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Ralph Langner: Stuxnet is a Mossad-US cyber-WMD

Ralph Langner is a German control system security consultant. He has received worldwide recognition for his analysis of the Stuxnet malware.

When first discovered in 2010, the Stuxnet computer worm posed a baffling puzzle. Beyond its unusually high level of sophistication loomed a more troubling mystery: its purpose. Ralph Langner and team helped crack the code that revealed this digital warhead's final target -- and its covert origins. In a fascinating look inside cyber-forensics, he explains how.


Vader

Libya 'rape' propaganda plunges to new depths of desperation

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Hat tip to Scott Creighton - his recent article 'CNN's Misogynistic Cell Phone Porn Propaganda', brought this to my attention.

The Libya war propaganda drive has plunged to new depths of cynicism, depravity, and a downright embarrassing lack of credibility.

Over a week after the ICC's completely baseless claims of 'rape being used as a weapon' by Gaddafi's forces, today CNN is running a propaganda set-piece that is so blatantly invented it makes one cringe with embarrassment for this rabble of liars and propagandists.

CNN claims that rebel forces have found mobile phone footage on 'Gaddafi loyalists', which allegedly shows them 'raping women and torturing people'. Lo and behold, the story completely falls apart upon the most cursory inspection.

Dollar

Greenspan: The 'almost certain' Greece default could cause US double-dip

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Double-dip economics: a last-minute sugar hit before the US economy sinks?
A default by Greece could drive the US back into recession, according to the former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan.

In an interview with Bloomberg Mr Greenspan said the "chances of Greece not defaulting are very small".

His comments came as Greece's prime minister George Papandreou's failed to win support for more austerity measures to help address its debt problems.

Mr Greenspan told Bloomberg the chances of Greece defaulting are now "so high that you almost have to say there's no way out," which could put pressure on some US banks.

He argued Greece's debt crisis had the potential to push the US into another recession, as without it the probability of a recession "is quite low".

"There's no momentum in the system that suggests to me that we are about to go into a double-dip," he said. Mr Greenspan said the US's debt issue is becoming "horrendously dangerous" and said that he doubts lawmakers have another year or two to solve it.

Cult

Israeli court sentences dog to death by stoning 'because its spirit is the reincarnation of a secular lawyer who insulted the court's judges 20 years ago'

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Israel: where psychopaths roam and men and dogs fear to tread.
A Jerusalem rabbinical court condemned to death by stoning a dog it suspects is the reincarnation of a secular lawyer who insulted the court's judges 20 years ago, Ynet website reported Friday.

According to Ynet, the large dog made its way into the Monetary Affairs Court in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighbourhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem, frightening judges and plaintiffs.

Despite attempts to drive the dog out of the court, the hound refused to leave the premises.

One of the sitting judges then recalled a curse the court had passed down upon a secular lawyer who had insulted the judges two decades previously.

Their preferred divine retribution was for the lawyer's spirit to move into the body of a dog, an animal considered impure by traditional Judaism.

War Whore

Mideast Uprising Outcome: CIA Gets the Libyan Rebel Terrorists to Ship oil to USA

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America has got a part of what it wanted from "uprisings" in Mideast and "noflyzone" fascism over sovereign Libya: high standard Libyan oil, and the terrorist rebels have helped the NATO rogues to transport Libyan energy resources into USA- the nation of their real bosses. Will any American or Britisher do such sacrifices against their country for Libya or any other Arab nations? The CIA-pre-paid Libyan rebel terrorists are traitors for Libya but for the NATO terror syndicate nations, they are the true patriots!

Obama and, CIA, Interpol, Pentagon - all in one - have launched an illegal war on Libya for its oil resources. Libyans and their leadership are pursuing increasingly nationalistic policies in the energy sector that could jeopardize efficient exploitation of Libya's extensive oil and gas reserves by private/outside agencies. This strategy upset the western colonial masters who offer their "services" to exploit the resources and loot them.

Vader

The Destabilization of Syria and the Broader Middle East War

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Syrians display a giant national flag with a picture of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad during a pro-government rally at the central bank square in Damascus March 29, 2011.
What is unfolding in Syria is an armed insurrection supported covertly by foreign powers including the US, Turkey and Israel.

Armed insurgents belonging to Islamist organizations have crossed the border from Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. The US State Department has confirmed that it is supporting the insurgency.
The United States is to expand contacts with Syrians who are counting on a regime change in the country.

This was stated by U.S. State Department official Victoria Nuland. "We started to expand contacts with the Syrians, those who are calling for change, both inside and outside the country," she said.

Nuland also repeated that Barack Obama had previously called on Syrian President Bashar Assad to initiate reforms or to step down from power." (Voice of Russia, June 17, 2011)
The destabilization of Syria and Lebanon as sovereign countries has been on the drawing board of the US-NATO-Israel military alliance for at least ten years.

Action against Syria is part of a "military roadmap", a sequencing of military operations. According to former NATO Commander General Wesley Clark--the Pentagon had clearly identified Iraq, Libya, Syria and Lebanon as target countries of a US-NATO intervention:
"[The] Five-year campaign plan [included]... a total of seven countries, beginning with Iraq, then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iran, Somalia and Sudan." (Pentagon official quoted by General Wesley Clark)
In Winning Modern Wars (page 130) General Wesley Clark states the following:
"As I went back through the Pentagon in November 2001, one of the senior military staff officers had time for a chat. Yes, we were still on track for going against Iraq, he said. But there was more. This was being discussed as part of a five-year campaign plan, he said, and there were a total of seven countries, beginning with Iraq, then Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iran, Somalia and Sudan.

...He said it with reproach--with disbelief, almost--at the breadth of the vision. I moved the conversation away, for this was not something I wanted to hear. And it was not something I wanted to see moving forward, either. ...I left the Pentagon that afternoon deeply concerned."
The objective is to destabilize the Syrian State and implement "regime change" through the covert support of an armed insurgency, integrated by Islamist militia.

Stormtrooper

24 Reported Slain in Syrian Protests

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A boy, whose face is painted in the colors of the Syrian flag, shouts during a demonstration against Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's rule
Security forces fire on demonstrators, as protests are held in several cities after Friday prayers. The U.S. and its allies are said to be weighing additional actions to pressure Syria to end the violence.

Syria suffered through another agonizing day of bloodshed Friday as security forces fired on antigovernment protesters after weekly prayers in several cities across the country.

Human rights activists said at least 24 unarmed people were killed in the violence.

Amateur video showed security forces in military vehicles shooting at children in the southern town of Dail, where activists say a 13-year-old boy was killed and a 16-year-old was critically wounded.

Another clip showed panicking protesters dashing for cover as gunfire erupted in the streets of Homs. Weeping men could be seen carrying the limp body of a man who had apparently been shot in the face.

Syria's three-month uprising has become the greatest challenge ever to the longtime authoritarian rule of President Bashar Assad and his family. The regime has responded with a brutal military crackdown laden with sectarian overtones.

The developments have sent shock waves across the region and beyond.

Eye 2

Bilderberg 2011 Discussions Leaked Via Moles Inside

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Bilderberg Meeting
The background

In the world of international finance, there are those who steer the events and those who react to the events. While the latter are better known, greater in numbers, and seemingly more powerful, the true power rests with the former. At the centre of the global financial system are the financial oligarchy today represented by the Bilderberg group.

Bilderberg organization is dynamic, in that it changes with the times, absorbs and creates new parts while excreting the remains of the decaying parts. Members come and go, but the system itself has not changed. It is a self-perpetuating system, a virtual spider web of interlocked financial, political, economic and industry interests with the venetian ultramontane fondi model at the centre.

Now, Bilderberg isn´t a secret society. It is not an evil, all-seeing eye or a Jewish-Masonic conspiracy. There is no conspiracy even though a lot of people with their infantile fantasies see it as such. No group of people, and I don't care how powerful they are, sit around the table in dark room, holding hands, staring at a crystal ball, planning the world´s future.

Bilderberg is not a Cartesian fantasy world, in which the isolated intentions of some individuals, instead of the dynamics of social processes, shape the course of history as the movement of evolving ideas and themes over successive generations. It is clinically significant, that today´s more popular varieties of wild-eyed conspiracy theories, reflect the peculiarly pathological style in infantile fantasy associated with the Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Harry Potter cults. The characteristic form of mental action these cults express, is the magical power of the will, acting outside real physical space-time dimension.

It´s a meeting of people who represent a certain ideology. Bilderberg is a medium of bringing together financial institutions which are the world´s most powerful and most predatory financial interests. And at this time, it is that combination which is the worst enemy of humanity.

Bomb

Eisenhower's worst fears came true. We invent enemies to buy the bombs

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Britain faces no serious threat, yet keeps waging war. While big defence exists, glory-hungry politicians will use it

Why do we still go to war? We seem unable to stop. We find any excuse for this post-imperial fidget and yet we keep getting trapped. Germans do not do it, or Spanish or Swedes. Britain's borders and British people have not been under serious threat for a generation. Yet time and again our leaders crave battle. Why?

Last week we got a glimpse of an answer and it was not nice. The outgoing US defence secretary, Robert Gates, berated Europe's "failure of political will" in not maintaining defence spending. He said Nato had declined into a "two-tier alliance" between those willing to wage war and those "who specialise in 'soft' humanitarian, development, peacekeeping and talking tasks". Peace, he implied, is for wimps. Real men buy bombs, and drop them.

Bad Guys

When the mask of sanity becomes obsolete: Netanyahu is dooming Israel to live eternally by the sword, but that's just how psychopaths roll

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Benjamin Netanyahu
By declaring the conflict insoluble, Netanyahu is leaving no opening for reconciliation and understanding with the Palestinians and the Arab and Muslim world.

Author Etgar Keret, on assignment from Haaretz, accompanied the prime minister on his trip to Italy this week and reported on Benjamin Netanyahu's perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

"This is an insoluble conflict because it is not about territory," Netanyahu said. "It is not that you can give up a kilometer more and solve it. The root of the conflict is in an entirely different place. Until Abu Mazen [Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas] recognizes Israel as a Jewish state, there will be no way to reach an agreement."

On Wednesday, Netanyahu reiterated this position in the Knesset. "The reason for the conflict, and for its continuation, is the refusal to recognize the Jewish people's nation-state in any borders," he said.

Comment: But that's exactly what Netanyahu wants, and having negotiations or compromising with the Palestinians was never part of the plan. Why waste energy on mock negotiations, when the goal is to stage a major confrontation that will result in total annihilation of "these pesky and filthy Arabs". At least, that's the idea. There were times, perhaps, when smiling to the camera or shaking hands could gain a move or two on a psychopathic chess board, but these times are gone, and Netanyahu has a bloody schedule to meet.

The mask of sanity is slipping. The truth is, it could never hide Netanyahu's real nature, but even now, his motivations are completely lost on most of Israelis. When psychopaths are in charge and their control and "ideology" becomes overt, it forces a confrontation with one's essence and how you respond says a lot about you. And what does it say about Israeli society and its own mask of sanity, when Israelis are willing to revolt against the rising prices of cottage cheese but turn their eyes away when rightful owners of Palestine endure daily torture and humiliation?