Sibel Edmonds on NATO, Terrorism, 9/11 and Drug Running

by Sibel Edmonds
Featured Writer
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Originally published by Boiling Frogs Post
January 29, 2013

Sibel Edmonds?

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In this ground-breaking interview, famed FBI whistleblower and Boiling Frogs Post founder Sibel Edmonds lays out the thread connecting NATO’s Gladio operations to Turkish paramilitaries and ultra-nationalists, and how the operation continues through cooperation with terrorists and the Islamization of Central Asia and the Caucasus. From Abdullah Çatlı’s remarkable life (and death) to the rise of Fethullah Gulen’s $25 billion (CIA-supported) Islamic network to the NATO takeover of the Afghan poppy crop in the wake of 9/11, you won’t want to miss a moment of this riveting conversation.

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The real invasion of Africa is not news and a licence to lie is Hollywood’s gift by John Pilger

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by John Pilger
Global Research
January 30, 2013

A full-scale invasion of Africa is under way. The United States is deploying troops in 35 African countries, beginning with Libya, Sudan, Algeria and Niger. Reported by Associated Press on Christmas Day, this was missing from most Anglo-American media.

The invasion has almost nothing to do with “Islamism”, and almost everything to do with the acquisition of resources, notably minerals, and an accelerating rivalry with China. Unlike China, the US and its allies are prepared to use a degree of violence demonstrated in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Palestine. Continue reading

Drone Warfare Dance: The Things We Make

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Drones protest by Codepink at Senator Feinstein's home

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Joe Friendly·Jan 31, 2013

Things We Make, a powerful theatrical dance exploration of the horrors of drone warfare directed by Shana Solomon at the Culture Project January 28, 2013 as part of their Blueprint For Accountability series. It preceded a conversation about drone warfare by Medea Benjamin, author of Drone Warfare, Killing By Remote Control, and Sarah Knuckey, co-author of the Stanford Law School and New York University Law School report “Living Under Drones,” Continue reading