Nuclear Issues: Words and Deeds (II) By Andrei Akulov

16 January 2014 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Russia enhances nuclear potential

On January 3 Defense Ministry spokesman said the Russian military plans to test around 70 types of rocket and missile weaponry at a major testing site this year. According to Colonel Igor Yegorov, the Ministry’s spokesman, the testing program at the Kapustin Yar range in southern Russia will include about 300 launches of rockets, missiles, and aerial drones as part of more than 180 R&D projects.

Continue reading this...

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 7 November 2013

7 November 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Palestinian Prisoner in Israeli Hospital
IMEMC – The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and independent investigation into the circumstances of the death of a Palestinian prisoner, Hassan al-Turabi, in Affoula Hospital inside Israel on Tuesday, 05 November 2013. …

Continue reading this...

Information Clearing House 7 November 2013: Torture on Tape: Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces

7 November 2013 — Information Clearing House

Torture on Tape:

Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces Observing Brutal Afghan Interrogation

Video

A video just posted online shows a hogtied prisoner being whipped by Afghan security forces, as what appears to be two unidentified American military officers look on.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36785.htm

 

Continue reading this...

The Anti-Empire Report #122 By William Blum: NSA / The United Nations vote on the Cuba embargo – 22 years in a row / Let’s not repeat the Barack fuckup with Hillary

7 November 2013 — The Anti-Empire Report

National Security Agency – The only part of the government that really listens to what you have to say

The New York Times (November 2) ran a long article based on NSA documents released by Edward Snowden. One of the lines that most caught my attention concerned “Sigint” – Signals intelligence, the term used for electronic intercepts. The document stated: Continue reading this...

High Finance, Geopolitical Leverage and the Rise of the New World Order By Sam Muhho

8 November 2013 — Global Research

World domination is a topic that is frequently dramatized across a variety of genres. From action cartoons to epic movies, the plot of a power hungry madman or clique of madmen bent on absolute control has provided the foundation for dynamic plots that have captivated various people. No other person has masterfully spun such personalities and plots than history itself. While everybody is familiar with megalomaniacal leaders like the fascist Adolf Hitler and strongman Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, few realize the pivotal and directing role of high level western corporate-financier interests, or “globalist”, insiders acting backstage throughout some of the most grotesque portions of history.

Continue reading this...

National Security Archive: The Able Archer 83 Sourcebook

7 November, 2013 — National Security Archive

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of Able Archer 83, a NATO exercise that utilized “new nuclear weapons release procedures” to simulate the transition from conventional to nuclear war with the Soviet Union.  Although US officials saw Able Archer 83 as a routine exercise, it resulted in an “unprecedented Soviet reaction” which US intelligence eventually inferred “was an expression of a genuine belief on the part of Soviet leaders that US was planning a nuclear first strike,” according to the largest collection of declassified documents on the 1983 War Scare compiled and posted by the National Security Archive, www.nsarchive.org.

Continue reading this...

Information Clearing House 6 November 2013: President Arafat Murdered

6 November 2013 — Information Clearing House

The Brutal Past and Present are Another Country in Secret Australia

By John Pilger

More than any colonial society, Australia consigns its dirtiest secrets, past and present, to a wilful ignorance or indifference.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36776.htm

 

Continue reading this...

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 6 November 2013

6 November 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Child Seriously Injured In Jerusalem
IMEMC – [Tuesday Evening November 5, 2013] Palestinian medical sources have reported that a Palestinian child was seriously injured by Israeli army fire in Qotna village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. …

Continue reading this...

Faces of Death: Syria Terrorist Opposition Tweet Smiling Photos of Dead ‘Martyrs’ for Fundraising, Recruitment

7 November 2013 — 21st Century Wire

Recruitment marketing has hit a new low, courtesy of the terrorist militant gangs still running rampant in Syria

Halloween came and went last Thursday, but Syria’s Islamic militant opposition fighters (many imported from outside of Syria) have been promoting their new ‘Faces of Death’ genre – enthusiastically promoted Tweeting over the social networking platform, and not a chirp from the censorship gods behind the curtain at Twitter Inc…

Continue reading this...

Category: Syria | LEAVE A COMMENT

‘Unsafe’: Snowden’s advisor from WikiLeaks fears returning to UK

6 November 2013 — RT

The statement published by WikiLeaks on Wednesday explains how Sarah Harrison helped Snowden successfully get Russian temporary asylum, which he received on August 1, despite “substantial pressure from the United States.”  Continue reading this...

Information Clearing House 5 November 2013: This Transatlantic Trade Deal is a Full-frontal Assault on Democracy

5 November 2013 — Information Clearing House

Pay No Attention to That Imperialist Behind the Curtain

By Robert Scheer

What John Kerry did this week in Egypt and Saudi Arabia is nothing short of despicable.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36764.htm

 

Continue reading this...

VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 5 November 2013

5 November 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Settlers Attack, Occupy, Home In Ibrahimi Mosque Yard
IMEMC – Hebron – Tuesday November 5, 2013, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers occupied a Palestinian home in the yard of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. …

Continue reading this...

The brutal past and present are another country in secret Australia By John Pilger

5 November 2013 — John Pilger

The corridors of the Australian parliament are so white you squint. The sound is hushed; the smell is floor polish. The wooden floors shine so virtuously they reflect the cartoon portraits of prime ministers and rows of Aboriginal paintings, suspended on white walls, their blood and tears invisible.

Continue reading this...