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CIA Uses Algorithm to Predict Social Unrest 5 Days Before it Happens

By overlapping history, open-source mass data collection, and classified data, the CIA is able to predict “social unrest” 3 to 5 days out. This helps give Washington the leverage it needs to quickly intervene in international conflicts in the most advantageous way possible. The resulting information could then be used as leverage in many ways: […]

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International Day of Peace Impeded by US War Plans

(teleSUR) The United States’ relentless drive for war is a major reason why peace is continually threatened. The theme of today’s U.N. International Day of Peace is sustainable development to eliminate poverty. It is an attractive goal. The problem is that the U.N.’s plans to diminish poverty leave capitalism in place and the plans to achieve peace […]

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Study Estimates Cost Of The Iraq War Around Five Trillion Dollars

(GPA) – This week, researchers at Brown University published the results of a study that calculated just how much the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost the country since 2001. The researches estimate the price of US intervention and the war on terror to currently be around $3.7 trillion. The researchers factored […]

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Russia Intercepts US “Routine Observation” Mission in Black Sea

(GPA) Black Sea – U.S. officials are outraged again after another military operation in the Black Sea has been intercepted by Russian jets. This follows the interception and buzzing of the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in April. This time a US Navy P-8 Poseidon was flying a “routine operation” in international airspace over […]

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Thousands of Files from Soros’ Foundation Hacked and Released

The relatively new website, DC Leaks, has released roughly 2,500 files from the George Soros Open Societies Foundation.  The base is browsable and categories are searchable. All the documents are categorized into regions as well as two categories titled “The President’s Desk” and “SOUK”. The hack reportedly includes evidence of election manipulation throughout the EU and possibly […]

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6 Reasons Not to Reboot the Cold War

Washington, DC (OW) – The Pentagon budget unveiled this week calls for quadrupling spending on efforts to counter Russia. The money would move more troops, tanks, and artillery into position near the Russia border. This last Obama budget would also fund another installment in a $1 trillion and 30-year plan to “modernize” our nuclear arsenal with new […]

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President Obama Openly Supports War Criminal

(TFC) – While it isn’t over, the indications are the coup against Erdogan has failed. The stated goals of those behind the coup were to return to a secular government and reinstate the rule of law.  The President of the United States encouraged people to “support the democratically elected government of Turkey”. He said this while his […]

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Monsanto Rejects Bayer’s Latest Sweetened US$64 Billion Offer

(TeleSUR) – The agro-business giant has rejected a buyout offer from Bayer yet again. Bayer said its sweetened US$64 billion acquisition offer for Monsanto would not be subject to any financing conditions, responding to the U.S.-based agro-company’s rejection of its latest proposal on Tuesday. Bayer said it was disappointed by Monsanto’s rejection, saying the proposal offered immediate […]