Islamic State and the battle for Iraq
Full Article The Irish Times
23 May 2015

The seizure of the central Iraqi town of Ramadi by the forces of Islamic State raises crucial questions for the government of Iraq and the international community. The jihadists’ advance, together with their capture, on Wednesday, of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, runs counter to the narrative of an organisation weakened by airstrikes and...

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Displaced Iraqis from Ramadi cross the Bzebiz bridge fleeing fighting in Ramadi, 65 km west of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, May 20, 2015.
photo: AP / Karim Kadim

updated 26 Jan 2015; published 26 Jan 2015
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Iraq's New Sunni Recruits Say Outgunned in Fight against Islamic State
updated 14 Aug 2014; published 14 Aug 2014
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The Islamic State (Full Length)
updated 24 Aug 2014; published 20 Aug 2014
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Iraqi forces battle Islamic State for Ramadi
updated 29 Oct 2014; published 29 Oct 2014
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ISIS massacres Sunni tribesmen in Iraq
updated 06 Aug 2014; published 22 Jun 2014
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Sunni rebels seize more towns in Iraq
updated 02 Jul 2014; published 02 Jul 2014
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Iraq Sunni Mufti: ISIS and Al Qaeda Slaughtered 300 Sunni Clerics (English Subtitles)
A Worse Fate Awaits Manufacturing Consent and Terror
Full Article WorldNews.com
22 May 2015

Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling "The easiest way to gain control of a population is to carry out acts of terror. The public will clamor for such laws if their personal security is threatened." -Joseph Stalin(1) When he said that "we have to create more ISIS and grow the American economy," Jeb Bush's Freudian Slip was more than just a...

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File - President Barack Obama meets with senior military leadership at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 8, 2014.
photo: White House / Pete Souza

updated 30 Aug 2014; published 01 Jun 2012
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The ACLU Is a Conservative Organization - Noam Chomsky
updated 26 Feb 2015; published 26 Feb 2015
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ISIS: Made In The USA - To Manufacture US Citizen Consent to War V2
updated 04 Sep 2014; published 29 Jan 2013
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Noam Chomsky: US, a top terrorist state
updated 03 Sep 2014; published 07 Aug 2012
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Noam Chomsky - Institutions vs. People: Will the Species Self-Destruct? - 04/10/2001
updated 01 Mar 2014; published 10 Jul 2012
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Prepping Ideas for WCS #4 (Terrorist Attack) by HPFirearms
updated 20 Sep 2014; published 20 Sep 2014
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Obama: 'Manufacturing Consent' For WorldWar III With ISIL
Grand jury indicts six Baltimore cops
Full Article Philadelphia Daily News
22 May 2015

BALTIMORE - A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution." The indictments announced yesterday were similar to the...

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In this Friday, May 1, 2015 file photo, Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore's top prosecutor, speaks during a news conference in Baltimore. Mosby charged six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt.
photo: AP / Alex Brandon

updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
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INDICTED! Marilyn Mosby: All 6 Freddie Gray Police Officers Indicted by Grand Jury - Baltimore
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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All Six Baltimore Police Officers In Freddie Gray Case Indicted By Grand Jury!
updated 01 May 2015; published 01 May 2015
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HOMICIDE! Freddie Gray's Death, Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby FULL SPEECH
updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
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GRAND JURY INDICTS 6 POLICE OFFICERS IN DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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Indicted: Grand Jury Brings Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers Tied to Freddie Gray Death
updated 07 May 2015; published 07 May 2015
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Marilyn Mosby’s Actions Reflect Inexperience and Recklessness - News Brief
In this photo taken March 13, 2012, Knesset member Tzipi Hotovely sits in the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem. on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
photo: AP / Emil Salman

updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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Senior Israeli diplomat says occupied territories belong to Israel
updated 19 Sep 2011; published 19 Sep 2011
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Palestine: The Truth About the West Bank Occupation (Judea Samaria Israel)
updated 28 Aug 2012; published 28 Aug 2012
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Liberman to Morsi: Peace is Not Abstract Ideal, Visit Jerusalem
updated 12 Jul 2011; published 12 Jul 2011
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Israel Palestinian Conflict: The Truth About the West Bank
updated 02 Feb 2012; published 02 Feb 2012
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The Middle East Report with Deputy Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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Israel's Deputy FM: No Apologies for Our Policies
Court documents: Turkish intelligence helped ship arms to Syrian Islamist rebels
Full Article Business Insider
21 May 2015

A court ruling calling for the arrest of three people in connection with the truck stopped in November 2013 said it was loaded with metal pipes manufactured in the Turkish city of Konya which were identified as semi-finished parts of mortars. The document also cites truck driver Lutfi Karakaya as saying he had twice carried the same shipment and...

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In this Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 file photo, Kurdish peshmerga fighters surround extremists inside a hotel near police headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq.
photo: AP

updated 22 Feb 2015; published 22 Feb 2015
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Syria News 22/2/2015, Turkey’s transgression into Syrian territory proves its connection with ISIS
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
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Turkish Intelligence Helped Ship Arms to Syrian Islamist Rebel Areas
updated 10 Apr 2015; published 10 Apr 2015
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Turkish court arrests 17 soldiers who stopped Syria-bound intelligence trucks
updated 20 Feb 2014; published 20 Feb 2014
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19_02_2014 ~ Syria News (EN) ~ Syrian Army destroys mercenary's headquarters on Turkish border
updated 21 Nov 2014; published 21 Nov 2014
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Dutch teen who married Turkish jihadist in court after mum rescues her
updated 29 Jun 2012; published 29 Jun 2012
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WW3 Set Up ∞ Iran Russia will respond to Syria Turkey War Distraction from Economic Collapse

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The People's Voice
John Kerry and Victoria Nuland are warriors, not peacemakers - neocons masquerading as diplomats. They deplore peace. They live by the sword. They foster violence and instability...
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Al Jazeera
It was fashionable during the early phase of the Syrian revolution to predict Bashar al-Assad's demise. But when the Syrian president defied all expectations and hung on to power...
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Huffington Post
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal plan aims to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making millions of acres of federal land more bee-friendly,...

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers a speech on nonproliferation before the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009
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WASHINGTON: Top aides to former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed the US ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, emails released on Friday showed. The...
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Traders swirl around fellow trader Kevin Coulter, second from right, as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, April 5, 2010
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US stocks ended weaker on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen indicated that the central bank was poised to raise interest rates this year, in line with Wall Street's expectations. Lackadaisical trading volume during the session ended a...
photo: AP / Richard Drew
Gunfight in western Mexico
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 39 people were killed on Friday in western Mexico during a fight between armed civilians and security forces, two government...
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Ivan Marquez, center, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, is accompanied by fellow members of his team, from left, Marco Leon Calarca, Ricardo Tellez, Pablo Catatumbo, Tanja Nijmeijer and Jesus Santrich, during the peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 26, 2013.
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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have called off a five-month-old unilateral ceasefire in response to an airstrike by the government forces, which killed 26 of its members. “We didn’t plan to suspend the ceasefire,”...
photo: AP / Ramon Espinosa
File - UN Police at the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) lead a security sweep of the UN Tomping compound, currently serving as a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) escaping the ongoing violence throughout the country, 14 January, 2014.
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South Sudanese government tanks backed by helicopter gunships have pushed back rebels from a key oil town, state television showed, as the UN condemned an "entirely man-made catastrophe." Tanks are shown firing as a helicopter gunship on Friday -...
photo: UN / Isaac Billy
A demonstrator faces police in the Musaga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, Wednesday May 20, 2015.
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Thousands of anti-government protesters in Burundi marched on the streets of the capital Bujumbura Friday, defying one of the heaviest pushes by police to end weeks of demonstrations. Protesters also torched election materials in two separate attacks...
photo: AP / Jerome Delay
Thai police officers line up in the shade as they provide security at the business district in Bangkok, Thailand Thursday, April 29, 2010
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Police in Thailand have taken into custody several people protesting against the military government in the country on the first anniversary of a coup that saw the rise to power of incumbent Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha. According to an AFP report...
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