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Of course she does: Killary deflects away from WikiLeaks revelations by blaming Russia and Putin for cyberattacks

© Clinton shifts debate away from WikiLeaks revelations by blaming Putin for cyberattacks — RT America
Killary lying through her teeth at the debate
Hillary Clinton has played the "Russia card," deflecting from her "open borders dream" exposed by WikiLeaks to hacking claims against Trump and Vladimir Putin. Trump condemned the cyberattacks, saying Clinton's ire stems from personal bias, not evidence.

The third and last presidential duel could well have passed with no mention of Russia, which grabbed the spotlight unexpectedly amid a debate over immigration, essentially serving as Clinton's shield from what could have evolved into a rather uncomfortable discussion.

Moderator Chris Wallace, of Fox News, had asked Clinton to clarify her opinion on "open borders," an issue that Donald Trump has been accusing her of pushing through, risking a "disaster."

Comment: It's too bad that Trump didn't capitalize more on the fact that it is Killary who's been setting up the American public to think that the election is being rigged by Russia to help Trump - implying that a Trump win could only happen with "Russian hacking". Yet again we see how the pathological politician accuses others of exactly what they themselves of guilty of.

See: SOTT Exclusive: Newsflash! Candidates Should Not Concede Stolen Elections


WikiLeaks 13: Frustrated Abedin concerned that Clinton 'created this mess'

© Carlos Barria / Reuters
WikiLeaks has released yet another batch of emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta. This is the 13th time the whistleblowing site has released such communications from his account.

This brings the total number of emails leaked to more than 23,000.

WikiLeaks has said there are around 50,000 emails to be released in total and that this will be completed before the presidential election is held on November 8.

Previous releases have included damning examples of collusion between the campaign and the media, disparaging comments about former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, among others, and copies of speeches given to Wall Street bankers, including Goldman Sachs.


A letter from the International Monsanto Tribunal at the Hague

We are today in the midst of a battleground for two very different approaches to agriculture. One is the agro-ecological approach based on the use of open source traditional seeds based on biodiversity and living in harmony with nature. The other is the mechanistic world of an industrial system based on monocultures, one-way extraction and the use of pesticides, poisons and GMOs, where chemical cartels compete to take over our agriculture and food systems, destroying our ecosystems along the way." - Brochure for The People's Assembly, The Hague, Oct. 14, 2016, "Seeds of Freedom—Navdanya"

The Monsanto Tribunal

On October 14-16, over a thousand activists, journalists and witnesses from around the world gathered in The Hague, Netherlands, headquarters of the International Court of Justice, to put Monsanto on trial for crimes against humanity and nature ("ecocide"). Before a distinguished international panel of judges, 30 witnesses—including farmers, consumers, scientists, indigenous people and former governmental officials—from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, North and South America, delivered detailed and shocking testimony on how Monsanto and its agribusiness accomplices have poisoned the environment and devastated public health.


Mortar shell hits near journalists filming in Aleppo humanitarian corridor

© Michael Alaeddin / Sputnik
Law enforcement officers near cars and ambulances in a humanitarian corridor for civilians and militants along the Castello Road in northern Aleppo, Syria.
An RT crew covering the situation in Aleppo, Syria, has come under mortar fire. A shell landed some 15 meters from the crew, which was filming in a humanitarian corridor citizens wishing to leave the city can use.

A total of three shells apparently fired from the rebel-controlled part of Aleppo landed near a group of journalists from different outlets, including RT, the crew reported.

Throughout the morning there was heavy shelling of government checkpoints in the area, RT's Murad Gazdiev said. There was then a lull, which prompted the journalists to believe that it would be safe to do their job in the open. However, they then came under fire.

"There was panic. Everybody ran to whatever cover they could find. Our Arabic colleagues got to a house, we got to another one further away," he said. "By all appearances this was happening on purpose. They were trying to send a message."


MSM scripted & controlled: WikiLeaks' 10 most damning Clinton emails

With information coming out of WikiLeaks at a fast and furious pace, it's difficult for the average person to keep up with the many bombshell revelations being exposed. This is happening so much that the most damning evidence is ending up as background noise in the 24-hour election news cycle without ever making it into the mainstream news.

On October 7th, 2016, WikiLeaks publish thousands of emails belonging to John Podesta's private email archives. More emails have been released in the days that followed. Podesta is Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign Chairman. He previously served as Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton and Counselor to President Barack Obama.

Comment: To quote Philip K. Dick:

"Today we live in a society in which spurious realities are manufactured by the media, by governments, by big corporations, by religious groups, political groups... So I ask, in my writing, What is real? Because unceasingly we are bombarded with pseudo-realities manufactured by very sophisticated people using very sophisticated electronic mechanisms. I do not distrust their motives; I distrust their power. They have a lot of it. And it is an astonishing power: that of creating whole universes, universes of the mind."


Radar data proves Belgian F-16s attacked village near Aleppo, killing 6 during ceasefire

© Jon Nazca / Reuters
Russia insists two Belgium warplanes flying from an Air Force base in Jordan attacked a village in Syria, citing radar data. Belgium denies conducting any airstrikes.

Brussels' continued denial of the jets movements in the area. Belgian Defense Minister Steven Vandeput is "deliberately deceiving people in Belgium and elsewhere in the world, or his subordinates and the Americans are lying to the leadership of Belgium," Russian Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov said.

An airstrike on the village of Hassadjek in Aleppo province reportedly killed six civilians on Tuesday. Russia has now reiterated its accusations against Belgium, saying data from Russian and Syrian radar stations confirm it.

"Detailed information about the operation of the Belgian F-16s in Syrian sky will be delivered to the Belgian side through diplomatic and military channels," Konashenkov said.

Comment: Zakharova's commentary:
If we do not have direct condemnation of the coalition's actions, particularly that of the Belgian Air Force, we will have no other option than to consider what is happening now as an attempt to keep the militants in Syria.
If there is no action on the part of the coalition and all those who have expressed concern about the humanitarian situation [and] its resolution, then the aim was not at all the humanitarian situation in Aleppo. This will be direct and unequivocal evidence of support for militants.
Pretty much!

Eye 2

US deploys 3,500-strong armored brigade to South Korea

© Ints Kalnins / Reuters
The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, one of the oldest tank units in the US Army, will move to South Korea for a nine-month "rotational deployment." It comes just one day after the Pentagon threatened an "overwhelming response" to any attack on Seoul.

The US Army said on Wednesday that it had begun the "rotational deployment" of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team (1st ABCT) of the 1st Infantry Division from Fort Riley, Kansas, to the Camp Casey north of Seoul.

Brigade General Patrick D. Frank, deputy commander of the 1st Infantry Division, said in a statement the brigade's 3,500 soldiers and officers "are well-trained and fully prepared for this important mission to South Korea" that would last for nine months.

Comment: Both North and South Korea need to keep US ambitions in mind: America's hegemonic ambitions driving tensions on the Korean peninsula


Whatever the media polls say, independent snap online polls say Trump won third debate

So the debates are over. Who won the third and last one?

Once again, most reports carried by the media cite certain 'scientific' polls confirming that Clinton 'won'.

But in American people's eyes, did she?

Online snap polls conducted by (for the most part) right-leaning media outlets after the second debate all showed Trump as the people's favorite:

This time, rather than paying attention to any media polls, let's take a look at a sample of snap polls conducted by non-affiliated Twitter accounts...


In Memoriam: 5 Years Ago Today US and NATO Psychopaths Butchered Libya and Publicly Murdered Gaddafi

Let real history and the truth show that, in 2011, psychopathic warmongers in Washington and Europe deliberately targeted and slaughtered tens of thousands of people in Libya and brutally murdered their beloved leader, Muammar Gaddafi, his public sodomization and execution publicly broadcast to the gloating and glee of animals like Hillary Clinton. Western powers transported mercenary jihadis into the country to attack military bases and public institutions. When the Libyan military rightly defended themselves, Washington and Europe denounced it as 'Gaddafi killing his own people', and this lie was used to do precisely what NATO accused Gaddafi of doing.


Turkish jets strike Kurdish militia in northern Syria amid Aleppo ceasefire

© Umit Bektas / Reuters
Turkish jets have targeted 18 Kurdish positions north of Aleppo, killing 160 to 200 fighters, Ankara's military said in a statement. The airstrikes come as Syrian forces ceased fire in Aleppo to let armed militants and civilians leave the besieged city.

In justification of the airstrikes, the Turkish military said five shells had been fired from the Kurdish-held Syrian region of Afrin, hitting empty land in Turkey's Hatay province, Reuters reported later on Thursday. The shelling did not cause any casualties or damage, but prompted Turkish artillery to open retaliatory fire "in line with its rules of engagement."

Some 160 to 200 fighters of the Kurdish YPG militia group have been killed in 26 airstrikes conducted by the Turkish Air Force on Wednesday night, the military said in a statement, according to Hurriyet.

The armed forces added that the jets targeted areas recently captured by the YPG north of the embattled city of Aleppo, destroying nine buildings "used as ammunition depots," one armored and four other vehicles operated by the Kurdish forces.