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White House seeks $500m to arm terrorist groups in Syria

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The White House on Thursday asked Congress for half-a-billion dollars in aid to go towards opposition fighters in Syria at war with the regime of recently re-elected President Bashar Al-Assad. Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the Pentagon to develop more detailed plans to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, should Congress approve the requested funding. In a ... Read More »

White House propaganda against Russia hits new low

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White House purchases Google key words to slam Putin. Russian writer idaltae tweeted the following: Whitehouse launches propaganda at troll level pic.twitter.com/S45vJokXN2 Because she didn’t say what search term she used to pull up that ad – and because we don’t live in Russia – it took some legwork to verify that this is real. Specifically, we used Keyword Spy – a highly-regarded and widely-used resource in ... Read More »

Iraq war inquiry on hold: Critical letter between Tony Blair and George Bush goes ‘missing’

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The British inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War has hit a major stumbling block, as White House officials have been unable to find an “absolutely critical” letter sent by former Prime Minister Tony Blair to George W. Bush. Although public hearings regarding the Iraq War’s buildup have been finished since 2011, when exactly the publication of the Iraq Inquiry will ... Read More »

CIA and FBI agents ‘advising’ Ukraine government

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Now that the situation in Ukraine has officially been upgraded to “war”, what really happens on the ground will remain largely wrapped by the fog of war on either side, with just one thing assured: a war it may be but more than anything it is a proxy war – one in which both western and Russian interests are manifest in ... Read More »

Obama boycott: Major US news outlets refuse to use White House photos

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The coalition of major news outlets protesting the White House’s photo policy continues to grow, with McClatchy newspapers adding their name on Wednesday to the list of publications that will no longer print official administration images. McClatchy’s announcement that it will not be running official White House images in its papers except in extreme circumstances follows a similar promise made ... Read More »

Obama: ‘I’m really good at killing people’

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President Obama’s use of drone warfare has received harsh criticism from both the right and the left. But according to a new book, the president is proud of his drone strikes. Double Down: Game Change 2012 , a book about the 2012 presidential campaign, claims that Obama told his aides he is “really good at killing people.” The quote was first reported ... Read More »

AP editors: Obama relies on staged propaganda photos

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Editors of The Associated Press condemned the White House’s refusal to give photojournalists real access to President Obama, who prefers to circulate press release-style pictures taken by his own paid photographers. These official photographs are little more than propaganda, according to AP director of photography Santiago Lyon. The AP has only been permitted to photograph the president in the Oval ... Read More »

NSA hacked the phones of 35 world leaders

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The NSA memo suggests that such surveillance was not isolated as the agency routinely monitors world leaders. The National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department, according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The confidential memo reveals that the NSA encourages senior officials ... Read More »

9 Generals fired, 2 military leaders suspended in America

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Nine commanding Generals have been fired, and two other leaders are on suspension, in a historic military shake up. In our story from last week, we covered the historic occurrence of two top-ranking nuclear chief’s fired. Today The Blaze is reporting from their sources for the reasons why the changes are happening. The timing comes as the five branches of the ... Read More »

3 months after clearing 100K signature threshold, ‘Pardon Snowden’ petition still unanswered

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Please hold your feigned shock until the end of the post, but the administration has yet to respond to the We the People petition to pardon Edward Snowden. Despite the fact that the petition cleared the (recently increased) 100,000 signature hurdle easily and with plenty of time to spare (it currently sits at 137,000), it still has not been addressed by the White ... Read More »