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Ukrainian Government Acknowledges that Some of Its Leaders Are Nazis By Eric Zuesse, July 05, 2015

“The Ministry of Justice Acknowledges UNA-UNSO Collaborated with Nazis,” and reported that,
“Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice has officially recognized that the members of the Ukrainian nationalist organization UNA-UNSO fought on the side of Nazi Germany during the Great Patriotic War.”…

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Daraa 2011: Syria’s Islamist Insurrection in Disguise By Prof. Tim Anderson, July 05, 2015

“I have seen from the beginning armed protesters in those demonstrations … they were the first to fire on the police. Very often the violence of the security forces comes in response to the brutal violence of the armed insurgents”…

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Israel (20,000km2) Considers the Annexation of Sinai (60,000km2) in An Act of War Against Egypt By Anthony Bellchambers, July 05, 2015

Such an aggressively expansionist move, ostensibly to deter political unrest on its southern border – which runs from Rafah to Eilat – but in reality an effort by the Netanyahu administration to become a hegemonic power in the region, would…

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Following Scathing Report, Israel Considering Leaving UN Human Rights Council By Sydney Barakat, July 05, 2015

Just days after the U.N. released its “Report of the Independent Commission of Inquiry on the 2014 Gaza Conflict,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu—during a closed meeting of Israeli officials— remarked that “Israel is considering whether or not to stay…

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Syria, A Proxy War, Terrorists Coming From 89 Countries. Italian Lawmaker Calls on His Government to Reestablish Diplomatic Ties with Syria By Global Research News, July 05, 2015

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Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Manlio Di Stefano called on his government to re-establish diplomatic ties with Syria and revisit its “biased stances and unrealistic choices” against it.…

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Palestine: How “Our War on Terror” Continues to Crush Families and Destroy Charities By Victoria Brittain, July 05, 2015

Nine months ago during the 51-day Israeli assault on Gaza, which killed 2,200 people, El Wafa rehabilitation hospital was bombed. Its helpless patients, mostly paralyzed or unconscious, were saved before it was flattened. Under fire the hospital staff carried them…

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Greece — The One Biggest Lie You Are Being Told By The Media By Global Research News, July 05, 2015

By Truth and Satire
Every single mainstream media has the following narrative for the economic crisis in Greece: the government spent too much money and went broke; the generous banks gave them money, but Greece still can’t pay the bills…

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Foreign Mercenaries Fighting with Ukraine Armed Forces in Mariupol Area By South Front, July 05, 2015

The Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire regime 46 times over the last 24 hours, the Donetsk People’s Republic defense ministry said on Thursday. The Kiev forces used multiple rocket launchers, artillery, battle tanks, anti-aircraft guns and small arms, the…

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Hillary Clinton: “If I’m President, We Will Attack Iran” By Stephen Lendman, July 05, 2015

On Friday, presidential aspirant Hillary Clinton addressed a hand-picked audience at a Dartmouth College campaign event. She lied calling Iran an “existential threat to Israel… I hope we are able to get a deal next week that puts a lid…

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Five Facts that the Israeli Government Would Prefer you did not Know By Anthony Bellchambers, July 05, 2015

Originally published on Global Research in August, 2014:
1. Binyamin Netanyahu claims to speak for the majority of world Jewry although, in fact, he represents only a minority of Jewish Israelis and Americans – those who support his right-wing, Likud…

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Is the EU Trying to Install a Government Formed of the Corrupt Entities which Stripped Greece like Locusts? By Global Research News, July 05, 2015

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Alex Andreou confirms what a young Greek resident said yesterday, in Kings Heath. Both informants stress that if family and neighbourhood bonds had not been so strong, there would have been three times as many victims of…

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The Pentagon’s “2015 Strategy” for Ruling the World By Mike Whitney, July 05, 2015

On Wednesday, the Pentagon released its 2015 National Military Strategy, a 24-page blueprint for ruling the world through military force. While the language in the report is subtler and less incendiary than similar documents in the past, the determination to…

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Climate Change versus the Dangers of Nuclear War. “Three Minutes to Midnight” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 04, 2015

While a World War III scenario implying the preemptive use of nuclear weapons has been on the drawing board of the Pentagon for more than ten years, military planners are now involved in the formulation of concrete attack plans directed against Russia.

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Obama’s Justice Department: $29 Million Charleston Shooting Payout, to Victim Families By Prof. James F. Tracy, July 04, 2015

On June 19 the Obama Justice Department led by new Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced it will “fast track” $29 million to victim families of the June 17 shooting at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston South Carolina,…

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WHO Validates Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis in Cuba By Global Research News, July 04, 2015

GENEVA ¦ WASHINGTON – Cuba today became the first country in the world to receive validation from WHO that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.
“Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health…

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Scare-mongering Greeks to Vote “Yes” on Sunday. The Threat of Bail-in “Haircuts” on Bank Deposits By Stephen Lendman, July 04, 2015

The Choice Greeks have in Sunday’s referendum is accepting most Troika austerity demands or all of them – what this writer calls death by hanging or firing squad.
Troika supporters are going all-out to scare Greeks to accept what most…

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Belgium’s Exit From Anti-ISIL Coalition’s Bombing Campaign in Syria and Iraq By Sputnik, July 04, 2015

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On Friday, Belgian media announced that their country’s contribution to the anti-ISIL coalition mission has been suspended. Commenting on the announcement, a senior Syrian official told Sputnik that that Brussels’ move comes as no…

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How Europe Played Greece: “We would rather Deal with Corrupt but Obedient Leaders, than Honest ones with Ideas of Sovereignty” By Alex Andreou, July 04, 2015

Do these things, they said, for all our sakes and you will return to prosperity with our help. They lied.
“They have decided to strangle us, whether we say yes or no”, said a Greek woman to me yesterday. “The…

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UN Human Rights Council Resolution Calls for End to Israeli Occupation of Palestine By Middle East Monitor, July 04, 2015

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The UN’s Human Rights Council on Friday stressed the urgency of ending the occupation of Palestinian territory and denounced Israel’s refusal to cooperate with an independent commission on…

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In Photos: Israel Imposes Ramadan Restrictions at Bethlehem Checkpoint By Global Research News, July 04, 2015

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BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces deployed heavily at the 300 Checkpoint in Bethlehem on Friday as restrictions announced during the week were imposed on Palestinian worshipers.
A Ma’an reporter said Israeli forces prevented men under 50 and…

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Ecuador Fights for Survival – Against its Elites By Andre Vltchek, July 04, 2015

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To overlook tremendous progress that Ecuador registered under the current administration, would take great determination and discipline.
New airports, highways, hospitals and culture centers are everywhere, and they are impressive. Cities are counting with wide…

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UN Declares Highest Humanitarian Emergency Level in Yemen By Stephen Lendman, July 04, 2015

Yemen is Obama’s war – premeditated genocidal aggression against 26 million Yemenis using Saudi-led terror bombing and suffocating blockade to his dirty work.
The entire population is at risk. Official death and injury reports way understate reality. Casualties mount daily.…

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Canadian Neocolonialism in Colombia. Oil, Mining and the Military By Asad Ismi, July 04, 2015

In May, the board of Pacific Rubiales, a Canadian firm and the biggest private oil producer in Colombia, announced its support for a takeover bid by the Mexican conglomerate Alfa and U.S.-based Harbour Energy. Pacific Rubiales operates Colombia’s biggest oil…

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Racist Attacks on Southern Black Churches By Global Research News, July 04, 2015

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In the last 11 days seven Black churches have been burned down. The first burning occurred within a week of the June 17 Charleston Massacre, where a self-proclaimed white, racist terrorist murdered nine Black people. Some…

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Hillary’s Secret War. “Provided Material Assistance to Terrorists” By Andrew P. Napolitano, July 04, 2015

In the course of my work at Fox News, I am often asked by colleagues to review and explain documents and statutes. Recently, in conjunction with my colleagues Catherine Herridge, our chief intelligence correspondent, and Pamela Browne, our senior executive…

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Nuclear Radiation in New York City By Paul DeRienzo, July 04, 2015

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In August 2005, the New York Police Department, with the Department of Energy, conducted an anti-terrorism radiation flyover survey. The…

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US Spying on France’s Government: NSA-French Flap Confirms “Euro-Servility” By Ulson Gunnar, July 04, 2015

For those who labor under the misguided delusion that Europe defines its own destiny independently, no clearer wake up call could have been given than the latest US-French spying scandal. It is a wake up call not because of revelations…

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Who Owns Greece’s Debt By Kavaljit Singh, July 04, 2015

The Greek debt crisis saga continues with no resolution in sight. As expected, the European leaders rejected a last-minute proposal by Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece, requesting an extension of the bailout program that expired on 30th June and…

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Next Steps in the Normalization of US-Cuban Relations: Thoughts From the Cuban Five By Marjorie Cohn, July 04, 2015

Now that the United States and Cuba are preparing to open embassies in each other’s countries, what else needs to happen to support the process of détente between the two countries?
During a recent visit to Cuba I posed this…

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US-Sponsored Terrorism in Iraq and “Constructive Chaos” in the Middle East By Julie Lévesque, July 04, 2015

Washington is overtly supporting the Iraqi Shiite government, while covertly training, arming and funding the Sunni Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Supporting the influx of terrorist brigades into Iraq is an act of foreign aggression by the US and its allies

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Greece – Risk of False-flagging Greece into Submission and Chaos? By Peter Koenig, July 03, 2015

As we move closer to the 5 July referendum, it becomes clearer every day – Brussels, Washington and Berlin are waging an open “class war” against Greece, because the Greek people, the citizens of a sovereign country – the first…

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US Employs Trojan Horse Strategy with Cuba By RT, July 03, 2015

Image: Chief of Mission at the U.S. Interests Section in Havana Jeffrey DeLaurentis (C, L) talks to Cuba’s interim Foreign Minister Marcelino Medina in Havana July 1, 2015 (Reuters / Enrique de la Osa)
The US restoring diplomatic relations with…

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EPA Forced to Study Syngenta’s Atrazine and Monsanto’s Glyphosate’s Effects on Endangered Species By Christina Sarich, July 03, 2015

More than 1500 endangered plants and animals in the US are under attack by two of the most widely used pesticides known – Atrazine and Glyphosate. Now, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be forced to research why this is…

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Iceland, the Land of Freedom and True Democracy, Grows Booming Economy After Jailing Bankster Criminals By J. D. Heyes, July 03, 2015

Banks around the world are no longer the quaint little savings-and-loan depositories of yesterday. Today, most of them are owned or co-opted by giant mega-wealthy criminal conglomerates that charge customers for everything from cash deposits to ATM fees.
One Western…

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Ramadan amongst the Rubble of Gaza By Mohammed Omer, July 03, 2015

Ahmed used to donate to charity before the war, but now he and his family survive on charity
The time for Maghreb prayers is approaching – in a few minutes all of Gaza’s Muslim families will be gathering to sit…

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The MH17 Airline Crash: Methodology of an International Cover-Up By Dr. Christof Lehmann, July 03, 2015

Investigative journalists’ inquiries into the facts behind the fateful crash of Malaysia Airlines on Flight MH17 on July 17, 2014 are being stonewalled by all of the directly and indirectly implicated parties. The discourse is dominated by political and geopolitical…

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Nine Myths About the Greek Crisis By Prof. James K Galbraith, July 03, 2015

The citizens of Greece face a referendum Sunday that could decide the survival of their elected government and the fate of the country in the Eurozone and Europe. Narrowly, they’re voting on whether to accept or reject the terms dictated…

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Christianity’s Violent History and Other Facts that Make Fox’s Blood Boil By Robert Barsocchini, July 03, 2015

In one of its innumerable segments in a never-ending terrorist propaganda stream attempting to portray Christians and the US, the world’s biggest human rights violator, as global victims, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, rightly, condemns the alleged criminal treatment…

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Hillary Clinton Armed Terrorists and Lied to Congress about It By Adam Dick, July 03, 2015

Judge Andrew Napolitano, in a new editorial, presents his conclusion that Hillary Clinton, as US Secretary of State, violated United States law by providing weapons to terrorists and then denying it to Congress. Napolitano’s conclusion is based in part on…

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Sunday’s Referendum in Greece By Stephen Lendman, July 03, 2015

On the one hand, plebiscites reflect democracy in action – provided the will of the people becomes policy. On the other, governments serving all its citizens equitably and fairly don’t need referendums to confirm policies in place most people support.…

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Bill Gates’ Temporary Sterilization Microchip In Beta Female Testing By End of Year By Heather Callaghan, July 03, 2015

Earlier this week, I wrote about a deal reached that would soon be pumping out medical microchip implants. Meet the new face of medicine that polygamously marries Big Pharma, biotech, nanotech and wireless remote technology. Maybe hooking oneself into the…

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Hillary Clinton’s Failed Libya ‘Doctrine’ By Robert Parry, July 03, 2015

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fancied the violent 2011 “regime change” in Libya such a triumph that her aides discussed labeling it the start of a “Clinton Doctrine,” according to recently released emails that urged her to claim credit when…

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Both Major U.S. Parties are Plagues on Humanity By Glen Ford, July 03, 2015

The two corporate parties have collaborated in knocking off countries targeted for invasion and regime change. They have both nurtured the jihadist international network that was created under presidents Carter and Reagan. And presidents Clinton, Bush and Obama are complicit…

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Putin Gobsmacks Uncle Sam … Again By Mike Whitney, July 03, 2015

Here’s the scoop: Two days before the swaggering Sec-Def touched down in Germany, Gazprom announced that it was putting the finishing touches on a massive deal that would double the amount of Russian gas flowing to Germany via a second…

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Is Western Foreign Policy working? By Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey, July 03, 2015

Is deployment of troops, decisions to bomb people, aiding and abetting terrorist groups, staging coups d’État, interfering in the internal affairs of sovereign States, all the hallmarks of Western foreign policy, producing a safer and more stable world? Or are…

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The Unravelling of Europe and an Idea By Binoy Kampmark, July 03, 2015

“When you are driving down the autobahn, and everyone else is driving in the opposite direction, you may think what you are doing is right, but you are still wrong.”[1]  That, coming from Germany’s finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, could not…

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Alternative Health Practitioner’s Death Is Third In Past Two Weeks By Adan Salazar, July 03, 2015

The recent death of a holistic practitioner in Florida is concerning residents and medical experts alike, as it is the third death of an alternative doctor in almost as many weeks.
On Monday morning, police found the body of Dr.…

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US Justice Department Finds That Police Provoked Unrest in Ferguson By Kevin Martinez, July 03, 2015

On Monday, the US Justice Department released a report detailing the official police response to the protests last year in Ferguson, Missouri following the police killing of Michael Brown. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the report documents how inappropriate…

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The CIA’s Creation of “Islamic Terrorism” on American Soil By Dr. Paul L. Williams, July 03, 2015

Islamic paramilitary camps have been set up in the United States and Canada to train African American Muslims in guerilla warfare. After months of training on firing ranges and obstacle courses, the black Muslims are sent to Pakistan where they…

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US Labor Force Participation Rate Hits Lowest Level in Nearly Four Decades By Andre Damon, July 03, 2015

The latest US jobs report, released Thursday by the Labor Department, has been greeted as a another sign of “economic recovery” by the US political establishment. Speaking in La Crosse, Wisconsin, President Obama praised the June jobs report as pointing…

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Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) Leaks: More Evidence of Concerted Attack on Democracy By Deirdre Fulton, July 03, 2015

The Trade in Services Agreement “responds to major corporate lobbies’ desire to deregulate services,” says global trade expert. (Photo: GGAADD/flickr/cc)

One day after it leaked a trove of documents related to the massive, pro-corporate Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), WikiLeaks…

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Puerto Rico is Bankrupt: Will the IMF Bail-Out Puerto Rico? By Timothy Alexander Guzman, July 03, 2015

Puerto Rico is bankrupt according to Governor Alejandro Padilla because it is mathematically impossible to pay its $73 billion debt it owes to creditors. In an interesting turn of events, the Associated Press reported that Padilla met privately with the…

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The Globalization of War. America’s “Long War” against Humanity By Dr. Ludwig Watzal, July 03, 2015

The world is on a brink of America’s instigated wars against all countries that would not succumb to political pressure by the U. S. Empire. This “globalization of war”-doctrine is, according to Michel Chossudovsky, professor of Economics and Director of…

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“Saakashvili Auctions Off Odessa to American Investors” By Julie Lévesque, July 03, 2015

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Stop NATO recently published a news item from Interfax Ukraine which virtually went unnoticed. The short news piece said: “Odessa regional administration head Mikheil Saakashvili has departed for the U.S.…

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Neither Greater Asia nor Greater Europe: America’s «Chaos» versus a Silk World Order By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 03, 2015

West of China, Iran and Russia are developing the North-South Transport Corridor from the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman in the south to the Caspian Sea and Volga in the north.

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Is a Nuclear Deal with Iran Being Stalled Because the West Can’t Pay Tehran’s Money Back? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 02, 2015

Another deadline in the nuclear negotiation between Iran and the Permanent 5 +1 (or EU3 + 3) over the restrictions on the Iranian nuclear energy program was not reached on June 30, 2015. To some it may look like the…

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NGOs, Activists Fret New Role for Indonesia’s Spy Agency By Global Research News, July 02, 2015

The outgoing head of Indonesia’s State Intelligence Agency (BIN), Marciano Norman (left), talks with the head of the Indonesian investment board, Franky Sibarani, at the signing of a agreement between the two institutions in Jakarta on March 31, 2015. (Photo:…

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The BBC, the Weapons Industry and War Propaganda By Global Research, July 02, 2015

Last March the Chairman of Europe’s largest arms firm BAE Systems, Roger Carr, was appointed Vice Chairman of the BBC Trust. Will Carr’s close ties to the arms industry “get the best out of the BBC for licence fee payers”…

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The US-Russia Economic War Heats Up. Coordinated with Pentagon-NATO Deployments By Eric Draitser, July 02, 2015

As the US and Europe push forward with continued sanctions against Russia, an intriguing economic battle is taking shape, one which will have significant repercussions for years to come. While Washington and Brussels seek to divide Russia from Europe in…

White House Lies and Threats to Global Peace By Global Research News, July 02, 2015

Here are some of the major stories published today on Global Research. For more news and top stories, click here.

“Deter, Deny and Defeat”: Pentagon Labels Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as “Threats to Global Peace”, Stephen Lendman, July…

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US Drone Warfare: Controversial ‘Signature Strikes’ Hit Yemen and Pakistan By Jack Serle, July 02, 2015

Image: President Barack Obama publicly acknowledged a specific drone strike in Pakistan, an unprecedented step. He apologized for killing American Warren Weinstein and Italian Giovanni Lo Porto, two al Qaeda hostages, in a signature strike in Pakistan (Photo: White House)…

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“Deter, Deny and Defeat”: Pentagon Labels Russia, China, Iran and North Korea as “Threats to Global Peace” By Stephen Lendman, July 02, 2015

The Pentagon’s new National Military Strategy (its first update since 2011) signaled possible major wars with US adversaries.
Washington named four nations threatening no others as major US security threats: Russia, China, Iran and North Korea – plus non-state groups…

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Britain’s Complicity in Libya Rendition and Torture. Evidence Should Be Heard in Secret – Cameron Government By RT, July 02, 2015

Image: ARCHIVE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair (L) shakes hands with Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near Gaddafi’s home town of Sirte May 29, 2007 (Reuters / Leon Neal)
Westminster is pushing for evidence relating to Britain’s alleged complicity in…

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GMO Corn Makes Rats Infertile, New Study Finds By Christina Sarich, July 02, 2015

Still think GMOs and their non-GMO counterparts are equivalent? Think again. Unlike GM corn, non-GMO corn doesn’t cause sterility. A new study released by Egyptian scientists found that rats fed a GMO diet suffer from infertility, among other health issues.…

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Nuclear Confrontation with Russia: Has Washington Gone Looney Tunes? By F. William Engdahl, July 02, 2015

Given a series of recent speeches by leading US officials and actions, the question must be frankly posed: Has Washington gone collectively looney tunes? Even as the governments of the EU are moving to buck US pressures and ease the…

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Department of Justice: Militarized Police Tactics Caused Ferguson Riots By Claire Bernish, July 02, 2015

Police apologists, who have long claimed the violent response by officers to demonstrations in Ferguson was perfectly justified and appropriate, might soon be eating crow.
According to a Department of Justice document obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the police…

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Danish Documentary Exposes Widespread Damage Caused by HPV Vaccine By David Gutierrez, July 02, 2015

One of Denmark’s national television stations, TV2, recently aired a documentary entitled The Vaccinated Girls – Sick and Betrayed. The film focuses on three girls who were healthy before receiving the HPV vaccine but subsequently developed serious health problems that…

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Now Jordan Announces Plans To Invade Syria By Brandon Turbeville, July 02, 2015

Just one day after Turkey’s announcement of plans to invade Syria by implementing a “no-fly zone” or “buffer zone,” Jordan has now announced that it is consideringdoing the same.
According to a report by the Financial Times published on Monday,…

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Well-Known BBC Presenter Hints Israel May Be Underdog By Amena Saleem, July 02, 2015

Evan Davis, seen here visiting a British weapons firm, shirks his responsibility to ask tough questions of Israeli war criminals. (DHL/Flickr)
Israel is a state established by the violent theft of land from a native population. The theft is continuing …

"NAFTA of the Pacific" and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Washington's Hidden Agenda is to Isolate and Subordinate China
Job Losses and Obama’s TPP: The Deadly Impacts of Trade Agreements on Employment By Stephen Lendman, July 02, 2015

On Monday, Obama signed regressive Fast Track legislation into law – giving himself diktat power to ram through Congress anti-populist trade bills like TPP with minimal debate and no amendments.
Besides other provisions benefitting investors at the expense of public…

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3 Indigenous People, Farmers or Land Activists Killed Every 2 Weeks Due to Land Conflicts and Struggles By Global Research News, July 02, 2015

Victims are mostly indigenous peoples (461 victims or 90% of the total) while the remaining are land activists, community leaders, farmers and agricultural workers.
From January to June 2015, there have been about 56 cases of human rights violations related…

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No, ‘Je Suis Charleston’?: The De-Politicization of Black Oppression By Ajamu Baraka, July 02, 2015

Where was the worldwide revulsion at the racist terror attack in Charleston? “Obama sang ‘Amazing Grace’ and lulled into a stupefying silence black voices that should have demanded answers as to why the Charleston attack was not considered a terrorist…

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Hillary Clinton State Department Emails Contain Redacted Job Description for Top Energy Diplomat By Steve Horn, July 02, 2015

The U.S. State Department released a batch of 3,000 searchable documents formerly stored on the private hard drive and in a private email account of Democratic Party presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Among them: a …

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CNN: Obama White House Lied. ‘We Didn’t Know About Hillary’s Private Email’ By Eric Zuesse, July 02, 2015

On July 1st, CNN reported that “President Barack Obama’s top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state,” and that, “Obama officials — including Axelrod — had said they…

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Peru Cracking Down Against Dissent On Excavation Economy By Lynn Holland, July 02, 2015

Featured Photo: Peruvian President Ollanta Humala speaking at the WTTC Americas Summit. From: World Travel and Tourism Council.
By many accounts, Peru is doing well. Investments have poured into the mining and energy sectors thanks to government efforts to create…

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The War in Syria, Report from the Battlefield By South Front, July 02, 2015

In March 2011 Syria felt into a full, intense and bloody war. After 4 year of full-scale war the battlefield of Syria are still complicated. The fight to wrest territory away from the Islamic State and al-Qaeda extremists as well…

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Five Banks Account For 96% of $250 Trillion in Outstanding US Derivative Exposure By Tyler Durden, July 02, 2015

First published in October 2011
The latest quarterly report from the Office Of the Currency Comptroller is out and as usual it presents in a crisp, clear and very much glaring format the fact that the top 4 banks in…

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“What If Berlin And Frankfurt Do Not Budge” – How Varoufakis Saw The “Worst Case Scenario” By Tyler Durden, July 01, 2015

Over a year ago, and long before he became the mascot for fraught negotiations between Greece and its creditors, Yanis Varoufakis penned a lengthy essay on what might happen should the Greek government decide to stand firm in the face…

Yanis Varoufakis: Why We Recommend a NO in the Referendum – in Six Short Bullet Points By Yanis Varoufakis, July 01, 2015

Negotiations have stalled because Greece’s creditors (a) refused to reduce our un-payable public debt and (b) insisted that it should be repaid ‘parametrically’ by the weakest members of our society, their children and their grandchildren
The IMF, the United States’…

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Greece: Tsipras Surrenders to Troika Demands. Will The Referendum be Cancelled? By Stephen Lendman, July 01, 2015

Since becoming Greek Prime Minister in January, Tsipras proved he’s like all the rest – promising one thing, doing another.
Overnight Tuesday, his public posturing again proved hollow. After calling Troika demands “unacceptable” and urging Greeks reject them with a…