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Seriously?: Army Says ‘Social Network’ Use Is a Sign of Radicalism

Posted by on October 6, 2012 in Internet Control, Military with 1 Comment
Seriously?: Army Says ‘Social Network’ Use Is a Sign of Radicalism

By Spencer Ackerman | Wired.com These are some warning signs that that you have turned into a terrorist who will soon kill your co-workers, according to the U.S. military. You’ve recently changed your “choices in entertainment.” You have “peculiar discussions.” You “complain about bias,” you’re “socially withdrawn” and you’re frustrated with “mainstream ideologies.” Your “Risk Factors for […]

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WikiLeaks: U.S. Military Declares Julian Assange ‘Enemy of the State’

Posted by on October 1, 2012 in Military, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
WikiLeaks: U.S. Military Declares Julian Assange ‘Enemy of the State’

By Philip Dorling (Sydney Morning Herald) THE US military has designated Julian Assange and WikiLeaks as enemies of the United States – the same legal category as the al-Qaeda terrorist network and the Taliban insurgency. Declassified US Air Force counter-intelligence documents, released under US freedom-of-information laws, reveal that military personnel who contact WikiLeaks or WikiLeaks […]

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Study Finds U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan Miss Militant Targets and “Terrorize” Civilians

Posted by on September 29, 2012 in Corruption, Military with 0 Comments
Study Finds U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan Miss Militant Targets and “Terrorize” Civilians

TRANSCRIPT (Democracy Now!) A new report on the secret U.S. drone war in Pakistan says the attacks have killed far more civilians than acknowledged, traumatized a nation and undermined international law. In “Living Under Drones,” researchers conclude the drone strikes “terrorize men, women, and children, giving rise to anxiety and psychological trauma among civilian communities.” […]

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New Stanford/NYU Study Documents the Civilian Terror From Obama’s Drones

Posted by on September 27, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
New Stanford/NYU Study Documents the Civilian Terror From Obama’s Drones

A vitally important and thoroughly documented new report on the impact of Obama’s drone campaign has just been released by researchers at NYU School of Law and Stanford University Law School. Entitled “Living Under Drones: Death, Injury and Trauma to Civilians From US Drone Practices in Pakistan”, the report details the terrorizing effects of Obama’s drone assaults as well as the numerous, highly misleading public statements from administration officials about that campaign. The study’s purpose was to conduct an “independent investigations into whether, and to what extent, drone strikes in Pakistan conformed to international law and caused harm and/or injury to civilians”.

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Drone Warfare’s Deadly Civilian Toll: A Soldier’s Very Personal View

Posted by on September 21, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
Drone Warfare’s Deadly Civilian Toll: A Soldier’s Very Personal View

“I was minutes from ordering a drone strike on a Taliban insurgent – until I realised I was watching an Afghan child at play.”   By James Jeffrey     (Guardian.co.uk) I find myself caught between the need to follow the drone debate and the need to avoid unpleasant memories it stirs. I used drones – unmanned aerial […]

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Armada Of US and British Naval Power Massing In The Gulf As Israel Prepares An Iran Strike

Posted by on September 16, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
Armada Of US and British Naval Power Massing In The Gulf As Israel Prepares An Iran Strike

An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf in the belief that Israel is considering a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s covert nuclear weapons program. Now would be a good time for all of us to send prayers and intentions for peace in the Middle East.

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There’s No Business Like War Business: US Controls 78% Of Global Weapons Market

Posted by on September 14, 2012 in Corruption, Military with 0 Comments
There’s No Business Like War Business: US Controls 78% Of Global Weapons Market

There’s No Business Like War Business By Keith Binkly   (KeithBinkly.com) I ran across some surprising figures about the global arms trade today, in an article on Salon.com written by Tom Engelhardt. At risk of sounding melodramatic, the simple statistics should be enough to snap anyone out of their Democrat vs Republican election season stupor: the United States’ […]

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America’s War Monopoly: US Military Operations In Countries You’d Never Expect

Posted by on September 14, 2012 in Military, Politics with 0 Comments
America’s War Monopoly: US Military Operations In Countries You’d Never Expect

The US is involved in military operations in countries you’d never expect. Further proof that war’s what we do best BY Tom Engelhardt, TOMDISPATCH.COM (Salon) It’s pop-quiz time when it comes to the American way of war: three questions, torn from the latest news, just for you.  Here’s the first of them, and good luck! Two weeks […]

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Obama’s Change: Killing Without Trial, Spying Without Warrant [video]

Posted by on September 6, 2012 in Military, Spying and Surveillance with 0 Comments
Obama’s Change: Killing Without Trial, Spying Without Warrant [video]

In 2008, Obama vowed to rebuild America’s moral standing and break from the policies of his predecessor, George W. Bush. Four years later, America is still at war, 23 million citizens are unemployed,  and most of the national security policies established by Bush have continued unabated or have been expanded.  While imprisonment without trail and […]

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Documents Raise Further Questions About Domestic Drone Use To Spy on Americans

Posted by on August 24, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
Documents Raise Further Questions About Domestic Drone Use To Spy on Americans

Despite assertions by the federal government that domestic drones would not be used to spy on Americans, government documents seem to tell another story. A Freedom of Information request filed by the Electronic Frontier Foundation has revealed documents by the Federal Aviation Administration, a component of the Department of Transportation, that give strong indication the drones will be used for surveillance purposes.

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The Citizens Of Iran May Be The Next Victims Of Western Global War, Inc.

Posted by on August 11, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
The Citizens Of Iran May Be The Next Victims Of Western Global War, Inc.

In scenes hauntingly similar to those preceding the illegal invasion of Iraq, countries including Israel, the U.S, and even Canada, are once again beating the drums of war – against Iran. The citizens of Iran may well be the next victims of a Western Global War, Inc. What do I mean by this term? Many nations’ foreign policies now are being run for the benefit of a few companies that profit vastly from keeping these countries on a permanent ‘war footing.’

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Ben Swann Reality Check: Did the U.S. Government Create Al Qaeda? [video]

Posted by on August 9, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
Ben Swann Reality Check: Did the U.S. Government Create Al Qaeda? [video]

If you care about your fellow human beings, you should watch this “heavy” video. Ben Swann presents evidence that al Queda was created by the CIA. Also, while the U.S. is supporting al Queda in Syria, they are bombing them in Afghanistan and Yemen – resulting in the “collateral damage” deaths of thousands of innocent civilians.

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Sikh Temple Shooter Wade Michael Page Was an Army Psyops Specialist

Posted by on August 7, 2012 in Corruption, Military with 2 Comments
Sikh Temple Shooter Wade Michael Page Was an Army Psyops Specialist

Jon Rappoport (NaturalNews) Media outlets are now reporting that Wade Michael Page, the accused Sikh Temple shooter, received a less-than-honorable discharge from the US Army in 1998, after his last posting in a psychological operations unit at Fort Bragg.

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U.S. Drone Strikes Kill Countless Civilians; A Top Recruiting Tool For Jihadists?

Posted by on August 2, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
U.S. Drone Strikes Kill Countless Civilians; A Top Recruiting Tool For Jihadists?

Drone strikes have been responsible for the deaths of several high level members of al-Qaeda, but have also killed countless civilians – including women and children.  Consequently, the drone strikes have served as one of the top recruiting tools for militants. Pakistan’s ambassador to the US said her country will continue to demand that the […]

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Mosquito-sized Spy Drones Being Developed by Researchers

Posted by on July 8, 2012 in Military with 0 Comments
Mosquito-sized Spy Drones Being Developed by Researchers

With all the negative news flying around these days concerning drones – and the potential negative constitutional impact they will ultimately have on American society – now comes news that researchers are taking the surveillance society up a notch by shrinking the observation platform.

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