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Oct 08 08:55

‘FSA won’t join Assad forces in fight against ISIS, that’s not US plan’

Four Russian Navy warships have fired a total of 26 missiles at the position of the ISIS in Syria, Russia’s DoM announced today.

Oct 08 08:49

Which Side Is the US on in Syria?

Nobody can tell - except that it's on the side of chaos, death and destruction...

Oct 08 08:48

US Defense Secretary: No Cooperation With Russians Possible as Long as They Target Al-Qaeda

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in the fight against the Islamic State and no collaboration is possible as long as Moscow continues to strike other targets. He said the U.S. will conduct basic, technical talks with Russia about efforts to ensure that flights over Syria are conducted safely, and, “That's it.” Carter spoke during a press conference in Rome with Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti. A Russian official has called for broader talks on cooperation in the Syrian conflict. The United States, Carter said, is not prepared to cooperate with a strategy of Russia's that is “tragically flawed.” “They continue to hit targets that are not ISIL,” Carter said, using an acronym for the Islamic State group. “We believe that is a fundamental mistake.” Carter said he is concerned about the Syrian ground offensive that began Wednesday backed by Russian airpower.

Oct 08 08:46

TRUMP DOMINATES IN NEW PRESIDENTIAL POLLS

In Florida, Trump finds favor with 28 percent of Republican primary voters, a new Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll found. Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson comes in with 16 percent; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, 14 percent; and former Florida governor Jeb Bush, 12 percent. Bush is a former governor of the state and Rubio serves as one of its U.S. senators.

And in Ohio, it’s Trump again who is tops, 23 percent to next-in-line Carson’s 18 percent. Ohio’s popular governor, John Kasich, doesn’t even touch Trump’s lead, coming in with 13 percent.

And in Pennsylvania – it’s more Trump. The billionaire businessman leads the pack at 23 percent, with second-place Carson holding a 17 percent share. Rubio rounds out the third-place slot with 12 percent. Even Rick Santorum, a Pennsylvania home-towner, only nets 2 percent of the vote.

Oct 08 08:43

BEX ALERT - Will The Discovery Of Huge Amounts Of Oil In Israel Lead To War In The Middle East?

Billions of barrels of oil have been discovered in Israel, and this discovery could essentially make Israel energy independent for many decades to come.

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Slight correction here. The oil was not discovered in Israel. It was discovered in Syria, in the Golan Heights, which Israel illegally occupies in defiance of United Nations resolution. To be accurate, we should say Israel is STEALING enough oil to make it energy independent for many decades to come.

Oct 08 08:40

Day After Deutsche Bank Admits Not All Is Well, Swiss Giant Credit Suisse Also Admits It Needs More Cash

Not everything is "fine" in the land of European banks, in fact quite the opposite.

Oct 08 08:38

As the world economy falters and sinks into the abyss of fiscal deflation, the banksters need a new game plan to rescue their debt created monetary system

As the world economy falters and sinks into the abyss of fiscal deflation, the banksters need a new game plan to rescue their debt created monetary system
https://www.intellihub.com/coming-soon-qe4/

Oct 08 08:30

GLOBAL RAMIFICATIONS OF THE 14th INTIFADA

Below I discuss briefly why I think Israel is intent on ethnic cleansing in the occupied territories, the recent upheaval here and the killing of children, who is Benyamin Mileikowsky (aka Netanyahu) behind the spate of recent war crimes including murdering a 13 year old child (pictures below), ask whether a 14th Intifada on the way and its global ramifications, and progress in building something positive in Bethlehem.

Oct 08 08:30

Major security flaw 'leaves 100 car models at risk of being stolen'

Among the makes of car at risk are Audi, Honda, Skoda, Citroen, Fiat and Volvo - as well as top of the range sports cars produced by Porsche and Ferrari

Oct 08 08:30

Video: Undercover Israeli soldiers infiltrate Palestinian demonstration, beat protesters and shoot detainee in leg

Undercover Israeli forces infiltrated a group of Palestinians protesters this afternoon near a checkpoint outside of Ramallah in the West Bank and opened fire on the demonstrators, wounding one. Meanwhile unformed Israeli soldiers wounded two more protesters with live rounds, critically injuring one by firing a shot into the back of the protester’s head.

Video of the incident published by journalist Ahmad Jarghoun (above) and AFP (below) reveal eight Israeli security forces dressed as protesters with their faces covered, and one with a Hamas flag. After participating in the protest confronting uniformed soldiers and throwing stones, the undercover forces suddenly drew their weapons against the Palestinian demonstrators.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Based on this, I suspect the Jerusalem stabbings are also being done by undercover Israelis.

"By way of deception..."

Oct 08 08:27

TPP Also Locks In Broken Anti-Circumvention Rules That Destroy Your Freedoms

Another issue revealed in the New Zealand announcement is that the TPP will similarly lock in an anti-circumvention clause. In the US, we have a really problematic anti-circumvention law in Section 1201 of the DMCA, which says it's against the law to circumvent "technological protection measures" even if for reasons that are perfectly legal and non-infringing. This has created a huge mess that threatens innovation in all sorts of problematic ways. It takes away our freedom to tinker with devices that we own. It also makes it illegal to do things that pretty much everyone agrees should be perfectly legal.

Oct 08 08:25

DuckDuckGo CEO: 'It's a myth you need to track people to make money in web search'

The CEO and founder of DuckDuckGo has revealed that the privacy-focused search engine is making a profit despite not tracking its users' online activity and search history.

Oct 08 08:24

Syrian opposition leader admits Russian attacks target only terrorists

It has been reported that Syrian rebels are ready to unite with the official army of the country to show resistance to Islamist militants. According to Sputnik news agency, the leader of the Syrian opposition, Qadri Jamil, said that the so-called "Free Syrian Army" was not a terrorist group and was therefore ready to join the forces of Bashar Assad to oppose the Islamic State and Al-Nusra Jabhat radicals. Additionally, Jamil stressed out that the Russian Air Force did not bomb the Syrin opposition. According to the leader of the Syrian opposition, Russia bombs the terrorists, who refer to themselves as "moderate Syrian opposition." International experts do not believe that the Syrian radicals, who kill civilians, can be "moderate." The phenomenon of this kind of opposition in Syria raises big question in the world. Moreover, NATO Secretary-General does not know any names of the leaders of the "moderate" forces in Syria.

Oct 08 08:23

Pentagon outraged: Russians intercept US drones above Syria

A specialized military publication confirmed in 2014 that Russian anti-aircraft troops forced a US military drone to land during the time of the Crimean crisis and referendum in March 2014. "The Ukrainian side tried to organize aerial reconnaissance above the Crimea with the use of unmanned aerial vehicles. The latter were part of the 66th military reconnaissance brigade headquartered in Bavaria, Germany, and deployed in Kirovograd, Ukraine. Yet, neither the US nor Ukraine managed to keep the Crimea and Russia's Black Sea Navy under control. "As a result if the measures taken, two Israeli-made unmanned drones, MQ-5B Hunter, were intercepted. One of them was downed by militia forces on March 10, another one was forced to land with the help of a Russian ground-based radio technical reconnaissance system Avtobaza," Russian military officials said. Earlier, the bureau of journalistic investigation reported that in sixty percent of cases, US drones attack and bomb buildings.

Oct 08 08:23

WWII veteran, 92, 'sacked from Remembrance Day parade for promoting pacifism'

A World War Two veteran claims he has been sacked from his role at a Remembrance Day parade for promoting a message of forgiveness.

George Evans, 92, from Wellington, Shropshire, had read the town's traditional poem remembering the fallen at the memorial service for 25 years, but was dropped after he digressed from the script.

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"YOU WILL FOLLOW THE SCRIPT!!!!!!" -- Number 9 3/4

Oct 08 08:23

Any NATO movement toward Russia’s borders will lead to reciprocal steps - Kremlin

Vladimir Putin’s press secretary has said that the excuses used by NATO to move its infrastructure to Russian borders were nothing but camouflage and warned that none of such steps would be left unanswered.

Oct 08 08:22

America Pivots to Brzezinski’s Delusion of Eurasian Conquest

Russia historian Stephen Cohen points to the neoconservative establishment for America's latest outbreak of what can only be referred to as late-stage imperial dementia. Neocons Robert Kagan and wife Victoria Nuland have certainly done the heavy lifting to make Ukraine the staging ground for what appears to be a NATO blitzkrieg on Moscow. But whatever the determination of the neocon plot, they are only the barking dogs of master imperialist Zbigniew Brzezinski, whose grand design has been creeping over the globe since he stepped into the Oval office as National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter in 1977.

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For you Doctor Who fans, have you noticed how much Zbigniew Brzezinski looks (and acts) like Davros? :)

Oct 08 08:21

Britain to send troops to Eastern Europe in display of force against Russia

The troops will be part of a NATO training, evaluation and capacity-building mission in Eastern Europe that will take place in Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

Oct 08 08:21

Israeli undercover forces brutally beat Palestinian protesters

Many undercover Israeli soldiers join Palestinian protests as agent provocateur and incite protesters to hurl stones at Israeli soldiers, then they draw their guns and start helping their fellow military members in arresting the protesters. A newly released video has captured such a story

Oct 08 08:20

NATO to deploy troops in Turkey, Turkey to break gas contract with Russia

According to Stoltenberg, the NATO army may appear in Turkey to protect the country from threats coming from the south. The statement was made against the background of reports of violation of Turkish airspace by Russian fighter jets. According to Stoltenberg, NATO is ready to protect all of its allies, including Turkey, from any threats. He added that the Russian operation in Syria was a "cause for concern". Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that he could terminate the natural gas contract with Russia, thus causing Russia significant damage. According to Erdogan, Russia's explanations about the incidents with fighter jets were not convincing. Noteworthy, the Turkish Air Force has repeatedly invaded Greek airspace.

Oct 08 08:15

New mystery Windows-smashing RAT found in corporate network

Malware man Yotam Gottesman has found a somewhat mysterious remote access Trojan on a corporate network that sports highly capable evasion techniques.

The Ensilo researcher says the Trojan, dubbed Moker, is not known to antivirus databases and can bypass and disable Windows security measures.

Bypassed security systems includes antivirus, user access control, and virtual machines.

"As opposed to more common malware such as bank Trojans, ransomware, and PoS scrapers, this advanced persistent threat hooked into the operating system in order to appear as a legitimate OS process and to access system-wide settings," Gottesman says.

Oct 08 08:14

Peter Ball: Disgraced former Bishop of Lewes jailed for 32 months for sex crimes on young monks

Disgraced former bishop Peter Ball was jailed for 32 months at the Old Bailey today for 15 years of grooming aspiring novice monks for his sexual kicks.

Oct 08 08:13

FLASHBACK - Hillary: The New York Times Will Never Tell Us This

The new scandal involves Haiti, that tormented island in the Caribbean which gets hit not only by earthquakes but also by the ravages and looting acts of the Clintons and their friends and relatives. It involves obvious misuse of Bill Clinton’s position in Haiti since the January 2010 earthquake that killed more than 300,000 Haitians. It involves nepotism with the brother of Hillary Clinton. It involves Hillary directly, and it involves a foundation owned by the Clinton family which works closely with a reputed Mexican narco kingpin and some of the dirtiest Clinton political associates from their days in Washington.

Oct 08 08:10

FAKE TERROR - THE ROAD TO WAR AND DICTATORSHIP

It's the oldest trick in the book, dating back to Roman times; creating the enemies you need.

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Oct 08 08:04

Impossible to negotiate with IS and powers backing it — Russian presidential envoy

"If we let IS go now, then the Taliban movement of the mid-1990s will just look childish. It is impossible to negotiate with these people, their ideology and those standing behind their backs. They will fight and destroy, Kabulov told an international conference on Afghanistan. "If we let IS go now, then the Taliban movement of the mid-1990s will just look childish. It is impossible to negotiate with these people, their ideology and those standing behind their backs. They will fight and destroy, Kabulov told an international conference on Afghanistan. The Islamic State trains militants from Russia in Afghanistan, and among those who train them are people with US and UK passports, Kabulov noted. "Several IS training centers are tasked with training militants specifically from Central Asia and several Russian regions. The working language in this so-called camp is Russian," Kabulov told an international conference on Afghanistan.

Oct 08 08:04

Fake Al Qaeda

"The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the 'devil' only in order to drive the TV watcher to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the US . . ." -- Pierre-Henri Bunel

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I added the story where the feared Australian Jihadist (whom Ritz Katz endorsed) has been exposed as a Florida Jewish kid, and bumped it to the top because the corporate media are wagging ISIS and Al Qaeda at us as hard as they can to justify why the US should ignore international law and just invade everyone! .

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Oct 08 08:01

More than 1,000 Taliban fighters concentrated on Tajik-Afghan border — security officer

"Over the recent time, we have been witnessing movement of armed groups, mostly from Taliban, in the Badakhshan /Pamir/ direction of the Tajik-Afghan border," the source said, adding that their numbers exceeded 1,000 gunmen. "According to operational data of our Afghan colleagues, Taliban groups control a sizable part of Afghan settlements on the border with Tajikistan and they keep moving closer to the border, which cannot but alarm Dushanbe," the source added. Focusing on the situation in another Afghan province bordering on Tajikistan, Kunduz, he said a trench war and sporadic shootouts between Afghan government troops and Taliban fighters have continued there after Taliban seized the administrative center on September 29.
Some 3,500 militants fight on the side of IS in Afghanistan — Russian diplomat http://tass.ru/en/politics/827315

Oct 08 07:59

ASU asks fans to avoid the use of face paint at games

Days before the Arizona State Sun Devils are set to host the Colorado Buffaloes at their annual "Blackout" game at Sun Devil Stadium, the university asked students to avoid using face paint at all sporting events hosted by the university.

Last year, a group of African-American ASU students objected to fans' usage of black face paint during ASU's Blackout game vs. UCLA, noting that the paint reminded them of "blackface" worn by actors in the 19th century that perpetuated racial stereotypes.

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More political correctness run amok. Black is the school color. The sports fans wearing the black facepaint are wearing it for a sports event. But because someone, somewhere, has a bad association with it, face paint is now banned.

There are way too many people running around this nation whose entire sense of self-worth is based on being offended by everything they see, and no shortage of politically correct politicians willing to exploit these useless idiots to create more pointless rules with which to interfere with our lives and freedoms.


Oct 08 07:57

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews claims no one coming after guns as media openly pushes for confiscation

In the wake of the most recent mass shooting in America multiple prominent liberal news outlets have openly pushed for and “dreamed” about enacting Australian style gun control in the United States which would lead to the attempted forceful confiscation of millions of legally purchased firearms.

Oct 08 07:57

Moscow calls on London to strengthen stability in EU, not to send troops to Baltic States

"We talked about it many times. Steps on relocating armed forces in Europe should contribute to strengthening common European security and stability," Zakharova said. "It is a big question whether such steps will strengthen security and why they are taken," she added. "Everything connected with such actions should serve only one purpose — strengthening, not undermining stability in the region," Zakharova stressed. Commenting on the statement made by UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon on plans to send troops to the Baltic states to prevent possible provocations by Russia, Peskov said: "It is a far-fetched pretext that was voiced about the alleged threat coming from Russia. This is precisely the camouflage that NATO uses to cover up its plans to further expand toward our borders." "This is not new, the process has been underway for dozens of years," the spokesman said. "This cannot be anything but regrettable," he added.

Oct 08 07:54

Kremlin: Putin aware of Erdogan’s words on abandoning gas purchases from Russia

"The president, has, of course, been informed about such statements of Mr.Erdogan. We traditionally highly appreciate our bilateral relations with Turkey, we sincerely hope that these relations will continue to develop further in accordance with the plans outlined by President Putin and President Erdogan," Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. The Kremlin spokesman added that "this cooperation was mutually beneficial and was in the interests of the peoples in the two countries." He noted that the military operation in Syria helped to ensure security on Turkey’s borders, something which the US-led coalition’s bombing raids failed to achieve. "As for Russia’s actions in Syria, these actions are intended to promote the preservation of Syria’s territorial and political integrity, thus contributing to stability and security in the region, which, in fact, is adjacent to Turkey’s borders," Peskov said.

Oct 08 07:54

Volkswagen emissions tests under fire by same government that protects corporations whose vaccines maim children

Heads are expected to roll as more details about the unprecedented Volkswagen emissions scandal continue to emerge. Class-action lawsuits and criminal prosecutions are already underway as VW customers and government agencies pursue what they see as justice against the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer, which is being accused of installing illegal emissions software to improve performance in its diesel-fueled cars.

Oct 08 07:54

Fluoridation Chemical Company Fined $2 Billion

The company that gets rid of highly toxic wastes by selling them as a "product" to municipal water departments across the country as cheap fluoridation chemicals has been fined $2 billion for gross violations of the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN).

Oct 08 07:52

Ukraine military refuses to withdraw artillery from Luhansk region

A Ukrainian military spokesman on Thursday announced Kiev’s refusal to withdraw artillery from the eastern Luhansk region despite agreement last week to extend a pull-back of weapons in the country’s war-torn east. Vladislav Seleznev, spokesman for the Ukrainian General Staff, demanded that an extraordinary meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on the Ukraine crisis be convened, noting that: "Ukraine’s senior military-political leadership will take a decision on withdrawal of artillery in the Luhansk region after the Contact Group’s extraordinary session." The Contact Group brings together senior representatives from Ukraine, Russia and European security watchdog OSCE. Ukrainian officials said the reason for calling the Contact Group’s extraordinary meeting was Wednesday’s shelling of the Troitskoye settlement in east Ukraine's Donbas region allegedly by local republican militia forces firing an anti-tank guided missile and wounding four soldiers.

Oct 08 07:51

Emails show Qaddafi son offered talks – but Clinton ordered top general to 'not take the call,' source says

New emails obtained by Fox News show that in March 2011, at the height of the Arab Spring revolution inside Libya, dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s son Saif was willing to talk peace from the ground in Libya – but a source told Fox News the offer was rejected by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Hillary's (and the US') goal in Libya was not peace, but the destruction of Gaddafi's state bank and the gold dinar, and for Libya's oil to be sold only for the US dollar.

Oct 08 07:50

USS Porter located near Crimea, heads in direction of Odessa — source

"USS Porter is currently positioned in neutral waters near the Crimean peninsula. Judging by its movements, there are grounds to assume it is heading in the direction of the Ukrainian port of Odessa," the source added. "In accordance with routine practice," the US destroyer is under constant control of intelligence services and the Black Sea Fleet, the source noted. "The destroyer is closely followed by a reconnaissance ship collecting radio intelligence data. From the air, the actions of the destroyer are watched by naval aviation. From the shore, including from the Crimean shore, it is watched from ground-based radar stations," the source explained.

Oct 08 07:49

Flu drug given out "indiscriminately"

The antiviral drug Tamiflu was handed out "indiscriminately" during the last swine flu outbreak, a leading panel of UK scientists has said.

The experts said many thousands of patients had received treatment that may have done no good at all.

Oct 08 07:42

Obama avoids a showdown in Syria

Administration officials game out options to respond to Putin's provocations, but Obama exercises "strategic patience."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Obama just blinked on Syria, and no doubt will be called a coward by the warhawks like John McCain.

But Obama is dealing with the reality that the US is militarily and economically exhausted. Stockpiles have been drawn down by 12 years of invading other countries. The US' older weapons are now worn out, and the newer weapons are costly pieces of bloated junk. The US is not the manufacturing powerhouse that allowed it to prevail in WW1 and WW2. And the US has lost the support of the American people for any more war, against anyone, anywhere.

In contrast, Russia's economy, although battered by the US sanctions and oil price war, is strong. Their weapons are in good repair, their stockpiles full. Russia's newest weapons out-perform their US counterparts while costing substantially less. Because of the US sanctions, Russia has been reviving its domestic manufacturing. And Putin has the support of the Russian people (and people around the world) to halt the US aggression. The US cannot win a conventional war against Russia, which means that the US will resort to their nuclear arsenal. After all, despite the propaganda about Iraq's nuclear weapons and Iran's nuclear weapons, the only nation to actually use nuclear weapons against the civilians of another country is ... the United States!

Oct 08 07:41

‘Extraordinary person’ Donald Trump invited to visit Crimea – as US president

I think Trump just got President Putin's endorsement!

Donald Trump a hit in Russia? You wouldn’t think so. But the mayor of Yalta in Crimea has wished the maverick Republican success in the 2016 presidential election and invited him to visit the city, hinting that a street may be renamed after him.

“We are following the elections process in your country with great interest,” Yalta Mayor Andrey Rostenko wrote in an open letter to Trump published on the city’s website. “We like your election program and we like you as an extraordinary person.”

The mayor added: “After your victory in the election you plan to establish friendly relations with President Putin – and this is an excellent decision.”

Oct 08 07:34

On Jews and Criminality

The Jewish Chronicle revealed today that the “number of Jews in prison has increased by 82 per cent since 2002, nearly four times more than the national rate.” The most common crimes Jews were convicted of were violence against another person, sex offences and drugs.

But, some good news - according to Rabbi Michael Binstock, director of Jewish Prison Chaplaincy, “the figures undermined the stereotype that Jewish offenders were more likely to be guilty of so-called white-collar crimes.”

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Actually, it reinforces the stereotype that white collar crime is not prosecuted.

Oct 08 07:32

Paris shares ideas of joint fight against ISIS, but insists on President al-Assad's resignation

France is ready for joint efforts and dialogue on Syria with all sides, but it continues to insist on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's resignation as a preliminary condition for settling the crisis in the country, French government spokesman Stephane Le Foll has said.

"If we want to effectively fight against ISIS (Islamic State), we ought to nip this evil in the bud: a political transition is needed that will clearly show to the Syrian people that Assad is not Syria's future," Le Foll said in an interview with Interfax on Oct. 8.

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So ... according to the French, the best way to get rid of ISIS in Syria is to get rid of ISIS' main enemy in Syria, indeed the only reason ISIS is even in Syria, right? France is trying to play both sides. Like the rest of Europe, they want to avoid a full-on World War, but still over their masters; the same people who ordered France to cancel the Mistral deal with Russia!

Oct 08 07:21

Raw Footage Of The Raw Dairy Raid On Michael Schmidt

"It's their food..." The people's food. Last week, multiple Canadian agencies swarmed Glencolton Farm targeting raw milk producer Michael Schmidt. Supporters and farm share owners alike showed up and agents were compelled to unload the nearly-stolen goods and leave. It should be noted that Canadian mainstream outlets posted egregious untruths about the incident. This…

Oct 08 07:06

The FBI’s Investigation Of Hillary Just Had A Major New Development That Can’t Be Good For Her

One Platte River employee wrote to another employee that he was “Starting to think this whole thing really is covering up some shaddy (sic) s—.”

“I just think if we have it in writing that they told us to cut the backups, and that we can go public with our statement saying we have backups since day one, then we were told to trim to 30days (sic), it would make us look a WHOLE LOT better,” the unnamed employee continued.

Oct 08 07:01

A SHORT HISTORY OF U.S. BOMBING OF CIVILIAN FACILITIES

On October 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship attacked a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières in Kunduz, Afghanistan, partially destroying it. Twelve staff members and 10 patients, including three children, were killed, and 37 people were injured. According to MSF, the U.S. had previously been informed of the hospital’s precise location, and the attack continued for 30 minutes after staff members desperately called the U.S. military. The U.S. first claimed the hospital had been “collateral damage” in an airstrike aimed at “individuals” elsewhere who were “threatening the force.” Since then, various vague and contradictory explanations have been offered by the U.S. and Afghan governments, both of which promise to investigate the bombing. MSF has called the attack a war crime and demanded an independent investigation by a commission set up under the Geneva Conventions.

Oct 08 06:57

CHINA, RUSSIA, NORWAY, BRAZIL, TAIWAN DUMP US TREASURIES

Five large purchasers of US Treasuries – China, Russia, Norway, Brazil, and Taiwan – have changed their minds. They’re dumping Treasuries, each for their own reasons that are now coinciding. And at the fastest rate on record. For the 12-month period ended July, sales of Treasuries by central banks around the world reached a net of $123 billion, “the biggest decline since data started to be collected in 1978,” the Wall Street Journal reported.

Oct 08 06:31

Ann Coulter On Mass Shootings: The Problem Isn’t Guns Or White Men

The perpetrator of the latest massacre, Chris Harper-Mercer, was a half-black immigrant, so the media are refusing to get too specific about him. They don’t want to reward the fiend with publicity! But as people hear details the media are not anxious to provide, they realize that, once again: It’s a crazy person. How long is this going to go on?

Oct 08 06:28

Russian Allies Are Already Wiping the Floor with ISIS

These days you have to be skeptical of every piece of information that you come across, especially if it comes from a mainstream Western news source. Of course, foreign news outlets aren’t immune from fudging the truth either. At the end of the day, everyone has an agenda, and you have to trust your gut until multiple sources come to the same conclusion. And when it comes to the war in Syria, nobody is completely innocent, so we have to take everything with a grain of salt until all the facts are in.

With that said, we’re not going to get anywhere near the truth with the Western media until the truth becomes undeniable. If we want to get an idea of what’s happening on the ground in Syria right now, and how effective the Russian airstrikes have really been, we have turn to foreign news sources.

So far the earliest reports are coming out of the Iranian news website known as Farsnews. If their reports are anywhere near the truth, then the Syrian insurgency is on the ropes.

Oct 08 06:26

Why Are Julian Assange, Snowden, and Kim Dotcom All Being Assigned the Same Prosecutor in Virginia?

Julian Assange says US authorities have assigned the same prosecutor for him, Edward Snowden and Kim Dotcom in Virginia in an example of what he describes as “lawfare” – an attempt to universally apply American law in places where the military can’t reach.

The US goes about conducting “lawfare” as much as warfare, Assange said. He believes it is no coincidence that the cases of Edward Snowden, Kim Dotcom and his own are all being tried in Alexandria, Virginia, by the same prosecutor.

Oct 08 05:19

Moscow summons Moldova’s charge d’affaires amid ‘obstacles’ for Russian reporters

"Amid the repeated cases when Moldova’s authorities create artificial obstacles for the work of Russian reporters in the country, Moldova’s charge d’affaires has been summoned to Russia’s Foreign Ministry," the ministry source said. Moldova’s authorities have earlier banned entry to two reporters of the Rossiya 24 TV channel who were tasked with covering the October 9 football match of the Euro 2016 qualifying tournament. Two film crews of the NTV TV channel were not allowed to cover mass protests staged by opposition in Moldova’s capital Chisinau this weekend.

Oct 08 05:17

Afghan conflict showed harmfulness of media wars — military academy chief

"During the Iraqi, and especially the Libyan conflict, an efficient program was tested and implemented in practice to remove from power regimes that don’t fit within the political concept of world structure developed by American ruling circles". Between 1979 and 1989, the United States, other countries and the Afghan opposition widely used disinformation aimed against the then USSR and the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan, which included such conceptual blocs as "threat to Islam from the atheistic Kabul government", "genocide against the Afghan people from Soviet troops" as well as "protection of human rights and freedoms" and others. "As a result, the Soviet Union was discredited and presented as aggressor in the eyes of a sizable part of the global community," Makarov said. "But the main result of the information war unleashed by Western countries was a growing scope of the internal armed conflict (in Afghanistan)," he said.

Oct 08 05:13

China launches CIPS international payment system

Fan Yifei, deputy governor of the central bank, the People's Bank of China, told a ceremony in Shanghai that the establishment of CIPS "will allow increasing efficiency of cross-border settlement in yuans and encourage the yuan’s use globally." The new payment system is also expected to help improve the support of the real economy and the strategy of the Chinese companies’ access to global markets," the central bank official said. CIPS, seen as China’s alternative to the SWIFT payment system, is expected to enable foreign market participants to carry out settlements in yuans directly with Chinese partners. The Chinese government hopes CIPS will increase the international recognition of the China’s national currency.

Oct 08 05:06

OPCW-UN mission to investigate chemical attacks in Syria to be formed by end of October

A joint mission of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to identify those responsible for the chemical attacks in Syria will be formed and ready to begin its work by the end of October, Acting United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Kim Won-soo, said on Wednesday after a closed-door session of the United Nations Security Council.
UN: destruction of Syria chemical weapons nearly complete http://tass.ru/en/world/827129

Oct 08 05:05

Merkel says she is against Turkey’s full-fledged membership in EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said during Wednesday’s evening talk show on the ARD television channel she was against Turkey’s full-fledged membership in the European Union. "I have always been against Turkey’s full-fledged membership in the European Union and I still hold to this opinion," she said.
However, in her words, dialogue with Turkey was needed to solve the migration crisis facing Europe. "Naturally, we need each other," she added.

Oct 08 05:04

Iran does not deploy troops to Syria — Foreign Minister

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has refuted reports that Iran redeployed to Syria its army units for participation in hostilities. He made a statement to this effect in an interview with the New Yorker magazine published on Wednesday. According to the Iran’s top diplomat, there are only Iranian military advisers in Syria who provide advice to the Syrian government forces. Answering a question about the alleged redeployment of Iranian troops, he said, "Wrong. We haven’t changed the nature of our presence in Syria. It continues to be military advisers, and no more. Actually, I checked, and I made sure that this was the case." Zarif supported Russia’s air strikes on extremists’ positions in Syria. However, he was critical of the Western coalition’s campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group. Referring to the Russian air strikes in Syria, he said, "We support anybody’s involvement against Daesh [Islamic State], provided that it’s serious."

Oct 08 04:55

STUDENT DIVERSITY OFFICER CHARGED OVER ‘KILLALLWHITEMEN’ TWEET

Goldsmith University student diversity officer Bahar Mustafa has been charged for allegedly posting a racist tweet using the hashtag #killallwhitemen. Mustafa, 28, from northeast London, first sparked outrage when she banned white men from attending a students’ union meeting intended for women from ethnic minority backgrounds. She then reportedly posted a “threatening” message on social media which said “kill all white men.”

Oct 08 04:27

A Rock and a Hard Place: The Fed Gets Wedged

Oct 08 04:11

Potentially game-changing oil reserves discovered in Israel

The rugged land, captured from Syria during the 1973 Yom Kippur War and still under dispute between the two countries, includes vital underground water sources that feed directly into the Sea of Galilee itself, Israel’s main source of fresh water.
Note: none of this belongs to Israel. They occupy it illegally.

Oct 08 04:09

TPP: The Secret Deal to Destroy the Last Vestiges of Freedom

The Trans-Pacific Partnership was finalized on October 5th. Now Obama is going to do his best to ram it through the US Congress, which could be deliberating for months. Although some alarm is being raised, particularly by pissed off Americans who loathe the political elite that has repeatedly sold them out, it is likely Democrats and Republicans will cave and do the bidding of the international jewish elite per usual.

Of course we have no idea what is actually contained in this secret deal, proving yet again that our “democracy” is a complete sham wherein only the moneyed elite are able to determine policy, which often completely contradicts the country’s Constitution.

Oct 08 04:07

Show of Solidarity: Confederate Flag Flown in Massive Dresden Rally

Thousands of PEGIDA supporters took the streets of Dresden, Monday, to protest against the German government’s policy on refugees and asylum seekers and the influx of refugees arriving in the country.

Editor’s Note: The Confederate flag is an interesting and inspiring show of solidarity with another people who were tortured, murdered, and repressed after losing a gruesome war.

Oct 08 03:59

US warplanes ordered to divert to avoid Russian fighter jet in Syria

The US military rerouted two US aircraft over Syria to maintain a safe distance from a Russian fighter jet in the area, the Pentagon said.

It marked the first time the United States had to divert its warplanes since Russia launched an air campaign in Syria at the end of last month.

Oct 08 03:57

BEX Alert - "NATO ready to defend Turkey against threat: NATO chief"

NATO says it is prepared to defend its member state Turkey against “threats” on its southern border, where Russian jets mistakenly entered Turkish airspace last weekend.

“NATO is ready and able to defend all allies, including Turkey, against any threats,” NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg announced Thursday prior to a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels, which is expected to focus on the Syrian crisis.

Oct 08 03:50

‘Which side are you fighting for?’ Russia blasts US for refusing to share intel on ISIS

Washington’s failure to share data with Russian intelligence about terrorist positions in Syria makes one question the goals that Americans have in their anti-ISIS campaign in Syria and Iraq, a senior Russian diplomat has said.

The refusal to share intelligence on terrorists “just confirms once more what we knew from the very start, that the US goals in Syria have little to do with creating the conditions for a political process and national reconciliation,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Thursday.

“I would risk saying that by doing this the US and the countries that joined the US-led coalition are putting themselves in a politically dubious position. The question is: which side are you fighting for in this war?”

Oct 08 03:48

IDF accused of inciting, mistreating Palestinian protesters as West Bank violence rages on

Palestinian media was outraged by footage shot by several cameras, including those belonging to RT, which showed Israeli soldiers continuing to beat and kick several protesters long after they had been restrained.

IDF has said it would investigate the footage.

In another episode, several apparent plainclothes Israeli agents stood alongside Palestinians as they launched slingshots, only to suddenly unsheathe their firearms, and begin arresting those in the crowd around them.

Oct 08 03:43

ISIS training militants from Russia in Afghanistan, US and UK citizens among instructors - diplomat

Islamic State is training militants from Russia in Afghanistan as part of its efforts to expand into Central Asia, a senior Russian diplomat told a security conference in Moscow. He added that US and UK passport holders are among the instructors.

“There are several camps operated by [Islamic State, previously ISIS/ISIL, in Afghanistan] that train people from Central Asia and some regions of Russia. They speak Russian there,” said Zamir Kabulov, President Putin’s special representative for Afghanistan.

He added that there is a wide national variety of instructors in those camps. There are Arabs, Pakistanis and even people with US and British citizenship, he said.

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