Saturday, March 28, 2015

War / Terror News

War and terrorism news. Daily War and terrorism news from around the globe.

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If the White House gives in to Sen. Richard Burr's demands, civil rights group says it 'faces the real threat of never securing the...

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I am humored by the sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity that some people in this country accept concerning their representatives on the topic of...

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A large part of Russian society thinks the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo magazine was prompted by the journalists themselves. Many said they...

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Andrea Germanos As thousands of Yemenis protested against Houthi rebels on Saturday, the White House and Pentagon have indicated the continuing unrest in the country...

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Paul R. Pillar It has not been a smooth month for those who want to keep Iran in pariahdom forever and thus seek to kill...

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Breaking box office records, director Clint Eastwood’s newest film, “American Sniper,” raked in $107 million in its wide release in theaters over the four-day...

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When it comes to the national security state, our capital has become a thought-free zone. The airlessness of the place, the unwillingness of leading...

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BOB RIGG In the renewed cold war over Ukraine, while Russia’s economy has been weakened by European sanctions, the US is no longer the hegemon...

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Jason Beattie, Jack Blanchard Furious MPs have demanded that Sir John Chilcot gives a date for the publication of his long-awaited report into the 2003...

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The architect of the Senate’s landmark inquiry into Central Intelligence Agency torture is denouncing an unusual demand from her successor to return all classified...

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Last week, as you may have heard, the Justice Department breathlessly announced that it had uncovered and broken up a terrorist plot against the...

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What is the future likely to bring?  A reasonable stance might be to try to look at the human species from the outside.  So...

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I've been deeply struck this week by the extreme amount of attention being paid in the media to the horrific terrorist attacks on the...

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The current American war in Iraq is a struggle in search of a goal. It began in August as a humanitarian intervention, morphed into...

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Less than a quarter of the 119 detainees named in the US Senate’s summary report into the CIA’s secret torture programme remain in the military prison for the most...

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Walter Stewart My essay explains why America is losing its wars and offers a simple solution – one requiring nothing more than moral courage on...

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Mark Taliano Psy Ops Inc. "Democracy" and "freedom" are two over-used words that belong to the domain of Psychological Operations (Psy Ops) Inc. Likewise for the...

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T.J. Petrowski The tragic shooting in Paris of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which published caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed in 2011, that left 12...

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NORMAN POLLACK  RINF Alternative News From Pyongyang comes the announcement that DPRK Pictures is soon scheduled to release its new film, The Teleprompter, a slapstick comedy,...

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Ray McGovern I trust I was not alone in seeing irony in President Barack Obama’s public chiding of Sony on Friday for caving in to...

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Roger Annis The Globe and Mail is the only newspaper in Canada spending time and resources to report from the war zone of eastern Ukraine. Seasoned Globe reporter Mark...

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Document published by Wikileaks reveals agency's own internal review found key counter-terrorism strategy "may increase support" for the groups it targets Jon Queally Wikileaks on Thursday...

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In his book ‘Discipline and Punish’ Michel Foucault placed the relation of physical torture to subsequent non-violent strategies of social coercion, ‘scientific’ social control...

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It was December 6, 2019, three years into a sagging Clinton presidency and a bitterly divided Congress. That day, the 500-page executive summary of...

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British soldiers recently cleared of accusations including torture, murder and mutilation of Iraqi detainees say they were “betrayed” by the government for having to...

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It was exactly 100 years ago this month when the Christmas Truce of 1914 occurred, when Christian soldiers on both sides of the infamous...

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It seems that Israeli Prime Murderer Benjamin Netanyahu is all in a dither because much of Europe seems on the verge of recognizing Palestine....

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The release of the Senate Select Committee report on CIA torture of detainees has exposed America to great peril. But the danger of publication...

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A computer network that the US Central Intelligence Agency began using a decade ago to conduct the kidnap and torture of terrorist suspects has...

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Stephen Lendman  RINF Alternative News US installed fascist putschists run Ukraine. Illegitimate. Brutal. Lawless. Ruthless. Obama's new friends. A rogue's gallery of societal misfits. Neo-Nazi thugs. Racists....

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In the wake of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee's bombshell report last week, advocates for those who were victims of the CIA's brutal torture...

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Federal investigators in the United States should considering weighing whether or not health workers involved in the interrogation tactics highlighted in the recent CIA...

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Here's the latest scam the government is burning your money on: a "shark-like spy drone" that looks somewhat like a shark and swims like...

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The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee has released new information claiming the Bush administration misled the American people in the run-up to...

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Eidelson is a clinical psychologist and the president of Eidelson Consulting, where he studies, writes about, and consults on the role of psychological issues...

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For over a year, the United States has played out a scenario designed to (1) reassert U.S. control over Europe by blocking E.U. trade...

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There's finally good news when it comes to the renewal of the Faith. I'm talking, of course, about the nuclear faith. In case you...

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Ella Alexander Russell Brand has described the  CIA’s torture report as “terrifying” in his latest episode of The Trews. The Senate Intelligence Committee's report will reveal the extent...

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We are offering a Series of Consensus Points from the international 24-member 9/11 Consensus Panel, which presents considerable new evidence about 9/11 in the...

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It wasn’t that bad, we’ve been told, over and over again, for more than a decade. “We only waterboarded three people” goes the line...

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Israeli airstrikes on four multi-storey buildings towards the end of its 50-day military assault on Gaza this summer amounted to war crimes, rights group...

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President Barack Obama has bungled the job of appointments to key national security positions for the past six years, and the nomination of Ashton...

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I could have never imagined myself drawing parallels between my refugee camp, Nuseirat, in the Gaza Strip, its heroic people, and a Hollywood movie;...

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In the wake of continued airstrikes in Syria, critics say most members of Congress are on board with ISIS battle since it marries the...

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Joachim Hagopian March 2014 was a bad month for women in the armed forces. The bill sponsored by female Senators Gillibrand and McCaskill went down...

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The long-awaited publication of the so-called “CIA torture report” is expected to finally occur early next week, but would-be readers, be warned: according to...

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“Remedies are precisely what the United States refuses to offer to Black people.” Glen Ford Over the past four months, the world has come to know...

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SIMONA SHARONI The public debate over the introduction of the “Jewish Nation-State bill” in Israel calls the bluff of Israel’s insistence that it can be...

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NANCY A. YOUSSEF The only thing as bad as being tortured for months as a captive of jihadists in Syria was dealing with the U.S....

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Juan Cole Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi announced to his parliament on Sunday that inspectors had uncovered 50,000 non-existent soldiers in four divisions of the Iraqi...

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British police have confirmed that they are looking into whether UK security services have eavesdropped on their investigation into MI6 complicity in rendition and...

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Norman Pollack RINF Alternative News Note: not, the Nazification of Judaism, my religion, that of my parents, ancestors, from the shtetlach of Russia, a religion I...

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Stephen Lendman  RINF Alternative News Israel has more crimes on its rap sheet than mere mortals can count. Going back well before its so-called War of...

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SAM HUSSEINI “I felt it was explosive, it really made me angry when I read it. … I genuinely hoped that the information would strengthen...

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Laura Gottesdiener Here are seven absurd ways the military wastes our money--and none of them have anything to do with national defense. 1. A whole battalion...

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