Big money behind war
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
US will not enter bilateral no-spy agreement with Germany, says media
Despite assurance from Barack Obama, United States has not ruled out bugging political leaders' calls, claims German paper
Russia may hit back at Saudi Arabia for Volgogard attacks
Russian intelligence has now reportedly obtained solid proof that Saudi Arabia was directly involved in the twin terror attacks on the city of Volgograd. The attacks killed more than 32 people and injured over 100 others. Most of the victims were civilians.
Big money behind war: the military-industrial complex
More than 50 years after President Eisenhower's warning, Americans find themselves in perpetual war.
Noam Chomsky: Obama Trade Deal A 'Neoliberal Assault' To Further Corporate 'Domination'
The Obama administration's Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is an "assault," on working people intended to further corporate "domination," according to author and activist Noam Chomsky.
CONFIRMED: The DEA Struck A Deal With Mexico's Most Notorious Drug Cartel
An investigation by El Universal has found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had an arrangement with Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel that allowed the organization to smuggle billions of dollars of drugs in exchange for information on rival cartels.
Iran nuclear deal to take effect this month
European Union confirms interim agreement to curb Iran's nuclear programme will be implemented as of January 20.
Iran to start recovering frozen oil revenue amid nuclear talks
Tehran to receive first payment of $500 million on Feb. 1, report says.
Senate Dems key to Iran sanctions Obama poised to veto
Republicans say it is up to Democrats whether strengthened Iran sanctions pass the Senate and ensure that the country sticks to a deal with the White House to open up its nuclear program to inspections.
White House promises 'action' if nuclear talks fail with Iran
Iran's failure to uphold interim deal, reach final agreement, "would result in action by the US," says White House spokesman.
Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki to revive Sunni militia
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki, in a striking change of course, is embracing the Sunni tribal fighters whose role in combating Al Qaeda he had allowed to wither after US troops left two years ago.
Pressure mounts over UK's Iraq 'war crimes'
LONDON: Legal experts from around the world are to join calls for an investigation into whether British politicians and senior military figures should be prosecuted for alleged war crimes in Iraq.
Ariel Sharon and the Legacy of US-Backed War Crimes
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon died over the weekend. Much of the U.S. and Israeli media have whitewashed Sharon's legacy, erasing from history the fact that he was a wretched war criminal who was devoted to a Greater Israel and to massacring any civilians he perceived as obstructing that goal.
Israeli Arab Leaders Reject 'Land Swap' Plan
Expelling Villages to Palestine Is 'Ethnic Cleansing'
Sharon and a Nobel Prize for Nonsense
Until recently I thought Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu had no rivals in the business of talking propaganda nonsense (Israel's Jews in danger of annihilation etcetera, etcetera, etcetera). But if there was a Nobel Prize for talking nonsense it does now seem that there would be a number of contenders.
How Ariel Sharon Shaped Israel's Destiny
In a bloody career that spanned decades, he destroyed entire cities and presided over the killing of countless civilians.
War Criminals Gather to Honor War Criminal
Paying Tribute To A Genocidaire
Major Parts of World Ignored by U.S. TV News in 2013
If people outside the United States are looking for answers why Americans often seem so clueless about the world outside their borders, they could start with what the three major U.S. television networks offered their viewers in the way of news during 2013.
Nigeria Bans All Things Gay
Not to be outdone by Russia or India or Uganda, Nigeria's president has signed a law criminalizing same-sex relationships, and arguably even worse, stripping gays of any sort of freedom of association with each other.
Phobias may be memories passed down in genes from ancestors
Memories may be passed down through generations in DNA in a process that may be the underlying cause of phobias