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Families Of British Soldiers Killed In Iraq May Sue Tony Blair After Chilcot Report

Written by on June 1, 2016 in Corruption, Government, Military with 16 Comments
Families Of British Soldiers Killed In Iraq May Sue Tony Blair After Chilcot Report

What is worse, the invasion focused on “regime change,” but lacked planning, leading to grave consequences that put the “entire country in chaos” and allowed groups such as Islamic State (IS, ISIS/ISIL) to take over parts of Iraq.

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Hello World: Is Your Government Driving You Crazy?

Hello World: Is Your Government Driving You Crazy?

Broken promises from politicians. They often come after getting us all riled up and they taking a lot of money from us. Jon Rappaport takes a look at this phenomenon and how you can be a part of stopping it and creating a better world in the process.

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UK Royal Navy Submariner Discharged for Being Whistleblower

Written by on June 18, 2015 in Corruption, Government, Military, Whistleblower with 0 Comments
UK Royal Navy Submariner Discharged for Being Whistleblower

The Trident safety whistleblower, William McNeilly, says he has been dishonourably discharged from the Royal Navy to protect its public image. In a nine-page report posted online, the former nuclear submariner attacks “military deceivers” and naval “spin doctors” for downplaying his allegations about multiple safety and security lapses. “It is shocking that some people in a military force can be more concerned about public image than public safety,” he says. McNeilly has not been heard from since he handed himself in to the police at Edinburgh airport on 18 May, the day after his story broke. While absent without leave, he had posted a dossier online alleging 30 flaws on the submarines that carry Britain’s nuclear warheads and warning that Trident was “a disaster waiting to happen”.

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‘We Are Many’ is the Story of Bush and Blair’s Great Lie that Led to the War on Iraq

Written by on June 8, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
‘We Are Many’ is the Story of Bush and Blair’s Great Lie that Led to the War on Iraq

“We Are Many” is a film that reminds us exactly why Bush, Blair, and others in their administrations should stand trial for the war on Iraq. Through interviews with an impressive array of politicians, international lawyers, anti-war activists, journalists, former allied service members and a host of high-profile figures and celebrities, Amirani’s new documentary film tells the story of Bush and Blair’s great lie, reminding its viewers of the disaster unleashed on the Middle East that is reverberating still.

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Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

Written by on January 21, 2015 in Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Hero Or Killer? ‘American Sniper’ Movie Raises Controversy Over Iraq War

The movie ‘American Sniper’ based on the memoirs of Navy Seal Chris Kyle has grabbed six Oscar nominations and shattered US box-office records. In the process it’s also inflamed debate over US wars. Kyle served in Iraq and was credited with being America’s deadliest sniper. After leaving the army he was shot dead by a fellow veteran he was trying to help. RT’s Marina Portnaya takes a look at the controversy around the film.

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It’s the Oil, Stupid! Insurgency and War on a Sea of Oil

Written by on June 25, 2014 in Government, Military, Politics with 0 Comments
It’s the Oil, Stupid! Insurgency and War on a Sea of Oil

Events in Iraq are headline news everywhere, and once again, there is no mention of the issue that underlies much of the violence: control of Iraqi oil.

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