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Celebrities take to YouTube to back Bradley Manning

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The protesters who descended on Fort Meade military base in Maryland to express frustration with the trial of Bradley Manning have been joined by major American celebrities and journalists, who are also rallying support for the Army whistleblower. Manning, 25, could spend the rest of his life in prison if …

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China warns Australia to choose “Godfather” – China or U.S.

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It is rare in diplomatic circles for governments to speak bluntly, particularly in the Orient, where manners are highly prized. The exceptions to this rule are retired military officers, who are often able to voice sentiments too impolitic for other channels. One of the more startling pronouncements in this vein …

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Is this the end of the internet? (SOPA, PIPA, ACTA and CISPA)

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt2Aag32jYg[/youtube] An onrush of condemnation and criticism kept the SOPA and PIPA acts from passing earlier this year, but US lawmakers have already authored another authoritarian bill that could give them free reign to creep the Web in the name of cybersecurity. As congressmen in Washington consider how …

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Impeach Obama 2012: national campaign begins

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b76mBlnm86w&context=C470815dADvjVQa1PpcFOVvqnVN23oid5OFVItiHgFoOHe4ADhzF8=[/youtube] Film director, producer, actor and writer Sean Stone has thrown his weight behind a resolution introduced in the House last month by North Carolina Republican Walter Jones. Resolution 107 states that should the president use offensive military force without the authorization of Congress that such an act would …

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US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 459 civilians

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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 …

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Assange: Obama ‘corrupted the presidency’

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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, …

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China and Russia teaming up military forces against America

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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 …

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Government finally admits that 9/11 toxins caused cancers

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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 …

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US mission in Benghazi was a CIA operation

When the bodies of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans killed in Benghazi, Libya, arrived at Andrews Air Force Base after the Sept. 11 attack, they were greeted by the president, the vice president and the secretaries of state and defense. Conspicuously absent was CIA Director David Petraeus. Officials …

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

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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 …

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Assad calls for US to stop funding and arming ISIS

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The fight against terrorism must begin by placing more pressure on those countries which are supporting and financing insurgents in Syria and Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad said while speaking with an Iraqi security official in Damascus. Assad’s comments were made during a Tuesday meeting with Iraq’s national security adviser, …

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12 ways tax payer money is being wasted in Afghanistan

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Everyone knows America’s campaign in Afghanistan has been an enormous foreign policy success. The Taliban harbored al-Qaeda before and after 9/11 so naturally, the US had to oust Mullah Omar and company on the way to chasing Osama bin Laden through the mountains whilst laying waste to whatever civilization existed …

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US pressing for war with China in the South China Sea

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The US is in a tough spot militarily. In Syria, Russia and Iran have taken advantage of the fact that the plan hatched by the West and its regional allies to destabilize the Assad government took far too long to develop. The idea was to foment discord and provide covert support …

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Iraqi army downs 2 UK planes delivering weapons to ISIS

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Iraq‘s army has shot down two British planes as they were carrying weapons for the ISIS terrorists in Al-Anbar province, a senior lawmaker disclosed on Monday. “The Iraqi Parliament’s National Security and Defense Committee has access to the photos of both planes that are British and have crashed while they …

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