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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

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  • US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist
    by Alice Salles, http://theantimedia.org/, 18 Jan 2017
    (ANTIMEDIA) A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking.

    VIPS was formed in 2003. The group of former officers of the U.S. intelligence community is known for protesting government officials’ use of faulty intelligence — which was perpetuated by the media — as justification for the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

    Before the 2003 Iraq invasion, the group wrote a letter to George W. Bush claiming policy makers were ignoring intelligence analysts.

    In their latest attempt at ensuring the U.S. government is listening to the issues raised by concerned members of the intelligence community, the group writes that “[u]nconfirmed accusations continue to swirl alleging that Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized ‘Russian hacking’ that helped put [President-elect Donald] Trump in the White House.”

    Pressing Obama, who is “[p]resident for a few more days,” for more proof, the group adds that he has “the power to demand concrete evidence of a link between the Russians and WikiLeaks, which published the bulk of the information in question.” If Obama and his administration do not have such evidence, the group adds, “the American people should be told that there is no fire under the smoke and mirrors of recent weeks.”

    In an exclusive interview with the Russian TV channel RT, American computer programmer, businessman, and former presidential candidate John McAfee called the alleged evidence of Russian involvement in the hacks into the Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers “the most deceptive propaganda … perpetrated on the American public.”

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January 20, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics, History | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

State Department Says Presenting Evidence Of Russian Hacking Would Be “Irresponsible”

  • State Department Says Presenting Evidence Of Russian Hacking Would Be “Irresponsible” 
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com
    One recurring lament throughout the theatrically dramatic campaign involving reports and emotional appeals by US intelligence agencies such as the CIA (whose primary function is the creation of disinformation) to ordinary Americans, that Russia had “hacked the US presidential election” is that for all the bluster and “conviction”, there has been zero evidence.

    And, as it turns out, there won’t be any, because according to the US State Department, US intelligence agencies were right to not reveal evidence of their proof that Russia interfered in US elections, and comparisons with intelligence reports that Iraq had WMDs were not relevant in the current year.

    Asked by RT’s Gayane Chichakyan if Friday’s public intelligence report should have contained any proof of Russian intervention, State Department spokesman John Kirby said that no one should be surprised that US intelligence agencies were keeping evidence secret in order to protect sources and methods.

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https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/ICA_2017_01.pdf

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January 12, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Same Idiots Who Pushed the Iraq War Are Now Stirring Up Hysteria About Russia

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  • The Same Idiots Who Pushed the Iraq War Are Now Stirring Up Hysteria About Russia 
    by WashingtonsBlog
    The propaganda about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction was one of the most blatant examples of “fake news” in American history.


    Now, many of the same idiots who pushed the Iraq war lies are stirring up hysteria about Russia. For example, the Washington Post’s editorial page editor Fred Hiatt cheerleaded for the Iraq war.  Now, the Washington Post under Hiatt’s leadership has been the main source of the most breathless anti-Russian hysteria.

    ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd – chief strategist for the Bush-Cheney ’04 presidential campaign – was a big booster for the Iraq war. Now, Dowd Tweets that you’re only a patriot if you blindly accept what President Obama and the intelligence services claim without any proof.

    George W. Bush’s speechwriter David Frum – who pushed many of the biggest lies about the Iraq war – is now trying to ridicule anyone who doesn’t accept the evidence-less claims that Russia hacked the Democratic party as a Kremlin stooge.

    Similarly, Jonathan Chait championed the Iraq war. And now he’s ridiculing those asking for evidence before jumping headlong into anti-Russia hysteria.

    These guys all have a track record of pushing false stories which get us into disastrous wars … why should we listen to them now?
NYTimes Iraq war propaganda. www.infowars.com: "The fake news that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq was involved in 9/11, dutifully regurgitated without question by the mainstream media, resulted in hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis, thousands of dead and injured U.S. troops, and the destabilization of an entire continent."

NYTimes Iraq war propaganda. http://www.infowars.com: “The fake news that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq was involved in 9/11, dutifully regurgitated without question by the mainstream media, resulted in hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis, thousands of dead and injured U.S. troops, and the destabilization of an entire continent.”

http://americanfreepress.net/?p=18307

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  • Published on Jan 21, 2014
    On Morning Joe, Carl Bernstein says that because he’s Jewish, he could be permitted to reveal on national television that “Jewish” neo-cons were responsible for persuading President George W. Bush into starting an “insane” war against Iraq.

  • “The war in Iraq was conceived by 25 neoconservatives, most of them Jewish, who are pushing President Bush to change the course of history.”
    – Ari Shavit Ha’aretz News Service (Israel) April 5, 2003

    “A new generation has its hands on the tiller of power…Jewish neocons have emerged as the Pentagon’s Paladins…Most striking is how unmentionable this is in the liberal press…These well-placed hawks are Jewish-Americans and it is their hardcore Zionism that is shaping American foreign policy. Zionism is fast becoming a poisoned chalice…There is real madness here, but who will stop it?”
    Ann Pettifer Common Sense December 18, 2002 
https://socioecohistory.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/ashkenazis-self-styled-jews-are-not-the-descendants-of-the-ancient-israelites/

Revelation 2:9 – …. and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/jews-do-control-the-media/

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January 3, 2017 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Elite Are Attempting A ‘Soft Coup’, To Invalidate The Election

  • Published on Dec 12, 2016
    CIA and the Elite are now attempting a soft coup to invalidate the elections and remove Trump soon to be the President elect. They are using the propaganda that Russia cyber attacked the elections, they have no proof, they want to have the electors question the validity of the election which in-turn might call into question the results which will allow the election results to be invalid. Trump has reported that this is a false flag and John Bolton joined him. There are no links to the Russian government and no proof. Syria and Russia have liberated Aleppo and the terrorists are fleeing. The US and Turkey have pushed the IS from Iraq into Syria to retake Palmyra. The US is planning something much larger in Syria with the Wasp, Whidbey and the George HW Bush on standby in the middle east.

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December 14, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NYTimes Reporter Who Sold The World on Iraq WMDs LIE, Judith Miller, is Now Pushing The “Russian Election Hack” Lie

  • NYTimes Reporter Who Sold The World on Iraq WMDs LIE, Judith Miller, is Now Pushing The “Russian Election Hack” Lie 
    by , http://theduran.com/ 
    The New York Times journalist who sold the world on WMDs is back to sell the story of “Russia election hacking”.

    Were it not for the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, one would think that it was 2003 WMDs all over again. The same Iraq war playbook is being dusted off in order to sell a ridiculous information war based on the equally ridiculous notion that Russia hacked the US elections in Trump’s favor…and at the expense of Hillary Clinton.

    All the lies are in place. Politicians like McCain and Graham are hitting talk show circuit, warning about a “dictator” threatening American democracy. “Fake news” is the new Patriot act, a dumbed down catchphrase used to rally support while curbing citizens’ freedoms.

    The US president is ordering a secret investigation, results pending before inauguration day. The CIA is leading the charge by misleading. Anonymous sources are today’s “Ahmed Chalabi.”

    American “values” are under attack. Retaliation first, fact later. The “DNC hack” is Colin Powell’s “anthrax” moment. Saddam is Putin. Iraq is Russia. Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) have become Weapons of Cyber Destruction (WCD).

    …And Judith Miller is back. Ready sell another conflict, cyber or hot, to an American public fattened up on a diet of “Russian aggression”.

    Miller seems to always pop up to corroborate CIA propaganda. Let’s remember who Judith Miller is, and what she did in 2003, so as to avoid the same (or and even worse) fate in 2016. Via Wikipedia

    Miller became embroiled in controversy after her coverage of Iraq’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) program both before and after the 2003 invasion was discovered to have been based on the inaccurate information in the intelligence investigations, particularly those stories that were based on sourcing from the now-disgraced Ahmed Chalabi.  The New York Times later determined that a number of stories she had written for the paper were inaccurate. According to commentator Ken Silverstein, Miller’s Iraq reporting “effectively ended her career as a respectable journalist.” Miller acknowledged in The Wall Street Journal on April 4, 2015 that some of her Times coverage was inaccurate, although she had relied on sources she had used numerous times in the past, including those who supplied information for her reporting that had previously won a Pulitzer Prize. She further stated that policymakers and intelligence analysts had relied on the same sources as hers, and that at the time there was broad consensus that Iraq had stockpiles of WMD.

    Miller was later involved in the Plame Affair, in which the status of Valerie Plame as a member of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) became widely known.
    When asked to name her sources, Miller invoked reporter’s privilege and refused to reveal her sources in the Central Intelligence Agency leak and spent 85 days in jail protecting her source, Scooter Libby. Miller later was forced to resign from her job at the New York Times in November 2005. Later, she was a contributor to the Fox News Channel and a fellow at the conservative Manhattan Institute.


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NYTimes Iraq war propaganda. www.infowars.com: "The fake news that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq was involved in 9/11, dutifully regurgitated without question by the mainstream media, resulted in hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis, thousands of dead and injured U.S. troops, and the destabilization of an entire continent."

NYTimes Iraq war propaganda. http://www.infowars.com: “The fake news that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and that Iraq was involved in 9/11, dutifully regurgitated without question by the mainstream media, resulted in hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis, thousands of dead and injured U.S. troops, and the destabilization of an entire continent.”

http://americanfreepress.net/?p=18307

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  • Published on Jan 21, 2014
    On Morning Joe, Carl Bernstein says that because he’s Jewish, he could be permitted to reveal on national television that “Jewish” neo-cons were responsible for persuading President George W. Bush into starting an “insane” war against Iraq.

  • “The war in Iraq was conceived by 25 neoconservatives, most of them Jewish, who are pushing President Bush to change the course of history.”
    – Ari Shavit Ha’aretz News Service (Israel) April 5, 2003

    “A new generation has its hands on the tiller of power…Jewish neocons have emerged as the Pentagon’s Paladins…Most striking is how unmentionable this is in the liberal press…These well-placed hawks are Jewish-Americans and it is their hardcore Zionism that is shaping American foreign policy. Zionism is fast becoming a poisoned chalice…There is real madness here, but who will stop it?”
    Ann Pettifer Common Sense December 18, 2002 
https://socioecohistory.wordpress.com/2012/12/03/ashkenazis-self-styled-jews-are-not-the-descendants-of-the-ancient-israelites/

Revelation 2:9 – …. and I know the blasphemy of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/jews-do-control-the-media/

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December 14, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leaked Footage Shows CNN Producing Fake News During First Gulf War

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  • Leaked Footage Shows CNN Producing Fake News During First Gulf War 
    by Cathal Haughian, https://beforethecollapse.com/
    Leaked footage has emerged of Charles Jaco when he was the CNN anchor made internationally famous for heroically covering the 1990 Persian Gulf War.

    The first part of this video shows the stage set he was on while he clowns around with fellow CNN staff. The Saudi Arabian “hotel” in the background is adorned by fake palm trees and a blue wall in a studio. This clip was leaked by CNN staff.

    The second part of this video is a live CNN satellite feed recorded onto VHS showing the final cut. Charles Jaco is wearing a different jacket, but he had the same act. Even though the acting is terrible as Charles Jaco puts on a gas mask, and his fellow correspondent Carl Rochelle gropes for a helmet—the American public were manipulated and duped en masse. The sirens and missile sound effects are part of the stage set. The camera never pans out or shows the sky as they appear terrified of chemical weapons being dropped from on high.

    And yes, Charles Jaco was a reporter for CNN and then worked as a reporter for FOX 2 NOW in Saint Louis, Missouri.

    According to Johnathan Shaw, who recalls watching this footage live in 1990, “This makes me sick. He’s taking credit along with Carl for being heroes. Worse than that, I was in college at the time. People had family fighting over there and were glued to the television praying for their loved ones. I hope Trump repeals the law that the U.S. can use propaganda on its citizens. I wish soldiers saw this at the time. I’m sure they’d have a lot to say to both of these guys. Dude keeps saying he smelled propellant and that’s why he used his mask. The more I think about this, the angrier I get.”

    Here’s a recent clip of “Fake News” coming from Syria, it appears the budget for fake news has increased or costs have dropped.
    The reporter requests a mattress to sit on while waiting to talk to the CNN anchor. One can notice this clip is more realistic, almost surreal, as the reporter arranges gunfire as background noise for his live interview with Anderson Cooper. Notice how the footage is presented by CNN, you get the impression a battle is raging with civilians being burnt to death, but actually there’s just a guy standing calmly in the freezing cold in the dead of night. The last clip shows him smiling and smirking in a comfortable apartment as he decries “they can’t get any help. They’re shooting at ambulances.”


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December 12, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics, History | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Everyone Is Going To Experience The Mother Of All Events

  • Published on Dec 8, 2016
    Trump chooses a global warming denier as head of EPA. The Washington Post says the story about fake sites is fake. China is going after fake news and will block them and fine those who publish them. Iraqi planes hit a market place and killed civilians. Russia and Syria are halting operations in Syria to evacuate the civilians. Lavrov warns that the Obama administration purposely derails talks. Turkey is sending 300 more troops into Syria. The US is sending 1700 troops to Iraq for a ground operation. The US also has 3 warships off the coast prepared and ready for a ground operation.

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December 9, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thirteen Years On: How ‘The Washington Post’ Helped Give Us the Iraq War

https://www.thenation.com/article/eleven-years-how-washington-post-helped-give-us-iraq-war/

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Propaganda by the MSM to sell illegal, immoral, genocidal ... war of aggression without end.

Propaganda by the MSM to sell illegal, immoral, genocidal … war of aggression without end.

Illuminist social engineers brainwashing the sheeple with their war psyops!

Illuminist social engineers brainwashing the sheeple with their war psyops!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/war-with-iran-is-probably-our-best-option/2015/03/13/fb112eb0-c725-11e4-a199-6cb5e63819d2_story.html

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5 Times Corporate Media Got Caught Publishing Fake News Causing the Death & Suffering of Millions

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  • 5 Times Corporate Media Got Caught Publishing Fake News Causing the Death & Suffering of Millions
    by Claire Bernish, http://thefreethoughtproject.com/
    A now-notorious list of ostensibly “fake” news sites — created by a liberal professor, seemingly out of thin air — spread like wildfire online in the past two days and was eagerly reprinted by corporate media presstitutes hoping to vindicate their own failed reporting on the 2016 election.

    But branding perfectly legitimate outlets with the same scarlet letter as those devoid of integrity deemed the professor’s list a spurious attempt to defame alternative and independent media — anyone dissenting from the left’s mainstream narrative — as a whole.

    This is, in no uncertain terms, a hit list — or, at least, a laughable attempt — and it fits conveniently into the establishment’s burgeoning war on independent media disguised as a battle against fake news.

    When corporate media outlets from the Independent and Business Insider, to the Los Angeles Times and NYMag scrambled over one another to reprint this irresponsibly contrived hit list, they proved yet again a lack of journalistic integrity — the same issue that originally caused regular subscribers to abandon them in the first place.

    Indeed, in this otherwise unknown professor’s foray into the world of journalism, a glaring mistake was made — the only mainstream outlets making the list were those who had heralded Bernie Sanders as the best candidate for the White House. Such an obvious attempt to control thought could only be conjured in a totalitarian regime.

    In fact, failing to place the exact corporate media organizations on the list, who for nearly a year praised fealty only to Hillary Clinton — and for decades have foisted on the public countless mendacious whoppers — constitutes a comedic lack of honesty. So, to bring that irony front and center, it’s imperative to examine some mainstream lies — most of which had appalling consequences — including the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent people in the United States and around the world.

    1. George W. Bush’s Weapons of Mass Destruction
    President George W. Bush decided to unleash the full force of the U.S. military upon the world in a new policy of war writ large disguised as a war on terrorism following the attacks of September 11, 2001. First arbitrarily designating Afghanistan as its primary victim due to the supposed identities of the attackers, Bush then chose Iraq to feel the wrath, and set out to invade the country following dubious claims Saddam Hussein harbored destructive chemical and biological weapons and was actively seeking far stronger munitions.


    “Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised,”
    the president asserted in a public address on March 17, 2003. “This regime has already used weapons of mass destruction against Iraq’s neighbors and against Iraq’s people.”

    Bush’s assertions were questioned by not only human rights experts, but by U.N. weapons inspectors and countless others — so shortly after the U.S. invaded the sovereign nation, the New York Times took up the slack to fill in the appropriate casus belli.


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November 19, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 5 Times Corporate Media Got Caught Publishing Fake News Causing the Death & Suffering of Millions

Turkey: Convoys of Tanks And Military Vehicles Arrive in Silopi Near Iraq Border

  • Published on Nov 3, 2016
    A convoy of trucks carrying tanks and other military machinery was caught on footage in Silopi, near Turkey’s border with Iraq and Syria, on Thursday.

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US Government Is Preparing For Anarchy During And After The Election

  • Published on Nov 2, 2016
    Obama’s new mandate to bring in minorities into law enforcement is now looking past criminal records and drug use. US decides not to sell weapons to the Phillipines. UN peace keeping force in Sudan is not protecting citizens. US not joing Normandy talks, NATO bringing in weapons and testing them in Ukraine. More paid mercenaries arrive in Ukraine. Iraqi army finds US made weapons in IS camps.Russia and Turkey working on free trade agreement. Russia tells the terrorist to leave by Friday and open two humanitarian corridors. The US Government is expecting armed militias to cause problems during and after the elections and are ready to take action when this occurs.

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November 4, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics, Social Trends | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on US Government Is Preparing For Anarchy During And After The Election

Iraq Threatens Turkey With War After Erdogan Deploys Tanks To Iraqi Border

  • Iraq Threatens Turkey With War After Erdogan Deploys Tanks To Iraqi Border
    by Tyler Durden, http://www.zerohedge.com 
    In the latest provocation between Turkey and Iraq, the Turkish military begun deploying tanks and other armored vehicles to the town of Silopi near the Iraqi border, in a move the defense minister said on Tuesday was related to the fight against terrorism and developments across the border.

    As a reminder, Iraq had previously slammed the presence of Turkish troops on its territory, when on October 5 Baghdad warned of “regional war” if Turkey does not withdraw its force.

    That threat, however, was lost on the Turkish defense minister, Fikri Isik who said Turkey had “no obligation” to wait behind its borders and would do what was necessary if Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants took a foothold in northwest Iraq’s Sinjar region, around 115 km (71 miles) south of Silopi. “We will not allow the threat to Turkey to increase,” he told broadcaster A Haber in an interview.

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Is a War in the Making — A Third World War? Instigated by a Declining Imperial Power

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  • Is a War in the Making — A Third World War? Instigated by a Declining Imperial Power
    by Chandra Muzaffar, http://www.globalresearch.ca/  
    Is a war in the making — a third world war?
    If there is much talk about such a possibility, it is mainly because of the tensions between the United States and Russia. Tensions between the two most powerful nuclear states in the world have never been this high since the end of the Cold War in 1989 and the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991.

    There are at least two flash points, one more dangerous than the other. In Eastern Ukraine, Russian backed rebels will not surrender to the US supported regime in Kiev because they see US control over Ukraine as part of a much larger agenda to expand NATO power to the very borders of Russia. This has been happening for some years now.

    But it is the Washington-Moscow confrontation in Allepo, Syria which portends to a huge conflagration. The US is protective of major militant groups such as Al-Nusra which has besieged Eastern Allepo  and is seeking to overthrow the Bashar al-Assad government. Washington has also set its sight on ‘regime change’ in Damascus ever since the latter’s determined resistance to Israeli occupation of the strategic Golan Heights in Syria from 1967 onwards. The drive for regime change intensified with the US-Israeli quest for a “new Middle East” following the Anglo-American invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003. It became more pronounced in 2009 when Bashar al-Assad rejected a proposal to allow a gas pipe-line from Qatar to Europe to pass through his country, a pipe-line which would have reduced Europe’s dependence upon Russia for gas. Russia of course has been a long-standing ally of Syria. Together with Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah, it is helping the Syrian government to break the siege of Eastern Allepo and to defeat militants in other parts of Syria.

    It is obvious that in both instances, in Ukraine and Syria, the US has not been able to achieve what it wants. The US has also been stymied in Southeast Asia where its attempt to re-assert its power through its 2010 ‘Pivot to Asia’ policy has suffered a serious setback as a result of the decision of the new president  of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, to pursue an independent foreign policy that no longer adheres blindly to US interests. At the same time, China continues to expand and enhance its economic strength in Asia and the world through its One Belt One Road (OBOR) projects and the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and via its leadership of BRICS. China’s regional and global economic role is leading to its pronounced presence in security and military matters. As a result of all this, the US’s imperial power has clearly diminished. It is a hegemon in decline.

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Turkey Deploys Tanks to Silopi Across from Iraq

  • Not sure what the loose cannon Erdogan is doing. Getting to be pretty confusing.
  • Turkey Deploys Tanks to Silopi Across from Iraq
    by http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/  
    Turkish Armed Forces have begun deploying tanks and other armored vehicles from the Ankara-based 28th Mechanized Infantry Brigade to Silopi in Şırnak near the border with Iraq, Anadolu Agency reported Nov. 1, three days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said the country would reinforce its troops along its border. 

    “We have to be ready for any possibility,” Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık said on Nov. 1, recalling the fight against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and “significant developments on the other side of the Turkish border.” 

    The deployment is designed to be ready for these developments, he stated. Turkey will reinforce its troop deployments in the border town of Silopi amid a possible Shiite offensive to liberate Tal Afar, which has a sizeable ethnic Turkmen population and is considered a sensitive target for Ankara, Erdoğan had said.

    “If al-Hashd al-Shaabi [Shiite militia] causes terror there in [Tal Afar], our response to it will be different,” Erdoğan said Oct. 29. 

    The deployment coincides with an Iraqi operation to drive Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and after Iraqi Shiite militias launched a related offensive to push the jihadists out of the town of Tal Afar further west. 

    The al-Hashd al-Shaabi, a paramilitary umbrella organization by Iran-backed Shiite militias, announced on Oct. 29 that they had launched an attack against ISIL militants west of Mosul, two weeks after an offensive to retake the city began.

    “The operation aims to cut supplies between Mosul and Raqqa and tighten the siege [of ISIL] in Mosul and liberate Tal Afar,” militia spokesman Ahmed al-Assadi told AFP Oct. 29, referring to ISIL’s main strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Al-Assadi said the operation aimed to retake the towns of Hatra and Tal Abta as well as Tal Afar.

    Ankara has warned against such a move towards Tal Afar, which is some 170 kilometers from Silopi and home to a sizeable ethnic Turkmen population with historic and cultural ties to Turkey. Şırnak province is also one of the main areas of conflict between the Turkish military and PKK militants, who have bases in northern Iraq. Turkey had reinforced its troops in the Karkamış district just before an offensive to retake Syria’s Jarablus from ISIL in late August within the scope of the Euphrates Shield Operation.

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US Government Is Now Executing Operation Get It Started

  • Published on Oct 28, 2016
    EU CETA trade deal still has its problems and the sticking point is the secret court systems. The founding fathers would have never agreed to political correctness. Leaked memo shows George Soros was a preparing a color revolution in certain Asian countries. Germany sending tanks to the border of Russia. New UN plan have Hadi removed and put in another puppet government leader. US war planes attacked a school in Mosul. The bombing of an Idlib school shows no signs of craters or damages after a Russian drone photopraphed the area. US moving to operation get it started as the IS moves into Aleppo and joins the moderate rebels to start the offensive. Cyber Attacks will wait until after the election.

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October 29, 2016 Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment