THE CATHOLIC CHURCH & COMMUNISM – Who's Infiltrating Who? – CHAINSMOKE SERIES. Programs from series: Global Research News Hour. During the Vietnam War, the U.S. Army Used Drugs to Build Super Soldiers. Some historians call Vietnam the “last modern war,” others the “first postmodern war.”
Either way, it was irregular: Vietnam was not a conventional war with the frontlines, rears, enemy mobilizing its forces for an attack, or a territory to be conquered and occupied. Instead, it was a formless conflict in which former strategic and tactical principles did not apply. Stop the Next President From Waging the Next War. Russia, U.S. on Brink of Nuclear War » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind! Russia has begun moving nuclear-capable missiles into Europe after America threatened to shoot down Russian planes over Syria, greatly raising the risk of all-out war.
Russian military appears to be moving nuclear-capable Iskander-M missiles from Saint Petersburg to Kaliningrad, a Russian enclave situated between NATO members Lithuania and Poland, according to sources inside Estonia. The Iskander-M, which can fire a nuclear-armed missile over 300 miles away, is reportedly being transferred to Kaliningrad by ship approximately two years ahead of its previously scheduled deployment to the enclave. In addition to its military deployments in Kaliningrad, Russia has deployed the S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria after the Obama administration indicated covert air strikes on Syrian government forces are being considered to stop their advances in Aleppo.
U.S. Arms Transfers to Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen. Introduction The debate over the recent U.S. offer to sell M1A2 Abrams battle tanks to Saudi Arabia has raised the question of Saudi dependency on U.S. equipment for its defense needs in general and for the prosecution of its war in Yemen in particular.
Saudi Arabia has requested up to 153 tanks, 20 of which have been described by the Pentagon as being destined to replenish vehicles damaged in the war in Yemen. The deal also includes related equipment, including machine guns, grenade launchers, night vision devices, and ammunition. The tank deal, worth an estimated $1.15 billion, is the third recent offer that has involved replenishing Saudi weaponry damaged or used up in Yemen. JOHN PILGER - A WORLD WAR HAS BEGUN: BREAK THE SILENCE. 7 Things I Learned Reading Every Issue Of ISIS's Magazine. Sun Tzu, generally considered a reliable source on Good War Ideas, said something along the lines of, "You've got to know your enemy in order to beat him, because some dudes hate being kicked in the junk and others seem to enjoy it.
" The difficulty we've had defeating ISIS suggests that, maybe, we don't really understand who and what the fuck they are. Everything we hear is filtered through politicians and pundits, each with their own agenda ("You know what ISIS is afraid of? Me, Donald Goddamned Trump! "). GlobalPost Video. Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Marcos ★ Aquì Estamos (película completa en Español )(HD) Interview with Subcomandante Marcos of the EZLN. NYPD Report Radicalization in the West. Gazette. EMerging Equity. In First Law Of Its Kind, Kuwait To “DNA Tag” Everyone Like Cattle, Including All Tourists By Melissa Dykes I know, I know, this really hinders your Kuwait travel plans.
In the first law of its kind anywhere in the world, Kuwait has decided it will not only “DNA tag” everyone presently in the country as part of a new “integrated security database,” but all tourists will be required to submit a … Continue reading Why China Is Investing More Money In The US By Shannon Van Sant Chinese investment in the United States is expected to break records this year, as massive amounts of money continue to flow from China.
Chinese companies looking to expand and merge with U.S. firms are expected to invest $20 billion to $30 billion in many sectors. China Breaking News. Help for the Survivors of Sexual Violence in Northern Iraq = Obama Tolerates the Warmongers – Consortiumnews. Exclusive: President Obama is caught between the harsh realities of the Mideast and the fantasy world of Washington’s warmongers, but he prefers to risk a global catastrophe than to stand up to the neocons, the liberal hawks, the Israelis and the Saudis, a dilemma that Daniel Lazare explains.
By Daniel Lazare. Heralding the Rise of Russia. France 24 / 24-Hour News: Live from France (in English) Police terror raid near Paris ends with at least two killed, eight arrested Read more IS group attacks signal shift in strategy, says expert Read more Jewish schoolteacher stabbed by ‘IS supporters’ in Marseille Read more Fate of suspected Paris attacks 'architect' unknown Read more Russia allies with France to counter IS group Read more Two Air France flights from US diverted by bomb threats Read more California rockers return home after Bataclan attacks Read more France, Russia, US seek to tighten noose around IS group Read more All Blacks rugby legend Jonah Lomu dies aged 40 Read more Dozens killed in blast at market in Nigerian city of Yola Read more Wembley stadium erupts with French national anthem Read more.
Channel: PressTV: Iranian International News Network. A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Nov. 19. IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 19 of them.
IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy. The comments of President Rouhani that his administration does not want a particular faction to emerge triumphant in the upcoming elections dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday. Ettela’at: President Rouhani has said that he hopes judicious, capable and experienced individuals win parliamentary seats in the upcoming elections. He further said that his administration does not want a particular faction to emerge victorious in the vote. In another development, the Cabinet confirmed Fereydoon Hemmati and Mohammad Reza Khabbaz as new governors general of Qazvin and Semnan provinces. Ettela’at: Between 4,000 and 5,000 individuals are predicted to field their candidacy for the early 2016 elections. Sectarianism: A History of the Shia-Sunni Divide : syriancivilwar.
Slavoj Zizek (Mein Nachwort): In the Wake of Paris Attacks the Left Must Embrace Its Radical Western Roots. The Historic Painted Panels That Exposed the Hell of Hiroshima. Iri and Toshi Maruki, “Hiroshima Panel #2: Fire” (1950) (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic unless indicated otherwise) (click to enlarge) After the atomic bomb that led to the deaths of over 100,000 people exploded in Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, artists Iri and Toshi Maruki entered the destroyed city — Iri just three days after the blast, Toshi following her husband shortly thereafter.
The pair had traveled there from Tokyo to join friends and family and found themselves surrounded by burned buildings and charred bodies, breathing air that smelled like death, with flies and maggots the only thriving forms of life. "Rethinking the Middle East"/ Foreign Affairs, 1992. In the period immediately following the ceasefire in the Gulf War many voices were raised saying, "Everything has changed.
The Middle East will never be the same again; this is a new world, a new Middle East, and all the problems and answers are different. " And then, when the new world order failed to materialize in days, or weeks or even months, many voices—some of them the same voices—were heard saying, "Nothing has changed. Everything is back where it was before, the same actors playing the same parts and acting out the same scripts. " Momentous events may happen quickly, as they surely did in Kuwait and Iraq last year, but some time is needed to understand the changes that events have revealed, accelerated or caused. By now it is becoming increasingly clear that there are indeed many changes in the Middle East, and that while these vary considerably in their scope, scale and range, few things and few participants remain as they were before.
(2013) CIA begins weapons delivery to Syrian rebels. The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, ending months of delay in lethal aid that had been promised by the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries by the State Department of vehicles and other gear — a flow of material that marks a major escalation of the U.S. role in Syria’s civil war. The arms shipments, which are limited to light weapons and other munitions that can be tracked, began arriving in Syria at a moment of heightened tensions over threats by President Obama to order missile strikes to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for his alleged use of chemical weapons in a deadly attack near Damascus last month.
Geo-politics. The Ukraine Situation. Inside the surreal world of the Islamic State’s propaganda machine. CONFRONTING THE ‘CALIPHATE’ | This is part of an occasional series about the rise of the Islamic State militant group, its implications for the Middle East, and efforts by the U.S. government and others to undermine it. An image grab taken from a propaganda video uploaded on June 8, 2014, by the Islamic State allegedly shows militants driving in vehicles near the central Iraqi city of Tikrit. (AFP/Getty Images) PARIS ATTACKS - Classic Hegelian Dialectic. Leader's aide: Iran not to leave Assad, Abadi, resistance front alone. TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader’s top Adviser for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that Tehran will continue support for the Syrian and Iraqi governments as well as the resistance fronts in Lebanon and Palestine.
Iran has succeeded in aborting the US plots in Syria, Lebanon and Iraq by increasing necessary support for the government of President Bashar al-Assad with the help of the Hezbollah of Lebanon and the Iraqi forces, Velayati said in an interview with the Lebanese daily Al-Safir. He stressed that Tehran would never give up support for President Assad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the resistance movements in Lebanon and Palestine. Although the current situation in the region is not acceptable, Iran is optimistic about a better future, Velayati added. Today, Iran has become a great country with a strong military and security power that would prevent all from even daring to think of an attack against the country, he said.
By Fars News Agency. Decades Later, NARA Posts Documents on Guatemalan Syphilis Experiments. One of many index cards used by Dr. Cutler to record notes on the progression of his patients Washington, April 25, 2011—Between 1946 and 1948, U.S. public health researchers infected hundreds of Guatemalan prisoners, soldiers and mentally ill patients with syphilis and gonorrhea, without their knowledge or consent, in order to test the effectiveness of penicillin. The Guatemalan Death Squad Diary and the Right to Truth. Consortiumnews.com. Last week’s grotesque revelation about American public health doctors infecting nearly 700 Guatemalans with venereal disease to test penicillin from 1946-48 marked just the start of the U.S. government’s post-World War II abuse of that Central American country. In the Human Interest – Mel Gurtov. A recently discovered piece of Vietnam War history has new meaning today. The Geopolitics of World War III (2014) US defense secretary: Washington to launch ground operations in Syria, Iraq.
Chinese military gives tough words on US provocation in South China Sea. If US relations with China turn sour, there will probably be war. Professional commandos carried out Paris attacks: Historian. US warship defies Beijing to sail past disputed South China Sea islands. China has urged the United States to think twice about “making trouble” after Washington launched a direct military challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea with naval manoeuvres near two artificial islands in the region. Chinese authorities say they monitored, followed and warned US warship USS Lassen as it “illegally” entered waters near the disputed reefs, and urged Washington to “immediately correct its mistake”.
“The operation has begun … It will be complete within a few hours,” a senior US defence official was quoted as saying by Reuters. The guided-missile destroyer reportedly received orders to travel within 12-nautical miles (22.2km, or 13.8 miles) of the Spratly’s Mischief and Subi reefs, which are at the heart of a controversial Chinese island building campaign that has soured ties between Washington and Beijing. Chinese officials were not informed of Tuesday’s mission, US officials said. “They’ve gone in heavy. "Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield" - Jeremy Scahill, Amy Goodman and Noam Chomsky in Discussion. Moment of the explosion in Kharkiv. Charm Offensive — Switzerland’s ‘Polite War’ of 1847.