US To Send “Thousands” More Troops To Saudi Arabia

US To Send “Thousands” More Troops To Saudi Arabia By Tyler Durden Reuters reports, citing defense or administration sources, that the US is set to send thousands of additional troops to Saudi Arabia in the wake of last month’s Aramco attacks. “The United States is planning to send a large number of additional forces to Saudi Arabia following the Sept. 14 attack on its oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran,” according to a breaking Reuters report.  Though the Pentagon has yet to officially confirm the report with comment, Reuters…

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Amazon Is Becoming One Of America’s Biggest Military Giants

Amazon Is Becoming One Of America’s Biggest Military Giants By Aaron Kesel Amazon is on its way to becoming one of the U.S. military’s biggest security giants, with a pending $10bn JEDI cloud computing deal that the company could win, MIT Technology Review reported. In August the Pentagon halted the controversial contract deal, known as Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI), an initiative to “aggressively accelerate the Department’s adoption of cloud architecture and services, with a focus on commercial solutions.” The deal was stopped and is now under investigation by Secretary…

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News from The Constitution-Free Zone: Border Patrol Using Biometrics for “Citizenship Checks” in Maine

News from The Constitution-Free Zone: Border Patrol Using Biometrics for “Citizenship Checks” in Maine By Joe Wright For a number of years now, I have been chronicling the ever-widening use of “The Constitution-Free Zone” by Border Patrol agents in the name of immigration enforcement. Papers Please: “Daily Citizenship Checks” on Buses Across Maine Highlight Constitution-Free Zone New York’s Constitution-Free Zone Leading to Warrantless Bus Searches and Detentions Greyhound Bus Under Fire As More Reports Of Immigration Searches and Detentions Surface Citizenship Checkpoints Start to Spread Across The Constitution-Free Zone The…

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Want To Save The Environment? De-Fund The Pentagon.

Want To Save The Environment? De-Fund The Pentagon. Op-Ed by Caitlin Johnstone Millions of people are uniting in demonstrations worldwide against our civilization’s ecocidal march toward extinction, which makes me so happy to see. It’s really encouraging to see so many young people burning with love for their planet and for a hunger to reverse the damage that has been done to our ecosystem by the refusal of previous generations to turn away from our path of devastation. This must continue if we are to survive as a species. The…

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ATLAS Video Shows Massive Evolution in DARPA’s Humanoid Robot

ATLAS Video Shows Massive Evolution in DARPA’s Humanoid Robot By Activist Post As most readers of Activist Post know, we have been chronicling the evolution of humanoid robots for years. Jason Bermas breaks down the latest developments with one robot in particular that we previously highlighted – ATLAS – brought to us by DARPA through Boston Dynamics. ATLAS has now broken free from its formerly tethered state from just a couple of years ago and is now flipping through the air and moving like a gymnast. As Jason states, even…

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US Army Prepares To Test New Anti-Drone BLADE System To Defend Against Drone Swarms

US Army Prepares To Test New Anti-Drone BLADE System To Defend Against Drone Swarms By Tyler Durden A new report from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command states that the Ballistic Low Altitude Drone Engagement (BLADE) prototype is ready to conduct further trials to protect high-value military assets from small unmanned aerial system attacks. The BLADE is a dome of protection that uses a set of systems to combat against small drone attacks, can be mounted on various tactical vehicles providing troops and military assets with close-range protection. The BLADE is…

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Pentagon Deploys US Forces to Defend Saudi Oil

Pentagon Deploys US Forces to Defend Saudi Oil By Jason Ditz The latest US military buildup into the Middle East was announced today, fresh off the Trump Administration’s briefing on “options” for responding to Iran. The Pentagon is announcing they will be deploying more US forces in the area around Saudi oil facilities. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says Trump has approved the deployment already, and that it will be focused primarily on air and missile defense systems, at the request of Saudi Arabia. This has been a major concern for…

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The Price of “Freedom”? US Drone Massacres Dozens of Afghan Farmers as They Slept

The Price of “Freedom”? US Drone Massacres Dozens of Afghan Farmers as They Slept By Matt Agorist Jalalabad, Afghanistan — Imagine for a moment that you had just finished a long day’s work with two hundred other farmers. You were settling down to relax for the night, when out of nowhere, Hellfire missiles rain down from drones in the sky and blow up dozens of your coworkers, maiming and tearing limbs from dozens more. Imagine if this happened inside the United States. Imagine the reaction from politicians and the US…

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U.S. Navy Admits Videos Of UFOs Are Real And “Unidentified”

U.S. Navy Admits Videos Of UFOs Are Real And “Unidentified” By Mac Slavo For the first time, the U.S. Navy has acknowledged that the three UFO videos that were released by former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge and published by The New York Times are of real “unidentified” objects.  The U.S. government is finally, albeit slowly, acknowledging that there may be non-man-made objects flying around Earth. “The Navy considers the phenomena contained/depicted in those three videos as unidentified,” Navy spokesman Joseph Gradisher told The Black Vault, a website dedicated to declassified government documents. Gradisher added…

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Martial Law Masquerading as Law and Order: The Police State’s Language of Force

Martial Law Masquerading as Law and Order: The Police State’s Language of Force By John W. Whitehead “Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? The constitutional theory is that we the people are the sovereigns, the state and federal officials only our agents. We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.”—Justice William O. Douglas, dissenting, Colten…

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