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The Great War of 1914-1918: A Message to Humanity. Commemorative Events in Belgrade By Belgrade Forum, September 16, 2014

On the occasion of marking the Centenary since the beginning of World War I, this week Belgrade will be hosting several international events and activities. Within the rich program of marking this anniversary and paying homage to heroes and vast…

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Bogus Trading, Speculation in the Silver Market By Bill Holter, September 16, 2014

I wrote an article titled “Kill Switch” a couple of weeks back where I hypothesized the Chinese are the ones behind the very high (and very curious) open interest in COMEX silver, I want to revisit this.  I want to…

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Police State USA: Ferguson Demands Justice Despite Repression, Criminalization By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 16, 2014

On Sept. 10 the people of Ferguson, MO and others demanding the indictment and arrest of white police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown attempted to block the traffic on Interstate 70.
Police were present…

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Somalia Facing Famine Despite U.S. Role and Oil Wealth By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 16, 2014

Early in September United States President Barack Obama announced that he had carried out a targeted assassination killing the leader of the Al-Shabaab Islamic resistance organization in Somalia which has been fighting against the Federal Government and a regional military…

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Israeli Persecution of Palestinians Unrelated to Defense – Soldiers, Intelligence Officers Speak By Stephen Lendman, September 16, 2014

Claims otherwise are false. A previous article explained. It said 43 IDF reservists and former army intelligence members published an open letter.
They addressed Netanyahu and top military officials. They denounced Israeli high crimes against peace. They condemned longstanding collective…

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Tehran Warns Washington: US Campaign agains Islamic State (ISIL), “No Excuse for Violating Sovereignty of Syria, Iraq” By Cem Ertür, September 16, 2014

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces General Hassan Firouzabadi warned the US and its allies to avoid exercising new plots in the region, saying that fighting and bombing the positions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

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America’s Deadliest Export and The Endless War on Terror By William Blum, September 16, 2014

Praise for America’s Deadliest Export: “Blum concentrates on matters of great current significance, and does not pull his punches” — Noam Chomsky.
A safer world for Americans… if they don’t leave home
Supporters of US foreign policy have been repeating…

Were British Special Forces Soldiers Planting Bombs in Basra?
“The Terrorists R US”: Anniversary of a Thwarted False Flag in Basra By Global Research News, September 16, 2014

by Louis Shawcross
Nine years ago this week, the British SAS attempted to plant a car bomb in Basra for the purpose of indiscriminate murder and to stoke sectarian hatred in Iraq.
This was not an isolated case. For example,…

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Scotland: A Yes Vote Changes Everything By Global Research News, September 16, 2014

It’s Tuesday 16th September, 2 days before the biggest vote of our lives. This is the biggest democratic event we will ever likely experience, not just for us but for generations to come. The vast enormitude of the referendum vote…

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FBI’s Facial Recognition Program Hits ‘Full Operational Capability’ By RT, September 16, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Next Generation Identification System, a biometric database reliant on tens of millions of facial-recognition records, is now fully operational, the agency announced Monday.
The NGI system, after three years of development, is billed by the…

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“Police State Down Under”, Mass Surveillance in New Zealand: Tapping the South Cross Sea Cable By Binoy Kampmark, September 16, 2014

The Southern Cross undersea cable network is extensive, linking Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Hawaii to the skeletal framework of the west coast of the United States.  In the ownership stakes, Telecom New Zealand has an even half, with Australia’s…

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From the Very Start, the CIA Has Engaged In Covert Terrorism to Give Government Plausible Deniability By Washington's Blog, September 16, 2014

“So Planned and Executed That Any US Government Responsibility For Them Is Not Evident To Unauthorized Persons And That If Uncovered The US Government Can Plausibly Disclaim Any Responsibility For Them”
Everyone knows that the CIA spies …
But –…

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Who is Behind the Islamic State (ISIL) Beheadings? Probing the SITE Intelligence Group By James F. Tracy, September 15, 2014

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Since mid-August 2014 major news organizations have conveyed videos allegedly found online by the SITE Intelligence Group.
Unsurprisingly the same media have failed to closely interrogate what the private company actually is and whether the material…

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Resistance versus Negotiation in Palestine: Fatah is Forcing The Palestinian Presidency to Choose “Peace with Israel” By Nicola Nasser, September 15, 2014

President Mahmoud Abbas and the Fatah movement, which he commands, have unleashed a media campaign against Hamas and the resistance. If pressure from the Palestinian public fails to stop the campaign, Abbas may achieve politically what Israel failed to achieve…

Climate Change: Concocting the “Consensus”
What Will It Take To Create Climate Justice? By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, September 15, 2014

All of the elements required to create climate justice seem to be in place. The climate movement can put hundreds of thousands on the streets, organize creative civil resistance, get thousands to risk arrest and mobilize blockades of tar sands,…

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The Recovery Of the Earth’s Ozone Layer By Marianne de Nazareth, September 15, 2014

Lets first understand what is Ozone? According to the WMO (World Meteorological Organization) Ozone is a special form of oxygen with the chemical formula  O3. And the oxygen we breathe which is totally vital to life on earth is O2.…

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United Nations Reveals Close Links Between Israel and Al Qaeda Affiliated Terrorist Organizations in Syria By Global Research News, September 15, 2014

The United Nations (UN) has stressed that there are strong links and contacts between the armed terrorist organizations in Syria and the Zionist entity.
The UN remarks came in a report by its Secretary General on the United Nations Disengagement…

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Someone’s Already Fighting ISIS: The Syrian Arab Army By Tony Cartalucci, September 15, 2014

Since 2011, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has waged a relentless war within Syrian territory against what it has said from the very beginning was an invasion of heavily armed, foreign-backed sectarian extremists. In retrospect, the transparently ludicrous nature of…

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In Defence of Life – Standing Up Against The Lust for Culling Wildlife By Lesley Docksey, September 15, 2014

Early in 2013 I thought I had reached a low point as I reacted to the way the animal-loving British elite happily slaughtered anything that got in its way.  The most visible sign of its lust for ‘controlling’ wildlife by…

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America’s “Ethics” of Bombing Civilians After World War II: Massive Casualties and the Targeting of Civilians in the Korean War By Sahr Conway-Lanz, September 15, 2014

World War II demonstrated an enormous shift in the technological capability of the United States to bring death and destruction to the civilian populations of its enemies through aerial attack. The American air forces undertook strategic bombing campaigns that pulverized…

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‘Dark Omens’ and ‘Horror Shows’: Scottish Independence, Power and Propaganda By Media Lens, September 15, 2014

Established power hates uncertainty, especially any threat to its grip on the political, economic and financial levers that control society. And so it is with elite fears that the United Kingdom, formed by the1707 Acts of Union, could be on…

Seeds of Destruction: The Diabolical World of Genetic Manipulation
Seeds of Destruction: The Diabolical World of Genetic Manipulation By F. William Engdahl, September 15, 2014

Click here to order the book now! 
“Control the oil, and you control nations. Control the food, and you control the people.”* -Henry Kissenger
“Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation” by F. William Engdahl is a skillfully…

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Vaccines and Monsanto’s RoundUp Cause Autism: MIT Scientist Exposes Consequence of Glyphosate and Aluminum Cocktail By Christina Sarich, September 15, 2014

By 2025, half the kids born in the U.S. will be diagnosed with autism, according to Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Senior Research Scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. She, like many others says autism isn’t just genetic…

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Washington’s War Against Russia. Undermining Russia’s Historic Relationship with Western Europe By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, September 15, 2014

The new sanctions against Russia announced by Washington and Europe do not make sense as merely economic measures. I would be surprised if Russian oil and military industries were dependent on European capital markets in a meaningful way. Such a…

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Over 2 Trillion Becquerels of Radioactive Waste Flowed from Fukushima Plant into Pacific in Just 10 Months By David Gutierrez, September 15, 2014

At least 2 trillion becquerels’ worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted. The rate of…

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“Progressive Democrats” Follow Obama to War in Syria By Shamus Cooke, September 15, 2014

It’s nearly impossible to find an anti-war congressperson nowadays. A bi-partisan consensus exists for an expanded war in Iraq and Syria — from the “radical” socialist Bernie Sanders to Obama’s right-wing nemesis, John Boehner. So enthused was Boehner that he …

"Wall Street's 9/11": Did Lehman Brothers Fall or Was It Pushed?
World Economy in Crisis. Six Years Since the Wall Street Crash. Prevailing Financial Disaster By Nick Beams, September 15, 2014

On this day in September 2008, the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers sparked the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Within days of the bankruptcy, the entire American and global financial system was…

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Privatization Of British Health System Fuels Scottish Independence By RT, September 15, 2014

“Yes” campaign supporters try to disrupt a gathering of a “No” campaign rally that leader of the Labour party Ed Miliband addressed, in Glasgow, September 11, 2014. (Reuters/Paul Hackett)
Politicians clashed over the National Health System (NHS) at a Scottish…

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The Russell Tribunal on Ukraine Accuses Obama, Rasmussen and Petroshenko of War Crimes in East Ukraine By Stephen Lendman, September 15, 2014

The Russell Tribunal (RT) is an activist peace organization. It’s known as the International War Crimes Tribunal.
It condemns America’s permanent war agenda. It opposes New World Order extremism. Its members include academics, intellectuals and artists.
It’s inspired by the…

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Ukraine: French Military Adviser Gaston Besson in Charge of “Foreign Fighters” in the Neo-Nazi National Guard Azov Battalion By Damir Marinovic, September 15, 2014

Image: Biography of Gaston Besson, “French volontary against the Serbs”.

So we already reported on the American Nazi who was fighting in Ukraine until he got killed, the neo-Nazi Azov battalion he was fighting with, and the reports of war…

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Establishment Media: “Attacking ISIS Will Turn Syria into a Failed State” – Does Not Recognize this Was the Plan By Kurt Nimmo, September 15, 2014

On Sunday USA Today warned Obama’s campaign to launch air strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria will reduce the latter to a failed state.

“The turmoil in Libya is a cautionary tale as the United States enlists the help…

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Venezuela Sends More Aid Planes to Gaza By Middle East Monitor, September 15, 2014

The second Venezuelan aid plane took off on Thursday evening from Caracas International Airport heading to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
This plane, which is going to land in Cairo International Airport on Saturday, is loaded with 55 tons of…

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Russia Denounces New Western Sanctions By Stephen Lendman, September 15, 2014

New EU sanctions target Russian finance, energy and defense sectors.
They restrict state-owned energy giants Rosneft, Transneft and Gazprom Neft (its oil subsidiary) from raising capital in European markets.
They prohibit buying their 30-day yield bonds and equities of any…

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The Smoking Guns of the 2001 Anthrax Attacks By Washington's Blog, September 15, 2014

Professor Graeme MacQueen has written a must-read book on the anthrax attacks on America: The 2001 Anthrax Deception.
Even those of us who have paid close attention to – and written broadly on – the 2001 anthrax attacks will learn…

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Obama’s “Coalition of the Willing” against Syria, Iran By Peter Symonds, September 15, 2014

The Obama administration is rapidly putting together a “coalition of the willing” to ramp up its new war of aggression in the Middle East. Using the pretext of “degrading and destroying” Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militias, Washington…

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What Israel Has Done After the Ceasefire By Omar Robert Hamilton, September 15, 2014

On 26 August a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was agreed, bringing a fragile end to a war that killed 2150 Palestinians (mostly civilians) and 73 Israelis (mostly soldiers). Since then Hamas has not fired a single rocket, attacked an…

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British Police State: Routine State Surveillance of Journalists’ Communications Breaches International Law By The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, September 15, 2014

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s application to the Strasbourg Court challenges the government’s use of covert surveillance powers to access and analyse journalistic information. We say it is clearly contrary to fundamental human rights law.
The background to BIJ’s challenge…

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Mustafa Barghouti on Israel’s Operation “Protective Edge” against Gaza By Stephen Lendman, September 14, 2014

Barghouti is special. He’s important. He’s multi-faceted. He’s a man for all seasons. He’s a physician, political activist, and human rights champion. He supports nonviolent resistance. He’s a Palestinian National Initiative (PNI) co-founder. He currently serves as secretary-general.
PNI aims…

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The Root Cause of the Latest Resurgence of Anti-Semitism in Britain By Anthony Bellchambers, September 14, 2014

It is presumably because the recently appointed British Government Chief Whip has married into the Jewish faith that is the reason for his zeal in condemning the recent resurgence in antisemitism and, frankly, any initiative that serves to combat this…

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Analyzing the Islamic State (ISIL) and the Sectarian Division of Iraq and Syria: Mahdi D. Nazemroaya By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, September 14, 2014

July 14, 2014 (Chile) – Verdad Ahora analyzed the positions of the United States, Israel and Turkey in regards to the emergence of the militant Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as part of the Anglo-American project of…

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Pro-Israel Lobby Ensures Israeli “Terrorist State” Operates with Legal Impunity By Steven MacMillan, September 14, 2014

Last week, Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, announced the intention of the Israeli state to further expand Israeli settlements in the West Bank in an attempt to annex an additional 400 hectares of Palestinian land. A further escalation of this…

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Meet The 25 Billionaires Who Control Everything By Blacklisted News, September 14, 2014

The Brookings Institution think-tank has just released a list of the 25 US billionaires with the most political power. You can access an interactive graphic on the Brookings Institute website.
The list is a part of Brookings Institution Governance Studies…

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Say “No” to War and Media Propaganda: Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire By Mairead Maguire, September 14, 2014

While the United States, United Kingdom and NATO are pushing for war with Russia, it behoves people and their governments around the world to take a clear stand for peace and against violence and war, no matter where it comes…

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New EU Economic Sanctions against Russia Target Finance, Energy and Defense By Stephen Lendman, September 14, 2014

New EU sanctions target Russian finance, energy and defense sectors. They restrict state-owned energy giants Rosneft, Transneft and Gazprom Neft (its oil subsidiary) from raising capital in European markets. They prohibit buying their 30-day yield bonds and equities of any…

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US Will Use “ISIS Airstrikes” in Syria as Aircover for Rebels, Hit Syrian Military Targets By Patrick Henningsen, September 14, 2014

President Obama’s much celebrated ISIS(L) ‘strategy’ speech came on Tuesday night amid great fanfare and even greater debate. Sure, he outlined a strategy, but the President has been harboring another hidden agenda – one you won’t get a straight answer…

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Ukraine – Truce or Trojan Horse: Retreat, Re-Armament and Relaunch By Prof. James Petras, September 14, 2014

The NATO proxy war in the Ukraine started with the violent US-EU-sponsored overthrow of the elected government via a mob putsch in February 2014.  This was well financed at $5 billion, according to President Obama’s Assistant Secretary of State for…

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Syrian “Moderate” Rebels and Islamic State Jihadists “Make Peace”. What Will Obama do Now? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, September 14, 2014

Well, Well, Well, what do we have here? 
According to a new report by Agence-France Presse (AFP) “Syrian rebels and jihadists from the Islamic State have agreed a non-aggression pact for the first time in a suburb of the capital…

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Attacking the Islamic State: Henry Kissinger’s World Order Recipe By Binoy Kampmark, September 14, 2014

Never one to believe in the shackles of legality, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has decided to give advice entirely free of it. It is comforting to know that a man who was instrumental in illegal, unauthorised operations…

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US and EU Expand Economic Sanctions Against Russia By Niles Williamson, September 14, 2014

The United States and the European Union announced Friday an expanded package of sanctions against the Russian financial, energy, and defense sectors. The new measures were enacted as part of an ongoing campaign to place economic and military pressure on…

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IDF Soldiers Denounce Israeli High Crimes Against Peace By Stephen Lendman, September 14, 2014

Netanyahu is a world class thug. He wages a genocidal war on Palestine. Operation Protective Edge (OPE) is the latest example. Mass slaughter and destruction were horrific. James Petras calls Israel a “genocidal state.”
“Citizens and soldiers, criminals and professionals,…

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Towards Military Escalation: Obama Declares War on Syria By Mike Whitney, September 14, 2014

Invoking the same ominous language as his predecessor, Barack Obama used a prime time presidential address on Wednesday to announce the beginning of a war on Syria. And while there’s no doubt that many Americans will be confused by Obama’s…

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The Islamic State: America is “Attacking” the Terrorists It Fostered By James Corbett, September 14, 2014

James Corbett appears on Press TV to discuss the new American-led coalition to attack ISIL targets in Syria and Iraq.
He discusses the hypocrisy of a country that has actively helped to foster, train, equip and aid these terrorists presuming…

MH17 Verdict: Real Evidence Points to US-Kiev Cover-up of Failed “False Flag” By 21st Century Wire, September 14, 2014

This article was first published on July 25th 2014.  It focuses on issues which have not been addressed by the Dutch Security Board’s (DSB) preliminary report
Until this past Monday [July 21], the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 on…

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The ISIL Caliphate in Iraq and Syria, “Made in America” By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, September 13, 2014

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Defeat of Ukraine Army. What Prospects for Donbass. Interview with Donesk Prime Minister By Global Research News, September 13, 2014

Original Video interview. Russian and English
English subtitles.
This interview with Prime Minister Zakharchenko was recorded on the 8th of September 2014 following the signing of the September 5 tripartite Minsk Peace agreement under the auspices of  the OSCE.
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Obama’s ISIS Strategy: Bi-Partisan Consensus on a Prolonged Military Campaign By Shamus Cooke, September 13, 2014

Obama’s ISIS speech would have provoked outrage if Bush gave it. Now, however, Democrats and Republicans are united over foreign war to such an extent that a prolonged military campaign without congressional approval barely raises an eyebrow. So one year…

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Will NATO Liberate Jihadistan? By Pepe Escobar, September 13, 2014

Drive your cart and your plow
Over the bones of the dead … 
- William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Caliph Ibrahim, aka Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, self-declared leader of Islamic State, formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and…

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Satire: Obama ISIS Speech Depresses Nation By Peter Van Buren, September 13, 2014

Following Obama’s address to the nation Wednesday, America’s psychiatrists and liquor stores stocked up on anti-depressants and massive amounts of alcohol. States allowing for legal marijuana report booming sales.
President Obama announced an expansion of the current war with Iraq…

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Analysis of the Presidential Election in Turkey. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Historic Victory. Failure of the Centre-Left By Socialist Project, September 13, 2014

by Ezgi Yildiz
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the first publicly elected President of Turkey in the history of the Republic, winning 52 per cent of the votes at the presidential elections of August 10. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoğlu, joint candidate of the…

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NATO Loses Ukraine By Margaret Kimberley, September 13, 2014

The United States and NATO attack on the Russian Federation has failed. The Ukrainians who refused to accept the legitimacy of the West’s puppet government emerged victorious on the battlefield. If there is any doubt on that point, Ukraine’s decision…

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Ruble, Yuan to Pave Way for US Dollar Substitution? By The Brics Post, September 13, 2014

Russia and China have begun discussions on new joint projects, worth up to a billion dollars in infrastructure, agriculture and petrochemicals.
In a major highlight of an investment meet on Tuesday, Moscow and Beijing have entered into a pact to…

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“The Mentality of Brutality”: Islamic State Beheadings and “Civilized Barbarity” By John Kozy, September 13, 2014

In Persia almost five thousand years ago, Zoroaster divided the gods into two opposing groups. Two, Ahura Mazda (Illuminating Wisdom) and Angra Mainyu (Destructive Spirit), were personifications of good and evil which, he claimed, were in conflict, and the Earth…

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Springtime for Russophobia: Putin the “New Hitler” and Anti-Russian Propaganda By Mark Hackard, September 13, 2014

When the banksters who run America set their sights on the newest designated enemy of democracy, without fail the assault is preceded by information operations to convince a clueless public of the target state’s burning hatred for “freedom.” Momentarily torn…

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The Myth of Isolation: Russia’s Leading Role in the Creation of a New Global Architecture By Valery Fadeev, September 13, 2014

Much of the international media claim that Russia’s conduct during the crisis in Ukraine has isolated the country, made her a pariah, and that all of the civilized world has turned from her into disdain. Is this really so?
Suffice…

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Obama’s Speech to America: “Degrade and Destroy the Islamic State”. Stop ISIL by Funding ISIL By Brandon Turbeville, September 13, 2014

As many had expected as soon as the announcement was made that Barack Obama would make a speech on September 10 regarding his strategy against ISIS, the U.S. President has confirmed that he reserves the right to engage in airstrikes…

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Racism and Colonialism: University of Illinois Fires Palestinian Scholar for “Uncivilized” Tweets About Israeli Assault on Gaza By Jakeet Singh, September 13, 2014

The University of Illinois board of trustees has a history of not taking seriously charges of racism from indigenous peoples, including those regarding the university’s former mascot. (Image source: Flickr)

Since the news broke a few weeks ago that Steven…

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“Going After” the Islamic State. Guess Who is Behind the Caliphate Project? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 12, 2014

Those who ordered the bombing campaign are those who are behind the Caliphate Project. The Islamic State (IS) militia, continues to be supported covertly by the United States.

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Economic and Financial Warfare: The Sanctions Regime Directed against Russia is Part of a US-NATO Military Agenda By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 12, 2014

“We are implementing these new measures in light of Russia’s actions to further destabilise Ukraine over the last month, including through the presence of heavily armed Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, … If Russia fully implements its commitments, these sanctions…

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Origins of the Islamic State (ISIS): Who is Behind “Al Qaeda in Iraq”? Pentagon Acknowledges Fabricating a “Zarqawi Legend” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 12, 2014

An internal document produced by U.S. military headquarters in Iraq, states that “the Zarqawi PSYOP program is the most successful information campaign to date.”

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Economic Warfare: US-EU Sanctions directed against Russia. Energy, Finance, Defense By RT News, September 12, 2014

Arms producer Kalashnikov and oil giant Rosneft are among Russian companies hit by a new round of EU sanctions, which have come into effect Friday morning upon being published in the EU Official Journal.
The sanctions target the finance, energy…

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Free the Cuban Five! By House of Latin America, September 12, 2014

The 10th International Colloquium on the case of Cuban Five convenes today in Havana, Cuba to urge an immediate end to persecution of these heroes of the fight against terrorism. It is now 16 years – 5840 days – since…

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Senate Hearing Whitewashes Militarization of American Police By Tom Hall and E. P. Bannon, September 12, 2014

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing Tuesday on federal programs that have funneled billions of dollars in military hardware to state and local police forces. Under the heading “Oversight of Federal Programs for Equipping State…

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Neocons Revive Syria ‘Regime Change’ Plan By Robert Parry, September 12, 2014

Official Washington’s ever-influential neoconservatives and their “liberal interventionist” allies see President Barack Obama’s decision to extend U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State terrorists into Syria as a new chance to achieve the long-treasured neocon goal of “regime change” in Damascus.
On…

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US-Backed Terrorism in Syria: A First-Hand Account of the Use of Mortars Against Civilians By Eva Bartlett, September 12, 2014

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Note: since submitting this article for publication, terrorist-mortars have rained down on Damascus, with a reported 30 mortars on Wednesday-killing 8 and injuring at least 9–and another at least 7 mortars on Thursday–killing…

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US to Rapidly Expand War in Iraq and Syria By Peter Symonds, September 12, 2014

In the wake of President Obama’s speech Wednesday night, the US is preparing to rapidly ramp up its military operations in Syria and Iraq. Over the past month, the American military has carried out about 150 air strikes against Islamic…

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Human Rights and Justice in Canada – The Case of Omar Khadr By Global Research News, September 12, 2014

“The story of Omar and Guantanamo Bay reflects the failure of civil society, its institutions, and its people to speak out in ensuring our shared values of a just society are carried out.” — DENNIS EDNEY

Dennis Edney (QC) is…

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Pentagon Envisages Military Campaign including Air Strikes against Syria By Stephen Gowans, September 12, 2014

Indications of a new phase in Washington’s longstanding policy of regime change in Syria are emerging in US planning to expand its campaign against ISIS. The Pentagon envisions a multi-year campaign of air strikes inside Syria and assistance to anti-Assad…

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Research Shows Frightening Correlation Between Fracking and Rates of Illness By Lauren McCauley, September 12, 2014

Despite being heralded as a “bridge” to cleaner energy, new reports reveal the grave risks to human health posed by natural gas drilling operations. (Photo: Marcellus Protest)
People who live in close proximity to natural gas drilling sites are significantly…

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Human Rights Hypocrisy: The Canadian Museum for Human Rights By Kimlee Wong, September 12, 2014

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is planning its grand opening for the third week in September and garnering some less than stellar press in the process.
The most recent controversy surrounds their unprofessional process of selecting a Métis entertainer…

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Peace IS Possible If We Remain Committed to the Truth By Global Research, September 12, 2014

In these turbulent times, we believe in using every possible means to bring accurate and timely information to our readers. With increased global militarization and financial instability, it is more important than ever to have a reliable news source that…