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Who’s Driving the Rohingya into the Sea? By Tony Cartalucci, May 30, 2015

As the plight of the Rohingya, driven from Myanmar into the sea, gains increasing international attention, the same familiar voices across the West have begun climbing upon their soapboxes and pointing fingers at each and every nation refusing to accept…

Iran Nuclear Talks: Raising the Bar By Stephen Lendman, May 30, 2015

On April 1, P5+1 countries and Iran agreed “in principle on all key aspects of a deal.” It’s a long way from preliminary to final agreement – especially with Washington involved, serving its own and Israeli interests. 
It’s longer still…

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Israel’s Alliance with al-Qaeda By Asa Winstanley, May 30, 2015

Since January, I have been ploughing a lonely furrow in this column by covering what is certainly one of the most under-reported stories in the world right now: Israeli involvement in the war in Syria. 

Almost unnoticed by the mainstream…

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The Endless Game: FIFA’s Corruption Gambit By Binoy Kampmark, May 30, 2015

“As predictable as it is depressing.  All those FIFA members that voted for Blatter have betrayed the game they are supposed to cherish.” Gary Lineker, The Express, May 29, 2015
When the world’s football federation FIFA makes more news than…

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich
“Dying For Sport”, Corruption Kills: The Human Toll Of The FIFA Scandal By Global Research News, May 30, 2015

By: Trevor LaFauci

Lost among this week’s FIFA bribery allegations was a piece by The Washington Post on Wednesday looking at exactly how dangerous the culture of deceit and deception around FIFA has become.
It’s one thing to be upset…

Did Israel Buy Its Way Out of FIFA Suspension? By Richard Silverstein, May 30, 2015

You’d have to be comatose not to know of the startling revelations of massive corruption in FIFA that amounted to $150-million in the past few years alone.  
Eight current or former senior officials were suddenly arrested at dawn at their…

In Their Own Words: Senior Israeli Officials on the Palestinian Question By Institute for Middle East Understanding, May 30, 2015

Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs Benjamin Netanyahu (Likud Party Leader)
[Question: If you are reelected prime minister, there will be no Palestinian state?] “Indeed.” - March 2015
“[A]s long as Likud is in power, we won’t divide Jerusalem,…

The End of Monsanto By Julie Lévesque, May 30, 2015

An increasing number of countries are banning Monsanto’s cancer-linked Roundup herbicide, a.k.a. glyphosate. Others are banning Monsanto’s GMOs. Meanwhile, Monsanto-funded U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton thinks “(t)here is a big gap between what the facts are, and what the perceptions…

Soccer Politics: Palestinian Bid to Expel Israel from FIFA Dropped By Stephen Lendman, May 30, 2015

At the 11th hour, Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub dropped a bid to expel Israel from FIFA shortly before it was to be voted on.
Israeli abuses against Palestinian footballers are longstanding – including harassment, travel restrictions, assaults, arrests…

Pivot Insanity: Why is Obama Goading China? By Michael Whitney, May 30, 2015

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is willing to risk a war with China in order to defend  “freedom of navigation” in the South China Sea. Speaking in Honolulu, Hawaii on Wednesday, Carter issued his “most forceful” warning yet, demanding…

The College Bureaucracy: How Education Forgot the Students and Became A Business By Devon DB, May 30, 2015

Students attend college to pursue their interests, broaden their intellectual horizons and make headway toward a career. While this is made difficult due to the amount of debt that many must saddle in order to earn a degree, there is…

Report from The War Front: Ukraine, Yemen and Iraq By South Front, May 30, 2015

An unknown group attacked the company “Roshen” building in Kiev with a grenade launcher last night. There are no casualties, building is damaged. The owner of the company is the President Petro Poroshenko. We remember, so-called “democratic” leader of Ukraine…

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Endless War: Israel wants a 10-Year Deal Worth $45 Billion in Military Aid from Washington By Timothy Alexander Guzman, May 30, 2015

Israel has been preparing for war with Western support since 1948 and it will most likely continue well into 2028. Israel and its American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobby have political influence over the U.S. congress and the Obama administration.  …

Israel Orders Wife of Palestinian Jailed for Facebook Comments Expelled from Jerusalem By Patrick Strickland, May 30, 2015

Image: A Palestinian woman stands stand near an Israeli checkpoint during a “Jerusalem Day March” held by Israeli nationalists to celebrate 48 years since the occupation of East Jerusalem, 17 March. (Faiz Abu Rmeleh / ActiveStills)
Israeli occupation authorities delivered…

History of the British Empire: How the Mughals Viewed the British By Cabal Times, May 30, 2015

Establishment historians portray the British Empire in India as a testament to British industry, British values, British discipline and general British superiority over the native people. They also credit the British with the creation of modern India, implying that the…

Anti-Semitism in Europe: The Causal Factor Being the Conversion of “Jewish Victims” into “Israeli Perpetrators” By Anthony Bellchambers, May 29, 2015

The brutal shooting at point blank range of nine, unarmed Turkish activists on board the MV Mavi Marmara a humanitarian aid vessel, in international waters, by a thuggish squad of heavily armed Israeli commandos, is the recurrent leitmotif theme of…

“Hunger Games”: New BBC Reality Game Show Pitting Poor Against Poorer By 21st Century Wire, May 29, 2015

Making a spectacle out of the poor and working class is the newest trend from the mainstream media machine.
The BBC is currently casting for a new show that seeks to pit the unemployed and low-paid workers against one another…

“Goliath”, Rise of Racism and Right Wing Political Culture in Israel: NYT Needs to End Blackout on Blumenthal By Philip Weiss, May 29, 2015

Image: Author Max Blumenthal.
Max Blumenthal has a book coming out on the Gaza onslaught of last summer, called The 51 Day War, and it’s just gotten a rave review in Publishers Weekly:

Blumenthal’s (Republican Gomorrah) latest is a heart-wrenching…

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US Rebukes Israel While Showering it With Arms and Favors By Jonathan Cook, May 29, 2015

Only a few weeks into Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government, the intense strain of trying to square its members’ zealotry with Israel’s need to improve its international standing is already starkly evident.
The conundrum was laid out clearly by Tzipi Hotovely,…

Golden Silences in the U.S. Propaganda System By Edward S. Herman, May 29, 2015

Image: Thousands of bodies lie on the ground after the Kibelho Massacre, photo by George Gittoes
Propaganda shapes the flow of information  in many different ways, including, obviously,  the choice  of the news fit to print, its placement, and the…

A Critique of the U.S. “Grand Strategy toward China” By Prof. James Petras, May 29, 2015

“We will have a very strong (military) presence, very strong continued posture throughout the region to back our commitments to our allies, to protect and work with our partners and to continue ensuring peace and stability in the region, as…

History of World War I: 100 Years Ago, May 1915: Italy Goes to War – Why? By Jacques R. Pauwels, May 29, 2015

We already know that the Great War did not “break out” suddenly and unexpectedly but had been wanted for quite some time by the elite of the European countries, that it was considered inevitable, that it was carefully prepared, and…

FBI Says Racist Organizations Have Been Infiltrating Police Departments For Years By Shante Wooten and M. David, May 29, 2015

Many have said it for years, but now the Federal Bureau of Investigation is claiming that police departments have been deliberately infiltrated by racist, white supremacist organizations.
The claim comes after what the FBI says has been nearly a decade …

CIA seeks laid-off bankers in N.Y. recruitment drive
CIA Hordes Climate Data from Scientists By Josh Paniagua, May 29, 2015

On May 20th, President Obama spoke before fresh cadets at the United States Coast Guard Academy Commencement. Along with the typical presidential spiel expressing his gratitude and the seemingly divine importance of being in the US Coast Guard, the President…

The Jade Helm Military Exercise: The Psy Op? By Jay Dyer, May 29, 2015

For most consumers of alternative news and media, the lineup of the players constitutes the tyrants and their systemic control, and the enlightened underground, with both sides fighting the great battle of winning the hearts and minds of the rest…

Under Boycott Pressure, French Telecom Company Orange Tries to Distance Itself from Israeli Operation By Ali Abunimah, May 29, 2015

Activists protest outside the annual general meeting of Orange at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, 27 May. (BDS France)

The multinational telecom company Orange is trying to distance itself from its Israeli affiliate as it faces mounting pressure from…

U.S. Pressures Nobel Committee to Declare Ukraine’s President a Peace Prize Nominee, Leaked Letter By Eric Zuesse, May 29, 2015

A leaked letter dated May 19th and sent by the Chairman of Ukraine’s parliament, Vladimir Groysman, to the chargé d’affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Oslo Norway, thanks her for “the efforts you have made to have Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko…

The New York Times Scrapes the Bottom to Argue “Democrats Pulled Too Far Left” By Jim Naureckas, May 29, 2015

The New York Times illustrated Peter Wehner’s piece with a stretched-out donkey. A load of bull would have been more appropriate. (graphic: Matt Chase)
“Have Democrats Pulled Too Far Left?” asks a New York Times op-ed (5/27/15). Because this question…

Monsanto is Running the USDA: Two GMO Crops Approved This Year By Christina Sarich, May 29, 2015

In case it didn’t make it to your news table, the United States Department of Agriculture (headed by Tom Vilsack, Monsanto’s best buddy) has recently (in January) approved two more Monsanto-owned genetically modified crops – new strains of both GM…

Failed Derailment: Britain’s Human Rights Act By Binoy Kampmark, May 29, 2015

Common law countries, contrary to popular belief, regard enshrined human rights with suspicion.  Unconvincing arguments suggest that having such rights grants judicial officers greater powers while undermining the scope of Parliament’s jurisdiction.  They are rigid inconveniences on the road of…

Newborn Baby Dies After Receiving Eight Vaccinations on Schedule; Pathologists Confirm Vaccines Responsible for Death By Jonathan Benson, May 29, 2015

A Michigan mother’s painful journey to find answers to her son’s mysterious death has unearthed yet another case of vaccine-induced early mortality. The untimely fate of Elijah Daniel French, who was born on May 4, 2007, and died just days…

Al-Nusra Ordered by Al-Qaeda Not to Launch Attacks Against the West, Alleged Leader Says By Brandon Turbeville, May 29, 2015

Al-Nusra Front has taken to the airwaves with a message for all Westerners and Americans in particular – they really aren’t that bad. And there are no plans to attack Americans. They are just your friendly neighborhood terrorist organization, funded…

Why Did the US Army Ship Live Anthrax? By Patrick Martin, May 29, 2015

US military officials revealed Wednesday that the Army bioweapons laboratory at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah shipped live anthrax samples to 18 facilities in nine US states, as well as to a US military base in South Korea.
A Pentagon…

US Seizes on FIFA Corruption to Pursue Campaign against Russia By Robert Stevens and Chris Marsden, May 29, 2015

Seven top FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday, the result of indictments handed out by the US government against fourteen individuals. They are charged on 47 counts, including racketeering, fraud and money laundering, linked to footballing activities in…

Record Profits, Record Stock Buybacks: Another Looming Economic Crisis? By Prof. Sam Gindin, May 29, 2015

Has the economy recovered or is it about to sink into another crisis? Do the shenanigans in finance that we regularly read about play a role in developing a stronger capitalism or do they cover up failures that will soon…

Palestine: Relocate all 380,000 Illegal Settlers in the West Bank By Anthony Bellchambers, May 29, 2015

Israel is promised $2bn of ‘Hellfire’ and air-to-air missiles plus 4100 Glide and bunker-busting bombs as U.S. prepares for a major war in the Middle East but instead, the U.S. should pay just half of that sum from the American…

Western Long Knives Out for FIFA’s Sepp Blatter? US Wants Russia’s Status as World Cup 2018 Host Rescinded By Stephen Lendman, May 29, 2015

A separate article discussed US Justice Department indictments against 14 current and former FIFA officials.
Blatter wasn’t named but isn’t out of the woods. US prosecutors indicated what’s announced isn’t “the final chapter. It is not over,” they said.

A Scenario of Macro-Economic Collapse: Challenging “Operation Vulture” in Ukraine By Michael Hudson, May 29, 2015

Ukraine’s collapse since the February 2014 coup has become an umbrella for grabitization. Collateral damage in this free-for-all has been labor. Many workers are simply not getting paid, and what actually is being paid is often illegally low. Employers are…

Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: Civil Society Organizations’ Letter to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon By Global Research News, May 29, 2015

We the undersigned urge you to spare no effort to bring the warring sides in Yemen to implement an immediate ceasefire for humanitarian and political purposes:
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, 
United Nations, New York, NY 10017, USA
27 May…

Britain is Set to Open the Door to Cancerous GMO By Steven MacMillan, May 29, 2015

This summer, British scientists are expected to begin field trials of a genetically modified (GMO) potato dubbed by proponents the ‘super spud’, whose developers boast will be free of fungal diseases and other pest problems. GMO maize and oil seed…

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich
Ahead Of Israel Soccer Expulsion Vote, U.S. Orders Swiss Police Raid On FIFA By Moon of Alabama, May 29, 2015

Today the U.S. ordered Swiss police to raid, incarcerate and extradite to the U.S. six FIFA officials for alleged corruption. The raid, with obviously pre-alarmed New York Times reporters on the scene, comes shortly before a FIFA vote to expel…

Behind the Recriminations over the Fall of Ramadi By Bill Van Auken, May 28, 2015

The fall of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s Anbar province, to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has provoked a series of charges and counter-charges over who is responsible.
The debacle reprised the collapse of Iraqi security forces…

US Defence Secretary Sets Stage for Confrontation with China By Peter Symonds, May 28, 2015

In the lead-up to this weekend’s Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter yesterday bluntly declared that the US would continue its military provocations against China in the South China Sea.
The Pentagon deliberately inflamed tensions with Beijing…

What is the mainstream media NOT reporting?
What is the Mainstream Media NOT Reporting? By Global Research, May 28, 2015

In George Orwell’s oft-quoted and insightful book 1984, we clearly see how this work of fiction has become reality, and in turn how reality is turned back into fiction through the manipulative, inaccurate and deceptive reporting of mainstream media. As…

Obama’s Gun-Running Operation: Weapons and Support for “Islamic Terrorists” in Syria and Iraq. “Create Constructive Chaos” and “Redraw the Map of the Middle East” By Julie Lévesque, May 28, 2015

Newly disclosed Pentagon documents prove what we’ve known for a while now: the Obama administration knew as early as 2012 that weapons were being sent from Benghazi, Libya, to rebels in Syria.
The U.S. government also knew at the time…

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War Crime: Israeli Army Commander Recorded Ordering Attack on Gaza Clinic By Charlotte Silver, May 28, 2015

The destruction caused by Israel in the Shujaiya neighborhood of Gaza during July 2014. (Anne Paq /ActiveStills)

An Israeli military commander has been recorded ordering troops to shell medical facilities during the 2014 attack on Gaza.
Nerya Yeshurun, a lieutenant…

Medical Journals Serve as Big Pharma Drug-Marketing Platform: Study By Jonathan Benson, May 28, 2015

The value of medical journals in providing physicians, researchers and other medical professionals an honest glimpse of the latest relevant, peer-reviewed medical science has greatly diminished in recent years. An extensive review published in the journal PLOS Medicine shows that…

Ukrainian Agro-Businesses Urge Government to Lift Ban on State-Owned Farmland Sales By Xinhua, May 28, 2015

KIEV — The Ukrainian Agriculture Business Association (UCAB) on Tuesday urged the government to lift its ban on farmland sales so as to spur the development of the agro-food sector.
“We suggest establishing the market of agricultural land starting from…

Follow the GMO Money Trail By Global Research News, May 28, 2015

As the saying goes “Follow the money” and you will likely find the root of the matter.
In the case of GMOs, the manufacturers that own and patent the seeds and chemicals that have overtaken our food supply seem to…

Support the Donbass Journalism and Humanitarian Aid Project By Global Research News, May 28, 2015

Illegal Construction on Stolen Palestinian Land: Netanyahu’s Settlement Bloc Boundaries Proposal By Stephen Lendman, May 28, 2015

Reports indicate Netanyahu proposed establishing boundaries on settlement blocs – on the one hand to justify continuing illegal construction on stolen Palestinian land.
On the other, for Israel to annex under any peace agreement. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said…

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich
Washington Wages War on International Soccer By Stephen Lendman, May 28, 2015

Is there more to what’s going on than meets the eye? In January 2011, FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Russian Sports minister Vitaly Mulko signed a declaration on Russia’s official status as 2018 World Cup host nation.

At the time,…

Ben Gurion’s 1948 Letter: The Ethnic Cleansing Policy and Palestinians “Right of Return” By Jonathan Cook, May 28, 2015

Over many decades, Israel’s self-serving deceptions about the Nakba in 1948 have been exposed for the lies Palestinians already knew them to be.
It was long accepted in the west that, as Israel claimed, Palestinians left their homes because they…

Lockheed Martin in Vermont: Senator Bernie Sanders’ Corporate Conundrum By Greg Guma, May 28, 2015

Originally published in December 2011: Progressive Eclipse – Chapter Ten: Sandia, Citizens United, and Smart Meters
Everyone was talking about the one percent, the few with most of the wealth. The inequality that Bernie Sanders had railed against since his…

To Beat ISIS, Kick Out the U.S.-led Coalition By Sharmine Narwani, May 28, 2015

Image: A car is engulfed by flames during clashes in the city of Ramadi (Reuters / Stringer)
It’s been a bad time for foes of ISIS. Islamic State scored a neat hat-trick by invading strategic Ramadi in Iraq’s mainly Sunni…

Inside the Latest Attacks on Gaza By Justin King, May 28, 2015

Image: Israeli F-16Ls taxis toward the end of the runway at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The US funds them, builds their aircraft, and trains their pilots. Source: DOD
After weeks of provocation, one of the Palestinian resistance groups launched…

Even If The Patriot Act Expires, Government Will Keep Spying On All Americans By Washington's Blog, May 28, 2015

Mass surveillance under the Patriot Act is so awful that even its author says that the NSA has gone far beyond what the Act intended (and that the intelligence chiefs who said Americans aren’t being spied on should be prosecuted…

Washington’s “Two Track Policy” to Latin America: Marines to Central America and Diplomats to Cuba By Prof. James Petras, May 28, 2015

Washington’s negotiations with Cuba are one part of a two-track policy. There is a major US build-up in Latin America, with increasing reliance on ‘military platforms’, designed to launch military interventions in strategic countries.

U.S. “Progressive” Magazines “Deep-Sixed” Coverage of Senator Sanders’s Incipient Presidential Campaign By Eric Zuesse, May 28, 2015

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont might be the most progressive of all U.S. Senators — only two Senators are even contenders for that spot, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Elizabeth Warren of Massachussetts, and neither of them has campaigned…

The Deep Politics of Hollywood
Attracted to Calamity: Hollywood and the Uses of Natural Disasters By Binoy Kampmark, May 28, 2015

Where there is a natural disaster of epic proportion, Hollywood is bound to be around the corner seeking to lap it up.  Salivating stars are propelled to misery, and big black holes become sites of opportunity for incandescent hope. 

Senior NATO Official Claims We’ll Be at War by Summer By Joshua Krause, May 28, 2015

Last week, former NSA intelligence analyst John Schindler posted a rather disturbing tweet. With a statement that one could only assume to be a reference towards Russia, Schindler wrote “Said a senior NATO (non-US) GOFO to me today: “We’ll probably…

Associated Press Calls ‘Compromise’ a Section of the PATRIOT Act Which Could Send Its Sources to Jail for 10 Years By Jim Naureckas, May 28, 2015

Senate Intelligence chair Richard Burr: His bill, described by AP as a “compromise,” could put AP‘s sources away for 10 years.
The Associated Press(5/23/15) reported on what reporter Ken Dilanian called efforts by Congress “to prevent an interruption in critical…

Gentrification of US Cities and the Death of Black Communities By Margaret Kimberley, May 28, 2015

Gentrification – the displacement of Black and brown urban residents by more affluent whites – is a function of the same forces that emptied the cities of much of their white populations, generations ago: the movement of capital. Capital wants…

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Fabricating an Enemy. “The Threat of Al Qaeda” as a Justification to Wage War By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, May 27, 2015

Suspected terrorists are arrested on trumped up charges. Arrests of Arabs and Muslims are not motivated by security considerations. Their main function is to provide legitimacy to the “Global War on Terrorism” and the Homeland Security State.

Yemen Armed Forces Strike Back against Saudi Aggression, Syrian Army Offensive against ISIL By South Front, May 27, 2015

The Yemeni army, backed by popular committee forces, has destroyed four Saudi battle tanks after storming a base in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern city of Jizan. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network reported the development late on Monday. It also reported…

The Iraq War Was Based On Lies: Top Bush Era CIA Official By Global Research News, May 27, 2015

by Claire Bernish
Twelve years after George W Bush initiated the illegal invasion of Iraq, ostensibly under the premise of preemptive self-defense, a stark majority — as many as 75% in 2014 — feel the so-called war was a mistake.…

“The Ocean is Dying”: Marine and Animal Life Die Offs, California Coast By Mac Slavo, May 27, 2015

It was the dying cry of Charlton Heston in the creepy 1973 film Soylent Green… and it could resemble our desperate near future.
The ocean is dying, by all accounts – and if so, the food supply along with it. …

Why Would Bloomberg News Completely Disappear the February, 2014 Ukraine Coup? By Robert Barsocchini, May 27, 2015

Bloomberg says in a post today that the “confrontation between Russia and the US” over Ukraine was “provok[ed]” by Putin’s annexation of Crimea:
“…Putin annexed the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea last March, provoking the biggest confrontation between Russia and…

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Diary from Kathmandu: Demolition Dilemmas across Nepal By Barbara Nimri Aziz, May 27, 2015

There is little doubt that they have to come down. But how will priorities be decided? Who will pay? Then how will the formidable task of securing Nepal’s homes, schools, hospitals and offices proceed? In Kathmandu valley and beyond, new…

Israel Wants 50% Increase in US Provided Military Aid. “U.S. Tax Payers Fund Netanyahu’s Killing Machine” By Stephen Lendman, May 27, 2015

Israel already gets at least $3 billion annually from Washington – plus a whole lot more. US taxpayers fund its killing machine.
It wants a 50% increase for more wars and ruthless daily persecution of millions of Palestinians – plus…

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Peace, Security and Civil Rights: An Open Letter to President Barack Obama By Anthony Bellchambers, May 27, 2015

Do you know how many of us cried with joy when you were elected that heady day, in January 2008, when you held the goodwill and hopes of most everyone, everywhere throughout the United States and Europe – and even…

US Establishment Shields Killer Cops By Andre Damon, May 27, 2015

Within three days of a judge’s ruling acquitting a Cleveland cop who brutally murdered two unarmed people, the Obama administration announced a settlement with the city that holds no one accountable for a string of police murders and leaves the…

FIFA President Sepp Blatter addresses the media in Zurich
Will FIFA, World Football’s Governing Body Suspend Israel By Jonathan Cook, May 27, 2015

FIFA, world football’s governing body, is due to meet this Friday in Zurich to decide whether to back a Palestinian motion to suspend Israel for its systematic violations of Palestinian footballers’ rights in the occupied territories, including preventing practice sessions…

Protests in Japan Denounce US Military Presence By Ben McGrath, May 27, 2015

Japanese protesters gathered outside the parliament building in Tokyo on Sunday to demand the removal of a US base on the island of Okinawa. Numerous rallies have been held recently, both on the island and the Japanese mainland, to oppose…

The US War on ISIS is a “Complete Failure” By Patrick Henningsen, May 27, 2015

The ISIS narrative in Syria and Iraq continues to be twisted and the truth obscured by rampant western geostrategic power-plays in the Middle East…
‘ISIS is winning because Iraqi troops just aren’t fighting the terrorists’ – so says US Defense…

Boston Bombing Core Mystery: Why are Feds Not Interested in this Man? By Jill Vaglica, May 27, 2015

Originally published on WhoWhatWhy
Now that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death for his involvement in the Boston Marathon Bombing, and the lengthy inevitable Death Row appeals process begins, the investigative work for conscientious journalists continues as well.

Swedish Politician: US is the True Cause of the Masses of Refugees from the Middle East; Al Qaeda and ISIS Created, Funded, Trained and Armed By the CIA By Global Research News, May 27, 2015

Photo: Official White House press photo by Pete Souza | Läs denna artikel på svenska 
By Jens Jerndal, spokesman for the political party Unity (Enhet)
The present Swedish debate about war refugees from the Middle East is an example of…

Jeffrey Sterling vs. the CIA: An Untold Story of Race and Retribution By Norman Solomon, May 27, 2015

A dozen years before his recent sentencing to a 42-month prison term based on a jury’s conclusion that he gave classified information to a New York Times journalist, former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was in the midst of a protracted…

Judge Who Blocked Release of Osama bin Laden Death Photos Now Blocks Release of US Senate Torture Report By Noel Brinkerhoff and Steve Straehley, May 27, 2015

Image: Judge James Boasberg (photo Diego M. Radzinschi-National Law Journal)
A federal judge has thwarted an attempt to force the release of the Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) torture program.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed…

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China Establishes World’s Largest Physical Gold Fund By Tyler Durden, May 27, 2015

While many eagerly await the day when China will finally reveal its latest official gold holdings, a number which when made public will be orders of magnitude higher than its last 2009 disclosure of just over 1,000 tons, or less…