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Pentagon admits its weapons end up in ISIS hands

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The Pentagon has admitted that a chunk of its cache of weapons meant for Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in Kobani has fallen into terrorist hands. The Turkish president has been voicing his frustration with Washington over this. On Wednesday, the US defense body went against earlier government claims …

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Elizabeth Warren defends Israeli attacks on Gaza schools and hospitals

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Israel has the right to shell Palestinian hospitals and schools out of ‘self defense’ as long as Hamas stores rocket launchers next to them, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren said during a town hall meeting in Massachusetts this week. Warren, darling du jour of American liberals, defended her vote to send more …

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Communist Chinese government calls for Americans to be disarmed

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The Communist Chinese government, via its state-run media front Xinhua, has called for Americans to be disarmed, arguing that the Sandy Hook school massacre demands “no delay for U.S. gun control.” Xinhua is virtually the press agency for the Communist Chinese government. The organization, “is subordinate to the State Council and …

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U.S. ready for direct intervention in Syria

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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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UK to double number of drones in Afghanistan

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The UK military reportedly aims to double the size of its armed drone fleet in Afghanistan to ten by purchasing five US-made Reaper drones, which for the first time will be controlled from a UK base. The first five were controlled at US stations. The Royal Air Force (RAF) announced …

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Currency wars: China threatens bond attack on Japan

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A senior advisor to the Chinese government has called for an attack on the Japanese bond market to precipitate a funding crisis and bring the country to its knees, unless Tokyo reverses its decision to nationalise the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea. Jin Baisong from the Chinese …

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DHS purchases 200 million more rounds of ammunition

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Additional purchase includes bullets designated for snipers. Following controversy over its purchase of around 1.2 billion bullets in the last six months alone, the Department of Homeland Security has put out a new solicitation for over 200 million more rounds of ammunition, some of which are designated to be used …

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US unleashed Stuxnet virus on Iran to please Israel – report

The US and Israel made the Stuxnet virus as a new kind of weapon targeted against Iran, a media investigation revealed. The operation reportedly started in the Bush era, but was intensified by Obama administration. The top-secret massive sabotage targeting Iran’s Natanz uranium enrichment facility was arguably the first episode …

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Billionaires move gold into underground bunkers in Swiss Alps

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Seeking to avoid increased tax authorities’ scrutiny and apparently doubting the security of banks, it seems that some billionaires opt to store their assets in gold bullion in underground bunkers hidden deep in the Swiss Alps. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a US federal law, has come into effect, …

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WW3: Turkey downs Russian plane inside Syria

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A Russian Su-24 fighter has been shot down in Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry said, adding the plane hadn’t violated Turkish airspace and was flying at an altitude of 6,000 meters. “During the flight, the aircraft was flying within the borders of Syria, which was registered by objective monitoring data,” the …

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Israel discovers enormous oil deposit in occupied Golan Heights, Syria

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Editor’s note: Genie Energy which is also exploiting oil from Syria’s Golan Heights has strategic members on the board including former Vice President Dick Cheney, Michael Steinhardt, Jacob Rothschild and Rupert Murdoch. Israeli oil prospectors have discovered a large oil deposit in the Golan Heights, a Syrian territory which it has occupied …

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Syria: US wants to topple Assad, not ISIS

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It was only two years ago that western governments were looking for excuses to go in and invade Syria in order to topple the former eye doctor and now President, Bashar al-Assad. Obama sought congress approval to go in and take out Syrian army forces but was rejected. Whilst the UK parliament voted 285 to …

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NATO apologises for bombing civilians in Yugoslavia

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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he deeply regretted the loss of all lives during NATO’s bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which he described as “a tragedy,” Serbian media reported on Thursday. Speaking in Budva, Montenegro, after his meeting with Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, Stoltenberg said that he was …

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Plasma tubes floating above the Earth confirmed to exist

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Astronomers have for the first time captured visual evidence of the existence of tubular plasma structures in the inner layers of the magnetosphere surrounding the Earth. “For over 60 years, scientists believed these structures existed but by imaging them for the first time, we’ve provided visual evidence that they are …

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Ukraine ‘ready for attacks inside Russia’

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A Ukrainian lawmaker, who is also the leader of a volunteer battalion, says brigades like his are ready to “intrude” into Russia to carry out attacks on Russian territory. Yuri Bereza, the leader of the Dnepr-1 battalion, made the remarks during a televised interview with a Ukrainian broadcaster. “Today, we …

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Saudi firm sues Barclays for $10bn

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A property company controlled by one of Saudi Arabia’s richest men, Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber, is suing Barclays for $10bn (£6bn). The company alleges that Barclays stopped pursuing lease payments on military complexes from the Saudi government so the bank could get a lucrative banking licence to operate …

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