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War is a racket

War is a racket Smedley Butler

Written in 1935 by Major General Smedley Butler CHAPTER ONE War Is A Racket WAR is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in ... Read More »

Snowden documents to be released in July to prevent a major war

Snowden bus

All of the National Security Agency files accessed by former contractor Edward Snowden could be published in the month of July if vaguely worded predictions tweeted this week from the digital library site Cryptome prove to be correct. A series of micro-messages published by the website — a portal for sharing sensitive documents that predates WikiLeaks by a decade — ... Read More »

Russia demands Obama reply to claim Blackwater operating in Ukraine

Blackwater Ukraine

Earlier this week, Academi, the mercenary successor to Blackwater, told the German newspaper Zeit Online it does not have personnel on the ground in Ukraine assisting the junta in its effort to roll back opposition. Bild am Sonntag, the largest-selling Sunday newspaper in Germany, reported last Sunday the presence of 400 mercenaries from the company were operating in Ukraine. The report followed an announcement ... Read More »

Israel vs Palestine

Palestine Israel

A brilliantly accurate educational and entertaining look at the situation between Israel and Palestine. The guys at Juice Rap News have knocked it out of the park with this one. SEE ALSO: - Nazi Germany 1940 = Zionist Israel 2013 - Israel an apartheid state? A majority of Jews say yes - 5,000 prominent US scholars vote to boycott Israel - ... Read More »

North and South Korea open fire on each other

South Korea and US military drill

U.S. and South Korean marines participate in a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill in Pohang March 31, 2014. North Korean shells have landed in South Korean waters, prompting Seoul to open fire across a disputed border zone. North Korea announced plans early on Monday morning to conduct military exercises along the western maritime boundary. The North fired several artillery ... Read More »

United States voted the greatest threat to world peace – poll

Obama

US President Barack Obama The US has been voted as the most significant threat to world peace in a survey across 68 different countries. Anti-American sentiment was not only recorded in antagonistic countries, but also in many allied NATO partners like Turkey and Greece. A global survey conducted by the Worldwide Independent Network and Gallup at the end of 2013 revealed strong ... Read More »

Russia warns the USA: ‘We will respond with nukes’

Dmitry Rogozin

Vice Prime Minister, Dmitry Rogozin, has warned that Russia will use nuclear weapons if it comes under an attack, adding that this possibility serves as the main deterrent to potential provocateurs and aggressors. “One can experiment as long as one wishes by deploying non-nuclear warheads on strategic missile carriers. But one should keep in mind that if there is an ... Read More »

Confirmed: Obama administration lied about Syria to try start WW3

Sy Hersh

A U.N. chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. The Obama administration knew that a Syrian rebel faction had the ability to make chemical weapons but omitted that knowledge when building its case for a strike on Syria, an explosive new ... Read More »

WW3: Israel strikes Russian defense equipment inside sovereign Syria

Russian SA-8 antiaircraft missile

[youtube height="400" width="550"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJGTvt-2wAA[/youtube]   The Obama administration has made public an Israeli attack on a military installation near the Syrian port city of Latakia earlier this week. The Israeli government has not admitted to attacking its neighbor. “We don’t refer to foreign reports,” the Israeli government told when asked for comment by CNN. The Israelis struck a storage facility containing missiles ... Read More »

Each troop in Afghanistan costs US taxpayers $2.1 million

Afghanistan war

The average cost of each U.S. troop in Afghanistan will nearly double in the last year of the war to $2.1 million, according to a new analysis of the Pentagon’s budget.  For the past five years, from fiscal 2008 through 2013, the average troop cost had held steady at roughly $1.3. million. But the Pentagon’s 2014 war budget would dramatically increase that ... Read More »