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Gorbachev Warns Ukraine could Ignite World War III By Niles Williamson, January 31, 2015

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last president of the Soviet Union, accused the United States Thursday of initiating a new Cold War with Russia and expressed fears that the conflict could escalate into a nuclear Third World War.
Gorbachev made his comments…

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CIA Tested 25 Bombs before helping Mossad Kill Top Hezbollah Figure: Report By RT, January 31, 2015

The US helped Mossad assassinate a top Hezbollah figure in Syria in 2008 by lending bomb expertise and surveillance on the ground, Washington Post reported. The joint operation marked CIA’s post-9/11 drift toward modern-day drone killings.
The death of Imad…

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A Crazy Thought: Is Gold Money? The US “Claims” to Possess 8400 Tons of Gold By Bill Holter, January 31, 2015

Let’s have some fun today!  For a change of pace I thought it a good idea to think way outside of the box and write about something that isn’t possible and wouldn’t really matter even if it was true.  
Recently…

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Is Washington Financing Terrorism? Islamic State (ISIS) Mercenary Admits Getting Funds from US By Tony Cartalucci, January 31, 2015

The Express Tribune, an affiliate of the New York Times, recently reported in an article titled, “Startling revelations: IS operative confesses to getting funds via US,” that another “coincidence” appears to be contributing to the so-called “Islamic State’s” (ISIS) resilience…

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Israeli Forces destroy Palestine Water Infrastructure, 1,000 Meter Water Pipe donated to Yezra By Global Research News, January 31, 2015

Israeli bulldozers, on Thursday, destroyed a water pipe being used in connecting the West Tubas district’s Atoof village with Khirbet Yezra, in the northern Jordan Valley.
Head of Al-Maleh local council, Aaref Daraghmeh, said that the pipe had length of…

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Amnesty International: Torture and Human Rights Violations By Robert Barsocchini, January 31, 2015

(Additions to Amnesty excerpts are in italics or brackets. Bold emphases added.)

USA:
Torture: Amnesty International USA is partnering with human rights allies around the world for a two-year global campaign to stop torture, from Chicago to Nigeria

Chicago police…

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Ukrainian Government: “No Russian Troops Are Fighting Against Us”. Sanctions against Russia based on Falsehoods By Eric Zuesse, January 31, 2015

Ukraine Chief of Staff is explicitly and clearly denying the very basis for the EU’s sanctions against Russia, and for the U.S.’s sanctions against Russia: all of the sanctions against Russia are based on the falsehood that Ukraine is fighting against “the regular units of the Russian army”

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Google, Gag Orders and the WikiLeaks Investigation By Binoy Kampmark, January 31, 2015

Google’s gargantuan presence on the Internet, be it in terms of search engines, archived data and the use of email, has become a problem.  Given that it traffics in information of virtually every shade and colour, it was bound to…

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Ecological Economics, and Changing Everything By Patricia Perkins, January 31, 2015

This talk was delivered at a forum at Beit Zatoun, in Toronto on January 11, 2015, on Naomi Klein’s recent book, This Changes Everything (2014) [see video at LeftStreamed No. 245].
I would like to thank and acknowledge the First…

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“Cheerful” Dutch Financier, Fourth ABN Amro Banker Suicide. 36 Banker Suicides in 2014 By Tyler Durden, January 31, 2015

Following the deaths of 36 bankers last year, 2015 has got off to an inauspicious start with the reported suicide of Chris Van Eeghen – the 4th ABN Amro banker suicide in the last few years. As Quotenet reports, the…

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Torture, CIA Rendition Flights. “Interrogations took place” on Diego Garcia, says Bush Administration Official By Reprieve, January 31, 2015

A former senior aide in the Bush administration has said that the British territory of Diego Garcia was used for secret interrogations by the CIA, contradicting years of denials by the UK Government.
Lawrence Wilkerson, who was chief of staff…

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Moscow Might Bailout Greece: Russian Finance Minister By RT, January 31, 2015

Greece hasn’t outright asked Russia for a loan, but Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Moscow wouldn’t rule it out. His statement comes days after Greece openly opposed further economic sanctions against Russia.
“Well, we can imagine any situation, so…

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Henry Kissinger: “If You Can’t Hear the Drums of War You Must Be Deaf” By Alfred Heinz, January 31, 2015

NEW YORK – USA – In a remarkable admission by former Nixon era Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, reveals what is happening at the moment in the world and particularly the Middle East. [please note this is a SATIRE, which…

The Real Drug Lords: A brief history of CIA involvement in the Drug Trade By William Blum, January 31, 2015

This article was first published on August 31, 2008.
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According to Alfred W. McCoy in The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia, CIA arms, money, and disinformation enabled Corsican criminal syndicates in Marseille to wrestle control…

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Birds of a Feather: John McCain Defends War Criminal Henry Kissinger By Brandon Turbeville, January 31, 2015

It has been said that birds of a feather flock together, and proof of that statement can be seen in the fact that terrorist sympathizer John McCain was recently forced to act as Knight in Shining Armor for famed mass…

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Classified: US Military Imposes ‘Startling’ Blackout on Key Details of War in Afghanistan By Sarah Lazare, January 31, 2015

U.S. Army General John F. Campbell speaks Dec 8, 2014 at North Kabul Afghanistan International Airport, Afghanistan. (Photo: ResoluteSupportMedia/flickr/public domain)
In an unprecedented blackout, top U.S. military officials have quietly classified key information about how they are spending the over…

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2014: The “Bloodiest Year” in History for Palestinian Media Workers By Patrick Strickland, January 31, 2015

Relatives of journalists who were killed during Israel’s summer attack on Gaza protest in front of the United Nations’ Gaza City headquarters in September 2014. (Mohammed Asad / APA images)

Maysoon Abu Hayyin is not sure how she will provide…

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Britain’s Sky News TV Portrays Ukraine’s “Far Right” Neo-Nazis as “Heroes” By Eric Zuesse, January 30, 2015

On January 22nd, Rupert Murdoch’s Sky News (Murdoch founded it, his son James headed it for a while, and their 21st Century Fox owns “a controlling stake” in it) telecast a puff-piece for Ukraine’s right-wing extremists, several times calling them…

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Corporate Media Propaganda and CIA Covert Ops By Robert Parry, January 30, 2015

Rupert Murdoch, the global media mogul who is now a kingmaker in American politics, was brought into those power circles by lawyer/activist Roy Cohn who arranged Murdoch’s first Oval Office meeting with President Ronald Reagan in 1983, according to documents…

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Police Violence in America: Police Shoot and Kill Two Teenage Girls within Two Weeks By Evan Blake, January 30, 2015

Police in Longview, Texas released footage Wednesday of officers killing a 17-year-old girl in the lobby of a police station on January 22.
Officers Glenn Derr and Grace Bagley shot and killed 17-year-old Kristiana Coignard last Thursday, after officer Gene…

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Atmospheric Dispersion of Radioactivity from Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Study By Global Research News, January 30, 2015
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Income Inequality Soars in Every US State By Andre Damon, January 30, 2015

Income inequality has grown in every state in the US in recent decades, according to a new study published this week by the Economic Policy Institute. The report, entitled The Increasingly Unequal States of America, found that, even though states…

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French Police Question 8-Year-Old on Suspicion of “Defending Terrorism” By Ali Abunimah, January 30, 2015

France is in a state of “collective hysteria,” says Sefen Guez Guez, the lawyer for a second grader questioned by police in France. (via BFMTV)
Just when it seemed that the crackdown on free speech in France could not get…

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China’s “New Silk Road”. “One Belt and One Road”: Strategic Eurasia Land and Sea Transport Corridors By Binoy Kampmark, January 30, 2015

“The One Belt and One Road initiative is a long-term macroscopic program of strategic development for the entire State.” - Zhao Xijun, Deputy Dean of School of Finance, Renmin University, Global Times, Dec 28, 2014
The Chinese flag hangs in…

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USA Today Columnist Calls for Arrest and Imprisonment of Vaccine Skeptics By Mike Adams, January 30, 2015

Now we finally come to the real agenda of the vaccine industry. After vaccines have been repeatedly documented by the Natural News Lab to contain neurotoxic chemicals such as mercury, formaldehyde and MSG; after vaccine shots have been repeatedly shown…

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Britain’s Trident “Nuclear Deterrent”: Instruments of Armageddon By Jim McCluskey, January 30, 2015

The existence of nuclear weapons makes Armageddon possible. If there were no nuclear weapons on the planet the human race would have a dire threat lifted and could focus on the other, less instantaneous, threats to the survival of our…

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J’accuse!: The Elephant in the Room of Anti-Semitism By Anthony Bellchambers, January 30, 2015

The Holocaust in Europe was the extreme distillation of the essence of evil. It was prepared, as are all genocides, by first engineering the dehumanisation of its victims. The ‘Final Solution’ of the Nazis then progressed to the wholesale killing…

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The Globalization of War. From the End of World War II to the Present By Hon. Paul Hellyer, January 30, 2015

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The Globalization of War is an extraordinarily important book. It tags the origin of a long series of wars and conflicts, from the end of World War II to the present, as being direct products of U.S.  …

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U.S. Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Characterizes “Alternative Media as Terror” By Kurt Nimmo, January 30, 2015

Bolivian President Evo Morales weighed in on the controversy over remarks made earlier this month by Andrew Lack, the new chief executive of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).
The BBG is noteworthy for its connection to the CIA’s effort…

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US State Department Collaborating with Deposed Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra By Tony Cartalucci, January 30, 2015

Comments made by Daniel Russel, a representative of the US State Department, condemned the current Thai government’s legal proceedings against deposed prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, the nepotist proxy of her brother, Thaksin Shinawatra, also deposed in a military coup in…

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The Forbidden Truth: Islamic State (ISIS) Recruiter Admits Getting Funds from America By Stephen Lendman, January 30, 2015

Call it one of many US dirty secrets. Washington covertly recruits, funds, arms, trains, and directs extremist Islamic State and other Takfiri terrorists.
The same ones it lies about waging war on. Uses them as proxies against its adversaries.
Notably…

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Daggers Drawn, but Israel and Hizballah Likely Prefer Restraint By Jonathan Cook, January 30, 2015

Israeli politicians responded with outrage to Hizballah’s attack on Wednesday on an Israeli military convoy close to the Lebanese border. Anti-tank missiles killed two Israeli soldiers and wounded seven more.
With Israel and Hizballah at the closest point to a…

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Saudi Oil and U.S. Hypocrisy By Sara Flounders, January 30, 2015

Few events expose the utter hypocrisy of U.S. politicians’ grand words about democracy so starkly as their praise for the recently deceased King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. For decades U.S. imperialism and all the imperialist powers have given political, military…

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Bilderberg 2015 Location Confirmed By Steve Watson, January 30, 2015

The location and dates of the forthcoming 2015 gathering of secretive elites under the Bilderberg Group banner has been confirmed.
Local police have verified that the conference will take place at the opulent Interalpen Hotel, in the Austrian mountains near…

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Is the US Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point’? By Drone Wars UK, January 30, 2015

Media attention was aroused by the collision of a drone with a tree on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, reportedly prompting the Secret Service to go into ‘lockdown’.
But dozens of social media sites have been…

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Heading for War with Russia? Ukraine is the Epicenter of a Possible European War By Stephen Lendman, January 30, 2015

Ukraine is the epicenter of possible European war. Ongoing events should scare everyone.
Kiev’s war on Donbas rages. Area freedom fighters continue routing its military. It’s desperate for more Western support.
Wanting greater numbers of US-led NATO boots on the…

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Independent Investigation Details Israel’s Deliberate Killing of Civilians in Gaza By Ben Norton, January 30, 2015

A new independent medical fact-finding mission in Gaza has detailed Israel’s deliberate killing of Palestinian civilians in its summer 2014 attack, codenamed Operation “Protective Edge.” Acts documented in the investigation include the use of human shields, close-range murder of civilians,…

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Yanis Varoufakis: From Accidental Economist to Greece’s Finance Minister By Tony Aspromourgos, January 30, 2015

Since 2009, the economic situation of Greece has helped expose the architecture and policy regime problems of the European Union and the eurozone. On Sunday the Greek electorate rebelled against the self-defeating austerity policies imposed upon the country by Germany…

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Corporate Capture of Africa’s Agriculture: Dominion Farm’s Land Grab in Nigeria By Grain, January 30, 2015

Farmers in Nigeria’s Taraba State are being forced off lands that they have farmed for generations to make way for US company Dominion Farms to establish a 30,000 ha rice plantation. The project is backed by the Nigerian government and…

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There is no “Scientific Consensus” on the Safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) By Colin Todhunter, January 30, 2015

In an attempt to try and justify the case for genetically modified organisms (GMOs), supporters of GM technology often churn out the baseless claim that there is a consensus within the ‘scientific community’ over the human, animal and environmental safety…

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A Major Turning Point in Greece for Better or Worse By Takis Fotopoulos, January 30, 2015

Abstract: The aim of this article is to examine the real significance of Syriza’s victory in Greece, particularly in view of allegations that it represents a historic victory for the Left, as well as the prospects for the future of…

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NATO Constitutes a Threat to Russia’s Security. Countering NATO Propaganda on Russia By Vladimir Kozin, January 30, 2015

This article is a follow-up of Professor Vladimir Kozin’s comments on NATO’s Fact Sheet about relations with Russia published in December 2014. The topics to be covered in this article:

NATO is a threat to Russia;
NATO missile defence is…

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Moscow’s Position on the Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine: Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of Russia’s Security Council By President Vladimir Putin, January 30, 2015

Vladimir Putin held a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council to discuss the situation in Ukraine.

Taking part in the meeting were Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council SpeakerValentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, Chief of Staff…

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Ukraine’s Government Is Losing Its War. Here Is Why! By Eric Zuesse, January 30, 2015

On January 27th, Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense headlined “Militants Continue to Suffer Losses,” and reported that four helicopters, and other weapons of the “militants,” were destroyed in battle, but no evidence was given to support the assertion.
Just two days…

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“Selma”: A Brilliant, Riveting Film, but Racism Is Still a Powerful Force in the US By Steven Jonas, January 30, 2015

Weren’t the valiant, courageous actions of civil rights advocates a triumph for social justice? Did it not lead to further advances in that struggle? And if you are referring to the movie, is it not a triumph as well, getting…

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The ‘Empire of Chaos’ in the House of Saud By Pepe Escobar, January 30, 2015

No one in Western corporate media will tell you why US President Barack Obama is hitting Riyadh with a high-powered delegation to “pay his respects” to the new House of Saud potentate, King Salman.
Talk about a who’s who –…

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Protesters Call for War Criminal Henry Kissinger’s Arrest; John McCain Threatens Them with Arrest… By Michael Krieger, January 29, 2015

He’s a thug, and a crook, and a liar, and a pseudo-intellectual and a murderer. Ok? Those things are factually verifiable. – From the late Christopher Hitchens’ outstanding interview: Christopher Hitchens’ Polemic Against Henry Kissinger
John McCain is at it…

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Crimes against Humanity: Why Is Henry Kissinger Walking Around Free? By Andy Piascik, January 29, 2015

Two months ago, hundreds of thousands of Chileans somberly marked the 40th anniversary of their nation’s September 11th terrorist event. It was on that date in 1973 that the Chilean military, armed with a generous supply of funds and weapons…

Mariupol Attack is a War Crime: The Evidence points to Kiev By George Eliason, January 29, 2015

The UN is calling the attack on Mariupol a War Crime. Now that the evidence is pointing to Kiev will the UN show enough conscience to pursue it?
Motive, method, and opportunity are the key facts needed to establish guilt…

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Is Democracy Dead In The West? Greece and its EU Creditors By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, January 29, 2015

We will find out the answer to the question posed in the title in the outcome of the contest between the new Greek government, formed by the political party Syriza, and the ECB and the private banks, with whose interests…

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Kiev Regime Confirms that Russian Invasion of Ukraine is a Hoax! By George Eliason, January 29, 2015

Throughout this conflict every once in a while Ukrainian government officials have come clean about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
To the chagrin of the Obama Administration and NATO Russia has not invaded. This latest admission came twice today. Once…

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Blowback Against Israeli State Terror By Stephen Lendman, January 29, 2015

Israel claims a divine right to attack any nation, group or individual it chooses with impunity. Considers naked aggression self-defense.
Justifiable self-defense is called terrorism. On January 18, Israeli helicopter gunship fire killed Hezbollah military leader Imad Mughniyeh in Syria’s…

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Democracy Rising: Syriza, the Struggle for Dignity, Solidarity and the Rebirth of the European Left By William Hawes, January 29, 2015

On Monday, polls closed in Greece and a new government was sworn into power. Syriza, the populist left-wing party who vehemently opposes the EU austerity measures imposed from Brussels, emerged victorious, forming a coalition with the conservative Independent Greeks party.…

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Hollywood and the War Propaganda Industry. What “American Sniper” Does Not Say By Dr. T. P. Wilkinson, January 29, 2015

I’m not accustomed to paying much attention to anyone’s national holidays, except perhaps France’s, but only because it at least commemorates what for a brief time was a real revolution. Since I pass a certain consulate almost every day, I…

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Confronting the ‘Safe’, Toxic and Disempowering State-Corporate Version of Journalism, Reality and Dissent By Media Lens, January 29, 2015

One of the weirdest features of contemporary culture is the way even the best corporate journalists write as though under enemy occupation.
Journalists admit, even in public, but particularly in private, that there is much they just cannot say. As…

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Australian Uranium Mining Company Accused of Contaminating Lake Malawi By Mayu Chang, January 29, 2015

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Paladin Energy, an Australian mining company, has been accused of discharging uranium-contaminated sludge into Lake Malawi, which supports 1.7 million people in three countries – Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. The company…

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Israel Threatens War Following Clashes with Hezbollah By Thomas Gaist, January 29, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened war in Lebanon and Syria on Wednesday, saying that Israel is prepared to act “on all fronts” following an attack that killed two Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers near Israel’s northern border.
Seven more…

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Syriza Hands Greek Defence Ministry to Right-wing Nationalist By Robert Stevens, January 29, 2015

The first meeting of the cabinet named by the Syriza-Independent Greeks (ANEL) coalition government was televised on Wednesday, with Prime Minister and Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras declaring that his government would not come into conflict with the international financial elite.…

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Canadian Spy Program “LEVITATION” Illustrates “Giant X-Ray Machine Over All Our Digital Lives” By John Queally, January 29, 2015

Rapidshare was one of three file-sharing websites targeted in the spy agency’s surveillance. (Photo: Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Newly released documents contained in the archive of materials leaked to journalists by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that Canada’s spy agency, the Communications…

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Can Gold and the US Dollar Continue to Rise in Tandem? For How Long? By Bill Holter, January 29, 2015

Can the dollar and gold continue to rise in tandem for long?  The last three months have seen a very peculiar dollar/gold anomaly.  Since mid November, gold (and silver) have “acted” very differently.  We have seen “outside days” and even…

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Why Did the UN Security Council Visit Haiti? By Marie Laurette Numa, January 29, 2015

On Jan. 23, a delegation of the United Nations Security Council arrived in Haiti for a three day visit. The delegation, consisting of representatives of 15 member states currently on the Security Council, was co-chaired by Chilean ambassador Cristian Barros…

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Obama Determined to Expand the National Counter-Insurgency Against the Black Liberation Movement By Glen Ford, January 29, 2015

The “miracle” that so many Black Americans wept with joy to behold in January, 2009, has evaporated in totally predictable increments over the past six years. (We at BAR did, in fact, predict the general outlines of the debacle, long…

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American Troops in Ukraine? You Bet! By Global Research News, January 29, 2015

US-backed president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, was among the elites gathering in Davos, Switzerland this week to attend the 2015 World Economic Forum. During his speech he made the remarkable claim that 9,000 Russian troops were currently fighting in Ukraine…

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A Saudi Beheading is an Islamic State (IS) Beheading? By Rafia Zakaria, January 29, 2015

The beheading took place in Makkah. A Burmese woman named Laila Bin Abdul Muttalib Basim, who lived in Saudi Arabia, was first dragged on a public street. Then, she was grabbed by four policemen, while a man took a sword…

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Fake Russian Spy Ring Announced By Stephen Lendman, January 29, 2015

The U.S. needs enemies to advance its agenda. When none exist they’re invented. Longstanding US policy.
Russian national Evgeny Buryakov its latest victim. A Russian bank employee arrested in New York on phony espionage charges.
Two other Russian nationals named.…

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GMO Crops for Ukraine: The West’s Agri-Business Conglomerates Snap up Ukraine’s Bread Basket By Frederic Mousseau, January 29, 2015

At the same time as the United States, Canada and the European Union announced a set of new sanctions against Russia in mid-December last year, Ukraine received US$350 million in US military aid, coming on top of a $1 billion…

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Being An Antiwar Activist In Israel Is Dangerous By Global Research News, January 29, 2015

Being an antiwar activist in Israel is dangerous. Israelis who protested against the 2014 Gaza offensive were threatened, harassed and attacked. Some even lost their jobs.
Yoav Eliassi, also known as “The Shadow,” is a right-wing rapper and driving force…

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Enbridge Gets Another Federal Tar Sands Crude Pipeline Permit As Senate Debates Keystone XL By Steve Horn, January 29, 2015

On January 16, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Enbridge a controversial Nationwide Permit 12 green-light for its proposed Line 78 pipeline, set to bring heavy tar sands diluted bitumen (“dilbit”) from Pontiac, Illinois to its Griffith, Indiana holding…

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Big Business “Regulators” and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): Opening the Floodgates to Corporate Plunder By Colin Todhunter, January 29, 2015

A new leak concerning the talks around the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) indicates that the floodgates could be opened even further for corporate influence. The leak has been analysed by the corporate watchdogs CEO and LobbyControl and shows…

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Four Beheaded in Saudi Arabia Less Than a Week into King Salman’s Rule By RT, January 29, 2015

Four people have been executed in Saudi Arabia less than a week after 79-year-old King Salman assumed power following the death of his 90-year-old predecessor, King Abdullah.
Under the strict guidelines of Sharia Law, three people were put to death…

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Ukrainians Against War. Conscripts Refuse to Fight against Their Own Citizens By Stephen Lendman, January 29, 2015

A previous article explained most Ukrainian soldiers oppose war. Conscripts are against fighting their own citizens.
Used as cannon fodder in Donbas. Notoriously underpaid. Poorly fed and clothed. Deplorably treated overall.
No wonder most don’t want to serve. They want…

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Ukraine is Plundering its Own Museums On the Way to Europe By Oriental Review, January 29, 2015

The looting of museums and the private collections of well-heeled fellow citizens seems to be an inevitable byproduct of all revolutions. The rebels Robespierre and Cromwell did so in the name of revolution, and during the fighting in the Middle…

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US “Fighting” Islamic State Terror Group with Fictional Leaders. US Intentionally Unleashed Al Qaeda Upon Iraq and Syria By Tony Cartalucci, January 29, 2015

US claims to be waging war against “Islamic State” whose various “al-Baghdadi” leaders do not exist.  In 2007, the New York Times revealed that long-vilified “Islamic State” leader Abdullah Rashid al-Baghdadi did not exist, and that the creation of this…

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The Globalization of War, America’s “Long War” against Humanity by Michel Chossudovsky By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 29, 2015

Professor Michel Chossudovsky shows how the various conflicts we are witnessing today in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Palestine are inter-locked through a single-minded agenda in pursuit of global hegemony helmed by the United States and buttressed by its allies

Economic Warfare. War by Other Means: The IMF and the World Bank are Weapons of War By John Pilger, January 28, 2015

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Fidel Castro: “Understanding the Complex World in which we Live. Defending Cooperation and Friendship with all of the World’s Peoples” By Fidel Castro Ruz, January 28, 2015

The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro sent a message to the Federation of University Students on the occasion of an event commemorating the 70th anniversary of his admission to the University of Havana.
Dear compañeros,
In 2006,…

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US Military Budget Increase directed against Russia, China and the Middle East. Michel Chossudovsky By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, January 28, 2015

A substantial share of the increase in the US military budget that President Barack Obama has asked for will ultimately be directed against Russia, a political commentator says.

To listen to the audio interview with Michel Chossudovsky, click here
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Obama’s Climate Irony: The Administration Just Announced Plans to Open the Atlantic to Oil Drilling By Lindsay Abrams, January 28, 2015

The Obama administration Tuesday announced a proposal to ban drilling in certain environmentally sensitive parts of the Arctic — but in exchange, it will open up the Atlantic to gas and oil interests for the first time in decades.
The…

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Flu Shot Hoax Admitted: “No Controlled Trials Demonstrating a Decrease in Influenza” By Mike Adams, January 28, 2015

The flu shot is a fraud. But it’s a fraud that’s so deeply embedded in the delusional pro-vaccine culture of the pharma-controlled medical industry that even well-meaning doctors and pharmacists (who are otherwise very intelligent) fail to realize flu shots…

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Economic Recolonialization? The India-US Bilateral Investment Treaty: Not An Easy Ride By Kavaljit Singh, January 28, 2015

It’s official: India and the US will resume negotiations on a high-standard bilateral investment treaty (BIT). In a joint statement on Sunday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama, the leaders affirmed their “shared commitment to facilitating increased…