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NSA Spying Scandal, TTIP and German Collaborators

Germany Ruled by the Atlantik-Brücke While Germany’s two largest parties, the center-right Christian Democrats (CDU /CSU) led by Angela Merkel and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), are negotiating terms to form a so-called “grand coalition” for the third time in history, one major policy is already predetermined, the strong transatlantic partnership with the United States.

As Ye Sow, So Shall Ye Reap

The Two Largest Holders of US Treasury Debt: The Federal Reserve & the Social Security Trust Fund The year 2014 could be shaping up as the year that the chickens come home to roost. Americans, even well-informed ones, don’t know all of the mistakes made by neoconized and corrupted Washington in the past two decades. [...]

BFP Report: Obama May Have Come Up with the Needed Bone for Russia on Syria

Curiously Timed and Sourced New Reports Establish Georgia as the Recruiter &Trainer of Chechen Terrorists New reports based on evidence have emerged to identify the Georgian government as recruiter and trainer of Chechen terrorists to destabilize Russia. According to these credible new allegations, the Georgian government recruited and trained Chechens to take part in Islamist [...]

Georgia: The New CIA-NATO Arab Terrorist Training Center

Training the next commandos for the next wave of terror attacks to be carried out by the next big terror cell(s) The following announcement came straight from Georgia’s Ministry of Defence: The final phase of the Basic Mountain Training Summer Course is underway in the Sachkhere Mountain Training School under the NATO’s Partnership for Peace [...]

Could Russia Turn Snowden into a Bargaining Chip?

Give Us Our Man in Your Jail, and We’ll Give Your Man to Be Jailed According to President Obama’s statement today there are “high level discussions” underway with Russia to find a solution to the extradition of Edward Snowden. So far it is far from clear that Russia will deliver Snowden to the U.S. That [...]

USA: The Creator & Sustainer of Chechen Terrorism

Boston Terror: Don’t Let the Media Fool You … Again- Climb Up the Chain and Meet the Real Masterminds of Global Terror. Here we go again- Déjà vu. Out of the blue we have a ‘terror event,’ a couple of pop-terrorists, and a new buzz-word nation-Chechnya. There they go again: USA Media tales made-in-government: Muslims, [...]

BFP Exclusive: Fethullah Gulen’s New Controversy in the Netherlands

By Peter Edel In no country has the Fethullah Gülen movement become more of a political issue than in The Netherlands. A television item in 2008 resulted in questions in parliament to the Minister of Social Affairs about a possible negative influence by the movement on the integration of Turks in Dutch society. Subsequently the [...]

Guardian Exposes West-Jordan-Syria Axis … But Only 15 Months Late

Syria and Censorship a la Mainstream-Quasi Alternative Media The following headline news was reported by Guardian-UK on Friday, and has been picked up and circulated by other mainstream and alternatives alike since: West training Syrian rebels in Jordan Western training of Syrian rebels is under way in Jordan in an effort to strengthen secular elements [...]

Geopolitics with Ryan Dawson-Africa Wars: How Much of Blowback is Really Unintended?

Ryan Dawson Presents Rob Prince Rob Prince a Lecturer – University of Denver, and writer for the Colorado Progressive Jewish News, join us today to discuss neocolonialism in North Africa. Why are the French really intervening in Mali? How are the arms and drug trades connected? How independent are some of these ‘Islamic’ groups from [...]

Geopolitics with Ryan Dawson- Episode 12: Africa Blowback & “Why the Enemy of Your Enemy is Not Your Friend”

Ryan Dawson Presents Dr. Stephen Zunes Dr. Stephen Zunes is a Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco, where he chairs the program in Middle Eastern Studies. He is the author of several books including Western Sahara: War Nationalism& Conflict Irresolution Today we discuss the US and NATO’s cascading series [...]

The Reality Principle -Episode 3

“Iran: A Nation under Attack” with Ardeshir Ommani Although most know Iran today as an international pariah, few pay any attention to the covert war being waged against the Islamic Republic of Iran every day. From crippling economic sanctions to the assassination of scientists to the sabotage of critical infrastructure, Iran is under constant attack [...]

The Summer of Muslim Discontent: It’s Not “The Amateur Film” Stupid!

The so-called “Arab Spring:” is a distant and bitter memory to those who fought and struggled for a better world, not to speak of the thousands who lost, life and limb. In its place, throughout the Muslim world, a new wave of reactionaries, corrupt and servile politicians have taken the reins of power buttressed by [...]

Stop Imperialism Podcast – The lengthy stay & additional U.S. forces in Libya, the increased numbers of ‘foreign elements’ jihadi groups operating in Syria, and beyond!

In this news analysis and roundup Eric Draitser covers the lengthy stay and additional U.S. forces in Libya, the increased numbers of ‘foreign elements,’ jihadi groups operating in Syria, Iran’s nuclear chief’s harsh criticism of the atomic agency and the United States, US meddling in the China-Japan island dispute with a missile shield, and more! [...]

Iran’s Strategic Diplomatic Victory over the Washington-Israeli Axis: Its Larger Political Consequences

Iran chaired, hosted and led the recently rejuvenated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting in Teheran, attended by delegates from 120 countries, including 31 heads of state and 29 foreign secretaries of state. Even the United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, notorious mouthpiece of Washington, felt obligated to address, a forum attended by two-thirds of the member [...]

The EyeOpener- Drones Over Asia: 21st Century Warfare in the New Battlefront

Over the past decade, the peoples of Pakistan and Yemen have become all too familiar with the horrors of the Pentagon’s latest toy: the unmanned aerial vehicle. Capable of raining death from above while its operator sits in air-conditioned comfort in an air force base thousands of miles away, drones represent the next stage in [...]