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‘Bomb the Sh*t Out Of Them!’ – Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week Than Obama in a Year

The Ron Paul Institute Written by Daniel McAdams THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target got away, President Donald Trump has escalated US military involvement in the tragic Yemen conflict to an unprecedented level. … Continue reading

The U.S. Had a Plan to Topple All 7 Countries on Trump’s Refugee Ban List

ANTIMEDIA) According to Reuters, Donald Trump is set to sign an executive order that would include a temporary refugee ban on and a suspension of visas for citizens of Syria and six other Middle Eastern and African countries. The list is expected to include Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. If those countries … Continue reading

Trump registered eight companies in Saudi Arabia during campaign

The Hill Reports: President-elect Donald Trump registered eight companies during his presidential campaign that appear to be tied to hotel interests in Saudi Arabia, according to a report in The Washington Post. Trump registered the companies in August 2015, shortly after launching his presidential bid, according to The Post. The companies were registered under names … Continue reading

Obama DOJ drops charges against alleged broker of Libyan weapons

Politico The Obama administration is moving to dismiss charges against an arms dealer it had accused of selling weapons that were destined for Libyan rebels. Lawyers for the Justice Department on Monday filed a motion in federal court in Phoenix to drop the case against the arms dealer, an American named Marc Turi, whose lawyers … Continue reading

Presidential candidate Clinton says removing Assad in Syria is No. 1 priority

Hillary Clinton reaffirms her commitment to toppling Nation States and leaders that are inconvenient to US interests in the Middle East. Reuters reports: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday said removing President Bashar al-Assad is the top priority in Syria. Clinton, speaking at a town hall meeting in Hollis, said the United States … Continue reading

U.S. MILITARY NOW SAYS ISIS LEADER WAS HELD IN NOTORIOUS ABU GHRAIB PRISON

In the aftermath of the Iraq War, the US military imprisoned Islamic extremists side by side with Baathists and former Iraqi military personnel. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State, was one of those extremists, apparently. Much of the US government’s bungling in Iraq led directly to the creation of ISIS. Since then, … Continue reading

We Were Lied To About 9/11 – Episode 20 – Brian McGlinchey

Jon Gold Brian McGlinchey is the founder and director of 28Pages.org, an information and activism hub for the growing, nonpartisan movement to declassify a 28-page finding on foreign government support of the 9/11 hijackers. A native of Philadelphia who now lives in San Antonio, McGlinchey studied political science at Bucknell University, was a U.S. Army … Continue reading

Erdogan Suspected of Orchestrating Coup Against Self

I really don’t know a whole lot about Turkey, but here’s a start from Abreu Report: But it’s not Mr. Gulen’s followers that Mr. Erdogan is primarily concerned with; his primary concern lies in the nearly 3 million-strong army of Syrians which he will soon allow to become Turkish citizens. To complete his takeover of … Continue reading

US to send 560 more troops to Iraq to prepare for attack on Isis stronghold

The Guardian reports: Buoyed by recapturing Falluja from the Islamic State and the seizure of an airbase on Saturday, US and Iraqi officials are intensifying plans for an assault on Mosul, the terror group’s last urban stronghold in Iraq. The US will send 560 more troops to the newly taken base, around 40 miles south … Continue reading

C.I.A. Arms for Syrian Rebels Supplied Black Market, Officials Say

The US Government is supplying the black market for weapons in the Middle East and arming ISIS while while simultaneously debating over how far to expand gun restrictions on it’s own population. The New York Times By MARK MAZZETTI and ALI YOUNES JUNE 26, 2016 AMMAN, Jordan — Weapons shipped into Jordan by the Central … Continue reading