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"It's Final" U.S. Will Strike Iran, Says Debka Saudi Informant

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The triggering event to WWIII could be as early as October, according to Debka-Net-Weekly's intelligence moles. Iran cannot be allowed to sell Iranian oil for any other currency other than the U.S. dollar - a fatal mistake Iraq's Saddam Hussein made in his quest to lead the charge to undermine U.S. dollar hegemony in 2000.

"It is already decided," one Saudi prince told an unnamed European official, according to Debka-Net-Weekly. When asked by the 'European' if America will back out of the hatched plan to strike Iran, the prince said, "Anything can happen, of course. But this time we're sure the American decision to attack is final and we are already making appropriate preparations."

However, according to the source, the prince doesn't know if a strike on Iran will come before or after the elections in November. But, "the question now isn't if the Americans will attack Iran, but when," the prince said.

Comment: Debka is connected to Israeli intelligence, which of course can mean one of two things: either it publishes information from people in a position to know, or it publishes inaccurate reports which suit their propaganda agendas.


Stormtrooper

Cannon fodder: McChrystal says it is time to bring back the draft

war get used to it

Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former top commander of international forces in Afghanist an, said this week that the United States should bring back the draft if it ever goes to war again.

"I think we ought to have a draft. I think if a nation goes to war, it shouldn't be solely be represented by a professional force, because it gets to be unrepresentative of the population," McChrystal said at a late-night event June 29 at the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival. "I think if a nation goes to war, every town, every city needs to be at risk. You make that decision and everybody has skin in the game."

He argued that the burdens of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan haven't been properly shared across the U.S. population, and emphasized that the U.S. military could train draftees so that there wouldn't be a loss of effectiveness in the war effort.


Comment: Excuse us - if the US ever goes to war again?? When was the last time that the US was not at war in some part of the world or another - even if their population remains oblivous of the uncomfortable facts??

McChrystal is speaking like a true psychopath. Paraphrasing: "People should die in wars they did not ask for and which will not benefit them at all, against enemies of whom they have never heard of and who represent absolutely no threat towards them. Because it's cheaper than professional or mercenary armies".

How typical. Let's share the losses, but not the rewards.


Heart - Black

Populated Areas Will Be Targeted in Next Lebanon Invasion, says Israeli General; "Goldstone Report Will Pale in Comparison"

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The Israel-Lebanon border, July 5, 2012.
Officer says instability in Syria could ignite violent confrontation with the Lebanese army, says 'Goldstone report will pale in comparison to what will be here next time.'

Six years after the outbreak of the Second Lebanon War, the IDF is saying openly that Israel is preparing for another Lebanon war.

The commander of the IDF's 91st Division, Brigardier-General Hertzi Halevy told journalists on Thursday, "We understand that there is more than one factor, whether this is Lebanese, or whether it will come from somewhere else, that can ignite the border here."

The 91st Division, part of the Northern Command, and responsible for the front with Lebanon, sees developments in Syria as one of the factors that could upset the calm that has prevailed in the region since the war. The collapse of the Syrian regime may also bring with it an increase in Jihadi or Hezbollah operatives, who may try to carry out targeted attacks in the area.

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Princess Diana documentary 'Unlawful Killing' is banned

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Controversial film about Princess Diana's death, directed by Keith Allen and funded by Mohamed Al Fayed, fails to secure insurance for US distributors

A controversial documentary questioning the circumstances of Princess Diana's death has been shelved after insurers refused to indemnify the makers against potential libel lawsuits, reports the Sun.

Unlawful Killing, directed by Keith Allen and funded by Diana's partner Dodi Fayed's father, Mohamed Al Fayed, was screened at Cannes last year, though it was not part of the official festival. It alleges that "dark forces" within the British establishment worked to cover up the true details of Diana's death in 1997.

Producers admitted last year that lawyers had warned them to make 87 cuts if they wanted to show the film in Britain, but the makers had hoped to show the film in the US and other territories to coincide with the 15th anniversary of the deaths of Diana and Dodi in a Parisian tunnel. Unfortunately, insurers have baulked at the prospect because US distributors might have faced litigation through their UK offices.

Comment: Trailer of 'Unlawful Killing' the documentary by Keith Allen on the death of Diana, Princess of Wales:


Director Keith Allen defends his film of Princess Diana's death:




Meteor

Three years later, Air France plane crash investigators' report blames both "human error" and "technical malfunction"

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Divers recover part of the tail section from the Air France A330 aircraft that plunged into the Atlantic Ocean on 1 June 2009.
Report may blame both human error and technical malfunction for disaster that killed all 228 people on Rio to Paris flight

French investigators are to release their final report into what caused the crash of a Rio de Janeiro to Paris Air France flight which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean shortly after takeoff in June 2009, killing everyone on board.

It is understood the report may blame both human error and technical malfunction. The Airbus A330 carrying 228 people mysteriously vanished off radars at night during a storm on 1 June 2009.

Months later recovery teams pulled up a few bodies lying at a 4,000-metre depth at the bottom of the ocean. Some were still strapped into seats. Black boxes were later recovered after a search that took almost two years.

In a preliminary report into the crash last July, pilots were said to have failed to react correctly when the Airbus jet stalled and lost altitude after speed sensors froze up and failed.

Comment: Sott.net's not buying it...

What are they hiding? Flight 447 and Tunguska Type Events


Cult

Child abuse inside the Church of Scientology

The daughter of the president of the Church of Scientology in Australia speaks about the horrific conditions that children are raised under. The claims have been denied by the CoS.


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Cult

What happens when you try to leave the Church of Scientology?


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The story of film director and screenwriter Paul Haggis's resignation


19 August 2009, Tommy Davis, the chief spokesperson for the Church of Scientology International, received a letter from the film director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. "For 10 months now I have been writing to ask you to make a public statement denouncing the actions of the Church of Scientology of San Diego," Haggis wrote. Before the 2008 elections, a staff member at Scientology's San Diego church had signed its name to an online petition supporting Proposition 8, which asserted that the state of California should sanction marriage only "between a man and a woman". The proposition passed. As Haggis saw it, the San Diego church's "public sponsorship of Proposition 8, which succeeded in taking away the civil rights of gay and lesbian citizens of California - rights that were granted them by the Supreme Court of our state - is a stain on the integrity of our organisation and a stain on us personally. Our public association with that hate-filled legislation shames us." Haggis wrote, "Silence is consent, Tommy. I refuse to consent." He concluded, "I hereby resign my membership in the Church of Scientology."

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Katie Might Be Able to Leave Tom - but Divorcing Scientology Won't Be Easy

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Ex-Scientologists say the church uses blackmail and threats to keep people in the fold. Even when you manage to get out, deprogramming your brain can take years.

Leaving a highly secretive and close-knit group like Scientology might not be as easy as checking the "irreconcilable differences" box.

Since news broke that Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, her husband of nearly six years, speculation has been rampant that she wants out of Scientology - and she wants to take daughter Suri with her.

Steve Hassan, an "exit counselor" whosays he's worked with "countless" people trying to leave the Church of Scientology, says the church has a history of blackmailing members into staying within the fold by threatening to divulge intimate details they've shared in "auditing sessions." These are counseling sessions in which one member coaches another to "clear," or rid himself, of any negative forces that interfere with devotion to the church. Hassan says people he's worked with have described the church as strong-arming "members to give up their children."

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Sheeple

Paranoia strikes deep - In David Cameron's Orwellian Britain They Now Snoop on Seaside Postcards

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A country crosses the Rubicon to a full blown totalitarian state when its agents decide to read the contents of seaside post cards.

In the future anyone sending the traditional vacation greeting 'wish you were here' to family and friends through the UK's Royal Mail will do so in the knowledge that faceless clerks working for the intelligence services will try to decipher exactly what 'having a lovely time' really means.

A lovely time making bombs perhaps? Is 'the sea is a bit cold for the time of the year' some kind of code to transmit concealed instructions to a cell of fiendish plotters?

God forbid that anyone should send love and kisses from anywhere east of Sussex and sign off 'Mohammed.' That will be quite sufficient to earn a 4 a.m. wake up call from Scotland Yard's finest.

Nor is it just about plain old postcards by any means. A new bill crawling through parliament conveys the power to read inscriptions written on the outside of envelopes.

There used to be a very famous message popular with service personnel posted around the empire, who were inclined to inscribe BURMA on the back of coming home letters addressed to wives and girl friends. Decoded, it read: Be Undressed and Ready My Angel.

Lord knows what the censors might make of that in these days of synthetic paranoia manufactured by the denizens of law and order and the security-obsessed guards of the state.

Stop

Google Bans Sales of Constitutionally Protected "Guns, Ammunition and Knives"?

In a letter hosted on Guns and Ammo, Google has informed some of their merchants they will no longer allow the sale of products associated with guns, ammunition, and knives.
Weapons

As highlighted on our new policy page , in order to comply with the Google Shopping policies you need to comply first with the AdWords policies.

We do not allow the promotion or sale of weapons and any related products such as ammunition's or accessory kits on Google Shopping.

In order to comply with our new policies, please remove any weapon-related products from your data feed and then re-submit your feed in the Merchant Center. For more information on this policy please visit here."
In the letter, Google lists four principles by which they govern Google Shopping.

1) Google Shopping should provide a positive experience to users.

- If someone can't find a product that is perfectly legal to purchase, how is this a positive experience? Clearly they do not want criminals purchasing weapons and ammunition for malicious reasons - as Guns and Ammo puts it, "But what about law-abiding, responsible gun owners?"

2) Google Shopping should be safe for all users.

- This point in Google's letter is referring to the virtual safety of its users. This point states "Scams, phishing, viruses, and other malicious activities on the Internet damage the value of the Internet for everyone." Nothing here implies they are worried about the physical safety of customers. Guns and Ammo points out "it's still OK to shop for kitchen knives, which work just the same on people as they do on veggies."