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Torture Report Raises Hopes, Offers Ammo for Bush & Co. Prosecutions

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Torture Report Raises Hopes, Offers Ammo for Bush & Co. Prosecutions

Those who torture ‘cannot simply be granted impunity because of political expediency.’

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How Western Intervention Fuels ‘Terrorism’

Written by on November 28, 2014 in Military, Politics with 0 Comments
How Western Intervention Fuels ‘Terrorism’

The “Global Terrorism Index,” published annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, reported last week that fatalities due to terrorism have risen fivefold in the 13 years since the 9/11 attacks, despite the US-led “war on terror” that has spent $4.4 trillion on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and anti-terrorist operations elsewhere. But it’s not really “despite” those wars. It’s largely because of them.

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‘Legacy of War’: Obama Quietly Hiking US Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

Written by on November 25, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
‘Legacy of War’: Obama Quietly Hiking US Troop Numbers in Afghanistan

Reuters reveals US is moving forward with plans to boost troop presence beyond levels pledged to the public

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In ‘Targeted’ US Drone Strikes, Vast Majority Killed Are Those Not Targeted: Study

Written by on November 24, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
In ‘Targeted’ US Drone Strikes, Vast Majority Killed Are Those Not Targeted: Study

According to report from Reprieve, up to 1,147 unnamed people have been killed in pursuit of 41 men on the US Kill List

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Obama’s New Leader at the Pentagon Will Mean More War – Not Less

Written by on November 24, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
Obama’s New Leader at the Pentagon Will Mean More War – Not Less

Chuck Hagel is out, and no matter who replaces him, we know this much about the state of Obama’s administration: it’s still addicted to secret war

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Kucinich: Weary Nation ‘Must Not Cede to Forces of Destruction’

Written by on November 20, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 1 Comment
Kucinich: Weary Nation ‘Must Not Cede to Forces of Destruction’

Former congressman says that despite grim political realities, a new paradigm is still possible for those willing to fight for it

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Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom?

Written by on November 17, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom?

U.S. politicians and pundits are fond of saying that America’s wars have defended America’s freedom. But the historical record doesn’t bear out this contention. In fact, over the past century, U.S. wars have triggered major encroachments upon civil liberties.

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ISIS Psyop Final Phase – Prolonging the Existence of ISIS

Written by on November 11, 2014 in Agencies & Systems, Corruption, Government, Military with 0 Comments
ISIS Psyop Final Phase – Prolonging the Existence of ISIS

Those of us who are truth seekers marching through life with an everyday understanding of longstanding government false flag operations, corruption, stated global plans and strategies, live in a much easier and clearer world than our counterpart brainwashed, naive, TV and mainstream media-indoctrinated zombies.

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Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorism: The Word That Fuels Endless War

Written by on October 29, 2014 in Government, Military with 3 Comments
Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorism: The Word That Fuels Endless War

Journalist Glenn Greenwald explains the importance of challenging how this powerful word is used by those who always say only describes the violence of others and never their own.

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Concerned About ISIS, But Also About Endless War? Back Limits on the Use of Force

Written by on October 28, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Concerned About ISIS, But Also About Endless War? Back Limits on the Use of Force

In response to the U.S. bombing of Islamic State [“ISIS”] fighters in Iraq and Syria, which Congress has never explicitly approved, Members of Congress long concerned about presidents and Congresses skirting the Constitutional role of Congress in deciding when the U.S. will use military force have introduced H. Con. Res. 114, “Urging Congress to debate and vote on a statutory authorization for any sustained United States combat role in Iraq or Syria.”

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Fellow Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to Obama: Stain of US Torture Is Your Job to Repair

Written by on October 27, 2014 in Government, Military with 1 Comment
Fellow Nobel Peace Prize Laureates to Obama: Stain of US Torture Is Your Job to Repair

Twelve fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureates have written an open letter to President Barack Obama, urging the 2009 recipient of the award to finally close one of the “dark chapters” of recent U.S. history by first acknowledging, and then rejecting, the “flagrant use of torture and other violations of international law” that have been conducted in the name of “fighting terrorism” since 2001.

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Dozens of Civilians Killed by US-Led Bombing of Syria: Report

Written by on October 23, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Dozens of Civilians Killed by US-Led Bombing of Syria: Report

In addition to hundreds of fighters reported killed in month of airstrikes, women and children among the many innocent bystanders left dead

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Seven Years Later, Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of Massacre in Iraq

Written by on October 22, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
Seven Years Later, Blackwater Guards Found Guilty of Massacre in Iraq

Critics say verdict is ‘step towards accountability’ but does not hold top-ranking Blackwater executives and U.S. government leaders responsible for war crimes

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I, Too, Cry Justice for Jennifer

Written by on October 21, 2014 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
I, Too, Cry Justice for Jennifer

Protesters shout ‘Justice for Jennifer’ during a rally at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Thursday. Police in the Philippines filed murder charges on Wednesday against a U.S. Marine over the death of a transgender Filipino he met in a bar outside the former U.S. naval base at Subic Bay.

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Army Chief Reveals US Military Footprint Covers 75% of Countries on Earth

Written by on October 16, 2014 in Military with 0 Comments
Army Chief Reveals US Military Footprint Covers 75% of Countries on Earth

The United States military is sending hundreds more troops to join the thousands already in West Africa, helping tackle the Ebola crisis. Speaking on Wednesday, Rey Odierno, the Army chief-of-staff, for the first time revealed the full extent of America’s global military presence – saying it has troops stationed in over 150 countries worldwide – that’s three quarters of all countries on the planet.

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