Abby Martin: 9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

9-11 was an inside job

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Empire Files on Sep 12, 2015

In September 11th’s episode of The Empire Files on TeleSUR, Abby Martin examines the two major wars launched under the “Global War on Terror”–their historical development and their aftermath. Featuring former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, this episode digs into the tragedy of a region shaped by Empire.

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Jesse Ventura: The Democrats and Republicans Have Created This Corrupt System Based On Bribery

Jesse Ventura Fights Against MN Amendment

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Note: replaced the first two videos Dec. 1, 2015

RT America on Oct 2, 2013

Politics has hijacked the United States and still lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have yet to come closer to an agreement that would put nearly 1 million government employees back to work. According to a recent poll, 72 percent of Americans are opposed of the Republican strategy to shut down the government in spite of “Obamacare.” And as the dysfunction continues, former Independent Governor Jesse Ventura sounds off on the Capitol Hill shenanigans with RT’s Sam Sacks.

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Noam Chomsky: Instead of “Illegal” Syria Threat, U.S. Should Back Chemical Weapons Ban Worldwide + Chomsky on 9/11

NO  U.S.  BOMBING  OF  SYRIA   /  Hands Off Syria  /   NO  WAR    -    Protest march  from Times Square  to  Union Square,  Manhattan  NYC   -   09/07/2013

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democracynow on Sep 11, 2013

www.democracynow.org – In a national address from the White House Tuesday night, President Obama announced he is delaying a plan to strike Syria while pursuing a diplomatic effort from Russia for international monitors to take over and destroy Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons. However, Obama still threatened to use force against Syria if the plan fails. We get reaction to Obama’s speech from world-renowned political dissident and linguist, MIT Professor Emeritus Noam Chomsky.

“The Russian plan is a godsend for Obama,” Chomsky says. “It saves him from what would look like a very serious defeat. He has not been able to obtain virtually any international support, and it looked as though Congress wasn’t going to support it either, which would leave him completely out on a limb. This leaves him a way out: he can maintain the threat of force, which incidentally is a crime under international law. We should bear in mind that the core principle of the United Nations charter bars the threat or use of force. So all of this is criminal to begin with, but he’ll continue with that.”

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Lawyer’s Jail Torment Marks US Totalitarian State by Finian Cunningham

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from PressTV
April 24, 2013

Half a century ago this month Martin Luther King wrote his famous prison protest against racial injustice, entitled ‘Letter from Birmingham Jail’. An excerpt reads:

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality… Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

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The Persecution of Lynne Stewart by Chris Hedges

Lynne Stewart

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by Chris Hedges
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Truthdig
April 22, 2013

Lynne Stewart, in the vindictive and hysterical world of the war on terror, is one of its martyrs. A 73-year-old lawyer who spent her life defending the poor, the marginalized and the despised, including blind cleric Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, she fell afoul of the state apparatus because she dared to demand justice rather than acquiesce to state sponsored witch hunts. And now, with stage 4 cancer that has metastasized, spreading to her lymph nodes, shoulder, bones and lungs, creating a grave threat to her life, she sits in a prison cell at the Federal Medical Center Carswell in Fort Worth, Texas, where she is serving a 10-year sentence. Continue reading

Corporatism is the True Face of Terrorism by Siv O’Neall

Apocalyptic outcome

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by Siv O’Neall
Featured Writer
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Axisoflogic.com
Lyon, France
March 6, 2013

The world the way it looks today seems like a stage production by Corpocrats – inhuman monsters who have made the entire planet into their horror-story set. It appears like a creation by insane people, one that wouldn’t stand the light of day. And yet – there it is, our world, gradually becoming annihilated by those mad Corpocrats who are cheering in their hidden castles. We don’t know who they are. We don’t know where they are. All we know is that they are in the process of destroying the earth.

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Trevor Aaronson: The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism

FBI Jail Prayer Beads narrow

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C-SPAN Book TV
March 2, 2013

Trevor Aaronson says that since 9/11, the FBI has built up a network of over 15,000 informants in Muslim communities around the U.S.  He argues that these informants spearhead phony terror plots which are then exposed by the FBI with great fanfare to make it look like the bureau is doing a good job of keeping us safe.

During this event, Mr. Aaronson is in conversation with Monika Bauerlein, co-editor of Mother Jones magazine.

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Belgian MP Laurent Louis stands against war in Mali and exposes the international neo-colonial plot

"anche il 9 aprile" "per un piano alternativo di rifiuti.... SMASH IMPERIALISM!"

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Feuillien Geraldine·Jan 22, 2013

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Belgian MP LAURENT LOUIS stands against war in Mali and exposes the international neo-colonial plot at the Belgian Parliament.

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Sibel Edmonds on Gladio B, Protected Terrorists and Stifled Investigations (Parts 2-5)

Updated: Feb. 22, 2013 and Feb. 28, 2013

with Sibel Edmonds
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Boiling Frogs Post
February 20, 2013

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Gladio B, Protected Terrorists and Stifled Investigations

corbettreport·Feb 19, 2013

AUDIO MP3: http://www.corbettreport.com/?p=6819

Sibel Edmonds of BoilingFrogsPost.com joins us for the second part of our series on Gladio B, the NATO-directed effort to radicalize, enable and protect Islamic terrorists to further their own geopolitical ends. This time we discuss recent events, like the US Embassy bombing in Ankara and the catch-and-release of Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law in Turkey, before going back to the 1990s for more on the roots of the Gladio B operation and its tie-in to stories like that of Yasin al-Qadi. We shine a light on the FBI agents who were working on shutting down terrorist finance networks, and how they were shut down by elements of the State Department and the CIA. We also answer comments and questions from listeners of our first conversation.

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Hubris: Selling the Iraq War + Hubris Isn’t the Half of It by David Swanson

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Updated: Feb. 20, 2013

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Sibel Edmonds: Is It A Police State, Yet? interviewed by Cindy Sheehan + Tour de Peace

by Cindy Sheehan
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Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox Blog
February 17, 2013

Sibel Edmonds?

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with Sibel Edmonds
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Boiling Frogs Post
February 17, 2013

Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox is positively enamored with those who fight for peace and justice–even when there is a Democrat infesting the Oval Office, so we swooned with delight over this week’s guest, FBI whistleblower Continue reading

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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Sibel Edmonds on the Pacification of the Public + Government Allowed 9/11

with Sibel Edmonds
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Boiling Frogs Post
December 13, 2012

Sibel Edmonds?

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SmellsLikePodcast·Dec. 13, 2012

Sibel Edmonds is the founder and President of the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC), and runs the independent website Boiling Frogs Post. During her time working for the FBI in 2001-2002, she reported on serious acts of misconduct within the Bureau, and was subsequently retaliated against, and fired. After a long battle, she published the book Classified Woman: The Sibel Edmonds Story, earlier this year. Her courage and willingness to fight for justice are traits that are to be admired, and we were very pleased to have the opportunity to speak with her on the podcast. Continue reading

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s Interview on CNN Sept. 24, 2012

TEHRAN. With the President of Iran, Mahmoud Ah...

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The Separate Security Interests of the United States and Israel by William John Cox

by William John Cox
Guest Writer
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www.thevoters.org
September 14, 2012

A balanced analysis of the security interests of the United States vis-a-vis Israel requires a careful review of their security interests and the history of their interaction.

That review demonstrates that Israel will always put its interest before any other nation, including the United States, if its leadership believes Israel’s existence is at risk.

One should not expect anything different, given the experience of the Jewish people in Europe during World War II; however, that experience does not give Israel the right to dictate the foreign policy of United States, whose interest may diverge from Israel when all risks are evaluated.

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