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Let Them Eat Carbon

Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy Targets the Developing World for Future Profits.

Congress concerned about Russia nuclear treaty, introduces new measures

Members of US Congress, who are concerned that Russia may quit the New START nuclear arms treaty amid the crisis in Ukraine, have introduced new measures.

Baiting Dragons, Bears and Lions - A Dangerous Game for Washington

Baiting the Russian Bear, the Chinese Dragon, and the Iranian Lion has proven to be bad politics and bad politics produce bad results.

US sends assault ship with 1,000 Marines to Libya, asks Americans to 'depart immediately'

The US is sending 1,000 Marines in an amphibious assault ship to Libya's coast as a “precautionary” move should the US embassy require evacuation, a US official said. Security concerns also led the US to suggest Americans in Libya "depart immediately."

Why War Is Inevitable — Paul Craig Roberts

Memorial Day is when we commemorate our war dead. Like the Fourth of July, Memorial Day is being turned into a celebration of war.

Washington Post Seeks US-Patrolled 'Safe Zone' in Syria

Neocons never blush at their own hypocrisies, demanding Russia respect international law and do nothing to protect eastern Ukrainians, while demanding President Obama ignore international law and create a rebel “safe zone” in Syria.

Karzai refused to meet Obama at Bagram Air Base, says US official

Afghan President Hamid Karzai was offered a meeting with President Barack Obama at Bagram Air Base outside Kabul but declined, a US official said Sunday.

US Imposes Sanctions Against Russia to Gain Business Advantage in Europe – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested on Friday that the United States planned to receive competitive advantages in trade and economic ties with Europe by insisting on sanctions against Russia.

Sheriff Confirms Seven Dead in California Shootings

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown revealed new details about Friday night's drive by shootings in Isla Vista during a Saturday morning news conference, including a new death toll and a possible link to an ominous YouTube video.

Pentagon to shutdown over 20 facilities across Europe

The US military announced Friday it was closing down 21 military facilities in half a dozen countries across Europe, a move the Pentagon said would trim $60 million in fat annually.

Is Putin caving in to Western pressure?

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the international business conference in St Petersburg that his government would recognize the results of the presidential election being held this weekend in Ukraine.

Putin blames West for inciting civil war in Ukraine

Ongoing events in Ukraine were a "full-scale civil war" incited by the West, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.

How Israel buys loyalty of US university administrators

Documents reveal disturbing details of a propaganda tour of Israel and the occupied West Bank undertaken by top University of South Florida officials.

North Carolina Senate outlaws disclosure of fracking fluid secrets

The North Carolina Senate on Thursday voted to make it a crime to disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

Okinawa mayor protests construction of new Marine Corp airbase

Nago City Mayor Susumu Inamine and Okinawa Congressman Denny Tamaki spoke in Washington DC this week about the Pentagon's plans to build a new airbase on the island to replace the current Funema Marine Corp Air Station. Both men are against the construction, citing noise pollution and the destruction of coral reefs as reasons the airbase should not be built.

Okinawa mayor protests construction of new Marine Corp airbase

Pentagon deploys another warship to Black Sea

The United States military confirmed on Tuesday that a guided missile cruiser is en route to the Black Sea as worries persist about the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia.

Woman brutally beaten in jail for asking cops for a tampon

Audra West says corrections deputy invited others to take part in alleged beating.

US parrots Kiev claims detained Russian journalists were ‘aiding terrorists’

Washington has failed to condemn the detention of Russian journalists by Ukrainian troops, instead parroting Kiev’s accusations that they were abetting terrorists. The US appears to be biased in its attitude towards media professionals working in Ukraine.

Syria and Ukraine: Two elections, diplomatic shenanigans, double standards and insurgents

Illegal interference in nation states and barely believable levels of double standards.

Judge, Jury, and Executioner: Have the Police Become a Law Unto Themselves?

In the absence of any credible scenarios that would hold the police accountable to abiding by the rule of law—our U.S. Constitution—and respecting the citizenry’s right to be treated with respect and dignity, the police have become a law unto themselves.

Big Brother USA's spy charges are absurd - China Voice

As the most notorious surveillance country, the U.S. indictment of Chinese military officers seems almost insolent in a world still reeling at the scope of the U.S. spy network.

US funnels $317mn into UK intel hub used by NSA

The U.S. is to plough more than 300 million dollars into upgrading a military base in the UK, used as a key part of the NSA's spy programme.

Spy Station: US funnels $317mn into UK intel hub used by NSA

New footage of cops murdering a veteran during a traffic stop

Tommy Yancy, 32, father of two, was savagely beaten to death by five law enforcement officers during a routine traffic stop near the city of Imperial last Sunday, on Mother's Day. Yancy, a veteran who suffered from PTSD, served in Afghanistan and Iraq in the 259th Field Service Unit following the 9/11 attacks.

EXCLUSIVE: New footage of Imperial Cops Murdering a Veteran Over Traffic Stop

America Brings Hell to Ukraine as Part of its Plan for World Domination

Washington’s pell-mell rush to the brink of war against the giants of Eurasia is awesome in its recklessness. “The feverish pace of the Asia pivot meant to encircle China is matched only by the plan to dispatch Russia economically – and ultimately, militarily.”

China slams US hacking claims against military personnel

China has slammed the US for indicting five Chinese military personnel for hacking, warning that the allegation will jeopardize relations between the two countries.

USS Vella Gulf to enter Black Sea May 23

The Ticonderoga class Aegis guided missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf is expected to enter the Black Sea May 23 according to a military-diplomatic source.

US denies reported 'anti-Israel tirade' by top Mideast peace envoy

'Washington Free Beacon' reports that Martin Indyk was overheard "bashing Israel" and blaming Netanyahu government for breakdown in peace talks.

US and Israel begin large-scale joint military drill

US and Israeli military forces begin a massive joint military exercise, dubbed Juniper Cobra, in Israel, according to Israeli officials.

Florida mother fights court order to circumcise son

Judge rules to honor parenting agreement calling for circumcision, despite the fact that the child is already 3 years old.

US intervention in Nigeria?

The kidnapping of 260 schoolgirls in Nigeria provides another example of why it is in the interests of the American people to dismantle their Cold War national-security state apparatus, including America’s overseas military empire, its gigantic standing army, and the CIA. As long as this apparatus remains in existence, U.S. officials are inevitably going to use it to embroil the United States into foreign crises.

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