Pentagon Officials Eager to Present a Recovering ISIS, but Facts Don’t Support It

Pentagon Officials Eager to Present a Recovering ISIS, but Facts Don’t Support It By Jason Ditz Throughout August, one of the most persistent stories has been the claim that ISIS is making a substantial recovery in Iraq and Syria, a claim based on a single Pentagon report which implied only that this might potentially be the case. The Pentagon clearly wants this to be true, because they are using it to spin a US military withdrawal from Syria as dangerous. Even though that withdrawal never happened in the first place,…

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We’re All Enemies of the State: Draconian Laws, Precrime & the Surveillance State

We’re All Enemies of the State: Draconian Laws, Precrime & the Surveillance State By John W. Whitehead “The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.”—H.L. Mencken We’ve been down this road many times before. If the government is consistent about any one thing, it is this: it has an unnerving tendency to exploit crises and use them as opportunities for power grabs under the guise of national security.…

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Pentagon Testing Mass Surveillance Balloons to Spy on Vehicles Across the US

Pentagon Testing Mass Surveillance Balloons to Spy on Vehicles Across the US By Julia Conley Millions of Americans across the Midwest this summer are being subjected to surveillance from above as the Pentagon experiments with the use of surveillance radars attached to high-altitude balloons. As The Guardian reported Friday, the defense and aerospace contractor Sierra Nevada Corporation was authorized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to send up to 25 balloons across six states to track vehicles. U.S. Southern Command commissioned the project for the stated purpose of creating a “persistence surveillance system” to deter…

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New FBI Document Adds “Fringe” Conspiracy Theories As Next Big Domestic Terror Threat

New FBI Document Adds “Fringe” Conspiracy Theories As Next Big Domestic Terror Threat By Nicholas West It already has been well documented how many government agencies have compiled lists containing Americans who are potential terrorists. Back in 2013 Michael Snyder highlighted 72 types of Americans who made some sort of “potential threat” list and he provided links to all of the documents. As comprehensive as that was, there is a brand new document that has been obtained by Yahoo! News which purports to illustrate a new category that the FBI…

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US Gov’t Trained ISIS Commander — Did It ‘Burn’ Him Later?

US Gov’t Trained ISIS Commander — Did It ‘Burn’ Him Later? By Brandon Turbeville After his death was announced by ISIS in 2016, the name Abu Omar al-Shishani has largely faded from news reports regarding Iraq and Syria. However, at one time, one of the top commanders of ISIS was known throughout the geopolitical community. In 2015, the US State Department even offered $5 million as a reward for information leading to his capture. However, for all the alleged desire to capture or kill Shishani on the part of the…

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FBI Stages Fake Terrorist Plot After San Diego Synagogue Shooting

FBI Stages Fake Terrorist Plot After San Diego Synagogue Shooting By Kurt Nimmo Days after John Earnest’s alleged attack on a San Diego synagogue, the FBI announced it prevented a terror attack aimed at “white nationalists.” Army vet arrested after FBI thwarts Southern California terror plot. @mattgutmanABC has the latest. https://t.co/ensTb4AANb pic.twitter.com/d1TxxfboKN — Good Morning America (@GMA) April 30, 2019 According to Reuters: Mark Steven Domingo, 26, a U.S. Army infantryman who recently converted to Islam, was taken into custody on Friday after undercover FBI operatives furnished him with what…

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Who Are The Bad Guys? U.S. and Allied Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians in 2019 than the Terrorists Did

Who Are The Bad Guys? U.S. and Allied Forces Killed More Afghan Civilians in 2019 than the Terrorists Did By Matt Agorist A rather disturbing report was released by the United Nations this week detailing how in the first part of 2019, US forces and their allies killed more civilians than the Taliban and other terrorist groups. According to the most recent UN data, Afghan civilians were killed in greater numbers by NATO and pro-government security forces in the first three months of 2019 than by armed militants. Half of…

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Splinternet: EU Censorship Ramps Up With ACTA 2, While UK Passes Terror Law, Porn Law, and Introduces First Internet Regulation Agency

Splinternet: EU Censorship Ramps Up With ACTA 2, While UK Passes Terror Law, Porn Law, and Introduces First Internet Regulation Agency By Aaron Kesel Across Europe, MEPs voted successfully to redesign the Internet with a censorship directive disguised as a copyright proposal, while the UK itself passed a horrifying terror bill that will make it illegal to watch any “terrorist propaganda” (not clearly defined) which carries sentencing of 15 years, an age restriction porn law and introduced the world’s first Internet regulation safety agency. ACTA 2 ACTA 2 which required…

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Dear Big Tech and Government: Censoring Videos of Terror Attacks is Not the Answer

Dear Big Tech and Government: Censoring Videos of Terror Attacks is Not the Answer By Derrick Broze If governments and tech companies insist on censoring “offensive” content from the minds of the masses, it will lead to more censorship of free speech and a black market for banned material. Over the last week, the Internet and news landscape has been filled with stories dissecting the shooting at the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand. Fifty people were murdered as a result of the shooting. Authorities…

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Wave of New Zealanders Handing in Guns for Destruction After Terror Attack

Wave of New Zealanders Handing in Guns for Destruction After Terror Attack By Tyler Durden (ZH) – As New Zealand reels from Friday’s Christchurch mosque attack that left 50 dead and 50 wounded, Kiwis have started voluntarily surrendering their legally-owned semiautomatic firearms for destruction ahead of reforms promised over the next several days, according to New Zealand news outlet Stuff. The reports of citizens disarming themselves come amid a Monday announcement by Prime minister Jacinda Ardern that several “in principle decisions” on gun control have been made by Cabinet ministers, and has praised residents who have surrendered their…

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