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Boston Hosts Secretive Military Drills With US Defense Department

Boston Hosts Secretive Military Drills With US Defense Department

Throughout the week, the city of Boston has been hosting Homeland Security training exercises that include helicopters flying extremely close to buildings, but police refuse to inform residents about the particulars of the drills. Social media users have posted videos and questions about low-flying helicopters weaving through buildings, but have not received many answers. — Addison Hoover (@addisonhoover) […]

Thatcher held secret Saudi talks to win huge arms deal, archives show

Thatcher held secret Saudi talks to win huge arms deal, archives show

When Thatcher took power in 1979 Britain was only 7th or 8th largest arms exporter in the world. By the time she left office in 1991, we were second only to the US of Arms in arms exports. Thatcher destroyed British industry and replaced it with an arms industry – that is why Britain has been involved in one conflict or another since 1991, that is why we are friends with any rotten, evil regime who will pony up the cash for our cluster bombs, land mines and other ‘goodies’.

US ‘anti-space mine’ launch signals new phase in celestial arms race (VIDEO)

US ‘anti-space mine’ launch signals new phase in celestial arms race (VIDEO)

© NASA History Office and the NASA JSC Media Services Center International law dictates that countries should engage in the peaceful exploration of space, but the second launch of specialized US satellites last week has all but confirmed that an arms race is brewing outside earth’s atmosphere. TrendsViral The Outer Space Treaty is the product […]

MI5 ‘blocked’ arrest of ISIS-supporting radical preacher Choudary ‘for years’

MI5 ‘blocked’ arrest of ISIS-supporting radical preacher Choudary ‘for years’

Counterterrorism officers were repeatedly blocked by British security service MI5 from pursuing criminal investigations against Britain’s highest-profile radical preacher, Anjem Choudary, it has been claimed. Last week, Choudary was found guilty of supporting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL), which seized territory in Iraq and Syria and inspired terrorist attacks across Europe. Following his conviction, […]

US Used Small Nuclear Weapons in Iraq

US Used Small Nuclear Weapons in Iraq

The use of depleted uranium has had immense implications for the health and lives of both veterans and civilians. Hundreds of thousands have died, untold numbers born with birth defects, the true human toll is both deeply shocking and infuriating.

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Accusation: Russia’s New Base in Iran to Beat US Satellite Intel Used to Protect ISIS

Russia decided to use the Hamadan airfield in Iran to prevent terrorists from spying on its strategic aircraft taking part in the Moscow-led counterterrorism operation in Syria, the Vzglyad newspaper asserted. The business daily maintained that spying appears to have become a major issue since some radical groups fighting in Syria have lately succeeded in hiding from incoming Russian airstrikes. […]

Libya warns Italy about Milan-based ISIL cell

Libya warns Italy about Milan-based ISIL cell

There is a sense of inevitability to the notion that IS terrorist activities are going to spread to Europe. How the governments of Europe deal with this threat could be one of the defining factors of the coming years, not least due to the parallel issue of millions of disenfranchised and disgruntled Muslims living in Europe that represent something of a powder keg under threat of ignition by the sparks of IS terrorism.

Slavery at Sea: Ships Flying Any Flag to Be Boarded & Searched on UK Waters

Slavery at Sea: Ships Flying Any Flag to Be Boarded & Searched on UK Waters

Britain’s new anti-slavery powers at sea, mean the marine industry’s “flag of convenience” system is under scrutiny on UK waters. First of Its Kind: Britain Passes Law Outlawing Modern Day Slavery A “flag of convenience” allows the owner of a ship to pay a fee and register the vessel in a different country other than its origin. It also allows […]

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