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Raytheon CEO: “I fully expect we’re going to see some benefit” from the tensions in Yemen, Ukraine, Taiwan

[The Motley Fool] Peter Arment — Analyst “Greg, maybe just switching over to defense, could you maybe just give us a little…

Posted in Armenia Azerbaijan Bulgaria Cyprus Egypt EU Greece Iraq Israel Lebanon Libya Russia Syria Turkey

Turkey’s new drone base on occupied Northern Cyprus threat to Mediterranean region, lifting embargo and arming Cyprus urged

[Kathimerini, The National Interest] “Under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey has grown increasingly aggressive. Whereas Turkey once occupied only Cyprus,…

Posted in China Russia USA

Prelude to a new arms race? Pentagon claims UFO sightings may be Chinese or Russian ‘hypersonic’ weapons, ahead of US technology

[Express] “The Pentagon is growing increasingly concerned that the spate of mysterious UFOs captured on video are in fact China and Russia experimenting with…

Posted in U.A.E. Yemen

UAE is building airbase on Yemen’s strategic Mayyun Island it illegally occupies

[The Guardian] “A mysterious airbase is being built on a volcanic island off Yemen that sits in one of the world’s crucial…

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Israeli drone technology sold to Russia was pivotal for rescuing Assad in Syrian war

[Haaretz] “When Israeli-licensed military drones first took off from Syrian air force bases to stalk opponents of Bashar Assad’s regime,…

Posted in Iraq Syria USA

Former LtCol Daniel Davis repeats his 2020 call for a full withdrawal of all US troops from Iraq and Syria

[Insider] “The reason troops are in Iraq at all today is because President Barack Obama sent them to help Baghdad fend off…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Biden spokesperson Jen Psaki worked for controversial Israeli spy firm AnyVision

[The Electronic Intifada] “President Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki worked for an Israeli firm accused of involvement in surveillance…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

Microsoft’s involvement in Israeli state violence, surveillance and propaganda

[Mondoweiss] “Thanks to [clever] image-building campaigns, Microsoft doesn’t get scrutinized as much as its peers. The company sponsors think tanks that bolster…

Posted in Israel U.A.E.

Israel Aerospace Industries and UAE weapons company to develop anti-drone system

[Jewish News Syndicate] “Israel Aerospace Industries announced on Thursday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the…

Posted in Afghanistan Iraq Syria USA

The Secret Bombing Wars of Trump and Biden

[Countercurrents] “unbeknownst to many Americans, the U.S. military and its allies are engaged in bombing and killing people in other…

Posted in Syria USA

US-led Coalition to Establish New Military Base in Syria near Iraq and Turkey

[Asharq Al-Awsat] “According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a military convoy of over 50 vehicles and trucks…

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Blackwater founder’s FSG Accomplished First Escort Mission in Myanmar in 2021

[Frontier Services Group] “In December 2020, upon notice of the client’s urgent need to open up an important logistics corridor…

Posted in Israel U.A.E. Yemen

Israel and the UAE said to establish an Intel Gathering Hub on Yemen’s Socotra Islands

[MintPress News] “Issa Salem Bin Yaqoot al-Soctari, the head of indigenous tribes on the island, said in a statement recently that the…

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Blackwater founder’s FSG working for China in Myanmar

[Asia Times, Myanmar Times] “The Frontier Service Group (FSG), founded by former US military contractor Eric Prince, is moving into…

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Giraldi Controversy: No, not America’s Jews but mutual interests drive US wars in Middle East

[Informed Comment] “CIA Veteran Philip Giraldi kicked off a firestorm with his article, “America’s Jews are Driving America’s Wars.” A…

Posted in Egypt Turkey USA

Philip Giraldi: America’s ‘Establishment’ Has Embraced ‘Deep States’

[The New York Times] According to Philip Giraldi, a former military intelligence and C.I.A. officer and an executive director of…

Posted in USA Yemen

Los Angeles Times reporter routinely submitted drafts to CIA for review

[The Intercept] “Email exchanges between CIA public affairs officers and Ken Dilanian, now an Associated Press intelligence reporter who previously…

Posted in USA

Bill Moyers: The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight

[Moyers & Company] “Mike Lofgren, a former GOP congressional staff member with the powerful House and Senate Budget Committees, joins…

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A “war-dependent economy”: Big money and the military-industrial complex behind perpetual U.S. war

[Al Jazeera] “In January 1961, US President Dwight D Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn the nation of what…

Posted in USA

Colin Powell: today’s greatest threat is the “terror-industrial complex”

[GQ Magazine] “What is the greatest threat facing us now People will say it’s terrorism. But are there any terrorists…

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New Scientist: 2001 anthrax attack bug “identical” to US military laboratory strain

[New Scientist] “The DNA sequence of the anthrax sent through the US mail in 2001 has been revealed and confirms…

Posted in Iraq USA

Project for the New American Century: to further US interests across the world, by military means if necessary, and promote “American democracy”

[BBC] “The Project for the New American Century (PNAC) was founded in 1997 by the right wing thinkers William Kristol…