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The Strangelove Effect: How We are Hoodwinked into Accepting a New World War By John Pilger, April 18, 2014

I watched Dr. Strangelove the other day. I have seen it perhaps a dozen times; it makes sense of senseless news. When Major T.J. “King” Kong goes “toe to toe with the Rooskies” and flies his rogue B52 nuclear bomber…

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Political Crisis in Saudi Arabia: Survival Is the “Saudi Key Word” By Nicola Nasser, April 18, 2014

 
Survival is the key word to understand the Saudi dynasty’s latest external and internal policies. These are designed to pre-empt change but paradoxically they are creating more enemies in a changing world order marked by turbulent regional geopolitics and…

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Bankers are Behind the Wars By Washington's Blog, April 18, 2014

All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars
Former managing director of Goldman Sachs – and head of the international analytics group at Bear Stearns in London (Nomi Prins) -  notes:
Throughout the century that I examined, which began with the Panic of…

In-Home Surveillance Using Smart Meters. Privacy, Data Mining and Health Impacts By Josh del Sol, April 17, 2014

A look at what utility companies, PUCs, and the former CIA director have to say about the ‘smart’ meters, data-mining, and surveillance — sans propaganda.

It’s always a drag to find out when a friend is saying one thing to…

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Barack Obama Indoctrinating a New Generation: Lies and Omissions on American Foreign Policy By William Blum, April 17, 2014

Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed…

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Secrecy and Lies: Government Collusion with the GMO Biotechnology Sector in Britain By Colin Todhunter, April 17, 2014

In 2012, the current British Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary Owen Paterson called concerns over the use of GM foods “complete nonsense” in an outright attack on valid concerns about GMOs (1). Since then, through comments and speeches, he…

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Privatization Is A Ramp For Corruption and Insouciance Is a Ramp for War By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 17, 2014

Libertarian ideology favors privatization.  However, in practice privatization is usually very different in result than libertarian ideology postulates. Almost always, privatization becomes a way for well-connected private interests to loot both the public purse and the general welfare.
Most privatizations,…

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Ukraine: More Military Defections – 50 Ukrainian Soldiers Join Federalists in Slaviansk By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

Fifty Ukrainian soldiers sent to the eastern town of Kramatorsk for military operations against pro-federalization protesters have defected to the side of the demonstrators, local self-defense activists told RIA Novosti Wednesday.
“We have seen that these people are neither separatists…

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Saudi Arabia Replaces Spy Chief Who Failed to Deliver on Syria By Joseph Fitsanakis, April 17, 2014

Saudi Arabia has replaced its intelligence chief, who is widely seen as the architect of the kingdom’s interventionist policy on the Syrian civil war. The government-owned Saudi Press Agency announced on Tuesday that prince Bandar bin Sultan had been “relieved…

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Everything You Need to Know About Ukraine is Here By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

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Haiti “Reconstruction”: Land Grabbing, Privatization and Occupation By Ezili Dantò, April 17, 2014

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Haitan President Michel Martelly.
The U.S, France and Canada aren’t the only countries engaged in stripping Haiti of its national sovereignty. “Even ‘progressive’ Venezuela is investing in Haiti tourism at Ile a Vache, instead of…

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$30 Billion Oil Pipeline to Be Built from Russia to India through Northwest China By Global Research News, April 17, 2014

Talks on the construction of the Russia to India oil pipeline project should conclude by mid-2014, officials from ONGC said.
Thus, Russia is changing its energy export policy vector as strong demand for hydrocarbons, both in China and in India,…

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Death, US Capitalism and Black Panther Party Founder Huey Newton’s Theory of Suicide By Danny Haiphong, April 17, 2014

Image: Huey P. Newton, African-American activist co-founder of the Black Panther Party with Bobby Seale in 1966.
Class and race oppression brings death by many means. “The person or movement partaking in revolutionary suicide has chosen to confront death by…

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French Parliament Moves Beyond Monsanto, Bans GMO Corn By Brandon Baker, April 17, 2014

A decision Tuesday in France prevents the immediate cultivation of GMO corn. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock
France moved beyond Monsanto Tuesday, approving a law with far-reaching applicability for genetically modified (GM)corn.
France’s lower house of Parliament banned GM corn in…

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Obama and NATO Escalate the Anti-Russian Campaign over the Ukraine By Patrick Martin, April 17, 2014

In separate statements in the US and Europe, President Obama and NATO secretary-general Anders Fogh Rasmussen ratcheted up the threats by US and European imperialism against Russia. Their statements came on the eve of four-party talks set for Thursday in…

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The Social Counter-revolution Accelerates in Detroit By Jerry White, April 17, 2014

All the principle political actors are being lined up in Detroit to browbeat workers over the next several weeks into accepting a bankruptcy restructuring plan, drafted by the Wall Street banks and their political servants, that contains sweeping attacks on…

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Poland’s Role in Destabilizing Ukraine: Polish Military Trained Neo-Nazi Militants for EuroMaidan Protests By Andrew Korybko, April 17, 2014

Polish media outlet Nie has published a bombshell account about direct Polish involvement in Ukraine’s destabilization. Its source alleges that the Polish Foreign Ministry had invited Ukrainian militants into the country and trained them outside of Warsaw in September 2013.…

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Why has the British Ministry of Defence Tried to Ban Its Own Book on Afghanistan? By Matt Carr, April 17, 2014

Attempts by democratic governments to ban books rarely work out well.  If the book is banned on grounds of public morality (Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Tropic of Cancer), then the writer nearly always wins in the end and the government that…

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US Guantanamo Detainee Killed in Syria While Leading NATO-Backed Death Squad By Tony Cartalucci, April 17, 2014

The Long War Journal reported in its post, “Former Guantanamo detainee killed while leading jihadist group in Syria,” that:
Ibrahim Bin Shakaran, a Moroccan who spent more than three years at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility before being released to…

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Is U.S. Media Coverage of Ukraine and Syria Even Worse than Its Coverage of Iraq? Unprecedented Propaganda Blitz By Washington's Blog, April 17, 2014

Over the last year, we’ve documented that – despite all of the mea culpas for horrible Iraq coverage – the U.S. media’s coverage of Ukraine and Syria is just as biased, superficial and pro-war.
Former Associated Press and Newsweek reporter…

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Boston Marathon Bombing Timeline Updated By James F. Tracy, April 16, 2014

The following timeline of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured many more provides a platform to better understand how the event was publicly presented by corporate and alternative news media. The chronological assemblage of…

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Western Mainstream Media Disinformation: I’m Confused, Can Anyone Help Me? By Neil Clark, April 16, 2014

I’m confused. A few weeks ago we were told in the West that people occupying government buildings in Ukraine was a very good thing. These people, we were told by our political leaders and elite media commentators, were ‘pro-democracy protestors’.…

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Can White People Be Terrorists? How Media Label Kansas Shooting Suspect By FAIR, April 16, 2014

A former leader of the Ku Klux Klan who founded his own militant racist group was arrested for shooting and killing three people at two Kansas City-area Jewish community centers on April 13. When he founded the White Patriot Party…

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U.S. Media Propaganda: Russia Accused of Spreading “Conspiracy Theories” on Ukraine By Timothy Alexander Guzman, April 16, 2014

The New York Times reported that Prime Minister Dmitri A. Medvedev wrote a Facebook post that said “Blood has been spilled in Ukraine again.” Mr. Medvedev was once favored in the West for playing good cop to the hard-boiled president,…

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Health Insurance: Obama Lied About Obamacare, Now Wants Political Lying to Be Legal By Eric Zuesse, April 16, 2014

A Gallup poll published on April 16th finds that about 5 out of every 6 Americans who had no health insurance before Obamacare, still do not have health insurance. This finding, of about 85% of the uninsureds remaining uninsured under…

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Remembering Michael C. Ruppert: Wall Street, The CIA and 9/11: “The CIA had Complete and Perfect Knowledge of the Attacks” By Michael C. Ruppert, Bonnie Faulkner, and Kéllia Ramares, April 16, 2014

We pay tribute to Michael C. Ruppert, an outstanding author and friend, committed to 9/11 Truth.
Below is the transcript of Michael Ruppert’s interview on Guns and Butter, which was aired on KPFA, one month after the tragic events of…

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CIA Directs Kiev Proxy Regime to Launch Military Assault against Rebels in Eastern Ukraine By Lionel Reynolds, April 16, 2014

On Sunday John Brennan, the CIA Director, paid a secret visit to the Ukraine 
Within 48 hours,  Ukrainian armed services launched a controlled assault against rebel positions in the Eastern Ukraine. Repeated claims by the Ukrainian regime and its sponsors…

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Canada Plans to Invade Syria By Press TV, April 16, 2014

The pro-Israeli government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is making diplomatic and military preparations for military intervention in Syria, leaked documents show.

Canada’s National Defense has drawn up at least five scenarios for the country’s military mission in Syria,…

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Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb upon the Altar of Free Trade By Giorgio Baruchello, April 16, 2014

I was invited by the organisers of the 2014 Winter Symposium of the third research group of the Nordic Summer University (NSU), devoted to the concept of crisis, as an Icelandic citizen and scholar to offer a concise picture of…

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9/11 Attacks: Criminal Foreknowledge and Insider Trading lead directly to the CIA’s Highest Ranks By Michael C. Ruppert, April 16, 2014

Although uniformly ignored by the mainstream U.S. media, there is abundant and clear evidence that a number of transactions in financial markets indicated specific (criminal) foreknowledge of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

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Tribute to Author and Former LAPD Detective Michael C. Ruppert By Abby Martin, April 16, 2014

Abby Martin gives a heartfelt tribute to investigative journalist and former LAPD detective, Michael C. Ruppert, highlighting his career from exposing CIA drug trafficking to his groundbreaking research on ‘Peak Energy’ and remember his sincere devotion to truth and justice.…

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Kiev Government No Longer Controls Armed Forces: Troops Sent to Eastern Ukraine Switch Sides By Ria Novosti, April 16, 2014

Personnel From 6 Armored Transport Vehicles Sent To Kramatorsk In East Ukraine Switch To Side Of Pro-Federalist Activists.
SLAVIANSK, April 16 (RIA Novosti) – The personnel of six armored transport vehicles sent to the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk have…

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Local ‘Anti-Maidan’ Movement Declares Establishment of Odessa People’s Republic By Ria Novosti, April 16, 2014

Supporters of federalization of Ukraine during a rally in Odessa.
KIEV, April 16 (RIA Novosti) – The Odessa region’s “Anti-Maidan” movement has declared the establishment of an Odessa People’s Republic and called on residents to block police and military troops…

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British Media’s Regime Change Propaganda on Syria By Interventions Watch, April 16, 2014

The Committee to Protect Journalists have today published their annual list of states where the murders of journalists are likely to go unpunished.
Here’s the top 10 as of 2014:
1. Iraq
2. Somalia
3. Philippines
4. Sri Lanka
5.…

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The US Is the World’s Worst Human Rights Violator By Joachim Hagopian, April 16, 2014

The US government has always been the first to call out other nations with poor track records on human rights abuses. Invariably they are the two nations viewed most threatening to America’s global hegemony and power – rivals Russia and…

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FBI Infiltrates Guantanamo Detainee’s Defense Team By Gabriel Black, April 16, 2014

On Monday, the military trial of five 9/11 suspects was put on hold as allegations surfaced that the FBI had enlisted a member of the defense team as a secret informant. This brazen violation of basic democratic norms is a…

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It’s Official: Scientific Study Shows that the U.S. Is an Oligarchy NOT a Democracy By Washington's Blog, April 16, 2014

We noted last year:
American democracy – once a glorious thing – has devolved into an oligarchy, according to two leading IMF officials, the former Vice President of the Dallas Federal Reserve,  thehead of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas…

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US-Backed Crackdown Threatens Civil War in Ukraine By Johannes Stern, April 16, 2014

Having received the green light from Washington and the European Union, the Kiev regime launched a bloody crackdown on anti-government protests in eastern Ukraine, threatening to provoke a full-blown civil war that could escalate into a war between the Western…

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Ukraine: Lies and Realities – “We Can See the Wide Net of US Agents Operating in Many Key Organizations” By Andre Vltchek, April 15, 2014

Two beautiful Slavic sisters, Ukraine and Russia, pitched against each other: long hair flying in the wind, gray-blue eyes staring forward accusatively, but in the same time with anticipation and love.
One single moment, one wrong move, one word, and…

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NATO’s Pet Nazis Savage Ukrainian Presidential Candidate By Tony Cartalucci, April 15, 2014

US-EU legitimacy is crippled as their Kiev regime uses overt, systematic violence and intimidation to consolidate its hold over Ukraine.
Ukrainian presidential candidate Oleg Tsarev was savagely beaten outside a TV studio after an interview for the Ukrainian talk show,…

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White House Confirms CIA Director Visited Ukraine By Joseph Fitsanakis, April 15, 2014

White House officials has confirmed that the director of the Central Intelligence Agency visited Ukraine over the weekend, following reports in the Russian media. On Sunday, Moscow urged Washington to respond to allegations in the Russian press that CIA Director…

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Boston Marathon Bombing Timeline By James F. Tracy, April 15, 2014

The following timeline of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured many more provides a platform to better understand how the event was publicly presented by corporate and alternative news media.
The chronological assemblage of coverage…

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Canadian Arms Sale Promotes Misogyny, Royal Repression By Yves Engler, April 15, 2014

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper claims to take “strong, principled positions in our dealings with other nations, whether popular or not.” But, even the most ardent Conservative supporters must wonder what principled position is behind the recent government-sponsored arms deal…

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Making Money the Measure of Politics – The US Supreme Court is Pushing Forward the Legalization of Bribery By Prof. Lawrence Davidson, April 15, 2014

U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts, who led the majority in overturning more campaign finance laws in the McCutcheon decision.
U.S. pundits decry countries like Iran as undemocratic for having a screening process for candidates to high office. But U.S. politicians…

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The UN as a Propaganda Nest for the NATO Information Vulture By Andrew Korybko, April 15, 2014

Portions of the UN’s forthcoming human rights report on Crimea, to be released Tuesday, have been leaked to Foreign Policy magazine, and its findings are far from objective. Indicating yet another instance of institutional bias against the Russian Federation and…

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The Obama Game: Is Putin Being Lured Into a Trap? By Mike Whitney, April 15, 2014

“Russia … is now recognized as the center of the global ‘mutiny’ against global dictatorship of the US and EU. Its generally peaceful .. approach is in direct contrast to brutal and destabilizing methods used by the US and EU….…

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War Propaganda By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, April 15, 2014

The blatant distortion of the truth and the systematic manipulation of all sources of information is an integral part of war planning. In the wake of 9/11, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld created to the Office of Strategic Influence (OSI), or “Office of Disinformation” as it was labeled by its critics.

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U.S. Efforts to Arm Jihadis in Syria: The Scandal Behind the Benghazi Undercover CIA Facility By Washington's Blog, April 15, 2014

Pulitzer-prize winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh – who broke the stories of the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam and the Iraq prison torture scandals, which rightfully disgraced the Nixon and Bush administrations’ war-fighting tactics – reported last week:

In January,…

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Counter-Revolutionaries Continue the Destruction of Libya By Global Research News, April 15, 2014

Libyan oil industry crippled by imperialist-backed rebels.
Three years after ousting Revolutionary Pan-Africanist Moammar Kadafi, the US-backed militias have turned to smuggling and extortion, and left Libya without a real government.
TRIPOLI, Libya — Dragging deeply on a cigarette and…

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The Crisis in Eastern Ukraine, Anti-Russian Warmongering in Berlin, The Return of German Militarism By Johannes Stern, April 15, 2014

Russia has warned the pro-Western regime in Kiev against mounting military operations against anti-government protests in eastern Ukraine, unleashing a new wave of anti-Russian warmongering in Berlin.
Even before the special session of the UN Security Council called by Russia,…

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Spanish Government Attacks Democratic Rights By Alejandro López, April 15, 2014

The Spanish Popular Party (PP) government has accelerated its attacks on democratic rights in response to widespread opposition to the social catastrophe brought about by its austerity measures and those of its Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) predecessor.
According to the…

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Jordan Ambassador to Libya Kidnapped By Global Research News, April 15, 2014

The Jordanian ambassador to Libya has been kidnapped Tuesday morning after masked gunmen attacked his car and shot his driver, a spokesman for Libya’s foreign ministry said.
It is the latest incident in which Libyan leaders and foreign diplomats have…

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Global Human Trafficking, a Modern form of Slavery By Joachim Hagopian, April 15, 2014

Steve McQueen, director of this year’s Oscar winner for best film “12 Years A Slave,” mentioned in his acceptance speech last month that 21 million people are living in slavery today. That quoted figure comes from the 2012 report issued…

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Death of the Bees, US Government Approves Another Toxic Insecticide By Global Research News, April 15, 2014

“Beekeepers nationwide have experienced honey bee losses of over 40 percent over the 2012/2013 winter period —2013/2014 winter losses are likely to be released soon— with some beekeepers reporting losses of over 70 percent, far exceeding the normal rate of…

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Washington Drives The World To War. CIA Intervention in Eastern Ukraine By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 15, 2014

The CIA director was sent to Kiev to launch a military suppression of the Russian separatists in the eastern and southern portions of Ukraine, former Russian territories for the most part that were foolishly attached to the Ukraine in the…

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European Union Troops Land in the Central African Republic By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 14, 2014

Additional foreign troops are arriving in the troubled Central African Republic (CAR) where 2,000 French soldiers have failed to halt the forced removal and mass murder of Muslims within this mineral-rich state of 4.7 million people.
The European Union’s EUFOR…

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Privatization of the US Prison System By Global Research News, April 14, 2014

The following infographic shows us how profitable the US prison industry is. “Between 1980 and 1994, profits went up from $392 million to $1.31 billion” dollars. As reported in The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a…

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Federal Judge Orders Detroit to Pay Another $85 Million to Banks Implicated in the City’s Bankruptcy By Abayomi Azikiwe, April 14, 2014

A ruling by Federal Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven W. Rhodes has awarded yet another large-scale payment to two banks that are heavily implicated in the financial ruin of Detroit and other cities throughout the United States.
Rhodes ruled…

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Cybersecurity: Department of Homeland Security Admits that US Government Knew about the Heartbleed Computer Bug? By Washington's Blog, April 14, 2014

Bloomberg reported that the NSA knew about – and exploited – the Heartbleed bug for years.
The NSA has denied it knew about the bug.
And the White House spokesman claims:
This administration takes seriously its responsibility to help maintain…

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UK Moves to Block US Senate Report to Protect Blair, Straw and Dearlove By Craig Murray, April 14, 2014

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Even if this information is not corroborated, it must be taken into consideration. 

From a British diplomatic source I learn that Britain has lobbied the United States against the publication of the Senate Intelligence Committee report…

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Is the Ukrainian Security Service a US Intelligence Unit? CIA Director Held ‘Secret Consultations’ in Kiev By Global Research News, April 14, 2014

Russian news agencies reported Sunday that U.S. CIA director John Brennan had a secret meeting with Ukrainian officials in Kiev before they began operations against separatist forces that had taken over buildings in the country’s east.
Brennan landed in Ukraine…

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Former CIA Affiliate Tells All: The CIA Role Behind the Anti-Government Protests in Venezuela By Global Research News, April 14, 2014

The following translation and notes were made by Sabina C. Becker.
Raúl Capote is a Cuban. But not just any Cuban. In his youth, he was caught up by the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). They offered him an infinite…

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Washington and Tel Aviv At Odds Over US Talks with Iran? By Press TV, April 14, 2014

Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs Yuval Steinitz has expressed concern over the recent remarks by US Secretary of State John Kerry, warning Washington against surrendering to Iran’s growing nuclear capability.

“Kerry’s statements before the Senate on the matter of Iran…

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Israeli State Terrorism By Stephen Lendman, April 14, 2014

On Sunday, Israeli security forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. It’s Islam’s third holiest site.
Worshipers were attacked with stun grenades, rubber-coated steel bullet and pepper spray.
Al-Aqsa Mosque director Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani said over 50 Israeli special forces stormed…

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The National Minorities of Armenia condemn the Turkish-sponsored Attacks on Syria and Syrian Armenians By Sona Hakobyan, April 14, 2014

The national minorities of Armenia express their protest against the attack on the Armenian-populated Kessab, Syria, and the violence against national minorities, in general. Representatives of the national minorities of Armenia adopted a statement today, condemning the events in Kessab…

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Austerity and the Attack on Disability Benefits: Facing Resistance In Ontario By John Clarke, April 14, 2014

At the beginning of this month, Ted McMeekin, the Ontario Minister of Community and Social Services, informed the provincial Legislature that his government will not be merging Ontario Works (OW) with the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). Given that the…

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Ukraine: The Anti-Maidan Begins By Tony Cartalucci, April 14, 2014

It was predicted that the regime in Kiev would not last long, and that almost immediately there would be a backlash. First, opposition would come from eastern Ukraine where Ukrainians stand by their nation’s long historical, linguistic, cultural, economic, and…

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The U.S. Is Not a Democracy, It Is an Oligarchy By Eric Zuesse, April 14, 2014

A study, to appear in the Fall 2014 issue of the academic journal Perspectives on Politics, finds that the U.S. is no democracy, but instead an oligarchy, meaning profoundly corrupt, so that the answer to the study’s opening question, “Who…

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Washington Is Humanity’s Worst Enemy By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 14, 2014

How does Washington get away with the claim that the country it rules is a democracy and has freedom? This absurd claim ranks as one of the most unsubstantiated claims in history.
There is no democracy whatsoever. Voting is a…

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Only US, UK and France Vote Against the UNHCR Resolution to Probe Legality of Drone Strikes By Global Research News, April 14, 2014

In the Miami Herald, John Zarocostas reports from Geneva that the U.N. Human Rights Council agreed on Friday, despite strong objections from the United States, to study whether American drone strikes comply with international law. Several NATO allies abstained.
The…

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Fourth Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill: Wildlife Is Still Suffering from Toxic Cover Up By Washington's Blog, April 14, 2014

BP and the Government Decided to Temporarily Hide the Oil by Sinking It with Toxic Chemicals … The Gulf Ecosystem Is Now Paying the Price
As we noted at the time, and on the first (and here), second and third …

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Torture Is Mainstream Now By David Swanson, April 14, 2014

As Rebecca Gordon notes in her new book, Mainstreaming Torture, polls find greater support in the United States for torture now than when Bush was president.  And it’s not hard to see why that would be the case.
Fifteen years…

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Ukraine: Western-Backed Right Wing Opposition Responsible for Lethal Shootings in Independence Square By Johannes Stern, April 14, 2014

Seven weeks after the right-wing coup in Ukraine, evidence is mounting that the Western-backed opposition at the time was responsible for the lethal shootings in Independence Square on February 20. This was suggested by a report on the German public…

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European Union: From Economic Community to Alliance of Warmongers By Peter Schwarz, April 14, 2014

The European powers, led by Germany, are on a confrontation course with Russia. They are pursuing not only foreign, but also domestic political aims.
The instigation of a crisis and confrontation with Moscow is aimed at unifying a divided European…

Another Chemical Attack in Syria by NATO-backed Mercenaries By Press TV, April 13, 2014

At least two people have been killed in the town of Kafr Zita in Syria’s central province of Hama in what appears to be a chemical attack.

Syrian television said on Saturday that more than 100 people were also injured…

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Imperialist War Crimes Against the People of Syria Piling Up By Taylor Goel, April 13, 2014

On March 21, crossing the Turkish border at Yayladagi, over 1500 mercenaries affiliated with Al-Qaeda attacked the Syrian town of Kassab, which is predominantly populated by Armenians in the province of Latakia. As the armed opposition groups overran the town,…

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Tony Blair, George W. Bush and David Cameron: Hi-jacking God? By Felicity Arbuthnot, April 13, 2014

There must be something in the water at No 10 Downing Street, currently inhabited by Prime Minister David Cameron.
When Tony Blair was in residence, according to the diaries of his former communications director, Alastair Campbell, before the illegal invasion…

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The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing By Ellen Brown, April 13, 2014

Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off by the world’s biggest banks, using a form of derivative called interest-rate swaps; and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation has now joined a chorus of litigants suing over it.…

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Crimea Approves New Constitution By Global Research News, April 13, 2014

The Crimean Parliament adopted the new constitution of the republic on Friday. All 88 deputies present in the auditorium voted for the constitution, Interfax reports. In total, there are 100 deputies in the State Council of the Crimea.
The approval…

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Cold War Propaganda: Russia’s “Secret” Military Bases in the Western Hemisphere By Nil Nikandrov, April 13, 2014

The propaganda hype regarding Russia’s creation of military bases in Latin American and the Caribbean is not dying down. At the instigation of ‘cold war’ centres in the US, lies about ‘secret’ Russian naval and air force bases operating in…