Category: US

McCain wants a new Cold War with Russia over Snowden

On Thursday, Arizona Senator John McCain released a statement criticizing Russia for granting whistleblower Edward Snowden a one-year asylum and preventing the United States government from subjecting the former NSA analyst to the Bradley Manning treatment. “Russia’s action today is a disgrace and a deliberate effort to embarrass the United States,” said McCain. “It is […]

US ready to destroy Syrian air forces
– with 3 ships and 24 drones

The United States is able to destroy the Syrian air forces with the help of only three warships and 24 drones, a member of the US Institute for the Study of War, Christopher Harmer, says. This will prevent the Syrian air forces from being used against civilians and the rebels. According to the expert a […]

Bloodhound Gang defiled Russian flag

The American rock group Bloodhound Gang was kicked out of a Russian music festival and pelted with eggs after videos emerged of its bass player shoving a Russian flag down his pants at a recent concert in Ukraine. Russian prosecutors are even considering whether to open a criminal case in the matter, which comes amid […]

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 […]

US officials said that further Israeli strikes on Syria are likely

American intelligence analysts have concluded that a recent Israeli airstrike on a warehouse in Syria did not succeed in destroying all of the Russian-made antiship cruise missiles that were its target, American officials said on Wednesday, and that further Israeli strikes are likely. Read more: nytimes.com Israel grounds warplanes after F16 crashes at sea Israeli […]

SEAL Team Six Afghan deaths still a mystery

Almost two years later, the families of special forces soldiers sent to die in what was virtually a suicide mission are still searching for answers – and the United States government is still covering up. Once again, the mainstream media is AWOL. So, why are the SEAL Team six Afghan deaths still a mystery? Read […]

Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy,
faces 130+ yrs in jail on other charges

A US military judge has found Army private Bradley Manning “not guilty” of aiding the enemy. However, he was found guilty of 20 remaining charges, meaning that he still faces the possibility of up to 136 years behind bars. Sentencing begins tomorrow. Sitting in the military courtroom at Fort Meade, Md., Colonel Denise Lind delivered […]

Top U.S. General: We pay a price for backing Israel

Marine Corps General James Mattis, who retired May 22 as chief of the U.S. Central Command, in charge of U.S. forces in the Middle East, said in a speech at the prestigious Aspen Security Forum in Colorado last Saturday (July 20) that America needs to work “with a sense of urgency” to achieve a two-state […]

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