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Andrew Cockburn – The Pentagon’s Real $trategy

These days, lamenting the apparently aimless character of Washington’s military operations in the Greater Middle East has become conventional wisdom among administration critics of every sort. Senator John McCain thunders that “this president has no strategy to successfully reverse the tide of slaughter and mayhem” in that region. Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studiesbemoans the “lack of a viable …

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Christina England – Is the Deadly Hepatitis B Vaccine More Dangerous than the Disease?

3 Newborns Dead and 25 Others Seriously Injured After Receiving Hepatitis B Vaccinations On March 16, 2016, the Burmese newspaper The Irrawaddy reported that three babies had died and 25 others had become seriously ill after receiving hepatitis B vaccinations from the Bago General Hospital in Burma. According to the report, the babies who became ill shortly after receiving the vaccination all …

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Aung San Suu Kyi and the Derogation of Human Rights in Myanmar

Myanmar held elections early November as the capstone of a wider range of “reforms” it has undertaken as an apparent means of escaping decades of sanctions leveled against it by the West. Predictably, the National League of Democracy (NLD) headed by the Western vaunted, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was declared the winner in a “landslide” by …

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The Natural Nurse And Dr. Z – 09.15.15

Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Mr. Tony Martinez. Tony is a Food & Drug and International Trade Attorney. He was directly involved with the passage of the landmark Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 and other FDA related measures. He is a patient advocate. In international trade, Tony has been involved in improving trade relations with Latin American countries including Cuba. On his health, Tony is a Type 2 Diabetic that has successfully put his condition in reverse and remission through the use of a Ketogenic diet, a High Fat Low Carb. On today’s show, Tony will focus on the latest information about the high cholesterol mythology/low fat fallacy, Low Carb High Fat lifestyle and diet, and The Kraft Diabetes Paradigm/Testing – why testing insulin is just as important as Glucose tolerance http://www.amazon.com/Diabetes-Epidemic-Joseph-KraftFCAPebook/dp/B0062EYR7U/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1442235299&sr=1-1&keywords=kraft+diabetes Contact: www.acmartinez2.com

A “Secular ISIL” Rises In Southeast Asia By Andrew KORYBKO

A triad of Great Power interests intersects in the confined area of the India-Myanmar border, and each actor has differing objectives, motivations, and apprehensions. When one includes Myanmar itself into the foray, a ‘quarrelling quartet’ of contradictory trajectories emerges: Myanmar: Internal Balancing Beginning with the country most adversely affected by domestic and foreign militancy (as well as the subject of …

A “Secular ISIL” Rises In Southeast Asia By Andrew KORYBKO

India just carried out one of its largest-ever covert operations in peacetime, striking a Myanmar-based terrorist group and killing over 100 of its members. The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang), known more popularly by its initials NSCN-K, was targeted because of the terrorist attack it pulled off last week in the Northeast Indian state of Manipur. In the worst ambush suffered by the …

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America’s First Black President Throwing Slaves Under the Bus on TPP – Yves Smith

Huffington Post has reconfirmed its reporting from over the past weekend, namely, that the Administration has a hairball to untangle to get Malaysia to sign the TransPacific Partnership. Basically, Malaysia needs to have an anti-slavery provision that was inserted in the bill in committee watered down. And the reason that that has to happen, as our reader Antifa pointed out …

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The Case That Blew the Lid Off the World Bank’s Secret Courts – Jim Shultz

There’s an international awakening afoot about a radical expansion of corporate power — one that sits at the center of two historic global trade deals nearing completion. One focuses the United States toward Europe — that’s the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — and the other toward Asia, in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Both would establish broad new rights for …

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Rural Rebellion in Northern California – SHEPHERD BLISS

Rural folk from four Northern California counties came in mid-April to a magical juncture where the life-giving Russian River empties into the majestic Pacific Ocean. Though the small, unincorporated village of Jenner is a popular recreational destination, pleasure was not the intention. Our mission was to preserve agrarian lifestyles and environments from further colonization by industrial wineries. Large corporate wineries–owned …