Category: Al-Qaeda

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 […]

US military awarded contracts to al-Qaeda in Afghanistan

I suppose it just wasn’t enough that our allies, “the rebels” in Syria, have significant Al-Qaeda elements to them. No, we are the USA! USA! Best country ever. Defender of human rights. City on a hill. We must do far more than that. So we did. This story below from Bloomberg, highlights a 236-page report by […]

US Congress no longer has power over Iran’s oil exports

Press TV has conducted an interview with Dr. Webster Griffin Tarpley, an author and historian in Washington. The following is an approximate transcription of the interview regarding illegal sanctions against Iran. Transcription: presstv.ir US passes sanctions bill to hit Iran’s oil exports Related video: A former al-Qaeda member says the ringleader of the al-Nusra Front, […]

US to shut embassies across Middle East

The US is set to suspend activity at embassies across the Middle East in response to an unspecified security threat. Calling an emergency press conference, the US State Department said yesterday it was going to shut down embassies that would ordinarily be open this Sunday 4 August, because of “security considerations”. While many consulate buildings […]

So-called Free Syrian Army selling weapons to al-Qaeda

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s rank and file is mainly made up of foreigners. They are cementing their power in opposition-controlled territories. But the Islamic state says it is working to cleanse the area from regime supporters and those who are fighting Islam. And we asked its vali – or governor of Allepo […]

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