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F. William Engdahl – Washington Military Planners Have Gone Mad

http://www.globalresearch.ca/washington-military-planners-have-gone-mad/5528874 To read the Western mainstream media, we would be led to believe that the big, bad Russian Bear, with Vladimir Putin atop, shaking a fistful of nuclear warheads, is confronting the West in the most threatening manner imaginable.  We should believe Russia is provoking at every turn, frothing at the mouth and threatening to invade the Baltic countries and …

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Michael T. Klare – The Desperate Plight of Petro-States

Pity the poor petro-states. Once so wealthy from oil sales that they could finance wars, mega-projects, and domestic social peace simultaneously, some of them are now beset by internal strife or are on the brink of collapse as oil prices remain at ruinously low levels. Unlike other countries, which largely finance their governments through taxation, petro-states rely on their oil …

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SARAH WESTWOOD – Hillary’s surprising ties to Tony Blair

Hillary Clinton and Tony Blair, the former prime minister of Britain, enjoyed a close personal relationship that allowed them to collude on a number of foreign policy issues behind the scenes. Blair went from helping the former secretary of state make moves in the Middle East to joining former Clinton insiders at a well-connected consulting firm whose work has stoked …

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Majority Of U.S. Citizens Are Against Surveillance By Their Government, Shows Poll

The United States’ mass surveillance of internet and mobile phone use flies in the face of global public opinion, according to a new poll published in mid-March by Amnesty International. The majority of U.S. citizens, 63%, are against their government’s surveillance The release marks the launch of a worldwide UnfollowMe campaign, a global initiative calling on the leaders of the …

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“Collective Psychopathology” And US Police State Methods

In February 2015, The Guardian published a couple of new stories about the connection between the Chicago police department “black site” at Homan Square and the Guantanamo prison where terror suspects have been kept as political prisoners without ever been charged. Neither the national media in the US nor the Chicago media organizations, including African-American, have pursued this story. Even …