CIA Manipulation: The Painful Truths Told by Phil Agee By William Blum

27 June, 2013 — Anti-Empire Report

Truly objective journalism would value facts and accuracy above all else, but the mainstream U.S. press – while pretending to be “objective” – treasures faux patriotism much more, as is evident with recent whistleblowers as it was with the hostility toward the late Phil Agee who exposed CIA crimes.

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ICH 28 June 2013: Israel / Palestine: What will Obama do?

28 June 2013 — Information Clearing House

Syria: the Art of Standing on the Right Side of History

By Oriental Review

The new-found admiration for Putin is rooted in an appreciation of the contrast he presents to the politically correct wimps running the European Union and the United States.


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Surveillance and the Police State: Let Us Hold It to Account By Colin Todhunter

29 June 2013 — Global Research

”If you are a law-abiding citizen of this country, going about your business and your personal life, you have nothing to fear.” British Foreign Secretary William Hague, responding to the revelations of mass surveillance in the US and the UK (BBC’s The Andrew Marr Show on 9 June).

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WikiLeaks volunteer spied for the FBI

28 June 2013 — RT

According to an article published Thursday by Wired’s Kevin Poulsen, Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson, now 20, approached the Federal Bureau of Investigation in August 2011 and offered to provide American intelligence with information about the antisecrecy website that he had been assisting with for the previous year and a half.

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NSA is All about Preserving the Power of the Aristocracy in a Dystopian World By Wayne MADSEN

28 June 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The National Security Agency (NSA) has launched yet another high-powered charm offensive. The world’s largest communications and cyber-warfare intelligence agency insists that it unprecedented surveillance infrastructure exists merely to protect U.S. national security from terrorists and foreign intelligence agents. In fact, the NSA conducts massive political and economic intelligence gathering in order to preserve the vested interests of America’s aristocracy. 

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