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Israel Seizes Gaza Aid Ship

You can go here to see RT’s coverage of the seizure of the Marianne, the Swedish aid ship, and here to read an account posted on the Freedom Flotilla’s website. There is also a blog commentary here in which the … Continue reading

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Greece to Close Banks, Impose Capital Controls

Telesur Faced with an increase in demand but no extra funding from the European Central Bank, the Greek government ordered banks closed. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in televised address Sunday that as a result of a denial by Greece’s … Continue reading

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Gaza Flotilla Crew ‘Chased and Hounded’ in Greece (Where’s Syriza?)

I guess Syriza, the ‘ruling party’ in Greece, is too preoccupied right now clawing their way through the maze of negotiations with their EU overlords to worry much about the Gaza flotilla. But even so, you’d think the relevant government … Continue reading

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US to Begin Invasion of Syria

[Ed. note: this is a good article, as far as it goes, informing us of a new Brookings Institution policy paper that envisions what would in essence amount to a US ground invasion of Syria. But the author frames the … Continue reading

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The Flower of Elegance…and the Angel in the Desert

The Pentagon Goes Nuclear on Russia ‘…Nuclear madness is now at five seconds to midnight.’ By Pepe Escobar We all remember how, in early June, President Putin announced that Russia would deploy more than 40 new ICBMs “able to overcome … Continue reading

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Galilee Church Burned in Arson Attack; Settler Suspects Released

At about 3 a.m. on Thursday morning a group of what apparently were Israeli Jews attacked a Christian church located on the northwest shore of the Sea of Galilee, setting it on fire.

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Spewing Obscenities, Foul-Mouthed Israeli Soldiers Hammer Palestinian Man

What you see in this video reportedly took place Friday, June 12, in Jalazone, north of Ramallah, in the West Bank. RT has also posted a report on the incident, including some of the same footage you see here, but … Continue reading

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Stratfor Warns: S-300 in Ukraine’s Odessa Might Cause All Out War

Sputnik Ukraine’s plans to deploy S-300 air defense systems in the Odessa Region, right beside the border with Transnistria, a de-facto independent state wedged between Moldova and Ukraine.

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How Close Are We to War with Russia?

; I don’t know how many people out there place much stock in Lyndon LaRouche. Me personally, I’ve never exactly been a loyal or dedicated reader of his. But in the past few days, LaRouche has been warning that a … Continue reading

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No One Charged in Gaza Beach Bombing that Killed 4 Kids

Telesur A military probe into an incident that killed four children playing hide and seek during last summer’s Gaza war cleared the Israeli army of any wrongdoing The Israeli army said Thursday that an attack on a Gaza beach during … Continue reading

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