Report: Militarization of Police Turning Communities into ‘War Zones’ | Common Dreams

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  Published on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 by Common Dreams Report: Militarization of Police Turning Communities into ‘War Zones’ SWAT raids disproportionately affecting people of color – Lauren McCauley, staff writer The city of Manchester, NH parading around their special armored SWAT vehicle. (Photo: Manchester City Library/ CC/ Flickr)The rapid militarization of American police forces…

Israel Launches Air Strikes In Syria | Common Dreams

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  Published on Monday, June 23, 2014 by Common Dreams Israel Launches Air Strikes In Syria Attacks come as Israel escalates military offensive in West Bank – Sarah Lazare, staff writer Israeli Air Force (Photo: Wikimedia / Creative Commons)Israel launched multiple air strikes across Syria on Sunday in response to an attack on an Israeli…

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US, Pakistan Targeting of ‘Terrorists’ Leaves Tens of Thousands Fleeing | Common Dreams

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Published on Thursday, June 19, 2014 by Common Dreams US, Pakistan Targeting of ‘Terrorists’ Leaves Tens of Thousands Fleeing As North Waziristan is pounded by a Pakistani military assault, US drone strikes on the region resume – Andrea Germanos, staff writer Screengrab from Living Under Drones/bravenewfoundationAs Pakistan and the U.S. continue an escalating campaign of…

‘Systematic torture’: Dossier accusing UK politicians of Iraq war crimes goes to ICC — RT News

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‘Systematic torture’: Dossier accusing UK politicians of Iraq war crimes goes to ICC Published time: January 12, 2014 09:19 Get short URL British paratroopers participate in exercises with helicopters from the 845 Royal Navy Squadron in the southern Iraqi city of Basra (AFP Photo) British paratroopers participate in exercises with helicopters from the 845 Royal…

John Perkins – The Real Significance of Syria

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The Real Significance of Syria By John Perkins President Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval before taking action against Syria is a watershed moment in modern history. It sends a clear message to the world that this president is committed to a representative democracy [meaning that although we the people do not vote directly on most…

Without Warning, US Bombs Yemen | Common Dreams

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Published on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by Common Dreams Without Warning, US Bombs Yemen Hours ahead of evacuation of US embassy, ‘five missiles’ from suspected drone turn truck into ‘fireball’ – Jon Queally, staff writer A Yemeni soldier stops a car at a checkpoint in a street leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen,…

Project Camelot – Nuking Syria? What’s going on?

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Laura: This is rather concerning to me, but not surprising given the latest turn of events in Syria. I also refer you to SaLuSa’s last message to me concerning Syria, dated of end of July. __________________ Nuking Syria? What are they doing? Published on Sunday, 04 August 2013 14:29 Written by Kerry Cassidy Don’t miss…

Iraq war planning wholly irresponsible, say senior UK military figures | World news | guardian.co.uk

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Former chief of defence staff Lord Guthrie criticises Bush administration but says Blair government must also share blame Share 233 inShare5 Email Richard Norton-Taylor guardian.co.uk, Sunday 17 March 2013 16.18 GMT Jump to comments (206) Donald Rumsfeld, US defence secretary at the time, had a lot to answer for, Guthrie said. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images…