Obama stands up in support of Syria refugee program

President Barack Obama slammed US “hysteria” about the security risks posed by Syrian refugees on Tuesday as Republicans took steps aimed at freezing White House programs to resettle them in the wake of the Paris attacks.

In an unusually fierce rebuke, Obama struck out at his political foes, accusing them of demonising “widows and orphans.”

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The brutal false flag acts – nothing new

Presidents, Prime Ministers, Congressmen, Generals, Spooks, Soldiers and Police ADMIT to False Flag Terror.

In the following instances, officials in the government which carried out the attack (or seriously proposed an attack) admit to it, either orally, in writing, or through photographs or videos:

(1) Japanese troops set off a small explosion on a train . . . → Read More: The brutal false flag acts – nothing new

What Americans and world need to know about USA

(By Tom Engelhardt) Given the cluttered landscape of the last 14 years, can you even faintly remember the moment when the Berlin Wall came down, the Cold War ended in a stunned silence of shock and triumph in Washington, Eastern Europe was freed, Germany unified, and the Soviet Union vanished from the face of the . . . → Read More: What Americans and world need to know about USA

US teenager may get 15 years jail term for helping IS

Alexandria: A tech-savvy US teenager who was prolific on Twitter pleaded guilty Thursday to using social media to aid the Islamic State group, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

Ali Shukri Amin, 17, who sent more than 7,000 Twitter messages in support of IS, admitted to providing advice and encouragement to . . . → Read More: US teenager may get 15 years jail term for helping IS

A scientific analysis of Christine Fair

(By Elias Davidsson) Christine Fair is widely quoted as an expert on South Asian political and military affairs. She is often requested by mainstream media to comment on terrorist acts occurring in India and Pakistan and invited to educate members of the US administration on issues in her field of expertise.

Prior to joining the . . . → Read More: A scientific analysis of Christine Fair

SSCI fails to achieve its goals on CIA’s Torture Report

(BY MICAH ZENKO) Two years after a 9-6 bipartisan vote, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) will reportedly finally release a declassified executive summary (of between 480 and 600 pages) of the committee’s report (itself over 6,000 pages long) into the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program. Despite the best efforts of news organizations, . . . → Read More: SSCI fails to achieve its goals on CIA’s Torture Report

Racial riots in USA

Protesters set buildings ablaze, shot at police and looted stores in the US town of Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury chose not to press charges against a white officer who shot dead a black teen.

Police were overwhelmed by an explosion of violence right after the hotly awaited verdict. Officers were shot at . . . → Read More: Racial riots in USA

Ms Robin L Raphel never liked India, was that her mistake

American investigators intercepted a conversation this year in which a Pakistani official suggested that his government was receiving American secrets from a prominent former State Department diplomat, officials said, setting off an espionage investigation that has stunned diplomatic circles here.

That conversation led to months of secret surveillance on the former diplomat, . . . → Read More: Ms Robin L Raphel never liked India, was that her mistake

Was Robin Raphel targetted or trapped

A tip from Indian soil which shed new light on how US diplomat Robin Raphel empowered the Taliban may have hastened her downfall in Washington.

Accounts from Raisina Hill, the seat of government in New Delhi and from Chanakyapuri, the capital’s diplomatic enclave, however, indicated that India’s official apparatus was not involved in the tip. . . . → Read More: Was Robin Raphel targetted or trapped

Rape victims suffer more due to insensitive police attitude

Barbara Bowman first publicly accused Bill Cosby of rape in 2004. But people didn’t start believing her until now, when a male comedian called Cosby a rapist last month.

Bowman’s story puts a personal face on the myriad reasons women are often hesitant to come forward with rape allegations. They often face disbelief, harrassment, or . . . → Read More: Rape victims suffer more due to insensitive police attitude