30. 04. 2012
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The Great Kony con

The Great Kony con

The key to understanding one’s perspective is to listen or read their perspective.  I know that we all live in a 24/7 news blitz (social engineering ),but step away from the mass media...

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30. 04. 2012
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The C.I.A.’s Misuse of Secrecy

The C.I.A.’s Misuse of Secrecy

In Yemen, Pakistan and elsewhere the C.I.A. has used drones to kill thousands of people — including several Americans. Officials have aggressively defended the controversial program, telling journalists that it is effective, lawful...

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30. 04. 2012
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CIA and Osama bin Laden

CIA and Osama bin Laden

What I’ve come to realize over the last year is not everything reported is as it seems. Whether it is news, daily activities or just making it in this extremely screwed up world,...

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30. 04. 2012
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Snipers to patrol skies over Olympic Games

Snipers to patrol skies over Olympic Games

Military snipers are to be deployed in helicopters during the London Olympics and if required will shoot pilots of low-flying aircraft that might be involved in terrorist attacks, it emerged on Monday. A...

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30. 04. 2012
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Discovered: Secret Underground Bunker

Discovered: Secret Underground Bunker

Source: Defense Tech This is every kid’s dream. Imagine traveling through a local forest and coming across an abandoned military pillbox with an open hatch leading to a massive bunker rife for exploration....

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29. 04. 2012
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If you’re paranoid, you’ve good reason to be

If you’re paranoid, you’ve good reason to be

Source: Daily Maverick Imagine a country in which every single international telephone call, email or any other kind of transaction is monitored, recorded and stored forever. A country in which secret military tribunals...

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29. 04. 2012
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Syrian state TV: Militants fire RPGs on Syrian Central Bank

Syrian state TV: Militants fire RPGs on Syrian Central Bank

Militants fired rocket-propelled grenades at the Central Bank building in Damascus and also attacked a police patrol in the capital, wounding four police, state television said on Monday. It said the attack on...

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Libya’s Gaddafi-era oil chief found floating dead in Danube

Libya’s Gaddafi-era oil chief found floating dead in Danube

  Source: Reuters Libya’s former top oil industry official, Shokri Ghanem, has been found floating dead in the River Danube in Austria, police said on Sunday. Ghanem, 69, had been chairman of Libya’s...

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US special forces team up with African forces in hunt for wanted warlord Joseph Kony

US special forces team up with African forces in hunt for wanted warlord Joseph Kony

US foreign policy/diplomacy in Africa is more than chasing a ghost in the jungle. FYI: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: Mapping Africa One Country at a Time AFRICOM’s Military Campaign: Natural Resources UGANDA OIL: US...

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Wary of Iran, Saudis seek progress on six nation Gulf union

Wary of Iran, Saudis seek progress on six nation Gulf union

Is the six nation gulf union for prosperity of the people or the House of Saud? Unilateral control of the region by means of military operations ( aka defense) will oppress/control the people,...

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29. 04. 2012
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International bankers and WWII

International bankers and WWII

Source: The Nation The Treaty of Versailles, signed at the end of WWI, was designed to rip off Germany, to further consolidate the control of international bankers over USA and Europe, and to...

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28. 04. 2012
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Brazil will increase military presence in the Amazon to protect natural resources

Brazil will increase military presence in the Amazon to protect natural resources

Source: France 24 /AFP   Brazil will boost its military presence in the Amazon region to protect its huge natural resources from any external threat, Defense Minister Celso Amorim told the Senate Thursday....

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28. 04. 2012
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US sees South America as possible China counter

US sees South America as possible China counter

Source: AP   In these days of shrinking U.S. defense budgets, the Obama administration is looking to South America to help monitor and protect the Asia-Pacific region in the years ahead. During visits...

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28. 04. 2012
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Olympic Security: Army To Station Surface To Air Missiles On Residential Flats In Bow

Olympic Security: Army To Station Surface To Air Missiles On Residential Flats In Bow

Soldiers and high velocity surface-to-air missiles are to be stationed on top of a block of residential flats to ward off airborne terror threats during the Olympics. Residents in the private, gated flats...

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27. 04. 2012
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Opposition suggests government were behind Ukraine bomb attacks in Dnipropetrovsk

Opposition suggests government were behind Ukraine bomb attacks in Dnipropetrovsk

Source: Independent A series of blasts rocked an eastern Ukrainian city today, injuring 27 people, including 9 teenagers, in what authorities believed was a terrorist attack. There was no immediate claim of responsibility....

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27. 04. 2012
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Afghanistan Priority: Energy Security

Afghanistan Priority: Energy Security

Source: Oilprice A lot has happened in Afghanistan in recent days intrinsic more to geopolitics than to Afghanistan itself: Russia-US joint anti-drugs operations are in being put in full swing, Russia has offered...

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27. 04. 2012
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Iraq’s Coming Civil War

Iraq’s Coming Civil War

Source: Indepth Africa As the Obama Administration tries to hammer together an American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the body count from his disastrous retreat from Iraq is swiftly rising. Last week alone there were...

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27. 04. 2012
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Romanian government toppled in no confidence vote

Romanian government toppled in no confidence vote

Source: Euractiv The Romanian government, which had been in office for just two months, fell on Friday (27 April) after losing a vote of confidence in parliament. A new government is expected to...

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27. 04. 2012
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U.S. Amasses Stealth Jet Armada Near Iran

U.S. Amasses Stealth Jet Armada Near Iran

The U.S. Air Force is quietly assembling the world’s most powerful air-to-air fighting team at bases near Iran. Stealthy F-22 Raptors on their first front-line deployment have joined a potent mix of active-duty...

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26. 04. 2012
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Georgia wants Russia out of separatist regions

Georgia wants Russia out of separatist regions

Do not think this will be happening any time soon. FYI: Ex-K.G.B. Agent Said to Win South Ossetia Presidency Russian Air Assault Units to Expand into the Caucasus and Central Asia   Source:...

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26. 04. 2012
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Déjà vu: Syrian ‘transitional government’ set up in Paris

Déjà vu: Syrian ‘transitional government’ set up in Paris

Source: SBS/AFP Exiled Syrian businessman Nofal Dawalibi announced in Paris on Thursday the setting up of a “transitional government to answer the needs of the Syrian opposition.” “The situation in Syria is getting...

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26. 04. 2012
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Island dispute of Iran escalates

Island dispute of Iran escalates

Source:Vestnik Vali Esmaili, a member of the Iranian parliamentary commission for home affairs, said that a new bill was developed to merge Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunb into the Persian Gulf Province....

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Predicted: In 15 Years, 90% of News Stories Will Be Written by Algorithms

Predicted: In 15 Years, 90% of News Stories Will Be Written by Algorithms

If you have not figured it out yet, the news is already scripted with lies and truth. Whether the news is produced by algorithms or journalists, it is a script intertwined with deception...

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26. 04. 2012
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Turkey’s TPAO starts oil, natural gas search in northern Cyprus

Turkey’s TPAO starts oil, natural gas search in northern Cyprus

Source: Today’s Zaman Turkey began exploratory drilling for oil and gas on Thursday in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (KKTC), escalating a dispute over who is entitled to the Mediterranean island’s potential...

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Philippines-China standoff could spin out of hand

Philippines-China standoff could spin out of hand

Source: AP   It started like many other minor confrontations over the specks of isles dotting some of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. But the risks in the latest flare-up over a South...

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26. 04. 2012
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The China pivot and the US ‘siege’ strategy

The China pivot and the US ‘siege’ strategy

Source: Asia Times On January 5, the Pentagon released a strategic review. The document itself was not particularly novel. The Pentagon regularly does strategy reviews, trying, like a modern version of the Oracle...

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26. 04. 2012
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Israel army chief: other nations in position to strike Iran

Israel army chief: other nations in position to strike Iran

Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz did not specify which nations might be willing to support or take direct action against Iran. Still, his comments were one of the strongest hints yet that Israel may...

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26. 04. 2012
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The Illusion of Choice: The 10 corporations that control everything you buy

      Source: The Illusion of Choice

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26. 04. 2012
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China is taking control of Asia’s water tower

China is taking control of Asia’s water tower

Source: New Scientist ITS vast ice sheets and monsoon run-off make the Tibetan plateau one of the largest sources of fresh water on an increasingly thirsty planet. It supplies 1.3 billion people with...

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25. 04. 2012
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TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

TSA screeners charged in LA drug trafficking probe

Source: BW Two former and two current Transportation Security Administration employees were accused of allowing large amounts of cocaine and other drugs to pass through X-ray machines at security checkpoints in exchange for...

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AP Interview: Iraqi Kurd leader hints at secession

AP Interview: Iraqi Kurd leader hints at secession

Source: AP The president of Iraq’s self-rule Kurdish region demanded Wednesday that Shiite leaders agree on sharing power with their political opponents by September or else the Kurds could consider breaking away from...

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25. 04. 2012
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29,000 U.S. troops ‘axed within 5 years’

29,000 U.S. troops ‘axed within 5 years’

Source: Belfast Telegraph The US Army could axe as many as 24,000 enlisted staff and up to 5,000 officers within five years to meet a projected reduction in the force driven by budget...

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25. 04. 2012
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White House approves broader Yemen drone campaign

White House approves broader Yemen drone campaign

Source: Washington Post The United States has begun launching drone strikes against suspected al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen under new authority approved by President Obama that allows the CIA and the military to fire...

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West Africa bloc to send troops to coup-hit Guinea-Bissau

West Africa bloc to send troops to coup-hit Guinea-Bissau

West African regional bloc ECOWAS plans to send more than 600 troops to Guinea-Bissau in coming days to protect institutions and political figures after a military coup there, a senior ECOWAS source and...

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25. 04. 2012
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Naryshkin Calls for Establishment of Eurasian Economic Union Parliament

Naryshkin Calls for Establishment of Eurasian Economic Union Parliament

Source: RIA Novosti   Russia’s State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin has called for the establishment of a directly elected Eurasian Parliament. “Recently there have been notable ‘breakthroughs’ in the Eurasian integration direction,” Naryshkin...

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25. 04. 2012
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It may only smell like oil and fish on the South China Sea

It may only smell like oil and fish on the South China Sea

East/West military strategic policy in the South China Sea is to secure natural resource hubs. FYI: Nearly 7,000 US, Filipino troops start exercises near disputed South China Sea waters US to send combat...

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What Are Israeli Drones Doing in Azerbaijan?

What Are Israeli Drones Doing in Azerbaijan?

Source: Fars News Agency Azerbaijan has recently purchased military equipment from Israel for an amount of $1.6 billion. Details of this purchase were never mentioned, but now the veil of secrecy is being...

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25. 04. 2012
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Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

Occupy Sites Help Cops, Corps Track Occupiers

Big Data is everywhere. Occupy Wall Street protesters, however, are dealing with a special challenge: Online marketers and analytics firms tracing the minutiae of their lives–including their email contacts and physical location–and possibly...

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24. 04. 2012
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NATO war games in the Arctic

NATO war games in the Arctic

Source: Pravda Under some pretext, NATO troops remained for several days on the territory of northern Norway and Sweden, for war games, called Exercise Cold Response 2012. These maneuvers, carried out in mid-March,...

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24. 04. 2012
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The Pentagon Is Taking The Fight With Iran Straight To South America

The Pentagon Is Taking The Fight With Iran Straight To South America

News Agencies are members of the propaganda machine to publish without questioning the analysis report from the Pentagon. Do you truly believe the  Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps  are expanding military/covert operations into Central...

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24. 04. 2012
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Authorities of Kyrgyzstan have become hostages of geopolitical fight of national interests between the U.S. and Russia in Central Asia

Authorities of Kyrgyzstan have become hostages of geopolitical fight of national interests between the U.S. and Russia in Central Asia

Source: 24.kg news agency “Authorities of Kyrgyzstan have become hostages of geopolitical fight of national interests between the U.S. and Russia in Central Asia,” the Professor of Madrid University Kadyr Malikov told 24.kg...

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23. 04. 2012
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South Sudan Says It Will No Longer Export Oil Through Sudan

South Sudan Says It Will No Longer Export Oil Through Sudan

Source: BW South Sudan’s government will no longer export crude via neighboring Sudan and all future negotiations between the two countries will exclude oil, said Pagan Amum, South Sudan’s chief negotiator. South Sudan...

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The Navy’s Hunter-Killers: Tomahawks and Small Drones

The Navy’s Hunter-Killers: Tomahawks and Small Drones

Source: Defense Tech The newest versions of the Navy’s Tomahawk cruise missile can be rediriected in flight to hit moving targets but now the sea service is working to joining Tomahawks and small...

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Former GCHQ head calls for greater surveillance of Facebook and Twitter

Former GCHQ head calls for greater surveillance of Facebook and Twitter

Source: Independent The former head of GCHQ Sir David Omand called for greater surveillance of Facebook and Twitter today, reigniting the debate on how much the state should be allowed to snoop on...

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The Mounting Military Confrontation: Egypt-Israel

The Mounting Military Confrontation: Egypt-Israel

Source: Times of Israel   In remarks apparently directed at Israel, Field Marshal Muhammad Hussein Tantawi, the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) and the country’s de facto leader, threatened...

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US scientists say bio viruses may hack human brain

US scientists say bio viruses may hack human brain

Source: Voice of Russia   US scientists claim that ‘hacking’ a human brain and then controlling a person is a matter of time. According to the scientists, synthetic biology, which is a new...

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Pentagon creates new espionage unit

Pentagon creates new espionage unit

Source: Washington Post The Pentagon is planning to ramp up its spying operations against high-priority targets such as Iran under an intelligence reorganization approved last week by Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a...

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Iran cuts off Internet access to oil refineries following malware attack

Iran cuts off Internet access to oil refineries following malware attack

Iran’s Ministry of Oil has cut off Internet accessto six oil refineries following an apparent cyber attack targeting their networks, it was widely reported on Monday. Representatives of the ministry said it has...

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Congressional Report: US Stockpiling Weapons in Israel

Congressional Report: US Stockpiling Weapons in Israel

Source: Arutz Sheva A U.S. Congressional report reveals that the America military has stockpiled in Israel $800 million worth of Israeli weapons for emergencies, and the amount may grow by 50 percent. The...

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What privacy? Navizon I.T.S. tracks any Wi-Fi-enabled device inside buildings

What privacy? Navizon I.T.S. tracks any Wi-Fi-enabled device inside buildings

Source: Digital Trends If you’re in the public or even at your home, as long as technology is around, privacy cannot be taken for granted. Need proof? Meet Florida-based location service company, Navizon....

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What if they get Stingers?

What if they get Stingers?

Source: The Nation LAHORE – With the resource-rich Balochistan province fast turning into a battlefield for international players, the country’s top leadership as well as security agencies are extremely worried over the possibility...

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Israel ready to strike Iran, Lebanon, Gaza if ordered, says military chief

Source: Al Arabiya/AFP Israeli forces are carrying out more special operations beyond the country’s borders and will be ready to attack Iran’s nuclear sites, Gaza and Lebanon if ordered, the chief-of-staff said in...

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US, Jordan planning large-scale military drill in May: “Eager Lion”

US, Jordan planning large-scale military drill in May: “Eager Lion”

Source: AP Top military commanders say the US and Jordan will conduct a large-scale military exercise next month. Jordan’s Petra news agency says the drills will involve 17 other countries. The goals are...

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Iran And India: A Tangled Web Of Oil And Geopolitics

Iran And India: A Tangled Web Of Oil And Geopolitics

Source: IBT India and Iran have had a long relationship stretching back to ancient times. Iranian (or Persian) influence has produced a deep imprint upon Indian art, poetry, architecture and literature. With periodic...

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21. 04. 2012
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External Secret Agencies Behind Sectarian Terrorism

External Secret Agencies Behind Sectarian Terrorism

  Source: Kashmir Watch In the last few years, Pakistan has been facing suicide attacks, bomb blasts, abductions, targeted-killings ethnic violence coupled with sporadic battles of the security forces with the militants in...

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China’s military warns of confrontation over seas

China’s military warns of confrontation over seas

Source: Reuters China’s military warned the United States on Saturday that U.S.-Philippine military exercises have raised risks of armed confrontation over the disputed South China Sea, in the toughest high-level warning yet after...

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20. 04. 2012
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Pentagon Pushes For Greater Spy Powers; Wants To Run Businesses, Like CIA

Pentagon Pushes For Greater Spy Powers; Wants To Run Businesses, Like CIA

Source: AOL Defense “Expansion of this authority is necessary to permit DOD to conduct revenue-generating commercial activities to protect such operations and would provide an important safeguard for U.S. military forces conducting hazardous...

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Russians move into East Med gas fracas

Russians move into East Med gas fracas

Source: UPI The Russians appear to be making a determined bid to secure a stake in the energy boom in the eastern Mediterranean despite the danger of conflict. Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus, Greece and...

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‘Uganda will back south in Sudan war’

‘Uganda will back south in Sudan war’

Source: IOL News Uganda’s top military official said the country would back its newly-independent northern neighbour South Sudan if it went to war with Sudan, a newspaper quoted him as saying on Friday....

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‘Huge’ water resource exists under Africa

Destabilize African governments through the use of terrorist operatives and wars. Declare unilateral humanitarian military intervention to protect women and children(actually killing more than protecting). Deploy the “Fixers” to raid the countries. The...

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19. 04. 2012
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Myths of a limited Israeli-Iranian war

Myths of a limited Israeli-Iranian war

Source: Al-Ahram The mounting threat of a US-Israeli military attack against Iran is based on many factors including: the recent military history of both countries in the region; public pronouncements by US and...

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19. 04. 2012
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World War III an Energy War

World War III an Energy War

Source: Indepth Africa Vadim VIKHROV This April, the gas sector news centered around the traditional issues of production, supplies, and plans for the cultivation of recently discovered deposits occasionally bordered on battlefield reports....

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Nigeria opens secret prison for sect

Nigeria opens secret prison for sect

But Deb MacLean, a U.S. Embassy spokeswoman, told the AP that she was unaware of the new detention center and said that the U.S. had no role in it. Doubtful. FYI: United States...

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19. 04. 2012
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Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Source: Arutz Sheva The war of words between Tehran and the six-members of the Gulf Cooperation Council over three disputed islands continues to escalate. Iran’s ground forces commander warned the military is ready...

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European Parliament agrees to send airline passenger data to U.S.

European Parliament agrees to send airline passenger data to U.S.

Source: Computerworld The European Parliament on Thursday approved a controversial data transfer agreement with the U.S. that had sharply divided legislators. The bilateral PNR (passenger name register) agreement requires European airlines to pass...

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18. 04. 2012
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CIA ‘wants more’ drone strikes in Yemen

CIA ‘wants more’ drone strikes in Yemen

Permission? Boots are on the ground with drones in the sky. FYI: US forces back Yemeni assault on al-Qa’ida U.S. security team [CIA and Special Forces] attacked in Yemen, bomb injures 22  ...

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Israel-Cyprus Deal on Gas as Lebanon Refuses Negotiation: Energy

Israel-Cyprus Deal on Gas as Lebanon Refuses Negotiation: Energy

Source: Bloomberg Israel’s biggest gas discovery, potentially turning the fuel importer into an exporter, is prompting a race by nations from Lebanon to Turkey to tap similar deposits in disputed waters of the...

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18. 04. 2012
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The CIA Wants Your Kids

The CIA Wants Your Kids

Source: Council on Foreign Relations [...] In an effort to counter some myths and misperceptions, create positive associations, and recruit future employees, eleven of the seventeen agencies of the IC have web pages...

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18. 04. 2012
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Abkhazia ex-minister kills self amid assassination probe

Abkhazia ex-minister kills self amid assassination probe

Source: AFP A former interior minister of Georgia’s breakaway region of Abkhazia has committed suicide to avoid arrest for allegedly trying to kill the enclave’s leader, local media reported Wednesday. Almasbey Kchach shot...

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18. 04. 2012
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Homeland Security’s ‘Pre-Crime’ Screening Will Never Work

Homeland Security’s ‘Pre-Crime’ Screening Will Never Work

The corporate controlled media convicts people everyday before arrests/trials. What is going to stop Future Attribute Screening Technology. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— [...] The U.S. Department of Homeland security is working on a project called FAST,...

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17. 04. 2012
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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: Mapping Africa One Country at a Time

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency: Mapping Africa One Country at a Time

Source: AFRICOM When the U.S. military wants to head into un-chartered, or minimally chartered territory, they call on the experts of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, or the NGA. By compiling the most current...

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Israel develops new weapons for next war: Deep Corps, Drones; Backpack Radar and Cyberweapons

Israel develops new weapons for next war: Deep Corps, Drones; Backpack Radar and Cyberweapons

Source: UPI Amid a flurry of warnings that Lebanon and Hezbollah will be hammered in any new conflict, the Israeli military unveiled a new 120mm tank shell said to be able to penetrate...

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India Preparing To Test ‘China-Killer’ Nuclear Missile

India Preparing To Test ‘China-Killer’ Nuclear Missile

  Less than a week after North Korea’s failed rocket launch, India may be on the verge of test-firing a nuclear-capable missile that has the ability to reach all parts of Asia and...

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War Game: Israeli Air Strike Deals Severe Blow to Iran Nukes

War Game: Israeli Air Strike Deals Severe Blow to Iran Nukes

Source: Arutz Sheva In a simulation war game featuring Israelis in senior positions, Israel loses 10 fighter jets in a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities and manages to set back the Iranian nuclear...

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Flashpoint: Japan will buy disputed islands in East China Sea

Flashpoint: Japan will buy disputed islands in East China Sea

Source: AP Tokyo’s outspoken governor says the city has decided to buy a group of disputed islands in the East China Sea to bolster Japanese claims to the territory, a move that could...

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Blackhawk Training Excercises in Chicago Skies for Upcoming NATO Summit

Blackhawk Training Excercises in Chicago Skies for Upcoming NATO Summit

Source: Fox Chicago Blackhawks and A/MH-6 Little Bird helicopters used by special forces circling low through downtown Chicago skies made for a scary scene along the Chicago River, as they rattled windows flying...

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The Age of American Shadow Power

The Age of American Shadow Power

Source: Middle East Online/The Nation The Obama administration’s severe unilateral sanctions on Iran and attempts to cut that country off from the world banking system have a shadow power aspect, says Juan Cole....

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Sudanese army disrupts American and Israeli weapons supply in south Kordofan

Sudanese army disrupts American and Israeli weapons supply in south Kordofan

Source: Arham Sudanese sources claim that the Sudanese military successfully cut supply operations to South Sudanese forces in Heglig, south Kordofan. Sources quoted in the press claim that Sudanese forces destroyed all military...

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Final volume in CIA’s official history of Bay of Pigs invasion still in dispute

Final volume in CIA’s official history of Bay of Pigs invasion still in dispute

Fifty-one years after a CIA-backed exile force hit the beaches of Cuba for what became known as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the Central Intelligence Agency is still fighting the release of the...

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Saakashvili: Georgia is sure to restore territorial integrity

Saakashvili: Georgia is sure to restore territorial integrity

Source: Trend Az   Georgia will be united and restore its territorial integrity, President Mikheil Saakashvili told reporters after the Easter service last night at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Tbilisi....

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Russia overtakes UK and France in global arms spending league table

Russia overtakes UK and France in global arms spending league table

Source: Guardian Global spending on weapons totals more than $1.7tn (£1tn), and Russia has overtaken Britain and France to take third place in the world league table, according to the latest figures released...

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Chess game called Iran

Chess game called Iran

Source: Today’s Zaman Israel and Washington are seeking to overthrow or at least weaken the Iranian regime at all costs. Using the advantage of their positions in the global balance of power and...

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U.S. Special Operation Forces moving slowly against Joseph Kony and his militia

U.S. Special Operation Forces moving slowly against Joseph Kony and his militia

Joseph Kony and his militia will continue to exist. And as long as Kony and his militia exist in the media  it provides a  reason to establish a military platform in Uganda as...

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Sudan’s Oil Dispute and Regional Economic Complex

Sudan’s Oil Dispute and Regional Economic Complex

Recent events in East Africa including economic concessions that brought together Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan have reflected negatively to two neighbors, Uganda and Sudan. While Uganda was aggrieved by the rail, oil pipeline, and refinery dealbetween Nairobi and...

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The Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret

The Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret

[...] The first use of modern drones came during the Vietnam War, when the Pentagon tested unmanned aerial vehicles for what the military called ISR: intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. “Vietnam was decisive to...

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Han Kuang military drills begin today

Han Kuang military drills begin today

Source: Taipei Times   Taiwan will launch large-scale exercises involving three of the four branches of the military today to strengthen the country’s defenses amid a growing threat from China. The annual Han...

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World’s armies circle as Arctic warms to reveal untapped supplies of oil and gas

World’s armies circle as Arctic warms to reveal untapped supplies of oil and gas

Source: AP/MSNBC To the world’s military leaders, the debate over climate change is long over. They are preparing for a new kind of Cold War in the Arctic, anticipating that rising temperatures there...

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Google says snooping on Wi-Fi networks isn’t illegal

Google says snooping on Wi-Fi networks isn’t illegal

[...] The Times wrote about the FCC report: “Although a world leader in digital search capability, Google took the position that searching its employees’ e-mail ‘would be a time-consuming and burdensome task,’” the...

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Nearly 7,000 US, Filipino troops start exercises near disputed South China Sea waters

Nearly 7,000 US, Filipino troops start exercises near disputed South China Sea waters

Source: Washington Post U.S. and Philippine military officials say nearly 7,000 American and Filipino troops have begun two weeks of major military exercises but they stress that China is not an imaginary target....

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Friends fear Briton Neil Heywood poisoned in China will be named a spy

Friends fear Briton Neil Heywood poisoned in China will be named a spy

Source: Australian Chinese sources say that the sole purpose of suggesting that the Old Harrovian fixer was an MI6 agent would be to deal another blow to the reputation of Bo Xilai, the...

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Scientists to build ‘human brain’ Supercomputer

Scientists to build ‘human brain’ Supercomputer

This will be the last time I aggregate this Human Brain Supercomputer report until the project scientists actually build the damn thing. Almost to the year, the Daily Mail is recycling the same...

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DARPA’s Creepy Robotic Humanoid Becomes a Stair Master

DARPA’s Creepy Robotic Humanoid Becomes a Stair Master

Source: Geekosystem When we last saw a robotic humanoid from Boston Dynamics, it was PETMAN strutting it’s stuff on a moving walkway and doing pushups. Now, the bot’s developers and the Defense Advanced...

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15. 04. 2012
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U.K. general warns Argentina may try to seize Falklands

U.K. general warns Argentina may try to seize Falklands

Source: Calgary Herald   Argentina could reinvade the Falklands once the furor over the 30th anniversary events has died down and Britain lowers its guard, the former commander of British land forces has...

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14. 04. 2012
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German Ship Carrying Weapons Stopped Near Syria

German Ship Carrying Weapons Stopped Near Syria

At this time I am not positive which entity was on the receiving end of the military  equipment. Free Syrian Army or Assad?  Here’s a thought. A German owned freighter  loaded with heavy...

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13. 04. 2012
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The Scramble For the Arctic

The Scramble For the Arctic

Source: Money Morning   What’s Up for Grabs? Energy, for starters. The Arctic Circle includes the northern-most parts of Canada, Russia, America, Sweden, Norway, Iceland and Finland. Some of these countries have already...

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13. 04. 2012
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Russia May Consider Establishing Private Military Companies

Russia May Consider Establishing Private Military Companies

Source: Ria Novosti   Russia may create private military companies and possibly use them for missions abroad. Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin mentioned this possibility after he delivered his report on the...

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13. 04. 2012
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India places order for Electronic Warfare system with a Canadian company

India places order for Electronic Warfare system with a Canadian company

Source: NDTV In a bid to strengthen its Electronic Warfare (EW) system, Bangalore-based Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) has placed an order with a Canadian company for supply of high tech electronic equipment....

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13. 04. 2012
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US secret service agents sent home from summit over claims of misconduct

US secret service agents sent home from summit over claims of misconduct

Source: Guardian US secret service agents accompanying Barack Obama to a summit in Colombia have been relieved of their duties and sent home after allegations of personal misconduct. A secret service spokesman would...

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13. 04. 2012
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Russia bans transit of NATO heroin through its territory

Russia bans transit of NATO heroin through its territory

Source: Voltaire Net   At the 2008 NATO summit in Bucharest, President Dmitry Medvedev renewed the offer to make Russian rail lines available for the transportation of non-military material from Europe to Afghanistan...

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Iran ships “off radar” as Tehran conceals oil sales

Iran ships “off radar” as Tehran conceals oil sales

If penguins can be tracked by satellites (Satellites Used To Track Penguins From Space ), Iranian oil tankers leaving port can be tracked by military satellites.   —————————————————————————————————————————————————–   Source: Reuters   Iran...

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