Category: Al-Qaeda

U.S. drones kill more than 30 in Yemen

In fewer than two weeks, Hellfire missiles launched by U.S. drones have killed at least 31 people in Yemen. At least 14 of the victims were believed by President Obama — the launcher-in-chief — to be al-Qaeda militants. On the heels of reports of the foiling of a plot purportedly hatched by the Yemeni-based branch […]

U.N. chemical weapons inspectors
to begin 2-week probe in Syria next week

United Nations chemical weapons experts will arrive in the Syrian capital on Monday to begin a two-week investigation into alleged chemical strikes at three locations in the war-torn country, a long-awaited breakthrough that ends months of negotiations between the U.N. and Syria’s government. An alleged chemical attack in the village of Khan al-Assal, near the […]

US remains ‘uninterested’
as Kurds massacred by Syria’s militant opposition

Reports this week of the radical Islamist opposition in Syria massacring Kurds in the northern Syria is a disturbing development, but not nearly as disturbing as the strategic silence on the issue by the US and European government-media complex. According to reports from the village of Tal Abyad near the Turkish border on Monday, jihadist […]

We’re sending Syrians food
But it’s just an excuse to send them arms

In a gesture to mark the celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, President Obama has approved of an additional $125 million in humanitarian and food aid to be sent to Syria. Including the new aid package, the amount of money the United States has sent to Syria has now reached the $1 billion […]

Al-Qaeda replacing Assad is the biggest threat to US security
– CIA Deputy Director

The second-in-command of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) says that the toppling of Bashar Assad’s regime in Syria is the largest threat to United States national security and may help al-Qaeda acquire chemical weapons. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell said the prospect of the Syrian government being replaced by […]

Former defense contractor exposes Obama’s death squads

Alex is joined via Skype by former Army and Defense contractor Brandon Toy to discuss his recent public resignation from General Dynamics in protest of the “Dirty Wars” going on in the middle east and the atrocities he has witnessed. They also discuss high soldier suicide rates, U.S. officials using their powers of execution indiscriminately […]

Terror alert used to justify government crimes

Last month, Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, defended his agency’s electronic surveillance program by claiming that it had helped prevent “potential terrorist events” at least 50 times since 9/11. Now, in the words of Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), come warnings of a potential attack that are “very reminiscent of what we saw pre-9/11.” That […]

‘Gitmo gives terrorists powerful recruitment tool’

It’s now half a year since Guantanamo’s prisoners began their hunger strike. The US military says the self-imposed starvation protest is waning – because inmates have been eating after dusk as is tradition in the holy month of Ramadan. But painful force-feeding procedures and invasive body searches are still part of the daily routine for […]

Militants kill 450 Kurdish civilians in northern Syria

Foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government have killed 450 civilians, including 120 children, in a Kurdish-majority area in northern Syria. According to al-Alam, militants from al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front attacked Tal Abyad district of Raqqa governorate on Monday, killing 330 women and elderly men as well as 120 children. The massacre comes a week after […]

CIA ‘running arms smuggling team
in Benghazi when consulate was attacked’

The CIA has been subjecting operatives to monthly polygraph tests in an attempt to suppress details of a US arms smuggling operation in Benghazi that was ongoing when its ambassador was killed by a mob in the city last year, according to reports. Up to 35 CIA operatives were working in the city during the […]

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