DAPL Company Hired War on Terror Contractors to Suppress Native Uprising

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Lauren McCauley Common Dreams The years-long, Indigenous-led fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) briefly captured the nation’s attention last fall as images of peaceful resisters being sprayed with water canons and surrounded by police in tanks and other military-grade equipment were spread widely, fueling global outrage and a fierce […]

Security services missed five opportunities to stop the Manchester bomber

The Telegraph The Manchester suicide bomber was repeatedly flagged to the authorities over his extremist views, but was not stopped by officers, it emerged Wednesday night. Counter Terrorism agencies were facing questions after it emerged Salman Abedi told friends that “being a suicide bomber was okay”, prompting them to call […]

Al-Qaeda in Syria Now Officially A “Moderate Rebel” Group

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Kurt Nimmo Another Day in the Empire Last week MintPress News reported al-Nusra has rebranded itself as Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and by doing so is no longer on the U.S. terror watchlist. This frees up the most effective jihadist “rebel” group in Syria to continue the CIA instigated war against […]

Senators to Introduce Bill Seeking Authorization of Military Force Against Terror Groups

KTLA5 Virginia Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine and Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake are trying once again to get Congress to debate and vote on authorizing military action against ISIS. The senators on Thursday unveiled a new Authorization for Use of Military Force against ISIS, al Qaeda and the Taliban, their […]

DHS Boss: Stay in Your Homes

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Kurt Nimmo Another Day in the Empire It’s dangerous out there. US trained and Saudi funded Wahhabi terrorists are lurking in the shadows, according to John Kelly, Trump’s boss over at the Department of Homeland Security and the former commander of United States Southern Command. “I was telling [Fox host] […]

In declaring martial law, Duterte cited the beheading of a police chief — who is still alive

Emily Rauhala The Washington Post BEIJING — When President Rodrigo Duterte explained his decision to declare martial law across a wide swath of the southern Philippines, he described one of the most chilling scenes imaginable: a beheading.    In a news conference that made headlines around the world, Duterte said […]

Philippines’ Duterte may place entire country under martial law

Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he wouldn’t rule out placing the entire country under martial law if the threat of Islamic State spreads. Duterte cut short a visit to Russia and placed the southern island of Mindanao under military rule on Tuesday, and said he would keep […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

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BBC US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two […]

Trump’s rhetoric on Islam takes significant steps in a Catholic direction

Charles C. Camosy CRUX The things Donald Trump said about Islam and Muslims during the 2016 presidential campaign cycle are likely still fresh in our minds. He rarely missed a chance to link Muslims to terrorism by using the phrase “radical Islamic terrorism,” regularly calling out his political opponents for […]