Global Research News

paulcroberts
America: The Rise Of The Inhumanes By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, September 03, 2015

America’s descent into totalitarian violence is accelerating. Like the Bush regime, the Obama regime has a penchant for rewarding Justice (sic) Department officials who trample all over the US Constitution. Last year America’s First Black President nominated David Barron to…

ISIL invasion
Twenty-six Things About the Islamic State (ISIL) that Obama Does Not Want You to Know About By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 03, 2015

The US led war against the Islamic State is a big lie. Going after ”Islamic terrorists” is used to justify a military agenda. The Islamic State is a creation of US intelligence. Washington’s “Counter-terrorism Agenda” in Iraq & Syria consists in Supporting the Terrorists.

Hollywood
Cultural Imperialism and Perception Management: How Hollywood Hides US War Crimes By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, September 02, 2015

There is an unspoken, yet very clear, bond between Hollywood and the US government that overtly supports US foreign policy. The movie industry in Hollywood has been active in hiding US war crimes and sanitizing the US military campaigns in…

Washington Intends to “Use” Al Qaeda to “Take Out” Syria By Global Research News, September 02, 2015

Global Research has initiated a new format for the send out of our E-Newsletter, with a new reader friendly display. We are also using the services of a new mailing company. 
Our objective is to send to our subscribers a…

us-isis
Petraeus: Washington Should Use “Moderate” Al Qaeda Terrorists to Fight ISIS (Formerly known as Al Qaeda in Iraq) By Shane Harris and Nancy A. Youssef, September 02, 2015

To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America’s arch foe.
Members of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria have a surprising advocate in the corridors of American…

Calls Rise for Blair to Face War Crimes Trial
Tony Blair Is Living in a State of Deluded Denial By Michael Meacher, September 02, 2015

There never was a truer example of ‘when you’re in a hole, stop digging’.   His article in the Observer today is a gift to his opponents, but it does even more damage to himself.   He reveals himself as increasingly deserted…

genocide
“Forgotten Genocides” and the Alleged “Miseducation” of Hollywood Star Natalie Portman By Timothy Alexander Guzman, September 02, 2015

The immediate objectives are the total destruction and devastation of their settlements and the capture of as many prisoners of every age and sex as possible. It will be essential to ruin their crops in the ground and prevent their…

Russie Ukraine
Maidan 2.0: Ukraine Rightists Kill Police; Putin Blamed By Robert Parry, September 02, 2015

As I read the latest example of The New York Times’ propagandistic coverage of the Ukraine crisis on Tuesday, it struck me that if these same reporters and editors were around in 1953, they would have cheered the coup against…

Julian-Assange-WikiLeaks--006
Sieges in an Age of Economic Austerity: The State Surveillance Costs of Monitoring Julian Assange, More than 12 Million Pounds By Binoy Kampmark, September 02, 2015

It is, we are told, an age of bitter austerity, where belts are being tightened with dedication, and services cut with thrifty diligence. There are, however, always exceptions to the rule. The surveillance state needs succour; the intelligence services need…

U.S. Army General Petraeus testifies about the war in Iraq during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington
Former CIA Boss and 4-Star General David Petraeus: U.S. Should Arm Al Qaeda By Washington's Blog, September 02, 2015

Former CIA boss and 4-star general David Petraeus – who still (believe it or not) holds a lot of sway in Washington – suggests we should arm Al Qaeda to fight ISIS.
Members of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria have…

jeremy-corbyn2
Britain’s Neo-Liberal Elite: Jeremy Corbyn and Challenges to Political Power By Jonathan Cook, September 02, 2015

Noam Chomsky and other serious critics on the left often have to contend with dismissals from opponents (including most in our political and media elites) that they are conspiracy theorists, or “anti-American” and “anti-West”.
For those who have not taken…

arctic_map
“Climate Change – Smoke Screen in Arctic Geopolitical Play” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, September 02, 2015

The US global military agenda pertains to the gas and oil rich Arctic region, says Michel Chossudovsky, from the Centre for Research on Globalization. Unlike other states with claims to the region, it doesn’t have territory extending into the Arctic…

Poutine
Russia’s Putin Drafts Bill to Dump Dollar, Euro from CIS Trade By Press TV, September 02, 2015

Russian president Vladimir Putin has proposed a bill to the country’s legislature to eliminate the dollar and the euro from trade between member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
A statement from the Kremlin said that Putin submitted…

Stephen Harper
Canada’s Insidious Role in the US-NATO War on Libya: “Boots on the Ground” By Yves Engler, September 02, 2015

Since the start of the Canadian election campaign a series of posts have detailed the Harper Conservatives repeated abuse of power. The Tyee published “Harper, Serial Abuser of Power”, which listed “70 Harper government assaults on democracy and the law.”…

SYRIA-CONFLICT
‘White Helmets’: New Breed of Mercenaries and Propagandists, Disguised as ‘Humanitarians’ in Syria By Vanessa Beeley, September 02, 2015

“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”- Malcolm X
After four and half…

logo-al-qaeda
Confirmed: Washington Intends to “Use” Al Qaeda to “Take Out” Syria and Overthrow the Assad Government By Tony Cartalucci, September 02, 2015

What has been reported on since 2007 is now confirmed by senior US military leadership. The US created and now plans to openly use Al Qaeda to overthrow the nation of Syria. 
The Daily Beast’s article, “Petraeus: Use Al Qaeda…

o-GLOBAL-ECONOMY-facebook
More Signs of Global Downturn Send Stocks Plunging Again By Andre Damon, September 02, 2015

Global stock markets staged yet another selloff Tuesday following the release of negative economic data in the US and China and downbeat assessments of the global economy from officials at the Federal Reserve and International Monetary Fund.
At the time…

arctic_map
US Imperialism and the New Race to the Arctic By Clara Weiss, September 02, 2015

The Arctic has in recent weeks become a focal point of geopolitical tensions between Russia and the United States. Given the present rate of global warming, scientists anticipate that the region will be ice-free by the summer of 2030. It…

economy-crisis
Return to Crisis: Things Keep Getting Worse By Mike Whitney, September 02, 2015

Had the economy been fundamentally sound in 1929 the effect of the great stock market crash might have been small…. But business in 1929 was not sound; on the contrary it was exceedingly fragile. It was vulnerable to the kind…

IMF_450478c-400x266
Whitewashing the IMF’s Destructive Role in Greece By Michael Hudson, September 02, 2015

This Autumn may see anti-austerity coalitions gain power in Portugal, Spain and Italy, while Marine le Pen’s National Front in France presses for outright withdrawal from the eurozone. These countries face a common problem: how to resist the economic devastation…

Yemen-humanitarian
War without Mercy on Yemen: The Saudi-US Massacres Continue By Sayed Hasan, September 02, 2015

“In five months [of war], Yemen has been reduced to the state of Syria after 5 years”,Peter Maurer, the Director of the International Red Cross, on August 19th, 2015.
These difficult images, which put faces and names to the countless…

Iraq War Vet: "We Were Told to Just Shoot People, and the Officers Would Take Care of Us"
The Truth About the Iraqi WMD and Britain’s Support for the War on Iraq By Craig Murray, September 02, 2015

It is an astonishing fact that, despite near universal recognition now that the war in Iraq was a disaster, no major British social institution is headed by a single one of the majority of the population wo were opposed to…

gmo_sign_Crops_735_350-735x350
Growing Doubt: a Scientist’s Experience of GMOs. “Flawed Processes of GMO Risk Assessment” By Jonathan Latham PhD, September 02, 2015

By training, I am a plant biologist. In the early 1990s I was busy making genetically modified plants (often called GMOs for Genetically Modified Organisms) as part of the research that led to my PhD. Into these plants we were…

Swat officers on the scene of the shooting
U.S. Police Routinely Travel to Israel to Learn Methods of Brutality and Repression By Justin Gardner, September 02, 2015

When McKinney, TX police officer David Eric Casebolt brutally took down a teenage girl at a pool party in June, he was using a form of martial arts called Krav Maga in which he trained exclusively. These combat techniques were…

Voting in Britain for war. Take your pick
Britain’s Neoliberal Farce: The Working Poor, the Massacre of the Middle Class By Graham Vanbergen, September 02, 2015

If ever there was an environment of misinformation and propaganda in Britain – it would be right now. There is a utopian illusion in the UK that neoliberal strategy actually works. It doesn’t.
This utopia has been in the making…

America’s Wars and The Global Crisis: Latest Articles from Global Research By Global Research News, September 01, 2015

SELECTED ARTICLES
 

Syrian War-Islamic State (ISIS) Creation Timeline By Kevin Borge, August 29, 2015 

Below is a timeline ranging from 1992-2015 with related articles to the war in Syria, ISIS and geopolitical events that tie them all together.

The…

financial-crisis
Michigan Struggles Link Rising Racism to the Economic Crisis By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015

Demonstrations and people’s assembly calls for unified effort to end exploitation and oppression
“It not one thing, it is everything,” says Rev. Edward Pinkney of Berrien County, Michigan who is currently incarcerated for unjust felony forgery charges at the Lakeland…

Donbass region
Violence and Instability on Russia’s Border. Towards a New Proxy Regime in Kiev? By Stephen Lendman, September 01, 2015

Events in Ukraine (and Eastern Europe) target Russia – part of Washington’s longstanding regime change agenda, wanting US-controlled puppet governance replacing Russian sovereignty, eliminating a key rival power, giving America access to a huge new source of vital resources.
Perhaps…

ABF
“Operation Fortitude”: Australia’s Border Force (ABF) By Binoy Kampmark, September 01, 2015

Last Friday, Australians got a taste of what the operational nature of the Prime Minister’s Border Force might look like. It began with a 9.16am press release that was issued featuring Don Smith, the Australian Border Force Regional commander for…

russia-112721_640
Western Sanctions on Russia, Russia-China Cooperation: A Tectonic Shift of the Global Economy? By Peter Koenig and The Saker, September 01, 2015

The Saker: How is Russia coping with sanctions so far and what are the prospects for the future?
Peter Koenig: Let’s begin with what are ‘sanctions’? – Sanctions are (economic) punishments by the self-proclaimed empire in Washington and its European…

syria_1
The War on Syria: The Major Political Players, Humanitarian Crisis By Patrick Higgins, September 01, 2015

Foreign intervention has only worsened the situation in Syria.
In May 2014, the Syria Centre for Policy Research in Damascus released a report on the economic and social conditions in Syria. Its findings were staggering. More than half the country’s…

Saudi-Arabia-in-Yemen
Saudi Arabia and UAE Prepare for Major US-backed Ground Offensive in Yemen By Niles Williamson, September 01, 2015

The Saudi-led, US-backed assault on Yemen, now entering its sixth month, continues to take a devastating toll on the country’s civilian population. At least 36 workers were reported killed Sunday after a Saudi-led coalition jet fighter bombed a water -bottling…

Pope_Francis_Malacanang_7
Jewish High Court Demands Pope Francis Apologise for Recognising Palestinian State By Felesteen, September 01, 2015

A self-declared Israeli Sanhedrin, a religious High Court composed of 71 sages, has demanded that Pope Francis apologise for recognising a separate Palestinian state or face trial next month.
A member of the Palestinian Al-Fatah movement revolutionary council, Demetri Deliani,…

election-2016-US
The 2016 US Election and the Scapegoating of Immigrants By Bill Van Auken, September 01, 2015

New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie proposed over the weekend that Washington institute a system of control over foreigners entering the country akin to the methods used by the express shipping company Fedex to track its packages.…

TURKEY-SYRIA-KURDS-REFUGEES
“Destabilization of Africa and the Middle East Prompts Millions to Flee”: Mass Migration Deaths Caused by US Foreign Policy By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015

Destabilization of Africa, the Middle East and Asia prompts millions to flee
There was yet another gruesome discovery of over 70 dead migrants in Austria on a highway between Budapest and Vienna where thousands are seeking refuge. These deaths compounded…

Global Peace Index
Global Peace Index: Britain Now One Of The Most Violent Nations On Earth By Graham Vanbergen, September 01, 2015

The Global Peace Index measures the state of peace in 162 countries according to 23 indicators that gauge the absence of violence or the fear of violence. It is produced annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace.
The UK,…

China-Economy
Differing Views on China’s “Faltering Economy”, Growing Faster than “Stagnating Western Economies” By Stephen Lendman, September 01, 2015

Ignore demagogues like Donald Trump claiming “China is taking our jobs…taking our money…They’ll take us down.”
Gerald Celente issued a “trend alert” headlined “Market Mayhem: Don’t blame China – It’s the (global) economy, stupid.”
China is far from blame-free. Celente…

Military Official: Saudi Ground Forces Push Their Way into Northern Yemen
Extraordinary Brutality Inflicted on Civilians in Yemen By Prof. Vijay Prashad, September 01, 2015

As Saudi ground troops enter Northern Yemen with US backing, Amnesty International charges Saudis with alleged war crimes 
Transcript
SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore.
On Thursday,…

ukraine-nato
War Games at Russia’s Doorstep: NATO Kicks Off Naval Drills in Black Sea with Ukraine By RT, September 01, 2015

Ukraine is hosting naval military exercise in the Black Sea with NATO forces, involving 2,500 troops and some 150 military vehicles, from warships and helicopters to armored cars.
The host nation of Sea Breeze 2015 has deployed 1,000 troops, nine…

Pentagon
America Protects the ISIS: The Pentagon Is Not Targeting Islamic State Training Camps By Bill Gertz, September 01, 2015

No airstrikes against 60 camps producing 1,000 fighters monthly 
The Pentagon has not conducted airstrikes against an estimated 60 Islamic State (IS) training camps that are supplying thousands of fighters each month to the terror group, according to defense and…

Iran-P5+1
The Attack on the Nuclear Deal, the “Israel Factor”, and the “Iran Peace Scare” By Stephen J. Sniegoski, September 01, 2015

“…for the Israeli government and Israel’s American lobby, Iran’s alleged nuclear threat has served the same purpose as Saddam’s non-existent WMD—it generates public support against a target that is designated for other reasons… ”
American critics are going all out…

global-economy-stocks
“Something” Just Happened! China’s Gold Stocks, Dumping of US Treasuries, Quantitative Tightening (QT), Oil Markets By Bill Holter, September 01, 2015

“Something” happened three weeks ago. While we cannot be sure “what” exactly happened, we can speculate. We have many dots and lots of data points to help us but first it needs to be pointed out, even if wrong in…

eu-us-russia-ukraine
US Imperial Strategy: Hushing Up—and Profiting from—Saudi Aggressions, Warmongering against Russia By Stephen Gowans, September 01, 2015

The West has portrayed Russia’s annexation of Crimea as an aggression, but the re-integration of Crimea into Russia can be understood as a pre-emptive measure on the part of Moscow to preserve Russian access to a strategically important naval base…

Michael Hudson
Wall Street Parasites Have Devoured Their Hosts — Your Retirement Plan and the U.S. Economy. Michael Hudson By Pam Martens, September 01, 2015

The riveting writer, Michael Hudson, has read our collective minds and the simmering anger in our hearts. Millions of American have long suspected that their inability to get financially ahead is an intentional construct of Wall Street’s central planners. Now…

us-syria flags
How the US Can Stop ISIS Without Setting Foot in Syria By Tony Cartalucci, September 01, 2015

Increasingly difficult to cover-up or spin, it is becoming apparent even in Western media coverage that the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS) is not sustaining its fighting capacity from within Iraq or Syria, but rather through supply lines that lead to…

katrina_370x278
Ten Years after Katrina: Natural Disaster or Forced Removals and Mass Impoverishment? By Abayomi Azikiwe, September 01, 2015

National oppression and mass impoverishment continues in the Gulf and around the U.S.
It has been a decade since the people of New Orleans and the Gulf coast were dislocated due to the failure of the federal government to both…

Chinese vs. US currency
Washington’s Financial Currency War on China: The Eclipsing of the US Dollar by the Yuan By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 31, 2015

China is in the process of displacing the monopoly of the US dollar. They are dropping US Treasury bonds, stockpiling gold reserves, and opening regional distribution banks for their own national currency.

poroshenko-merkel-hollande
Right Sector Riots in Kiev, Cease Fire Violation and Renewed Bombings by Ukraine Forces in Donbass By South Front, August 31, 2015

A Ukraine police servicemen has been killed and at least 10 injured as a grenade exploded during clashes in front of the parliament in the Ukrainian capital today. 
According to official sources, at least 100 citizens of Kiev were injured…

Syria Air Defense
Israeli Commanders Killed within Al Nusra Ranks inside Syria By Fars News Agency, August 31, 2015

The Syrian air force killed a large number of Takfiri militant commanders, including senior Israeli and Jordanian officers, in airstrikes on terrorists’ positions in the Southern province of Dara’a.

At least 42 Al-Nusra Front Takfiri terrorist commanders, including 3 Israeli…

Russian Soldiers
Fake Report on “Russian Soldier Deaths” in Ukraine “Sets the Western Media on Fire” By RT, August 31, 2015

A Forbes report on alleged Russian army casualties in Ukraine citing a dodgy Russian website has sparked a media and Twitter storm. Some said Russia had “finally slipped” with the leak on its troops in Ukraine; others were baffled by…

refugees-boat
Why the Refugee Crisis? By Stephen Lendman, August 31, 2015

Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers head for safe havens daily – a human flood entering Europe, risking life and limb to get there. Why?
Endless US direct and proxy wars force desperate people to seek safety out of harm’s…

Ukraine-Donetsk-Russia-War-Poroshenko
Ukraine War: Open Disagreement between the US and the EU By Eric Zuesse, August 31, 2015

There now is open disagreement between three Western leaders regarding how to move forward with regard to Ukraine: Barack Obama of the United States, versus Francois Hollande of France, and Angela Merkel of Germany.
On Friday, August 29th, this split…

Tel Aviv Government  Refuses to Implement Israeli Supreme Court Ruling
US Court: Palestinians Must Pay $10m to Americans Killed in Israel By IMEMC, August 31, 2015

Palestinian authorities found liable in a high-profile lawsuit over Americans killed in terrorist attacks must pay $10m in cash – and an additional $1m monthly payment while the case is on appeal – to secure the hundreds of millions awarded…

miri regev
Israel’s Culture Minister says Unarmed Palestinian Protesters “Should have Been Shot” By Philip Weiss, August 31, 2015

That video of Palestinian women protesters pulling down an Israeli soldier in Nabi Saleh on Friday when he was beating a boy has shocked the world. Well, it has shocked an Israeli leader too. Israel’s culture minister Miri Regev says…

Global Research Week in Review. Selected Articles By Global Research News, August 31, 2015

SELECTED ARTICLES

CIA Admits to Congress the Agency Uses Mainstream Media to Distribute Disinformation: 1975 Video 
By Melissa Dykes, August 30, 2015

It has been verified by a source who claims she was there that then-CIA Director William Casey did…

west point
Fascism from West Point. US “Treasonous” Antiwar Lawyers Categorized as Terrorists By David Swanson, August 31, 2015

This headline in the Guardian is completely accurate: West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror.
But it hardly covers to content of the 95-page paper being reported on: see the PDF.
The…

kinopoisk.ru-Occupied-2640650-468
TV Series about “Russian Occupation of Norway” Sparks Furor By Anastasia Lyalikova, August 31, 2015

A new TV series in which Russia occupies Norway and seizes its oil fields has been criticized by the Russian Foreign Ministry, with the Russian embassy in Oslo labelling it as reminiscent of the “worst traditions of the Cold War.”…

tony-blair-world-hunger
Poor Tony Blair, Hard As He Tries the Iraq War Won’t Leave Him Alone By Lindsey German, August 31, 2015

Tony Blair’s advisers were fond of remarking as war approached, it would all be forgotten in a few weeks. Some hope.
Tony Blair could have been forgiven for thinking, back in 2002 and 2003 when he was planning the Iraq…

RefugeeThrongs
Tales of Darkness: Europe’s Refugee Woes By Binoy Kampmark, August 31, 2015

“While Europe is squabbling, people are dying.”
Alexander Betts, New York Times, Aug 29, 2015.
It is the talk on European lips, the noisy attention commandeered on the media stands. Dead refugees; desperation about those fleeing and fears about those…

VIDEO: NATO Aggression on Yugoslavia: Challenging an Illegal War
“We Have the Right to Live”: NATO’s War on Yugoslavia and the Expulsion of Serbs from Kosovo By Gregory Elich, August 31, 2015

In the period before the 1999 NATO attack on Yugoslavia, the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) waged a campaign to secede and establish an independent Kosovo dominated by Albanians and purged of every other ethnic group. In October 1998, KLA spokesman…

israeliran2
“Israel’s Near War with Iran”. Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s Tales Conceal “The Real Story” By Gareth Porter, August 31, 2015

A good cop/bad cop routine by the US and Israel was in fact a strategy to get crippling sanctions against Iran approved by the UN Security Council 
New evidence has now surfaced from former Israeli defence minister Ehud Barak that…

us flag fading
The Dying Institutions Of Western Civilization. Nothing Is Left By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, August 31, 2015

Judiciary Branch Has Self-Abolished
The US no longer has a judiciary. This former branch of government has transitioned into an enabler of executive branch fascism.
Privacy is a civil liberty protected by the US Constitution. The Constitution relies on courts…

imf-ukraine
$1.8 Billion IMF Ukraine Bailout Money Deposited in Ukraine Oligarch Kolomoyskyi’s Cyprus Offshore Bank Account By Sputnik, August 31, 2015

Investigative reporters have discovered that IMF bailout funds intended for Ukraine have mysteriously found their way to a Cyprus bank account controlled by notorious Ukrainian oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi.
A huge chunk of the $17 billion in bailout money the IMF…

japan
Japan’s Defense Ministry requests Largest Ever Military Budget By Press TV, August 31, 2015

Japan’s Defense Ministry has asked for the country’s largest ever military budget as Tokyo seeks to boost its armed forces amid persisting territorial conflicts with China and Russia as well as concerns over Beijing’s expanding naval power.
The defense ministry…

wolfsangel-ukraine
Neo-Nazi Riots in Kiev, Call for Resumption of “Unlimited Bombing Campaign” against Donbass By Eric Zuesse, August 31, 2015

On Monday, August 31st, racist fascists (nazis) who hate Russians rioted in front of Ukraine’s parliament building to demand resumption of the unlimited bombing campaign against the breakaway former Ukrainian region, Donbass, which had voted 90%+ for the neutralist Ukrainian…

slavery
Slavery in Our Modern “Free Market” World By Israel Shamir, August 31, 2015

I had planned to write on the struggle in the US congress in which the Israel Lobby seeks to override the president’s veto. This is likely to cause a new war in the Middle East, send out a new wave…

Japanese-American-Flag2-420x279-Japan
Mass Protests in Japan Oppose “Collective Self-defence” Laws By Ben McGrath, August 31, 2015

Large protests took place in Tokyo Sunday against the military legislation currently being debated in the upper house of Japan’s legislature or Diet. These demonstrations are a sign of widespread anti-war sentiment in Japan and opposition to Prime Minister Shinzo…

global-economy
Central Banks Step In to Prop Up Global Financial Bubble By Andre Damon, August 31, 2015

Early last week, global stock markets experienced their worst selloff since the 2008 financial crisis. At the opening of US markets on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 1,000 points, its largest intraday fall in history.…

Donbass region
France, Germany and Russia Back Ceasefire in Donbass: Hold the Cheers By Stephen Lendman, August 30, 2015

Hollande, Merkel and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Donbass by phone. On Saturday, a Kremlin press statement said:
Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande informed (Putin) about the results of their recent meeting with the president of Ukraine in Berlin.…

war_against_the_people
Israeli War Crimes: ‘In An Endless War on Terror, We Are All Doomed to Become Palestinians’ By Jonathan Cook, August 30, 2015

Halper’s new book sheds light on the arms industry, arguing that Israel is now the go-to nation for armies and police forces around the world
For 18 years Jeff Halper has been on the front lines of the Israel-Palestine conflict,…

Fukushima-Japan-Nuclear-Radiation-Disaster
Fukushima Radiation Impacts on Environment: “Morphological Defects” Found in Japanese Fir Trees around Fukushima Nuclear Plant By The Asahi Shimbun, August 30, 2015

Radiation spewed out by the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant may be responsible for differences in the growth of native Japanese fir trees in the area.
Researchers primarily from the National Institute of Radiological Sciences said Aug. 28…

Ukraine-Neo-Natzi-Militia
Military Training for Young Children at Ukraine’s “Neo-Nazi Summer Camp”. Recruitment of Ukraine’s “Child Soldiers” Financed by US “Nonlethal” Military Aid? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 30, 2015

The Azov battalion supported by its Western partners is not only involved in para-military operations in Donbass, it is also running a Summer Camp military training project for young children.

Netanyahu (1)
Cameron Ennobles Director of British Israel Lobby, 100,000 British Citizens Demand Netanyahu’s Arrest for War Crimes By Anthony Bellchambers, August 30, 2015

The killings of over 2000 unarmed civilians in 2014 by Israeli forces in Gaza under the control of Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, are alleged to have been deliberate policy by a government intent on the illegal settlement of a…

IRAN ACCUSED OF BEING BEHIND 9/11 ATTACKS.
Since 9-11 America’s Insane Foreign Policy — Continued Under Obama — Has Killed a Million and Created ISIS By Nicolas J. S. Davies, August 30, 2015

This article was first published in September 2014 following the launching of Obama’s bombing campaign against Syria and Iraq
Why American policy abroad strengthens groups like ISIS.
Thirteen years ago [in relation to date of publication], a draft dodger from…

disinfox
CIA Admits to Congress the Agency Uses Mainstream Media to Distribute Disinformation: 1975 Video By Melissa Dykes, August 30, 2015

It has been verified by a source who claims she was there that then-CIA Director William Casey did in fact say the controversial and often-disputed line “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is…

media-brainwash
The Illusion of Choice: Ninety Percent of American Media Controlled by Six Corporations By Vic Bishop, August 29, 2015

It is worth repeating again and again that the bulk of America’s mainline media is owned and controlled by a mere 6 corporations. This, of course, means that unless you’re already consciously avoiding these mainline media sources, then most of…

SYRIA-CONFLICT
Syrian War-Islamic State (ISIS) Creation Timeline By Kevin Borge, August 29, 2015

Below is a timeline ranging from 1992-2015 with related articles to the war in Syria, ISIS and geopolitical events that tie them all together.

NSA Surveillance_Cham640
Orwellian Justice Upholds NSA Spying on Americans: Court of Appeals Upholds Unconstitutional Mass Surveillance By Stephen Lendman, August 29, 2015

Virtually unrestricted NSA data mining tramples on Fourth Amendment rights brazenly. In December 2013, Federal District Court of the District of Columbia Judge Richard Leon ruled NSA spying unconstitutional, saying:
The threshold issue is whether plaintiffs have a reasonable expectation…

katrina_370x278
Black New Orleans 10 Years Post-Katrina By Stephen Lendman, August 29, 2015

August 29 marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. A personal note: Its devastation and ugly aftermath inspired me at the time to begin writing about major world and national issues along with media work pro bono.
It bears repeating…

750px-Flag_of_Spain.svg
Spain’s Orwellian “Citizens Security Law” Gag By Melissa Dykes, August 29, 2015

If you think our First Amendment rights are being trampled here in America left and right, check out what’s going on in Spain.
This woman posted the following picture of a police car parked in a handicapped spot on her…