China

CHINA JAILS CIA’S UIGHUR IMAMS

Infowars More recently the CIA surrogate, the State Department’s National Endowment for Democracy, has fanned the flames of unrest in China’s Xinjiang where separatists are calling for a state they dub East Turkistan. China has imprisoned around two dozen Uighur Muslim leaders in the western region of Xinjiang for “illegal religious activities.”…
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1914-2014: One Hundred Years of Conflict, An Age of Endless Wars

Global Research By Michael Werbowski The “great powers” are marking the centenary of World War One. Ironically the world is still at war. There are global and regional conflicts in progress. Rising tensions between India and Pakistan (two nuclear powers), US-NATO led “civil wars” in Iraq and Syria, as well…
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Bombs Away, Weaponized Drones Flying High

Oriental Review By Judith BELLO For a while it seemed that the drones project had been restrained following a flood of public criticism last ;Reports from United Nations Special Rapporteurs, and mainstream NGOs like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International clearly documented violations of International Humanitarian and Human Rights Law…
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Turmoil in Hong Kong, Terrorism in Xinjiang: America’s Covert War on China

New Eastern Outlook by Tony Cartalucci China is facing increasing pressure along two fronts. In its western province of Xinjiang, terrorists have been stepping up destabilization and separatist activities. In China’s southeast Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, protests have disrupted normality in the dense urban streets, with protest leaders seeking…
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America’s Jihad

Foreign Policy Journal by Dr. K R Bolton US President Ronald Reagan meeting with Afghan Mujahedeen, who he called “freedom fighters”, in the Oval Office on February 2, 1983. (Ronald Reagan Library) Download this article (PDF) The Islamic State organization seems to have arisen overnight, well-armed, and swiftly moving through…
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Covert War

Sweden Deploys Army, Air Force, Navy Near Stockholm Over Reported Damaged Russian Sub; Moscow Denies

Zero Hedge Over the weekend, while the world was focusing on the threat of Ebola contagion in the US and around the globe, Sweden's otherwise sleepy capital Stockholm found itself the location of a blitz military operation involving the Swedish Armed Forces, Navy, Army and Air Force, when late on…
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Covert War

Did Israel Bomb Iran’s Parchin Nuclear Facility?

Area circled in red was site of alleged Parchin explosion (Israel Defense) Richard Silverstein There is circumstantial evidence that points to another Israeli covert attack on a major Iranian nuclear facility, this one in ; Local reports say a major fire and explosion broke out: But the enormous orange flash that illuminated Tehran around…
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Covert War

Explosion at Iran nuclear facility where IAEA inspections denied, windows shattered miles away

| WTF News | An explosion at an Iranian nuclear facility has killed at least two people, amid conflicting casualty reports. The massive blast is said to have shattered windows up to 15 kilometers away. Reports on the Parchin nuclear facility vary from a non-military site to a location of…
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Covert War

Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion after aid convoy crosses border

Reuters (Reuters) - Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a "direct invasion" of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces. ********* Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko described the entry of the trucks without…
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Covert War

USAID programme used young Latin Americans to incite Cuba rebellion

The Guardian An Obama administration programme secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation that put those foreigners in danger even after a US contractor was sent to a Cuban jail. Beginning as early as October 2009,…
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Covert War

High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge – Unreported – Part of Mass Surveillance

Washington's Blog The Untold Story In the NSA Spying Scandal: Blackmail It is well-documented that governments use information to blackmail and control people. The Express reported last month: British security services infiltrated and funded the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange in a covert operation to identify and possibly blackmail establishment figures,…
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Covert War

CIA Faces Purges as Situation Remains Tense in Ukraine

Strategic Culture by Nil NIKANDROV CIA officers have committed more suicides than ever in recent years. It’s hard to adduce exact figures – the information is classified. According to the evidently sexed up statistics, the suicide annual rate in the military is 250-400. In comparison the alleged CIA rate is…
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Covert War

“UFOs Crash In China” Mysteriously After Russian Rocket Breaks Up

| WTF News | The Ukraine situation is spiraling into a global crisis straining relations between the west, Russia and China. Huff Post Residents of villages in the Heilongjiang province of China reported three UFOs fell from the sky on Friday morning, according to the China News circular, metallic objects…
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Covert War

Israel Assassinates Syrian General

Richard Silverstein Gen. al-Sheikh takes oath of office as new governor of restive Syrian province in 2011. (EPA) The respected publication,Intelligence Online, reported today that Samir al-Sheikh, the Syrian general responsible for intelligence operations in the southern sector bordering the Golan Heights, was assassinated on April ; The publication notes…
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Covert War

U.S. CREATED a Terrorist Safe Haven In Libya

Washington's Blog Heck of a Job … The State Department released its 2013 Country Reports on Terrorism on April 30th, stating: With a weak government possessing very few tools to exert control throughout its territory, Libya has become a terrorist safe haven and its transit routes are used by various terrorist groups,…
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Covert War

US officials: Extent of Israeli spying ‘shocking’

Times of Israel Israel's aggressive and widespread espionage activity in the US is increasingly angering American government officials and has “crossed red lines,” Newsweek reported Tuesday. The report anonymously quotes senior intelligence officials and congressional staffers who have been privy to information on Israeli spying activities. Staffers called the extent of Israeli espionage…
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Covert War

NATO Countries Planning Communications “PsyOps” Mission in Ukraine with troops or trainers on the ground

Phantom Report Editor’s Note: West and East are heavily involved in psychological and disinformation warfare. Russia and the United States| NATO Allies are active in Ukraine by means of covert sabotage, aiding underground units, subversive tactics, counter intelligence, regime change, mercenary units and revolution activities.  Just another day at the office.…
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Twenty Years Ago, The US was Behind the Genocide: Rwanda, Installing a US Proxy State in Central Africa

Global Research By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Author’s note The world  is currently commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. The official story is that the genocide directed against the Tutsi population was triggered by the Interhamwe militia of the Habyarimana government in the wake of the plane crash which…
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Covert War

Russia Accuses US Mercenaries Of Inciting Civil War In Ukraine

Zero Hedge In response to claims by the Ukraine government (and the west) that Russia provoking trouble in Eastern Europe - with The White House's Jay Carney even suggesting that pro-Russia demonstrators were paid - Russia's foreign ministry has responded. Posting via their Facebook page, Russia urged Ukraine to halt…
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Africa

US sends more troops, aircraft to hunt down Kony

In an expanded attempt to continue the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony, President Obama has authorized the deployment of military aircraft and about 150 Special Operations forces to Uganda. According to the Washington Post, the administration notified Congress of the deployments as they began on Sunday, and the troop movement…
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Afghanistan

CIA reportedly employed several operatives, warlords and militant leaders deeply involved in Afghan opium trade

Press TV A senior western audit officer has raised fresh concerns that US funds meant to help pay Afghan police salaries may instead be going to "ghost workers". "I am writing to express my concern that the US may be unwittingly helping to pay the salaries of non-existent members of…
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Censorship

Twitter blocked in Turkey after PM Erdogan threatens shutdown, Twitter providing SMS tweet service

| WTF News | Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes good on threats to block Twitter as the country continues to crack down on dissent. Zero Hedge It appears the madness is contagious. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, embroiled in an ongoing and huge corruption probe, lashed out…
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Why Are Russian Soldiers In Crimea Armed With American-Style AR-15-Based Rifles?

Armed Russian forces arrest Ukrainian army officers during an operation in Simferopol on March 18, 2014 (AFP Photo/Alisa Borovikova) AFP Photographer Alisa Borovikova just posted a stunning photo of Russian troops arresting Ukrainian Army officers at gunpoint. United States Navy Mark 12 Mod 0/1 Special Purpose Rifle (SPR) (via Wikipedia)…
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Covert War

Ukraine Claims Russian Fighter Jets Violated Its Airspace near Crimea

| WTF News | The incursions are increasing in Ukraine. Reports have circulated that fighter jets entered Ukraine airspace, only leaving after Ukrainian jets responded. Zero Hedge Infantry, navy, and now air force. At least according to the Ukraine, which reported that Russian fighter jets twice violated Ukraine's air space…
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Covert War

Mystery Troops ‘Peacefully’ Raid Simferopol Airport Looking for Ukraine Soldiers, Apologize, Leave

| WTF News | The occurrence of strange events continues in Crimea after the seizure of multiple Parliament buildings on Thursday. Friday morning, unidentified, camoflauged troops briefly seized control of Simferopol Airport, supposedly looking for 'Ukraine airborne troops', in what was described as a 'peaceful' raid. BREAKING: Unknown gunmen take…
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Cold War

Ukraine security forces on alert as unknown gunmen seize Crimean parliament

Security forces are on alert after the buildings of the Crimean parliament and administration have been seized by an unknown armed group. Ukraine's autonomous region is divided over the acceptance of new authorities in Kiev. Thousands gathered in front of the parliament building on Wednesday with crowds split between those…
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Cold War CIA Coup Templates Back in Business around the World

Strategic Culture by Wayne Madsen The greatest collection of status quo enthusiasts can be found at Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia. As nations around the world attempt to distance themselves from Washington’s financial, military, and political grip, the CIA is reaching into its past playbook to deal with…
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Covert War

“Fuck The EU” – US State Department Blasts Europe; Revealed As Alleged Mastermind Behind Ukraine Unrest

Zero Hedge A leaked recording of a telephone conversation allegedly between US assistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland and the US envoy to the Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt discussing who should be in Ukraine's next government has, according to The FT, threatened to fuel east-west tensions over the troubled nation's future.…
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Covert War

Security alert in southern Russia as bodies found in bomb-rigged cars

Telegraph Bizarre killings, for which no motive has yet been determined, heighten security concerns over Sochi Winter Olympics Russian authorities said on Thursday that security forces had been put on combat alert in the southern Stavropol region after the discovery of six bodies with gunshot wounds in four different cars,…
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Fast and Furious UK-Style: Britain’s Gun-running to East Africa, Somali Pirates

Global Research In the US, we’re used to seeing the alphabet soup agencies involved in trafficking arms, and as long as the government are doing it, no one in government seems to mind too much. For Washington DC, state-sanctioned gun-running has developed into a nice, not-so-little cottage industry, with arms…
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Covert War

Why Are US Special Operations Forces Deployed in Over 100 Countries?

The Nation “Dude, I don’t need to play these stupid games. I know what you’re trying to do.” With that, Major Matthew Robert Bockholt hung up on me. More than a month before, I had called US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with a series of basic questions: In how many…
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‘Eavesdropping and smart bombs’: CIA secret program helped Colombia kill FARC rebels

RT A secret US intelligence program has helped Colombia's government kill at least two dozen leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the rebel insurgency also known as FARC, The Washington Post reported. Founded in 1964 as a Marxist peasant movement seeking justice for the poor, FARC operations are…
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USAID and CIA “Ghost Money” program to install West-backed technocrats in Afghanistan

Daily Beast The Afghan president’s top aide was on two USAID contractors’ payroll, drawing more than $100,000 a year as part of a program to install West-backed technocrats in the government. The chief of staff to Afghanistan’s president drew a salary from two government contractors in 2002 and early 2003…
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27 years later, CIA pilot tells of using secret Costa Rican airstrip to traffic guns, cocaine

Tico Times By John McPhaul They seemed like isolated events unfolding in the chaos of Central America in the 1980s. But now, the pieces of the puzzle are fitting together. Former CIA contract pilot Robert “Tosh” Plumlee says he trafficked cocaine and weapons in and out of a secret airstrip…
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Reagan administration, CIA complicit in DEA agent’s murder, say former insiders

Tico Times By John McPhaul Former DEA El Paso boss: Agent Camarena had discovered the arms-for-drugs operation run on behalf of the Contras, aided by officials in the National Security Council and the CIA, and threatened to blow the whistle on the covert operation. Former President Ronald Reagan meets with…
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Covert War

Popular Hollywood Producer Admits to Spying for Israel

Image: Reuters/Fred Prouser fsp/TC Arnon Milchan, renowned producer of such Hollywood hits as “Pretty Woman,” “Fight Club” and “LA Confidential”, has come forth with perhaps his greatest story of all: he was an Israeli spy who helped boost the country’s nuclear program in the 70s and 80s. In an in…
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Covert War

4 Syrian generals among 31 dead in ‘rebel’ bomb attack (VIDEO)

| WTF News | Another glorious victory for "Syrian" A rebel bomb attack has killed 31 Syrian military troops on an army base near Damascus. It came as government forces were on an offensive against the rebels on Sunday, AFP reported. Four generals died in the attack. "Three generals and…
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Covert War

Greece Halts Ship Headed To Syria From Ukraine Carrying 20,000 Kalashnikov Rifles in Aegean Sea

| WTF News | Is it really a surprise that a new effort to get weapons into Syria has been attempted since the conflict has died down after the implementation of the peaceful chemical weapons deal observed by the United Nations? Saudi Arabia has tried to undermine that relative peace…
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Al Qaeda

Turkish patrol seizes over a ton of chemicals from smugglers at Syria border

Turkish border guards seized three vehicles loaded with over 1,000 kg of chemicals as they tried to illegally cross the border into Syria. One of the smugglers was arrested, while others managed to escape. The Turkish General Staff reported that the chemicals were seized after a convoy of three vehicles…
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Operation Fast and Furious has risen from the grave

Breitbart by John Hayward Just a couple of days after Halloween, one of the bloodiest monsters from the Obama Administration’s house of horrors groans and shambles forward, intent on complete the grisly mission that many believe was its true purpose all along. Matt Boyle reports: Left-wing activists and officials within…
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Obama Orders NSA To Stop Spying On The World Bank, IMF

Business Insider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank as part of a review of intelligence gathering activities, according to a official familiar with the matter. The order is the latest…
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Covert War

Huge Explosion Reported at Syrian Air Defense Site Near Latakia After Israeli Jets Seen In Lebanon

| WTF News | The major western media outlets have been very quiet about the Syria situation but it is no less volatile after the chemical weapons agreement. At least one large explosion has been reported near a Syrian air defense site, some on Twitter are claiming multiple blasts, however…
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Four people arrested in Iran accused of trying to sabotage nuclear site

Guardian "Four of these individuals were caught red-handed and their interrogations are ongoing," he said, according to the Mehr news agency on Sunday. He did not identify which nuclear site they were planning to damage or when those detained were arrested. Israel, widely believed to be the region's only nuclear-armed…
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‘Yankees go home’: Venezuela expels 3 top US diplomats

Three US diplomats have been accused by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of plotting with the country’s far right to sabotage the national electric grid. In a scathing TV address, the socialist leader told the diplomats to leave within 48 hours. Maduro, who canceled his visit to the UN General Assembly…
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‘Four Israelis mercs held in Guinea for plotting coup’

Times of Israel Four Israeli mercenaries were arrested in Guinea last Wednesday on charges of planning a coup to overthrow Guinean President Alpha Condé, the French newspaper Le Canard Enchaîné reported. The four are being held at the island of Casa north of the capital Conakry, which serves as a…
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