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The EyeOpener- Police State Gadgets & the Technology of Enslavement

Taser: Popular Technology of Pain Compliance in Law Enforcement The popular conception of the police state, derived mainly from works of science fiction, revolves heavily around the deployment of exotic technologies for keeping the populace firmly under the thumb of an authoritarian government. Perhaps it is the frequency with which these devices are presented to […]

Reports: U.S. Soldier Committed Suicide At Kuwait’s Camp Arifjan

A soldier assigned to U.S. Army Central died in a noncombat-related incident at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday in Kuwait, according to an official Army statement. Multiple regional media outlets have cited a report from Kuwait’s Interior Ministry claiming the soldier died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The agency’s English-language website did not include such […]

The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

A Future Riddled with Hidden & Not-So-Hidden Dangers “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be stuck on repeat, reliving the same set of circumstances over and over and over again: egregious […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The Anis Amri Timeline: How German Authorities Allowed a Well-Known Terrorist Suspect to Strike Berlin

Berlin Christmas Market Attack Raises Questions About Security Failures  As more details emerge about last month’s Berlin Christmas market attack, German authorities are struggling to explain why they failed to prevent the attack despite knowing full well that Anis Amri was a ticking time bomb. “The attack was carried out by a man whom security […]

Does New Year’s Nightclub Attack Signal Tough Year Ahead For Turkey?

As 2016 was ending, millions of Turks were hoping that the struggles against the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the Islamic State (IS) and armed leftist organizations would be over and 2017 would be less violent. But an attack by an IS militant in the first two hours of the new year at Reina, a popular, […]

Mexican Drug Cartels Threaten To Blow Up Gas Stations Over Massive Price Hike

While Mexico has reasons to be concerned about the upcoming presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, who has vowed to make life, and especially trade relations, for Mexicans far more “complicated” under his administration, the population of Mexico has far more pressing problems. The finance ministry’s recent announcement that it would raise the price of gasoline […]

The GRU-Ukraine Artillery Hack That May Never Have Happened

Well, this is an interesting case we’ve uncovered actually all the way in Ukraine where Ukraine artillerymen were targeted by the same hackers who were called Fancy Bear, that targeted the DNC, but this time, they were targeting their cell phones to understand their location so that the Russian military and Russian artillery forces can […]

Security Threats to Russia: The Analysis of the 2016 FSB Press Releases (Part 2 – Counter-Terrorism)

This is the second article in the three-article investigative series in which I analyze the 2016 press releases published on the official FSB website.[1] As I already pointed out in the first article, in the period from January until the last week of December, there have been 52 press releases in total.[2] Eight of them […]

Newsbud Exclusive- Security Threats to Russia: The Analysis of the 2016 FSB Press Releases (Part 1 – Counterespionage)

Introduction Within a few hours of the brutal assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov in Ankara, the Russian president Vladimir Putin convened his inner national security team: the foreign minister Sergey Lavrov, the SVR (Russian foreign intelligence agency) director Sergey Naryshkin, and the FSB (Russian domestic law enforcement and counterintelligence agency) director […]

Newsbud Exclusive- The World’s Biggest Hostage Crisis Comes to an End

East Aleppo Civilians Describe How ‘Rebels’ Prevented Them from Leaving As Syrian government forces recapture more parts of eastern Aleppo, many civilians are risking their lives to flee the besieged opposition-controlled areas, telling the world that the so-called “rebels” stop at nothing to prevent people from leaving. The Syrian government and its Russian allies have […]

Washington’s ‘Pivot to Asia’: A Debacle Unfolding

A Realignment of Policies Designed to Shift Priorities from the Middle East to Asia In 2012 President Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter launched a new chapter in their quest for global dominance: a realignment of policies designed to shift priorities from the Middle East to Asia. Dubbed the ‘Pivot […]

A New Revelation from Newsbud’s Sibel Edmonds: “Turkey’s Never-Admitted-to Nuclear Capabilities”

In this special sneak peak, we share a highlight from a brand new episode of Newsbud’s Roundtable that hasn’t even aired yet. This episode features Sibel Edmonds and Professor Filip Kovacevic. The topic of discussion is the heightened tensions between the US and Russia, specifically Turkey’s role. In this must see episode which will air […]

The New Great Game Round Up Oct 20th: From Georgia’s Elections to Taliban’s Rise

The Great Game Round-Up by Newsbud’s Christoph Germann brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China and other regional players. Georgia Elections: Russia Wins, Saakashvili Loses The run-up to the parliamentary […]

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation DOD Spending Spree for September 2016

DOD SPENDING SPREE- SEPTEMBER 2016, PART I FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers materiel to allied nations and international organizations. AM General received $108,766,885 to provide Afghanistan with 433 HMMWV. BAE Systems received $53,868,769 to upgrade and repair 32 M109A5 Howitzers for Brazil. Barber-Nichols Inc. received $10,744,868 for […]

All the Ways You Can Comply & Still Die During an Encounter with Police

The truly compliant, submissive & obedient citizen in a police state is a dead one! “Police are specialists in violence. They are armed, trained, and authorized to use force. With varying degrees of subtlety, this colors their every action. Like the possibility of arrest, the threat of violence is implicit in every police encounter. Violence, […]