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Bradley Manning demands dismissal of his case due to inhuman punishment

Bradley Manning is expected to testify in a pretrial hearing that he has been punished illegally by being locked in solitary confinement. The whistleblower hopes that his inhumane punishment is grounds for having all charges against him dismissed. Manning, who is accused of sending classified information to WikiLeaks, will testify …

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Israeli bases ‘were filmed by drone’

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Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed yesterday. It was the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft. The …

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Majority in Turkey against war with Syria: Opinion poll

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A recent opinion poll has revealed that more than 75 percent of the Turkish people are against a war with neighboring Syria. The opinion poll was conducted by Metropol, an agency close to the Turkish government, and surveyed 3,000 respondents. Analysts believe that this majority is increasing further and there …

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Post Games UK: full-blown police state

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London that is widely known as a perfect example of surveillance society with its watchful CCTVs, is now a perfect example of a police state after the massive Olympics militarization, a fact even organizers implicitly acknowledge. Organizers decided earlier this year to dress the official mascot for the 2012 Olympics …

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Media promotes troops on American streets to “cut down on crime”

St. Louis residents praise sight of military vehicles in neighborhoods. Following reports last week that U.S. Army wheeled tanks would be rolling down residential streets and highways in St. Louis as part of a training program, local news media channels featured interviews with residents who praised the sight of troops …

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NATO to ban its Afghan forces from taking war-zone pics

No photos = No problem? NATO forces in southwestern Afghanistan will implement a total ban on soldiers’ taking personal photos during military operations. This comes in the wake of major scandals involving US servicemen being pictured with dead Taliban fighters. The ISAF command in Helmand province announced only official photos …

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Leaked U.S. Army document: re-education camps in America

Political activists would be pacified to sympathize with the government A leaked U.S. Army document prepared for the Department of Defense contains shocking plans for “political activists” to be pacified by “PSYOP officers” into developing an “appreciation of U.S. policies” while detained in prison camps inside the United States. The …

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Pills for war thrills: 110k US troops on prescribed meds

Thousands of US soldiers are going into battle fueled by all sorts of prescription medications, be they amphetamines, antidepressants, sedatives or others. Largely unmonitored consumption of drugs can lead to aberrant behavior and mental disorders. Over 110,000 American service personnel took prescribed medications in 2011 to battle through everyday military …

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Russia and China hold large-scale war games

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NATO to counter with E. European war games in November Pentagon intelligence agencies are closely watching Russian and Chinese war games now taking place in Europe and Asia involving tens of thousands of troops. Meanwhile, NATO military forces are set to conduct large-scale maneuvers in November that will be designed …

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Surprise drill: IDF gets ready for war

The Israeli Defense Force has begun surprise live-fire war games on the Golan Heights, bordering unstable Lebanon and Syria. Officially, the Israeli military is practicing combat readiness to repel possible sudden attack from Lebanon-based Hezbollah. The Chief of IDF General Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz ordered troops from the Northern …

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Russia’s new military doctrine lists NATO and US as threats

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Russia has adopted an updated version of its military doctrine, which reflects the emergence of new threats against its national security. NATO military buildup and American Prompt Global Strike concept are listed among them. The new doctrine was approved on Friday by President Vladimir Putin. Its core remains unchanged from …

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China declares Australia a military threat over US war pact

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China’s state-run media have declared Australia a threat to its national security, after Australia finalized a 25-year military pact with the United States. The United States currently has 1,200 troops from the Marine Corps and Air Force training with Australian troops for humanitarian and disaster relief. The defense agreement will …

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US proposes $1 billion in military and lethal aid to Ukraine

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The US House of Representatives introduced new legislation authorizing military and lethal aid to Ukraine through 2017, according to a US Congress announcement. “The Secretary of Defense is authorized, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to provide assistance, including training equipment, lethal weapons of a defensive nature, logistics support, supplies and services, and sustainment to the military and national security …

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CIA creating Manchurian Candidates

A group of US military veterans claim the government messed with their minds, implanted microchips and electrodes and conducting of mind control experiments. They are alleging top secret CIA, military and even university scientists experimented on them with the purpose implanting remote control devices in their brains to eventually turn …

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US military accused of stealing 50 tons of gold form Syria

US military steal 50 tons gold Syria

The U.S. Army is transferring tons of gold from Daesh-held areas in Syria to the U.S., multiple reports said. According to a source who spoke to Kurdish Bas News Agency, the U.S. forces transferred about 50 tons of gold from areas seized from Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria’s Deir el-Zour …

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