World Politics

White Hawk Down – UN Helicopter Shot Down In South Sudan

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2014 Time for some more ‘humanitarian’ airtsrike non-boots-on-the-ground ‘advisors’… As AP reports, The U.N. mission in South Sudan says one of its helicopters has crashed, and a U.N. official told The Associated Press that it appears the aircraft was shot down. While not quite Mogadishu (yet), the UN is “deeply... »

Here’s How Obama’s New ISIS Strategy Could Become A Disaster

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

Michael B Kelley BusinessInsider.com Aug. 26, 2014 The Obama administration has given the green light for surveillance flights over eastern Syria to prepare for possible military strikes on the extremist militant group ISIS. And the missions have reportedly begun without any coordination with the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Any increased U.S. involvement... »

US Military to Initiate Operations in Syria

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

By James Cogan Global Research August 26, 2014 The Obama administration has ordered the start of US military operations inside Syria, in addition to ongoing air strikes and renewed troop deployments in Iraq. Officials from US Central Command in the Middle East informed theWall Street Journal late Monday that “the Pentagon is preparing to... »

Heaviest Cross-Border Firing Since 1971 War, Says Border Security Force Chief to NDTV

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

Sreenivasan Jain, Niha Masih NDTV.com August 26, 2014 RS Pura sector, near Jammu border: The continuous firing from Pakistan from across the border in Jammu and Kashmir over the last fortnight is “the heaviest cross-border firing I’ve seen since the 1971 war,” said DK Pathak, the chief of the Border Security Force to NDTV.... »

Going it alone: Obama may bypass Congress on Syria airstrikes

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Dave Boyer The Washington Times Monday, August 25, 2014 The White House said Monday that President Obama won’t necessarily seek congressional approval for airstrikes in Syria against militants of the Islamic State, while Syria warned the U.S. it would consider any unilateral attack an act of “aggression.” As Mr. Obama’s advisers debated how... »

Ukraine Releases Video Of Captured Russian Troops; They “Entered Accidentally” Russia Claims As Putin-Poroshenko Meeting Begins

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2014 A Moscow military source told Russian news agencies that a group of soldiers had surrendered to Ukrainian forces after crossing the border by accident. Needless to say, Ukraine didn’t buy it: “This wasn’t a mistake, but a special mission they were carrying out,” military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in... »

X22 Report: Libyan Government Overrun, Central Bankers Prepping Invasion Of Libya

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin

France is collapsing and the President dissolves government. One of every two Cyprus loans are in default. Real Estate is now imploding in the month of July, the bump in sales is over, the hard slide down is accelerating. China is designing their own OS and Russia is looking to replace the SWIFT system.... »

US Prepares Military Options In Syria Against Islamic State

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

BusinessInsider.com Aug. 25, 2014 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is preparing military options to pressure the Islamic State in Syria, the U.S. military said on Monday, but officials cautioned that no decision had been made to expand U.S. action beyond the limited air strikes underway in Iraq. President Barack Obama has so far... »

First Ebola cases in DRC add to regional friction

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

MG.co.za 25 Aug 2014 The DRC has confirmed its first Ebola outbreak in 2014, but claims it’s unrelated to the epidemic. It comes as the first UK case is also confirmed. The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC’s) Health Minister Felix Kabange Numbi said on Sunday that two of eight samples taken from victims of... »

ISIS: Made in Washington, Riyadh And Tel Aviv

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

There’s more than one Dr. Frankenstein responsible for this monster – See more at: by Justin Raimondo Arabworld360.info The Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) is being touted as the newest “threat” to the American homeland: hysterics have pointed to Chicago as the locus of their interest, and we are told by everyone from the... »

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