venezuela VP blasts drug sanctions in full-page NY Times ad; "These stakeholders not only lack any evidence to demonstrate the extremely serious accusations against me, but they also have built a false-positive case in order to criminalize — through me — the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela."

Venezuela Focuses on Building Bridges With China Amidst New US Sanctions; The two countries agreed on 22 deals amounting to $2.7 billion during the 15th meeting of the China-Venezuelan High-Level Mixed Commission in Caracas.

Top Trump administration officials met with chilly reception in Mexico : “I want to make it emphatically clear that neither Mexico’s government or the Mexican people have any reason to accept provisions that have been unilaterally imposed by one government on the other,” Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said

GOP Rep.: Bales Of Marijuana Concealing Nukes Can Cross Border ; A Republican congressman from Arizona defended the construction of a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border by arguing that a nuclear weapon could be smuggled across a porous border in a bale of marijuana.

Facebook Groups Warn Immigrants About ICE Raids, Checkpoints; To stay ahead of police and immigration authority movements, some are turning to private Facebook groups to share the locations of checkpoints and arrests in their areas

‘This is not Trump’s America!’: Passengers rejoice when man accused of racism is kicked off flight; “Goooodbyeee raaacists!” That was the blunt — and unquestionably sarcastic — message one heated passenger delivered to a man and a woman as they were being kicked off a United Airlines flight

Supreme Court hears case of teen mudered in Mexico by border agent in US: U.S. authorities initially claimed that Hernández was throwing rocks and Mesa had shot him in self-defense. But cellphone video later revealed that Hernández was shot as he peered his head out, according to the petitioner’s brief.

Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada; As part of a 2015 deal between Canada and the United States, Trudeau's government has introduced draft legislation allowing U.S. border agents based in Canada more leeway to question and search people wishing to enter the United States.

Russia says it was in touch with Trump's campaign during election: The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's political team during the U.S. election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia's most senior diplomats told the Interfax

Trump's new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues: McMaster is joining the White House staff with views on Russia, counterterrorism, strengthening the military and other major security issues that diverge from those the president himself has expressed.

Are We Witnessing a Coup Operation Against the Trump White House?; Our intelligence apparatus is doing far more than stoking paranoia about the Russian bogeyman—it’s threatening democracy.

Leading contender in Democratic chairman race says Donald Trump 'legitimately raises the question of impeachment': Rep. Keith Ellison, the Muslim congressman from Minnesota who the president gave a backhanded compliment to on Wednesday, said he'd done 'a number of things' which warrant investigation.

Republican town hall meetings are confronted by angry constituents : Videos were going viral on Wednesday night of senator Tom Cotton, a Donald Trump ally, being grilled over plans to repeal Obamacare and the wall with Mexico in the very red state of Arkansas among others.

Record crowd at town hall presses Rep. Lance to get tough on Trump: Audience members pressed him to urge President Trump to release his tax returns and investigate Russia’s alleged interference in U.S. elections.

Project Veritas Releases Over 100 Hours of Audio From Inside CNN: The audio was secretly recorded in 2009 by an anonymous source inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters who we are identifying as Miss X. The tapes contain soundbites from current and previous CNN employees

Google launches robo-tool to flag hate speech online; Google has launched an artificial intelligence tool that identifies abusive comments online, helping publishers respond to growing pressure to clamp down on hate speech.

300 protest in Anaheim after videos show off-duty LAPD officer firing gun in dispute with teens: A day after an off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired his gun during a confrontation with a group of teenagers in Anaheim, videos purportedly showing the encounter spread online

February 21/22, 2017

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The Misuse of American Military Power and The Middle East in Chaos
By Danny Sjursen
The United States has already lost -- its war for the Middle East, that is. Continue


Trump’s Anti-Iran Coalition
By Abdel Bari Atwan
The US seeks to use the ‘Iranian threat’ to milk the Gulf states’ coffers and get them to normalize with Israel. Continue


Former Mossad Officer Predicts Tump Will be Impeached
The Saker
Whether Trump realizes it or not, he is now fighting for his life, politically and, probably, literally. Continue


Trump’s Watergate All About Drowning Out Russia
By Finian Cunningham
Sections of the US media are acting as conduits for intelligence agencies leaking classified government information to damage Trump . Continue


The "Blind Sheik" And The CIA - Media Again Bury U.S. Support For Radical Islamism
By Moon Of Alabama
The deep involvement over the years of the CIA (and FBI) in the crimes Omar Abdul-Rahman is now swept under the carpet . Continue


Why Do "Progressives" Like War?
By Philip Giraldi
The lefties I knew in college are now part of the Establishment and generally speaking are retired limousine liberals. Continue


Israel Interferes In Our Politics All The Time, And It’s Never a Scandal
By Philip Weiss
Israeli interference in our politics is the conspiracy in plain sight that no one in the media talks about. Continue


Elor Azaria Verdict: ‘No Justice for Palestinians’
By Jonathan Cook
By putting one individual on trial, Israel hopes to confer legitimacy on the whole apparatus of state-sanctioned killing.” Continue


Donald Trump's Alarming Views on Torture
By Dr. Cesar Chelala
Trump said, "I like it a lot. I don't think it's tough enough.". Continue


Turkish military says 44 Islamic State militants killed in Syria: Forty-four Islamic State militants were killed by Turkey-backed operations around the Syrian town of al-Bab and in U.S.-led coalition air strikes on Monday, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.

US-led coalition, Turkey kill civilians in airstrikes in Raqqa, Aleppo: At least 11 civilians, including children, were killed in the Turkish air and artillery attacks in Eastern Aleppo, while five Syrians were killed in the US-led coalition's air raids in Raqqa.

Dozens of Islamic State members killed in airstrikes at western Mosul district; Alsumaria News quoted the source as saying that dozens of IS extremists were killed and wounded in intense airstrikes on al-Jawsaq district, a major stronghold for the group in western Mosul.

Drone kills 3 IS militants, senior executioner among 90 killed Sunday: Iraqi government forces launched a major campaign Sunday to retake western Mosul from IS militants, having recaptured the eastern side late January. The city, is IS’s biggest bastion in Iraq

At least 7 killed in car bomb attack in Iraq's Baghdad; At least seven people were killed and 12 wounded on Tuesday in a car bomb explosion at a crowded street in western Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, APA reports quoting Xinhua

Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while: Mattis said he is open to any request from his military commanders to aid the battle to retake Mosul and launch a major battle to oust IS from the base of its so-called caliphate in Raqqa, Syria.

3 Houthi-linked military commanders killed near Sanaa: Rebel commanders are killed while repulsing attack by pro-government forces outside Yemeni capital.

Children face 'immediate risk of death' as famine looms in Yemen; Nearly half a million children in Yemen are dangerously malnourished and at risk of death, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF reported on Tuesday.

Injustice in Israel; Israeli soldier gets 18 months' jail for murder of wounded Palestinian: Israeli soldier who killed a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment on Tuesday, in a show of leniency that drew Palestinian outrage

Tom Friedman begs Trump to ‘save the Jews’ from themselves: Tom Friedman seeks to present himself as a Messiah of sorts, suggesting to Trump that he may be some sort of Roman Pilate.

74 dead refugees wash ashore in Libya: Libya's Red Crescent has said that 74 bodies of refugees have washed ashore in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea.

12 ISIS alleged militants killed in US drone strike in East of Afghanistan; The militants were targeted in Bandar area as they were travelling in a vehicle which was also destroyed in the airstrike.

‘Threatening & damaging’: Beijing hits out at US patrols in South China Sea: China says it respects the principles of freedom of navigation and overflight, but “opposes” when other states undermine its sovereignty using this pretext.

White House seeking to arrange visit by North Korean officials: Report: The gathering would be the first such meeting in five years, according to the Washington Post.

Ukraine ceasefire largely holding in the east: The agreement to halt fighting and withdraw heavy weapons from the front line came into force on Monday, after it was brokered over the weekend.

4 dead Russian Diplomats in 3 months: Anyone who wanted to derail the diplomatic successes that the aforementioned men achieved for Russia would have a clear motive to extract vengeance.

Riots erupt in Sweden's capital after arrest, just days after President Trump comments: Over four hours, the crowd burned about half a dozen cars, vandalized several shopfronts, and threw rocks at police.

White House delivered EU-skeptic message before Pence visit - sources: In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America's "steadfast and enduring" commitment to the European Union, Steve Bannon met with a German diplomat and delivered a different message.

Le Pen Scraps Meeting with Muslim Leader over Headscarf: France's far-right presidential candidate has campaigned for a public ban on Muslim headscarves and refused to wear one during a meeting in Lebanon.

Norway pledges $10 million to counter Trump's global anti-abortion move; Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on U.S.-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion.

Biggest Gasoline Glut In 27 Years Could Crash Oil Markets: A new problem has suddenly emerged is the record levels of gasoline sitting in storage.

Quarter of Canadians support Trump-style ban on Syrian refugees: poll; A quarter of Canadians would endorse a Trump-style ban on all Syrian refugees coming to Canada, a new poll reveals, and the country remains relatively split on how Ottawa should handle the refugee crisis in 2017.

Pres. Trump picks Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser; In a White House statement issued late Monday, McMaster said he was honored to serve in his new role, adding, "The safety of the American people and the security of the American homeland are our top priorities."

In case you missed it; General McMaster dissects U.S. approach to war : Echoing outgoing President Dwight David Eisenhower’s farewell to the nation in 1961, McMaster urged renewed caution about the military-industrial complex and its influence on how America wages war.

RNC reports record-setting $19.8M January: The RNC in January had its best post-presidential election month in the party's history, it told The Daily Caller.

Trump condemns 'horrible and painful' anti-Semitic threats; U.S. President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism in the United States on Tuesday in his most forceful remarks to date about a spate of threats to Jewish community centers around the country.

Emergency hearing sought to stop NSA 'spying' on Trump: 'Our own government has committed biggest violation of constitutional rights in history'





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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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