Wikileaks Unveils ‘Vault 7’: “The Largest Ever Publication of Confidential CIA Documents”; Another Snowden Emerges

WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA. It includes more than 8,000 documents as part of ‘Vault 7’, a series of leaks on the agency, which have allegedly emerged from the CIA's Center For Cyber Intelligence in Langley, and which can be seen on the … Continue reading Wikileaks Unveils ‘Vault 7’: “The Largest Ever Publication of Confidential CIA Documents”; Another Snowden Emerges

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US Launches War Games in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions with Iran

A major military exercise was started by the US, the UK, France and Australia just 50 miles from the Iranian coast. Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran, 17 ships from the US, France, the UK and Australia started a major military exercise, dubbed ‘Unified Trident’, just 50 miles from the Iranian coast, the … Continue reading US Launches War Games in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions with Iran

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French Soldiers Robbed of Assault Rifles & Ammo in McDonald’s Parking Lot

Breakfast at McDonald’s has left two French soldiers, who are part of the counter-terrorism Operation Sentinelle, without their assault rifles and ammunition, local press reports. The robbery comes amid an extended state of emergency in France. Weapons from the soldiers’ car were stolen on Thursday afternoon in the La Vespilliere area in the country’s northwest, … Continue reading French Soldiers Robbed of Assault Rifles & Ammo in McDonald’s Parking Lot

New Hillary Emails Reveal Propaganda, Executions, Coveting Libyan Oil and Gold

New Emails Expose Hillary’s Dirty War in Libya The New Year’s Eve release of over 3000 new Hillary Clinton emails from the State Department has CNN abuzz over gossipy text messages, the “who gets to ride with Hillary” selection process set up by her staff, and how a “cute” Hillary photo fared on Facebook. But … Continue reading New Hillary Emails Reveal Propaganda, Executions, Coveting Libyan Oil and Gold

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‘Like a Prostitute’: 91% of French Respondents say the Media Lies in a Twitter Poll

A French journalist created a stir on Twitter after launching an open poll which asks if people think the media lies. At least 91 percent of the respondents said ‘yes,’ adding that the media hides information, and even comparing journalism to prostitution. The poll was launched by French journalist Jean-Jacques Bourdin, editor-in-chief of RMC radio, … Continue reading ‘Like a Prostitute’: 91% of French Respondents say the Media Lies in a Twitter Poll

Paris Mourns Defeat of Al-Qaeda: Mayor Orders Eiffel Tower Lights off ‘For Aleppo’

This is now the world we live in. Syrian army has effectively defeated the 10,000 Islamist rebels in Aleppo. These include 4,000 al-Qaeda and Ahrar al-Sham fighters who effectively control the other groups. The other large outfit among them is the supposedly "moderate" Nour al-Din al-Zenki whose members proudly filmed themselves beheading a Palestinian boy this … Continue reading Paris Mourns Defeat of Al-Qaeda: Mayor Orders Eiffel Tower Lights off ‘For Aleppo’

If the Sultan of Mysore had had a Bit More Luck, George Washington Might be Known as the Haider Ali of North America

If the sultan of Mysore had had a bit more luck, George Washington might be known as the Haider Ali of North America. As the ruler of Mysore, a kingdom in what is now southwestern India, Haider fought a series of wars with Great Britain in the latter half of the 18th century, at the … Continue reading If the Sultan of Mysore had had a Bit More Luck, George Washington Might be Known as the Haider Ali of North America