Guardians of the Warfare State

Guardians of the Warfare State By T. Hunt Tooley [Mises Editor’s Note: Trump is reportedly set to nominate Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, as Secretary of Defense. Given his background, Shanahan looks to fit the typical bill for the job. In this 2013 article, historian Hunt Tooley discusses where secretaries of state come from, and why they are all so similar in background.] An analysis of the U.S. secretaries of war and defense (the name was changed from secretary of war to secretary of defense in…

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US Air Force Shoots Down Multiple Missiles With Classified Laser Weapon

US Air Force Shoots Down Multiple Missiles With Classified Laser Weapon By Tyler Durden (ZH) — The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Self-Protect High Energy Laser Demonstrator (SHiELD) Advanced Technology Demonstration (ATD) Program, has completed a series of tests last month that successfully shot down “several” missiles with a ground-based laser. The field training exercise occurred on April 23 at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, reported the 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs. The SHiELD program has developed a directed energy weapon that will eventually be molded into an aircraft…

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Bolton Threatens Iran With “Unrelenting Force” as US Bombers Deployed to Middle East

Bolton Threatens Iran With “Unrelenting Force” as US Bombers Deployed to Middle East By Jake Johnson In a late Sunday statement warning—without any evidence whatsoever—of “troubling and escalatory” actions by the Iranian government, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton used the scheduled deployment of an American aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East to threaten Iran with military action. The United States, said Bolton, “is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region to send a clear and unmistakable message…

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Condemning Assange Condones The War Crimes He Exposed

Condemning Assange Condones The War Crimes He Exposed By Joziah Thayer Most of the people applauding the arrest and imprisonment of journalist Julian Assange are either still salty about Hillary Clinton losing to Donald Trump or were directly implicated in leaks published by WikiLeaks. Obama officials like Michael Hayden, James Clapper, John Brennan, and Jim Schuto who now have primetime spots on network news channels to demonize, propagandize, slander, demean and gush over the arrest of Julian Assange. Anyone who tells you that the arrest of Julian Assange is right…

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Coup Attempt in Venezuela: What You’re Not Being Told

Coup Attempt in Venezuela: What You’re Not Being Told By Derrick Broze As self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaidó attempted to stage a military coup in Venezuela, the country’s U.N. ambassador declared President Nicolás Maduro victorious and called the United States a “rogue nation.” The turbulent situation that has been unfolding in Venezuela for the last few years reached new heights on Tuesday as opposition leader and self-declared “Interim President” Juan Guaidó attempted to wrangle power away from Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in what many are calling an attempted coup. Early…

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They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak

They’re Tracking Your Face And Beating Your Weak By Jeremiah Harding If you want grandmas and children thrown around by cops, the further advancement of the AI biometric surveillance state, the latest US death toll in Afghanistan, and more, you’ve come to the right place. For the first episode on Activist Post, I have a good one for y’all today. If you’re new here, I’m an angry anarchist, and this show is my way of possibly making you both. Get your kit – we’re hunting demons. This season’s featured song…

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CIVIL WAR 2.0 Is OVERDUE According To Strauss-Howe Theory

CIVIL WAR 2.0 Is OVERDUE According To Strauss-Howe Theory By Tim Pool Journalist Tim Pool uncovers a cyclic theory that indicates the United States is overdue for a conflict. Pool explains the Fourth Turning, or the Crisis stage, of the cycle in the Strauss-Howe Theory seems to happen every 80 years. This turning will likely a culture war that escalates to a full-blown crisis, says Pool. Watch full video below. Subscribe to Tim’s YouTube channel and follow him on Twitter and Minds. Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom…

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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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“The Veto” New Documentary Sheds Light On Western Propaganda Campaign Against Syria

“The Veto” New Documentary Sheds Light On Western Propaganda Campaign Against Syria By Brandon Turbeville Ever since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011, the Western mainstream media, along with its counterparts in the Gulf countries, have engaged in the most heinous acts of war propaganda seen in the modern world. Not content with the opportunity to twist facts and distort the realities on the ground, these mainstream corporate news engines have outright colluded in faking reports and concocting entire productions of propaganda for the purpose of convincing their…

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What are War Crimes?

What are War Crimes? BY ARJUN AP. War crimes include genocide, crimes against humanity, and mistreatment of civilians or combatants during war. Genocide is the most severe of these crimes. The rules regarding the conduct of war and war crimes were first discussed at The Hague, Netherlands in 1899 and 1907, respectively. These, along with the Geneva Conventions, formed the framework for the new body of international law governing conduct during war. Previous to these International Union of Hague Peace Conferences, atrocities committed during wars were considered to be regrettable,…

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