Ecuador Just Gave the Pentagon Permission to Use Galapagos Island as an Airstrip

Ecuador Just Gave the Pentagon Permission to Use Galapagos Island as an Airstrip By Eoin Higgins The Galapagos Islands archipelago in Ecuador is one of the most biodiverse regions in the entire world, home to a number of species found nowhere else on the planet, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. So, naturally, the U.S. military wants to use one of its islands as an airstrip. Ecuadorian defense minister Oswaldo Jarrín announced President Lenín Moreno’s administration’s decision to allow the Pentagon to expand an existing airfield on San Cristobal Island…

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US Military Intelligence Accuses Russia of Nuclear Testing, Provides No Evidence

US Military Intelligence Accuses Russia of Nuclear Testing, Provides No Evidence By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — US military intelligence agency the DIA has issued a new statement directly accusing the Russian government of conducting low-yield nuclear tests in the course of developing more advanced nuclear arms. This is the second time the DIA has suggested Russia was conducting nuclear tests in the past month. The statement today, as with the previous one, came with no evidence that any such testing ever took place. Russia’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement condemning the US allegations as a…

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7 Reasons To Be Highly Skeptical Of The Gulf Of Oman Incident

7 Reasons To Be Highly Skeptical Of The Gulf Of Oman Incident By Caitlin Johnstone In a move that surprised exactly zero people, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wasted no time scrambling to blame Iran for damage done to two sea vessels in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, citing exactly zero evidence. “This assessment is based on intelligence, the weapons used, the level of expertise needed to execute the operation, recent similar Iranian attacks on shipping, and the fact that no proxy group operating in the area has…

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Soldiers vs Warriors

Soldiers vs Warriors By Adam Kokesh Peace and freedom activist Adam Kokesh relaunches his YouTube channel with a powerful message to soldiers and activists. This new video explores the differences between soldiers and warriors, following orders versus doing what is right. Watch it below: Subscribe to Adam Kokesh on YouTube. Follow him on Twitter or Facebook. Support his work on Patreon. Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Follow us on Minds and Twitter. Provide, Protect and Profit from what’s coming! Get a free issue of Counter Markets today. Alternative News & Independent Views

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New “Call Of Duty” Video Game Encourages Support For The White Helmets

New “Call Of Duty” Video Game Encourages Support For The White Helmets By Caitlin Johnstone The official trailer for the latest Call of Duty was released a few days ago, and it features the Syria narrative management operation known as the White Helmets depicted in heroic roles. Characters wearing the organization’s signature headgear are seen clearing rubble in part of the trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. To give you an idea how popular the CoD franchise is, as of this writing the official YouTube version of the trailer…

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The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War

The Best Way to Honor Fallen Soldiers Is to Stop Sending Troops to War By Carey Wedler Every Memorial Day, Americans pay their respects to soldiers who have died while fighting for the US military. Though the good intentions and courage of those who enlist in the armed forces are admirable, the best way to honor those individuals on this holiday—and every day—is to stop sending them to war. This pro-peace sentiment is often conflated with disrespect for the troops: If you don’t support the government’s wars, you must not…

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Army Virtue-Tweet Backfires: 1000s Expose “Heartbreaking” Horrors of War

Army Virtue-Tweet Backfires: 1000s Expose “Heartbreaking” Horrors of War By Caitlin Johnstone After posting a video of a young recruit talking to the camera about how service allows him to better himself “as a man and a warrior”, the US Army tweeted, “How has serving impacted you?” As of this writing, the post has over 5,300 responses. Most of them are heartbreaking. “My daughter was raped while in the army,” said one responder. “They took her to the hospital where an all male staff tried to convince her to give the guy a…

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Assange Faces 170 Years in Prison as US Files 17 New Charges Under Espionage Act

Assange Faces 170 Years in Prison as US Files 17 New Charges Under Espionage Act By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — As the US prepares to try to acquire WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange through extradition, the Justice Department has revealed a new series of charges against him. Assange would face 170 years in US prison if convicted. The new charges are 17 separate charges under the Espionage Act. According to the Justice Department, the charges are all related to leaking classified documents related to national security, which were part of the leaks from Chelsea…

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DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War

DARPA Wants to Create Mind-Controlled Weapons of War By Dagny Taggart Last year, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced that it was seeking noninvasive ways “to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery.” The techniques would “allow precise, high-quality connections to specific neurons or groups of neurons.” The agency wants to create mind-controlled weapons of war, as it (vaguely) explained in two recent press releases. To achieve this goal, DARPA recently formed a program called Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3). DARPA wants soldiers to be able to control…

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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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