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Obey: The Routine Of Obedience

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy

This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'

It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there


"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming


America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


Despotism & Democracy : Video

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Why Turkey Stabbed Russia in the Back
By Pepe Escobar
There’s no way Erdogan will have his EU-paid “safe zone” inside Syria unless he goes to war against Russia. - Continue



Putin Accuses Obama Of Leaking Flight Details To Turkey After Russia
By Tyler Durden
Putin indirectly blames Obama for what happened on Tuesday realizing that Erdogan was merely the "executor" - Continue



Did Washington Just Tell Erdogan to 'Man Up'?
By Finian Cunningham
Erdogan, for all his tough talk, is really nothing more than a pathetic, sniveling little message boy for his boss in Washington. - Continue



David Cameron's Plan to Bomb ISIS is Based on "Fantasy"
By Kapil Komireddi
The case for going to war against ISIS is no more credible than Tony Blair's argument for invading Iraq. - Continue



Jeremy Corbyn Refuses To Support Syria Bombing
By Graeme Demianyk and Paul Waugh
Much hinges on whether Labour MPs will support the action given the Government’s slim majority and Mr Corbyn’s reluctance to back military action. - Continue



I Know Isis Fighters. Western Bombs Falling on Raqqa Will Fill Them With Joy
By Jürgen Todenhöfer
Militants in Syria dream of a big showdown with the US and Europe. There are other ways to defeat them. - Continue



New Data on Police Foreknowledge of Terrorists Raise Questions on Paris Attack
By Kumaran Ira
“if this report is substantiated, what would be involved would be far more than astonishment at a meltdown of the security services.” - Continue



Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen by Feds for Exposing US Murder
By William N. Grigg
For having the courage to come forward and expose the drone program for the indiscriminate murder that it is, 4 vets are under attack from the government they once served. - Continue



Let Them In
By Nick Tabor
Nativists and Islamophobes are sowing fear to try to close the door on Syrian refugees. We can’t let them. - Continue



Fear Is the Name of the Game
By Jacob G. Hornberger
Americans are among the most fearful people in the world? - Continue



Trump's Operation Police State
By Sheldon Richman
If elected president, Donald Trump says he would create a "deportation force" to carry out his pledge to expel more than 11 million people from the United States. - Continue



I Have Never Punished My Child: Parenting For A Nonviolent World
By Anahata Giri
So what do we do when our child is doing something that is upsetting us? - Continue



Watch: Black Friday Shopping Turn Violent
Some shoppers in Louisville, Ky. and El Paso, Texas turned the hunt for bargains into a Black Friday brawl. - Continue


7 civilians killed, others injured in terrorist attacks in Aleppo and Hasaka: Six civilians, including four children, were killed in a terrorist attack with rocket shells on Tal Aran village in the southeastern countryside of Aleppo provinces.

Report Finds US Airstrikes Did Kill 6 Children in Syria: Report says the U.S. tried to cover up the killings of six children and other civilians as monitor group says airstrikes have killed 250 civilians so far.

Putin will continue to cooperate with US coalition over Syria: Putin said Moscow was ready to unite with Paris against a “mutual enemy,” but he reaffirmed Moscow’s long-standing view that Assad and the Syrian government were also allies in the fight against terrorism. “I believe that the fate of the president of Syria must stay in the hands of the Syrian people,” Putin said.

Putin seeks map of forces not to bomb in Syria - France: Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked France to draw up a map of where groups fighting Islamic State (Isis) militants operate in Syria in order not to bomb them, France's foreign minister said on Friday.

Al-Moallem: Turkish downing of Russian jet in Syrian airspace a breach of Syria’s sovereignty: Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem affirmed that Turkey’s downing of the Russian warplane is an “act of aggression” that encroaches on the sovereignty of Syria as the plane was shot down in Syrian airspace.

Erdogan's Twisted Logic: S-400 Must Not Shoot Down Turkish Jets Over Syria: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia against using its ultra-modern S-400 air defense system to shoot down Turkish fighter jets if they violate Syrian airspace just days after Ankara brought down a Russian Su-24 bomber.

Syrian Turkmen Commander Who Killed Russian Pilot Turns Out to Be Turkish Ultranationalist; A Syrian rebel commander who boasted of killing a Russian pilot after Turkey downed the Russian jet on Tuesday appeared to be Turkish ultranationalist and a son of former mayor in one of Turkish provinces.

Turkey moves 20 tanks to its border and sends 18 fighter jets on patrol: Military sources from Turkey said the tanks were moved by rail to an armored brigade at its western border with Syria. Reports also say 18 fighter jets were sent on a patrol exercise near the border.

‘Commercial scale’ oil smuggling into Turkey becomes priority target of anti-ISIS strikes: Islamic State’s daring and impudent oil smuggling into Turkey should become a high-priority target in order to cripple the terrorist group, President Putin said, backed by French President Francois Hollande. Both agree that the source of terrorist financing must be hit first and foremost.

Kremlin says Turkey's Erdogan requests meeting with Putin in Paris: "A proposal from the Turkish side about a meeting at the level of heads of state has been delivered to the president," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on a conference call on Friday. "That's all I can say."

Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Putin has not returned his call: Erdogan says that Putin is not doing enough in the fight against Isis

Turkey must be removed from NATO: US Army general: Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane over Syria has proven that the country is a liability to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and must be “ousted” from the Western military alliance, says a retired US Army General.

In case you missed it: Obama names Turkey’s Erdogan among top five international friends: US president Barack Obama has listed Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan among the five world leaders who he has the closest personal ties with.

Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey: Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria.

23 killed in suicide bombing, air strike in Iraq: A total of 23 were killed on Friday in a suicide bomb attack and a U.S.-led coalition air strike against militants of the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq's western province, a provincial security source said.

Did British Soldiers Carry Out Summary Executions and Rape Civilians in Iraq?: Hours-long beatings, stabbings, repeated sexual assault and music as torture: Just some of the abuses inflicted upon Iraqi people by British soldiers during their occupation of Iraq, according to a new dossier provided to the International Criminal Court

Look Inside ISIS' Secret Tunnels Stocked with American Ammo: The AP obtained extensive video footage of the tunnels, which were uncovered by Kurdish forces.

Saudi-led Yemen strikes illegally kill civilians: HRW: At least ten air strikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen broke the laws of war and killed civilians, Human Rights Watch alleged Friday.

UK could be prosecuted for war crimes over missiles sold to Saudi Arabia that were used to kill civilians in Yemen: Advisers to the Foreign Secretary step up legal warnings that the missile sales may breach international humanitarian law

Saudi Arabia to behead 50 men convicted of terrorism offences despite Shia revolt threat: Impervious to international opinion, the desert kingdom is poised to execute more than 50 people, three of whom were under 18 when their alleged crime took place. All because of a power struggle within the ruling family

Two Palestinians ram cars into Israeli soldiers, shot dead:" Two Palestinians rammed vehicles into Israeli soldiers in separate attacks in the occupied West Bank on Friday and were then shot dead, Israeli police and military said.

Israeli forces shoot, injure 43 Palestinians in Gaza, West Bank: At least 43 Palestinians were shot by Israeli military forces during ongoing clashes across the occupied Palestinian territory, the Palestinian Red Crescent said Friday.

'No country can stand up to Israel Air Force's firepower': IAF commander: Israel will continue to eliminate regional threats

Israel to open representative office in Abu Dhabi: Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission to the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, the first openly established representative office in the United Arab Emirates, Israeli diplomats said on Friday.

10 killed as suicide attack hits Shia procession in Nigeria: At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide attack on a Shia procession near Kano city in northwest Nigeria. Followers of The Islamic Movement of Nigeria were marching from Kano to Zaria through the village of Dakasoye on Friday when the attack struck.

China to set up first overseas naval facility in Djibouti next to US airbase: The outpost, in the tiny former French colony bordering Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea, is also the United States’ only military base on the continent, used as a launching pad for its counter-terrorism operations and drones program in the region.

Army airstrikes kill 17 militants in NW Pakistan: At least 17 militants were killed when Pakistani army launched airstrikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency on Friday, an army statement said.

8 ISIS Supporters Killed in Philippine Clash: Eight members of a criminal gang that pledged allegiance to Islamic State jihadists were killed in a firefight with the military in the southern Philippines, officials said today.

ISIL claims responsibility for Bangladesh mosque attack: Two suspects arrested after gunmen storm mosque and open fire on praying worshippers, killing one and wounding three.

Isis: Muslim-majority countries across the world overwhelmingly detest terrorist group: Research showed that the group was almost universally hated by Muslims and non-Muslims alike

Six children die as refugee boats sink off Turkey: report: At least six children drowned Friday in two separate incidents when their boats sank off Turkey while trying to make the risky crossing to Greece, state media reported.

Russia to suspend visa-free travel with Turkey after Su-24 downing: “We have decided to suspend the visa-free regime between Russia and Turkey. This decision will come into force on January 1,” Lavrov said on Thursday, after a meeting in Moscow with his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem.

Erdogan says Putin 'playing with fire' as war of words continues; Erdogan’s comments come shortly after Russia unilaterally suspend its visa exemption for Turkish citizens

Turkey summons Russian ambassador over 'physical attacks' on missions, firms: Turkey summoned the Russian ambassador to protest "physical attacks" on its missions and companies operating in Russia, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

War is a racket: U.S. working to keep up with surging weapons demand: Pentagon: The U.S. government is working hard to ensure quicker processing of U.S. foreign arms sales, which surged 36 percent to $46.6 billion in fiscal 2015 and look set to remain strong in coming years, a top Pentagon official said.

Lobbyists, in Strategy Session, Conclude That Refugee Crisis “Helps Us” Defeat Regulations: In an audio recording of a strategy session obtained by The Intercept, major trade association lobbyists discussed how the refugee crisis has changed the political dynamics in Washington to their advantage.

Family of drowned Kurdish toddler to be admitted to Canada: Some surviving relatives of drowned Kurdish toddler Aylan Kurdi, whose beached corpse became a global symbol of the Syrian refugee crisis, will be admitted to Canada, broadcaster CBC reported on Friday.

'Black Friday' protest of police shooting shuts main Chicago shopping street: On one of the busiest U.S. retails days, thousands of people took to Chicago's most prestigious downtown shopping district on Friday to protest last year's shooting death of a black teenager by a white policeman and the city's handling of the case.


November 26, 2015


Turkey Shoots Down More Than Just a Russian Jet
By Finian Cunningham
Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian fighter jet this week was likely aimed at a bigger political target. - Continue



Turkey’s Actions Show Desperation and Despair of Regime Change Camp
By Dan Glazebrook
On all sides the net is closing in on the West’s death squad project in Syria. - Continue



Meet The Man Who Funds ISIS: Bilal Erdogan, The Son Of Turkey's President
By Tyler Durden
In addition to son Bilal’s illegal and lucrative oil trading for ISIS, Sümeyye Erdogan, the daughter of the Turkish President apparently runs a secret hospital camp inside Turkey just over the Syrian border . - Continue



War With Russia To Defend ISIS?
By Jack Perry
We’re about to risk a war with Russia over al-Qaida. Makes you wonder if al-Qaida ever was formally off the CIA payroll.. - Continue



Forget Daesh: Humanity is at Stake
By Ramzy Baroud
When the Americans and their allies claimed that they had left the region, they left behind bleeding, impoverished nations, licking their wounds and searching for bodies under rubble in diverse and macabre landscapes. - Continue



Israeli Colonel Caught with IS Pants Down
By F. William Engdahl
The Obama Administration has played a very dirty behind-the-scenes role in supporting IS in order to advance the removal of Syrian President Bashar al Assad. - Continue



State of Emergency in Crimea
Right-wing Extremists in Ukraine Blow Up Electricity Lines To the Peninsula

By Roger Annis
The latest brazen action by Ukrainian extremists raises questions anew about their financial and military ties in the West. - Continue



Thanksgiving - More Than a Turkey Dinner
By Lawrence Ware
Let’s be honest: every year on the last Thursday of November, we celebrate the beginning of a European invasion that ends with the death or relocation of millions of native people. - Continue


'At least five children killed' in Raqqa school : Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS), a collective of citizen journalists chronicling the extremist group’s atrocities, said eight civilians were killed and 12 more wounded at “Heten” school.

Russian warplanes bomb Turkish-Syrian border town: residents: Residents said on Thursday that Russian warplanes bombed a rebel-held Syrian town along the Turkish border a day after hitting a truck depot near a crossing between the two countries.

Germany will send Tornado jets to Syria: Germany will deploy Tornado reconnaissance jets to support France in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria, a senior lawmaker for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives confirmed on Thursday.

PM Cameron: Britain should join Syria air strikes: Prime minister urges MPs to approve ISIL air raids, saying UK should not 'sub-contract' security to allies.

Erdogan: We’ll continue shooting down violating planes: Turkey will open fire on foreign planes violating Turkish airspace in the future, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned amid a diplomatic crisis caused by the downing of a Russian warplane by the Turkish Air Force.

Turkey's Downing of Russian Jet Had to Be Pre-Planned - Retired US General: Turkey's move to shoot down a Russian jet may have been a provocation by the Turkish president, who has a hidden agenda in the Syrian conflict, according to former US Air Force general Thomas McInerney.

Turkey's Erdogan says Russia should apologise after jet downing : Russia should apologise for violating Turkey's airspace, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Thursday, days after a Russian jet was shot down near the Syria border.

Russia-Turkey Relations Heading Into 'Dead-End,' Putin Says as Turkey Refuses to Apologize for Downing Plane: Putin described Turkey’s government as "a sponsor of terrorism", saying it profited from the sale of oil by ISIS, and criticized Turkey for refusing to apologize for the shooting down.

Russia Cuts All Military Ties With Turkey: "Today, in accordance with a previously made decision, all cooperation channels have been cut between the Russian Defense Ministry and the Turkish Armed Forces," ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov told reporters.

Russia: Downing of jet won't deflect it from Syria mission: Russian forces launched a heavy bombardment against insurgent-held areas in Syria's Latakia province on Wednesday, near where the warplane was shot down, rebels and a monitoring group said.

Russia says 'destroyed' Syria rebels in area where jet brought down: Russia on Thursday said its forces had wiped out Syrian rebel groups operating in the area where one of its jets was brought down, unleashing a huge bombardment after rescuing a pilot.

US soldiers in Syria to back anti-IS Kurds: Kurdish sources: US soldiers are in now in the Syrian border town of Kobane where they are to train Kurdish forces to battle the Islamic State group, Kurdish sources said on Thursday.

US accused of covering up death of 6 children in Syria air strike: Standing amid the rubble of his former home, Muawiyya al-Amouri told Middle East Eye that six of his children, aged between 10 months and 10 years old, and three members of a refugee family sharing their house, had died in the attack near Atmeh, a town close to the Turkish border, on 11 August.

Russian Defense Ministry refutes reports on destruction of relief convoy by Russian jets: Konashenkov drew the journalists’ attention to the fact that the photos and video materials from the scene did not show any craters from explosions and no splinters which were supposed to have cut all the trucks subject to the shelling and bombardment.

Turkish newspaper editor in court for 'espionage' after revealing weapon convoy to Syrian militants: The articles, published in May, claimed that Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) is smuggling weapons in trucks into Syria and was caught doing so twice in 2014. The trucks were allegedly stopped and searched by police, with photos and videos of their contents obtained by Cumhuriyet.

Mystery over who bombed Turkish convoy allegedly carrying weapons to militants in Syria: A Turkish convoy, which according to some reports was transporting weapons to terrorist organizations, has been hit by apparent airstrikes in northwestern Syria.

Operation in Syria kills person involved in Beirut attacks - TV: An operation in Syria launched by the Syrian army and Lebanon's Hezbollah killed a person involved in the logistics of suicide bomb attacks in southern Beirut earlier this month, Hezbollah-run al-Manar TV and Syrian state media said on Thursday.

Former Iraqi PM warns of 'new world war' after Russia-Turkey clash: “Erdogan claims that a Russian aircraft entered Turkey's airspace for a few seconds, forgetting that its own planes violate Iraqi and Syrian airspace every day," he said in a statement.

12 killed, dozens injured in Iraq violence: Twelve people were killed and another 42 injured late Wednesday in separate attacks in Iraq’s Baghdad, Anbar and Diyala provinces, according to local police sources.

Canadian airstrike alleged to have killed 10 civilians in Iraq: According to local Iraqi media reports, 10 civilian workers were allegedly killed and as many as 20 others injured after an airstrike by Canadian warplanes last week in Mosul.

Iraqi forces cut last ISIS supply line into Ramadi by retaking bridge: The capture of Palestine Bridge, straddling the Euphrates river in northwestern Ramadi, means Iraqi forces have the city surrounded. They will now move to clear the city of the Sunni militants one neighborhood at a time.

Seven Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi attack on Sa’ada: On Thursday, Yemen’s al-Masirah TV reported that the victims lost their lives when Saudi warplanes hit their vehicle in the city of Baqam.

450 Colombian Mercenaries Sent by UAE to Fight Houthis in Yemen: Some 1,800 Latin American former soldiers are being trained somewhere in the desert of United Arab Emirates as part of an operation set up by Blackwater Worldwide.

3rd Palestinian shot, killed by Israeli forces in al-Arrub camp: - A 19-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed in al-Arrub refugee camp in northern Hebron on Thursday during clashes, medics told Ma'an, the 3rd Palestinian to be killed during the day.

Were Israelis Detained on Sept. 11 Spies?: Millions saw the horrific images of the World Trade Center attacks, and those who saw them won't forget them. But a New Jersey homemaker saw something that morning that prompted an investigation into five young Israelis and their possible connection to Israeli intelligence.

18 killed in Boko Haram attack in southeast Niger: Eighteen people were killed and 100 homes torched in an attack in the dead of night by Nigeria's Boko Haram fighters on a village near southeastern Bosso, local authorities told AFP on Thursday.

Germany to send 650 troops to Mali to relieve France: Germany will send up to 650 soldiers to Mali, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said Wednesday, to provide some relief to France in its global fight against the Islamic State militants.

China to Build Military Base in Africa to Fight Extremists: China has pledged to boost its cooperation with African countries in their fight against extremist factions such as Boko Haram, which is considered to be the deadliest “terrorist” organization in the world.

U.S. report on Afghan hospital attack 'shocking,' medical group says: The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that multiple service members were suspended from duty following an investigation into the deadly airstrike last month on a hospital in Kunduz.

Pressure grows on US for MSF hospital strike probe: Pressure was growing yesterday for an international inquiry into a catastrophic US strike on a Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) hospital in Afghanistan, after the military detailed “tragic, but avoidable” errors, but refused to say if there would be an independent investigation.

Gunmen kill worshipper at Bangladesh Shi'ite mosque: Unidentified assailants fired "indiscriminately" at worshippers at a Shi'ite mosque at a northern Bangladesh town Thursday, leaving one dead and three others injured, police said.

Preparing for war? China Announces Military Overhaul to Make Army More Combat Ready: President Xi Jinping announced a major overhaul of China’s military to make the world’s largest army more combat ready and better equipped to project force beyond the country’s borders.

Bank of America: The 'Great Divorce' Between the World's Two Largest Economies Will Drive Currency and Rates Markets in 2016: The "marriage of convenience" is over.

Kiev forces shell railway station in Donetsk republic: Kiev forces opened fire from mortars in the vicinity of a railway station in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), a local official said on Friday.

Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes its airspace: Ukraine on Wednesday banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace in the latest escalation between the two neighbors 19 months into the separatist war in the east of the former Soviet state.

French President Holland visits Moscow : Last week, Hollande called for the U.S. and Russia to set aside their policy divisions over Syria and "fight this terrorist army in a broad, single coalition." But his office acknowledges that "coordination" sounds like a far more realistic goal.

Russia may restrict TurkStream gas pipeline-economy minister: Russia may impose various economic restrictions on Turkey, including measures to restrict the planned TurkStream gas pipeline, Russia's Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Thursday.

Fact or fiction? Russia raiding Turkish firms and sending exports back: Moscow has also started sending back Turkish trucks loaded with exports at the border and stopped Turkish tourists - who normally do not need visas - entering the country, at least two businessmen said.

War is a racket: War on Islamic State Brings $50 Billion Europe Defense Boost: Europe’s defense industry is set to reap a $50 billion windfall as the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks on Paris prompt governments to ramp up spending on military capabilities spanning cyber security to fighter jets, armored vehicles and drones in an effort to defeat Islamic State.

Venezuelan opposition leader shot dead at campaign event: lawmaker: A Venezuelan opposition leader was shot dead Wednesday during a rally for the country’s upcoming legislative elections, an event also attended by the wife of a jailed opposition leader, an official said.

Venezuela opposition figure's killing was gangland hit: president: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro said Thursday the shooting dead of an opposition election candidate appeared to be a gangland score-settling, dismissing claims it was politically motivated ahead of key elections.

At Gates of Guantanamo, Activists Counter Unjust Detention With 'Powerful Act of Compassion': 'We are here to say: We know you are suffering; we have come to stand with you.'

'It was a massacre': Native Americans reveal how they REALLY feel about Thanksgiving and its stereotypes, branding Christopher Columbus 'the first terrorist in America'

States Can't Legally Block Refugees, Obama Administration Reminds: The Office of Refugee Resettlement said in a letter to state resettlement officials that states may not deny benefits and services to refugees based on a refugee's country of origin or religious affiliation.

US Woman Forced Off Plane in Newark for Being Muslim: The experience was even enough to make Rasheed cancel her trip, even though the airline had booked another ticket for her after intense questioning by officials, over fear that the same discrimination would continue along her journey.

Donald Trump: I can predict terrorism because I 'feel' it: Republican frontrunner's latest claim follows insistence that he watched from his Manhattan flat as people jumped from the World Trade Centre twin towers after al-Qaeda struck on 9/11


November 25, 2016



Turkey Downs Russian Fighter to Draw NATO and US Deeper into Syrian Quagmire
By Mike Whitney
The fact is, the Turkish government (with US air support) is trying to annex Syrian territory for its own nefarious purposes. - Continue



Is Turkey Starting a Proxy-War on Behalf of NATO against Russia?
By Peter Koenig
Washington needs a large-scale war. Her masters, the military industry, Wall Street, Big Oil – and not to forget AIPAC, the all-powerful Israeli lobby – ask for it. . - Continue



Sultan Erdogan's War on...Russia
By Pepe Escobar
Erdogan is on a mission from Allah — at least his version of Allah. The downing of the Su-24 is just the preamble. - Continue



Erdogan Picks Up A New Contract From The West...
By Emre Uslu
The decision to down the Russian plane was not one Turkey made alone. If it were, the reactions from various Western capitals would be different than what we are hearing now. - Continue



Was The U.S. Involved In The Turkish Attack Against The Russian Jet?
By Moon Of Alabama
Obama, still wants to drag NATO into Syria and wants to assemble enough forces "against ISIS" to be able to overwhelm the Syrian government and its Russian protectors. - Continue



Turkey Is Lying
By Paul Craig Roberts
Do not expect any truth from any Western government or from any Western media. - Continue



John Pilger on Paris, ISIS and Media Propaganda
Video Interview
How Washington, London and Paris gave birth to ISIS-Daesh. Plus we examine the media's role in spreading disinformation ahead of a vote in Parliament for UK bombing of Syria. - Continue



No Warnings From Turkish Jets Before Attack – Rescued Russian Pilot First Interview
Missile hit unexpectedly in the tail of the bomber, says Russian Su-24 rescued pilot, who gave first interview at Hmeimim airbase in Latakia. - Continue



Do We Really Want a “Pre-emptive” World War with Russia?
By F. William Engdahl
Reportedly the Status-6 will cause what the Russian military terms, “assured unacceptable damage” to an adversary force.. - Continue



Why We’re Sliding Towards World War
By WashingtonsBlog
America is now officially an oligarchy.  And a high-level Bush administration official – Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson – says that the oligarchy controls American war-making decisions. - Continue



Once Again, Media Terrorize the Public for the Terrorists
By Adam H. Johnson
Spreading fear and sowing Islamophobia.. - Continue



Bad Policy, Bad Ethics: U.S. Military Bases Abroad
By Matt Peppe
The U.S. military is a blunt projection of American power, radically opposed to the ideals of democracy and human rights it purports to represent. - Continue



Reformed, Discplined and Humiliated UNESCO
By Andre Vltchek
From the beginning, the West and its allies were always disgusted with UNESCO and its positions.
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Shot Down Like A Dog
Dashcam video shows black teen shot by cop for 16 times . - Continue


Overnight fighting in contested Yemen province kills 47: Yemeni security officials say overnight clashes between Shiite Houthi rebels and pro-government militias have killed 47 people, nearly all of them fighters. The officials say two civilians were among the 47 killed in the fighting.

Report: Israel strikes Hezbollah positions in Syria, killing 13: According to unconfirmed reports, eight fighters, five Syrian soldiers die in four IAF raids Monday; ‘dozens’ said injured

Turkmen forces in Syria shot dead pilots of downed Russian jet - deputy commander: Turkmen forces in Syria shot dead the two pilots of a Russian jet downed by Turkish warplanes near the border with Turkey on Tuesday as they descended with parachutes, a deputy commander of a Turkmen brigade told reporters.

Russia pounds Syria rebels near site of downed Russian jet: Russian forces launched a heavy bombardment against insurgent-held areas in Syria's Latakia province on Wednesday, near where a Russian warplane had been shot down by Turkey the day before, rebels and a monitoring group said.

Turkey releases recording of 'warning' to downed jet: Military publishes audio where voice is heard saying, "You are approaching Turkish airspace, change your heading".

US has 'concerns' over Russian missile system: Russia's announcement it is deploying its most hi-tech air defense system to its base in Syria is raising "significant concerns" for the US military, a US official said Wednesday.

Russia to bolster Syria base, eyes economic retaliation against Turkey: Russia is to send an advanced air defense system to reinforce its air base in Syria and is considering cancelling a raft of joint business projects with Ankara after Turkey shot down of one of its warplanes, top government officials said.

Iraq: The Turkmen killed 12 elements of Daash in al-Bashir village: Said The Supervisor Abu Ridha al-Najar the crowd in the Turkmen Brigade 16 said that the Turkmain crowd targeted this evening, with two mortar shells a gathering of elements of Daash within al- Bashir village , killing 12 elements of them

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier and is shot dead: army: A Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli soldier on Wednesday and was shot dead by troops, the army and a hospital official said, a day after a visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to explore how to end eight weeks of violence.

Palestinian teen shot in clashes 2 weeks ago dies from wounds: A 16-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli forces during clashes two weeks ago succumbed to his wounds on Wednesday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said.

ISIL claims hotel attack killing seven in Egypt’s Sinai: A brazen attack involving a suicide car bombing and claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group targeted a hotel in Egypt's restive northern Sinai region on Tuesday, killing seven people including two judges, the state MENA news agency said.

US says deadly strike on Afghan hospital was avoidable: Army general admits human error led to US strike which killed 30 people in Kunduz trauma centre.

MSF Initial Reaction to US Military Investigation into Kunduz Attack: The frightening catalogue of errors outlined today illustrates gross negligence on the part of US forces and violations of the rules of war.

Defiant Merkel vows to stand by refugee policy despite security fears: Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Wednesday to stick to her open-door refugee policy, defying criticism at home and abroad which has intensified due to growing fears about a potential security risk after the Islamist attacks in Paris.

15 killed in 2 separate massacres in Honduras, including 8 bus drivers: Two massacres that killed 15 people in less than 12 hours rocked Honduras and left the country's top cop in tears on Wednesday.

Indiana governor sued over bid to block refugees: US civil rights group says Mike Pence's attempts to suspend resettlement of refugees in US state is unconstitutional. "The state has already sent away a family of refugees to Connecticut," Faulk added.

Chicago Officer Who Shot Black Teen 16 Times To Be Charged With First Degree Murder: Witnesses say McDonald was walking away from officers last October, when Van Dyke opened fire on the 17-year-old from 15 feet away. Investigators later confirmed the boy was shot at least twice in the back. He was holding a small knife at the time.


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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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