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CIA taken to court over drone attacks

Drone

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will take the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to court over US President Barack Obama’s assassination drone strikes. The ACLU will go to a federal appeals court on Thursday after the US government refused to release documents related to the drone attacks, also known as …

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Gray State Movie

Gray State Movie

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gy7FVXERKFE[/youtube]   The world reels with the turmoil of war, geological disaster, and economic collapse, while Americans continue to submerge themselves in illusions of safety and immunity. While rights are sold for security, the federal government, swollen with power, begins a systematic takeover of liberty in order to …

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FBI raiding homes of Occupy activists

FBI raid wall street protestors

A US newspaper has revealed that the FBI has been raiding the houses of anti-Wall Street protesters in Oregon and Washington in what the agency describes an “ongoing violent crime investigation.” The Oregonian newspaper reported that heavily-armed domestic terrorism units of the FBI have been raiding the homes of activists in Seattle …

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Rubicon: Trump administration crosses a Red Line in Syria

Rubicon Trump administration red line Syria

By Dr Leon Tressell Last week the American military fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syrian Shayat airforce base. President Trump ordered this in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhun. Without producing any evidence the Trump administration and its NATO allies …

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Warcrimes: Israeli fighter jets drop bombs in Syria

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Israeli fighter jets targeted a military research center near Damascus early on Wednesday morning, the Syrian army said. The statement follows earlier reports of an Israeli airstrike on a convoy with Syrian weapons heading to Lebanon. The Syrian army’s general command has issued a statement, saying an airstrike was launched …

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Africom: US to build new drone bases in Africa

US drone base

The US is planning to consolidate its position in Africa with a new drone outpost in Niger, with the stated purpose of providing unarmed surveillance support to French efforts in Mali and keeping tabs on al-Qaeda elements on the continent. The robotic unmanned aircraft would likely be based in Niger, …

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Switzerland prepares for mass civil unrest in Europe

Fears over race wars, economic fallout prompt new military battalions. Despite being one of the most stable and economically vibrant countries in the world, primarily as a result of its refusal to join the Euro, Switzerland is preparing for mass civil unrest in central Europe that could spill over its …

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Leaked telephone transcripts show Turkey is helping ISIS in Syria

Turkey ISIS partnership

Further proof of ties between the Turkish military and ISIS terrorists operating on the Syrian-Turkish border has been revealed in the Cumhuriyet newspaper, which published more transcripts of telephone calls between the jihadists and officers. The documents are said to come from an ongoing court case on Islamic State at …

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High-tech US weapons used to target Russians in Syria

US weapons in Syria target Russians

New evidence strongly suggests that US-backed militants in Syria are using American weapons to target senior Russian military officials in the country, a new report says. The so-called Free Syrian Army has recently released video footage showing a laser-guided BGM-71 TOWs anti-tank missile being fired at a rooftop where unidentified military …

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Legalised murder: US airforce kills 12 Afghan police

US airforce kills 12 Afghanistan police officers

Twelve Afghan security forces servicemen have been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, according to local police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi. Washington says the incident was a case of friendly fire. The US forces haven’t yet confirmed the number of casualties. The friendly-fire incident occurred in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province …

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Mercenaries operating in Yemen tied to Blackwater

Western mercenaries in Yemen

Receiving scant attention from Western mainstream media outlets except for a few notable exceptions, Americans and many alternative media outlets have remained ignorant to the fact that private mercenaries from Blackwater (aka Academi) appear to have been contracted by the GCC Gulf state feudal monarchies to assist in the military war of …

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Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

Defeat ISIS peace to Syria

The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

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Gaza under Israeli attack

The IDF announces a widespread campaign on “terror targets” and begins bombing the Gaza Strip, preparing for a ground operation. This comes after the head of Hamas’ military wing Ahmed Jabari was killed in an Israeli airstrike. The operation, called “Pillar of Defense”, has been launched by the Israel military. …

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U.S. action in Mali is another undeclared war – Ron Paul

Mali

President Obama last week began his second term by promising that “a decade of war is now ending.” As he spoke, the US military was rapidly working its way into another war, this time in the impoverished African country of Mali. As far as we know, the US is only …

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Russian president: “Israel will regret to attack Iran”

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the Israeli regime against the consequences of military aggression against Iran, urging Tel Aviv to think well before doing anything it ‘will regret later.’ “Look at what happened to the Americans in Afghanistan and in Iraq. I told [US president Barack] Obama the same …

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10 things you need to know about Syria

Syria before and after 10 things to know

Corporate media regularly attempts to present Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria as solely responsible for the ongoing conflict in the region. The media does report on events that contradict this narrative — albeit sparingly — but taken together, these underreported details shine a new light on the conflict. 10: Bashar …

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Trump signs executive order to withdraw US from TPP

Trump signs executive order withdraw TPP

With a stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has unravelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership, withdrawing the US from the controversial free-trade pact. Without Washington’s participation, the TPP would have to be renegotiated or scrapped altogether. The largest global trade agreement in 20 years, the TPP would have included the United …

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