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The Mysterious Life And Death Of Igor Sergun, The Chief Of The GRU - Russian Military Intelligence

The Mysterious Life And Death Of Igor Sergun, The Chief Of The GRU - Russian Military Intelligence 
"I’m frankly unsure how to feel about his death. As a career U.S. Army military intelligence officer, and our senior military attaché to Russia from 2012 to 2014, I met with General Sergun and his staff several times for extended periods. I found him soft-spoken, unassuming, complex, erudite and nuanced. And I learned that even as Sergun relentlessly directed global intelligence operations against our interests, he — paradoxically — also viewed constant confrontation with the U.S. and West as not in Russia’s best long-term interest." - Death of the GRU Commander - by Peter Zwack - from "Defense One" | Igor Sergun - News and Web Review

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The Case Of Litvinenko, The Trails Of Polonium, And The Islamic Terrorism As a Russian False Flag

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Who plays in the "Bunny Friend Playground"? The groundhogs.

Who plays in the "Bunny Friend Playground"? The groundhogs.
"These are very dangerous times, indeed. And they require adequate and very resolute response." - by Michael Novakhov

Investigate the "investigators"! FBI as "a high church for the true mediocre"

Investigate the "investigators"! FBI as "a high church for the true mediocre"
"At bottom, I mean profoundly at bottom, the FBI has nothing to do with Communism, it has nothing to do with catching criminals, it has nothing to do with the Mafia, the syndicate, it has nothing to do with trust-busting, it has nothing to do with interstate commerce, it has nothing to do with anything but serving as a church for the mediocre. A high church for the true mediocre." Norman Mailer | "Investigate the "investigators"! I would think that no less than 50% of the problems this country is facing is due to the FBI's inadequacy. This is a very important issue and the time has come to address it." - by Michael Novakhov

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Russia and Putinism

Russia and Putinism
U.S. Rights Report Slams IS Militants, Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Among Others

Nato, Russia and Europe

Nato, Russia and Europe
World & U.S. Security - News Review: U.S., eyeing Russia, urges NATO allies to harden cyber defenses

Cyber Wars - June 2015

Cyber Wars - June 2015
Was FBI operational data hacked? - Google Search | Report: Chinese Hackers Got Into FBI Personnel Files: "Then again, maybe it was Russia – pretending to be China." | Obama Ignores Red Line Amid Chinese Cyberattack - Investor's Business Daily - ‎16 hours ago: "Cyberwar: The damage done by Chinese hackers grows worse by the day, with news that they stole a treasure trove of blackmail-worthy material on those with high security clearances. What's Obama's reaction?" | NSA Chief: Don’t Assume China Hacked OPM | Cyber Commander: OPM Hack Highlights Data Theft Danger: "Adm. Mike Rogers, who is also director of the National Security Agency, declined to name China as the main culprit in the attacks but would not reveal who the intelligence agencies believe conducted the intelligence-gathering operation. Asked after a speech on what basis Cyber Command is linking the OPM hack to China, Rogers said: “I’m not going to accept the assumption” that China played a role in the cyber attacks. “First of all I’m not going to get into the specifics of attribution,” the four-star admiral said at a conference in Washington called GEOINT 2015. “That’s a process that we’re working through on the policy side. That’s ongoing.”"

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Cyber Wars

Forbes
As the OPM hack news unraveled, it got worse — revealing that hackers stole the digital fingerprints of more than five million people employed by the U.S. federal government… the same fingerprints that are sometimes used for access to so-called ...
U.S. News & World Report
OPM's database is a treasure trove of sensitive information on more than 21 million current and former government employees and contractors. China's intelligence services could use the data to identify people with financial difficulties, learn ...
Defense One
Last summer, hackers stole personal records of more than 21.5 million current, former and prospective federal employees and contractors stored on OPM's systems. After thehack, officials convened a 90-day review of the security clearance process.
Washington Free Beacon
China's theft of millions of records on Americans was part of a Big Data spying program conducted by Beijing that has prompted the Pentagon to take new steps to secure large data concentrations. That was the assessment of U.S. Cyber Command ...
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"Russian Intelligence is an Equal Opportunity recruiter: "Left and Right, Black and White..."

"Russian Intelligence is an Equal Opportunity recruiter: "Left and Right, Black and White..."
Link Exposed Between Charleston Killer And Haters' Convention In Russia | Report: Russia's right wing is egging on Texas' secessionist movement

Dylann Roof manifesto

Daily Kos
The confessed shooter, 19-year-old white supremacist Dylann Roof, wore the symbol of the Confederacy and had a Confederate States of America license plate on his vehicle. The New Orleans City Council voted in December to remove four Confederate ...
Yahoo Politics
Several neo-Confederate and white supremacist groups have expressed support for Trump. His campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment from Yahoo News asking whether it accepts the SCCAC's endorsement and why such groups are ...
CNN
The group dates back decades and inspiredDylann Roof, who last summer confessed to shooting and killing nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. READ: White supremacist group stands by racist ideology.
Southern Poverty Law Center
That likely was a surprise to the world of white supremacists. Only six months earlier, Gulett was boldly and publicly praising accused mass murderer Dylann Storm Roof, whose racist mindset apparently led to the June massacre of nine people at Emanuel ...
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Is Obama a "Russian project"?

Is Obama a "Russian project"?
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NBCNews.com
President Barack Obama on Saturday defended his visit to Cuba next month amid rebuke from conservative circles, saying that it would further advance his efforts to restore diplomatic relations after more than a half-century of Cold War-era conflict ...
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday tried to fend off criticism of PresidentObama's decision not to attend the funeral this weekend of Justice Antonin Scalia, but even some administration allies lamented the move as a missed opportunity to ease ...
USA TODAY
Donald Trump says he welcomes criticismfrom President Obama. "This man has done such a bad job — he has set us back so far — for him to say that is actually a great compliment, if you want to know the truth," Trump told supporters in Beaufort, S.C..
SCNow
Our borders are like Swiss cheese." Obamapredicted Tuesday that voters will "make a sensible choice in the end" and reject Trump. Trump says Obama "has done such a bad job, he's set us back so far, that for him to say that actually is a great ...
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"The Power Behind The Throne": Jarrett and Obama

"The Power Behind The Throne": Jarrett and Obama
M.N.: "And what are the powers behind her?" - News & Web Review - June 2015

Valerie Jarrett

American Thinker (blog)
Wait a minute – how about Valerie Jarrett, President Obama's supreme consigliere, and, many believe, the de facto president of the United States, while the nominal POTUS plays golf, watches televised sports, and stays current with the latest TV shows ...
Daily Caller
Valerie Jarrett, Assistant to the U.S. President for Intergovernmental Relations and Public Liaison attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 29, 2009. Business leaders and policymakers meeting in Davos turn their attention ...
Daily Caller
Chicago is known for its L-train. But it's the gravy train that White House senior adviserValerie Jarrett prefers to ride. In addition to the $173,922 Jarrett earns per annum as President Obama's senior adviser, she is also paid an annual pension of ...
Chicagoist
Monday's hour-long Steve Harvey Show special on Chicago gun violence offered more of the same, although with an unusual appearance from Senior White House AdvisorValerie Jarrett. Filmed in Chicago, in front of an audience of Chicagoans personally ...
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Obama and Islam

Obama and Islam
"Obama sits at the center of a web of intertwined progressive organizations. This web has infiltrated the government and it in turn has been infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood... Our current conflict with Islamic terrorists is not caused by joblessness, poverty, the climate, dictators or any of the other familiar excuses. Instead it’s caused by the unholy alliance between Islam and the left. Obama embodied that unholy alliance as no other occupant of the Oval Office..."

Obama and Islam

Algemeiner
Wishing to address growing anti-Islamic sentiments among the American public, Barack Obama ventured on February 3 to the Islamic Society of Baltimore (sadly, a mosque with unsavory Islamist associations) to talk about Islam and Muslims. The 5,000-word ...
TheBlaze.com
Undoubtedly, before unleashing Kerry as secretary of state, President Barack Obamamade sure the two saw eye-to-eye on theirIslam “pitch.” The Islam party line they continue to market—despite existence of contrary factual evidence such as an actor's ...
Huffington Post
Indeed, Putin believes the rise of SunniIslamism is a threat to Russia, and sees Erdogan as an incubator of Islamism, be it moderate or militant. For his part, Erdogan has seen himself as the sultan of politicalIslam who wants to restore Ottoman ...
The Rebel
That being said, the current administration has persistently worked to focus attention away from Islamist violence and toward right-wing violence and gun control. PresidentObama's announced executive action plan regarding firearms is the latest salvo ...
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Impeach Obama NOW!

Impeach Obama NOW!
"All that's required for this to happen is for enough Republicans in Congress who have not been misled or intimidated by the media, the Democrats, or their own leadership about Obama's treasonable actions — or who are not in denial — to speak out plainly and forcefully in favor of impeachment and removal NOW." | "Make no mistake: the U.S.A., the Free World and the whole Western Civilization are in a state of war. Call it silent or secret, invisible (almost), hybrid, intelligence war; by any other name this war is very real, deadly and brutal, like any other war. This war was started by the arch-criminal masquerading as a politician, V. Putin and his criminal ruling clique and is treacherously aided by a leftist black nationalist (the fact as it is, in my humble opinion, with all due respect to all races and without a hint of racism), Barak Obama. The situation is very critical, probably the most critical in the history of this country and the West, more critical than during the Cold War. Do not lull yourselves into complacency, get rid of the domestic threat, by all and strictly legal means (America is still strong enough for this type of civil and civilized interactions with "authority"), and deal with the foreign enemies: smartly, with determination, resolve and very clear understanding of the situation and its dangers, and on all fronts, including political and information warfare. America is in danger! Start with the first of many steps, even if it sounds improbable and impossible: Impeach Obama NOW! And until this happens, uncover, expose, oppose and counteract his policies and politics, his every political move, the destructive, divisive, self-serving and treacherous nature of this rule of hypocritical, duplicitous, insecure and vindictive "American Dictator"; and if it is not done, the risk of quasi-fascist "transformation" of this country and possibly the World is very real and maybe even imminent." - M.N.

Impeach Obama NOW!

Haaretz
If Michelle Obama Behaved Like Sara Netanyahu, Congress Would Be TalkingImpeachment. Israelis are shouldering the cost of the deplorable behavior at the Prime Minister's residence. Last week's ruling should bring heavy political consequences for the ...
Right Side News
Republican House Representative from Michigan's 7th District Tim Walberg was once a leading “birther” not so long ago, when he was seeking a seat in the U.S. House in the 2010 election. This is a VIDEO of Representative Walberg at a local town hall ...
Los Angeles Times
Will originalism survive Justice Antonin Scalia? Will he be remembered, as PresidentObama suggested just hours after his death, as “one of the most consequential judges and thinkers to serve on the Supreme Court”? Initial comments have for the most ...
MLive.com
He recently advocated for President BarackObama's impeachment, but the measure was never brought forward by party leaders. He wrote that Obama's actions rise to the level of treason and tyranny, and that "it's never too late to do the right thing ...
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Islamisation of the West and the Militant Islam in America

Islamisation of the West and the Militant Islam in America
"The Muslim population in this country is not like any other group, for it includes within it a substantial body of people—many times more numerous than the agents of Osama bin Ladin—who share with the suicide hijackers a hatred of the United States and the desire, ultimately, to transform it into a nation living under the strictures of militant Islam. Although not responsible for the atrocities in September, they harbor designs for this country that warrant urgent and serious attention." - The Danger Within: Militant Islam in America - Daniel Pipes | "Islam has a specific doctrine of jihad which deals with immigration. It says that Muslims are encouraged from the example of Muhammad to migrate, not immigrate, in mass to non-Muslim communities and then populate by having lots of children. They are not allowed to assimilate into the culture. As they grow in numbers they demand more and more accommodation to Islamic ways. They demand that their Shariah law be implemented within the legal system of the host community." - The Hidden Agenda of Islam Immigration into America

Islamisation of the West and the Militant Islam in America

Right Side News
The imam who let this mosque for 18 years, Muhammad Adam el Shake, and who was a native of Sudan and a former member of theMuslim Brotherhood, founded the American Muslim Society, a Muslim Brotherhood entity. He supported Palestinian suicide bombers ...
New York Sun
Roosevelt wasn't personally very well-disposed to either side; most Americanssympathized more with the Republicans, but 90% of American Roman Catholics followed their Church in opposing the rabidly anti-clerical Republicans, and 80% of AmericanRoman ...
Haaretz
I received a very religious education and until the age of 22 I was a militant activist in a Catholic organization. Then I ... In America, religion is not a problem - everyone believes in his own way and that's it. ... "I'm not a scholar who ...
The Denver Post
"United States of Jihad" sketches succinct cameos of the Americans who have embraced militant Islam. Nearly 300Americans have been indicted or convicted on terrorism charges since 9/11; Bergen focuses on the big names, from Fort Hood shooter Nidal ...
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The Obama Revolution

The Obama Revolution
Making peace with America’s old adversaries - by Patrick Chappatte

The Obama "Revolution"

The Obama "Revolution"
"The current administration’s effort to subject America to a wholesale transformation... Alinsky urged his followers to be flexible and opportunistic and say anything to get power, which they can then use to radically change existing social and economic institutions."

Obama Revolution

Tampabay.com (blog)
This transformation will take time. But I'm focused on the future, and I'm confident that my visit will advance the goals that guide us—promoting American interests and values and a better future for the Cuban people, a future of more freedom and more ...
Washington Times
Mr. Obama bears the lion's share of responsibility for this relentless and exhausting drama. The most radical chief executive in recent history, he has hijacked the Constitution in pursuit of his stated goal to “fundamentally transform the nation ...
Breitbart News
What's the number one thing that people think when they think of President Obama'sfundamental transformation? It's immigration. Marco Rubio was Barack Obama's partner-in-chief on his immigration agenda … Marco Rubio would be President Obama's ...
National Review Online
Sometimes you outsmart yourself. After re-watching the excruciating Rubio-Christie exchange (embedded in David's post), I can't help but think that Marco Rubio outsmarted himself – or at least locked in on the wrong part of Chris Christie's commentary ...
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The state of disarray and disunion, the legacy of self-defeat and disaster

The state of disarray and disunion, the legacy of self-defeat and disaster
What will the History say about "King Obama"? The state of disarray and disunion; the hypocritical, duplicitous, impotent (including his inaction on Ukraine), self-serving legacy of deceit, defeat and disaster under the guise of exercise of "soft power". Mr. Obama is more concerned about his "peacenik" credentials than about the true peace, security and greatness of the country. The divisions and controversies are so intense that it is difficult to avoid the impression that the country is moving to the some type of the civil war, and I would not rule out the deliberate actions of some hostile foreign "invisible hands" behind all this.

POLICE NEWS REVIEW | Stop the war on cops!

POLICE NEWS REVIEW | Stop the war on cops!
We must speak out against the war on cops before it’s too late. | There are things that Mayors, Governors, and even Presidents can do: Be a leader of your law enforcement agencies. Do not broad brush them and rush to judgment because the loudest voices demonstrate... Our first line of defense in the homeland is made up of our men and women in blue. - Safir: The War on Police Hurts the War on Terror | Racism has an ugly history in America, and the debate over whether we’ve advanced past it is relevant. But while that discussion continues, far too many agitators have essentially declared war on police. As a nation, we must reject that attack. - War on police makes us all less safe | SHERIFF DAVID CLARKE, MILWAUKEE COUNTY: Well, this war on our nation's finest, the American police officer, continues, but it continues to be fueled by some very important people.

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"Paint it black!" - The War on the U.S. Police and the Radicalization from above, part 2

"Paint it black!" - The War on the U.S. Police and the Radicalization from above, part 2
The Obama administration has, once again, complained to the United Nations about alleged American human rights violations–and boasted about liberal policies like Obamacare as the solution. The State Department report, released Monday as part of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council, reads less like an accounting of human rights issues and more like the platform of the Democratic Party–and invites the world to judge America harshly. - Obama Complains to UN About America's 'Human Rights' Violations | The most recent UN “review” of the United States, which every member government of the global body is purportedly “required” to submit to, mostly aimed at demonizing U.S. police as violent racists supposedly in need of national and global controls. - UN Dictators Club Attacks U.S. Police, “Human Rights” Record | » "Human rights" @ UN: Iran, North Korea lecture the U.S. - YouTube 15/05/15 13:54

Russia's intelligence war against the West

Russia's intelligence war against the West
"Across Europe and the Euro-Atlantic area, Russia’s intelligence offensive is being conducted with increasing determination and sophistication. This is a smart and modern war that goes well beyond the traditional intelligence requirements of “need to know” concerning the intentions of enemy countries, which in President Vladimir Putin’s mind includes any country opposed to his expansionist ambitions. It draws on a Russian intelligence tradition that stretches back to the Tsarist era and includes techniques of political warfare in addition to regular intelligence gathering. The Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka, called these “active measures” and used them to promote its revolutionary goals abroad. They included everything from political assassination to the covert use of propaganda." - Russia’s silent war against the west | News Review

Russia's intelligence war against the West

Voltaire Network
Reportedly, representatives of ISIL — with help from the Turkish intelligence services — have established an extensive network in Antalya for the recruitment of individuals who have arrived in Turkey from the post-Soviet States, to enable their ...
Ukrinform News
About 22,500 servicemen of the RussianArmed Forces are stationed in the territory of occupied Crimea. The troop buildup and the measures to deploy the nuclear weapon carriers are being taken. Vadym Skybytsky, the representative of the Main ...
IHS Jane's 360
Norway's Security Police Service (PST) annual threat assessment, released on 9 February, highlights the Russian intelligenceservices' return to targeting defence, security, and readiness states, which it describes as "having the greatest potential for ...
Yahoo News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Director of NationalIntelligence James R. Clapper is telling the Senate Armed Services Committee thatRussia's aggressive military intervention in Ukraine and other moves could put Moscow and the U.S. "into another Cold War-like ...
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Permanent Global Multidimensional Warfare As Russian Military-Political Strategy - Review

Permanent Global Multidimensional Warfare As Russian Military-Political Strategy - Review
General Valery Gerasimov, the current Russian Chief of the General Staff: “The very “rules of war” have changed. The role of nonmilitary means of achieving political and strategic goals has grown, such new-type conflicts are comparable with the consequences of any real war. The focus of applied methods of conflict has altered in the direction of of the broad use of political, economic, informational, humanitarian, and other nonmilitary measures – applied in coordination with the protest potential of the population.”

Hybrid war as Russian strategy

Novinite.com
"The blurred border between peace and war in the case of hybrid wars is the most dangerous challenge facing states [and] especially in the fields of security and defense requires the maintenance and development of capacities that are adequate to the ...
TASS
MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. A hybrid waris waged against Transdniestria, and the region faces immense pressure, acting foreign minister Vitaly Ignatiev told a press conference on Friday. "We are in a very difficult situation today. We haven't ...
StopFake.org
The brief disappearance of a girl in Germany recently become an international political issue. Russia is exploiting the case for propaganda purposes as part of its strategy of a hybrid war aimed at destabilizing the West and dividing Europe, Spiegel ...
Touch Arcade
I feel like we need a better name for this genre, as describing games like War is Peace: Card Defense [Free] as a "card battler RTS hybrid with MOBA elements" really doesn't flow off the tongue (or keyboard) very well. Either way, these sorts of games ...
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Dark Flows The Red Stix

Dark Flows The Red Stix
"We hear a lot about the Russian Mafia and its links with the Russian State. Remember how the US State Department’s Wikileaks transcript described Russia as a Mafia State? What we don’t hear so much about is how it operates and what is being done about tackling it. Is enough being done, and if not, why not? - Tackling Russian Trans National Organised Crime" - GRU (Russian Military Intelligence Service) and International Organised Crime - Web Review

Russian Intelligence, GRU and International Organised Crime

The Advocate
Bean sent the victim a Facebook message around 10:30 p.m., telling the victim that if she wanted to make trouble with “the Russian Mafia that we will wait quietly for (her husband) to make the first move” but that he would need back up, the Sheriff's ...
The Sun
POLICE have denied a cover-up after withholding documents relating to the mysterious death of a Russian Mafiawhistleblower. Those close to the case believe the secret documents could be vital to the inquiry into the death of Alexander Perepilichny who ...
The Conversation UK
However in Russia, recycling comes with a sense of shame. This is reflected by the fact that more than 80% of Russian domestic waste ends up in landfill, and most of the rest is incinerated. For comparison, Europe's best recyclers – Austria and Germany ...
Pulse Headlines
The latter helped Dalio in the “Touched with Fire” journey, after he was planning to create a safe commercial debut described as a combination of a Russian Mafia film, The Lion King, Hamlet, and The Godfather. The film has already debuted in the U.S.A ...
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US Mass Shootings, "Mind Control", and "Special Operations"

US Mass Shootings, "Mind Control", and "Special Operations"
"The number of incidents in which a shooter opens fire on a crowd of people more than doubled over the past seven years compared with the previous seven, the FBI found in a study made public Wednesday. The Federal Bureau of Investigation analyzed 160 "active shooter" incidents from 2000 through 2013 to look for common elements that might guide law enforcement officers in preventing the shootings or responding more effectively." 'Active shooter' incidents on the rise - Web Review - by Mike Nova

US Mass Shootings, "Mind Control", and "Special Operations"

WRAL.com
June 17, 2015: Dylann Roof, 21, shot and killed nine African-American church members during a Bible study group inside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Police contend the attack was racially motivated.
Washington Post
Since the Mass Shooting Tracker came into existence in 2013, there have been 1,077mass shootings in the United States. The tracker's website also counts the days since the last mass shooting incident in the U.S. As of this morning, that number stands ...
ABC News
Adam Lanza killed himself. So did Seung-Hui Cho at Virginia Tech. And so did Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold in Columbine. And Christopher Harper-Mercer in Roseburg. And Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista. If you go down the list of mass shootings at U.S ...
Reuters
The carnage in Kalamazoo, a city of about 75,000 people 150 miles (240 km) west of Detroit, was the latest in a series of mass shootings that have made gun control a campaign issue before the November U.S.presidential election. WOOD TV, a Grand ...
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Russia and ISIS - Web Review

Russia and ISIS - Web Review
"Despite reports of Russia and ISIS being at odds with one another, further research points to Russian security services (FSB, successor to the Soviet KGB) and military intelligence (GRU) behind the very threat while ostensibly opposing it." - The Russian Roots of ISIS

Russia and ISIS

Daily Beast
A suicide bomber drove a car stuffed with explosives into a police checkpoint in Dzhimikent, killing two policemen and injuring more than 10. ISIS took responsibility,Russian news agencies reported, saying the operation was carried out by a group ...
Haaretz
Syria's army and allies, backed by Russian air strikes, recaptured 18 villages from Islamic State fighters in eastern Aleppo province on Saturday, a monitoring group said. The advance extended their control of parts of a road running towards the ...
CNN
ISIS' Caucasus affiliate claimed credit for a pair of attacks, one in September on aRussian military facility, and another a December shooting in the troubled Russianrepublic of Dagestan. And an ISIS affiliate in Sinai said that its members bombed a ...
Heavy.com
In a new video purportedly released by the Islamic State, Islamic State fighters fire at attacking opposition soldiers in the Qalamun Mountains, northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. Click here to read more. Sam Prince is a New York-based ...
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The "Unholy Alliance" or The "New World Order"? - Russia, China, Iran and Latin America

The "Unholy Alliance" or The "New World Order"? - Russia, China, Iran and Latin America
"Iran’s growing influence in the region—and its effort to exert influence over governments there—has fostered pressing security concerns as the Iranians inch closer to the United States’ southern border, according to these U.S. officials and Latin American leaders, who met for several days this week at a summit organized by the Israel Allies Foundation (IAF)... Iran is becoming increasingly open about its presence in Latin America and providing its officials with passports from Venezuela and other countries, giving them free rein to travel throughout South America. Iran has forged close ties with countries such as Argentina, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Bolivia, among others." - Iran Steps Up Covert Action in Latin America | "In a way, allegorically, this Unholy Alliance is the Dante's three-faced Satan-Beast in the very center of Inferno. This might sound as a somewhat gloomy and unduly alarmist impression but I am afraid that the recent string of mysterious and tragic events, possibly as the first, the explorative and warning stage of this Alliance's hostile actions, might be the sad confirmation. We'll live, we'll see and we'll learn (hopefully; and, hopefully in a positive way). However this old adage might not be out of place: if you want peace prepare for war." - Web and News Review

Russia, China, Iran and Latin America

Forbes
Chinese resources to these states have allowed such virulently anti-American regimes as Venezuela's to invite Iranian Quds forces toLatin America, and have indirectly enabled them to give basing rights to Russia, whose goal in gaining such rights is ...
Forbes
Globally, oil producing countries like Argentina, Iran, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, China, and Russia have all seen their net income plummet. .... The deal reduces Repsol's dependence on Latin America, increased reserves by 55% and bumped production 76%.
Vox
He'd start things off by alienating Latin American allies by undoing the Obama administration's normalization of relations with Cuba in order to return to a decades-long failed policy of isolation. But that's small potatoes compared with the ... With a ...
New Europe
The more it will strengthen relations with other sources of food imports – like Latin America,China and – finally – Iran that happens to be our close geographical neighbour fresh from a sanctions-lifting exercise. I would also like to remind that at ...
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Московский комсомолец
Басманный суд Москвы в пятницу, 19 февраля, поддержал ходатайство следствия о продлении до 7 марта срока ареста пятерым фигурантам дела обубийстве политика Бориса Немцова. Об этом сообщает корреспондент "МК" из зала суда. Адвокаты убеждали суд, что в деле ...
the-village
А 24 % считают, что правда никогда не станет известной, потому что «в России ни одно политическое убийство не было раскрыто». Также респондентам задали вопрос «Кто такой Борис Немцов?». Более половины назвали Немцова «известным политиком», 38 % помнят, что его убили ...
РИА Новости
МОСКВА, 14 фев — РИА Новости. Убийствополитика Бориса Немцова, застреленного в центре Москвы в феврале 2015 года, должно быть расследовано до конца, это вопрос репутации страны и российского правосудия, заявил премьер-министр РФ Дмитрий Медведев. "Это реальная ...
Росбалт.RU
Руслан Мухудинов, который объявлен в розыск за убийство Бориса Немцова, вывез из республики свою семью. Он владеет недвижимостью за рубежом. Как рассказал «Росбалту» источник, знакомый с ситуацией, вскоре после расстрелаНемцова Мухудинов вылетел из Чечни в ОАЭ.
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Мой Капитан! Мой Капитан! Ещё не пройден путь...

Мой Капитан! Мой Капитан! Ещё не пройден путь...
Памяти Бори Немцова

Russia Won Nothing in Chechnya

Russia Won Nothing in Chechnya
Putin's "victorious" policy of "Chechenisation" and "Kadyrovisation" is an utter hypocrisy and failure, and his complete, unconditional and very dangerous for Russia self-defeat - News Review

The next Genghiz Khan of All Russia (plus the Instagram)?

The next Genghiz Khan of All Russia (plus the Instagram)?
Were Chechen Security Personnel Responsible For Nemtsov's Death? "Nonstate media, including Novaya Gazeta, have suggested that Nemtsov was under threat from Kadyrov's own security personnel for his repeated criticism of the Chechen leader."

ISIS News Review

ISIS News Review
ISIS Crisis - Web Review: America's Allies Are Funding ISIS - from "The Daily Beast" and other articles

ISIS Sexual Slavery

ISIS Sexual Slavery
"Simply put, we have been witnessing the revival of the slave trade in the 21st century." - Zainab Hawa Bangura: Opinion: Women were 'examined like cattle' | "We will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your women, by the permission of Allah." - What jihadis plan for women

ISIS Sexual Slavery

TeenVogue.com
When Nadia Murad was 19 a terrible thing happened to her. Her home — a Kurdish village in Sinjar, Iraq — was captured by ISISand the men in her family who were past the age of puberty were slaughtered after refusing to convert to the terror group's ...
Business Insider
A woman who was taken as a sex slave by the ISIS militant group has described how she and other young women were forced to pray before they were raped. Nadia Murad, 21, was among more than 5,000 Yazidi women taken captive when ISIS, also known ...
Fox News
But thousands starved to death or died of heatstroke, and ISIS later systematically killed men, as well as women, deemed too old or too young to be sold into sexual slavery. Boys who could be brainwashed and conscripted as child soldiers were kidnapped.
The Independent
This narrative has been spread in the wake of recent sexual assault allegations in Cologne and reports of Isis fighters raping and sellingsex slaves. It's mainly been promoted by Donald Trump supporting anti-Muslim bigots, far-right extremists and ...
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Ebola Outbreak 2014 - Web Review

Ebola Outbreak 2014 - Web Review
Ebolavirus is classified as a biosafety level 4 agent, as well as a Category A bioterrorism agent by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It has the potential to be weaponized for use in biological warfare...

News by Topics

NPR
One Muslim man in Minnesota is on his own personal mission to undermine ISIS. Mohamed Ahmed works as a gas station manager in Minneapolis. But he's dedicated much of his time to creating cartoons that explain Islam — and why ISIS is wrong. He's the ...
CNN
(CNN) American warplanes hit an ISIS camp in Libya where foreign fighters had been engaged in advanced training, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said. Local officials said at least 49 people had been killed and six injured. Noureddine ...
International Business Times
The U.S. decision to strike ISIS targets in Libya, which the Pentagon described as a matter of national security, underscores the extent of the militant group's expansion in terms of both members and territory during the past six months. ISIS in Libya ...
Al-Arabiya
At least 50 ISIS group fighters have been killed in the last 24 hours in an advance by Syrian government forces east of Aleppo city, a monitor said Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the fighters were killed in clashes ...
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Russia News Review

Russia News Review

Putin and Putinism

Putin and Putinism
Obama Weakness Encourages Putin to Take Ukraine

Putin, Putinism and other News by Topics

Newsweek
The Kremlin's objectives are clear: 1) Retain Vladimir Putin's position as the leader of the Russian Federation, preserving the autocratic political system and mafia-style crony economy that together make up “Putinism”; 2) restore Russia's status as a ...
Newsweek
02_19_putin_obama_01 U.S. President Barack Obama chats with Russia's President Vladimir Putin prior to a working session at the Group of 20 (G20) leaders summit in the Mediterranean resort city of Antalya, Turkey, November 16. Kayhan Ozer/Reuters.
Press TV
Russian's defense chief has communicated a special message from President VladimirPutin to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. At a meeting on Sunday in Tehran, Sergei Shoigu also presented a report on the latest developments concerning regional ...
The Australian (subscription) (blog)
Officials in Berlin are convinced that Russian President Vladimir Putin, a KGB officer in Dresden in the last years of the Soviet Union, wants to damage or even topple Ms Merkel, who is seen as key to keeping a common European front against Russia ...
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Putin and Putinism: Putin as a person and as a politician and his political system of "Putinism"

Putin and Putinism:  Putin as a person and as a politician and his political system of "Putinism"
Russians Hear News About Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 That's Good for Kremlin - WSJ: http://newslinksandbundles.blogspot.com/2014/07/russians-hear-news-about-malaysia.html - Russia's President Vladimir Putin looks on in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, early on Monday, while recording his video address on the Malaysia Airlines crash. Agence France-Presse/Getty Image 

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