Wikileaks / Bradley Manning Newslinks 4 May 2013

4 May 2013 —


Government-operated spyware on the rise around the world – report


More and more regimes across the world are using Western-made ‘lawful intercept’ software to spy on their own citizens, a brand new report has revealed. Citizen Lab, a digital research unit at the University of Toronto, says that servers running …


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ICH 1 May 2013: Building Consent For A Police State

1 May 2013 — Information Clearing House

US Pledges to Arm Syrian Opposition as New Terror Bombing Hits Damascus

By Alex Lantier

As it fans the flames of sectarian warfare, Washington is setting the stage for a war that could ignite the entire Middle East and be far more destructive and costly than the already deeply unpopular wars launched by the Bush administration.


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ICH 20 February 2013: Secrets of the Rich : Billionaires hiding behind

20 February 2013 Information Clearing House


Imperial Jockeying in Africa:

U.S. Intervention Sets to Deepen

By Ben Schreiner

Pentagon plans for Africa stretch well beyond northern Mali. A military doctrine of global “power projection” and “full spectrum dominance” dictates nothing less.


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ICH 14 February 2013: US To Award Medals For Killing Civilians

14 February 2013 — Information Clearing House

US strike kills 10 civilians as Obama touts end of Afghan occupation

By Bill Van Auken

Obama reiterated that Washington intends to maintain a military force in Afghanistan well past the formal date for the US-NATO withdrawal at the end of 2014


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Wired’s Most Dangerous: Russia’s cyber-security mogul behind Flame virus downfall hits top 15

22 December 2012 — RT

Evgeny Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Europe's and Russia's largest producer of anti-virus computer software, in the company's office. (RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev)

Evgeny Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, Europe’s and Russia’s largest producer of anti-virus computer software, in the company’s office. (RIA Novosti/Sergey Guneev)

Two US whistleblowers, Syria’s president, a Mexican drug lord – and Evgeny Kaspersky, the founder of Kaspersky Lab., one of the biggest international malware-fighting companies – make it into the list of Wired magazine’s Most Dangerous People.

Why dangerous though? What brings together Paula Broadwell whose book cost the CIA’s director David Petraeus his post in the government and Iran’s mysterious general Qassem Suleimani thought to be behind Tehran’s alleged nuclear weapons aspirations? 

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Western backed Free Syrian Army has crossed the line By John Robles

15 December 2012Voice of Russia

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The Free Syrian Army has committed an affront to all humanity by kidnapping and threatening to execute a female Ukrainian journalist and announcing that they will kill all Russians and Ukrainians they find in Syria. This could be taken to be akin to a declaration of war, obviously the armed insurgents in Syria have been emboldened to a point that they have stepped into an area where they are beyond the law.

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ICH 23/24 November 2012: Obama To Send Troops To Egypt/Sinai: Report

23 November 2012 Information Clearing House


Netanyahu Agreed to Ceasefire after Obama Promised US troops in Sinai Next Week?


US troops are expected in Egypt early next week. Meanwhile, American forces have all but surrounded Iran and are stationed in countless bases across the Middle East.


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