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Max Blumenthal, From FlickrPhotos
(12 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 8, 2017
Americans pushed into pro-war frenzy by elite-controlled MSM & NATO -- Max Blumenthal Years of Russia hysteria and North Korea fearmongering led by the US mainstream media and NATO propaganda have built support for war among Americans, making them ready to "fight and die" in overseas lands, author and journalist Max Blumenthal told RT.
From flickr.com/photos/22007612@N05/16525688221/: Edward Snowden, From Images
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 23, 2016
"Snowden warned Americans of 'turnkey tyranny' that opens door to illegal search & seizures" Edward Snowden has responded to a damning House Intelligence report analyzing his life and possible motives for revealing NSA surveillance. According to the report, Snowden has been in contact with Russian intelligence agencies since his arrival in Moscow. Snowden denied the accusation, saying in a Tweet "they claim without evidence I'm in cahoots with Russian intel. Everyone knows this is false.
From aa.com.tr/en/middle-east/3-iraqis-killed-while-fleeing-daesh-held-mosul/670757: Iraqis fleeing Mosul, From Images
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 24, 2016
"Who can guarantee Iraqi forces will not flee the Mosul battlefield -- again?" What is the guarantee that the crackerjack Iraqi forces will not once again run away. And who will be left? The thousand or so US forces there, some of them are going to get killed and this will become an election issue: why didn't we do more, is what they will say...
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 17, 2016
"US media ignores Clinton stealing Democratic nomination, engages in Russia-bashing instead" During a news conference at the 2016 BRICS summit for five major emerging economies, Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Washington's latest threat to launch a cyber-attack against Russia based on unsubstantiated claims that Russia had somehow interfered in the 2016 presidential election, which is already being called the most scandal-filled contest in American political history
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Assange: WikiLeaks will publish all US election docs by Nov. 8 Assange denied that any of WikiLeaks' publications are aimed at damaging the image of US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, saying that some of his statements in this regard had been misquoted. He said the documents released or to be released by the organization "are revealing, but also the government/state reactions to the releases are revealing also."
.I want to scare Assad.. Mike Morell, former deputy director of the CIA, discusses the need to put pressure on Syria and Russia., From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, August 14, 2016
"Ex-CIA Director's 'kill Russians in Syria' comment reveals neocon influence" Morell has proposed the US change tactics in Syria by targeting President Bashar Assad's allies, adding that killing Russians should be done covertly. Two former CIA officials turned whistleblowers, Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, appeared on RT's "Watching the Hawks" program to give their analysis on the disturbing comments, as well as other tantalizing bits of information.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 1, 2016
"US foreign policy is a marketing strategy for selling weapons" -- Jill Stein As the two major US political parties have officially selected their nominees for president, Chris Hedges, host of RT's On Contact program, discussed with the Green Party candidate for president, Dr. Jill Stein, what could be an alternative way forward.
Julian Assange, From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Google involved with Clinton campaign, controls information flow -- Assange American tech giant Google is closely cooperating with Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign to promote the candidate, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a televised address to an international media forum. Assange believes that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is predictable and will constitute a problem for freedom of speech in the US if elected.
Edward Snowden, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 29, 2016
"Snowden's two goals -- alert people of mass spying, encourage future whistleblowers" These new revelations coming from John Crane, the former Assistant Inspector General at the Pentagon tell us in quite specific detail how high-up Pentagon officials repeatedly broke the law in their handling of Thomas Drake's whistleblowing case, including by withholding and destroying documents, and lying to a Federal judge and other clear crimes and felonies. So, that is really what has come to light this week.
Anti-Trump Protest, From YouTubeVideos
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 26, 2016
"Anti-Trump protests do what US media failed to -- hold him accountable" Max Blumentyhal: Trump is calling for people's deportation and bringing people from the outside, primarily a white anti-immigrant audience to cheer him on. So, I think Trump should have expected this kind of response and in many ways these protesters are doing what the American media failed to do -- which is to hold Trump accountable.
Destruction of Libya.  Heavy shelling by forces loyal to Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi killed at least four civilians in the besieged third city of Misrata., From YouTubeVideos
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, March 11, 2016
"US-led invasion of Libya opened up massive arsenals to terrorists" -- Chris Hedges The destruction of Libya, Iraq and Syria as unified states generated Islamist radical groups in the Middle East, which create havoc, said investigative journalist Chris Hedges. This was caused by the invasion of outside forces, he added.
Syria: Deal Struck To Evacuate Civilians From Homs, From YouTubeVideos
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 24, 2016
"Obama must tell Turkey, Saudi Arabia & Israel enough is enough" -- former CIA officer Ray McGovern Vladimir Putin has much more influence over Syria's President Bashar Assad than the United States has over its allies in the region, and this could hinder the Syrian ceasefire, former CIA officer Ray McGovern told RT. "Moscow has much more influence over Assad than Obama has over the Turks or Saudis, and they have, let's face it, the fly in the ointment..."
Donald Trump, From FlickrPhotos
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 7, 2016
"I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding" -- Trump at debates Trump in November said he does not care if torture doesn't work, because "they deserve it anyway." On Saturday, he continued in the same vein. "I'll tell you what, in the Middle East, we have people chopping the heads off Christians. We have people chopping the heads off many other people. We have things that we have never seen before. I'd bring back waterboarding and I'd bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding."
Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, From ImagesAttr
(16 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 18, 2015
"I would have stopped 9/11" says Trump. He's "pathetic" and "an actor," retorts Jeb Bush The spat between two leading GOP candidates has sunk to a new low, as Donald Trump and Jeb Bush spent the entire weekend throwing barbs at each other, with Bush forced to defend his family honor over 9/11. The feud heated up on Friday, when Trump appeared to imply that George W. Bush was at least partly at fault for the 2001 attacks that brought down the World Trade Center, as they happened on his watch.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 13, 2015
Ellsberg: Israel's persecution of nuke whistleblower Vanunu a relic of British colonialism After 18 years in prison, the man who exposed Israel's nuclear weapons program to the world, Mordechai Vanunu, remains restricted under obsolete principles contradicting the UN Charter on Human Rights. Daniel Ellsberg stressed that Israel must recognize, for its own good, what Vanunu did was right and come clean about the existence of its nuclear weapons program.
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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, August 17, 2015
"Once a Gitmo detainee sets foot in the US, he acquires some rights!" US President Barack Obama does not have the courage to face the hardliners in the Defense Department who don't want to start a precedent by releasing one of the 116 prisoners at Guantanamo, Ray McGovern, a former CIA officer, told RT.
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SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 19, 2015
Paul Craig Roberts: "MH17 crash used by US to break Russia's relationship with Europe" The crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 has been used to enforce sanctions against Russia and is fundamental to Washington's efforts to break the Russia-Europe relationship, Paul Craig Roberts, former assistant secretary of the US Treasury, tells RT.
Edward Snowden, From ImagesAttr
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 16, 2015
"I have to work a lot harder" in Russia than at NSA -- Edward Snowden Snowden addressed the ethics of whistleblowing, reminding his audience that he never published a single document himself, but always worked alongside journalists. The involvement of reporters also allowed the employment of a system of checks and balances while making the revelations, he said.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Chelsea Manning rewrites the Espionage Act Former intelligence analyst Manning has drafted a 31-page bill to re-establish protections for freedom of speech and the press that have been challenged by the Justice Department. The bill would amend sections of the Freedom of Information Act, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the Espionage Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Federal Disclosure Rules for Journalists.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, From ImagesAttr
(45 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 30, 2015
"My breathing mom was among corpses": Putin recalls his parents' WWII ordeal Vladimir Putin has written a column (something he very rarely does), recalling the stories of his parents who survived the hardships of the Leningrad blockade, his dead brother and World War II with very personal details.

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