Search Results for: pentagon

#PrayForSyria: US airstrikes kill 36 civilians in Syrian village

US airstrikes Syria

US warplanes attacked the Syrian village of al-Khan today, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, killing at least 36 people, all of them civilians. Over a dozen other civilians are missing, and the toll is likely to rise. Though al-Khan is an ISIS-held village, the Syrian Observatory pointed out …

Read More »

CIA agents were told to ‘stand down’ in Benghazi

chris stevens us ambassador killed in libya

– Revelations shed new light on the effectiveness of the CIA at Benghazi and the level of support they were given. – When the CIA annex come under attack the field agents were denied a request for military help despite a counter terrorism team being two hours away in Italy. …

Read More »

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 459 civilians

US airstrike Syria civilians dead

U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The report by Airwars, a project aimed at tracking the international airstrikes targeting the extremists, said it believed 57 specific strikes killed civilians …

Read More »

Assange: Obama ‘corrupted the presidency’

Assange

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Exactly one year to the day after entering London’s Ecuadorian Embassy, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange lashed out at the Obama administration Wednesday over the White House’s ongoing pursuit of leakers. Citing the prosecution of alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning and the recent case of Edward Snowden, …

Read More »

Iraqi civilians: ‘America is providing ISIS with weapons & food’

US weapons air drop to ISIS

The people of Iraq are increasingly blaming the United States for the spread of ISIS in their country, a Wall Street Journal report reveals. While interviewing Iraqi refugees in a tent city in Baghdad, journalist Yaroslav Trofimov discovered that a growing number of residents believe ISIS is receiving direct support from the …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

China and Russia teaming up military forces against America

Vladimir Putin Xi Jinping

China has dispatched a convoy of warships for its first ever naval exercises in the Mediterranean, together with a Russian flotilla. The drills demonstrate a strengthening bond between Moscow and Beijing, who – despite having no formal military alliance – see their combined might as a counterbalance to US power. Both countries have …

Read More »

Government finally admits that 9/11 toxins caused cancers

group-firefighters-destroyed-world 9/11

The US government has decided to recognize around 50 different types of cancer that victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have been diagnosed with after more than a decade-long wait that has left hundreds dead without proper care or diagnosis. Civilians and first responders that survived the September 11, 2001 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

US military increases weapon airdrops to Syrian opposition

US weapons airdrops Syrian opposition ISIS

A growing number of opposition groups in Syria are getting increased weapons and ammunition supplies from the US Air Force to ‘fight ISIS’, according to US media reports citing the country’s military. The weapons are intended for opposition forces closing in on IS’s self-proclaimed capital Raqqa in Syria, USA Today …

Read More »

President Assad confirms: US regime is backing ISIS in Syria

syria-president-assad-united-states-backing-isis

Syrian President Bashar Assad says that US airstrikes which killed 62 Syrian government troops were “intentional” and they lasted for an hour. He added that the US “does not have the will” to join Russia in fighting terrorists in Syria. Speaking to the Associated Press in Damascus, the Syrian leader …

Read More »

US approves $1.15 billion sale of tanks and weapons to Saudi Arabia

Tanks Saudi Arabia weapons

The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other equipment, worth about $1.15 billion, to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The approval for land force equipment coincides with Saudi Arabia leading a military coalition in …

Read More »

9/11 anniversary: how the evidence was hidden and destroyed

911-anniversary-september-11-evidence

Presumption of a Cover-Up Judges and lawyers know that – if someone intentionally destroys evidence – he’s probably trying to hide his crime. American law has long recognized that destruction of evidence raises a presumption of guilt for the person who destroyed the evidence. So what does it mean when the US …

Read More »

US destroyed Africa’s wealthiest country, Libya

Libya destroyed US NATO

The United States and its allies are responsible for completely destroying Libya, perhaps the richest country with a highest standard of living in Africa, an American journalist and political analyst says. Don DeBar, an anti-war activist and radio host in New York, made the remarks in a phone interview with …

Read More »

US and Turkey caught covering up ISIS oil trade

Erdogan Obama Turkey United States ISIS

Both Ankara and Washington were obliged to inform the UN Security Council about ISIS illegally trafficking stolen oil, but didn’t, Russia’s UN envoy said in an interview, adding that this is against the UN resolution on financing terrorism. “We’ve got serious complaints about the implementation of [UN] resolution (#2199, banning …

Read More »