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Pentagon is trying to rewrite Vietnam war history

Vietnam war

In case you weren’t aware, the Pentagon is set to roll out a 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. Personally, it’s hard to get excited about commemorating an event that led to the death of over 58,000 American soldiers and more than a million Vietnamese, particularly since much of it …

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US lifts ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam

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The US has decided to “completely lift” its embargo on trade in lethal arms with the Southeast Asian country, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has said, Reuters reports. “Vietnam very much appreciates the US decision to completely lift the ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam, which is the clear …

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Vietnamese banker sentenced to death for fraud

Vietnam money

A Vietnamese former banker and his business associate have been sentenced to death for their part in the embezzlement of $25 million, state media has reported. The pair were among 11 defendants in the nine-day trial in Ho Chi Minh City, state media reported on Saturday, in a case that …

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The most heavily bombed country on Earth

Unexpoded bombs in Laos

Editor’s note: Unknown to most Laos is the most heavily bombed country on earth per capita. The effects of the Vietnam war still haunt the Lao people to this very day. Wars benefit no one but the people profiting from them. Every day, Manixia Thor and her team of 20 …

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US lost eight jets in worst air loss in one day since Vietnam war

Harrier Jet

After Taliban gunmen destroyed eight Harrier jets at a US camp in Helmand Province, the US military has suffered its worst air loss in one day since the Vietnam War. The Taliban attacked Camp Bastion, the main strategic base in southwestern Afghanistan, on Sept. 14, causing $200 million in damage …

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What is wrong with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

Trans Pacific Partnership: corporate escape from accountability Information has been leaked about the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is being negotiated in secret by US Trade Representative Ron Kirk. Six hundred corporate “advisors” are in on the know, but not Congress or the media. Ron Wyden, chairman of the Senate …

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Trump signs executive order to withdraw US from TPP

Trump signs executive order withdraw TPP

With a stroke of a pen, President Donald Trump has unravelled the Trans-Pacific Partnership, withdrawing the US from the controversial free-trade pact. Without Washington’s participation, the TPP would have to be renegotiated or scrapped altogether. The largest global trade agreement in 20 years, the TPP would have included the United …

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20 places that don’t look real (20 pictures)

Mount Roraima South America

This is the beautiful world we inhabit… 1. Bamboo Forest (China) 2. Black Forest (Germany) 3. Fields of Tea (China) 4. Hang Son Doong (Vietnam) 5. Hitachi Seaside Park (Japan) 6. Lake Hillier (Australia) 7. Lake Retba (Sengal) 8. Antelope Canyon (USA) 9. Lavender Fields (France) 10. Mendenhall Ice Caves …

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12 deadly products made by Monsanto

Monsanto

When you take a moment to reflect on the history of product development at Monsanto, what do you find? Here are twelve products that Monsanto has brought to market. See if you can spot the pattern… #1 – Saccharin Did you know Monsanto got started because of an artificial sweetener? …

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Wikileaks releases video of Snowden speaking out against govt surveillance

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As we reported earlier this week, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden recently emerged from hiding to receive the Sam Adams Associates Integrity in Intelligence Award. Now, video footage of Snowden speaking has been released on the WikiLeaks website. The whistleblower asserted that when the U.S. government taps into phone and Internet connections …

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British paper claims western troops are in Syria

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The British Daily Star has reported in their article, “SAS HUNT BIO ARMS,” that, “nearly 200 elite SAS and SBS troops are in or around Syria hunting for Assad’s weapons of mass destruction.” The Star also claims that the SAS are accompanied by British MI6, US CIA, and both French …

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False flag alert: US claims Syria “moving nerve gas out of storage”

Citing no evidence, and on the heels of  yet another baseless “activist” report claiming a massacre has taken place in Homs, nameless US officials claimed to the Wall Street Journal that the Syrian government is taking chemical weapons out of storage for possible use “against anti-regime rebels or civilians, possibly in an …

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The Illustrious History of Poppers

Of the many different drugs that exist in today’s society, few of them have a history as interesting as Poppers. “Poppers” are a liquid drug derived from amyl nitrates that, when inhaled, causes blood vessels to dilate and can produce feeling of euphoria for several minutes. When the blood vessels …

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Citizens arrest attempt on war criminal Henry Kissinger

Arrest Henry Kissinger

A Senate hearing opened this morning with Code Pink protesters trying to arrest former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger for “war crimes.” The protesters, bearing signs reading “Kissinger War Criminal” and “Cambodia,” rushed up behind the 91-year-old diplomat at the witness table of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which was …

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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 …

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Did the CIA kill Malcolm X’s grandson?

Malcolm X grandson

I never met Malcolm Shabazz, the outspoken activist whose grandfather, Malcolm X, was the most influential African-American of the 20th century. Now I will never meet him. According to reports, Malcolm Shabazz was recently murdered in Mexico. I had been hoping to get to know Malcolm Shabazz at last February’s …

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, strategist for the New World Order, dies at 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski dead

Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of the most influential US political thinkers at the height of the Cold War, has died aged 89, according to his daughter. The advocate of US hegemony, Brzezinski, authored numerous proposals to bring down the Soviet Union. “My father passed away peacefully tonight,” his daughter and MSNBC …

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Propaganda: CNN blames refugee crisis on Russia

CNN

The Western media continues to point the finger at Russia, blaming Moscow for fueling the refugee crisis. This time it’s CNN that tried to spin off a story, creating false reports and accusing Russia of causing the refugee crisis in Europe. We’ll give you points, CNN, for trying to James Bond your …

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