In a manual provided by the United States Air Force and originating from the Department of Defense, an “extremist” is described as someone who “will talk of individual liberties, states’ rights, and how to make the world a better place.”mountain-225587_960_720

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Between 2011 and 2015, Gulf states were the most significant market for sales by the United States, the world’s biggest arms exporter, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) found

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Germany’s Federal government has announced it’s new “trojan horse” computer software which will allow it to spy on citizens computers and smartphones

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We had to bomb Libya, we are told, because Libya has become a hotbed of ISIS activity

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Letting the government bypass iPhone security measures won’t stop terrorists—or make you safer

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Israel has razed over 200 EU-funded buildings in the West Bank in the past two years. This year alone around 480 people, including 220 children, have been left homeless.

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Nearly 15 years after the tragic events of 9/11, family members who lost loved ones in the WTC towers are still fighting for transparencytwitpic-35-1024x640

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The administration’s Syria policy has been a joke for years, and it’s getting even worse

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Former President Bill Clinton on Monday met in secret (no press allowed) with roughly 100 leaders of South Florida’s Jewish community

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“Two years of violence, shelling and fear have left an indelible mark on thousands of children in eastern Ukraine,” said Giovanna Barberis, UNICEF’s representative in Ukraine

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“In the Cizre district of Sırnak, around 150 people have been burned alive in different buildings by Turkish military forces. Some corpses were found without heads. Some were burned completely, so that autopsy is not possible,”

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In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court just killed the rights of citizens outlined in the Fourth Amendment by stating that police officers may enter a home, or parts of the home, without a warrant and can seize evidence to use in the arrest and prosecution of citizensfourth1

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Nearly 50 people were killed in airstrikes that hit several hospitals and schools in northern Syria on Monday, though multiple conflicting reports added to confusion over who was responsiblesyrian-hospitals

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…any entities that support or participate in the global boycott of Israeli settlements will face “severe penalties” under the criminal law

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…recent reports have indicated that the US military has broken its record for civilian casualties every single year in Afghanistan, for the past seven years

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…creeping use of counter-terrorism policies in the U.K. being used to clamp down on civil liberties by way of the PREVENT programmePalestine-Students

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The sudden Turkish attacks come just days ahead of the start of a ceasefire in Syria

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‘…how “exceptional” or “indispensable” the United States is’

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Palestinian villagers in a remote corner of the occupied West Bank are bracing themselves for more demolitions this week, just days after Israeli army bulldozers left more than a hundred people homeless&NCS_modified=20160206213236&MaxW=640&imageVersion=default&AR-160209340

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This is the UK, the dissident is Julian Assange and it suddenly seems that the world’s leading experts on arbitrary detention have no clue what they are talking about.

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Only in the twisted minds of NYPD officials would “more powerful weapons” be a solution to prevent their officers from killing peopleSeattlePepperSpray-1024x622

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According to Newsweek, well-respected investigators from all over the world agree that thousands of people have had their organs forcefully extracted, without anesthetic, while held in Chinese prisons

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The boy, who suffered severe internal injuries, was admitted to a children’s hospital

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To mark International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, ActionAid visited Somaliland, where an estimated 98% of girls endure the practice3000

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A United Nations panel ruled on Friday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being “arbitrarily detained,” but British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond rejected what he called “a ridiculous finding.”GettyImages-508571640-promo

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 “A leaking natural gas well outside Los Angeles is spewing so much naturally-occurring Uranium and Radon, that “breathable” radiation levels have hit “lethal levels” according to a Nuclear Expert group.”

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British and U.S. officials have been negotiating a plan that could allow British authorities to directly serve wiretap orders on U.S. communications companies in criminal and national security inquiries

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It’s just that our country’s $598.5 billion war machine is so ubiquitous that few people even think twice about its role in our children’s lives

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Those incidents are a constant reminder that in Israel, nothing even vaguely national security-related gets published in an Israeli paper without the military censor’s say-so

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