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Report: US created ISIS to overthrow Syria’s President Assad

ISIS CIA creation

From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago on the world’s stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world’s terrorist bogeyman, we suggested that the “straight …

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US sells over $4b in weapons to Israel, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Bunker buster bomb

War, what’s it good for? Aside from countless deaths of innocent civilians of course, it means a GDP boost for the biggest exporter of weapons on earth, the United States, and even more profits for the US military-industrial complex. Profits which mean the shareholders of America’s arms manufacturers get even …

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Western backed ISIS now controls half of Syria

ISIS terrorist group

Islamic State is thought to be holding sway over half of Syria’s landmass after its seizure of Palmyra, where it has reportedly begun massacring a rebellious tribe and faces no opposition to sacking the city’s ancient ruins. “There are no forces to stop them [entering the ruins],” Rami Abdurrahman, director of …

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Pope Francis: ‘many powerful people live off war’

Pope Francis

When asked Monday why some powerful people do not help schools, Pope Francis didn’t bite his tongue. “Many powerful people don’t want peace because they live off war,” he said, according to Ansa. The pope was speaking at the Vatican, and his comment was a part of a stark indictment of …

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United States is already at war with China, Russia and Iran

USA cyber command

Top economic and political experts say we’re drifting towards World War 3. And see this. We noted in March that we’re already at war with Russia. Many experts agree… Former White House official Dr. Philippa Malmgren – former presidential adviser and member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets – said last December …

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Vatican officially recognizes the state of Palestine

Pope Francis Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

The Vatican has become the latest country to recognize the state of Palestine, after a new treaty was finalized on Wednesday. Unsurprisingly Israel has hit out at the move, saying that it damages prospects for peace in the region. The treaty, which was agreed, though has yet to be formally …

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American police more heavily armed than US troops

Police State Ferguson

Everyone from soldiers to civil rights lawyers are pointing out that American police forces are now more heavily armed than US soldiers were during the 2003 invasion of Iraq. So who does the Washington believe is the real enemy? Thanks to the controversial Department of Defense 1033 program, which began in 1997, American …

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CIA whistleblower sentenced to 3.5 yrs in prison

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling

A former CIA officer has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions, a sentence that was received with a measure of relief from his legal team and paled in comparison to the decades-long term that had been …

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China and Russia teaming up military forces against America

Vladimir Putin Xi Jinping

China has dispatched a convoy of warships for its first ever naval exercises in the Mediterranean, together with a Russian flotilla. The drills demonstrate a strengthening bond between Moscow and Beijing, who – despite having no formal military alliance – see their combined might as a counterbalance to US power. Both countries have …

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Israeli soldiers: we ‘deliberately targeted civilians in Gaza’

IDF Israel Palestine

Breaking the Silence, an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers, harshly slammed the Israeli army for its operational policy during last summer’s aggression on Gaza, saying it led to “immense and unprecedented harm to the civilian population and infrastructures in the Gaza Strip,” Monday reported the Israeli daily Haaretz. According to …

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