Rape culture in the US military

By: Belen Fernandez

Last weekend, the US Air Force’s sexual assault prevention chief was arrested on charges of sexual battery – a fitting prelude, no doubt, to the Pentagon’s just-released report on soaring sex crimes in the military.

According to the report, an estimated 26,000 sex crimes took place in 2012. This beats the previous year’s estimate by 7,000.

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Don’t Think The US Military Is Concerned With The Climate? Think Again

By: Dane Wigington

There are still a great many people that cant bring themselves to imagine that the mighty US military would have much if any concern with the state of global climate.

Many that can not even begin to believe that the same US military would be actively involved with ongoing climate modification “Manhattan Projects” (global geoengineering programs,SAG and SRM).

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US forces rape women in northern Afghanistan village: Locals

http://previous.presstv.ir/photo/20110113/shafabakhsh20110113105523780.jpgThe residents of a village in northern Afghanistan say American troopers raped several women during a nighttime raid in the rural community.

The locals said that the incident took place in a village in the Chahar Bolak district of Afghanistan’s Balkh Province where US special forces carried out house-to-house searches, Afghanistan Information Network reported on Sunday.

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Insurance companies, government steals life insurance benefits from PTSD veterans who commit suicide

by: J. D. Heyes

There is despicable, there is diabolical, and there are both. This appears to be a story about the latter. Families of four veterans diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following their tours of duty in combat zones who committed suicide after returning home are charging Prudential Insurance and the Department of Veterans Affairs with refusing to pay life insurance benefits they are due.

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Recolonization of Syria 20 Years in the Making

By: Tony Cartalucci
Activist Post
Western corporate-financiers have plotted since at least 1991 to overturn not only Syria’s government, but to topple and co-opt the governments of every nation previously in the Soviet sphere of influence. US Army General Wesley Clark made it known during a 2007 speech given to the Commonwealth Club of California, that in 1991, then Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Paul Wolfowitz said the US had 5-10 years to clean up the old Soviet “client regimes” before the next super power rose up and challenged western hegemony.

‘Weapons of peace’ by India

The new intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-V in India – which means “fire” in India – was successfully launched from Wheeler Island. This new missile is capable of carrying nuclear warheads and potentially can affect China, Russia and parts of Eastern Europe.
Today’s was only the first test and additional test launches to be performed, but already now India is satisfied with the experiment. According to news agency Press Trust of India, Defence Minister AK Antony said: “The nation walks with his head high today.”
The launch occurred at 8:07 local time (4:07 in Italy) at Wheeler Island – off the east coast of India – and, oddly, the experiment in India has not attracted the same sensation at an international level instead procured by North Korea’s satellite launch, although it is a solid fuel missile with three stages, 17.5 meters high, weighing 50 tons and its designed to carry a nuclear warhead with a radius of 1.5 tons of ‘ Action of 5000 km, making it potentially dangerous for China, Russia and parts of Eastern Europe.

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