Aug 20

obama-Israel

- U.S. military aid to Israel exceeds $100 billion (Haaretz):

Does suspension of missile deal mean trouble in relations with U.S., or is it just a tap on the wing?

The United States of America is Israel’s big brother and really loves us. Israel does not have and apparently will not have another friend like it. According to a recent Congress report, Israel is the country that has received more cumulative American aid than any other country since the end of World War II.

Since it began in 1962, American military aid to Israel has amounted to nearly $100 billion. For the past decades the United States has been regularly transferring aid of about $3 billion annually. In recent years, the aid has been solely for defense purposes. Additionally, the U.S. has been giving Israel generous military aid for projects that are important both to it and to Israel. Continue reading »

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Aug 20

- Russia-China Launch Biggest Central Asian Military Drill, Testing Surface-To-Air Missiles (ZeroHedge, Aug 19, 2014):

More than 7,000 troops from China, Russia and four central Asia countries have gathered in Inner Mongolia for their biggest joint drills “to fight terrorists,” but as one analyst notes, “it is kind of rare to have an anti-terrorist mission which uses battle tanks.” Furthermore, as part of a drill:

*RUSSIA TESTING S-300, S-400 SYSTEMS IN ASTRAKHAN REGION: RIA

So, surface-to-air missile tests? Not very “de-escalation”-y. Perhaps this statement is a clue, “we are trying to exercise together to coordinate our troops to meet any potential eventuality.”

 

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Aug 20

- How Much Does It Cost America To Blow Up American Weapons? (ZeroHedge, Aug 19, 2014):

As many have observed since Obama launched his own personal Iraq war, there is something rather farcical about the latest US intervention in the middile east, namely that US weapons are being used to destroy US weapons, captured by and in possession of ISIS jihadists. As Reuters summarizes the situation, rather poetically, “Islamic State’s  captured an enormous amount of U.S. weaponry, originally intended for the rebuilt Iraqi Army. You know — the one that collapsed in terror in front of the Islamic State, back when they were just ISIL? The ones who dropped their uniforms, and rifles and ran away?They left behind the bigger equipment, too, including M1 Abrams tanks (about $6 million each), 52 M198 Howitzer cannons ($527,337), and MRAPs (about $1 million) similar to the ones in use in Ferguson.”

In other words US taxpayers are now paying for military missions, in which US taxpayer paid-for warplans and missiles are used to blow up other US taxpayer paid-for tanks, artillery, MRAPs, and various other weapons of death. Continue reading »

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Aug 19

A protester kicks a tear gas canister back towards police after protests in reaction to the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent near Ferguson, Missouri

- National Guard Sent To Ferguson After Night Of “Molotov Cocktails, Shootings, Looting And Vandalism “ (ZeroHedge, Aug 18, 2014):

After three consecutive days of rioting and looting in Ferguson, MO, despite a second night of curfews which was honored by few if any, Missouri’s governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the violent suburb to “restore calm” after authorities forcibly dispersed yet another crowd overnight.  Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order deploying the U.S. state militia, saying demonstrators had thrown Molotov cocktails and shot at police as well as a civilian, a description of the night’s events diverging widely from some eyewitness accounts. State Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson told a late night news briefing: “Molotov cocktails were thrown, there were shootings, looting, vandalism and other acts of violence that clearly appear not to have been spontaneous.

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Aug 19

- Ferguson Curfew Cancelled As National Guard Arrives; Holder Demands To “Remove The Damn Tanks” (ZeroHedge, Aug 18, 2014):

The Missouri Governor Jay Nixon gave “no heads up” to the White House before deploying The National Guard and has now made another abrupt decision as The National Guard closes in on Ferguson:

  • *NIXON’S CALL TO HALT CURFEW TONIGHT MADE IN E-MAILED STATEMENT

We presume when there are military tanks rolling through the streets of a town, there is no need for the actual implementation of a curfew… This once again rubs the administration’s nose in it as AG Holder’s comments from last week hang in the air: “get those damned tanks out of there.”

The neighborhood has been under a midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew the past two days, after Nixon declared a state of emergency. That has now changed… Continue reading »

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Aug 19

china-india

- Chinese Troops ‘Invade’ 25Km Into India, “This Is Chinese Territory, Go Back” (ZeroHedge, Aug 18, 2014):

Update: who says media disinformation only takes place in Ukraine; apparently the same takes placed between India and China. Bloomberg cites an Indian army spokesman S.D. Goswami who denies Chinese entered territory in Ladakh, a mountainous area in northern India. “No incursion or encroachment of Indian territory by China has taken place along the India-China border,” Goswami says in statement. “There are areas along the border where India and China have differing perception” of line of actual control. “Due to both sides undertaking patrolling up to their respective.

Almost as if someone in the media world is eager to launch a war…

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Fifteen months ago we reported China’s stealth invasion of India’s Ladakh region, and now, as PTI reports, Chinese troops are reported to have entered deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents last year. Indian troops spotted Chinese personnel 25 to 30 km from the perceived Line of Actual Control (LAC). PLA personnel carried flags reading “this is Chinese territory, go back” in their hands and they refused to move after being confronted by India’s quick response team.

As DNA India reports, Continue reading »

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Aug 19

- Disinformation War Escalates: Ukraine, Rebels Accuse Each Other Of Attacking Refugee Convoy (ZeroHedge, Aug 18, 2014):

The world has completely forgotten the latest round of disinformation spread by the Ukraine government, one which sent the “market” plunging, namely that a Russian military convoy was attacked and almost completely “eliminated” on Ukraine territory on Thursday night, a statement which was also “confirmed” by none other than the Ukraine president, yet where not a single trace of evidence was released showing any such convoy destruction.  So it is time for yet another round of (dis)information warfare, which we got this morning when Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles.

Eager to move on from Friday’s disinformation fiasco, Ukrainian military spokesmen said the bus convoy had been in an area of fierce fighting between government forces and the separatists. As Reuters reports, it had come under fire from rebel Grad and mortar launchers, they said, causing an unknown number of casualties. Continue reading »

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Aug 19

- Business as usual: UK arms factories ‘profit’ from Palestinian bloodshed (RT, Aug 18, 2014)

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Aug 18

- UK must stop selling weapons to Israel or face legal action – anti-war group (RT, Aug 17, 2014):

The UK government is being taken to court over its continuing multi-million pound program of selling arms to Israel after claims they could have been used in Gaza. Unless it stops, its issuing of licenses to arms manufacturers will be legally challenged.

The lawsuit comes from the UK-based Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT), which is represented by law firm Leigh Day. The firm wrote to the UK’s business secretary, Vince Cable, stating that the government was acting unlawfully and that a judicial review of its activities would be carried out if it refuses to stop the exports, the Guardian reports. Continue reading »

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Aug 17

- Mission Creep: From Rescuing Iraq Refuges, The US Is Now Assisting Kurds In Fighting ISIS With Drones, F-18s (ZeroHedge, Aug 16, 2014):

Just over a week ago, Obama announced that the US military intervention in Iraq would be solely under the pretext of “humanitarian intervention” while US troops would be deployed exclusively as “advisers”, and nothing else. 7 days later, the siege on Mount Sinjar is virtually over with the US announcing that “far fewer Iraqi refugees were found on mount Sinjar“, and yet the US finds it difficult to leave: something which the current president crusaded against his predecessor over. And today it was finally confirmed that the latest US airborne assault of Iraq (so far without a land invasion force) has just suffered terminal mission creep, when US airstrikes, by both F-18s and drones, were used not to protect and safeguard the besieged refuges but to aid Kuridsh forces in retaking the critical Mosul dam from ISIS militants who took control of the critical piece of infrastructure in early August.

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Aug 17

Allegations: U.S. Allies Back ISIS Islamic Terrorists (Washington’s Blog, Aug 16, 2014):

Who’s Really Pulling the Strings?

The Times of Israel reported Wednesday:

A Free Syrian Army commander, arrested last month by the Islamist militia Al-Nusra Front, told his captors he collaborated with Israel in return for medical and military support, in a video released this week.Read more: Syrian rebel commander says he collaborated with Israel.

In a video uploaded to YouTube Monday … Sharif As-Safouri, the commander of the Free Syrian Army’s Al-Haramein Battalion, admitted to having entered Israel five times to meet with Israeli officers who later provided him with Soviet anti-tank weapons and light arms. Safouri was abducted by the al-Qaeda-affiliated Al-Nusra Front in the Quneitra area, near the Israeli border, on July 22. Continue reading »

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Aug 16

Today’s story of the day just took a major turn for the bizarre…

- Did Ukraine Attack Its Own Tanks? White House “Can’t Confirm Russian Convoy Was Destroyed By Kiev” (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):

While today’s trading session was marked by news which at first blush correlated with what may be the 2014 equivalent of the Archduke Ferdinand shooting, in retrospect the newsflow made painfully little sense. Let’s recap: Continue reading »

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Aug 16

- It Begins: Ukraine Troops Destroy Part Of “Armed” Russian Convoy, Stocks Crash (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):

Things just escalated notably – (Via Bloomberg):

  • *UKRAINE FORCES ATTACK ARMED CONVOY FROM RUSSIA: LYSENKO 
  • *UKRAINE TROOPS ‘DESTROY’ PART OF ARMED CONVOY: LYSENKO
  • *UKRAINE’S POROSHENKO: CONFIRMED APC INCURSION TO CAMERON

Reuters reports, Continue reading »

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Aug 16

- Someone Is Lying: Russia Defense Ministry Says There Was No Military Column In East Ukraine (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):

And just like that the disinformation war goes full retard:

  • RUSSIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY SAYS THERE WAS NO RUSSIAN MILITARY COLUMN THAT CROSSED INTO EASTERN UKRAINE – RIA
  • RUSSIA SAYS UKRAINE STATEMENTS BASED ON `SOME FANTASIES’: RIA
  • STATEMENTs BASED ON FANTASIES SHOULDN’T BE THE SUBJECT OF SERIOUS DISCUSSION: RIA

And the full google-translated RIA article: Continue reading »

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Aug 16

- Ukraine President Issues Statement On “Elimination” Of Russian Convoy By Ukraine Artillery (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):

From the official website of the presidency of Ukraine

President of Ukraine and Prime Minister of Great Britain discussed international efforts on the settlement of the conflict in the Donbas

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Prime Minister of Great Britain David Cameron.

The parties coordinated their actions on the response to the information regarding the entry of Russian military machines to the territory of Ukraine that has been clearly witnessed by international journalists, particularly of “Guardian” newspaper. The President informed that the given information was trustworthy and confirmed because the majority of that machines had been eliminated by the Ukrainian artillery at night. Continue reading »

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Aug 16

NATO Accuses Russia Of Escalating Ukraine Conflict, Demands Withdrawal Of Russian Troops From Border (ZeroHedge, Aug 15, 2014):

Update: it just got interesting:

  • RASMUSSEN ASKS RUSSIA TO WITHDRAW TROOPS FROM UKRAINE BORDER
  • RASMUSSEN SAYS RUSSIA RESUPPLIED MATERIALS TO SEPARATISTS
  • RUSSIA CROSSED UKRAINE BORDER LAST NIGHT, RASMUSSEN SAYS
  • NATO SEES CONTINUOUS FLOW OF RUSSIAN WEAPONS INTO UKRAINE

And now, we await tweets of more de-escalation while Putin is laughing, even as the world officially enters Cold War 2.0:

  • NATO COUNTRIES MUST GRADUALLY RAISE DEFENSE SPENDING: RASMUSSEN

… first for conventional weapons, then for tactical and strategic ICBMs? Continue reading »

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Aug 15

- Putin Punks West (Again): Russian Troops Enter Ukraine, Guardian Reports (ZeroHedge, Aug 14, 2014):

As Russia’s 300-strong ‘humanitarian’ convoy of white trucks slithered towards the Ukraine border, it appears, according to The Guardian, that, in spite of the market’s exuberance at this morning’s comments of “avoiding conflict,” Vladimir Putin sent a real ‘green’ military Russian convoy across the Ukraine border late Thursday evening.

As The Guardian reports,

While the white trucks came to a halt well short of Ukraine’s border, a different Russian convoy did cross into Ukrainian territory late on Thursday evening.

The Guardian saw a column of 23 armoured personnel carriers, supported by fuel trucks and other logistics vehicles with official Russian military plates, travelling towards the border near the Russian town of Donetsk.

Armoured personnel carriers with Russian military plates move towards the Ukraine border

After pausing by the side of the road until nightfall, the convoy crossed into Ukrainian territory, using a rough dirt track and clearly crossing through a gap in a barbed wire fence that demarcates the border. Armed men were visible in the gloom by the border fence as the column moved into Ukraine.

Kiev has lost control of its side of the border in this area.

Continue reading »

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Aug 15

police

- U.S. and Israeli Military Tactics Used Against American Citizens … Gazans Tweet Tips On How to Handle Tear Gas to Help Residents of Ferguson, Missouri (Washington’s Blog, Aug 14, 2014):

Police Violence In Ferguson, Missouri:  The Big Picture

As you may have heard, police and Swat teams in Ferguson, Missouri have fired tear gas and rubber bullets at peaceful protesters, and outlawed peaceful assembly.

Police are also using stun grenades and ear-damaging military sound cannons against peaceful protesters.

Reporters are among those shot at with rubber bullets and tear gas, assaulted and arrested.  Glenn Greenwald notes: Continue reading »

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Aug 15

Mi-17 helicopters

- ​Pentagon ‘defies Congress to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan’ (RT, Aug 14, 2014):

Despite the anti-Russian sanctions drive, the US DoD opposes American lawmakers in wanting to buy Russian-made helicopters for the Afghan forces, said Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport.

“Despite the protests from the congressmen, suggestions of American-made alternative options, the Pentagon-level US officials are insisting on buying the Russian helicopters,” Rosoboronexport deputy head Igor Sevastyanov told journalists on Thursday. Continue reading »

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Aug 15

As I’ve said before:

I am sure the elitists have the technology to clean this mess up.

And yes, a high-powered energy/frequency generator would be the way to do it.

Flashback:

- Dr. Rima E. Laibow: The Globalist Depopulation Agenda (Video):

In 2002 one of Dr. Rima E. Laibow’s patients, a head of state, told her:

“It’s almost time for the great culling to begin.”

Dr. Rima E. Laibow’s husband is Albert “Bert” Newton Stubblebine III a retired Major General in the United States Army. He was the commanding general of the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command from 1981 to 1984, when he retired from the Army.


Leuren Moret - Nuclear Cover-Up

Jun 9, 2014

- Leuren Moret: Fukushima radiation is intentional extermination and ecocide that HAARP Tesla technology can reverse (Exopolitics, Aug 9, 2014):

VANCOUVER, BC – In an ExopoliticsTV interview with Alfred Lambremont Webre, independent scientist Leuren Moret, MA, PhD ABD, detailed how the Fukushima site have now, through the Wigner effect, become breeder reactors, furthering an intentional global depopulation and extermination of the human (and animal species) population.

Ms. Moret reveals how the HAARP Tesla technology can be used to reverse the radiation now present in the Earth’s atmospheric column, its oceans and land masses, and terminate the intentional extermination program. Achieving control of the HAARP technology to reverse global radiation would involve either (1) persuading the controllers of HAARP to reverse their decision to exterminate or depopulated the human species, or (2) the awakening of the world population to secure control of HAARP and direct its Tesla technology to be used beneficially to reverse global radiation. Continue reading »

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Aug 15

- Local Police and Much Else Will Be Militarized As Long As Federal Government Is (Washington’s Blog, Aug 14, 2014):

Groups on the ground in St. Louis are calling for nationwide solidarity actions in support of Justice for Mike Brown and the end of police and extrajudicial killings everywhere.”

As they should. And we should all join in.

But “nationwide” and “everywhere” are odd terms to equate when discussing police militarization. Are we against extrajudicial killings (otherwise known as murder) by U.S. government employees and U.S. weapons in Pakistan? Yemen? Iraq? Gaza? And literally everywhere they occur? The militarization of local police in the United States is related to the militarization of U.S. foreign policy, which has now reached the point that bombing and “doing nothing” are generally conceived as the only two choices available. Local police are being militarized as a result of these factors: Continue reading »

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Aug 15

- Pentagon supplied St. Louis County police with military-grade weapons (PHOTOS, VIDEO) (RT, Aug 14, 2014)

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Aug 14

Mission-Accomplished-Obama

- The Iraq War Officially Begins (Again): US Troops Prepare For Rollout As US Drones Strike ISIS Positions (ZeroHedge, Aug 13, 2014):

U.S. military officials say an armed American MQ-1 Predator drone has attacked and destroyed a mortar position of Islamic militants in northern Iraq. As WaPo reports, the drone attack marks a departure for the U.S. military, which had said previously that drones were flying missions over Iraq only to collect intelligence. No boots hit the ground in the carrying out of this action…

As NBC reports,

An American MQ-1 drone strike took out a firing position that Islamic militants used to target Kurdish forces in northern Iraq, according to the U.S. military.

The military said in a statement that a U.S. drone struck and destroyed an ISIS mortar position at around 7:55 a.m. ET on Tuesday.

The mortar position was firing on Kurdish forces defending members of the Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority who were trying to evacuate the area, U.S. Central command added.

The MQ-1 Predator:

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Update:

  • U.S. SAID TO LAND TROOPS ON MT. SINJAR IN IRAQ, ABC NEWS SAYS

More: Continue reading »

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Aug 14

change-we-can-believe-in

- Obama Plans “Non-Boots-On-The-Ground Humanitarian-Adviser-Marines-Led” Yezidi Rescue Mission In Iraq (ZeroHedge, Aug 13, 2014):

Last night we nearly exploded when the adminstration tried to explain how the 130 Marines (military advisers) were non-combat troop ‘boots-on-the-ground’ in Iraq. Today, the State Department, Pentagon, and White House are all out with mind-numbing propaganda to reassure an anxious America that a planned rescue mission of ‘thousands’ of Yezidi will be entirely supported by non-combat troops.

As Reuters reports, the headlines are mind-numbing:

State Department:

  • *`IT’S A VERY DIRE HUMANITARIAN SITUATION ON THE MOUNTAIN’: HARF

Pentagon:

  • *U.S. GROUND FORCES WILL NOT BE IN COMBAT ROLE IN IRAQ: RHODES

White House:

  • WHITE HOUSE SAYS U.S. HAS NOT MADE DECISIONS ABOUT HOW TO CARRY OUT RESCUE MISSION IN NORTHERN IRAQ, WANTS OPTIONS TO GET STRANDED IRAQIS TO SAFER PLACE
  • OBAMA HAS RULED OUT USING U.S. GROUND FORCES IN COMBAT IN IRAQ, BUT THERE ARE OTHER WAYS U.S. CAN SUPPORT BRINGING IRAQIS TO SAFE PLACE -WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN
  • WHITE HOUSE CONSIDERING RANGE OF OPTIONS INCLUDING SAFE CORRIDORS AND AIRLIFTS TO MOVE STRANDED IRAQIS

But perhaps even the White House knows we are not all that dumb… Continue reading »

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Aug 14

- Death toll in Ukraine conflict doubles in 2 weeks, reaches 2,086 – UN (RT,Aug 13, 2014):

The number of killed and wounded in eastern Ukraine has doubled to 2,086 over the last two weeks, according to the UN’s “very conservative estimates”.

“This corresponds to a clear escalating trend,” UN human rights spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly told Reuters in response to a query.

Over 60 people have been killed or wounded every day, Pouilly added.

Almost 5,000 have been wounded. Continue reading »

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Aug 14

- The Roots of the Iraq and Syria Wars Go Back More than 60 Years (Washington’s Blog, Aug 13, 2014):

It’s Always Been about Oil and Pipelines

The same issues which drove war and terrorism in the Middle East in the 1930s and 1940s are still driving it today

The best way to see this is to start with today, and work backwards …

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Aug 14

- US Navy Bombing American-Made Equipment in Iraq (Intercepts/Defense News)

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Aug 13

- The REAL Reason for New U.S. and French Military Involvement In Iraq (Washington’s Blog, Aug 12, 2014):

Why We’re Bombing to Protect Erbil

Why is Obama now re-committing the U.S. military to Iraq? Why is France strongly backing military action?

Obama says it’s to protect minorities.    That’s nothing new.  Obama is the fourth president in a row to bomb Iraq … while claiming it is for humanitarian purposes.

But the architects of the Iraq War (the one which started in 2003) themselvesadmitted it was about oil.

But what about now? Why are the U.S. and France deploying military force in Iraq now? Continue reading »

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Aug 13

- IDF distributed Gaza destruction photos to motivate reservists – report (RT, Aug 12, 2014):

The IDF, which has engaged in relentless efforts to dominate social media information flows during the Gaza assault, now stands embarrassed after distributing before and after photos of the destroyed Gazan neighborhood to motivate soldiers fighting there. Continue reading »

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Aug 13

Mission-Accomplished-Obama

- If You Like Your “Boots On The Ground”, Here’s More – Obama Plans To Send 75 More ‘Advisers’ To Iraq (ZeroHedge, Aug 12, 2014):

Despite reassurances that there will be “no US combat troops in Iraq again” on Friday, it appears – thanks to nuance of spin – that President Obama has changed his mind…

  • *OBAMA SAID TO CONSIDER SENDING ABOUT 75 MILITARY ADVISERS TO IRAQ: CNN

The question we have is – when does a “military adviser” stop being an ‘assassination consultant’ and start being a troops’ boot on the ground?

As CNN reports, Continue reading »

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