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Lying is “Good For Business”: The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Mainstream Media (MSM) are “Serial Liars” By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 24, 2014

The powerful voices of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) exert a decisive influence on the formulation of US foreign policy.
The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) describes itself  as “independent and nonpartisan…[and] an indispensable resource in a complex world.”…

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Israel Student Union Set Up “War Room” to Sell Gaza Massacre on Facebook By Ali Abunimah, July 23, 2014

This article was published on July 14, 2014. The death toll in Gaza as of today, July 23, 2014, reaches 678 according to Al-Akhbar.

Students at the IDC Herzliya “war room,” seen here in a screenshot, focus on posting propaganda…

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President Vladimir Putin: “Scenarios” which “Destabilize the Existing World Order” and Threaten Russia’s Sovereignty By President Vladimir Putin, July 23, 2014

Vladimir Putin chaired a Security Council meeting in the Kremlin.

The discussion focussed on the maintenance of Russia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
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Opening remarks at the Security Council meeting
VLADIMIR PUTIN: Good afternoon,…

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Israeli Professor: Rape Palestinian Sisters and Mothers To Stop Terrorism By Brandon Turbeville, July 23, 2014

As bombs rain down upon Gaza and Israeli troops march forward with tanks and bulldozers, a recent radio interview conducted on Israeli radio is drawing some criticism from across the world as well as in Israel.
Although the interview was…

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The Debate is more than "Pragmatists vs Radicals" By Federico Fuentes, July 23, 2014

The publication of a document highly critical of the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, authored by one of the longest-serving ministers in former president Hugo Chavez’s government, has triggered an unprecedented debate among Venezuelan revolutionaries.
Jorge Giordani dropped the…

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Israeli Policies Towards the Palestinians Mirror Regimes of Apartheid in South Africa and Jim Crow in the U.S. By Global Research News, July 23, 2014

For your Summer edification: the works of “Black writers, scholars, artists, and activists” explore how “the policies of the Israel towards the Palestinian people mirror the historic regimes of apartheid in South Africa and Jim Crow in the United States.”…

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Another Massacre in Gaza, This Time in Khan Younis By Global Research News, July 23, 2014

PRESS RELEASE
MINISTRY OF HEALTH GAZA
Another massacre is underway in Khan Younis, where relentless Israeli shelling and sniper fire are wreaking death and destruction on all that moves in the zone east of Khan Younis city.
The villages of…

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Obama’s Hot War By Glen Ford, July 23, 2014

The deeper the U.S. slips into economic decline, the higher it ratchets up the pace and stakes of armed conflict. Washington appears to have crossed some kind of Rubicon, to embark “on a mad, scorched earth policy to terrorize the…

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Retaliation against Moscow for Downing MH17: EU Announces “Forceful” Economic Sanctions against Russia By Julie Hyland, July 23, 2014

The European Union’s foreign ministers’ meeting yesterday announced it would draw up a list of potentially “forceful” measures against Russia, in the wake of the crash of Malaysia flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last week.
It is unclear, however, whether…

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Nearly One Quarter of American Children in Poverty. Anti-Poverty Measures Scrapped under Obama’s “Sequester Budget” By Andre Damon, July 23, 2014

Nearly one in four children in the United States lives in a family below the federal poverty line, according to figures presented in a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
A total of 16.3 million children live in…

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Israel: International Anger Mounts By Felicity Arbuthnot, July 23, 2014

Councillor Hugh Lewis takes down the Israeli flag in Dublin, Ireland. (Independent.ie) 

“You take my water
Burn my olive trees
Destroy my house
Take my job
Steal my land
Imprison my father
Kill my mother
Bomb my country
Starve…

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Violence and Atrocities: Amnesty International and the War in Ukraine By Vladislav Gulevich, July 23, 2014

Amnesty International recently released a report on “stomach-turning” violence in Eastern Ukraine (“Abduction and Tortures in Eastern Ukraine,”  – see for example BBC coverage here). According to the report, the acts of violence are perpetrated chiefly by pro-Russian separatist groups.…

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International Scientists and Doctors Denounce Israeli “Crimes Against Humanity” in Gaza By Lancet, July 23, 2014

More than 20 leading doctors and scientists from the UK and Italy denounce ongoing Israeli military aggression in Gaza in a letter to The Lancet, published on Tuesday 22 July. 
“On the basis of our ethics and practice, we are…

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership and “Police Militarization”: The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance By Devon DB, July 23, 2014

Currently, the world is facing a major political, social and economical crisis.
While we may be paying attention to important stories such as the Islamic State’s movements in Iraq and the ongoing fighting in the Gaza Strip which are extremely…

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Assigning Blame to East Ukraine Rebels: US Appeals to “Law of the Jungle” in MH17 Case By Tony Cartalucci, July 23, 2014

After the Russian Federation disclosed to the world satellite imagery, radar information, and abnormalities in Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 flight MH17′s flight path, it asked Ukraine and the Western nations backing the regime in Kiev, questions regarding their alleged evidence.…

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The Intentional Downing of Malaysian Airlines MH17: “Fake Evidence” and “Political Criminality” at the Highest Levels of the US Government By Jason Kissner, July 23, 2014

The observations that follow are intended to extend the chief conclusion reached by a previous contribution (click here) to Global Research.
In essence, the previous effort concluded that the MH 370 and MH 17 events are probably not independent of…

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MH17 Show and Tell: Russia Reveals Images of Ukraine Missile Systems. Now It’s the West’s Turn By Tony Cartalucci, July 23, 2014

Russia has now shown its satellite pictures and radar information from the Donetsk, Ukraine region during the July 17, 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash.

 The Wall Street Journal reported in its article, “Russia Presents Its Account of Malaysia Airlines…

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Why Israel Needs Anti-Semitism By Diana Johnstone, July 22, 2014

Last July 12, Jewish Defense League (JDL) militants provoked some participants in a Paris protest demonstration against the Israeli attack on Gaza into violent clashes in front of a synagogue in the rue de la Roquette.  The JDL militants were…

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Is the U.S. Withholding Evidence that Ukrainian Troops Shot Down MH17? What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine? By Robert Parry, July 22, 2014

Russian-made Buk anti-missile battery.
The U.S. media’s Ukraine bias has been obvious, siding with the Kiev regime and bashing ethnic Russian rebels and Russia’s President Putin. But now – with the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down …

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The Malaysian Airlines MH17 Crash: Financial Warfare against Russia, Multibillion Dollar Bonanza for Wall Street By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 22, 2014

While the mainstream media casually accuses Moscow without evidence of having orchestrated the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines MH17 in liaison with the Donesk rebels, the backlash of the crisis on international financial markets and on Russia’s financial system has…

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How Britain Profits from the Attack on Gaza By Ian Dunt, July 22, 2014

Palestinian boy sits on the rubble of a destroyed building following an Israeli air strike earlier today. Air strikes killed at least seven people in Gaza, including five members of the same family, an emergency services spokesman said.
The video…

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The Victims of Gaza: A List of 627 Palestinians Killed in Israel’s Ongoing Assault By Global Research News, July 22, 2014

Relatives and friends carry the body of Nour al-Najdi, 10-years-old, during her funeral in Rafah after being killed by an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 11, 2014. (Photo: AFP – Said Khatib)

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Israel Aided Hamas to Dilute Support for a Strong, Secular Palestinian Liberation Organization By Adam Dick, July 22, 2014

As the death toll from the Israel government’s air strikes (and ground invasion) increases, consider former Rep. Ron Paul’s January 9, 2009 speech on the US House of Representatives floor explaining that Israel helped encourage the growth of Hamas to…

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Israeli Peace Movement Members Shouted Down and Physically Attacked By Global Research News, July 22, 2014

John Reed in Ashkelon reports that, as of Monday, more than 500 Palestinians in Gaza had been killed in Israeli shelling from the land, air and sea.
Members of Israel’s Peace Now and its pro-peace activist camp are increasingly being…

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Whistleblower: U.S. Satellite Images Show Ukrainian Troops Shooting Down MH17 By Paul Joseph Watson, July 22, 2014

Award winning former Associated Press reporter Robert Parry has been told by an intelligence source that the United States is in possession of satellite imagery which shows that Ukrainian troops were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight…

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Malaysian Airlines MH17: Another “False Flag Operation” by the US-NATO-Israel War Cabal? By Matthias Chang, July 22, 2014

One would have thought that the Zionist Anglo-American war cabal would learn from their failures in propaganda warfare, especially now when their credibility is at rock bottom.
Post 9-11 and the Iraq wars, people the world over have got wiser…

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Key Piece of Video “Evidence” for Russian Responsibility for Malaysian Plane Shootdown Debunked By Washington's Blog, July 22, 2014

Mish is a highly-respected financial blogger. His Global Economic Analysis site routinely wins awards such as:

New York Times: NYT 10th Annual Year in Ideas – #1 Idea of the Year ‘Do-It-Yourself Macroeconomics’

Time Magazine: Best 25 Financial Blogs

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National Demonstration in UK: Stop the Massacre in Gaza – Free Palestine! By Stop the War Coalition, July 22, 2014

As if the people of Gaza have not suffered enough, Israel has escalated its brutal assault on Gaza in the last 24 hours.
Last Saturday a fantastic 100,000 marched to the Israeli embassy – this Saturday’s demonstration is even more…

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“Blood Diamonds” Financing War Crimes in Gaza. President of London Diamond Bourse: “We Must ‘Finish the Job’” By Sean Clinton, July 22, 2014

In a sinister ultimatum laced with dark undertones, Harry Levy, President of the London Diamond Bourse, referring to the ongoing Israeli bombardment of Gaza, has written to colleagues in Israel telling them “we must ‘finish the job’, with hopefully the…

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Gaza Death Toll Crosses 500: Israeli Airstrikes and Artillery Assaults Target Entire Palestinian Families By Global Research News, July 22, 2014

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces continued airstrikes and artillery assaults on the Gaza Strip Monday for the 14th day, killing multiple members of three extended families as the death toll tops 500.
The latest strikes in Gaza City killed…

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Gaza: The Story of a Palestinian Father who Lost his Children in the Darkness By Sanaa Kamal, July 22, 2014

Around the flickering, dim light of a candle nearly gone, the family of Abu Mohammed Shabet gathered in their house in Hayy al-Touffah, north-east of Gaza City, to break their fast. In the background, they could hear explosions caused by…

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The Cochabamba Declaration: Latin America’s Anti-Imperialist Offensive By Socialist Project, July 22, 2014

As a follow-up to the June summit meeting of the G77 + China leaders, held in Santa Cruz, the Bolivian government and the Bolivian Workers Central (COB) sponsored an “Anti-Imperialist International Trade Union Conference” in Cochabamba, June 30-July 2.
The…

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Detroit Struggle Escalates Amid National Outpouring of Solidarity By Abayomi Azikiwe, July 22, 2014

On Mon. July 21, the Detroit Water & Sewerage Dept. (DWSD) announced in federal bankruptcy court before Judge Steven Rhodes that there would be a 15-day suspension of water shut-offs while policies would be enacted to address the current crisis…

Western Powers seize on Flight MH17 Crash as Pretext for War By Peter Schwarz, July 22, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in conversation with his French counterpart, François Hollande, compared the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine with the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York and Washington that killed nearly 3,000 people.…

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Israeli bombs kill nearly 600 Palestinians. Gaza death toll doubles in four days By Patrick Martin, July 22, 2014

The death toll from Israeli violence in Gaza approached 600 Palestinians as of Tuesday morning local time, according to reports from hospitals and emergency care workers in the beleaguered territory. The United Nations estimated that three quarters of the dead…

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They Aren’t Hiding It Anymore: Calls for Genocide, Rape of Palestinian Women enter Israeli Mainstream By Jonathan Cook, July 22, 2014

As we watch the horrifying slaughter unfold in Gaza, bear in mind the Israeli psychosis that fuels and justifies it. Here are comments from three rightwing Israelis – two leading politicians and a professor – who very much reflect a…

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Saudi Hires “Israel Friendly” Security Firm to Overlook Hajj, Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca By al Akhbar, July 21, 2014

By: Orouba Othman
This year [2013], the mandatory Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, or hajj, will compound the Palestinians’ woes. Palestinian pilgrims will be greeted by a company that assists in their repression – and even torture – under the Israeli…

Flight MH17 Investigation. Malaysia will Collaborate with Donesk People’s Republic: Full Statement of Malaysian PM Najib Razak By Global Research News, July 21, 2014

Following is the statement delivered on Monday night by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on the latest development in the MH17 crash:

In recent days, we have been working behind the scenes to establish contact with those in charge of…

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How American Propaganda Works: “Guilt By Insinuation” By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 21, 2014

Why hasn’t Washington joined Russian President Putin in calling for an objective, non-politicized international investigation by experts of the case of the Malaysian jetliner?  
The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos showing the presence of Ukrainian Buk…

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Malaysian Airlines MH17 Was Ordered to Fly over the East Ukraine Warzone By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 21, 2014

The evidence confirms that MH17′s flight path on July 17th was NOT the usual approved flight path. Who was behind this changed flight path which spearheaded the aircraft into the war zone, resulting in 298 deaths?

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Columbia Professor Presents Palestinian Perspective to Class, Course Censored By Global Research News, July 21, 2014

CHICAGO, Il - In the midst of chaos, we often find it easier to remain silent than to take a stand; to let history unfold around us rather than being present in the human struggle. Here at KAKE, we have…

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Ukrainian Su-25 Fighter detected in Close Approach to MH17 before Crash: Photographic Evidence By RT, July 21, 2014

The Russian military detected a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet gaining height towards the MH17 Boeing on the day of the catastrophe.
Kiev must explain why the military jet was tracking the passenger airplane, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
“A Ukraine…

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Israeli War Crime: Video Shows Sniper Killing of Wounded Gaza Civilian By Ali Abunimah, July 21, 2014

A video has emerged of the targeting and killing by an Israeli sniper of a Palestinian civilian in Gaza City’s Shujaiya neighborhood where Israeli shelling killed dozens of civilians and caused massive destruction.

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Another Israeli Attack on a Hospital, Another War Crime By Global Research News, July 21, 2014

PRESS RELEASE,  MINISTRY OF HEALTH GAZA
July 21, 2014
The Ministry of Health Gaza strongly condemns today’s attacks on health facilities and personnel by the Israeli occupation forces, and expresses its deep concern at the serious implications for patients, health…

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MH17: The Tragic Misuse of a Tragedy By Jan Oberg, July 21, 2014

The government of Ukraine as well as the separatists, NATO/U.S. and very many leading Western mainstream media seem all to know who has caused the tragedy. Putin believes it was caused indirectly by the West.
Given the fact that very…

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MH17 Show & Tell: It’s the West’s Turn – Russian Satellites and Radars Contradict West’s Baseless Claims By Tony Cartalucci, July 21, 2014

Russia has now shown its satellite pictures and radar information from the Donetsk, Ukraine region during the July 17, 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash.

The Wall Street Journal reported in its article, “Russia Presents Its Account of Malaysia Airlines…

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Soldiers, Spies and the Moon: Secret U.S. and Soviet Plans from the 1950s and 1960s By Jeffrey T. Richelson, July 21, 2014

Earth rising behind the moon. (Photo courtesy of NASA, Lewis Research Center)
Washington, DC – Forty-five years ago, astronaut Neil Armstrong took his “one small step” for mankind, becoming the first person to set foot on the moon. The program…

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Russia Provides Photos that Kiev Forces Deployed BUK Missiles In East Ukraine, Radar Proof Of Warplanes in MH17 Vicinity By Zero Hedge, July 21, 2014

Ukraine hasn’t said how it immediately knew rebels downed Malaysian plane, notes the Russian Foreign Ministry, as it unveils 10 awkward questions for Ukraine (and perhaps the US ‘snap judgment’) to answer about the MH17 disaster.

However, what is…

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Massacre in Shujaiya: Dozens Killed as Israel Shells Eastern Gaza City – Photos By Ali Abunimah, July 21, 2014

A Palestinian boy wounded by Israeli shelling, receives treatment at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City, 20 July.(Ali Jadallah / APA images)

Dozens of men, women and children were killed in the early hours of Sunday as Israel indiscriminately shelled the…

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Gaza Invasion Resulted in Carloads with Maimed, Torn Apart, Bleeding, Dying Innocent Civilians, Says Norwegian Doctor By Mads Gilbert, July 21, 2014

Dr Mads Frederick Gilbert (centre) at Al-Shifa hospital on July 17th, treating a wounded Palestinian child, after an Israeli air strike killed 4 children and wounded 5 others
Dearest friends,
The last night was extreme. The “ground invasion” of Gaza…

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Palestinian Government Says Shujaeya’s Massacre is a War Crime By Global Research News, July 21, 2014

RAMALLAH – The Palestinian consensus government Monday condemned, in the strongest terms, the “heinous massacre committed by the Israeli occupation forces against innocent Palestinian civilians in the neighborhood of Shujaeya, which led to the death of more than 60 civilians…

Chile Cuts Ties With Israel By Global Research News, July 21, 2014

by Ronan Burtenshaw 

This week the Chilean government suspended free trade agreement negotiations with Israel over its continuing massacres in Gaza. Ronan Burtenshaw has a look behind the headline and finds historic and ethnic ties between Chile and Palestine.
It…

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A Congressional “Blueprint for US Intentions”: “Legislating the Way” to World War III? By Eric Draitser, July 21, 2014

The US Congress is doing its part to escalate the tensions with Russia over Ukraine and a host of other issues. In so doing, the legislative and executive branches of the US Government work hand in glove to further the…

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Korean Airlines KAL 007 Case Shows Parallels with Malaysian Airlines MH17 By Seth Ferris, July 21, 2014

This is not the first time there has been a downing of a commercial flight, and, as in most such cases, there is more to the story of Malaysian Airlines MH17 than the first impression suggests. One particular case from…

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Foundation of the American Empire: Strategic Alliances and “Axes of Evil” By Prof. James Petras, July 21, 2014

Empires are not easy to sustain given the multiple enemies that they provoke:  at the international level (imperial rivals and emerging new powers), at the national level (national resistance movements, unreliable clients and untrustworthy ‘Sepoy’ armies) and at the local…

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The Assault on Gaza: A Historic Crime By Patrick Martin and Barry Grey, July 21, 2014

At least 100 Palestinians were killed Sunday as Israel escalated its savage land, sea and air attack on Gaza. In a single neighborhood on the east side of Gaza City, Shejaiya, Israeli bombs and artillery shells killed at least 62…

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Malaysian Airlines MH17: US Escalates Threats against Russia over Ukraine Crash By Alex Lantier, July 21, 2014

The Obama administration is intensifying its propaganda campaign against Russia and pro-Russian separatists over the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Even as it is clear that the US does not know how MH17 crashed or what role Russia…

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The Perfect “Climate Change Alibi”: Australia Abolishes the Carbon Tax Demon By Binoy Kampmark, July 21, 2014

Australia’s distance from major areas of political activity acts as stifling fetter and brilliant emancipator.  Its officials entertain visions of grandiose originality, finding out too late that they were derivative failures.  Those on the left of the political spectrum think…

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Downed Malaysian Jet Intensifies Russia Bashing By Chris Ernesto, July 21, 2014

In Thursday’s USA Today, self-described liberal Democratic strategist Bob Beckel wrote, “(Earlier) empires tried to dominate the world, mostly by military aggression.  The United States has never sought to be an empire.”
You hope that most people would laugh at…

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Editorial Position of the New York Times: “Thumbs Up for Gaza Slaughter” By Norman Solomon, July 21, 2014

By Abba Solomon and Norman Solomon
 Over the weekend, the New York Times sent out a clear signal: the mass slaughter of civilians is acceptable when the Israeli military is doing the killing.
Under the headline “Israel’s War in Gaza,”…

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Kiev Attacks Donetsk, Headquarters for MH17 Response By Tony Cartalucci, July 21, 2014

Reuters reported that the NATO-backed regime in Kiev has launched an offensive on the eastern city of Donetsk, Donetsk province. In its article, “Fighting erupts in Ukraine as crash investigators arrive,” Reuters states:

Ukrainian army tanks were reported to be…

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Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks World War III By Walter C. Uhler, July 21, 2014

Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks World War III, edited by Stephen Lendman (Clarity Press, May 2014), was rushed into print in order to capitalize on the current crisis there. Thus, the book has flaws and…

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“Fake News” on Palestine, Ukraine, Syria, Iraq: Support Global Research’s Battle against The Mainstream Media By The Global Research Team, July 21, 2014

Dear Global Research Readers,
Over the years the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) and its webpage Global Researh have worked to bring you leading edge analysis and news that the mainstream media refuses to touch and censors. We have…

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PM of Donesk People’s Republic Alexander Borodai Press Conference Concerning Malaysian MH17 Crash By Global Research News, July 20, 2014

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Alexander Borodai, the PM of the Donetsk Peoples Republic, addresses reporters on the Malaysian flight #MH17 crash.
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Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 vs. The 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami: The Role of the Diego Garcia Military and Intelligence Base? By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 20, 2014

Originally published by Global Research on March 31, 2014
The MH 370 Boeing 777 had  advanced “emergency locator equipment” which was emitting signals, which should have facilitated its location.  It was subsequently established that the MH 370 flight had gone…

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How to Start a War: The American Use of War Pretext Incidents. By Richard Sanders, July 20, 2014

Throughout history, war planners have used various forms of deception to trick their enemies. The most common pretext for war is an apparently unprovoked enemy attack. Such attacks, however, are often fabricated, incited or deliberately allowed to occur. They are then exploited to arouse widespread public support for ilitary “retaliation.”

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Malaysian Airlines MH17: Weathering the Propaganda Firestorm By Tony Cartalucci, July 20, 2014

The level of unsubstantiated propaganda being directed against Russia regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has reached unprecedented lows. 

 
There is tangible desperation across Western media establishments, their political spheres, and within their corporate-financier funded policy think-tanks as…

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Canada’s Tar Sands and the National Economy By Michal Rozworski, July 20, 2014

It’s easy to overestimate the importance of the tar sands to the Canadian economy.
Tar sands and their pipelines are, after all, hailed by the ruling Conservatives, sections of the business press and the ever-present oil lobby as this young…

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America’s Deadliest Export: “Democracy” By William Blum, July 20, 2014

For over 65 years, the United States war machine has been on auto pilot. Since World War II, the world has believed that US foreign policy means well, and that America’s motives in spreading democracy are honorable, even noble.
In…

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US Empire Reaches Breaking Point. “Greatest Threat to Humanity”. Time To End It By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, July 20, 2014

The people of the United States must work to end the interventionist violence of the U.S. Empire.
This is Part I of a two part series on American Empire. Part II will focus on the Empire Economy and his it…

What Happened to Malaysian Airlines MH17? Washington’s Propaganda Machine in High Gear By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, July 20, 2014

Washington’s propaganda machine is in such high gear that we are in danger of losing the facts that we do have.

One fact is that the separatists do not have the expensive Buk anti-aircraft missile system or the trained personnel…

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Fascist Dictatorships and the Unspoken Atrocities of US Imperialism: Chile and Indonesia By Andre Vltchek, July 20, 2014

For the vast majority of Americans, heavily insulated from the truth about world realities, September 11 means only one thing: the attacks on the Twin Towers in New York, the Pentagon and the commandeering of planes by supposedly Arab extremists…

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Clintons Reinstigated the Cold War with Russia – Stop Hillary Clinton By John V. Walsh, July 20, 2014

Ever more antiwar voices are clamoring for a Stop Hillary Clinton movement in the Democratic primaries – and with very good reason. There are many alarming, indeed frightening, indictments of her tenures as one-half president in the 90s and then…

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Population of Multiple Bird Species Affected by Neonicotinoid Insecticides, “Potential Cascading Effects on Ecosystems” By Heather Callaghan, July 20, 2014

Netherlands researchers fear the second coming of Silent Spring.
“Neonicotinoids were always regarded as selective toxins. But our results suggest that they may affect the entire ecosystem,” says Hans de Kroon of Radboud University and co-author of a study recently…

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Media Blackout: Major Military Operation in East Ukraine. 496 Civilians, 1600 Soldiers Reported Killed By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 20, 2014

The killing of innocent civilians in Eastern Ukraine resulting from the conduct of major bombing and shelling operations by US supported Kiev regime is not newsworthy.  According to official sources, Four hundred and seventy-eight civilians, including seven children were killed…

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Kiev Deployed Powerful Anti-air Systems to East Ukraine ahead of the Malaysian Plane Crash By Global Research News and RT, July 20, 2014

The Ukrainian military has several batteries of Buk surface-to-air missile systems with at least 27 launchers, capable of bringing down high-flying jets, in the Donetsk region where the Malaysian passenger plane crashed, Russian Defense Ministry said.
“According to the Russian…

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Malaysia MH17 Crash: Ten Questions Russia wants Ukraine to Answer By RT, July 20, 2014

Some Western states and Kiev rushed to find Russian involvement in the MH17 crash having no evidence to back their claims, Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister told RT. He invited Ukraine to answer 10 questions to prove their commitment to an…

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Disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370: The Trillion Dollar Question to the U.S. and Its Intelligence Services By Matthias Chang, July 20, 2014

“As mystery deepened over the fate of the Boeing 777 and its 239 passengers and crew, most of them Chinese, it became clear that highly classified military technology might hold the key.”

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Malaysian Airlines MH370 and MH17. A Criminologist Questions: What are the Probabilities? Is it a Mere Coincidence? By Jason Kissner, July 20, 2014

If 5 months ago (before the vanishing of MH 370) you had contemplated the likelihood that the next 2 major airline disasters to receive massive global coverage would each involve Malaysia Airlines, you would have been justified in concluding that the likelihood was very low indeed.

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Take Action: Protests around the World Respond to Assault on Palestine By Global Research News, July 19, 2014

Protests are being organized in cities around the world to respond to the ongoing assault on Palestine and the Palestinian people, including the murders of Palestinians (including 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir, murdered brutally by Israeli settlers), the bombing of Gaza…