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Al-Qaida-Linked Rebels Attack Village In Syria

Syrian government troops battled al-Qaida-linked rebels over a regime-held Christian village in western Syria for the second day Thursday, as world leaders gathered in Russia for an economic summit expected to be overshadowed by the prospect of U.S.-led strikes against the Damascus regime. Residents of Maaloula said the militants entered the village late Wednesday. Rami…

Intelligence Suggests Assad Not Behind Chemical Weapons Attack

Intercepted phone calls that will be presented by the Obama administration as proof that Bashar Al-Assad was behind last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria actually suggest that the attack was not ordered by the Syrian government. Phone calls by the Syrian Ministry of Defense intercepted by Mossad and passed to the US reveal that…

US Attempts to Sabotage UN Chemical Weapons Investigation

Desperate to maintain a narrative that will justify a cruise missile attack on Syria, the Obama administration is seemingly trying everything within its power to sabotage the UN chemical weapons investigation in Syria. The reason is obvious – the last time the United Nations investigated claims of chemical weapons use in Syria, its inspectors concluded…

Evidence: Syria Gas Attack Work of U.S. Allies

NEW YORK – As the U.S. considers a response to what it calls a chemical weapon attack by Syria’s Bashar al-Assad regime that killed hundreds of civilians, reliable Middle Eastern sources say they have evidence the culprits actually were the rebel forces trying to take over the government. Secretary of State John Kerry accused the…

Presidential Meeting Signals Catastrophic Event

If there’s one thing we know about how the US government operates, it’s that the American people are often the last to know about serious problems that may be taking place behind the scenes. This week, in a move that has spooked a lot of economic and financial analysts, President Barack Obama held a special,…

Pissing off the Government Via Investigative Journalism

Via the Guardian, for whom Glenn Greenwald has done much reporting, including a lot of the best stuff on Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations: The partner of the Guardian journalist who has written a series of stories revealing mass surveillance programmes by the US National SecurityAgency was held for almost nine hours on Sunday by UK…

Judge rules condom requirements in porn are constitutional

A federal judge on Friday denied the porn industry’s assertion that requiring adult film performers to wear condoms is unconstitutional. The ruling is the latest setback for producers of adult films who filed a lawsuit to block the implementation of the Los Angeles County Safer Sex in the Adult Film Industry Act, or Measure B.…