Daily Archive: December 24, 2016

UNSC Passes Resolution Demanding End to Israeli Settlement Building on Occupied Palestinian Land

The UN Security Council has passed a resolution demanding an end to the construction of Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territories after the US abstained from voting. The resolution was introduced to the UNSC by New Zealand, Malaysia, Venezuela and Senegal on Friday, a day after Egypt withdrew reportedly under pressure from Israel and US President-elect Donald Trump. Earlier, Trump...

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Development. What is New?

The Liaoning CV-16 aircraft carrier and assigned naval aviation units conducted their first live fire training exercises in the Bohai Sea sometime last week. The drills exhibited the J-15 Flying Shark’s ability to carry both PL-12 air-to-air missiles and YJ-83 anti-ship missiles aloft, despite the weight limitations imposed by the ski-jump STOBAR operations inherent in the Liaoning’s design. STOBAR, or...

Fake ‘Aleppo Genocide’ Pics Spread Online Amid Renewed Calls For ‘Humanitarian’ War On Syria

The atmosphere of misinformation only strengthens the Syrian regime’s insistence that all Western media reports of its forces’ atrocities are false,’ noted one media analyst. Propaganda about conditions in Aleppo, including photos recycled from other incidents in other places, is spreading online amid efforts to justify war on the Syrian government. Even mainstream media sources and humanitarian organizations admit that...

Monsanto Bayer: Two Destructive Corporate Conglomerates Become One

Big AG tech giants Monsanto – maker of Agent Orange, genetically modified seeds, weed whacking chemicals – and Bayer – famed for manufacturing poison gas forNazi concentration camp use, heroin, baby aspirin, and systemic pesticides – are merging, much to the horror of food security advocates, consumers, and non-zombies worldwide. CNN Money declared the Monsanto Bayer merger “the year’s biggest takeover.” Symbolically, it’s the...