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US planned to nuke the moon

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[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejWLfdCNpNM[/youtube]   The United States planned to carry out an explosion on the moon with a nuclear bomb during the cold war, according to reports. The secret project, dubbed ‘A Study of Lunar Research Flights’ or ‘Project A119’, was allegedly devised by US military chiefs at the height …

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US military to send 3000 troops to Peru

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Peruvians marched in the capital city Lima to protest the planned arrival of more than 3,000 US military personnel and the continued US military intervention in the South American country, local media reported on Thursday. The march began from the Plaza San Martin in central Lima and moved to the US embassy. Demonstrators …

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Portuguese Army marches against austerity

Thousands of soldiers in civilian dress have marched through Lisbon in protest of the austerity program that’s part and parcel of the country’s 2013 budget. An estimated 10,000 active and retired military personnel rallied against the “unjustified cutbacks,” calling for President Anibal Cavaco Silva to veto the controversial austerity budget …

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The four business gangs that run the US

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If you’ve ever suspected politics is increasingly being run in the interests of big business, I have news: Jeffrey Sachs, a highly respected economist from Columbia University, agrees with you – at least in respect of the United States. In his book, The Price of Civilisation, he says the US economy …

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NATO increases military presence on Russia’s borders

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The Pentagon has confirmed the military buildup along Russia’s borders to ensure long-term “peace and stability” in the region. Earlier Moscow accused NATO of a sharp increase in air activity and intelligence flights in the border zone. Replying to RIA Novosti’s query on the increased number of NATO flights around Russia’s borders, …

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Pentagon developing autonomous humanoid robots

Terminator

DARPA enlists makers of “BigDog” to construct machines that can think for themselves The Department of Defense has awarded a lucrative contract to an engineering and robotics design company to develop and build humanoid robots that can act intelligently without supervision. Boston Dynamics Inc. has been contracted by the Defense …

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Pentagon’s DARPA looking to create super soldiers

DARPA universal soldier

The US military’s future technology division is reportedly eyeing tampering with soldiers’ genes, allowing them to go for days without food or sleep and re-grow limbs lost in battle or due to landmines. Scientists at the Pentagon’s high-tech Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hope to find a way to affect …

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Clinton: Russia and China will ‘pay price’ for supporting Assad

Russia rejects in the strongest possible terms allegations that it supports President Assad in the Syrian conflict. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Moscow and Beijing must ‘pay a price’ for backing Assad. “I do not believe that Russia and China are paying any price at all – nothing at …

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Israel bombs 9 military targets inside Syria

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Nine Syrian military targets have been hit by Israeli jets and guided missiles, the IDF says, claiming it was a decisive response to a series of cross-border shootings to protect the citizens of Israel. The strikes on targets in Golan Heights were carried out shortly after midnight, Haaretz reports citing …

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

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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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TV stations to start using military drones

Camcopter S-100 Drone

The military uses unmanned aerial vehicles to strike insurgents without being detected, and the FAA will soon regulate UAVs in America for policing purposes. Is journalism next to embrace drone technology to stay, literally, on top of the news? The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to have guidelines for domestic …

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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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US military contractor caught on camera in Ukraine

US military in Ukraine

Following a disputed shelling in the strategic Ukrainian city of Mariupol last week, Obama said the United States will impose new sanctions on Russia. “We will continue to take the approach that we have taken in the past, which is to ratchet up the pressure on Russia,” Obama said during a news …

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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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Israelis protest against possible military strike on Iran

Israelis protest war on iran

Hundreds of Israelis have demonstrated in Tel Aviv to protest against a possible military strike on Iran and demand the resignation of Israeli premier and minister for military affairs. Carrying signs condemning any strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, the protesters gathered outside Minister for Military Affairs Ehud Barak’s residence on …

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Ron Paul: “Why I didn’t run as an independent”

Many have wondered if Ron Paul would have run as an independent. Here is his answer: “[I didn’t consider running as an independent because] it is absolutely not practical. This would have been a good year to have an alternative and you can’t get much of a showing either on …

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