Apr 082017
 

As U.S. Tomahawk missiles soared over the Mediterranean toward Syria’s al-Shayrat airbase, speculation was already flying about how the attack would affect the thaw in U.S.-Russia relations anticipated since Donald Trump took office.

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Terror and rage: what makes a mass murderer different to a terrorist?

 Posted by on 2016-08-04 at 17:27  guns, isis, News, Politics, Reblog, terrorism  Comments Off on Terror and rage: what makes a mass murderer different to a terrorist?
Aug 042016
 

The contrast between mass killings labelled as ‘terrorism’ and those that aren’t becomes even starker when the crimes look the same Was the attack terror related? That’s the central (and sometimes almost the only) question asked now in the immediate aftermath of violence – and for g

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Congress Releases Secret 9/11 Document Detailing Possible Saudi Ties to Al Qaeda

 Posted by on 2016-07-15 at 19:11  9/11, isis, News, Politics, Reblog, saudi arabia, security, terrorism  Comments Off on Congress Releases Secret 9/11 Document Detailing Possible Saudi Ties to Al Qaeda
Jul 152016
 

WASHINGTON — Congress on Friday made public a long-classified document detailing possible connections between the Saudi government and the Sept. 11 terrorist plot. The 28-page document is a wide-ranging catalog of possible links between Saudi officials and Qaeda operatives.

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The Top-Secret Cold War Plan to Keep Soviet Hands Off Middle Eastern Oil

 Posted by on 2016-06-23 at 23:47  cia, cold war, energy, isis, oil, Politics, Reblog, russia  Comments Off on The Top-Secret Cold War Plan to Keep Soviet Hands Off Middle Eastern Oil
Jun 232016
 


On a cool summer day in London in 1951, an American CIA officer told three British oil executives about a top-secret U.S. government plan. The goal was to ravage the Middle East oil industry if the region were ever invaded by the Soviet Union.

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Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

 Posted by on 2016-05-12 at 10:23  9/11, 911, corruption, government, homeland security, isis, News, Politics, Reblog, security, terrorism  Comments Off on Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says
May 122016
 

First serious public split revealed among commissioners over the release of the secret ‘28 pages’ that detail Saudi ties to 2001 terrorist attacks A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there w

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Brussels hit by explosions at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station

 Posted by on 2016-03-22 at 08:38  isis, News, Politics, Reblog, terror, terrorism  Comments Off on Brussels hit by explosions at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station
Mar 222016
 

At least 26 dead and 136 injured after blasts at Zaventem airport and at metro station near EU buildings in Belgian capitalBrussels airport attacks – live updates A series of explosions has ripped through the departure hall of a Brussels airport and a metro station in the Belgian capital,

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