17. 04. 2014
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Syrian oil plundered by armed groups

          Source: Al Monitor News on the situation of Syria’s northeastern oil fields is not pleasant. Governmental authorities, however, do not have the required tools to change the course of sabotage...

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15. 04. 2014
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SOFT POWER: Pentagon’s psychological operations, State Department and USAID’s information operations intended to influence local populations

              Source: US News The United States Department of Defense used it recently in Yemen and Pakistan. The U.S. State Department is using it right now in...

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14. 04. 2014
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Canada prepared for possible military mission in Syria, defence documents show

                Source: National Post Canadian defence and diplomatic officials have been quietly working on plans for possible Canadian military missions — as well as shoring up...

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12. 04. 2014
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Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

Source: PhilStar/AP The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning,...

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10. 04. 2014
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Inside the FBI’s Hostage and Rescue Team secret operations with JSOC

          Source: Washington Post The FBI’s transformation from a crime-fighting agency to a counterterrorism organization in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has been well-documented. Less widely...

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06. 04. 2014
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Obama’s Redline, Erdoğan’s False Flag and the Rat Line Channel Highway into Syria

            Source: London Review of Books Seymour M. Hersh [...] The full extent of US co-operation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in assisting the rebel opposition in...

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04. 04. 2014
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Airbridge transporting jihadis from Jordan to Turkey

Source: al-akhbar Turkey is not alone in supporting jihadis in the battles in Latakia’s northern countryside. Recent information revealed the existence of an airbridge between Jordan and Turkey, transporting jihadis after they are...

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04. 04. 2014
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Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

Source: SCMP [...] “There is a shadow state within the state that is capturing the economy, the military power, political power and the social base,” says Javed Noorani, researcher with Integrity Watch Afghanistan...

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02. 04. 2014
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Israel to Go ‘Deep Into Lebanon’ in Future Hezbollah Clash

Source: Algemeiner It is building up an arsenal of surface-to-surface rockets and missiles that has surpassed 100,000 projectiles, according to Israeli intelligence estimates. “This is a disappearing enemy, which has set up its...

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02. 04. 2014
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Chances of war between China and Japan increasing, says ex-PLA officer Luo Yuan

Source: South China Morning  Post A retired senior officer in the People’s Liberation Army has said a war with Japan over territorial disputes is becoming increasing likely and that China is more than...

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02. 04. 2014
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US military protecting international banking cartel

Source: Press TV “My assessment is that 90% of the value of the US dollar comes from the US military.” — Former Assistant Housing Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts For decades, America has used...

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01. 04. 2014
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The CIA Is Expanding America’s Covert War In Syria

            Source: Mintpress News The Obama administration may green-light shipments of shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles to Syrian opponents of Bashar al-Assad and expand covert CIA training and assistance in...

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25. 03. 2014
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Turkey’s military plan to rescue its soldiers in Syria revealed

Source: Al Monitor [...] According to information provided by sources, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK ) comprehensive plans are ready. Reports talk of three different action plans, according to different scenarios. Air intervention first...

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22. 03. 2014
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U.S. shifts Syria proxy strategy to ‘southern front’: CIA operatives giving cash-stuffed envelopes to rebel fighters

            Source: LA Times The Free Syrian Army commander, head of a moderate rebel force fighting just across the border in southern Syria, watched helplessly for months as better-funded Islamist...

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20. 03. 2014
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Opium production jumps near British base in Afghanistan

            Source: BBC The opium-growing area around Britain’s main base in Afghanistan nearly quadrupled between 2011 and 2013, the UK government has said. Poppy fields took up 19,136...

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20. 03. 2014
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Project for a New American Century: Iraq invasion was about oil

            Source: Guardian Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the 2003 Iraq War – yet to this day, few media reflections on the conflict accurately explore the extent to which...

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19. 03. 2014
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A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Russian and Ukrainian Militaries

              Source: Atlantic The worst-case scenario in the Russia-Ukraine crisis would be a war between the two states. How do their respective forces compare? Russia has about...

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19. 03. 2014
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US funding ghost workers across Afghanistan: Report

        Source: Reuters   | Press TV A senior western audit officer has raised fresh concerns that US funds meant to help pay Afghan police salaries may instead be going to...

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18. 03. 2014
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Lebanon’s Army, Outmatched by Hezbollah, Seeks to Strengthen Its Hand

          Source: NextCity “The security situation,” as it is vaguely referred to in Lebanon, is deteriorating rapidly. The conflict in Syria has long surpassed spillage into its tiny neighbor....

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15. 03. 2014
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How to win wars by influencing people’s behaviour

          Source: Guardian In 1955 Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who led the project that developed the first atomic bomb, addressed the American Psychological Society. He warned that both physics...

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10. 03. 2014
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New Maps of Afghanistan Provide “Fingerprint” of Natural Resources

              Source: USGS A coalition of scientists from the United States and Afghanistan today released high tech maps that will help Afghanistan chart a course for future...

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10. 03. 2014
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Eritrea vs Ethiopia, Northern Sudan vs Uganda proxy and oil wars in South Sudan: Analysts

              Source: anyuakmedia As ongoing fighting in South Sudan shatters any pretence of a ceasefire between government troops and rebels, analysts fear the conflict could engulf the region,...

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08. 03. 2014
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U.S. sends additional Special Forces to train Jordanian and Iraqi forces

Source: Reuters he United States recently sent a small number of special forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration’s effort to...

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07. 03. 2014
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How technology can spot a war before it starts

Source: Slate The date is June 30, 2012. Computer scientist Naren Ramakrishnan is in his Virginia Tech lab watching a map of the Americas on his computer screen. A band of hundreds of...

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05. 03. 2014
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What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?

  Source: The Week The chances that the U.S. and Russia will clash militarily over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine are very, very slim. Ukraine isn’t a member of NATO, and President Obama isn’t likely to...

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27. 02. 2014
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The Next Battle in the Syrian Civil War May Actually Take Place in Lebanon

Source: Vocativ The Lebanese border town of Arsal has become a hub for Syrian rebels. And many say it’s only a matter of time before Hezbollah attacks ARSAL, LEBANON—The emergency room is full...

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26. 02. 2014
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Inside the Army’s First Field Manual for Cyber Electromagnetic War

Source: Defense One The Pentagon long has made a big effort to showcase its budding cyberwarfare capabilities. But the military has been less forthcoming about a key, more tangible component of cyber — electronic...

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24. 02. 2014
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What is happening in Ukraine and Syria – is Western project , a new type of war

Source: KM Translated In Munich, recently completed safety conference . The main issue on the agenda was the situation in Ukraine and Syria. Stroke Conference and its outcome in an exclusive interview KM.RU...

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20. 02. 2014
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‘Windfalls of war’: Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan

Source: Fox News The United States government has paid a company based in Switzerland more than $5 billion to feed the troops in Afghanistan, and thanks to a succession of no-bid contract extensions,...

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