How the NSA Started Investigating the New York Times’ Warrantless Wiretapping Story

The Intercept | June 26, 2015 Three days after the New York Times revealed that the U.S. government was secretly monitoring the calls and emails of people inside the United States without court-approved warrants, the National Security Agency issued a top-secret assessment of the damage done to intelligence efforts by the story. The conclusion: the information could…

Neocons Urge Embrace of Al Qaeda

Consortium News | 26 June 2015 The latest neocon gambit is to build support for “regime change” in Syria by downplaying the evils of Al Qaeda, rebranding it as some sort of “moderate” terrorist force whose Syrian affiliate is acceptable to Israel and supported by Saudi Arabia. But this audacious argument ignores reality, writes Daniel Lazare. By Daniel…

US To Begin Invasion of Syria

Tony Cartalucci | NEO | 26 June 2015 Unbeknownst to the general public, their elected politicians do not create the policy that binds their national destiny domestically or within the arena of geopolitics. Instead, corporate-financier funded think tanks do – teams of unelected policymakers which transcend elections, and which produce papers that then become the…

Rainbow Warrior 30 years on

NZ Herald | 27 June 2015 Behind every daring spy is a miserly bean-counter demanding a receipt. That may be the single most significant factor in the French government being exposed as the perpetrator of one of the most outrageous acts of terrorism on a friendly country. CLICK HERE FOR THE HERALD’S SPECIAL REPORT

Smash NATO Before it’s too Late

Between The Lines | 25 June 2015 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a war-prone institution that poses the biggest threat to world peace. Since the disappearance of the Soviet Union, which turns out to be the greatest disaster for the stability of the international system, NATO expansionism and aggression is rampant. Although NATO…

US Lawmakers Vote To Block Obama’s Climate Policy

GWPF | 25 June 2015 Germany To Scrap Climate Change Levy On Coal Plants The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate rule for power plants and let state governors opt out of complying. The bill, passed 247-180, is a major blow to the main pillar of President Obama’s effort…