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Legalised murder: US airforce kills 12 Afghan police

US airforce kills 12 Afghanistan police officers

Twelve Afghan security forces servicemen have been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, according to local police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi. Washington says the incident was a case of friendly fire. The US forces haven’t yet confirmed the number of casualties. The friendly-fire incident occurred in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province …

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Trump ends CIA funding of ISIS linked terrorists in Syria

CIA funding ISIS Syria Trump

In 2014 – 2015, $500 million of US taxpayer’s money was spent on training 54 so-called ‘moderate rebels’, most of whom immediately turned their weapons over and joined Al-Nusra or Al-Qaeda. Now the covert CIA program training and arming Syrian rebels to fight the government of Bashar al-Assad has been …

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CNN collapses to #13 in cable ratings

CNN cable ratings collapse

CNN has fallen to #13 in cable TV rankings, according to weekly numbers posted on Thursday by TV Newser. The ratings slide comes as the network has come under heavy scrutiny for a variety of journalistic missteps, including the retraction of an article alleging that a Trump associate had illicit …

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Chilcot: Tony Blair lied to the nation over Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot has said he does not believe Tony Blair was “straight with the nation” about his decisions in the run-up to the Iraq war. The chairman of the public inquiry into the 2003 conflict said the former prime minister had however been “emotionally truthful” in his account of …

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Hollywood promotes propaganda about The White Helmets in Syria

Hollywood The White Helmets Syria propaganda

I actually forced myself to watch the documentary The White Helmets, which is available on Netflix. It is 40 minutes long, is of high quality cinematographically speaking, and tells a very convincing tale that was promoted as “the story of real-life heroes and impossible hope.” It is overall a very …

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North Korea claims to have fired its first ICBM

North Korea ICBM

North Korea conducted another ballistic missile test Tuesday morning, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff has said. The projectile, described by the South as an “unidentified ballistic missile,” was launched towards the Sea of Japan. “North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile into the East Sea from the vicinity of …

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