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Academi: Ex-Blackwater fined $7.5m over illegal arms trading

The American private military company Academi, formerly known as Blackwater, has just agreed to pay between $5 and $7.5 million in a settlement for illegal arms trading and operating in countries where sanctions prohibited it. It was accused by the US Justice Department of seventeen counts of selling arms and …

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Judge blocks portion of NDAA

Truthdig May 16, 2012 A federal judge Wednesday issued an injunction against a National Defense Authorization Act provision that grants the military the right to detain anyone it suspects of involvement in terrorism. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest ruled in favor of a group of plaintiffs, including Truthdig columnist Chris …

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UN and NATO teaming up with Al Qaeda in Syria

Well we first saw this get public attention when they teamed up in Libya, which they left the country in an absolute mess. Now they are repeating their strategic alliance in Syria. A photo published by French news agency AFP shows a Syrian rebel wearing the Al-Qaeda flag on his …

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Washington: ‘war on terror’ is permanent

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Senior Obama officials tell the US Senate: the ‘war’, in limitless form, will continue for ‘at least’ another decade – or two. Assistant Defense Secretary Michael Sheehan, right, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s May 16, 2013, hearing on the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force. Last October, …

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The 11th Anniversary of 9/11 – Paul Craig Roberts

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The article below was written for the Journal of 9/11 Studies for the eleventh anniversary of September 11, 2001, the day that terminated accountable government and American liberty. It is posted here with the agreement of the editors. In order to understand the improbability of the government’s explanation of 9/11, …

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Trump may send up to 50,000 troops to Syria, as war agenda rolls on

Trump points finger to head gun Syria

It appears that Mike Cernovich, who earlier this week wrote that Trump’s national security advisor, Gen. H.R.McMaster, was planning on sending as many as 150,000 troops to Syria, may have been right again. According to Bloomberg commentator Eli Lake, who has now made a habit of confirming Cernovich “conspiracy theories” …

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10 things you need to know about Syria

Syria before and after 10 things to know

Corporate media regularly attempts to present Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria as solely responsible for the ongoing conflict in the region. The media does report on events that contradict this narrative — albeit sparingly — but taken together, these underreported details shine a new light on the conflict. 10: Bashar …

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Sibel Edmonds: classified woman (enemy of the state #1)

Sibel Edmonds’ new book, Classified Woman, is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.  The experiences she recounts resemble K.’s trip to the castle, as told by Franz Kafka, only without the pleasantness and humanity. I’ve read a million reviews of nonfiction books about our government that …

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Israel seeks war on Iran to keep lid on 9/11

Israeli Connection to 9/11

Almost every politically-aware person on the planet is puzzled by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s bizarre obsession with Iran. Netanyahu is risking his political career, his reputation, and Israel’s future by intervening in the US presidential elections. He is using all of Zionism’s considerable might – including organized crime assets like …

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Let’s admit it: the US is at war in Yemen, too

Yemeni army soldiers celebrate Tuesday after taking the city of Zinjibar from al-Qaida militants. After years of sending drones and commandos into Pakistan, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta last week finally admitted the obvious: The US is “fighting a war” there. But American robots and special forces aren’t just targeting militants …

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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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10 reasons why the chemical attack in Syria was a false flag operation

10 reasons chemical attack Syria false flag

The sarin-gas attack story prompted the US missile strike on a Syrian runway. Here are the top ten reasons for doubting that story, and instead calling it a convenient pretext: ONE: Photos show rescue workers treating/decontaminating people injured or killed in the gas attack. The workers aren’t wearing gloves or …

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US bombs Syrian army killing 62 soldiers, injuring over 100

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US-led coalition jets have bombed Syrian government forces’ positions near the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, killing 62 troops and “paving the way” for Islamic State militants, the Syrian Army General Command told the state television. The bombing took place on al-Tharda Mountain in the region of Deir ez-Zor and …

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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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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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Snowden documents to be released in July to prevent a major war

Snowden bus

All of the National Security Agency files accessed by former contractor Edward Snowden could be published in the month of July if vaguely worded predictions tweeted this week from the digital library site Cryptome prove to be correct. A series of micro-messages published by the website — a portal for …

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