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Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq "1,455,590"

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In U.S. War And Occupation Of Iraq 4,801

Number Of International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan : 3,487

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
$
1,757,070,379,323

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Obey: The Routine Of Obedience
 

"This film was absolutely WONDERFUL! It is inspiring and maddening"

Authority & Expectations
 

Smart and provocative young veteran, Wray Harris, unlocks the sufferings served by the Iraq war.
 

"I Am An American Indian Patriot"

"We live in a prisoner of war camp, that's why they call it a reservation"
 

A Pantomime World

By Adam Curtis

A fake bubble of certainty that has imprisoned us in the west - and is now preventing us from understanding what is really going on in the world outside.

The Power of Nightmares

By Adam Curtis

In the past our politicians offered us dreams of a better world. Now they promise to protect us from nightmares.

“How we can solve the Palestinian-Israeli problem”,
 
  “I simply got tired of western mainstream media presenting the Palestinian-Israeli issue as being complex."

Miko Peled Debunks Jewish Myths

"If Anybody here, came hoping to hear a balanced presentation, then they are going to be sorely disappointed.

"Political Fraud"

Indoctrination By Propaganda Works

Lifting the Veil:
Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy


This film explores the historical role of the Democratic Party as the “graveyard of social movements”.

Surviving Progress

The film connects financial collapse, growing inequality and global oligarchy with the sustainability of mankind itself.

Let Your Life Be a Friction to Stop the Machine

A brief and crucial history of the United States

The Most Honest Three and a Half Minutes of Television. Ever......?

Scene of the new HBO series The Newsroom.

U.S. Helicopter Blasts Afghan Man to Pieces...
As The Pilot Sings 'Bye, Bye Miss American Pie'


It is the horrific moment an Afghan man is blown apart by a US missile.

The Power Principle

Simply brilliant. - This is probably the best film ever made about American foreign policy.

Managing Public Perception - Psywar

The real battlefield is your mind.

The Century of the Self

How politicians and business learned to create and manipulate mass-consumer society.

Why We Fight

What are the forces that shape and propel American militarism?

Norman Finkelstein: American Radical

Probing, definitive documentary about Jewish-American political scientist Norman Finkelstein

Stop the Machine!!!!!:
 
A brief and crucial history of the United States.

The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis

Bill Moyer's 1987 scathing critique of the criminal subterfuge carried out by the Executive Branch of the United States Government

Lives In The Balance : Jackson Browne

"You might ask what it takes to remember
When you know that you've seen it before
Where a government lies to a people
And a country is drifting to war "

American Drug War - The Last White Hope

How money, power and greed have corrupted not just drug pushers and dope fiends, but an entire government.

 
How American News Media Works In Favor Of Israel
 
The Fourth World War

Documentary of radical resistance to global capitalism

 
The Israel Lobby

Does the United States in fact keep Israel on its feet? And how long will it continue to do so?

 
John Pilger: 'The War on Democracy'

The story of great power behind its venerable myths. It allows us to understand the true nature of the so-called war on terror".

 
Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire

Dick Cheney reveals the reasons why invading Baghdad and toppling Saddam Hussein wouldn't be a great idea.

 
Poison DUst

Poison DUst tells the story of young soldiers who thought they came home safely from the war, but didn't.

 
John Pilger: Truth Game

The worldwide propaganda surrounding the nuclear arms race is scrutinised.

 
The Road To Guantanamo

Three young British Muslims tell the story of how they came to be in US custody at Guantánamo for over two years, and discuss the Kafkaesque horrors that awaited them there

 

"I Witnessed The Degradation And Murder Of Detainees":

A prisoner of the "war on terror" disturbing allegations of mistreatment and murder.

 
Global Dimming

It reveals that we may have grossly underestimated the speed at which our climate is changing. At its heart is a deadly new phenomenon.

 
 An Inconvenient Truth

Al Gore's Documentary on the dangers of climate change and global warming

 

America Freedom to Fascism

Startling facts about our laws, raising critical issues that Americans must consider if they are to be a free people.


 

Despotism & Democracy : Video

Explains how societies and nations can be measured by the degree that power is concentrated and respect for the individual is restricted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kremlin Advisor Reveals 'Cure For US Aggression'
By Sergey Konkov
The only way to stop the United States’ aggression is to get rid of dollar addiction, a Kremlin advisor said on Friday. - Continue

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Former Israeli Defense Minister Confirms Israeli Collaboration With ISIS In Syria
By Richard Silverstein
No Israeli till now has admitted it has forged an alliance with ISIS. - Continue

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The Voyage of the Good Ship Carl Vinson
By Ken Meyercord
The true significance of the mix-up over the wanderings of the USS Carl Vinson has been entirely missed, even by the alternative media.. - Continue

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First Transgender President: Trump Becomes Hillary
By Fred Reed
The election was a choice between fetor and a lunatic. We chose the lunatic. - Continue

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Psychiatrists at Yale Just Warned There Is Something Seriously Wrong with Trump
By Anti-Media
“I’ve worked with murderers and rapists. I can recognize dangerousness from a mile away." - Continue

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Kleptocracy?: How Ivanka & Jared Kushner Profit from Their Roles in the White House
Don't Miss This - By Democracy Now!
The White House is turning into the Kushner piggy bank and the Trump piggy bank.and it’s outrageous. - Continue

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VIDEO: iPhones Are iSpies – Wikileaks “Vault 7” Revelations Continue To Terrify
By Roqayah Chamseddine
The CIA ensures that it can hack everyone. - Continue

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Iraq: 35 IS terrorists killed, 2 hideouts destroyed west of Anbar: The operation resulted in the killing of 14 terrorists of the Islamic State, the statement added. Also, an international coalition air strike destroyed two hideouts and killed 21 terrorists in Rawa District.

Three Iraqi policemen killed in suicide attack south of Mosul: It is the first major attack targeting government forces in this area since those forces took it back in February, four months after launching an offensive on Mosul.

ISIS suicide attack kills dozen of Kurdish fighters in Syria’s Raqqa: ISIS is desperately defending its de-facto capital against a wide-scale military campaign led by the predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)

Russian raid kills 7 in Syria's Idlib: Report: At least seven civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Sunday, according to a local civil defense official.

ISIS/Al-qaeda airforce: Israel attack kills 3 pro-government forces in Syria; : Three members of the pro-government NDF were reportedly killed while two were wounded; an unnamed militia official was quoted as saying by news agency AFP.

Deadly Israeli attacks target Syria's Quneitra province: Israeli forces have attacked pro-Syrian government groups in the countryside of Quneitra, two days after carrying out similar strikes in the same region.

Army expands control in northern countryside of Hama, targets terrorists in other areas: Army and Armed Forces units on Saturday made new advances in its ongoing military operations against Jabhat al-Nusra and terror groups affiliated to it in the northern countryside of Hama province.

US Spying Drone Shot Down with Russian-Made Missile over Syria: The Russian-language Vestnik Mordovieh daily quoted military experts as saying that the Syrian air defense units intercepted and targeted a Predator reconnaissance drone of the US over the province of Lattakia.

Theodore A. Postol: Evidence Against ‘Sarin Attack’ Remains Convincing; These new details are even more problematic.

Yemen: Seven soldiers killed, 15 wounded in landmines blast: Seven Yemeni soldiers were killed and 15 others wounded Sunday when a shipment of landmines accidentally exploded in the southern port city of Aden, emergency and health officials said.

US kills three alleged al-Qaida operatives in Yemen – report: Their bodies were not immediately identified.

Israel-Europe gas deal sparks criticism: Palestinians living under occupation will 'continue to be further brutalised' by expansion of Israel's gas industry.

Netanyahu’s wife to be indicted over corruption charges : The indictment is related to the case referred to by the media as the prime minister’s real estate on which Sara Netanyahu was investigated over her alleged use of state funds for private spending.

Shabaab Bombing Kills Six Soldiers in Somalia: At least six soldiers were killed in Somalia semi autonomous Puntland region on Sunday when a military vehicle struck a roadside bomb. Another eight were injured, a military official told Reuters.

Trump’s offensive to ‘wipe out’ al-Shabaab threatens more pain for Somalis: A new US-backed military offensive in Somalia could undermine the massive international effort to help millions of people threatened by the worst drought there in more than 40 years

Airstrikes kill five Al-Qaeda members in Afghanistan’s Zabul province: Five Al-Qaeda members and five Taliban insurgents, including a local commander of the group identified as Mullah Noor Agha, were among those killed in the airstrikes carried out in the past 24 hours

Four Pakistani soldiers killed in roadside bomb blast: Local police official Mir Aslam said the bomb exploded as a patrol passed through the town of Turbat in Baluchistan province, which borders both Afghanistan and Iran.

Al Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri in Karachi? Here's why the ISI could be hiding him: A news report has claimed that Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the world's most wanted "terrorists", could be in Karachi, under the watchful eyes of the notorious ISI.

North Korea: 'US has now gone seriously mad'; US officials have repeatedly warned "all options are on the table" - including military strikes - to curb the North's nuclear ambitions.

The power of U.S. propaganda; Which Country Is America’s Biggest Enemy?: Americans viewed North Korea as an enemy than any other country, with the Hermit Kingdom being ranked as an “enemy” by 57% of respondents

China to build 6 aircraft carriers and new bases in every continent to command seas: It is hoping to build 10 more bases for the six carriers around "friendly" countries in every continent, state media reported on Friday (21 April).

China's debt is 250% of GDP and 'could be fatal', says government expert: Defaults in the hugely indebted corporate sector could derail state-owned banks, triggering a systemic crisis, economist says

Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote: Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are set to face each other in a May 7 runoff for the French presidency after coming first and second in Sunday's first round of voting

France votes in tight presidential race; Any two of the four leading candidates could reach the second round in a vote that may determine the fate of the EU.

Watch Live: French presidential election, 2017: France 24 live

Here’s Your Guide to Understanding Protest Deaths in Venezuela; Right-wing protesters are carrying out a campaign of terrorism against the government and the Venezuelan people.

Yesterday’s Broad Power Outage Likely Caused By Geomagnetic Storm: A moderate (G2) geomagnetic storm is currently in progress thanks to a high speed solar wind stream above 700 km/s.

Operation Gotham Shield: U.S. Gov’t To “Simulate Nuke Blast Over Manhattan” ; A general alert is out for something major in the near or immediate future. Hopefully, it is just another false alarm, instead of another false flag. Either way, danger is at hand.

What is Operation Gotham Shield?: Operation Gotham Shield is a legitimate and routine multi-agency and organization disaster drill scheduled in New York and New Jersey in late April 2017.

Visualizing The Collapse Of The Middle Class In 20 Major U.S. Cities; In 1971, the middle class made up 61% of the adult population, and by 2014 it accounted for less than 50%.

Mental health experts say President is 'paranoid and delusional'; Donald Trump has a “dangerous mental illness” and is not fit to lead the US, a group of psychiatrists has warned during a conference at Yale University.

 

April 22, 2017

Why Does North Korea Want Nukes?
By Paul Atwood
Under no circumstances could any westerner reasonably expect, that the North Korean regime would simply submit to any ultimatums by the US. - Continue

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Why Washington is Terrified of Russia, China
By Pepe Escobar
How the partnership works in practice, and why Washington is clueless on how to deal with it. - Continue

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US Issues War Threat Against Iran
By Bill Van Auken
The hypocrisy of Washington’s labeling Iran as a sponsor of terrorism and the source of all “trouble in the region” is shameless. - Continue

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Bannon Down, Pentagon Up, Neocons In?
By Jim Lobe
The military’s emergence—at least, for now—has a number of implications, some favorable to neocons. - Continue

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US 'Deep State' Sold Out Counter-terrorism to Keep Itself in Business
By Gareth Porter
The whole war on terrorism has been, in effect, a bait-and-switch operation from the beginning. - Continue

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The Peace Commandment
By Philip A. Farruggio
We Americans should finally come to grips with the hype and spin about our beloved nation being the 'good guy' of the world. - Continue

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Is Zionism Antisemitic?
By Leon Rosselson
The collaboration in the 1930s between Zionist leaders and Nazi apparatchiks, like Eichmann, is a historical fact. - Continue

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42 civilians executed over refusal to join IS in Mosul: “The militants in Mosul are looking for women to get them involved in the so-called jihadul Nikah [sexual jihad],” the source said. “IS kills whoever refuses to join.”

Islamic State killed 15 civilians who declined to allow snipers at home in Mosul; Islamic State militants have killed 15 civilians in western Mosul for refusing to allow the group’s snipers to position or erect rocket launchers above their residences

Islamic State moves caliphate to new capital in Syria; Military officials said that the Islamic State group is now stationed in Deir ez-Zour Province, south of Raqqa, while hundreds of the terrorist group were seen leaving Raqqa, in the last two months.

Russia snubbed by US in Syria chemical weapons probe: Russia has told the United States it regrets Washington's opposition to letting its inspectors take part in an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the foreign ministry said on Friday.

Assad: West Blocks Probe as It Would Show Idlib 'Attack', US Strike 'False Flag': "We formally sent a letter to the United Nations, we asked them in that letter to send a delegation in order to investigate what happened in Khan Shaykhun," Assad said in an interview.

Over 40 Saudi-backed fighters killed in southwest Yemen: In a unique operation launched on Friday by the Yemeni army troops near the port city of Mocha in Taiz, 40 mercenaries of the fugitive former President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh, were killed

Two Turkish soldiers among 8 killed in clash with Kurdish militants: army: The firefight occurred in the Uludere district of Sirnak province, a military statement said.

Russian Gas Pipeline To Europe by 2018: Russia's gas giant Gazprom intends to completely abandon gas supplies to Europe through Ukraine after 2018 with the help of a new pipeline to Turkey.

Rights group: Halt Egypt aid over video showing executions; Human Rights Watch said members of Egyptian military intelligence are shown directing executions before placing rifles next to bodies to depict the dead as militants killed in a raid.

Mad dog meets Israeli war criminal: Netanyahu Meets Mattis, Lauds 'Change in U.S. Leadership, Policy' in Mideast: Meeting took place after U.S. defense chief Mattis sat down with Israeli counterpart in Tel Aviv, said Iran continues to "threaten" Israel with ballistic missiles

Over Passover, settlers attacked three grandmothers. I was one of them: We, three women in our 60s and 70s, wanted to see the settlement reality for ourselves. We got a smaller but bitter taste of the violence and hatred Palestinians in the area experience as routine.

More fake anti-Semitism: Man charged with making threatening anti-Semitic calls to Jewish centers: The 18-year-old man living in Israel has duel Israeli and U.S. citizenship. The calls to the Jewish community centers and schools stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism and led to campus evacuations.

Afghanistan; Deadly Taliban attack on army base kills 140 : Fighters dressed in military uniforms attack major army base in Balkh province as soldiers leave Friday prayers.

Afghanistan: Mad dog won't count dead bodies: Mattis On MOAB: Troops Should Be Making Dead Bodies Not Counting Them

N.Korea ; Ready to respond to US aggression: The statement added that North Korea is a peace-loving country but also a nuclear power that is unafraid of war and would not hesitate to exercise all options for a counter-attack.

Blunt North Korea warning to Australia : "If Australia persists in following the US moves to isolate and stifle the DPRK and remains a shock brigade of the US master, this will be a suicidal act of coming within the range of the nuclear strike of the strategic force of the DPRK," the report said.

North Korea claims the U.S. is working on an alleged biochemical weapons attack: N Korea says evidence had been uncovered that the U.S. transported chemical weapons to the South Korean port city of Busan in preparation for war.

Protestors demand end to US-Australia war alliance: An emergency protest organised by Sydney Stop the War Coalition, held as the US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Sydney on April 21, drew a range of networks concerned about old and new — possibly — nuclear wars.

Tear gas, smoke grenades & flares: Violence erupts at Paris protest day before election (VIDEO): Members of dozens of French unions and civil groups have taken to the streets of Paris ahead of Sunday’s presidential vote, protesting what they call a “political masquerade.”

France on edge as presidential vote looms: Nearly a quarter of voters are still undecided, and surveys showed until now that the French are more concerned about jobs and the economy than terrorism

France's Fillon says Russia, U.S, Europe must act together against Islamic State: Presidential candidate Francois Fillon said on Friday that, if elected president, he would seek to create a global coalition including the United States and Russia to fight "Islamist totalitarianism."

Rotten to the core: Clintons' charities got £50million of British aid cash: UK government accused of trying to buy influence with US power family

Trump on US charging Julian Assange: 'It's OK with me'; Donald Trump, who once told supporters “I love WikiLeaks”, has said “it’s OK with me” if the Justice Department wants to charge Julian Assange.

Death toll jumps to 20 in Venezuela protests: "The police were firing tear gas, armed civilians were shooting guns at buildings. My family and I threw ourselves to the floor. It was horrible," he told AFP.

Venezuela Issues Arrest Warrants for 15 Soldiers Tied to Fatal Shooting: All 15 soldiers now face allegations of involvement in the killing of opposition demonstrator Gruseny Antonio Canelon. The 32 year old protester died, after being shot during a demonstration

Why people are marching for science: ‘There is no Planet B’: The Washington march may have been the biggest gathering — organizers received a permit for up to 75,000 people — but there were similar events in more than 600 cities on six continents.

Fact or fiction: Cyber Attack Fears As MULTIPLE CITIES HIT With Simultaneous Power Grid Failures: The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.

April 21, 2017

After “Liberation,” U.S. To Give Control Of Raqqa To Rebels, Not Syrian Government
By Whitney Webb
Fighting terrorism is merely a cover for a very different type of operation. - Continue

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Terrorists Are Terrorists and Not “Rebels” in Syria
By Stephen Lendman
Waging war depends on disinformation, deception and Big Lies – used to justify the unjustifiable. - Continue

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Trump Versus Trump on Undeclared Mideast Wars
By Bill Walker
It is time "for people of conscience in the U.S. to step forward and demand an end to the murder of the Afghan people" - Continue

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Trump – in North Korea You will be Murdering Human Beings!
Must Read - By Andre Vltchek
The DPRK has never attacked anybody. The United States, has attacked dozens of countries, robbed millions of people of life, and raped freedom. - Continue

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Would China Strike North Korea?
By Finian Cunningham
Rather than waiting to respond to events, it may be speculated that China is preparing to take the initiative. . - Continue

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What's Worse? U.S. Dropping 'Mother of All Bombs' or That 70% of Americans Approve
By Deirdre Fulton
It is time "for people of conscience in the U.S. to step forward and demand an end to the murder of the Afghan people" - Continue

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Why Not a Probe of ‘Israel-gate’?
By Robert Parry
If anyone mentions the truth about Israel’s clout, the person is immediately smeared as “anti-Semitic” - Continue

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Arresting Julian Assange is a Priority, Says US Attorney General
By David Smith
Authorities have prepared charges against Assange. - Continue

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If This Is Freedom and Democracy, What Is Tyranny?
By Paul Craig Roberts
The raw, ugly, but true fact is that “our” government has destroyed American liberty. - Continue

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DHS Head to America: Shut Up, Be Terrified, and Do What You’re Told
By Scott Shackford
It is time "for people of conscience in the U.S. to step forward and demand an end to the murder of the Afghan people" - Continue

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International Collaboration to End Violence
By Robert J. Burrowes
While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another, a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. - Continue

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37 killed in clashes: At least 37 people were killed on Thursday in clashes between the Syrian army and rebel and Islamic factions in Syria’s Hama province

Al-Qaeda mourns scores of fallen fighters killed by the Syrian Army in rural Hama; The battle for Taibat Al-Imam proved costly for Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) as dozens of its combattants paid the ultimate price amid the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) takeover of the imperative town, located along the M5 highway in northern Hama.

Video: Foreign Powers to Increase Support to Al Qaeda Militants in Syria: These developments clearly show that foreign sponsors of various factions involved in the war are increasing their activity in Syria ahead of the expected division of spheres of influence after the collapse of ISIS.

OPCW’s block of on-site probe shows Western powers now aiming to oust Assad – Lavrov: “Our proposal that experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons [OPCW] visit the sites of the suspected chemical attack in Syria was blocked by Western delegations without any explanations,” Lavrov said.

Syria; Investigators Claim U.S. Failed To Prevent Civilian Casualties: Human Rights Watch, Forensic Architecture and Bellingcat, have investigated the U.S.-coalition bombing of a mosque in Syria last month. All found that the U.S. failed to prevent civilian casualties and suggested the attack could constitute a war crime.

Turkey at 'Final Stage' With Russia Over S-400 Missile System: Defense Minister: NATO member Turkey in 2015 canceled a $3.4 billion tender for a long-range missile defense system that had been provisionally awarded to China.

Watch: Egyptian soldiers executing prisoners in Sinai province : A leaked video purportedly showing soldiers executing detainees and then staging the event to make it appear as if they died in a gun battle.

Kenyan troops kill 52 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia: military: Officials say Kenyan troops taking part in an AU mission in Somalia have attacked an al-Shabab camp in the south, killing 52 militants. Kenya has claimed several recent successes against the group.

Oil companies exploiting famine and financial ruin in South Sudan: South Sudan’s vulnerable financial state is making the civil-war-torn state easy prey for opportunistic oil and gas companies that could be offering Juba a fraction of the energy profits they would earn under stable circumstances.

More than 50 Afghan soldiers killed by Taliban suicide attackers at army base: Men disguised themselves as army personnel and passed first security gate before one blew himself up at second gate and another attacked dining facility

Taliban attacks key military base in north Afghanistan: Assault kills at least eight soldiers on a major army base in Balkh province during Friday prayers.

Russia ‘moves troops and equipment’ to North Korea border: Russia has moved heavy military equipment towards its border with North Korea amid mounting fears of a military clash between Pyongyang and the United States over the North’s nuclear program.

Jehovah’s Witnesses banned as ‘extremist’ in Russia, property to be seized – court decision : Judge Yury Ivanenko ruled that all 395 branches of the religious group on Russian territory are subject to disbandment and the property is to be forfeited to the state.

ISIS claims credit for fatal Paris attack: ISIS has said it was behind the shooting in Paris that left at least one police officer dead and two others gravely wounded in the heart of Paris.The assailant was shot dead by police in an exchange of gunfire on the Champs Elysees.

Paris shooting: Marine Le Pen calls for all French terror suspects to be expelled after Champs Elysees attack

Trump Hopes Paris Attack Boosts Le Pen, One Day After Obama Calls Macron: Among those apparently rooting for French voters to be terrorized into voting for the ultra-nationalist Le Pen is Donald Trump, who continues to see the presidency as a vehicle for his amateur political punditry.

Venezuelan authorities say 12 killed, 6 injured in overnight violence

Venezuela Is in a 'Great Battle Against Revived Fascism': Former OAS Ambassador

Vacation’s Over: Obama Returns to Public Life Next Week: Barack Obama’s extended post-presidential vacation is about to end. After spending weeks in French Polynesia — including time on the yacht of the movie mogul David Geffen along with Bruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey

The Hunger President; As famine descends on a huge swath of the globe, the White House is rolling back aid, ramping up conflict, and risking more climate chaos.

Freed Egyptian American prisoner returns home following Trump intervention: The couple and their co-workers had been incarcerated since May 1, 2014, on child abuse and trafficking charges

Trump Administration Ramps Up Threat to Prosecute Immigrant Parents: The Trump administration is doubling down on a controversial plan to prosecute immigrant parents who pay to have their children smuggled into the U.S.

Trial and Terror; The U.S. government has prosecuted 796 people for terrorism since the 9/11 attacks. Most of them never even got close to committing an act of violence.

Fear rules Washington: White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently: The closure will “lessen the possibility of individuals illegally accessing the White House grounds,” Secret Service Communications Director Cathy Milhoan said.

Uninsured Americans Are Just 1 Traumatic Injury Away From Financial Ruin: “We’re getting better at trauma, and they’re going home financially ruined,” Scott said in a phone interview.

April 20, 2017

Trump's Missile Attack on Syria Justified With Fake Intelligence, Experts Say
By Steven Rosenfeld
Echoes of George W. Bush's disastrous invasion of Iraq. - Continue

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U.S. Not Outraged With Terrorist Who Lured Children With Food, Then Blew Them Up”
By Eva Bartlett
“The United States, referring to terrorists as ‘freedom fighters’, ‘rebels’ or ‘moderates". - Continue

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The World Worries That Washington Has Nuclear Weapons
By Paul Craig Roberts
It will be Washington, not North Korea, Iran, Russia, or China, that brings life on earth to an end. - Continue

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Barf Alert
Lindsey Graham Is The Happiest Dude In America Now Thanks To Trump
2 Minute Video
- Warning - Watching this video may make you puke. - Continue

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The Democratic Party’s Anti-Bernie Elites Have a Huge Stake in Blaming Russia
By Norman Solomon
What’s at stake includes the imperative of preventing a military clash between the world’s two nuclear superpowers. - Continue

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Julian Assange Strikes Back at CIA Director and Talks Trump, Russia, and Hillary Clinton
By Jeremy Scahill
Assange said Pompeo appeared to be issuing a threat. “It’s quite a menacing statement that he does need to clarify,” - Continue

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37 killed in Syria clashes: At least 37 people were killed on Thursday in clashes between the Syrian army and rebel and Islamic factions in Syria's Hama province

Syrian girl horrifically injured in a bus bomb attack that killed 126 people turns and SMILES at the camera: A bomb in a bus convoy on Saturday killed 126 people, 60 of them children. This little girl was injured and was being taken to hospital by ambulance

'Horrific fate': Attackers lured children ahead of bus blast in Syria - Aleppo attack witnesses ; Watch: Eyewitnesses to the bomb attack on a refugee convoy near Aleppo that killed dozens of children said the militants lured people out of the vehicles with snacks before the explosion

Russian military adviser killed in Syria; Maj. Sergey Bordov was killed when the Syrian army unit he was advising was attacked by "militants," the ministry said.

Syria moves aircraft to Russian airbase, say US officials: Intermingling Syrian forces with Russia's was a logical next step for the government, expert says

Reports About Capture of Daesh Leader Baghdadi Not True - Syrian President Assad: A number of media outlets earlier reported that al-Baghdadi had been detained in Syria near the border with Iraq.

Australian soldiers caught up in Islamic State chemical attack in Mosul; There were reports of two separate IS gas attacks in as many days over the weekend, but it is not clear if the Australian advisers were involved in either of those attacks.

Iraqis, US play down ISIS chemical weapons attacks: “multiple gas attacks did take place over the past week and that the military casualties were not known,” but that coverage on the issue was being squashed.

Iraqi forces retake more areas in west Mosul; Iraqi forces retook two more neighbourhoods in west Mosul on Thursday, tightening the noose around jihadists holed up in the Old City, commanders said

UN urges Saudi coalition not to bomb Yemeni port: "This port is the most essential, the most crucial part of our ability to feed people and get medical services" into Yemen

Saudi 'should be blacklisted' over Yemen hospital attacks; Save the Children and Watchlist detail how attacks on hospitals and doctors, and the blocking of aid, are affecting children.

Are you f***ing kidding me? US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for (killing civilians) Yemen efforts; The U.S. already is helping the Saudis by providing intelligence and aerial refueling of their combat aircraft. But the "coalition", has failed to defeat the rebels known as the Houthis.

Demonizing Iran: US accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' amid nuclear tensions: The US secretary of state has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" aimed at destabilising the Middle East and undermining America's interests.

More propaganda; Haley Says Iran, Not Israel, Bears Blame for Middle East Crisis: “If we are speaking honestly about conflict in the Middle East, we need to start with the chief culprit, Iran, and its partner militia, Hezbollah,” Haley told the Security Council Thursday.

Iran foreign minister says US must meet own obligations for nuclear deal; Zarif also addressed Tillerson's terrorism charge: "Worn-out US accusations can't mask its admission of Iran's compliance w/ JCPOA."

Afghanistan; US troops battle ISIS near site of MOAB strike: US troops are still engaged in a battle with suspected Daesh fighters near the site where a the GBU-43 Massive ordnance Air Blast bomb was dropped in eastern Afghanistan last week, US military official.

US Vice President spews more propaganda: Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready’ ; "North Korea is the most dangerous and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific," he said.

Fact or fiction? North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike' as U.S. plans next move: The North has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology.

Chinese Bombers ‘On High Alert’ For Possible ‘North Korea Contingency’: The U.S. has detected signs that China is preparing for a military crisis on the peninsula, a U.S. defense official revealed Thursday.

U.S. sends nuclear sniffer plane to Korea: source; The U.S. Air Force dispatched a nuclear sniffer aircraft Thursday to the east of the Korean Peninsula amid the possibility of North Korea's imminent nuclear test, a government source said.

More propaganda, lies and distortion: U.S. May Not Be Able to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles, Say Experts: Top generals have been insisting for years that if North Korea launched a missile at the United States, the U.S military would be able to shoot it down.

Police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting; A person who fired on police on the Champs-Elysees shopping boulevard just days ahead of France's presidential election has been killed, the source said. A police source also said there had been two assailants,

Dozens of refugees found dead in drifting boat off Libyan coast; Fishermen found the bodies of 28 people, including four children, in waters off the coast of Libya after nearly 9000 mainly African migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean over the Easter weekend.

Child Refugees Sell Bodies to Pay Smugglers in Europe: Report: Child refugees in Greece are being sexually exploited on an unprecedented scale as they desperately seek to reach northern Europe, according to a new report by Harvard University.

Iraqi man 'bound, hooded and locked in plane toilet' during forced UK removal: Asylum seeker Aras Ismail says he was injured in removal from Britain to Iraq, where he fears for his life in war with Islamic State

Julian Assange Speaks Out as Trump’s CIA Director Threatens to “End” WikiLeaks: Julian Assange hits back at Trump’s CIA director Mike Pompeo after he accused WikiLeaks of being a “hostile nonstate intelligence agency”

Chavistas Flood Caracas in Mega Anti-Imperialist March: President Nicolas Maduro addressed the beaming faces, teary eyes and attentive stares. He said that “peace has triumphed again over the right-wing attempts to sow terrorism in the country.”

Massive protests in Venezuela lead to violence, uncertainty: Even before the last protestors had made it home Wednesday night, the opposition was calling for more protests on Thursday, as it tries to force the socialist administration to call new elections.

Venezuela: Thousands March in Opposing Pro, Anti-Govt Rallies: IN PICTURES: Demonstrators filled the streets of Caracas to speak up for and against the government

Tillerson Warns Venezuela Against 'Silencing Opposition': "We are concerned that the government of Maduro is violating its own constitution and is not allowing the opposition to ... organize in a way that expresses the views of the Venezuelan people," Tillerson said.

The majority of Americans (65%) are losing sleep over money issues: Americans are more stressed than ever — and for most of them, their bank accounts are to blame.

 

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By Finian Cunningham

The conflict emanates from Washington and is perpetuated by Washington. Why? To justify what would otherwise be seen as simply outrageous US militarism in the Asia Pacific.

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

America's War for Global Domination: by Michel Chossudovsky

The wars on Afghanistan and Iraq are part of a broader military agenda, which was launched at the end of the Cold War. The ongoing war agenda is a continuation of the 1991 Gulf War and the NATO led wars on Yugoslavia (1991-2001).
 

The Plan is for the United States to rule the world: By David Armstrong

The overt theme is unilateralism, but it is ultimately a story of domination. It calls for the United States to maintain its overwhelming military superiority and prevent new rivals from rising up to challenge it on the world stage.
 

Lets Not Forget: Bush Planned Iraq 'Regime Change' Before Becoming President - By Neil Mackay

A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
 

The president's real goal in Iraq: By JAY BOOKMAN

29 September 2002. - The official story on Iraq has never made sense.
 

The Project for the New American Century: By William Rivers Pitt

02/25/03 - The Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, is a Washington-based think tank created in 1997. Above all else, PNAC desires and demands one thing: The establishment of a global American empire to bend the will of all nations.
 

Memo: Bush made intel fit Iraq policy: By WARREN P. STROBEL and JOHN WALCOTT

A highly classified British memo, leaked in the midst of Britain's just-concluded election campaign, indicates that President Bush decided to overthrow Iraqi President Saddam Hussein by summer 2002 and was determined to ensure that U.S. intelligence data supported his policy.
 

UK Ministers Knew WMD Was "Excuse": By Michael Smith

MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.
 

Iran: The Real Story Versus the Cover Story: By Mark H Gaffney

The American people need to know the truth. This is a phony crisis

Will Iran Be Next?: by Mark Gaffney

Those who have hoped that a U.S. military victory in Iraq would somehow bring about a more peaceful world are in for a rude awakening. The final resolution of this war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq will likely not be the end, rather, only the prelude to a succession of future crises: in Kashmir, Syria, North Korea, and Iran.
 

Does Iran's President Want Israel Wiped Off The Map? - Does He Deny The Holocaust?

An analysis of media rhetoric on its way to war against Iran - Commenting on the alleged statements of Iran's President Ahmadinejad .

 

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