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Chris Hedges on Obama’s NDAA: ‘The Final Battle’

Chris Hedges | As long as Obama and the leadership of both parties want the military to police our streets, we will fight.

The Quality of Washington’s Plan to Drag Iran Into a Third World War

21st Century Wire They’re like school kids playing war games. Listen to this supposedly qualified academic talking head, Patrick Clawson of the influential neo-con think tank, the Washington Institute for Near East Studies – muse on about what underhanded stunts the US could hope for in kicking off WW3 in Iran. Shameful, yet, someone is paying this guy […]

Déjà Vu – Martin Luther King On Our Wars Yesterday, And Today

In the epic Plato’s Republic, Thrasymachus attacked Socrates’ position that the idea justice is an inherent and equal right, claiming that it is just (by nature) that the strong rule over the weak. There are both men and women who seek and hold positions of power in our society – who subscribe to this very doctrine. A few short decades ago, Martin […]

Henningsen on RT: ‘Iran in crosshairs’: UK may deploy more troops to Gulf

The United Arab Emirates is said to be close to ordering some 60 combat jets from the UK, and may be getting a contingent of British troops to sweeten the deal. British PM David Cameron told soldiers that they may be headed to the Gulf state as they pull out of Afghanistan. Rights groups though […]

Our Imperial Hypocrisy: ‘Bahrain Closed Society, West Heading Down The Same Path’

21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen discusses with RT about the current political state of affairs in the country of Bahrain, who is struggling to integrate democratic reforms and is hamstrung by its human rights record and a somewhat precarious relationship with Washington and London. In the final analysis, the West appears to be headed in […]

Settlements Snarl: ‘Israel gambles on US protection from intl law’

Israel says it will go ahead with plans to build 1500 new settler homes in East Jerusalem – the part of the city that’s considered Palestinian land. The project was given an intermediate green light by Israeli officials on Monday. This comes less then a month after the UN granted Palestine non-member observer status. Palestinians […]

‘He’s Useless’: The Palestinian Verdict on ‘Peace Envoy’ Tony Blair

The Independent | Blair is not only hated in Britain, he’s also hated in the Middle East.

New nuclear talks with Iran may be possible in coming weeks, U.S. says

Washington Post Joby Warrick The United States and five other world powers are hastily preparing for possible new talks with Iran amid signs that the country’s leaders might be willing to meet as early as next week to discuss scaling back nuclear activities in return for future sanctions relief. The six powers have agreed on […]

Young Israelis Fight for Social Justice

VICE MAG IN PALESTINE… “In the lead up to the one-year anniversary of the biggest protest in Israel’s history, we get tear-gassed by the IDF in the West Bank, and then we have drinks with a spokesperson for the Israeli protest movement…”

Hamas Leader Khaled Meshal Says Group Will Never Recognize Israel

Washington Post Joel Greenburg JERUSALEM — In a fiery speech Saturday before a mammoth rally in Gaza City marking the 25th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, Khaled Meshal, the political leader of the militant Islamist group, pledged that it would never recognize Israel and called for an Islamic Palestinian state on the territory of […]

Pre-Empty: US Ramps Up WMD Rhetoric Against Syria

  The chemical scare around Syria is receiving a skeptical response not only from Assad’s government, but now the very people seeking to bring him down. A senior rebel official has dismissed Washington’s reports that Assad was arming chemical warheads, saying it was all part of a media game.

Cameron and Obama’s Hired Thugs Now Butchering Their Way Through Syria

21WIRE | Western-backed terrorists in Syria are becoming more violent and deranged, resembling a kind of death cult.

NATO Says Anti-Missile Defense For Turkey Does Not Open Door To Syria Intervention

The Washington Post Anne Gearan BRUSSELS — NATO agreed Tuesday to send new American-made air defenses to Turkey’s volatile southern border with Syria, a boost to an alliance member on the front lines of Syria’s civil war and a potential backstop for wider U.S. or NATO air operations if the situation deteriorates further. The alliance’s […]

LORD GILBERT SAYS: ‘DROP NEUTRON BOMB ON AF-PAK BORDER’

Deccan Herald | Elite nut-job, Lord John Gilbert wants to use nukes to quarden off areas for Asian plebs.

Laptop ‘destroyed to hide story’ about illegally obtained Saddam Hussein underpants image

More Leveson positioning… questions now raised over picture of former dictator published by Murdoch’s Sun and New York Post By Dan Sabbagh and Lisa O’Carroll A Labour MP has told parliament he believes that a laptop was destroyed to eliminate evidence that a photograph of Saddam Hussein pictured in his underpants was obtained illegally – a picture of the former […]

HARRY FEAR FILM: ‘Harassed in Gaza: Internationals Under Threat’

An impromptu documentary capturing Israeli soldiers’ threats of violence, by Harry Fear. Dedicated to the sufferers of constant harassment under Israeli occupation in the West Bank of Palestine. http://fb.com/harryfear – © http://GazaReport.com

From Sci-Fi to Reality: Computer-Blitzing Drone That Cripples a Nation’s Electronics With Touch of Button

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has successfully tested a missile which knocked out an entire military compound in the Utah desert Aircraft manufacturer Boeing have created a weapon that can knock out computers The missile is thought to be able to penetrate bunkers and caves Experts warn, in the wrong hands, could bring Western cities to their […]

What the World Needs: Pentagon Plans Big Expansion of Espionage ‘Operations Overseas’

Greg Miller | Through its drone program, the CIA now accounts for a majority of lethal U.S. operations outside the Afghan war zone.

BREAKING: Russia ‘Printing Money for Syria’ Claims Latest Report

By Alex Spillius Russia is printing bank notes and sending them by the plane load to Syria to help the besieged regime pay its soldiers and civil servants, a new report suggests. Flight records obtained by the investigative website ProPublica showed that at least 120 and up to 240 tons of bank notes were delivered […]

BREAKING: 100 Percent of Syria’s Internet Just Shut Down

Washington Post Max Fisher It appears that the Syrian government may have just taken a drastic measure it has conspicuously avoided over the nearly two years of fighting: cutting itself off from the Internet. Renesys, a Web-monitoring service, reported Thursday morning that sweeping outages in Syria had shut down 92 percent of the country’s routed networks. […]