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The MH17 Crash: US Veteran Intelligence Officers Slam the Flimsy “Intelligence” Against Russia By Washington's Blog, July 30, 2014

Senior U.S. Intelligence Officers: Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence
Preface: With the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine turning a local civil war into a U.S. confrontation with Russia, former high-level U.S. intelligence veterans released a statement today…

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The World of Whistleblowing: Needles in Haystacks, Intelligence Gathering, Subjects and Citizens By Binoy Kampmark, July 30, 2014

I just want my Constitution back. Thomas Drake, former NSA senior executive, July 29, 2014
Both Thomas Drake and Jesselyn Radack are familiar names in the world of whistleblowing.  They are currently visiting Australia, giving talks and presentations on the…

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The Moral Failure Of The West: Israel Is Stealing and Murdering Its Way Through Palestine By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 29, 2014

Readers are asking for my take on the Israel-Gaza situation, and, believe it or not, Oxford University’s famous debating society, the Oxford Union, invited me to debate the issue.
I replied to the Oxford Union that I was unprepared to…

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Heavy Fighting in Donesk, Press Conference of Donesk Militia Commander By Global Research News, July 29, 2014

Igor Strelkov Press-Conference, July 28, 2014: The Latest Ukrainian Offensive Mostly Repulsed
Interviews with Igor Strelkov July 29, 2014 Comments: 2
Video: Igor Strelkov Press Conference, July 28, 2014
Note: English subtitles prepared by The Vineyard of the Saker team.…

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Large Number of Ukraine Servicemen Unwilling to Fight, Refuse to Obey Orders of Kiev Regime By Global Research News, July 29, 2014

The following text is a Communique issued by the commander in Chief of the Militia of the Donesk People’s Republic.
We are posting this for the purpose of informing GR readers.

Translated from Russian by Gleb Bazov (Subject to Editing)…

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US-NATO “Fast-Track War Plans”. After Failed MH17 False Flag, Washington Attempts Bold New Moves to Frame Russia By 21st Century Wire, July 29, 2014

After their total failure to blame eastern Ukrainian Rebels and Moscow for what appears to be Kiev forces shooting down Fight MH17 on July 17th, Washington and its NATO allies have shifted their propaganda strategy in a new attempt to…

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Global Elite Agitating for War Against Russia By Kurt Nimmo, July 29, 2014

Victoria Nuland — who acted as the front person for the State Department’s coup in Kiev — bluntly expressed the opinion of the United States toward the European Union back in February.
Nuland employed a choice expletive when she dismissed…

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Israel’s Losing Narrative By Prof. Lawrence Davidson, July 29, 2014

For reasons unknown I have ended up on the list-serve of the American Jewish Congress. This means I receive messages sent out by its executive director, David Harris. Sometimes I even read them.
On July 18, I got just such…

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Money as Debt: Who Benefits from the Current Monetary System? By Rudy Avizius, July 29, 2014

People will toil for decades to make the money they need to pay the bills and other necessities. Yet, fewer than 1 in 1000 people understand how this money actually gets into circulation and who benefits from our current system.…

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Towards a World War III Scenario: The Dangers of Nuclear War” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 29, 2014

The West is waging a financial war on Russia and the U.S. threatens to intervene in Eastern Ukraine. While a World War III scenario implying the preemptive use of nuclear weapons has been on the drawing board of the Pentagon…

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Devastating Economic and Social Crisis in sub-Saharan Africa: Ghana Workers on the March By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 29, 2014

Thousands of Ghanaian workers made good on their promise to hold demonstrations on July 24 against what they say is the deteriorating economic situation inside the West African state.
Following the Republic Day actions on July 1 outside Flagstaff House, …

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Ukraine To Impose Military Tax to Finance Ongoing War By Interfax-Ukraine, July 29, 2014

The Ukrainian government intends to introduce a temporary 1.5% military duty, which will be an addition to the personal income tax.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk told a briefing on Monday the duty, if introduced, will stay in effect until…

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Khodorkovsky and the Yukos Oil Saga: The Investor-to-State Arbitration is Rigged. Why Russia Should Not Honour Tribunal Award of $51 billion By Kavaljit Singh, July 29, 2014

On July 28, 2014, an international arbitration tribunal under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague) announced that Russia must pay $51.6 billion (Rs.309600 crore) in damages to former shareholders of the now defunct oil giant Yukos…

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US Senate Bill 2277: “Green Light” to Wage War on Russia? Isn’t Just about “Russian Aggression”. It’s Also about Oil, Gas and Propaganda By Melissa Melton, July 29, 2014

The full name of Senate Bill 2277, introduced on May 1st, 2014, is “To prevent further Russian aggression toward Ukraine and other sovereign states in Europe and Eurasia, and for other purposes.” It starts out claiming to be about the…

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The Art of War: NATO’s Global Offensive By Manlio Dinucci, July 29, 2014

No holiday this summer for NATO; it’s working overtime. In preparation for the Summit of Heads of State and Government on September 4-5 in Newport, Wales, NATO will set down the blueprint for ‘”strategic adaptation” for military initiatives directed against…

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Shooting and Crying Over Israel’s Lost Moral Army By Jonathan Cook, July 29, 2014

I really wonder what it says about the Guardian or its readers that it publishes an article like this one by Yuli Novak, a former Israeli air force officer. The discourse, even on the left, is still so degraded on …

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Greenpeace Report: Obama Administration “Exporting Climate Change” by Exporting Coal By Steve Horn, July 29, 2014

Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rule: it serves as a major endorsement of continued coal production and export…

More Than 100 Killed in 14 Hours as Gaza Death Toll Rises Above 1,200 By Jon Queally, July 29, 2014

Israeli forces’ flares light up the night sky of Gaza City on early Tuesday, July 29, 2014. A truce between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza remained elusive as diplomats sought to end the fighting at the start of the…

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Undue Process in Washington: Drone-Killing and the Fifth Amendment By Peter Van Buren, July 29, 2014

You can’t get more serious about protecting the people from their government than the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution, specifically in its most critical clause: “No person shall be… deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law.”…

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Gaza Genocide: Last 24 Hours, 120 People Killed By Global Research News, July 29, 2014

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Gaza Ministry of Health, Palestine

 July 29, 2014                                                                                                          
 Muslim holy days marred by genocide in Gaza
The Ministry of Health Gaza is pained to express its deep sadness and outrage at the Israeli attacks on Gaza on our…

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US, Europe to Boost Economic Sanctions on Russia. Financial Warfare Coupled with Military Threats By Peter Symonds, July 29, 2014

The US and four major European powers—Germany, Britain, France and Italy—yesterday agreed to greatly increase co-ordinated economic sanctions against Russia in a bid to force it to bow to their demands to end any support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern…

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Washington Threatens to Intervene Militarily in East Ukraine. Danger of Direct Clash between US and Russian Forces? By Niles Williamson, July 29, 2014

In a reckless maneuver posing the risk of direct clashes between the United States and Russia, Washington is moving to escalate the civil war in east Ukraine by directly involving US forces in the targeting of Russian-backed separatist groups.
The…

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Palestine, War and the Lethal Role of Journalists By CounterPunch Newswire, July 29, 2014

John Pilger first made the film ‘Palestine Is Still The Issue‘ in 1977. It told how almost a million Palestinians had been forced off their land in 1948, and again in 1967. Twenty five years later, in 2002, John Pilger…

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Israel Takes Away 44% of Gaza Land … Herds Gazans Into Remaining Area By Washington's Blog, July 29, 2014

Already Crowded Gazans Are Now Being Jammed Into a Much Smaller Area
Daily Beast reports (hat tip Wall Street Journal reporter Tom Gara):
This narrow strip of land that used to be called “the Gaza Strip,” already one of the…

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The World’s Refugees and Asylum Seekers: The Sri Lankans Come to Australia By Binoy Kampmark, July 29, 2014

A cursory glance at the Australian media landscape yields a few standouts, not in the manner of steely objective analysis, but wholehearted demagoguery.  The Australian, Rupert Murdoch’s organ extension down under, shows itself to be the bellicose voice of yesteryear,…

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The Emperor’s Rage: Let Chaos Envelop the World! By Prof. James Petras, July 29, 2014

Chaos reigns and spreads as enraged leaders in the US, Europe and their clients and allies pursue genocidal wars. Mercenary wars in Syria; Israel’s terror bombing on Gaza; proxy wars in the Ukraine, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Somalia.

Puppet Regimes and Fake Democracy: Syria, Yemen, and America’s Quest for Imperial Dominance
All of the Countries which the U.S. “Regime Changed” – Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya – Have Descended into Brutal Chaos By Washington's Blog, July 29, 2014

Quantifying the Effects of Regime Change
Since 2001, the U.S. has undertaken regime change in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.
All 3 countries are now in chaos … and extremists are more in control than ever.
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The US Envisages a First Strike Nuclear Attack against Russia By Global Research News, July 29, 2014

The World is at a dangerous crossroads.
In the following video, a senior adviser to the Russian president confirms that the US envisages a first strike nuclear attack against the Russian Federation.
While a World War III scenario implying the…

War Is Coming By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 29, 2014

The extraordinary propaganda being conducted against Russia by the US and UK governments and Ministries of Propaganda, a.k.a., the “Western media,”  have the purpose of driving the world to war that no one can win.  European governments need to rouse…

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Israel Delivers Death and Destruction: The Deliberate Killing of Palestinian Children by the IDF By Global Research News, July 29, 2014

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Eid al fitr. The end of Ramadan, the end of the fast. New clothes, lots of sweets, family visits. Celebrations of life and love.
Not in Gaza. Instead, Israelis delivered a hefty dose of death…

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U.S. Holds the World Record of Killings of Innocent Civilians By Prof. John McMurtry and Kourosh Ziabari, July 29, 2014

A world-renowned Canadian philosopher argues that the United States holds the world record of illegal killings of unarmed civilians and extrajudicial detention and torturing of prisoners who are detained without trial.

Prof. John McMurtry says that the U.S. government is…

The Horrors of Israel’s Invasion of Gaza By Karen Jayes, July 28, 2014

 
The trail of blame for three missing Israeli boys, which the Israeli government has used as the reason for their latest military exercise, is weak.

Before the alleged murders of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel – the…

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False Flag? Fake Video of Alleged Pro-Russian Militia Claiming Responsibility for MH 17 Attack Was Made Before Plane Crash By Vladimir Suchan, July 28, 2014

This could almost be a smoking gun of the false flag attack with respect to MH 17. Some five hours after the loss of MH 17, the Ukrainian Security Service published a recording of alleged pro-Russian military officers led by…

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Is Israel’s Assault on Gaza a Response to Hamas Rockets? Would Cessation of Rockets from Gaza Stop the Atrocities? By Steve Chovanec, July 28, 2014

Israel claims that its recent invasion and destruction of Gaza civilians, infrastructure, and society, being only one in an extremely long list of others we must remember, is a just action necessary to protect its citizens from rockets emanating from…

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Washington’s MH17 End Game: Targetting Moscow as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism”, Deployment of “Shadow NATO Forces” inside Ukraine By Andrew Korybko, July 28, 2014

The Ukrainian Civil War took a violent and headline-grabbing international turn for the worst on 17 July following the downing of Flight MH17. Although it appears more and more likely that it was the Ukrainian Army that shot it down…

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China-South Korea Relations: “Xi Jinping Visits Seoul: The Bigger Picture” By Mel Gurtov, July 28, 2014

China and Korea watchers jumped to attention when it was announced that Xi Jinping would visit South Korea from July 3-4, rather than visit North Korea first. Although the trip could have been seen as reciprocating ROK President Park Geun-hye’s…

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Israel’s Crimes against the People of Gaza: Death Toll By Tony Seed, July 28, 2014

Reports indicate that as of Sunday, July 27, 8:35 p.m., the death toll in Gaza as a result of Israel’s attacks stood at 1,032. On July 26, just before a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire agreed upon by Israel and the Palestinian…

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The Japan-China Confrontation Over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands – Between “shelving” and “dispute escalation” By Reinhard Drifte, July 28, 2014

The dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea has remained raw and menacing since its latest eruption as a result of the purchase of three islands by the Japanese central government in 2012. In contrast to the…

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Ukraine, Russia and New Russia: From the February 21 Kiev Coup d'Etat to the July 17 MH17 Tragedy By Vladislav Krasnov, July 28, 2014

Today is St. Vladimir’s Day. The Christians in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia celebrate it as the day of Baptism. In the year of 988 Grand Duke of Kiev whose patrimony extended from the Baltic to the Black Sea accepted Christianity…

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The End of South Africa’s Historical Metalworkers Strike By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 28, 2014

A strike by 220,000 members of the National Union of Metalworkers in South Africa (NUMSA), the largest labor organization in the country, has ended with an agreement for a wage increase. The strike shut down production at General Motors facilities…

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Fake Satellite Images: The Latest US Government Hoax against Russia By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 28, 2014

The Russian Ministry of Defense has declared the purported satellite photos placed on Twitter by the US Ambassador in Ukraine as fakes.  I could tell that the images were fakes not only from their low resolution and absence of proper…

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“Fake News” on Palestine, Ukraine, Syria, Iraq: Support Global Research’s Battle against The Mainstream Media By The Global Research Team, July 28, 2014

Dear Global Research Readers,
The mainstream media are serial liars. They not only distort the facts, they turn realities upside down. They deny Israeli war crimes against Palestinians, they blame the deaths of Palestinian children on Hamas, they fail to…

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Contracting Fraud by KBR during War in Iraq. Whistleblower Seeks Release of Documents By Global Research News, July 28, 2014

National Whistleblowers Center
P.O. Box 25074
Washington, D.C. 20027
http://www.whistleblowers.org
Full Court Review Requested in KBR Contracting Case
 Washington, D.C. July 28, 2014. Today, Mr. Harry Barko, a whistleblower who alleged that defense contractor KBR had engaged in widespread fraud…

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The Freedom Flotilla Coalition Condemns Israeli Attacks on Gaza, Ongoing Blockade, and International Complicity By Global Research News, July 28, 2014

The international Freedom Flotilla Coalition (with participation from England, France, Sweden, Norway, Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, USA, Canada and Australia) condemns the ongoing Israeli military assault on Palestinian civilians in Gaza, denounces the failure of the international community to stop…

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10 Palestinians Killed as Israel Bombs Gaza Playground By Global Research News, July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Monday bombed a park near the beach in Gaza City killing at least 10 Palestinians including eight children on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, medics said.
The strike on the…

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Detroit Water Shut-offs Prompts Canadian Solidarity Amid World Crisis By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 28, 2014

Efforts by the emergency manager Kevyn Orr to carry out the program of re-structuring favoring the banks and corporations during the bankruptcy proceedings has drawn growing opposition from both inside the city and beyond.
On Thurs. July 24, a delegation…

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The Lessons of World War I: The 100th Anniversary of the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand By Dr. Gary G. Kohls, July 28, 2014

June 28, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the famous political assassination in Sarajevo, Serbia, that was the spark that started World War I, the war that was widely called “the war to end all wars”, because of the unendurable…

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Historical Powder Keg: Is 2014 going to be a 1914 Redux for Europe and the World? By Michael Werbowski, July 28, 2014

International columnists are predicting that quesstential “ Sarajevo moment” this year. A spark which would ignite an international conflagration, like the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo did almost a century ago. A radical nationalist shooting the successor to…

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A Century of War By Stephen Lendman, July 28, 2014

Photo: Hiroshima survivors.
July 28 marks WWI’s 100th anniversary. It was called the war to end all wars. Never again was heard.
In 1928, Kellogg-Briand policy renounced aggressive wars. The UN Charter’s Preamble states:
“We the Peoples of the United…

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Media Disinformation: Blaming Russia as ‘Flat Fact’ By Robert Parry, July 28, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses a crowd on May 9, 2014, celebrating the 69th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Crimean port city of Sevastopol from the Nazis. (Russian government photo)…

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Expel Palestinians, Populate Gaza with Jews, Says Knesset Deputy Speaker By Ali Abunimah, July 28, 2014

A relative carries the body of four-year-old Qassim Elwan during his funeral in Gaza City on 19 July. Qassim was killed along with his brother by Israeli shelling the previous day. (Ezz al-Zanoun / APA images)

Israel must attack Gaza…

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Cui Bono? – Who Benefits From the #MH17 Catastrophe? By Global Research News, July 28, 2014

This video documentary by TV ZVEZDA provides analysis and witness reports from the the very location in the Donesk oblast, where the plane was downed
Video: TV ZVEZDA Documentary – Who Benefits from the Downing of #MH17?
w/ENG subtitles by…

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Israeli Military Destroyed El-Wafa Hospital Even Though it Knew There Were no Weapons Inside By Allison Deger, July 28, 2014

Patients in el-Wafa Rehabilitation Hospital in Gaza City. (Photo: Rina Andolini)
The Israeli army targeted and destroyed the Gaza strip’s only rehabilitation hospital even though Israeli authorities said they did not believe weapons were inside of the facility. El-Wafa Rehabilitation…

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Israel, the “Neighborhood Bully”: Deconstructing the Lyrics of Bob Dylan in the Light of the Gaza Crisis By Adeyinka Makinde, July 28, 2014

The ongoing assault conducted by the armed forces of the state of Israel on the Palestinian enclave of Gaza has, yet again, brought stark images to the world of the devastating capabilities of the awesome military machinery at the disposal…

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Flight #MH17: What You’re Not Being Told. “The Psychological Groundwork for War” By Global Research News, July 28, 2014

An excellent overview of some of the key damning evidentiary red flags inexorably pointing to the real culprits behind the collapse of Ukraine as a country, the genocidal fratricidal civil war, and, most recently, the devastating catastrophe of Malaysian Airlines…

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Israel Resumes its Ravage of Gaza. Rising Death Toll By James Cogan, July 28, 2014

A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which lasted barely 24 hours from Saturday morning to Sunday morning, enabled the Palestinian population and international observers and journalists to take stock of the devastation that has been inflicted by the Israel Defence…

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Stock Market Tremors and the Financial Bubble Economy. The Failures of Monetary Policy By Andre Damon, July 28, 2014

All three major US stock indexes fell Friday, capping the largest weekly decline in US stock markets in nearly two months. The catalyst for Friday’s sell-off was a very weak series of sales figures and projections from three corporations tied…

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Deleted BBC Report. “Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shot Down MHI7″, Donetsk Eyewitnesses By Global Research News, July 27, 2014

In a bitter irony, The BBC is censoring its own news. Every eyewitness interviewed by the BBC indicated the presence of a Ukrainian military aircraft right beside the Malaysian Airlines Boeing MH17 at the time that it was shot down

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The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 27, 2014

European governments and the Western media have put the world at risk by enabling Washington’s propaganda and aggression against Russia. 
Washington has succeeded in using transparent lies to demonize Russia as a dangerous aggressive country led by a new Hitler…

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The Propaganda and Politics behind the Downing of Flight MH17 By Eric Draitser, July 27, 2014

The downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 (MH17) is a tragedy that will be remembered for years to come.
However, the way in which the West has distorted the facts about what happened is no mere accident.
Rather, it is…

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It’s Weaponized Media and We are The Target By Global Research News, July 27, 2014

It’s weaponized media, and We are the target, says renowned artist Anthony Freda.

 ”We must step up the fight against the controlled mainstream press.

Why do people still trust the same media, politicians and intelligence agencies
We know they lied…

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25 Recent Events in Ukraine the U.S. Wants You To Forget By Eric Blair, July 27, 2014

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Remember when our rulers told us that regimes like Saddam, Gaddafi, and Assad were the epitome of evil and must be liberated because they allegedly killed their own citizens? Probably not. Americans have short memories.
I only…

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War in Our Collective Imagination By David Swanson, July 27, 2014

Remarks at Veterans For Peace Convention, Asheville, NC, July 27, 2014.

I started seeing graphics pop up on social media sites this past week that said about Gaza: “It’s not war. It’s murder.”  So I started asking people what exactly…

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Israel Murders IDF Soldier to Prevent His Capture By Richard Silverstein, July 27, 2014

Sgt. Guy Levy of the armored corps, killed July 26, 2014 by the IDF to prevent his capture

I’ve devoted a good deal of my life to Israel.  I’ve studied, read, visited, lived, breathed it.  Not in the way diehard…

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US Government Complicit in Israeli Crimes against Humanity By Paul Findley, July 27, 2014

A section of the barrier — erected by Israeli officials to prevent the passage of Palestinians — with graffiti using President John F. Kennedy’s famous quote when facing the Berlin Wall, “Ich bin ein Berliner.” (Photo credit: Marc Venezia)
Virtually…

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The Air Algerie Crash: Libyan BUK Missile Unit Used by Al Qaeda Affiliated Rebels to Down Algerian Passenger Plane? By Wayne Madsen, July 27, 2014

After the U.S.-supported ouster of Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi in 2011, Libyan jihadist rebels swarmed through Libyan army weapons depots and helped themselves to Soviet-made portable shoulder-launched missiles and launchers, BUK missile batteries capable of bringing down aircraft flying over…

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Kiev Source: Ukraine Accidentally Shot Down MH17 During Exercises By Paul Joseph Watson, July 27, 2014

A source within the Ukrainian defense department claims that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was accidentally shot down by Ukrainian troops during a military exercise near Donetsk which took place on July 17.
“On July 17 the commanding officer of 156th…

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Stalking Horse for US-led Military Intervention in East Ukraine? Australia and Netherlands Push for Stationing of Police and Soldiers at MH17 Crash Site By Peter Symonds, July 27, 2014

In a provocative and reckless move, the Dutch and Australian governments are pressing for the stationing of police and soldiers at the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. Using the pretext of “securing” the site for investigators, an…

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Malaysian Airlines MH17: Who Stands to Gain? By Chandra Muzaffar, July 27, 2014

The Russian military has released military monitoring data which challenge allegations circulating in the media pertaining to the MH 17 crash in the Donetsk Region of Eastern Ukraine on July 17 2014. Questions have been raised about Kiev military jets…

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Libya’s Destruction: A Warning to Egypt, Syria, and Ukraine By Tony Cartalucci, July 27, 2014

RT’s article, “90% of aircraft destroyed at Tripoli airport, Libya may seek international assistance,” reported that: 
Libya is considering a deployment of international force to re-establish security amid a flare-up of violence in Tripoli which saw dozens of rockets destroy…

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“Extraordinary Renditions”: CIA Does the Torture, U.S. Ally Pays the Price By Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich, July 26, 2014

The European Court of Human Rights yesterday ruled against Poland, charging our ally with human rights violations for helping the CIA operate an ‘extraordinary rendition’ program in which two persons suspected of terrorism were delivered to a “black site” in…

“Not in Our Name”: Jews Stage Massive Anti-War Protests In Tel Aviv, New York and Elsewhere By Washington's Blog, July 26, 2014

Opposing Israeli Policy Does Not Make One a “Self-Hating Jew”
A huge anti-war protest is being held tonight by Israeli Jews in Tel Aviv:
 

(Jews and Palestinians have been holding anti-war protests throughout Israel, but the mainstream media has…

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Folks Out There Have a “Distaste of Western Civilization and Cultural Values” By Edward S. Herman, July 26, 2014

Of relevance to today’s unfolding World crisis is an article written a few days after the September 11, 2001 attacks by Edward S. Herman, Professor Emeritus of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. The article was published  by GR on…

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MH17: Sacrificed Airliner. “The New Cold War” By Andre Vltchek, July 26, 2014

The special train carrying refrigerated corpses from the MH17 catastrophe has left the station of Torez, just a few miles from the crash site. People, who died a terrible death onboard the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200, will soon be reunited…

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The Malaysian Airline MH17 Crash: Sixteen Central Issues Which Cannot be Ignored By Julie Lévesque, July 26, 2014

The U.S. claimed, without evidence, but “with confidence” that Russia was involved. US intelligence officials said there is no evidence of Russia`s involvement, contradicting Obama and Kerry’s official statements.

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Boeing 777 Disaster: Washington’s Lies and Kiev’s Silence on MH17 By Boris Novoseltsev, July 26, 2014

On July 21 the Russian Ministry of Defense held a briefing and displayed the data to prove the fact that a number of Ukrainian Buk-M1 air defense systems were deployed in the vicinity of Donetsk at the time of Malaysian…

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The Mystery of a Ukrainian Army “Defector” – Is the U.S. “Fixing Intelligence” to Blame Ukrainian Opposition? By Robert Parry, July 26, 2014

U.S. intelligence officials suggest that the person who fired the missile that downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been “a defector” from the Ukrainian army, an apparent attempt to explain why some CIA analysts thought satellite images revealed men…

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Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas and Natural Gas: Obama Supports Massive Expansion of Hydraulic Fracturing By Jack A. Smith, July 26, 2014

Natural gas is falsely promoted by the Obama Administration and energy corporations as a “bridge fuel” that will allow American society to continue to use fossil energy over the coming decades while emitting fewer greenhouse gases than from using other…

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Russia Media Allege Flight MH17 Shot Down by Ukraine Missile Unit. Political Disarray Following Collapse of Kiev Government By Peter Schwarz, July 26, 2014

The Malaysian passenger plane MH17 may have been shot down July 17 by a Ukrainian anti-aircraft unit during an exercise, according to Russia’s Ria Novosti, which cited an anonymous source in the Ukrainian security apparatus. The new and detailed allegations…

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Joseph Rudolph Wood’s Tortuous Death: Arizona’s Two-hour Execution and the “Brutalization of America” By Kate Randall, July 26, 2014

Joseph Rudolph Wood was put to death by the state of Arizona on Wednesday. The 55-year-old’s execution was the third in the space of six months in which the condemned was subjected to a prolonged, agonizing lethal injection procedure. The…