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9 September 2013
Why is Syria under attack? - Part 4
‘Syria’ is about power, money, influence and energy
When you peek below the surface, it becomes clear that Syria is under attack due to the interests of the parties involved. ‘Syria’ is about power, money, influence and energy.
8 September 2013
Why is Syria under attack? - 3
Syria and Iran are like pieces on a geopolitical chessboard
7 September 2013
Why is Syria under attack? - Part 2
On the interests of the parties involved in the Syrian conflict and the role of the media
In the event of major military conflicts that risk considerable humanitarian and economic consequences, it is useful to examine the interests of all parties involved as well as the role that the media plays in reporting the events.
6 September 2013
Why is Syria under attack? - Part 1
Who is behind the chemical weapons attack in Syria?
On the surface it’s straightforward: the U.S. wants to liberate Syria from a brutal dictator who is attacking his own people with poison gas. But beneath the surface there is something very different going on.
1 April 2013
Albert Spits: Creëer je eigen financiële veiligheid
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Spits beschrijft hoe de euro richting de uitgang gaat en dat je intussen maar beter waarde voor je geld kunt kiezen. Hij raadt iedereen aan zich voor te bereiden op een systeemkrach.
26 January 2013
Julian Assange on new Hollywood attack on Iran and WikiLeaks: The Fifth Estate
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In the movie by DreamWorks Iran is made out as a country that is preparing a nuclear weapon. Assange explains why he thinks this is propaganda against Iran and against WikiLeaks.
22 January 2013
Insight: Evidence grows for narcolepsy link to GSK swine flu shot
"The big question is was it worth it? And retrospectively I have to say it was not," he told Reuters in an interview.
12 January 2013
Inside the Terror Factory
But how many of these would-be terrorists would have acted were it not for an FBI agent provocateur helping them? Is it possible that the FBI is creating the very enemy we fear?
10 January 2013
Big Oil, Big Ketchup and The Assassination of Hugo Chavez
Reverend Pat Robertson said, "Hugo Chavez thinks we're trying to assassinate him. I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it."
17 December 2012
Finucane, Sami al-Saadi and Khaled el-Musri: will we once again just 'move on' from the murky conduct of MI6 and the CIA?
This, of course, is a rather dodgy situation for America’s Protectors. After all, Bashar al-Assad of Syria is now supposed to be the devil incarnate, the latest Middle East Hitler, the man whom Obama and La Clinton would like to have liquidated. So why did the Protectors send Mr Arar to him? Well, of course, a decade ago, Assad was our mate, wasn’t he?
11 December 2012
11 Secret Documents Americans Deserve to See
I’ve been collecting the stories of unreleased documents for several years. Now I have chosen 11 examples that were created—and buried—by both Democratic and Republican administrations and which cover assassinations, spying, torture, 50-year-old historical events, presidential directives with classified titles and…trade negotiations.
10 December 2012
Israel suspected over Iran nuclear programme inquiry leaks
The latest leak, published by the Associated Press (AP), purported to be an Iranian diagram showing the physics of a nuclear blast, but scientists quickly pointed out an elementary mistake that cast doubt on its significance and authenticity. 
7 December 2012
NATO chief urges readiness for military intervention in Syria
Everybody at the table understood what he was referring to: NATO had to prepare to intervene militarily in Syria if need be. Politically that would mean a radical change from its present course [...].
21 November 2012
Newly released emails say no sailors watched bin Laden’s burial at sea after Navy SEAL raid
The Defense Department said in March that it could not locate any photographs or video taken during the raid or showing bin Laden’s body. It also said it could not find any images of bin Laden’s body on the Vinson. The Pentagon also said it could not find any death certificate, autopsy report or results of DNA identification tests for bin Laden, or any pre-raid materials discussing how the government planned to dispose of bin Laden’s body if he were killed.
19 November 2012
Shadow Banking System Larger than at the Start of the Financial Crisis
At the same time, authorities have relaxed rules against fraud, excessive leverage and moral hazard … three of the other main causes of the financial crisis.
16 November 2012
For Netanyahu, Gaza escalation could pave the way to Iran strike
But the dark cloud in the Gaza skies might serve as an alternative, or preface to, an Iran operation. It all depends on circumstances and what happens further down what may be a long road.
16 November 2012
Report FAS: Putting a price on war with Iran
Note that all costs are median estimates for the first three months of any action. Costs projected longer than that involved too many variables, according to the group, and would be inaccurate to report.
16 November 2012
War In Gaza: Why Now?
Israel is holding its own elections in January.  Many commentators say that the attacks on Gaza are a cynical ploy by the Israeli Prime Minister to win re-election:
9 November 2012
Griepvaccinaties: 'Selectief shoppen in de uitkomsten van het onderzoek'
Er bestaat communis opinio over gebrek aan bewijs voor de werkzaamheid van vaccinatie van gezonde ouderen.
8 November 2012
Money Party Wins US Election
Most Americans afforded Obama nothing. Most votes for him were likely against Romney. Money power in America chooses candidates and winners. Corporate manipulated and controlled electronic voting machines have final say.
2 November 2012
UK torture history exposed
Book review
In just over 300 pages Cobain charts a tangle of cases that together produce a damning picture of the UK’s interaction with torture.
27 October 2012
In Saudi Arabia and Israel, Signals That Iran Has Retaliation in Works
The Saudi and Qatari governments would understand the message clearly; Iran can attack your economy. In effect: we don’t need to shut the Strait of Hormuz, we will shut down your computer instead. [...] But the virus and the drone together sent a signal, don’t underestimate Iran.
26 October 2012
Journalism in the Obama age shows the real media bias
Ample ink is spilled over debating whether the US media is biased in favor of Republicans or Democrats. It is neither. The overwhelming, driving bias of the US media is subservience to power, whoever happens to be wielding it.
25 October 2012
Greg Palast: Get Ready for Massive Voter Fraud
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Palast: '1.4 million votes were lost, 'spoiled' as they call them in the biz, through these so called glitches, in the last election.'
25 October 2012
Can We Trust Voting Machines?

Trade-secret law makes it impossible to independently verify that the devices are working properly.

22 October 2012
Obama and Romney: War No Matter Who Wins Election
Establishment fount Forbes predicts that if Obama gets re-elected, Israel will attack Iran in January, a move that will undoubtedly be supported by the United States.
21 October 2012
Special Report: Food, beverage industry pays for seat at health-policy table
The office, the Pan American Health Organization, not only is relying on the food and beverage industry for advice on how to fight obesity. For the first time in its 110-year history, it has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars in money from the industry.
18 October 2012
Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside America's Prisons.
Evidence used to send inmates to solitary includes possession of books like Machiavelli's The Prince.
18 October 2012
Martin Sheen and Woody Harrelson set for 9/11 'truther' film September Morn
Asner, who has won seven Emmys, has several times urged a new investigation into 9/11. In 2010, he told an interviewer: "This country – which is the greatest, strongest country that ever existed in the world, in terms of power – supposedly had a defence that could not be penetrated all these years. But all of that was eradicated by 19 Saudi Arabians, supposedly. Some of whom didn't even know how to fly.
5 October 2012
New study suggests humans are not naturally violent
The conclusion is that the automatic reaction is to be friendly, generous and cooperative, and only upon further consideration do humans become greedy or violent.
4 October 2012
Koopcontract griepvaccin blijft geheim
Raad van State: onderhandelingen minister belangrijker dan openheid over prijzen
De contractvoorwaarden blijven echter geheim terwijl die een indicatie kunnen geven in hoeverre Klink zich een oor heeft laten aannaaien of zich een taai onderhandelaar heeft betoond, zoals andere landen dat hebben gedaan.
4 October 2012
Assault On Syria Matches Brookings Institution Regime Change Strategy
Both of these factors, Israel’s posturing on the Golan Heights and Turkey’s hostile border actions, are now in full swing.
3 October 2012
Joseph Stiglitz: The American Dream Has Become a Myth
America has created a marvelous economic machine, but most of the benefits have gone to the top.
30 September 2012
The Economist reviews Bad Pharma - How drug companies mislead doctors and harm patients
Dr Goldacre describes the routine corruption of what is supposed to be an objective scientific process designed to assess whether new drugs work, whether they are better than drugs already on the market and whether their side effects are a price worth paying for any benefits they might convey. The result is that doctors, and the patients they treat, are hobbled by needless ignorance.
27 September 2012
Russia halts imports of GMO corn after cancer study
France has announced it will uphold a ban on GMO crops, while activists and farmers in California and elsewhere in the U.S. are pushing for GMO foods to be labeled in stores and for the government to further investigate the health impact of Monsanto’s products.
26 September 2012
Belangenverstrengelingen ook bij Mexicaanse griepprik
Het RIVM haalt bakzeil in de ongelijke strijd tegen de kritische huisarts Van der Linde. Het is niet voor het eerst dat de overheid de confrontatie zoekt met kritische burgers die vragen stellen over belangenverstrengelingen en vaccinaties. Dat blijkt uit mijn boek Dossier Mexicaanse griep. Wat daaruit ook duidelijk wordt is dat belangenverstrengelingen rond vaccinaties niet ongewoon zijn.
26 September 2012
Lobbyist: Launch Staged Provocation To Start War With Iran
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Speaking at a Washington Institute for Near East Policy policy forum luncheon on “How to Build US-Israeli Coordination on Preventing an Iranian Nuclear Breakout,” WINEP director of research Patrick Clawson listed a raft of historical examples of where governments have either staged or exploited attacks in order to become embroiled in war.
21 September 2012
How American Democracy Became the Property of a Commercial Oligarchy
In other words, the 1% (or less) are using money vacuumed out of our world to invest in “democratic” politics -- and as with any other investment, they naturally expect a return, whichever party ends up in the White House. Isn’t it time, under the circumstances, to bring back a few of those choice words like “plutocrat” and “monied interests” from the late nineteenth century, that previous moment when a Gilded Age fused with a round of recessions and depressions
18 September 2012
Liver flush - Geertje van der Burgh on How and Why
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Until five years ago, she was often sick and suffered from all sorts of infections. In the course of researching these problems, she discovered a liver flush that ultimately cured her, improving her condition to a level better than it had ever been. Geertje van der Burgh on the how and why of the liver flush.
16 September 2012
Defence Minister: Clegg axed me because I won't support attack on Iran
The row broke as sources confirmed that British intelligence agents are already deeply involved in attempts to discover Iran’s nuclear secrets.
6 September 2012
CIA faces new accusations of torture
Mohammed Shoroeiya told Human Rights Watch he was waterboarded numerous times during CIA interrogation in Afghanistan. [...] And there were more.
5 September 2012
Pulitzer Prize Journalist Chris Hedges on the threat posed by Obama and the corporate oligarchy to the basic liberties
Alex talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent Chris Hedges. "Revolt is all we have left. It is our only hope," Hedges recently wrote.
5 September 2012
Noam Chomsky: War Drums Beat Ever More Loudly Over Iran
All unimaginable, of course, though it is actually happening, with the cast of characters reversed. True, analogies are never exact, and this one is unfair - to Iran.
4 September 2012
US considering previously rejected covert action against Iran
The Times adds that the US is also reluctantly considering previously rejected covert action against Iran, including air strikes on power plants and other sites that could impact Iranian civilian populations, as well as a "clandestine" strike against Iran's nuclear facilities, much like the strike Israel launched against Syria in 2007.
3 September 2012
Indirect message US saying it will not back Israeli strike on Iran
According to the report, Washington used covert back-channels in Europe to clarify that the US does not intend to back Israel in a strike that may spark a regional conflict.
30 August 2012
More Crazyhorse 'collateral murders' in Iraq
But the footage leaked to Wikileaks is just one incident of several involving a unit relating to the call sign ‘Crazyhorse’.
30 August 2012
Khamenei: Iran will not develop nuclear weapons
Reuters reports that Khamenei told the gathering, "Our motto is nuclear energy for all and nuclear weapons for none. Iran will never pursue nuclear weapons but it will not give up its national right to peaceful nuclear energy."
28 August 2012
Iran will never stop uranium enrichment: envoy
“Our enrichment activities will never stop and we are justified in carrying them out, and we will continue to do so under IAEA supervision,” Ali Asghar Soltanieh told reporters.
28 August 2012
Daan de Wit (DeepJournal) interviewt Webster Tarpley op het Magneetfestival
Het Magneetfestival gaat de diepte in met vier interviews. Daan de Wit interviewt Webster Tarpley, Albert Spits, Mike Donkers en Geertje van der Burgh.
24 August 2012
Barack Obama asks eurozone to keep Greece in until after election day
European leaders are thought to be sympathetic to the lobbying fearing that, under pressure from his party lin Congress, Mitt Romney would be a more isolationist president than Mr Obama.
21 August 2012
Senator Suggested False Flag Attack To Kennedy 2 Years Prior To Operation Northwoods Proposal
Kennedy: “George, I’d love to have you over … but I want you to do me a favour. I’d like to visit with you, I want to discuss things with you but I don’t want you to talk to me anymore about Cuba.”
21 August 2012
Report: FBI informant armed and trained Black Panthers
Aoki [...] was the subject of the biography Samurai Among Panthers: On Race, Resistance And A Pardoxical Life, which traced his ascent within the organization, where he became the highest-ranking non-black member of the party.
20 August 2012
Western spies helping Syria rebels
“We can be proud of the significant contribution we are making to the fall of the [Al] Assad regime,” an official from Germany’s BND foreign intelligence service told Bild am Sonntag. [...] Britain’s Sunday Times newsaper also said British intelligence was helping rebels launch successful attacks on government forces with information gathered from their listening posts in nearby Cyprus.
16 August 2012
The new totalitarianism of surveillance technology
No, the "targets" here are me and you: everyone, all of the time. In the name of "national security", the capacity is being built to identify, track and document any citizen constantly and continuously.
23 July 2012
UK Training Syrian Rebels In Iraq
A British Army source revealed last night that former SAS soldiers are training Syrian rebels in Iraq in military tactics, weapons handling and communications systems.
22 July 2012
Stymied at U.N., U.S. Refines Plan to Remove Assad
Administration officials insist they will not provide arms to the rebel forces. Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar are already financing those efforts. But American officials said that the United States would provide more communications training and equipment to help improve the combat effectiveness of disparate opposition forces in their widening, sustained fight against Syrian Army troops.
20 July 2012
Journalism v. propaganda in reporting on the attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria
By “identified,” “confirmed” and “corroborated” Iranian and Hezbollah responsibility, what The New York Times means is this: American officials asserted that this was so, even as they “declined to provide additional details” and even though “the investigation was still under way.”
19 July 2012
Wag the Dog Arrives at Last
It is clear that Mitt Romney will do Israel’s bidding and it is also true that President Barack Obama has painted himself into a corner on Iran in particular and might well agree to an attack on [Syria and Iran] due to political pressure from the Israel Lobby.
17 July 2012
HSBC Slammed By US As 'Pervasively Polluted'
A scathing US Senate report has said a "pervasively polluted" culture at HSBC allowed it to act as financier for clients seeking to launder suspected terror and drug money.
14 July 2012
The Syrian opposition: who's doing the talking?
So what we see, in 2008, at the same meeting, are the leaders of precisely those organisations identified in the WikiLeaks cables as the conduit (the Democracy Council) and recipient (the MJD) of large amounts of state department money.
13 July 2012
MI6 chief Sir John Sawers: 'We foiled Iranian nuclear weapons bid'
“I take great pride in the fact that, in the last ten years, over a number of jobs, I’ve been involved in an issue of global concern, and I feel that I as an individual [have made] an impact in the outcome of events.”
11 July 2012
House of Bankers: 16% of Lords are paid by City firms
Swiss bank UBS is among the best-connected City institutions with three Conservative peers on its payroll: Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, who is its vice-chairman; Lord Garel-Jones, who is managing director; and Lord Waldegrave of North Hill, who is registered as an adviser.
10 July 2012
Revealed: The £93m City lobby machine
The Bureau’s four-month study also gained previously undisclosed documents that show how finance lobbyists won a host of important policy changes in Whitehall and Westminster. These include:
9 July 2012
The Big Banks are Amateurs When It Comes to Manipulating Interest Rates
Indeed, the big banks are rank amateurs when it comes to manipulating interest rates. Central banks have been manipulating rates in very substantial ways for a hundred years or more.
27 June 2012
Matt Taibbi and Yves Smith: How the Wall Street Mafia Holds America -- and the World -- Hostage
They are the mafia because of their vast criminality in Wall Street now is that it's bribery, theft, fraud, bid rigging, price fixing, gambling, loan sharking. All of these things, it's all organized.
26 June 2012
"Netanyahu has decided to attack Iran before the U.S. Elections in November."
Military experts have long agreed that the "sweet spot" for an Israeli attack on Iran will be this coming September or October precisely because of the timing of the US presidential election cycle.
26 June 2012
Senior FSA regulator: 'Can you say no to four or five times your salary?'
'Banks are fundamentally amoral places. They are not immoral; morality simply has no part in the decision-making process.'
25 June 2012
Gulf of Tonkin Redux?
Events on the ground keep escalating dangerously. Anything may erupt anytime. Provocations are easy to stage. 
22 June 2012
Pilger: History is the enemy as “brilliant” psy-ops become the news
Jon Williams, the BBC World News editor, in effect dishes his own “coverage”, citing a western official who described the “psy-ops” operation against Syria as “brilliant”. As brilliant as the destruction of Libya, and Iraq, and Afghanistan.
22 June 2012
The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia
In fact, stripped of all the camouflaging financial verbiage, the crimes the defendants and their co-conspirators committed were virtually indistinguishable from the kind of thuggery practiced for decades by the Mafia, which has long made manipulation of public bids for things like garbage collection and construction contracts a cornerstone of its business.
21 June 2012
Is Barack Obama Morphing Into Dick Cheney?
This four-part geopolitical blueprint, relentlessly pursued by Cheney while vice president, is now being implemented in every respect by President Obama.
19 June 2012
Robert Fisk: Mubarak's 300,000-strong army of thugs remains in business despite elections
Today's military played an equally shrewd but different game: they insisted Mubarak go on trial – bread and circuses for the masses, dramatic sentences to keep their minds off the future – while realigning the old Mubarakites to preserve their own privileges.
18 June 2012
Leaked documents show a real threat to the international flow of information
The U.N. process is mind-numbing, but as Vincent Cerf, one of the founders of the Web, recently told Congress, this U.N. involvement means "the open Internet has never been at a higher risk than it is now."
18 June 2012
Top UK Award Goes to Journalist Gareth Porter Who Exposed Secrets of Afghanistan War
The judges said: ‘In a series of extraordinary articles, Gareth Porter has torn away the facades of the Obama administration and disclosed a military strategy that amounts to a war against civilians.’
14 June 2012
Ex-Mossad Chief: Israeli Attack Will Push Iran To Develop Nuclear Weapons
“In case of an attack, political pressure on the regime will disappear. If Israel will attack, there is no doubt in my mind that this will also provide them with the justification to go ahead and move quickly to nuclear weapons.”
11 June 2012
War Study: Troops Had Bad Intel, Worse Spin
“We were slow to recognize the importance of information and the battle for the narrative in achieving objectives at all levels”
10 June 2012
Report: Rebels Responsible for Houla Massacre
But according to a new report in Germany’s leading daily, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), the Houla massacre was in fact committed by anti-Assad Sunni militants [...].
10 June 2012
What is US game plan?
Even more worrying is Obama’s apparently wilful sabotage of two diplomatic initiatives, one by Europe’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, the other by Kofi Annan. Ashton has been leading an attempt by the P5+1 to negotiate a ‘win-win’ deal with Iran over its nuclear programme, while Annan has been struggling to find a negotiated way out of the murderous Syrian crisis. Obama seems intent on compromising both initiatives.
10 June 2012
How the Obama administration is making the US media its mouthpiece
In sum, these anonymous leaks are classic political propaganda: devoted to glorifying the leader and his policies for political gain.
7 June 2012
Objective of US and Israeli Policy is Economic Warfare Against Iran
[...] the reason for that is that the IAEA's function in the politics surrounding the Iranian nuclear issue is to keep Iran in the dock of international opinion while the negotiations between the Iranians and the P5+1 continue.
5 June 2012
CIA ‘revives attacks on rescuers’ in Pakistan
The deliberate targeting of rescuers and mourners by CIA drones was first exposed by the Bureau in February 2012, in a major joint investigation with the Sunday Times. On more than a dozen occasions between 2009 and June 2011, the CIA attacked rescuers as they tried to retrieve the dead and injured.
31 May 2012
New Big Brother Cyber Weapon Can Turn on Your Computer’s Microphone, Take Screen Shots, Copy Data, Record Communications
However, a new virus identified by leading digital security firm Kaspersky Lab, is reportedly capable of not only embedding itself onto computer systems without being identified by traditional anti-virus applications, but able to execute total surveillance [...].
22 May 2012
Debka: Obama secretly approves top-of-the-line anti-tank arms for Syrian rebels
They are supplied by Saudi and Qatari intelligence agencies following a secret message from President Barack Obama advising them to up the military stake in the effort to oust Assad.
17 May 2012
New US battle strategy against Iran in US movements and Israeli drill
The Israeli exercise, which ended May 13, practiced the new American ABS doctrine of simultaneously massing large-scale sea and air strength against Iran on two seas, in this case, the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf. It also drilled operating in unison with their American counterparts under the same doctrine.
16 May 2012
How FBI Entrapment Is Inventing 'Terrorists' - and Letting Bad Guys Off the Hook
The guy who convinced the plotters to blow up a big bridge, led them to the arms merchant, and drove the team to the bomb site was an FBI informant. The merchant was an FBI agent.
11 May 2012
U.S. Treasury Claim of Iran-Al-Qaeda "Secret Deal" Is Discredited
That claim was presented in a way that suggested it was supported by intelligence. It now appears, however, to have been merely a propaganda line designed to support the Barack Obama administration's strategy of diplomatic coercion on Iran.
10 May 2012
Situation in Europe a ‘Slow Motion Train Wreck’: Roubini
Roubini, who warned last year that a perfect storm was coming for the global economy in 2013, said the euro zone will “eventually break up,” and expects two or three euro zone members to exit the bloc over the next few years. “Europe will be lucky if it ends up in stagnation like Japan for the next 10 years,” he added.
9 May 2012
Would-be suicide bomber was planted, or turned informant
The New York Times reported the would-be suicide bomber was an intelligence agent for Saudi Arabia who volunteered for the mission to detonate the bomb aboard a U.S.-bound airliner.
9 May 2012
New Documents Shine Light on Euro Birth Defects
Operation "self-deception" began in December 1991, in an office building in the Dutch city of Maastricht, the capital of the southeastern province of Limburg. The European heads of state and government had come together to reach the decision of the century, namely to introduce the euro by 1999.
6 May 2012
Jim Swire, father of Lockerbie victim, on the murderers: 'They have been framed'
I went into the Zeist trial court convinced that I would see two of the murderers of my daughter convicted. I was but a layman. Having heard the evidence, I emerged believing they had been framed.
12 April 2012
The Crackdown
In the past five years, the U.S. has sent close to $100 million in military aide to Bahrain—a hefty amount for such a small country—much of it earmarked for “stabilization operations” that include training and equipping police and paramilitary forces. And Bahrain’s leadership is intimately linked to that of Saudi Arabia, America’s greatest ally in the region.
9 April 2012
Report: U.S. operated inside Iran to collect information on nuclear program
According to U.S. officials, the drones, that have been scouring dozens of sites throughout Iran, have given the Obama administration confidence that the U.S. will see any activity that would indicate Tehran decided to assemble a nuclear bomb.
9 April 2012
Israel 'would not be able to destroy Iran's nuclear programme with pre-emptive air strike'
Israel would not be able to destroy Iran's nuclear programme in a pre-emptive air strike with its current airforce, forcing its leadership to look for alternative means of attack, an influential defence report has concluded.
8 April 2012
Study: children 13 times more likely to develop narcolepsy after Swine Flu vaccination
They found that in those who were vaccinated the rate of narcolepsy was nine per 100,000 compared to 0.7 per 100,000 unvaccinated children, or 13 times lower. [...] Pandemrix was the main vaccine used in Britain against the swine flu epidemic in which six million people were vaccinated. It was formulated specifically for the swine flu pandemic virus and is no longer in use.
7 April 2012
How the US uses sexual humiliation as a political tool to control the masses
These recent laws criminalizing protest, and giving local police [...] powers to terrify and traumatise people who have not gone through due process or trial, are being set up to work in concert with a see-all-all-the-time surveillance state. [...] James Bamford wrote in Wired magazine that the new facility in Bluffdale, Utah, is being built, where the NSA will look at billions of emails, texts and phone calls. Similar legislation is being pushed forward in the UK.
7 April 2012
Our men in Iran?
An adviser to the special-operations community told me that the links between the United States and M.E.K. activities inside Iran had been long-standing. “Everything being done inside Iran now is being done with surrogates,” he said.
29 March 2012
Israel’s Secret Staging Ground: Azerbaijan
"The Israelis have bought an airfield," a senior administration official told me in early February, "and the airfield is called Azerbaijan."
23 March 2012
Iran Watch: Bunker-buster buildup
If the United States concludes that sanctions have failed to blunt the Iranian nuclear threat and that an Israeli strike is too dangerous, we could be hearing a lot more about that Massive Ordnance Penetrator.
20 March 2012
Pentagon war game forecasts U.S. would be pulled into a new war if Israel strikes Iran
The war games' results have "raised fears among top American planners that it may be impossible to preclude American involvement in any escalating confrontation with Iran," the Times Mark Mazzetti and Thom Shanker wrote
20 March 2012
Syrian activists targeted by fake YouTube
Syrian activists are being targeted by a fake version of Google's YouTube video site which plants malware on the PCs of people who leave comments on videos shown there, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has warned.
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