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13 October 2015 is the release-date of the report from the fake investigation — by the governments of Ukraine, Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, and later Malaysia — into who and what and why caused the shoot-down of the Malaysian MH17 Boeing airliner over the conflict-zone in Ukraine on 17 July 2014.

That's the plane which, at the last moment, was inexplicably instructed by the Ukrainian Government's Air Traffic Control to go off the normal course avoiding the Ukrainian civil war zone over the east, and to go instead right into the war-zone.

The airliner got shot down with all 298 aboard dead. Obama and his coup-installed Ukrainian Government blamed Russia immediately, and the European Union (which knew that he had actually taken Ukraine in a bloody February 2014 coup that was staged to look like a 'revolution') promptly caved to Obama's demand to hike the anti-Russia sanctions that had been instituted in March 2014, when Crimea rejected Obama's Ukrainian-coup-imposed government and held a referendum which resulted in Crimea's switching to become again a part of Russia, of which Crimea had been a part for hundreds of years until the Soviet dictator in 1954 had it transferred to Ukraine — and so Russia is now being punished for enabling self-determination, real democracy, for the residents of Crimea.

But Western government-and-'news'-media lying is hardly only about Ukraine. For example, look at this:

Bomb

Terrorist attacks increased 9 times since the 'War on Terror' was declared 14 years ago (interactive map)

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Ambulances gather in the street outside Charlie Hebdo's offices in Paris January 7, 2015.
Ever since the tragic events of 9/11 and US President George W. Bush declared a "War on Terror", the number of attacks across the planet has increased ninefold, from 1,882 in 2001 to 16,818 in 2014, according to UMD's Global Terrorism Database.


The statistics by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland includes all global terrorist acts, from the 9/11 bombings in the US to the Hebdo attacks in France and those further afield.

The GTD's interactive map show that the impact of terrorism over time has increased dramatically since 2001, when the world saw 1,882 terrorist acts around the globe.

In five years' time, this number grew further and reached 2,729 documented instances in 2006.
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Members of the public observe the thousands of floral tributes left near the site of the Sydney cafe siege in Martin Place December 17, 2014.
Ten years on, in 2011, with the emergence of Arab Spring uprisings in the wider Middle East and North Africa, terrorist atrocities had more than doubled in number since 2001, with 5,007 registered cases.

In 2013 five countries - Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria and Syria - accounted for 80 percent of deaths from terrorism, according to the GTD. In 2013 alone, the world saw 11,999 terrorist attacks.

The following year, in 2014, the number increased to 16,818.
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With 2015 almost over, the new statistics are yet to emerge. However, based on recent trends, figures remain likely to increase.

Comment: There may be many ways to interpret statistics, but these are quite clear in their message. The trend in attacks and fatalities is on the rise and we are no closer to solving our problems, indeed we are making more. The global stress points are fracturing and it is increasingly taking its toll in lives and property, financially and militarily. We are a more fearful, restricted, monitored, warring and broken global community and relief doesn't seem to be on the near horizon. The trend is not encouraging, in fact, worsening every year. Thank you, especially Western PTB, for all your efforts to bring us to the edge of annihilation and into the pit of despair.


Chess

Heaviest fighting yet as Syrian army advances under Russian air cover

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Syrian government troops backed by Russian air forces have started a large-scale offensive against ISIS terrorists and have already established control over a number of areas in different Syrian provinces.

The Syrian Arab Army has made significant progress in eliminating ISIS terrorists and destroying their command centers, ammo depots and vehicles in the Free Zone in Aleppo, as well as in 13 further towns and villages and two areas spanning Hama and Latakia provinces, the General Command of the Army and Armed Forces announced in a statement on Monday.

The regime forces have been engaged in heavy fighting since the beginning of Russia's anti-terror operation in Syria. Russia's airstrikes mainly concentrate on the borders of Hama, Idlib and Latakia.
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Areas of heavy fighting for Syrian Army
Control has been established over the towns and villages in the northern countryside of the Hama province including Kafar Nabouda, Oum Harten, Sekik, Tal Sekik, Tal al-Sakher, and al-Bahsa and others, the statement said as reported by Syria's SANA news agency.

Terrorists were ousted from the northern countryside of Lattakia province with Syrian troops establishing control over the towns of Jub al-Ahmar, Kafar Delbe, Katef Jouret al-Batikh hills and Ruwaiset Khandaq Jamo, according to the statement.

The Free Zone area in Aleppo province is also under the command of the Syrian army.

The EU foreign ministers expressed concerns over Russia's involvement saying during meetings in Luxembourg, its airstrikes hit not IS targets but "moderate" rebels and "must cease immediately."

The Russian Defense Ministry has been maintaining that Russian aircraft inflict almost surgical airstrikes on IS installations. Apart from those, only the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Nusra front was targeted in one strike.

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UK MoD: 'No truth' to tabloid reports RAF is ready to shoot down Russian planes over Iraq


RAF Tornado GR4 fleet
UK media allegations that RAF pilots in Iraq had been authorized to shoot down Russian fighters in case of imminent threat have prompted a response from Moscow. Britain's military says there is "no truth" in the reports.

The initial report was published by The Daily Star and The Sunday Times. It claimed that an "unidentified source" in the British military told the media that Royal Air Force's Tornado GR4 involved in Operation Shader in Iraq against Islamic State from now on are going to be armed with ASRAAM (AIM-132) short range air-to-air heat-seeking missiles to be prepared to "to shoot down Vladimir Putin's jets," The Sunday Times reports.

So far, the RAF jets took off armed with "500lb satellite-guided bombs only," but as the source in British Defense Ministry put it, "in the last week the situation has changed. We need to respond accordingly."

British pilots have been allegedly instructed to avoid contact with Russian aircraft. "The first thing
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Russia's Sukhoi Su-35
a British pilot will do is to try to avoid a situation where an air-to-air attack is likely to occur — you avoid an area if there is Russian activity," an unnamed source from the UK's Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) told the Sunday Times. "But if a pilot is fired on or believes he is about to be fired on, he can defend himself. We now have a situation where a single pilot, irrespective of nationality, can have a strategic impact on future events."

"No one knows what the Russians will do next. We don't know how they will respond if they come into contact with a Western jet," the source said.The Russian Air Force is not executing any operations in Iraqi airspace, so in theory any interaction between Russian and British warplanes is out of the question. Yet the very raising of the issue provoked a hardline response from both the Russian Foreign Ministry and Defense Ministry.


Comment: This is one of the many useful and self-serving tactics of propaganda. Ask a question to "tweak public thinking into having expectations or making assumptions" that are not part of the reality but serve a different end. It is also "suggestive" in that it provokes the scenario by "putting it out there," thereby increasing tensions all round.


Comment: A huff and puff for the British audience? Attempt at prewriting history? A diversion with hopes of provoking Russia? A self-serving, attention-seeking eager-beaver? These kinds of false issues become sticking points in the mind of the public and can't easily be erased; truth is irrelevant. Whoever touted this fabrication wanted to strongly suggest that Russia is the evil wrong-doer and deserves to be blown out of the sky. (This, in fact, sounds more like the "imminent threat!") But not from Russia.


War Whore

US' support of terrorism becomes painstakingly obvious as they airdrop 50 tons of ammunition in Syria

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ISIS fighters benefit frequently from US airdrops
U.S. military cargo planes gave 50 tons of ammunition to rebel groups overnight in northern Syria, using an air drop of 112 pallets as the first step in the Obama Administration's urgent effort to find new ways to support those groups.

Details of the air mission over Syria were confirmed by a U.S. official not authorized to speak publicly because the details have not yet been formally announced.


Comment: In other words, this information was intentionally leaked to the press. They want the world to know that they're still supporting terrorists.


C-17s, accompanied by fighter escort aircraft, dropped small arms ammunition and other items like hand grenades in Hasakah province in northern Syria to a coalition of rebels groups vetted by the US, known as the Syrian Arab Coalition. All pallets successfully were recovered by friendly forces, a U.S. official said.

Comment: The US wants to make people think there are 'moderate' and 'bad' terrorists and that it is capable of 'vetting' those who are responsible and 'good'. In reality, they want to destabilize Syria and the rest of the middle east, so that their buddies can make a profit rebuilding the nation and exploiting its resources. Don't be fooled by the lies.


Yoda

Former French foreign minister: 'UK government prepared war in Syria two years before revolution began'

France's Former Foreign Minister, Roland Dumas, has stated in a televised program on LCP that UK government officials not only told him about preparations for war in Syria two years prior to the start of the fake revolution there in 2011, and the subsequent 'civil war' conducted by Western intelligence agencies that has killed up to 300,000 civilians to date, they also tried to enlist him to support their evil cause.

The reason Dumas gives for this war is that Syria is perceived by Israel to be a regional competitor and thus became a target for Western-backed 'régime change', however that is not what motivates the US and UK elites to remove Assad - they want him out in order to break the alliance of Hezbollah (Lebanon) - Syria - Iran (and now Russia).

Anyway, here is Dumas speaking on French TV in late 2012:


Che Guevara

Sott Exclusive: Western civilization's legacy in the Congo, and the spirit of Che

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Ernesto Guevara, better known as Che, was a revolutionary leader in Cuba, Congo, and Bolivia.
Born in Argentina in 1928, Che Guevara was one of the main leaders of the 1959 Cuban Revolution that overthrew US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista. After a period of leadership in the new Cuban government, he focused on supporting revolutionary activity in other countries, such as the Congo, and later in Bolivia. His stance against Western colonialism, imperialism, and hegemony became an inspiration for many around the world.

Sadly, when Guevara and other Cuban revolutionaries were in Bolivia to help topple the US-backed Bolivian government led by President René Barrientos, Che was captured by Bolivian troops working with the CIA. One day later, on October 9 1967, he was executed.

In the book Who killed Che?, authors Ratner and Smith argue that, based on previously published government documents, the CIA played a critical role in his murder. Smith said: "According to the [US] government, 'it was the Bolivians who did it, we couldn't do anything about it.' That's not true. This whole operation was organized from the White House by Walt Whitman Rostow. And the CIA, by then, had become a paramilitary organization."

As for the significance of Che, Ratner says he was "a symbol for revolutionary change... He still remains, of course, that today. If you go to Occupy Wall Street, if you go to Tahrir Square, you will see people who are wearing Che T-shirts, because they understand that their obligation, their necessity, is to take on the 1 percent. And that's what Che was about. And that's why I think he remains such a hero for people in the streets today."

Attention

Saudi Arabia gives up its resistance against Russia after meeting

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Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in the Konstantin Palace outside St. Petersburg, Russia.
Russia's military strength has apparently impressed Saudi Arabia. The new Saudi defense minister agreed with Russian President Vladimir Putin that both countries should cooperate in Syria, DWN reported.

Russia and Saudi Arabia have surprisingly agreed on establishing closer coordination in Syria despite a number of disagreements.

A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the new Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud took place in Sochi.

After the talks, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Dschubeir said that his country is in favor of a dialogue between the current Syrian government and the opposition and that it would support the idea of a transitional government in the war-torn country.

Thus, the Saudis have given up their plan to immediately overthrow Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad, which can be considered a great achievement, taking into account the recent negative attitude of the Saudi authorities toward Russia's military involvement in Syria.

Comment: Saudi Arabia doesn't have many options here. Their economy is struggling and they are busy destroying Yemen. Looks like Saudi Arabia will take a wait and see approach as Syria's election come up in March.


Snakes in Suits

Psychopathic thinking: US Senate hearing discusses using refugees as human shields in Syria

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A recent US Senate hearing regarding Russia's ongoing air campaign in Syria plumbed dark depths when it was actually proposed by retired US Army General John M. Keane that "free zones" be established for armed militants, and populated with refugees to deter Russian attacks. In essence, General Keane's plan is to use refugees as human shields, and leverage any attack on this established "free zone" as a means of manipulating public opinion.

The US Strategy Until Now

The recent multinational anti-terror operation led by Russia at the request of the Syrian government has dealt the United States and its narrative regarding its own military intervention in Syria a severe blow.

It has become abundantly clear that not only has the United States been arming and funding extremists inside of Syria, including groups operating in tandem with listed terrorist organizations like Al Qaeda's Al Nusra Front, it also appears that the US has feigned its campaign against the so-called "Islamic State" (ISIS/ISIL).

Comment: The US must really be deperate to even consider this option of using refugees as shields.


Light Saber

Convoy of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi hit by Iraqi Air Force, Baghdadi reported injured - hospital surrounded by ISIS militants

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Comment: First he was reported killed, then entirely absent (see Sputnik's report below). Now al-Baghdadi is reported as injured. Whatever the case, something is brewing on the border of Iraq and Syria. In addition to the new information below, Sputnik adds:
"Al-Baghdadi was wounded and currently is at a hospital of Al-Qaim. The hospital is encircled by the [ISIL] group's militants," a source told Sputnik.
FARS News Agency reports (Oct. 14):
"The CIA has drone coordination with the Turkish intelligence organization to transfer al-Baghdadi to Turkey," the Arabic-language al-Manar TV quoted unnamed sources as saying on Wednesday. The source said that two companions of al-Baghdadi who were also injured in the attack on the ISIL leader's convoy and were captured by the Iraqi forces have confirmed that al-Baghdadi has been injured in the Sunday attack.

A military statement by the Iraqi Army announced on Sunday that the Iraqi air force had bombed the convoy of al-Baghdadi while he was heading to Al-Karable to attend a meeting with ISIL commanders. Al-Karable is the Subdistrict in the West of the Al Anbar province of Iraq, beside the Syrian border in an area of high ground.

On Sunday, Spokesman of Iraqi joint forces announced that the ISIL leader had been injured and over two dozen more Takfiri terrorists killed in the Iraqi army's airstrike on their convoy in Anbar province. Al-Baghdadi was injured in the Iraqi airstrike on his convoy on Sunday and was transferred to another place by his forces, the spokesman said. He also said that 25 other ISIL terrorists who were accompanying al-Baghdadi were killed in the airstrike.

Iraq's Air Force struck the convoy of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as he was about to meet with the terror group's top commanders, Reuters cited a military statement. The Baghdad Information Center has confirmed that the strike injured al-Baghdadi.

Comment: Perhaps Iraq seems to be moving out from under Washington's thumb?