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75% of US military oppose strikes on Syria

To the list of skeptics who question the need for air strikes against Syria, add an another unlikely group — many U.S. troops. “I haven’t heard one single person be supportive of it,” said an Army staff sergeant at Fort Hood who asked not to be identified by name. A …

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Michael Hastings feared his mercedes had been tampered with

Journalist Michael Hastings

The very day before a suspicious car crash claimed his life, journalist Michael Hastings feared his Mercedes had been tampered with and asked to borrow a friend’s vehicle, telling her that he was “scared and wanted to leave town.” The revelation, which emerged in an LA Weekly interview with Jordanna Thigpen, re-emphasizes …

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North Korea’s history of threats

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North Korean People’s Army soldiers march at the Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang for the military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, 10 October 2005. Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea reviewed the military parade. The Korean Peninsula …

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DHS buys 2,700 armored vehicles for streets of America

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When DHS purchased 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition to be used domestically, inside the USA, and I said this looks like a government agency preparing for war with the American people, I was told, “That’s crazy. The government would never do that.” When DHS purchased 7,000 full-auto assault rifles to be used inside the …

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Africom: US to build new drone bases in Africa

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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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UN contingency plan to deploy up to 10,000 peacekeepers in Syria

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The UN is considering the deployment of 4,000 to 10,000 peacekeepers in Syria as an emergency measure, reports Russian press, citing UN sources. This comes as the US along with over 100 countries voice support for the nascent Syrian Coalition. The UN is putting together a contingency plan should the …

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U.S. ready for direct intervention in Syria

NATO missile system

The New York Times reported on Wednesday that the Obama administration is ready for direct intervention in Syria’s war against CIA mercenaries funded and armed by Saudi Arabia and Qatar. “While no decisions have been made, the administration is considering several alternatives, including directly providing arms to some opposition fighters,” the Times reported. State Department …

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Bad News for Africa: 3,000 more U.S. soldiers are on the way

Africom

The United States plans to permanently station a U.S. Army brigade on African soil, beginning next year. Is this the start of something big – and ominous – or “only a benign creeping U.S. military presence in Africa?” “The obvious mission is to lock down the entire continent.” When President …

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Israeli PM says he is ready to call an attack on Iran

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he is ready to order a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. “I am, of course, ready to press the button if necessary,” Netanyahu said in the interview aired by Israel’s Channel Two television on Monday. On Sunday, a new report revealed that …

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Israeli bases ‘were filmed by drone’

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Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed yesterday. It was the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft. The …

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NATO seeks destruction of Syrian nation

Syrian people

An American author and historian says NATO is seeking to destroy the “modern Syrian nation” and create “subdivision” in the country, Press TV reports. “NATO’s goal is nothing less than the destruction of the modern Syrian nation, followed by chaos, partition, subdivision, warlords, Balkanization, and a failed state,” Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley …

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Blackwater illegally paid millions in taxpayer money

For half a decade, American taxpayers unknowingly spent millions of dollars every year to fund private security agency Blackwater’s so-called “democracy building” missions in Iraq. A new report completed by the US State Department and the Broadcasting Board of Governors Office of Inspector General shines light on a travesty involving …

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US continues to cover up Israeli attack on USS Liberty

International lawyer Franklin Lamb describes as “classic cover-up” the United States’ refusal to shed light on the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty ship 45 years ago. “The survivors who have followed this story and published ample material over the last 45 years know this subject best and I think …

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NATO to ban its Afghan forces from taking war-zone pics

No photos = No problem? NATO forces in southwestern Afghanistan will implement a total ban on soldiers’ taking personal photos during military operations. This comes in the wake of major scandals involving US servicemen being pictured with dead Taliban fighters. The ISAF command in Helmand province announced only official photos …

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UN and NATO teaming up with Al Qaeda in Syria

Well we first saw this get public attention when they teamed up in Libya, which they left the country in an absolute mess. Now they are repeating their strategic alliance in Syria. A photo published by French news agency AFP shows a Syrian rebel wearing the Al-Qaeda flag on his …

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Sibel Edmonds: classified woman (enemy of the state #1)

Sibel Edmonds’ new book, Classified Woman, is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.  The experiences she recounts resemble K.’s trip to the castle, as told by Franz Kafka, only without the pleasantness and humanity. I’ve read a million reviews of nonfiction books about our government that …

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