The Hill | Army chief of staff Gen. Raymond Odierno said Friday that more U.S. ground troops would likely deploy to Iraq to train local forces fighting Islamic militants.
Washington’s Blog | By Bombing ISIS, We Are Only Feeding the “Parasite of War”.
Paul Joseph Watson | Kremlin-aligned body sensationally claims vote count was fixed to secure ‘no’ victory.
CNS News | Russia on Tuesday accused the West of ignoring its warnings about the growing terrorist threat in Syria.
Michael Krieger | The real culprit is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, one of the America’s closest global allies.
Zero Hedge | So what is next on the strategic timeline for the Islamic State?
Paul Craig Roberts | The new sanctions against Russia announced by Washington and Europe do not make sense as merely economic measures.
Washington Times | While decrying the death and violence the Islamic State has brought across Syria and Iraq, President Obama said Friday that there is actually a “silver lining” to the militant group’s rise.
Mikael Thalen | Administration’s incompetence on full display.
RIA Novosti | Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev commented on the possible new round of the EU sanctions against Russia.
The Hill | Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says President Obama does not need authorization from Congress.
Kurt Nimmo | Both sides in conflict agree to ceasefire.
Zero Hedge | So what happens next?
Michael Krieger | The question as to whether or not he was more than just a journalist is a reasonable one to ask.
Prison Planet.com | Russian president warns of nuclear war if Russia is threatened.
Kurt Nimmo | Threat level increase follows supposed beheading of photojournalist Foley.
UK Daily Mail | Hours after execution of 300 Syrian soldiers.
Tony Cartalucci | The US has claimed it will begin reconnaissance flights over Syria – a tentative first step toward direct military intervention.
London Independent | Covert co-operation may signal the beginning of a once unthinkable alliance.
Reuters | NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday the alliance had observed an alarming build-up of Russian ground and air forces in the vicinity of Ukraine.
Zero Hedge | Ukraine’s foreign minister said the convoy was “allowed” to avoid provocations.
Tony Cartalucci | “U.S. General Says Raiding Syria Is Key to Halting ISIS.”
Kurt Nimmo | Propaganda theater ahead of U.S. invasion of Syria.
Zero Hedge | “it’s a little bit late to salvage all the mistakes that we’ve made for the past 24 years.”
Tony Cartalucci | Demanding Aid in Syria, Blocking Aid in Ukraine.
Michel Chossudovsky | The official MH17 narrative still prevails: the “pro-Russian rebels” shot down Malaysian airlines MH17 with a Buk missile system provided by Russia.
Breitbart | Agents of the Islamic State are using “teaching vans” to recruit children to their cause and instruct them in the ways of violent jihad.
Zero Hedge | Russia is growing increasingly vocal of the need for a humanitarian cease-fire.
The Hill | The president’s expansion of the U.S. military mission in Iraq is conjuring up two dirty little words for anti-war Democrats: Mission creep.
London Telegraph | UK could join America in launching military strikes against Islamist extremists in Iraq should the situation descend into genocide.
Kurt Nimmo | Enemy of the 2nd Amendment fails to mention armed citizens best defense.
Kurt Nimmo | ISIS was poised to take Erbil in Autonomous region of Kurdistan.
Sky News | The UN healthy agency is calling for a global response to the West Africa epidemic, to stop and reverse the spread of the disease.
Mac Slavo | A massive buildup on the Ukrainian border in the last 48 hours has seen Russia double its troop levels.
Tony Cartalucci | As the Truth Trickles Out…
Washington’s Blog | ISIS Thanks John McCain for Making their Rise to Power Possible.
Michael Snyder | Something is different this time.
UK Daily Mail | At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli tank fire barely one hour after Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day ceasefire.
Zero Hedge | Allegedly Germany and Russia have been working on a secret plan to broker a peaceful solution to end international tensions over the Ukraine.
Lew Rockwell Blog | Half a million Christians have fled Mosul. Any who remain will be slaughtered.
Washington’s Blog | Quantifying the Effects of Regime Change.
Washington’s Blog | Israel Is a Colonial Power that “Never Really Thought It Had Any Duty To Protect the People Under Its Rule or To Improve the Quality of their Lives”.
Washington’s Blog | “Only a Fool Wouldn’t Know that Our Relationship with Israel Causes Us War with Muslims”
Paul Joseph Watson | Buk missile system confused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 with Ukrainian fighter jets.
Tony Cartalucci | Bloomberg’s “three dangerous explanations” are patently false.
Tony Cartalucci | Russia has now shown its satellite pictures and radar information from the Donetsk, Ukraine region during the July 17, 2014 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash.
Melissa Melton | “Many of the victims may have died days before the plane took off.”
Tony Cartalucci | The downing of a Malaysian Boeing 777 airliner will undoubtedly be exploited by NATO to vilify Kiev’s opponents.
UK Daily Mail | John McCain warns of ‘incredible repercussions’ if Russian forces or pro-Russian separatists downed MH17
Daily Caller | “It would have had to have been shot down by either a sophisticated surface-to-air missile or an air-to-air missile fired by a jet.”