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Tony Blair and George Bush should face trial over Iraq war, says Desmond Tutu

Tony Blair and George Bush

Anti-apartheid hero attacks former prime minister over ‘double standards on war crimes’. Tony Blair has strongly contested Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s views. Archbishop Desmond Tutu has called for Tony Blair and George Bush to be hauled before the international criminal court in The Hague and delivered a damning critique of the physical and moral devastation caused by …

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13 most underreported news stories of 2013

Manning Assange Monsanto Swartz Gitmo

From Aaron Swartz to Assange, Monsanto to Manning, fracking fears, Iraq carnage and more, here are RT’s “Top 13 of 2013.” These vastly underreported stories are some of the biggest ones to fly under the mainstream media’s radar this year. The persecution and death of Aaron Swartz The visionary cofounder of …

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Media hype 9/11, ignore 1,000,000 Iraqi victims: Ahmadinejad

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has criticized Western media for creating hype over the September 11 attacks and ignoring more than one million victims of the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “The materialistic view of Zionists has destroyed the sacredness of media and today media no longer regulate the relations …

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Romney calls for ‘US-led world’

Romney

US Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney considers “American leadership” to best suit the international community. “The world needs American leadership…and I intend to be a president that provides the leadership that America respects and will keep us admired throughout the world,” Romney said at a Thursday campaign rally in the …

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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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France to fund and arm al-Qaeda in Syria

The French government has ignored the will of voters who ousted warmonger Nicolas Sarkozy in recent elections, and is continuing its unpopular military adventurism abroad as well as its support for militant terrorism across the Arab World. France has announced that it will be funding and arming terrorists operating along …

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Tapped communications confirm US is supplying ISIS

ISIS aided by United States

A commander of Iraq‘s popular forces disclosed that wiretapping of ISIS‘s communications has confirmed the reports that the US planes have been airdropping food and arms supplies for the Takfiri terrorists. “The wiretapped ISIL communications by Iraqi popular forces have revealed that the US planes have been dropping weapons and …

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US airstrikes in sovereign Syria an excuse to get at Assad

Obama speech

President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, Syria and “wherever they exist.” In a public address to the American people, President Obama announced that the US will “conduct a systematic …

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The Wars in the Middle East and North Africa are about oil

war for oil

The Iraq war was really about oil, according to Alan Greenspan, John McCain, George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, a high-level National Security Council officer and others. Dick Cheney made Iraqi’s oil fields a national security priority before 9/11. The Sunday Herald reported: Five months before September 11, the US advocated using force against Iraq … to secure control of …

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An American sniper responds to Hollywood’s “American Sniper”

Garett Reppenhagen sniper

No single service member has the monopoly on the war narrative. It will change depending on where you serve, when you were there, what your role was, and a few thousand other random elements. For the past 10 days, “American Sniper” has rallied crowds and broken box office records, but if you …

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Trump may send up to 50,000 troops to Syria, as war agenda rolls on

Trump points finger to head gun Syria

It appears that Mike Cernovich, who earlier this week wrote that Trump’s national security advisor, Gen. H.R.McMaster, was planning on sending as many as 150,000 troops to Syria, may have been right again. According to Bloomberg commentator Eli Lake, who has now made a habit of confirming Cernovich “conspiracy theories” …

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Russia: US knows ISIS positions but refuses to bomb them

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ISIS Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday the goal of the United States in Syria is different than what is publicly stated. He also said the coalition led by the U.S. knows the positions of ISIS in the country and is not targeting them. Lavrov told Channel One, the largest television …

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US weapons airdrop goes straight to ISIS….again!

US supplying ISIS with weapons

Iranian state media claims U.S. military aircraft have once again dropped weapons in areas held by the Islamic State. Iraqi volunteers fighting against IS in the Yathrib and Balad districts in Iraq’s Salahuddin Province reported the air drops. Iraq claims it now has the upper hand in the battle to …

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US-led ‘rebels’ using white phosphorous in Syria

White phosphorous Syria

US-led forces in Syria have been accused of dropping white phosphorous on districts in eastern Raqqa, as it battles to liberate the city from the Islamic State. Video footage released by Amaq, the news agency run by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil), appears to show the deadly …

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US imported terrorism to Middle East says new Philippine President

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accused the US of importing terror to the Middle East through its interventions, pointing to Iraq, Libya and Syria as examples. Speaking at an event being held in honor of the holy Islamic day of Eid’l Fit’r in Davao City on Friday, the leader challenged …

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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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US ambassador to UN admits the plan is to overthrow Assad

Samantha Power Obama

Editor’s note: the UK and US governments failed to get public and parliament/congress approval for war with Syria earlier this year with the chemical attacks which later turned out to be a false flag. So now they rebranded al qaeda to ISIS and are using it as the excuse to go inside Syria without approval …

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A map of all the countries the United States has invaded

Map countries invaded by USA

From Montezuma to the shores of Tripoli, the US has had a military presence across the world, from almost day one of her independence. What constitutes invasion? As one map below shows, the US has a military presence in much of the world without being an occupying force (though some would …

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