Iraq War Report – 04 December 2016

Daesh destroyed Mosul water pipeline About 40% or 650,000 people in Mosul are in danger after Daesh (IS) destroyed its water pipeline and food is also running out for the civilians inside the city. Daesh gangs are using the most horrific means of killing the civilians trying to flee Mosul, targeting them with IEDs, ‘sniping’ …

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Palestinian Bedouin children sit on their belongings as Israeli forces confiscate shelters on the pretext they were built without a permit in the West Bank village of Jaba, near Jerusalem, on 15 November. Israel routinely denies Palestinians building permits and then destroys structures built without permission. Shadi Hatem APA images

Palestine: The Month in Pictures: November 2016

Israeli forces killed four Palestinians during the month of November. Three were killed during separate alleged stabbing attacks on Israeli forces. No Israeli soldiers were injured in any of the incidents which led to the death of the alleged assailant. One of those killed, Muhammad Nabil Jawdat Salam, was a 14-year-old boy shot at Shuafat …

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US Policymakers Seek “New Thailand” Amid Asian Pivot

With the passing of Thailand’s head of state, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a universally revered cultural and pragmatic leader for the last 70 years, Thailand’s enemies see an opportunity in what they perceive as a void in national unity. Throughout Washington’s policy circles, several articles containing analysis have been circulated regarding an opportunity for “change” or a …

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The Ongoing Media Propaganda War Against Syria

In a previous post, I highlighted how, after the chaos of Iraq and Libya, the mass media began softening the public up for another illegal military intervention in another sovereign state – this time in Syria. Rupert Murdoch, who has a direct financial interest in regime change in Syria (see Israel & energy independence below) oversaw some …

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What Cell Phone & Computer Addiction are Doing to our Children

The world has changed incredibly quickly over the past few centuries and we can be sure it will continue to do so at an exponential rate. This has many people now questioning what we are doing here and in what direction our species is heading. “The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.” – Brooks, from the …

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5,000 years of Battery Life: Nuclear Waste-Formed Radioactive Diamonds Provide Long-Lasting Energy

Scientists have discovered a way to convert nuclear waste into radioactive black diamond batteries which last more than 5,000 years. Researchers at the University of Bristol have found a means of creating a battery capable of generating clean electricity for five millennia, or as long as human civilization has existed. Scientists found that by heating …

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85% of the Food We Eat has Pesticide Residues

New government data offers a potentially unappetizing assessment of the U.S. food supply: Residues of many types of bug-killing pesticides, fungicides and weed-killing chemicals have been found in roughly 85 percent of thousands of foods tested. Data recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows varying levels of pesticide residues in everything from mushrooms to …

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