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WikiLeaks releases more than 500k US diplomatic cables from 1979

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WikiLeaks has released more than half a million US diplomatic cables from 1979, covering numerous incidents such as the Iranian revolution, the siege of Mecca, and Saddam Hussein becoming president of Iraq. Consisting of 531,525 cables, the latest batch – known as ‘Carter Cables III’ – marks the six-year anniversary …

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Who’s profiting? UK spends up to £2bn on deadly drones

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Britain has spent over £2bn on buying and developing deadly military drones in the last five years and is said to be spending more, as the flying devices are known for killing civilians in current US-led invasions. After the UK spent £2bn on funding the development of unmanned aircrafts in …

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Nobel Peace Prize President dropped 26,171 bombs last year

Nobel Peace Prize President Obama bombs

According to an analysis of Defense Department data from the Council on Foreign Relations, a non-partisan think tank, the majority of the bombs were dropped in Iraq and Syria. The U.S. leads an international coalition fighting the Islamic State group in both countries and has carried out air operations in …

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Oliver Stone: America is world’s greatest threat, not ISIS

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Many people thought Oliver Stone’s days of rankling the establishment were over. Many people were wrong. His 2012 book and TV series, The Untold History of the United States, suggests the iconic filmmaker is renewing efforts to challenge the mainstream narrative regarding American exceptionalism, economic imperialism, and our government’s “nefarious involvement” in the …

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More soldiers die from suicide than combat

Another extremely sad revelation following a decade of war – new Pentagon statistics are showing that the military is losing an average of one soldier per day not to combat in Afghanistan, but to suicide. As of this writing, according to an Associated Press investigation, there have been 154 suicides …

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Obama on CIA tactics: ‘We tortured some folks’

President Barack Obama made a rare acknowledgment during a Friday press briefing concerning the United States’ past use of enhanced interrogation tactics in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks. “In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, we did some things that were wrong. We did a whole lot of …

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US sells $11bn worth of weapons to Qatar

Chuck Hagel Qatar

Washington and Doha have signed the largest arms deal of the year, preparing to enhance Qatar’s military capabilities with $11 billion-worth of Apache assault helicopters, PAC-2 missile defense complexes and Javelin man-portable anti-tank missiles. The deal has been signed on Monday in Pentagon by US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and …

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CIA Director Petraeus resigns due to extramarital affair

CIA David Petraeus

CIA Director David Petraeus has announced he will resign from the Central Intelligence Agency. Petraeus, age 60, released a statement on Friday obtained by CNN confirming that his resignation has already been accepted by US President Barack Obama, who nominated him to replace General Stanley A. McChrystal as the commander …

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Medal of dishonour: US veterans dump awards outraged by endless wars

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYLhCfcDuXI[/youtube] RT speaks to US veterans who feel betrayed by the system that pushed them into fighting America’s false-pretense wars, as the former soldiers throw out their medals which they deem symbols of lies. Dubbed true patriots, they followed the order to fight their country’s battles. Scott Olsen …

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

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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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List of countries John McCain has called to go to war against

John McCain war countries list

Earlier this week notorious war hawk US Senator John McCain (R-Az) was diagnosed with brain cancer. While the liberal and conservative establishments are sending their regards, Geopolitics Alert instead compiled a list of reasons why we don’t care about McCain. The list is of course a history of all the instances McCain has …

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Will Israel hack the US banking system computers and falsely blame it on Iran?

Zionist false flag Israel Netanyahu

…or will Israel blow up something and falsely blame it on Iran instead? According to U.S. officials, Israel is training and supporting Iranian terrorists who are trying to topple the Iranian government. Those Israeli-funded terrorists have faked documents to falsely indicate that Iran is building a nuclear bomb. 1 Israel has admitted to previous use of false …

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A history of the world: BRIC by BRIC

Goldman Sachs — via economist Jim O’Neill — invented the concept of a rising new bloc on the planet: BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). Some cynics couldn’t help calling it the “Bloody Ridiculous Investment Concept.” Not really. Goldman now expects the BRICS countries to account for almost 40% of global gross domestic product …

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CNN’s Wolf Blitzer pushes for more wars based on lies

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President George W. Bush’s national security advisor, Condi Rice, warned Americans that Saddam Hussein’s (nonexistent) weapons of mass destruction could result in a mushroom cloud going up over an American city. No such threat existed. But today a very real threat exists over all American cities, and the national security …

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