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UKIP ‘furious’ after details of ‘assassination attempt’ against Farage leaked

By Against Crony Capitalism January 4, 2016   UKIP ‘furious’ after details of ‘assassination attempt’ against Farage leaked     I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Farage this past summer in Washington. I found him to be as passionate, straight forward, self effacing, and as generally good natured as his “official” persona. Not always […]

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A candlelight vigil in San Bernardino, Calif., for the 14 people killed by a husband and wife team of radicalized Islamists. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

Why aren’t we looking into the Saudi role in San Bernardino attack?

By Neil Macdonald CBC News December 8, 2015 5:05 AM ET   Why aren’t we looking into the Saudi role in San Bernardino attack? Shooter Tashfeen Malik was radicalized in Saudi Arabia, her Pakistani family said   In the years following the 9/11 attacks, important American officials and politicians regularly declared that the mass murderers […]


Anonymous Publishes List of ISIS Targets for Sunday Attacks

By Joe Wright Activist Post November 21, 2015     Hacktivist group Anonymous has declared all-out cyber war on ISIS following the Paris terror attacks. #OpParis went live just days ago, which involved Anonymous issuing a guide to the world on how to disrupt ISIS recruiting via social media. Despite documenting their results of over […]

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The image on the left shows the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on June 21, 2015, before the U.S. military bombing. The image on the right shows the facility on October 8, 2015, following the attack. (Photos from report)

New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams November 5, 2015   New MSF Report Details Horrific Carnage as US Bombed Hospital ‘The view from inside the hospital is that this attack was conducted with a purpose to kill and destroy’     With the U.S. still refusing to consent to an independent probe, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on […]


Evidence Mounts that US Military Knew They Were Bombing Active Hospital

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams October 27, 2015   Evidence Mounts that US Military Knew They Were Bombing Active Hospital Reporting raises new questions about potential war crimes in U.S. bombing of Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan     The Associated Press provided new evidence Monday that the U.S. military knew that the Doctors […]

MSF staff treat injured colleagues and patients in the hospital's safe room after the airstrike. (Photo: MSF)

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‘Even War Has Rules’: MSF Takes Unprecedented Action Against US Military

By Lauren McCauley Common Dreams October 7, 2015   ‘Even War Has Rules’: MSF Takes Unprecedented Action Against US Military Announcing launch of international fact-finding inquiry, MSF president declares hospital bombing an ‘attack on the Geneva Conventions’     “Even war has rules,” declared Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctor’s Without Borders (MSF), who announced […]


Federal Data Breach Included 5.6M Compromised Fingerprints, Five Times The Original Estimate

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist September 23, 2015   Federal Data Breach Included 5.6M Compromised Fingerprints, Five Times The Original Estimate   (Julio Marquez)   Federal investigators underestimated the number of fingerprints stolen in a massive breach of the Office of Personnel Management earlier this year: the agency announced Wednesday that 5.6 million individuals’ finger prints […]

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Who Shot Down MH-17? — Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org July 30, 2015   Who Shot Down MH-17?   The available evidence convinces me that the Malaysian airliner shot down over Ukraine was a plot hatched in Washington in order to blame Russia, blame which helps Washington’s pressure on Europe for sanctions against Russia. An alternative explanation […]


Are You Ready for the e-PATRIOT Act?

By Mark Nestmann Nestmann.com June 30, 2015   Are You Ready for the e-PATRIOT Act?     Earlier this month, news emerged that the US government had suffered its worst cyberattack ever. On June 4, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) revealed that hackers had penetrated its networks, possibly for many months. The data thieves […]

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Cybersecurity and the Tylenol Murders

By Cindy Cohn Electronic Frontier Foundation May 31, 2015   Cybersecurity and the Tylenol Murders     When a criminal started lacing Tylenol capsules with cyanide in 1982, Johnson & Johnson quickly sprang into action to ensure consumer safety. It increased its internal production controls, recalled the capsules, offered an exchange for tablets, and within […]


The Anthrax Coverup Exposed

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 18, 2015   The Anthrax Coverup Exposed   Graeme MacQueen’s 2014 book, The 2001 Anthrax Deception: The Case for a Domestic Conspiracy, has been vindicated by the head of the FBI’s Anthrax Investigation. Four and one-half months ago I posted a review of MacQueen’s book.  The […]

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The White House’s New Executive Order On Cyber Crime is (Unfortunately) No Joke

By Nadia Kayyali, Kurt Opsahl Common Dreams April 8, 2015   The White House’s New Executive Order On Cyber Crime is (Unfortunately) No Joke  (Image: Free Press/cc/flickr)   On the morning of April 1st, the White House issued a new executive order (EO) that asserts that malicious “cyber-enabled activities” are a national threat, declares a […]


TurboTax Stops E-Filing Of All State Tax Returns While Investigating Fraudulent Activity

For additional information to the story below CBC News explains: Fraudsters are able to get into the accounts of people who file their taxes electronically by buying names, addresses and other personal information from other cybercriminals, said company spokeswoman Julie Miller.   Fraudsters then file a false return that qualifies for a refund, changing the mailing address […]

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