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Chart Of The Day: Americans At Or Below 125% Of The Poverty Level By Zero Hedge, August 23 2012

From AP: “the number of Americans with incomes at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty level – the income limit for qualifying for legal aid – is expected to reach an all-time high of 66 million this

Keep the Ball Rolling: It’s Time to Stop Mainstream Media Lies By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 22 2012

Dear Global Research Readers,

Mainstream media fiction has reached new heights.

Public opinion is duped into endorsing the repeal of civil liberties in the name of “national security” as well as the conduct of “humanitarian wars” with a view to …

Peaceful Action Urged on Iran Crisis: Appeal to Non-Aligned Leaders Meeting in Tehran By Veterans for Peace, August 21 2012

This is an urgent appeal from Veterans For Peace.

We are an organization of U.S. veterans formed in 1985 to try to bring an end to war. VFP is a nonprofit organization recognized by the U.N. as an NGO.


Wall Street Financial Fraud: US to drop criminal probe of MF Global By Barry Grey, August 21 2012

The New York Times published a front-page article on August 16 reporting that the US Justice Department is preparing to end a ten-month criminal investigation into the collapse of the Wall Street brokerage firm MF Global without charging the company …

South African miners defiant in face of government, company threats By Bill Van Auken, August 21 2012

Four days after 34 of their comrades were massacred by heavily armed police, striking South African platinum miners defied a company ultimatum to return to work Monday or be fired.

Stating that barely 27 percent of the workforce had reported …

Stop the spread of war in the Middle East By Stop the War Coalition, August 21 2012

The threat of a new level of Western intervention in Syria grew yesterday when Barack Obama claimed the threat of any use of chemical weapons Syria was “a red line for us”, adding that even movement of these kind of …

Former Marine Locked In Psychiatric Ward Over 9/11 Facebook Posts By Washington's Blog, August 20 2012

Marine Sent to Mental Ward for Questioning 9/11

Former marine Brandon Raub was carted off by the Feds and locked in a psychiatric ward for Facebook posts questioning the government’s version of 9/11.

Surely the Feds are right … …

More evidence emerging of Western arms shipments to Syrian opposition – Russian diplomat By Global Research, August 20 2012

Fresh evidence has been increasingly emerging lately of Western weapons shipments to the Syrian opposition, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said.

“Fresh facts have been emerging lately, including in media reports, that Western-made weapons keep arriving at the Syrian …

Iran and the Standard Chartered Bank Money Laundering Charge By Danny Schechter, August 19 2012

On the surface, it looked like a simple game of “Gotcha,” when New York Bank regulators blew the whistle on London’s Standard Chartered Bank for  laundering money. The fact that the money was allegedly tied to Iran cast a major …

Israeli-US Script: Divide Syria, Divide the Rest By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 15 2012
Several Arab countries as well as Iran and Turkey are being lined up for a major conflict, because the US is losing its superpower status. Igniting Eurasia with fire and sedition appears to be Washington’s answer to preventing its own decline.
Flashback: U.S. propaganda in the run up to the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki By Cem Ertür, August 05 2012

Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945, sixty nine years ago….

“The human race stands on the verge of nuclear self-extinction as a species, and with it will die most, if not all, forms of intelligent life on

War and Militarization: US Arms Sales to the Middle East By Reza Rahmati, August 01 2012

“The United States is selling 30 billion dollars worth of F-15 fighter planes to Saudi Arabia.” “Saudi Arabia will buy 84 new planes and 70 jets from the United States.” “About a year ago, the US Congress approved a 10-year …

British Lord offers Bounty for Capture of War Criminals Barack Obama and George W. Bush By Global Research, April 16 2012

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Lord Nazir Ahmed, who is of Kashmiri origin, has offered a bounty on current and former U.S. presidents to express his outrage at an American reward for a banned Pakistani militant. (File photo)

Lord Nazir Ahmed, who is of Kashmiri origin, has offered a bounty on current and former U.S. presidents to express his outrage at an American reward for a banned Pakistani militant. (File photo)

A controversial British …

The Eurasian Triple Entente: The Strategic Importance of Iran for Russia and China By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, January 23 2012
In November 2011, Iran and Russia signed a strategic agreement between their highest security bodies tightening their alliance.
VIDEO: “Massive Atrocious Criminal Bombings” by NATO By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 22 2011
NATO Massacres of Civilians Aimed at “Cleansing” the Libyan People’s Resistance By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 10 2011

TRIPOLI, Global Research – August 10, 2011 – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) conducted intensive attacks on Libyan civilians in the night of August 8 and in the early hours of August 9, 2011 from approximately 2:00 a.m. to …

NATO Launches Bombing Blitzkrieg over Tripoli hitting Residential Areas By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 16 2011

TRIPOLI,  Global Research. July 17, 2011 3:30 EET – NATO started a bombing blitzkrieg in Tripoli which lasted initially for almost two hours, from approximately 12:00 to 12:30 a.m. EET to 2:00 a.m. local time (EET). Then there was a …

Media Lies About Libya: Realities Turned Upside Down! By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, July 07 2011
An interview for Corbett Report about the realities in Libya.
Iran: “Regime Change” or All Out War? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, June 14 2011
The geo-political chessboard is being lined up for a showdown with Iran and its allies.
The Secret Wars of the Saudi-Israeli Alliance By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, May 28 2011
This secret Israeli-Saudi alliance acts to destabilize Southwest Asia and North Africa on behalf of the Pentagon and NATO.
Bin Laden & The 911 Illusion: Secret Societies & Masterminds By Dean Henderson, May 14 2011

The Secret Handshake

The Eight Families banking cartel and their Four Horsemen progeny find Islamic fundamentalism quite compatible with the global monopoly capitalism from which they derive their immense wealth.  Both ideologies advocate centralized control, intolerance of opposition, rule by

Osama Bin Laden and The 911 Illusion: The 9/11 Short-Selling Financial Scam By Dean Henderson, May 09 2011

Around the same time a Navy Seal team was descending upon the Abbottabad complex allegedly housing Osama bin Laden, the US Justice Department was suing Deutsche Bank.  Bin Laden was a disciple of Muslim Brotherhood leader Abdullah Azzam.  Abbottabad is

Osama bin Laden and the 911 Illusion By Dean Henderson, May 03 2011

The alleged killing of Osama bin Laden, which fittingly occurred in his mansion within 1,000 yards of a Pakistani military training academy, could signal the winding down of the biggest psychological warfare operation ever prosecuted by the global oligarchy. 


The Criminality of Nuclear Deterrence. The World is at the Precipice of another World War By Francis A. Boyle, October 06 2010

XVIIIth Conference “Mut Zur Ethic”: Direct Democracy

Feldkirch, Austria, 4 September 201o:

I am very happy to be speaking with you this evening. I want to express my gratitude to Zeit-Fragen for publishing the German language edition of my

Denial, Selective Perception and Military Atrocities. By Felicity Arbuthnot, September 22 2010
It was under the watch of his father, George Bush, Snr., that in 1991, thousands of Iraqi conscripts were buried alive in southern Iraq...
Hidden Intelligence Operation Behind the Wikileaks Release of “Secret” Documents? By F. William Engdahl, August 11 2010
The real story of Wikileaks has clearly not yet been told.
Sweatshop Manufacturing: Engine of Poverty By Gregory Elich, May 16 2010
Over half of the world’s population subsists on less than $2 a day, while the 200 richest individuals own more wealth than 41 percent of the world’s population.
Clinton Co-ordinating Haiti Relief By Julie Webb-Pullman, February 15 2010

Ban Ki-Moon obviously has a very twisted sense of humour. As if the Katrina fiasco wasn’t sufficient evidence of the singular unsuitability of the U.S. to lead any sort of disaster effort, appointing a power-abusing sex-offending lying ex-President as Special …

Fort Hood: A media orgy of rumors, speculation and falsehoods By Glenn Greenwald, November 09 2009

Last night, right-wing blogger (and law professor) Glenn Reynolds promoted this media analysis from right-wing blogger (and Los Angeles Assistant District Attorney) Patterico regarding coverage of the Fort Hood shootings.  Patterico wrote:  “Whenever there is breaking news, it’s good to …

H1N1 Pandemic: Pentagon Planning Deployment of Troops in Support of Nationwide Vaccination By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, July 31 2009
The Militarization of public health in the case of emergency is now official
Conflicting Views on Climate Change: Fire and Ice By R. Warren Anderson and Dan Gainor, January 22 2009

Global Research Editor’s Note

This article first published in May 2006 provides an interesting review of the debate on Climate Change.

It was five years before the turn of the century and major media were warning of disastrous climate change. …

The Green Light. By Scott Horton, April 13 2008

Yesterday the public finally got to see the full text of an infamous Department of Justice memorandum from March 2003 designed to authorize torture. I will have some more comments on this odious document authored by John Yoo, a man …

Tar Sands vs. Clean Water: Eating the Earth for Cars By Mark Robinowitz, December 11 2007

The tar sands production center in northern Alberta in Canada is one of the clearest signs that the easy-to-get oil is on the wane. Tar sands are a low grade hydrocarbon deposit that requires enormous energy input to process and …

The March to War: NATO Intimidation of Serbia or Preparing for Future War? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, October 19 2007

Today in the globalized realm of international relations everything is interlinked. Eurasia is all but a giant jigsaw in name. Two opposite forces are creating a synthesis. This state is a result of the dynamic and static pushes to infiltrate …

America’s “Long War”: The Legacy of the Iraq-Iran and Soviet-Afghan Wars By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, September 16 2007

Yesterday’s events influence the direction of tomorrow. The question is: are future developments, as a result of past events, foreseen or unforeseen?

Are the results of past events mostly unintended consequences or serendipity?

This is an age old subject that …

Heroin is “Good for Your Health”: Occupation Forces support Afghan Narcotics Trade By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, August 23 2007
Multibillion dollar earnings for organized crime and Western financial Institutions
The Globalization of Military Power: NATO Expansion By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, May 18 2007
NATO is set on becoming a global military force that can control global resources, with a "global naval force" which controls international waters.
Global Military Alliance: Encircling Russia and China By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, May 10 2007
Steps are being taken by NATO & the U.S. to encircle Russia & China. This initiative includes a military pact in the Asia-Pacific Rim.
Iranian War Games: Exercises, Tests, and Drills or Preparation and Mobilization for War? By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, August 21 2006
Iran is fully confident and prepared to defend itself against any military aggression directed against its territory, installations, and sovereignty.
Death Made In America: Impacts of Depleted Uranium Contamination on Afghanistan’s Children By Dr. Mohammed Daud Miraki, May 09 2006




I took this photo on the last day of my journey: one the triplets

Afghanistan is has become the disaster words could not describe, hence, I decided to illustrate this disaster …

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Hamas is a Creation of Mossad By Hassane Zerouky, January 26 2006

Originally published in French by L’Humanité, translated by Global Research, this article originally appeared  in Global Outlook, No 2, Summer 2002.

Thanks to the Mossad, Israel’s “Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks”, the Hamas was allowed to reinforce its presence

Nothing depleted about ‘depleted uranium’ By Abel Bult-Ito, January 22 2006

Iraqi and visiting doctors, and a number of news reports, have reported that birth defects and cancers in Iraqi children have increased five- to 10-fold since the 1991 Gulf War and continue to increase sharply, to over 30-fold in some …

“To Hell and Back”: Hiroshima, Nagasaki and America’s “Nuclear Denial” By Peter Lee, December 17 0201

First published by GR on June 5, 2016.

Imagine a nuclear war in 2018, with bombs 100 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb which resulted in 100,000 deaths in a matter of seven seconds following the bombing.



Beware of the ‘New Order’ Israel is imposing By Siddharth Varadarajan, November 30 -0001

No peace or stability can emerge in West Asia through occupation, subjugation, and the military slaughter of civilians.

ON JULY 28, 1989, a detachment of heavily armed Israeli commandos descended upon the southern Lebanese village of Jibchit. The time was …