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‘Syria militants possess chemical arms’

‘Syria militants possess chemical arms’ | Global politics | Scoop.it
New video footage surfaces online showing militants in Syria in possession of chemical arms.
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The Imperative of Revolt: Chris Hedges

The Imperative of Revolt: Chris Hedges | Global politics | Scoop.it
Two leading political philosophers, Sheldon Wolin and John Ralston Saul, explore the corporations’ slow-motion coup d’état and the prospects of financial collapse and revolt.
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Official: The US is a Leading Terrorist State

Official: The US is a Leading Terrorist State | Global politics | Scoop.it
An international poll found that the United States is ranked far in the lead as “the biggest threat to world peace today,” far ahead of second-place Pakistan, with no one else even close.
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Battered hardened Syria army adapts guerrilla war

The army has shrunk by nearly half since Syria s conflict erupted in 2011 but experts say the remaining military force is now both more flexible and cap
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Six mistakes the West makes in dealing with Putin

Six mistakes the West makes in dealing with Putin | Global politics | Scoop.it
The West estimated Putin's behavior at Europe-Asia Summit in Milan as challenging and negligent. Indeed, everyone was expecting a "breakthrough," but Putin did not justify anyone's expectations. In dealing with Putin, Western...
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Russia to build 12 nuclear-powered Leader destroyers

Russia to build 12 nuclear-powered Leader destroyers | Global politics | Scoop.it
The Navy of Russia intends to order 12 advanced Leader destroyers. A half of them will be designed for the Northern Fleet, and another half - for the Pacific Fleet
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US facing sanctions after defying WTO trade rules

US facing sanctions after defying WTO trade rules | Global politics | Scoop.it
The United States could soon be facing sanctions as a result of a ruling handed down by the World Trade Organization this week concerning an American meat labeling law contested by officials in Mexico and Canada.
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Russian Energy Minister Expects Three-Way Gas Meeting to Produce Written Agreement

Russian Energy Minister Expects Three-Way Gas Meeting to Produce Written Agreement | Global politics | Scoop.it
Earlier, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France took part in the talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Milan discussing gas issues and, primarily, the repayments of Ukraine'd debts and the security of gas transit through Ukraine's territory.
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The forgotten coup - and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev

The forgotten coup - and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev | Global politics | Scoop.it
The forgotten coup - and how the godfather rules from Canberra to Kiev
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On the day after his election, Whitlam ordered that his staff should not be "vetted or harassed" by the Australian security organisation, ASIO - then, as now, beholden to Anglo-American intelligence. When his ministers publicly condemned the Nixon/Kissinger administration as "corrupt and barbaric", Frank Snepp, a CIA officer stationed in Saigon at the time, said later: "We were told the Australians might as well be regarded as North Vietnamese collaborators."

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Le business des armes s’envole, par Manlio Dinucci

Le business des armes s’envole, par Manlio Dinucci | Global politics | Scoop.it
La guerre est le plus fructueux des business. C’est à ce moment-là que les grandes fortunes se font. Heureusement, le pays radieux de la liberté d’entreprendre est toujours en guerre. Cette fois, ce sont l’Irak et la Syrie qui rapportent.
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Prepare Your Children for "a Lifetime of Surveillance"

Prepare Your Children for "a Lifetime of Surveillance" | Global politics | Scoop.it
The data mining company inBloom died, killed off by parent opposition, but the data mining industry is not dead. Far from it. It is growing and metastasizing as investors see new opportunities to p...
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GMOs (genetically modified food) Scientists

GMOs (genetically modified food) Scientists | Global politics | Scoop.it
Video: trailer for the documentary Scientists Under Attack - Genetic Engineering in the Magnetic Field of Money.
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Árpád Pusztai and Ignacio Chapela
have two things in common. They
are distinguished scientists and
their careers are in ruins.

Both scientists choose to look at the
phenomenon of genetic engineering.

Both made important discoveries.

Both of them are suffering the fate
of those who criticize the powerful
vested interests that now dominate
big business and scientific research.

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Ebola Weaponized Ebola?

TV about what's REALLY going on.
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Weaponized Ebola?

Yes, South Africa worked on it
in the 1980s and got help for
their program from the US and
the UK.

Israel also kicked in some resources.

The goal: to create ethnic-specific
bio-weapons.

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US Army Withheld Promise From Germany That Ebola Virus Wouldn't be Weaponized

US Army Withheld Promise From Germany That Ebola Virus Wouldn't be Weaponized | Global politics | Scoop.it
The United States has withheld assurances from Germany that the Ebola virus - among other related diseases - would not be weaponized in the event of Germany exporting it to the US Army Medical Rese...
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It is unbelievable that the Germans may trust the US Administration. What are they playing at?

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 Paul Craig Roberts: Is The US Government The Master Criminal Of Our Time?  :  Information Clearing House - ICH

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  How to Start a War and Lose An Empire :  Information Clearing House - ICH

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New York Times FAIL: 'McCain No Connections To ISIS?!?'

New York Times FAIL: 'McCain No Connections To ISIS?!?' | Global politics | Scoop.it
GR Associate Editor's note The author mentions a picture in which we see John McCain with Free Syrian Army Commander Salim Idriss and a man who looks like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (behind McCain). Alth...
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Will Brazilians Mobilize to Defeat US-CIA Destabilization Plot?

Will Brazilians Mobilize to Defeat US-CIA Destabilization Plot? | Global politics | Scoop.it
Brazil Under CIA Pressure By Nil Nikandrov Over two thousand Brazilian political activists, intellectuals, people of art and culture signed a manifest on October 26 highlighting the hostile actions...
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​‘Sleeping Beauty’ syndrome: British woman sleeps 22hrs per day

​‘Sleeping Beauty’ syndrome: British woman sleeps 22hrs per day | Global politics | Scoop.it
An extremely rare illness that causes sufferers to sleep for up to 22 hours a day has afflicted a young woman from Stockport, Greater Manchester. During episodes which can last weeks at a time, Beth Goodier is awake for only two hours each day.
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An oil maverick with a mustache: Business legacy of Christophe de Margerie in Russia

An oil maverick with a mustache: Business legacy of Christophe de Margerie in Russia | Global politics | Scoop.it
Sanctions against Russia are counterproductive and stability should be restored to provide more investment to the country, Total CEO Christophe de Margerie said during his last speech in Moscow before he died in a plane crash.
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This death looks like suspicious to me.

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Ukraine: Widespread Use of Cluster Munitions | Human Rights Watch

Ukraine: Widespread Use of Cluster Munitions | Human Rights Watch | Global politics | Scoop.it
(Berlin) – Ukrainian government forces used cluster munitions in populated areas in Donetsk city in early October 2014, Human Rights Watch said today. The use of cluster munitions in populated areas violates the laws of war due to the indiscriminate nature of the weapon and may amount to war crimes.
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Nuland’s Folly: Ukraine Says ‘Yes’ to Russian Winter Discount Gas Offer

Nuland’s Folly: Ukraine Says ‘Yes’ to Russian Winter Discount Gas Offer | Global politics | Scoop.it
21WIRE | A year later, and Kiev is back where it started, and we are all worse off as a result.
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Land Destroyer: Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America's Covert War on China

Land Destroyer: Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America's Covert War on China | Global politics | Scoop.it
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Ukrainian Government Used Cluster Bombs Against Civilians

Ukrainian Government Used Cluster Bombs Against Civilians | Global politics | Scoop.it
A new investigative report, released on Monday by The New York Times, shows that Kiev has been using cluster bombs against the city of Donetsk.
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Well then if even the Times says it, what are the US and European satellite governments waiting for to change their policies...?

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Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, Will the U.S. Go to "War" Against Ebola? | TomDispatch

Tomgram: Karen Greenberg, Will the U.S. Go to "War" Against Ebola? | TomDispatch | Global politics | Scoop.it
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The ice floe

The ice floe | Global politics | Scoop.it
A liberal NY Jewish community sees a film on a dialogue project between Israelis and Palestinians and thinks that's the answer to the conflict. Hapless in the Hudson Valley
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