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Second Saudi Prince killed during crackdown

Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd

Following the death of Prince Mansour bin-Muqrin in a helicopter crash near the Yemen border yesterday, the Saudi Royal Court has confirmed the death of Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd – killed during a firefight as authorities attempted to arrest him. The death has been confirmed by the Saudi royal court. The …

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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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US government admits to killing four American citizens with drones

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US Attorney General Eric H. Holder United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009. It has been widely reported but rarely acknowledged in Washington that three US citizens — Samir Khan, Anwar al-Awlaki …

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Trump admin trying to start WW3, as Iran becomes latest target

Trump admin Rex Tillerson Iran WW3

The Trump administration is reviewing US policy towards Iran, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced, accusing Tehran of sponsoring terrorism and violence and destabilizing numerous countries in the Middle East. “Whether it be assassination attempts, support of weapons of mass destruction, deploying destabilizing militias, Iran spends its treasure and time …

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Manhattan explosion being used to coverup US war crime in Syria

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By Filip Karinja Before today’s explosion in Manhattan, the news for the day was of the United States airforce conducting four separate airstrikes on the Syrian army in Syria killing 62 soldiers and injuring 100 more. The soldiers, representing the elected Syrian government, where in battle against ISIS when the US war planes came …

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

Oliver Stone

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

Wolf Blitzer CNN

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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Obama nominates drone program proponent to head Homeland Security

Jeh Johnson

President Barack Obama has chosen a former Pentagon attorney who defended the extrajudicial killing of American citizens to man the helm of the United States Department of Homeland Security and replace outgoing Secretary Janet Napolitano. Jeh Johnson, a general counsel for the Pentagon during the president’s first term in office, …

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Another whistleblower dead: journalist Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings

Michael Hastings was working on a story about the CIA prior to his death, according to LA Weekly. “That Hastings had the Central Intelligence Agency in his sights is no surprise to those who knew his work,” writes Dennis Romero, adding that “the shadowy world of intelligence and off-the-record American …

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Ron Paul fears US might assassinate NSA leaker Snowden

Ron Paul

The United States government hasn’t revealed just yet how it will handle the case of Edward Snowden, but former congressman Ron Paul says he fears the Obama administration will resort to taking down the NSA leaker with a drone strike. Speaking to Fox Business News on Tuesday, the former Republican …

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As drone victims testified to Congress, Obama met the arms company which makes missiles for drones

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In an interesting spot, journalist Alice Ollstein today noted that, while Reprieve clients the Rehman family were testifying at Congress about the day a drone strike killed their grandmother in North-West Pakistan, President Obama was meeting the CEOs of arms companies including Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin. Both firms are involved in the manufacture of drones …

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Web inventor warns governments: Internet has no off switch

Tim Berners Lee Internet

Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the World Wide Web, on Wednesday warned governments that attempts to block the Internet were doomed to failure due to its scattered structure. Speaking at the launch of a league table showing which countries use the web most effectively, Berners-Lee said the lack of …

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Iran is preparing to ditch US dollar in international trade

Iran ditch US dollar international trade

After US President Donald Trump included Iran on a list of Muslim-majority countries facing a temporary immigration ban, Tehran responded by threatening to stop using the American dollar. Iran would either introduce a new common currency, in place of the US dollar, or use a portfolio of various currencies in foreign exchange and financial …

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WikiLeaks set to release game changing leaks in 2017

WikiLeaks 2017 leaks Julian Assange

Ahead of Jullian Assange’s interview tonight on Fox News with Sean Hannity, in which as we previewed last night the Wikileaks founder will again deny on the record that Russia was the source of hacked Democratic emails, stating that “our source is not the Russian government and it is not …

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Saudi empire headed for collapse

Saudi King Salman

For the past eight decades Saudi Arabia has been careful. Using its vast oil wealth, it’s quietly spread its ultra-conservative brand of Islam throughout the Muslim world, secretly undermined secular regimes in its region, and prudently kept to the shadows while others did the fighting and dying. It was Saudi money that …

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Australian military starts training on US Reaper drones

Reaper drones Australia

Australian air force personnel have begun training on armed drones in the United States, Australian defense officials said on Monday, less than a week after Washington said it would begin exporting the controversial weapons system. The U.S. State Department last week said it would allow exports of lethal military drones …

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