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Israel bombs Syrian airport in latest act of terrorism

Israel bombs Syria Mezzeh military airport terrorism

In the early hours of Friday morning, the Syrian Army reported that Israel had carried out missile strikes targeting the Mezzeh military airport southwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Syrian military command has since warned Tel Aviv that it may take retaliatory measures. Several explosions rocked the area near …

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Warcrimes: Israeli fighter jets drop bombs in Syria

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Israeli fighter jets targeted a military research center near Damascus early on Wednesday morning, the Syrian army said. The statement follows earlier reports of an Israeli airstrike on a convoy with Syrian weapons heading to Lebanon. The Syrian army’s general command has issued a statement, saying an airstrike was launched …

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Cold War 2.0 heating up

An emerging foreign policy trend is Cold War II.  The US military/security complex, with help from Obama and Hillary Clinton, is working overtime to revive the profitable long-term stalemate of the Cold War that lasted four decades from the Berlin airlift to the Reagan-Gorbachev accord. During this long period Congress …

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Rubicon: Trump administration crosses a Red Line in Syria

Rubicon Trump administration red line Syria

By Dr Leon Tressell Last week the American military fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syrian Shayat airforce base. President Trump ordered this in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhun. Without producing any evidence the Trump administration and its NATO allies …

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China joins Russia, Syria in fight against western backed ISIS

China aircraft carrier ISIS Syria

China will be helping out the Syrian government in the fight against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS) by sending “military advisers,” media reports have claimed. “The Chinese will be arriving in the coming weeks,” a Syrian army official told the Lebanon-based news website Al-Masdar Al-‘Arabi. The report claims that a Chinese naval …

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US soldiers raped at least 54 Colombian children with immunity

Colombian girls raped by US army

US soldiers and military contractors sexually abused more than 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007, according to a recently released historic document on the country’s conflict. The suspects have allegedly not been prosecuted due to immunity clauses in bilateral agreements. The 800-page independent historic report was commissioned by the Colombian government and rebel …

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Obama impeachment bill HR 107: now in congress

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Let the president be duly warned. Rep. Walter B. Jones Jr., R-N.C., has introduced a resolution declaring that should the president use offensive military force without authorization of an act of Congress, “it is the sense of Congress” that such an act would be “an impeachable high crime and misdemeanor.” …

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Switzerland prepares for mass civil unrest in Europe

Fears over race wars, economic fallout prompt new military battalions. Despite being one of the most stable and economically vibrant countries in the world, primarily as a result of its refusal to join the Euro, Switzerland is preparing for mass civil unrest in central Europe that could spill over its …

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Will the defeat of ISIS bring peace to Syria?

Defeat ISIS peace to Syria

The collapse of ISIS in northern and eastern Syria, as well as its impending eviction from Mosul in Iraq are celebrated by some commentators as the beginning of the end of the Syrian conflict. However, it could be argued that the impending demise of ISIS in Syria and Iraq represents merely …

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Gaza under Israeli attack

The IDF announces a widespread campaign on “terror targets” and begins bombing the Gaza Strip, preparing for a ground operation. This comes after the head of Hamas’ military wing Ahmed Jabari was killed in an Israeli airstrike. The operation, called “Pillar of Defense”, has been launched by the Israel military. …

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Africom: US to build new drone bases in Africa

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The US is planning to consolidate its position in Africa with a new drone outpost in Niger, with the stated purpose of providing unarmed surveillance support to French efforts in Mali and keeping tabs on al-Qaeda elements on the continent. The robotic unmanned aircraft would likely be based in Niger, …

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Obama prepares air strikes on Syria

Russia’s climbdown sets stage for regime change. President Barack Obama has told the US Navy and Air Force to prepare air strikes on Syria as part of a “no fly zone” that will be enforced with the aid of British and French military power, according to a report. [youtube height=”400″ …

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Legalised murder: US airforce kills 12 Afghan police

US airforce kills 12 Afghanistan police officers

Twelve Afghan security forces servicemen have been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, according to local police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi. Washington says the incident was a case of friendly fire. The US forces haven’t yet confirmed the number of casualties. The friendly-fire incident occurred in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province …

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High-tech US weapons used to target Russians in Syria

US weapons in Syria target Russians

New evidence strongly suggests that US-backed militants in Syria are using American weapons to target senior Russian military officials in the country, a new report says. The so-called Free Syrian Army has recently released video footage showing a laser-guided BGM-71 TOWs anti-tank missile being fired at a rooftop where unidentified military …

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Mercenaries operating in Yemen tied to Blackwater

Western mercenaries in Yemen

Receiving scant attention from Western mainstream media outlets except for a few notable exceptions, Americans and many alternative media outlets have remained ignorant to the fact that private mercenaries from Blackwater (aka Academi) appear to have been contracted by the GCC Gulf state feudal monarchies to assist in the military war of …

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A world on the verge of war?

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Here is a summary of where the world stands: – Unable to reach a compromise over the weekend, South Africa is now in an all out labor strike, with the police again firing rubber bullets at miners with lethal escalation guaranteed – Back from vacation, the once again penniless citizens of Spain, Greece, and Portugal …

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More soldiers die from suicide than combat

Another extremely sad revelation following a decade of war – new Pentagon statistics are showing that the military is losing an average of one soldier per day not to combat in Afghanistan, but to suicide. As of this writing, according to an Associated Press investigation, there have been 154 suicides …

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