Posts Tagged ‘terrorism’

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Gabbard won’t disclose who’s paying for secret trip to Syria

I’m no Democrat, but I would probably vote for Gabbard. She’s the only Congress person worth a damn.

 

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Man With Gun Arrested at Comet Ping Pong

The gunman, who a witness described as a tall blond male who appeared to be in his early 20s. Police said he fired at least one shot into the ground, but no injuries have been reported. The restaurant’s staff moved quickly to call the police and evacuate the restaurant. In a tweet, police described the weapon as an “assault rifle.”

 

Right wing extremists are acting out on their delusions and fake “conspiracy theories,” and this threatens us all.

BBC: That “Pizzagate” Disinformation

 

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Trump’s Team of Far Right Hawks & Era of “Fake News”

 

PNAC Revisited

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Al Nusrah Front in Aleppo (Al Qaeda in Syria)

The media are misleading the public on Syria

Boston Globe:

COVERAGE OF the Syrian war will be remembered as one of the most shameful episodes in the history of the American press. Reporting about carnage in the ancient city of Aleppo is the latest reason why.

For three years, violent militants have run Aleppo. Their rule began with a wave of repression. They posted notices warning residents: “Don’t send your children to school. If you do, we will get the backpack and you will get the coffin.” Then they destroyed factories, hoping that unemployed workers would have no recourse other than to become fighters. They trucked looted machinery to Turkey and sold it.

 

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Pentagon Paid for Fake ‘Al Qaeda’ Videos

Jaw dropper…

The Pentagon gave a controversial U.K. PR firm over half a billion dollars to run a top secret propaganda program in Iraq…

Daily Beast:

A controversial foreign PR firm known for representing unsavory characters was paid millions by the Pentagon to create fake terrorist videos.

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ACTION ALERT

Override the Veto: Let 9/11 Victims’ Families Sue Saudi Arabia

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Washington’s Blog:

British Parliament Confirms Libya War Was Based On Lies … Turned Nation Into a “Shit Show” … Spread Terrorism

 

These are Crimes Against Humanity.

Specifically, a new report from the bipartisan House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee – based on interviews with all of the key British decision-makers, review of documents, and on-the-ground investigations in Africa – found that the Libyan war was based on lies, that it destroyed the country, and that it spread terrorism far and wide.

 

‘The United States switched sides in the war on terror with what we did in Libya, knowingly facilitating the provision of weapons to known al-Qaeda militias and figures,’ Clare Lopez, a member of the commission and a former CIA officer, told MailOnline.