Armageddon watch over Syria

Experts on arms control policy, confirmed by multiple independent sources, indicate that Syria has been hit, in recent days, by at least four tactical nuclear weapons. In addition, a Syrian Army brigade suffered massive casualties from a Sarin gas attack.  Not only are these attacks pushing the world to the brink of war but they…

Almighty says ! ( When shit hits the fan ),…..” Syria’s failure to lose “….L.M.AO.

Wed May 22, 2013 12:20PM GMT 41   By Gordon Duff The timing of events in Syria has been a particular disaster for the United States. Through “sequestration,” the governments imposed austerity measures, military forces in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean have been scaled back as have other operations including intelligence gatherin.” Related Interviews: ‘Fox…

Mideast situation enters Twilight Zone

The site of bomb attacks that killed 46 people in Turkey’s southern town of Reyhanli on May 11, 2013 Mon May 13, 2013 8:45AM GMT 10 By Jim W. Dean The Israeli attacks were of course a provocation to see if Syria might send a Sarin-laced missile into Israel in return, but they are not…

The Haqqani Financing Network

    Afghanistan: The Way to Peace — 15 March 2013 The following review by British writer and academic Anatol Lieven was published by the New York Review of Books on April 4, 2013. New Books Reviewed Afghanistan from the Cold War Through the War on Terror by Barnett R. Rubin, Oxford University Press, 504 pp.,…

Did Wikileaks Reveal a Poisoned Beer Plot?

An interesting morsel from the Wikileaks files: an allegation the Afghan insurgency, in conjunction with Pakistan’s ISI spy agency, tried to poison an American contractor working in Afghanistan though poisoning his beer.   The Christian Science Monitor details the plot, identifying the target as James Yeager, an American geologist. Yeager alleges he returned home one…

Who Decided? How Did the U.S. Military Get Into Africa

Less than a decade ago, the United States had almost no military presence in Africa. Be it military intervention in Mali, or the rapidly growing US bases via AFRICOM, the US continues to expand its hold on Africa through the ‘Pentagon’s New Spice Route.” The US justifies drone campaigns in Yemen and Somalia, the deployment…

UNHCR:Experiences from Greece

Experiences from Greece 04/04/2013 In early March I had the opportunity to visit and talk with colleagues working in Civico Zero. This is a reception center in Rome addressed to unaccompanied minors, the vast majority of Afghan origin. The center is the namesake operator partnership and sponsored by the NGO Save the Children . Among…

List of ongoing Conflicts : Updated on April 2 2013

AFRICA: (24 Countries and 115 between militias-guerrillas, separatist groups and anarchic groups involved) Hot Spots: Central African Republic, Darfur, Democrati Republic of Congo, Libya, Mali, Nigeria, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland –Algeria: fights between regular army and: al-Qaeda Organization in the Maghreb (AQIM) or al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) since 2005 (known in the past as…

Euro crisis nasty joke: Italy returns Afghan kids to Greece

Italy: Summary Returns to Greece Violate Rights Unaccompanied Children, Asylum Seekers Should Not Be Turned Away (Rome) – Italy is summarily returning unaccompanied migrant children and adult asylum seekers to Greece, where they face a dysfunctional asylum system and abusive detention conditions, Human Rights Watch said in a report published today. Stowaways on ferries from Greece, including…

After 2014: The U.S./NATO Missions in Afghanistan

As a result of the NATO conference in Chicago in May of this year, the Obama Administration formally announced the end of combat operations by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) at the end of 2014 and a focus of operations until that time upon Security Force Assistance (SFA) to the Afghan National Security Forces…

ISAF to stop reporting Afghan attack figures

ISAF to stop reporting Afghan attack figures International coalition says it will still collect information on Taliban attacks but not publish them online. Last Modified: 05 Mar 2013 14:52 ISAF said the coalition’s figures will become increasingly inaccurate as Afghans conduct more combat operations [AFP] The US-led military coalition in Afghanistan has announced it will…

Blackwater:First Iraq,Then Afghanistan,Now Greece

Blackwater is notorious.  A private mercenary army, it first came to public attention in 2003 two years after it was founded after the US government contracted it to provide military support for the war in Iraq.  Innumerable scandals followed.  And now the Greek Government has enlisted its services for domestic duties. The first time Blackwater…

News Commentary By Rixon Stewart on February 3, 2013

By  Rixon Stewart  on February 3, 2013 News Commentary – Feb 3, 2013 You’ve got to laugh. Faced with a newly developed Iranian jet fighter and Zionists’ and their allies in the corporate media first response is: “it’s a fake”! We reserve judgement on that for now but if you said the same about the…

We are Preparing for Massive Civil War, Says DHS Informant

What kind of event would allow the president to define as terrorists all gun owners opposed to gun confiscating executive orders? What would it take to link 2nd amendment with al Qaeda? Or is this government incapable of black-op false-flag operations?

Golden Dawn and the deafening silence of Europe

Normally I would be asking everybody to “spread the word” but at this precise moment I  don’t have to. Everybody understands the dangers semi- hidden behind the rise of a neo nazi “party”in the very cradle of democracy with a police backing them.As they have stated via their spokeperson,Golden Dawn is not self defined as…

Inside Job – How crooks set up the largest bank in Afghanistan & then robbed it

Inside Job – How crooks set up the largest bank in Afghanistan & then robbed it for almost $1 billion The report findings are based on expert research and extensive discussions with anti-money laundering experts but they have yet to be proven in a court of law. The report demonstrates: Afghanistan was unable to implement…

Govt urged to look into torture, arrest of reporter by Nato-led troops

18 December, 2012  [source] KABUL: A parliamentary panel on Monday asked the government to investigate the case of a detained journalist, Habib Rahman Ibrahimi, as soon as possible. Some two months back, NATO-led troops picked up Ibrahimi from his residence in the Company neighbourhood of Kabul and kept him in detention at the Bagram airbase…

US military has detained hundreds of Afghan teens during war, report says

Special thanks to a Twitter friend who sends me valuable info to my inbox. The US military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison next to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the United States has told the United Nations.…

US Troops Attack Afghan Village, Rape Women … AGAIN

US Troops Attack Afghan Village, Rape Women TEHRAN (FNA)- The US forces in Afghanistan raided a village and raped a large group of women, Afghan media reports disclosed on Sunday. The US forces launched night raid on a village in Chahar Bolak district in Balkh province and raped a large number of women there. The…

Police Seize Large Cargo of Opium in Southeastern Iran

Iran’s War on Narcotics: Police Seize Large Cargo of Opium in Southeastern Iran TEHRAN (FNA)- Police officials announced on Saturday that Iran’s law enforcement troops have seized a large cargo of opium in the bordering areas of the Southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan province. Speaking to reporters, Sistan and Balouchestan’s Police Chief General Hamid Fahimi-Raad said…

America’s Permanent War Agenda: Secret Kill Lists, Global Drone Wars, Special Forces

By Stephen Lendman Global Research Call it elevating Murder, Inc. to a higher level. A Washington Post Special Report discussed America’s permanent war agenda. It includes targeted killings, Obama’s secret kill list, global drone wars, and White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan’s new rules for war playbook. Established in 2003, Washington’s National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)…

“When war is declared, Truth is the first casualty.”

“In reality, do you really need a war?” — Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Al Rascon “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.”–  Albert Einstein Read the three pages here I spent almost half an hour trying to avoid to add categories  from geo-locations that a war…

Personal Freedom and Human Rights 2012- Part I

Interactive International Ranking Map 2012 here Interactive International Personal Freedom Ranking here   The top 10 countries are Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Finland, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Ireland. The bottom 10 countries are Ethiopia, Yemen, Zimbabwe, Togo, Burundi, Haiti, Chad, Afghanistan, Congo and the Central African Republic.   Jordan Jordan is not…

Obama should admit defeat of Afghan war – Taliban

SOURCE ~ The Taliban stated that the re-elected President Barack Obama and US authorities “must by now know that they have lost the war in Afghanistan.” The media spokesperson of Taliban, Zabiullah Mujahid, also said that “without further lying and delays, they should leave our sacred land”. The US should “stop acting like the police…

Afghanistan: US Continues Violating Strategic Pact

Afghanistan: US Continues Violating Strategic Pact TEHRAN (FNA)- Afghan Foreign Ministry Spokesman Janan Mosazai lambasted the US for its continued violation of the strategic pact between the two countries, saying that Washington has violated the treaty in numerous cases. “Afghanistan has repeatedly criticized the US for its lack of commitment to the contents of the…

Britain’s top court on Wednesday rejected a legal bid by a Pakistani man in US custody in Afghanistan to force the British government to do more to seek his release.

UK court rejects legal challenge by US-held Pakistani by Staff Writers London (AFP) File image: Bagram jail.   Yunus Rahmatullah, 30, was captured in Iraq in 2004 by British forces which then handed him to US authorities. He was later transferred to Afghanistan’s Bagram jail where he has been held without charge ever since. The…