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North Korea accuses US of attempting to spark war

A top North Korean diplomat lays the blame for unceasing tensions between the Koreas solely on the US. The Korean peninsula is the world’s biggest hotspot, he acknowledged, mentioning thermonuclear conflict as a possibility. Speaking at the final session of the UN 193-member General Assembly, North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister …

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North Korea threatens ‘pre-emptive’ nuclear strike against US

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A spokesman for North Korea’s Foreign Ministry says his country may deliver a pre-emptive nuclear strike against its enemies in case an attack on Pyongyang is launched. “Since the United States is about to ignite a nuclear war, we will be exercising our right to a preemptive nuclear attack against …

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Obama fights ban on indefinite detention of Americans

NDAA protest

The White House has filed an appeal in hopes of reversing a federal judge’s ruling that bans the indefinite military detention of Americans because attorneys for the president say they are justified to imprison alleged terrorists without charge. Manhattan federal court Judge Katherine Forrest ruled in May that the indefinite …

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US-Australia coverup: Was CIA’s Al Qaeda behind the 2002 Bali Bombing?

Bali bombing

Ten years ago, the Bali Bombing, October 12, 2002.  Survivors and families of the victims gathered in Bali to commemorate this tragic event. “The ceremony was held under the watch of 2,000 police and military personnel, including snipers, after Indonesia issued its top alert due to a “credible” terror threat …

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The $1.25 trillion US national security state budget, taxpayers money wasted

US national security state budget taxpayers money wasted

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and …

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WW3: Israel strikes Russian defense equipment inside sovereign Syria

Russian SA-8 antiaircraft missile

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJGTvt-2wAA[/youtube]   The Obama administration has made public an Israeli attack on a military installation near the Syrian port city of Latakia earlier this week. The Israeli government has not admitted to attacking its neighbor. “We don’t refer to foreign reports,” the Israeli government told when asked for …

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Civilians killed in latest US air strike on Iraqi banks

Iraq Mosul bombing

US-led coalition airstrikes killed Iraqi civilians in latest hit against an ISIS financial target in Mosul, according to the Pentagon. The coalition said they had been prepared to accept “some” civilian casualties. “Yes, we were prepared to accept civilian casualties in conjunction with this cash strike, it’s tragic and it’s not …

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‘Americans are the ones who created ISIS’ – Iranian General

ISIS with flag

Thousands of rifle-wielding troops parade across the plaza in lockstep to songs played by a brass band marching in formation. Soldiers salute generals from the open hatches of tanks — and, in one case, from what appears to be a manned torpedo — as an arsenal of military hardware is …

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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 caught red handed in Ukraine

John Brennan

“Let’s remember, the CIA’s job is to go out and create wars.” – Jesse Ventura The three-ring diplomatic circus in Ukraine continues to entertain, even if sadly so. The White House found itself having to backtrack on the CIA’s denial that Director Brennan was not in Kiev over the weekend …

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Swiss war game envisages invasion by bankrupt French

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Hordes of bankrupt French invade Switzerland to get their hands on their “stolen” money — such is the imaginary scenario cooked up by the Swiss military in simulations revealed over the weekend. Carried out in August, the apparently outlandish army exercise was based on the premise of an attack by …

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Israel confirms killing Arafat deputy in 1988

Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat (left) and his deputy, Abu Jihad

Lifting a nearly 25-year veil of secrecy, Israel acknowledged Thursday that it killed the deputy of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in a 1988 sea-borne raid in Tunisia. Two of those involved in the operation now hold high political office — Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Vice Premier Moshe Yaalon. At the time, Mr. Barak was deputy military chief, and Mr. Yaalon was head of …

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Bolivia declares Israel as a ‘terrorist state’

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Bolivia has declared Israel to be a “terrorist state” and renounced a visa exemption agreement with the country in protest over the ongoing Israeli military offense in Gaza which already killed more than 1,300 dead and left over 7,000 wounded. Cancelling the 1972 agreement which allowed Israelis to travel freely …

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